Wherein Kickstarter makes a promise to do more good… Illustration from “Air Dragons and Other Sky Creatures” on Kickstarter With politics, war, and terror in the news 24/7, it’s a rare thing for me to turn up the volume on the car radio, but the sentence “Kickstarter Inc. is no more” kind of stood out. And, ..
Illustration from “CatTube Famous,” card game now on Kickstarter. Warning, this ramble is focused on adult content, so consider avoiding the links depending on your context. One of my focuses for the last year has been crowdfunding for projects that fall outside the Terms of Service. To the best of my knowledge, there is nothing ..
This week’s illustration is from A Peacock Among Pigeons, on Kickstarter After a week filled with some really amazing projects, this week seems a little more chill. So I’m going to take five minutes out to look at a project which isn’t remarkable–or even necessarily likely to succeed–but I do like the way they’re handling things. ..
[Note: As of 2/8/16, Offbeatr has closed its doors. Since Offbeatr is central to this article, I’ll need some substantial rewrites! Please ignore the “Offbeatr” material as it is not really relevant, except perhaps historically.] Crowdfunding dollars for adult content and pornographic projects: Indiegogo, Kickstarter, Offbeatr, Patreon (So, none of these links are worksafe. Just ..
This week’s illustration is from surreal Italian graphic novel/novel “La Storia dell Orso” on Indiegogo. Is this possibly a side effect of the recent deregulation of Kickstarter as an “anything goes” medium, or a result of their strange funding/voting model and price structure? I can’t tell. But it looks like Offbeatr, the crowdfunding site devoted exclusively ..
This week’s illustration is from the cute mythological card deck “Mythic Chibi Playing Cards,” now on Kickstarter The endless stream of “potato salad” projects seems to be abating on Kickstarter, which is a good thing, although now Indiegogo is being infected with them. In the final analysis, the only strength Kickstarter has–which is major–is that ..
This week’s illustration is from the Kickstarter for the surreal photo project, “Horace and Agnes: A Love Story“ Ahem. I think that just perhaps my coffee was a little too strong this week, or maybe all the twerps finally discovered Kickstarter, this week’s blog is rich with irritation and put-upon sighs. My apologies. There are some ..