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POLL: Investing in an Entire Range of Figures


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janner writes:

There's something out there called Kickstarter that is great for exactly this sort of thing.

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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
no, I would not do this
52
41%
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other (explain)
2
2%
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yes, I would do this
42
33%
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I'm not sure
32
25%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

WKeyser expresses:

The idea of pre-ordering or subscription buying has been used by boardgames for quite a while now. Not many miniatures ranges have taken this route. The only one that I can think of is Eureka with their 100 and 200 ranges.

I have always thought that with the power of the interconnectivity of the net to bring people together, that this would be a great way to get a range produced. The idea is that an entire range of figures would be produced, with the manufacturer at least somewhat sure of enough purchases to make the range.

Assuming that the company is at least reputable and well-known, and that the sculptor's work is a known factor in the range and perhaps the driving factor…

Would you be willing to "invest" in a new range of figures and that investment would be considered credit to the range of figures created? So you could put in, say, $100 USD, and during the 12 to 18 months that production takes, you can purchase $100 USD worth of any figures from the range, at a, say, 10% discount over final list price.

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.