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PayPal No Longer Providing Crowdfunding Protection

TechCrunch reports that PayPal is changing its policy and will no longer provide Purchase Protection for crowdfunding donations. The online publication thinks that it may be because there’s a new type of donor who has been asking for her money … Continue reading

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E-Sport Crowdfunding Prize Money

Sprain your thumb? Better get in shape as e-sports is the new game in town and its fans are crowdfunding event prizes. The 2016 Halo World Championship had a total prize pool of $2.5 million, and the first place team … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding As A Blood Sport

Kickstarter just suspended a campaign that draws your blood as you lose a video game. The Blood Sport game hacks the Nintendo Rumble Pak gaming controller and an Arduino brain. When you take a virtual “hit,” the controller shakes and … Continue reading

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Uber Entertainment Declares Crowdfunding DEAD

Uber Entertainment has declared crowdfunding for gaming DEAD as taking up too much time and not guaranteed successful. The company pulled its Kickstarter campaign for its RTS Human Resources game when it became clear that it would fall way short … Continue reading

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Say What You Mean

Language is important. Especially when you’re asking people for money. Recently, a blogger on the video game review website Kotaku criticized the followup Kickstarter campaign by game developer American McGee who was asking for $200,000 to “finish what they started” … Continue reading

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