I apologise that you feel that way re my managerial decision. I hope I can get you back on the other side of the fence with VXD one day.
Absolutely possible, I hold no grudges of any kind and there is no ill will from me. I just have a sour taste in my mouth from the way the campaign was run, and I would approach a future project with a very skeptical view.
VXD wrote:FYI - For all backers.....the remaining FDI decks will ALWAYS be sold at higher prices (by us) after this KS campaign. That was always obvious and certain for me, otherwise a KS is kind of meaningless and backers are not 'rewarded' as such (assuming the KS limited stock doesn't sell out on KS).
The issue isn't what you
would sell the FDI decks for afterward, but what "the market" will deem their value at. Take a look at Jackson Robinson's Legacy cases, he's pretty much never sold them for less than his KS, yet they are worth like 40% less on ebay right now. Everyone who backed on KS got screwed, they paid $175 for something no one would pay them $175 for. Why that happened is another story, but the point is, how much the creator sells something for is almost completely irrelevant to how much the thing is worth. Other things define that, for example, creator behavior.
One last thing, I don't think anyone here would consider anything that happened fraudulent by any stretch.
Fraud is purposeful
misrepresentation for gain. I personally never got the feeling from you guys that you were deceiving anyone.
I think something bad happened, the numbers aren't adding up as you wanted, and so you're making decisions (at least one poor one) to try to compensate.
You're also offering a refund; for traditional tucks you didn't have a choice, but for FDI backers who may not agree with your decisions, it's some sign of good will.