You may be correct about the initial offering about DRM-free, but there was no lying. They offered DRM free to backers, backers are getting DRM free PLUS a Steam key if we want it. So really we get two bloody copies. They also promised a DRM free editor, which we also get. They never promised all DLC would be DRM free nor does the main KS page even mention DLC once as far as I can see.
Given how most of the people bitching about this feel about paid DLC anyway, I'm guessing it's not a huge fucking loss to them.
*cough OMERTA debacle cough*
Pretty much the case in point I was thinking about.
You know what, if you backed it, say so, say what level you backed it at if you want. Exactly how much skin do the ones doing the bitching actually have in this?
I pledged at $125.
If you can't write something resembling that (with an above 0 number in the pledge amount) I really fail to see what exactly you have to feel "lied to" about.
It's a fascinating approach. I never thought about renaming the demo as a "DRM free version". Marketing people just keep getting craftier.
this has got to be the #1 most accurate quote on all the threads.
I love how you substitute "most accurate" for "reinforces my biases".
Dude, they didn't know DRM free would be a backer demand, this was one of the very first Kickstarter games from a big group, and the very first (iirc) using a huge licensed property. When we demanded DRM free they went and got the best fucking deal they could get, doing so after they'd launched the KS campaign probably gave them a hell of a lot less leverage.
Promise fulfilled, seriously, don't be a tool to them about this. Even with the problems this is one of the best fucking deals going on in gaming right now, period! Yes, I backed this at a high level and I'm happy.
I'm going to be asking for my money back. I backed it because it was DRM free and I really don't care why they can't deliver they should have been honest about it in the first place. I don't think that it's right for me to pay the same price and get less than what the rest of the folks are getting.
If they had a licensing problem that should have been revealed when we had a chance to back out. Taking our money and then changing the terms is not cool. I really don't care what you think, I got taken advantage of.
You got what you backed, dude, I'm sorry, you backed a full and complete, DRM free game, and that is exactly what you are getting.
Do you even buy DLC as a matter of course? DLC wasn't even mentioned in the KS, as I've already said, but I'm having a hard time believing available purchasable DLC was high on the list of your expectations when you decided to back.