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Op Ed

GameFront - Why I'm Not Okay with the Penny Arcade Kickstarter.
But Penny Arcade doesn't need money from Kickstarter, or to crowdsource new projects. It simply would prefer to remove ads from its site for one year, at the cost of a huge amount of money. But itís choosing to gather that money not through usual business channels, but through Kickstarter ó and in a way, itís taking advantage of the Kickstarter culture and drawing away users who would potentially give funds to more needy projects.

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54. Re: Op Ed Jul 26, 2012, 21:15 Sepharo
 
I haven't actually contributed anything to their kickstarter and I have similar qualms about the appropriateness of their use of it. I just can't stand seeing every other post on this topic (on this board and others) bring up adblock... that's totally missing the point. My other annoyance is that people think PA has the money to do this otherwise.

Verno wrote on Jul 26, 2012, 10:32:
I can think of several places they could get money given that they already run a successful business and two world renowned international expos

So let's hear 'em...
 
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