Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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Fundraising $5000 for a Codex shrine in Wasteland 2

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by skuphundaku, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Taluntain Most Frabjous

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  2. skuphundaku Economic devastator, Mk. 9 Patron

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    Yes, but that's still better than you or DU having to write posts with status updates (that can be overlooked) in the various threads. If the counter is at the top of each page, it will be much easier to keep track of things,
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  3. treave Arcane Patron

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    Yeah, the digital copies were what I had in mind, not as a measure of how filthy rich certain Codexers are or for attention-seeking purposes. I know I wouldn't make the list anyway. As long as we don't plan anything like having the top 30 being given special benefits such as having their names and their names only listed on the in-game statue, I think it's fair enough.
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  4. skuphundaku Economic devastator, Mk. 9 Patron

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    OK then, in that case it makes sense. Use it to stimulate donations and to choose the people who will get the 30 DD copies. DU gets to retain the sausage as long as he's acting Codex admin. What happens with the rest of the stuff? The rest of the stuff (if I haven't missed anything) being:

    autographed Collector's Edition game
    Novella (Part 1)
    Novella (Part 2)
    collectable coin
    lv5 Desert Ranger medal
    Wasteland Doomsday Preparation Survival Kit bag

    DD soundtrack
    DD concept art book
    Steam beta
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  5. Zed RPG Codex Staff

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    They should be given out in contest IMO. Been a long time since the Codex ran contests.
    i.e. write a short Wasteland themed story, post pictures from some obscure pornoshoot you were in, etc.
    Shannow and Crooked Bee Brofist this.
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  6. treave Arcane Patron

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    Taluntain just mentioned that donation policy currently has all donations as private, so looks like it won't pan out that way after all.

    Those stuff could be auctioned to pay for server costs. Since we're doing this for Wasteland 2 and the Codex I don't think anyone should mind if they paid a thousand and the admins squeezed them even more for Day 0 collectibles. :lol:
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  7. skuphundaku Economic devastator, Mk. 9 Patron

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    Sounds good! Let's start gathering proposals for contests.
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  8. skuphundaku Economic devastator, Mk. 9 Patron

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    That's a fair proposal as well. And it may even bring in some good money for the Codex. Imagine how "Wasteland 2 signed Collector's Edition" would sound on eBay compared with "The RPG Codex Wasteland 2 signed Collector's Edition". That would be something truly unique!:)
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  9. Occasionally Fatal Arbiter

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    If we could have a statue/shrine with the handles of all who donated in Codexia's honor, that would be pretty cool.

    Did my duty and donated $15. :salute: Got the 6-month account upgrade with the understanding it's actually going towards the Codex Wasteland Shrine Fund. Also, I figure that's the easiest way to get it tied to my account. Concur that the goodies should be given out via contest, like the short story contests from times past.
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  10. Gregz Arcane

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    It has already been ordained, that the plaque beneath the statue shall read as follows:

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  11. Crooked Bee Nyadmin

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    Just used my brother's card to donate $100 towards the statue. Hope he won't mind. :P (He won't.)

    As for the text to accompany the statue (or rather the shrine, as per Fargo's reply: "a codex shrine"), I suggest we discuss it in a separate thread after we've collected the moneys. Personally, I don't like the "slayer of popamole" bit; "popamole" is just too much of an in-joke. I'd rather have something akin to what commie suggested earlier ITT: something more neutral, favourable and generally understandable not only to Codexers.

    I also like the idea of a contest to distribute the goodies.
    Konjad Brofists this.
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  12. Gregz Arcane

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    It's true of course, gotta hit that 5k mark first.

    Afterwards, there will be plenty of time for perfecting and polishing.
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  13. Outlander Custom Tags Are For Fags. Patron

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  14. RK47 Ouchie Fuckin Jeez Patron

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    So I just go through the usual paypal channel to support this endeavor?
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  15. treave Arcane Patron

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    Yup. Any regular donation works.
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  16. Crooked Bee Nyadmin

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    Yes! You bought Mass Effect 3 Deluxe edition or something, so you should donate at least the same amount towards the Codex shrine. ;)
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  17. hiver Augur Dumbfuck White Knight

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    Awesome.

    Also its negotiable, people. Which means you can give up on some unnecessary items and get more of something else AND if we/you get a good idea for a shrine or "something else".
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  18. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    We should have a campaign or something. "Post your penis for Wasteland. For every penis, Jaesun donates $50."

    Could do the same for tits, but we have a shortage of those.
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  19. RK47 Ouchie Fuckin Jeez Patron

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    Those two are different things, Bee. I've never been emotionally engaged by Wastelands, I mean, I played Fallouts - but Wasteland, not really. It's a blank slate for me.
    Gimme a month to decide. :P I'm a little pessimistic about hitting the $5,000 required. All the big guns have fired their loads. Now things are gonna start trickling in. The game. Hmmm. Bee, LP Wastelands please and I'll donate. :D
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  20. fizzelopeguss Arcane

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    If you go for an ingame item then it HAS to be monocle of some kind.
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  21. RK47 Ouchie Fuckin Jeez Patron

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    A monocled statue of Avellone's art work with a top hat and cane would do nicely.
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    Hey, if everyone is going to be pessimistic, that'd be bad! Everyone should donate -- and we'll be there eventually! Who cares if you played Wasteland? The rule is simple: you have moneyz, you donate. It's for the glory of the Codex.

    :rpgcodex:

    Also, Jimbob already did a Wasteland LP. Donate for Jimbob!
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  23. treave Arcane Patron

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    :what:

    You are very, very enthusiastic about this.
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    've donated few caps for shrine.
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