I’ve been reviewing my draft of Fight Class at the moment and I think I’m very close to being able to being able to call it a stable release version. I’m still in the process of acquiring art, and negotiating with someone to do edits and layout for it, but the text it self is approaching a state where I could feasibly call it done.
With that in mind, my thoughts go towards the idea of using Crowdsourcing to help pay for the art assets and layout work necessary to make Fight Class shine.
I’ve noticed that the Onyx Path releases have taken the strategy of uploading their 99% text up on google drive for people to check out during their Kickstarter campaigns, and I’m wondering if that’s a good thing for me to try doing as well.
Aside from being able to present to backers what I actually have, it might help in drumming up interest in getting the work the kind of quality artwork it deserves. On the other hand, however, I don’t have Onyx Path’s following, and it is quite probably that I might upload it for free only to have the crowdsource effort fail and not be able to recover anything for my work.
It’s a tricky proposal but it might be my best way to get the investor confidence to get backers. What do you guys think?