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by Concerned_user
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

I can do this every month if you need me too in order for it to sink in. Umm, no. I don't agree with your point, nor (I think) do many of Fred's Patreon supporters. But it's been fair that you should have the chance to make that point, as long as you are not obnoxious about it, and for the most par...
by Concerned_user
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]
Replies: 167
Views: 51268

Re: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]

It is a tip jar though. It was set up because people kept asking Fred about Patreon and donating. The goals on the Patreon are quite obviously generic ....... <snip> Honestly this is way more words and time than you've earned... Thats all fine and good, but words matter. With the issues Fred has ha...
by Concerned_user
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]
Replies: 167
Views: 51268

Re: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]

Just address the fact I pointed out. Its not a tip jar when you say I will give you X content for X money. Its an agreement. Words matter. This is not difficult to understand. It is a tip jar though. It was set up because people kept asking Fred about Patreon and donating. The goals on the Patreon ...
by Concerned_user
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

paarfi wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:23 am
darrin wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:47 pm
Concerned_user wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:51 pm
very little work
Bullshit.
Folks, let's please try to keep it civil. It's ok to disagree, but let's try to be nice about it.
agreed
by Concerned_user
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

The pattern here is he always seems to say he will deliver something when he knows he can't. See this is what I meant. You've failed the homework research right here. hope for some accountability and positive change Long before this part, where you might have a point. 1 page of comic posted this mo...
by Concerned_user
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]
Replies: 167
Views: 51268

Re: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]

Patreon complaints And no one is forcing you to put your money in the tip jar either. Back on topic regarding the free Twitch stream, it looks like a friendly conversation between girls and a reference to the new boyfriend. Largo may not get Japanese, but I get the feeling he's looking for a wooden...
by Concerned_user
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

(this is not a jab at anyone in particular - please understand - english is not my first language [and my self-imposed 'job' translating into .pl is partly motivated by the desire to not lose my Polish skills whatever they still are] so there still are some intents i have trouble catching or convey...
by Concerned_user
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

I don't think anyone disagrees with what you said as you surmised, its just how the patreon says at 2000 bucks per month support he will give 4 comics per month, which is again misleading. Doing 4 comics a month is Fred's intention and his goal, not a guarantee. He is trying his best to meet that, ...
by Concerned_user
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]
Replies: 167
Views: 51268

Re: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]

$2,028 per month current patreon income: I WILL replace TWO pencil and color illustrations I am currently doing per month with two Megatokyo comics to produce a minimum of FOUR Megatokyo comics per month I count 1 page so far for June and the month is over in a few days. (no asterisk on site saying ...
by Concerned_user
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

Being somewhat relevant to this topic, I wanted to post my thoughts on a particular issue. It was just something I was thinking about (and is related to a comment made earlier in this thread) so I wanted to write my thoughts on the issue. In regard to the support (financial and otherwise) Fred is g...
by Concerned_user
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]
Replies: 167
Views: 51268

Re: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]

When this part time job started the patreon should have been updated to say in spite of 2000 dollar income level saying I will give in return 4 pages of a comic per month, this will most likely not happen due to my other job.
by Concerned_user
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]
Replies: 167
Views: 51268

Re: One WIP Twitch thread to rule them all [SPOILERS]

Ubu is right. And I am an old fan too. Since 2010. I admired what Fred did, and enjoyed his works. But The trend I have seen over time unfold has been giving less and less but asking for more and more. I have also seen him toss around emo stories about how bad his art is on the one hand, while valui...
by Concerned_user
Thu May 30, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

This suggestion has been made to him a good number of times, and he's firm and consistent with his feeling that he's been out of it for too long and it's not a realistic option. Certainly CAD systems have changed dramatically since then, if nothing else. He knows the business and his capabilities, ...
by Concerned_user
Thu May 30, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

This suggestion has been made to him a good number of times, and he's firm and consistent with his feeling that he's been out of it for too long and it's not a realistic option. Certainly CAD systems have changed dramatically since then, if nothing else. He knows the business and his capabilities, ...
by Concerned_user
Thu May 30, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....
Replies: 25
Views: 7943

Re: Sounds like things STILL haven't been great....

Why would anyone admit that they could go back to a regular 40-44 hour work week at a mundane full time job, when they can draw 2-4 pages of a comic a month and have total freedom from accountability? In a real job you can't keep living off excuses and personal reasons.
by Concerned_user
Thu May 30, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Comments concerning VN
Replies: 22
Views: 9772

Re: Comments concerning VN

As an old friend of Fred who knows the very early days of MT, I don't think he tried to deceive backers regarding this project. However, I don't understand why: 1. he does not disclose his project finance. 2. he does not post updates at Kickstarter, although it seems like he does have time to updat...
by Concerned_user
Tue May 21, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Comments concerning VN
Replies: 22
Views: 9772

Re: Comments concerning VN

by the way, if anyone is keeping track, patreons are being sold the idea that 2000 bucks a month will make a min of 4 pages per month. its approaching the end of May and so far only 2 pages, with patreon goal met. This is all reading very similar to give me this amount of money for visual novel or s...
by Concerned_user
Mon May 20, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Comments concerning VN
Replies: 22
Views: 9772

Re: Comments concerning VN

Volumes of manga for sale around the world, a store selling merchandise and art for hundreds of dollars a piece, convention sales, and a successful kickstarter of up to 300k, not to mention a 2k a month patreon, all to make barely 4 pages of a comic a month that should have ended years ago?! Give me...
by Concerned_user
Thu May 16, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Comments concerning VN
Replies: 22
Views: 9772

Comments concerning VN

All the kickstarter page comments should be collected here, since by the looks of it nobody checks them. At least here they stand a chance of being seen and addressed. Nicole Trajano about 15 hours ago "You guys have lost my trust and loyalty. I was a High School Graduate when i funded this, begged ...
by Concerned_user
Wed May 15, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Anybody else up for getting the FTC involved in this?
Replies: 11
Views: 3521

Re: Anybody else up for getting the FTC involved in this?

comments on kickstarter up to 862 now from people wanting answers but mostly their money back or reward for pledge. Her is just the latest comment: "Florian Esser about 8 hours ago Nothing is gonna happen. On January 5th I was told by Fred that he would be happy to refund my pledge, after I send him...
by Concerned_user
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Book order
Replies: 2
Views: 1832

Re: Book order

Tell him to close the store if he can't fill orders and is back logged for years. How is it not morally objectionable to be accepting money for new orders that you have no idea when or if you can fill them. I know this isn't you, but as a friend to Fred, someone has got to speak the hard truths to h...
by Concerned_user
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Visual Novel [renamed]
Replies: 46
Views: 19092

Re: Visual Novel [renamed]

What part of "when /he/ is pushing on with other projects" and "/project creators/" in that quotation made you think I was referring to employees as opposed to Fred himself? And, in most investment scenarios comparable to this one, it's hard to imagine the start-up team being comprised of salaried ...
by Concerned_user
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: MIHO BLANKET
Replies: 12
Views: 5574

Re: MIHO BLANKET

He should really stop accepting peoples money for things he has no idea when or if he can provide. He should also change his patreon goal of 2000 dollars = 4 comic pages per month, cause hes 12 bucks away from that and he barely manages 2-3 per month as is. These things when added to the VN debacle ...
by Concerned_user
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Visual Novel [renamed]
Replies: 46
Views: 19092

Re: Visual Novel [renamed]

Came here looking for an update to this but I can see what's happening. A bunch of people who don't seem to understand the risk when backing something on kickstarter or didn't bother actually reading it. I'm a backer too but I kind of figured it was a lost cause because it blew up to be a huge proj...
by Concerned_user
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: Visual Novel [renamed]
Replies: 46
Views: 19092

Re: Visual Novel [renamed]

Came here looking for an update to this but I can see what's happening. A bunch of people who don't seem to understand the risk when backing something on kickstarter or didn't bother actually reading it. I'm a backer too but I kind of figured it was a lost cause because it blew up to be a huge proj...