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Re: 10/2 Update: Coming Very Very Soon
« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2016, 11:54:45 PM »
I have only few very importation bits related to the KS to add

You wanna launch your KS next week? But do you actually have the KS front video recorded, cut and polished yet? Don't skimp on that, that 1 video, the first minute, is what makes or breaks a KS. If you show the video to an AI War 1 fan and he doesn't say "woah, gimme!" after 30 seconds, then remake the video until he does ;) And even a non- AI War fan should be interested in it after 1 minute.

Making these KS videos seems to me the absolute most important thing. And of course, updates on the KS page need to be daily, and staff needs to be there answering comments. So be sure not to put the time-range into something where staff isn't around 24/7
It's a work in progress! I've heard the first drafts and it should come together tomorrow.

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Re: 10/2 Update: Coming Very Very Soon
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2016, 06:31:31 PM »
The video is up!  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/arcengames/611177331?token=77fc57f9

Won't be on youtube until we launch the KS.  It gets all the salient stuff across in the first 1:10, and then basically drives it even further home for another 50ish seconds after that.  It even directly embeds everyone's favorite old trailer for the first game, #3.  Lots of really cool contrast between the old and the new.

The importance of a good video is apparently something that people are divided about.  Having a video at all makes a big difference, and having one that is less than 5 minutes also makes a difference, but the actual completion rate of people watching even short videos is pretty low.  Hopefully this one is compelling enough and dense enough with information to get a lot of completed views.
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Re: 10/2 Update: Coming Very Very Soon
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2016, 06:46:47 PM »
Oh man that Spire ship. Gimme!

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Was that spire ship bigger than a Golem?

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Re: 10/2 Update: Coming Very Very Soon
« Reply #18 on: October 09, 2016, 06:48:20 PM »
Was that spire ship bigger than a Golem?
That was a Demi-Golem, and yes, that Spire ship was bigger :D
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Re: 10/2 Update: Coming Very Very Soon
« Reply #19 on: October 09, 2016, 07:27:06 PM »
Was that spire ship bigger than a Golem?
That was a Demi-Golem, and yes, that Spire ship was bigger :D
Oooh  :D
I wonder what the really big stuff will look like, then.

Since you mentioned finding stuff, a few items I noticed in a quick look at the Kickstarted:
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AI War 2 is the story of humanity and our allies 353 after the first AI War.
Who're the 353?  Are they a new alien race?

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That means that any stretch goals that happen (thanks ahead of time if we there!)
Ja, we there, mon.

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Re: 10/2 Update: Coming Very Very Soon
« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2016, 08:20:37 PM »
Since you mentioned finding stuff, a few items I noticed in a quick look at the Kickstarted:
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AI War 2 is the story of humanity and our allies 353 after the first AI War.
Who're the 353?  Are they a new alien race?

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That means that any stretch goals that happen (thanks ahead of time if we there!)
Ja, we there, mon.
:D