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  1. So i tried to look up your pull quote, Torzelan. Here are some things I learned: -That quote doesn't exist. I couldn't find it. I read through the site and even did control+F and watched the video. Didn't see it. So. Uhhhh..? -In fact, the only place it even says the word "fundraiser" on the whole KS page is to mention "Jimmy did OCR's first fundraiser" It says it once. in the context of the past. -Furthermore, there is barely any mention of anything about funding going to OCR anywhere on the KS site. There are about 3 or 4 small brief mentions of it. And ZERO in the video. 95% of the text
  2. For the record: I personally don't think you guys are being shady. I said that before- it's a few pages back now. But that wasn't my complaint. I can see why people have such a worry, but thats not mine. Personally. The only reason I keep bringing it up now is because people keep going "man what are people complaining about!? Don't you understand kickstarter? don't you understand ________" I felt like Zircon actually answered the $50 question just fine, before. Which was that it wasn't thought through well enough. I'm okay with this. But then people still want to be up in arms about why th
  3. ------------ Why Kickstarter? Even though this album will be distributed for FREE via ocremix.org, we plan on printing LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL COPIES. So for $50 you can help fund our most epic album yet AND get a baller FOUR-DISC limited edition physical copy $50 REWARD = FF6: BALANCE AND RUIN (4 DISCS)!!!!!! Will I be able to buy this album some other way, after the kickstarter is over? No; this is a one-off fundraiser to support the album & the site, not a foray into operating as any sort of store/marketplace/etc. We don't know exactly what the future has in store but we ca
  4. Well I didn't mean to imply that your rules and such would affect any other album. Obviously it doesn't. But as I understood it- you used the link as an example of why you take issues with other albums. IE: heres what we do, so when others don't do this, it's an issue. HOWEVER! I understand the Terms of Agreement thing now. Sorry for that. 1st part is the topic at hand. 2nd part is for other people. got it
  5. Hmm, okay, I apologize for misunderstanding that. Now I'm a bit more confused though.. You brought it up to point out why VV (as an example) was a problem. And you said, you want others to follow these same rules. And that is why you want more official status albums (if I understand correctly) But, now you say those rules don't actually apply to specific OCR projects? Or.. OCR as an entity? And are just for the artists? If that were true, what bearing would it have on VV or other non OCR projects? Does OCR have a different set of guidelines for official projects?
  6. Well DJP, you linked to the content policy, which I appreciate because I had never actually read through it before. So now I would ask you or any OCR Staff to explain this: A.) No profit is made from the exercise of this license. This includes but is not limited to incorporation of OverClocked ReMixes into commercial works, charging or accepting more than the cost of the delivery means or medium(s) for redistributing OverClocked ReMixes, I have a feeling this is going to come down to more semantics again, but let me use a basic way of describing it. You say the albums aren't for sale. O
  7. Come on Moogle. you said you disagree the album is $50, then you say "but the asking price was $50" the fact the music is going to be free is irrelevant in context of the kickstarter- which is the entire argument. The KS isn't about making the album happen. the KS is about making hard copies OF the album happen. with a side benefit of supporting OCR. Anyway- seriously, Zircon answered it. If you guys really want to go around and around about definitions of profit and what this is, I'm gonna bow out. But please remember how fiercely you argue those points, the next time a non-OCR album comes
  8. 1st sentence: Don't worry CnC, I've known this for a long. looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong time. Be sure you don;t forget though! I'll be calling upon you again some daaaaaaay. 2nd: what? we had a moment. damn it man. back to semantics.
  9. Gario. You're arguing semantics again. We can't pretend until we're blue in the face, that the asking price of the album wasn't $50, but it was. Sale, Donations, contribution. Good Deed. Whatever you want to call it. You dont own the album til you give $50. Zircon's answer is better. Thanks for the answer. I said before- and again, I don't think you guys did this as malicious intent to pocket money, but the way it was set up didn't really add up at all. Side mentioning "oh other profits can go to OCR.." is a sneaky way of doing it via kickstarter. Accidentally sneaky I guess. Defenders here
  10. If all the albums were gone and therefore all that was left to toss in was "I LOVE YOU GUYS!" money? no. But since albums are still up to grabs. You think maybe people kept donating past the mark- which was a mere 1/5th the asking cost.. because they wanted the album?
  11. Alright, what you're basically saying is you put it at $50 as a deterrent. "most people won't go this high". Which seems incredibly bizarre since the entire pitch is about getting the album. Why you didn't think the majority of people would want to actually own the album, i don't know. But if thats the case, okay. I think that the problem is you guys used this as a dual purpose. You marketed as owning the album, but a large (and maybe when all said and done) LARGEST portion is going to the site itself. If this was marketed as OCRemix fundraiser with a bonus album if you give $50! I think
  12. Come on guys. That makes even less sense. If you are WORRIED about not making your cost, why would you charge MORE for your product? People are deterred by money, especially in the VG scene where so many are poor. If they offered the album at $20 a pop (even 25!) I can basically promise you it would be sold out by now. And 20 a pop would still be a larger profit margin than they were asking for. Want 15k CD cost = $10 for 1500 Actual cost for people to own = $50 5 times the production cost. Thats not "a little bit high"
  13. You are absolutely correct, Kyle. those costs are a bitch! More than printing, even! But, thats part of the 15k. According to them. Printing costs: $5,600 for 1,500 copies in nice full-color DVD cases with 4 CDs each Delivery costs: $400 to get the printed CDs to OCR HQ in Fairfax, VA Shipping costs: $6,500 to ship up to 1,500 copies to donors and project ReMixers Kickstarter/Amazon fees: $1,500 Studio/mastering budget: $1,000 (remainder) to be used as-needed Thats 15k. So, that would have nothing to do with the fact that the album needs to be $50
  14. Thats true, but you see, that would make it cost even less. Because the price per album goes down the more you print. If they want 15k, and they print 1500 of them, then that is a cost of $10 and album If they print 1000, then that is a cost of $15 per album See? Look, I know it seems to people who so fiercely defend it, that I'm trying to just be a jerk. I said my piece about VV because that was personal. This, though, I legitimately would like to know. I want someone to justify it. You guys aren't doing that. you're trying to argue semantics and act like this is a jealousy reaction. I
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