Collector's Boxes Shipping & Arriving!

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  1. Desslock

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    So I paid $530 for this game in the initial kickstarter (almost $700 in my local currency), as a Royal Founder Pledge- have been told for months and months that my physical collector's edition would be sent to me. I was one of the first supporters of the game, and have supported Ultima and Richard Garrriott's games since 1982. I'm grateful for all the fun I had playing the Ultimas, but pretty disappointed that I never even got to play the most expensive game I ever bought. Very sad and disheartened that I'll never receive the game, physical or code or anything, when others have.

    edit: to add details on my pledge
     
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  2. liz_the_wiz

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    Out of interest why didnt you get to play? you dont need a code, just download and sign in with the details you login here as
     
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    I didn't actually know that, so thanks. I just assumed I'd get the game sent to me around the time it came out or, at the very least, some reasonably short time after release -- the physical components of an Ultima game were an important part of the experience -- I still have all of those games, and keep them displayed in my office, to give you an indication of how much they meant to me. This is so disheartening.

    I don't care if my map is signed, if that's a reason for the delay. I interviewed Richard many times over the years and had lots of opportunities for that sort of thing. But I do want the cloth map and other goodies.
     
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    Well Im glad to let you know that for a few years all you actually had to do was download and login, however, you can join us all in sota now and any digital items should be in your rewards (very top right) after logging in, and I wish I could help with the box of goodies, there was a time where they did post and say you had to update your address, which I did, and then somehow there was some form of bug and it didnt confirm so I missed the first lot, but they corrected the bug and I resubmitted and got there the second time, but I know a there are a bunch of people like you who paid and havent had their stuff.

    Chris has said a few times on his stream (which I dont seem to be able to catch this week, every time I check hes not on) that there are a bunch of maps he needs, and that he can send without, but after all this time, personally, much as I understand your pain I would kinda want the fully signed one which was the deal, but, I do believe Chris will do everything he can to get it to you. TBH I feel he does way more for the game than LB and DS. While I respect that LB has recently had a bereavement, I know they've both shown up to things in game, but Chris does a lot in game, he builds new things, fixes bugs, does customer support, explains lots of gory details of how things work, and I have huge respect for Chris, and therefore I do truly believe he will fix it..
     
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    Never got my boxed edition I backed at $150... who do I contact ? Cause support hasn't done ****.
     
  6. liz_the_wiz

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    @Gamehorder did you confirm your address when asked or say anything when boxed initially were sent out? I know Chris has a list of people he needs to get a box too but who’s on it. I don’t know
     
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    I received an email from support on May 6th, 2019 (after several other messages had not been responded to) stating that they should be here soon.

    Well... today is June 12th, 2019 .. and nothing has been received yet. Another email has been sent, but it's just so sad to see a company act this way.
     
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    Unfortunately @Chris had no (Signed) Maps to Go on with sending. Now he has, but is off for a few days as I Heard. I think you and all Others will receive it some day in 2019

    Besides:
    You are Missed in Soltown.
    It‘s no Longer what it was before :.(
    Wish you all the best :)
     
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    You are very kind! Thanks.

    Lack of signed maps is nothing but an excuse as far as I can see. There have been a lot of 'reasons' that I have been hearing from others.. but nothing justifies some people getting their rewards, and others having to wait indefinitely for the same thing. Very sad.
     
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    I think the procedure is to send Chris a PM on here if you haven’t got your box yet. I’m a Duke founder from Kickstarter still waiting. I pm Chris a month ago and apparently he was going to post my box out the same week. International address so maybe that’s why it hasn’t arrived yet.
     
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    It seems troubling that it is not obvious to someone waiting that the game is already available to play. Looking back at the web site, a 'download now' button is not blatantly apparent. One has to intuit clicking on the avatar image to get to the download link. Not difficult, but more covert than it needs to be. Perhaps this could be improved to make newcomer access more inviting.
     
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    As you know, @Chris believes in Karma - and so do I :)
    So he knows his bad Karma raises, if he does not keep promises ;)
    Let him get back rested and refreshed from his (well earned) vacation and I am confident, the last box roll out will be done until the next two months :)

    May be @DarkStarr also lends him a hand to get the path of the SotA boxes completed soon...
     
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