Customer Support and Shipping updates

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  1. Chris

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    As many of you know, we have been woefully understaffed in our CS department. As of 2 weeks ago we went from understaffed to UN-staffed as our only CS person suffered a major back injury and is on mandatory bed rest for weeks. This has resulted in several weeks of support tickets backing up.

    Finally some good news, we have a new CS person who will be starting tomorrow. Please be patient with them as they learn the ropes over the next few weeks but hopefully they will get the log jam cleared out.

    The other impact was to our continued shipping efforts. We have roughly 400 boxes still left to ship, primarily these are higher end boxes that require signatures from Richard to finish and also a number of overseas boxes.

    The employee that suffered the major back injury is also the one who was responsible for shipping the remaining boxes. As a result, I'm taking over all remaining shipping personally. Unfortunately, I'm about to go on a trip for a week BUT when I return I'm going to try and get 25-50 boxes shipped per week after that in the mornings and evenings until they are all taken care of.

    Again, thanks for your patience and you WILL get your box, just hang tight and again so sorry for massive fuster cluck that caused less than 10% of you to not get a box in a timely manner.
     
  2. Lord Andernut

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    Appreciate the challenges you face, but also tough to wait for months and months in anticipation. Thanks for the update!
     
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    I’m totally willing to take in game bling instead of physical goods if that helps.
     
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    @Chris

    Who is the new forsaken soul heading up Customer Support now?

    LoL!
     
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    Seriously?
    This whole game is RG's Baby...
    @Lord British needs to make it a Priority to get these boxes signed so they can be dispatched! (& NO I am not waiting on my Box, Signed nor unsigned)

    Even though I can imagine how mundane it might be for LB to Sign multiple boxes, it seriously isn't that hard a task to undertake & complete!
    Either the "Care Factor is there, or it isn't"...

    We all have tasks to do in our daily lives that are mundane & repetitive, but sometimes the mundane & repetitive. HAS TO BE A PRIORITY!
    Especially when those tasks achieve Paying Customers Satisfaction, that THEIR hard earned $$'s were worth the investment they paid for.
    Such is Life... We Have to Do, what we Have to Do... (especially when Paying Customers are entitled to be satisfied)

    @Chris & the other Team Members... Kudos to you for going above & beyond Your Roles, to step in & help getting the shipments of boxes happen.

    Great to Hear there is a New CS person stepping into the role :)
     
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  6. Bowen Bloodgood

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    hmm pretty sure my box isn't one needing signing.. but I'd be happy to get a signature for the wait. ;) Can I get a 'packed by Atos' sticker? :D
     
  7. John Markus

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    Finally some real progress information. My faith in Portalarium is restored ! (for now).
    Looking forward to receiving the tracking information for the shipment.
     
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    Need to hire another programmer at this rate. lol
     
  9. Sara Dreygon

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    Thanks for the work but I'm also sure some of those somehow unrewarded ;) Texas backers that have helped out away many a livestream could help out with something like boxing and shopping, right?

    Once again you're dedication Chris keeps me playing the game daily... now for some new artys so I can open my 2000 saved bundles :D.
     
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    At this point the box I want is the filled with my money back. Call me salty, call me a troll, but 8k in without even a email response. Pissed is an understatement.

    Lessons learned from this one. I will never support another KS again.
     
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    What :eek:
     
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    Note that for some, it is more than just the boxes that need signing, IIRC. I.e., some people are supposed to get a signed deed, etc. ;)
     
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    Cha-Ching!
     
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    I may be one of the box-less ones. I don't care, as long as the person with back injury recovers fully and heals without consequences. Can a name be said, so proper wishes be expressed?
     
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    I still haven't heard a word ONE!
     
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    *facepalm*
     
  17. Barugon

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    ...except for the OP. o_O
     
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    I think I would wait until they improve the loot drops from the bundles.
     
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    Aye... I just want a nice new batch of artys. There's some things in the bundles I don't mind getting but really don't need more of the same artifacts.
     
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    Are there any news regarding support ? I contacted support 21 days ago regarding a heraldry unlock (bought voucher before that of course) ...
    Besides the automated response i didn't hear a word so far and my heraldry is still locked :(
     
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