Doubling Down on the Crowd Sale

[Update: Thanks, JT, for fixing the bug]

The Game Crafter is running their crowd sale for The Captain is Dead and for its sequel, Adrift.  To maximize your own purchase and get some savings on shipping, you should really add one or two other games (maybe even your own prototype).

The system isn’t exactly intuitive.  Here’s how you can do it:

  • Add ALL of the games you want to purchase to your basket, first.  For example, go to Sneeze and click “Buy.”  Your cart will show Sneeze.

Sneeze added to cart.

  • You’re brought to the Buy The Captain is Dead – Adrift page

Buy the Captain Is Dead Sale Page

  • Here’s the tricky bit –if you don’t do this you get an error — scroll down and make sure you select your “Shipping Address”. [Update: this is no longer required.  Thanks, JT]
  • Once you add your address or select the correct one, go back up and Now, click “Attach a Cart.”

  • If it attaches successfully, you should see your cart items, shown below.  If you does not include your games, click the “Detach Cart” and try adding the games again to your cart and come back and retry this step.

  • Last steps: fill out your shipping information and credit card details and scroll down and click “Approve Purchase”

A few other things:

Once you have an approved purchase, nothing is charged or shows up in your purchases until the end of the Crowd Sale. You can “Manage Your Purchase” from a link on the crowd sale page:

From the manage purchase page, you can also cancel, but why would you want to do that?


Author: Fairway 3 Games

Fairway 3 Games is an independent tabletop game design and publishing company. It's first Kickstarter for Starving Artists was successfully funded with more than 1300 backers and raised more than $50,000.

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