BackerKit FAQ

How does BackerKit crowdfunding work?

Crowdfunding is a collaborative way to bring ideas and projects to life. Project creators post their idea for a project, and backers pledge money to make the project possible. Backers get behind the scenes access and backer-only rewards, which can include exclusive products, special pricing, creative input, content, and more.

To become a backer, select a pledge level that features the reward(s) you would like to receive when the project is successfully completed and make your contribution.

All-or-nothing crowdfunding model: The creator sets a funding goal and a deadline to raise funds. If the project does not meet the goal by the deadline, backers credit cards are not charged and no money changes hands.

Crowdfunding projects can happen at various stages of the creative process. Make sure to check the estimated timeline of when rewards will be delivered. Project creators will keep you updated on the progress toward completion and delivery of your rewards.

Backing a crowdfunding campaign is not the same as purchasing an item from a store. When you back a campaign you are supporting the creation of something new. Rewards are almost always delivered, but are not guaranteed.

When will I be charged for my pledge?

Your payment method will not be charged right away. You will be charged for the amount of your pledge when the campaign ends and the project reaches its funding goal. You will not be charged if the campaign does not reach its funding goal.

What happens after the campaign is over?

The Creator will send out a survey that will ask you for more information about your pledge, your shipping information, additional items you may want to add to your pledge, and collect shipping fees if applicable.

The survey will be sent to the email address we have on file with your pledge.

Any additional payment will be charged when you complete your survey and confirm your order.

Project FAQ

Can we truly run this storyline for other systems out of the box?

Yes! While the entire campaign is written for 5E, and for multiple tiers of play, any storyteller can take the plot beats and encounter goals to use for any system if they are familiar with the rules. All of our NPC's feature social statblocks with their motivations, goals, do's, don'ts, and romance options that are system agnostic!

It says it's written for Tier 4. How do we scale down?

Simple! In our running the campaign chapter, we provide DC's for all tiers of place. Additionally, in every chapter we showcase how to change the "camera" lens of an encounter based on each groups ability - while still maintaining an epic feel. Higher tier parties might be given more responsibility in an encounter, while lower tiers may have a smaller objective that is part of the larger war!

I'm not in the U.S. Can you clarify a little more on shipping?

We are certainly capable of delivering and shipping via USPS outside of the country, but it's a constant moving target. We are going to wait until the book is finished and done being printed before releasing backerkit surveys and calculating shipping for each person so we can be as exact as possible.

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