The Situation With Paprium and Watermelon

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  1. s_d

    s_d Spirited Member

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  2. DeChief

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    Got a TL;DR for this? No clue what any of this is, and I'm not reading a 441 page thread lmao.
     
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    Added "The first thread is the short version of the second one." to the first post, it's exactly TL;DR I made for people who don't want to bother to read Paprium thread.
     
  4. Bad_Ad84

    Bad_Ad84 The Tick

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    Read first thread and just as confused.

    It's still written like you know what any of this is about.

    What's watermelon? What's paprium?
     
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  5. DeChief

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    Exactly.
     
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    Here's the TL;DR:

    Somebody lied about making something and stole people's money.
    May or may not be kickstarter related.
     
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  8. AUSTIN PEYTON

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    Watermelon is the company who made the homebrew Mega Drive game Pier Solar and they were working on a new beat em up called Paprium for the Mega Drive home console. Based on what I have read it's one of those take the money and run deals. Hopefully the game can be finished instead of being cancelled. It looks very promising
     
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  9. wombat

    wombat SEGA!

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    From my own experience, as of now I have always received all items purchased.

    Years ago I pre-ordered Pier Solar for the Mega Drive, I think I waited around 4(?) years to receive my copy because development took longer. Fast forward to the Kickstarter era, I backed Pier Solar HD and chose the Dreamcast version. Also in this case it took them longer then their own set release date, but they did deliver a beautiful product.

    Also I purchased Papi Commando and the Pier Solar reprint from their webshop. Also with these products it took them longer then advertised, but I did get all of it.

    Does this give any guarantees for the future? Nope! That being said, it seems that a lot of indie projects take way longer then the creators anticipated on. Some times resulting in years and years of delays. So personally I have faith in that I will receive my order of Paprium.
     

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