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Thomas SommerBy Thomas Sommer
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Thomas SommerBy Thomas Sommer
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€37,970
pledged of €70,000pledged of €70,000 goal
402
backers
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, October 3 2017 3:28 PM UTC +00:00

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    1. James Smith
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      on

      You have send Thomas a pm . Goto on app>view pledge>message creator

    2. R.J. Vanderwerf
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      on

      You need to RELAUNCH!!! I need this!!

    3. Philipp
      Superbacker
      on

      I am also stoping by from time to time to see if there are news about the relaunch. Still hoping that we see you back soon!!!

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      Alex [T3N0R] on

      This is just an obligatory comment to say we're all still excited about Rollgut, and look forward to the re-release whenever it is!

      It's just been a few months since this comments section has seen anything, and it felt lonely. ;)

    5. Adelaide Foster on

      I just saw you guys have updated your webpage! I'm really impatient about the re-launch!

    6. R.J. Vanderwerf
      Superbacker
      on

      I hope Rollgut is preparing to do another campaign or come to market. I really want one!

    7. Jeffrey B George
      Superbacker
      on

      So glad to see so much love for this project as I have. I hope you find a way to come back again, there is nothing like pencil and paper, your artistry in this product was second to none.

    8. Georg Wild
      Superbacker
      on

      It would be an exaggeration to say that I might die without a Rollgut. But it is close!
      The idea of Rollgut alone, made me change all my notes to A5 format.
      Imagine the chaos, carrying all the loose papers around. Paperclips are definitively no long term solution.
      I also need one ... at least!

    9. Philipp
      Superbacker
      on

      Please release an update! How is your progress in bringing back the Rollgut? I need one!!!!!!!!!!

      !!!!!!

      !

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      Janus on

      Ich bin aus Deutschland, also quasi sogar fast aus Berlin und habe trotz der fehlgeschlagenen Finanzierung großes Interesse an eurem Produkt.

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      Quagga on

      I am pretty sure some of us wish to buy one right away right now, it would be an agony to wait for the relaunch and wait during the campaign and wait for the final product. Hope you relaunch soon but of course you might need some time to think about a new strategy to attact more backers. I would suggest a lower goal, slightly less prices, at least for the super early and early backers, more options to choose from and strecht goals. And of ocurse increase product exposure to more eyes through media. I would buy an olive wood and explorer roll right away if you could offer. Poor me. :) Good luck and waiting your news and thoughts on when you may start your relaunch.

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      Nadir on

      Guys its unfprtunate to say u didnt win the battle. But i think i speak for every backer when i say this looks far from over. The product is such a piece or genius ingenuity and we are definitely looking forward to watch it on track again. Keep up the good work guys cause i know u can pull it off. We will be right here, waiting

    13. John McCann on

      I signed up as a parent who sees the utility in the design as being something easily brought out for the little artists in a restaurant. It would be so easy to fill with sheets of coloring pages and colored pencils for a nice portable solution.

    14. liebkraft
      Superbacker
      on

      Very sorry to hear the das News ... is it possible to get one anyway?

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      Leah L
      Superbacker
      on

      Hmm, can some of us be testers for a Rollgut 2.0? Or can we order directly?

    16. Sven Baumert
      Superbacker
      on

      please relaunch it! it has to become real ...

    17. Graham Connor
      Superbacker
      on

      We will patiently await the Phoenix Arising!
      Rollgut is too fantastic a project not to proceed.
      With Gratitude,
      Graham

    18. Jeffrey B George
      Superbacker
      on

      Sorry this project didn't make it. It is a little pricey for "starving artists", but sure wanted one. I'd love to see you relaunch this project someday. My personal preference, even though I love the size, is to have a 8.5x11 version just because the paper is so readily available. Great run.

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      Kay Johnson on

      Hey, 402 Backers is nothing to sneeze at! Keep up the good work and hope to see you on Kick Starter again soon.

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      Paul Harris on

      Sorry you didn’t get funded this time. It’s a great product so I’m sure you’ll see success with it, either on or off Kickstarter.

    21. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      Last message!

    22. Thomas Sommer Creator on

      Dear Tara! Thanks a lot. We come back as soon as possible here on Kickstarter. To be on the safe side, please submit to our Newsletter in the footer of http://rollgut.com and we inform you, when the time has come :)

      Best,
      Thomas

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      tara
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      on

      This is a wonderful project . Please give us another way to support you in the future. Thank you & good luck.

    24. GLOBUL on

      Quel dommage qu'un projet aussi intéressant ne soit pas financé. J'espère que vous tenterez un nouveau financement. Je vous suivrai, avec un impératif essentiel:l'imperméabilisation des tissus!!

    25. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      I'm calling for 410 backers by the time the campaign ends

    26. Thomas Sommer Creator on

      @Phillipp Great and good 2 know. Kickstarter seems to be very fail-friendly :)

      @GLOBUL Bonjour Globul, merci beaucoup pour votre participation. Le premier tour a été d'apprendre, le second doit être réalisé! Heureusement, nous voulons faire cela! Plus de personnalisation de l'ensemble du produit. Le bois, le tissu et d'autres individualisations peuvent être mis en place lors de la relance. J'espère que ce texte traduit par machine est lisible pour vous. Salutations, Thomas

    27. GLOBUL on

      Vraiment désolé que vous ne parveniez pas à bout de l'investissement. J'investirai volontiers sur le même projet, peut-être plus personnalisé au niveau des tissus, mais ceux existants me conviennent. Seule exigence: leur imperméabilisation!!!
      Bonne chance pour un nouveau financement, je serai avec vous.

    28. Philipp
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      on

      Dear Thomas.

      Thanks for sticking to your idea! I am very much looking forward to the relaunch and my own rollgut.

      Please also keep your backers updated here in this campaign - just post an update with news on the relaunch - even after this campaign ended. By this you can be sure to reach all that were already on board in this first campaign!

    29. Thomas Sommer Creator on

      Dear Backers,

      Really, really big thanks for all your feedback, hints and good wishes :') We've all seen now, there's a need for Rollgut! It's not a short-lived gadget-idea and we've gained fresh powers with this confirmation! The're fresh plans and we're already in the redesign.

      A cheapy plastic version is.... not part of it :/ the tooling would also blow the goal again. But how do you like the this?:

      ## EXTREME CUSTOMIZATION
      Choose wood, choose fabric and optional: add your individual laser-engravement on the sleeve (The ringpart of the core) and/or (little) individual print on the wrap. It's artists-stuff but could also be f.e. a companies premium give away: they will backe 20 RG's and add their logo on the wrap.

      How to manage such complexity on Kickstarter? Ha ha, not possible. But we build a nice little customizing shop on rollgut.com . One just packs a nice mix of cores wraps and sleeves into the cart and then copy-pastes the sum to a "Custom Rollgut"-Perk on Kickstarter.
      Early-Birds are applied by a Promocode a.s.o

      ----
      ## COMING TOGETHER FOR RELAUNCH
      Please signup in the footer of http://rollgut.com

      Also we'll make little regular videos from now on. About the progress, manufacturing and more such interessting stuff under the hood... ~1min duration, ~twice a week.
      Just Signup on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/Rollgut

      So then... wish you all a nice weekend and see you soon!
      Your Rollgut

    30. Wojciech Czarnecki on

      As a random thought for the next campaign - maybe it would be worth extending the target group beyond artists? The whole campaign seemed quite artist centric, while personally I backed the project as I believe it might be a great tool for science - being able to take notes, write ideas, projects, everywhere is extremely tempting.

    31. R.J. Vanderwerf
      Superbacker
      on

      Looking at the previous comments I would have to agree. If you lower the funding cost so that you reach the goal quicker increases the odds other backers will be confident in their pledge.
      Though I hate the idea you may want to consider offering cheaper plastic versions to entice more people who want the product but can't afford the wood ones. This would boost numbers and reach the goal quicker.

      Meanwhile you "push" for people to go with the nicer looking wood versions. Show how the wood maybe "ages" with use and gains its own personality. This will allow for up-selling and boom! You have us original backers getting the wooden ones we want and the backers who prefer to spend less use the cheaper ones that they can use and tell others about! Win-win!

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      Quagga on

      People are deterred by that only half of the goal is reached so they do not pledge in vain. Setting the goal much lower (if possible) is a must for a relaunch along with a radically lower campaign prices as far as I see. I hope this seemingly excellent and different product finds its way to the market eventually. Good luck creators.

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      Stu Harris on

      Really hoping you reach your goal. If not, and you decide to relaunch, please let us know! Great product idea! Would love to have one.

      Best

    34. Daniel
      Superbacker
      on

      @creator
      the likelihood of this campaign funding at this point is considerably less than 1%. please recrunch the numbers before bringing back to kickstarter. most kickstarters that succeed with a relaunch do so because they had lowered their target goal considerably, plus the time delay brings some new backers usually. just dont forget to update your old campaign page and let us know that you are and have relaunched so that we dont forget about this project. i will happily pledge again if you inform me of the relaunch.

    35. Daniel
      Superbacker
      on

      @asbeka
      your backer number is higher than the total amount of current backers because kickstarter does not reset the backer numbers when people cancel their pledge.

    36. Ágoston Péter
      Superbacker
      on

      The funding process does not look good :( I wish you make it! I love this project!

    37. Esbeka on

      Hi Rollers
      I hope you make it, I like the design a lot!
      but how comes I am told I am backer #404 while the campaign-main page counts only 362? is the update of the main campaign-page usually delayed?
      best regards to Berlin from Jena
      Sebastian

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      Stiqman on

      HI @Thomas Sommer

      I do appreciate that you have integrity at building your product and keeping it at the highest quality. I am glad to hear your considering to rethink and relaunch. I think it was repeated numerous times that the goal price seemed to be to high for the price of the product. It was questioned many times. Sometimes running a business you have to make hard decisions to see your product come to market and be loved. It seems like you have learned a lot from this round hoping to see you back stronger! I to, really want this product! :)

      Keep in touch,
      D Hall

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      Stiqman on

      Can you create a way to gather our email's that you will keep us updated on the relaunch or future endeavors of this product??

      D Hall

    40. kate guberg
      Superbacker
      on

      If they post an update on this campaign all backers of this will get it, so that's a good way to communicate any future campaigns. If it doesn't make it I too would be very interested in any relaunch!

    41. R.J. Vanderwerf
      Superbacker
      on

      I really want this product and I'm sorry to see the campaign in such a slump. I look forward to a relaunch as well.

      Will there be a way for us current backers to be informed when you plan to relaunch? Would you like each of our email addresses?

      This way we can jump on board as soon as we hear the call!

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      Quagga on

      This product is extremely well thought, I am surprised that campaign is not much more successfull. One of the reasons might be your humbleness, the creators. I think ypu should stress the intricacies of working the wood and keeping it all, how to say that, old school? As you pointing in one of your posts your refraining from plastic etc.
      In case you need a relaunch, I may suggest following if it makes sense:
      Give more choices, for example I would like to have an explorer with an olive tree wood which is only available with the sailingcloth. So you may offer woods and wrappers, 3 each but you may increase type of wood and cloth indeed, and let the backer mix'n'match. Of course when the mix'n'match numbers grow you may need to implement Backerkit or alike to sort out all the choices and I do not know how much cost it would add but it also allows you to accept add-ons after the campaign ends. Well, you do not have addons yet but you may offer the pincer (whatever it is), replacement cloths, leathers (such as black, whiskey etc.), pens ... Just some ramblings with the hope to give you ideas if you excuse me.

      Even though that might cause me trouble at customs (due to value), I backed the campaign with a tandem pledge, explorer and creator (and would prefer the explorer with olive tree in fact). And I hope it may gain momentum and make it. If not, it would do in relaunch I believe.
      Congratulations for a brilliant idea anyway, good design.

    43. zephyrsaidwhat
      Superbacker
      on

      Super excited for a relaunch, really believe there's a need in the market for this!

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      Mark
      Superbacker
      on

      :'c

    45. Thomas Sommer Creator on

      My dearest Backers,

      So far... it's not running as suggested :/. After a (as i read) classical middle-campaign-slump it seems like we're catching somme interesst again and ther're still some days left.

      I really, really want to go into production with my team and deliver the rolls to you as fast as possible. But life shows up friction when you don't want to.
      If we don't pass this time, be assured. This is not the end. We'll definitely relaunch as soon as possible, with more staff members (it's very too much for one and a half person), improvements in our project-description and a shorter video (3:40 is too much. i got it). We've discovered a ton of mistakes within this run and if we learn out of it, there's a great chance to succeed through a relaunch!

      Anyway! Im not the person who gives up. I'll keep doing everything until the end. If it comes so far, i'll keep you up to date through our reboot & redesign so you'll be the first to hear about the (maybe) relaunch.

      Very best wishes to all of you from sunny Berlin, don't give up! Better we roll later, than never, right :) ?

      Best,
      Thomas

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      Alex Tangkilisan
      Superbacker
      on

      Hi Thomas, not to be a downer as I really hope you guys get the funding you need by the deadline!, but wanted to ask if we'd be able to still purchase the product by some other means if it doesn't hit the finish line? Product looks fantastic and would love to get one either way!

      Thanks

    47. Thomas Sommer Creator on

      Our Power-Reviewer Yu Ando wrote another article about practical experiences. With focus on drawing while standing: https://translate.google.com/translate…

      Endless thanks to this devoted gentleman, for putting his hands onto the Review-unit and share his honest experience with us! Thanks Yu, Thanks a lot!

    48. Thomas Sommer Creator on

      Dear James,
      please write me a PM to exchange emails.

    49. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      Creator I'd like to send you an email whats your email?

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