Use this space to cheer the creator along, and talk to your fellow backers.
Have a question?
Still waiting for an update.
I emailed email@example.com a couple of days ago. No reply yet.
Still waiting on standard DVD copy.
656 backers with physical rewards. Five years later and shipping is still not done. Years ago he said he had all the items, only needed to ship them. This is just pathetic, how hard is it to make short updates regarding shipments. How many packages are left?
Same here. Nothing received. Last update was 4 months ago (about starting shipping).
Any updates on shipping would be really appreciated. Its mid summer 2017 guys, come on now, seriously.
It is criminal that your backers are having to hound you about their rewards from a project that was successfully funded 5 years ago! Where are the physical rewards? Do they even exist?
Sent you guys an email nearly 3 weeks ago regarding shipping. Any update?
Anything new about the shipping. Just a little update on what is happening would really be nice. Thanks
Still waiting on the standard dvd edition.
Sorry but this campaign has really soured pledging physical on software projects for me. Think I'll be only backing digital delivery from now on.
Correction, here is the proper email:
It pays to be vocal. Everyone who pledged for this should care about their money and where it went. It always amazes me the number of people who say things like, "Oh well, I just wanted to support them. I'm fine if I don't get anything." Or even worse, "You can't actually expect to receive anything, Kickstarter is not a store, it's a donation."
There *is* an obligation to be filled. And some people need motivation to fulfill that obligation.
For those who haven't received their items yet, email firstname.lastname@example.org and post to the forums over there.
I guess now that you've dealed with the more vocal people, the rest of us are not going to ever receive anything, are we ?
Sorry if I'm being rather blunt, but I've also pledged for "Order of the Thorne" & "Roehm To Ruin" physical copies, and I'm very worried I'll never see any of the 3.
Any chance for an update? It's been TWO months since some of the backers received their physical rewards. How's the shipping process going?
C'mon fellas, by the time we get the physical orders this game will be actually retro.
Still waiting ...
I haven't received my physical reward yet either, but it's nice to know that things are being sent out. Steven, when can we expect the next shipments? Can you provide rough numbers of how many have been shipped and how many are left to be shipped?
Hi there, I have not received the game or companion so far either but reading that people start to get theirs makes me really happy :) Looking really forward to get my items and will let people here know if I get them
What's happening, anybody?
Does the shipping update apply to the standard dvd box edition too? Still waiting on that and surely a standard mailer was all that was required?
Received my box too (Germany).
Unfortunatelly it got a bit damaged on the long journey :(
Box content and companion are GREAT!
My copy of the game arrived today.
Thanks to BT for following through. It's nice to see this Kickstarter through.
Oh, and groovy dad. Go fuck yourself.
David! Good to hear, glad it arrived safely.
UPDATE - I GOT MY REWARD TODAY! I did in fact receive my physical copy of Quest for Infamy. Also included was a sheet print that looks a lot like Creepy magazine. It shipped out from Minoa, NY on the 7th and I got it on the 10th. Thank you Steven and the Infamous Quests team!!!
Speaking of hot air... Stephen, either post news on refunds or on shipping orders.. because if I am reading one more word about Disney world I am going to flip.
Well eXoScoriae it looks like you have become a broken record at this point. At least we all know that you are full of hot air at this point.
Hey GroovyDad, seriously, go fuck yourself.
Mr Blackthorne. Three weeks ago, you said you would post a detailed update about the physical rewards "in the next couple of weeks". Still waiting...
Well eXoScoriae I am guessing that you are a spoiled little child then. You do realize that in todays civilized world you are acting like a cry baby. All I am asking is that you act like an adult. But it is like you are incapable of doing anything more than making blank threats against people that you don't even know and screaming with vulgarity. Is this how you talk to everybody? Or just people that you will think that you will never come face to face with?
Dude, your anger, frustration, and irrational ommunications is all on you. I just called for calm and clear heads and you freaking verbally attack me. I'm guessing that you're an adult but you're acting like a psychotic little child that screaming and yelling because he doesn't get to play with the toys when he wants to. I am also waiting on the collector's edition and the hint book. But I'm just going to ask again and let's discuss this in a civil manner and not use vulgarity and threats. We can actually get along but you have to try man.
You have no idea how long I tried to be nice before I became frustrated.
Hey GroovyDad, go fuck yourself. If it wasn't for me, you wouldn't even have an update.
Thank you Steven, we are all very excited to get the physical goods to the game. And we all know that you have been going through a whole lot in the past year. Sometimes we forget that other people have lives, ups and downs, successes and tragedies. And you especially have had those in droves in the past few years. I know that it gets frustrating waiting on that collector’s edition and guide book. But in the end and to us backers including eXo, it is just a box to an awesome game. To you it is a part of your passion and your life. Don’t let the angry mob sway your actions and life. You have come a long way doing what you wanted to do and accomplishing more than most. Hey eXo, honey works way more than salt man. I know you are frustrated but please man. Calm down because we are all in the same boat.
Hey Guys, obviously I haven't checked this comment section in some time, so I apologize. eXo has contacted me on other venues and informed me of this, so I'm by here to try and respond to you.
I will be posting a much more detailed update in the next couple weeks, hopefully with pictures and such to help assuage fears, but I promise you - your packages will come. I understand people's frustrations here regarding the physical rewards, and honestly, it's a big black spot on this for me - as I'm proud of the team's work on Quest for Infamy. I think we created a great adventure game, and I'm proud that we created and finished it. Being held back on the physical rewards is something that weighs on me, and definitely adds to my personal stress. I do want you to know that I care, I'm not some guy who is laughing at you or running away - you will get your items. I'm sorry about the delays, I've had many things holding me up. I understand why eXo is so mad, and I'm doing my best to try and take care of things. Again, if anyone wants to talk to me personally about anything, you can send an email to email@example.com and it'll reach me. I check my email often, sorry about forgetting the comments section. You are important to me, please know that.
For those keeping count, Steven has been claiming since September of 2015 that items have been sent out every week. At one point he claimed he was sending about 3 packages per week.
Basic math says that there have been 69 weeks since October 1st, 2015. At 3 packages per week, that would have been 207 packages.
There were 174 backers who pledged for the basic physical DVD.
68 more backers pledged for the special edition DVD.
148 backers pledged at a tier that would include the big box.
At 207 packages, every single backer who supported at the basic DVD level should have received their item, as well as nearly half of the "special edition" dvd backers.
And yet, not a single person in the comments has ever claimed to have received anything.
Meanwhile, over in the dozens of other adventure game kickstarters I have backed, backers are quick to post pictures of their goods and share news that they have received their items.
Steven however claims that everyone who has received items here must not be posting about it. He is lying about shipping and then pretending to place blame on backers for not posting about the packages he hasn't actually sent out. How delusional is that?
At this point I am moving forward with legal action. Considering the amount of money I have tied up in this project as well as the other kickstarter, it pushes it out of small claims court.
My lawyer will be contacting kickstarter and requesting a list of contact emails for all backers who had physical items in this kickstarter. He will also be requesting a list of all backers in the other project who either had physical items or had pledged for the undelivered game, Roehm to Ruin.
At that point backers will receive an email encouraging them to join in a class action lawsuit.
Unfortunately Steven is not going to have much time or money for Disney World anymore after all this is said and done.
Steven is too busy going to Disney World and posting to the disneyworld subreddit to actually provide an update.
This is what he has been spending his money on. Look through his reddit posts and you'll see he has been several times in the past year.
So no, there are no health issues. If there are money issues then it is because he is spending it on stuff like this. And meanwhile, the co-CEO of this game, Shawn Mills,actively blames you, the backer, for their failure.
Seeing as how BT refuses to comment on the topic anymore we will never know.
We made his game a reality and we can't even get a straight answer. Everything said up to this point is extremely suspect.
It must be difficult to put those dvds Into those bubble mailers and send them.
If he is not going to send them why just not say so. At this time there really are no excuses (except maybe health related).
I'm only waiting on a standard dvd copy of the game. How many January's must come and go with the promises of "sending out soon"?
Time is excusable. Totally ignoring the project and all comments, messages, emails, and forum posts in regards to it isn't.
As Fidel Dahan would say : "Dis is taking much time"
Agreed on all levels Martin. I've positive he isn't happy with the situation. On the other hand, he doesn't seem to be tackling it either. Honestly, I'm afraid it's something deeper, such as depression. Which can be difficult to deal with by itself and without an overwhelming task on top of it. Some of the signs are there, such as loss of a loved one, having a child, and his company folding. And I hate the idea that if that *is* the case, I am contributing to it be being so forceful about this. On the other hand, ignoring the situation and just giving him time hasn't done any good so far. And the notion that something like depression may be involved is a total assumption on my part, and I could be completely wrong.
So I try to walk the line of being understanding, but not being a total pushover and getting railroaded here.
I've read about the bigbox mainly being an issue and at least some DVDs and single books were sent out.
I don't know what it really is that it takes so long. Also I'm pretty sure he isn't happy about this situation either.
I have no problem waiting longer. But I think it would be better for him to be able to send all this stuff out as soon as possible so he can finalise these two Kickstarter projects, freeing him from this burden (note that he should bear in mind that even then he will have to deal with returned packages etc. for quite some time).
Now he has begun to ignore the forums on his own website. He hasn't responded to the thread in question since December 13th. He has ignored the PM's I sent him as well.
And yes, I am an "impatient brat" because I have question\frustrations over the status of something that Steven himself said would be shipping over a year ago. SO, by that logic, anyone here who has ever expressed frustration or dismay in the process is an "impatient brat".
At this point, Steven doesn't care. He doesn't care enough to update. He doesn't care enough to find a simple solution to sending out the games. He has lied about how many games he sends out per week (hint: the truth is closer to zero than 3). He refuses to give proof he has sent anything out. And he doesn't respond to messages, PM's, or posts wither here or on his own website.
I've read that one thread in the forum (http://www.infamous-quests.com/forum/index.php…) and a lot of what eXoScoriae said (here and there) is reasonable.
That said, I still have hope that I will get the packages eventually.
@eXoScoriae: Some basically called you an "impatient brat" and "childish", there are people... unbelievable.
So I've been posting actively over on the IQ forums.
Unfortunately it is more of a hostile territory over there. Ask where the boxed game is and you are immediately called "entitled" among other things. Then you'll get several people telling you that Steven is "doing everything he can" and "trying his best". Which, if they believe that, is really just sad.
For those of us waiting on the big box, Steven still maintains that he is afraid to send them out because they will get crushed. I, and others, have given several suggestions on exactly how to send these out. It's not really a huge mystery. eBay sellers ship large old school PC boxed games every day.
I've yet to get a response as to *why* a priority flat rate USPS box isn't a proper solution here.
Occasionally he mentions it is time consuming to fold boxes. Or other various excuses. Honestly, when you add it all up, it really just seems like he checked out after they realized they wouldn't be making any more games.
I brought up legal action (for which I was called entitled, lol) both here and on their forums. I was not making it as a simple idle threat. Nor did I bring it up lightly or out of nowhere. I, like many of you, feel that the amount of time we have been patient does not jive with the lack of updates and the continual excuses provided by Steven. It's not like I just jumped to legal action. It is very literally, one of only two options I have left. After all, I can either continue waiting, or begin legal action. I'm not aware of a third option here.
As for me, I'm sad and I'm disappointed. I pledged for a big box here as well as on the OotT and RtR kickstarter. I did that for two reasons. One, because I wanted to support a group of developers who honestly seemed excited about what they were doing. Two, I wanted boxed copies of those games to sit on my shelves alongside all the other games I grew up loving.
Since then there have been some major changes. The group of developers has disbanded, and possibly even left the third game unfinished. The few who are left no longer seem excited about any of this. That in turn changes the meaning behind a boxed copy.
Now I have to ask myself, do I want a boxed copy that (if I ever receive it) simply reminds me of a 2 year period of excuses and disappointments?
I'd encourage every one of you to take your thoughts, complaints, frustrations, etc over to
There is a thread there about not receiving your boxed copy. You are much more likely to get a response if you put it in a place that Steven can't easily ignore.