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Return to Norðlond with this detailed Norse-flavored setting for the Dungeon Fantasy RPG.
Return to Norðlond with this detailed Norse-flavored setting for the Dungeon Fantasy RPG.
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A Note on International Shipping

Posted by Douglas H. Cole (Creator)

Just in case.

I've worked out a method to guarantee reasonable cost, high-quality printing for those backers who aren't in the USA.

I do two print runs. One in the UK, and another in the USA. Both are short-run digital printing on high-quality paper. Then the rest-of-world books ship from Kixto in the UK via Royal Mail, and when I did that for Hall of Judgment, it cost $6 for the USA, $9 for the EU, and $12 for everywhere else. For US folks, shipping even of several of my books is usually $5-8, with the higher prices for folks who order (say) Citadel, Lost Hall, Hall of Judgment, Dungeon Grappling, and Dragon Heresy.

But until/unless we hit about 475 print backers OR we hit the $25,000 stretch goal for an offset print run (which is triple the print backers we are now), that's how I do the shipping, so international backers needn't fear exorbitant costs. Bluntly: don't be afraid of print due to shipping cost. Either it won't be that bad because I'm doing two print runs, or the Kickstarter is doing well enough that I can move a large number of books at once to the UK, and then basically do the Royal Mail thing anyway. 

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    1. Douglas H. Cole 6-time creator on

      Thanks, Paragon. I feel like folks are in my corner if they're backing my product, and by giving more than usual disclosure, they'll understand why I'm doing what I'm doing, and perhaps cut me a bit of slack if I need it. I haven't needed it much, yet . . . but you can't un-do being unpleasant to your customers!

    2. Paragonlostinspace on

      I tell ya Douglas, I wish everyone who ran Kickstarter's operated like you do. The work you put into figuring out the whats and whys and the clear, on going communication are just so utterly refreshing. Keep up the fine work and thanks for the information on the shipping. :)

    3. Douglas H. Cole 6-time creator on

      Should read $6 for the UK in the first paragraph.

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      Owen Smith on

      This is so much better than SJ Games attitude to shipping costs in most of their kickstarters. Thank you!