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What if you have already preorder Back to the Future

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I would love the card game too, but I already preorderd back to the future, do I still get the free card game?

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  • @Mattroid said: Seriously though, while it seems unfair to us, that's part of doing business. It's the same as when you buy something and the next day they drop the price 50%. Sure, you can go in and complain, but they don't have to match the price for you. You could argue that because it's a preorder, it's a little different, but at its core, it's exactly the same.

    I'd never play the card game anyway :p



    I agree completely, Mattroid. I'm certainly not upset; and I doubt I'd play the card game either. But there's no harm in asking I figure. Especially considering some who preordered could cancel, but not those of us who preordered with something else. What the heck.

  • This was a 1 day deal, not a new addition to what you normally get for preordering. It's similar to early adopters with technology, get in early and have the perks of having the stuff early while probably having to pay more than someone that buys the item 6 months later. People that preordered BTTF early have gotten 5 weeks of exclusive deals in the Insider Forums, chats with devs and talent, and early access to assets but no 1 day card game deal.

  • But you see, that would all work well and good if the product was already released, but this is a pre-order. We are essentially putting down our money and adding our name to a waiting list for a product that all who pre-order will receive at the same time. Why should some who pre-order be rewarded extra than others? Shouldn't all the people on the waiting list receive the benefit?

    (Just a suggestion from a fan: Please don't do excluding promotions for pre-order products in the future.
    The free game and exclusive forum perks make sense when given through equal chance to all who pre-order, but giving more perks to some on the waiting list than others will naturally cause friction.)

  • @knightdog15 said: But you see, that would all work well and good if the product was already released, but this is a pre-order. We are essentially putting down our money and adding our name to a waiting list for a product that all who pre-order will receive at the same time. Why should some who pre-order be rewarded extra than others? Shouldn't all the people on the waiting list receive the benefit?



    I understand what you're saying knightdog, but as it was explained:

    @knightdog15 said: People that preordered BTTF early have gotten 5 weeks of exclusive deals in the Insider Forums, chats with devs and talent, and early access to assets but no 1 day card game deal.

    I know the game itself is the main platter, but as it has always been advertised to my knowledge, the pre-order perks were what Alan said above. So, at least that part of the product has been released, or available so to speak.

    While I'm not entirely unsympathetic, because we've all failed to capitalize on deals (I have, several times just this week), when you paid for your pre-order whenever when, you did so at that time with a full understanding of how much you were going to pay and what you were going to get. As explained, the card game was a deal of the day as part of the 30 deals promotion going on, not an additional perk for pre-ordering and I don't think it should cause any more friction than it does with me when people get the entire Sam and Max series for some ridiculous sub 20 dollar price, when I've put around a 100 into it myself.

    What's really a downer for me is the people in here, not you knightdog, but the ones making a fuss about not getting this deal because it would keep them from taking advantage of different, pretty good sounding, deals they've already received. Christmas spirit, people, Christmas spirit.

  • Well, preorder bonuses did start to go downhill after ToMI... Insider Forums didn't really do much for me when I preordered Sam and Max: The Devil's Playhouse. Well I should be blamed for expecting a free poster giveaway like how you did with ToMI, but I did feel bad about preordering the game. There was NO bonuses for me at all, and the whole thing went down to 20$ right when the first episode came out.

    As for preordering Back to the Future, I don't know, bonuses suck, I own Puzzle Agent anyway, in other words there is really no point. You guys gave away the first episode anyway, which means 1 more month for me to wait for actually buying the whole thing, and preordering it now would mean me also paying for the shipping of the cards, so I'm waiting for a discount deal instead (like BTTF for 10$ or sth)-that people will also bitch about.

  • @Alan Johnson said: This was a 1 day deal, not a new addition to what you normally get for preordering. It's similar to early adopters with technology, get in early and have the perks of having the stuff early while probably having to pay more than someone that buys the item 6 months later. People that preordered BTTF early have gotten 5 weeks of exclusive deals in the Insider Forums, chats with devs and talent, and early access to assets but no 1 day card game deal.



    Except for me, who decided to finally pre-order on December 4th, thinking there was no way you would do a promotion on BTTF... and it took 24 hours to get access to the insider forum... so I got 0 days of exclusive deals :)

  • @Falanca said: As for preordering Back to the Future, I don't know, bonuses suck, I own Puzzle Agent anyway, in other words there is really no point. You guys gave away the first episode anyway, which means 1 more month for me to wait for actually buying the whole thing, and preordering it now would mean me also paying for the shipping of the cards, so I'm waiting for a discount deal instead (like BTTF for 10$ or sth)-that people will also bitch about.



    There was a free Episode of BTTF? Where? When?

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    @MarkoH01 said: There was a free Episode of BTTF? Where? When?



    There will be once it's released. Register right here.

  • @Macfly77 said: There will be once it's released. Register right here.



    Wow! Thank you very much - I didn't know of this great offer.

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