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Title: 'Bridge Commander 2 discontinued' thief announces
Post by: temp89 on 31 October 2016 04:13 PM
Posted here in anticipation of the BC2 child boards being deleted.

http://www.indiedb.com/games/bridge-commander-2 (http://www.indiedb.com/games/bridge-commander-2)

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Bridge Commander 2 Discontinued due to CBS's updated licensing terms, We apologize for this inconvenience, and no refunds will be issued


The con artist in question, "Kenneth Emerson", made previous noises about CBS legal action due to the Axanar lawsuit. There are a number of explanations, each one laying the blame squarely at his door:

Possibility 1: CBS is shutting down all Trek fan projects and BC2 was an unfortunate casualty


Conclusion: Bogus

Possibility 2: CBS is shutting down fan projects that try to charge money


Conclusion: Possible

Possibility 3: CBS did nothing and Kenneth stopped development due to other reasons


Conclusion: Highly probable

Possibility 4: Regardless of the reasons for failure, Kenneth has stolen people's money.


Conclusion: Definite



There's also the issue of HailingFrequency playing host to such an obvious scam and the users who viciously attacked people pointing out the flaws in the project whilst it was stealing their money.

What a sorry situation.
Title: Re: 'Bridge Commander 2 discontinued' thief announces
Post by: darkthunder on 31 October 2016 07:35 PM
Quote from IndieDB (thought they had perma-banned him and his project, perhaps I was mistaken)
http://www.indiedb.com/games/bridge-commander-2 (http://www.indiedb.com/games/bridge-commander-2)

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Bridge Commander 2 Discontinued due to CBS's updated licensing terms, We apologize for this inconvenience, and no refunds will be issued, But if you email me your email address i'll be sure to keep you up to date on all future news regarding this or any other title that i work on.


Again, more shady behavior from this individual. I feel bad for the people who got scammed out of their money after donating to this individual. I hope people sue his ass for having scammed them out of their money. Kickstarter and Indiegogo both have rules on how funds should be handled if the project isn't "successfully funded" or otherwise not completed. People tried to warn about him (myself included), and people like Zach publicly silenced the BC2 critics for speaking out. Turns out, now we've been proven correct.
Title: Re: 'Bridge Commander 2 discontinued' thief announces
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