Author Topic: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019  (Read 1738 times)

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #20 on: 10 Nov 2019, 15:28 »
I think its a bit of both. :)

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #21 on: 10 Nov 2019, 16:15 »
I think its a bit of both. :)

I expect you're right!  :-D

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Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #22 on: 10 Nov 2019, 19:52 »
I own just one, so I can't wait to get SCABB all over me.

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #23 on: 11 Nov 2019, 09:44 »
Today's the day - now you can pick that SCABB!

https://itch.io/b/389/scabb




(Also if anyone's on Twitter, retweets of the announcement - https://twitter.com/IndieGameNews1/status/1193830201102348288 - would be massively appreciated!)
« Last Edit: 11 Nov 2019, 09:59 by CaptainD »

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #24 on: 11 Nov 2019, 10:40 »
HYPE!
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Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #25 on: 11 Nov 2019, 10:57 »
Today's the day - now you can pick that SCABB!

I picked that SCABB   :grin:

Itch.io charged me extra VAT on top of the purchase price though, which is annoying.   :confused:

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #26 on: 11 Nov 2019, 11:28 »
Today's the day - now you can pick that SCABB!

I picked that SCABB   :grin:

Itch.io charged me extra VAT on top of the purchase price though, which is annoying.   :confused:

Sorry about that, it just depends on where you live and we can't do anything about it.  (In fact Shaun and I have both bought the bundle ourselves and been charged tax!). 

Looking at the sales so far it charges you tax in the UK, but  not in Hong Kong or Germany for some reason! 

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #27 on: 11 Nov 2019, 11:29 »
Today's the day - now you can pick that SCABB!

I picked that SCABB   :grin:

Itch.io charged me extra VAT on top of the purchase price though, which is annoying.   :confused:

Bandcamp does this too, it's an annoyance all right. But I bought it this morning from itch.io too and I got charged exactly $9.99. Maybe it's because my IP is German, or because I said I live in Vanuatu and there's no VAT there :-D (Sorry, I'm not giving out my real address!)
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Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #28 on: 11 Nov 2019, 12:34 »
Bought it!

I also got charged VAT. :-X

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #29 on: 11 Nov 2019, 12:38 »
@Laura Hunt - it's okay, we're not going to stalk you and try to find out your true address!  (laugh)
@Lorenzo - aw dude I see it even charge you an extra 20 cents on top of the UK tax!   :~(  Good job this bundle is such good value that it's STILL great value after the added stuff...  ;)

Thanks everyone who has bought the bundle already, wherever you hail from and whether Itch decided to tax you or not ;-D

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #30 on: 11 Nov 2019, 12:55 »
Okay weird, someone from Germany just bought and was charged tax.  I have no idea what the system is and I can't find specific details in Itch's documentation - all I know is that you may be charged around $2 tax, you may not.   ???

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #31 on: 11 Nov 2019, 13:42 »
I think these extra little tax payments are related to VAT MOSS. I remember itch having to add this a few years ago. From memory it only applies to EU sales. It helps itch/developers ascertain if tax is due in certain countries.

I might be wrong!

Thanks for the purchases so far!!!  :-D :-D :-D
« Last Edit: 11 Nov 2019, 13:47 by shaun9991 »
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Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #32 on: 11 Nov 2019, 14:56 »
Okay weird, someone from Germany just bought and was charged tax.  I have no idea what the system is and I can't find specific details in Itch's documentation - all I know is that you may be charged around $2 tax, you may not.   ???
Maybe that was me, but I thought it was okay. This bundle is worth it.
I also wrote a little news article on a german gaming website about your bundle:
https://www.gamersglobal.de/news/166523/scabb-sieben-indie-adventures-in-einem-neuen-bundle

Good luck with you sales!

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #33 on: 11 Nov 2019, 15:29 »
Thanks to everyone who has bought or is going to buy the bundle! I do wish itch would be clearer on the tax. Still, we see a better percentage of the money on itch than selling anything on Steam.

Thanks The Last to Know! From what I can tell, point and clicks are very popular in Germany! I might have asked this before but is your avatar drawn by the artist who does the album covers for KMFDM?

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #34 on: 11 Nov 2019, 15:42 »
I might have asked this before but is your avatar drawn by the artist who does the album covers for KMFDM?
My avatar is from an album by Faith No More called King for a Day... Fool for a lifetime.
The cover art is taken from a graphic novel called Flood: A Novel in Pictures by Eric Drooker.
I googled for some KMFDM album covers and I see the resemblance. Google also told me that the artist of the KMFDM album covers is Aidan Hughes.
So, I guess the answer is no.  :wink:

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #35 on: 11 Nov 2019, 15:55 »
Oh yeah I've seen that album cover before as well! I only have a few songs by em off The Real Thing, and a couple of songs from Nevermen of which the lead singer is a part of.

Okay back on topic, naughty Matt!

SCABB! A nod to both Monkey Island and LucasArt's naming of stuff like SCUMM.

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #36 on: 14 Nov 2019, 21:10 »
SCABB got 2 great write-ups today:

https://www.wraithkal.com/scabb-bundle/

https://xgeeks.co.uk/2019/11/14/scabb-super-comedy-adventure-bargain-bundle-review/

From the latter:

“If you enjoy point and click games or like to help out independent game designers and studios, then this bundle will make a welcome addition to your collection! The games may differ in story and design, but what they have in common is great storytelling, warm humour and are very enjoyable to play! So why don’t you go on an adventure today?”

Durq

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #37 on: 14 Nov 2019, 23:48 »
Purchased the bundle and started playing Trails and Traces. It's engaging right off the bat! The voices are quite entertaining.

Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #38 on: 15 Nov 2019, 10:10 »
Wow, out of the six games you haven't played, you chose mine first! I'm honored!

The voices are quite entertaining.

 Thanks! I voiced all the characters except for five of them. ^_^

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Re: SCABB - coming 11th November 2019
« Reply #39 on: 25 Nov 2019, 08:15 »
Only a few hours left  8-0