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#626 Level42 OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:34 PM

I dont understand, will there be no possibility to order anymore now ?

#627 HunterZero OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:48 PM

I dont understand, will there be no possibility to order anymore now ?

 

It looks that way, for now. I would guess that they planned to make a certain amount of units, and the entire allocation has sold out in preorder.

 

So unless there's another batch, or they increase the size of the current batch, or someone cancels, then that's it.

 

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#628 necrocia OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:39 AM

So will it be another two year wait for all those that missed out this time?  :P



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Posted Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:10 AM

My guess is that they don't take pre orders anymore as it is now in production. The production quantity is always bigger that the required number of carts. So it is very likely that the left overs are sold later in the shop. I really don't believe that there will be one more production run. But I would not be surprised if there is enough left over carts made to satisfy the demand.

 

Zaku is a great game. If you don't have it yet - get it.



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Posted Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:12 PM

I hope there is extras. The preorder was taken down the day I finally went to do it. Shame on me though for not doing sooner.

#631 HunterZero OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:50 PM

They will probably make a few extras to cover the rare scenario of faulty carts.



#632 DeathAdderSF OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:02 PM

Let's clarify:

 

1). We announced we'd produce 400 additional copies. We pre-sold 400 copies. So we have stopped taking orders.

2). There are no "extras." 400 is 400. The end.

3). We have produced and sold 1,000 copies in all. That's pretty darn impressive for a new Lynx game. Best quit while we're ahead.

 

We will not be producing additional copies of Zaku in the future.

 

Thanks again for your interest, everyone. To those who pre-ordered, we'll begin shipping soon. E-mail updates will be sent shortly, giving customers some time to update their mailing addresses if necessary. You are welcome to send mailing address updates at any time, however. Do it now, if you like.

 

And for the nth time: If you have questions for me, please send them by e-mail --> contact@superfighter.com <-- for the fastest response time.


Edited by DeathAdderSF, Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:04 PM.


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Posted Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:00 AM

I have scrolled back. There was never a mention of a MAXIMUM of 400 copies, there was talk of a MINIMUM required number of 400 pre-orders.

 

Also:
 


 

No. We don't do the whole "limited edition" thing; our goal is to produce & release enough copies of our games to meet demand. We don't have an air of eliteness, we just want people to play & enjoy our games and not leave anyone out (within reason).

 

 

yeah right. You know, I'm happy i missed out. This whole way of doing business is the weirdest thing I've ever seen in retro-game sales.....or in any kid of business...

I am glad you're not getting a single euro from me. Everytime I would play the game I would feel sick about this weird weird behavior of you.


Edited by Level42, Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:04 AM.


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Posted Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:05 PM

I have scrolled back. There was never a mention of a MAXIMUM of 400 copies, there was talk of a MINIMUM required number of 400 pre-orders.

 

Also:
 


 

 

yeah right. You know, I'm happy i missed out. This whole way of doing business is the weirdest thing I've ever seen in retro-game sales.....or in any kid of business...

I am glad you're not getting a single euro from me. Everytime I would play the game I would feel sick about this weird weird behavior of you.

 

 

I hate to say this, but I completely agree with you. 



#635 Sapicco ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:59 PM

I already have two copies, thought Id buy another for the hell of it. Still will once those extras are identified.

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Posted Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:57 AM

What extra's ?

#637 phuzaxeman OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:39 AM

Let's clarify:

 

1). We announced we'd produce 400 additional copies. We pre-sold 400 copies. So we have stopped taking orders.

2). There are no "extras." 400 is 400. The end.

3). We have produced and sold 1,000 copies in all. That's pretty darn impressive for a new Lynx game. Best quit while we're ahead.

 

We will not be producing additional copies of Zaku in the future.

 

Thanks again for your interest, everyone. To those who pre-ordered, we'll begin shipping soon. E-mail updates will be sent shortly, giving customers some time to update their mailing addresses if necessary. You are welcome to send mailing address updates at any time, however. Do it now, if you like.

 

And for the nth time: If you have questions for me, please send them by e-mail --> contact@superfighter.com <-- for the fastest response time.

 

 

Congrats on a successful title.  ALways wanted this game but have been late to the boat.

 

Is there anyway that you could offer the game avail via download for purchase?  I'd be willing to pay for the same game from a legit download order site.

 

 

 



#638 DeathAdderSF OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:13 AM

Howdy! (See what I did there?)

 

The Penguin Bros., fiendish 5¼" floppy disk hoarders that they are, don't want Zaku to ship this month.

 

penguinbros.gif

 

But, too bad. Because it will.

 

All pre-ordered copies of Zaku will soon be on their way to y'all, so you can take control of our heroine and, you know, like, beat those penguins up, and stuff. :-D

If you need to update your mailing address, send the current one to me --> contact@superfighter.com <-- and I'll personally reply with a confirmation.

 

Thanks for your patience, everyone. It's going to be a wicked cool Lynx-centric summer, yo.


Edited by DeathAdderSF, Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:19 AM.


#639 Jazzoff2000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:27 AM

Howdy! (See what I did there?)

 

The Penguin Bros., fiendish 5¼" floppy disk hoarders that they are, don't want Zaku to ship this month.

 

penguinbros.gif

 

But, too bad. Because it will.

 

All pre-ordered copies of Zaku will soon be on their way to y'all, so you can take control of our heroine and, you know, like, beat those penguins up, and stuff. :-D

If you need to update your mailing address, send the current one to me --> contact@superfighter.com <-- and I'll personally reply with a confirmation.

 

Thanks for your patience, everyone. It's going to be a wicked cool Lynx-centric summer, yo.

Sweeeeeeeeet!!!! :grin:



#640 Tidus79001 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 10:35 AM

Howdy! (See what I did there?)
 
The Penguin Bros., fiendish 5¼" floppy disk hoarders that they are, don't want Zaku to ship this month.
 
penguinbros.gif
 
But, too bad. Because it will.
 
All pre-ordered copies of Zaku will soon be on their way to y'all, so you can take control of our heroine and, you know, like, beat those penguins up, and stuff. :-D
If you need to update your mailing address, send the current one to me --> contact@superfighter.com <-- and I'll personally reply with a confirmation.
 
Thanks for your patience, everyone. It's going to be a wicked cool Lynx-centric summer, yo.

Got my notice today in the my email about the upcoming shipping. Can't wait to get Zaku in my hands, and play it on my Lynx. Zaku is the crowned jewel of a programming achievement for the Lynx. If Lynx titles were like this back in the day when the Lynx was on the market the Nintendon't GameToy wouldn't have ever stood a chance.

Edited by Tidus79001, Tue Aug 7, 2018 11:15 AM.


#641 Fletch OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:35 PM

I too received the email.  I am looking forward to it.



#642 cbandsteve OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:49 PM

Hell yeah!!!! Eagerly awaiting the email.

#643 cbandsteve OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:49 PM

My kids are as excited about it as I am.

#644 cbandsteve OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:50 PM

My kids are as excited about it as I am.

#645 cbandsteve OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:57 PM

I got the email. HODL Im freakin out

#646 DeathAdderSF OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:09 PM

...aaaaand shipping is now commencing. I'll be posting orders every day -- including Sunday as the postal kiosk is open 24h -- until they're all out the door. Keep an eye out for your shipping confirmation e-mail.

 

Please feel welcome to share your comments with me, once you've had a chance to try the game.


Edited by DeathAdderSF, Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:09 PM.


#647 moff000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:23 AM

I'm getting all excited now! Like a kid in a sweet shop!

Well done DeathAdderSF and friends:-)



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Posted Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:39 AM

Out of all the new/rerelease games I’ve gotten, this is the one that I’m freakin out over the most!

Edited by Krip316, Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:40 AM.


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Posted Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:03 PM

It’s happening!!! It’s really happening!!!!!188adbea6d0bca7d3eb73e3d75e3a767.png

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Posted Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:43 AM

I received my shipping notification in my email this morning.  W00T!

 

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