Total madness!

Discussion in 'Pyra News' started by EvilDragon, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. PokeParadox

    PokeParadox Founder of Pirate Games - Penjin Coder Staff Member

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    I just wanted to state that, "no ED it's in fact you who rocks!" I hope my financial situation calms down in time to order a Pyra once mass production is in full swing!
     
  2. Holliefant

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    Jupp PokeParadox I hope that mine calms down also... but with my wife wanting a new kitchen, and the need of a new car and two kids with imense needs... I really think I will have to take the "pay in parts" option...  :wacko:
     
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  3. levi

    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    Indeed.  I seem to have managed to put a non-4G Pyra into my cart on ED's shop.  I'm not about to try buying it, but that shouldn't happen, I think.

    Also, I don't see a 4G version for Europe there, so I can't sign up for notifications about that (not that I really need to personally, having my preorder place safe now).
     
  4. EvilDragon

    EvilDragon Administrator Staff Member

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    About 4G/non-4G:

    You could NOT choose what type of unit you wanted with the pre-preorder!
    That will be decided LATER!

    The 4G/non-4G or 4G-US is for the REAL preorder, which won't happen before December!
    Don't worry about that!

    The EU-Version of 4G is the one with US... I'll probably change that so it's easier understandable :)
     
  5. WizardStan

    WizardStan Mega GP Mania

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    You misunderstand.  If you go to the page you can pre-order a non-4G right now.  It's listed as "in stock" which I'm sure is a mistake, eh. ;)
     
  6. EvilDragon

    EvilDragon Administrator Staff Member

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    Ah, I see.
    Fixed :)
     
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  7. Spirit

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    So is 290€ the official price? 
     
  8. Wrath Of Khan

    Wrath Of Khan Soul soother...

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    That's not the full price. That's a part payment up front. Full price is I think not 100% fixed yet. It could be around the 600 euro mark though.
     
  9. Spirit

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    Oh geez. I kind of hope it's not more than 500. I'm a bit poor! I'll probably purchase one regardless though. Man, this is exciting.
     
  10. Grench

    Grench Forum Addict!

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    Actually - to my interpretation - the 290 was the price for a dummy board and a reservation (voucher) to purchase one of the first 200 production Pyra units at a substantial discount from the then retail price - IF they get produced.  ED was upfront about the risks of buying in at this stage of development.
     
  11. Wrath Of Khan

    Wrath Of Khan Soul soother...

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    I don't think there was any mention of a discount price for the first 200 pre-orders though, as that might seem unfair to some who might pre-order in wave two.
     
  12. Dead1nside

    Dead1nside Well-Known Member

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    How I LOLed

    You and the team really deserve our trust. Not because there won't be problems, but because you've shown the character to overcome them.
    Very pleased for the team and the community that this was so successful!
     
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  13. TrashyMG

    TrashyMG Sarcasm Dispenser Staff Member

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    Well I believe it exactly states that it will just subtract 290EUR, the bonus we have is a bit of free stuff and get bumped to ahead of the line.:
     
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  14. Grench

    Grench Forum Addict!

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    To my interpretation - the pre-pre-orders are buying a dummy board for 290 EUR and receiving it and a voucher for 290 EUR off the eventual price IF the Pyra goes to production (which it likely and hopefully will).  The voucher is what I referenced as the substantial discount toward their future order.  What they have bought now, though, is a commemorative dummy board that comes with a certificate that will get them a discount on what may be a future product.

    Does that help clarify?
     
  15. ible

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    i'd rather think of it as 290 euro towards the final price of a production Pyra, with a dummy board as a bonus, with no discount on the Pyra.

    but you're right, you could think of it as a 290 euro dummy board, and then a ((FINAL_COST-290)) euro Pyra ;).
     
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  16. WizardStan

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    Grench's way of looking at it makes a kind of sense if you take to heart the chance that the Pyra may not happen: you didn't partially buy a non-existent Pyra, you bought a dummy board and may have been able to buy a Pyra at discount later.
    Otherwise you end up with "I spent 290EUR on nothing".
     
  17. TeDaDeS

    TeDaDeS Very Active Member

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    Great stuff, I expected the pre-preorders to sell well but the protos went even faster.
     
  18. Urben

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    If everything fails:

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    Just joking ;)
     
  19. Hồng Thất Công

    Hồng Thất Công Đả Cẩu Bổng Pháp

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    Well I wasn't thinking that.  You two just gave Ed a pretty cool idea - quit making the real Pyra right now and he still legally owns all the 290 Euro preorders - all he does is deliver the dummy boards and he's all set to lonely island in Hawaii ;)
     
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  20. EvilDragon

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    Actually, you could even use these vouchers on any other products in the shop ;)

    But yes: This is a part payment of the final unit. Every normal preorder and later order will have to pay exactly the same for the final unit.
    The Dummy PCB is for free as a thanks (incl. shipping), so that's something you 200 get what no one else gets, but won't pay extra for it.
     

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