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Hey Kickstarter, let's make some noise

It's been an interesting year for the crowdfunding platform, with its share of multi-million dollar successes, controversies surrounding outright potential fraud and plagiarism, and continuing dramas centering around project fulfillment or lack there of. We have our first taste of Kickstarter as an actual pre-order store and our stalwart Big Name behemoths seeing push backs against some of their expected successes.
At the centre of it all, the old debates surface and swirl and disappear only to surface again. For those jumping on the platform for their first time, with their game clutched tightly to their chest, they'll often hear the echoes of previous creators ringing in their ears.
'Kickstarter isn't fair'
'Kickstarter has raised the bar for everyone'
'Kickstarter makes it impossible for those without a budget'
'Kickstarter isn't for those who aren't prepared to make an effort'
'Kickstarter won't help those who don't do …