They were billing the government/military, everything had an extra zero added to the end of the cost.
A difference here is that Frontiers Developments are Europe based and bound by the consumer protections there. Things that cannot be signed away or over ridden by what KS saying in their terms.
They made a number of unambiguous statements that the mode would be available and these are almost certainly binding. Such as this 1 week before the KS closed.
That is strong grounds for a refund and they really do not want to get the consumer protection regulators involved, or generate bad will for release day reviews. The KS may have funded development, but additional sales are needed to keep the servers running and review score will decide if that happens since it is not planned to be a subscription game.
The game looks great but I will still be surprised if they are in the very small % of server based games that still have their servers online a couple of years later.
Digitimes has an interesting commentary on the Gamergate, something that at least, to me, toe the neutral line, with arguments that are at least logical
According to the commentary, the two potential big winners are
Google and Amazon
Link to Original Source
Giving some part of of your income due to fear or guilt (in the hope of personal gain, or at least lack of personal punishment at some point in the future), or giving out of unthinking obligation are very questionably moral acts.
Giving because of a reasoned choice that it advances a greater good is.
And an easy, tasty treat.
They have taken the attribution off the image and reposted it, swiped from on old tshirt http://www.globalculture.co.nz/
I did not think there were so many low uids still active.
443 before me, was that a measure of a few days back then?
Is there anywhere your join date is listed? I had a poke about the account section, could not spot it
Even a plain text file with data in some structure or extractable order is a database.