Topic: Lifetimers and Supporting URW/Enormous Elk  (Read 255 times)


caius

« on: December 03, 2017, 03:39:34 PM »
In the Dec. 3 Development News, Sami mentioned Lifetimers and their early access to the 3.5 beta.  I've also seen some of the forum posters with their "Honorary Lifetime Supporter Member" badges.

Does this relate to the purchase of a lifetime license?  Are those still available? 

I encountered URW through Steam and can't see where to purchase a lifetime license.  I also can't see this on the URW website.  I do see the donation link, but there is no mention of a perpetual license or access to the beta releases.  Can anyone shed some light on this?  Thanks!

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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 06:34:01 PM »
In the Dec. 3 Development News, Sami mentioned Lifetimers and their early access to the 3.5 beta.  I've also seen some of the forum posters with their "Honorary Lifetime Supporter Member" badges.

Does this relate to the purchase of a lifetime license?  Are those still available? 

I encountered URW through Steam and can't see where to purchase a lifetime license.  I also can't see this on the URW website.  I do see the donation link, but there is no mention of a perpetual license or access to the beta releases.  Can anyone shed some light on this?  Thanks!

All the lifetimers who have their accounts badged (yes, that honorary lifetime supporter) will find new versions at forum dedicated section. 3.50beta is not released yet, though.

If you are lifetimer who is missing a badge fill this form:
http://www.unrealworld.fi/urw_lifetime-membership-form.html

On Steam we don't sell lifetime license. That's something people there wouldn't understand. Basically on Steam we sell a version with updates for some years ahead. There's no definite tags added, but at least if the version number should go up to 4.* it's a new product to be launched on Steam.

Lifetime licenses haven't been actively promoted for quite some time, because co-existence with Steam<>donation-based got confusing enough. But if somebody wants it, I don't stop people from grand donations, and can set up new lifetime members.
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 07:22:12 PM »
http://www.unrealworld.fi/urw_donation-based.html Donation-based URW link to official.

 There used to be a $35.00 USD donation limit to achieve Lifetime supporter (access), either one time or total of donations, in support of the game, it's continued development and of course the developer.

 Steam release effectively did away with the donation based funding, but you can still donate to support this game and it's future.
http://www.unrealworld.fi/urw_donate.html

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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2017, 10:53:18 PM »

Lifetime licenses haven't been actively promoted for quite some time, because co-existence with Steam<>donation-based got confusing enough. But if somebody wants it, I don't stop people from grand donations, and can set up new lifetime members.

And...
http://www.unrealworld.fi/urw_donation-based.html Donation-based URW link to official.

 There used to be a $35.00 USD donation limit to achieve Lifetime supporter (access), either one time or total of donations, in support of the game, it's continued development and of course the developer.

This has been really helpful.  For one more point of clarification, the link Privateer gave said that Lifetime Membership was put on pause in 2016 but Sami seems open to it on a case-by-case basis.  Is there still a suggested financial bar for new lifetime members ($35 mentioned by privateer)?

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« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2017, 09:25:24 PM »

Lifetime licenses haven't been actively promoted for quite some time, because co-existence with Steam<>donation-based got confusing enough. But if somebody wants it, I don't stop people from grand donations, and can set up new lifetime members.

And...
http://www.unrealworld.fi/urw_donation-based.html Donation-based URW link to official.

 There used to be a $35.00 USD donation limit to achieve Lifetime supporter (access), either one time or total of donations, in support of the game, it's continued development and of course the developer.

This has been really helpful.  For one more point of clarification, the link Privateer gave said that Lifetime Membership was put on pause in 2016 but Sami seems open to it on a case-by-case basis.  Is there still a suggested financial bar for new lifetime members ($35 mentioned by privateer)?

Yes, that is the "price tag". If you've been recurring donor, the past donations can be decreased. If in doubt, need to discuss more, or want to proceed with it, then feel free to e-mail directly.
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