Gridiron Thunder Ouya Wasn't Released October 30th

The release date of Gridiron Thunder was pushed back from September 15th to the 30th to October 30th. The developers MOGOTXT have gone through several law suits over their kickstarter project even before it ended. They where using kickstarter to try to exploit Ouya's Free The Games Fund promotion where they would double their funds. After those several lawsuits they decided to decline the promotion after having $171,009 from their kick starter, from 181 kickstarter accounts.

 This was obviously internally done to try to use kickstarter as a investment. After that they delayed the game to October 30th never to be heard from again, so I thought they took till November 8th to get out a few sentences about the games release. Out of that 128 of those backers seemed to be legitimate backers from the $1 - $45 mark. After that there is 1 in $75 and most from the remainder are in the $300 & up bracket which for a game and the reward there it does not seem to be adequate or add up to the reason to spend that much. The incentive is not there to invest that much from external sources.  They took those 128 backers money and ran away, hardly anyone has complained because 80 of them are in the $5 bracket. I fell into the $15 bracket along with 20 other people. They have not followed through with any of their kickstarter backer rewards. They lied to 128 people or more. The project was originally going to be done 7 days after the kickstarter was finished according to what MOGOTXT said, to those who overlooked it like I did at the time. This would mean the project is either near completion, not much effort, or it was done, implying they were using Kickstarter as a investment not to actually help them do the project they claimed to be doing.

They delayed it claiming to do more work on it but have not updated anyone on it, until November 8th 2013, several days after it was suppose to launch. They have blocked people on youtube and disabled comments after deleting them to censor the people who were angry over this. The fans are angry because they are not following through with not only the rewards from the project, but the project itself. If this is not addressed soon and resolved soon it most definitely was a scam, the unethical business practices at MOGOTXT need to be accounted for the Companies CEO should either go to jail or to pay back every last actual backer if they don't follow through soon, or at least just come out and address the matter in a way that shows they are still working on the project they claimed to be working on. 

They should be thinking of what few fans they have left after burning them so many times, with their unethical practices and non-transparency over the matter misleading many journalists, fans, and even the ouya team over something simple to resolve.

Here is their kickstarter page: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1997247042/gridiron-thunder-awesome-indie-football-game-for-o
Information from IGN on the matter which they go over details I didn't: http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/08/29/suspicious-ouya-game-kickstarter-campaign-raises-eyebrows
Here is crowdfund insider where they cover the legal information of the law suits and explain the law suits: http://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2013/08/21761-mogotxt-threatens-legal-action-against-backer-on-gridiron-thunder-campaign-page/


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  2. https://twitter.com/chucklenauts
    Their last tweet was September 17th. What a bunch of morons, "A few good developers can get a lot done in fewer months!" I don't know where these guys are based, I heard South SF.

    1. I am sorry for the delay I have been developing a few games of my own and another in a small team. Their game was practically done in August, if they where working on it as hard as they where back then till now the game would have been much more than completed by now.


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