Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy and sci-fi author has crushed the most-funded campaign on Kickstarter by a considerable margin. The last count from 185,341 supporters is $41,754,153, or more than twice the former record. When it comes to how long Pebble retained the top spot, the record of Sanderson might go undeniable for some time.
Moreover, Pebble Time got $20,338,986 from 78,471 patrons at the time its campaign settled back in March 2015. The color e-paper smartwatch has prevailed superior as the most-funded Kickstarter campaign since that time which is, as far as the previous month.
Sanderson wrote four novels during the pandemic and he started a surprise campaign for all those he wrote secretly. And in less than four days his campaign brings down Pebble Time, dropping more than three weeks for backers in order to pad the recent record.
Sanderson determined to reimburse the community by supporting all the other safe-for-work projects in Kickstarter’s issuing category in order to celebrate the astonishing success of the campaign.
Sanderson is further going to begin seeding the latest books to backers at the start of 2023 in eBook, audiobook, or physical format relying on contract level. Moreover, higher-tier backers are further going to get eight themed swag boxes as time goes by 2023 and this will be considered as an extra bonus for their support.
However, if you are one of them who missed out on the campaign you can still acquire goodies via BackerKit for a very short period of time. According to a statement given by Sanderson, he anticipates the books are ultimately going to be accessible through standard publishing channels, nevertheless the swag boxes won’t come back.