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Offline Wings

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2012, 07:30:20 PM »
I'm trying to pre-order the boxed collectors edition game from your site but for some reason the checkout is adding 23% VAT to my order (I'm from Europe)

How come is it doing this when it's not required for physical items? From the BMT Micro site:
https://secure.bmtmicro.com/resources/info/VAT.html

The European Union has passed a law requiring non-EU companies to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) on sales of electronically delivered merchandise and services to customers living in the European Union. This law went into effect July 1st, 2003. This does not apply to items that are physically shipped. The VAT is calculated based on the country in which the customer is located. Below is a chart with the current VAT percentages for each country.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2012, 07:33:49 PM by Wings »

Offline DaveGilbert

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2012, 07:32:06 PM »
EXCELLENT point! I'll see if I can get that removed. I think BMT assumed that everything is digital.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2012, 07:34:45 PM by DaveGilbert »

Offline KainDrake

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« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2012, 09:38:13 AM »
That's really odd! Have you tried clearing out your cache? Nobody else has reported this problem yet.

Thank you Dave and Jan. That worked. :)

Offline AlanDavison

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2012, 10:13:42 AM »
And I've finally gotten the boxed edition pre-ordered! Now I just need to pass the time, somehow. I think the entire back-catalogue of Wadjet Eye Games should suffice, since I've only finished one so far...

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #19 on: May 19, 2012, 11:37:18 AM »
EXCELLENT point! I'll see if I can get that removed. I think BMT assumed that everything is digital.
That sounds great! But what if one already pre-ordered it? I live in Europe as well and ended up paying that silly VAT. :)

Offline DaveGilbert

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2012, 11:39:05 AM »
I've asked BMT if they could remove the VAT and retroactively refund everyone who already paid it. They are usually very reasonable so I don't see why they wouldn't do so. It's Saturday so they might not reply until Monday, but I'll keep you updated either way.

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« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2012, 11:41:55 AM »
Awesome, thanks a lot!

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #22 on: May 19, 2012, 07:33:42 PM »
I would purchase any game from this developer. I pre-ordered Resonance as the digital download. I think I perhaps misunderstood when I read somewhere that it comes with bonus digital material available immediately. I received no such items, links, promises, or thank you. Did I misunderstand the advantages of this pre-order or are there any?
Thanks,
~greybeard

Offline Mharhon

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« Reply #23 on: May 19, 2012, 07:53:39 PM »
Pre-ordered on GOG. Will be emailing you following release. Thanks, Dave - you are a true gentleman.
It's so wonderful to be able to dialogue directly with a game developer, rather than filter through some faceless corporation's India-based automated email "customer support" system.
Seriously, you remind me of the days of old school LucasArts/Sierra/et al adventure gaming long long ago. Everything you do just seems to have that sense of joy and freedom and ambassadorship.

Can't wait to play Resonance, can't wait to see what's next from WEG.

Thanks again,
-Andrew

Offline DaveGilbert

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2012, 08:29:45 AM »
Hi Greybeard. You should have received an email from GoG with links to your freebies. If you log into your GoG account and look up your Resonance order, there should be links listed right there. Let me know if you still can't find them.

I would purchase any game from this developer. I pre-ordered Resonance as the digital download. I think I perhaps misunderstood when I read somewhere that it comes with bonus digital material available immediately. I received no such items, links, promises, or thank you. Did I misunderstand the advantages of this pre-order or are there any?
Thanks,
~greybeard

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Re: Resonance is now available for pre-order!
« Reply #25 on: May 21, 2012, 12:37:28 PM »
Bit of an update. BMT has removed the VAT from the product, and they will refund everyone who has paid it so far.

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« Reply #26 on: May 21, 2012, 10:56:47 PM »
Thanks for the info Dave. I received NO emails from GOG except to provide a link to my account. When I go there all there is is the game coming soon. No freebies. I guess I'm doing something wrong. Nevermind.

~greybeard

Offline Mharhon

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« Reply #27 on: May 22, 2012, 04:08:48 AM »
greybeard, I got the same thing. Follow the link to your gog account and click on the Resonance "virtual box", it'll list "bonus content downloads" available now, which for me are:

-wallpaper
-poster
-soundtrack
-developer diaries
-avatars

hope that helps.

Quick question to Dave and/or anyone who's already looked at them: do the developer diaries contain spoilers? I tend to look at such things after I play the game because they usually do, but if they're spoiler-free it'd be fun to look at them now.

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« Reply #28 on: May 25, 2012, 08:57:35 AM »
Hi, I'm desperate to pre-order the game for all the bonus goodies, but is there a way to pre-order it for Steam instead of gog.com?

I know you get it when buying the physical copy, but I'm not yet decided on whether to buy on or not...

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« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2012, 12:27:27 PM »
Thanks Mharhon, who woulda thought. I guess this is one of those situations where "any idiot would know" and it was assumed I knew to do that.

~greybeard