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DriveThruRPG issue with No Future 5e/6e versions

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penllawen

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« on: (04:52:42/08-16-19) »
Heads up if someone can get the word to Catalyst:

When the 6e version of No Future dropped at DriveThruRPG, it replaced the 5e PDF, rather that appeared as an extra option. But the 6e PDF is just for 6e, it's not dual-statted, so people who bought the book for 5e can't now get the thing they paid for.

I asked DriveThruRPG for help and they spent a month waiting on Catalyst to upload the old PDF alongside the new one so purchasers can have both. But they've heard nothing, and (to my delight, and totally unasked for) have given me $10 store credit for my troubles.

I'm not affected, as I have the 5e PDF saved elsewhere. But others might not be so lucky. It seems like a straightforward error to me, hopefully easy resolved.

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« Reply #1 on: (17:52:22/08-16-19) »
Have they updated the description for it?

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« Reply #2 on: (04:11:50/08-17-19) »
The description doesn't mention a game version:
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/264740

The downloadable sample is the 5e version of the book.

The only thing wrong here is that someone (presumably someone at Catalyst) uploaded the 6e PDF as a replacement for the 5e one, rather than a supplement. I have other SR books that have more than one version available. Compare No Future here to Run Faster, where my single DTRPG purchase allows me to download either version of the book.

If I hadn't had the 5e version of No Future saved on my computer -- if I relied on the DTRPG library -- I'd be boned now.

I imagine it's a simple fix, and the fact it's still broken many weeks after I raised it is confusing.