I've had a long-standing rule to avoid getting involved in any sort of crowdfunded activities. I didn't donate to Shadowrun or Wasteland, but I did buy and enjoy both of them (I'm plugging both of those games right now, just so you know they're good). I haven't...
Keep on the move and your shots will go farther across the battlefield if you do.
Don't waste your beam. And make sure you turn it off between rounds.
The jump function can save your life if you use it at the right time.