Articles with the tag Kickstarter

Revive Your Game Boy Classic With hdmyboy

If you had a Game Boy Classic back in the late 80s or early 90s, it is likely that you will never feel the same way about any other gaming device. It’s not that the modern consoles and portable gaming devices today aren’t way, way better. It’s just that the Game Boy Classic evokes a […]

King Down Hits Funding Target In Under 24 Hours

  Blood. Greed. Glory. Honor. A game of Kings…and a prequel to chess? This is how Saar Shai leading the team behind the game pitches ‘King Down’ anyway and it looks like his pitch has impressed some people as they have just raced past their funding target of $50,000 USD in less than 24 hours!  […]

GI Joe Toy Posters Hit 300% Of Funding

A Kickstarter campaign for posters of  the GI Joe 1986-87 carded figures, 1982-83 vehicles and 1982-85 file cards is coming into the last 3 days of the campaign and has already reached 300% of it’s funding target. Robert Carson Mataxis has been building his GI Joe fan site 3DJoes.com for the last two years, the site is […]

The Coolest is King of the Kickstarter Tech Crowdfunding Mountain

For a long while, the Pebble stood atop the crowdsourcing world as the biggest moneymaker of all, pulling in $10,266,845 from thousands of backers wanting a next gen smart watch before the rest of the world caught onto the craze. Back then, people figured it was time to stop looking at their phones and to […]

More Lovecraft For Kids! – Howard Lovecraft & the Three Kingdoms Graphic Novel

  We have more Lovecraft goodness here for fans of his work! Aracana’s popular series of children’s Lovecraft books by Bruce Brown are coming to Kickstarter to seek funding for for hardback editions of their series of books. The story is about a book with unimaginable power that falls into the hands of Howard Lovecraft […]

Hotline Miami Action Figures Are A Thing I Missed Last Week

  I love Hotline Miami but this one slipped under my radar. Last week on Kickstarter a new project popped up which was a collaboration by EscToy, Dennaton Games and Devolver Digital to seek funding to create 12″ replica figures of the main character from the Devolver Digital hit game ‘Hotline Miami’, the project was […]

N3ON City Rumble – The World’s First Beat-em-up Card Game

Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Double Dragon, classic beat ‘em-up games from the 80’s and 90’s. These were games set in dystopian cities where everything was lit up in neon, no side-alley was safe to go down at night due to knife wielding punks with strange piercings and justice was served by vigilantes often sporting […]

Three Tips for Writing Science Fiction

I have been working on Second Class Supers, a novel, with my wife for a year and a half, and the biggest takeaway for me is that creating a compelling science fiction world is difficult. When I was first writing down notes about a concept I had for a story, my wife approached me about […]

Second Class Supers – Fiction Where People Purchase Super Powers

Second Class Supers is the first novel by David Peralty and Annie Knowles. David, a long time blogger and web developer, came up with the idea and his wife, an Educational Assistant of children with special needs, collaborated and refined the story. I constantly mapped out different stories on Google Docs as things I wanted to someday […]

Con*Quest Adventure Journal – A Journal for Comic Cons

What do you do with all the stuff you get from a comic con such as the signed photos, stickers, business cards and other memorabilia? Stuff it in a box? Throw it all in a bag? Wouldn’t it be more practical and way more cooler if you had one place you could keep all this safe as […]

12 Realms Is Getting A Huge Expansion, Funding On Kickstarter

Fantasci’s 2013 winner for Best Thematic Game is getting a huge expansion. The fantasy board game that brings together some of the most iconic characters from childhood fairy tales, 12 Realms Ancestors Legacy is currently funding on Kickstarter, has blown past its goals and is closing in on the last few remaining stretch goals. 12 […]

Check Out Reading Rainbow’s New Theme Song with LeVar Burton

You might have heard that LeVar Burton has a Kickstarter campaign going on to bring back Reading Rainbow and that he raised $2.5 million – in ONE day. Amazing, isn’t it? At least people are putting their money into something that’s truly worthwhile. And since the project has more than reached its goal, LeVar Burton […]

Science Fiction Epic: The Far Bank of the Rubicon

Here’s something new for you science fiction fans. Author Erik Wecks (writer at GeekDad, too) is getting ready to publish a new science fiction epic titled “The Far Bank of the Rubicon”. Here’s what you need to know about the book. The Facts The Far Bank of the Rubicon is the first volume of a […]

SnarfQuest Gets First Full Version Via Kickstarter

Fans of SnarfQuest, a graphic novel that appeared in Dragon Magazine through the 80’s and 90’s, are currently psyched to see a digitally remastered and professionally edited  version–the first ever full and complete compilation! The project by Imagined Interprises, Inc. will be funded on May 05, 2014 so you still have time to get the original […]

Slower Than Light: Not Your Usual Sci-Fi Game

Science fiction is fascinating genre, and space is one of its most popular settings. As in most genres, the tales we hear about in these speculative stories are meant to tie back to our lives, to help us explore the issues and concerns that we struggle with through the lense of a setting and environment […]

Earthlock: Festival of Magic – Classic Turn-Based RPG with a Couple of Twists

Editor’s Note:  This post is written by Erik Hoftun, Head of Snow Castle Studios, Producer, Earthlock: Festival of Magic.  It is quite an undertaking for a small studio like ours to take on such a big project as Earthlock. Why are we doing it? – Because the whole team really wants to make the game that […]

Höyük Kickstarter

Imagine yourself some 10,000 years ago in the Middle East… Your clan has left the ancient nomadic life and settled with four other clans in the valley. Once again the community has been successful in harvesting crop, and some families are getting better at raising animals: next moon will see the birth of a new […]

Wild West Exodus

Alternate universe tabletop games are a dime a dozen, but Wild West Exodus is the miniatures-based tabletop wargame you need to check out. Set in a dark Wild West, the world you play in is torn apart by the evil forces of the Enlightened. Take the frontier as your battleground and battle it out with armies […]