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ProtoArc is crowdfunding a tech packed office chair - the Arc Protector Ergonomic Smart Chair

May 26th
NEWS – ProtoArc has a new product they’re launching through Kickstarter, and early bird backers will get up to 20% off the $699 MSRP for this unique ergonomic chair. We’ve featured ProtoArc for the last couple of years, and I’ve become a fan of this ergonomics brand in part to the quality they consistently deliver for the price. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Rapid Dungeon'—Think Fast!

May 25th
Rapid Dungeon is a dexterity set-collection game for 3 to 6 players, ages 8 and up, and takes about 15 minutes to play. It’s currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, with a pledge level of ¥3,500 (about $23USD) for a copy of the game (pay attention to the additional shipping costs since it’s coming from Japan). The game is quick to play and kid-friendly, but because it requires some fast decisions and good aim, it may not be appropriate for those with mobility issues. (Read More)

First details on Don’t Starve: The Board Game, coming to Kickstarter

May 24th
GlassGlass Cannon Unplugged, a publisher known for board game adaptations of video games such as Frostpunk, Dying Light, and Apex Legends, has ambitious plans for its next crowdfunding project. This time the Polish studio is tackling Klei Entertainment’s breakout hit from the 2010s with Don’t Starve: The Board Game. But what does a roguelike survival game even look like on the tabletop? Polygon recently spoke with both teams of creatives about defining the board game’s relationship to the original and explori (Read More)

Analog Fundamentals Book Plus Lab Kit Coming Soon on Kickstarter

May 24th
Back in eighth grade, a classmate of mine named Bruce brought in a transistor-circuit siren made by his older brother, which was installed in a transistor radio case. Immediately enchanted, I went to the library and tried to find a book on how to make one of those things. (Read More)

Planet of the Apes the Roleplaying Game Kickstarter Campaign Announced

May 24th
Premium graphic novel and games publisher Magnetic Press has announced the launch date for their pre-order campaign for the official tabletop Role-Playing Game based on 20th Century Studios' world-renowned property, THE PLANET OF THE APES, along with details about campaign-exclusive offerings, to be hosted by popular platform Kickstarter. (Read More)

Rokid AR Lite: The first AR glasses powered by Snapdragon® 6 Gen 1 mobile platform

May 24th
Rokid has announced the launch of its new AR device, the Rokid AR Lite, on Kickstarter, marking the first AR glasses powered by the Snapdragon® 6 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. This integration brings the power and versatility of a mid-range smartphone into an AR device, opening up a new chapter in the industry. (Read More)

HoloBike aims to put indoor cyclists right in the glasses-free 3D action

May 23rd
Indoor cycling could soon be getting a lot more appealing. The HoloBike system combines a stationary bike with an immersive, interactive 3D holographic display … and it doesn't require riders to wear cumbersome VR helmets or glasses. (Read More)

RPG Spotlight: 'Savage Worlds' Makes Generic Rules Systems Approachable

May 23rd
Written by Shane Lacy Hensley and published in 2003 by Pinnacle Entertainment Group, Savage Worlds is one of those tabletop RPGs that utilizes a generic rules system. Savage Worlds began immediately earning acclaim and success the system was awarded Gamer’s Choice Award at Origins 2003. But it’s made a number of revisions, reprints, and expansions since. (Read More)

Sydney-Based Development Team 'weforce studio' Surpasses 'Macabre' Kickstarter Goal in 2 Days

May 23rd
In some exciting news for Australian independent video game developer weforge studios based out of Sydney, their recently Kickstarted video game project Macabre went live a couple of days ago seeking a $85,000 AUD goal to raise funds to expand the team developing the game so they can push towards an Alpha build for the community in Q1 2025, (Read More)
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Aussie-made Macabre hits Kickstarter goal in just 38 hours

May 23rd
The Aussie-made Macabre has hit its $85,000 AUD goal just 38 hours of being launched on Kickstarter, developer Weforge Studio has confirmed. The news comes alongside a new trailer for the very shortly after its campaign launch for the horror-themed stealth extraction shooter. (Read More)
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What Are The Best Sleep Earbuds? Try Soundcore

May 22nd
In 2020, Bose killed their smallest but most appreciated lines, the Sleepbuds. They were a hard sell — paying $250 for earbuds that don’t play music doesn’t make a lot of financial sense — but they were loved by those who used them. They are small, light, comfortable earbuds to be worn whilst you sleep, that play in-device nature sounds or white noise and block out the world around you. (Read More)

Kickstarter Is Opening Up Its Platform to Creators and Making Big Changes to Its Model — Here's What's New

May 22nd
Since its launch in 2009, Kickstarter has been a place to fund your next business idea. On Tuesday, the company announced that it is opening up the service and offering new features, including an in-house marketing team to help users maximize the money they raise, and an option to keep the door open for more backers, even after a campaign ends. (Read More)

Tenkar's Tavern: Kickstarter - Nuclear Destruction - a Nuclear War Card Game

May 22nd
Sadly, my Nuclear War and Nuclear Escalation game boxes have long since disintegrated, and what's left is incomplete. That being said, these games WERE the go-to games (along with Chaos Marauders from Games Workshop) when we were looking to drink and chat instead of delving into a deep RPG session. Beer & Pretzels? Nuclear War is the game for you. (Read More)

Pilum Press Launches Kickstarter for Weird Fiction

May 22nd
On Tuesday, May 21st, Independent Publisher Pilum Press launched a Kickstarter for their next project, “Ursula of Lum” by author JB Jackson. The crowdfund for hopes to help pay for production expenses and offer readers a continuation of the story that began in the previous book in this new series. (Read More)

Mytrix phone gaming controller hits Kickstarter from $59

May 22nd
Are you ready to take your mobile gaming to the next level? Look no further than the INVZI Mytrix, the ultimate mobile gaming controller designed to transform your smartphone into a professional-grade gaming console. Whether you’re a competitive gamer or just enjoy casual play, the INVZI Mytrix offers precision, performance, and portability that will elevate your gaming experience like never before. (Read More)

Tuesday Tunes - The Last Redoubt

May 22nd
With the kickstarter for Ursula of Ulm - the sequel to Shagduk - making it over the finish line I wanted to highlight music that I still truly like that would have been around in the background, even if Steven and his band would not have been playing it or even liked it. Since Shagduk ends in May, it already excludes favorites like “Dust in the Wind”, but not “Carry on My Wayward Son” from Leftoverture. “Come Sail Away” from Styx’s The Grand Illusion fails for similar reasons. (Read More)

The MUCH-ANTICIPATED Sequel to Shagduk is Now on Kickstarter

May 21st
You may have missed out on Shagduk. If you did, you should feel bad! It really is the best novel to come out during the past several years. Here is my old Amazon review of the book: Shagduk is great. Yeah, it's got weirdness, wonder, mystery, intrigue, and magic. Of course, it does! But all… (Read More)

Worthplaying | 'Deliver Us Home' Kickstarter Campaign Coming Soon

May 21st
It’s the 23rd century. Humanity has long ago evacuated the wasteland that is planet Earth. You, a descendant of the evacuees, have been trained relentlessly to become an interplanetary astronaut. Sent out into the endless void of space, your mission statement is as simple as it is impossible: secure a new, permanent home for humanity. (Read More)

Physical SNES & Game Boy versions of Cronela's Mansion revealed

May 21st
One week after releasing the game’s debut gameplay trailer, retro-focused Spanish indie developer Straynus has unveiled the physical Super Nintendo and Game Boy compatible versions of their upcoming Maniac Mansion-inspired point-and-click adventure, Cronela’s Mansion. (Read More)

Kickstarter Is Making Big Changes to Its Service. What's New

May 21st
On Tuesday, the company announced that it is opening up the service and offering new features, including an in-house marketing team to help users maximize the money they raise, and an option to keep the door open for more backers, even after a campaign ends. (Read More)

Macabre Is the Extraction Horror Game You’ve Been Waiting For

May 21st
With some incredible games releasing this year, there has never been a better time for another extraction horror game to begin creeping onto the scene. Fortunately, Macabre aims to do just that. However, it needs some support from us, the community. Below, we’ll look into what you can expect from the Kickstarter campaign and everything we know about Macabre. (Read More)
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Unistellar launches Kickstarter for smart binoculars to view the night sky

May 21st
Unistellar, the maker of user-friendly smart telescopes, is launching a Kickstarter campaign to launch its Envision smart binoculars which you can use to view the night sky. (Read More)

The 13th Age 2nd edition: An Interview with Rob Heinsoo

May 21st
Pelgrane Press is currently generating buzz on Kickstarter with £250,000 pledged for the 13th Age second edition. The campaign, which asked for £50,000, took about an hour to fund. Geek Native covered the 13th Age 2e story two weeks ago, linking through to the free preview download, but now can do even better. (Read More)

MATRIXSYNTH: Superbooth 2024: MyVolts Alchemist 200W Isolated USB Power Hu

May 21st
Caroline from MyVolts introduced the Alchemist Power Distribution Hub (launching on Kickstarter today), highlighting its progression from prototype to production. This hub, designed with musicians in mind, offers five isolated outputs with up to 20 watts each, plus an additional output providing 100 watts, also capable of powering devices like a MacBook. (Read More)

Advanced Fighting Fantasy Adventure Creation System on Kickstarter

May 20th
It’s fitting that Arion Games are kickstarting an Advanced Fighting Fantasy Adventure Creation System, which is a solo-play version of their multiplayer Fighting Fantasy RPG, until the end of the month. (Read More)

“Moons Landscape” models launch today on Kickstarter

May 20th
At 7:00 (EST) on May 20, olenoides launched “Moons Landscape” on Kickstarter. These astronomical models feature planets of the solar system and the moons which orbit them. (Read More)
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Japanime Games' 'Oshi Push TCG' Campaign Sits Fully Funded at Over $150,000

May 20th
Oshi Push VTuber TCG is a licensing collaboration between Japanime, VTuber agency Phase Connect, and Justin Game from Stoneblade Entertainment. In this game, players take on the roles of VTubers, digital personas created by CPU graphics and motion capture software, attempting to dominate the online scene. They will use Content and Action cards to build up their influence in a race to 1,000,000 subscribers to win the game. (Read More)

Kickstarter - Adventures Dark and Deep Core Rules 2nd Printing (OSR)

May 20th
I'm a huge fan of everything Joe Bloch / BRW Games publishes. Joe simply knows OSR gaming like a pro, and his Greyhawk knowledge is second to none. I can't wait to get my copies of Adventures Dark and Deep Core Rules 2nd Printing. If you still need to snag AD&D2P, you only have three days left to back the Kickstarter. (Read More)

'Llamas with Hats' Episode 13: Release Date and What We Know About Kickstarter-Funded Epilogue

May 20th
Nearly a decade after concluding its 12-episode run, Llamas with Hats is set to make an epic return. The FilmCow-produced adult animated web series, which centers around the antics of two-hat-wearing llamas, is set to make a comeback with a Kickstarter-funded epilogue, but when does Llamas with Hats Episode 13 release? (Read More)

ALZARA Radiant Echoes Funded on Kickstarter in Only Two Days

May 20th
Studio Camelia announced its JRPG-inspired turn-based RPG ALZARA Radiant Echoes has been funded on Kickstarter in just two days. Additional funding will go toward development of content listed in the campaign’s stretch goals. (Read More)

Smart apparel: The coolest new brand just launched on Kickstarter

May 20th
When you think of "smart" fabric, does your brain shoot to super pricey, hard to actually obtain clothes that are really only meant for one specific purpose? You can officially leave those frustrations at the door with the new brand we're obsessing over: Brunswick Park. (Read More)

Baldur's Gate 3 Devs Open Seventh Studio To Help With Two 'Very Ambitious RPGs'

May 20th
Larian Studios, the enormous team behind recent smash hits Divinity: Original Sin 2 and the GOTY-sweeping RPG Baldur’s Gate 3 have announced they’re opening a seventh studio, this one in Warsaw, Poland. The new recruits will be joining the efforts to work on at least two RPGs, which the studio (unsurprisingly) describes as “very ambitious.” (Read More)

Indigo Park: Chapter 2 smashes Kickstarter goal following viral success

May 20th
Indigo Park, the horror indie game that took YouTube by storm over the weekend, completed its funding goal for its next chapter in record time and shows no signs of stopping. (Read More)
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