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OKPad dual-screen Android tablet with LCD and E Ink displays

July 15th
If you are searching for a versatile Android tablet which can be used for both everyday tasks as well as reading and notifications thanks to its integrated E Ink display you might be interested in the OKPad by Bluegen. This dual-screen Android tablet is designed to cater to your diverse needs, whether you’re working, studying, or enjoying some downtime. The OKPad is not just another gadget; it’s a catalyst that brings together the best of multiple worlds into one compact, efficient device. (Read More)

Upcoming card game Warfront is like Warhammer squashed flat

July 15th
Warfront promises the tactical gameplay of Warhammer and other miniature wargames, but with bulky miniatures replaced by a deck of cards with evocative art. Set to release on Kickstarter this year, you can download a free set of print and play rules to test the game right now. (Read More)

Transform your iPhone with a new notepad and pen accessory

July 14th
Have you ever wished you could jot down a quick note on paper while using your iPhone? Moft has made that possible with their new MagSafe accessory, the “Snap Flow.” This innovative product combines the functionality of a slim magnetic origami kickstand with the practicality of a notepad and pen. Opening the Snap Flow reveals a paper pad and a unique ballpoint pen that folds into a prism shape. (Read More)

SmartyPlants Kicks Off Kickstarter for Smart Plant Care Sensors

July 13th
SmartyPlants, a startup specializing in houseplant care technology, has introduced smart sensors on Kickstarter. This technology aims to improve indoor plant care by providing real-time feedback and personalized tips. (Read More)

Ghostbusters Firehouse tabletop RPG kit surpasses Kickstarter goal

July 13th
If you want to add something strange to your next tabletop RPG, look no further than this incredible recreation of New York City’s Hook & Ladder 8, otherwise known as the Ghostbusters Firehouse, available as part of a new Kickstarter! (Read More)

Shape the Slightly Reckless Apocalypse: Berserkr! TTRPG

July 13th
I met Slightly Reckless Games at the UK Games Expo this year and put them on TikTok with Ronin in min as Berserkr! This was just a teaser. Now, the OSR-vibe TTRPG is smashing targets on Kickstarter. Berserkr asked for £12,000 to find. There’s more than three weeks for the money to come, but we’re almost at 1,000 backers and £60,000 in pledges. You can see progress on the pitch page. (Read More)

Routinely Itemised: RPGs #265

July 13th
GenCon is from August 3rd to the 6th, and you might be wondering whether team Geek Native should take time off from our day jobs, hop on planes, and fly to the Indiana Convention Centre. Nope, we don’t. (Read More)

Ryzen 9 Mini PC Folds Up With A Built-In 4K 120Hz Touch Display And A Big Discount

July 12th
We've seen a million and one NUCs and NUC-like mini PCs over the past several years (including the first-ever ROG NUC that ASUS recently announced), but never one with a built-in touchscreen display. Until now, that is—a company called Miniproca has found a way to separate its latest mini PC from the pack and it's offering the system up on Kickstarter with some enticing early-bird discounts that range from 38% to 54% off the MSRP. (Read More)

DiveBlob hits Kickstarter goal, officially seeing Game Boy and GBC release

July 12th
DiveBlob is a fast-paced platform-survival game for the original Game Boy and Game Boy Color. Boasting a smooth 60fps, you will be able to get the most out of the 7 unique unlockable characters that change the way you play. In addition to this, the physical cartridge will have a built-in rumble motor, so that you will feel every platform on your quest to survive. (Read More)

This charging cable shows its power output via a LED screen

July 11th
Remember when we thought wireless charging was the future? Well, Chargeasap just dropped a bombshell with their Connect Pro, and it might just make you rethink your whole charging situation. (Read More)

iGulu S1 Officially Launches on Kickstarter, Ushering in a Beer Homebrewing Revolution

July 11th
iGulu is proud to announce the official launch of smart home brewing device, the iGulu S1. This revolutionary device not only simplifies the homebrewing process but also offers brewing enthusiasts a unique and innovative way to create their own beverages at home. (Read More)

Formlabs acquires 3D printing startup Micronics mid-Kickstarter campaign

July 11th
Formlabs on Thursday announced its acquisition of 3D printing firm Micronics. The Wisconsin-based startup is as plucky as they come, with a headcount of exactly two. Co-founders Henry Chan and Luke Boppart will be joining the more established firm, as Formlabs works to incorporate Micronics’ accessible SLS approach to 3D printing. (Read More)

Tiny Garden is a new life sim set in a Polly Pocket toy

July 11th
Tiny Garden, a new game from studio Ao Norte, has become the newest smash hit success on Kickstarter, for a very good reason. If you grew up in the 1990s, you’ll likely be familiar with a little toy range called Polly Pocket – a series of tiny dolls that came in all shapes and sizes, including cutesy clamshells. Tiny Garden presents a neat riff on these toys, with its farm sim gameplay taking place on a miniature Polly Pocket-like toy. (Read More)

Indie TCG Series – Super Battle Mon Card Game on Kickstarter

July 10th
Hi Indie TCG lovers! We’re thrilled to be back with another game review, and this time we have an exciting new addition to the TCG scene: Super Battle Mon Card Game, created by Coffee Cat Board Games. Based in Tucson, Arizona, Coffee Cat Board Games aims to deliver tabletop games that offer players video game-inspired experiences to enjoy with their friends. (Read More)
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Zetta 138 SUP Pump: Portable, High Pressure, Smart Modes

July 10th
The Zetta 138 SUP Pump is an ultra-portable, cordless pump designed specifically for inflatable paddle boards (SUPs). Here are its key features. (Read More)

The Lit Duo 1 Light Meter Measures All the Lights Photographers and Videographers Need

July 10th
Just over a year after filmmakers and photographers founded Lit Systems in Sweden and announced the development of the feature-packed Lit Duo 1 light meter, the team has launched a Kickstarter campaign and revealed that the light meter is arriving early next year. (Read More)

NoirG precision coffee grinder simplifies the preparation process

July 10th
Coffee enthusiasts know that the secret to a perfect cup lies in the grind. The NoirG Coffee Grinder is here to transform your coffee-making experience with its precision and customizable options. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned barista, this grinder offers advanced settings and built-in conveniences that cater to your every need. (Read More)

Mercury wireless over-ear headphones

July 10th
When you slip on the Mercury Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, you’re not just putting on a pair of headphones; you’re stepping into a world where sound is pure, clear, and immersive. Designed with a minimalist and user-friendly interface, these headphones are perfect for anyone who values high-quality audio and simplicity. Imagine being able to lose yourself in your favorite music, movie, or podcast without the distraction of external noise. The Mercury Wireless Over-Ear Headphones make this possible, offering a seamless blend of advanced technology and elegant design. (Read More)

Ninty Media's Next Book Tackles The Game Boy Advance

July 10th
Ninty Media has already given us GameBook and GameBook Color, and now the publisher is ready to show off its latest tome, GameBook Advance (no prizes for guessing which member of the Game Boy family this is concerned with). (Read More)

A new The Legend of Zelda cookbook reaches Kickstarter goal in just a few days - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

July 10th
If you feel like cooking some Hyrule-inspired food, you'll probably need a cookbook. There already is one, thanks to Aimee Wood, who made it happen with a 2019 Kickstarter. However, it's getting harder to find and you may have already made all the recipes. (Read More)

The Journal of the Travellers' Aid Society 3 Kickstarter Passes 500% Funding Mark

July 10th
Mongoose Publishing is in the midst of crowdfunding more volumes of The Journal of the Travellers’ Aid Society for the Traveller science fiction roleplaying game. The project aims to bring atleast three new 128 page volumes filled with adventure, aliens, ships, weapons, and more to gamers everywhere in Charted Space. The Kickstarter project is past the 500% funding mark and you can reserve a copy of the physical slipcase (with PDFs) for a pledge of approximately $77.00 or go digital with the PDFs for a pledge of approximately $35.00 through August 4th. (Read More)

Rokid AR Lite Crowdfunding Exceeds $1 Million with Only 3 Days Left

July 9th
Rokid AR Lite has reached a significant milestone in its Kickstarter campaign, surpassing $1 million in total pledges as it enters its final countdown with just 3 days remaining. This achievement underscores the strong support and excitement surrounding Rokid’s innovative approach to augmented reality technology. (Read More)

Meeting Goals & Making Friends: Area Author Pens Children's Books

July 9th
What do a shy penguin and an outgoing baby bird have in common? They both want to make friends! Fairchild-based author and artist Monica Theiler has finished her second successful Kickstarter to fund production of the latest volume in her kids book series, Penguin & Peep: Making Friends. (Read More)

The One Ring Moria Expansion Launches August 1

July 9th
Last summer, Free League ran a crowdfunding campaign for Moria, the latest expansion to their The One Ring and LOTR Roleplaying games. Looks like it’s almost ready: the tabletop publisher has opened preorders for anyone who didn’t pledge to the campaign, and set an August 1 release date for the game. (Read More)

Luma Island - Official Release Window Trailer

July 9th
Explore the charming world of Luma Island in this trailer for the upcoming adventure farming sim game. The trailer gives you a tour of what you can expect from Luma Island, including farming, mining, fishing, exploring caves, co-op play, and the adorable magical friends you'll meet called Lumas. Luma Island will be available on PC in 2024. (Read More)

Kickstarter - Tome of Essential Horrors 2 (OSE)

July 9th
Before The Year That Shall Not Be Named, I often worked at the Frog God Games table at various conventions. Frog God also published my Swords & Wizardry Light Rules. There was a period when The Tenkar's Tavern Discord hosted Frog God Games' Official Discord presence. I'm also friends with many of the owners at Frog God. So yes, there are some connections ;) (Read More)
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Helluva Town - A Cuphead-esq cartoon gangster RPG

July 9th
Acheron International asked for €10K to fund Helluva Town, and with a week on the clock, they have more than €100K in pledges. On offer is a wacky and rules-light that gives me Cuphead-vibes. You can see progress on this Italian and English project on Kickstarter. (Read More)

The 2nd Unofficial Legend of Zelda Cookbook blows away its Kickstarter goal

July 9th
It’s been (nearly) five years since creator Aimee Wood Works launched her first book, The Unofficial Legend of Zelda Cookbook. That project was an instant success, giving Zelda fans the chance to cook up a ton of Zelda-inspired meals in the comfort of their own homes. While that book will continue to provide years and years of meals for franchise fans, a lot has happened for the Zelda IP in the last 5 years. That’s what led Aimee to thinking it was time to revisit the idea. (Read More)

OKPad merges color IPS panel and e-ink display into a single, convertible 2-in-1

July 9th
The jack-of-all-trades OKPad from Bluegen is a convertible-style 2-in-1 sporting an 8.9-inch (800 x 1,280) IPS display in the usual position. A second screen – a 7.8-inch (1,404 x 1,872) e-ink panel – resides where you'd normally find the keyboard on an ordinary laptop. Both screens are touch-enabled, and a stylus is included for use with the e-ink panel. (Read More)

PGYTECH Launches OnePro Series on Kickstarter: Revolutionizing Outdoor Photography, Business News

July 9th
On July 9, 2024, globally renowned photography accessory brand PGYTECH proudly unveils the OnePro series, featuring two innovative outdoor camera backpacks: Flex and Focux. The series makes its debut on Kickstarter at 10 AM EDT, marking PGYTECH's return to the crowdfunding platform after more than four years. (Read More)

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