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A Profound Waste of Time: The Reprint

A project in London, UK by Caspian Whistler
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Due to popular demand: A reprint of both issues of the critically acclaimed and fully illustrated gaming journal!
Backers: 2477
Average Pledge Per Backer: £62

Funded: £153,062 of £40,000
Dates: Sep 16th -> Oct 16th (30 days)
Project By: Caspian Whistler
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Latest News

FINAL 24 HOURS!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Cas here! Again! DAWN OF THE FINAL DAY - 24 HOURS REMAIN I just want to remind you that we're in the final 24 hours of the campaign. The last 30 days have been an incredible ride, thank you all so much for being a part of it! If you... (Read More)

48 Hours To Go! APWOT's Origins and Laser Tests!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, it's Cas here! Only 48 hours left! The end is in sight.  I'm sorry for bombarding you with Kickstarter updates, but I wanted to show you a couple things.  APWOT's Origins! The very first APWOT zine, made early on in my undergraduate... (Read More)

3 Days to go at over 300% and 2025 Backers! Signed Copies by Shovel Knight Creators Yacht Club Games!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
A Few Days To Go with Over 2000 Backers!  WOW! We have over 2000 backers now! Thank you to each and every one of you for supporting APWOT! The response to this campaign has been immense, and now we're about to enter the final stretch. If you'd like... (Read More)

A Profound Waste of Time: Caspian Whistler celebrates video games as an art form

October 11th - via: creativeboom.com
There's always been some negativity around video games. That they're a distraction or perhaps something only children should enjoy. London-based graphic designer and creative director Caspian Whistler hopes to smash this outdated misconception with the publication of A Profound Waste of Time, a beautifully designed print magazine that celebrates the gaming industry and all the people within it. (Read More)

Final week! 300% funded! Making the APWOT 2 cover on Polygon and more articles!

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Cas here. We've entered into the final 7 days of the campaign and passed 300% funded! On top of that, we've crossed 6000 followers on twitter... It's been a big day! I can't think of any stretch goals. I really can't think of any more rewards... (Read More)

Katamari Damacy artwork shows dozens of Easter eggs

October 6th - via: polygon.com
For the second issue of high-end independent game magazine A Profound Waste of Time, illustrator Doug John Miller, editor Caspian Whistler, and game designer Keita Takahashi put together a fold-out cover packed with references to Takahashi’s career, featuring games like Katamari Damacy, Noby Noby Boy, and Crankin’s Time Travel Adventure. (Read More)

The APWOT Collector's Bookmark! Over 110K With 10 Days to Go!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Cas here. We just passed into the final 10 days of the campaign, which is exciting! Few things to touch on today! Over 110K Raised So Far! Firstly, I want to commemorate something: 3 days ago we passed £100,000 raised on Kickstarter!... (Read More)

More Signed Copies by Keita Takahashi Available Now! Get Them While You Can!

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, so the Signed Special Editions of Issue 2 went in a flash yesterday. I've asked Keita and he has very kindly offered to sign some more for us! They're available now as add-ons! More signed copies for you! A reminder of what I said... (Read More)

Halfway There! Special Signed Copies!!?

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Heya! Cas here. Yesterday afternoon we crossed the halfway point of this campaign! 15 days to go! I don't really have a lot of news today, but we've been working on something exciting! We've got an incredibly awesome add-on that I'm announcing here... (Read More)

Acclaimed Video Game Magazine 'A Profound Waste Of Time' Is Getting A Reprint

September 30th - via: nintendolife.com
There are video game magazines, and then there's A Profound Waste of Time. More of a tribute to the art of making games than anything else, this publication has run to two issues so far and has featured the likes of Toby Fox, Ashly Burch, Rami Ismail, Keita Takahashi, Tetsuya Mizuguchi and Jenny Jiao Hsia, discussing and dissecting games like Undertale, Shovel Knight, 2064: Read Only Memories, Katamari Damacy, Tetris Effect and more. (Read More)

200%! A Podcast For You!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, I just wanted to make a little note to commemorate something!  206% with over 1446 Backers! On Friday morning, just over 7 days into the campaign, we passed the 200% mark! That's incredible.  This is the biggest response APWOT has ever... (Read More)

New Reward Combos! 176% in less than 5 days! Wow!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, Cas here! I've been running off of joy and adrenaline for the last 4.5 days since launching and I'm crashing hard now as a result! The response to this campaign has been really incredible, currently sitting at 176% funded with 1,286... (Read More)

FUNDED IN LESS THAN 12 HOURS!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Cas here! For those of you who don't know of me, I'm the Creative director and editor of A Profound Waste Of Time. I started this magazine on my own as a student zine at university and have been working on APWOT in some fashion since... (Read More)

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