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XboxEra: Celebrating 20 Years of the Original Xbox

A project in Southend-on-Sea, UK by XboxEra

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2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the Orginal Xbox, and we want to create an Xbox fans dream "Unofficial Guide" to where it all began.
Backers: 570
Average Pledge Per Backer: £84

Funded: £47,802 of £35,000
Dates: Nov 22nd -> Dec 22nd (30 days)
Project By: XboxEra
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Latest News

Less than a week to go!

December 16th - via:
Thank you, everyone.  114% FUNDED. With less than a week to go, we're looking to remain well above our target goal, and barring some crazy event, we're looking forward to finalising all our content in early 2022 and getting this gorgeous book out... (Read More)

100% Funded. You're all INCREDIBLE

December 8th - via:
Not much for us to say right now - simply a huge THANK  YOU to our amazing community. <3  (Read More)

18 days to go! 89% FUNDED

December 3rd - via:
What a ride this has been!  As we enter our second weekend of our Kickstarter, with only 18 days to go, it truly feels like we're approaching that final hurdle to see this ambition realised. All of us at XboxEra are incredibly humbled by the AMAZING... (Read More)

Switches to be flipped!

November 30th - via:
Hey all - Sik here, due to unforeseen circumstances I forgot to press the switch to make the changes live at 1300hrs today. I will now do so at 9pm UK time (approx 3 hours from time of this post). We appreciate your patience and apologies for any... (Read More)


November 29th - via:
Hey Everyone!  Just 7 days in to our Kickstarter and it's looking very promising indeed! We can't thank you enough for all the support and encouragement we've seen so far, it's been incredible.  But!  We cannot take our foot off the gas and we... (Read More)

71% Funded! Update on additional "Highest Tier" offerings.

November 26th - via:
Thank you to everyone for the incredible support so far, it's been awe inspiring to say the least! Our overarching goal with this Kickstarter is to keep things simple and deliver genuine value in return for the support from our community.  We wanted... (Read More)

Kickstarter has selected our Xbox project to be featured as a "Project We Love"!

November 24th - via:
LETS GO! Thanks to your support and the epic start to this campaign, Kickstarter have selected "XboxEra: Celebrating 20 Years of the Original Xbox" as a "Project We Love" - which is their way of highlighting brilliant examples of creativity!  This... (Read More)

What an INCREDIBLE start to this campaign! 50% funded in 24 hours.

November 23rd - via:
WOW. Xbox Community! You guys are all incredible.  50% up that monumental hill, after less than 24 hours. Feels amazing, exciting and humbling and TERRIFYING. (Lots of 'ings') But we're on our way, and that's all that counts. As an additional... (Read More)

Xbox gets a massive coffee table book campaign on Kickstarter

November 23rd - via:
A whole lot of video game consoles have got pretty impressive coffee table books with expensive paper and print as well as great design. As Xbox just turned 20 years old, now the time has come for such a coffee table book dedicated to Microsoft's first console called Celebrating 20 Years of the Original Xbox. (Read More)

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