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Batman Gets an RPG and Hasbro Revives HeroQuest in the Latest Gaming News

September 30th - via: gizmodo.com.au
Talon Strikes Studios has announced that Stephen B. Davies’ Camp Pinetop is now available for pre-order. The adorable-looking 1-5 player card game has players taking on the role of campers exploring the wilderness. Mother of Frankenstein is an at-home puzzle experience from the folks behind Hatch Escapes, a Los Angeles-based escape room. (Read More)

3 Upcoming Kickstarter Board Games - Maps, Dungeons and Sneaky Ambushes

September 30th - via: kick.agency
Let’s continue with more previews of tabletop games coming to Kickstarter this October. The month looks more and more packed with great projects. (Read More)

Tactical knives made by Sniper Bladeworks

September 30th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Outdoor enthusiasts, first responders, adventurers or soldiers searching for a tactical knife may be interested in the new range of tactical knives created by award-winning knifemaker Lance Abernathy. (Read More)

Raspberry Pi HAT Rack DIN rail mount

September 30th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, developers and industries that use the Raspberry Pi mini PC, may be interested in a Raspberry Pi HAT Rack DIN rail mount currently coming to the end of its Kickstarter campaign. The Pi HAT Rack supports plug and play installation, is DIN rail mountable and can easily be daisy chained without any special adaptors, ribbon cables or cables. (Read More)

Story-driven adventure Dirty Land launches Kickstarter

September 30th - via: flickeringmyth.com
Indie developer Naturally Intelligent has launched the Kickstarter for its new story driven adventure Dirty Land. This adventure has been in development for two years and will introduce players to a world of slimy salesmanship in the 80s and 90s. (Read More)
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Lauco 8-port wireless charging miniature docking station review

September 30th - via: techradar.com
The Lauco is a USB hub that transforms into a full-fledged laptop docking station once connected to a Type-C power supply unit. Its build quality is surprisingly good and so is the array of ports it offers and its pricing. (Read More)

Gen Z-founded sustainable snack brand launches ‘world’s first’ carbon positive plant-based superfood bars

September 30th - via: bakeryandsnacks.com
Impact Snacks is rolling out its flagship range of sustainable superfood bars – packed in 100% home compostable bioplastic – following a ‘much-buzzed-about’ Kickstarter campaign that surpassed its goal of $20,000 in just 13 hours. (Read More)

Special mat can help burn calories, reduce anxiety and add motion to your workday

September 29th - via: ca.sports.yahoo.com
Standing may have gotten a lot more interesting. At least that’s what one Kickstarter is aiming for with its Stoic device. It’s a science-backed, active standing mat inspired by nature. Designed to be used while working, the Stoic can add motion, balance, strength training, massage therapy and anxiety relief to the otherwise static movement of standing and staring at your laptop. (Read More)
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Fantastic Factories: Manufactions Preview

September 29th - via: oneboardfamily.com
Last year was an excellent year for engine building games. If you’re a fan of Fantastic Factories, here’s some great news. Deep Water Games is publishing a new expansion that brings more depth and corporate factions that have variable powers. (Read More)
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Biqu BX 3D Printer: Specs, Prices, Release & Reviews

September 29th - via: all3dp.com
The Biqu BX comes equipped with a new 32 bit, 400 MHz chip that allows for more complex prints. It also features heating overload protection and voltage monitoring that Biqu says should help it have a long and healthy life. Along with the Raspberry Pi plug and print support and a 7-inch touchscreen, this should be an intuitive printer to get to grips with. (Read More)

Multi-tools, grilling tools, and other cool products – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

September 29th - via: the-gadgeteer.com
The CaliberX is an 18-in-1 multi-tool made of stainless steel. The MOFT Float is a foldable stand and case for the iPad Pro. GrillTunes is a grilling spatula with a remote control in the handle that connects to a wireless speaker. (Read More)

Terra Invicta Kickstarter Unites Humanity to Fight Aliens

September 29th - via: techraptor.net
The Terra Invicta Kickstarter has been revealed by Pavonis Interactive, the creators of The Long War mods for XCOM and XCOM 2. Terra Invicta poses a question: what if hostile aliens attempted to invade Earth today? Our world has numerous alliances, different forms of government, and wildly varied economic realities, and banding together to fight off an invasion is sure to provide a challenge. (Read More)
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'Nippon Marathon 2' (ALL) Launches Kickstarter Campaign

September 29th - via: worthplaying.com
Nippon Marathon 2 is built from the ground up with all new physics based chaos, beautiful new character models and stretch goals including (but not limited to) online mode. Tour the world as Darwin, Nishibori, Zenbei and Snuguru or choose one of the totally ridiculous new contestants. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Grab Those Gassy 'Farting Frenchies'

September 29th - via: geekdad.com
Feed those French Bulldogs to get them to fart, then scoop them up in this quick and entertaining card game. Farting Frenchies is a hand management card game for 2-6 players, ages 8 and up, and takes 15-25 minutes to play. (Read More)

Sword Reverie Quest/PSVR Support Listed In Kickstarter Goals

September 29th - via: uploadvr.com
Isekai Entertainment’s anticipated JRPG-inspired sword battling game, Sword Reverie, has passed its Kickstarter crowdfunding goal, and Quest and PSVR versions may yet happen. (Read More)

Terrors and Tommyguns merges John Wick, noir and cosmic horror

September 29th - via: geeknative.com
The probation era game set in the fictional American city of New Babylon has players as members of a secret supernatural society, The Collective, who take on supernatural detective chores and more mundane wet work. The mythos of monsters that await them aren’t based in Lovecraft’s creations, thus avoid all that baggage and are an all-new collection from designers Nick Porter and Dominic De Dounni. (Read More)

REVIEW: Mother of Frankenstein, Vol. 1 Tests Players' Tenacity & Begs to Be Savored

September 29th - via: cbr.com
Hatch Escapes and Arvind Ethan David launched the Kickstarter campaign for Mother of Frankenstein on Sept. 24 and it was fully funded soon thereafter. The spooky, titillating tabletop game combines the immersive experience of an escape room with board game elements and a prose narrative, which players have to navigate through a series of puzzles to uncover the truth behind Mary Shelley's most famous creation. (Read More)
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How To Build A Recycled Plastic Skateboard? Designer Giving Away Plans For Free

September 29th - via: forbes.com
Plastic bags, bottle caps and CD cases, with a little work, can be the ingredients for making a skateboard deck. You have to add the trucks and wheels later on, and designer Jason Knight would appreciate a buck or two toward putting the plans together. Knight, part of the Precious Plastic collective, launched a Kickstarter campaign today to make a download kit that will later be shared online, for free. (Read More)

FreeAir wireless earbuds are sweat and water resistant from $65

September 29th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
FreeAir are a pair of all-metal earbuds launched via Kickstarter which blasted past their required pledge goal and are now entering the final 48-hour is of their campaign. Equipped with a 10 mm dynamic driver, independent connectivity, CVC noise cancelling technology, auto pairing and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity the earbuds can play for up to 32 hours, when used with their custom charging case. (Read More)

Snowl AI finger mouse offers gesture controls and more

September 29th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A new finger mouse equipped with artificial intelligence has launched via Kickstarter this month in the form of Snowl. The small computer peripheral can be paired with multiple Bluetooth devices allowing you to quickly and easily switch between devices such as smartphones, tablets and computers. Snowl is equipped with 9DoF technology providing users with “intuitive” gesture control over their devices with minimal latency, says its creators. (Read More)

#676 – Big Monster [Preview]

September 28th - via: whatsericplaying.com
In Big Monster, your plan was to explore space, where no one has gone before! Your fellow explorers think it’s best if you turn your missions into a competition and see who can come away the richest explorer, planting your flag atop a planet you’ve really traversed. (Read More)

#675 – Agropolis [Preview]

September 28th - via: whatsericplaying.com
You’ve tired of city life and longed for a farm out in the countryside, moving there to stake your claim. Unfortunately, your reputation precedes you, and even humble farmers have great need of your zoning prowess. It reminds you of your life in the city, but it’s not quite the same. Parks are now Pens, Commercial Districts have become Cornfields. And suddenly you have to feed livestock? (Read More)

Create wildlife habitats in Cascadia

September 28th - via: dicetowernews.com
Flatout Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Cascadia, a tile-placement set collection game of creating habitats in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. for one to four players. Cascadia is designed by Randy Flynn, and the art is by Beth Sobel. (Read More)
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Will You Hold on to Your Sanity?

September 28th - via: dicetowernews.com
Adreama Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Machina Arcana, which was originally published in 2014 and the second edition was published in 2019. This third edition Kickstarter campaign introduces another expansion to the game, To Eternity. The game is designed by Juraj Bilich with artwork provided by a slew of artists. (Read More)
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Space fantasy Blackstorm Realms for D&D 5e launches

September 28th - via: geeknative.com
Jetpack7 are back on Kickstarter with a space fantasy for D&D. Blackstorm Realms offers to be a wrapper of a setting, able to link many of your favourite campaign settings together and introduce a common foe. Gods and goddesses of multiple realms are at war, not among themselves but with a mutual enemy and an ancient threat. (Read More)

Arisen: Chronicles of Var'Nagal' Kickstarter Campaign 50% Funded, Needs More Support

September 28th - via: worthplaying.com
Set on the island of Maccialatt, Arisen: Chronicles of Var'Nagal allows you to shape the personality of your character using the “Emotion” cards (Fear, Sorrow, Disgust, Anger, Joy) as you speak with different kinds of people. Your choices will impact the world around you while you unlock new cards. With about 16 days to go, fans have pledged 50% of the funding goal. (Read More)
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Keanu Reeves' BRZRKR comic book pushed back four months

September 28th - via: gamesradar.com
Boom! Studios has informed retailers that the highly-anticipated 12-issue series BRZRKR - you know, the one co-written and kinda-sorta starring Keanu Reeves - has been pushed back four months. The publisher attributes the delay to the decision to change artists from the originally-announced Alessandro Vitti to long-time Marvel/DC artist Ron Garney. (Read More)

The Trap: NFL Star Lance Briggs Makes His Comic Book Debut

September 28th - via: ign.com
Former NFL star Lance Briggs is making the jump to comic book writing. Briggs has teamed with co-writer Kyle Higgins (Nightwing) and artist Danilo Beyruth (Man Without Fear: The Death of Daredevil) to create The Trap, a full-length graphic novel inspired by Briggs' own struggle to make it in the world of professional sports. (Read More)

Hands-on with the Hyper GaN Stackable USB-C charger [Video]

September 28th - via: 9to5mac.com
Last year Hyper launched the world’s smallest 100W USB-C charger thanks to its implementation of GaN technology. Now the company is back with an even more compact and functional way to power up your devices with the HyperJuice GaN Stackable Charger. (Read More)

Local artists look to publish first comic book

September 28th - via: dailybulldog.com
"Second Tail" details a futuristic Lewis and Clark-style expedition, spanning from the East Coast to the West in an abandoned America. The story tells the ins and outs of the journey through the newly untamed country and the challenges that come with making it to an apocalyptic world. (Read More)

Sword Reverie Achieves Kickstarter Target, Eyes Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR Support

September 28th - via: vrfocus.com
In March Isekai Entertainment released the first details for its Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) inspired virtual reality (VR) title Sword Reverie. Then last week the team launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign which hit its target within the first few days and now hopes to hit stretch goals which include Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR support. (Read More)

Machina Arcana To Eternity tactical cooperative horror adventure board game

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Adreama Games as return Kickstarter to launch their second campaign via the crowdfunding website for the Machina Arcana to Eternity board game. Offering players a “dark and immersive experience” for you and your group of explorers. Travel the unknown, face cosmic horrors and fight for survival. Playable as either one-shot scenarios or in a progressive campaign mode, you can tailor the experience to match your most morbid desires. (Read More)
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Romford trio crowdfund to get footballing board game to market

September 28th - via: time1075.net
Three men from Romford are crowdfunding to get a footballing board game to market, created during lockdown. Rising Star Football Edition was designed by friends, Charlie Wright, Mike Hurst, and James Bergman, who each had little work opportunities. (Read More)
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Fanfry combines a camera drone, battery pack and fan in one from $49

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A unique combination of camera drone, battery pack and cooling fan has been launched via Kickstarter this month in the form of the aptly named FanFry drone. Equipped with a 1080p camera the drone is small enough to carry in your bag and its battery pack is capable of providing up to 12 hours of use. (Read More)

Bit Board combines Micro:Bit programming and LEGO

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Bit Board is a unique piece of hardware which allows you to combine programming using the BBC created Micro:Bit mini PC together with LEGO construction kits and blocks. Designed by Brown Dog Gadgets the Bit Board has been launched via Kickstarter this month and allows you to combine the worlds of LEGO and computer programming, using drag and drop commands via a simple web interface. (Read More)
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G Dry 3D printer filament storage and dryer box hits Kickstarter

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Those of you lucky to enough to own a 3D printer, may be interested in a new 3D printing filament storage system and dryer, aptly named the G Dry. Designed to store two reels of 3D printing filament the G Dry provides an easy way to maintain the quality of your expensive 3D printing filament, keeping it safe from moisture contamination and temperature fluctuations. (Read More)

Wellington start up aims to make 'world's most sustainable shoe'

September 28th - via: rnz.co.nz
Its founder, Jeremy Bank, said algae - sourced from polluted waterways - is made into a resin before being used in the soles. Pineapple "leather" replaces actual leather, and uppers are made from either bamboo and nylon or merino wool. Bank said he was inspired to launch the company when he was on holiday with this family in the Hawaiian island of Maui and saw waste, including old shoes, washing up on the beach. (Read More)

Film Stories raises £32,000 after Covid-19 takes it back to 'square one'

September 28th - via: pressgazette.co.uk
Simon Brew launched the monthly Film Stories in 2018 – and its sister title Film Stories Junior a year later – after tapping into an appetite for a magazine focused primarily on British and independent films with a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for each. (Read More)

2 local women invent new card game and they're hoping to sell it nationwide

September 27th - via: eastidahonews.com
There’s a yak on the track and your train won’t move until it’s gone. That’s the premise of the new card game, “There’s a yak on the track!” created by Kara Lagerquist and Barbara Keckler of Idaho Falls. (Read More)
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Ilysia Is A New Sword Art-Style VR MMO In A Huge Open World

September 27th - via: uploadvr.com
Ilysia is an extremely ambitious upcoming new VR MMO from indie studio Team 21 that’s currently live with an already-funded Kickstarter campaign. The game aims to rekindle the old-school charm MMORPGs of yesteryear possessed with its massive, fully explorable open world and emphasis on deep, meaningful interactions. (Read More)

Despite the Pixel Art, 'There Is No Light' Isn't Your Daddies Action-Adventure

September 27th - via: cogconnected.com
There Is No Light is not a playful romp through a forest or a tumble through a creative obstacle course, it’s an action-adventure that delves through the darkest pits of the underworld with horrific visuals that would feel at home in a Castlevania or Diablo title. A large portion of modern indies resemble extremely polished retro games, and in the case of There Is No Light, retro fans will notice some similarities with Super Castlevania IV and the original Diablo game. (Read More)

Road to Dirty Land leads through Kickstarter

September 26th - via: adventuregamers.com
If you instinctively equate the letters ABC with "always be closing," then indie Canadian developer Naturally Intelligent's Dirty Land: Thrill of the Sale is for you. But for that to happen, the upcoming narrative adventure inspired by classic sales films from the eighties and nineties will first need to close its own deal on Kickstarter. (Read More)
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Turning imagination into reality: USAF veteran creates video game inspired by daughter's doodling

September 26th - via: 13wmaz.com
A U.S. Air Force Veteran and his 6-year-old daughter found a creative way to spend their time in quarantine. They invented a video game that will soon be released for the original Nintendo. It’s called Doodle World. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Trailer: Horror-Comedy OVERTIME by VIDEO NASTY Comic Book Writer Mario Covone

September 26th - via: dreadcentral.com
The trailer comes a few days before the beginning of a Kickstarter campaign, launching Tuesday, September 29th, to raise funds for the production of the Blu Ray and its special features. (Read More)

Early bird deal alert: Broken Compass the adventure RPG

September 26th - via: geeknative.com
Inspired by the likes of Indiana Jones, Uncharted and the Mummy and boosted by success in Italy, Broken Compass is a new RPG that comes not in a glossy hardback that you might find in a library but as a rugged notebook that might be stashed away in a backpack. The game by Riccardo Sirignano and Simone Formicola, illustrated by Daniela Guibellini, uses the Fortune System. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Free to Download: Fading Embers Setting Primer

September 26th - via: geeknative.com
The change in the status of the Primer means only one thing; the full Fading Embers Campaign Set Kickstarter is coming. The Fading Embers Primer was a Result of a Kickstarter itself. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table debuts with board games, more

September 25th - via: 9to5toys.com
Arcade1Up today announced its latest way to game at home, this time mixing up the usual assortment of vintage titles and retro flair for something entirely different. Bringing an up to 32-inch touchscreen to your setup, the new Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table packs a collection of Hasbro board games and much more to refresh game night. (Read More)

Girl Genius, the video game

September 25th - via: boingboing.net
Phil Foglio's Girl Genius, a classic BB comics fave, will soon become a video game should a Kickstarter campaign reach its funding target. Girl Genius: Adventures In Castle Heterodyne will have Agatha exploring the castle of her mechanically-minded ancestors and finding much trouble to get into therein. (Read More)

Racewknd Wants to Be a New Fancy Mag to Help You Dive Deeper Into Each Formula One Stop

September 25th - via: thedrive.com
The idea of making large-format coffee table-worthy magazines you want to keep after reading is alive and well, and now there's a new one for Formula One fans. Racewknd is up on Kickstarter now, and it wants to be the ultimate companion to each stop on the Formula One calendar. (Read More)

Dwerve Kickstarter brings in $53,750 (500% funded), Switch version stretch goal hit

September 25th - via: gonintendo.com
The Kickstarter for the Zelda-inspired action RPG "Dwerve" has reached its funding goal fivefold. With a campaign goal of $10,000, Half Human Games raked in a whopping total of $53,750. Although initially setting the stretch goal to 60k for a Switch port, the requirement has since been lowered to 50k, allowing for development to move forward. (Read More)

INTERVIEW: John Jennison has A HAUNTED DECK on Kickstarter eager for some scary divination

September 25th - via: comicsbeat.com
The allure of fortune-telling is apparent in the growing number of crowdfunded projects dedicated to it, especially when it comes to the various kinds of card decks that exist in that realm. Comic creator, card creator, and all-around Kickstarter master John Jennison is acutely aware of this as he takes to Kickstarter for his second deck of fortune-telling cards, aptly named This Deck is Haunted: An Oracle Deck of Ghosts and Spirits. (Read More)

Kickstarter: Build an Empire with Embarcadero

September 25th - via: thathashtagshow.com
One of the latest creative games is the game Embarcadero.This game feels very unique. Players essentially take over derelict ships in an attempt to build a waterfront empire. The style looks like San Francisco during the era of the Gold Rush. The board seems pretty impressive in that same 1800s style. (Read More)
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The incredible art of Grim Hollow's Players Guide

September 25th - via: geeknative.com
Last year, Ghostfire Gaming used D&D’s 5e rules to create a dark setting called Grim Hollow. It went well; earning more than AU$280,000. Ghostfire are back with the Grim Hollow: The Players Guide campaign and it’s going even better. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Ancient Undead Spider Wizard is a vinyl EP sleeved in a playable tabletop RPG adventure

September 25th - via: dicebreaker.com
A tabletop RPG supplement that combines a seven-inch vinyl soundtrack with a fully playable dungeon-crawl adventure is launching on Kickstarter next week. Ancient Undead Spider Wizard is written and recorded by creator Geoffrey Cullop, who will release the four-song EP and its accompanying 10-room dungeon under indie label Fish in the Pot. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Twilight Imperium and Android are being turned into graphic novels

September 25th - via: dicebreaker.com
Epic sci-fi board game Twilight Imperium and cyberpunk series Android - best known as the setting of living card game Netrunner - are being adapted as graphic novels. Both Twilight Imperium and Android will be released as graphic novels next year by CMON, the publisher which previously adapted its own Zombicide, Zombicide: Invader and Cthulhu: Death May Die games into comic book form earlier this year. (Read More)

Kickstarter Blitz #81

September 25th - via: boardsandbees.wordpress.com
Monsters on Board (Ivo Neskovic/Aleksander Mikic/Samoil Petreski, Final Frontier Games) is a monster-themed game where you’re trying to get ready for the Blue Moon Monster Mixer. Streets (Haakon Gaarder, Sinister Fish Games) is a tile-laying city-building game. The Reckoners: Steelslayer (Brett Sobol/Seth Van Orden, Nauvoo Games) is an expansion to the 2018 board game The Reckoners, which in turn is based on the book series by Brandon Sanderson. (Read More)

Some of the Best Recent Watch Releases You Might Have Missed

September 25th - via: gearpatrol.com
Just about all Xeric watches feature an unconventional design and an alternative way of displaying the time. Though the "regulator" is a traditional watch style, the brand puts its own funky spin on it, and is launching it via a Kickstarter campaign that's already funded. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] YEMA Kickstarter GMT and Three-Hand In-House Calibers

September 25th - via: hypebeast.com
Thanks to the massive popularity of its in-house Caliber MBP1000, YEMA is now expanding on its self-made offerings, creating two new movements for horology enthusiasts: an upgraded three-hand caliber based on its previous model and a GMT caliber, the first of its kind for the French watchmaker. (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - 6 Great Board Games to Back on Kickstarter This September

September 25th - via: kick.agency
There’s so much great stuff on Kickstarter right now that board game lovers might feel overwhelmed. Sequels, new games by beloved creators and promising debuts. Having problems with deciding what to back? Want to know what’s hot on KS right now? Let’s go! (Read More)
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Kickstarter for the "Brawler64" wireless N64 controller hits its funding goal

September 25th - via: gonintendo.com
The Brawler64 wireless N64 controller hit Kickstarter recently, and it hit the $20k funding goal no problem. (Read More)

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