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WWE and AEW wrestlers like the Young Bucks, Samoa Joe, more unite for comics project

July 13th - via: gamesradar.com
Headlocked: Tales from the Road is currently taking pre-orders on Kickstarter after surpassing its goal in just days, and we caught up with Kingston - who acts as writer and project manager of all this - about the anthology, combining the two entertainment mediums, and how he got all these wrestlers on the same page. (Read More)
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'Myst' Studio's Upcoming VR Adventure 'Firmament' Delayed Beyond 2021

July 13th - via: roadtovr.com
Cyan, the studio behind iconic puzzle adventure games Myst (1993) and Riven (1997), garnered their fair share of success with their April 2019 Kickstarter campaign, which sought to bring to life their next VR-compatible title, Firmament. Now Cyan says the game will be delayed well past its originally projected July 2020 release date, calling it “wildly optimistic.” (Read More)
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The Last Chance to Back New Warrior Nun Comic on Kickstarter

July 13th - via: bleedingcool.com
With a new Netflix series based on the comic airing now, Avatar Press is collecting their recent Warrior Nun comic reboot into a graphic novel. (Read More)
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Black board games are key to the future of tabletop

July 13th - via: dicebreaker.com
For an industry that is constantly clamouring for games that give us new mechanics, fresh experiences and more variety in themes, it only makes sense that new voices and new perspectives be invited to the table (Read More)

Ascension Tactics turns the fantasy deckbuilder into a miniatures game

July 13th - via: dicebreaker.com
Deckbuilding game Ascension is being spun out into a new miniatures game, Ascension Tactics. (Read More)

#654 – The Original Sherlock Holmes and His Baker Street Irregulars [Preview]

July 13th - via: whatsericplaying.com
In The Original Sherlock Holmes and His Baker Street Irregulars, you’re on the hunt for Villains committing crimes across London! However, you’re … not Sherlock Holmes. Instead, you’re an inspector, making use of the Baker Street Irregulars! (Read More)

Kickstarter for hand-drawn ratoidvania 'Curse of the Sea Rats' wraps, brings in over $273k

July 13th - via: gonintendo.com
Due to the support of almost 6k backers, independent games developer Petoons Studio pledged $273k, 1600% of it's original goal on Kickstarter, to fund the production and development of Curse of the Sea Rats last Friday. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Preview: VR Giants – Challenges Both Big and Small

July 13th - via: vrfocus.com
This week will see solo developer Wolfgang Tschauko take the next step required to see the project he has been working on for the last three years, co-op adventure VR Giants, come to life; a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign. The title has appeared at events in various forms over the years and now Tschauko wants to expand the team, make VR Giants prettier for an official launch on Steam. (Read More)

Start-up insect farm BeoBia smashes crowdfunding goal through Kickstarter

July 13th - via: foodmanufacture.co.uk
Billed as a sustainable solution to the ecological issues currently surrounding agriculture and livestock rearing,​​ BeoBia's insect growing pods allow consumers to farm insects at home in order to reduce food waste and provide a source of protein. (Read More)
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Ulefone Armor 9 Kickstarter Campaign Ending Soon

July 13th - via: androidheadlines.com
If you are interested in this rugged smartphone, you can get considerable discounts on Kickstarter. You can be an early adopter, of sorts, as the phone will be more expensive once it goes into production. (Read More)

TheoryBoard is a music theory MIDI controller that could change the way you write songs

July 13th - via: musicradar.com
Promising to simplify the concepts of music theory so that anyone can make music, this offers what’s said to be an intuitive pad layout so that you can play without going ‘wrong’. Everything is kept in key if you want it to be, and there are plenty of advanced features to explore, too. (Read More)

Kevlar core reinforced smart belt raises over $200,000 via Kickstarter

July 13th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
The Smart Belt Ultimate created by the team at Harmattan Design features a Kevlar core to strengthen the belt and stop it warping during normal use. (Read More)
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Alloa woman's quest to have mysterious tale of her great-grandfather published

July 13th - via: alloaadvertiser.com
Alloa's Katie Carmichael launched the Kickstarter for her novel on Monday, July 13. The illustrated book, 'My Great Grandfather, the Alien', focuses on Thomas Carmichael, her great-grandfather who was a ship steward who left his family behind in Scotland in the 1930s, to travel to New York. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] #653 – With a Smile & A Gun [Preview]

July 12th - via: whatsericplaying.com
In With A Smile & A Gun, you’re trying to control the city during the height of Prohibition. Thankfully, you don’t bother yourself with the laws and the law seldom bothers itself with you. A pretty decent arrangement, all things considered. (Read More)

People Have Committed More Than $634,000 for a NASA-Designed Perfume That Smells Like Space

July 12th - via: gizmodo.com.au
There are so many things ordinary folk, aka people who are not astronauts, want to know about space. Apparently, what space smells like is one of the burning questions thousands of people ask themselves. (Read More)

How Established Creators & Major Publishers are Changing Kickstarter

July 12th - via: bleedingcool.com
Now as the comics market undergoes a significant shift, big-name creators and even traditional publishers themselves are bringing their content to Kickstarter. In addition to mainstream creators taking to Kickstarter, well-known publishers have begun doing the same. (Read More)

Gaming Kickstarters Weathered The Pandemic Better Than Other Projects

July 12th - via: thegamer.com
For obvious reasons, the coronavirus pandemic has, and will very likely continue to impact businesses in ways that will become increasingly apparent after time has passed and the ongoing pandemic period's economic impact can be properly assessed. A routine midyear report compiled for Kickstarter has shed some light on how the pandemic affected the variety of projects it has hosted, due to the inevitability of discussing the coronavirus's economic effects on any sort of business that includes data from this year. (Read More)

Brandon Sanderson is Launching a Leather-Bound 10th Anniversary Edition of THE WAY OF KINGS Via Kickstarter

July 12th - via: geektyrant.com
Brandon Sanderson is celebrating 10 years of his novel The Way of Kings, the first book of The Stormlight Archive. The book is being released in a gorgeous leather-bound novel that is so big, it has been split into two volumes. (Read More)

Johnson City entrepreneur heats up old tech for new business

July 12th - via: johnsoncitypress.com
On July 3, Hester launched a crowdsourcing campaign to fund a company that produces cast iron waffle makers. In five days, the Kickstarter for The Great American Waffle Iron raised more than $25,000 toward its $99,800 goal. (Read More)
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Kickstarter - Tome of Alchemy: Magic Item and Potion Creation for 5e (Necromancer Games)

July 11th - via: tenkarstavern.com
Players and game masters both can use the mysteries of alchemy to expand options for adventuring and adventure design. This masterful work by Courtney Campbell explores all aspects of the venerable craft of alchemy and weaves it into the structure of the world's most popular fantasy role-playing game! (Read More)

Tabletop Kickstarter Weekly Roundup: Monsters, Pirates, And Catapults

July 11th - via: thegamer.com
Board game Kickstarters are still going strong, and these three July 2020 projects show real potential. (Read More)

Saladin Ahmed and Dave Acosta Set Kickstarter Ablaze with Dragon

July 11th - via: bleedingcool.com
As Saladin Ahmed and Dave Acosta's Dragon soars even higher on Kickstarter, expect comics publishers and writers of Ahmed's level to take note. (Read More)

The smart bike helmet Lumos Ultra raises more than $2 million on Kickstarter

July 11th - via: gadgetsandwearables.com
After a few years Lumos is back on Kickstarter with a new bicycle helmet. Lumos Ultra combines lights, turn signals and smart features into a single cohesive whole. (Read More)

This Coffee Maker Alarm Clock Is Your Own Personal Barista

July 11th - via: mymodernmet.com
Renouf first introduced The Barisiuer to the world back in 2016 on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, where he raised over $750,000. With a mini milk fridge, a drawer for storing coffee, a smart induction coil, and a display clock, there’s so much to love about The Barisieur. (Read More)

Sawbridgeworth author and former Leventhorpe School student Charlie Mills earning rave reviews for his children's book It's Cool To Be Me

After some editing and finding an illustrator – from Macedonia – the book was published. And Charlie has also raised £3,000 on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform that focuses on creativity to enable him to get started on a second one. (Read More)
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Now On Kickstarter, Shield, A Revolutionary Antimicrobial Brass Hygiene Tool

July 11th - via: virtual-strategy.com
Now seeking community support via Kickstarter, a new hygiene tool with an innovative spring-loaded folding mechanism for maximum hygiene potential. (Read More)
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'The Office' Star Leslie David Baker on Kickstarting His Spinoff 'Uncle Stanley'

July 10th - via: etonline.com
Leslie David Baker has a goal - and it's to bring his beloved character Stanley Hudson from The Office back to the screen. The actor, who portrayed the Dunder Mifflin employee for nine seasons, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a spinoff series titled Uncle Stan: Coming Out of Retirement. (Read More)
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4 Upcoming Kickstarter Board Games - Endangered Artifacts in Dungeons

July 10th - via: kick.agency
One big expansion, two great looking debuts and an unexpected adaptation of a video game. (Read More)
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Preview Cullen Bunn's new Kickstarter, Democritus Brand and the Endless Machine

July 10th - via: syfy.com
The Eisner Award-nominated writer of The Sixth Gun, Harrow County, Micronauts, Uncanny X-Men, X-Men Blue, Dark Ark, Unholy Grail, Sinestro, Deadpool, Conan the Slayer, Army of Darkness, and countless other titles has just launched a tempting new Kickstarter campaign this week for a fantastic steampunk adventure series titled, Democritus Brand and the Endless Machine... (Read More)

Visual Novel ‘Student Union’ Launches Kickstarter To Help Fund Project

July 10th - via: noisypixel.net
Visual Novel Village launched a Kickstarter for their upcoming visual novel Student Union to assist with the development and help bring the project to completion. The team has been working on the project for a while now but is asking for fans to help them on their final stretch. (Read More)

Dad Dresses Up Like Frozen's Elsa to Support His Son

July 10th - via: popsugar.com
Now, Scott is trying to reach as many parents as possible to spread his positive message. He recently created a Kickstarter for his children's book and short animated film, My Shadow Is Pink, which tells the story of a boy who dares to be different. (Read More)

“Wakfu: The Animated Series”: Will “Ankama Animation” be able to produce a season 4 of the “Wakfu” series or not?

July 10th - via: nextalerts.com
In order to produce for season four of the series Ankama Animations launched another kickstarter campaign, where their goal is to achieve €100,000, which they did within one hour. (Read More)

Wild New Board Game Sculpts Itself Up a Kickstarter Win: Who dares to crush your clay, citizen?

July 10th - via: austinchronicle.com
Imagine Pictionary, say, but with quickly-shaped clay sculptures instead of rough sketches. Imagine these challenges and more, as you race your piece around the colorful board toward victory. There, and from witnessing everyone's pathetic, slapdash attempts at sculpting with the four bright colors of modeling clay that are included. (Read More)
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5 Black-led Kickstarters that deserve your money

July 10th - via: mashable.com
Millions of Americans have answered the call to support small businesses in the wake of pandemic-related unprecedented closings, delayed shipping, and discouragement of in-person shopping and dining. Crowdfunding is a community-based opportunity for new businesses to get the startup funds they need (as well as a genius way to spread the word about a new venture). (Read More)

Critical Role: The Legend Of Vox Machina Season 2 Release Date & Who's In Cast?

July 10th - via: popculturetimes.com
Critical Role is a tremendously popular Dungeons & Dragons role-playing web show. Its upcoming animated series The Legend of Vox Machina originally started as a fan-supported Kickstarter campaign, which became successful and set the record for the most-funded TV or film project ever. (Read More)

'Curse of the Sea Rats' (ALL) Kickstarter Ending Soon, Needs Final Push!

July 10th - via: worthplaying.com
Curse of the Sea Rats will feature 4 playable characters, and single and local multiplayer modes in which you will have to explore the island, battle diabolic creatures, and fight brutal bosses commanded by the evil pirate Flora Burn. (Read More)

Tabletop games had a record-breaking start to 2020 on Kickstarter, including their biggest-ever month

July 9th - via: dicebreaker.com
Tabletop games made more money on Kickstarter during the first half of 2020 than ever before, with the record-breaking success of Gloomhaven sequel Frosthaven leading to their biggest-ever single month on the crowdfunding platform. (Read More)
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The Wishing Stone hoping for crowdfunding through Kickstarter

July 9th - via: adventuregamers.com
Combinining point-and-click adventuring with a visual novel-styled story about "family love and loss at a special time," The Wishing Stone promises plenty of hand-painted environments to explore, characters to interact with, inventory items to collect, and puzzles to solve. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] The 'Zephyr' gaming mouse has a built-in fan to eliminate 'sweaty palms'

July 9th - via: techspot.com
In context: Gaming mice come in all shapes and sizes, with differing software suites, button counts, and price tags. The company's first product - a gaming mouse with its own built-in cooling system - is launching on Kickstarter come July 22. (Read More)

HOPLOMACHUS: VICTORUM Launches On Kickstarter Next Year

July 9th - via: gametyrant.com
Chip Theory Games, the game developer behind popular strategy board games like Too Many Bones and Cloudspire, is bringing a new board game to Kickstarter in 2021. (Read More)
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Jaw Drop Games Launches Kickstarter For 'Dino Crisis'-Like Survival Horror Game 'Deathground'

July 9th - via: bloody-disgusting.com
The UK-based team, who are “passionate dinosaur and horror fans” and made up of industry veterans, are currently asking for around 80K GBP to complete the project. Deathground is focused on squad-based and solo gameplay, along with “unpredictable” dino AI that will “hunt you down, influence decision-making and drive a tailored experience.” (Read More)

Kickstarter for My Fake Band Ends in Two Weeks

July 9th - via: memphisflyer.com
James and Jesse Hermann of the Never Played Out games company — launched their Kickstarter campaign for My Fake Band, the company’s first satirical game, on June 23rd. The campaign has two weeks left before it closes on Thursday, July 23rd. (Read More)
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Magic: The Gathering Creator Reveals New Roguelike Card Game

July 9th - via: wegotthiscovered.com
Since departing Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield has lent his renowned skills in the world of tabletop game design to a number of titles, both physical and digital, over the last two decades. The latest of these ventures, a roguelike deck-builder in development at Belgium-based studio Abrakam, has recently entered private alpha testing following a successful Kickstarter campaign and aims to combine the addictive nature of deck-building with turn-based combat mechanics where actions and abilities are dictated entirely by the cards you own. (Read More)
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Fophie compact Qi fast wireless charger and hub hits Kickstarter

July 9th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A compact portable multiport USB-C hub and fast wireless charging dock has been launched by Kickstarter this week called Fophie. (Read More)

Iwind active cycling filter hits Kickstarter

July 9th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Cyclists may be interested in a new active cycling filter, enabling urban cyclists, mono wheelers and scooter riders to breathe fresh air without the need to wear anything attached to your face. (Read More)

The five archers

July 9th - via: boulderweekly.com
The debut record, Arrows, is just another testament to Bowregard’s collective talent, funded by a Kickstarter campaign that well exceeded expectations. (Read More)

Mopoint 65w USB-C charger the size of Apple Airpods hits Kickstarter

July 9th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Mopoint is a tiny USB-C charger no bigger than a pair of Apple Airpods, yet capable of providing 65w of power simultaneously, thanks to the included 2 x USB-C and single USB-A port. (Read More)

H&Y: The RevoRing is just the start

July 9th - via: camerajabber.com
H&Y recently announced a Kickstarter campaign to bring a new variable-size circular filter adapter and a variable neutral density filter combined with a circular polarizing filter on a variable-sized mount to market. (Read More)

Sorcerer Endbringer expansion on Kickstarter

July 8th - via: dicetowernews.com
The Sorcerer core game supports 2 - 4 players with PVP play, while the Sorcerer: Endbringer expansion allows 1 - 3 players to battle a crazed demigod known as Maneater, who is crafted by the players, in a battle to the death. (Read More)
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Rise of the Amazons on Kickstarter

July 8th - via: dicetowernews.com
Dominate the ancient world as legendary Amazon warriors while dealing with godly curses and facing fierce opposition from heroes such as Heracles and Achilles. Rise of the Amazons is designed by Alcyon Creative, is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, and features euro style action management for 1-4 players, aged 10+, with game play lasting 60 - 90 minutes. (Read More)
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Game Review: Raccoon Tycoon

July 8th - via: gamingwithsidekicks.com
Who doesn’t love an adorable animal? How about more than one? Now what if those animals were giants of industry and trade and you got to buy and sell all sorts of good with them as you try to be a part of their railroad monopolies? (Read More)
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Northwest Press Celebrates Ten Years of Publishing with DASH

July 8th - via: bleedingcool.com
Northwest Press, known for its comics celebrating the LGBT community, is now among the mighty few indie publishers who have stayed the test of time, as they are now celebrating a decade of publishing. In honor of ten years of doing the impossible, this journeyman publisher has launched a Kickstarter to fund DASH, a graphic novel collection of their gay noir detective series created by writer Dave Ebersole and artist Delia Gable. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Dungeons & Lasers Is Getting Ready to Launch a Second Kickstarter Including Pre-Launch Goals

July 8th - via: geektyrant.com
Archon Studio is a company that makes modular 3D terrain for you to use in your tabletop games called Dungeons & Lasers. They have sets for fantasy settings as well as sci-fi settings. Well, the team is gearing up to launch a new Kickstarter campaign on August 25 with some cool new goodies. (Read More)

Joey Graceffa's 'Escape The Night' Board Game Kickstarter Gets Fully Funded In 3 Hours, Raising $120,000 To Date

July 8th - via: tubefilter.com
Though YouTube opted not to renew its longest-running original series, Joey Graceffa's Escape The Night, for a fourth season, the property will live on in board game form. (Read More)
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New Book Charts The Oral History Of Street Fighter II, And It's On Kickstarter Now

July 8th - via: nintendolife.com
UK book publisher Read-Only Memory has announced that it is releasing a book which charts the history of Capcom's Street Fighter II, as told by the people who made it happen. (Read More)
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Let's get us some Rune Stones!

July 8th - via: theboardgamefamily.com
The objective in Rune Stones is to earn the most points through deck-building, card play, and resource conversion. (Read More)
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Hyper Mirror-0 zero latency casting solution hits Kickstarter

July 8th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Hyper Mirror has launched via Kickstarter this month providing a new plug and play wireless casting system that offers smooth mirroring without the need for any application or wireless connection. (Read More)

Kolude KD-K1 Keyboard With USB Hub And Power Delivery - Review

July 7th - via: wccftech.com
Kolude KD-K1 Keyhub started as a Kickstarter project and hit its finance goal in less than a day. (Read More)
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Hair Love to be turned into TV series on HBO Max

July 7th - via: ksdk.com
An Oscar-winning animated short film with ties to St. Louis will soon become a TV series. ‘Hair Love’ was created by Matthew Cherry. “Hair Love” was written and directed by former NFL player Matthew A. Cherry. (Read More)
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