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The Night Cage Is a Creepy Cooperative Tile-Laying Board Game

July 14th - via: comicbook.com
The Night Cage is a new tabletop game that turns every tile flip into a suspenseful and terrifying moment. The new tabletop game is a 1-4 player fully cooperative game set inside an ever-shifting maze. (Read More)
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Pocketable, $120 and up WiFi gateway has dual GbE ports

July 14th - via: linuxgizmos.com
GL.iNet has gone to Kickstarter to successfully fund a pocket-sized, dual-GbE wireless gateway that consumes about 6 Watts and is touted for its “excellent VPN routing experience.” (Read More)

Roll Camera! is a Board Game About Making Movies With a Nifty Kickstarter Campaign

July 14th - via: dualshockers.com
Roll Camera! lets you and up to three friends make your own board game movie in the latest game from Keen Bean Studio. (Read More)

OpenCV AI Kit aims to do for computer vision what Raspberry Pi did for hobbyist hardware

July 14th - via: techcrunch.com
A new gadget called the OpenCV AI Kit, or OAK, looks to replicate the success of Raspberry Pi and other minimal computing solutions, but for the growing fields of computer vision and 3D perception. Its new multi-camera PCBs pack a lot of capability into a small, open-source unit and are now seeking funding on Kickstarter. (Read More)
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Steven Universe: Beach-a-Palooza Card Battling Game is Live on Kickstarter

July 14th - via: comicbook.com
Cryptozoic's been on a roll lately, and now they are back, with a brand new game based on the beloved Steven Universe franchise. Cryptpozic's latest game in the universe is the Steven Universe: Beach-a-Palooza Card Battling Game, designed by Erica Bouyouris and Andrew Wolf, and the project is now live on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Dead Reckoning board game hits Kickstarter from $79

July 14th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
The swashbuckling strategy game allows players to explore mysterious islands, fight battles and captain a ship and crew both of which can be upgraded as the game progresses. (Read More)

JO-E Pack EDC multi-functional sling bag hits Kickstarter

July 14th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
JO-E Pack as a new multi-functional sling bag designed to be your go to every day carry for your essential gadgets and accessories. The weatherproof RFID protected bag includes magnetic buckles and over seven organisers to keep your gadgets, cables devices and more neatly organised for easy access during the day. (Read More)

Hands-on with The Shivers, the new tabletop puzzle game with a classic LucasArts vibe

July 14th - via: cnet.com
The game being demoed was The Shivers, a multiplayer tabletop mystery game that was heading for Kickstarter, with a unique retro-gaming hook. The game's art style comes from lead illustrator Bill Tiller, a veteran of video game studio LucasArts, where he worked on classic PC games including The Dig, Curse of Monkey Island and Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine. (Read More)
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FunKey S tiny foldable handheld console hits Kickstarter from €62

July 14th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Gamers may be interested in a new Kickstarter project to fund the world's smallest foldable handheld console, the FunKey S. The tiny console is equipped with a 1.54 inch, 240 x 240 pixel IPS LCD display and powered by a 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 processor supported by 64MB of DDR2 RAM, together with a microSD slots capable of accepting cards up to 128GB in size for on board storage. (Read More)

Cinera Edge 5K OLED HMD cinema headset

July 14th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Cinera Edge is a unique headset designed to provide a 360 degree cinematic experience in 5K thanks to its OLED HMD display and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, allowing you to watch your favorite movies, TV series and more in your own personal cinema experience, wherever you maybe. (Read More)

Twin brothers create special ice pack to help people with back pain

July 13th - via: newjersey.news12.com
Ben and Zach Schneider invented “Spine Ice” during the quarantine. It is a lumbar support ice pack that molds to the user’s back and lasts longer than the average ice pack. (Read More)
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LIVSN to release trail pants this fall

July 13th - via: talkbusiness.net
Fayetteville-based outdoor apparel retailer LIVSN Designs will launch this fall pants made mostly of recycled materials after receiving media attention from two magazines on its existing pants. Last summer, LIVSN raised $106,364 in a crowdsourced Kickstarter campaign with 801 backers and exceeded its goal by more than 10 times. (Read More)

Myst documentary seeks $200,000 on Kickstarter

July 13th - via: venturebeat.com
Myst was a gaming phenomena when it launched in 1993. Now a Kickstarter project is hoping to crowdfund a documentary about this landmark point-and-click adventure game. (Read More)
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Local Kickstarter Campaign Supports America’s Rock-Climbing Community

July 13th - via: mainlinetoday.com
"As a climber, my ethic is that when the community is in trouble, I should help." At PsicoRoc, 16 professional climbers dangled over Summersville Lake, often plunging 30-70 feet into the water. Now, Rowland and his climbing compadres in the Camp Five Collection are working to bring it to audiences. They launched a Kickstarter campaign to finish the film and raise much-needed funds for small business owners. (Read More)

Far West Coffee launches Kickstarter for brick-and-mortar shop

July 13th - via: mrt.com
The owners have been regulars at the Urban Market and other pop-up events, according to a Kickstarter campaign. The Far West Coffee duo officially launched Kickstarter to start a brick-and-mortar coffee shop at 2040 W. Cuthbert Ave. The start-up capital raised will go toward hiring staff, stocking the shop and completing the design before it opens to the public. (Read More)
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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)
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