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TheoryBoard returns to teach music theory whilst making music producing simple

July 16th - via: routenote.com
This unique MIDI controller makes for simplified music creation whilst teaching you the essentials of music theory. It's designed with total beginners in mind so that the barriers to getting started with creating something that sounds good are diminished whilst also allowing learning through playing so that you're not just pushing at buttons that will always sound "Correct". (Read More)

Colony Cleanup trail bag hits Kickstarter

July 16th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Outdoor enthusiasts searching for an easy way to keep their rubbish neatly stowed while out on the trail, may be interested in the Colony Cleanup trail bag which has launched via Kickstarter this month. (Read More)
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Global project to create national parks in the ocean

July 16th - via: environmentjournal.online
A new project will create a global network of ocean sanctuaries to help the ocean become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Project Zero has mapped out a series of global network projects from Antarctica to the Bering Strait that will be protected to restore the ocean's health. (Read More)

Insect growing pods: the future of the everyday kitchen?

July 16th - via: newfoodmagazine.com
Thomas Constant, Founder and CEO of BeoBia, answers New Food's questions about how and why the British start-up has launched home insect growing pods. (Read More)
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Roar and Write Preview

July 15th - via: eatggames.com
In this game, you’ll be rolling your way through 5 ages making offerings to the different council members to help sway their vote. See, the animal kingdom is looking for a new monarch to rule over them all. It’s up to the council members to pick one ruler. (Read More)

Dollars To Donuts: Now On Kickstarter

July 15th - via: popgeeks.com
Board game designers Flatout Games are working with publisher Crafty Games to bring a scrumptious new addition to the tabletop scene: Dollars To Donuts. (Read More)
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NukEm Comics hits goal on Kickstarter, so what's next?

July 15th - via: wtrf.com
Outside of Intergalactic Deathmatch, the creators have two other proects they are working on. Killer Dahlia another Cyberpunk comic and Coded, a zombie style comic. (Read More)
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Perseverance: Castaway Chronicles - a New Board Game Saga is Here

July 15th - via: kick.agency
Perseverance: Castaway Chronicles is a large scale euro strategy game that uses tons of creative ideas to tell its story through mechanics, instead of an attached book. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] CRITICAL CARDS Should Make Spell Organization in DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Easier

July 15th - via: geektyrant.com
Dungeons & Dragons nerds have some new unofficial tools on their way. Critical Cards are designed to be a quick and easy-to-read way of managing your spells. (Read More)

Mythological Figures & Maleficent Monsters lets you battle Dracula, meet Santa and wield Excalibur in Dungeons & Dragons 5E

July 15th - via: dicebreaker.com
A new book for Dungeons & Dragons 5E is bringing heroes, villains, creatures and objects from across myth, legend and folklore to the RPG. (Read More)

Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall (Kickstarter)

July 15th - via: therathole.ca
The game plays over a set number of days and nights, with the day consisting of the legitimate, real-world, challenges facing many immigrant families, as well as dealing with the Mung Cards that represent lingering dreams from the previous night. (Read More)

Stars of Wrestling Share Tales from the Road in Headlocked Anthology

July 15th - via: bleedingcool.com
Michael Kingston, the creator of the premier ongoing wrestling comic book, Headlocked, is back with another Kickstarter. Headlocked: Tales From The Road is an anthology collecting one-off stories Kingston has collaborated on with stars of both the wrestling and comic book art world. (Read More)
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Kickstarter: BeanBon Lets You Roast Coffee Beans on Your Countertop

July 15th - via: thespoon.tech
If the first pandemic-spurred lockdown drove us all to bake bread, perhaps quarantine 2.0 will inspire people to roast their own coffee beans. If so, devices like the BeanBon could become all the rage. (Read More)

NEWS WATCH: Beasts of the Black Hand 2 From Paul Harding, Ron Marz and Matthew Dow Live on Kickstarter Now

July 15th - via: comic-watch.com
The BEASTS are unleashed once again! Created by sculptor and artist Paul Harding, the dieselpunk horror-adventure BEASTS OF THE BLACK HAND, is returning with an all-new graphic novel. BEASTS OF THE BLACK HAND Volume 2: The Viking League is now on Kickstarter, with a campaign to produce a hardcover sequel to the landmark initial volume, via Ominous Press and Creation.Ink. (Read More)

Learn electronics and programming using the CircuitMess STEM Box

July 15th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Electronics programmer Albert Gajsak based in Zagreb in Croatia has created a new range of projects to help teach skills of electronic programming, design and more. The CircuitMess STEM Box has launched via Kickstarter this week and offers a series of fun electronic kits to help children and adults understand the basics of new technologies. (Read More)
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SHEGGS time indicator water bottle

July 15th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
The SHEGGS Time Marker Water Bottle is a reusable, time indicator, impact-resistant, carry-me-anywhere bottle that prompts and encourages you to keep on top of your hydration. (Read More)

Multiplayer Dino Survival Game Deathground Launches on Kickstarter

July 15th - via: gamespew.com
Looking for a multiplayer dino game? Life uh finds a way. UK-based developer Jaw Drop Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming game, Deathground. (Read More)

UVMask face mask offers real-time UV-C filtration and purification

July 15th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you are searching for a fully featured face mask, the UVMask may be worth more investigation. Launched via Kickstarter this month the project has already raised over $1 million thanks to over 7,000 backers with still 30 days remaining. (Read More)

Cooler Master's Raspberry Pi case is a hit on Kickstarter

July 15th - via: htxt.co.za
Cooler Master, best known for its PC cases and other PC accessories, has made a move into the world of maker electronics with the Pi Case 40. (Read More)
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Steven Universe Beach-A-Palooza Launches Kickstarter Campaign

July 14th - via: popgeeks.com
It’s a party at Beach City, but some corrupted Gems want to crash. Beat them back through the power of music, Steven style! in this card-drafting game, designed by Erica Bouyouris and Andrew Wolf, you won’t have to fight with your friends over who gets to be Steven because everybody gets to be him. (Read More)

Ft. Wright Inventor Looks to Make Opening Hard Plastic, Packages Easier

July 14th - via: rcnky.com
Robert Behan's creation, which he has branded as FLYK, recently sought crowd-funding through Kickstarter. His $5,000 goal was more than doubled with 374 donors contributing nearly $12,000. (Read More)

VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE - RIVALS Launches On Kickstarter Next Month!

July 14th - via: gametyrant.com
Vampire: The Masquerade - Rivals Expandable Card Game is one of the latest projects from Renegade Game Studios and the team has now revealed the Kickstarter campaign is coming next month in August. (Read More)

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)

Visual Novel 'Thawing Feelings' Launches Kickstarter To Fund Project

July 14th - via: noisypixel.net
Ds-sans has launched a Kickstarter to assist with funding their romantic visual novel Thawing Feelings, in development for PC-via Steam. Thawing Feelings is a visual novel that will focus on a "Rich and atmospheric" story as the narrative dives into the lives of two characters, Marie and Ayami. (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)

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