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August 13th - via: post-journal.com
Thumbs up to the Labyrinth Press Company and those who donated to a Kickstarter campaign for the local company’s effort to provide food at the National Comedy Center (Read More)

Ebb Software's 'Scorn' Drops October Release Due to More Funding

August 12th - via: bloody-disgusting.com
Good news and bad news for those fans looking forward to the H.R. Giger/Zdzislaw Beksinski-inspired game, Scorn. According to their latest blog post, the team has secured additional development money from investors, which will allow them to release Scorn as originally intended, instead of having to split the game in two. (Read More)
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Check Out this Kickstarter Campaign for Garden Paws

August 12th - via: dualshockers.com
A Kickstarter campaign for Garden Paws, a relaxing roleplaying game, recently began and has already raised over 10% of their goal. In the game, you have inherited your grandparents’ farm and shop as they travel the world, and you work with Frank at the local construction shop to finish off the final touches and get the shop running. (Read More)

A complete history of Mighty No. 9's unseen 3DS and Vita ports, and the hunt to find out what happened

August 12th - via: destructoid.com
I won't rest until the Mighty No. 9 saga is finally completed. After tracking down multiple companies to find out what happened to physical Kickstarter rewards a year after the game's launch in 2017, following a lack of communication on all fronts, I was galvanized to see this entire situation through. But it's not over yet. (Read More)
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Kickstarter Ignores Terms of Service with 'Always Punch Nazis' Project

August 10th - via: breitbart.com
“WHO WOULDN’T PUNCH A NAZI? Everybody knows who the Nazis are. More so, if you saw a Nazi, you would want to punch that Nazi right across his face,” declared the project’s Kickstarter page. “ALWAYS PUNCH NAZIS is the next best thing to actually punching a Nazi.” (Read More)
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The Company Behind Hit Lens Revivals on Kickstarter is on Life Support

August 10th - via: petapixel.com
net SE, the German company that has raised millions of dollars on Kickstarter through reviving a number of classic lenses, is running into major issues (Read More)

Non-Binary Comic Book Anthology Hits Kickstarter

August 9th - via: gamerevolution.com
Looking for a boost on Kickstarter, Heartwood: Non-binary Tales of Sylvan Fantasy, a comic book anthology, looks to shine the spotlight on non-binary people. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'PopCats Fighter'

August 9th - via: geekdad.com
The greatest fighter cats in the world are competing for the Hairweight Championship Title. Build attack combos, power up your special moves, and unleash the furry. (Read More)

Gen Con Wrap-Up: What GeekDads Enjoyed Most in 2018

August 9th - via: geekdad.com
Gen Con 2018 has come and gone. As usual, those of us who were able to attend have been asked to put down some of our thoughts on the “best four days of gaming,” and I’m happy to oblige. (Read More)

Sleek Multipurpose Travel Bags : multipurpose travel bag

August 8th - via: trendhunter.com
A Kickstarter campaign is launched for a multipurpose travel bag that is sure to integrate itself successfully in both in urban and extreme environments (Read More)
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Endogenesis Preview

August 8th - via: boardgamequest.com
In the realms of card games, invariably there is some sort of mental complexity scale. On one end is something like Go Fish and on the other end are games like Magic: The Gathering, Hearthstone, and Bridge. Finding a game that suits players on the Go Fish end, but also intrigues more hardcore players can be challenging, especially for an evening with more than 2 players. (Read More)
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Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: 'Endogenesis'

August 8th - via: geekdad.com
'Endogenesis' is a card game for 3-5 players. Its beautiful aesthetic is backed up by inricate tactics. It's looking for Kickstarter funds now (Read More)
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Why Kickstarter Funders Quickly Kick in the Last 5 Percent

August 8th - via: anderson.ucla.edu
Research has established that as crowdfunding projects near their funding goals, two economically driven behavioral tics come into play. As a project attracts more backers, the herding mentality kicks in, and more backers want to join in. There is a reason this is called crowdfunding. Also, joining a project after it is already funded mitigates risk. (Read More)

GameTech: Chasm helps narrow the gaming gap

August 7th - via: irishexaminer.com
Headline GameTech: Chasm helps narrow the gaming gap (Read More)
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Bike Friday looks beyond successful niche

August 7th - via: registerguard.com
While its foldable bicycles have appealed to older riders, the challenge is to connect with younger cyclists (Read More)

Bloodborne Board Game Comes to Kickstarter in 2019

August 7th - via: gamerevolution.com
[COMING SOON] - A Bloodborne board game has just been announced by Eric M. Lang to be coming to Kickstarter next year. Will the shift from console to board game prove successful? (Read More)
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Witcher 3-Inspired Indie RPG 'Knights of Light' Kickstarter Campaign Launched

August 7th - via: gadgets.ndtv.com
Knights of Light is an open-world action role-playing game inspired by The Witcher 3 and Assassin's Creed and it's now on Kickstarter. "The characters and bosses are based on actual historical figures, while the world and setting is more realistic much like Assassin’s Creed franchise," Mousa explained. It’s also planned as a franchise akin to Ubisoft’s historical series. (Read More)
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Crowdfunding Watch: Late Summer Sylvan Tales

August 7th - via: comicsbeat.com
Across time and cultures, humanity has spun tales about the forest: tales of caution, adventure, rites of passage, and discovery. Some of those stories persist as the folklore and fairy tales that delight our imaginations today, and the forest remains a symbol for facing the unknown and emerging transformed (Read More)

'Call to Adventure' Teams up With Big Fantasy Writers for Innovative New Game

August 6th - via: comicbook.com
Brotherwise Games is teaming up with fantasy writers Patrick Rothfuss and Brandon Sanderson for their next tabletop game. The maker of popular games like Boss Monster and Unearth is currently running a Kickstarter for Call to Adventure, a new tabletop game in which players try to build a classic fantasy hero with the greatest destiny. The Kickstarter is already funded, and Brotherwise has announced planned expansions featuring plot points and characters pulled from Rothfuss's The Name of the Wind and Sanderson's The Way of Kings, two of the most popular fantasy books out today. (Read More)

Making Money With No Mojo

August 6th - via: medium.com
After several years of existence, crowdfunding is still a relatively new industry. As such, it’s rife with opportunists and scammers trying to find ways to take your money. In my opinion, this is one of those opportunistic events and I’m going to show you how they’re trying to do it. (Read More)

Photos of Tokyo and Seoul Shot Using a Fractal Lens

August 6th - via: petapixel.com
Seoul-based photographer Steve Roe recently took a fractal lens around Asia and captured futuristic views of the narrow streets filled with neon signs. Roe used the glass prisms made by Fractal Filters, which launched back in 2014 after a successful Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Razer turns to Kickstarter for left-handed Naga Trinity

August 6th - via: bit-tech.net
Increasingly diversified gaming peripherals company Razer has announced the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to produce a left-handed version of its Razer Naga Trinity mouse, with founder and chief executive Min-Liang Tan claiming its previous left-handed models have been created 'at a loss'. While Razer has made selected models of mice available in left-handed and ambidextrous variants in the past, the company's founder and chief executive has stated that it has been a loss-leader: 'We've been the only company shipping left handed gaming mice for the past few years and have been doing so at a loss,' claims Min-Liang Tan in a Twitter post on the subject. 'When we stopped the line we had a huge outcry from the LH community to do a Kickstarter for a LH Naga Trinity. Well - we are delivering on it now!' (Read More)

Board Game Simulation Theory Has Launched On Kickstarter

August 6th - via: sea.ign.com
Last month, the new sci-fi board game Simulation Theory was announced. It is a 1-5 player board game centred around the idea that the world around you may not be real but rather a simulation and that once you leave the simulation you may just end up being in another simulation. The goal of the game is to compete with other players to see who can escape the entire setup. In a previous article, we mentioned that the game was going to launch on Kickstarter at the beginning of August 2018, well that time is now, and the Kickstarter for Simulation Theory has officially launched offering several different rewards for those willing to donate a little more to have their grasp on reality tested. (Read More)
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Labyrinth Reaches Kickstarter Goal, Providing Food At NCC

August 6th - via: post-journal.com
Reaching your own personal goal is rewarding. However, when the community works to help you reach a goal, that might be even more gratifying. (Read More)

There's a Horizon: Zero Dawn Board Game Coming to Kickstarter

August 6th - via: kotaku.co.uk
COMING SOON! If you're into the idea of a board game about murdering robot dinosaurs with cyber-bows, then the following news might be up your alley. Developed by Sony in conjunction with Steamforged, a Horizon: Zero Dawn board game is coming soon to Kickstarter. Steamforged were the company behind the Dark Souls board game, which while complex did manage to capture much of the spirit of the original source video game. (Read More)

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