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Nidus Gaming Centre (Newcastle Upon Tyne)

A project in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom by Nidus Gaming Centre

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Nidus is a safe, cool and unisex gaming hub in Newcastle for video, board and alt games. We offer contests, gamejams and food/drink.
Backers: 56
Average Pledge Per Backer: £33

Funded: £1,867 of £44,500
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Oct 1st (28 days)
Project By: Nidus Gaming Centre
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Latest News

Day 19 - Supporting Indies

September 22nd - via:
This is Day 22 of our campaign and we will discuss some of our plans for supporting indies. We've touched upon this theme throughout the campaign, but it's day 22 and we've reached a point where it's time to address this crucial element of the Nidus.... (Read More)

Day 19 - Nidus and Indie development.

September 21st - via:
This is Day 19 of our campaign and we will discuss some of our plans for supporting indies. We've touched upon this theme throughout the campaign, but it's day 19 and we've reached a point where it's time to address this crucial element of the Nidus.... (Read More)

Day 21 - Virtuix Omni & Oculus Rift

September 20th - via:
Today we want to talk about how Nidus will address some of the future technologies in games. Firstly, this is something we really want to offer to our customers and we are hoping to be able to do this with your support. We want to offer an... (Read More)

Day 17: Nidus in the community

September 19th - via:
I want to talk about the Nidus community. It's fair to say that beyond the four walls, Nidus wants to provide a community and be part of the larger community.  We plan to support our community in as many ways as possible. We are attending courses... (Read More)

Day 16: Retro

September 18th - via:
Hi, this is day 17, and I'm here to talk about Nidus and retro gaming.  We've previously discussed that at its core, Nidus is interested in provided the latest in gaming technology and software. But one aspect of gaming culture that we're absolutely... (Read More)

Day 15: Nidus Online - Partners

September 17th - via:
Today we are revisiting a previous post about the Nidus website and our plans for it, last time we talked about what is in it for our core users and customers. This time we will be covering what functionality the Nidus website will have for our... (Read More)

Day 14: Gamejams

September 16th - via:
Thank you for returning to the Nidus Kickstarter campaign on day 14, where I'm talking about a very crucial element of our business, Game jams.   All three of the founders of Nidus have been utterly inspired by the concept of Game jams and the... (Read More)

Day 13 - Games available in store

September 15th - via:
Its day 14 and I'm going to be highlighting the games offering that we're looking to have in Nidus. Our interest in games is universal and as such, we're committed to having a vast and eclectic selection of games that will only increase over time. At... (Read More)

Day 12: Services in Nidus

September 14th - via:
Day 12 and I’m looking to describe the services that Nidus will provide to our customers. At Nidus, we’re proud to announce that we'll be able to offer a range of fantastic services from launch both continual and event based services. Consistent... (Read More)

Day 11: Charity work

September 13th - via:
Hi, thanks for checking in on day 11. I’m writing today about charity.  While it’s unlikely to be something which sets many people's worlds on fire, it’s important to the founders of Nidus and I'm writing this to express our commitment to... (Read More)

Day 10: Meet Rich

September 12th - via:
Meet Nidus team member Rich  (Read More)

Day 9: Meet Lee

September 11th - via:
  Meet Nidus team member Lee.  (Read More)

Day 8: Meet Keiren

September 10th - via:
 Meet Nidus team member Keiren.  (Read More)

Day 7: Nidus Online

September 9th - via:
Today we will be discussing some of the features we want to achieve with the Nidus website. We want to help join our online community with our in store customers. Our aim with the website is to create an environment that contains as much gaming... (Read More)

Day 6: Competitions

September 8th - via:
Arguably one of the most important updates on day 6 of the Nidus kickstarter campaign. I’m delighted to be talking to you today about competitions. It’s fair to say that community gaming is absolutely centralized around competitions, in all... (Read More)

Day 5: Goods available in store

September 7th - via:
Day 5 is here and I’m writing about the things that we’re looking to sell in store. At launch, Nidus will focus mainly on the sale of items that are for the comfort of our customers. So we can pledge that at launch Nidus will have a selection of... (Read More)

Day 4: Board Games

September 5th - via:
Ok guys its day four and were going to look at Nidus and another topic we enjoy...board games.We said Nidus is a gaming centre and that's true! Nidus covers all types of gaming including board games, card games and old school role-playing games.  We... (Read More)

Daily Updates.

September 5th - via:
UPCOMING UPDATES Day 4 - Board Games   Day 5 - What's being sold in store   Day 6 - Competition s  Day 7 - Nidus Online - Customers Day 8 - Introducing Keiren   Day 9 - Introducing Lee   Day 10 - Introducing Rich   Day 11 - Charity   Day 12 -... (Read More)

WOW! For the backers.

September 5th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

DAY 3: Consoles and Computers at Nidus

September 5th - via:
Ok day three, let's get to the core of Nidus ...our equipment.  Nidus is in essence a social hub centred around interaction of the hardware. At launch we're aiming to provide as many consoles and PCs as possible. We're aiming for 12 of each kind... (Read More)


September 3rd - via:
Straight from the start of the campaign we’re looking to set out how we’re trying to make Nidus a place with an ambiance, a place where gaming culture and not just games are central. We’re looking to address and provide exposure to culture at... (Read More)


September 3rd - via:
Welcome to the Nidus Gaming Centre kickstarter. Here's a run down of the programme. Our Kickstarter lasts 28 days, and we're pitching for £44,500.00 to open up the perfect gaming utopia. We have 26 additional days of blog and video content to pique... (Read More)

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