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A project in Seattle, WA by Subutai Corporation
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Neal Stephenson wants to revolutionize sword fighting video games.
Backers: 9022
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $526,115 of $500,000
Dates: Jun 9th -> Jul 9th (30 days)
Project By: Subutai Corporation
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February 9th - via: cliqist.com
I want a lightsaber. I want one so bad, guys. In fact, I can say that’s probably true of almost every single person born between 1977 and ever, and while lightsabers are apparently “impossible,” says those egghead scientists, what’s the single closest thing we can realistically expect in this day and age? A badass, motion-controlled swordfighting game that we could then modify to have lightsabers. Just think about it! Aside from the obvious hurdles, like all current motion control being absolute garbage, this could really revolutionize the way we play, and one man, author Neil Stephenson, set out to do just that. Unfortunately, it was a failure, and we’re pretty sure it was their own fault. (Read More)

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Greetings CLANG donors, We would like to congratulate the Sixense team on their successful Kickstarter for the STEM system and share with you a video showing how a third controller improves calibration in CLANG.  regards, The Subutai Team  (Read More)

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September 20th - via: crowdfundinsider.com
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April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
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April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
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