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Everyday is Play. A Celebration of the Video Game.

A project in Huddersfield, United Kingdom by Matthew Kenyon

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A book project to celebrate the game—uniting artists and gamers across the globe through video game culture and creativity.
Backers: 782
Average Pledge Per Backer: £46

Funded: £35,737 of £26,000
Dates: Jul 31st -> Sep 1st (32 days)
Project By: Matthew Kenyon
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Latest News

Kickstarted Video Game Books You Can Buy Right Now

December 23rd - via: cliqist.com
Kickstarter and IndieGogo aren't just for video games.. they also have video game books campaigns! (Read More)

Every Day is Play.

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! We can celebrate the game! Will post a big update tomorrow — but for now, MEGA thanks to everybody who backed, supported, shared, believed — we did this together. Amazing. Can everybody start thinking about their pixels for the... (Read More)

Insert One Quarter!

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Project is now over 75% funded with 424 backers. This is amazing! Sent out a big bunch of info to various channels last night, but still have a few places to spread the word to. Hopefull it continues to expand out. A lot of backers messaging with... (Read More)


August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We created some experimental elements to some of our reward tiers to create a kinda 'Kickstarter' game set. Game #1, 'Random' is the custom book wrap, letting backers receive a random (but totally awesome) art cover, just like a bonus level. Game #2,... (Read More)

The Father of Video Games, Daniel Gray, Attract Mode and Boss Monster.

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari and considered by many as a father of video games, has confirmed a feature in Every Day is Play. Looking at the concept of the book, celebrating years and years of gaming, this feature is a huge honour for us. I... (Read More)

Final Week

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, that's gone fast! Now on our final week. As we prepare to reach out to everywhere on the internet that hasn't yet heard of the project, we want to say thank you to everybody who has supported, backed, pushed and shared. We have some extra... (Read More)

Multiplayer Preview Level 3

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
3 of 3. The last piece of the triforce of content updates this weekend — another selection of work celebrating the game. Can't stop staring at some of them!  ^ Antonin Fourneau ^ Alison Malone ^ Derin Ciler ^ Franz Anthony ^ Galamot Shaku ^ Hine... (Read More)

Multiplayer Preview Level 2

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Community Submissions2 of 3. More video game love: Further grabs from the mass of work sent in so far! Some outstanding pieces—we really have been blown away. We will be sharing another set later today — then it's time for the final week! ^ Adam... (Read More)

Multiplayer Preview Level 1

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Community Submissions1 of 3. Samples and grabs from our submissions folder, sent in over the last few months for the book. The topics, concepts, ideas and styles are very varied but it's easy to spot one similarity in every piece: A love of the video... (Read More)

Spectrum of Gaming Culture and New Features!

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey! We have a couple of content related updates coming today to show some of the brilliant work we have been sent and the depth of topics now covered / to be covered. The Spectrum of Gaming Culture*The chart above illustrates our original list of... (Read More)

Couple turns to web to kickstart business

August 23rd - via: dewsburyreporter.co.uk
DEWSBURY, UK - An entrepreneurial couple are relying on the generosity of strangers to kick start their book venture. (Read More)

Checkpoint Cleared. Next Lap!

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, after an extended push, countless emails and retweets (and retweets of retweets), we managed to the real half way mark. Steve Key, from Konami UK pushed it over with a Legendary Box Set, and making the hi-score list. Thanks Steve! 12 days left... (Read More)

New Feature: Bundle of Fun!

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We are super excited to say that the brilliant Humble Bundle peeps have been confirmed as a feature in the book. Their contribution to not only gaming but also developers and charity is a hugely compelling story, and we are glad they want to be part... (Read More)


August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We have spoke Team Impression, our printers in the UK about having an opportunity to involve people in the actual print process of the book and the other printed parts. Known internationally for their exceptional print standards and use of the latest... (Read More)

Kickstarter Conversations: Caught MY Eye 8/20/2013

Welcome back to another Caught MY Eye post for 8/20/2013. I'm going to try something new with these posts by breaking them up over the week. So we get Caught MY Eye on Tuesday, Underachievers on Wednesday, and Caught MY Eye again on Thursday. Let's see how this works out. (Read More)

Random Power-up #2

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Design Update: Backer Created Poster!The concept of the dynamic, user generated poster (available with the Standard and Legendary Box Sets) is to provide a blank canvas for backers to express themselves creatively, and combine together to represent... (Read More)

Random Power-up #1

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
New pledge tier: Custom Wrapped Special BookHey Backers! Nearly 50% funded, 50% of the way through the campaign duration — many thanks to all the shares from the KS page and post-pledge tweets.  We have introduced a few ideas to add an element of... (Read More)


August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey! Another content update, this time showing some of our Indie/Not Indie for Long! features for the book. ^ Greg Wohlwend / AEIOU Designer/artist of some of iOS's recent biggest hits Ridiculous Fishing and Hundreds, we plan on diving deep (come on)... (Read More)

New Challengers Approaching!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! We are happy to have made it through our first week of Kickstarter! An amazing 240 backers have pushed us to over 40% of our funding goal — now almost half way towards this book project becoming a reality, we can do this! As we have... (Read More)

Stats, Tracks and Multi-Packs.

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a busy few days since we started the Kickstarter, crazy, but fun crazy. Now that we have pushed out the info to our main contacts and a large number of design/game blogs/outlets, we thought we should take a moment to let you know how... (Read More)

Day One.

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

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