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ModiBot Mo: DIY Action Figures with 3d Printed accessories

A project in Providence, RI by Go Go Dynamo

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ModiBot is a design-your-own-toy system of more than 400 different interlocking parts, personalized by 3d printing & your imagination
Backers: 250
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $14,950 of $12,000
Dates: Jun 18th -> Jul 12th (24 days)
Project By: Go Go Dynamo
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Latest News

12 hrs to go, 1st bonus items in reach, Tallying your loot

July 10th - via:
Final countdown and dangerously close to bonus swagWe're closing in on the first 'Bonus Accessory reach goal at $15K! Thanks to a slew of new backers and many of you upping your pledge levels! We still need $720-ish dollars to hit the bonus. Very... (Read More)

Wooo-hooo! We're funded! A million thanks!

July 9th - via:
Holy Smokes. The last few days have been gut wrenching. It felt like it was going to go down to the wire. We can not thank everyone enough for all the support, help, kind words, stern criticisms, and good vibes that you've sent our way. We're over... (Read More)

Closing-in on $12K, New Reach Goals revealed!

July 7th - via:
Looks like we're through the long holiday weekend and closing in on our funding. Sitting at 90% of goal with 5 days to go. Revised reach goalsWe've made some big changes to our Reach Goals to try and increase the momentum and generate some buzz.... (Read More)

Happy 4th!, Bonus Level #2 Unlocked, Figure Kit Part pics

July 3rd - via:
Happy Independence Day!Here's a celebratory shot of Mo in all his Independence Day splendor (built by Jake J.) Independence. Very fitting since we're trying to promote 'indy' toys that inspire independent thinking. ModiBot enables kids to quickly and... (Read More)

'Moli Modifier' female hero Kits & 1st Bonus Incentive Unlocked!

June 28th - via:
Wow! The last few days have been spectacular. We're hovering just under 75% of our funding goal with only 14 days to go. We've had times where as much as 80% of the people coming to the page have been from off the Kickstarter site.  That means that... (Read More)

ModiBot Kickstarter Offers 3D Printed Action Figures, Including A Bravest Warrior

June 26th - via:
The 3D printing revolution is changing everything from manufacturing to medicine, but you know the real reason it rules? Friggin' action figures, man. ModiBot, a Rhode Island-based toy company focusing on print-on-demand modular action figures and accessories, has been offering fully-customizable toys and schematics via its Shapeways site for awhile. In an effort to scale up its operation and offerings, however, the company has taken to Kickstarter. (Read More)

'Bravest WARRIORS'! Exclusive Chris Figure Kit

June 24th - via:
Sheesh. I completely botched the BRAVEST WARRIORS link on our update from late last night.  It was a pretty dumb move, I know. So, I owe everyone a BIG apology, especially to Frederator, Pen Ward and the Bravest Warriors crew, who have been... (Read More)

2 BIG Announcements!: Chris Kirkman exclusive & 500+ part Master Builder Set

June 23rd - via:
Hope everyone had a great weekend! We've still got a lot of momentum. We sit at 42% of funding! Yay!  But, even beyond that, we are stoked to share some of the fun things that we've been working on. A ModiBot Character Exclusive!If you love... (Read More)

HUGE Thanks!, Mo Demo, Backer Badge

June 20th - via:
HUGE THANKS TO YOU! Whoa, boy.  These last couple days seem like a blur, but we want to thank each and everyone of you from the bottom of our hearts. We definitely felt like underdogs walking into this campaign, but you all have really stepped up to... (Read More)

ModiBot Mo has made his way to Kickstarter

June 19th - via:
Meet Mo, a member of the ModiBot universe. Designer Wayne Losey has been making and selling Mo here on Shapeways for awhile, and now Mo has made his way Kickstarter! The new Mo will be available in five different colors that can be mixed and matched through his interchangeable parts. Although we're sad to see Mo move away from Shapeways, we're excited that his accessories will still be available for purchase on Shapeways! (Read More)

Modibot Defeats All 3D Printed Action Heroes on Kickstarter

June 18th - via:
Wayne Losey designs 3D printed toys. Modibot, a 3D printable system of interlocking parts that lets you build your own fantastical creatures and characters. (Read More)

Print-to-Order Service Helps 3-D Designer Revive Forgotten Figurines

January 23rd - via:
Some toys are destined for the trash bin (hello, Rock Lords), but for the playthings that are unfairly granted a short run in the stores, 3-D printers can add a new chapter to their story. ModiBots is the exact definition of this, an evolution of a toy design that had unfulfilled promise after a short-lived launch. (Read More)

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