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Game Frame: The Art of Pixels

A project in San Francisco, CA by Jeremy Williams

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Game Frame is a grid of 256 ultra-bright LED pixels, perfect for showcasing pixel art and old school video game graphics.
Backers: 709
Average Pledge Per Backer: $218

Funded: $154,647 of $15,000
Dates: Feb 7th -> Mar 9th (30 days)
Project By: Jeremy Williams
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Latest News

New Stretch Goal & Maker Kit Details

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Backers, A couple weeks ago, backer Tim Ellis asked whether it was possible to turn Game Frame into a clock. Today, I'm thrilled to reveal that if we hit a new stretch goal of $100,000, I will incorporate additional hardware chips that give Game... (Read More)

Maker Profile: Jeremy Williams' LED Pixel Art Game Frame

February 24th - via: tested.com
For those of you who've been following this project since last summer, today is an awesome day: Jeremy Williams just launched his Game Frame Kickstarter. Jeremy--a friend of Tested who you may have heard on our podcast--first showed us his Game Frame prototype when it brought it to our office last year for video demo. It was just a fun personal project--Jeremy loves 8-bit pixel art and wanted to find a way to display it on his walls. And that's what's so great about this project; he wanted something that didn't exist, so he made it. And taught himself more about Arduino programming and LED electronics along the way.  (Read More)

Stretch Goals Announced: Need Input!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We're closing in on the halfway mark for the campaign, and it's overdue for stretch goals. Here's the deal: for every $10,000 over the campaign goal of $15,000, eBoy will design a brand new animation based on your suggestions. (Yes, that means we... (Read More)

International Shipping Now Available

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm thrilled to open Game Frame to backers outside of the USA. Please use the newly added reward tier "GAME FRAME INTERNATIONAL." This is the complete, assembled Game Frame but costs $35 extra to cover Priority International shipping. I also hope to... (Read More)

I Hear You!

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
I continue to be blown away by the interest in Game Frame. Let me address a couple big concerns. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING Please give me a week to finish looking at my options. There are several ideas on the table, including a disassembled "kit" to... (Read More)

Game Frame, the 8-Bit Picture Frame, Exceeds its Kickstarter Goal

February 10th - via: ign.com
The animated pixel-art frame meets its funding goal in a matter of hours. (Read More)

Digital photo frame turns animations into hangable art

February 8th - via: polygon.com
The Game Frame, a digital photo frame currently seeking funds on Kickstarter, turns pixels into moving art using LED lights and an SD card. (Read More)


February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, backers!!! I am so completely humbled by your enthusiasm for Game Frame and support for the project. I had no idea there would be so much interest. Last night before bed I calculated that if I could sell three Game Frames every day, I'd... (Read More)

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