Sabertron: Foam sword play with wireless electronic scoring

A project in Austin, TX by LevelUp
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Upgrade the foam sword fight with an interactive LED health meter on the handle. It's like laser tag, but with swords!
Backers: 487
Average Pledge Per Backer: $114

Funded: $55,527 of $195,000
Dates: Jan 29th -> Feb 28th (30 days)
Project By: LevelUp
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Latest News

Sabertron Relaunch and Sweepstakes

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Sabertron Fans!   Here are some more detailed plans as promised in yesterdays update.   We will be back on Kickstarter in late April or May with the following changes:  Production-ready prototype  Significantly lower funding goal ... (Read More)

Sabertron, coming soon...

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Sabertron Fans, We have been hard at work on the next phase of development for Sabertron.  Pay no attention to the final tally of this first Kickstarter campaign...it is a smashing success in our book.  It has validated the idea and opened doors... (Read More)

Marketing, marketing, marketing

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Sabertron Fans! We are entering the squishy middle of a Kickstarter campaign.  We knew that this day would come, and we are working hard on a strong finish.  We have picked up interest from major toy manufacturers and distributors, as well as... (Read More)

Discovery Channel Canada segment moved to tomorrow

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update to inform those in Canada that the Discovery Channel segment on Sabertron was moved to tomorrow, February 5, 2014 at 7PM ET. Thanks, David.  (Read More)

We will be on Discovery Channel Canada's Daily Planet "Invent This"!

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick note for our Canadian backers...Today I was interviewed by Discovery Channel Canada for "Invent This" week!   Watch Discovery Channel Canada's Daily Planet show tomorrow, Tuesday, 2/4/2014 at 7PM ET.   They still have all the editing... (Read More)

Welcome back to the Melee, international backers!

February 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We are in day 3 of this campaign and already at 17% of our goal! We have been so impressed by the outpouring of positive comments in our messages, on Facebook, in the media, and even in person. We are overwhelmed and touched.  Tim can't even sleep.... (Read More)

Medieval fans rejoice!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
I have worked with my product design specialist and found a way to offer the medieval style blade as a choice without a stretch goal. If we meet our minimum funding, you will have your choice of blade style! Please keep spreading the word about... (Read More)

This is Sabertron!

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome Sabertron backers!!! We are SO EXCITED that you have joined us!  This has been an amazing journey and it feels good to finally take that first step into the limelight.  Thanks to you, we are well on our way to meeting our goal! I have... (Read More)

The Sabertron Can Keep Track of All Your Hit Points for LARPing and Epic Lightsaber Battles

January 29th - via: geekosystem.com
With so very much stuff on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it’s hard to know where you should be spending your hard earned dollars. If you’re looking for a worthwhile place to spend some money, here’s a lightsaber-inspired electronic sword that keeps score of your duel all on its own. The Sabertron is like laser tag for LARPers. (Read More)

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