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With your help, Automata can finally be made into a live action web series.
Backers: 5250
Average Pledge Per Backer: $90

Funded: $473,494 of $322,637
Dates: Jul 8th -> Aug 10th (34 days)
Project By: Penny Arcade
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Latest News

Trailer Released For Automata, A Sexy Robot Noir Based On A Webcomic

July 4th - via: kotaku.com.au
Penny Arcade has released the debut teaser trailer for Automata, a robot detective series based on their popular webcomic, with Hellboy's Doug Jones as the investigative automaton. (Read More)

Trailer Released for Automata, a Sexy Robot Noir Based on a Webcomic

July 2nd - via: io9.gizmodo.com
Penny Arcade has released the debut teaser trailer for Automata, a robot detective series based on their popular webcomic, with Hellboy (Read More)

Thank you!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! And when I say we, I mean you, so thank you! All 5250 of you! Yikes! Now the creating and fulfillment phase begins. We're all giddy with excitement on this project, so expect to get periodic updates from Van and his crew via the... (Read More)

Update #11: This is unexpected!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
You appear to have breached well through the $445k stretchgoal, and admittedly, we were a little unprepared for it - I didn't have a chart ready! Kiko and team are sleeping! So that said, my apologies for the following updated stretchgoal chart: So... (Read More)

Update #10: 24 hours left!

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We're approaching the tail end of the campaign, so we're going for ONE LAST push. Obviously we're already funded, but we have about $18,000 left until we hit that last $445k stretchgoal.  We have less than 250 of the Pinny Arcade Pin tier ($150)... (Read More)

Update #9: 400k Hit! 5.1 Sound Mix Unlocked! Next Stretchgoal Revealed!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
With 3 days left, we hit the $400,000 mark! Wow! Thank you everyone for getting us this far! And to be fair, we actually had a $5,000 side contribution for the Associate Producer Credit from good friend Steve Dengler of Dracogen fame! (Thanks Steve!)... (Read More)

Update #8: The update you've been waiting for... the Hoodie Design!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
The number one question we've been getting is whether or not we've posted the hoodie design yet, and I've been reluctant to commit to doing so until I knew the design was truly ready. And I can tell you right now - it's beautiful. BEHOLD! The chest... (Read More)

Update #7: Stretchgoal #1 Hit, Hoodie Design Coming Next Week!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to nearly 4,000 of you, we've hit our first stretchgoal, and we'll be able to utilize some of the best 1930s costumes in existence for the production! The next goal in reach is the 5.1 Surround Sound Mix! We have about 10 days left in the... (Read More)

Update #6: We did it!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
With 13 days left (and a little help from a new pin), we've hit our funding goal! That means in 2016, we'll finally get to see Automata in action... after all we've been through with this property, I honestly didn't know if I'd ever write those... (Read More)

Update #5: 2 WEEKS LEFT! ANOTHER PIN DESIGN!

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Wait, what do you mean another pin design? You only have one pin available on this campaign, right? That was true... UNTIL NOW! We're offering a Second, Completely Different and Unique pin design for those pledging at the PIN DESIGN tier or higher as... (Read More)

Update #4: Hoodie add-on at ANY LEVEL

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We've been getting tons of emails and messages asking us to open up more hoodies... so the best way to do this without messing with the rarity of the pins is to offer it to you as an add-on at ANY LEVEL.   What this means is if you want a hoodie (or... (Read More)

Update #3: The Pin Design!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
You can read the details on the pin from Tycho himself, but here's the image! Only a few hundred left!  (Read More)

Update #2: Podcast with Van and Jerry!

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We're ONE WEEK into the campaign, and things are looking really really strong. Our hoodie tier has sold out, and we know that the Pin tier is right behind it... we'll be releasing that design to you in the next few days here! As a special little... (Read More)

Update #1: 24 hours in!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Even with two successful campaigns under our belt and all the data to suggest that people wanted more Automata, we honestly didn't know if this would succeed. Stuff fails all the time, and live-action is new territory for us. I warned everyone... (Read More)

Penny Arcade Seeks Funds on Kickstarter to Make “Automata” into a Web Series

July 8th - via: crowdfundinsider.com
This week, Seattle-based Penny Arcade hit crowdfunding giant Kickstarter with a mission to raise $322,637 so that it can turn its comic Automata into an actual live action web series. (Read More)

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