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Statisticity: Dystopian Sci-Fi Set in Near-Future Shanghai

A project in San Francisco, CA by Yaron Glazer

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A revolutionary reading experience that answers the question: What if China saved the world, only to place it under Party management?
Backers: 218
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $16,535 of $16,500
Dates: Oct 9th -> Nov 24th (46 days)
Project By: Yaron Glazer
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November 23rd - via:
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Stretch Goals?

November 22nd - via:
Hey Folks, We just passed the $10,000 mark! I wanted to thank you all again for your continued and amazing support. With less than 36 hours to go and $6000 still needed to reach the campaign funding goal, it may seem a bit silly to talk stretch... (Read More)

Video Update from Statisticity Artist Stijn Windig

November 20th - via:
Hey Folks, Just about 2 days left in this Kickstarter! It's been an amazing ride, but I sure am looking forward to a bit of time away from my computer... Today's update is by the incredibly talented Stijn Windig, the artist who created Statisticity's... (Read More)

Sneak Peak at the First Chapter of Statisticity

November 19th - via:
Following yesterday's introduction to some of Statisticity's characters and locations, I'm posting the first half of Chapter 1 today. The text below doesn't include any of the amazing features that will be part of the final enhanced ebook Noble Beast... (Read More)

Statisticity, now available in my friend Mark's saucy Brittish accent!

November 18th - via:
Hey Everybody, To celebrate my new collaboration with Noble Beast, the amazing enhanced ebook publisher that's going to publish Statisticity (check out their incredibly supportive statement here), I've decided to give you a sneak peak at the book. ... (Read More)

Noble Beast to Publish Statisticity!

November 17th - via:
I have some great news to share as this Kickstarter enters its final week: Noble Beast, an amazing new publisher of enhanced e-books, has just signed Statisticity!  I've spent a lot of time researching the early entrants into this totally new form... (Read More)

Twitter Gulag - A Glimpse at our Dystopian Future

November 12th - via:
Twitter Suspension Blues If you’ve been following along, you know by now that I started my Twitter account @statisticity to anchor the social media component of Statisticity. With @statisticity, I tried to engage users across the political spectrum... (Read More)

And speaking of Panama...

November 6th - via:
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Statisticity on the Road...

November 6th - via:
Hey Folks, I'm headed to Panama today for my day job. When I'm not running this Kickstarter, I develop big power plants using solar technology all over Latin America. On this trip, I'll be driving around western Panama trying to find some sites for... (Read More)

Halfway There...

November 1st - via:
Today marks the halfway point in the campaign 22.5 more days to go! The odds are looking good: Sidekick now reports a 95% probability of success for the Kickstarter, up from 92% just after the launch. But we're going to need a big push heading into... (Read More)


October 31st - via:
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Tipping Point Reached! Statisticity to put Kickstarter statistics to the test...

October 29th - via:
Statisticity just passed that magical 30% of the project's funding goal that Kickstarter claims as the statistical tipping point. 90% of projects that reach this milestone go on to succeed! And while it isn't time to celebrate yet, or to kick back... (Read More)

One Month To Go!

October 25th - via:
Statisticity still has a FULL MONTH to go to reach its funding goal, and I have a lot more planned for you, including excerpts from Statisticity itself, an art update from Stijn, a giveaway for signed copies of my previous novel, and more. Stay... (Read More)

A Quarter of the Way There...

October 21st - via:
Thanks for all of the support! Statisticity hit 25% of its funding goal this weekend, just as the Kickstarter campaign finished out the first quarter of its run. It's been an incredible ride so far! Time to retool for what I'm told will be the mushy... (Read More)

Kindle version of Statisticity

October 18th - via:
Hello Out There! The campaign is humming along, but I've had several questions about whether Statisticity will work on a simple Kindle. The answer, sadly, is no. For many of the features I have planned, such as maps and motion comics, Kindle simply... (Read More)

Video Update! What's the best thing about Kickstarter?

October 16th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Thank you!

October 16th - via:
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Statisticity now a Kickstarter Staff Pick

October 15th - via:
Kickstarter has named Statisticity a Staff Pick for publishing projects! In honor of the occasion, I'm going to follow the advice someone from their staff kindly gave me and add a $25 reward tier. They seem to know what they're doing... Meanwhile, on... (Read More)

Halfway to the Tipping Point...

October 13th - via:
Facebook claims that 90% of projects that reach 30% of their funding goal go on to succeed, which sounds like some sort of statistical tipping point to me... The good news: Statisticity is already at 15% after a few brief days. Thanks to everyone for... (Read More)

$2000 in 2 days!

October 11th - via:
Thanks to your early support, Statisticity has raised nearly $2000 in its first 2 days. We're on track to fund! Please help sustain the momentum by passing the link along to your friends.  The serialized prequel continues on Facebook and Twitter:... (Read More)

Statisticity Prequel Continues on Facebook and Twitter

October 10th - via:
Part I of the Statisticity prequel, consisting of 60 headlines from the future, concluded days before the launch of this Kickstarter. Part II, consisting of 45 pieces of Party propaganda and internal communiques, is now underway!  DAY 1 CCTV: China... (Read More)

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