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CodeSpells: Express Yourself With Magic

A project in San Diego, CA by ThoughtSTEM

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Become the most powerful wizard the world has ever seen by crafting magical spells in code.
Backers: 5498
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $164,014 of $50,000
Dates: Sep 2nd -> Oct 4th (33 days)
Project By: ThoughtSTEM
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Latest News

The Magic of Coding

October 12th - via:
Lindsey Handley, COO of ThoughtSTEM, a start-up founded by UCSD graduate students, discusses the company’s Codespells project. (Read More)

Last Week + First Monthly Development Update

September 29th - via:
We’re in our last week of the campaign! We’ve gotten so far and confirmed the Multiplayer mode of CodeSpells, and it’s all thanks to your support! Our dev team has put together a video detailing what we’ve been working on over the past month.... (Read More)

We Reached Our $100K Stretch Goal + New $250 Tier

September 20th - via:
Thank you all for your passion & support of the CodeSpells Kickstarter! Now that we’ve reached our $100K stretch goal, we’re so excited to make CodeSpells a multiplayer game by Early 2016! We couldn’t have made it this far without your help... (Read More)

Check out the New CodeSpells Development Blog!

September 19th - via:
We just launched a new CodeSpells Development Blog in order to provide transparency to our Kickstarter backers! The Codespells Development team will keep backers up-to-date on CodeSpells development by posting updates to our development blog a few... (Read More)

Game, Code, Game Some More. Lindsey Handley on CodeSpells

September 15th - via:
If there’s been one type of game that I’ve grown used to seeing on Kickstarter it’s the ones that promise to gamify the act of learning to code. While some of these campaigns have suceeded, many have failed; because at the end of the day you still need to make a game that’s fun to play before you can try and get people learn from it. The latest of these coding games, CodeSpells, has been a hit on Kickstarter and is trending to raise well over $100,000; more than double its initial funding goal. (Read More)

Greenlit & Additional Alpha Tier Spots Added

September 12th - via:
Yesterday, we were Greenlit by Steam after only 10 days of campaigning! Thank you everyone who supported our Greenlight campaign! We never expected to receive Greenlight status so quickly!! Many of you have already noticed that the Alpha Tiers ($80... (Read More)

Video game teaches kids how to code

September 10th - via:
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have successfully funded on Kickstarter a new and improved version of CodeSpells, a first-person player game they developed that teaches players how to code. (Read More)

Weekly Launchpad. What Kickstarters Launched Aug 31 – Sep 6?

September 8th - via:
Every week we take a brief look at all of the Kickstarter campaigns that launched in the previous week. This isn’t to say that all of these projects are worth your hard earned cash, but with any luck having all of them in one place will make it easier to educate yourself on the projects you’d like to back, and which ones to run from. (Read More)

ThoughtSTEM Launches $50,000 Kickstarter Campaign For Coding Video Game

September 6th - via:
University of California San Diego Computer Science and Engineering alumni Lindsey Handley, with the startup company ThoughtSTEM, launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign earlier this week to raise $50,000 for a new video game which will help teach children how to code. (Read More)

Coding is Magic in CodeSpells

September 4th - via:
So many gaming fans in the world purely consume games without ever taking a look at what goes on to create them. Some test the waters of programming but find it daunting and never look back. CodeSpells is one of the few games that is looking to get players to actually participate in modifying it. With this title people are able to code their own magical spells for use within the game world. (Read More)

Creative Mode Funded! + Additional Backer Rewards: Programmable Staffs

September 3rd - via:
Thank you all for supporting CodeSpells so far! We reached our $50,000 goal with 24 days to go! We couldn’t have done it without you! The next big goal we’d really like to get to is the $100,000 stretch goal to make CodeSpells an online... (Read More)

CodeSpells Is Now On Steam Greenlight: We Need Your Votes!

September 2nd - via:
Thank you so much everyone for your support!! We had an amazing 1st day on Kickstarter! The CodeSpells game raised $12,000 of funding in the first 24 hours of our launch! We never even dreamed that so many people would share our excitement &... (Read More)

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