The Refuge: Terror from the Deep

Play Atari PONG in your Coffee Table

A project in Novato, CA by Gerardo Orioli

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A playable, real life, mechanical homage to one of the first video games, disguised into a multi-functional coffee table.
Backers: 322
Average Pledge Per Backer: $1042

Funded: $335,422 of $250,000
Dates: Mar 14th -> Apr 13th (30 days)
Project By: Gerardo Orioli
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Latest News

Atari’s Pong gets a reboot in mechanical form

February 15th - via:
In a world of reboots of films, TV shows and even some video games, it seems only appropriate that the coffee table arcade game gets a redo as well. And what better place to start than with Pong — one of the oldest and most popular arcade games of all time. (Read More)

WE DID IT!!!!!!!

April 13th - via:
End of the campaign! We just can't believe the intensity lived in this last month. From ultra happy to freaking out, sad, scared and expectants. Refreshing the campaigns page like maniacs, having nightmares at night and checking the cell phone every... (Read More)

Just a few hours left!!!

April 12th - via:
We want to thank you all for sticking with us once more. You guys are amazing, really incredible. It exceeded our wildest dreams to have this kind of excitement and support. We have been working on this for a long time and today it marks a huge step... (Read More)

Kickstarter project: Atari Pong coffee table

April 12th - via:
Now this really is cool. You will be the envy of your friends with an Atari Pong coffee table in the house. (Read More)

300 STRONG, WOW!!!

April 11th - via:
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Amazing, we made it!!!

April 9th - via:
There are no words to express our gratitude. You guys are the best dankie faleminderit shukran Շնորհակալություն благодаря gràcies M̀h’gōi hvala děkuji tak dank tänan kiitos merci danke ευχαριστώ mahalo... (Read More)

Friday's night hanging out with friends!

April 8th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Have a great weekend guys!    (Read More)

Five Days to GO and we turned a corner!

April 7th - via:
Today it was a very positive day. Thank you to all the new backers, the old ones that helped us spread the word, and everybody else that has not left us. You guys are the best!!! 89%    (Read More)

Six days and counting

April 6th - via:
We are turning all stones to make this happen. Stay tuned for a massive media outreach on the last few days. With your help, we will reach the goal!!! For the companies interested into future distribution for international markets, your support now... (Read More)


April 5th - via:
The clock is ticking down and we’re in our final week! We just unlocked the Night Owl Special Reward. Just refer a friend, let us know then you'll receive a pair of seating cubes for FREE and he will get access to the Night Owl Special for his own... (Read More)

Friends Pack Reward added!

March 31st - via:
Hi guys! We released a new Friends Pack! You can add some friend and change your pledge! Only 20 packs awailable.     (Read More)

75% We're almost there!

March 30th - via:
Here is a video showing a 1P match! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  Some backers asked about the location of the coin acceptor so here is a picture. We had an internal... (Read More)

150K! (60% on day 10!)

March 23rd - via:
33% of the campaign and we're 60% funded! Thank you very much for all of you supporting this amazing journey!!!  We'll do it! Table Pong Project Team  (Read More)

Testing magnets and motors #overclock

March 22nd - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00    (Read More)

50% Reached in a week!

March 21st - via:
A big thank you to all our backers, with your help we have already reached half way in less than 7 days! Thank you for your belief and trust in us.   There is a lot of work to do in the pursuit of our goal. Please help us sharing the project with... (Read More)

Infinite gratitude for you all!!

March 17th - via:
Hello guys! It's been some crazy days since we launched the campaign! We started to get your love and support from all over the world and we can´t be more happy about it. There's still a long road ahead so let´s keep on pushing side by side. You... (Read More)

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