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PinBox 3000

A project in Burlington, VT by Cardboard Teck Instantute

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Customizable cardboard tabletop pinball game system and Gamechanger playboard expansions. Tilt the Future!
Backers: 816
Average Pledge Per Backer: $119

Funded: $97,110 of $95,000
Dates: Sep 9th -> Oct 9th (31 days)
Project By: Cardboard Teck Instantute
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Latest News


October 9th - via:

You Love Cardboard! Just $15k left to go!

October 9th - via:
I was posting cordial messages to a few backers/friends about the trouble with plastic toys, the opportunity to disrupt the industry, Tilt the Future, etc..., and BOOM! What happened next is....we're 15k away from our goal!   IT IS POSSIBLE TO TILT... (Read More)

Six hours!!!

October 9th - via:
Yes we are $30k away, but we are uplifted by those who have increased their pledge amounts.  This is amazing! We're totally humbled to have you as our backers.  Thank you so much for your support!  Pete's been posting like mad from the NY Comic... (Read More)


October 9th - via:
We need 75 pledges of $40-$50 or more every hour! If every backer forwards this email to 10 people.... Imagine a holiday season without screens, batteries, loading, charging... Make, play,... (Read More)

Our Journey into the Cardboard Wormhole

October 9th - via:
With 16 hours left, I woke up thinking about all that we've accomplished in this campaign and over the last two years since we invented the PinBox 3000.  The journey of two nuts in a nutshell. It may  First, we started working together on a haunted... (Read More)

A game that is proudly Made in the USA

October 8th - via:
We feel that having a game that's made in the USA is an important part of our mission to Tilt the Future.  My father worked for 40 years for General Motors in Michigan and I was proud to know that he helped assemble the best product on the road. We... (Read More)

IGN Report from NY Comic Con!

October 8th - via:
This is awesome. Like a cardboard wildfire, people!  (Read More)

Super Share Mode

October 8th - via:
When we are rocking the PinBox 3000 presentations, we often engage in Battlemode too quickly.  Its not really a Battle.  Cordial competitive agreement contracted by mutual rules sets is more like it.  Super Share Mode!   You've seen it in our... (Read More)

Deus Ex Machina, anyone?

October 7th - via:
Friends, The sun is setting for our campaign and we have a long way to go if we want to produce via crowd funding.  We are very proud to have run this campaign, against many odds not always our favor and some very much out of our control.  With... (Read More)

NY Comic Con!

October 6th - via:
Professor Pete Talbot is rocking out the demo booth at NY Comic Con this weekend at the Jacob Javits Center! Follow us on Facebook to follow him with Live Reports from the booth! What does it mean when we say Tilt the Future?  It means..... We are... (Read More)


October 4th - via:
Hello all you beautiful backers! We only have 5 days left. We know we can make this happen but we need your help now more than ever! We're sure we can do this, and if you help us during this last crucial push, we have an amazing GIFT for you!: If... (Read More)

Authentically Awesome, Guaranteed

October 3rd - via:
Hey Backers! We're back! Exhibiting at the World Maker Faire was a blast! We received 3 blue ribbons for editors choice, and a best in class ribbon for education!  Kids, parents, teachers, and makers all rocked the PinBox 3000 in the Rocket Rotunda... (Read More)


September 29th - via:
Tomorrow is Tilt the Future Friday! To celebrate, we will be at the Maker Faire Educator's Forum at NYSCI in Queens.  The leaders of tomorrow deserve the PinBox 3000!  We will make sure they get it!  Won't we? Lets do this!  Keep sharing!  This... (Read More)

World Maker Faire and Swamp Quest gameplay teaser!

September 29th - via:
The Cardboard Teck Instantute is packing up our PinBox 3000 art-cade and rolling down from our Vermont hillside to land at the World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY!  Two days of making, sharing, flipping out, and rocking... (Read More)


September 28th - via:
Hello everyone!  We've recently gotten some amazing art submissions from new artists that have seen GHOSTSHRIMP's Swamp Quest from our GameChanger series. He reached out to to share their idea, and we think it's amazing! This is his concept art for... (Read More)

VT Maker of the Year!

September 26th - via:
We just returned from Champlain Mini Maker Faire at Shelburne Farms and we brought something back for you.  Maker of the Year Bear!  Yes we took home top prize for Maker of the Year and this trophy bear from Vermont Teddy Bear, a wonderful sponsor... (Read More)

Early Birds vs. Angry Birds

September 24th - via:
We had an amazing day today watching the kids at the Champlain Mini Maker Faire rock out on the PinBox 3000.  We had hope for a future of gamers and makers and crafters who are not content with downloadable games on glowing Abracatablets.  (thats a... (Read More)

LIVE from Champlain Mini Maker Faire

September 24th - via:
We will be streaming LIVE throughout the day from the Champlain Mini Maker Faire.  Click through to our Facebook page and like us and watch the happenings at the Faire. Its a glorious day at Shelburne Farms, and if you are in the area please join... (Read More)

EU Shipping has arrived!

September 22nd - via:
Our partners in the EU are ready to rock the EU shipping.  What more can be said?  Chose Reward "PinBox 3000", our Gamechanger series, or Battlemode and get your PinBox 3000 dropped in the Euro-zone!  (Sorry we can't offer the Early Bird.) Thanks... (Read More)

Vermont Friends and Neighbors

September 21st - via:
Looking good, Kickstarter backers!  I know we only have 18 days left, but we have some aces up our sleeves- appearances at the Champlain Mini Maker Faire (Vermont) this weekend, and next weekend at World Maker Faire in Queens, NY.  Our friends in... (Read More)

Gamechanger Arise!

September 15th - via:
We love our PinBox 3000, and from the response we've been getting, you do too.  Thank you so much to our beloved backers who've supported us so far.  Please continue to spread the word.  Together we will Tilt the Future! Good news for the EUs!... (Read More)

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