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This Sega Genesis Documentary Art Book Needs Your Help On Kickstarter This Sega Genesis Documentary Art Book Needs Your Help On Kickstarter

Before it was a software publishing house responsible for the Total War series and a sad Aliens game, SEGA was the second-biggest gaming hardware manufacturer in the world. Its Sega Genesis console still lives on to this day as one …

Asterid Open Source 3D Printer Hits Kickstarter Asterid Open Source 3D Printer Hits Kickstarter
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This has been a crazy week for 3D printers on Kickstarter. First we got the super affordable DIY QU-BD One Up and then yesterday came the professional grade Helix. The next 3D printer to hit Kickstarter sits comfortably in between …

Helix Brings A Professional 3D Printer To Kickstarter Helix Brings A Professional 3D Printer To Kickstarter
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Kickstarter has been a great place to support affordable 3D printers, but most of those projects are intended for hobbyists and consumers. The professional 3D printer market is still largely made up of the big players like Stratasys and MakerBot, …

QU-BD One Up Is The Latest Affordable 3D Printer To Hit Kickstarter QU-BD One Up Is The Latest Affordable 3D Printer To Hit Kickstarter
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Kickstarter is quickly becoming the go to place to buy a 3D printer anymore. Why spend all the money on a MakerBot Replicator 2 when you can buy an open source 3D printer for just a few hundred dollars, right? …

Kickstarter Australia and New Zealand Goes Live for Project Building Kickstarter Australia and New Zealand Goes Live for Project Building

Last month, Kickstarter announced that they would soon open up to projects based in Australia and New Zealand – but didn’t give an exact timeframe for the launch. Wonder no more, today the company says that people in those regions …

This Site Offers Real-Time Predictions on the Success of Kickstarter Projects This Site Offers Real-Time Predictions on the Success of Kickstarter Projects

Wondering whether it’s worth your time to pledge your hard-earned cash toward a particular Kickstarter campaign? Maybe this will help. The site’s called Sidekick, and it “shows real-time predictions of the success of Kickstarter campaigns.” You can sort projects by …

Kickstarter Sees Over $3M in Pledges in First Month in Canada Kickstarter Sees Over $3M in Pledges in First Month in Canada

It’s been exactly a month since Kickstarter allowed Canadian creators to launch their projects, and today the crowdfunding site is sharing some stats from a pretty busy first month. According to Kickstarter, creators launched 301 projects in the past 30 …

This Watch Counts Down to Your Inevitable Demise This Watch Counts Down to Your Inevitable Demise

Forget smartwatches. What the world needs is a good deathwatch. Enter Tikker, the wristwatch that literally counts down the seconds until you die. It’s a friendly reminder to stop wasting your time, and Tikker is running a Kickstarter campaign to …

Kickstarter Gets a Like Button for Project Updates Kickstarter Gets a Like Button for Project Updates

You could always show your support for a specific Kickstarter project by sharing it on Facebook or Twitter, or of course backing it with some of your hard-earned cash. Now, you can show you’re on board with the latest news …

The Long Dark May Be The Post-Apocalyptic Survival Game You’ve Been Waiting For The Long Dark May Be The Post-Apocalyptic Survival Game You’ve Been Waiting For
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The post-apocalyptic setting is so passé these days. It seems that everybody and their dog wants to get in on the action with very few games (i.e. The Last Of Us, Fallout: New Vegas) actually getting it right. Now a …

Check Out The First Test Footage From Mighty No. 9 Check Out The First Test Footage From Mighty No. 9

Last month, Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune took to Kickstarter to fund his vision of a spiritual successor to his beloved franchise – Mighty No. 9. Thirty days and almost $3.5 million later, the game will receive the funding it …

The Cheapest 3D Printer Ever Takes To Kickstarter The Cheapest 3D Printer Ever Takes To Kickstarter
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Are you in the market for a 3D printer, but find that the current asking price of a few hundred dollars is still too much? What about a 3D printer for less than $100? It may sound impossible, but one …

Zeepro Announces Affordable Dual-Head 3D Printer, Heads To Kickstarter On Friday Zeepro Announces Affordable Dual-Head 3D Printer, Heads To Kickstarter On Friday

Dual-head 3D printers are not exactly common or affordable. The technology allows 3D printers to print in two colors at once, but it’s so far only been seen in expensive 3D printers from Stratasys and MakerBot. Now one company is …

The Zeus 3-In-1 3D Printer Is Now On Kickstarter The Zeus 3-In-1 3D Printer Is Now On Kickstarter

Late last month, AIO Robotics announced a really ambitious 3D printer called the Zeus. It combined a 3D printer with a 3D scanner and a 3D design fax machine. They promised that the machine would go up on Kickstarter soon …

Nymi Bracelet: Tech-Accessory May Replace Passwords Nymi Bracelet: Tech-Accessory May Replace Passwords

Is this the future of passwords? A rather simple bracelet that tracks your heartbeat? Bionym, a Canadian start-up says, Yes! The Nymi bracelet uses your unique cardiac rhythm as your password, authenticating that you are who you say you are …

Kickstarter Expanding to Australia and New Zealand ‘Soon’ Kickstarter Expanding to Australia and New Zealand ‘Soon’
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Kickstarter has announced that it will open up to Australia- and New Zealand-based projects soon. While there is no official launch date, the company promises that project creators in those countries will have access to its platform “in the very …

Peter Molyneux’s Godus Gets A Trailer Ahead Of Its Paid Beta Peter Molyneux’s Godus Gets A Trailer Ahead Of Its Paid Beta

Last year, Peter Molyneux left Microsoft and Lionhead Studios to form his own indie studio. Their first game was more of a social experiment called Curiosity that had players working together to reveal what was inside a cube knowing full …

Wasteland 2 Shows Off 18 Minutes of Gameplay Wasteland 2 Shows Off 18 Minutes of Gameplay
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Apparently, today is the day to release gameplay trailers. Just ask EA and 2K Games. Now, you can add inXile’s successfully Kickstarted title, Wasteland 2, to that pile. For those who are wondering where that 2-plus million dollars went, the …

The gMax 3D Printer Asks For Your Consideration On Kickstarter The gMax 3D Printer Asks For Your Consideration On Kickstarter
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Kickstarter has been an excellent platform for aspiring 3D printer manufacturers to find funding. Over the past year, a variety of 3D printers of all shapes and sizes have been funded on the site. Now another challenger has come forward …

Zeus May Just Be The New God Of 3D Printers Zeus May Just Be The New God Of 3D Printers

3D printers up until this point have all been able to do one thing – 3D printing. You would need a separate computer and some scanning hardware to turn physical objects into digital design files. Now one company wants to …

Artist Successfully Funds Kickstarter to Go Around the Country Painting Sears Stores Artist Successfully Funds Kickstarter to Go Around the Country Painting Sears Stores

For everyone bitching about the recent co-opting of Kickstarter by the privileged elite, you know, well-established Hollywood players using the crowdfunding site for their new projects – take this as a counterpoint. This is the best use of Kickstarter in …