All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘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 of the best pieces of hardware to ever grace our living rooms, and now somebody wants to publish a book …

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Asterid Open Source 3D Printer Hits Kickstarter

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 both. Plastic Scribbler, a company out of Georgia, took to Kickstarter a few weeks ago to fund Asterid – an …

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Helix Brings A Professional 3D Printer To Kickstarter

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, but one company has taken to Kickstarter to fund what they feel can beat those guys at their own game. …

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QU-BD One Up Is The Latest Affordable 3D Printer To Hit Kickstarter

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? Well, that’s the thinking behind the latest affordable 3D printer to hit the crowdfunding Web site and it just might …

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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 can start building their projects today. Note that this is simply the kickoff – the project building time. Kickstarter says …

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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 category, as well as their monetary goals and how much time is remaining in the campaigns. Beside each project, you’ll …

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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 days, 19 of which have been successfully funded. Over $3.2 million (CAD) has been pledged by over 47,000 unique backers. …

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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 get it in production. “Tikker is a wrist watch that counts down your life from years to seconds, and motivates …

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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 from project creators by clicking Kickstarter’s new like button. According to Kickstarter, the new like button will appear in three …

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The Long Dark May Be The Post-Apocalyptic Survival Game You’ve Been Waiting For

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 team of established industry veterans wants to take a stab at the genre, and they need your help to do …

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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 needs to become a reality and then some. Now, Mighty No. 9 being funded is all well and good. More …

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The Cheapest 3D Printer Ever Takes To Kickstarter

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 team took to Kickstarter to prove it’s not. Rinnovated Design, a team out of Saskatchewan, Canada, debuted Peachy Printer on …

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