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Gigabot Makes Large-Format 3D Printing Cheap Gigabot Makes Large-Format 3D Printing Cheap
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3D printers are becoming increasingly cheaper, but these cheap printers have a limited build volume There’s no inexpensive option for large-format 3D printers just yet. Well, there might just be one option if a recent Kickstarter project becomes successful. Meet …

Planescape: Torment Sequel Smashes Kickstarter Goal

Planescape: Torment is one of the most highly revered RPGs of all time. That being said, it was unclear if its spiritual successor could find success on Kickstarter. Those fears have been laid to rest as the game has reached …

Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch
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Kickstarter has just updated their iOS app for the first time since launching it two weeks ago, and according to the crowdfunding company v1.1 is “better, faster, and stronger.” First off, users now have a new “messages view” which sorts …

Ouya Consoles Begin Shipping on March 28
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The Ouya console has been quite the success story. The Google Android-powered game console began as a Kickstarter campaign asking for just under $1 million from people who would like to own a more open home video game console. The …

3-D Printing Pen Raises Over $1 Mil On Kickstarter 3-D Printing Pen Raises Over $1 Mil On Kickstarter
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I’m not sure what impresses me most about this project: the fact that it began as a $30,000 goal on Kickstarter and went on to raise $1.8 million in just a week, or the fact that the product itself is …

3Doodler Destroys Kickstarter Goal, Raises Over $500K In A Day 3Doodler Destroys Kickstarter Goal, Raises Over $500K In A Day
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The folks at WobbleWorks had an idea – a 3D printer reduced to the size of a pen that anybody can use. They went to Kickstarter to ask for $30,000 to fund the idea, and had already raised a little …

3Doodler Shrinks A 3D Printer Into A Pen 3Doodler Shrinks A 3D Printer Into A Pen

3D printers are generally pretty large machines that require multiple components to create the lovely models and prototypes you often see. That being said, the technology required to build 3D printers is becoming smaller, and people are making truly innovative …

Deamfall Kickstarter Updated With New Gameplay Footage

Last week, Red Thread Games Kickstarted the sequel and finale to its The Longest Journey series. The developers promised to create Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey, a new tale featuring protagonist Zoë Castillo. The game will supposedly feature three different …

Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding

Kickstarter has picked Valentine’s Day to debut their first-ever mobile app. The app, launching today on iOS, features tools for project browsers, backers, and creators alike. Browsing projects feels simple and streamlined with the new app. You can look by …

Wasteland 2 Development Video Update Released

In general, the gaming industry is fairly secretive. Developers rarely reveal much about their games until a few months before the launch day, other than the requisite teaser trailer. With the rise of Kickstarter-funded game projects, however, that sort of …

Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey is Being Kickstarted

Continuing the trend of Kickstarter game projects, Red Thread Games today began a Kickstarter project for Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey. The game is a sequel to the adventure games The Longest Journey and Dreamfall: The Longest Journey. The Kickstarter …

Death Star Kickstarter Project Sees 500+ Pledges in Less Than Two Days
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If the government refuses to help us defend against impending threats, the people have no choice but to take up the project themselves. And since the White House has officially thrown water on the people’s demands to build our very …

Ouya Launches At Retailers Nationwide In June

Ouya – the little game console that could – is almost upon us. Those who helped make it the most successful gaming Kickstarter ever only have one more month before its delivered to them. What about those who didn’t preorder …

Kickstarter Unveils New #Tags to Track Project Trends Kickstarter Unveils New #Tags to Track Project Trends

Kickstarter wants to make it easier for potential backers to find specific types of projects and browse projects pertaining to certain themes. They also want to be able to display which types of projects are trending on the site at …

Filabot Makes 3D Printing Cheaper By Recycling Old Plastic Filabot Makes 3D Printing Cheaper By Recycling Old Plastic
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Filament is expensive. Ask any 3D printing enthusiast and they will agree that the cost of the plastic filament used to print objects is oftentimes overpriced. If only there was a product that let you recycle all the worthless plastic …

Kickstarter Boasts 2.2M+ Pledgers, $319M Pledged, and Many More Year-End Stats Kickstarter Boasts 2.2M+ Pledgers, $319M Pledged, and Many More Year-End Stats

Online crowdfunding leader Kickstarter may be a little late to the game – but late is bette than never, right? They’re finally published their 2012 year-in-review, and it’s in the form of a fun little slideshow that not only displays …

Kickstarter Tops $100M in Film Project Pledges Kickstarter Tops $100M in Film Project Pledges
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Online crowdfunding leader Kickstarter is touting a new milestone – its first $100 million project category. The company has just announced that over $100M has been pledged to independent film since the site opened up in April of 2009. $102.7M, …

Kickstarter UK Sees 30 Successes in the First Month Kickstarter UK Sees 30 Successes in the First Month

On October 31st, Kickstarter finally made good on a promise to open up to UK-based projects. Today, the company is letting us know how the first month has gone. In a word, promising. in the first month, UK-based projects saw …

Want A 3D Printer On The Cheap? Back This Kickstarter Want A 3D Printer On The Cheap? Back This Kickstarter
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Kickstarter has already proven itself to be a bastion (and patent litigation target) for cheap 3D printers. The Form 1 broke all kinds of records when it pulled in over $2.5 million. At $2,699, the Form 1 was still a …

Please Fund This Time-Traveling Bear-Punching Kickstarter Project

Today’s awesome-looking Kickstarter project that you need to be aware of is FIST OF AWESOME, a “retro-style beat-em-up of truly epic proportions.” We’re talking epic level punching bears in the face here. According to the developer, Nicoll Hunt, here’s what …

Bill Nye’s New Kickstarter Project Wants to Teach the Physics of Flight via iPad Game Bill Nye’s New Kickstarter Project Wants to Teach the Physics of Flight via iPad Game

Lift! Drag! Weight! Thrust! Bill Nye the Science Guy wants you to know your main flight principles. And in order to do that, he’s thrown his celebrity behind a new educational flight simulation game designed for the iPad. It’s called …