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Radiohead’s ‘Karma Police’ Like You’ve Never Heard It Before

YouTube is peppered with covers of the classic Radiohead song “Karma Police” off their masterpiece album OK Computer. And it should be – it’s an incredible song. But I guarantee you’ve never heard that song like this before. The amazing …

Kickstarter’s Video Mode Is a Cool New Way to Explore Projects Kickstarter’s Video Mode Is a Cool New Way to Explore Projects
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Kickstarter has just announced a new way to explore projects on the site. It’s called “Video Mode” and it’s a “full-screen presentation where you can watch every single live project video” Video mode is an interesting new way to jump …

Ouya Starts Shipping To Kickstarter Backers
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It’s been almost nine months since Ouya, the little Android game console that could, smashed Kickstarter records. Now the console is ready to make its way into the hands of those who made it such a success. Ouya announced that …

Gamers Have Pledged Over $100 Million To Games On Kickstarter

It’s no secret that games are popular on Kickstarter. Games of both the video and tabletop variety have taken to Kickstarter to seek funding for their insanely creative ideas. After a stellar 2012, and a promising 2013 ahead of us, …

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 ZoĆ« 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, …