Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform. The company’s stated mission is to help bring creative projects to life. Kickstarter claims it has received over $1 billion in pledges from 5.7 million donors to fund 135,000 projects, such as films, music, stage shows, comics, journalism, video games, and food-related projects.People who back Kickstarter projects are offered tangible rewards and special experiences in exchange for their pledges. This model traces its roots to subscription model of arts patronage, where artists would go directly to their audiences to fund their work.
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    • 9 Gadgets and Tech to Be Excited About in 2015

      2015 is the year of the Future, thanks to that one rambunctious, time-traveling teen with a hoverboard. As we're still in the opening moments of 2015, we're allowed to be hopeful. Last year we saw a lot of awesome but also a lot of "just wait until next year!" Almost every major company talked of things just on the horizon.

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    • The Four Horsies Of The 'Pocalpyse: The End Is Neigh

      Hot on the hooves of last year's successful Little Maddie Cthulhu Pony campaign, Bigshot Toyworks prepare to unleash the most adorable instruments of destruction ever. Meet the Four Horsies of the 'Pocalypse. The adorably squid-headed Little Maddie (as seen on io9) was just the opening act to Bigshot Toys' tongue-in-cheek My Little Pony parody, the mentor to the four pale ho ...

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    • Park And Recreation's Absurd Board Game Could Become A $500 Reality

      Created by Ben Wyatt in a season six episode of Parks and Recreation, the Cones of Dunshire has come to represent everything wonderful and horrible about overly-complicated fantasy board games. Now Mayfair Games is Kickstarting a full version — but it's not cheap. Having dabbled in tabletop role-playing game design in my youth (there's a game out there somewhere with my name ...

      Mike Fahey/ Kotaku- 9 readers -
  • Children of Morta Now on Kickstarter

    …/URqOnzBIIk #PSVita — PlayStation Vita (@PSVitaIntel) January 24, 2015 Children of Morta is looking for $65,000 (already $43,000 funded) with 24 more days to go. You can support the game here. Once fully funded, the game will be developed for PC (Windows, Mac, Linux) with potential releases on PS Vita, Wii U and Xbox. Related: Latest Square Enix Collective Project: Goetia Heads to Kickstarter Source: Kickstarter The post Children of Morta Now on Kickstarter appeared first on Gaming Cypher. …

    Nathan Stevens/ Gaming Cypher- 2 readers -
  • PAX South 2015 Day 3 Impressions

    … explained how loot earned during a play session will unlock additional cards for the guild to allow future dungeon runs to offer even more robust options for rooms, hope (which are treasure modifiers), and monster cards. The game is planned for Steam release and then mobile platforms soon after. I made one more trip back to the Devolver Digital booth… 3 readers -

  • Devour Bacteria & Consume Science In Immune Defense

    … By Shaun Green on January 25th, 2015 at 8:00 pm. [Image:] Molecular Jig Games want to get right down deep into someone’s body (yours, maybe?) in Immune Defense, giving you control of a medical microbot helping white blood cells defeat infections. It’s currently in the final hours…

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 1 readers -
  • CIA Founder and CEO Hiroaki Yura signs-off Under the Dog

    … Released to the public press and announced on January 21, 2015, Mr. Hiroaki Yura, the founder and CEO of Creative Intelligence Arts, has delivered some disappointing news for backers who supported the Kickstarter campaign for Under the Dog; this original video animation focuses on an elite team of assassins and heroine named Anthea Kallenberg who…

    Jalane Farrington/ The Gamer Headlines- 3 readers -
  • NightCry Kickstarter campaign launched

    … Nude Maker seeking $300,000 for enhanced PC version. Nude Maker and Hifumi Kouno have launched the Kickstarter campaign for the PC version of NightCry, the upcoming spiritual successor to Clock Tower. It is seeking $300,000. The game is in development for iOS, Android, and PS Vita, and will launch for those platforms regardless…

    Sal Romano/ Gematsu- 4 readers -
  • Latest Square Enix Collective Project: Goetia Heads to Kickstarter

    … LONDON, LANION, January 22, 2015: Following successful Kickstarter campaigns last year for Moon Hunters and Black The Fall, the first project to be supported by Square Enix Collective in 2015 is Goetia– a point-and-click adventure set in a haunted English mansion in the middle of World War II. You take control of Abigail Blackwood, a girl who…

    Nathan Stevens/ Gaming Cypher- 2 readers -
  • Family Feuds: Children Of Morta Launches Kickstarter

    … By Graham Smith on January 22nd, 2015 at 2:00 pm. The family that slays together, stays together – or at least falls to gribbly enemies together. “Narrative-based roguelike” Children of Morta perked Adam’s interest late last year with its detail-packed pixel animations, and it’s now launched on Kickstarter. At the time of writing it’s…

    Graham Smith/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 3 readers -
  • Night Cry to launch Kickstarter for PC version

    … announced PS Vita and mobile platforms regardless of the outcome, Hifumi said. “Early on, I was concerned about playing a horror game on a smaller screen,” Kouno said. “Maybe a tablet would be different, but still it’s not a big screen. So yeah, I always wanted to bring it to the bigger screen. But at the same time, I had to think about the budget…

    Sal Romano/ Gematsu- 9 readers -
  • Bandits and Bounties is almost a new Law of the West

    … If you like spaghetti westerns (and you should), take a look at Bandits and Bounties. It's a top-down action RPG that combines fast-paced arcade style action with the bleak Western setting we all know and love. The game is currently looking for funding on Kickstarter, with a funding goal of $15,000. At first glance, Bandits and Bounties seems…

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  • KeyMouse Re-invents the Keyboard and Mouse

    … KEYMOUSE™ RE-INVENTS THE KEYBOARD AND MOUSE Keyboard/Mouse Hybrid Rapidly Drawing Attention as Kickstarter “Staff Pick” LAS VEGAS, Nevada — January 19, 2015 — ZZ, Inc., a developer of industry-leading technology solutions, unveiled its prototype KeyMouse™, which combines a keyboard and mouse in a more efficient and ergonomic design…

    Nathan Stevens/ Gaming Cypher- 2 readers -
  • Gunman Clive 2 is on track for a January 3DS release

    … timeline following:⇓ Gunman Clive 2 Gunman Clive was a brief blast of fresh air on the Nintendo 3DS, before it rode off into the sunset on other platforms. A sequel was eventually announced, which has been in development for some time. We were supposed to...more I wonder how many of us played Gunman Clive, that 2D action platformer on the 3DS…

    Chris Carter/ destructoid- 2 readers -
  • Today’s Best/Worst Internet Thing: Strafe

    … be replaced by randomly-arranged corridors, but the hungry-for-the-new part of me thrills to the idea of a different experience every time. We’ll see, I guess. Depends on if Strafe can round up the $185k it’s after on Kickstarter. It’s ‘only’ $33K there already, and that’s not the kind of Only I’d otherwise deploy a couple of a days into someone’s…

    Alec Meer/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 4 readers -
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