On June 15, The Unicorn Files launched a Kickstarter to publish their book. The goal of creators Terra Clark Olsen and Nate Watters is simple: debunk the myth of the female geek. In other words, they want to show that female geeks are every bit real and relevant as any other geek. This includes their love […]
You know those crane machines filled with cheap stuffed toys and the occasional awesome one that you simply must have? Penpal is a lot like those. The writing is long-winded and poorly paced, but if you’re patient, you will find the story is worth the trouble and the purse full of coins it costs to buy the book. […]
I’ve been following a Kickstarter campaign for an independently produced anime by Creative Intelligent Arts for a little bit now and I’m glad to report that The sci-fi title Under The Dog has met and beat it’s goal of $580,000. The anime, which will be directed by Masahiro Ando (Blast of Tempest) and will feture […]
Chris Roberts, known primarily as the creator of the Wing Commander series has been working on a crowdfunded project that is equal parts first-person space flight/combat simulator, first-person shooter, and space trading and acquisitions. Think of it as EVE on a more personal level with less spreadsheets. Well, the project has been in works for […]
Did you guys know that one in four kids in the US will grow up illiterate? I didn’t, but LeVar Burton sure does. The well-known host of Reading Rainbow has not given up on these children and the show’s mission to promote reading and literacy in kids everywhere. In 2012, Reading Rainbow launched its iPad […]
When it comes to the topic of Star Wars, I usually defer to the superfans of the series such as staff writer Brian West to pen the articles concerning up and coming movies…but as a student and fan of the entire movie making industry, I called dibs on the article you’re reading because it’s a […]
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for the highly-anticipated Veronica Mars movie. Last year series creator Rob Thomas and star Kristen Bell made history on Kickstarter when fan support helped to bring the series a long-awaited film raising $5,702,153. This was also the catalyst for a bunch of movie kickstarter projects climbing into the […]
I cycle. I love riding almost more than I love running. The feeling of freedom you get when flying down the road on a lightweight bicycle that’s fitted to you at nearly 30 miles per hour is exhilarating. Even commuting is great due to the fact that you can slide by traffic jams and in […]
If you know me you know I have rather strong opinions about Kickstarter. But any industry-insider you talk to is saying it’s “The Future.” Of course it is, right? Because while people think they’re sticking it to “The Man” (the studios) by funding what THEY want made, “The Man” is laughing all the way to […]
Crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have been a welcome breath of fresh air to gamers wishing to return to the early days of gaming. Veteran developers seem to be, one by one, asking for gamers’ help in funding projects once thought doomed into fruition. Tim Schafer, Jane Jensen, Brian Fargo, and Al Lowe […]
Got a brilliant idea, but lack the proper funding to make it a reality? Publishers won’t give you the time of day? Then give crowdfunding a shot!
A chance to have a new adventure game by pioneers of the genre? Here, have handfuls of my money!
About a month ago, we were introduced to the sheer insanity that is tiny Build Games‘ upcoming “race to ensure your future” game No Time to Explain. Today, I bring you some real gameplay footage!