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Kickstarter's Drip is the Long-Term Fundraising Answer to Patreon

By Charles Singletary, Nov 15, 2017 9:35am PST

The first part of a Drip campaign mirrors Kickstarter's standard crowdfunding and then transitions into a Patreon-esq format.

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"I'm not sure "Drip" is a good name. It doesn't immediately inspire positive connotations. ..."

- Arcanum see all 2 comments

Out of the Woods by American McGee Combines Tabletop Cards and Art Books

By David Craddock, Jul 28, 2017 12:15pm PDT

The designer behind Alice is crowdfunding an all-in-one tabletop card game and art books rooted in fairytales.

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"Out of the Woods would seem to be really close to the musical Into the Woods. I wonder if he's ..."

- pulsedrive see all 2 comments

GDC 2017: Michael Mendheim talks Mutant Football League

By Asif Khan, Mar 07, 2017 4:30pm PST

Michael Mendheim talks Mutant Football League with Backer and Cleveland Team Owner Asif Khan at GDC 2017.

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Mutant Football League Holding a 'Name That Cleveland Team' Contest

By John Keefer, Feb 14, 2017 5:30pm PST

Better yet, the team is owned by our own Man With the Briefcase.

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"I still get to help choose. They just want to spur interest in the game. Also, Cleveland this is ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 11 comments

Apocalypse Now finally may get a video game

By John Keefer, Jan 26, 2017 11:21am PST

I love the smell of crowdfunding in the morning.

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"What about lining up a deer in your scope and not pulling the trigger or pulling a gun on John ..."

- Dr Proton see all 14 comments

The Banner Saga 3 kicks off final crowdfunding campaign for the franchise

By John Keefer, Jan 26, 2017 10:39am PST

1 and 2 were highly successful, and it looks like 3 is following suit.

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Obduction finally released from Myst-developer Cyan

By John Keefer, Aug 24, 2016 10:33am PDT

A VR version for Rift coming soon.

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"Gonna wait for the Rift support but I am excited about this game!"

- ovrlrd see all 6 comments

Fig and the State of Crowdfunding Development

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 23, 2016 2:00pm PDT

We recently sat down with Justin Bailey of Fig to discuss accountability, the troubles of Kickstarter, and his future plans for the company. 

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"As in captions? What sort of info are you looking for? I can definitely add that in the future ..."

- cassideem see all 3 comments

Fable Fortune card game gets private investment, ends kickstarter

By John Keefer, Jun 21, 2016 9:55am PDT

Expect a closed beta sooner rather than later.

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"It doesn't charge until funding is successful. I think the kickstarter was still ongoing."

- ashkie see all 4 comments

Plague Inc. board game now 10 times more deadly

By John Keefer, May 31, 2016 10:28am PDT

The Kickstarter campaign is in its final hours and has gotten so much money, it ran out of stretch goals. 

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Plague Inc. mutates into a board game with successful Kickstarter

By John Keefer, May 19, 2016 6:10am PDT

Shacker James 'jamiejme' Vaughan infects the tabletop space

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"You should put petri dishes in the box to store game components. Though Pandemic did that ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 30 comments

This War of Mine jumps to tabletop with board game Kickstarter

By John Keefer, May 10, 2016 10:30am PDT

Get the stretch goals ready, as it was already funded in less than two hours.

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"Just thumbing through their Kickstarter page this game looks pretty awesome. Very high quality ..."

- bling1bling see all 3 comments

BLACKROOM Kickstarter canceled to get a demo ready

By John Keefer, Apr 29, 2016 8:00am PDT

Less than a week after launch, the old-school FPS from John Romero and Adrian Carmack is put on hold.

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"I guarantee they anticipated breaking a million within 24 hours and were butthurt when that ..."

- waxthirteen see all 7 comments

BLACKROOM is the new PC FPS from Romero and Carmack and it looks familiar

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2016 8:00am PDT

This old-school shooter is in the vein of Dark Forces, Duke Nukem and of course, DOOM, and it's a Kickstarter.

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"Kickstarter page didn't say if they have other funding or not. $700k doesn't seem like enough ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

The Dark Souls Board Game Smashed Through Its Kickstarter Goals

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 20, 2016 5:40am PDT

Looks like we'll be seeing a Dark Souls board game in the near future. 

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"seriously, they're looking at the ability to straight up print money with further content if ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 18 comments