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What would you get if you crossed the popular property trading board game, Monopoly, with the free-to-play trading card game, Hearthstone, with a healthy dash of pirates? Probably Pirates War - The Dice King, a new free-to-play digital board game which is looking for your help on Kickstarter.
Thunderbirds Are Go! With the help of Thunderbird Kickstarter of course.
Back in March, Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion teamed up with the idea to produce a parody of post-Firefly life, in the form of...
Remember the Micro Drone 2.0, the already insanely versatile and easy to use palm sized drone? It was tiny, extremely user friendly, and pretty affordable. However if you wanted to record things using its camera, you'd have to shell out for that separately. The Micro Drone 3.0 however, comes all in one, and has already secured over 300% of its funding goal on IndieGoGo.
The Kickstarter campaign for Perception has come to an end and has been successfully funded!
The main premise seems to be that you, as the main character, are what is referred to as a “Downer”. What is a Downer? A Downer is someone who refuses to take the government prescribed happy pills (called “Joy”) that keep everyone blissfully doped up and unaware of anything going on around them of any consequence. You are a stubborn Downer, and your goal is to escape the city.
We've all seen Star Wars at some point in our lives and we all know about R2D2's ability to display little hologram messages to people, but this sort of technology has always been a thing of science fiction. Holograms are still even today a technology which is used to reference future technology advancements. But not any more as Holus hopes to bring hologram technology into your homes for various applications.
Google's Project Ara could be the future of smartphones offering the ability to swap out modules to instantly upgrade your smartphone without the need to purchase a new device or renew to a more expensive contract. But Project Ara is still a little while away from being a reality and the company behind nexpaq know that, so they're hoping to develop a phone case which offers the modulation of Project Ara, in a much more accessible capacity.
Food, we love it. Food without any effort, we love that even more. So why not head to Kickstarter and pledge some money to Cheese Posties, a new campaign which hopes to bring the deliciousness of cheese toasties to your door.
When I originally heard about kSafe, I was offered the pitch that the safe could be used to keep you more active, help you complete goals, or in some cases keep things away from people for a certain amount of time. The reason for this is because the kSafe is more than just a safe that you can lock and unlock with your smartphone, the kSafe can give you the biggest challenge of your life.
The pitch for Droplet came into us at pretty poor timing, you see Amazon had just unveiled Amazon Dash, a sticky Internet-connected button that allows you to re-order specific products you're running particularly low on, but I was assured that while Droplet and Amazon Dash have their similarities, Droplet has much, much more to offer, and it's true.
In this day and age everyone's a photographer. If they have a phone in their hands, chances are they'll use it to take a picture of their day, whether it's a selfie, a photo of food, or how the day is being spent. But out of all of the images we share on social networks, we hardly ever look at them again. The SipSup hopes to change that.
Deep End Games has shared a new gameplay trailer for Perception, a game where players take the role of a blind woman named Cassie exploring a haunted mansion. The trailer offers an extended look at the game's unique gameplay, and let me tell you, it looks terrifying.
We've all probably had those dreams where you're struggling to see and the world around you just seems bizarre and unrecognisable. Well The Deep End, a new studio comprised of ex-Irrational Games developers hopes to make those nightmares a reality with Perception, a new game that's landed on Kickstarter and is seeking funding for this psychological horror.
Usually to be tossed on the big screen at Cannes Film Festival, you usually need to have something phenomenal to show off. That's still the case, but CURB have built a giant screen on the top of the Grand Hotel in the centre of the Cannes seafront and is offering you the chance to get your one minute of fame at one of the most prestigious film festivals in Europe. Of course, this isn't the same screen showing workds from Jaco Van Dormael, Takashi Miike, Jeremy Saulnier and Sarunas Bartas, but one this Kickstarter campaign hopes to build.