Archive for the ‘Crowdfunding’ Category

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The Untold Story Behind Kickstarter Stats

A little while ago Jeanne over on AppBlogger wrote an article about Kickstarter failures. This led to her being contacted by Professor Ethan Mollick who explained what she had gotten wrong. So Jeanne and Ethan struck out together to take a more statistical look at Kickstarter numbers. The resulting article, The Untold Story Behind Kickstarter […]

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Fight for your place in the heavens – Ragnaroll review

The world is coming to an end. An endless winter has descended, freezing the land and forcing the people to the brink of destruction. What is left of the Vikings live in small groups, slowly making their way through what little stores they have left. However Vikings never go down without a fight. There are […]

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Hasbro Gaming Lab wants your game

Hasbro has announced that they are working with Indiegogo to find the next great game. Called Hasbro Gaming Lab, the Grand Prize Winner receives USD$10,000 and a trip to Hasbro headquarters where they will work with the game development team to turn their game into a reality. Not only that, but the creators retain all […]

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Kicking it with a post-mortem and a list

Within a matter of days two really interesting articles related to Kickstarter appeared online. The first is by Al Caynes, game designer at Senyac Games. He provides a very honest post-mortem analysis of El Luchadore Fantastico Grandes Kickstarter campaign. In it he touches on subjects such as the original campaign and the changes he made, […]

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Colony 87 Sci-fi Civilians

Even in the deepest, darkest reaches of space not everyone is an armoured titan, tendril whipping alien or psychotic robot. There are those who are just trying to get by, live their lives, and maybe even make a buck. A Kickstarter that launched today allows you to add a selection of sci-fi civilians to your […]

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The El Luchador Fantastico Grande grudge match

Round 2! El Luchador Fantastico Grande is back on Kickstarter looking for funding. Only a couple of days into the campaign it is already past 50% funded, so well on its way. Go to the Kickstarter page to learn more about the game, its rules, and the reward tiers. Website Reference: El Luchador Fantastico Grande […]

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Exploding Kittens takes Kickstarter by storm

The Kickstarter for Exploding Kittens is only a few days old, and already it has pulled over USD$3 million. And the count is rapidly climbing. Exploding Kittens is a card game by Elan Lee (XBOX), Matthew Inman (The Oatmeal), and Shane Small (XBOX, Marvel). Players draw cards until they draw a kitten, at which point […]

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El Luchador Fantastico Grande – PAXAus Review

Many games were available to play at PAXAus earlier this month, one of which being a prototype copy of El Luchador Fantastico Grande. Luke Snadden takes us through his experience with the game. Being a massive gamer/sometimes cosplayer/general nerd culture participant, PAX Aus was the only place I could be over the first weekend of […]

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El Luchador Fantastico Grande Kickstarter

Today, to much whooping and cheering from the crowd, Senyac Games launched their Kickstarter for El Luchador Fantastico Grande. The goal is to raise AUD$15,000 over the next 30 days. With over AUD$1000 already pledged they seem well on their way to success. El Luchador Fantastico Grande is a card and dice game, where players […]

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Ships, Pirates and Wild West scenery Kickstarter

If you are interested in pirates or the Wild West, then this is the Kickstarter terrain set for you. Renaissance Miniatures recently launched a Kickstarter to fund the production of a series of terrain featuring pirate and Wild West elements. Pieces that are available are ships, quays, buildings, and a lot more, all created in […]