Kickstarter Weekly Round-up: 11/26/2014
Paranoia by Matthew Sprange
Classic, tabletop RPG set in a darkly humorous, futuristic setting. Work to carry out the will of The Computer, the overlord of your underground community. Gameplay used cards and dice. Includes digital and physical rewards. Funded. 6 days left.
Americana Dawn by Bit Bonton
JRPG inspired by American folklore. Follows a water spirit through three major historical conflicts as he tries to find his place in the world. Includes turn based and strategic combat. Has reached 18% of total goal. 26 days left.
Hollow Knight by Team Cherry
Challenging 2D adventure RPG set in a world of insects and heroes. Includes puzzles, combat and exploration. Eerie and whimsical art direction. Done in the style of a classic platformer. Has reached 38% of total goal. 22 days left.
GLIESE by Timemachine
Survival game set in a futuristic, scifi setting. You play a character who has just awoken from cryogenic sleep on a strange planet. Includes a character creator. Gameplay involves gathering resources, fighting off predators and building a new place to live. Includes fun technology and a humorous style. Has reached 27% of total goal. 2 days left.
Sonnet by Emily Cheeseman
Fairy tale comic about knights and romance. Includes seven illustrated sonnets. Lovely art. Digital and physical copies available. Also available for free online. Funded. 16 days left.
Dead by Wednesday by Sam Egfleston
Comic following a lady bounty hunter as she hunts down the scum of the galaxy. Done in a more traditional comic style. This campaign is to fund the first half of a two part series. Digital and physical copies available. Has reached 68% of total goal. 39 days left.
After Midnight Anthology by Jennifer Wu
Collection of comics and illustrations by 22 artists telling stories of things that happen after midnight. Diverse group of artists and artistic styles. Digital and physical versions available. 94% funded. 14 days left.
World of Washi by Meredith Lee - The Rare Orchid
Project focuses on a high quality type of Japanese paper called washi. Supports the creator's small business and offers a variety of washi products. Wide variety of backer gifts including washi wrapped canvas, patterned clothes pins, and rolls of washi tape. It's all beautiful. 55% funded. 14 days left.
Film and Television
Super Science Friends! by Tinman Creative Studios
Animated series that follows a group of super-powered scientists as they travel through time fighting nazis and various other villains. Humorous and entertaining artistic style and content.Obviously takes liberties, but includes quite a bit of factual accuracy with a humorous twist. Uses traditional animation. Includes a number of cool backer rewards. 84% funded. 7 days left.
More than Music: Senegal by Babacar Ndiaye
Explores Senegal's rich and diverse hip hop community, focusing on how it has influenced the countries democratic government and how it has acted as a form of peaceful protest. Digital and physical copies available as well as other interesting backer rewards. 5% funded. 18 days to go.
Fragile Island of Peace by Jamil Simon
Documentary focusing on the transformational peacebuilding process and how it has affected the Central African nation Burundi. Includes interviews and anecdotes from many who witnessed the transition firsthand. Very inspirational and educational. Digital and physical copies available. 26% funded. 27 days left.
Freckle by Freckle Magazine
Independently published magazine celebrating the people, culture and landscapes of Northern Ireland. Project aims to launch the first issue in January 2015. Physical copies only, alongside a number of other cool rewards like a packet of seeds. 58% funded. 28 days left.
Latterly by Latterly Magazine
Reader-supported magazine focusing on narrative journalism. Completely ad free. Emphasizes journalism which utilizes the narrative techniques of literature. Digital subscriptions and physical anthologies available. 78% funded. 19 days left.
Campaign to support and encourage diversity in writing, particularly in children's books. Initial goal aimed to build a grant to support diverse writers, including creating internships with publishers. Stretch goals include a school outreach program to get books with diverse authors and content into schools all over the country. Initial goal and first stretch goal have both been met. 15 days remaining.