Tag Archives: Kickstarter

Bad Comet Games’ Wild: Serengeti aims to raise awareness around wildlife conservation

A new board game designed to make wildlife conservation and environmental issues more relatable has hit the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, courtesy of Bad Comet Games. Called Wild: Serengeti, the title transports players to the plains of the Serengeti, where they take on the role of wildlife documentary directors en route …

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Chess sets and Transformers: The Movie ReAction figures, Hasbro is laying on a nostalgic treat for fans

Having never been one to shy away from its adult fanbase or one to tread lightly around the kidult market of collectors and geek culture community, Hasbro is serving up a platter full of nostalgic fodder for followers of its generation-spanning Transformer franchise this season. The geek culture outfit and …

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Board game The Binding of Isaac expansion to see global roll out after reaching $6.1m on Kickstarter

A crowdfunding project to develop an expansion for the popular tabletop game, The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls has smashed through its initial goal of $100,000 by over 6000 per cent, reaching more than $6.1 million on the Kickstarter platform. Developed by Maestro Media in association with Studio71 Games, the …

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App game My Singing Monsters makes move to board game space with Kickstarter project

The award-winning app game, My Singing Monsters – a game in which players build a collection of singing monsters who all chime their parts in unison – is expanding into the analogue gaming sector with the launch of My Singing Monsters: The Board Game on Kickstarter. A worker placement game …

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Oink Games launches Kickstarter to take its tabletop gaming portfolio to the Nintendo Switch

The Japanese board and card game publisher, Oink Games, recognised by many for its sleek and stylish game design, has launched a campaign to bring its library of titles to the Nintendo Switch. As part of the company’s ongoing mission to build “a world where you can play board games, …

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Eco-friendly fort building system, Everplay launches to Kickstarter

The London-based start-up, Everplay, is looking to encourage kids off their screens and back into the imaginative play of den-building, through the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its range of eco-friendly magnetic modular play spaces. The Everplay play system comprises 24 eco-felt connectable panels and is designed to encourage …

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Kids’ tech firm Thinker Tinker teams with DreamWorks to launch interactive plush range Trolls Music Stars

The US-based kids’ tech start-up, Thinker Tinker, has partnered with Universal’s DreamWorks Animation to launch a new line of collectable, interactive plush charms and a companion mobile app called Trolls Music Stars. Inspired by the popular film franchise, Trolls Music Stars is launching to the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter from February, …

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STEM specialist No.66 Studios jumps on mini arcade trend with EnigmaBot launch

The tech toy and STEM specialist, No.66 Studios is bridging the gap between construction play and digital-physical interactive play with the launch of its EnigmaBot – Create Your Own Game Building Kits and Explore to the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter. Developed to encourage kids and families to get hands on with …

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OPINION – Hurrah for the madding crowd: How crowdfunding is fueling the flames of fandom

It’s like the old Funko strapline says: Everybody’s a fan of something. It’s no secret that adult fandom has become an increasingly important market to the toy industry and pop culture scene in general, but – with limited shelf space among retailers – just how can brands and manufacturers cater …

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Big Potato teams with Shut Up & Sit Down to launch Don’t Get Got special Kickstarter project

The Shoreditch-based board game and party games publisher, Big Potato has joined forces with the team at the pop culture reviewers Shut Up and Sit Down, to release their own version of the secret-mission party game, Don’t Get Got. A new Kickstarter campaign for the project launched on Friday, October …

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