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Author Topic: Kickstarter and Indie2GoGo Projects Spotlight - April 18, 2011  (Read 4938 times)


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Another week, and a few more interesting projects for your consideration...

H.P. Lovecraft's Wonderland
Wonderland.pngKickstarter and Indie2GoGo Projects Spotlight - April 18, 2011
End Date2011-05-11
Project Creator(s)Rick Hershey
LocationMyrtle Beach, SC
DescriptionRick Hershey and Nikola Jajic announce their collaboration on the original graphic novel, H.P. Lovecraft’s Wonderland. The graphic novel tells the familiar tale of Alice’s adventure in Wonderland as if the story was written by cult horror writer H.P. Lovecraft ( At the Mountains of Madness, Call of Cthulhu, The Dunwich Horror).

This is the third collaboration between writer Nikola Jajic and artist Rick Hershey on a graphic novel, their last being the title Loosely Based published by Arcana Comics. Where Nikola provided the story and Rick handled pencils and inks. For H.P. Lovecraft’s Wonderland, Nikola Jajic returns to write the script as Rick Hershey picks up the duties of linework, colors, and lettering.

Both Nikola Jajic and Rick Hershey are working professionals. By pledging money to the H.P. Lovecraft's Wonderland graphic novel you will be buying the time needed to produce this awesome project to the level of detail and commitment needed. . . and it will be beautiful.

SketchChair - Furniture Designed by You
sketchchair.pngKickstarter and Indie2GoGo Projects Spotlight - April 18, 2011
End Date2011-05-12
Project Creator(s)Diatom
LocationLondon, United Kingdom
DescriptionSketchChair is a free, open-source software tool that allows anyone to easily design and build their own digitally fabricated furniture.

The goal for this project is not just to complete the software and release the source code, but also to build an online community of people creating, sharing and editing designs.

Terminator The Second
Terminator.pngKickstarter and Indie2GoGo Projects Spotlight - April 18, 2011
End Date2011-05-01
Project Creator(s)Husky Jackal Theatre
LocationNashville, TN
DescriptionIs this what it sounds like?

If it sounds like the story of a boy and his cyborg protector on the run from a soulless, shape-shifting assassin made of liquid metal, adapted for stage and told exclusively in the words of William Shakespeare, then yes.

How can you claim that this production is “presented” by William Shakespeare?

We adhered to strict guidelines regarding the usage of Shakespeare’s works. Each line and phrase is taken directly from folios printed by or before 1685, and many extended sections of dialogue are composed of individual lines from separate works. Only proper nouns and pronouns were subject to change, as dictated by the plot. In these instances, all proper nouns are supplanted only by pronouns or other proper nouns, and all pronouns by other pronouns. In some cases, corresponding verb tenses are modified. These practices enabled us to accurately retell the story of Terminator 2: Judgment Day while remaining true to the words of Shakespeare in form (if less so in intent).

Coffee Joulies
Joulies-Web.jpgKickstarter and Indie2GoGo Projects Spotlight - April 18, 2011
End Date2011-05-02
Project Creator(s)Dave & Dave
LocationSan Francisco, CA
DescriptionCoffee Joulies work with your coffee to achieve two goals. First, they absorb extra thermal energy in your coffee when it’s served too hot, cooling it down to a drinkable temperature three times faster than normal. Next, they release that stored energy back into your coffee keeping it in the right temperature range twice as long.


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Re: Kickstarter and Indie2GoGo Projects Spotlight - April 18, 2011
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2011, 03:25 PM »

Moviesandbox - an open-source 3D animation tool
End Date2011-05-09
Project Creator(s)Friedrich Kirschner
LocationSomerville, MA
Minimum Pledge$1
DescriptionMoviesandbox is an Open-Source, Real-Time 3D Animation tool. It allows you to quickly sketch and animate 3D Characters and Props. Its focus is on ease of use and modularity. The idea is that you can simply draw objects in 3D space and animate them later on with the built in timeline.