In the world of Star Wars make-believe you usually have two choices: you can go with a realistic plastic glowing lightsaber, and never actually make contact with your opponent, or opt for safer foam, and battle it out without the glow. A new Kickstarter, however, promises the the best of both worlds. »
Wait–men do Kegels? If you’ve heard of the exercises at all, it’s as a way for women to tone up their vaginas after they’ve been stretched to the max by childbirth. Minna Life, makers of the female-oriented Kegel exerciser kGoal, thinks men should get into the habit, too. »
The designer of the somewhat terrifying robotic masturbator, the Autoblow, is running a new Indiegogo crowdfunding project to make a 3-orifice-in-one masturbation toy for men. It looks like it will be....awkward to use.
Here at io9, we’re huge fans of Simon Stålenhag’s artwork, paintings from an alternate Sweden where familiar landscapes, fashions, and vehicles stand against ominous power plants, futuristic robots, and the occasional dinosaur. And there’s currently a crowdfunding campaign for two art books featuring Stålenhag’s… »
A team of geneticists is ready to unlock the secrets behind Internet celebrity cat Lil Bub’s unique appearance.
Fantasy of all kinds rules the roost in this weeks look at all things crowdfunding - with everything from short films to books to comics giving us a dose of the fantastical. Let's dig in and have a look, shall we? »
A customisable index of monsters for tabletop RPGs and a cool sci-fi western comic series lead the charge on this week's look at all things crowdfunded, but that's not all there is - Detective tales set in a Lovecraftian universe, family friendly games about colonising Mars, and short fiction anthologies await! »
All is not right in the world of crowdfunding. For every massive critical success like Shovel Knight or Divinity: Original Sin, there are numerous games or game-related projects that disappoint, under-deliver, or, as has become scarily common, take people's money and never make what they promised in the first place. »
Experimental comic storytelling and adapting Lovecraft's nightmares for young kids lead the charge in our look at all things crowdfunding this week, but that's not all - there's amazing VR game to experience the Moon landing in first person, badass fantasy figures, and more! »
Not one, but two webcomics are looking to get physical prints in this week's crowdfunding roundup. Plus, robots on mars get the tabletop treatment, and a new sequel to one of the most important computer RPGs in history. Let's dig in, shall we? »
The crazy and beloved anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion turns 20 later this year, and Japanese Eva fans are looking to celebrate by literally embedding a teeny replica of a famous weapon from the show into the moon. Beats a birthday cake, I guess! »
This week's look at all things Crowdfunding is a humdinger. We've got Lightspeed Magazine's all-queer-creator special, 80's clothing nostalgia, the mother of all Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit viewing parties, and yes: Parks and Recreation's absurdly complex (and totally awesome) board game. Let's check it out! »
This week's look at all things Crowdfunding offers everything you could want - well, probably not, but it's still got a deep dive into the science of H.P. Lovecraft, awesome tabletop accessories, Robot comics and a year of classic horror movies! Let's check it out. »
2014 might be behind us, but the hunt for awesome crowdfunding projects never stops! The first Crowdfund This of 2015 is jam packed with cool ideas, with everything from cool comics about mythical beings living among us to a gorgeous look at creature design - and much, much more. »
But it's not Disney! Hullabaloo is an original creation by a collection of Disney veterans who have a dream to make a beautiful steampunk, (hand-drawn) line animated film. And it needs your help to become a fully formed film. »
Like her inspiration, Sherbet Lock is a cocaine-addicted detective—although her mysteries tend to be of the supernatural variety. She's looking for a bit of crowdfunding support, as is an anthology of speculative fiction and essays, a bisexual horror web series, and gorgeous 16-bit video game. »