Crowdfund A Numenera Short Film, Microscopic Fantasy, And More!

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? » 2/27/15 1:00pm 2/27/15 1:00pm

Update: Science Fiction Bookstore Borderlands Will Stay Open!

Here's a huge chunk of happy news to brighten your Sunday: San Francisco's scifi and fantasy bookstore, Borderlands, will stay open for at least another year thanks to a successful sponsorship campaign. YAY! » 2/22/15 8:40am 2/22/15 8:40am

Crowdfund An A-To-Z Of Dungeon Monsters, Robot Western Comics, And More!

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! » 2/20/15 1:00pm 2/20/15 1:00pm

12 Successful Kickstarters That Never Delivered

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. » 2/20/15 1:12pm 2/20/15 1:12pm

Crowdfund Comic Short Fiction, Lovecraftian Tales For Kids, and More!

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! » 2/13/15 1:00pm 2/13/15 1:00pm

Crowdfund A Dark Fantasy Short, A Sequel To Ultima Underworld, 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? » 2/06/15 1:00pm 2/06/15 1:00pm

Evangelion Fans Want To Send The Lance Of Longinus To The Moon

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! » 2/05/15 5:00pm 2/05/15 5:00pm

Crowdfund Queer Science Fiction, The Cones Of Dunshire And More!

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! » 1/16/15 1:00pm 1/16/15 1:00pm

Crowdfund An Exploration Of Lovecraftian Science And More!

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. » 1/09/15 1:00pm 1/09/15 1:00pm

Crowdfund Long Distance Astronomy Lab Kits, Kid Friendly RPGs And More!

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. » 1/02/15 1:00pm 1/02/15 1:00pm

These Stunning Illustrations Restore Awe And Wonder To The Wizard Of Oz

Yes, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has been interpreted and reinterpreted over the decades, but you've never seen it quite like this. Rice Boy creator Evan Dahm has gone back to the book's text and is illustrating a new edition of L. Frank Baum's classic novel. » 10/10/14 12:00pm 10/10/14 12:00pm

Hullabaloo Is The Disney Steampunk Animated Movie Of Our Dreams

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. » 9/05/14 5:00pm 9/05/14 5:00pm

A Female Sherlock Holmes Solves Demonic Cases In A Retrofuturistic City

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. » 8/22/14 2:30pm 8/22/14 2:30pm

Why Didn't These Triceratops Sneakers Exist When We Were Kids?

Fortunately, if this team reaches its crowdfunding goal, they'll be available in adult sizes as well. Also looking for crowdfunding help is an exciting new anime, dolls based on real historical women, and a new online science fiction and fantasy magazine. » 8/15/14 2:53pm 8/15/14 2:53pm

This Educational TV Show About A Space Station Academy Needs Your Help

A new TV series wants to entertain kids with space-faring adventures while teaching them real scientific concepts—and it needs some crowdfunding help to get off the ground. You can also fund a reprint of the lost adventures of a golden age comics hero, a comic about the dismal future of immigration, and a short film… » 8/08/14 12:21pm 8/08/14 12:21pm

Crowdfund A Robot Insurgency Film From The Writers Of Feast

The writers of Project Greenlight's Feast have written a screenplay about a robot insurgency—and the team needs your help bringing the film to life. You can also help fund some wonderful comics, a Mouse Guard board game, and a documentary about working visual artists. » 8/01/14 2:56pm 8/01/14 2:56pm

Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar has been released [Updated]

I've embedded the trailer, but you can watch the full 21 minute prelude to the feature length film about the first major Federation/Klingon war, staring Tony Todd, Kate Vernon, Michael Hogan, Richard Hatch, J.G. Hertzler, Gary Graham, Alec Peters & *Update* Garrett Wang on Kickstarter. If you like Star Trek you … » 7/30/14 10:23pm 7/30/14 10:23pm

Neil Gaiman's Fragile Things Is Becoming An Off-Broadway Play

This week in crowdfunding, we have two documentaries for your financial consideration: one about San Francisco's boy hero Batkid and one about the people behind D&D. Plus, there's a Neil Gaiman off-Broadway play and a beautiful art book featuring diverse fantasy women. » 7/18/14 2:27pm 7/18/14 2:27pm

The Heart Of The World

This astonishing creature comes from the mind of Magic: The Gathering artist Peter Mohrbacher. If you enjoy Mohrbacher's art, be sure to check out his Kickstarter campaign to order prints and playmats of his latest work. » 7/16/14 8:00pm 7/16/14 8:00pm

In BitTorrent's TV Show, People In The Dystopian Future Use BitTorrent

Even as Netflix, Yahoo and YouTube are creating original science fiction series, BitTorrent is trying a new model: crowdfunding a futuristic miniseries by asking 250,000 people to pay $9.95 each. Children of the Machine takes place in a future dystopia, where people still use BitTorrent. » 7/16/14 1:20pm 7/16/14 1:20pm