Tag Archives: Kickstarter

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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Wallace & Gromit head to Kickstarter and Aardman and The Vine Lab celebrate 25 years of A Close Shave

Wallace & Gromit is heading to the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter in a bid to bring to life a detailed collectors’ model to celebrate the silver anniversary of the Academy Award winning short film, Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave. The project is the combined work of Aardman and The Vine …

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Icelandic brand Tulipop takes to Kickstarter for first book in its Tulipop Tales series

The Icelandic kids’ brand, Tulipop is taking to the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, to raise investment to launch its first published book title in the Tulipop Tales series. Tulipop Tales” The Forgotten Forest is written and illustrated by Signý Kolbeinsdóttir, the creative mind behind the award-winning children’s brand Tulipop. The book …

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Indie video game Shovel Knight returns to Kickstarter for board game adaptation

The multi-million best-selling indie video game Shovel Knight has returned to Kickstarter to appeal to fans, this time in the form of a new physical board game adaptation. The original digital title was launched to the crowdfunding platform back in 2014 when it entered the fray with the initial goal …

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Space Invaders – The Board Game: “Videogames are part of our cultural heritage”

Video game brands are now simply a part of our cultural heritage, is the message to come from 612 Entertainment, the company behind a project to bring the iconic arcade game, Space Invaders to the board gaming market. The firm’s president Robert Colman has outlined his mission to expand the …

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