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For Pebble it’s Time, Once Again


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UPDATE: In light of Pebble’s acquisition and dismantling by Fitbit, the article that follows describes impressions of a product that will no longer see store shelves. We’re going to leave it as it is as we were big fans of the Pebble as it hit its stride. We’re sad to see such an imaginative company go. 
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Pebble, the makers of wildly successful Pebble smartwatch, kickstarted in 2013 and the
even more successful Pebble Time smartwatch kickstarted in March 2015, are back one more time with another group of iterations on their wearable technology. And yes it’s on Kickstarter. Continue reading For Pebble it’s Time, Once Again

Additional Pylons – Kickstarter Fatigue


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Kickstarter is amazing. It’s a wonderful site full of ambitious (and not-so-ambitious) projects seeking funding to turn dreams into reality. Anyone can use it, from people looking to make chinos or make comics. It’s even brought fan-favorite shows back from the dead. And for some game developers, it’s a new way to succeed. Some game developers come to Kickstarter to fund passion projects, small projects just outside the means of the creator. Other come seeking big bucks, and, at first, it’s hard to fault them. Even Potato Salad can net you a cool $50 grand. Games are the highest grossing projects on Kickstarter to-date with a calculated $250 million successfully raised as of November 12th

But as more projects pop-up on Kickstarter (and other crowdfunding sites) the more we see projects failing to meet goals. It would be easy to say that these failed projects didn’t carry enough clout to succeed, but the problem is more elaborate than that.  Many of these projects are constructed by proven talents, have solid engines and entertaining premises, and yet they still come up short.

  Continue reading Additional Pylons – Kickstarter Fatigue

Indies to Watch: Flamberge


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Most of us here at Geeky Gentlemen are fans of RPG’s, tactics, strategy games, or better yet a combination of each. So when we come across a game with a good balance of everything that also retains its originality, we get pretty excited.

This week on Indies to Watch we’re showcasing Flamberge!

Continue reading Indies to Watch: Flamberge

Indies to Watch – The Mandate


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Mandate-GG

For our first ever “Indies to Watch”, we bring you an early look at “The Mandate”, a futuristic game in which you lead your crew on an adventure of your choosing throughout the Universe. Sound like the same old song and dance you hear from the rest of the Sci-Fi genre, right? Guess again.

Continue reading Indies to Watch – The Mandate