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Why gaming pioneer David Braben has taken to Kickstarter to crowdfund a sequel to the classic Elite

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There is something disconcerting about sitting down for a chat with a man who admits to having thrown away whole galaxies because he didn’t like the look of them. It’s one of the reasons David Braben has become affectionately known as ‘The Creator’ on the Kickstarter forum dedicated to the...
Why gaming pioneer David Braben has taken to Kickstarter to crowdfund a sequel to the classic Elite

Crowdfunding helps non-starters and re-livers ride again

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Crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter have become extraordinary participatory financing mechanisms to bankroll brand new products and output that might otherwise not have seen light of day. It is great for culture to have these innovative new artefacts join the fray. But crowdfunding is not just for newcomers — blasts...
Crowdfunding helps non-starters and re-livers ride again

Kickstarter Gets Serious: Space Game "Elite" Wins Record $2 Million Funding

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A crowdfunded project to rejig a classic computer game for the 21st century breaks Kickstarter records for funding targets. Though the U.K. edition of crowdfund platform Kickstarter is still brand new, Forbes notes that one project on that platform has shattered some Kickstarter records. The Elite: Dangerous fund, from...
Kickstarter Gets Serious: Space Game "Elite" Wins Record $2 Million Funding

Elite - the classic space game returns on Kickstarter

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David Braben, co-creator of the legendary space trading game Elite, is seeking funds to make a long-awaited sequelIf you grew up playing computer games in the early eighties, you will know Elite, the legendary space trading simulation written by two Cambridge university students, David Braben and Ian Bell. Now, Braben...
Elite - the classic space game returns on Kickstarter

Finally shipping: The $35 Raspberry Pi computer that can play Quake 3 Arena

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The first Raspberry Pi computer, which costs just $35, is finally shipping after a long wait. Engineer Eben Upton and programmer David Braben began talking about their stripped-down computer, which can play Quake 3 Arena, last May. At the time, it was the size of a flash drive, but...
Finally shipping: The $35 Raspberry Pi computer that can play Quake 3 Arena

Lily Cole on why kids must code

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This week on Tech Weekly, Aleks Krotoski looks at the young coding revolution taking place in the UK. Firstly we talk to the founder of Rewired State, Emma Mulqueeny, about her Young Rewired State festival and Aleks meets two of the festival's coding competition judges: actor, model and tech entrepreneur...
Lily Cole on why kids must code

One giant leap for science fiction: how Gollancz has gone digital

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SF publisher Gollancz is positioning itself at the forefront of digital innovation, funding tie-ins with the game industry online and striking a five-figure book deal via TwitterPublishing used to be a simple process. A writer would send in three chapters of their book, a synopsis and a stamped, self-addressed envelope....
One giant leap for science fiction: how Gollancz has gone digital

Demand for Raspberry Pi, the British £22 computer, crashes website

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Design intended to inspire schoolchildren and adults to program sees overwhelming demand as first versions go on saleA new British computer that costs just £22 went on sale at 6am on Wednesday morning - and immediately sold out, crashing the websites selling it in the process.The Raspberry Pi is intended...
Demand for Raspberry Pi, the British £22 computer, crashes website

Chatterbox: Wednesday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterMid-week! I'm at the Develop conference in Brighton again today, hopefully meeting up with Britsoft luminaries David Braben and Ian Livingstone!GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this...
Chatterbox: Wednesday
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