We’ve seen TONS of creators incorporate the classic “Oh hey…” into their project videos, with varied and hilarious results. After extensive review, we culled them together to create this video as a celebration of mock surprise.
Way back in 2010, a grad student named Matthew Riese launched a project to build a DeLorean hovercraft. Cut to 2013, and he’s cruising through the San Francisco Bay in his Back to the Future-inspired vehicle.
Four new projects with clever ideas and modest goals caught our attention over the weekend. Standing out as great examples of Kickstarter ideas on a tight budget, these creators are all seeking less than $1,250.
Created by 24-year-old artist and writer Sam Maiden, Reboot is the first issue of a new comic-book collaboration. Maiden describes his true love as writing and producing comics, and his Kickstarter project is his first attempt to realize his dream in print.
Dalek v Enterprise is a highly ambitious lark: A race to the stratosphere between the spacecrafts of Doctor Who and Star Trek. Creator Karlos Fandango’s previous Kickstarter project successfully sent a TARDIS to space and back — despite an unexpected detour up a tree — and he says that this new sci-fi adventure will be his last in the series.
Sling piping-hot dim sum as fast as you can — it’s Dim Sum Robot #1: Mecha Food Cart Action! This delicious little game puts you in charge of a robot food cart as you prowl the city, fly across buildings, and launch dumplings to happy patrons from across the street.
Repeat creator Ray Sumser is an artist obsessed with cartoons. His ongoing project to catalog the “cartoon universe” has been entirely inspired and funded by his Kickstarter backers.
A few weeks ago, you may remember us glowing about Cesar Kuriyama’s One Second Everyday project. Cesar’s app allows people to do one very simple thing — stitch together one second clips of everyday existence into a giant collage of your life.
The app was released yesterday (get it here!), but backers have been recording for weeks. Here is one of the first examples of One Second Everyday in action, courtesy of Albara Alohali.
We’re celebrating the most creative projects and memorable moments on Kickstarter in 2012. Looking back, we couldn’t be prouder of this community or more excited for the future. Thanks to all the creators and backers who make it happen — here’s to 2013!