Paul Higgins: I think that this is an interesting concept. My first reaction a(and therefore assumption) is that the solitary is important and that sharing and being social about it hurts the process (not referring to blogging, etc but the writing of books). I try to live by the rule “strong views, weakly held” (not always successfully).
Instead of buying equity in a startup, SoKap investors buy the rights to its profits in a particular city.
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How good are you at lying to your friends? If your answer is “Not at all!” then you had better get good and fast, because you’re going to want to school them at Diamond Trust of London — the new Nintendo DS title from independent game designer Jason Rohrer. It’s two-player, turn-based, simultaneous-decision strategy game about diamond traders operating in Angola in the year 2000, and whichever player can bring back the most diamonds wins. Naturally, this requires outfoxing your opponent with bribes, spies, and lots of general craftiness. Well, Jason, we see your diamond-mining-bribery-shenanigans, and we raise you a Project of the Day.
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I’d never seen this before on Kickstarter, but here’s a handy way of looking at how the projects you back break across categories. I’ve backed 16 projects in two years.
Yes! But might we suggest Passage New Orleans for Art? Or perhaps the very cool After the Ice? And there’s still a few hours left to back rad Comics project The Beast of Wolfe’s Bay! (We could go on…)