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I have wired an EEG headset that reads your brain into a video game to give you telekinetic super-powers controlled with your thoughts. Read more

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I have wired an EEG headset that reads your brain into a video game to give you telekinetic super-powers controlled with your thoughts.

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    1. Creator Frode Austvik on November 15

      I just moved, so I would like to know if I need to update my shipping address?

      The GIFTED tier (which is included in mine) implies that I will get a physical copy of the game (in addition to the digital distribution copy of the ADEPT tier), but it doesn't say anything about shipping, which makes me wonder.

      If the GIFTED tier didn't actually mean to imply a physical copy (but just restated that the game was included, intending digital distribution), then AFAIK there's nothing more to ship, and the new address is not needed.

      (I'm assuming the .zip of the CLAIRVOYANT tier is sent via digital distribution, if not then that would be a cause for needing the address, too.)

      So, do I need to update my address, and if so, how should I go about doing it?

    2. Creator Lat Ware on May 21, 2014

      Sorry, Rick! That's being fixed right now.

    3. Creator Rick Beetham on May 21, 2014

      I note Neurosky is now advertising this is for sale.... odd since i haven't actually gotten a copy yet :(

    4. Creator Sam Kaplan on February 3, 2014

      I'm not getting the warm fuzzies from my Mindwave device. I've gotten it working in the past, and for a few moments today, and now it's just being temperamental. I'm sure the game runs fine (aside from not detecting the device) but the technical aptitude of the software for the device, and the drivers, just isn't there. It's frustrating. I'll try again in a few days but I'm not going to trip over myself trying to get this running.

    5. Creator Lat Ware on January 21, 2014

      The technical limitation is that I'm the only engineer on the team and I have no idea what I'm doing with linux.

    6. Creator George Sedov on January 7, 2014

      Speking of linux: what is the technical problem for making a linux build? I just played a little with my EEG under linux, and readout seems to be quite straitforward, even no special drivers are needed, unlike windows.
      So if it's not the engine which is tricky to port to linux, then probably to make the linux build is easier than it seems.

    7. Creator Lat Ware on December 18, 2013

      We would like to have a linux version of the game, but at this time, we don't have the engineering budget to make that happen.

    8. Creator Frode Austvik on December 10, 2013

      With the latest update about Steam, I went there looking for a voting button, and noticed it's only marked as being for PC and Mac.

      Will there be a Linux build of the game? I don't have any Mac or Windows PC, all my PCs are Linux-based...

      @Gavin Lambert: Since I got my headset, I've been using it to play MindLabyrinth by ThinkSlow. It's a rather different game than TTWYM, but you do use the same focus/meditate controls, and I've found it to be rather fun. If you want to try before you buy, there's a link to a demo lying around somewhere (I don't remember where I found it at the moment).

    9. Creator Lat Ware on November 26, 2013

      I'll try to get that resolved as ASAP.

    10. Creator Brendan on November 18, 2013

      So it turns out windows 8.1 is a no-go for the headset at present? Won't detect the device. So will keep an eye on vendor updates.

    11. Creator Lat Ware on November 4, 2013

      We are on schedule to launch TTWYM in March, 2014.

    12. Creator Ilya Abinov on November 4, 2013

      Just received my headset (live in Austria, Vienna). http://gyazo.com/95a3c621ae18cbb89608b1d0fe7504e3.png
      When TTWYM will be available?

    13. Creator Gavin Lambert - Tormented Dreamer on October 22, 2013

      Any suggestions for good games to play with the headset (until TTWYM ships, of course)?

    14. Creator Ben Sweezy on October 7, 2013

      Lat, I never received any domestic package. Is there a chance they had delivery trouble and returned it to you? Months ago?

    15. Creator Lat Ware on October 3, 2013

      We're packing up the international headsets now. We'll make an announcement when we take them to the shipping facility.

    16. Creator Brendan on October 1, 2013

      I'm guessing there's still no eta on international shipping? [not sure why the headset is different for international people? We all have a single brain and skull, for the most part..].

    17. Creator Lat Ware on September 1, 2013

      USA and Canada headsets have shipped. We're having problems with the international headsets and don't know when they will ship out. We'll make an announcement as soon as we know when they will ship. We're very sorry about the delay.

    18. Creator Brendan on August 30, 2013

      So were all the headsets shipped? I'm either out of luck or it's been miss-delivered.

    19. Creator Flammablezeus on August 8, 2013

      Sweet, the poster arrived and looks great! Hope everything's going well with the game, I'm looking forward to it very much.

    20. Creator Lat Ware on July 21, 2013

      The headset is one-size-fits-all. There is no larger version. The beta will be sent out by digital distribution when it's ready and don't yet have an ETA on that. We're working on sending out the posters now. Sorry about the delays!

    21. Creator Da Gamer on July 17, 2013

      I agree with Jeff the headset seems to be the kid version. Plus, all I got was the headset. My backer package included quite a bit more.

      What's the ETA on the beta?

    22. Creator Jeff Smith on July 16, 2013

      I got the headset. Do they make bigger ones? It's tiny on my head.

    23. Creator George Humphreys on July 12, 2013

      Received headset! Its awesome and works great! Can't wait for the beta to become available! :)

    24. Creator Stephen Rose on July 8, 2013

      Filled out the survey with my mailing address. No package yet... Have they been sent out, or is just me? Have had some issues with the post office.

    25. Creator George Humphreys on May 11, 2013

      Is there an estimation on the arrival of rewards?

    26. Creator Tony White on March 12, 2013

      Bravo guys... great to hear you've made it! Good luck! (And now begins the sleepless nights!) :)

    27. Creator glassedsilver on March 12, 2013

      Does the GIFTED tier include a physical copy of the game?

      Psychical copies are important to me and if that's not included I'd even add a tenner to make it a physical copy (along with shipping costs)

    28. Creator Amanda on March 12, 2013

      Congratulations! I'm so glad this project is going to happen!

    29. Creator Flammablezeus on March 11, 2013

      Well my excitement just went through the roof when I saw that there's more than $40000 pledged now. Time to start training my calm and focus over the next year.

    30. Creator Sam Kaplan on March 11, 2013

      Awesome. This is going to be fun. I'm kind of wondering though, if you're only really good at managing calm OR focus, can you still maintain a decent arsenal of combat with only that half of the moves? I'm not always a "calm under pressure" sort of person. :)

      Alternately, any thought toward having mutators in team mode where some people only have calm moves and others only have focus moves? Just a thought, and perhaps doable without breaking the bank.

    31. Creator Eric Ferguson on March 11, 2013

      Yes! This game is going to be awesome. I can't wait... although I'll probably forget about it for periods of a month or two until stuff arrives XP

    32. Creator Crystal on March 11, 2013

      Woo, you made it! Omodeto.

      Soon psychic video games will be a reality. Mwahahahaha!

    33. Creator Valentina Nesci on March 11, 2013

      Congrats, Lat!!!! <3

    34. Creator Eight8Diamonds on March 11, 2013

      Goal met! And with 57 hours to go.
      Congratulations, Lat. =)

    35. Creator Patrick Daigle on March 11, 2013

      We are spine tinglingly close!

    36. Creator Robert Gervais on March 10, 2013

      This is great! A friend of mine who I work for at DigiPen pointed me to your Kickstarter and I AM IMPRESSED! Great job in melding (sorry for the pun) mind control mechanics with the FPS genre. I sincerely hope this Kickstarter succeeds!

    37. Creator Flammablezeus on March 7, 2013

      Ooh I've been waiting for a concept like this for ages. I've backed it and hope it gets the funding it needs. Can't wait!

    38. Creator Keaton Tyler Chapman on March 6, 2013

      Really excited for this! Im just hoping that they'll get enough to make it a reality, hopefully its not scrapped if they dont make the deadline :-/

    39. Creator @WickedManateeG on March 6, 2013

      Nm. I read an old update that seemed to clear it up that it was a separate thing. Looks like its $80 at the store now

    40. Creator @WickedManateeG on March 6, 2013

      So it's $25 for the game. Does that come with the headset or how do we get the headset?

    41. Creator Michael Bignall on March 5, 2013

      I only wish I wasn't a poor student so I could give you more than 25$. Really hoping you make your goal!

    42. Creator Travis Miller on March 4, 2013

      Techdirt got you a backer here! :)

    43. Creator Ronan Burke on March 3, 2013

      I see on NeuroSky's website that there is a version of the EEG for Europe (50Hz) and US (60Hz).
      Will you be sending the appropriate EEG based on our delivery address?
      Thanks

    44. Creator Jonathan Cheatham on March 2, 2013

      What do you think about changing the Psychic level to shipping a headset now, instead of with the game? Or adding another tier at $130 or something? For me at least it would provide an incentive to make the jump from $25 (sorry don't really care about concept art).

    45. Creator Joshua d Wood on March 2, 2013

      This technology has been out for some time but never put in a game as cool as this at first I was very wary until reading a reporters poster now im all for it, and Im very excited to play it..

    46. Creator Robert Chatham on March 1, 2013

      VentureBeat article just got you at least one backer :-)

    47. Creator Geny Ware on March 1, 2013

      The VentureBeat .com article was wonderful, and I'm so proud of you and your team! I've pasted in a link in case others want to read it. Readers should be prepared for a little profanity in the article, but that certainly makes it emphatic!

      http://venturebeat.com/2013/02/25/throw-trucks-with-your-mind-is-the-best-star-wars-game-ever-preview/view-all/

    48. Creator Mason Samuel Wolf on February 28, 2013

      Loved the article in venturebeat. It's really got me itching to play this thing!

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