Funding Canceled Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on January 31, 2013.

Update #5

Cancellation of Project

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To all our backers thankyou so much for your support. 

Unfortunately it has become obvious that we will not reach our funding goal so we have cancelled the Dragon Empire project to allow us to focus on our main crowdfund project (called the SASM Institute). This means your order will not be processed and your amazon account will not be charged. Dragon Empire was originally intended as a trial project to provide some seed revenues, to learn about crowdfunding and to create some media presence for Lightning Gun. Although we have cancelled the trial we have certainly learnt a lot about crowdfunding and made a lot of very useful contacts in the process. Hopefully this bears out in a successful campaign for the SASM Institute.

Stay tuned if you want to participate in the SASM Institute which will be launched in the next month. Many of the Lightning Gun rewards available in the Dragon Empire project will also be available in the SASM Institute campaign.

 I also suggest you read my latest article on Big Scary Ideas titled "Can Futurists shape the Future?" if you want to learn more about SASM.

http://bigscaryideas.com/?p=271

Regards

Adam Weigold


Update #4

Physicist plans to build Lightning Gun with the profits of his kickstarter novel

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Dan Seitz has written a story on the Lightning Gun project and Dragon Empire on geeky online magazine Gamma Squad titled "Physicist plans to build Lightning Gun with the profits of his kickstarter novel"


Update #3

Can Military Research be Ethical?

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An article by Sasha Wolfe about the Dragon Empire project has been published on BigScaryIdeas.com titled "Can Military Research be Ethical?"

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Update #2

How Crowdfunding pushes the bounds of what can be funded

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Richard Caro has published an article on Lightning Gun and the Dragon Empire kickstarter project on his Science to Profits blog site titled How Crowdfunding pushes the bounds of what can be funded


Update #1

Science Fiction aims to fund real weapon on TechNewsDaily.com

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Jeremy Hsu has written an article on Tech News Daily about Lightning Gun and the Dragon Empire kickstarter project titled Science Fiction aims to fund real weapon


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