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The Choosatron is a Choose Your Own Adventure® inspired story printer. Wi-Fi connected and fully hackable!
The Choosatron is a Choose Your Own Adventure® inspired story printer. Wi-Fi connected and fully hackable!
The Choosatron is a Choose Your Own Adventure® inspired story printer. Wi-Fi connected and fully hackable!
570 backers pledged $75,080 to help bring this project to life.

First Stretch Goals Announced!

I’m pleased to announce our first stretch goals! At almost 200% funded I wanted to give everyone a special thank you gift. Thanks to author Matt Youngmark, EVERY funder will get a free digital copy of Matt’s book Zombocalypse Now. Now on to the stretches...

$47,500 - STORY TIME!

Our first stretch will be the inclusion of four more talented authors, including the fine fellow Matt that has donated his first book for free! Their stories will be part of the ebook/print collection of Choosatron stories, AND free downloads to play on your Choosatron!

Matt Youngmark is the creator of epic choose-your-own-ending books like Zombocalypse Now, Thrusts of Justice and the forthcoming Time Travel Dinosaur. Visit him at chooseomatic.com. He has been nominated for both the Philip K. Dick Award and the Shirley Jackson Award.

V.S. Chin is the author of Dragon Girl (http://www.rfwp.com/book/dragon-girl), an interactive novel that earned the Georgia Author of the Year Award. When she isn’t writing or working as a marketing professional, she spends her time fostering homeless dogs for an Atlanta-based rescue organization.

Alden Bell is the the author of the novels The Reapers Are The Angels, Exit Kingdom and, under his real name (Joshua Gaylord), Hummingbirds. In addition to his own writing, he teaches literature and creative writing in New York. You can visit him at www.aldenbell.com. He is a winner of the ALA Alex Award, and has been nominated for both the Philip K. Dick Award and the Shirley Jackson Award.

Wendy Despain is a game writer and designer with a long list of credits, including alternate reality gaming for properties of Gene Roddenberry. She has edited game textbooks such as Writing for Video Game Genres, Professional Techniques for Video Game Writing, and 100 Principles of Game Design. Currently she teaches game design and writing at Full Sail University, as well as consulting work with Quantum Content (http://www.quantumcontent.com) and International Hobo (http://onlyagame.typepad.com/ihobo/about-international-hobo.html).

Phew! So much awesome...

$52,500 - JUDGING A BOOK BY ITS COVER

An amazing artist is lined up to do the cover art for the Choosatron Story Collection! Who is it? Stay tuned, I’ll spill the beans when we get a little closer. :)

Tonight I will be off to laser-cut some new test designs for the case! I'll be sure to take some fun pictures to update with. Hope everyone is having a great week so far!

-Jerry

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    1. Jerry Belich Creator on August 8, 2013

      Awe man! I ruined the surprise! :)

    2. Matt Youngmark on August 7, 2013

      Either that or I'm up for an AWESOME SURPRISE when they announce the awards this year :)

    3. Jerry Belich Creator on August 7, 2013

      I've been under the weather, so need to correct: The blurb under Matt Youngmark: "He has been nominated for both the Philip K. Dick Award and the Shirley Jackson Award." is incorrect. I somehow appended it to Matt's bio when Alden Bell is the proud nominee. :) Sorry for the mistake!

      -Jerry