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2012-06-13 08:44:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Author Neal Stephenson has created a Kickstarter page along with Seattle-based Subutai to develop a PC-based dueling swordsman game. According to the Kickstarter page, Stephenson will need to raise $500,000 to develop Clang, which will incorporate realistic sword fighting with motion controllers, or "Guitar Hero with swords." So far, Clang has raised about $230,000 to get the game up and running, and still has until July 9 to get the rest of the funds...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestselling authors Neal Stephenson and Greg Bear, along with Subutai Corporation, announced today the launch of The Mongoliad, the first digital novel on a social book platform. A speculative fiction novel set against the Mongol invasion of Europe in the 13th century, The Mongoliad follows a small band of warriors and mystics in a ripping tale of action and adventure set at a time when the Mongol horde's conquest of Europe seemed inevitable. Key to...

2009-12-10 09:00:00

Stephenson to File Petitions with UAE, British and Canadian Authorities; Will Lobby Industry Leaders for Support, Launch Website DUBAI, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Neil Stephenson, the Canadian Founder and former CEO of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) - an event conceptualized by Stephenson in the aftermath of the 9-11 terrorist attacks in order to build a "cultural bridge" between the West and the Islamic world - has vowed to continue his 3-year struggle to be recognized as the...


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