Gaming site Unwinnable launched a Kickstarter campaign a few weeks ago to fund a weekly digital magazine featuring writing from its list of excellent contributors. As of this writing that campaign has raised almost half of the $35,000 needed to fund the project, with less than two weeks to go. As of this writing Unwinnable Weekly has raised right around $12,196.
Unwinnable promises that future issues of the weekly digital magazine will feature the best games and culture criticism from the all-star voices that have made Unwinnable great over the last four years. Those writers include Stu Horvath, Gus Mastrapa, Jenn Frank, Cara Ellison, Matt Marrone, Brendan Keogh, Richard Clark, Chris Dahlen, Brian Taylor, Kris Ligman, Jill Scharr, Sam Machkovech, Ian Gonzales, Steve Haske, Joe DeMartino, L. Rhodes, J.P. Grant, and many more.
"$35,000 represents one year of bare bones production costs (plus shipping costs for the Kickstarter rewards, natch)," reads the project's Kickstarter page. "This will ensure that all of our volunteers, from editors to writers to artists, get modest reimbursement for their thoughts and labors," the publication writes on its Kickstarter page. "Every penny raised over our initial goal goes to making Unwinnable even better."
If you'd like to learn more about this project and help get it off the ground, visit the project on Kickstarter. If you are one of those voices in the wilderness lamenting the shoddy state of games journalism on a blog or in the comments section of some web site, then this is your chance to support great writing about games, or as the old saying goes, "put your money where your mouth is."