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The 14 Biggest Kickstarter Wins Of 2013

Featuring a 3D printing pen, lots of moving libraries, and 1,000 mini wish cranes.

14. Hex: 5,680% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $563,721 of its $10,000 goal.

What is it? A nanocopter that you control via your smartphone.

13. Spark Core: 5,680% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $567,968 of its $10,000 goal.

What is it? A device that allows you to connect everyday items, like fridges, to the Internet via Wi-Fi.

12. Little Free Library Project: 5,944% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $10,402 of its $175 goal.

What is it? A series of mini libraries spread across America that encourage users to "take a book, leave a book."

11. 1,000 Origami Wish Cranes: 6,180% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $1,545 of its $25 goal.

What is it? 1,000 origami wish cranes sent out to pledgers in order to make their wishes come true.

10. BrickPi: 6,752% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $127,537 of its $1,889 goal.

What is it? A system that turns Raspberry Pis into LEGO robots.

9. Shrunken Arduino: 7,054% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $352,700 of its $5,000 goal.

What is it? A microcontroller the size of a finger-tip that runs Arduino code.

8. 3Doodler: 7,814% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $2,344,134 of its $30,000 goal.

What is it? A 3D printing pen.

7. Reaper Miniatures Bones II: 10,565% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $3,169,610 of its $30,000 goal.

What is it? A second series of Reaper's Bones plastic miniatures.

6. Cthulhu Haiku II and More Mythos Madness: 11,105% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $1,443 of its $13 goal.

What is it? A collection of poetry and short fiction inspired by H. P. Lovecraft.

5. The Name Of The Wind Playing Cards: 11,334% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $589,660 of its $10,000 goal.

What is it? A set of playing cards based on Patrick Rothfuss's book "The Name of the Wind".

4. Fate Core: 14,446% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $433,365 of its $3,000 goal.

What is it? A new game in the role-playing series "Fate".

3. Werewolf: 21,226% funded.

kickstarter.com

Pledged: $42,451 of its $200 goal.

What is it? A party game based on "Mafia".

2. Clear Skies' Acoustic EP: 127,000% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $1,270 of its $1 goal.

What is it? An acoustic EP by Clear Skies.

1. Penny Arcade's Podcast: 2,303,606% funded.

Via kickstarter.com

Pledged: $230,360 of its $10 goal.

What is it? A downloadable podcast that looks at topical issues.

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