RPG Crowdfunding Information – The Magnus Archives, HârnWorld, Larry Elmore, and extra

This text covers a sampling of TTRPG crowdfunding tasks that finish between September 21 to 27. As is regular, I speak about among the RPGs that talk to me. As well as, I get a normal replace on the state of Onyx Path Publishing’s World or Darkness and Chronicles of Darkness tasks from OPP freelancer Danielle Lauzon.

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The Magnus Archives Roleplaying Sport from Monte Prepare dinner Video games

  • END DATE: Sep 22, 2023 at 8:00pm EDT.
  • CROWDFUNDING ON: Backerkit
  • SYSTEM(S): Cypher System
  • PROJECT TYPE: Core rulebook
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $75 + S/H for the PDF and print variations of the ebook
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN?Monte Prepare dinner Video games found a profitable [for TTRPG] gaming area of interest: Podcasts transformed into TTRPGs. First, Outdated Gods of Appalachia reached over 15,000 backers. Now, the horror podcast The Magnus Archives appears to be like prefer it’ll finish close to the identical consequence. Each reached over one million {dollars} in funding. The Magnus Archives offers with archivists recording the historical past of varied horrors which, over the course of the collection, show to be interconnected. Whereas the podcast collection has concluded, the Cypher System TTRPG allows you to retcon the mythology so your characters are on the heart of those horror conspiracies. If the thought of researching and preventing the unseen horrors of the world speaks to you, take a look at the Backerkit marketing campaign web page for a free primer to get a really feel for the setting and system.
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HârnWorld: Kingdom of Azadmere from Columbia Video games

  • END DATE: Wed, September 27 2023 3:04 AM EDT.
  • SYSTEM(S): System impartial
  • PROJECT TYPE: Sourcebooks
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $49 + S/H for the PDF and print variations of the books
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN?HârnWorld is a collection of fantasy setting books, every system impartial, however excellent for GMs that desire a closely detailed marketing campaign setting, one boasting quite a few areas inside a single metropolis or area in addition to the names of people who populate the dwellings, companies, and dungeons. These books are detailed in a manner few different RPG setting books obtain, every providing spectacular ranges of element. This marketing campaign brings HârnWorld: Kingdom of Azadmere, which focuses on the dwarven kingdom of Khuzdul. You’ll get details about the mountains, the cities, the cities, the fortresses, the pure surroundings, the individuals, the tradition, the shared historical past, and every thing between. Not an outline. This ebook offers you useful element, creating a way of realism. In the event you love specifics, nice artwork, and western European fantasy settings, this ebook, together with the avalanche of different HârnWorld books Columbia Video games has printed, this providing awaits to fill out the world at your gaming desk.

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Monsters! Monsters! Guidelines 2.7 & Crystal Caves Problem solo from Ken St. Andre and Steven S. Crompton (Trollgodfather Press)

  • END DATE: Fri, September 22 2023 7:19 PM EDT.
  • SYSTEM(S): Monsters! Monsters! 2.7
  • PROJECT TYPE: Core rulebook
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $15 for the PDFs of those guidelines
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN? This marketing campaign brings the most recent guidelines replace from the unique creator of the 1976 traditional Monsters! Monsters! to your gaming desk. This marketing campaign funds three books: Trollgod’s Crystal Cave Caverns (50 pages), Monsters!Monsters! Guidelines 2.seventh Version (96 pages), and a restricted version of the unique playtest model of Monsters! Monsters! (restricted to 100 copies, all of that are spoken for). It’s cool to get a brand new journey and guidelines updates, although the gem is the playtest ruleset, a bit of historical past that exhibits the roots of this method together with Ken St. Andre’s ideas on the topic. In the event you’re a fan of old style RPGs, enjoying monsters, or solo RPGs (there’s solo and group choices), this marketing campaign awaits.


Wilderfeast from Horrible Guild

  • END DATE: Tue, September 26 2023 5:59 PM EDT.
  • SYSTEM(S): An unique system
  • PROJECT TYPE: Core rulebook
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: €50 + S/H for the PDF and print variations of the books and map
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN? On this TTRPG, you play monster hunters… who’re additionally cooks. Utilizing manga/anime-proportioned kitchen utensils you hunt monsters with a purpose to, uh, eat them. While you devour a monster, you achieve powers going from a human d8 to a monstrous d20 for all assessments. There’s a mutation that causes creatures to show into kaiju-like horrors that should be stopped. With cartoony paintings, this undertaking is an attention-grabbing mixture of preventing and meals. Utilizing an unique system, you’ll hunt, combat, and eat monsters, taking their powers as you’re employed to save lots of the world. ONE. MEAL. AT. A. TIME. If this sounds appetizing, take a look at the marketing campaign web page for a quickstart PDF.

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Deck of Encounters & Loot: Rollable Tables for DnD 5e from Tome of Summoning

  • END DATE: Thu, September 21 2023 11:58 AM EDT.
  • SYSTEM(S): Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Version
  • PROJECT TYPE: RPG accent
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $25 for the PDF variations of the decks
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN? This marketing campaign provides 5e gamers The Deck of Loot and The Deck of Encounters. How do the loot playing cards work? While you encounter a lizardfolk, defeat them, and loot them, pull the lizardfolk card from The Deck of Loot and roll a d20. There are completely different choices together with crit fails and crit successes, however the roll offers you random objects for the participant’s effort. For The Deck of Encounters, choose a card that’s for a particular areas and terrain, and roll a d20. You’ll get completely different outcomes together with crit fails which lead to stage particular encounters or crit successes that lead to optimistic encounters. These additionally come as a ebook if that’s your most popular choice. Verify the marketing campaign web page to seek out out extra about this together with a PDF pattern.

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Slaughterville RPG: Dive into the World of Enjoyable and Horror from Laughing Rogue

  • END DATE: Thu, September 21 2023 6:00 AM EDT.
  • SYSTEM(S): Yr Zero Engine
  • PROJECT TYPE: Core rulebook
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $80 + S/H for the PDF and print variations of the rulebook, playing cards, and extra
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN? Based mostly on the Slaughterville board recreation, this RPG places your gaming desk in a darkish city stuffed with monsters and horror. Coming from a 3rd half writer, it is a relaunch of the crowdfunding marketing campaign with a extra obtainable purpose. This model nonetheless makes use of Free League Publishing’s Yr Zero Engine as your desk faces nightmares and works to resolve mysteries. In the event you’re on the lookout for a contemporary horror RPG that used the identical system because the ALIEN RPG, this RPG could also be a superb match.

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Hypercorps 2099: Cyberpunk Superheroes for the WOIN RPG from Mike Myler

  • END DATE: Thu, September 28 2023 11:59 PM EDT.
  • PROJECT TYPE: Sourcebook
  • DO YOU NEED WOIN TO PLAY? Per Mike Myler, “Hypercorps 2099 requires the WOIN Rulebook, or no less than entry to [WOIN Rules Reference Document (WRRD)]. Normally when referring to some little bit of guidelines within the recreation (particularly statblocks) the PDF for Hypercorps 2099 has a hyperlink as is acceptable.”
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $40 + S/H for the PDF and print variations of the ebook
  • DISCLAIMER: Mike Myler writes for EN World
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN? This marketing campaign converts Hypercorps 2099 from 5e and PF1e to W.O.I.N. (What’s Outdated Is New), the system from EN Publishing. With a recent structure, this ebook brings superheroes and cyberpunk collectively. Since many aren’t conversant in W.O.I.N., I wish to name out that the system does an important job supporting these genres, in any case it was the engine for EN Publishing’s Choose Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD Roleplaying Sport. In the event you’re a fan of supers and punk and W.O.I.N., this undertaking is for you.

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Larry Elmore: The Full Elmore Quantity III hardcover ebook

  • END DATE: Mon, September 25 2023 1:00 PM EDT.
  • PROJECT TYPE: Artbook
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $125 + S/H for the ebook
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN? Let me quote the marketing campaign web page as that is the “third and last quantity of my profession retrospectives: The Full Elmore III: Highlights of a Path Properly Traveled.” That’s proper, that is the ultimate quantity within the collection Larry’s spectacular profession as a fantasy artist. In the event you’re an Elmore fan, don’t sleep on this. Providing over 300 photographs, these are largely unpublished items together with paintings that was not in volumes one or two. This ebook focuses on the artwork with much less commentary than the primary quantity. In the event you love the paintings of Larry Elmore, verify this marketing campaign out as that is the ultimate quantity on this collection and an important addition to your assortment.

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TITANS RISING (and Titanomachy) for Scion 2nd Version RPG from Onyx Path Publishing

  • END DATE: Thu, September 28 2023 2:00 PM EDT.
  • SYSTEM(S): Storypath System (Scion Second Version model)
  • PROJECT TYPE: Sourcebook
  • MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $105 + S/H for the PDFs, POD discounted variations, and print variations of each books
  • WHY SPOTLIGHT THIS CAMPAIGN? Within the Scion RPG, there are Gods, Titans, and their offspring. A millennia in the past, the Gods beat the Titans of the primary Titanomachy. Now, the Titans are able to reassert themselves with their very own Scions. On this ebook, you’ll have the ability to create the Scion of Titans to work with, or combat in opposition to, the Scions of the Gods. Will you play as an underdog because the battle of the second Titanomachy comes? This undertaking offers you the character crunch to play because the opposing facet on this marketing campaign to begin or cease the approaching conflict.

Onyx Path Publishing Follow-Up

As a result of this query has been floated every so often, when freelancer Danielle Lauzon reached out concerning the TITANS RISING marketing campaign, I requested about current and upcoming Chronicles of Darkness and World of Darkness releases as a complete.

DANIELLE LAUZON: We’ve got a ton of recent stuff on the horizon. For Chronicles of Darkness, we only recently launched Tome of Pentacles for Mage: The Awakening 2nd Version and Tending the Flame for Hunter: The Reckoning 2nd Version. Coming quickly now we have The Hedge for Changeling: The Misplaced 2nd Version, a brand new journey for Hunter: The Vigil 2nd Version, a brand new set of characters for the The Contagion Chronicle, and the Clade Companion for Deviant: The Renegades. For twentieth Anniversary books, for Werewolf: The Apocalypse the Apocalyptic Report got here out in June, and Howls of Apocalypse got here out in July, with Icons of Rage within the manufacturing queue. Developing for Mage: The Ascension now we have a number of books slated for launch together with Lore of the Traditions, Faces of Magick, Forgotten and Forbidden Orders and for Victorian Age Mage now we have Weird Tales and Uncommon Characters, plus Bizarre Wonders and Revolutionary Magick on the way in which.

I wish to thank Danielle for the detailed reply.

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