Crowdfunding Collection #115

Veröffentlicht: 19/08/2019 in Crowdfunding, English, IndieGoGo, Kickstarter, News, Patreon, RPG
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I present to you the new Crowdfunding Collection #115, including every tabletop rpg project started between 08/04 and 08/18.

After having been to the RatCon convention, there are no fewer than 66 projects.
First I’d like to briefly address the two German language ones. Dungeon Crawl Classic is being translated by System Matters and I am tempted; despite the artwork. Fans of The Dark Eye and Cthulhu should check out Sandy Petersen’s Cthulhu Mythos für das Schwarze Auge which combines the unlikely pair.
Onto the English projects, I am quite enticed by the Patreon of Samjoko Publishing for creating the Babel Magazine. The magazine offers English translations from tabletop rpgs from all over the world, an exciting endeavor, which got me to join the projects in the second I learned of it.
If you like gm-less story games, you should have a look at Dusk to Midnight. The game puts the players in the role of mech-soldiers doomed to be on the loosing side of a war, while not necessarily ending in tragedy. I consider the setting interesting, the zine-format as nifty and backed it. Another interesting setting, in my opinion,  is offered by Titans Trail. The combination of Mecha, Kajiu und Victoriana, basically putting Pacific Rim and Dowtown Abbey into a mixer does sound intriguing enough that I got an eye on it. In comparison the setting of USAGI YOJIMBO is almost traditional. As traditional as a samurai tale with anthropomorphic animals can be. The setting is based on the Manga by the same name and the new edition does got fitted with the PbtA-engine. Which sounds quite cool. I haven’t read the „For the Crown and the Dragon“ novel by Stephen Hunt, sollten yet if you did – or like „weird historical fantasy“ – you might take a look at the Crown and Dragon Kickstarter, which fits it with the Savage World system. The Realm of the Gateway offers an original setting that spans and combines science fiction and fantasy covering various genres. If you are curious, you can check out the base rules on DTRPG. Back to a Story Game, Collateral Damage puts you in the role of the side-characters in an action scenario. This can cover various genres, as long as there is action, and the main goal is to make it out alive. The game aims to provide a fast one-shot experience and does sound fascinating.
There are as well two Break Kickstarter campaigns. Carbyne Jungle has an interesting setting of mixing science fiction and fantasy while offering three distinctly different play modes that can still be utilized in one game with each other. Which sounds like quite a feat and spiked my interest. Then there’s Broken! which doesn’t have either a setting or a system, but lets backers vote on it via their pledges, which I find quite strange.
Of course there are other projects, like the D&D sourcebooks The Islands & Aswangs Book, offering an insight into Filipino myth and folklore, and Witchcraft: Magic of Hereva, for the fans of the web comic. There are many cool sourcebooks to help you build your setting or city like Magical Industrial Revolution, City Builder and Maps: Buildings, Castles and Dungeons.
Well, there are many more sourcebooks, adventures, dice and many many other projects, see for yourself:

Englisch English Crowdfundings

6 Role-Playing Games
2 Break Kickstarter Role-Playing Games
1 Patreon
1 Setting
4 Sourcebooks
3 D&D 5E Sourcebooks
2 Pathfinder Sourcebooks
1 Adventure Box
6 Adventures
5 Dice Projects
4 Single-Dice Projects
1 Digitale Dice Projects
1 Coin Project
1 Playingcard Project
3 Dice Accessoires (Trays, Trackers)
3 Dice Accessoires (Containers)
1 Accessoire
4 Enamel Pins
2 Map Projects
2 Software Projects
7 Various RPG Projects
4 Various Games with RPG Elements

Deutsch German Crowdfundings

1 Role-Playing Game
1 Sourcebook

The tiny star
star Indicates that I backed the project.
(star) Indicates that I would have backed the project, have I had more money.

The red dot system
The red dots in front of the flags rely on the following information:

red red The project is within hours of ending
red The project is within 7 days or less of ending

The indication is based on the release date and time of the crowdfunding collection and isn’t updated.

Englisch Englischsprachige Crowdfundings Englisch

Role-Playing Games

star Dusk to Midnight

star Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/5527230/dusk-to-midnight
A gm-less ttrpg about doomed soldiers in a losing war.

(star) The Titans Trail

(star) Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kylecheney/the-titans-trail
A unique tabletop RPG set in a fantasy world of Mechs, Kaiju, and political intrigue. FireFly+Downton Abbey+Pacific Rim=TheTitans Trail

USAGI YOJIMBO Tabletop Role-Playing Game — Second Edition

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sanguine/usagi-yojimbo-tabletop-role-playing-game-second-edition
Stan Sakai’s fantastic vision of 17th-century Japan returns to your tabletop, Powered by the Apocalypse

Crown and Dragon RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2036759092/crown-and-dragon-rpg
A Roleplaying game set in the Triple Realm and based upon the novel „For the Crown and Dragon“ by Stephen Hunt

The Realm of the Gateway, a multi-genre pen and paper RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/griffingames/the-realm-of-the-gateway-a-multi-genre-pen-and-paper-rpg
A fantasy/science fantasy pen and paper rpg.

Collateral Damage: The Roleplaying Game

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cdmg-roleplaying/collateral-damage-the-roleplaying-game
A fast-paced storytelling tabletop roleplaying game for players of all skill levels who will try to survive three acts of movie mayhem!

Break Kickstarter Role-Playing Games

(star) Break Kickstarter With Carbyne Jungle: The New TTRPG

(star) Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/carbynejungle/carbyne-jungle-the-new-ttrpg
Carbyne Jungle: A brand new Tabletop RPG with unique advancement, amazing gameplay, and an expansive Sci-Fi Fantasy setting

Broken! ~ A Break KickStarter created TTRPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sinopapublishing/broken-a-break-kickstarter-created-ttrpg
Get the game for $1 Get the game and vote on design for $5 Exercise the power of your voice & vote to create a fun RPG 5E or M.A.R.S?

Patreon

star Samjoko Publishing is creating Babel Magazine

star Englisch https://www.patreon.com/samjoko/overview
I’m putting together a modest zine dedicated to translated little games that are not yet available in English. I’m paying a team of freelance translators from around the world with a passion for tabletop roleplaying games, hacks, poems, LARP, you name it, to find and translate games they’re particularly interested in so that I can publish them in Babel. I hope that sounds interesting to you, too, and that you’ll put some dollars down to help make it happen.

Setting

Grim Hollow: The Campaign Guide for 5th Edition

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/977277590/grim-hollow-the-campaign-guide
A Grim Dark fantasy setting for 5e Tabletop Role Playing.

Sourcebooks

Numenera: Liminal Shores

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/montecookgames/numenera-liminal-shores
Three thematically linked hardcover sourcebooks with all new material for the award-winning phenomenon of the Numenera tabletop RPG.

red Magical Industrial Revolution

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gmdk/magical-industrial-revolution
A pre-apocalyptic setting guide for tabletop RPGs.

City Builder: Platinum Edition

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skirmisherpublishing/city-builder-platinum-edition
Platinum edition re-release of „City Builder: A Guide to Designing Communities“

Maps: Buildings, Castles and Dungeons for All Fantasy RPGs

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1867564967/maps-buildings-castles-and-dungeons-for-fantasy-rpg-games
Wyrmkeep Dungeons presents a supplement featuring maps from small to large for use in any fantasy RPG campaign.

D&D 5E Sourcebooks

(star) The Islands & Aswangs Book

(star) Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/islandsandaswangs/the-islands-and-aswangs-book
An illustrated Filipino folklore book for Dungeons & Dragons.

Witchcraft: Magic of Hereva, a 5e Supplement

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/xacur/witchcraft-magic-of-hereva-a-5e-supplement
A 5e Supplement for Witches Characters from the World of Hereva. Based on the web comics Pepper & Carrot.

Magic Item Grimoire Bundle for DnD 5e!

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/luciphim/magic-item-grimoire-bundle-for-dnd-5e
A DnD book for 5e and exclusive die set

Pathfinder Sourcebooks

Ultimate Tinkering for Pathfinder Second Edition

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1394597776/ultimate-tinkering-for-pathfinder-second-edition
Design a squad of automatons from the ground up, deploy the right machines for the job, and command them. You are the Squad Commander!

Pathfinder 2E Necromancy Spellbook

Englisch https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/pathfinder-2e-necromancy-spellbook#/
The Complete Book of Illustrated Necromancy for PATHFINDER 2E

Adventure Box

Immersive D&D™️ Adventure Boxes

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/realmsmith/immersive-danddtm-adventure-boxes
Help us take our curated, fully-immersive D&D adventure boxes to the next level.

Adventure

SuperModule: The City of Vermilion

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mercilessmerchants/supermodule-the-city-of-vermilion
A city, wilderness, and dungeon(s) adventure for levels 4-8 for OSRIC and other OSR rule settings.

Temple of Misfortune: A D&D 5e Adventure

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/temple-of-misfortune/temple-of-misfortune-a-dandd-5e-adventure
A D&D 5e level 1-3 adventure: The adventurers are hired to resolve a grudge between two halfling families.

The Lost City of Gaxmoor 5E

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/the-lost-city-of-gaxmoor-5e
The Lost City of Gaxmoor 5E beckons brave adventurers to explore its ruins and crypts, to vanquish the chaos and evil that lies within.

Mother of Monsters – A Greek Inspired Adventure Path for 5E

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zagoragames/mother-of-monsters-the-awakening-of-naehurdamia
Adventures for the 5th edition of the world’s greatest tabletop RPG that will take heroes from 1st to 15th level in mythical glory.

SideQuests 3: More Easy Adventures for 5E Dungeons & Dragons

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sidequests/sidequests-iii-adventure-modules-for-5e-dungeons-and-dragons
The third collection of one-shot adventure modules for Fifth Edition D&D, designed to instantly implement into your campaign setting!

The Mescalaro Prophecy (5E Dungeons & Dragons), Level 4-6

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/141004033/the-mescalaro-prophecy-5e-dungeons-and-dragons-level-4-6
A 5E Dungeons & Dragons adventure: the Mescalaro Prophecy. Save the people by recovering their stories and restoring their prophecy.

Dice Projects

Polyhedral Dice Sets, Atomic Dice, The 4 Elements

Englisch https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/polyhedral-dice-sets-atomic-dice-the-4-elements#/
Polyhedral Dice Sets, 4 Elements, 11 Pieces sets, 30 Pieces sets, D20 stretch goals, Free Shipping

Elemental RPG Dice by Little Dragon Corp

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/littledragoncorp/little-dragon-corp-elemental-rpg-dice
Elemental Dice, so beautiful you’ll forget what you were saying.

Norse mythology dice – by Lindorm Dice

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/norsemythologydice/norse-mythology-dice-by-lindorm-dice
Hi! We are Lindorm Dice, and we are bringing the norse mythos back to life in your dice!

Exploding Dice Sets

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1588759266/exploding-dice-sets
Specially selected dice sets for RPG games that use exploding dice, such as Savage Worlds.

ALEA! Collectable RPG Dice: DEEPWOOD edition (Phase 02)

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/just99/alea-collectable-rpg-dice-deepwood-edition-phase-02
A collectable series of dice for role playing games inspired to nature, elements, mith and folklore!

Single-Dice Projects

Cursed & Blessed D20 Dice

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/81898612/cursed-and-blessed-d20-dice
Cursed & Blessed D20 Dice for tabletop gamers.

The Admiral’s Vice by Oceanus Brass

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/oceanusbrass/admirals-vice-by-oceanus-brass
Nautically inspired Solid Gold Dice.

The Power d4

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kenzerco/the-power-d4
The action-enhanced four-sider; a dodecahedron die providing random numbers from 1 to 4. Guaranteed to improve your gaming experience.

Virtue Symbol 8-Sided (D8) Engraved Polymer Dice

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/caveloot/virtue-symbol-8-sided-d8-engraved-polymer-dice
Custom Dice Inspired by the Virtues from the Ultima Games, made in standard Polymer.

Digitale Dice Projects

eDice: An universal electronic dice – Break Kickstarter

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1758784647/edice-an-universal-electronic-dice-for-your-dice-games
Rechargeable electronic dice able to select 2~100 face die or formula, featured with game presets, roll history, etc.

Coin Project

Cthulhu Mythos Coins: Limited Edition Final Minting

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1719872687/cthulhu-mythos-coins-limited-edition-final-minting
The final four coins are released after fantastic reviews for the March set. Based on Sandy Petersen’s vision of the Cthulhu Mythos.

Playingcard Projects

Dossier Decks: Merchants, Mages, and Goblins

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/884669312/dossier-decks-merchants-mages-and-goblins
System neutral NPC creation cards for use with tabletop roleplaying games.

Dice Accessoires (Trays, Trackers)

Dice Friend – Innovative dice tray & dice bag 2 in 1

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/190495206/dice-friend-innovative-dice-tray-and-dice-bag-2-in-1
Roll silently, transport easily and take your dice anywhere you want.

The Dice Bag Rolling Tray

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vikingcreations/the-dice-bag-rolling-tray
Custom Dice Bag and Rolling Tray

Dice Spell Tracker

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stephenswoodworks/dice-spell-tracker
Custom Spell Trackers using dice and made with exotic hardwoods

Dice Accessoires (Containers)

RPG Dice Storage and Rolling Trays for D&D, Pathfinder Games

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rwgdesign/rpg-dice-storage-and-rolling-trays-for-dandd-pathfinder-games
Capacity of over 300 dice in the XL plus Eco-Friendly Felt lining both the top and bottom make these a wonderful addition @ game night

Lexique: Explorer’s Pack – Tabletop Gaming Cases by C4Labs

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/c4labs/lexique-explorers-pack-tabletop-gaming-cases-by-c4labs
Tabletop gaming cases designed to help efficiently carry your cargo and streamline the gaming experience.

Dice Palace: Display & Storage Case for Dice & Miniatures

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kakapopo/dice-palace-display-storage-case-for-precious-dice-sets
2 in 1 Display & Storage Case for Dice Collections, Miniatures, DND, Dice Sets, Polyhedral Dice Set, Pathfinder, call of Cthulhu Dice

Enamel Pins

Dice Cats Enamel Pins

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dicecats/dice-cats-enamel-pins
A series of enamel pins and stickers featuring kitties with polyhedral dice!

Mystical Monster Dice Pins

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lilpinkbat/mystical-monster-dice-pins
A trio of beautiful, powerful creatures atop D20’s for any Fantasy Lover!

Dice & Dungeon Masters 2 Enamel Pins! Glitter Edition!

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mythicalstudios/dice-and-dungeon-masters-2-enamel-pins-glitter-edition
Second Run Of The Dice & Dungeon Master Enamel Pin Series! This time with more glitter!

red The Adventurer’s Handbooks!

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fungeonsandfandoms/the-adventurers-handbooks
A set of D&D book pins!

Map Projects

Villainous Locales: Vile Scenario Maps for Any Fantasy RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/infiniumgamestudio/villainous-locales-vile-scenario-maps-for-any-fantasy-rpg
Full-color system-neutral fantasy RPG maps for any setting. Inspired by the #1 bestselling Villainous Compendium for Pathfinder and 5E.

HandyMaps – Town & Village A5 Card Handouts for RPGs

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/monkeyblooddesign/handymaps-town-and-village-a5-card-handouts-for-rpgs
Double-sided, A5 town & village map card handouts by Gold ENnie award-winning cartographer, Glynn Seal. For all role-playing games.

Software Projects

Pocket DM

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nickanarky/pocket-dm
An interactive map builder, with animated and customisable miniatures, for D&D encounters.

Terrorformer: Create Endless New Monsters for RPG!

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gametilewarehouse/terrorformer-create-terrifying-unique-monsters-in-one-click
A Fantasy Grounds Monster Generator for 5e DND & Pathfinder. Create unforgettable monsters for special occasions or every occasion!

Various RPG Projects

The Magical Draught of Happenstance

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nobledwarf/the-magical-draught-of-happenstance
A wondrous magical item of ever changing potion. This bottle contains 20 different potions some a boon others a bane!

The First Sons Dungeon Mastering Services

Englisch https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-first-sons-dungeon-mastering-services#/
A Dungeon Master for hire in the Prescott Russell and East Ottawa region.

Goldfields: Medieval Village NPC

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/medieval-village-npc/goldfields-medieval-village-npc
Add atmospheric to your tabletop campaign together STL files of residents of a medieval village for wargames and RPG

EN-Counters: Role Playing Gaming Supplement

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1944791897/en-counters-role-playing-gaming-supplement
This gaming supplement was designed to make battle encounters easier/smoother for the Dungeon or Game master.

Gaming Mat Spectacular, many genres and many sizes

Englisch https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gaming-mat-spectacular-many-genres-and-many-sizes#/
A huge range of fantasy, science fiction and horror play mats with three different size options

Scrying Eyes – Game Art For Your Dungeon

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/eyes/scrying-eyes-game-art-for-your-dungeon
Do you like video games, tabletop games or board games? We want to make art for you.

Various Games with RPG Elements

Cube of Death

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tsrgames/cube-of-death
The geek trivia card game with an RPG rule set. Answer trivia, navigate a dungeon, and see who’s geek-fu is strongest.

DUNGEON DEGENERATES: HAND OF DOOM THIRD PRINTING

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/seanaaberg/dungeon-degenerates-hand-of-doom-third-printing
The third printing of DUNGEON DEGENERATES: Hand of Doom, the Dark Fantasy, Weirdo Art, RPG in a box board game from GOBLINKO.

Northern Star – Solitaire

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bindle/northern-star-solitaire
A minimalist solitaire board game where a story develops over several sessions as a recurring moment for you to look forward to.

Break Kickstarter: T.B.D.

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/marcusross/break-kickstarter-tbd
A $20 tabletop game about… whatever we all say it is.

Deutsch German Crowdfundings Deutsch

Role-Playing Game

(star) Dungeon Crawl Classics Vorbestellungsaktion

(starDeutsch https://www.system-matters.de/produkt/dungeon-crawl-classics/
https://www.system-matters.de/spiele/dungeon-crawl-classics/dungeon-crawl-classics-vorbestellungsaktion/
Du bist kein Held! Du bist ein Abenteurer: Ein Plünderer, ein Langfinger, ein Heidentöter, ein verschwiegener Hexer, der vergessene Geheimnisse hütet. Du trachtest nach Reichtum und Ruhm, gewinnst sie mit Schwert und Magie, während du im Blut und Schmutz der Schwachen, der Lichtscheuen, der Dämonen und der Bezwungenen watest. Da unten, in der Tiefe, warten Reichtümer auf dich. Und sie sollen dir gehören …
Dungeon Crawl Classics bringt dich zurück ins Jahr 1974, dem Jahr, als das erste Rollenspiel der Welt entstand. Es bringt dich zurück in eine Welt der Sword-&-Sorcery-Abenteuer. In eine Welt, die es neu zu entdecken gilt!

Sourcebook

SANDY PETERSEN’S CTHULHU MYTHOS FÜR DAS SCHWARZE AUGE

Deutsch https://www.gameontabletop.com/cf222/sandy-petersen-s-cthulhu-mythos-fur-das-schwarze-auge.html
Ihr könnt uns helfen, Sandy Petersen’s Cthulhu Mythos für die Welt Aventuriens umzusetzen.

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How to get into the Collection

There are essentially two ways for a project to be included

I do try to actually find each and every new project. On the one hand, I do use my Crowdfunding Suchliste (It is essentially a list of links). On the other hand, I do try to keep close tabs on several communities, groups, forums, newsletters etc.

I do have to rely on readers, project creators or fans pointing out projects to be included in the collection. Because several platforms like Patreon, IndieGoGo, Startnext, and more offer no option to enter a search term and look for the newest started project.

If you like to submit a project or your project. There are just a few things to watch:
The project should be somewhat related to tabletop role-playing.
The project should be live and preferably still live when the collection goes up.
The project shouldn’t be included in a previous collection.

Usually, I am happy with any suggestions. It’s as well a method to make sure I include a project which is out of range for my completist approach. As, for example, I don’t include every convention project or every miniature/terrain/map project.

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