Crowdfunding Collection #134 – Part 2 of 3 – Zine Quest

Veröffentlicht: 21/02/2020 in Crowdfunding, English, Kickstarter, News, RPG
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I present to you the new Crowdfunding Collection #134 – Part 2 of 3 – Zine Quest, including every tabletop rpg project started between 02/09 and 02/19.

Following my operation this collection is a bit delayed, and thanks to the zine quest it totals more than 150 projects of whom more than 70 are actual games. Thus I decided to split the collection in three parts, the other two being:
Crowdfunding Collection #134 – Part 1 of 3
Crowdfunding Collection #134 – Part 3 of 3 – Zine Quest

The Zine Quest brought up an astounding amount of new, whole tabletop rpg games, thus lets get to them. The Dirt RPG offers a fantasy setting after an apocalypse with a quite interesting d6 system. The description is interesting and it looks are quite intruiging. You’ll find another kind of post-apocalypse in Snake People. I consider the narrative game quite interesting, despite the inherent strangeness of snakes. Well, and if you are fascinated by the mechanics of „snake eye“ rolls, the Snakeyes Gaming System has you covered.
Maybe you like to have a game in the style of the Westworld series, along with a dashing dose of the Great Gatsbys charme? I certainly do and did back The Gaslight Club, which is powered by a Blades in the Dark inspired system. If you prefer the series Love Boat, you’ll got to take a cruise with the The Love Ballon. A gm-less game thats basically steered cooperatively. Well, or you want to play a game of pranking people, in which Funny Freakout has been Forged in the Dark for you.
There is of course always the option for some Fantasy games. Like creating magical cities in i’m sorry did you say street magic – that’s create them and explore them. In your prefered genre, vignette or campaign style and without a GM. You don’t need a GM for ALL SKATE FANTASY either, but get normal heroic fantasy for „party people“. Which I take means that it is lighthearted. For a fun, fast game you should check out Dump Quest. Creating your game with some „ad-libbing“ fun and maybe destroying the zine in the process.
Horror? Would be the ad-libbed word that covers the next three games. If are enticed by the deep sea horror of William Hope Hodgsons Grey Seas Are Dreaming Of My Death should be right up your ally for a fatal oneshot. You might prefer to be a monster, as THEY FEED ON FEAR presents. Following the title you’ll have to instill fear in others to feed. Which is done with quite some style! Though I wouldn’t say DON’T LOOK. Which is a game in which characters actually have to have fear to survive. Though maxing the fear by looking at the stuff appears to be a bad idea.
I can’t say that Corruption of the Black-Hearted isn’t horror. As you play people who try to be heroes yet might just go one step to far and become monstrous. An interesting idea for an OSR game that I do consider a bit meta. Though Disk Horse#1: Off to the Races is definitively more meta’er. As you’ll be playing a PbtA style tabletop rpg game about creating tabletop rpgs. Which I find very difficult to kinda grasp. Well and the most meta-test game is In Our Own Wor(l)ds. Which addresses the fascination, creation and exchange of perzines as a zine. Highlighting other parts of zine-culture.
For the Honor is rather straight forward. Looks like She-Ra, got half of She-Ras slogan, colorful as She-Ra and saying it’s inspired by She-Ra. The gm-less game is right up my ally. As is Princess World which too takes inspiration from the She-Ra series and you’ll play cool & competent princesses.
If that’s to much color, maybe get back to the cold of space where noone hears you scream or chant like in INVOCCULTAS – Conduits of the Void. In which space cultist call upon the eldritch gods in a interestingly card based game. YourVerse on the other hand rather enables you to create your own science fiction setting while Terranary sees you struggling human, intergalactic intruiges for which it provides a d12 system. Maybe your more up for a solo experience, that might be played with others but doesn’t have to, in which case you should check out the Science Vessel of Dr. Uaerom.
Your character vessel of choice might be an animal. Where Winter Harvest offers you the role of animals who trying to build a home, community and live their lifes. It could be that last collections pigeon game didn’t fill your needs for the airborne raths where Dirty Town has you covered. Well, and from rats to rodents to vermin, you should check out Hivesworn: Queensfall if insects are your calling.
There is always the option to have some normal, nice Urban Fantasy. Where I would like to recommend Draculola with a passion! The game from Austria is addressed to kids – and those who feel like playing a lighthearted game – in which players assume the roles of vampires and other „monsters“. Just that the monsters ain’t evil but do try to make the world a better place. I personally grew up on tv series like „The little Vampire“ and love the genre, which had be back the project in a minute. It’s really cool and cute. Take a look. It’s a heartwarming game somewhat reminiscent of the likes of „Golden Sky Stories“. If you like more mundane Urban Fantasy directed towards older gamers, check out the Mundane Lost. Which combines the Stepford Wives with Outer Limits and a dash of Forbidden Zone to form an interesting small PbtA game set in a kinda 50s. Then there’s Heaven Has No Taste; And Other True Statements which will put you in the role of angles and demons on earth in romantical entanglements. Basically providing the plot of a standard CW-series.
Maybe you are more of the opinion „A game within like 30 to 60 zine pages? ONLY one? How can that be?!“. In which case StoryHunter Alphas gets you 4 games with changing gm’s, you can get three different solo experiences in Alone On A Journey or 7 short poem based games in Sedentary Dances. Maybe two are fine with This Thing We Started/The Brokenhearted? Who knows.
There are many, many more projects. Like the Light of the Setting Sun Western Setting, Artifices, Deceptions & Dilemmas to integrate exactly those into your games or system supplments like The Era Zone 2020.
You’ll find fhose and many more project here:

Englisch English Crowdfundings

3 Role-Playing Games
3 TV-Drama Role-Playing Games
3 Fantasy Role-Playing Games
3 Horror Role-Playing Games
3 Meta Role-Playing Games
2 Princess (She-Ra) Role-Playing Games
4 Science Fiction Role-Playing Games
3 Animal Role-Playing Games
3 Urban Fantasy Role-Playing Games
4 Role-Playing Game Collentions
3 Settings
2 World & Citybuilding
2 Western Zines
5 Supplements
5 System Supplements
2 Adventures
4 D&D 5E Adventures
2 Hexcrawl Adventures

Draculola Roleplaying Game – Zine Quest 2

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 English Crowdfundings Englisch

Role-Playing Games

red Dirt RPG – Zinequest

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1149041918/dirt-rpg-zinequest
Dig up the past to bury the future: learn what lies within the Deepdirt and use it to solve the mystery of the Dead Moon.

red Snake People: A Post-Apocalyptic Story Game – ZineQuest 2!

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ruthtillman/snake-people-a-post-apocalyptic-story-game-zinequest-2
Sit down with your friends to craft a shared world of mortality and hope. A storytelling game zine.

Snakeyes Gaming System

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pendertainment/snakeyes-gaming-system
A most simple system for table top role playing. #ZineQuest

TV-Drama Role-Playing Games

star red The Gaslight Club

star red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stoo-goff/the-gaslight-club
A ZineQuest Role-Playing Game of theme-park deception and awakening androids.

red The Love Balloon

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/raychou/the-love-balloon
A story roleplaying game about matters of the heart set on board the legendary cruise ship Cloud Nine.

red Funny Freakout – A Zine Quest 2 RPG Project

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/prismshard/funny-freakout-a-zine-quest-2-rpg-project
Funny Freakout is a Forged in the Dark hack about a TV crew working to create a comedy prank show, created as part of Zine Quest 2

Fantasy Role-Playing Games

red i’m sorry did you say street magic

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/caro-asercion/im-sorry-did-you-say-street-magic-a-citybuilding-storygame
A tabletop role-playing game about creating and exploring fantastical cities.

ALL SKATE FANTASY: The RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/miragex/all-skate-fantasy-the-rpg
A collaborative, competitive, GM-less heroic fantasy RPG zine for party people.

Dump Quest

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dump-quest/dump-quest
A rules-lite, word ad-libbing, fantasy roleplaying, destructible game for up to 5 players, packed into a zine!

Horror Role-Playing Games

Grey Seas Are Dreaming Of My Death: William Hope Hodgson RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nachonomics/grey-seas-are-dreaming-of-my-death-william-hope-hodgson-rpg
A supernatural seafaring adventure RPG zine set in the weed choked depths of William Hope Hodgson’s Sargasso Seas.

THEY FEED ON FEAR: A Horror RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alexeivella/they-feed-on-fear-a-horror-rpg
A Horror RPG where YOU play the HORROR! [Zine Quest 2/2020].

DON’T LOOK: A Short Horror RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/quinnhpm/dont-look-a-short-horror-rpg
A #ZineQuest game of scary-storytelling. To survive, you and your friends must be afraid—and whatever you do, don’t look behind you.

Meta Role-Playing Games

Corruption of the Black-Hearted – A Zine Quest RPG

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/labrysgames/corruption-of-the-black-hearted-a-zine-quest-rpg
A psychological twist on old-school roleplaying games in zine format.

red Disk Horse#1: Off to the Races

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1458202166/disk-horse1-off-to-the-races
An exceptionally modular TTRPG Zinequest zine about public perception of and fascination with pen and paper RPGs

In Our Own Wor(l)ds: A Fantastical Zine Trading RPG Zine

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/metaparadox/in-our-own-worlds-a-fantastical-zine-trading-rpg-zine
Half DIY zine making guide, half fantastical storytelling game about trading zines across universes. #ZineQuest2

Princess (She-Ra) Role-Playing Games

red For the Honor

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mxquinn/for-the-honor
A She-Ra Inspired Gm-less ttrpg about powerful heroes fighting to make the world a better place. Made for Zine Quest 2!

Princess World

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1706590045/princess-world
A Game of Girls who Rule. #PrincessWorld @PrincessWorldRP

Science Fiction Role-Playing Games

INVOCCULTAS – Conduits of the Void

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thedarkcloak/invoccultas-conduits-of-the-void
A sci-fi horror card game zine about deep space cultists attempting to awaken ancient Eldritch gods!

YourVerse: Your universe your way. An RPG Zine

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1196801084/yourverse-your-universe-your-way-an-rpg-zine
YourVerse is an RPG game system that has a framework of rules which allow you to create and run campaigns in your universe.

red Terranary – Zine Quest

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paperryman/terranary
A Galactic Tabletop RPG of Human Conflict Featuring a Unique d12 Dice System.

Science Vessel of Dr. Uaerom

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nconsola/science-vessel-of-dr-uaerom
A 1+ Player Tabletop Hexcrawl Sandbox Sci-Fi RPG About Surviving in the Chaotic Vastness of Space.

Animal Role-Playing Games

red Winter Harvest

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/parrycat/winter-harvest
A #ZineQuest tabletop RPG about woodland animals building a home to withstand the seasons using the power of memories, food & community

Dirty Town, a corny RPG zine

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/marebaixa/dirty-town
A tabletop roleplaying game Zine about Pigeons. Wait…really? Yes! Get ready for their corny adventures in Dirty Town. #ZineQuest2!

Hivesworn: Queensfall

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hivesworn/hivesworn-queensfall
A bug sized RPG with big adventure.

Urban Fantasy Role-Playing Games

star Draculola Roleplaying Game – Zine Quest 2

star Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chrisssims/draculola-roleplaying-game-zine-quest-2
A roleplaying game about little monsters making their spooky world a better place. By me and mine for you and yours.

red Mundane Lost – Zinequest 2

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kak/mundane-lost-zinequest-2
Survive strange and unexplained events in a 1950’s style setting in this TTRPG.

red Heaven Has No Taste; And Other True Statements

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/heaven-has-no-taste/heaven-has-no-taste-and-other-true-statements
An RPG zine about angels and demons falling in love with earth and maybe each other.

Role-Playing Games Collections

StoryHunter Alphas

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/brokenrulergames/storyhunter-alphas
A collection of 4 tabletop roleplaying games for only $5: Dimensions, Dungeons Unknown, Killshot: Rapid Fire, and Pandora .

red Alone On A Journey

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/noroadhome/alone-on-a-journey
a collection of solo adventuring games

red Sedentary Dances: A Zine Collection of Seven Poetry Games

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rulefortytwo/sedentary-dances-a-collection-of-seven-poetry-games
A low-budget zine collecting seven short story games of writing poetry.

red This Thing We Started #ZineQuest2

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sandandsteam/this-thing-we-started-zinequest2
A cut-and play zine game, Descended From the Queen

Settings

A Visitor’s Guide to the Rainy City

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/the-abzu/a-visitors-guide-to-the-rainy-city
A system-agnostic RPG Zine containing herein all the secrets – sinister and sundry – of a doomed fantasy city at the end of the world.

THE SKØVD CHRONICLES #1 – Weird Gothic City Crawl Zine

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skovd/the-skvd-chronicles-1-weird-gothic-city-crawl-zine
An RPG Zine About A Vicious World Launching February 14th #ZineQuest

The Ioun Codex (Zine of Wondrous Power 03)

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/Highmoon/the-ioun-codex-zine-of-wondrous-power-03
A fantasy tabletop RPG zine exploring ioun stones, their origins, creation, uses, and more. Released as part of #ZineQuest 2.

World- & Citybuilding

RPG Citybuilding Extravaganza

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rpgcitybuilding/rpg-citybuilding-extravaganza
A city building fantasy RPG zine containing every possible building you may or may not want to populate your civilizations.

red Shards: Worldbuilding Zine

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/703093372/shards-worldbuilding-zine
Worldbuilding tips and tricks, alongside shards of settings built to inspire, for writers and roleplayers.

Western Zines

In the Light of a Setting Sun

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sivads-sanctum/in-the-light-of-a-setting-sun
Rules for western play on the open range.

The Promise Town Gazette – An RPG Zine Quest

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/365zed/the-promise-town-gazette-an-rpg-zine-quest
A 24 page Wild West RPG Zine with adventure hooks, NPC’s, items, puzzles, maps, and more delivered in the form of a frontier paper.

Supplements

Artifices, Deceptions & Dilemmas

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/agonarchartist/artifices-deceptions-and-dilemmas
A vade mecum of artifices, tricks, traps, devices, deceptions, and dilemmas for the skilled Dungeon Master

Mishaps of Extraplanar Interiors of Infinite Storage Boxes

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/derekkinsman/mishaps-of-extraplanar-interiors-of-infinite-storage-boxes
A small Zinequest pamphlet/zini of rules for dealing with infinite storage bags in RPGs.

Fish in the Pot: TTRPG Characters Collection

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fishinthepot/fish-in-the-pot-ttrpg-characters-collection
A Zine full of characters to add personality to your table top RPG.

Tales from the Lusty Minotaur (Zine Quest 2)

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kingyak/tales-from-the-lusty-minotaur-zine-quest-2
A fantasy tavern guide in zine format.

red Zine Quest 2: Explore Dungeons #1

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bigrobotgames/the-explore-dungeons-zine-vol-1
Fresh homemade content (maps, tables, magic, monsters, and MORE) for your weird fantasy RPG campaign.

WIZARD FUNK 2

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dicebro/wizard-funk-2
A fanzine inspired by D&D fanzines and APAs from the 1970s

System Supplements

Dungeon Delve

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sigil/dungeon-delve
A fantasy roleplaying game zine for Savage Worlds Adventure Edition. #zinequest

The Era Zone 2020 (Zine Quest)

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/the-era-zone-2020
A continuation of the Era games zine series from 2019, which brings fresh material for all of our games to players around the world!

Layabouts & Degens

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/indigomcd/layabouts-and-degens
A TTRPG Zine about hanging out with your friends and not really doing anything important. (A supplement for Trokia! by Daniel Sell)

Grogzilla #1

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/645319106/grogzilla-1
A Zine from D101 Games showcasing our Table Top Role-Playing Games

red Mazes RPG – New Zines every 3 Months #ZINEQUEST2

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/9thlevel/mazes-rpg-zines-every-3-months-zinequest2
5 New Mazes Zines + Reprint of the 4 sold-out MAZES RPG Zines if you missed the 2019 #ZINEQUEST + other goodies like dice & a zine box!

Adventures

Storming the Castle: Issue #1

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1756179099/storming-the-castle-issue-1
A fantasy-themed zine offering as part of ZineQuest2. A 12-page adventure and 12 pages of themed material including a bestiary.

Two RPG Zines: Marsh Goons & Tempered Legacy

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/technicalgrimoire/two-rpg-zines-marsh-goons-and-tempered-legacy
Marsh Goons is a mud-crawl adventure & Tempered Legacy is a supplement about magic items locked behind regrets.

D&D 5E Adventures

red Valley of the Forgotten Kingdom – ZineQuest 2

red Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1447360066/valley-of-the-forgotten-kingdom-zinequest-2
A short one-level adventure module for Fifth Edition.

The Haunting of Eliuska Manor: A RPG adventure

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/michaelbielaczyc/the-haunting-of-eliuska-manor-a-rpg-adventure
A haunted mansion adventure for 5th Edition and SagaBorn RPG systems. (for 4-6 adventurers of 4th-6th level)

The Forest of Lost Children – An RPG Zine One Shot

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/941694206/the-forest-of-lost-children-an-rpg-zine-one-shot
A dark fairy tale adventure for 5e.

Pocket Sized Perils

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/a6adventures/pocket-sized-perils
A collection of six zines for running mini adventures in 5th Edition D&D.

Hexcrawl Adventures

Sunlands: A Hexcrawl Zine

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/179941520/sunlands-a-hexcrawl-zine
A system-agnostic hexcrawl for your favourite fantasy TTRPG

The Evils of Illmire: A Mini-Mega Hexcrawl Adventure Zine

Englisch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/spellsword/the-evils-of-illmire-a-mini-mega-hexcrawl-adventure-zine
A 64-page jam-packed RPG adventure featuring a wicked cult, a doomed village, a dangerous wilderness, many deadly dungeons, and more!

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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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