Crowdfunding Campaign Countdown: November 2021

Here’s a selection of crowdfunding campaigns, bundles, &c., that are counting down, ones that I’ve noticed and am currently watching for November, 2021.

  • 20 hours to go: “Our Haunt by Jamila R. Nedjadi. A creepy-cozy TTRPG about a found family of ghosts and their haunted home.”
  • 30 hours to go: “King Tut’s Rootin’ Tootin’ Weird West Extravabonanza. An All-New, All-Different WEIRD WEST RPG/OSR ZINE from Planet X Games.”
  • Only a few days left to pre-order, and then never again available, probably: “The Crimson Scales“—”The Crimson Scales is a comprehensive all-in-one custom unofficial fanmade expansion compatible with Gloomhaven, complete with a game box and the following materials. This is not an official product of Cephalofair Games.”
  • 3 days to go: “Follow Me Down. A GMless, two-player tabletop roleplaying game inspired by the myth of Orpheus & Eurydice, Powered by the Apocalypse.”
  • 3 days to go: “Holler: An Appalachian Apocalypse for Savage Worlds. A Savage Worlds roleplaying game by Appalachian poet & professor, Tim Earley.”
  • 4 days to go: “Skulls of Sedlec Expansion Collection (and reprint). 3 new expansions featuring Merchants, Zealots, and Champions. Plus free solo expansion. Only $10!”
  • 5 days to go: “Tournament Arc: the sports anime roleplaying game. A sports anime inspired GM-less RPG for everyone.”
  • 6 days to go: “Meow the Infinite: Book Two. An epic all-ages graphic novel series about a starfaring princess and her fearless feline companion.”
  • 6 days to go: “The Satanic Coloring Book – Volumes 1 & 2. Explore the world of Satanism in this two volume set of coloring books featuring the NSFW ‘Rituals’ and all ages ‘Animals.'”
  • 7 days to go: “From Aug 2016, hardboiled-fantasy SAVAGE WORLDS tabletop roleplaying in the Big Easy. DEADLANDS NOIR. The complete NOIR line from PINNACLE ENTERTAINMENT.”
  • 7 days to go: “War Within RPG – Set in a Tense Cold War Arena. A New RPG based in an alternative 1980s Cold War Arena where the players take control of a country and try to survive the coming storm.”
  • 10 days to go: “Traveler’s Ironsworn: Deluxe Edition. Enhance your Ironsworn experience with super-durable color-coded reference cards and a sleek new interface for mobile devices.”
  • 10 days to go: “Humble RPG Book Bundle: Warhammer Fantasy RPG by Cubicle 7“—”Explore the world of Warhammer. Gather your party and delve into the grim and perilous world of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay with this bundle of RPG ebooks from Cubicle 7. Get essential tomes like the core rulebook and bestiary, dive deeper into the setting with sourcebooks, and strike out on quests across the Old World with a host of adventures. Plus, your purchase helps support WaterAid America!”
  • 14 days to go: “Our sixth offer of Cthulhu Mythos tabletop roleplaying game ebooks. TENTACLES 6. APOCTHULHU, TINY CTHULHU, HIDEOUS CREATURES, BAYT AL AZIF, and more.”
  • 17 days to go: “Humble Dungeons & Monsters 3D Printable Tabletop Bundle“—”Build a 3D printed fantasy world. Add new dimensions to your tabletop role-playing journeys with this collection of 3D-printable fantasy models. Fire up your 3D printer and create lively townsfolk and town squares; design dank dungeons and dangerous locations to explore; and manifest all manner of creatures to level up your next RPG session. Plus, your purchase will support Cancer Research UK and the Make a Wish Foundation.”
  • 17 days to go: “Pinsta Instant Camera – Micro Darkroom and Negative Enlarger. Analogue Photography for Everyone! Shoot, Develop, Enlarge and Customise Your Own Prints without a Darkroom.”
  • 17 days to go: “Fool’s Gold: Into the Bellowing Wilds. A 5th edition campaign setting based on the hit Youtube series by Dingo Doodles and Felix Irnich.”
  • 17 days to go: “Questlandia RPG – Updated and expanded. A worldbuilding roleplaying game about ill-fated kingdoms and the people who live there, now with new art and expanded rules.”
  • 17 days to go: “The Worst Generation: A Masks: A New Generation Supplement. A third party supplement for Masks: A New Generation bringing a new city setting, new content for official works and six new playbooks!”
  • 18 days to go: “Planebreaker—Explore the Planes for 5e. Explore exotic alternate planes with this 5e tome from legendary RPG designers Bruce Cordell, Sean Reynolds, and Monte Cook.”
  • 19 days to go: “Humble RPG Book Bundle: Numenera by Monte Cook Games“—”You’re invited to the RPG world of Numenera! Welcome to the world of Numenera, a tabletop roleplaying game of exploration and discovery set a billion years in the future. The game is easy to learn and fun to play, and this bundle of digital corebooks, adventures, bestiaries, maps, guides, and more contains everything you need for your journey. The Ninth World awaits you!”
  • 22 days to go: “PiBox: A Modular Raspberry Pi Storage Server. Raspberry Pi CM4 + 2x SATA SSDs. 1.3″ Display, HDMI, 2 USB ports, and USB-C powered. Plug and Play. Open and hackable.”
  • 22 days to go: “SF tabletop roleplaying ebooks in the Third Imperium of CLASSIC TRAVELLER. TRAVELLER IMPERIUM TOUR. The new FACSIMILE EDITION, ALIEN MODULES, ATLAS, TRAVELLER ADVENTURE, and more .PDFs.”
  • 27 days to go: “Cthulhu Hack RPG Second Edition. The award-winning tabletop roleplaying game of Investigation and Revelation in Lovecraft’s Dark Universe.”
  • Upcoming: “Mimics, An Unnecessary Work, for Use With Fantasy RPGs. This is completely worthless and should be avoided. You do not need a haphazard and random selection of mimic ideas, right?”
  • Upcoming: “REACH OF THE ROACH GOD – Part of A Thousand Thousand Islands. A system-neutral tabletop RPG campaign, inspired by the vast caves of Southeast Asia.”

Update 2nov2021

Update 3nov2021

  • 29 days to go: “Class War: The Jacobin Board Game. Workers and capitalists battle for the future of society in an entertaining new game.” From Jacobin magazine.

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Update 8nov2021

  • 15 days to go: “Advanced Lovers and Lesbians. Draw your sword and bare your heart with new character types, fresh settings, and even more ways to enjoy Thirsty Sword Lesbians!”—”Draw your sword and bare your heart with this new print supplement for Thirsty Sword Lesbians! Ten new character playbooks, four adventures, 20+ settings, and a toolbox full of inspirational mechanics will take your game to the next level in Advanced Lovers & Lesbians.”
  • 29 days to go: “Down In Yongardy: A Troika! Solo Gamebook. An epic, choose-your-path gamebook inspired by Fighting Fantasy using the mechanics and setting of Troika!”—”Troika! is everyone’s favourite Fighting Fantasy retroclone. Down In Yongardy takes Troika! back to its roots, stripping the mechanics back for solo play and throwing you into a branching-path solo adventure just like the ones you used to love.”
  • Upcoming: “HANNIBAL: Artbook. A ‘Printed In Blood’ licensed Artbook collection celebrating the television masterpiece that was ‘Hannibal’.”

Update 9nov2021

  • 15 days to go: “Women are Werewolves, a nonbinary story game. Play as non-binary characters in a family where only the women transform into werewolves. On the next full moon, who will you be?”—”Women are Werewolves is a card-based story game in which players take on the roles of nonbinary characters who belong to a family in which only the women transform into werewolves.”
  • 21 days to go: “World Auto Racing. The card game that puts you in the driver’s seat! Race through dynamic courses, install mods, utilize your team and fight for the win!”
  • 27 days to go: “LATAM Breakout. Five new games from emerging creators in Latin America, brought to print with support from SoulMuppet Publishing.”
  • Upcoming: “The Krampus Collection 2021. Enamel pins, Christmas cards, treats, and tricks for naughty kids.”
  • Upcoming: “The Cleaning of Prison Station Echo. Survive, solve, or save in this hallucinatory prison crawl for the newly updated Mothership Sci-Fi Horror RPG.”
  • Upcoming: “CY_BORG. Nano-infested doomsday RPG about cybernetic misfits and punks raging against a relentless corporate hell.”

Update 10nov2021

  • 21 days to go: “Bridge to Elsewhere Short Story Anthology! A ship is only as good as her crew. These are their stories.”—”In the vastness of space, there’s room for all types of adventures. Scientists seek to solve the mysteries of the universe. Explorers look for lost alien civilizations or new worlds to support life. Planet builders and planet smugglers create life and steal worlds. And some human spacefarers navigate with the help (or hindrance) of feline or feathered companions. The universe contains infinite possibilities—but while space is limitless, it’s the people who travel it that make their adventures worth reading. And many of the decisions they make happen on the bridge of a spaceship.”

Update 11nov2021

  • Bone Heart Crusaders. A Crusade Into the Valley of the Unfortunate Undead | Mörk Borg Adventure.”

Update 12mov2021

  • 19 days to go: “Humble Manga Bundle: Lone Wolf & Cub by Koike from Dark Horse.”—”A timeless samurai tale. Discover the sprawling, epic story of a swordsman and his son in this Lone Wolf and Cub collection from Dark Horse. This landmark manga series, written by the brilliant Kazuo Koike and featuring the breathtaking visuals of Goseki Kojima, is widely regarded as one of the most influential works of graphic fiction ever created, inspiring countless storytellers, artists, and filmmakers across Japan and the West. Own these and other classic Koike works like Crying Freeman and Lady Snowblood in this bundle supporting the Hero Initiative and the charity of your choice.”

Update 14nov2021

  • 11 days to go: “Graveyard of the Lost Gods, a Mörk Borg Soundscape. A collection of nine haunting tracks and associated encounter hooks.”—”Available as a digital soundscape ($2 perk) or a 12″ vinyl record ($32 and higher), this new third-party Mörk Borg soundtrack and encounter hooks is intended for experienced gamemasters who enjoy wiping out the party. TPK4LIFE!” Via email—”This new 12″ vinyl record project features nine encounter hooks and one haunting track for each encounter idea. With game content printed on the inner sleeve and an 11″ x 22″ double-sided insert, this new record + game material is packed with enough destruction and doom to slaughter the entire party! Designed for experienced gamemasters.”
  • Now launched with 17 days to go, and barely keeping up with adding new stretch goals: “CY_BORG. Nano-infested doomsday RPG about cybernetic misfits and punks raging against a relentless corporate hell.”—”The heresiarchs that forced MÖRK BORG upon this dying world present the hard-wired, deck hacking, brick-throwing spin-off.” “CY_BORG is a complete rules-light, rage-heavy tabletop roleplaying game based on and compatible with MÖRK BORG. Easy to play, easy to hack.”
  • Now launched with 17 days to go, and barely keeping up with adding new stretch goals: “Mothership Sci-Fi Horror RPG 1st Edition Boxed Set. Everything you need to play Mothership® in one horrifying box.”—”Welcome to Mothership, the award-winning sci-fi horror tabletop RPG where you and your crew try to survive in the most inhospitable environment in the universe: outer space! You’ll excavate dangerous derelict spacecraft, explore strange unknown worlds, encounter hostile alien life and examine the horrors encroaching upon your every move.” “The game has been in development since 2017 and has won numerous awards since its release. This Boxed Set updates our early release edition and completes it, making this the official First Edition.”
  • 18 days to go: “ATOMIKA: GOD IS RED OMNIBUS by Sal Abbinanti and Andrew Dabb. The complete series plus rare pinups by Bradstreet, Colan, Cooke, Fabry, Romita Sr., Ross, Sienkiewicz, Turner and more!”—”God is Red follows ATOMIKA across a 12-issue story arc, as he travels the Soviet Union doing battle with the old mythological gods of Slavic Russia. It was originally published as a series by Mercury Comics. The new ATOMIKA: GOD IS RED Omnibus collects the entire story in a single volume with 350+ pages! In addition to the complete 12-issue series, The ATOMIKA: God is Red Omnibus includes 75+ pages of all-new art—featuring rare and never-before-seen covers & pin-ups by Tim Bradstreet, Claudio Castellini, Gene Colan, Darwyn Cooke, Glen Fabry, David Mack, Eric Powell, John Romita Sr., Alex Ross, Steve Rude, Bill Sienkiewicz, Michael Turner, and more!”
  • Underground Maps & Passkeys, a Blades in the Dark charity bundle. “Underground Maps & Passkeys is a collection of alternative starting situations for Blades in the Dark, along with other odds and ends, written and compiled by members of the official Blades Discord community. Attend Charterhall University’s exhibition of new alchemical and electroplasmic technologies. Ensure Duskwall’s latest 5-star restaurant gets the reviews it deserves. Race high-speed sparkcraft skiffs against other daredevils on the secret canals beneath the city. Whether you’re looking for an alternative starting scenario to the one presented in the core Blades rulebook, to play a game of Fiasco set in Duskwall, or just to see how other people have interpreted the world of Blades, this zine has something for you.” “All profits from Underground Maps & Passkeys will be donated to The Bail Project, an organization dedicated to ending cash bail and, in the meantime, paying bail for those that cannot afford it.”

Update 15nov2021

  • 18 days to go: “Sprawlscape. Cyberpunk urban sandbox generator for MOTHERSHIP RPG and Network 23. Draw cards, build your sprawl, set it on fire.”—”SPRAWLSCAPE brings cyberpunk to MOTHERSHIP: a card-based procedural engine to create and populate cyber sprawls within minutes. 60+ colour saddle-stitched pages, plenty of tools, killer art, infinite combinations. AND MEGADECK: stand-alone custom deck of 52+ cards to create and visualise your cyber megapolis. It comes with transports, waterways, hooks, NPCs, 1000+ named locations and much more. Each card is also a map. Cards can be used as stand-alone one-page city-crawls.” “A procedural city urban builder compatible with MOTHERSHIP RPG and Network 23; easily portable to any other system out there, be it OSR, PbtA, or Solo.”

Update 16nov2021

  • Launched with 8 days to go: “The Krampus Collection 2021. Enamel pins, Christmas cards, treats, and tricks for naughty kids.”—”Season’s greetings! My name is Kristopher McClanahan and my wife Lindsay and I love monsters! Together we formed Deeply Dapper back in 2010 to sell my artwork and our creations. Every holiday season, we make custom monster Christmas Cards and Krampus sends his minions to crack their birch branches and rattle their chains to keep us on task through the winter. This is the SIXTH ANNUAL KRAMPUS COLLECTION!” “This year, I’ve continued my infatuation with Beistle and similar Halloween decor from the 1930’s-1950’s with a Krampus design based on a classic paper decoration.” “This is also a SHORT project: Only 9 DAYS! It ends on November 24th, so don’t wait!”
  • 19 days to go: “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim The Adventure Game by Modiphius Entertainment. An epic co-operative or solo adventure across Skyrim with hundreds of hours of gameplay. Return to Skyrim with friends!”—”Play solo or with up to three friends. Explore a world on the brink of doom. Choose from six different characters as part of the base game. Expand your selection with an additional four with the Dawnguard expansion. Follow their unique playstyles and specializations, or choose your own path.”
  • Open for late pledges, closing pledge manager Summer 2022: “Arydia: The Paths We Dare Tread by Far Off Games. An open world, campaign based, cooperative fantasy role playing board game for 1-4 players. All miniatures come Pre-Painted!” But, also: “By popular demand, we’re offering our first game, XIA and expansions for you to add on to your pledge.”

Update 17nov2021

  • 14 days to go: “From Aug 2016, the tabletop post-apocalyptic fantasy RPG from DREAM POD 9. TRIBE 8. EVERYTHING YOU NEED for a campaign of horror, hope, and dream magic.”—”Weaver, attend! We’ve resurrected our August 2016 Tribe 8 Bundle featuring the tabletop fantasy roleplaying game Tribe 8 from Dream Pod 9. When demonic Z’bri horrors enslave humanity, the Earth Goddess manifests magical avatars called Fatimas to overthrow the demons. But life under the Fatimas is no utopia either. Tribe 8 player characters are the Fallen — outcasts from the seven Fatima tribes — determined to build from the world’s ashes an eighth tribe and a new society. The past is dead. Your future begins now.” Also “TRIBE 8: TRIBES IN THE DARK“—”The Tribe 8 RPG was first released in 1998 and became a cult classic. Its post-apocalyptic, dark fantasy setting was presented through a line of twenty-three books, including a second edition. The game chronicled the rise and tribulations of the Fallen – outcasts from the society created by the demi-goddesses known as the Fatimas – in the wake of humanity’s liberation from enslavement by demonic beings called the Z’bri. The new game line will leverage the Forged in the Dark system to bring more player agency and narrative focused play to the beloved world of Vimary. With planned conversion appendix to allow use of the older Tribe 8 books with the new system.”

Update 18nov2021

  • Upcoming (Dec 7th): “Vaesen RPG – Mythic Britain & Ireland. Face the mythic creatures of Britain and Ireland in this expansion to the multiple award-winning Vaesen – Nordic Horror Roleplaying.” Via email—”Do you dare to leave the Mythic North and set sail for mist shrouded isles? Free League today announced a crowdfunding campaign for Vaesen RPG – Mythic Britain & Ireland set to launch at Kickstarter on December 7, at 3 pm CET. Face the mythic creatures of Britain and Ireland in the upcoming expansion to the multiple award-winning Vaesen – Nordic Horror Roleplaying. The brand new setting invites you to experience gothic horror mysteries in the lands of Mary Shelley, Arthur Conan Doyle and Bram Stoker. Written by industry legend and ENNIE-winner Graeme Davis (The Enemy Within) and beautifully illustrated by ENNIE-winning artist Johan Egerkrans. More in-depth information will be revealed at the launch of the Kickstarter on December 7, at 3 pm CEST. Join the Society and discover the horrible truth behind the old tales.”

Update 21nov2021

  • 4 days to go: “Relic (Original System + 5e Conversion). A tabletop RPG of camaraderie, teamwork, exploring the wilderness, and encountering colossal titans in a world haunted by its past.”—”Relic is a tabletop RPG of camaraderie, teamwork, exploration, balance with nature, and encountering colossal titans in a world haunted by its past. Players take on the role of titan hunters traversing their way across three unique settings, looking to confront the great titans that roam the land and forge a safe future for humanity. It’s a game about brave souls working together to overcome challenges far, far greater than themselves.”
  • 12 days to go: “ZERO Sievert. A post apocalyptic game inspired by STALKER.”—”ZERO Sievert is a post apocalyptic 2D game inspired by STALKER. Explore a fictional part of Russia after an old nuclear power plant explodes, releasing radiation that has changed the environment and living beings.”

Update 22nov2021

  • 7 days to go: “Be Like a Crow. A solo journalling RPG where you get to be like a crow.”—”All you need is a pen and paper, a deck of playing cards, and your unbridled imagination to take flight. This Kickstarter is for a solo-RPG that will allow you to become a crow and do crowy things whilst journalling your experiences. The softcover A5 rulebook contains everything you need to get started in a few minutes, as well as beautiful corvid-themed artwork.”

Update 23nov2021

  • 26 hours to go: “Moonlight on Roseville Beach. A Queer Game of Disco & Cosmic Horror”—”Moonlight on Roseville Beach: A Queer Game of Disco & Cosmic Horror is a tabletop roleplaying game that brings together the supernatural investigations and monster hunting of the weird fiction tales of the 20s and 30s from pulp magazines like Weird Tales with the queer romance and adventure of the 50s, 60s, and 70s novelists like Ann Bannon.”
  • 7 days to go: “MARK OF DRACULA, a gothic zine. Make your own classic gothic horror film. An rpg for Side Quest 2021. #SideQuest2021″—”Mark of Dracula is a gothic horror RPG for 2+ players and a Night Mother — the game’s facilitator. Create your own classic monster movie ripped right out of the Victorian era!”
  • 15 days to go: “The modern fantasy tabletop roleplaying game from MODIPHIUS. LIMINAL. Face the Hidden World on the boundary between the ordinary and supernatural”
  • 16 days to go: “Things That Go Squeak in the Night. A tabletop roleplaying game about brave mice in a modern world of urban fantasy.”—”Things That Go Squeak in the Night is a rules-light tabletop role-playing game where you play heroic mice saving human children from evil faeries and demons, all while keeping yourselves secret from adults, in a contemporary urban fantasy setting.”
  • 59 days to go: “HELL NIGHT. A doom biker RPG rule-artbook inspired by badass metal covers and the spirit of a strange decade. Ride beyond and behold.”—”HELL NIGHT is Doom Biker RPG setting based in the 80s that will be presented in a visually stunning artbook. Each page will feature mindblowing illustrations and a powerful writing which will inspire you to delve further into this world which feels like your favorite badass metal album cover. The book will provide a fully immersive agnostic setting experience with an optional system of preference which has been tried & tested successfully with the authors former works (Neurocity and Warpland) and can be explained to a newcomer to the RPG hobby in 15 minutes.” “All of this set in the roaring, goddamned 80s. Where being cool matters more than being good, and the way your hair looks while riding that badass chopper is a powerful statement worth risking brain damage.”