Planet Mercenary RPG Up Now On Kickstarter
Planet Mercenary is a new sci-fi rpg set in the universe of the popular webcomic, Schlock Mercenary. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to get it to you, and it seems you’re interested! They’ve already made it up and over their funding goal.
The campaign is set to run for another 32 days.
From the campaign:
The Planet Mercenary RPG is set in the Schlock Mercenary universe. Howard Tayler has been publishing Schlock Mercenary to the web since June of 2000. This science fiction setting is tooled up for those with a sense of humor and a sense of wonder, and the comic has been capturing reader imaginations for fifteen years now. The Planet Mercenary RPG is designed to let readers and non-readers alike exploit that depth as they role play stories of their own creation.
The Planet Mercenary book is an in-world artifact. The R&D team at the galaxy’s largest independent reseller and distributor of weapons and materiel created this “old-timey” role playing book as a sneaky way to educate their clients’ grunts, who are often unwilling to read briefing materials, let alone actual reference manuals. With this book those grunts will “accidentally” learn about their weapons, their enemies, and the places where they may draw their last breath.
The body of the book is written from the point of view of writers in the Planet Mercenary corporate office, and the margins are sprinkled with comments from the CEO, who was assured that the book absolutely would NOT go to print until the comments had been stripped.