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Big Eyes, Small Brains Anime RPG Up On Kickstarter

Sometimes, you want just a quick, simple, easy game to use as a one-shot adventure for your group. A nice break from other stuff you've got going on. That's where Attention Span Games comes in with their Pocket RPG Series. The 3rd book in that group is called Big Eyes, Small Brains, and it's up on Kickstarter now.


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Hamlet of Heroes D&D Supplement Up On Kickstarter

The thing with adventuring with low-level parties is that it can feel like the GM really has to bend the rules to make sure it's not just a TPK every time someone rolls initiative. Hamelt of Heroes looks to help, as it's a whole extended supplment of low-level adventures that your players can go on. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fearsome Foes: And Where to Fight Them Up On Kickstarter

Monsters. They're a staple of most RPG games. You've got your adventuring party. They find out about some monster terrorizing the local populace. They go out and fight it. If you're having trouble coming up with monsters for your party to fight, and locations for where they can have said fights, you should check out Fearsome Foes: And Where to Fight Them, a new book for 5th edition up on Kickstarter.


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Monday Terrain Corner

We knew it had to happen again at some point: Monday.

I've got D&D this upcoming weekend. So that'll help. But, seeing as it is Monday, we should get your gaming tables looking good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Hive City Penance Station Available From Tabletop Scenics, Loke Battlemats Running The Dungeon Battle Mat Book Set Kickstarter, Terrains4Games Running Tabletop Village Kickstarter, and Mystic-Realm 3D Printable Terrain Up On Kickstarter.


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Don't Bump the Table Stacking Game Up On Kickstarter

Bumping the table. It's like the mini-earthquake of the gaming world. Pieces get moved. Dice get shifted. Drinks occasionally spill. It's annoying. But if you're playing Don't Bump the Table, it oculd be truly catastrophic, as the goal is to build stacks of figures. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Monsterpunk RPG Up On Kickstarter

Don't you just hate it when society collapses? I told you to not push that button, Carl. Now look what's happened! Humanity has been crushed and turned into slaves by the monsters that now run the Earth. Only by entering pacts with magical creatures can humans even survive in such a harsh world. That's the story behind Monsterpunk, a new post-apocalyptic RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Broadsword Magazine Up On Kickstarter

If you want to fill your day with gaming information, a gaming magazine can certainly help with that. Broadsword Magazine is one dedicated to all things 5th Edition, with new content monthly. If you're looking to join in, they have a Kickstarter campaign for it up and running now.


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Old-School Essentials RPG Up On Kickstarter

Everything that's old is new again. While lots of new games keep coming out daily, there are those that long for the classic rules sets. And that's what we've got here. Old-School Essentials ties in perfectly with "Basic/Expert" games from 1981 (for those that remember those). The new rules are up on Kickstarter now.


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Descent into Mirefen RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

The Bloodstone of Targun is a mystical, magical stone, revered for its life-enhancing properties. The party has been asked to get it back out of the Mirefen bog. However, the local frog people have decided they don't exactly want to give it up. That's the story behind Descent into Mirefen, a new RPG adventure for 5th edition that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Koryo Hall of Adventures Campaign Setting up on Kickstarter

Civilizations all over the world have their own sets of myths and legends. And while some seem to get all the focus, there are others that are equally as rich and fertile to draw inspiration for a fantasy setting for your Dungeons & Dragons games. In this instance, we're headed to Korea with Koryo Hall of Adventures. It's a new camapign sourcebook that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Runes & Regulation Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Who doesn't want a yard full of amazingly cute fantastical creatures? Nobody, that's who. And that's what you're trying to get in Runes & Regulations. However, your neighbors don't want to be outdone, so they'll be looking to steal your pets or get the Home Owner's Association on your butt if you don't follow the rules. This new card game from the creators of Unstable Unicors is up on Kickstarter now.


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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaay! Woo!
Just a half-day to go and then it's the weekend. My plans are up in the air. I might go downtown to a convention that's going on there. Or I might hang out at a friend's place and try hot sauces. Kind of two ends of the spectrum there. But, either way, I should snack on some bite-sized gaming stories first.

Today on the platter we have: New Caribbean Cobalt Dice Coming from Kraken Dice, New Tormentors Available From Puppets War, The Second Government of Inneath Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Dice Vaults and Treasure Coins up on Kickstarter, and Pride Dice Bags up on Kickstarter.


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Eagle-Gryphon Games Running On Mars Kickstarter

Mars, the next big frontier for humankind. In the not-too-distant future, the United Nations will establish a colony. From there, private enterprises will look to do the same, branching off from the original one. That's where you find yourself in On Mars, a new board game from Eagle-Gryphon Games. Complete missions for the United Nations as well as your own, secret agenda, and create the greatest colony on the red planet. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Three New Worldbooks For North America in Rifts for Savage Worlds Up On Kickstarter

There's a trio of new sourcebooks for North America's Rifts books set in the Savage Worlds system up on Kickstarter. The first looks at Arcana and Mysticism. The other is a look at dark heroes facing against the Xiticix Hivelands. Then there's one looking at the various Empires of Humanity. You can check out the campaign now.


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Odyssey of the Dragonlords Adventure Up On Kickstarter

500 years ago, the Dragonlords and the Titans fought a massive war which concluded with the Oath of Peace. But, since then, that oath has weakened, and a new battle is on the horizon. You are the prophsied ones who will bring it to its conclusion. But will you survive? That's the story behind Odyssey of the Dragonlords, a new 5th Edition adventure that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Thursday Terrain Corner

Friday Eve. We're getting there, people. The weekend will be here soon. 1.5 days to go. I will be hanging out with friends, doing a between-the-games video for our Twitch channel, and introducing them to the joys of hot sauces (my latest obsession). What will you all be up to? If it involves gaming, we can try and make your gaming tables look as good as possible.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Tabletop-Art Releases Doors Set 3, Monster Fight Club Monster Terrain Up On Kickstarter, and Hive City Street Clock Available From Tabletop Scenics.


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Turmoil Expansion for Terraforming Mars Up On Kickstarter

Stronghold Games is looking to bring you the fifth expansion for Terraforming Mars. And they didn't just want to add a couple new cards or some new cubes. Nope, it's a whole huge expansion for Turmoil. Go to a new section of the planet entirely and deal with new corporations, projects, and global events. Yes, all of Mars will feel these changes. The expansion is up on Kickstarter now.


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Midweek Snippets

Halfway through the week. That's where we're at. We've made it this far. We can make it through the rest. To help, though, bulking up on some bite-sized gaming stories would be good.

Today on the platter we have: Animal Adventures: Tales of Cats and Catacombs Up On Kickstarter, Team Yankee: Oil War Gaming Aids and Decal Packs, Roli Runeseeker Mini Available From Victoria Miniatures, New Large Scale Female Elf Mercenary Available From Brother Vinni, The Hinterland Dice Collection Up On Kickstarter, New Comet Games Running RPG Random Encounter Dice Kickstarter, and Dark Wolf Dice Up On Kickstarter.


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Maximum Apocalypse: Legendary Edition Up On Kickstarter

I mean, you could just get a little apocalypse. Or you could get some regular apocalypse. But, for me, I don't like to do anything half-measures. I want Maximum Apocalypse. And if you're like me, you want the most Maximum Apocalypse you can get. And that's why there's a Legendary Edition of the game up on Kickstarter now.


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Haas Games Relaunches Zoocracy Kickstarter

After many years of fighting for it, the zoo animals have achieved autonomy. They're taking to their new freedom and are setting up their own form of government. Of course, each animal wants something a little different out of their new lifestyle. Whose agenda will come to the forefront? That's the story behind Zoocracy, back again on Kickstarter form Haas Games.


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Augusta Universalis Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

Augusta Universalis is a sci-fi RPG that takes a fantastical look at what would've happened if the Roman Empire hadn't just not fallen, but actually thrived and became super advanced in science and technology, reaching out into the stars and colonizing other worlds the way it did with land around the Mediterranean. But not everything is peaceful, and a strange, alien thing is lurking at the edge of space. Will the Empire survive against this new version of barbarian incursions? The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Games on Kickstarter Surpass $1 Billion

Hey, I don't know if you noticed, but there's a lot of games and game products that are funded via Kickstarter.

You know, it's funny, when I first started on TGN over 7 years ago, I remember Ross and I having a conversation that was, "So... these Kickstarter things... what are we supposed to do with them?" It's funny to think back to us wondering if they were really news or not, and how we would cover them. If we only knew. Just in the past couple days, total funding for game products surpassed $1 Billion on the crowdfunding platform, faster than any other category they have.


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Zoetrope RPG Up On Kickstarter

Time is on my side. Yes it is!

Because time travel's possible! But, when one person can do it, others usually can. And that can lead to trouble. In Zoetrope, players take on the role of time cops, looking to maintain the proper timeline from those that would try and alter it (looking at you, Biff).

The sci-fi RPG is up on Kickstarter now.


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I Was A Teenage Creature RPG Up On Kickstarter

I Was A Teenage Creature puts you into the world of urban fantasy, where players are supernatural beings of some form, but still have to deal with the everyday life, and angst, of teen living. If you're a fan of Teen Wolf, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, or Buffy, it'll be right up your alley. The game isn't so much worried about what your character can actually do, but how they deal with their emotions of what's going on around them. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Vampire: The Masquerade - Heritage Board Game Up On Kickstarter

That ain't my culture and heritage! Is that your culture and heritage!?

Well, in the Vampire: The Masquerade - Heritage board game, you can create your own vampiric heritage. It's Europe in the 1300s, and vampire clans are setting the foundations for what they'll be like. See your work follow through the ages, with 700 years of gameplay (note: games do not actually take 700 years to play), bringing what you started then into the here and now. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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