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Demon City: The Ultimate Horror RPG

A project in Rochester, NY by Mike (wrathofzombie) Evans

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A modern horror RPG written by Zak Smith and filled with his evocative artwork.
Backers: 1311
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57

Funded: $74,183 of $23,000
Dates: Jul 16th -> Aug 15th (30 days)
Project By: Mike (wrathofzombie) Evans
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Latest News


August 15th - via:
That's it!   It's done!   Thank you to EVERYONE for the support, praise, interest, and excitement with the Demon City Kickstarter!   All of you backers- you spread the word, you brought this project to life!  Thank you so much! Zak Sabbath,... (Read More)

The Tarot Card Situation- Oh and We Hit the Second Online Generator Stretch Goal!!

August 13th - via:
Several people have contacted me expressing an interest/hope that there could be a secondary kickstarter/funding platform for the tarot cards post-Demon City Kickstarter.   We thank everyone for reaching out and expressing excitement for the tarot... (Read More)

In the Final Stretch! Another Stretch Goal and a New Piece of Layout!

August 13th - via:
Well this is it!  The final forty eight hours!  We hit the $60,000 stretch goal this AM!  That means Logan Knight is gonna design us an online generator! Let's hit that next one and the ones after that! Here's a new piece of layout!  (Read More)

Some Stretch Goal Goodness

August 12th - via:
Zak did a blog post the other day with some awesome writing by Linda Tirado and Jeff Rients!   Both of these will be included in the Demon City book!  Enjoy!  (Read More)

The Demon City Kickstarter is End is Nigh!! Here's Another Monster!

August 12th - via:
We are nearing the end!  Thanks everyone for the support!  Keeping pimpin' this thing until the timer runs out!  We are super excited to get Logan to do some online generators for us! Here is another monster!  I love this one:)   FETCH (Ghost)... (Read More)

Actual Play Demon City Podcast!

August 12th - via:
Zak just got together with Red Moon Roleplaying and ran some Demon City! Click here to scope it out!  (Read More)

Five Days Left and Another SEXY Piece of Layout!

August 9th - via:
We are down to the final days peeps!   Zak, Shawn, and I are thrilled with the support and excitement we've received for Demon City.  It was great running into people at Gen Con and hear their responses and excitement for backing the project! We... (Read More)

A New Demon City Stretch Goal!!

August 1st - via:
I’m really excited to announce that Kenneth Hite has agreed to do not one, but TWO additional Demon City stretch goals! I will add the stretch goals dollar amount and the info to the main page post-Gen Con! Keep rocking, everyone!! Zak did a post... (Read More)

International Shipping Update- New Zealand and South America (and Others)

July 31st - via:
For New Zealand People I'm happy to say that with clarification, the shipping for Demon City pledges is $36-$55 and not $95!   Please note that the distributor does not ship customs friendly to NZ, so you will most likely have to pay VAT charges.  ... (Read More)


July 31st - via:
Zak and I will be at GEN CON this year! We will be spending most of our time at the Lamentations of the Flame Princess booth (where you can buy some awesome books from LotFP, DIY RPG Productions, Satyr Press, and Swordfish Islands).   It's booth... (Read More)


July 30th - via:
I guess that means I'll have to write up a generator of mysterious murders that can inspire a session or be used to kick one off!   Researching strange/horrific/bone-chilling murders has been creepy and interesting and disturbing... so yeah,... (Read More)


July 28th - via:
A huge thank you to everyone who has helped push us past not just one, but two stretch goals! Now we are going to get some info on the cursed internet from Jordan Shiveley--the author behind Dread Singles, the world's creepiest twitter account!. ... (Read More)

Plethora Demon City Links (all work this time!)

July 28th - via:
Rules   Character Generation   Getting Things Done   Combat   Decks  Downtime (early draft)     Horrors   Aliens (the Narth)  Artificial Life Choking Ghost    Cultist   Demon of the First Order    Demons of the Second Order    ... (Read More)

International Shipping Update

July 27th - via:
Good day backers! I have worked with a distributor who, thankfully, will help ease the shipping burden to many different locations around the world! Thanks so much for everyone's patience while I worked out these details!   Here is a rough estimate... (Read More)

$43,000 STRETCH GOAL HIT! More Layout!

July 27th - via:
We hit the 43,000 yesterday!  That means that Scrap Princess is gonna bring it! What we have here is the end papers of the book!  This will be the first and last thing a GM sees when opening Demon City! Zak did a post on his blog about it! No joke-... (Read More)

A SERIOUS Amount of Demon City Links

July 25th - via:
Here are some great links to pour over while the Demon City Kickstarter is ongoing!   Rules   Character Generation   Getting Things Done   Combat   Decks Downtime (early draft)   Horrors   Aliens (the Narth) Artificial Life Choking Ghost  ... (Read More)

Yay! $41,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

July 24th - via:
We hit another stretch goal last night!  Christopher Zeischegg, author of Wolves That Live In Skin and Space and Body To Job is going to give us an awesome modern horror scenario!  We are just over a $1,000 from the next stretch goal at $43,000! ... (Read More)

SIXTH STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!!! Huzzah! Here's some Demon City Lore!

July 23rd - via:
Last night we hit the $38,000 stretch goal!  Ben Laurence of Through Ultan's Door will be writing on some awesome and interesting meta-cults.  When we hit $41,000, Christopher Zeischegg, author of Wolves That Live In Skin and Space and Body To Job... (Read More)

$37,000 Stretch Goal UNLOCKED!!!

July 21st - via:
Hell yeah everyone!  This is really exciting!  Thanks so much for the support!  Zak, Shawn, and I are pumped!   Have a great weekend, everyone!  (Read More)


July 20th - via:
Last night we hit the $35,000 mark!  We are really excited that Zedeck Siew will get to pour it on with some awesome rituals and south-east asian folk magic for Demon City! We are only $1,000 way from hitting the next stretch goal at $37,000!  ... (Read More)

THIRD STRETCH GOAL REACHED!! Oh and Some Demons of the Sixth Order!

July 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Unlocked!!! And another piece of art/layout!

July 18th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

One more Quick Update

July 18th - via:
I decided to change how I'm going to fulfill the tarot card stretch goal (when it funds).   This is directly from the campaign (changed this AM): $87,000: Zak will design a set of 78 illustrations for a tarot deck to use with Demon City! It is... (Read More)

Want to Know More About Demon City

July 18th - via:
If you are wanting to delve deeper into the creepy and scary streets of Demon City, go no further than Zak's blog!   I have linked the tag of Demon City, so this gives you a glimpse of what is to come!:)  (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 18th - via:
We hit our first stretch goal last night of $28,000! This means you'll get some tasty monsters from Filipino folklore by the awesome Mabel Harper!!  As of writing this update we are well on our way to hitting the second stretch goal of realistic... (Read More)


July 17th - via:
Wow!  Just frickin' WOW!  Zak, Shawn, and I are beyond thrilled at everyone's support and excitement for Demon City!   We are just above $2,500 away from our first stretch goal, which is OSR rising star Mabel Harper gives us some monsters from... (Read More)

Looking into Solution For Shipping to Europe, Australia, and Canada.

July 16th - via:
Hey all backers!   I have received several messages from backers (and those interested in backing) of Demon City asking about the shipping rates from the United States to EU/AU/CA- I know, they are terrible :/...   I am currently researching a... (Read More)

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