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ROLL PLAYER - The Dice Game that Builds Character!

A project in Madison, WI by Keith Matejka

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Draft dice to assemble attribute scores. Purchase weapons/armor. Train to gain skills and discover your champion’s traits. Be a hero!
Backers: 974
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $50,859 of $35,000
Dates: Nov 10th -> Dec 11th (31 days)
Project By: Keith Matejka
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Latest News

Madison game designer on a roll with 'Roll Player' board game

August 7th - via:
Even though he designed and published his award-winning game  (Read More)

Dragonborn rises! ... and other cool stuff

December 11th - via:
Backers! You've voted, and I've listened.  The 6th Character Sheet will be the Dragonborn race.  We might end up calling it Dragonkin, or Dragonis, or something close to that, as to be unique, but you get the idea.  Part dragon.  Sounds cool to... (Read More)

Entering the last 12 hours... Additional Race added. Gnome or Dragonborn, you decide!

December 10th - via:
Hey Backers, We're entering the last 12 hours of the project, and we just unlocked the $45,000 stretch goal.  Another Character Sheet is unlocked.  I want to decide what the race for that Character Sheet is in the next 2 hours.  The BGG poll is... (Read More)

New Character Sheet Race is... and let's write some backstories.

December 9th - via:
Hey Backers, It's been an amazing day for me and for Roll Player.  Thanks to everyone who helped get the word out and to the newest backers to the project.  We're sitting at $39.8.  That $40k stretch goal is right around the corner.  Upgraded... (Read More)

FUNDED! And Kicking Down Stretch Goals! Help!

December 9th - via:
Hey Backers, Congrats to everyone.  We're funded and Roll Player will for sure be a reality.  WOOT! This is me excited, FWIW. :) 1st Stretch Goal UNLOCKED: Quickly after funding, the first stretch goal (4 new Trait Cards) was reached.  I've been... (Read More)

The Last 48 Hours... Stretch Goal Change? You decide.

December 9th - via:
Hey backers, We're entering the last 48 hours of the project.  We're just a few hundred dollars short of the goal, so, I'm pretty confident we're going to fund before the last 24 hours.  Coming to the end here is super exciting for me, and I'm so... (Read More)

Turning the Corner...

December 7th - via:
Hey Backers! So, we hit $30k today (87%).  HUZZAH!  Thanks everyone for helping get the game in front of more people.  Welcome new backers!  We've been gaining some serious momentum.  Don't stop now!  Onwards and upwards.  Updates: Podcast... (Read More)

Final Week Begins! Stretch Goal Added! Demos on Sunday!

December 5th - via:
Hey backers, Funding Progress: We're down to the last week.  Expect to see more updates from me as the week goes on.  We're close.  We need about 7.5k to cross the finish line and start unlocking stretch goals.  So, I need your help.  Here are... (Read More)

Lots of stuff going on...

December 3rd - via:
Hey backers, Sorry to hit you with another update so soon, but there's a lot going on and I want to share it with you all. German Rulebook: A very generous backer (Jan-Malte Frieg) offered to translate the rulebook into German.  It's not complete... (Read More)

72% Funded and Climbing...

December 1st - via:
Hey Backers, Update time!  Here's what's going on. Stretch Goals: After receiving quite a bit of feedback from you guys, I moved some things around to bring the additional race Character Sheet options closer to the top of the list for Stretch Goal... (Read More)

More Demo Dates Added -- St. Louis Area

November 24th - via:
Hey Backers, Things are chugging along as we trudge through the mid-campaign slump.  I did a handful of demos last weekend, and players seemed to really enjoy the game.  There are even more demos this weekend scheduled.  If you can make it, please... (Read More)

Solitaire Gamers Out There...

November 20th - via:
Hey Backers, I received a handful of requests for a solo option for Roll Player over the last couple weeks. During the development of the game, I had thought briefly about a single player version, but tried to remain laser-focused on the multiplayer... (Read More)

Over halfway there - Onwards!

November 16th - via:
Hey backers, Here's a quick update on a variety of topics since the last update. Progress: We're at 53% funded and we're 6 days in.  Huzzah! Nice work everyone!  I'm feeling really confident that the project will fund.  It's just a matter of how... (Read More)

24 Hours In and Looking Amazing - Share your Character!

November 11th - via:
Hey Backers, Amazing Start: We're off to the races on this project.  The outpouring of support, has been amazing.  We're sitting at 25% funded.  You guys raised almost $7k in the first day.  Compared to my first project, where a respectable,... (Read More)

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