InterStellar Mercenary - The Role Playing Game

A project in Brisbane, AU by Chad

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A gritty, low fantasy, tactical, team-based table-top RPG set on an alien world where you get to be the monster!
Backers: 27
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67 AUD

Funded: $1,803 AUD of $5,000 AUD
Dates: Feb 19th -> Mar 21st (30 days)
Project By: Chad
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Latest News


March 20th - via:
Clearly the Kickstarter campaign has not been successful. The good news is I.S.M. was never dependant on it to be finished! I hoped I.S.M. would find a little more of an audience from Kickstarter but, as has been pointed out to me a few times, it... (Read More)

MORTH (Species Update No.13)

March 18th - via:
Yes I know the campaign isnt going to succeed but I wanted to give the backers one more taste: the mighty Morth! For those that want to be a heavy fighter with some cool natural abilities. MORTH Morths are the most primitive species on Utenisia that... (Read More)

LIVORIAN (Species Preview No.12)

March 15th - via:
These guys are a player favourite. Very scary in combat, the Livorians are designed for combat. LIVORIAN The Livorian Empire, Livoria,  has been built on the blood of all other species. Livorians are ruthless conquerors who, without cerebral efflux,... (Read More)


March 13th - via:
While 500 pages is a lot of content, I'm thinking what players really need is the first full campaign to go with it. It will be about 80-100 pages including ten interconnected missions each taking 3 - 6 hours to play. It will include all new art,... (Read More)

TRUGAN (Species Preview No.11)

March 12th - via:
I'm not going to lie, these guys have not seen the play they deserve. Difficult to keep alive but lots cool abilities to manipulate bio-tech and use beasts. The females are also the most agile flyers in the game too! TRUGAN Trugan’s technology... (Read More)

STRIFECTUS (Species Preview No.10)

March 11th - via:
Well here is the first really big heavy fighter but this one has speed too. Definitely a lot of fun to play. Can easily fight 4-5 human sized opponents and potentially win! With speed, strength and size strifectus are a deadly species with a... (Read More)

PILIATE (Species Preview No.9)

March 10th - via:
With arms that detach and can be used as sentries and the ability to flux the female piliate are a fascinating species to play. Male are good all rounders, easy to blend in with solid stats. Piliates, the scrap eaters, their love of carrion and... (Read More)

BALTAZIAN (Species Preview No.7)

March 8th - via:
Well I'd be lying if I said the campaign is on track! Regardless I'll keep sending updates and there will be some advertising coming up soon (though the last advertising didn't really do anything). Thanks all for sticking with it, lets see how the... (Read More)

CRAGDYTE (Species Preview No.6)

March 4th - via:
Want to fly? Want to be a powerful cerebral fluxor? Look no further. CRAGDYTES Cragdyte (Females practice CE in secret, developed own rituals etc) Cragdytes have a strong patriarchal society in which female cragdytes live in constant oppression,... (Read More)

LURCOID (Species Preview No.5)

March 2nd - via:
Looking for something really interesting and different to play then look no further. If you choose a lurcoid you play as both the male and female lurcoid. The male lives inside the shell of the female and is completely dependant on the female for are... (Read More)

TARVONIAN (Species Preview No.4)

February 28th - via:
Here are the most common species, definitely the most 'human' of the playable species but still plenty unique to try out. TARVONIAN DESCRIPTION They are the breeders of Utenesia. Massive litters of 10 or more babies have helped make tarvonians the... (Read More)

MURHT (Species Preview No.3)

February 26th - via:
Hi all,  Seems we're running low on backers! There seem to be plenty of followers but not quite willing to commit. If you're reading this, swing that axe and commit, you wont be disappointed. Now onto today's species: MURHT These guys are definitely... (Read More)

LOPOIAN (Species Update No. 2)

February 25th - via:
Here is another of my favourites. One of the longest playing characters was a lopoian. They're fast, agile, have their own martial art, low level cerebral efflux and awesome escape artists. LOPOIAN The secretive lopoians arrived with the Second... (Read More)

NIDEONS! (Species preview no.1)

February 24th - via:
Sorry all for no update, I moved houses yesterday with my four young kids, big day. Well thanks again to all the backers. Still a while to go but great to see some new pledges. Keep spreading the word! Today will be the first of 20 species previews.... (Read More)

Cracked 20%!!

February 21st - via:
Well only 36hrs in and we’ve cracked 20%, which is outstanding! Thank you to each of you, as early backers it does take a leap of faith. I promise you that I.S.M. will give you a different RPG experience. Like with all campaigns it will take word... (Read More)

Updated Samples for you!

February 20th - via:
Hi all, I've added some bigger sized sample pages as well as a 26 page sample of the draft PDF. This also includes a glimpse of the 20 playable species! If any of you have a species you would like more info on, just let me know and I'll post it for... (Read More)

It’s Started!

February 19th - via:
 Very excited. After almost 30 years of playing and creating we finally get to see what the rest of the world thinks. Please feel free to send any questions you may have and I’llwe finally get to see what the rest of the world thinks. get to the... (Read More)

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