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Journey To The Overland: Redux

A project in Farmington Hills, MI by Deano C. Ware

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This is a Kickstarter to fund the second printing of the Journey To The Overland Solo Tabletop Roleplaying game!
Backers: 140
Average Pledge Per Backer: $75

Funded: $10,538 of $5,000
Dates: Mar 14th -> Apr 17th (34 days)
Project By: Deano C. Ware
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Latest News

FUNDED! And Some Thoughts On Kickstarter!

April 17th - via:
A Big Thank You and Let's Go! First of all let me pass on my sincere Thanks to each and every Backer that showed up for us in this very interesting campaign.  This was not my first rodeo but often it felt like it was!  Through a lot of ups and... (Read More)


April 15th - via:
Welcome to another 'pitch free' Sunday where I try to relax and give you guys some background information on me, the game and all of its artists and contributors. When I first decided to try and self publish Journey To The Overland the one glaring... (Read More)

Some Housekeeping and a Close Up Look at the JTO Townscape

April 13th - via:
Hail Journeymen,   As we close in on the end of a very long campaign first of all I want to pass on my sincere thanks to all of you intrepid travelers who have hung in there all this time. We will see how this all finishes up but hopefully we will... (Read More)

We made the NEWS!

April 11th - via:
Well not actually but a friend of the campaign, Freelance Entertainment reporter Calvin Daniels has done up a nice article and interview on Journey To The Overland for several of the online news outlets that he writes for.  The image below will take... (Read More)

More Art and Other Odds and Ends!

April 9th - via:
Good morning Journeymen, I hope everyone had a good weekend.  I spent Saturday at my Alma mater in East Lansing, MIchigan so was unable to do an update.  As I prefer not to sell to people on Sunday I decided to hold the update for this morning.... (Read More)

Some work in progress images...

April 6th - via:
Hail Journeyman, As promised I got a few items in today and thought I would show you what everything looks like as of now: GM Screen I really like the first page of the character sheet in there The Two Player Doom Track from the Misery Supplement... (Read More)

Morning Update! Eliminating Pledge Levels and Lower Prices!

April 5th - via:
Hail Journeyman, This will be a quick update on the final ten days of the campaign.  First of all, we are still 160% FUNDED! so thanks to everyone that has hung in there.  This has been "a very interesting" campaign and I am curious to see where we... (Read More)

How About Some Trees to Go with Those Buildings!

April 4th - via:
Hail Journeyman, One of the things that I always try to do when I do a Kickstarter is partner with another small content creator for a mutually beneficial cross promotion if I think it would benefit my Backers.  I turn down a lot of stuff but toward... (Read More)

The Big Finale has arrived!

April 3rd - via:
ANNOUNCING THE... The Journey To The Overland Townscape Of all the supplements and expansions and ADD ONS that I have imagined for Journey To The Overland the ONE thing remaining that I had always envisioned from the beginning is The Journey To The... (Read More)

1st Edition Rulebook Preview

April 2nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

From the work desk! The Overland Arena!

April 1st - via:
Happy Easter! In keeping with my 'no pitch' Sunday policy I will get back to the nuts and bolts of the campaign tomorrow (the day before the Big Finale) including info on getting a PDF of the first few pages of the current rule book. In the meantime... (Read More)

Kickstarter Metrics or 'Don't Take the Cyanide!"

March 30th - via:
I have never been a "numbers" guy per se.  Working in the field of law I have learned to dissect and master the written and spoken word.  However numbers often paint a picture more clearly than words.  Which is what this update is about.  This... (Read More)

A Look At The Bounty Hunter Supplement and Closing Out Some Pledge Groups!

March 29th - via:
As we approach the half way mark for the campaign I will be highlighting more of the expansions and supplements that will be coming as "Stretch Goals" or "ADD ONS".  Gauging where we are at in this campaign based on where were at in the original... (Read More)

Journey To The Overland Webseries and Kickstarter Exclusive

March 26th - via:
Good Morning Journeymen! As is my policy I try not to engage most of my Backers on Sundays (especially Palm Sunday) so I hope you all were not concerned with the silence around the campaign. That being said we are back in full swing this week and I... (Read More)

Hardcover Rule Book Upgrade ADD ON!

March 25th - via:
I was going to cover another topic in the update today but after getting a few messages on replacing the softcover rulebook included in the game with the hardcover rulebook (currently offered as a separate pledge) I decided to address it in today's... (Read More)


March 22nd - via:
So we broke through the $8,000 Stretch Goal for the second time today and I did not hesitate to unlock it.  So whether it falls back down or not it's unlocked folks!  Everyone gets the Color World Map.  I did not do a video on the map although I... (Read More)

The New NPC Stat Cards!

March 21st - via:
So today I thought we would take a look at the new NPC Stat Cards that will be one of the upcoming Stretch Goals.   While Journey To The Overland is not a "card game" it is a "card driven" game and a lot of the game play revolves around the... (Read More)

Getting the little things right

March 20th - via:
I thought I would start this morning out by sharing some of my design process with all of you.  A topic that is not nearly as sexy as new game art (coming soon) or as exciting as passing more 'stretch goals' (we passed two more) but still it is... (Read More)

We are now EU FRIENDLY!

March 19th - via:
Thanks to how early we have funded I have been able to reach out to an EU Fulfillment service and get an understanding and outline of whether our project would qualify for UK and EU fulfillment with them. After going back and forth over the past... (Read More)


March 18th - via:
Nobody likes being pitched to on a Sunday.  So I thought I would share this Artist Profile with you all today.  Enjoy your weekend and talk to you again on Monday! Mark De Vera Almost any creative project lives and dies on its visual representation... (Read More)


March 18th - via:
Hail Journeymen! Just wanted to take the time to thank all of you who have supported me and this campaign.  We are FUNDED in four days and will hopefully stay there!   I also want to assure you that I am working very hard to make this Kickstarter... (Read More)


March 17th - via:
I was hoping to save this until after we were funded but we are SOOOOOOO close I thought I would bring it out now.  This being the first ADD ON of the campaign.   First up in the way of an ADD ON is something that was a personal desire of mine. ... (Read More)

Future Stretch Goal: The Expanded Item Card Deck

March 17th - via:
One of the first Stretch Goals that will be added if we surpass our funding goal and the present Stretch Goals is the 50 Card Second Edition Expanded Card Deck.  These cards were designed to be added to the 108 card Encounter Deck.   However when... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 - Game Counters!

March 16th - via:
Ahhh!  Oh so close to funded!  Oh well I would rather take my time getting to funded and stay there than get there and fall back below our goal.   In the meantime, while you all are busying helping me get the word out I thought I would go over... (Read More)

Welcome to the BackerClub Community!

March 15th - via:
Journey To The Overland would like to welcome the folks from the this week to our campaign! They are the top community for people who are very serious about Kickstarter and we are really looking forward to the feedback and support from... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 - Pre-Generated Character Sheets

March 15th - via:
As we draw closer to funding (hopefully) I wanted to take some time and go over the initial Stretch Goals in more detail than I had room to do on the landing page.   First of all these Stretch Goals are by no means the only Stretch Goals that will... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
So I thought I would take advantage of the lull to explain the pledge levels for those considering supporting us in this Kickstarter. $1.00 PLEDGEThis pledge is for anyone who is not ready to commit to supporting the game but would like to be kept up... (Read More)

The Overland Journal Free DTRPG E-zine

March 14th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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