Strays (a friendly, fuzzy, Fate-Accelerated, RPG)!

A project in Cleburne, TX by Russell Zimmerman

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A kid-friendly RPG (powered by the Fate Accelerated engine), about dogs, cats, other friendly critters, and the silly stuff they do!
Backers: 185
Average Pledge Per Backer: $24

Funded: $4,478 of $2,500
Dates: Jun 30th -> Aug 2nd (33 days)
Project By: Russell Zimmerman
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Latest News

Update 13: Yikes, twelve hours to go!

August 1st - via:
Hiya!  We're officially counting down, here, and couldn't be more excited with our progress.  Not that long ago we were sweating bullets right before we hit the button to post this whole Kickstarter for Strays, and then you guys razzled, dazzled,... (Read More)

Update Twelve: The home stretch!

July 31st - via:
Woohoo!   We blew through the $4,000 level, and are on our way to that $4,750 stretch goal that's up next.  If we hit that, it'll give us a chance to reward these illustrators y'all have gotten to meet over these last few weeks, and see the... (Read More)

Update Eleven: Meet a Stray, Meet an Editor, Meet a Stray Editor?

July 28th - via:
Howdy once more!  This lovely Monday morning is kicking off our home stretch.  Our initial pledge drive wraps up on Friday, so we're getting close!  Let's start off this update with a little mentioned -- I name-dropped on Friday! -- with the head... (Read More)

Update Ten: Meet an Artist

July 25th - via:
Happy weekend, folks! We're posting this one a little late in the day because the star of the update is Craig Judd, an Aussie, and if working with the Satellite Reign crew has taught us anything, it's that time's all backwards down under.  ;) ... (Read More)

Update Nine: Meet An Artist!

July 21st - via:
Howdy again everybody!  Let's kick off this week with a quick update where folks get to meet an illustrator!  Jason Kerr did some of the very first work backers got to see from Strays, the photos-into-illustrations mojo there on the main... (Read More)

Update Number Eight: Dog Catcher Rejects, and a Podcast Appearance!

July 18th - via:
Hello again, and happy Friday afternoon!  I hope everyone's had a great week and is looking forward to a greater-er-er weekend! First up, I'm pleased to announce a recently-recorded podcast is now live, with about an hour-long conversation between... (Read More)

Update (lucky number) Seven: Meet An Artist!

July 15th - via:
Hello again, We're back into "almost got it" territory, with that second stretch goal almost within reach!  We'll be sharing another update in the next few days with a bio of one of the proofers and editors we'd like to bring on board (Mr. Patrick... (Read More)

Update 6: Stretch Goals Ahead, and Meet A Stray (Mittens!)

July 10th - via:
Hey everybody, we hope you're having a good week!  We wanted to celebrate this earlier, but figured we'd give y'all a couple days of from updates...but guess what?  We blew that first stretch goal out of the water.  There are a whole bunch of new... (Read More)

Update 5: One Week In, Stretch Goal Mania, Meet an Artist!

July 7th - via:
Hiya guys and gals! We're officially seven days into our Kickstarter, and things are just chugging right along.  We're up to $3,207 as I write this, which means we're just one or two good pledges away from hitting that first stretch goal (less than... (Read More)

Update Four: It's Friday! It's Fourth of July! It's lots of "almosts" for Strays!

July 4th - via:
First thing's first, happy Friday everyone (except for poor folks who work weekends, sorry about that)!  We've had a heck of a first week, and couldn't be happier with our early progress with this Kickstarter.  You dudes and dudettes are awesome,... (Read More)

Update Three: wow, we're funded (and also that happened yesterday)!

July 2nd - via:
This one's gonna be short and sweet, and I almost sent it out yesterday (but aren't you all proud of my restraint?) -- but we hit our initial funding goal! *clapping, cheering, sound of the occasional triumphant kazoo* We've started to sell a few Pet... (Read More)

Welcome to Day Two, Meet An Illustrator, and WOAH over $2,000 already?!

July 1st - via:
You guys and gals are blowing us away!  First thing's first, it was awesome to see us over that $2k hump so early!  It feels like we're on a nice, smooth, downhill slope to hit our initial funding goal, and we should start to catch up to some of... (Read More)

Saying hello, a quick update, and HOLY SCHNIKES we're over 50% already!

June 30th - via:
Hi there, dudes and dudettes!  We here at Wordsmith want to say hello, first off, and thanks so much for your support so far!  We certainly weren't even HOPING to be over the halfway mark by just 3:30 in the afternoon on day one, so to say things... (Read More)

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