Veil of Ruin

The Expanse Roleplaying Game

A project in Seattle, WA by Chris Pramas: Green Ronin Publishing

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The Expanse Roleplaying Game brings James S.A. Corey’s award-winning series of science fiction novels to the tabletop.
Backers: 5714
Average Pledge Per Backer: $70

Funded: $402,832 of $30,000
Dates: Jul 23rd -> Aug 22nd (31 days)
Project By: Chris Pramas: Green Ronin Publishing
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Latest News

We Did It!

August 22nd - via:
Hello all! Well that was a photo finish! In the last hour we got over $8,000 and topped $400,000. Now the core rulebook will have a new short story by James S.A. Corey! Thanks to all 5714 of you for backing The Expanse RPG in such a huge way. We... (Read More)

One Hour Left!

August 22nd - via:
Just one hour left in the campaign and we are agonizingly close to unlocking the new James S.A. Corey short story. We need $8,000 to do it. New pledges are pouring in, which is great. If enough folks could up their pledges by $2, that would put us... (Read More)

Four Hours Left and Only One Stretch Goal Remains!

August 22nd - via:
Hello all! We've only got four hours left for this campaign and we just knocked down the penultimate stretch goal! Since yesterday's update, the Belter pirate ship and UNN Munroe-class destroyer deck plans have been unlocked. Only one stretch goal... (Read More)

Buying Extra Books, Big Push!

August 21st - via:
Hello all, You've been pouring it on the last couple of days and that's awesome. We've now unlocked three sets of deck plans: rock hopper, light freighter, and MCRN Corvette-class. We've also gotten more than 5,000 backers on this project. Amazing!... (Read More)

First Deck Plans, New Interview

August 19th - via:
Hello all! We unlocked the first of the deck plan stretch goals over night, so hooray for that! Rock hopper deck plans are a go. Next up: the light freighter.  With three days left, we are now entering the final burst of the Kickstarter. When we hit... (Read More)

A Rising Tide

August 18th - via:
HI all, I got into roleplayings game in 1979 with Dungeons & Dragons, little realizing how the game would impact my life. In 1993 I got my first professional writing gig in the game industry and have been working steadily ever since. I have seen... (Read More)

Expanse Extra: Spaceship Combat Example

August 17th - via:
Hello backers! As promised here's the last of the Expanse Extras. Enjoy this taste of spaceship combat! Attack on Thoth StationAlthough The Expanse RPG includes an entire chapter on spaceships, space travel, and ship-to-ship combat, it was too much... (Read More)

Flip and Burn!

August 16th - via:
Hello backers! Only six days for The Expanse RPG Kickstarter so we are getting ready to flip and burn. We've already had a bunch of new backers the last couple of days, so  welcome aboard, new folks!  Tomorrow (internet working in the wilds of the... (Read More)

1000% Funded! New Reward Tier! New Stretch Goals!

August 14th - via:
Today we crested $300,000 in The Expanse RPG Kickstarter, so we are now 1000% funded. Thank you, backers! We are beyond psyched at the response and we’ve still got 8 days to go. At $300,000 we unlocked the James S.A. Corey Flash Fiction stretch... (Read More)

Expanse Extra: Qualities & Flaws

August 14th - via:
Hello backers! Today I've got another Expanse Extra for you. This installment  covers qualities and flaws. In a few days I'll be posting the final Expanse Extra, which gives you a taste of spaceship combat! Qualities and FlawsNot all things are made... (Read More)

GenCon Seminar, Steve Kenson Chat

August 13th - via:
Hello backers! We are getting close to the last week of the campaign so expect a lot of activity as we make the final push for The Expanse RPG. We are less than 5K away from the $300,000 flash fiction stretch goal and then we'll be pushing for the... (Read More)

Re-Roll: This Week

August 10th - via:
Strap in, kids. We (Read More)

Expanse Extra: Interludes

August 9th - via:
Hello backers,  We smashed another stretch goal yesterday, so now the full six-part Abzu's Bounty campaign has been unlocked! Backers who pledge $30 or more will get a PDF of the campaign for free. We will subsequently do a print edition of Abzu's... (Read More)

Polygon Interview, Back from GenCon!

August 7th - via:
Hello all, We are back from GenCon, which was a big success for us, and everyone is taking a day to recover before diving back in. I was a lucky winner of con crud, which is definitely what you want when you are the middle of a Kickstarter. :) At the... (Read More)

GenCon! New Fiction Stretch Goals!

August 4th - via:
Hello backers! It’s day 3 of GenCon and as always it’s been hectic but awesome. We’ve been selling printed copies of The Expanse RPG Quickstart and running demos every day. Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck are special guests of the convention and... (Read More)

Expanse Extra: The Churn

July 30th - via:
Happy Monday, everyone! Yesterday we knocked down another stretch goal, unlocking adventure #4 in the Abzu's Bounty campaign. Only two more to go!  Today, as promised, I have another peek at the rules for you. This week's Expanse Extra is The Churn.... (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert: 'The Expanse' RPG From Green Ronin

July 29th - via:
Anyone who follows me on social media knows I (Read More)

Stretch Goal Down! Quickstart Revised!

July 27th - via:
Hi all, We are burning steadily and knocked down another stretch goal today. Half of the Abzu's Bounty campaign is now unlocked! Only three more to go. We also have over 3,000 backers now, which is stupendous when you consider we only launched on... (Read More)

$200K Smashed! First Expanse Extra!

July 26th - via:
Today The Expanse RPG Kickstarter passed $200,000 and it just keeps climbing. Thanks so much for this amazing display of support! Adventure #2 of Abzu's Bounty has now been unlocked. New backers can more about that in Update Number 5.  I've also got... (Read More)

Two More Stretch Goals Down!

July 25th - via:
Hey folks, We are still burning hard and today we've unlocked two more stretch goals. We will now include a foreword by James S.A. Corey in the core rulebook, and we've got the first adventure for the Abzu's Bounty campaign going. As a reminder,... (Read More)

The Expanse is being Kickstarted into an old school RPG

July 25th - via:
More than most sci-fi settings, The Expanse exists in a still-evolving story-verse ripe for fresh iterations on one of science fiction's most lore-rich, saga-spanning worlds. So it (Read More)

Announcing the First Campaign!

July 24th - via:
We blew through all our initial stretch goals in 24 hours, so many folks have asked “What’s next?” Earlier today we revealed the first of the new goals: a foreword for the core rulebook by James S.A. Corey! After we unlock that, the stretch... (Read More)

Starting Day 2 with a Bang!

July 24th - via:
When I woke up and checked the Kickstarter, we were less than $100 away form unlocking the $145,000 stretch goal. It soon ticked over, so that means we've unlocked all of our initial stretch goals in only 24 hours. Amazing! Since my last update,... (Read More)

The Expanse RPG hits Kickstarter, and is fully-funded right away

July 24th - via:
The hit show, based off a book, which was based on a roleplaying game... has come full circle. Whether you're an Earther, Belter, or Martian, we can all agree on one thing - the TV show The Expanse is one of the best pieces of science fiction to hit television in a long time. And now you can live out your own adventures thanks to Green Ronin Publishing's The Expanse RPG. (Read More)

Over 100K! Five Stretch Goals Unlocked!

July 23rd - via:
Turns out the rocket we launched has an Epstein Drive! We've run many Kickstarters before but this one has had the fastest takeoff and the hardest burn. Thanks to you wonderful backers, stretch goals are getting knocked down left and right. We just... (Read More)

First Two Stretch Goals Unlocked!

July 23rd - via:
We are burning hard! We have funded and unlocked the first two stretch goals in less than three hours. The core rulebook will now include the adventure “To Sleep, Perchance to Dream” by Ian Lemke. We will also be adding pre-generated characters... (Read More)

Funded in 54 Minutes!

July 23rd - via:
Funded in less than an hour! What can I say but wow? Thanks to you all for jumping right in at launch. We've been working on The Expanse RPG for over a year and we're thrilled to be able to share that with you at last. We thought the Kickstarter... (Read More)

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