The Robotic Age RPG

A project in Phoenix, AZ by Preston Poland

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An original role-playing game about androids and cyborgs squaring off with plasma cannons and energy swords.
Backers: 153
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $8,168 of $7,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Oct 8th (35 days)
Project By: Preston Poland
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Latest News

Customization Packets for everyone!

October 7th - via:
I go to sleep for just a few hours and you guys decide to knock down some stretch goals. I see how it is.  Right now Customization Packets X, T, and G are unlocked for everyone at the $5 and higher levels, and we are only one (or two) pledges away... (Read More)


October 7th - via:
THANK YOU EVERYONE SO MUCH! As of writing this we are at $7001! We still have 35 hours left to get some stretch goals, but for right now I want to thank everyone for the support!  (Read More)

48 hours to go

October 6th - via:
48 hours to go and only $709 needed! About this time anyone who clicked "remind me" will be getting emails to inform them my project's time is almost up! If you are just seeing this update because of that, please check the last update for all the... (Read More)

More free stuff! (and a vote)

October 5th - via:
Hey everyone.  You guys are great, and by sharing the project around you have really helped bump up the pledges.  Because of this, I am giving out more free stuff to my backers! Free Customization PacketsNow you might be asking: Isn't this already... (Read More)

Androids! (and news)

October 3rd - via:
NewsHey everyone, I will be doing a Q&A for RPG.Net TODAY (October 3rd) at 7pm CST! If you want to show up and get some questions answered in real time then feel free to join in. To join #rpgnet chat: go to (Read More)

One Week Left! Plus sample characters

October 1st - via:
One week left everybody. We keep getting new pledges every day but I still need everyone to spread the word to anyone they can. Did you see the last update? You can now make your own characters with the rules given in the last update. Need examples?... (Read More)

Character Creation Preview

September 28th - via:
Character Creation PreviewHere it is everyone, a preview of the character creation rules for The Robotic Age. Now you don't have everything for character creation, but you do have about 80% of it. If you think of any upgrades, enhancements, or... (Read More)

News and a story

September 26th - via:
Hey everyone. I've got some exciting news for everyone I need to go over, and if you stay to the end you can get a copy of one of the in universe stories in the book.  Sample Character PacketsNow introducing Sample Character Packets! These packets... (Read More)


September 25th - via:
If you haven't guessed from the title yet, the votes are in and today's topic is... TranshumansA transhuman, in The Robotic Age, is someone who has transitioned from a human into something more. Specifically, out of their human body and into an... (Read More)

Weapon Elements and the next vote

September 23rd - via:
Weapon ElementsAs mentioned a few times, weapons can have elements that change the kind of ammo or edge it has. Certain elements can only be put on certain weapon types, and some elements can make a weapon more powerful while others may make it more... (Read More)

Special Double Sized Update

September 20th - via:
Votes 2 Cyberspace 2 Antagonists 1 Mars 1 Transhumans 1 Androids Hmm, a tie. I guess I could act as the tiebreaker and just pick one... on the other hand: Special Double Sized Update Something of a mix between the matrix and tron, cyberspace is... (Read More)

ExoSuits and a vote

September 18th - via:
Last time I talked about Support Units, so now it's time to discuss ExoSuits ExoSuits are robotic exoskeletons that you wear like a suit of armor, hence the name. These can be worn by anyone and require no special skills to use. They move with your... (Read More)

Support Units

September 15th - via:
In The Robotic Age you will have specific options that, essentially, let you create extra characters.In the main book these are Support Units and Exo Suits. In the Cyberspace stretch goal there are Transformations, and in the Mars books there are... (Read More)

Game Play Video

September 12th - via:
You asked for it, and here it is, a game play demo. Before you actually watch it, I want to apologize for the quality. This video was much harder to make then I expected and every time I tried to fix a major problem, a minor problem would be... (Read More)

Quick T-Shirt update

September 7th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Weapon Anatomy

September 6th - via:
Weapon Anatomy When you make your character you will be given a number of Character Points that you will spend to increase numbers or by new things, and weapon creation is no different. Name: This should be easy. Either call it an energy sword,or... (Read More)


September 5th - via:
Thank you everyone for your support!We have passed the $1,000 mark and are continuing on our way. Please continue to spread this game to everyone you know* as we reach for the goal.*who might be interested Some people have been asking for a game play... (Read More)

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