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Deviant: The Renegades - a tabletop roleplaying game

A project in Macungie, PA by Richard Thomas

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Contribute to help us create a traditionally printed version of Deviant: The Renegades, a new game in the Chronicles of Darkness line.
Backers: 1658
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $82,569 of $35,000
Dates: Sep 19th -> Oct 17th (29 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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Latest News


October 17th - via:
Hello Renegades! Welcome to the final hours of this campaign. What an amazing ride this project has been! We're closing down the lab! Everything must go! As I prepare to post this, we are just about FIVE hours from the end of this campaign, and... (Read More)

FINAL DAY: Stretch Goals

October 16th - via:
Hello Renegades, As I'm typing this, we're coming up on our FINAL 24 HOURS for this Deviant: The Renegades kickstarter project.  As we zoom toward the finish line, this is our last opportunity to add backers and pledges and possibly unlock our final... (Read More)


October 15th - via:
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FINAL DAYS: Add On Rewards

October 14th - via:
Happy Thanksgiving, Renegades! I can say that, since I'm Canadian, and it's time to "celebrate the harvest and other blessings of the past year." Looking at our campaign so far, we're certainly harvested a lot of awesomenss and been blessed with a... (Read More)


October 13th - via:
Hello Renegades, This is a quick Stretch Goal check up - it's like I'm a crowdfunding doctor, just doing some quick tests to see where we stand. I mean, not a *medical* doctor, but more of a "doctor" with actual quotation marks around the title.... (Read More)

FINAL DAYS: Reward Tiers

October 13th - via:
Hello Renegades! We're in the final week countdown of this Deviant: The Renegades kickstarter project-  it ends on Thursday, October 17th at 12:00 PM EDT - there's still time to recruit additional backers, but we're definitely getting closer to the... (Read More)

Mommy’s Little Monster

October 12th - via:
Mommy’s Little Monster The warehouse sink regurgitated rusty water as Spider slathered soap over his hands. The gritty soap scratched and rubbed against the metal mesh, but Spider could still feel it all. He ran his hands under the water again and... (Read More)

Preview: Ankara

October 11th - via:
Hello Renegades! As I mentioned yesterday, we're in our final week of "One More..." topics. So, as we've shared sneak peeks throughout the campaign, here's one more peek at the cool stuff Eric and team have created for this game... And don't forget... (Read More)


October 10th - via:
Hello Renegades! "Scientific" Concierge! We're about to  start our FINAL WEEK countdown! We've come far in the past 21 days - funding the project, unlocking eight -- no NINE Stretch Goals, sharing the majority of the manuscript - but there's so much... (Read More)

Death or Glory

October 9th - via:
Death or Glory Now. In the red lights, Spider smeared the blood off his fists. His mind went back to the prison, red blood on ruddy brass. Back to where it all started. Back to when WellBeing International made him into a monster. “We’ve gotta... (Read More)


October 8th - via:
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October 7th - via:
Hello Test Subj... I mean, Renegades! It's seems we've completed our latest round of experiments, and it's time to launch our next tests. First, a review of what we've just accomplished... [EXPERIMENT COMPLETE - TEST SUBJECTS HAVE BEEN APPROVED TO... (Read More)

10 Day Countdown...

October 7th - via:
Hello Renegades! We are about to enter our Final 10 Days of the Campaign. This means we'll be coming out of the quiet middle section, and hopefully building on our success so far and gaining momentum and finishing strong! It's actually a PhD in... (Read More)

Preview: Projects

October 6th - via:
Hello Renegades, Let's pause this project for a moment to talk about... projects. OK, that sounds weird. I'll let Eric take over and talk about projects... Projects Eric here. While Renegades may feel that the conspiracies chasing them have nothing... (Read More)

Free Money

October 5th - via:
Free Money Two weeks ago. The graffiti-covered door slammed behind Spider as he stormed out of the warehouse, pulling the hood of his hoodie over his head to hide his face. The three of them had met every night for two weeks, but it never got... (Read More)

Preview: Traits

October 4th - via:
Hello Renegades! Let's jump in with our next preview! Eric's already way ahead, and knows exactly what you're looking for now that the first three kickstarter manuscript previews have been posted! Traits Eric here. Today, we’re going to be spoiling... (Read More)

The Story Told Interview with Eric Zawadzki

October 3rd - via:
Hello Renegades! We're officially at the half-way mark of this campaign, finishing our first two weeks strong, and setting out on our final two weeks and seeing how many more stretch goal experiments we can unlock in this project! Remember to share... (Read More)

Live Fast, Die Young

October 2nd - via:
Live Fast, Die Young One month ago. Spider glanced over his sunglasses and looked down the alley. One lone streetlamp spread dim, yellow light across the dirty path. “You never told me your name,” he said to the balaclava-wearing man in front of... (Read More)


October 1st - via:
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September 29th - via:
Hello Renegades! The votes are in, and it was very close, but Clade Variations won out as our topic for the day! Once again, we'll be releasing much more information when the third portion of the kickstarter preview manuscript is posted for backers... (Read More)


September 28th - via:
Wow! We're actually ahead of schedule! Very impressive, my Renegades! (That’s my excuse for typos and a teeny delay in graphic updates on the main page)    This experiment is going well so far! [EXPERIMENT COMPLETE - TEST SUBJECTS HAVE BEEN... (Read More)

I Wanna Be Sedated

September 28th - via:
I Wanna Be Sedated Six weeks ago. Sliding back into his old neighborhood was like putting on a comfortable pair of shoes. Spider’s feet knew where to go, even with his brain on autopilot. Without even realizing it, he was standing in front of the... (Read More)

Preview: Lash

September 27th - via:
Hello Renegades, We've now got two awesome sections of our kickstarter preview manuscript up and available for backers to review, but it's always fun to peek ahead and see what's coming up. And, it's also fun to see what you're most interested in... (Read More)

Kick Out the Jams

September 26th - via:
Kick Out the Jams Two months ago. Red. Red everywhere. Red lights spinning, red blood on his hands, red smear on the wall. Alarms rang in his ears as Spider took another step, leaning against the wall for support. More of his blood left behind as he... (Read More)


September 25th - via:
Very very good, my Renegades! The experiments are coming along nicely! You have achieved a great deal of success since we've started this project, and I feel you're ready for your next challenges... Do you see what we're building here? It will be... (Read More)


September 25th - via:
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Chemical Warfare

September 24th - via:
Chemical Warfare Three months ago. The suit with the CiviTech badge read the screen on his handheld scanner. “Perez E.” Spider stepped forward, the ill-fitting orange jumpsuit chaffing his legs as he did. The suit flashed the scanner on the... (Read More)

Preview: Stability

September 23rd - via:
Hello Renegades! We'll be posting our next backers-only Kickstarter manuscript preview on Wednesday this week (you've checked out the first big manuscript post, right backers?), but Eric's been kind enough to write up another preview of an upcoming... (Read More)

Search & Destroy

September 22nd - via:
Search and Destroy Now. “What do you mean you lost the fucking glass cutter?” Spider clenched his fists in frustration, looking for guards for what felt like the hundredth time. I am so done with this amateur bullshit. He felt a chuckle brush... (Read More)


September 21st - via:
Hello Renegades, James the kickstarter scientist here, with some updates on our first two Stretch Goal experiments. [SUCCESS] – NEW ADD ON: Storyteller Screen. We’ll create a Deviant: The Renegades Storyteller Screen. Can be added on to any... (Read More)

FUNDED! And First Stretch Goals...

September 20th - via:
Hello Renegades! We've done it! Thanks to you, Deviant: The Renegades has been funded! It's James, your friendly concierge, who's not involved in the conspiracy at all. Or... is he? This means that you've funded a print run of the hardcover edition... (Read More)

Preview: Conviction & Loyalty

September 20th - via:
Hello Renegades, Over the next 4 weeks, we'll not only be sharing the kickstarter manuscript previews with all backers, but developer Eric Zawadzki has been kind enough to put together some general previews to highlight upcoming parts of the book,... (Read More)


September 19th - via:
Greetings Renegades! There are conspiracies in the game, and some in real life, but one of the things that's not a secret is how expensive international shipping has become. (For more information that is about "postal conspiracies," check out the... (Read More)


September 19th - via:
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