Fray: Champions of the Every-Verse

Pirates of Pugmire - A Realms of Pugmire Tabletop RPG

A project in Macungie, PA by Richard Thomas

Funding Successful

Contribute to help us create a traditionally printed game book featuring pirates in the Realms of Pugmire - and get it into stores.
Backers: 819
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $47,792 of $40,000
Dates: May 21st -> Jun 20th (30 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
rpgfantasytabletop game +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: June 20 @ 14:01 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News


June 20th - via:
Avast & Ahoy, me hearties! What a voyage! What a magnificent trip! We took advantage of the wind when it was blowing, and put our backs into it and rowed hard when it wasn't. And, after 30 amazing days, we have arrived at our destination! Thanks... (Read More)


June 20th - via:
Avast & Ahoy, me hearties, Welcome to the final hours of the voyage. What an amazing ride this campaign has been! It's James, your navigator on this campaign cruise As I prepare to post this, we are SIX hours from the end of this campaign, and... (Read More)

X Marks the Spot

June 19th - via:
X Marks the Spot The boxer with a large hat thumped the proclamation down on the scarred wooden table. “X marks the spot, lads.” All around the table, rough and tumble sailors looked at the parchment, and then at each other. One of the braver... (Read More)

Backers Only – Manuscript Preview Part 4

June 18th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

LAND HO! Stretch Goals

June 17th - via:
Avast & Ahoy, me hearties! We've got just under 3 days left, and I'm happy to report: LAND HO! That's right, yesterday we caught sight of our destination and we have achieved our funding target for this kickstarter!! It's James, reporting down... (Read More)

FINAL WEEK: Add On Rewards

June 16th - via:
Avast & Ahoy, me hearties!  We're into the final days of the campaign - only four days remain on this voyage! As discussed in Friday's post, I'll be highlighting a few key concepts and areas over the next few days, just to make sure everyone has... (Read More)

Audio Design Diary 7

June 15th - via:
Avast & Ahoy, me hearties! We're having a great final week so far! Let's celebrate by finishing up Eddy's audio design diaries with Entry 7, recorded back on March 29th. DESIGN DIARIES AUDIO DESIGN DIARY PART 7:... (Read More)

FINAL WEEK: Reward Tiers!

June 14th - via:
Avast & Ahoy me hearties, We're in the final week of this pirate journey - it ends on Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM EDT - there's still time to recruit additional crew and unfurl our sails, but we're definitely getting closer to shouting "Land... (Read More)

FINAL WEEK - Be a Pirate Ambassador

June 13th - via:
Avast and Ahoy, me hearties! Yar! We've started our FINAL WEEK countdown! We've come far in the past 23 days - more than 620 backers, just over $34,000 and 85% funded! But we've still a ways to go before we make it to shore and fund this project. At... (Read More)

Audio Design Diary 6

June 12th - via:
Avast and Ahoy, me hearties! We've got our latest episode of Eddy Webb's audio design diary to share today - this one recorded back at the end of January. In the past few episodes, we've heard Eddy talking about conferencing with the writers as they... (Read More)

Backers Only – Manuscript Preview Part 4

June 11th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Over the Acid Sea

June 10th - via:
Over the Acid Sea As Guide, it’s helpful for you to have a few destinations in mind for pirate characters once they sail the Acid Sea. Dalmatian Cove may be a popular destination for buccaneers in the know, but it’s also just a step along the way... (Read More)

Audio Design Diary 5

June 9th - via:
Ahoy me hearties, Pirate Radio Weekend continues with Eddy's Audio Design Diary #5, recorded back on December 20. In this episode, Eddy talks about the hurdles (waves?) overcome as the countdown to first draft hand in draws nearer. PIRATE RADIO AUDIO... (Read More)

Audio Design Diary 4

June 8th - via:
Ahoy me hearties, It's a listening party weekend, as I will be sharing two design diaries from Eddy over the next two days. No peeking (listening?) ahead! In this installment, we flashback to the week before Halloween, with Eddy talking about his... (Read More)

Scuffle in Seaport

June 7th - via:
Scuffle in Seaport The two companions browsed the open-air market, simultaneously pleased and annoyed that no one recognized them. Sabu, the gecko with a stump for a tail, glanced at the cut of a fine silk coat hanging in a market stall. His colorful... (Read More)

Pirate Treasure

June 6th - via:
 Treasure Treasures in Pirates of Pugmire are similar to the items cats and dogs call wonders (Pugmire pp. 176-177, Monarchies of Mau p. 189). For pirates, the legends attached to each treasure are far more important than what the treasure does.... (Read More)

Audio Design Diary 3

June 5th - via:
Ahoy, me hearties! My desk is covered in maps and sextants and pendulum clocks and charts and my Bygrave Position-Line Slide Rule as I plan and plot our journey to funding success. And here's where we are: We are currently on Day 15 of our 30-day... (Read More)

Backers Only – Manuscript Preview Part 3

June 4th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Waterdog Port

June 3rd - via:
Ahoy me hearties, Grab a clap of thunder and gather 'round for tales o' Waterdog port!  For those curious about our voyage and our destination, we present another glimpse at the Pirates of Pugmire manuscript, which is being shared with all who join... (Read More)

Audio Design Diary 2

June 2nd - via:
Ahoy me hearties, Dead men tell no tales - but luckily Eddy Webb is just over in Blighty, so more than able to share another audio design diary with us! We take an audio journey back to September, and hear Eddy's thoughts on the development of... (Read More)

Lurker in the Fog

June 1st - via:
Lurker in the Fog Noctis von Siberian, scourge of the Acid Sea, wasn’t happy. The report he got from the lookout meant that what he had to tell the captain was troubling indeed. He had spent the past three minutes in his cabin screaming into his... (Read More)

New Calling: CRUSADER

May 31st - via:
Ahoy me hearties, Weigh anchor, check the binnacle, ready oars, and give it the ol' heave ho! We continue on our journey... For those curious about our voyage and our destination, we present another glimpse at the Pirates of Pugmire manuscript, which... (Read More)

Audio Design Diary 1

May 30th - via:
Yar! Ahoy me hearties, As of this morning, we are 2/3rds of the way to our destination, with 3 weeks of sailing ahead of us! That means we've made good use of the wind, but we're getting to the point that we'll have to pull out the oars and row for a... (Read More)

Mews and News: A New Add-On, A New Video

May 29th - via:
Hello Cool Cats, (That's the mews part) - I've got some news to share in a quick update. First, as mentioned in today's earlier update, we've got a new Add On for this campaign. Now that we've shared most of the rules (you've downloaded and read the... (Read More)

The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu Part 4: Honorable Theft & Never-ending Adventure

May 29th - via:
The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu concluded… Click <HERE> for our previous installment. Honorable Theft Sabu told an enthusiastic Polly about how he hid in a box on board Plastic Minnow and only emerged that evening — the very evening I’m... (Read More)

Backers Only – Manuscript Preview Part 2

May 28th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu Part 3: Governor's Mansion & Laws of Piracy

May 27th - via:
The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu continued… Click <HERE> for our previous installment. The Governor’s Mansion Despite historical trauma, having to revisit the site where he lost his tail, Sabu approached the Echo House. He needed to retrieve... (Read More)

New Species: BIRDS

May 26th - via:
Ahoy me hearties, Another solid day of travels in our journey yesterday! It's a long weekend in the US, so a little bit quiet, but we've still got some wind at our backs and time before we break out the oars. Let's check the binnacle, hoist the... (Read More)

The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu Part 2: Echo House & The Council

May 25th - via:
The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu continued… Click <HERE> for our previous installment. Echo House Ah, the Echo House. You may have heard of it. A fabled building that seems to travel in and out of Waterdog Port with the foggy sea mist. This... (Read More)

New Species: LIZARDS

May 24th - via:
Ahoy me hearties, Many backers have already checked out the two new species included in Pirates of Pugmire, presented in our first manuscript preview. But, if you're a curious onlooker thinking about joining in on our merry voyage, or a busy sailor... (Read More)

Interview with Eddy Webb

May 23rd - via:
Ahoy me hearties,  It's James, working the helm on this here kickstarter campaign. You may have heard the recent Onyx Pathcast with Eddy Webb's design diary for Pirates of Pugmire - if not, no worries - I'll be sharing that in bite-size bits (or... (Read More)

The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu Part 1: Pirate Business

May 22nd - via:
The Tale of “Stumpy” Sabu “She did it! I swear! She stuck this bloomin’ lightning rod right on her main mast!” The cries and howls of laughter throughout the Lark’s Head welcomed Arkady Lux von Mau’s tale as he held aloft a rod with a... (Read More)


May 22nd - via:
Greetings Old Salts and Landlubbers! The Wet Nose may travel swiftly, taking Captain Pug all around the Acid Sea, but unfortunately these books are a little more difficult to send around the world. The cost of producing these Pugmire rulebooks has... (Read More)

Backers Only – Manuscript Preview Part 1

May 21st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!
Performing maintenance. Some data may be briefly unavailable but is being collected and will be applied shortly.