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High Plains Samurai

A project in Ontario, CA by The Warden

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An action-heavy tabletop RPG of gunslingers, samurai, gangsters, barbarians, steampunk, and superpowers on the brink of destruction.
Backers: 273
Average Pledge Per Backer: $23 CAD

Funded: $6,411 CAD of $3,000 CAD
Dates: May 30th -> Jun 29th (31 days)
Project By: The Warden
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Latest News

And So The Curtain Closes...

June 29th - via:
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Final Hours!

June 28th - via:
By Chaos' beard, is it that time already?  As I write this, there are only 34 hours remaining in this Kickstarter and there's a couple of hurdles/stretch goals to cover before the trumpets sound the end of what has been an awesome experience. I've... (Read More)

Two More Stretch Goals Unlocked!

June 25th - via:
There's been a "jinx" with this Kickstarter lately, but I'm going to defy it as I'm too damn happy not to share this with you. We just crossed the $5,000 mark and that means this project will now include the Atlas of the One Land and Ballad of a... (Read More)

Read the Epic Fourth (and Final) Preview for Ballad of a High Plains Samurai

June 22nd - via:
All good things must come to an end and Black Scorpion's time as leader of the Desert Sun Gang is now.  Today, we share with you the fourth preview chapter of Fraser Ronald's origin story (that is now close to $150 away from funding!) and it's a... (Read More)

Watch Our First Production Meeting on Kickstarter Live

June 20th - via:
Let the transparency begin!  On Friday, June 23rd starting at 6:30pm EST, the entire Production Team for HPS will be present for our first production meeting and we're inviting all of you to be witness to the process on Kickstarter Live. And if... (Read More)

Ballad of a High Plains Samurai Chapter 3: Destined To Lead

June 15th - via:
Fate is cruel, make no mistake about it. For Scorpion to become the leader of the Desert Sun Gang, Ho-Sun must fall. The third preview chapter for Fraser Ronald's Ballad of a High Plains Samurai continues as we witness a major shift in the leader of... (Read More)

Special Stretch Goals

June 12th - via:
Welcome to Week 3 of the Kickstarter!  As we close in on two milestones (no, not the kind you earn as Writers playing HPS), I want to draw attention to two non-monetary stretch goals. One new, the other part of the initial launch of this KS.  New... (Read More)

Ballad of a High Plains Samurai, Chapter Two: Raised A Scorpion

June 8th - via:
It's Thursday and that means it's time to bring you the next instalment of Fraser Ronald's origin story for Black Scorpion. Taken in by Ho-Sun and the Desert Sun Gang, the girl formerly known as the Dog has found a home, people who accept her, and... (Read More)

Who Is Black Scorpion?

June 7th - via:
Every story needs a villain but great stories need a sympathetic villain. The difference between someone out for world domination because they go on power trips when they're not kept in check and someone seeking retribution for the death of a loved... (Read More)

New Backer Level: The Unstoppable Hunter

June 6th - via:
I've been holding onto this idea until a reasonable price for a better-than-your-average substrate (paper) arrived and that time is now. The High Plains Samurai Kickstarter now includes the Unstoppable Hunter backer level at $100 CDN and includes... (Read More)

The Future of the One Land

June 5th - via:
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Ballad of a High Plains Samurai - Chapter 1: Born A Dog

June 1st - via:
First off, we hit a major milestone today (and not the kind featured in HPS). Yes, when I woke up this morning, High Plains Samurai officially funded!! I've said it before and I'll say it again... wow!  Now that brings us to the task of hitting our... (Read More)

Details & Narrative Combat

May 31st - via:
Before I get started with the first of an ongoing series on what makes High Plains Samurai work, huuuuuuge thanks to the Misdirected Mark podcast for the fantastic opportunity to talk about this topic in greater detail. To hear me ramble about it in... (Read More)

Beyond My Wildest Dreams

May 30th - via:
As I write this, it is just shy of 12 hours since this Kickstarter launched and it's already passed the 50% mark. If Kicktraq's projections are accurate, I'm gonna need some more stretch goals.  I'm gonna let myself get a little unprofessional for a... (Read More)

Download The Kickstarter Edition

May 30th - via:
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