The Red Opera RPG

Killshot Reloaded: An Assassin Tabletop RPG

A project in Renfrew, Canada by The Warden

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In our line of work, you're either an assassin or you're a mark. Which do you want to be when your time comes?
Backers: 56
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $1,789 of $3,000
Dates: May 29th -> Jun 28th (30 days)
Project By: The Warden
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Latest News

Day 28: From the Ashes

June 26th - via:
With less than 48 hours remaining in this Kickstarter, I wanted to take a moment to address the fate of this project.   (Read More)

Killshot Unlocked #3: Masters of Stealth

June 20th - via:
You did it, assassins! We've passed the $1,500 mark and that means it's time to live up to our promise. Here's a preview explaining the importance of the ninja's stealth to their craft.  Masters of Stealth: A Preview for Way of the Killshot People... (Read More)

Day 22: Failure Was Always An Option

June 19th - via:
Hey, hey, Kickstarters! I know I've been really quiet around here with the Video Updates and I've been receiving quite a few concerned emails/tweets/posts about the fate of Killshot Reloaded, so I wanted to take some time to address this matter. The... (Read More)

Day 15: Upgrades

June 12th - via:
It's the midway point in the Kickstarter and we need to kick things up a notch. So - BAM!! - let's talk about getting a Tracker in your hands. I don't just mean something on a piece of paper; I'm talking about something physical, durable, and... (Read More)

Day 14: Cores

June 11th - via:
While I bust my hump putting tomorrow's new pledges and rewards together for presentation, take some time to watch today's Video Update and learn how your character's core defines your game's theme and allows everyone on your Team to function at the... (Read More)

Day 13: Hazards & L.U.G. Con

June 10th - via:
Let's get this third week of the Kickstarter off with a bang, eh? We're just on track to hit our $3000 goal by the end of the campaign and there's a couple of new ways for you to learn more about this project.  L.U.G. ConThis weekend, you can try... (Read More)

"" Domain Problems

June 9th - via:
Not even an hour ago, I discovered the domain name "" was suddenly disconnected from my site. The site itself is still valid (go to instead), but I have no clue as to why this happened other... (Read More)

Day 12: Investigation Scenes & Challenges

June 9th - via:
Hope everyone's had a great weekend so far, though it's been yet another quiet one here in Killshot Reloaded Land. Quiet, but not silent.  First, Roleplayers Chronicle posted my preview article called "What's New in Killshot Reloaded?" It goes into... (Read More)

Day 10: Assassins Love Pools

June 7th - via:
No, not those kind of pools. Every assassin focus provides players with focus options that create pools. A pool is a collection of points you can spend (according to the specific focus option) for bonus hits to certain active or opposed rolls or to... (Read More)

Day 9: Maps? Maps!!

June 6th - via:
Another $50 backer pitched in just before I started recording, which is always a nice bonus first thing in the morning. As promised, I have some big news regarding Killshot Reloaded and it has to do with maps. But this is about more than just having... (Read More)

Day 8: Threat Levels

June 5th - via:
It's officially been one full week since this Kickstarter launched and we made it to the first $1000! We're one-third of the way to our goal, but there's still a lot more push ahead as we try and make it to the Stand Alone Theme stretch goal @... (Read More)

Dealing Justice: The Reloaded Edition

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

Killshot Unlocked #2: The Law of the Land

June 4th - via:
KILLSHOT UNLOCKED #2The Law of the Land (A Preview of Wanted: Killshot) If'n you’re one of those types with a fancy education, you'll know people have wandered into uncharted territories since we were kicked out of Eden. It's in our nature and, if... (Read More)

Day 7: The A-Team?

June 4th - via:
With only $39 remaining until we unlock the next batch of goodies for our backers, I've decided to include something extra. Just for fun. Watch today's Video Update and find out how one of our playtesters found a way to make Killshot work for his... (Read More)

Day 6: Inititiave

June 3rd - via:
After a very quiet weekend, it's time to get back on the horse and ride this pony to the finish line. For the Day 6 Video Update, I wanted to take some time to explain the hows and whys of Reloaded's initiative mechanic and how it applies to themes... (Read More)

Day 4 & 5: Assassins Careers?

June 1st - via:
Welcome to the first weekend edition of the Video Update. Today, I'm answering a question submitted by one of the backers about creating Killshot careers (or campaigns, to use the traditional RPG parlance).  A Note on Video QualityIf you've been... (Read More)

Day 3: The Killshot Themes

May 31st - via:
As we start off the third day of this project, I wanted to take some time to answer the most common question I've received thus far: what's going to happen to the other themes when they don't win the Stand Alone stretch goal? The short answer?... (Read More)

Play Killshot Online @ L.U.G. Con

May 30th - via:
One of the up-and-coming online conventions (or "on-cons," as I call them), L.U.G. Con is a great opportunity to try out new or beloved games through Google Hangout and Roll20. Killshot Reloaded will be making its premiere with two one-shot games of... (Read More)

Day 2: Tracker 101

May 30th - via:
For anyone who has yet become a backer, this is your first Video Update and I took some time this morning to go over the Tracker and how it determines actions and turn order in Killshot Reloaded. Check it out when you have some time on your lunch (it... (Read More)

Killshot Unlocked #1: A World Spinning

May 29th - via:
Wow! The first theme preview unlocked on the first day. Nice. And it seems only fitting that the first mini-preview is for Operation: Killshot, which is currently sweeping the votes for the Stand Alone Theme stretch goal.  Let's get started, shall... (Read More)

Day 1: The Backer's Guide to Killshot Reloaded

May 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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