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Free Spacer // a sandbox starship tabletop RPG

A project in Vancouver, Canada by Christoph Sapinsky

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Adventure. Investigation. Science! Your crew hustles to complete jobs in a sector-wide cold war.
Backers: 633
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38 CAD

Funded: $24,175 CAD of $20,000 CAD
Dates: Aug 14th -> Sep 18th (36 days)
Project By: Christoph Sapinsky
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Latest News

A Friendly Reminder about Shipping

September 17th - via:
We've FUNDED! That's super exciting, but also means we need to talk about shipping. Shipping is expensive and no one likes to pay for it. So, I want to be as open as I can on the cost of shipping before the Kickstarter ends. Here are approximations... (Read More)


September 16th - via:
Wow, we did not expect this tonight. WE FUNDED! Today we surpassed launch day in funding and backers. Incredible.  Thank you so much! We're quickly approaching amazing stretch goals by Kira Magrann, Johnstone Metzger, & Melody Watson. Show... (Read More)

48 hours & nearly funded!

September 16th - via:
I'd like to thank all my backers. Your pledges have nearly funded the Free Spacer Kickstarter. Your efforts to promote the campaign are amazing. THANK YOU! For everyone following the Free Spacer // a sandbox starship tabletop RPG Kickstarter now is... (Read More)

A week remaining and we're investing in you.

September 11th - via:
The Free Spacer Kickstarter has 1 week left and I still need your help to fund. I've had many suggestions on how to market the campaign, but I would rather invest in my backers. To fund we need to increase the number of backers to 500 or increase... (Read More)

#gamemaster backer level sold out? Nope! Let's make more.

September 6th - via:
Selling out!I noticed that the #gamemaster backer level sold out. Well, I think we can make more printed sector archive if you like it. I'm upping the number of these cool little setting books for your players to 50. There are now 45 possible... (Read More)

Game mechanics

September 5th - via:
Hello crew, I added a new video to the kickstarter story today. It is quickly explains the Free Spacer core mechanics. We are thinking about call it the Charge System, what do you think? Is it a good name?  (Read More)

Actual Play Thursdays - VoDs on YouTube

August 28th - via:
The Eric Vulgaris’ Free Spacer Actual Play VoDs are now up on YouTube. They include an exclusive sector and character creation. New ones coming weekly after the twitch stream, which shows on Thursdays at 6:30 pm PDT on Twitch.  Cast: Gamemaster:... (Read More)

Episode 307: Nobody Wants to Be a Gate « Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff

In Ken and/or Robin Talk to Someone Else, Christoph Sapinsky tells us about his new hard SF game Free Spacer, now Kickstarting. (Read More)

Actual Play Thursdays

August 23rd - via:
On Thursdays, we have a weekly Free Spacer actual play on Eric Vulgaris' twitch channel: Check it out to see how Free Spacer plays. I'll be in the chat to answer questions and hang out. ScheduleThe Stream is... (Read More)

Free Spacer Preview

August 20th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Unicorns Return To War, Horizon: Zero Dawn Gets A Board Game, And More Tabletop News

August 18th - via:
Welcome to the Gaming Shelf, our new roundup of tabletop gaming news, releases, updates and interesting Kickstarter campaigns — focusing on sci-fi and fantasy games, with the occasional exception of course (Machi Koro is too cute to ignore!). Seeing as we’re on the heels of GenCon, board game companies have been showing off some of their best and brightest stuff over the past few weeks. Even as we head into mid-August, there’s still a lot of great scoops and news. Here’s a few of the highlights we spotted for this week. (Read More)

Over 100 backer, $4000, and the Social stretch goals

August 16th - via:
Thank you everyone! We now have over 100 backers and over $4000 CND. We're well on our way to making Free Spacer a reality. I appreciate all of the support. Social Media PiratesYou've all been doing an amazing job with the promotion! We are well on... (Read More)

First two Interviews posted

August 15th - via:
[Insert Quest Here]Ray Cox interviewed me on his podcast [Interview Quest Here] about Free Spacer ThoughtyBrie interviewed me on their blog Thoughty about Free Spacer  (Read More)

Character Sheets

August 14th - via:
There have been a lot of requests to see a close up of the game's character sheets. Ship SheetThis is the ship sheet that the crew shares. Front of the Ship sheet Back of the Ship sheet  Crewmember SheetThis is crewmember sheet, each player has... (Read More)

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