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Around Alone: A Solo Sailing RPG

A project in Oakland, CA by Steven Schwartz

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A solo RPG about racing a sailboat, non-stop, around the world, alone, modeled after the Vendeé Globe race -- part of Zinequest 3
Backers: 101
Average Pledge Per Backer: $14

Funded: $1,460 of $250
Dates: Feb 10th -> Feb 24th (14 days)
Project By: Steven Schwartz
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Latest News

$1000 -- And that means we're going around the world -- slower! :)

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
So, overnight we passed the $1000 stretch goal, so I'll be bringing you the Golden Globe race as well! (If anyone has ideas for $2000, let me know ASAP. :) ) For a bit of history, for those who don't know: After Francis Chichester (later Sir Francis... (Read More)

Broad reach, surfing at speed! -- Stretch Goals and a recommendation

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
First, since you're short on time if you want to go back it: When I post this, there are 44 hours left in this kickstarter: I encourage people to take a look, as the sort of solo endeavor that intrigues long-distance sailors might well intrigue... (Read More)

Stretch goals?

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
So, given that we've blown past my goal, let me ask: If I were to put up a $500 and $1000 stretch goal, which order would people want these two in: 1) More detailed boatbuilding rules, to allow for a greater variety of different vessels, or 2) A... (Read More)

And funded!

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Bernard Moitessier did not sail back to England to win the Golden Globe race -- but sailed on to Tahiti.  We've funded, for which I thank you all! -- and I want to keep going. I am looking at the possibility of adding stretch goals, either in the... (Read More)

Leaving harbor!

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We are off, and headed...well, not around the world, because no sailboat could make that in 14 days, but across this passage! I want to thank the people who've made sure I'm not doing this alone, both my first backer (yes, I'm excited that I have a... (Read More)

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