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NGS - The Narrative Game System

A project in Columbus, OH by Vincent Venturella (Venture Land Games)
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NGS is a rules-light tabletop role-playing game that will unleash the awesome power of your imagination.
Backers: 266
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $6,637 of $3,000
Dates: Feb 12th -> Mar 14th (30 days)
Project By: Vincent Venturella (Venture Land Games)
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Latest News

Final Night Update

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
FINAL NIGHTThe final night of the NGS Kickstarter has begun! Thank you to all of our current backers for your support on the NGS journey. Don't forget to keep sharing NGS on your social media platform of choice. _ Book StatusAs the campaign draws to... (Read More)

24 Hours to Go & A Big Thanks!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Just 24 Hours Left! The final day of the NGS Kickstarter has begun. We are very grateful to all of our backers and we want to show that thanks in the final day with a bonus Wallpaper! This beautiful wallpaper features art from Nate Abell for our... (Read More)

NGS Designer Interview - Part IV

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Just under 48 hours to go! We are continuing to build momentum as we come to the final hours so keep sharing the kickstarter across your social media platform of choice.  _ Today we have an interview with our Lead Designer and owner Vincent... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #5 Achieved

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We have hit our 5th stretch goal and that means our final setting, Falgrim - City of Intrigue has been added to the NGS book. This fun setting combines gothic horror, pulp noir and just a little fantasy for an action-packed, urban-investigation... (Read More)

NGS Designer Interview - Part III

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We are down to 4 days left and we continue going strong. We hope everyone is as excited as we are about NGS becoming a reality and we want to thank all of our backers for coming on this great journey with us. Remember to keep sharing the game and the... (Read More)

NGS Designer Interview - Part II

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 5 days left and we are closing in on our last setting Stretch Goal: Falgrim, City of Intrigue! We can't wait to share NGS with everyone and we want to keep the momentum going so keep sharing the game across your social media platform of... (Read More)

Designer Interview & NGS in Press

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
The final week of the NGS Kickstarter has begun! All this week we are going to feature interviews with our designers. They give you the inside scoop on the game; why they believe in the project, what they love about the game and their favorite... (Read More)

Setting Preview - Gods Above Us

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Our update today is another preview of one of our NGS settings: Gods Above Us. The world of Gods Above Us finds ambivalent heroes of small number but incredible power working against both villains and the normal humans who take to the streets as... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #4 Achieved

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Our 4th Stretch Goal has been reached, and that means we have unlocked more content for all of our backers. The NGS book will now contain the Universe Black Sci-Fi setting. The full description for this exciting setting can be found below.   "The... (Read More)

Music to Spur the Imagination

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We want to take a moment to share with you a partner kickstarter we are very excited about. The Pro Tabletop Gaming Audio (HERE) offers some amazing audio tracks for setting the mood for any type of game. NGS focuses on the ability to tell a story... (Read More)

NGS on the Gagmen RPG Podcast: Part II

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Part II of the NGS interview on the Gagmen podcast is now available! Check out the link below to hear the continuation of our Lead Designer, Vincent Venturella and the Gagmen craft an adventure full of nazis, talking mice and possibly drunken... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3 Achieved

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Our 3rd stretch goal has been reached and that means we have unlocked more content for our backers. All of our backers will receive the Destiny Undone Adventure: Mystery at Tahoe in PDF to be delivered with the NGS book. A synopsis of the adventure... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 Achieved!

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We have hit our 2nd Stretch Goal, and that means the setting Deinos: Beyond the End of Man is included in the final NGS book. You can find the full description below.   _ Long ago, the world was perfect and beautiful, a utopia. That world is gone... (Read More)

Congratulations to our Partner - Fat Dragon Games!

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We want to take a moment to congratulate one of our partners; Fat Dragon Games. They recently closed their most successful Kickstarter ever! Though the Kickstarter campaign is over, you can still check out their great products here... (Read More)

NGS Actual Play Sample - Cooperative Setting Creation Part II

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we have Part II of our designers going through the cooperative Setting Building for Samurai Steam. As the setting comes into view, this recording shows just how much a world can grow when you make it cooperatively. Ideas start coming fast and... (Read More)

NGS on the Gagmen RPG Podcast

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
NGS was the topic of conversation on the fantastic Gagmen RPG Podcast. Part I of the podcast has the Gagmen sitting down with our Lead Designer Vincent Venturella to talk about NGS, Story-Driven gaming and of course, infiltrating enemy strongholds... (Read More)

NGS On-the-Air & International Shipping

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Today, our Lead Designer Vincent Venturella is going to be on the Gagmen podcast (http://www.gagmen.net/). We will be designing an exciting adventure using the rules of NGS, where the PCs go from a world of fantasy into the dark days of the height of... (Read More)

NGS Actual Play Sample - Cooperative Setting Creation

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We are so proud of where we have come so far and we know there is still so much we can achieve. Today we wanted to share another actual play sample. This podcast/audio file is Part I of our designers going through the cooperative Setting building for... (Read More)

Destiny Undone Preview Map

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Today we have another preview from one of the settings in the NGS book. This is the map of the United States from Destiny Undone: How the West Was Lost. This weird western setting features seceding territories in the iron grip of robber barons,... (Read More)

Video Outtakes #2 - Dating Video

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We have a humorous update for you today. Anyone who has watched the Kickstarter video knows there is one section unlike all the rest. We wanted to share with everyone our favorite, and the most unique part of the Kickstarter video; the dating... (Read More)

NGS Fundamentals - Episode 3: Cooperative Setting & Character Creation

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we bring you another designer discussion. This one finds our designers talking about the creation of Destiny Undone: How the West was Lost. What I love about this story is how much a setting can change based on the input of the group. By... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Achieved & NGS goes On the Air

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We have hit our first Stretch Goal, and that means the Samurai Steam setting is included in the final NGS book. You can find the full description below. The thousand islands of the Shotoku Nation are a place of honor, tradition and war. The Empress... (Read More)

Settings Preview & A Partner Announcement

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday we achieved our original funding goal and we are well on our way to our first stretch goal. As a special preview, I wanted to talk about the 4 base settings of the NGS book. The NGS book will contain these 4 settings PLUS any setting from a... (Read More)

Funding Achieved & A Bonus for Backers

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

NGS Fundamentals - Episode 2: Character Stories

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Our update today is another of our NGS Fundamentals podcast. This session finds our designers discussing some of their favorite moments from the various playtests. Listening to this again, it reminds me just how fast, fun and easy it is to have... (Read More)

Fracturi Setting Preview

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We are very excited about all the support we have received thus far. We want to keep the excitement rolling. Today, we have a cool preview for you. Below is the map for the Fracturi setting, a world of dark fantasy featured in the NGS book. The... (Read More)

Milestone #2 - 75% ACHIEVED

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Outtakes Video

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
It's Friday and today we have a fun update for you. We hope you like our Kickstarter video, but as with any movie, we didn’t exactly get it in one take. Click below to see some of the (hopefully) hilarious Outtakes. ... (Read More)

NGS Fundamentals - Episode 1: Choice Points

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Today our update is a podcast discussion between our Lead Designer (Vincent Venturella) and another of our designers (Ryan Dickerson). They discuss some of the initial inspiration that led them to create the game, the challenges of character making... (Read More)

50% - First Milestone Achieved

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Custom Avatar for Supporters

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Now you can show your support for NGS with the Custom Badge below.   (Read More)

International Shipping

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
For those of you overseas, we want to make the product available, but as many are aware, the costs of International Shipping have risen dramatically. We have built in an Add-On ($20 + $5 per additional book ordered) that allows for International... (Read More)

Quick Start Guide and Sample Adventure Available

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

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