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Bulletproof Blues Second Edition

A project in Charlottesville, VA by Brandon Blackmoor

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Bulletproof Blues is a rules-light, setting-dark superhero RPG. The game is getting new art and an updated layout.
Backers: 158
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $5,277 of $1,500
Dates: Feb 1st -> Mar 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Brandon Blackmoor
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Latest News

Final day! Stretch goal 5 funded and then some!

March 1st - via:
Tomorrow, March 2, is the final day of the campaign. Stretch goal 5, "More characters, more art!" has been funded and left in the dust! A total of nineteen character illustrations by brilliant artist Sean Izaakse! Our next stretch goal is new chapter... (Read More)

2 days left! Cosmic Adventures funded!

February 28th - via:
Two days left, and the stretch goals are falling like dominoes! Christopher Helton will develop a larger than life space setting featuring (but not limited to) powerful alien cultures, space-faring law-enforcement agencies, and big, cinematic dangers... (Read More)

3 days left, and Extraterrestrial Villainy by Steven S. Long is funded!

February 27th - via:
Stretch goal three has been funded! Gaming industry veteran Steven S. Long will provide a short adventure involving extraterrestrials.  (Read More)

4 days left!

February 24th - via:
If you read closely, you probably thought that the previous update was supposed to say, "It's day 24, and we are $250 away from stretch goal #3: Steve Long's adventure." You MIGHT think that, but in fact it SHOULD say, "It's day 26, and we are only... (Read More)

A quiz for Monday!

February 24th - via:
It's day 24, and we are $250 away from stretch goal $6: Steve Long's adventure. How did your Monday go? Need some distraction? Try out this 20-question quiz from PlayBuzz: How Well Do You Know MARVEL Comics?... (Read More)

The final week!

February 23rd - via:
With only seven days to go, we are swiftly approaching the third stretch goal, an adventure written by Steve Long. I am confident that we will blow past that goal and continue racking up more! If you'd like to get as much as possible for your... (Read More)

Contests and podcasts!

February 20th - via:
Did you know that there are two different contests related to Bulletproof Blues? There are! And they are awesome! Character sheet contestFirst, we have a contest to redesign the character sheet we use for sample characters in the book itself and in... (Read More)

Stretch goal 2 and Noble Glaucus colors!

February 19th - via:
As I write this, the Kickstarter has blown past our second stretch goal (more art! more characters!) and is heading toward our third stretch goal (Extraterrestrial Villainy, from Steve Long)! That's exciting! We also have the last of our scheduled... (Read More)

Noble Glaucus inks, and the life of a struggling superhero artist

February 18th - via:
Here are the inks for Noble Glaucus, Warlord of Lemuria. Noble Glaucus inks by Sean Izaakse Have you heard of Minimum Wage? In Minimum Wage, writer/artist Bob Fingerman documents the life of an up-and-coming comic creator who is transitioning from a... (Read More)

Widow in colour and the Lion Whisperer!

February 17th - via:
Here is Widow in full vibrant colour, courtesy of brilliant artist Sean Izaakse. As always, our backers get a high-resolution version of this image, released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0 US license. Widow by Sean Izaakse Did... (Read More)

Widow inks and Warren Ellis' birthday!

February 16th - via:
A quick update today: inks for Widow, and a nod to Warren Ellis, creator of Planetary, one of the inspirations for Bulletproof Blues. Widow inks!First, we have updated the Kickstarter site to reveal the inks for another of our favorite sample... (Read More)

Please change your Kickstarter password

February 15th - via:
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Backer Rewards Vault

February 15th - via:
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Thornmallow in "undead colour" and Blambot fonts!

February 15th - via:
We are officially halfway through the campaign, and over halfway to our second stretch goal -- more characters, more art! We are trying to find ways to reach new people who haven't heard of our Kickstarter campaign yet. If you have a suggestion, send... (Read More)

We love games (and Thornmallow inks)!

February 14th - via:
We'll keep it short today. DriveThruRPG is having a "We Love Games" sale this week. In honor of St. Valentine's Day, they are marking a whole pile of stuff down to 14% off this week, February 14-20. Check it... (Read More)

Manticore in colour and superheroic academia!

February 13th - via:
We are fast approaching our second stretch goal: more characters, and more art! So keep spreading the word! Manticore in full colourHere is the full colour version of Manticore. Our backers can find the high-resolution version of this image in the... (Read More)

Manticore in black and white, and Nimona!

February 12th - via:
A quick update today. First, we have updated the Kickstarter site to reveal the inks for one of our favorite sample characters, Manticore. Fun facts! In China, Manticore is known as "Dragon's Lovely Daughter", while in Japan she is known as "Super... (Read More)

Stretch goal funded and Chthyra in colour

February 11th - via:
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Atlanta in ruins, Chthyra in colour, and Dorkland!

February 11th - via:
Ruins of Atlanta is funded!We have reached our first stretch goal: Ruins of Atlanta by Jason Tondro! Everyone who supports the campaign at the City Defender ($25) level or above will receive this PDF supplement and all other supplements unlocked... (Read More)

Chthyra inks and stretch goal update

February 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

You spoke: we listened!

February 10th - via:
Great news! Over the weekend, we conducted a survey of our current backers to see how they would like us to prioritize our stretch goals. As a result, we have re-organized our stretch goals. Check them out! As a result of this re-organization, we are... (Read More)

Stretch goal survey

February 8th - via:
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Miasma, by Sean Izaakse

February 7th - via:
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February 7th - via:
Miasma says, "Thanks for your support!"We have reached our base goal of $1500, so let's start with a bang:  the full color illustration of Miasma, by Sean Izaakse! Miasma colour by Sean Izaakse Our backers will be receiving the high-resolution... (Read More)

Bulletproof Blues Second Edition Kickstarter

February 7th - via:
If there's one thing I truly love about doing Kickstarter articles for Dorkland it's the moments when I look over a Kickstarter and think, "Ooh, that's a good idea!" Well, the Bulletproof Blues Second Edition Kickstarter gave me one of those moments. Which I'll touch on at the end of this article (if you are thinking about creating a Kickstarter in the future, you might want to check that out). (Read More)

$100 to go, The Fall Of Man, and Perils Of The Lady Gamer

February 5th - via:
We'll make this one short. It's Day 6 of the campaign, and we are just a smidge away from reaching our base goal. Thank you! When the campaign hits $1500, we'll post the full color illustration of Miasma (and our backers will get a high-resolution... (Read More)

Miamsa inks, BAMF! podcast, and Something Terrible

February 5th - via:
Welcome to day 5! We have four entries in our update for you today. First, here is the inked version of Miasma, by Sean Izaakse! A few minutes ago, I sent the high-resolution version of this image to our backers, but this lower-resolution version is... (Read More)

Miasma inks by Sean Izaakse

February 5th - via:
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Breaking $1000, and Medusa's Guide for Gamer Girls

February 3rd - via:
It's day 4 of the campaign, and the campaign has broken $1000! We are 2/3 of the way to our base goal. Of course, we want to go much further than that. To fund the cover and the new character art, we'll need to hit $5000. To fund the fabulous... (Read More)

We are off to a great start!

February 2nd - via:
The campaign is off to a great start. We are only on day 2, and our first goal is 60% funded. Let's keep the momentum going! Share the link for the campaign, and ask your friends to share it. Encourage them to support the project. If you have... (Read More)

A minor adjustment to stretch goals

February 1st - via:
The campaign is off to a great start, thanks to your support! However, we have had to adjust the stretch goal amounts to take into account the fact that a higher percentage of backers than we expected are opting for a printed book (versus a PDF).... (Read More)

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