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Blackbirds RPG

A project in Kansas City, MO by Andrews McMeel Universal

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A horrific dark fantasy world Powered by Zweihander RPG from creator Ryan Verniere
Backers: 1458
Average Pledge Per Backer: $106

Funded: $154,026 of $25,000
Dates: Sep 15th -> Oct 15th (30 days)
Project By: Andrews McMeel Universal
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Latest News

Thank You, Everyone!

October 15th - via:
 Hi friends, Can you believe it? It’s the end of the BLACKBIRDS RPG Kickstarter! Although we have come to the end of the road, we would like to usher out one more thank you to everyone who has supported us these past 30 days. Thank you all for... (Read More)

More Surprises for Backers!

October 14th - via:
Hi friends, As we continue towards the end of the BLACKBIRDS RPG Kickstarter, we present to you another surprise: UNLOCKED: Grimoire Oversized Servant of the Gods Book All SOTG pledges and up will receive their hardcover book upgraded to a 9.25” x... (Read More)

A Special Surprise for Backers

October 13th - via:
 Release: Highsalt maps!  We are excited to announce that the map of Highsalt is now available as a brand-new Add-on! This intricately detailed map has been wondrously crafted in color and on high-quality canvas to reflect the magnificent landscape... (Read More)

An Inaugurating Adventure for BLACKBIRDS RPG

October 12th - via:
Hi friends, We have big news! As a bonus for all the support that we have received the past few weeks, we are excited to release Gone From Forever, a free introductory adventure for BLACKBIRDS! GONE FROM FOREVER For backers who pledged at $25+, you... (Read More)

It’s the Final Countdown!

October 11th - via:
Hi friends, Can you believe it? It’s the final week for our Kickstarter campaign! We sincerely appreciate all of your support over these past three weeks. As our journey nears its end, we would like to give special thanks to all the wonderful... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal! 250 Servant of the Gods Backers

October 7th - via:
Hi friends, We are pleased to unveil a NEW Stretch Goal for you today. Who is up for a challenge? SOTG Edition Upgrade Once we reach 250 Servant of the Gods backers (this includes SOTG and Super Premium), these backers will receive several new... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked! Degradation Tokens

October 6th - via:
Hi friends, You have done it: Our Kickstarter has reached $125,000 in pledges! The entire BLACKBIRDS RPG team is amazed, overwhelmed, and grateful for your support. This milestone unlocks our next stretch goal:  Degradation Tokens Unlocked!  Used... (Read More)

SUPER PREMIUM BACKERS: Luxury Screens for Bespoke Adventurers.

October 5th - via:
Hi friends, Have we got a sneak peek for you today! The item you are about to lay eyes on is exclusive to our SUPER PREMIUM SOTG pledge level, and we are thrilled to present it to you in conjunction with Dog Might. Bolivian Rosewood Screens Each... (Read More)

International Shipping Clarification

October 4th - via:
Hi friends, We would like to clarify shipping cost and logistics for our international backers: In the current legal landscape for international fulfillment, estimating the cost and requirements for shipping globally is trickier than ever. As a... (Read More)

1,000 Backers and New Stretch Goal Unlocked!

October 1st - via:
Hi friends, BLACKBIRDS RPG has 1,000 backers! We can’t come close to expressing the amount of excitement we are feeling about this one. From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to thank all of you. Canvas Maps Unlocked  Because of your... (Read More)

Look Good, Feel Good—DEATH SAVES T-Shirt Unveiled

September 30th - via:
Hi friends, The wait is over. The time has finally come! We searched the far reaches of the Megaverse for one who was truly metal enough to craft the official BLACKBIRDS RPG gear… and here is the first offering from this unholy merger with none... (Read More)

Feel the might of Norse Foundry dice!

September 28th - via:
Enhance your BLACKBIRDS RPG experience with these master-crafted gemstone dice! Produced in conjunction with DEATH SAVES and Norse Foundry, these gemstone dice will imbue your Blackbird with power as they cleave through hordes of great Caoimhe moths.... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal: Corbel Map Add-On

September 27th - via:
Hi friends, The BLACKBIRDS RPG Kickstarter is at almost 1,000 backers! We are so excited that we have created a NEW stretch goal: Once we have reached 1,000 backers, we will make a 22” x 17” canvas map of Corbel available as an add-on! Corbel Map... (Read More)

Add-On Items

September 23rd - via:
Hi friends, Earlier this week, we briefly mentioned our Kickstarter’s add-on items in our update email, but honestly – it hardly did them justice. Here is a more detailed view of the wonderful custom items our partners have created specifically... (Read More)

NEW Shipping Friendly Pledge Level for Gamer Groups

September 21st - via:
Hi friends, Since shipping is on everyone’s minds these days, we are happy to announce the creation of another shipping-friendly pledge level that we hope will alleviate additional concerns about shipping. This new pledge level is designed to let... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! $100K and International Shipping Update

September 20th - via:
Hi friends, BLACKBIRDS has broken $100K! Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed to this campaign. We are THRILLED to announce that because we have broken past $100K in backer support, the Servant of the Gods special edition will now... (Read More)

Campaign Coins Unlock, International Shipping, and Actual Play Tonight!

September 17th - via:
Hi friends, We couldn’t wait any longer... Campaign Coins Are Unlocked We’re excited to announce that the 2 Fortune/Misfortune tokens are now UNLOCKED! And the best part is that they are completely FREE. Made by Campaign Coins, these two tokens... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked! Map of Erebos

September 16th - via:
A mere 24 hours from our launch, BLACKBIRDS RPG has surpassed $79K in pledges! We are beyond humbled by your support and excited for what lies ahead. With our first stretch goal unlocked, a FREE MAP OF EREBOS will now be included in all standard and... (Read More)

100% Funded! Thank you, thank you, thank you.

September 15th - via:
Hello friends, We are ecstatic and extremely grateful to all who have contributed to our campaign so far. In 39 minutes we hit our $25k funding goal! Thank you for being such an integral part of making Blackbirds RPG a reality. Be sure to share this... (Read More)

Blackbirds, Dark Fantasy TTRPG, Launches on Kickstarter

September 15th - via:
A new dark fantasy tabletop roleplaying game inspired by the likes of Berserk and Norse mythology has launched on Kickstarter. Earlier today, Andrew McMeel Universal launched the Kickstarter campaign for Blackbirds, a new tabletop roleplaying game created by Ryan Verniere and powered by the Zweihander game engine. Blackbirds is set in the grim and perilous world of Erebos, a world where a cabal of people defeated the gods and became Oligarchs, beings of immense power. This act disrupted reality itself, causing corrupt magic to seep into the world. (Read More)

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