Trigger Happy: roleplaying in a World Which Hates You.

A project in West Orange, NJ by Caias Ward / TaleSpinner Holdings

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Trigger Happy is the Role Playing Game of Action, Crime and a World Which Hates You.
Backers: 311
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $8,413 of $4,000
Dates: Apr 16th -> May 20th (35 days)
Project By: Caias Ward / TaleSpinner Holdings
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Latest News

A 9k stretch goal

May 20th - via:
Sorry for all the updates but I thought of this after the last one was sent.If we hit $9000, Cameron Johnson will read Matt Forbeck's story "The Trouble With The Irish", and with his awesome normal voice instead of his movie trailer voice.... (Read More)

Enter The Protagonist

May 20th - via:
We hit 8k so Enter The Protagonist is a go!Now, just one more stretch goal... it is a stretch, but we can at least see how close we get to it.Now excuse me while I chase after everyone who said they would pledge...Caias  (Read More)

The Home Stretch

May 20th - via:
We have less than 12 hours to go.We are doing incredibly well.Only thing I can ask is that you continue to spread the word and if there are any add-ons you want, get them in now. I won't be spamming updates here, but I'm going to be living on my... (Read More)

Remember your shipping!

May 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Soundtrack, Enter the Protagonist, art prints and our next stretch goal

May 19th - via:
Good morning!Seems we broke $7000 overnight! Cameron Hays is already gathering musicians to work on the Trigger Happy soundtrack as I write.No, really, he just posted on Facebook about it, so it's true.But we can't stop here! At $8000 we get Enter... (Read More)

Four Days! Printing, and a minor hiccup.

May 16th - via:
Hey guys,First, the (not really but more annoying than) bad news.We won't be able to offer the bookmarks as a backer goal. I'll admit I screwed up the math of it and it won't be feasible to throw them in. To do so will end up taking away too much... (Read More)

Art print info is up, and ever forward

May 15th - via:
Hey all,The art print and metal print info is up. I included the graphic below.  We are making prints available to the $30 pledge level and above, with the metal prints only available in the US. As I said previously, the shipping costs would just be... (Read More)

Deck Full of Trouble, Shoshana Kessock Gets Trigger Happy and More!

May 13th - via:
Hey All!We've got 7 days left and I wanted to share some exciting updates regarding Trigger Happy.First off, the Deck Full of TroubleWhile everyone at the $10+ levels will get a copy of the Deck Full of Trouble in PDF for no additional cost, we are... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Reached and New Goals Announced!

May 10th - via:
Hey all, I've been quiet a few days as I worked a bit on Trigger Happy layout, setting up the art assignments so as soon as money clears I can get people to work. I have a few announcements just to keep you guys motivated as well as for the people... (Read More)


May 6th - via:
Been a bit less chatty than normal. I was off in the woods killing postapocalyptic Nazis and such in a LARP. I'm rested now, so back to the keyboard. I'll start off with some art from David Fooden.Will have more stuff for you this week. Thanks, and... (Read More)

IRC chat log

May 3rd - via:
Hey all, The IRC chat went very well. Here's a copy of the log, where I discuss some particulars regarding the mechanics of Trigger Happy. me know if you have questions related... (Read More)

#rpgnet IRC Chat May 2 8 PM

May 1st - via:
Hey all,  I will be chatting tomorrow on IRC regarding Trigger Happy and whatever else people want to talk about. This will be at 8 pm tomorrow, May 2ndTo join #rpgnet chat: go to Hope to see you there!Caias  (Read More)

A glowing, if bizarre, review of Trigger Happy

April 30th - via:
Seems Alcoholic Luigi at decided to review Trigger Happy. reference, he requested a review copy and I did not see the review before it went live.We are currently in the... (Read More)

Sample Jamoke and Mob

April 29th - via:
Figured I should send you a sample Mob just so you can see what a Stat block for one looks like: The One-Pump Chump: this is the guy (or girl, we’re not sexist) you lay out in the bar before you show his woman (or man, or woman, or whatever) what a... (Read More)

Posters and Dice!

April 27th - via:
Hey all, I finally got the pricing for the posters and dice. It took some thought (and it’s sommeething I’ll learn from in regards to prep work in the future), but this is what we are looking at for them.  Dice We will be offering 5 Trigger... (Read More)

FUNDED!!! And a new stretch goal announced!

April 25th - via:
And we are funded!Wow...It took less than 10 days for a project without a 'big name' or established base to fund. For all the uses of Kickstarter, which certainly have merit, this is what I think the platform is about: taking an idea, presenting it... (Read More)

The Chinese Poster, the Examiner and Forthcoming Spreadsheet

April 24th - via:
Here it is. Thanks to Tony Lee for his translation work!I'll be setting prices for the dice and the posters by Friday; its a balance between 'too high that no one wants them' and 'give them away and actually cost money that would be used to fund the... (Read More)

Dice pics!

April 24th - via:
Got pics of a sample die made by Chessex. I will be setting prices soon, I promise!We are hundreds of dollars away from funding! Just a few more as well from unlocking the "Syrian Thrift Shop" short story, so get on your friends and remind them that... (Read More)

Someone check our German...

April 22nd - via:
My wife translated but she speaks Swiss-German so it's not at awesome :)Still working on setting price, so we should have a number for you this week.Chinese language poster coming up soon!  (Read More)

$3000! Poster Notes! Syrian Thrift Shop!

April 22nd - via:
Less than a thousand to go before we fund!  We slowed down a bit over the weekend but that's expected; I mean, who other than me was sitting in front of their computer, clickng refresh and hoping more pledges come in?Ahem... :)Working on the posters... (Read More)

Dice! Posters!

April 19th - via:
Our latest pledge not only put us to the count we needed for the Dice add-on, but also for the foreign language posters! I have people translating the text on the cover art to German and Chinese and should have something up regarding prices and such... (Read More)

Need one more $10 backer, and fiction

April 19th - via:
That will give us 100 $10+ backers and open up the dice.This way, Ross Isaacs won't explode, for he loves his dice.I spoke to Chessex today and I should hear back from their design guy Tuesday. I'll get samples quickly and be able to set the price... (Read More)


April 18th - via:
Alright, we are closing on on our third X at $10 goal...  so I figure I'd reveal our initial design for the Trigger Happy dice. For reference, a Win is when you roll two or more 10s on your dice. This lets you pick up all the dice you rolled 10 on,... (Read More)


April 18th - via:
We just broke the halfway mark in less than 3 days!Right now, we sit at $2014 dollars of $4000 dollars. I'm amazed at how well things are going so far. More importantly, I'm seeing names of people I don't know pledging to make Trigger Happy a... (Read More)

$1500+! First Backer Goal Hit!Staff Pick

April 17th - via:
Greetings my backers (and those people who haven't backed yet but are reading the public posts)!Overnight, a few things happened...First off, we managed to hit over $1500 in pledges. That puts us at 38% of goal in less than 24 hours since launch.... (Read More)

Big in Japan

April 16th - via:
We'll, not Japan, and not that big (yet). I'm talking about the start of the blog posts about Trigger Happy, including this one: German is terrible but... (Read More)

Signal Boosting

April 16th - via:
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