Merchants of the Dark Road

Brainjacked - A Cyberpunk campaign setting for FATE core

A project in Canterbury, UK by Canterbury Games Studio

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Your brain has been hacked; your identity erased. What will you do to get it back?
Backers: 121
Average Pledge Per Backer: £15

Funded: £1,870 of £900
Dates: Oct 22nd -> Nov 21st (31 days)
Project By: Canterbury Games Studio
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Latest News

Maximum Overdrive

November 21st - via:
Hi all, It's been a fantastic few days. We've hit all of our stretch goals, which felt great.  We added more and we hit those which was amazing. You guys surprised us. The last two goals we had in reserve; any more would be freestyling.  If there's... (Read More)

24 Hour Countdown

November 20th - via:
We are into the final 24 hours now, with one stretch goal left. There are more pledged for Brainjacked than for Henchmen (our previous project), so we’re feeling pretty good!  (Read More)

Woo - New Stretch Goals added

November 20th - via:
Hi guys, one pledge short of our final stretch goal and a day and a half to go! We have now added in the deluxe colour level pledges for those who want books with high-quality paper. Something to make the art pop. It’s a little late in the... (Read More)

Another goal hit!

November 19th - via:
Hi all, A big welcome to our new backers. Another stretch goal is now done and just over two days to go! If I could direct our new backers to the post entitled 'Sharing and Survey links', we are taking backer opinions on some layout and design... (Read More)

One Goal Down

November 13th - via:
Hi everyone,  we're into the last week with one stretch goal under the belt.   So an epub edition of the rules, for easy reading on phones and small devices will be included with all PDF downloads.  We have a lot of people who've shown interest... (Read More)

Sharing and Survey Links

November 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Lessons from Henchmen

November 9th - via:
This update will be followed by a backer-only update with links to the samples and the survey. It's probably worth having a look at the survey first to get an idea of the questions we are asking. Brainjacked will get the benefit our layout experience... (Read More)

A few photos of text

November 8th - via:
Hi all, We've reached 109% now, so are very pleased. A hairsbreadth from stretch goal one. I am currently sitting in my favourite coffee shop with Jon and he has some printed versions of the laid-out pages with him. So, I thought I would show you... (Read More)


November 6th - via:
Hi all, We've crossed the funded threshold! While I never count the money until it's in our bank account, it does feel good. Many thanks to our wonderful backers. We still have plenty of time left to punch out some stretch goals, so onwards and... (Read More)

Some layout samples

November 6th - via:
Hi all, All still going great guns. Here are some snippets from the style sheets we are currently looking at. Help us decide fonts, styling effects and other elements design. They're all B/W for now, but will be in colour in the final product. In... (Read More)

Almost there!

November 5th - via:
Hi all, A big welcome to our new backers. We have just broken 90% with two weeks still to go. As for our game development, I have just sent the opening pages of a chapter currently titled ‘Violence’ to Jon, our wonderful layout artist. He is... (Read More)

80% and on!

November 1st - via:
Hi guys, A third of the way through now and over 80% funded! We've beaten the initial funding goal of our previous project, which is a good milestone. We put the bar higher for Brainjacked primarily as a buffer against inflation and today’s... (Read More)

70% and on

October 27th - via:
Hi guys, We’re over 70% of the way there now, let’s keep it going! So, I wanted to do a little comparison between Henchmen (our last project) and Brainjacked. Both are similar in scope, both in terms of page count and being a mix of setting... (Read More)

Day 3 Epub vs Phone PDF

October 25th - via:
Hi all, Day 3 and we are over the 50% mark. Now we are passed the first few days, it's likely to be a steady drip, drip, drip, till the last week. Since I promised to write about something a little more than just backer numbers, I thought I would... (Read More)

Almost half way there already

October 24th - via:
Hi all, We've reached the end of day 2 with 49% funding, (£4 short of a lovely round 50%) from 30 backers spread between 8 countries. Not a bad couple of days. The fact we've come this far in the first 48 hours fills me with confidence. We are going... (Read More)

Great Start

October 23rd - via:
Hi all, I'd like to give a big hello to all backers so far, both fresh faces and those who've followed us from Henchmen. Also a wave to our many followers: I hope you like what you see as the project unfolds. We have just hit 30% funding which is... (Read More)

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