Ryuutama - Natural Fantasy Role-Playing Game

A project in Raleigh, NC by Andy Kitkowski

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Ryuutama is an original Japanese heartwarming tabletop RPG of travel and wonder, currently being translated for release in English!
Backers: 2056
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $97,960 of $8,000
Dates: Nov 2nd -> Dec 15th (43 days)
Project By: Andy Kitkowski
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Latest News

One Hour Left...

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
...I wonder if we'll fund? :-) Hey all, Andy here! I just wanted to give a quick "right before the end" update. This is the last chance to change your pledges (up or down) and so forth. I have been receiving a few waves of private messages:... (Read More)

Ryuutama: Character Making Rough Draft Document Live!

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
The rough draft of the character creation document is now live! This gives you all the tools you need to make a Level 1 Character (sans item/animal lists, but use the "Picnic Rules" included in the doc for that). Note that, as per the document, we... (Read More)

Big News: The First International Ryuutama Summit!

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, interesting news this week. I was in Tokyo last week for business, and of course I stopped in to Cafe Daydream to say hi to Okada-san and talk Ryuutama shop.  Turns out, his friend Matsukawa was in town. Matsukawa was the "Monster Designer"... (Read More)


December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, Andy K here!   Wow, been an interesting week. Matt came up with his family to spend Thanksgiving with us in Raleigh/Durham. We had these ideas of running sessions, doing live videos, putting together resources and the like to push... (Read More)

Announcing Milestone 3! Digital Shadows

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
See our latest announcement in this 10 second Youtube video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP92DhfAoNQ Details will be posted in the comments to this Update, tonight. We'll also explain the meaning of the above in a more drawn out update, in the... (Read More)

Ryuutama Character Creation Tutorial: Now Live!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay, so that was faster than I thought! Matt had some time this weekend, so he kicked out an awesome tutorial that walks you through basic character creation for Ryuutama. We don't cover all the bases on things like "What does every ability do";... (Read More)

Milestone 3: Toward Endless Blue Skies

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We have passed 1000 backers!! The money numbers are nice, but seeing all the people interested in this project has been wonderful. But far more than that, we are really excited about all of the positive feedback and energetic enthusiasm that our... (Read More)

Milestone Two: Colors and Seasons

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We introduce our next Milestones, and demonstrate a fun Japanese game here! (I actually like it far more than Jan-Ken) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nF-iwQb25gA As Ryuutama closes in on 1000 backers, it was time for us to post another set of... (Read More)

Milestone One : The Shore and the Sea

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, Andy here. Thanks so much for your contributions! We have two things to discuss in this update, so here we go! FINAL ART PLEDGE LEVELS - We posted the last levels for Mizusaka's art contibutions: 10 last character sketches, 5 last scene... (Read More)

Update: Woah #2, Milestones, and International Shipping

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, thank you so much for your support! If you're bored, Matt and I recorded a video thank you, with some insights into the future of the project here (there was a network interruption, so we split it into two parts):... (Read More)


November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
At 1:00AM, while at the Metatopia convention here in New Jersey, heading out to pick up some delicious Empanadas from Raul's, I hit up Matt with a text containing two words: HOLY COW* Totally floored by the response. Given that Ryuutama seems like... (Read More)

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