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Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes

A project in Fort Wayne, IN by Fearlight Games

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In this Victorian-era RPG, you become an investigator working out of 221B Baker Street solving cases for Dr. Watson.
Backers: 617
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $31,479 of $3,500
Dates: Jan 30th -> Mar 16th (45 days)
Project By: Fearlight Games
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Latest News

We're into our final week! We have a new stretch goal writer and a new stretch goal add-on!

March 10th - via:
We have one more stretch goal writer lined up to tell everyone about. Mark Plemmons, who has been working diligently on the recently successful Corporia RPG has decided to come on board. When we bust through the $30,000 level, Mark will add his case... (Read More)

We've updated our concept for the limited edition hardcover!

March 4th - via:
Okay everyone, we've been working on the details for the hardcover, and think that we have a solid concept that you will really like!   As before, our hardcover books will be bound in hunter green vellum. We are going to emboss the title, author,... (Read More)

Baker Street Designer, Bryce Whitacre discusses using the Threat Meter to create urgency!

February 28th - via:
Hello Again!  In this update, I want to discuss something that helps Masterminds create urgency in the game. After all, if the players have all the time in the world to solve cases it doesn’t make for an exciting adventure. We’ve already talked... (Read More)

Sherlock by Gaslight, Mycroft Holmes, and an alternate Steampunk Victorian world for Sherlock!

February 25th - via:
Thank you everyone! We're completely amazed at the support that has shown for the Baker Street RPG! With our $20,000 goal broken, we decided that it was time to start talking about what is next for Baker Street and incorporate some of the material... (Read More)

Baker Street Designer, Bryce Whitacre talks Investigation Scenes in Baker Street!

February 22nd - via:
Hello Masterminds and Investigators!Today I want to talk about Investigation Scene mechanics in Baker Street, but first a little bit about the evolution of investigation mechanics in RPGs.   There’s a bit of a debate about how investigations in... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals. More Add-Ons... AND a Limited Collectors Edition!

February 19th - via:
Wow! The support that we've seen for this little project has been outstanding. To be a part of something like this has already been an incredible experience- and we've got so much further to go. The Limited Collector Edition Already, we've had a... (Read More)

Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes

February 15th - via:
Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes is set in Victorian era London. In Baker Street, you help Dr. Watson solve various mysteries. (Read More)

New Add-Ons... and the Last Chance to have your character in the core book!

February 14th - via:
Today we announce that we've added a couple of details to the project page that cover the first few Add-Ons for the Baker Street RPG. Backers will now be able to get extra Clue Card Pads and additional Sherlock Dice by adding to their pledge level.... (Read More)

Help us make Baker Street the best it can be!

February 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Investigator Profile

February 6th - via:
We wanted to give everyone a preview of our Investigator Profile page. Enjoy! There are nine different areas for information on an Investigator Profile. The areas contain personal details, equipment owned, skills, characteristics, and more. 1-... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal Rewards!

February 4th - via:
Okay everyone, we've been debating a few stretch goals and possible add-ons... I think we are finally ready to talk about a couple of them just a little bit. In addition to our Adventure Stretch Goals, Clue Card Pads and Mastermind Screens are going... (Read More)

Solve the Mystery of Baker Street on Kickstarter

February 3rd - via:
A new RPG has appeared on Kickstarter, one to titillate the taste on any aficionados of the Great Game. It's time to grab your deer stalker and pipe and solve the mystery of Fearlight Games' Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes. (Read More)

New Backer Level

February 2nd - via:
Hello everyone! We would like to thank everyone for all of their messages and input on adding a pdf level. This has been something that we've debated since we first started putting the Kickstarter together. Finally, with so much interest in Baker... (Read More)

Skill Tests and the Sherlock Die

February 2nd - via:
Hello Investigators and Masterminds! A few people have been asking about the Sherlock Die and how it works so we just wanted to run down the anatomy of a skill test in Baker Street.  A Mastermind (the game master for those familiar with RPGS), is... (Read More)

Last day for “Day One” Sherlock Die, and what's coming next?

February 1st - via:
Today is the last day to get the special "Day One" Sherlock Die as a Thank You for backing our Baker Street Kickstarter. Let everyone know that they don't want to miss out!   In our last update, we announced that we were looking into options that... (Read More)

So many updates, so little time!

January 31st - via:
Well everyone, it's been a crazy first 24 hours for the Baker Street team. We saw our initial funding goal met within the first 10 hours of going live, passed our first stretch goal within the first 18 hours, and sold completely out of our top two... (Read More)

So many updates, so little time!

January 31st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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