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Starship Infernum: a tabletop RPG of Interstellar Survival

A project in Columbus, OH by Robert Turk

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A pick-up & play tabletop RPG. Easy to play, easy to run, hard to survive! Infinitely re-playable, no dice needed, sci-fi fun!
Backers: 241
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $6,900 of $6,200
Dates: Jun 5th -> Jul 4th (30 days)
Project By: Robert Turk
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Latest News

Funded (by the skin of our teeth!)

July 4th - via:
It seems somehow fitting that a game in which you race against the clock and only win by the skin of your teeth at the very end would come down to the final hours before hitting funding...  But we did it! Fully funded with hours to spare! Thank you... (Read More)

48 Hours Left!

July 2nd - via:
Hello Friends,We are now into the phase of the campaign where the clock starts counting in hours instead of days! 47 hours at the time of this posting.Some folks have asked: What if we don't fund?My answer: I hope we do fund. I still think we have a... (Read More)

1 week +1 day left and a bit more to get there... Here is how to help!

June 26th - via:
Hello friends,We have 1 week and 1 day left on this project, and I am very grateful for the 123 of you who have pledged your support thus far. That said, we still have a good ways to go before we hit our funding goal.I had hoped to be talking about... (Read More)

Add-Ons & Origins Rewards

June 23rd - via:
First off, the super secret 50% reward: A brilliant computer person (I have to say brilliant, because he is one of my playtesters and I need him to keep testing... and coding) has started work on an app to simplify the lookup phase of the House/Ship... (Read More)

100 Backers & Text Chat Tonight! (Plus European PoD)

June 20th - via:
We are now at the half way point in the campaign, with just two weeks left to go! I pulled out all the stops yesterday on my personal facebook page, and we saw a decent bump when everyone started sharing the link! Thank you all for that!Don't stop... (Read More)

[Q&A] Robert Turk : The Hardboiled GMshoe's Office

June 20th - via:
Hello folks, my name is Robert Turk and my company is called Wicked Clever. I make games that are fun, sometimes quirky, and ultimately different from what is already out there. My latest project is a Sci-Fi Survival Horror RPG called Starship Infernum. (Read More)

Origins Wrap-Up & Extension

June 17th - via:
Hello friends, The past 5 days have been a whirlwind of gaming, greeting, marketing, and exhaustion at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio.  Over the course of the show we sold a good number of our previously funded games, hosted seven very... (Read More)

Bonus Origins Exclusive Scenario!

June 13th - via:
Just in case running games, passing out fliers, shaking dice, and stealing babies is not enough to give us an Origins week funding boost, I have decided to sweeten the pot with an extra incentive:Everyone who backs the Starship Infernum kickstarter... (Read More)

One Week Done (almost) & 1/3 Funded!

June 11th - via:
Hello friends,Our first week is pretty much in the bag and we are exactly where I expected us to be, a hair over 1/3rd funded! Sure, Purgatory House had raised a bit more money by this point but it also had a higher goal (by 2k), so the percentages... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Collection #76 | Teylen's RPG Corner

June 10th - via:
I present to you the new Crowdfunding Collection #76, including every tabletop project started between 05.21 and 06.10. After a small summer break I am back and present a total of 62 projects! (Read More)

Playing Around – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

June 7th - via:
Have you ever wanted to travel to space, maybe live on a spaceship? Have you considered what you might do if something went wrong? (Read More)

Day 1: Nailed It!

June 6th - via:
First off, thank you to everyone who has checked out this project, pledged, and shared it. We broke 1k on day 1 and are sitting at 19% funded. That is pretty danged awesome!Now, for some important information:1) We are a small company with high... (Read More)

Starship Infernum Beta Playtest Docs

June 5th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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