GRADIENT DESCENT: Module for Mothership Sci-Fi Horror RPG

A project in Cleveland, OH by Alan Gerding

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A brand new zine-sized module for the Mothership Sci-Fi horror RPG. Androids, AI, memory, and existential horror abound.
Backers: 2169
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $63,801 of $500
Dates: Nov 19th -> Dec 19th (30 days)
Project By: Alan Gerding
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Latest News

Only 48 hours left! Hacking pamphlet unlocked! And a new (final?) Stretch Goal

December 17th - via:
Whoa! Get ready to hack some terminals, cowboys! Alright, Luke and I are pretty excited about this one. Hacking can be a super fun addition to your Mothership game (and even allow you to dip into some sweet slickworld cyberpunk adventures) and it... (Read More)

PDF Warden Screen Unlocked! One Week Left and a New Stretch Goal!

December 11th - via:
Whoa! Sorry for the delayed update, dad-mode and the holidays have got me S W A M P E D! That being said, we have no unlocked the PDF Warden Screen for Gradient Descent! A lot of you want it in Portrait as well as Landscape mode, so we'll see what we... (Read More)

Patches unlocked! Brand new stretch goal!

November 25th - via:
Awesome! We'll be doing a custom patch just for Gradient Descent! I can't wait to toss some designs around. We're really excited and have already started brainstorming what our exclusive patch for Gradient Descent will be. We've had some fun thoughts... (Read More)

Funded! What's next?

November 20th - via:
Thank you all so much for backing and funding Gradient Descent! We're so excited to see this project be as amazing as it can be. So what's next? Seriously, we're all blown away by how quickly we funded and how pumped everyone is for the work we're... (Read More)

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