Damn the Man, Save the Music!

A project in Northampton, MA by Hannah Shaffer

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A roleplaying game about music, growing up, and dreaming big in a world that wants to make you small.
Backers: 615
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31

Funded: $19,313 of $3,900
Dates: Jun 20th -> Jul 20th (31 days)
Project By: Hannah Shaffer
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Latest News

It’s the final countdown

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
It's the final countdown! Thanks for joining in! Hi all, Hannah here! With just 33 hours to go for Damn the Man, we’re happy to share the final countdown with you. I think we’ve done a rather respectable job damning the man this month, and... (Read More)

“The Kid” unlocked and a sneak peek at Damn the Man scenes

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Hannah here! We’ve got three days to go in the Damn the Man campaign! With just a few days ahead, I figured it was a good time to check in on stretch goal progress. To recap: Top TracksWe’ve unlocked all five of our Top Tracks stretch... (Read More)

Unlocking “The Kid” and Tromp Bobblenob, president of the galaxy

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! With one week left in the Damn the Man campaign, we’ve now unlocked all five of the Top Tracks stretch goals. It’s because of your backing and sharing that we reached this goal—thank you! And thanks to our awesome stretch goal... (Read More)

Project of the Day—and announcing the secret stretch goal!

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes! Games Project of the Day! Hannah here! In a swift and decisive victory over The Man, Damn the Man, Save the Music is Kickstarter’s featured Project of the Day in Games. This is pretty exciting! One of my big objectives in gaming is to welcome... (Read More)

Inspiring each other through community art—an interview with Sarah Robbins, Damnster Fire artist!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Hannah here. We're halfway through the Damn the Man, Save the Music campaign and it's been a great ride! This week, we’ve been working with Sarah Robbins, who created the art for the Damn the Man limited edition game boxes and the Damnster... (Read More)

Announcing Do it Good, The Wizard, and a new social stretch goal!

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, and happy halfway day! We’re now 15 days into the Damn the Man campaign, with 15 more days to go. What’s happened thus far? What musical mysteries lie ahead? I’m happy to announce that we’ve unlocked four out of our five Top Tracks... (Read More)

Playing The Flirt... and M2B coming up next!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
When I was sharing photos of mockup Damn the Man character sheets a while back, someone asked about The Flirt archetype. They were wondering if I'd added any rules to the game to keep The Flirt from harassing other players. There are already a lot of... (Read More)

Ice Cream Fundae and Damn the Man on One Shot

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Damn the Man is trucking along! We’ve unlocked two of our Top Tracks stretch goals and with your help, we’re working our way towards unlocking our next band, Caitlynn Belle's prog-funk improv group ICE CREAM FUNDAE! About Ice Cream Fundae Just... (Read More)

Queering the Alternate '90s

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
I wasn’t sure what I was going to write today’s backer update about, then I woke up to two amazing songs shared by backer John Templeton, which talk about two different sides of the “queer ‘90s.” The first song is David Bowie’s 1997... (Read More)

Next up—Lux Amorpho with Laura Simpson and social stretch goals!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! In a brutal blow to The Man and his foul ambitions, we’ve reached our first stretch goal! That means Dev Purkayastha’s SUPERNOVACAINE will be featured in the Damn the Man universe, complete with custom album art, a sample of lyrics from... (Read More)

Here comes Supernovacaine!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Day 3 of Damn the Man has just begun and we’re so close to hitting our first stretch goal! At $7k, we unlock retropop band Supernovacaine from Dev Purkayastha: Supernovacaine. We love those upbeat melodies with lyrics that pack an emotional punch.... (Read More)

Over 100% in just a few hours—thank you!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
125% Funded on Day 1!Hi all, Hannah here! Thank you for making day one of Damn the Man a musical, meteoric success! Because of your enthusiasm and early backing, the game surpassed its funding goal in just a few hours. Brian, Evan, and I are so... (Read More)

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