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The Troubleshooters: action adventure tabletop RPG

A project in Gothenburg, Sweden by Helmgast

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An action-adventure tabletop roleplaying game of international mystery, set in the 1960s and inspired by European comics.
Backers: 1116
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr721 SEK

Funded: kr805,062 SEK of kr200,000 SEK
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 4th (21 days)
Project By: Helmgast
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Latest News

Welcome to Brussels!

June 3rd - via:
With eleven hours to go, the map to Brussels has been unlocked. It will be in PDF only (at the moment) and for backers only. We have some plans for it in the future, though. What PDFs? Speaking of PDFs, which PDFs will backers get? I've made a table... (Read More)

The underworld is rising!

June 3rd - via:
In the middle of the night (for us here in Sweden), you took the campaign past 700,000 kronor, unlocking the Underworld combo. The Vigilante Lawyer template and stats for mobsters will now enter the core book. Thank you! There's a good chance that... (Read More)


June 1st - via:
You have reached 650,000 kronor and unlocked the book ribbon and the membership card. Thank you so much! Three more stretchgoals have been published. If there is a last day rush, we can unlock them. So get recruiting. Please spread the word (and the... (Read More)

Home stretch!

June 1st - via:
It is less than 72 hours left of the Kickstarter campaign, and we're quickly progressing towards 650,000, the book ribbon and Air Majestique membership card for physical backers. Travel like a king While waiting and preparing the next stretchgoals,... (Read More)

Tomorrow's schedule

May 29th - via:
The Octopus is taking over the interwebs! First, JamesCORP will stream The Minoan Affair with Mitch as GM at 3pm EDT (8 pm BST/9 pm CEST). Join in on Twitch: Then, Mitch will stream a Q&A session with yours truly... (Read More)

A nice even number!

May 28th - via:
What a way of ending the day! It could have been 800 backers, but I am not complaining – there will be printed blueprints and charts as an add-on for the adventure The U-Boat Mystery.  And it's not over yet: Encounter Roleplay streams The... (Read More)

In tonight's episode on Encounter RP…

May 28th - via:
Encounter RP will play The Troubleshooters live on Twitch tonight at 6 pm EST/11 pm BST/12 pm CEST. Don't miss it!  (Read More)

In tonight's episode on Encounter Roleplay…

May 28th - via:
Encounter RP will play The Troubleshooters on Twitch tonight at 6 pm EST/11 pm BST/12 pm CEST. Don't miss it!  (Read More)

Escape from Mont Blanc

May 27th - via:
We have just uploaded a short demo scenario to the Archive: Escape from Mont Blanc. It's a short, self-contained scenario which will take about 30-60 minutes to play, intended as an introduction to the game at game conventions, shop events and the... (Read More)

Millions of billions of blue blistering barnacles! And dust jackets!

May 27th - via:
We have passed a total of 2000 followers (2010 at the time of writing), which means that the core book will be expanded with a section on curses! The next community goal, at a total of 4,000 followers, will be to print all the quickplay scenarios as... (Read More)

Flight TBS-550 for Berlin-Tempelhof now boarding!

May 26th - via:
The international combo has been unlocked: the Diplomat template will now be added to the core book, plus a Diplomatic Immunity ability, which will probably save you some trouble in customs. We have also added a map of Berlin to the add-ons, so now... (Read More)

Onwards to the future!

May 22nd - via:
During the lunch, we passed 500,000 kronor and the unlocking of Gabi’s quickplay scenario Fabulous! That means that the map of London is also available as an add-on. Both maps are about A2 size and folded up so that once you unfold them, they’re... (Read More)


May 21st - via:
Hello again,  I was just interviewed by Mildra the Gaming Monk from Minneapolis. Listen in to our little chat: Long live the Octopus!  (Read More)

A lot of tape and a little patience

May 21st - via:
Hello everyone! I just wanted to show you a look behind the scenes of what we're doing here in the studio. These are some of the prototypes of things. At the bottom, there's an unfolded and a folded prototype of the map of Paris from the travel set.... (Read More)

Whodunnit? Youdunnit!

May 20th - via:
Good morning!  It's a great feeling to wake up to the news that your kickstarter campaign has reached a new stretchgoal. You have just unlocked the Plainclothes Cop template, bringing the total number of templates to a dozen plus one (we don't want... (Read More)

Ding! 400,000!

May 19th - via:
Thank you so much for taking this project to 400,000! Your participation and support has unlocked the travel set! The travel set consists of a chic portfolio containing a map of Paris, a set of special Troubleshooters dice (d100+7d6), and a deck of... (Read More)

Hogging the limelight a bit

May 17th - via:
Hello everyone! Sorry for spamming you this Sunday, but there are a public announcements to make. Randomworlds Q&A On Tuesday May 19 at 1:30PM CDT, 20:30 CEST, Krister Sundelin, the designer of The Troubleshooters, will join randomworlds on IRC... (Read More)

The dinosaurs and Director's Control Display are here!

May 17th - via:
We have reached the 350,000 stretchgoal target! Thank you everyone, for unlocking the Director's Control Display and the dinosaurs!  The Director's Control Display is a unmissable tool for any Director of Operations who want their secrets hidden... (Read More)

How to make a character

May 17th - via:
Hello everyone!  Me and Andy from The WeeGamers & Bunker Club, who interviewed me on Thursday, spent last night making a character for The Troubleshooters. Check out the video below:  (Read More)

Dinosaurs and GM Screen – Des dinosaures et un écran

May 16th - via:
Prototype/playtest version We have had some questions about a GM screen. And yes, we are planning one and have been prototyping The Director’s Control Display for more than a year.  After a thorough scientific study, we have determined that a... (Read More)

300,000 and counting!

May 15th - via:
300,000 kronor means that we have unlocked the second stretch goal: the quickplay scenario The Smiling Lady, in which you will meet the most famous lady of the Louvre, Mona Lisa herself.  The next stretch goal at 350,000 kronor will be stats for... (Read More)

Psst! We just passed 250,000!

May 14th - via:
The official currency exchange rate is 10,6 SEK = €1, but it's much simpler to just round down to 10 SEK = €1. So instead of unlocking the first stretch goal at 265,000 kronor, we unlock it now instead since we have passed 250,000 kronor. So the... (Read More)

Thank you!

May 14th - via:
Just now, we passed our 200,000 kronor goal, meaning that The Troubleshooters has been funded. Thank you so much for helping us making The Troubleshooters into reality. I wish I could hug all of you. Now there's just the rest of the campaign! We have... (Read More)

Great start!

May 14th - via:
Thank you everyone for supporting us and pledging The Troubleshooters. Your support is a real energy boost for us. We have worked on this game for quite some time now, and production has progressed well. The text is written, art is coming in, and we... (Read More)

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