TimeWatch: GUMSHOE Investigative Time Travel RPG

A project in Newton, MA by Kevin W. Kulp

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You've got a time machine, high-powered weapons and a whole lot of history to save. Welcome to TimeWatch!
Backers: 1980
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $105,881 of $4,000
Dates: Jan 21st -> Feb 21st (32 days)
Project By: Kevin W. Kulp
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Latest News

We've Made Full Color!

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
In the most remarkable surge I've ever seen, you folks pushed us up and over $100,000 into full color rulebooks. ** YOU DID IT! **All core rulebooks are now full color. That also means that the $175 Cameo Appearance pledge level now features color... (Read More)

2 hours left, $3000 to go to full color, RIGHT ON THE EDGE!

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
WE'RE ALMOST TO FULL COLOR!If I keel over, it's because with 2 hours to go we're only $3,150 away from a full color rule book as a free upgrade -- but we have to reach $100,000 in order to make it happen! If you're tempted to add on physical copies... (Read More)

TimeWatch Kickstarter Blazes Past 100K Mark In Final Hours

February 21st - via: escapistmagazine.com
TimeWatch may not get its time machine stretch goal, but it's getting literally everything else, up to and including a full-color rulebook. (Read More)

23 Hours Left, New Art, Less Than $18K To Go: Full Color Is In Sight!

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, you brilliant people, for backing a game that secretly teaches you history while you're busy using it for your own nefarious (or virtuous) fun. 23 hours to go. 23 HOURS TO GO. Cripes. When I started this campaign a month ago, never for the... (Read More)

TimeWatch RPG Kickstarter Has Raised $80,000

February 20th - via: escapistmagazine.com
With one day left to go, the Kickstarter campaign for the TimeWatch: GUMSHOE Investigative Time Travel RPG has raised over $80,000. (Read More)

48 Hours To Go? $70K Campaign Supplement Unlocked! New Add-ons, Massive New Stretch Goals, Chronal Mayhem!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, all you brilliant backers. And welcome, new backers --¬†You've just unlocked the 96-page campaign supplement full of adventures! GO, YOU! So everyone, grab your copy of the Jurassic Edition, vote for an adversary, and grab on to something... (Read More)

Avatars, Add-Ons, iO9, International Bundles and Inspiration -- Phew!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
iO9 and Pelgrane Press backers, take a bow!You can tell we've entered the last few days of the campaign; buoyed by Pelgrane Press customers and a great interview on iO9.com (go read it!), we're skyrocketing upwards. We'll probably hit the $65K level... (Read More)

Hiya, New Backers! 4 Days To Go, Lovecraftian Mythos Unlocked, and I'm Planning Snazzy New Stretch Goals

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Sooooo, How We Doing?We're exploding. Yes, yes, figuratively and not literally, but if we keep going this well I may need to find a way to make it literal too. We have almost a hundred new backers since Friday, which is a spectacular way to launch... (Read More)

7 Day To Go, Snow Day Video, Time Travel Movies, and a Dead Heat!

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Video time? Video time! The Cinema Guide to Time TravelBacker "Ether UK" deconstructs both Primer and Timecrimes, and shows what lessons they have for TimeWatch. Meanwhile, backer James Garr links us to Plurality, a time travel short film that is a... (Read More)

Pants Alpacas, Biased Recommendations, & New TimeWatch Battle-Art

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
My goal? For someone to look at our Kickstarter this week and say "holy crappola, look at all that stuff, I'd rather stuff a hot alpaca in my pants than give this project a miss!" Okay, the wording may be a little different, but you get the idea. In... (Read More)

Intimidation, Rallying the Troops, and Hearing Voices

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We've unlocked another few stretch goals! New adventure hooks from professional game designers Jim Groves and Jason Morningstar, and weapon sound effects from backer Wes Otis of Plate Mail Games, are yours to be had. More on those tomorrow. New... (Read More)

Psychic Bile, New Podcasts, and You Unlocked Another Stretch Goal!

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We are delightfully mid-campaign, with 14 days to go and pledges continuing to come in steadily. We've just unlocked a new stretch goal (a 5th TimeWatch "Wish you were here!" time traveling postcard will be included in the $55 level and above) and we... (Read More)

Figuratively Jump Into the TimeWatch Art!

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We'd say literally, but you might bruise yourself. Hey brand new backers, hi! You can grab the Jurassic Edition of the game from Update #1, and you can head to the Comments to vote on the ongoing struggle for dominance between two horrendous... (Read More)

An Embarrassment of TimeWatch Resources

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to day 14 - halfway point! Let's lead with incredibly useful links and resources. Then we've got new add-ons, new stretch goals, and the Battle Report. Fantastic TimeWatch resources "Stop Me If You've Heard This Before." The world dies... (Read More)

Almost at $50K: History, Results, Feedback, and a Dead Heat!

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
A Quick Interlude: How We Got Here March 2013: I'm in Washington DC for the DC Gameday. Happy to be out of Boston's snow and cold, I chat with friends about the Night's Black Agents (GUMSHOE super-spy) game I'd just run. "This system works so damn... (Read More)

Survey Results, Free Fan Adventure, and Ezeru Close The Gap

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
As we launch into the weekend, we'll have a big Update on Monday -- incredibly fun mini-goals, our decision on the next huge Stretch Goal, and much more. This evening, though, I want to flag some useful things for you as you head towards what for... (Read More)

Important: Select the Next Huge Stretch Goal!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

The Boing Explosion: New Stretch Goal, New Backers, Corrected Character Sheet, and a New Designer

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
It surprises me not at all that yesterday was a fantastic day of fund-raising thanks to our friends at Boing Boing; we've shot up to over 1000 backers (1019 as I write this; no, 1021; no, 1024) and blew through another stretch goal. Bravo! I joked... (Read More)

We've Been Boinged!

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hiya, TimeWatch backers! Lots to talk about as we approach 1000 backers, so let's jump right in. We've Been Boinged!No trampoline involved. TimeWatch has been featured on Cory Doctorow's incredibly smart, relevant blog boingboing.net, and we're... (Read More)

2 Stretch Goals Achieved, 2 Stretch Goals Announced, and Time-Raptor Fashion Plates!

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Day 6 of 31: 916 backers, $39.5K in funding, 988% funded, and 15 stretch goals unlocked. 15? Seriously, you people. Less than a week and and we've already blown away all of my expectations. How high will we be by the end of a month? You get to... (Read More)

You're Upgraded To Hardcover!

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We'll make this one brief. We've hit our $35K stretch goal, and everyone at the $40 level and above (i.e. everyone getting a physical copy of the book) is automatically upgraded to a hardcover copy of the rules. We're really excited about this; with... (Read More)

New Pledge Levels, Unlocked Stretch Goal, and Ezeru (briefly) Triumphant

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
72 hours in, 28 days to go, over 700 backers, and we'll probably unlock the next stretch goal by the time I finish typing this. [EDIT: Yep, we did. See below.] That stretch goal? A campaign style whose tone and theme closely echoes that of a TV show... (Read More)


January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
"If it's a game about time travel, I will use it for frivolous, dramatic purposes." -- One of our playtesters, making sure his TimeWatch team has a convenient parking space as they pull up in front of a Prohibition-era speakeasy How Are We Doing?As I... (Read More)

Unlocked Stretch Goals, New Stretch Goals, Grabbing the Jurassic Edition, and More!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Yawn! Stretch! Drink coffee. Look at TimeWatch KS. What? Spill coffee. -- @PelgranePress, 1/22/14. That was my publisher's Tweet early this morning, and really, that sums it up. We're 542% funded and closing in on 500 backersalmost 21 hours after... (Read More)

Get access to the Jurassic Edition -- and welcome to TimeWatch!

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

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