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Microscope Explorer

A project in by Ben Robbins

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New ways to play Microscope, the fractal role-playing game of epic histories.
Backers: 1674
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $55,629 of $2,500
Dates: Jul 6th -> Aug 5th (30 days)
Project By: Ben Robbins
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Latest News

Something Wicked This Way Comes…

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Huh? What? Another stretch goal?!? Seriously? You guys are not kidding around! Well since your overwhelming support is going to put all the Oracles online, I think we need more of them! When I think of Microscope, I do not normally think of horror.... (Read More)

Free the Oracles!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Less than two days left to back Microscope Explorer! Is that enough time to hit one more stretch goal? I sure hope so, because I think this next goal would be pretty fantastic. We already know the Oracles that have been unlocked are going in the... (Read More)

Extinction Level Event

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We're in the final week! Hmm, we already unlocked an Oracle to explore the beginning of society, so what would be better than to bring it all crashing down? The Apocalypse Oracle puts you front and center at the end of the world. Grapple with... (Read More)

Brave New World

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We're over 1000 backers and it's time for a new stretch goal! Two new history Seeds on the horizon: Craving swords, crowns and feuding nobles? In House of the Dragon, House of the Unicorn, knights and lords of two great lineages vie for supremacy.... (Read More)

Radioactive Fire

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Cradle of Civilization is unlocked! That gives us three solid Oracles, so let's change it up and plant some more seeds. Is it time for a Dune homage? Let's have a Dune homage. In the Essence seed, a new drug changes society. Its benefits are so... (Read More)

Cradle of Civilization

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
I can't deny it: I've got a soft spot for old school. No, more old school than that. Old, old school. Ancient school, actually. The next stretch goal, the Cradle of Civilization Oracle, lets you explore collisions between early society, invention and... (Read More)

You got Swords in my Sorcery!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The first stretch goal of Microscope Explorer is unlocked! Randomly generated interstellar history seeds are a go! Time for a new stretch goal! We’ve got sci-fi, so of course we need some fantasy too. The Swords & Sorcery Oracle weaves... (Read More)

Consult the Oracle…

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Microscope Explorer is off to an excellent start. You guys are crushing it. Crushing it! So now it's time to talk about stretch goals… As I said earlier, one of the hardest parts of Microscope is picking a single idea for your history from all the... (Read More)

Step 1: Big Picture

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Did you seriously just fund this project in under two hours? Why yes you did. Well done, you mighty gamers you! Just like a Microscope game, thanks to you we are starting off knowing how our story is going to end: this campaign is going to be funded!... (Read More)

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