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Root: The Tabletop Roleplaying Game

A project in Albuquerque, NM by Magpie Games

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A tabletop roleplaying game based on the award-winning Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right board game.
Backers: 6495
Average Pledge Per Backer: $93

Funded: $602,022 of $10,000
Dates: Sep 17th -> Oct 20th (34 days)
Project By: Magpie Games
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Latest News

Over $550,000! Color booklets unlocked! Fewer than 18 hours!

October 19th - via:
Hectoring hawks! You’re still pushing strong, and unlocked another stretch goal! We may only have fewer than 18 hours left to go, but there’s no telling how far this vagabond will travel before we’re done! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because we... (Read More)

Over $5 (HUNDRED) THOUSAND! Cloth bag unlocked! Clearings booklet unlocked! Final 48 hours begun!

October 19th - via:
Felicitous foxes! You did it! Well over $500,000 pledged! Another stretch goal unlocked! I got to make a silly Dragonball Z joke in the header title! Everything is awesome! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because we reached $500,000, we will add the cloth bag... (Read More)

Over $450,000! Notepads unlocked! Less than 72 hours left!

October 17th - via:
Jabbering jays! Another stretch goal unlocked, and both notepads added to the Vagabond’s Satchel! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because we reached $450,000, we will add both the Woodland notepad and the Clearings notepad to the Vagabond’s Satchel! These... (Read More)

Over $400,000! Roll20 Module Unlocked! Plus, Equipment Card Mockup!

October 11th - via:
Bouldering badgers! Yet another stretch goal unlocked, unlocking the Roll20 module and taking our racoon vagabond back to shore! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because we reached $400,000, we will release a Roll20 module for Root’s core gameplay! The... (Read More)

Over $350,000! Full Dice Pack Unlocked!

October 1st - via:
Ransacking raccoons! You did it again! Another stretch goal unlocked, adding 4 new dice pairs to the Vagabond’s Satchel! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because we reached $350,000, we will add 4 new dice pairs to the Vagabond’s Satchel, bringing the... (Read More)

Root: The Tabletop Roleplaying Game

October 1st - via:
Last Year, Root won the 2018 Dice Tower Game of the Year award. There was a lot to like about the game, but the theme that pull the variable faction powers and the area controls together is what made this game sing. The fantasy world where factions comprised of various woodland creatures vie for control of a woodland steeped in a rich political and cultural history brought this engaging wargame to life. (Read More)

Over $300,000 Funded! Digital Playbooks Now Added To The Books!

September 25th - via:
Rampaging rabbits! Another stretch goal smashed apart, and all the playbooks on track to be added to the book! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because you reached $300,000, you unlocked the addition of the digital playbooks to the books! We had originally... (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - Top Board Games to Back in Late September 2019

September 25th - via:
What a week! By now, I’m used to most big KS projects launching on Tuesdays, but this one was something else. Big names, technological innovations and some hidden indie gems – all at the same time. (Read More)

Over $280,000 Funded! Denizen Deck Unlocked! New Retailer Reward Tier!

September 23rd - via:
Effulgent eagles! Just past our first weekend, and you raised an absolutely incredible $280,000! We have just over 3000 backers supporting the project! Everything continues to be absolutely incredible, thanks to you! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because... (Read More)

$220,000 Reached! Playbook unlocked!

September 20th - via:
Maddening marquises! That’s another stretch goal achieved, and we’re well on our way to yet another! Stretch Goal Unlocked Because you reached $220,000, you unlocked the sixth new digital playbook—the Prince! We’re excited about the Prince... (Read More)

$200,000 Reached! 2 New Stretch Goals Unlocked! AND Printer-Friendly Play Materials!

September 19th - via:
Haranguing hawks! Overnight you unlocked two more stretch goals and crossed over $200,000! We’re running out of exclamation points over here! Stretch Goals Unlocked First, because you reached $180,000, you unlocked the fourth new digital... (Read More)

$160,000 Reached! 3 New Stretch Goals Unlocked!

September 18th - via:
Fastidious foxes! Since our last update, you unlocked THREE WHOLE STRETCH GOALS! You’re chewing through stretch goals faster than a beaver’s bicuspids! (Actually the beaver’s incisors are the big teeth, but incisor isn’t alliterative with... (Read More)

Root: The Tabletop Game Kickstarter Hits Goal Hours After Launch

September 18th - via:
A tabletop RPG based on the award-winning Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right board game is coming next year, thanks to a Kickstarter campaign that hit full funding within hours. (Read More)

$100,000 Reached - GM’s Screen Unlocked!

September 17th - via:
Bilious bluejays! You did it! In one day, your support brought Root: The Tabletop Roleplaying Game to $100,000! THAT IS ABSOLUTELY WOODLANDTASTIC! (YOU WERE WARNED ABOUT THE SILLY WOODLAND JOKES!) Stretch Goal Unlocked You did it! You unlocked the... (Read More)


September 17th - via:
Bouldering badgers! You did it AGAIN! Another two stretch goals unlocked! Stretch Goals Unlocked First up, you unlocked Coolclaw Mine, the digital clearing! Now everyone who backed at least $20 will get the full digital version of this pre-made... (Read More)

$70,000 Reached - Two Stretch Goals Unlocked!

September 17th - via:
Raving raccoons! You’re knocking out our stretch goals faster than we can post them! Stretch Goals Unlocked First up, you unlocked the Limmery Post digital clearing! Everyone who backs for at least $20 will get the full PDF of this pre-made... (Read More)

$50,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!

September 17th - via:
Calamitous cats! We’ve reached $50,000 within 4 hours thanks to your amazing support! Stretch Goals Unlocked You’ve unlocked another two stretch goals—one we didn’t even have time to introduce! Firstly, you unlocked the Swampland Map!... (Read More)

Two Stretch Goals Unlocked!

September 17th - via:
Galloping rabbitfolk! This is unbelievable! Two more stretch goals knocked out and we’re not even through the morning! Stretch Goals Unlocked! Wooooeee! The first two stretch goals are both knocked out! You all are awesome! Hookfoot Bog and... (Read More)

We did it! FUNDED in 30 mins!

September 17th - via:
Bewildering woodlands! You did it! You blew through our initial goal like so much woodland brush! The strongest soldiers of the Marquisate could not stand before your might! (All of the updates are going to be as full of woodlandy descriptions as... (Read More)

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