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Cartel: A Mexican Narcofiction Tabletop Roleplaying Game

A project in Albuquerque, NM by Mark Diaz Truman

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Cartel is a tabletop RPG in which players portray bold narcos, naive spouses, and dirty cops caught up in Mexico's eternal drug war.
Backers: 1061
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $56,244 of $5,000
Dates: Mar 6th -> Apr 15th (41 days)
Project By: Mark Diaz Truman
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Latest News

¡Chingón! Corridos de Durango CD and a FINAL Stretch Goal…

April 15th - via:
We’re down to our last twenty-four hours, muchachos. Just un día left until the Cartel Kickstarter comes to an end (Sunday, April 15th @ 11:59 Eastern)! It’s impossible for me to explain how much this last seis weeks has meant to me, how it... (Read More)

¡A Huevo! Aztlán 2033, Roll 20 Overlays, and Physical CDs!

April 14th - via:
Are you kidding me, cabrones? We hit our $45,000 stretch goal (Aztlán 2033) last night, but I wake up this morning to find that we’ve already hit our $47,500 goal (Roll20 materials) as well. You all keep me muy ocupado. But we’re not done yet,... (Read More)

¡No Mames! Only Four Days Left, Narcocorridos, and Roll20 Overlays!

April 12th - via:
¡Hola, amigos! We’ve got less than four days left in the campaign! I can’t believe it’s almost over. In this update, we’ll review a bit of what we’ve unlocked, announce the santos candle winner, and reveal our next stretch goal!  The... (Read More)

¡Vamos¡ Berlin 1981, Awesome Blog Posts, y Aztlán 2033!

April 9th - via:
And… we’re at $40,000. I thought you would give me a few days, muchachos. And yet here we are. Already at $40,000. ¡Híjole! We’ve unlocked Berlin 1981, and we’re well on our way to our next two stretch goals: more narcocorridos y Aztlán... (Read More)

¡A Toda Madre, Accessory Upgrades, Actual Play Winners, y Berlin 1981!

April 3rd - via:
After a few amazing days, we’re already at $37,500! We’ve unlocked the accessories upgrade, including new cards, new tattoos, and a new santos candle. ¡A huevo¡ In this update, we’ll cover all those upgrades, an exciting new stretch goal,... (Read More)

¡Con Madres! La Mariachi, Sin Fronteras, and Accessories Upgrade!

March 30th - via:
Keep it coming, you chamacos locos. This morning we broke $35,000, a few días earlier than we expected. ¡Híjole… we’ve already unlocked La Mariachi and Sin Fronteras in print! We’ll talk about both in this update, along with our new... (Read More)

¡Híjole! El Tahur Unlocked y La Mariachi!

March 26th - via:
Another phenomenally busy week for Cartel! In this update, we’ve got an unlocked stretch goal (El Tahur), two new stretch goals (La Mariachi and Sin Fronteras in print), new media appearances, and more! Unlocked Stretch Goal: El TahurWe’ve... (Read More)

¡Oigan Muchachos! Time for El Tahur!

March 20th - via:
We’ve got a ton of stuff in this update, including: a new unlocked playbook (La Esperanzada) and PDF supplement (Sin Fronteras), a new stretch goal (El Tahur), a podcast announcement (Misdirected Mark), a Reddit AMA announcement, and a reminder... (Read More)

¿Qué Onda? Cartas Unlocked y Actual Play!

March 14th - via:
Now that we’ve made it through the first week of our campaign, things have slowed down enough that I had some time to catch my breath! ¡Híjole, muchachos! In this update, we’ve got our unlocked stretch goal (¡las cartas!) and a Cartel actual... (Read More)

¡Ave María Purísima! And La Esperanzada!

March 10th - via:
Okay, fifth day. Just the fifth day, amigos. And you’re knocking down our eighth stretch goal. Ocho stretch goals! You all están matando pulgas a balazos. Unlocked Stretch Goal: El AbogangsterWe have unlocked our first limited edition playbook:... (Read More)

¡Órale! And Cartas de Amor!

March 9th - via:
It’s day three, and you all know what you’re doing. Funding stretch goals! Keeping me busy!  Unlocked Stretch Goals: Map of Durango & Más Amigos I’ve been working on this update all day, and you all funded another stretch goal right... (Read More)

¡Chingón! And Más Stretch Goals!

March 7th - via:
We’re halfway through day two and still unlocking stretch goals! ¡Todos los objetivos!  Unlocked Stretch Goals: Más Amigos y Location Cards Last night, you all broke through $15,000… and kept going. Now we’re up to nearly $20,000, and I... (Read More)

¡A Huevo, New Stretch Goals!

March 6th - via:
It’s still day one. And y’all have knocked out another two stretch goals. ¡No manches! Unlocked Stretch Goals: Más Amigos y The CIA Not only have you expanded Amigos y Enemigos to 80 pages, but you’ve also unlocked El Güero, a limited... (Read More)

¡No Mames, We're Funded!

March 6th - via:
¡Hola, amigos! We’re a little more than three hours in… and more than completely funded. You all are amazing. ¡Gracias, gracias! You all don’t know what it means to me to have the kind of support you have put forward. When I first envisioned... (Read More)

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