Tears of a Machine

A project in Burlington, NJ by Russell G Collins

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Tears of a Machine is a tabletop RPG of giant robots and the teenagers who pilot them.
Backers: 277
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $7,810 of $7,000
Dates: Jul 3rd -> Aug 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Russell G Collins
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Latest News

We've Done It

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, backers We've reached the goal, and with a comfortable cushion that will help keep surprise expenses from breaking the budget. My draft will soon go to J. R., my art outlines to Jenn, and the plans for layout, character sheets, and the... (Read More)

End In Sight

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings once again and a big thank you to you all. Many backers have gone the extra mile to increase their pledges and I'm seeing more and more names added to the list as word about Tears of a Machine is spread. If you haven't yet, take a look... (Read More)

Picking Up the Pace

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We've seen a real increase in backing, so thank you all so much for what you've done to spread the word about the project! We still have a lot of ground to cover though, so please keep at it. The high-value backer levels have all been filled so it's... (Read More)

Crunch Time

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello once again and thank you all for your support. We’re in the final week now and as you can see, we still have a way to go to raise the funding for Tears of a Machine’s publication. I’m really happy to see that so many people are eager to... (Read More)

Over 100 Backers!

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We've got over 100 individual backers now and are on our way into the last week of the backing period. Remind your friends, followers, and gaming groups. Sharing your interest in Tears of a Machine is the best way to help us reach the funding goals.... (Read More)

Wall Scroll, New Logo and new fiction

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Wall Scroll For those backing at the $100 and $300 dollar level, here's a peek at the wall scroll print of the Tears of a Machine cover. This print is made from the current version of the cover which may change slightly before publication. The scroll... (Read More)

Power Outages, Pilots, and 1 in 5.

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Online Q and A Though fraught with technical difficulties, I was happy to chat with a few of our backers and share more about the fun I’ve had developing Tears of a Machine. If you missed it, you can check out the recording (what there is of it)... (Read More)

40% and Climbing

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve surged ahead in backers lately and I’m very grateful for all your support. We’re in the middle phase of the kickstarter which is where things usually plateau, or so I’m told, but instead we picked up the pace and some very generous... (Read More)

Angels and Scientists

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Angel!  Thanks to the generosity of our Angel level backer, the Preservation Forces emblem patch will be produced and included with the rewards for all backers at $30 and higher! Our artist and graphic designer will have a sample image of the patch... (Read More)

Onward and Upward

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone! Because of your support, we've already past the $2,000 mark. That's great news but as you can see we still have further to go, so spread the word and share the news about Tears of a Machine with your friends. When I starting... (Read More)

Accessibility, Interview, and the CRC

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Rather than hit you with a wall of text, I'm going to summarize some of the things that I've been up to and let you check out the links. Accessibility I committed to delivering Tears of a Machine in accessible formats because I believe there are... (Read More)

More Questions Answered

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
After a weekend of demo sessions at the Dexcon convention I'm even more excited to bring this project to you!  Here are the answers to a few more questions I've been asked about the gameplay of Tears of a Machine. Ask me your questions through... (Read More)

Tears of a Machine - First Questions

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
It's time to answer some questions about Tears of a Machine. Let's start with the big one.   Q. What's different about the game? Why not play some similar game? Or modify another game to do what this one does? A. I asked myself that same question.... (Read More)

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