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THE STORY ENGINE deck of endless storytelling prompts + book

A project in Toronto, Canada by Peter Chiykowski

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A deck of story prompts for writers, GMs, DMs & tabletop RPGs + a new book of piercing postcard stories from The Shortest Story
Backers: 3590
Average Pledge Per Backer: $80 CAD

Funded: $286,851 CAD of $20,000 CAD
Dates: Sep 10th -> Oct 11th (32 days)
Project By: Peter Chiykowski
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Latest News

$250,000! ALL Expansions and ALL Boosters unlocked! End-run stretch goals!

October 11th - via:
Hello, fellow storytellers! With a few hours to go on the campaign, we've just passed $250,000. All expansions are now unlocked, all boosters are unlocked, and we've stockpiled 75 decks or books to donate to schools, libraries and community programs... (Read More)

New ALL Boosters/Expansion tiers + 5 out of 6 Boosters unlocked

October 10th - via:
Hi everyone! As we hurtle toward the finish line, I wanted to let you know that I've added THREE new reward tiers that include ALL 3 expansions and ALL of the boosters that are unlocked in Kickstarter or will be unlocked in BackerKit in the 4-week... (Read More)

$160,000 + booster pack sneak peek + BackerKit details

October 10th - via:
Hi backers! I don't know what kind of coal we've been hucking in the furnace of this unstoppable train, but we have been chugging along at an incredible pace! Thank you for the incredible support! We've just passed $160,000, secured 25 decks or books... (Read More)

All expansions unlocked + new stretch goals + decks for schools/libraries + sci-fi/horror sneak peek

October 9th - via:
Hi backers! This project has grown in ways that I never could have expected! I'm absolutely floored by the incredible response and support you've shown the project! We've now unlocked all 3 expansions: Written in Dragonfire (fantasy), Written in the... (Read More)

French translation, sci-fi deck unlocked, EU/UK-friendly shipping!

October 6th - via:
Hi backers! Wow, it's been an exhilarating rush over the past few days! We have a few big updates to share that I'll break down in greater detail below: The digital French translation of the main deck has been unlocked The science fiction expansion... (Read More)

How to add-on an expansion deck!

October 2nd - via:
Hi again backers! I'm so happy you're so excited about the new fantasy expansion deck, and the teaser for the sci-fi and horror decks! I'm absolutely thrilled about them myself! Note: This image is a rendering and not the final design. If you'd like... (Read More)

WRITTEN IN DRAGONFIRE unveiled + teasers for 2 more expansions + revised stretch goals

October 1st - via:
Hello backers! I am so unbelievably thrilled to unveil Written in Dragonfire, the fantasy expansion for The Story Engine, which can be added-on to all physical reward tiers for $20 CAD / $15 USD (add-on price covers shipping to all regions)! Note:... (Read More)

Album of stories to preview + next set of stretch goals announced

September 25th - via:
Hello backers! Thanks for continuing to share the campaign, and your enthusiasm for The Story Engine. It's been incredible to see it continue to grow, and to hear backers' ideas for expanding the campaign and finding new uses for the deck! I'll start... (Read More)

Backer questions, ladies' cut shirts available, and a new special guest author!

September 18th - via:
Hello backers! As we approach the $50,000 stretch goal to add 5 new cards to the deck, bringing the size to 160 cards, I wanted to go through some of the questions I've been asked about the project so far, and introduce to a new special guest author... (Read More)

Over $40,000 with new stretch goals!

September 15th - via:
Hi again everyone! It's been an unbelievable week! We've just passed $40,000 after 5 days of the campaign, and we're coming up on 700 backers! I've also just launched a new YouTube channel for The Shortest Story, where you can see more of my postcard... (Read More)

Unveiling the first wave of stretch goals

September 11th - via:
Hello backers, and thanks again for your incredible support! I just wanted to drop you a quick update to unveil the first wave of stretch goals for The Story Engine (the first of which we've already unclocked)! I'm thrilled to announce share that... (Read More)

Looks like we're going to need some stretch goals soon!

September 10th - via:
Hello, supporters old and new! Wow, it's been a day. Thank you all for your Day 1 support, and for your enthusiasm for The Story Engine. It's been such a labour of love for me, and it really feels like I brought the last 10 years of my career full... (Read More)

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