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Spell Saga: ~tabletop novel~ Deck 1 (relaunch)

A project in Nashville, TN by French Toast Gaming Co.

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Spell Saga is a one-­player story based card game. Imagine something between your favorite book and video game but played with cards!
Backers: 264
Average Pledge Per Backer: $75

Funded: $19,850 of $11,000
Dates: Oct 17th -> Nov 21st (36 days)
Project By: French Toast Gaming Co.
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Latest News

11th Hour BONUS BOX & Stretch Goal Apocalock!

November 20th - via:
This campaign will end at noon tomorrow. But it ain't over yet. We hit a few stretch goals since the last update, and after the countless outpour of excitement and requests, I did some math, adjusted some things, got a new quote, and made ya this.... (Read More)

The Post About The Music pt. 4

November 20th - via:
This is the penultimate post about the music that inspired Spell Saga, and the last to be featured during the campaign proper. In our previous correspondence we talked about the three Scottish band whose music influenced the world and feeling of The... (Read More)

New Art ~ 3 Days Left ~ Penultimate Words & Info

November 18th - via:
Informal Greeting. That pic up right there is the first revealed card of the Pearlescent Quarter Dozen, for those of you new to the game or just checking this email between drinks at a bar, we made a ton of stretch goals for the Kickstarter, and we... (Read More)

The Post About The Music pt. 3

November 16th - via:
In our last “Post about the Music” we talked about two of the musicians (Andy Partridge and Colin moulding) who are represented in the game as lore (The Minstrel of Chalkhill and Colin Coal Eyes). Today we’ll be talking two other musicians,... (Read More)

New Art + New Stretch Goals!

November 12th - via:
This update was going to include a podcast with Cousin Lauren, but I couldn't sift through the hour we talked about cartoons fast enough to get it ready. Here, to make it up to her and you, are two sketches: the Brute, and the Coin Collector, from... (Read More)

The Post About The Music pt. 2

November 10th - via:
Ladies and gentlemen, the second of several posts featuring music that inspired Spell upon us. Look for an true update tomorrow, and a podcast with Cousin lauren, and interview with yours truly, and more finished Stretch Goal art. See you... (Read More)

NEW TIER: Weatherguard Iron--cheaper! all the cards!

November 7th - via:
Hello. First, always, and agin, thank-you. For reading this. For backing us. For not unpledging after we funded. Thank you. The problem with not writing these updates before I film and Photoshop all night, is by the time I am done, I am delirious.... (Read More)

The Post About The Music pt. 1

November 3rd - via:
As of this writing, we hit the 13,500 stretch goal, and the numbers keep climbing. here, if you haven't seen it, are the three sketch cards everyone is getting (as long as you pledged at least $25). Lauren and I recoded a podcast and talked about... (Read More)

Happy Halloween ~ Kickstarter week 3 begins ~ $12,500 Stretch Goal revealed

October 31st - via:
It is five thirty on Halloween evening two thousand and fourteen. I have Coldplay's "Midnight" on repeat to help pull me into the netherspace, where once more I can psy·chi·cal·y connect with yon minds. But first I have to Google how to spell... (Read More)

We're Funded! Now What?!

October 29th - via:
Thank-you. Let's just start of with that again. Every day it seems there's another couple'a backers and another 50 comments. And I look at them all. I click, and check them, and bury my head back down into Photoshopping Land. Except today! Today I... (Read More)

Kindness Levels Unlocked

October 25th - via:
Todd's first novel is being given away in a limited physical form at higher tiers. It is arriving on doorsteps next year in a special edition black box. First Kiekegaard555 ended up with two black boxes. Then he gave both away to Avri Klemer &... (Read More)

Saturday Morning: Sketches & Stretches

October 25th - via:
The planning and the photoshopping take so long for every little thing that by the time I get to you, to here, in these letters, I'm just exhausted. It ends up transmutating from the words I said to you in my head all day to a few typos and a sales... (Read More)


October 23rd - via:
 There isn’t a good opening sentence for this update. There isn’t, I tried.  Better men than I would have been lost to step further into those thoughts. Thank-you. From the one dollar tier to the Kierkegaard555. To the friends family and... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: The Return of Spell Saga

October 23rd - via:
A year ago, I wrote about a fascinating single-player “tabletop novel” called Spell Saga. It’s a card game that tells a story as you play it, and I found it very intriguing, unlike any other game I’ve played. Unfortunately, though, the Kickstarter campaign failed to meet its funding—but designer Todd Michael Rogers continued plugging away at the game anyway, promising that somehow the game would exist eventually. (Read More)

Kindness Level Unlocked

October 21st - via:
Because user Kierkegaard555 donated his black rune box of the novel to someone else he receives the following 1 of a kind white blood rune box of Welcome Home You Lowdown Caballero, which also comes with the original 6 comic book scripts the novel... (Read More)

Kickstarter 2014 Update #1

October 20th - via:
Hi. This is what Lauren drew. Look at it. She digitally watercolored this while I watched. in two days. Look at that. PS it's Lauren's birthday. Thank God she is here and alive and my cousin. I had so many things I wanted to say. Now i'm sitting... (Read More)

Kickstart That! Spell Saga

October 17th - via:
A quick note for the board game / card game / pen & paper RPG aficionados in TAY. Spell Saga is back up on Kickstarter! (Read More)

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