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Freedom Squadron - A Savage Worlds Setting

A project in Golden, CO by SpyGlass Games
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Freedom Squadron is a high-octane "Love Letter to 80's Cartoon Action Heroes," featuring new rules and new options for Savage Worlds.
Backers: 649
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $35,882 of $8,000
Dates: Mar 10th -> Apr 10th (31 days)
Project By: SpyGlass Games
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Latest News

On the Highway to the Danger Zone

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Your friend, Big Irish, is now off to bed The pic above links to my Patreon, which is a great place to get advanced looks at everything coming for Freedom Squadron and so much more. Quite a bit of work is done, but more is underway. We will be... (Read More)

Finally, the VIGILANTE!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
The first of the modern Masked Vigilantes to be recruited to Freedom Squadron - Spectre! Masked VigilanteThe Masked Vigilante has been around for a very long time. Some would say they go back to the Renaissance. A rather notable number of them... (Read More)

And Then Came the SAMURAI!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Kamikaze turned his back on the path of the Samurai, forever staining the honor of his bloodline! Also promised, the -  SamuraiLike the Ninja, Samurai have always been here, but their presence has become more prominent in the wake of World War III... (Read More)

Introducing the ARCHAEOLOGIST

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
As promised, we now introduce the latest voted-upon Vocation Framework -  Archaeologist Some Archaeologist - probably Crazy Ivan - has these poor Commandos digging for some ancient doohickey while VENOM Sidewinders prepare to strike Sand brushes... (Read More)

ACTION SUGGESTED: Yet ANOTHER VF Poll!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We unlocked both the Archaeologist and Samurai! I will be live-crafting them right here on the Kickstarter during our live stream. But we also unlocked not one but two more polls! Here's the first one, which will do an early tally for at 9am... (Read More)

More Polls Unlocked! Stand By!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
So while (a) running the live stream and (b) dealing with a medical thing for more of the day than I had hoped, we've managed to unlock not one, but two new Polls! The problem is, Jeff Arbough is the man tallying the results, and he's still at... (Read More)

$29K Hit! One-Sheets by Ross Watson! 24-Hour Countdown Starts Tomorrow!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The Recruits are ready for their "Mission One," as written by Ross Watson! We've hit the $29,000 Stretch Goal, which is two One-Sheet Adventures (for Recruit-level characters) written by Ross Watson (lead writer, designer, and brand manager for... (Read More)

ACTION SUGGESTED: Yet Another "New Vocation Framework" Poll

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We hit 500 Backers, which means two things -  1) We will not have hardcover options for you to add on for any book you order (via Jetbacker after the KS closes). 2) Here's yet another opportunity to vote for a new Vocation Framework! Your choices... (Read More)

And the Winner Is - EX-CRIMINAL... AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
So it was close, friends. Very close. Close enough, in fact, that I've decided as a big ol' "Thank You!" for your incredible support and participation, I'm designing both and putting them both in the Commando's Manual. Of course, you get to seem... (Read More)

Big Guns and a Big Push to the End!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Caliber opens up with the Batstone Minigun Hey, folks! We are ramping up to the big finale for this Kickstarter, and we really need your help to push us to some bigger ending numbers. The more we walk out of this thing with, the more we can get... (Read More)

ACTION SUGGESTED: The Next "New Vocation Framework" Poll

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit the 450 backer point, which means we've unlocked a new poll to choose which next Vocation Framework I will design and add to the Freedom Squadron Commando's Manual. Based on the previous list and the best of your suggestions, here's your... (Read More)

The VENOM Files - BACKDRAFT

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
As we hover very near unlocking the next "Choose the Next Vocation Framework" Poll (we just need one more backer), today's update features a woman with a very fiery personality - Backdraft. Note that she also reveals some interesting things about... (Read More)

Highway to the Danger Zone!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
You wanna be a Freedom Squadron Top Gun? You ready to sign up for AirOpForce and join the Air Combat Wing? Strap in for today's Update! The Patriot, Freedom Squadron's air superiority fighter Patriot Air Superiority Attack Jet: The Patriots first... (Read More)

The Living World of Freedom Squadron!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I want to focus on all the ways folks are interacting with the world of Freedom Squadron via social media as well as at the game table. It's pretty fascinating, and those who've known me a while know I focus heavily on creating a lasting... (Read More)

And the Winner Is - SCIENTIST!

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
You wanted an Action Scientist, you get an Action Scientist! Asami Hiro, Oceanographer, Marine Biologist, Action Scientist - Code Name: TOPSIDE ScientistExplorers of the unknown and advocates for a better world, Scientists are exceptional assets for... (Read More)

Specialization Tables - Your Journey to Excellence!

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Another cool idea that I cribbed over from Savage Rifts is the Hero's Journey - sets of tables you roll randomly on to gain extra cool abilities and training packages. You get to choose what tables you roll on - representing an area of focus - but... (Read More)

ACTION SUGGESTED: New Vocation Frameworks YOU Vote On!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
So even as we were putting this together, you already cross the threshold to trigger it! Nice job, getting ahead of us like that... Here's the deal – at 400 Backers, we are unlocking the ability to vote on a set of new Vocation Frameworks to be... (Read More)

The Coming of the Robotrons

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Ever since we started talking about Project: Awesome and the possibilities thereof, folks have naturally asked "What about fully sapient robots that, you know, maybe change into other things?" Let's hope Corporal Carnage doesn't do to the Robotrons... (Read More)

Furious & Fast!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
One of the things that folks have asked about a few times is whether or not all those sweet-looking rides shown in the VENOM Assault board game will be featured in Freedom Squadron. To that, I have only one thing to say -  Let's Ride! The Scorpion,... (Read More)

Interviews, Grenades, Articles, and Explosions!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
I established from the beginning with my amazing team (the Spyglass Games guys, the Global Operations Force Command unit) that we'd do no promotions without content, and content is promotion. So while I really want to tell you about a some great... (Read More)

Additional Vocational Frameworks Unlocked!

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We hit $22,000, which means you get the Athlete, First Responder, Guerilla Fighter, Ninja, and Special Agent added into the Freedom Squadron Commando's Manual! As a reward for helping us get there, here's the Ninja, along with a couple of possible... (Read More)

Big Irish is Live on Mythwits

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
The Mythwits on Facebook, Live!  Right now (7pm Mountain, Monday the 19th), Sean Patrick Fannon is live with the Mythwits!  (Read More)

Get an Earful!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Lots of really cool stuff to share today, friends! First up, here's a series of three audio files that John Stephens crafted with a couple of voice actors that bring some drama and verisimilitude to the whole "future history" of Freedom Squadron.... (Read More)

Live Game Feed and Roundtable

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We are running a live feed of the Freedom Squadron Game and will follow up with a Round Table Discussion.  Join us and ask questions, as we push for that goal of $22,000 which we are getting very close to! ... (Read More)

Livestream Today!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Big Irish, Commanding Officer, FSS Lion of Ireland  Just a reminder that Yours Truly, along with an exceptional team of folks from the Global Operations Force, will be doing a livestream game and roundtable today, starting at 1pm Mountain (that's... (Read More)

Follow Along & Get Involved in FS Gaming & Storytelling on Twitter!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
The Worldwide News Network   One of the things that's really catching fire with Freedom Squadron fans is the ability to jump right into the story of the universe and, if you want, help tell that story! We have a lot of FS fans who have their own... (Read More)

The Ninja Vocational Framework

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Blindsight, Badass Freedom Squadron Ninja trained in Shambhala My friends, we can see that $22,000 Stretch Goal right around the corner, so I thought I'd show you why we really want to hit it. One of the five new Vocation Frameworks we will add to... (Read More)

Livestream Sunday, March 18th

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This coming Sunday, March 18th, we'll do another livestream straight to this Kickstarter from our favorite game store, Total Escape Games in Westminster, CO. Scheduled from 1pm - 6pm Mountain (3pm-8pm Eastern; 11am-4pm Pacific; 7pm-Midnight, GMT),... (Read More)

Plans & Operations Example of Play

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
The Plans & Operations Manual Cover Image The Plans & Operations rules are one of the most important new rules design elements of Freedom Squadron. Those that have had a chance to play with them around the country (at various conventions)... (Read More)

Savage Tokusatsu and Freedom Squadron

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
My buddy Kyle Carty over at BPB Games just launched Savage Tokusatsu: Kaiju, Mechs, and Heroes for Savage Worlds, which is a beautiful parallel project to Freedom Squadron in a lot of ways. I'm actually one of his stretch goals, and if we unlock... (Read More)

Pre-Gens Unlocked and More to Share!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
So we are rolling out for maximum action in Freedom Squadron, Commandos! We've just unlocked the Pre-Gens (pre-generated characters) for you to grab-and-go on your way to high-octane, over-the-top, walk-away-from-explosions adventures against the... (Read More)

Plans & Operations Cards (PDF Rough Draft)

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Skill Focuses

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Uplink, Digital Warfare & Communications Specialist Since it's come up in the discussions in a previous Update, I figured this would be a great content share as a new Update. This is how we are doing what we call Skill Focuses:  Setting... (Read More)

Vocational Frameworks Update

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Wanted to once more thank everyone who has backed us so far, with out all of you this would never happen.  Yesterday was an exhausting day but filled with so much joy, we quickly wanted to address something in our first update.  We... (Read More)

Update #1: Launched, funded, and more!

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone!    In just 1 day of launch, of should I say one QUARTER of a day, Freedom Squadron is out of the gates, and has already hit our funding mark! This, of course, is due to the 153 backers (at time of writing this post) who willfully... (Read More)

Thank you! For Freedom!

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
So here we are at La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant, after the Big Game at AndoCon. Need food, then need celebratory beverage. There's so much more to come, trust us, but thank you so much for getting us here today!  (Read More)

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