Top Secret: New World Order - the espionage roleplaying game

A project in Berkeley, CA by TSR Games

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Top Secret: New World Order is the all-new tabletop RPG by Merle M. Rasmussen, creator of the first espionage role-playing game in 1980
Backers: 1946
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $123,168 of $12,000
Dates: Jun 27th -> Jul 27th (30 days)
Project By: TSR Games
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Latest News

Roll20 support will be ready when Top Secret: New World Order arrives in November

July 26th - via:
We've found our Roll20 developer, thanks to the great community following our updates! When the games arrive in November, we will also have Roll20 support so you can play online. Our initial rollout will have interactive character sheets, maps,... (Read More)

Coming soon - brand new minis for Top Secret: New World Order

July 26th - via:
We're excited to announce that Pacesetter Games ( will be launching a line of officially licensed pewter minis for Top Secret: New World Order at the end of this year. Pacesetter produces a wide beautiful, quality... (Read More)

Upcoming releases for Top Secret: New World Order

July 25th - via:
In addition to Merle "The Administrator" Rasmussen, we have a number of writers working on mission modules and expansion books over the coming year. This is a list of products that have been approved for publication. The list contains working titles... (Read More)

Aaron Rosenberg joins Top Secret: New World Order

July 23rd - via:
Another celebrated author has signed on to write missions for Top Secret: New World Order, Aaron Rosenberg! We've just signed our agreement to bring on Aaron for his first mission, and hopefully many more.  Aaron Rosenberg is no stranger to... (Read More)

Writers' Guidelines are now available

July 23rd - via:
The writers' guidelines for Top Secret: New World Order are available now! Get them here. The guidelines are for: Writers interested in being published by TSR Publishing companies who want to release products compatible with Top Secret: New World... (Read More)

$100,000! THANK YOU everybody!

July 21st - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Off English We passed $100,000 today, thanks to the wonderful support of the gaming community, over 1,500 people so far. I know we've said... (Read More)

Italian edition of Top Secret: New World Order announced

July 20th - via:
Our latest announcement is from another country well-known for its great tabletop game scene: Italy! We have reached an agreement with Wyrd Edizioni, Italian publishers of Numenera, 13th Age, Mouseguard, Malifaux, and others, to publish the... (Read More)

Spanish edition coming soon - TOP SECRET: NUEVO ORDEN MUNDIAL

July 16th - via:
We're proud to announce that we will be working with Bastión de Mundos to make Top Secret: New World Order available in a Spanish translation.  The Spanish edition will be published by Bastión de Mundos, and we'll be sure to announce far and wide... (Read More)

Douglas Niles, designer of Top Secret/S.I., joins Top Secret: New World Order!

July 13th - via:
We are thrilled to announce the first new author signed to write mission modules for Top Secret: New World Order. It is none other than Douglas Niles himself, the designer of Top Secret/S.I., the second edition of Top Secret that was published in... (Read More)

Merle Rasmussen & Jayson Elliot on the Save for Half podcast

July 12th - via:
We are on this week's Save for Half podcast, talking about Top Secret: New World Order with Liz, Mike, and Corbett.  Lots of fun talk about the new game, the old game, and they're running a contest. The contest rules are about 39 minutes in. ... (Read More)

Retailer announcement

July 12th - via:
Hi, it's Jayson. I've been talking with retailers about how they can participate in the campaign to get games for their stores. I have good news. We will make Top Secret: New World Order available to retailers at a 50% discount. Stores who want to... (Read More)

ICON badges as add-ons for some levels, extra box sets available

July 10th - via:
We've added two more add-ons to the list, by request. Several backers have said they'd like to be able to get additional ICON badges personalized for their gaming group. They're now an add-on that will be available at the end of the campaign for any... (Read More)

Livestream on Monday night! See TOP SECRET: NEW WORLD ORDER in action

July 2nd - via:
Want to see TOP SECRET: NEW WORLD ORDER played live? We'll be doing a gameplay demo on Maze Arcana this Monday night, July 3rd at 7pm Pacific / 10pm Eastern time. The show runs for 3 hours. Jayson will be teaching the... (Read More)

Add-ons are added!

July 2nd - via:
We've had lots of requests for some specific add-ons, and they are now part of the Kickstarter! When the campaign ends, backers at the Field Agent level or higher will get a link to a backer-only store where extra items can be purchased for inclusion... (Read More)

1,000 backers! THANK YOU!

June 30th - via:
We've passed one thousand backers in just four days. A huge thank you to the entire gaming community that's joined this Kickstarter. You've made our nerdy hearts grow three sizes.  Have a great weekend, we've got more updates to come in the next... (Read More)

FAQ Section Added

June 28th - via:
Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to ask questions and/or post comments. We have added the FAQ section to the campaign and we will continue to monitor all questions and comments going forward. We are ecstatic about the interest you all... (Read More)

Thank you so much everyone! We're astonished.

June 28th - via:
To everyone who's backed the Kickstarter, THANK YOU so, so much! We're all grateful and astonished at how quickly TOP SECRET: NEW WORLD ORDER funded. We hit our goal in the first half hour! It's a real testament to the enthusiasm of gamers that you... (Read More)

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