RED AEGIS Roleplaying Game

A project in Washington, DC by Vorpal Games

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A millennia-spanning, strategic tabletop roleplaying game from industry award-winning designers Brian R. James and Matt James.
Backers: 823
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $66,254 of $25,000
Dates: Jul 17th -> Aug 23rd (38 days)
Project By: Vorpal Games
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Latest News

Check out this list of goodies! Only 35 HOURS LEFT!

August 22nd - via:
Please tell your friends! We only have 35 hours left! Thanks to you RED AEGIS has reached it's initial funding goal! But we're only scratching the surface of the value we want to offer our backers. As we reach certain pledge goals, new products are... (Read More)


August 18th - via:
By Odin's Beard! You've unlocked TWO (2) additional Stretch Goals while we were away at Gen Con! With your continued support, and the support of our newest contributors, you now have the following Stretch Goals UNLOCKED! Red Aegis Hacker's Guide to... (Read More)

Vorpal Games's Red Aegis on MTV

August 15th - via:
Hello from Gen Con 2013! Vorpal Games is running around and were surprised to notice that MTV Geek published an interview with us! Go check it out and share with your friends. As of this posting, we are very lose to our DOUBLE Stretch Goal. Let's... (Read More)

Red Aegis: Tactics UNLOCKED. Next: 13th Age!

August 12th - via:
Congratulation! You did it! You have unlocked the Fourth Stretch Goal. Onward and upward. What we have for you next is the Red Aegis Hacker's Guide to 13th Age AND a special adventure and short-fiction coauthored by Forgotten Realms novelist Erik... (Read More)

Onward and upward! RED AEGIS: TACTICS

August 7th - via:
Good morning, Red Aegis supporters and visitors! I trust you are all set for a weekend of leisure and gaming (or preparing for Gen Con like we are!). A lot has happened in the past several days, and we’re pleased to announce that the FATE CORE... (Read More)

140% Funded & 2 Stretch Goals Unlocked

August 7th - via:
Thank you very much. Yesterday RED AEGIS passed the $35K mark unlocking RED AEGIS Unleashed for the digital boxed set. I’ve been fortunate to call Ed Greenwood friend for several years now, but it’s always a special pleasure to work side by side... (Read More)

Clarification and Stretch Goal #2

August 2nd - via:
In our prior update, we mentioned an Original Dungeons & Dragons White Box set that we were giving away. Alas, Kickstarter policy frowns upon any mention of contests or raffles, so we need to retract that offer this at this time. Please keep an... (Read More)

Red Aegis Original D&D White Box GIVEAWAY

August 1st - via:
Check this opportunity out! Pledge at the $100 level or up ($90 early supporters are included) to win a chance at getting an Original Dungeons & Dragons White Box Set (Original Collectors Edition) if we reach $35k by the end of Sunday!... (Read More)

io9 interview with Brian R. James

July 31st - via:
Hello everyone! Our Kickstarter is chugging along. Before too long, we'll reach our first stretch goal and then on to the next! In the meantime, io9 has done an interview with Vorpal Games's lead designer, Brian R. James. Go check it out, and if you... (Read More)

Monday Musings with Matt James

July 28th - via:
Good morning folks! It's bright and early here in Washington, DC and I wanted to shoot this update off before the day consumes me. Things are going wonderfully for our Red Aegis project. As many of you might have seen, we have met our funding... (Read More)

Our First Stretch Goal

July 27th - via:
We've reached our funding goal. Now it's time for our first STRETCH GOAL. At $30,000, we'll add the Red Aegis Hacker's Guide to the Digital Boxed Set. The Hacker's Guide, written by full-time Paizo designer Stephen Radney-MacFarland, will include... (Read More)

The Journey has just begun...

July 26th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Game Play in RED AEGIS

July 22nd - via:
Wolfgang Baur is a good friend and a trusted mentor. Recently, he asked more about our system on the Paizo message boards and I wrote up the following in reply. One of our major motivations with our gameplay experience is to have hundreds (if not... (Read More)

Monday Musings with Matt James

July 22nd - via:
We’re chugging along and have 72% of our funding goal through our first weekend of the Kickstarter. I wanted to give everyone a little more insight into Red Aegis and some of the development ideas that we’re sculpting into a refined core system.... (Read More)


July 21st - via:
Hello again friends! RED AEGIS now has 200 backers, $17k in pledges, and is over 65% of the way to its initial goal. Thank you again for the support. GENCON 2013Vorpal Games is attending GEN CON 2013 in Indianapolis next month, August 15-18. In fact,... (Read More)

Halfway There!

July 18th - via:
We’re now 48 hours into this Kickstarter campaign and Red AEGIS has just passed 50% of its funding goal. THANK YOU!!! As we enter the weekend we’re likely to see the momentum slow down a bit, which is normal. But we’d like to encourage... (Read More)

Thank You!

July 17th - via:
Well folks, it’s just about 11PM here in the Pacific time zone and we at Vorpal Games are blown away by your generosity during this first day of our Kickstarter campaign. RED AEGIS currently has 121 backers who have pledged over $8,500 to the... (Read More)

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