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Fragged Empire, Tabletop RPG

A project in Melbourne, AU by Wade Dyer

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Betrayed by your creators, you are a genetically engineered remnant emerging from the ruin of genocidal war…
Backers: 1264
Average Pledge Per Backer: $90

Funded: $113,945 of $15,000
Dates: Jun 27th -> Aug 2nd (37 days)
Project By: Wade Dyer
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Latest News

Google Hangout with me! Right now!

August 2nd - via:
Lets hangout together for the final hour of the Kickstarter :)I will post a link in the comments once it goes up on YouTube. To Chat with me on air (limit to 10 places):... (Read More)

We are Now Printing 4 Books

August 1st - via:
I have just gotten off Skype to Modiphius. The result; we will now be offering a printed version of our two adventure books! I have always intended to offer a printed version of these two adventures but have been very cautious with how many printed... (Read More)

30 hours to go, Adventure unlocked! Google Hangout and new Stretch Goals

August 1st - via:
A special welcome to our new backers. If anybody has any questions feel free to send me a private message, I am always happy to chat :) For our new backers be sure to see The Dice Stormers actual play videos.Part 1:... (Read More)

60 hours left! Collector’s Edition, Radio Interview, Full Session Audio and SKETCHES!!!

July 31st - via:
Wow, only have 60 hours left! Leather-bound KS Collector’s EditionI will be printing just a few more leather bound books than what people order. The extras will be going to myself (to be given to those who have helped to make the game) and a few... (Read More)

4 Days left, $80k and Audio Tracks Stretch Goal!

July 29th - via:
Another stretch goal down! All backers of at least the Digital Patron ($30aud) pledge level will be given 12 Ambient Audio Tracks to give their gaming sessions more immersion. All audio tracks will be provided by Tim, from... (Read More)

5 days to go, Backer Only Playtest Info & Meet the Artist Niam

July 28th - via:
Wow, 5 days to go! Backer Only Playtest InfoA few people have been asking about the Backer Only Playtest that will be running shortly after the campaign finishes. Here is my current plan. Right after the campaign, I will be taking a week off to... (Read More)

Fragged Empire: We speak to the creator of the Australian-made RPG conquering Kickstarter

July 24th - via:
When he launched the Kickstarter for his homebrew RPG Fragged Empire on June 27, Melbourne graphic designer Wade Dyer wasn’t expecting to smash his goal by nearly 500%. But now, with just nine days remaining, Fragged Empire has 850 excited backers, $72,000, and a distribution deal with a major publisher. (Read More)

Drugs and Miniatures

July 23rd - via:
We are fast approaching our final week and it’s time to finish strong! All of our stretch goals from here on in are about giving more free stuff to our existing backers. I am particularly excited by our next 3 stretch goals, which will be free to... (Read More)

Community Members Interview Fragged Empire Creator!

July 22nd - via:
Check out this hour long interview with one of the creative minds behind Fragged Empire by community members Wildchevy and Rocketyeti! (Read More)

$70k, website, Interview and Meet the Artist Fyodor Ananiev

July 21st - via:
We have once again smashed another massive stretch goal: we will now be making an awesome community focused website! I’m a web designed by trade and I love good websites. Ones that are not only user friendly to navigate, but also have their users... (Read More)

Fragged Empire Kickstarter

Fragged Empire is a new roleplaying game that is in the middle of a very successful Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Google Hangout Starts in 5min

July 19th - via:
Hi all, my live Google Q&A will be starting in a few minutes. You just need to go to this link:  (Read More)

Pictures of Dice, Google Hangout in 24 hours and Meet our Artists: Alexandrescu Paul

July 18th - via:
This is a digital render of the custom d6 dice we are having made up. So exciting :) I have tried to strike a balance between aesthetics and practicality. The white and black faces will make the dice easy to read from across the table, but the... (Read More)

Videos, Antagonist Archive 2 and My Apologies

July 17th - via:
$60k stretch goal unlocked: the Antagonist Archive 2 We have just smashed through that secret $60k stretch goal! We will be doing a 3rd book, “The Antagonist Archive 3” (AA2). But this will be done very differently to the AA1. It will be a... (Read More)


July 15th - via:
Custom dice (made by Q-workshop, they make the best dice!), quad fold GM screen (with maps and reference charts) AND we are going to print our second book, The Antagonist Archive! This will be a premium quality book, 140 pages, full colour,... (Read More)

Let’s do a Google Q&A Hangout

July 14th - via:
This Saturday at 11pm (Melbourne time, GMT +10) I will be doing a Google On Air (aka: Google Hangout). You can see the event here: Feel free to post up your questions before the event (just... (Read More)

We are already at $55k!

July 12th - via:
Another stretch goal down! The Antagonist Archive will now include a wide array of short stories! This will give our writers a lot more room to flesh out the darker corners of the Fragged Empire setting! I have been chatting to my fellow Indie RPG... (Read More)

Quick Update

July 9th - via:
Hi all, just wanted to let you know that I will be traveling over the next couple of days and wont be able to keep up my usual high level of activity. I will have my iPad with me but am not sure about internet connectivity. This will give me a good... (Read More)

$50k and another Stretch Goal Down!

July 9th - via:
Good work team! It seems like barely a day goes by that we don’t break a stretch goal! I cant believe we have only be at this for 1 week! Wow! The Antagonist Archive is now upgraded with extra Factions for you to contend with! Vargarti Socialist... (Read More)

I will be doing a Reddit AMA in 12 hours

July 7th - via:
In 12 hours (11am Melbourne Time, I am GMT +10) I will be doing a Ask Me Anything (AMA) on the Reddit Worldbuilding subreddit ( This is a chance for people to ask me anything they want about the Fragged Empire... (Read More)

$5k in 1 day and our first stretch goal for the new book!

July 7th - via:
Good afternoon from Australia :) What a great day for breaking some stretch goals! Stretch Goal Broken: The Antagonist Archive (AA) is now upgrade with Locations. The Core Rule Book will have a write up for each of the major locations within the... (Read More)

7 NEW BOOK UNLOCKED! 'The Antagonist Archive'

July 5th - via:
Wow! We’ve done it! We are now onto our second book! You can gain access to this new book by simply increasing your Pledge by $15aud. Just click on the big blue ‘Manage Your Pledge’ button (to the right of the main video) and increase your... (Read More)

Fragged Empire Meetup, More Pledge Levels Unlocked & WIP Art

July 4th - via:
Last night, myself and 10 Melbourne Fragged Empire Fans had a game night at our Friendly Local Game Store. This was a great chance for me to meet some of our fantastic backers and for them to hear the games setting and rules explained in person by... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Hardcover! The Book is now Complete.

July 3rd - via:
We did it team! The Book is now as complete as I could possibly want it. Extra pages, higher quality print, thicker paper and now HARDCOVER!!! And we still have 30 days to go! Increasing your PledgeFor those of you waiting for the Hardcover Stretch... (Read More)

Five or So Questions with Wade Dyer on Fragged Empire

July 2nd - via:
Tell me a little about Fragged Empire. What excites you about it? (Read More)

200% Funded!

July 1st - via:
I’m in awe, what an amazing amount of support for not only a new rule system, but a new setting! Just when I think things are slowing down, they speed back up again. Great work team :D More Content to Come! So what comes after the Hardcover Stretch... (Read More)

Fragged Empire Sci-Fi RPG up on Kickstarter

June 30th - via:
Fragged Empire is a new tabletop sci-fi RPG that’s up on Kickstarter. They’ve made it over their funding goal and then some already, so it’s stretch goals for the next 33 days. (Read More)

2 Days & 2 Stretch Goals Down!

June 29th - via:
Wow! We have kicked some amazing goals! We got 2 Stretch Goals done in just 2 days! Stretch Goal Unlocked: Offset Printing & Thicker PaperWe have a serious RPG/Art book on our hands! Offset printing is how most high quality books are printed,... (Read More)

Fragged Empire – a New Post, Post – Apocalypitc RPG

June 29th - via:
Fragged Empire is a new tabletop RPG on Kickstarter, staged in the post, post-apocalyptic period. Any fan of Sci-Fi movies, television and RPG's should enjoy this futuristic spin to an RPG. (Read More)

What an Awesome First Day

June 28th - via:
Wow, I can’t believe it has only been 1 day! And what an amazing day! Not only did we get funded, but we reached our first stretch goal! Stretch Goal Unlocked: +24 Pages of Writing & Art We are now up to a total of 384 pages! These additional... (Read More)

Wow! We are got funded within 12 hours!

June 27th - via:
Simply amazing! I am blown away by how awesome our RPG community is. I launched at 6pm last night (Melbourne, Australia time), we were at 30% within 2 hours & over 50% by the time I went to sleep. I have only just now woken up to see that we are... (Read More)

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