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The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game

A project in Stockholm, Sweden by Free League

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Tell your own story in The Walking Dead Universe in the official roleplaying game from AMC Networks and Free League Publishing.
Backers: 4945
Average Daily Pledges: kr488,173 SEK
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr987 SEK

Funding: kr4,881,725 SEK of kr250,000 SEK
Dates: Mar 14th -> Apr 5th (22 days)
Project By: Free League
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Latest News


March 22nd - via:
Here, dear backers, is the first in a series of updates that speak to different aspects of the rule set. We will focus on the campaign mode, which is the playstyle most similar to the storytelling known from the TV series. Let's start by looking at... (Read More)


March 21st - via:
Dear backers, we are coming up on the one-week-mark of this campaign. We had an explosive start, and with two weeks to go we keep adding new members to our merry horde at a very good pace. A wholehearted thanks for your support thus far. Also, we... (Read More)


March 17th - via:
Stretch goals, that is, dear backers! The Digital RPG Artbook will now be yours, filled with images that you can display during sessions, to set the mood and help the players immerse themselves in the story. Oh, and it is Kickstarter exclusive,... (Read More)


March 16th - via:
Just about 40 hours into the campaign, dear backers, and our campaign walker has slowed down its previously frantic pace. Maybe it got to feed while we slept here in Sweden? Or has it noticed that Michonne is now on the prowl, after the door was... (Read More)

The Walking Dead RPG Launches on Kickstarter

March 16th - via:
The Walking Dead is coming to the tabletop. Free League Publishing has launched a Kickstarter to fund production of The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game, a new tabletop RPG that allows players to tell their own stories within the post-apocalyptic landscape of the universe of The Walking Dead. The new game uses Free League's Year Zero game engine, but with a few unique twists designed to bring out the survival themes of The Walking Dead onto the tabletop. (Read More)


March 15th - via:
We are closing in on the 24h mark of the campaign, dear backers. Only 24 hours, with 11 stretch goals unlocked, and with approx. 3,700.000 SEK in funding - we couldn't be happier! Working on something for a long time and then finding out that other... (Read More)


March 15th - via:
... here in Stockholm, and we awake with smiles that shine as brightly as the morning sun. Waking up to see that we have already unlocked one, and are rapidly closing in on a second, stretch goal is not a bad way to start the day! So, the Politician... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
The sun is setting over a wintry Stockholm, dear backers, and we are almost as exhausted as we are overjoyed. This first afternoon/evening has been absolutely fantastic, and we are looking forward to tomorrow with high hopes that it will be just as... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
The bonus archetype The Nobody, that is. Dear, awesome backers, what an amazing first three hours we have had. We are of course super enthusiastic for this game ourselves; learning that we are this far from being alone in our enthusiasm is truly... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
But what does the X on the location maps represent, dear backer? A stash of canned tomato soup? The handwritten memoirs of that emaciated, babbling survivor who just died in your arms? A haven full of friendlies, looking to trade for food and other... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
A set of ten base dice and as many stress dice will be added to the Starter Set, dear backers – all thanks to you! Really, we cannot thank you enough for the brilliant start to this campaign. Also, a version of Carol Peletier as a player character... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
Yes, dear backers, the core book expands with the Criminal archetype. In this game, archetypes say something about who the PC was before the outbreak – it doesn’t determine who they are when the game starts, and it does not dictate how XP is used... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
Where will you establish your safe haven, dear backers? Are there any huge walker swarms nearby? Are there groups of unknown survivors hiding in, and controlling, other sectors of the map? If so, what would happen if you bumped into them while... (Read More)


March 14th - via:
Wow, dear backers, 250.000 SEK in 8 minutes – this walker is not stumbling out of the gate! Thank you so much for this awesome start. Now, let’s pull together and incite that walker to quicken its pace, towards a bite of the first juicy stretch... (Read More)

The Walking Dead Universe RPG is now live on Kickstarter

March 14th - via:
Free League Publishing has announced that the Kickstarter for the official The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game is now live. While the game has already reached its initial funding goal, there is a wide range of stretch goals and bonus items to unlock. (Read More)

"The Walking Dead Universe RPG Live on Kickstarter"

March 14th - via:
Free League Publishing today announced the official The Walking Dead Universe RPG on Kickstarter. The game invites you to explore the unforgiving, post-apocalyptic world of the dead, where you must learn to survive. Together. (Read More)

The Walking Dead Universe RPG Now Live On Kickstarter

March 14th - via:
It’s now live! Free League and AMC have united to produce The Walking Dead Universe, a tabletop RPG experience set in the world of the TV show. Don’t like how the last few seasons have turned out? Make your own! (Read More)

The Walking Dead TTRPG Fully Funded In 24 Hours on Kickstarter

March 14th - via:
Overall, the Kickstarter page for The Walking Dead TTRPG provides similar information to what was made public last year. The TTRPG will be using the Zero Year system, which has been used to bring Ridley Scott's Alien and Blade Runner series to gaming tables. Furthermore, the game will emphasize difficult moral choices in dangerous high-stakes scenarios. (Read More)

The next season of The Walking Dead can take place in your neighborhood

March 14th - via:
AMC Networks has partnered with Free League Publishing — a powerhouse with a stable of original and licensed tabletop games, settings, and systems — to create The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game. With it, fans will be able to play out their own personal zombie apocalypse with a small group of friends, building relationships and drama from a fortified outpost set anywhere in the world. (Read More)


March 14th - via:
The crowdfunding campaign for the highly anticipated tabletop roleplaying game has already reached its initial funding goal. It is now running through a long list of stretch goals, such as Atlanta area map, Bonus Archetype: The Criminal, custom dice, a threat meter, adventure maps, pre-generated characters based on the TV series and a solo mode, with more on the way. (Read More)

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