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Blue Planet: Recontact

A project in Tacoma, WA by Biohazard Games

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A new and updated edition of the classic science fiction roleplaying game set on the wild, frontier waterworld of Poseidon.
Backers: 1657
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $125,341 of $30,000
Dates: Apr 6th -> May 4th (29 days)
Project By: Biohazard Games
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Latest News

By the Numbers

May 4th - via:
28 day campaign ✔︎ 4 hours to fund ✔︎ 417% funding goal ✔︎ 2 core books ✔︎ 25 stretch goals ✔︎ 700 sci-fi-filled pages ✔︎ 1657 backers ✔︎ 125,341cs ✔︎ Countless thanks yous! ✔︎✔︎✔︎ This campaign has been... (Read More)

A Hundred Thousand Thank Yous

May 2nd - via:
I want to offer a very short update to mark passing $100k and to thank you all for your unexpected and incredibly generous support. To see how much the old crew still loves Blue Planet and to see how many new folks are excited to dive into Recontact... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goals

April 28th - via:
With 22 stretch goals already funded and the end of the campaign in sight, we want to offer a final wave of cool additions to the project that will round out a couple of the goals already in the works as well as add the much-requested virtual... (Read More)

Live Blue Planet Q&A

April 22nd - via:
Just a super-short update to offer a super-fun invitation... What: Blue Planet-Recontact live Q&A   When: Saturday, 4.24, at 2p Pacific Time    Where: Discord    ( Join us for a voice chat to discuss the new... (Read More)

A World of Hurt

April 18th - via:
If you had asked me how I hoped the Blue Planet: Recontact Kickstarter would go before we launched, I would have cautiously said 650 backers and $60k - and crossed my fingers that I didn't jinx it. I knew we had some strong support among the... (Read More)

A Little Help From My Friends

April 12th - via:
Thank you all! We are deeply grateful for the immediate success of the Blue Planet Kickstarter campaign, and it's all because of your support and generosity. We are already well into the 2nd wave of stretch goals are are looking forward to reaching... (Read More)

2nd Wave Stretch Goals

April 9th - via:
Thank you all for what has been a unexpectedly strong and gratifying start to the Blue Planet: Recontact campaign. It's your enthusiasm and support that is making this happen, and we couldn't be more grateful. We never expected to get this far, and... (Read More)


April 7th - via:
$50,000 dollars? Eight stretch goals? In one day? Seriously? You all are killing it!  • Three great guest authors with new perspectives, writing bonus campaign archetypes. • Two more full-color maps added to those we've already commissioned,... (Read More)

Eco-science fiction RPG Blue Planet: Recontact is crowdfunding a revised third edition that maintains its anticolonial themes

April 7th - via:
Sabotage corporate industrial projects and defend an adopted homeworld in Blue Planet: Recontact, an upcoming new third edition of the 25-year-old tabletop RPG about an oceanic world beyond earth and the struggle for its natural resources. First published in 1997 by Biohazard Games, Blue Planet provided a setting wherein a Blight sent Earth into a decades-long economic and ecological collapse and spurred a desperate search for another habitable planet. (Read More)

Exactly 4 Hours!

April 6th - via:
Wow!  Thank you all for the amazing response and support! I knew there were a lot of loyal Blue Planet fans out there, and a few new folks interested in the game, but I had no expectations about funding in the first day let alone the first 4 hours.... (Read More)

Thank You and Attention: International Backers

April 6th - via:
Just a quick, initial update to thank you all for such a fantastic start to the Blue Planet: Recontact campaign!  I was unsure what to expect, but it definitely wasn't this. Thank you all for your incredible support.  International Backers: It is... (Read More)

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