Tournament Fishing: The Deck Building Game


A project in Portland, OR by Ron Randall

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A 112 page graphic novel thriller of deep-space deception, sabotage, and betrayal featuring sci-fi bounty hunter Mercy St. Clair.
Backers: 1005
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $73,292 of $25,000
Dates: Jul 5th -> Aug 5th (32 days)
Project By: Ron Randall
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Latest News


August 5th - via:
I'm sorry for this extra note, everyone. But it's an important one: I don't use Backerkit, so I can't do add-ons once the campaign ends. That's not a function that the internal Kickstarter Add-ons feature has. So-if you do plan on add-ons, you should... (Read More)


August 5th - via:
Trekker Gang,  One of the FIVE "Tagged on Rigel" backers had to drop. So-- YOU can now have your NAME included in the book! That's a $100 pledge level. These sold out super-fast. A  very popular feature. so I wanted to send a quick heads up in case... (Read More)

LAST DAY! More stretch goals UNLOCKED-- and one Big **CHALLENGE** to go!

August 5th - via:
BLAM! BLAM! BLAM! Mercy keeps nailing those stretch goal targets! Dear Rigel Shipmate, our incredible ride to TREKKER: RECKONING ON RIGEL continues at warp speed! We're gaining backers and adding stretch goals faster than ever, making this the most... (Read More)

LAST FULL DAY! How about we S-T-R-E-T-C-H for another ENAMEL PIN!

August 4th - via:
KNOCKING 'EM DOWN! The cool stretch goals keep falling! Our campaign keeps getting more exciting and rewarding! Since yesterday, we've unlocked two more great stretch goals-- our first-ever Trekker magnet, and the fun "I Love Trekker" window cling!... (Read More)

SPRINTING INTO OUR LAST 2 DAYS! Surprise Backer Stretch Goal revealed!

August 3rd - via:
WOW! What a thrilling run we've been having! Over $62,000 raised by 827-and-counting wonderful Trekker Backers! But we''re not ready to stop now, are we? Certainly not with such great stretch goals just ahead-- and a couple more fun surprises... (Read More)

FINAL WEEKEND UPDATE! MOLLY Enamel Pin UNLOCKED! TWO new Stretch Goals revealed!!

August 1st - via:
WE'VE COME A LONG WAY! MORE EXCITEMENT JUST AHEAD! Trekker Friend, we are building up to one heck of a final run as we make TREKKER:RECKONING ON RIGEL our most extraordinary Trekker campaign yet! Which is only fitting, since we are also making the... (Read More)


July 30th - via:
OVER $60,000! Nearly 800 Backers! ASTONISHING! Our ROCKET RIDE TO RIGEL soars onward! Yesterday was another huge day on our campaign, pushing us over $60,000 and well on the way to adding that adorable "Chibi Molly" enamel pin to every backer's... (Read More)

ONE WEEK LEFT! Charging toward Molly enamel pin Stretch Goal-- and beyond!

July 29th - via:
SEVEN DAYS LEFT ON THE TRAIL! Incredible! As I write this, we have 777 backers, and $59,483 raised on our campaign for RECKONING ON RIGEL! That puts us almost halfway to our huge, and hugely adorable Chibi Molly enamel pin stretch goal! And beyond... (Read More)

WEEK FOUR BEGINS- Digital Stretch Goal UNLOCKED; Marching toward the Molly Enamel Pin!

July 27th - via:
WELL! You guys made that look easy: Turns out our "50 Re-tweets Challenge" wasn't... well, that much of a challenge! I asked, you delivered! We shot past that 50 re-tweets target yesterday thanks to all of you who stepped up to hit that "retweet"... (Read More)

NEW STRETCH GOAL REVEALED. You're gonna LOVE this one!

July 26th - via:
ROUNDING OUT WEEK THREE WITH SWEET, SWEET MUSIC! BOOM! Down goes Stretch Goal # 11! Ahoy, Rigel Shipmate!  Thanks to you and a total so far of an astounding 757 backers, we've just added our 11th big Stretch Goal,  the Spotify TREKKER PLAYLIST to... (Read More)


July 23rd - via:
IT FEELS SO GOOD! We're just past the halfway mark on our campaign, and despite the occasional bumps and bruises that any rowdy Kickstarter campaign can experience along the way, it feels so good when we are enjoying the support that you incredible... (Read More)

Week 3! NEW Original Rigel Watercolor ADD-ON Reward, NEW DIGITAL REWARDS Goal announced!

July 20th - via:
Original WATERCOLOR "Mercy on Rigel" for ONE Quick Trekker Backer! Greetings, Rigel Rocket-rider! We are rolling into Week Three on our incredible journey to bring TREKKER: RECKONING ON RIGEL to life, and it's time to kick in the afterburners! So--... (Read More)

WEEKEND UPDATE #2: New Stretch Goals, New backers, bright future!

July 17th - via:
Racking up big numbers! Mercy keeps knocking down targets on our rocket trip to RIGEL!  This past week, we crossed the 700-backers mark and unlocked our ninth Stretch Goal already! By now we've added all the book-enhancing extras I can think of and... (Read More)


July 13th - via:
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WEEK TWO BEGINS-- Exciting new STRETCH GOAL just ahead!

July 13th - via:
It's stunning! Our rocket ride to make RECKONING ON RIGEL the most spectacular Trekker success yet continues! Mercy can't believe her eye. Molly knew it all along. Jason's just amused. Just one week into our campaign, we have reached over 670 Trekker... (Read More)

WEEKEND UPDATE #1: Shooting Through Stretch Goals!

July 10th - via:
ASTONISHING!  That's how it has felt in this first week on our "Ride to Rigel". Once again I have been overwhelmed by the enthusiastic, energetic response our latest TREKKER book has received thus far. Thank you all so much for an incredible first... (Read More)


July 7th - via:
 THE RIGEL ROCKET-RIDE CONTINUES! Simply shocking! It seems much longer ago, but it was just yesterday that we were aiming at a huge THIRD Stretch Goal, to add fancy Inside Cover Art to our new TREKKER: RECKONING ON RIGEL book. Well, here we be, a... (Read More)


July 6th - via:
WOW! Thank you all, so much! In the early hours of our campaign, the TREKKER COMMUNITY has shown up in mighty numbers like never before, and here we stand: By the time we hit our **Official** launch day and hour, we are FUNDED, already shooting for... (Read More)


July 5th - via:
Good Golly, Miss Molly-- will you look at THAT?!? WELCOME TO RIGEL INDEED! Trekker Troopers, we're making a book! We've hit our initial Funding Goal in record-breaking time-- ! And along the way, we've already amassed the biggest first-day totals for... (Read More)

What a quick take-off!

July 5th - via:
 RIGEL, HERE WE COME!  Already getting close to making this book a REALITY!! Thank you ALL for the awesome launch on our journey to Rigel! Just 2 1/2 hours into the campaign, and we were already over 2/3 funded! And we're still flying up fast. ... (Read More)

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