Shield Maidens: A New Viking/Cyberpunk Tabletop RPG

A project in Swindon, UK by Matthew Sprange

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Become a Shield Maiden tasked to prevent Ragnarök in this sci-fi tabletop roleplaying game!
Backers: 819
Average Pledge Per Backer: £72

Funded: £58,928 of £15,000
Dates: Apr 1st -> May 1st (30 days)
Project By: Matthew Sprange
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Latest News

New Cover - Gamemasters Guide

April 29th - via:
Good afternoon, Sisters and Brothers of Midgard, Just a quickie update for you today as we go into the final weekend of the Shield Maidens Kickstarter - we have just had the final cover of the Gamemasters Guide come in and we wanted to show it off to... (Read More)

Galdrs and Guardian Shields

April 28th - via:
Good morning, Sisters and Brothers of Midgard! We are thundering towards the end of the Shield Maidens Kickstarter (ends on Sunday), so we thought it might be a fun idea to explore the use of Galdrs and their relationship with Guardian Shields...... (Read More)

Stretch Goals, Interview and Thor!

April 21st - via:
Good afternoon, Sisters and Brother of Midgard! Another stretch goal fell this morning, and you are now all going to be receiving The Banished, a full adventure for Shield Maidens. Thank you so much for your support thus far! We have already unveiled... (Read More)

Weapons of the Shield Maidens

April 20th - via:
Good morning, Sisters and Brothers of Midgard! Today, we find ourselves 'this' close to unlocking the next stretch goal, a full adventure called The Banished, that will bring your Shield Maidens face-to-face with the Jotunn - and exiled ones at that!... (Read More)

Aiding Your Fellow Shield Maidens

April 13th - via:
Good afternoon, Sisters and Brothers of Midgard, Up to now, we have been dazzling (!) you with the background and artwork of Shield Maidens - it is about time to dive into some of the rules. Easter seem to be disrupting everything this year, so this... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal!

April 12th - via:
Good morning, Sisters and Brothers of Midgard! More good news today - another stretch goal has fallen to your relentless advance, and you will now be receiving Dataforge: Trolls, a full PDF supplement covering these classic creatures but with a... (Read More)

The Team Behind Shield Maidens

April 8th - via:
Good morning, Sisters and Brothers of Midgard! Today, we wanted to showcase to you all the creative team behind Shield Maidens, those tireless souls who have been toiling away to bring a brand new universe and RPG to life. Alison Cybe: Author Alison... (Read More)

Looking at Fenrir

April 7th - via:
Good afternoon, Sisters and Brothers of Midgard! Well, you have all done it again - another stretch goal has fallen. You will now be receiving The Sun, a full adventure for Shield Maidens, and we are already streaking towards Dataforge: Trolls, a... (Read More)

Allies are Here - and Exploring Midgard

April 6th - via:
Good afternoon, Sisters of Midgard (and Brothers too now!) The first bit of good news - the Allies stretch goal has been unlocked, meaning you will now be able to create new characters to fight alongside the Shield Maidens. Following their own gods... (Read More)

Starship Troopers TRPG designer’s new game combines Vikings with cyberpunk

April 5th - via:
Shield Maidens is an upcoming TPRG inspired by Viking history and Norse mythology, given a sci-fi twist. The RPG takes place in an alternative universe where the nine realms of the Norse gods feature advanced technology, such as hard light shields and weapons. (Read More)

Thank You! And a Look at the Gods

April 4th - via:
Good afternoon, warriors of Midgard! First off, thank you, one and all for your support thus far - Shield Maidens was funded within 24 hours, and will now become a reality a little later this year! We said there would be plenty of previews during the... (Read More)

Thank you!

April 2nd - via:
Good afternoon, Sisters, Allies and members of the Resistance! You have all been fantastic - Shield Maidens has been funded in less than 24 hours. You are all going to be getting the Shield Maidens Training Guide, and it looks like most of you will... (Read More)

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