Never Going Home: World War Occult Role Playing

A project in Louisville, KY by Wet Ink Games

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Eldritch Horror Role Playing in the Trenches of World War One
Backers: 786
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $33,188 of $7,000
Dates: Oct 30th -> Dec 3rd (35 days)
Project By: Wet Ink Games
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Latest News

10 hours to go!

December 3rd - via:
With less than half a day left to go, we have unlocked more goals than we ever originally anticipated. We unlocked the 700 backer goal by Steven Wu, the $30,000 goal by Kevin Wilson, and unlocked the Tome of Corrupted Beasts which will be added as a... (Read More)

Four more Stretch Goals UNLOCKED!!!

December 2nd - via:
WOW!!! It's been a crazy few hours! We've unlocked goals one after the other, and we wanted to make sure you all are kept in the loop. We've unlocked Missions Folios from Tyler Omichinski, Isaac Xavier-Santos, Corey Capps and Sen Foong-Lim, and are... (Read More)


December 1st - via:
$25,000 Goal UnlockedWe broke through the latest stretch goal this morning unlocking the Mission Folio by the amazing Ryan Schoon! We also unlocked the Book of Whispers for all the Deluxe tiers and higher. This additional physical book will cover new... (Read More)

Jonathan Meadows UNLOCKED!!! Next up Ryan Schoon!!!

November 30th - via:
20 Stretch Goals!We crossed the $24,000 threshold and unlocked the Mission Folio and another adversary! If we make it to $25,000 we will unlocking two excellent goals. We'll have another naval Mission Folio being added to Once More Unto the... (Read More)

Two more goals UNLOCKED! That makes 19!!!

November 29th - via:
Nineteen Stretch Goals!Just seeing that typed out is astounding. Nineteen stretch goals is well beyond what we thought we could reach, but all of these are falling into place. With the previous addition of the Once More Unto the Breach book of... (Read More)

The final week is heating up!

November 27th - via:
Another Goal UnlockedYou all are fantastic! We managed to unlock our $22,000 Stretch Goal which means we unlocked the Mission Folio by the talented Jodie Brandt. I love the stuff he's done for Bloat Games, and we're so glad to have him on the team. I... (Read More)

Dieter Zimmerman UNLOCKED!!! More Goals Revealed!

November 26th - via:
Last Seven Days!We've made it through what has proven to be an astounding campaign thus far, and have unlocked yet another Stretch Goal. Dieter Zimmerman is going to be cranking out an excellent Mission where the soldiers must investigate a military... (Read More)

$20,000 and Beyond

November 25th - via:
WOW!We've passed $20,000 through all of your support and belief in our project. This is absolutely amazing, and we're excited to continue on with you through the last week of this project. The next few days will help us continue upward, and we hope... (Read More)

Michele Lee has been UNLOCKED!!! This next one is big...

November 23rd - via:
Another goal down!As we reached $19,000 today, we unlocked Michele Lee's excellent Mission Folio about the Angels of Mons. What are these beings? Are they benevolent or forces of evil fighting for their own reasons? Are they simply hallucinations... (Read More)

We're very thankful!

November 22nd - via:
Happy ThanksgivingFor those of you in the States, we'd like to wish you a very happy Thanksgiving with friends and family. We're so thankful for all of you who have made this project such a success so far and we know we can keep reaching higher. We... (Read More)

Two more goals UNLOCKED!!!

November 21st - via:
Robert Turk is ready!When we reached $18,000 we unlocked Robert Turk who will be taking us into the Black Forest of Germany to find out what has awakened under the blood-soaked earth. This promises to be another creepy addition to Once More Unto the... (Read More)

Kodeir Ralford, Robert Turk, and the Armistice Day Art!

November 20th - via:
Another Goal DownYou all are moving us through these goals so quickly, I can barely keep up! We are so humbled by all of your support and know you all will not be disappointed by the amazing talent of our assembled crew. Kodeir Ralford is now... (Read More)

Alan Bahr is UNLOCKED! Kodeir Ralford is up next!

November 19th - via:
Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!As we passed $16,000 this morning, we unlocked our tenth Stretch Goal, another Mission Folio which will have the characters venturing out to search for the Red Baron and the true source of his seemingly supernatural... (Read More)

Melanie Meadors UNLOCKED!!! Time to Raise the Bahr!

November 16th - via:
Alan Bahr, that is!Look, I'm not a huge fan of puns, and I bet Alan has heard this a million times before, but seriously, I couldn't resist. Alan Bahr of Gallant Knight Games is a great friend, writer, designer and springboard for ideas. He doesn't... (Read More)

Brandon and Matt on Random Worlds Chat TONIGHT!

November 15th - via:
Hey everyone. This is just a quick note to let you all know Brandon and Matt will be on the Random Worlds (formerly chat later tonight. If you all want to come and ask questions about the setting, the mechanics, or just get to know us a bit... (Read More)

Josh Sinsapaugh UNLOCKED!!! Larger list revealed!

November 14th - via:
Double the fun!As we unlocked the $14,000 Stretch Goal, we surpassed twice our initial funding goal! During this stretch we also surpassed 300 backers, so we wanted to do a couple of things for all of you fantastic backers. Not only did you help... (Read More)

Doug Levandowski!!!

November 12th - via:
Another Stretch Goal Met!After reaching $13,000 we unlocked a Mission Folio by Doug Levandowski who you may recognize from the excellent Kids on Bikes RPG. I'm so excited about this goal, and Doug has such a great and unique concept. I really cant... (Read More)

Armistice Day

November 11th - via:
Words of RemembranceMany around the world are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of fighting of World War One, and we want to make sure we offer our thoughts, love, and support to all those around the world in remembrance of that day. I... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal UNLOCKED! Doug Levandowski is ready!

November 8th - via:
Another goal passed!As we pass $12,000, We unlock another Mission Folio and another physical goal. Not only are you getting a great adventure for your games, but every backer at the DELUXE tiers and above are also getting a NEW physical product. As... (Read More)

Two more goals UNLOCKED! John Kennedy is up next!

November 8th - via:
Liz and John At $11,000 we unlocked Liz's Mission in the cursed vinyard. Her Mission Folio is added to an already awesome growing list of excellent missions for all of you players to enjoy. This level also unlocks another adversary for the core book.... (Read More)

Spreading the word

November 7th - via:
Upcoming GoalsFor those of you in the United States, we deliberately didn't send any messages or updates yesterday so you could focus on participating in the elections, if you saw fit to do so. We managed to keep moving forward towards our next... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 3 UNLOCKED! Elizabeth Chaipraditkul is up!

November 5th - via:
Another Stretch Goal Reached!And just like that, another stretch goal has been reached! Ben Woerner will be writing his Mission Folio and we'll be adding information on the Eastern Front of the war into the main book. You all are fantastic. Next up... (Read More)

Armistice Day Commemoration

November 4th - via:
The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month...The armistice between the allied nations of World War One and Germany began at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. This year is the 100th anniversary of... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 2 UNLOCKED!

November 3rd - via:
I woke up this morning to see Craig Campbell’s Digital Mission Folio and another new adversary for the main book has been unlocked! This is great! We are tearing through the goals at a pretty good pace and I can’t wait for you to see all the... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1: UNLOCKED! Now on to Craig Campbell

November 2nd - via:
Stretch Goal 1Overnight we tore through the first stretch goal. This unlocked two cool items for all of our backers. Now ALL backers will receive a digital Mission Folio written by Eric Bloat which will be made available on DriveThruRPG when the game... (Read More)


November 1st - via:
In case you missed it before, let us say it again, you all are AWESOME! We are so thankful to have so much support from all you backers so quickly. Never Going Home is going to exist. It is beyond exciting to get to work on making this game all it... (Read More)

Day 1 wrap-up: Wow!

October 31st - via:
75% in the first 24 hoursWhen we launched this campaign yesterday morning, we did so knowing we have a great game with amazing art. We knew that the theme and setting would appeal to people, but what we didn't expect was for you all to respond in... (Read More)

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