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Comrades: A Revolutionary RPG

A project in Brooklyn, NY by W.M. Akers

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A tabletop roleplaying game about life in the revolutionary underground, where a roll of the dice can change the world.
Backers: 978
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $24,062 of $500
Dates: Feb 13th -> Mar 15th (30 days)
Project By: W.M. Akers
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Latest News

Muckraker, Maybe?

March 14th - via:
This could be your comrade! Several of you have commented or emailed to say how excited you are about possibly unlocking the Muckraker playbook, so I thought I'd send out a quick update to let everyone know that we are very close!  I made the... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Materials Completed

March 13th - via:
Yesterday I finished correcting the handful of errors found in the latest DTRPG proof, which meant I finally had time to draft the supplements unlocked by our stretch goals: the GM's guide, the pathways to revolution summary, and a tour of Khresht.... (Read More)

72 Hours…

March 12th - via:
A lot can happen in 72 hours. Movements rise, governments fall, and Kickstarters thunder to a conclusion. Three days from the end of what has been a marvelous campaign, I wanted to take a moment to thank you all. From the moment this project... (Read More)

Hardcover Now Cheaper!

March 7th - via:
This week, DriveThruRPG announced a change in their printing costs. I was worried this would be a problem, but it's actually quite good news. Here's the run-down: Backers who've chosen to get a code for an at-cost copy of the softcover book will now... (Read More)

Excellent News!

March 6th - via:
The latest proof of the softcover rulebook came in yesterday, and it looks absolutely perfect. The printing errors that marred the first two proofs have been corrected, and I can now say with full confidence that the softcover should be ready just a... (Read More)

Deadball Discounts

February 26th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Let's Make Trouble

February 25th - via:
We've crossed the line for our first two stretch goals (!!) and this week I'd like to get as much work done on those materials as I can. I've drafted the GM reference sheet, which will include a section of 15 or 20 seeds for conflict—short,... (Read More)

Comrades in Hardcover!

February 21st - via:
Look what came in the mail last night!  I didn't include a hardcover version when I first launched the Kickstarter because I hadn't yet seen a proof, and I wanted to make sure the quality was top-notch. This first proof was better than I hoped for.... (Read More)

Five or So Questions on Comrades

February 20th - via:
This morning, games designer and journalist Brie Beau Sheldon posted a short, fun piece about Comrades. Check it out and share it on social as a way of thanking him for covering the game! Tomorrow night I'll be on Twitch at from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.,... (Read More)

The Socialists Have Taken Revenge

February 19th - via:
A band of fascists storms a waiter's club where a group of leftist waiters are preparing a ball in honor of a local newspaper editor. The fascists upend the tables, set fire to the building, and shoot the editor dead. The next day, Fascist forces in... (Read More)

+1 Forward

February 15th - via:
I am very proud to share the link to this week's +1 Forward podcast, which features yours truly talking about Comrades, riots in train stations, and the connections between good RPG mechanics and the classic dramatic structure I learned about in... (Read More)

Under an Hour!

February 14th - via:
What a day! Comrades has taken off faster than any Kickstarter I've ever worked on, and that is all thanks to you. The project was funded in under an hour, which is insane, and as I type this we just picked up our hundredth baker. Y'all are... (Read More)

Comrades Rulebook Preview

February 13th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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