Mutants in the Next - Expanding the Mutant Animal TTRPG

A project in Cuyahoga Falls, OH by Julian Kay

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Mutants in the Next evolves the retro-modern, mutant-animal, role-playing game: Mutants in the Now!
Backers: 846
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $30,863 of $19,850
Dates: May 10th -> Jun 10th (32 days)
Project By: Julian Kay
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Latest News

Quick Update: Roll20 Support!

June 10th - via:
Wow. Mutants in the Now Roll20 support is coming! That means Steve Radbaugh will be busy getting that set up, and I'm looking forward to seeing Mutants in the Now become available on a whole new medium! That leaves one last goal to hit! Putting... (Read More)

Campaign Update #9: Three Stretch Goals Down, Species Sampler, and the Big Finish!

June 9th - via:
Everything wraps up on Friday night at Midnight EST, so if you know anybody on the fence, now's the time to give them up a nudge! And for those just joining us... With three Stretch Goals down, Ewen Cluney will be joining Next to be writing some... (Read More)

Campaign Update #8: Stretch Goals, DMAC, and Fanworks!

June 7th - via:
We've got a second Stretch Goal squared away! With this, Darren M.A. Calvert will be contributing art! I've dug his art since I first saw it fifteen years ago in Hero High, and I'm going to be over the moon to see what he does for Mutants in the... (Read More)

Campaign Update #7: Stretch Goals, Interview

June 2nd - via:
We've hit the first Stretch Goal! That means Next will have an awesome adventure by Crystal Frasier, and I'm busy getting the finishing touches on the style guide to hand over to her and discussing what she'll be adding! The next Stretch Goal is to... (Read More)

Campaign Update #6: Species Revealed!

May 31st - via:
As promised, here's a preview of the first 100 animals in Mutants in the Next! This isn't a complete list of animals that will be appearing in the book, but serves as a list of definite inclusions so Secret of the Goop backers can start considering... (Read More)

Campaign Update #5: Funded, Crystal Frasier, Wild Mutations, and more!

May 27th - via:
Funded! It's always tempting to make that into a flashing .gif, but let's not. I already talked a lot about my feelings on it at the 500+ mark, and it's tremendously heartening. For big companies, a Kickstarter is a marketing mechanism, but here with... (Read More)

Quick Update: 500 Backers!

May 25th - via:
Business card used in 2021, featuring Regula, the j/k! Games mascot. There's a difference between knowing you need over 500 backers and having 500 backers. I've been freelancing and creating for years now, but the ask on this Kickstarter felt like a... (Read More)

Campaign Update #4: Human Mutants, Actual Play, and Forum Fun!

May 20th - via:
We're nearly there, having reached 77%-- -pauses to check how much we've gone up since I started writing this update- --80% of the way there! So let's get into how human mutants change the game, listen to Mutants in the Now in actual play, and more!... (Read More)

Campaign Update #3: Species, Interview, and More!

May 17th - via:
There's a lot getting juggled right now, but my main writing focus at the moment is on getting the initial list of species completed: Secret of the Goop backers need to have some idea of what's getting covered, and I'd like to preview them to all of... (Read More)

Quick Update: Halfway Funded!

May 12th - via:
Kay and the two j/k! Games mascots, TW and Regula! Hey, we passed $10,000 (with a handy amount of overage so I don't do something embarrassing like declare a victory only to have the amount shift and embarrass me). Not that I have any experience... (Read More)

Campaign Update #2: Questions, Answers, and More!

May 12th - via:
As the halfway point looms, it's time to catch up on a few questions. I've already answered some of these elsewhere and in the comments, but it's worth bundling them up for clarity! Questions How do I get the core rules? Mutants in the Now is the... (Read More)

TMNT comic writer and artist worked on this mutant-animal roleplaying game

May 11th - via:
Mutants in the Next is a follow-up sourcebook for the sci-fi roleplaying game Mutants in the Now. The sourcebook features a collection of new content for the TPRG such as more playable animals, mutation abilities and enemies to challenge. (Read More)

Campaign Update #1: Coming Out of Our Shells

May 10th - via:
Whoa. Hey. The original campaign for Mutants in the Now got $4,703. We've blown through that in a day. So I think it's a good time to catch up on our story so far. Previously, On... Discovering Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness... (Read More)

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