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Picaresque Roman: A Requiem for Rogues - Japanese Anime TRPG

A project in Cincinnati, OH by LionWing Publishing

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A narrative-driven authentic anime roleplaying game from Japan about violence, betrayal, & money, inspired by Yakuza and Persona.
Backers: 834
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $52,933 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 24th -> Sep 9th (17 days)
Project By: LionWing Publishing
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Latest News

19 hours to go! Stretch goal 12 unlocked! Final stretch goal reveal!

September 9th - via:
Hello, Picares! We're officially inside the 24-hour mark, which means it's time for the last push of the campaign! If you can, please share the campaign with a friend or someone you think would like the game. After all, every back counts, especially... (Read More)

The final 48 hours! And the reveal of the Gambler class!

September 7th - via:
Hello, Picares! It's that time! We're inside the final 48 hours! As mentioned in last night's update, the last two days of a Kickstarter campaign can be exciting and even a little wild, as folks who've been watching the project decide to pull the... (Read More)

The final 72 hours!

September 6th - via:
Hello, Picares! Welcome back to another Piacresque Roman update! Bradly here, and we're officially inside the final 72 hours of the campaign! The last few days of a Kickstarter are always exciting. They're also some of the most important days of an... (Read More)

Stretch goal 10 unlocked! Stretch goal 11 revealed! And a look at some more mechanics!

September 4th - via:
Hello, Picares! Welcome back to your one-stop shop for all things Picaresque Roman. Bradly here, and we've got a lot of ground to cover in today's update, so let's get to it! As always, we've knocked out another stretch goal since our last post,... (Read More)

Stretch goal 9 unlocked! Stretch goal 10 revealed! A look at some art! And a breakdown of player tasks and the traitor!

September 2nd - via:
Hello, Picares! Bradly here, back with another Piacresque Roman update! Once again, we've unlocked another stretch goal since our last post, which is especially impressive because, like stretch goal eight, this was a bigger jump than the previous... (Read More)

Stretch goal 8 unlocked! Stretch goal 9 revealed! A look at the VIP and influence mechanics! And a listen-through of our latest Picaresque Roman interview!

September 1st - via:
Hello, Picares! Bradly here, back with your Picaresque Roman fix. Since our last update, we've yet again unlocked another stretch goal! This unlock was particularly impressive as it was a larger jump to the next unlock than our previous ones. This is... (Read More)

Stretch goal 7 unlocked! Stretch goal 8 revealed! A listen-through of one of the OST tracks!

August 31st - via:
Hello, Picares! Bradly here with a Picaresque Roman update to kick off the new week! That's right, this is week 2 of the Picaresque campaign, and we're excited about what this week will bring! We've got podcasts to drop, a new actual play to share,... (Read More)

Stretch goal 6 unlocked! Stretch goal 7 revealed! A look at the Swindler!

August 29th - via:
Hello, Picares! Bradly here, back with your weekend update on all things Picaresque Roman! Since our last post on Friday, we've unlocked another stretch goal and are nearly 75% of the way to the next! Yesterday, we unlocked our sixth stretch goal,... (Read More)

Stretch goal 5 unlocked! And the VOD of our behind the scenes stream from Wednesday!

August 27th - via:
Hello, Picares! Bradly here, back with another Picaresque update! Tonight's will be a short one. First up: we've unlocked yet another stretch goal! That makes five in total thus far. You all are crushing these! Having unlocked our fifth goal, we'll... (Read More)

Stretch goals 3 and 4 unlocked! Stretch goal 5 revealed! A look at some of the City's factions!

August 26th - via:
Hello, Picares! Bradly here, back with your Picaresque Roman fix! Since our last update 22 hours ago, we've not only unlocked stretch goal 3, but we've also unlocked stretch goal 4! That's right, two more SGs knocked out. For those keeping track,... (Read More)

Stretch goal 2 unlocked! Stretch goal 3 nearly unlocked! Web DM video review!

August 25th - via:
Hello, Picares! Bradly here, back with another Picaresque Roman update! Since our last update, we've unlocked another stretch goal and are now less than $5 away from unlocking our third! So in 36 hours, we've effectively knocked out three stretch... (Read More)

Funded in 5 hours! First stretch goal unlocked, second revealed! Week 1 content schedule!

August 24th - via:
Hello, Picares! Welcome to the first Picaresque Roman Kickstarter update! My name’s Bradly Halestorm, and I’m the founder and president of LionWing. We’re thrilled to finally bring Picaresque to you. This project has been in the works since... (Read More)

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