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BESM Extras – Fourth Edition RPG Expansions

A project in Fort Wayne, IN by Dyskami Publishing

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Expansions and accessories for BESM Fourth Edition anime and manga role-playing adventures!
Backers: 675
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $57,596 of $10,000
Dates: Nov 10th -> Dec 3rd (24 days)
Project By: Dyskami Publishing
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Latest News


December 3rd - via:
What a humbling and awe-inspiring Kickstarter campaign this has been for us! 24 updates over 24 days, and here we are with the outstanding results of your fully funded crowdfunding effort: $57,596 in pledges by 675 backers. Your support has unlocked... (Read More)

Downloadable E-Cards for BESM Kickstarter Gifts

December 3rd - via:
As the campaign continues to climb towards the final $60K stretch goal and it moves its way through the final hours, we wanted to make it easy for you to buy BESM holiday gifts for your friends and loved ones. Increasing Your Pledge With Add-Ons... (Read More)

And the $55K Stretch Goals are UNLOCKED!

December 3rd - via:
You just keep going and going! As we pass the 7-hours-remaining mark, over 625 backers have now unlocked the two $55K stretch goals! This means that Mark will film and livestream a BESM adventure session sometime next year PLUS every backer who... (Read More)

Two Stretch Goals Now UNLOCKED at $50K!

December 2nd - via:
Well, that was fast! Thanks to the many campaign followers that became backers after the 48-hour countdown notice, you have unlocked the two $50K stretch goals with ease! Now every qualified backer ($25+ pledge) will receive a bonus PDF pack of six... (Read More)

$45K Stretch Goal UNLOCKED – 10 New Templates!

December 1st - via:
AMAZING! With more than two days to go in the campaign, you funded the campaign enough to reach the $45K stretch goal! PLUS we have over 500 awesome backers supporting the campaign. Now every qualified backer ($25+ pledge) will receive a bonus PDF... (Read More)

BESM 2D-Animinis Unboxing Video

December 1st - via:
The campaign keeps moving closer and closer to unlocking that PDF bundle of five new Race Templates and five new Class Templates as the stretch goal at $45K – only $1400 away. 😎 Thanks for joining us on the journey! Let’s See Those 2D Minis!... (Read More)

BESM Dice Tower Unboxing Video

November 30th - via:
We are down the final few days of the campaign (ending Thursday Dec 3rd), and with your support the campaign is only a couple of thousand away from unlocking the next stretch goal at $45K – a PDF bundle of five new Race Templates and five new Class... (Read More)

BESM Extras Preview: Tactical Actions

November 27th - via:
We have just under a week remaining and the campaign is progressing close to a third of the way towards unlocking the next stretch goal at $45K – a PDF bundle of five new Race Templates and five new Class Templates. Today, we present another sneak... (Read More)

$40K Unlocked – Combat Roll Modifier Reference Sheet!

November 25th - via:
Thank you all once again! With more than a week remaining in the campaign, you have smashed through the $40K stretch goal! Now everyone who pledges for a physical reward at any pledge tier will receive a FREE two-page Combat Roll Modifier Reference... (Read More)

BESM Extras Preview: Alternate Weapon Attacks

November 24th - via:
As the campaign continues to move towards unlocking the next stretch goal at $40K – we are less than a couple of thousand away! – we present another sneak peek from BESM Extras. Weapon Attribute: Alternate Attacks A character or Item may be... (Read More)

BESM Tokyo Sidekick NPC Preview: Cool Guy

November 23rd - via:
Throughout the streets of Tokyo, Japan, there are seemingly infinite number of villainous plots just waiting to unfold. Learn about the superhero teams that will stop them in BESM Tokyo Sidekick! Happy Monday! With 10 days to go before the campaign... (Read More)

BESM Extras Preview: Artificial Intelligences

November 21st - via:
Recent funding has propelled the campaign to approximately one-third of the way towards unlocking the next stretch goal – the Combat Roll Modifier Reference Sheet at $40K – so there’s been solid progression in the past day. This weekend is a... (Read More)

Fantasy Pre-Gens Now Unlocked at $35K!

November 20th - via:
Thank you all! With some mid-campaign steam and some awesome new backers, you have smashed through the $35K stretch goal! Now everyone who pledges $25 or more will receive a FREE PDF pack of six pre-generated fantasy player characters that groups can... (Read More)

End Campaign Survey And BESM Extras Skills Preview

November 19th - via:
Greetings, everyone! Thanks for continuing to engage with us on the campaign and help us spread the word. Today, we have some administration news as well as another BESM Extras preview. Switching to BackerKit After reviewing the best options to... (Read More)

Another Higher-Tier Playtesting Spotlight: Pixies

November 18th - via:
Funding is still climbing slowly but steadily, and the campaign is nearly 40% towards unlocking the $35K fantasy character pre-gens stretch goal. Today, we continue what we started in Update #7 and provide more insight into the exclusive early access... (Read More)

BESM Extras Preview: Handling Multiple Edges and Obstacles

November 17th - via:
After yesterday’s funding boost, the campaign is more than 20% towards unlocking the $35K fantasy character pre-gens stretch goal – so this threshold may still be a few days away. We thought this would be the ideal opportunity to give a peek at... (Read More)

And You Promptly Crushed $30K!

November 16th - via:
Wow! We are humbled that within a couple of minutes of posting Update #7, pledges skyrocketed through the $30K threshold and unlocked the printed BESM 4e bookmark for all backers who pledged for a physical reward! 😱 Thank you for the support you... (Read More)

Higher-Tier Playtesting Spotlight: Anime 5E

November 16th - via:
Pledging has continued forward over the weekend and the campaign is approaching the funding to unlock the $30K stretch goal. Thanks for your ongoing support and community engagement! In today’s update, we wanted to provide some additional (and... (Read More)

The Mid-Campaign Stretch Plus Combat Flowchart

November 13th - via:
After a fantastic first few days of the Kickstarter, we have entered the predictable mid-campaign slowdown that is common to most crowdfunding efforts. Thank you all for continuing to share and promote BESM Extras and the other expansions and... (Read More)

$25K Stretch Goal Reached!

November 12th - via:
Shout out to YOU – the outstanding backers that propelled this Kickstarter through the $25K stretch goal in the first 48 hours! Thank you. The next unlocked physical stretch goal is similar to the last one: it upgrades the cover of the BESM... (Read More)

$20K in Under 24 Hours!

November 11th - via:
Amazing! Over 250 backers have contributed to the campaign, pushing it past the $20K threshold – over 200% funding — in under the first 24 hours! The next physical stretch goal is now unlocked. It upgrades the cover of BESM Extras with a spot UV... (Read More)

$15K Threshold Reached!

November 10th - via:
Thanks to your tremendous support, the campaign has broken through the $15K funding amount in 6 hours! Amazing! 😱 As mentioned in the campaign text, we had already unlocked this first stretch goal unconditionally to show our thanks for the hugely... (Read More)


November 10th - via:
Thank you so very much for helping this campaign fund in only 90 minutes. 🥳 We are truly humbled by your ongoing support. You can help us keep the momentum going by spreading the news to all your gamer friends and family. Also, don’t forget to... (Read More)

Mea Culpa For Our Testing Pledge Errors!

November 10th - via:
Don't we feel stupid. 🤭 Apparently we accidentally created two pledge tiers during our testing phase at $15 that should not have existed in the final launched Kickstarter. This is why the duplicate entries appear under the "all gone" section... (Read More)

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