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The Awfully Cheerful Engine: An RPG of Action Comedy!

A project in Southampton, UK by Morrus

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An action comedy RPG inspired by frightfully cheerful games of the 80s! With a foreword by Sandy 'Ghostbusters' Petersen & VTT support!
Backers: 615
Average Pledge Per Backer: £62

Funded: £38,067 of £5,000
Dates: May 18th -> Jun 18th (32 days)
Project By: Morrus
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Thank you everybody! And now, download your PDF rewards!

June 18th - via:
Thank you so much folks. With your support, the Awfully Cheerful Engine! officially lives! We smashed through all four stretch goals, and we can't wait to get this game into your hands.... .... which we'll do RIGHT NOW! Check your Kickstarter... (Read More)

We did it! The final stretch goal has been reached!

June 18th - via:
With mere hours to go, we've unlocked ACCIDENTAL ANTHROPOMORPHIC ANIMAL ADVENTURERS! If you have pledged for the full set, these four stretch goal rewards will be yours automatically! What to expect! The Kickstarter ends in a few hours. If you've... (Read More)

We did it! Domes of Thunder is a go!

June 17th - via:
Get your best Tina Turner cosplay ready, because overnight we blasted past the DOMES OF THUNDER stretch goal. The (post) apoocalypse is nigh! Mutants! Explosions! Cars with machine guns! You all know the drill! The writer has already started work!... (Read More)

Let's Look At The Adventures!

June 10th - via:
We just passed £27K (woohoo - thank you!) so I thought I'd show another preview. I was torn what to show, so I thought an article showcasing the first page of each adventure would be fun! Spirits of Manhattan Raiders of the Cutty Sark Strange... (Read More)

Spirits of Manhattan Preview

June 7th - via:
'Equipment' was requested in the Awfully Cheerful Engine! Kickstarter comments for the next preview. Of the four ACE! adventures, Spirits of Manhattan has perhaps the wackiest selection of gear for your Heroes, so I thought I'd share a sneaky... (Read More)

Beam Me Up Demo (Preview)

June 2nd - via:
Tomorrow I'll be running a demo of Beam Me Up, the fourth adventure in the ACE! series, with a group of professional streamers. I can't wait! The players are Matt Cox, Quill, Bez, and EN Publishing community/media manager, Sara Elsam. The Director... (Read More)

Two Podcasts About ACE!

May 30th - via:
I was on Shane Plays Geek Talk this week, talking about tons of nonsense, plus the Awfully Cheerful Engine!, Level Up: Advanced 5th Edition, and more nonsense. Seriously, a lot of nonsense. Plus some actual information! ... (Read More)


May 28th - via:
Hi all! I thought it was about time to share some more of the contents of the Awfully Cheerful Engine! After taking requests, I've selected a page-spread. It shows some Extras (what we call monsters and NPCs) from the core rulebook. This should give... (Read More)

'BITE ME!' We did it!

May 27th - via:
Thanks to all your support, we have just passed our second Awfully Cheerful stretch goal! Everybody who has pledged for the full set now gets - at no extra charge - not only ORCS & OUBLIETTES, but also BITE ME!, an adventure set in deepest... (Read More)

Let's Look At Magic!

May 23rd - via:
Glenn Edwards (thanks Glenn!) asked me in the comments how magic and spells worked in the AWFULLY CHEERFUL ENGINE! so I thought I'd give you a quick rundown. Quick, because it's ACE! -- it's pretty simple! Before I do that -- I was interviewed by Egg... (Read More)

Orcs & Oubliettes is in the bag.... next, BITE ME!

May 20th - via:
Thanks to your support, we have passed our first stretch goal — and so we have already started work on ORCS & OUBLIETTES! Our loving, irreverant parody of the world’s most popular RPG is underway! The next stretch goal, at £20K, is a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal: Orcs & Oubliettes

May 18th - via:
Hey folks! As promised, here are some details on the first AWFULLY CHEERFUL stretch goal. Orcs & Oubliettes is a loving parody of the world's most popular roleplaying game. O&O is, of course, the world's best roleplaying game.  Think... (Read More)

And we have FUNDED! Thank you!

May 18th - via:
Thank you everybody for a fantastic launch! We have funded, which means that you will definitely be getting some AWFULLY CHEERFUL PDFs in 31 days, and some books soon after that! You'll be delighted at how fast ENP fufills Kickstarters! So thank you... (Read More)

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