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Thirsty Sword Lesbians

A project in Oakland, CA by Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions
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Cross swords and fall in love with this tabletop RPG by April Kit Walsh, celebrating queer love and power, Powered by the Apocalypse.
Backers: 8151
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $298,539 of $19,999
Dates: Oct 13th -> Nov 12th (31 days)
Project By: Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions
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Latest News

In the Final Stretch, the Final Stretches!

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re down to the final 48 hours of the campaign and ready to roll out the last of our stretch goals. Over the weekend you unlocked: Three more pay bumps for the talented artists who’ll be working to illustrate the rest of the book and all these... (Read More)

Design thoughts: the difference between mechanising feelings and evoking them

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
As we head into the final week, we’re still going strong! New people are discovering the game every day and getting excited about it, and we would really appreciate it if you could help spread the word and share your experiences far and wide.... (Read More)

We love you 1000%

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We launched this project asking for $20,000. On Tuesday you brought us across the $200,000 mark. Thank you so much for your pledges, your passion, and for spreading the word. Today we officially enter the last week of the campaign! Since our update... (Read More)

Treats Aplenty!

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey friends!  Going in to the Halloween weekend here, we wanted to remind you that Sean Nittner has put together a complete tutorial on how to set up a TSL game on Roll20 using the free VTT assets all backers get (see Update #1). So if you want to... (Read More)

Love and chosen families

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re halfway through the kickstarter with no sign of slowing down! It seems like new people are hearing about the game everyday, so please keep spreading the word far and wide! Today I wanted to talk a bit about love and relationships in Thirsty... (Read More)

Busy, Busy, Thirsty, Thirsty!

October 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We just finished an amazing weekend of gaming during Roll20Con! We ran a dozen events and helped raise over $15,000 for Code2040, an organization dedicated to breaking down the barriers which keep black and Latinx technologists from fully... (Read More)

Found a bug? Let’s catch it!

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
You don't gotta catch em all. But a few wouldn't hurt! Bugs are adorable. They come in many shapes in sizes. They aerate soil, speed up decomposition (nom nom), and pollinate flowers. However, one place we don’t want bugs is in our text (art is... (Read More)

Roll On at Roll20Con!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Grab a cup of coffee bright and early tomorrow and tune in to twitch as Thirsty Sword Lesbians kicks off Roll20Con! Join designer April Kit Walsh, Alexis Sara, Ana Valens, and Jamila Nedjadi live as they play the Neon City 2099 scenario from the... (Read More)

It's Been

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ll be frank, we did not expect one week in that we’d be flirting with $100k. Y’all are some amazing badass thirsty sword backers! Since yesterday’s update announcing international shipping, we’ve funded a 25% bonus for all our... (Read More)

Thirsty Sword Lesbians Abroad!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
BIG NEWS today! Thanks to a big show of support from our friends at the UK-based Mongoose Publishing, we are now able to offer shipping outside the USA for this Kickstarter. Right now we have the Smitten (all flavors) and Nice tiers set up to offer... (Read More)

Celebrating queer stories!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
I continue to be blown away by all of your support and enthusiasm! Thank you from the bottom of my gay heart <3 Speaking of which, today I wanted to talk a little about queerness and RPGs. Both concepts are about journeys of discovery and not... (Read More)

Make It Gayer

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re shamelessly stealing that line from this new review of Thirsty Sword Lesbians by Maria Fanning: “Thirsty Sword Lesbians is far from just a name. It’s a game that explores queer feelings and identity extensively, in all their beauty… If... (Read More)

Always Stretch First

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, you have been absolutely lavish in your support. It’s day three of the campaign and we’ve added another 400 backers in search of dangerous intrigue, tantalizing exchanges, and furtive glances over half-filled cups of wine. We'll revisit... (Read More)

A Very Passionate First Encounter!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much to all of you! Over 1500+ backers made the first day of Thirsty Sword Lesbians a smashing success! Not only did we fund production of the game but you nimbly danced through no less than nine different stretch goals in our first 24... (Read More)

Thirsty Sword Lesbians: Tabletop RPG Is Kickstarter Hit

October 14th - via: dailydot.com
What do you get when you give thirsty lesbians swords? A bombshell of a Kickstarter fully funded in just three hours. Meet Thirsty Sword Lesbians, a new role-playing game as easy to play as it is LGBTQ-inclusive. (Read More)

We did it! Thirsty Sword Lesbians has funded and we're blasting onward to stretch goals

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
April here, feeling overwhelmed with gratitude! This beautiful book is going to be a reality, thanks to you! I’ve been working on this game for over two years and it has come a long way. Between itch supporters, Evil Hat, playtesters, contributing... (Read More)

Draw your sword: Your Preview PDF is Here

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

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