The Basics of Roller Derby

A project in Edinburgh, UK by Nicolas "Fnic" Rossert

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An illustrated book featuring roller derby animals for those who want to learn more about roller derby, the rules and how it is played.
Backers: 104
Average Pledge Per Backer: £17

Funded: £1,768 of £600
Dates: Sep 16th -> Oct 16th (31 days)
Project By: Nicolas "Fnic" Rossert
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Latest News

Stretch goal 3

October 3rd - via:
Hello everyone! I'll just go out and say it: this project has been more popular that I ever imagined! I've just finished designing the third stretch goal reward: a removable sticker. It's the kind you can place on windows like car windows. I just... (Read More)

Stretch goal #2 unlocked!

October 1st - via:
Hello everyone! Just about half way through the campaign and we've already reached double the original goal! This means all backers will be getting an A5 print by artist and roller derby player Emily "Hurt Nouveau" Brady! I am working on the next... (Read More)

Stretch goal #1 unlocked at £800

September 20th - via:
Hello all! You almost go there before I could finish the graphic for this (which I had to do in haste). Our first stretch goal is going to be a pronoun sticker of your choice!  (Read More)

Fully funded!

September 19th - via:
Hi all, Just a real quick update to say we're fully funded now! I never thought it'd take less than 72 hours! I already have the first stretch goal sorted and will announce it as soon as I take decent pictures.  With extreme excitement, -Nick Funded... (Read More)


September 18th - via:
Hey everyone, I streamed drawing the apex jump illustration from the book last night on Twitch. I had left 4 illustrations unfinished for this. Here's the timelapse of how I do things. It does start after my pencils as I needed placeholders for the... (Read More)

First day!

September 17th - via:
Hello everyone! I just wanted to thank everyone who's already backed the project! I won't be putting out too many updates as I don't want to spam you. What I will be doing though is streaming on Twitch. I left 4 unfinished drawings in the book so I... (Read More)

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