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Character Collections for The Fantasy Trip

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Douglas H. Cole

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Ready-to-play individual personalities for The Fantasy Trip.
Backers: 557
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $28,918 of $5,000
Dates: Feb 19th -> Mar 9th (19 days)
Project By: Douglas H. Cole
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And thats a wrap!

March 9th - via:
Thanks to all who backed and made this happen! Two stretch goals down and this campaign had my third-highest backer count to date.  (Read More)

30 minutes...

March 9th - via:
Here we go. Six more backers and this captures the #3 spot for backers on my roster. But we’re nearly done. I’ll get on the logistics and Backerkit right finishing Wizards ASAP. Still anticipating a fast PDF delivery. Thanks for... (Read More)


March 9th - via:
Character Collection 4: Wizards is now unlocked! What does this mean? The CC4 PDF is now added to added to all pledge levels. The CC4 Print book is now included in all of the Print+PDF pledge levels The CC4 cards and counters and PDF and Print books... (Read More)

The Final 12 hours...

March 9th - via:
The Kickstarter for Gaming Ballistic's Character Collections books has entered its final day!  I aim to provide ready-to-play support for The Fantasy Trip, with PDFs, Decks of Destiny cards, counters, and more available as add-ons. The campaign... (Read More)

24 hours . . .

March 8th - via:
The Final Countdown! (Admit it. If you heard that to music, you're my age.) Well, here we go. The last day. At this point, we've got 39 people left until we hit the next stretch goal at 500 backers. That means if only 16% of the folks following but... (Read More)

48 Hours to Go!

March 7th - via:
Character Collections: Final Hours After funding in only nine hours, the Character Collections project is entering it's final two days. We passed the first stretch goal very quickly, and are rapidly closing in on the second at 500 backers. The first... (Read More)

Chewing the Fat over at RPG Ramblings

March 7th - via:
I spoke with Jeff Jones for a long while, the second part, released already, was about this Kickstarter.  But we actually led off with a broad array of other topics. This front bit is about an hour. Chewing the Fat with Jeff Jones (Read More)

Two days left...Rookies in Focus

March 7th - via:
Nearing the End of the Beginning This evening, the 48-hour warning will be sent to those following the campaign, or who pledged early and might not have kept up with the updates. This will be an outstanding time to share the campaign link among... (Read More)

Progress Report!

March 4th - via:
Today I received the last of the artwork for Character Collections 2: Rookies. I've inserted it, put in a piece of lead-in art, and now the book is almost entirely ready to go. But let's break it all down... So, where are we? Character Collections 1... (Read More)

New Pledge Levels Added!

March 2nd - via:
The Character Collections for The Fantasy Trip campaign has about a week to go.  There’s enough information to make some adjustments to the campaign structure to make things a bit more convenient. This is taking the form of new pledge levels which... (Read More)

Halfway There! Another Podcast Drops

February 28th - via:
Before I was on Talking Crit but after the Nerdarchy interview, I recorded a session on RPG Ramblings. It's shorter than the Talking Crit piece, and hits the high spots of this Kickstarter in particular and some of my lessons learned from my... (Read More)

Two Hours of Talking Crit

February 25th - via:
I was on the Talking Crit livestream with Erik Tenkar and "Bad Mike" last night. The overall topic was "the state of gaming and lessons learned on Kickstarter." We covered a lot more than that. My old Firing Squad interviews, and transcripts of video... (Read More)

Unlocked! First stretch goal at 350 backers

February 24th - via:
I'm callin' it. We've unlocked the goal! That means that the 20 characters from CC1 will get their own card deck. 20 cards, in Decks of Destiny format. If we unlock CC5 at 700 backers, which has 64 counters in it, I'll fill up the second sheet with... (Read More)

Kickstarter - Character Collections for The Fantasy Trip

February 24th - via:
So, what's so great about Character Collections for The Fantasy Trip? Quite simply, the character descriptions are inspirational and essentially systemless. You can snag Character Collections for The Fantasy Trip for as little as 10 bucks in PDF, which will include at least 3 books - and possibly more if stretch goals are hit. (Read More)

Card Decks ... from Five Perilous Journeys. My first "hands-on"

February 23rd - via:
At long last, Gaming Ballistic receives a few copies of the card decks - Decks of Destiny style - created for Five Perilous Journeys. I thought all of them had been delivered to backers, but turns out there were three remaining in the UK. They... (Read More)

Welcome to Day 5...will the first Stretch Goal fall today?

February 23rd - via:
Welcome to Day 5 of this 18-day project!  Status and Progress We funded in nine hours, and we are currently 27 backers from the first stretch goal of making character cards for CC1 177 backers from unlocking CC4: Wizards 377 backers from unlocking... (Read More)

Entering the Linear Region

February 22nd - via:
Hey, everyone! We've entered the region after the first few days of the campaign where things slow down. And yet...we have already had 20 additional backers today, plus 20 more who are now following the campaign but have not yet backed. We're over... (Read More)

Morning! Welcome to Day 2...

February 20th - via:
The first 24 hours of the campaign aren't even over yet (!!) and we're in a pretty good place. Not "gee, where did these 1,000 backers come from?" good, but: We funded. We funded in the first eight hours. That's not surprising given past campaigns,... (Read More)


February 19th - via:
Well, that was fast. Good. Thanks for the fast response! We got there in about eight hours...very nice. From here on out, stretch goals are strictly a matter of backer count. 350 Backers - we add the CC1 art to the mix, which instantly makes... (Read More)

Find Gaming Ballistic and TFT on the web!

February 19th - via:
Because the stretch goals for this project are driven by backer counts, not dollars, it's even more important to be able to find resources for TFT and for the publisher on the web. So, with that in mind: Gaming Ballistic, LLC Gaming Ballistic is a... (Read More)

And we're live!!

February 19th - via:
Welcome to Character Collections! Well, we’re off! Thanks for joining me on My 10th Kickstarter My 3rd project for The Fantasy Trip My 1st project since deciding to make Gaming Ballistic my full-time mission in life As you know, the campaign runs... (Read More)

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