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More Perilous Journeys

A project in Lakeville, MN by Douglas H. Cole

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Five new adventures for Steve Jackson Games' The Fantasy Trip. Published by Gaming Ballistic, LLC.
Backers: 555
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $32,321 of $25,000
Dates: May 19th -> Jun 13th (26 days)
Project By: Douglas H. Cole
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Latest News

Two and a half hours to go!!

June 13th - via:
We're in the home stretch. Dinner's over, settling into the end. I hope that ALL THE FOLLOWERS come on board. I know it's unlikely. But still . . . lots of folks could come in and push us to 600 backers.  In any case . . . I'm not going to inundate... (Read More)

$30,000! Second Pay Raise!

June 13th - via:
Ripping right along on this final day. Just over seven hours to go! We passed $30K, which is awesome. We hit 520 backers, which raises the authors' pay above the baseline, from 5.0 cents to 5.2 cents per word. Every 10 backers continues to do this.... (Read More)

500 Backers! 13 Hours to go!

June 13th - via:
"We're in the Endgame now." Aw, snap! The Kickstarter is almost over! In the next half-day or so, we'll see how many of the still-over-400 followers who haven't yet backed the project jump on board.  We passed the critical 500-backer mark, so from... (Read More)

A Reminder to my International Friends: Royal Mail Rocks

June 12th - via:
Just a quick note. My print process goes through Mixam, which prints in both the USA (blah, blah) and more importantly for Not-the-USA backers, the UK. I usually print the international books in the UK, nip them over to Kixto (usually takes two... (Read More)

Two Days to Go!

June 11th - via:
Two Days to Go . . . Let's Recap On May 19, Gaming Ballistic launched the More Perilous Journeys Kickstarter campaign. The campaign funds publication of five new adventures for The Fantasy Trip. See your players battle dragons, fight to stop an... (Read More)

Ksenia Strikes Again: Dark Lord's Doom Cover WIP

June 9th - via:
Love the color palette. I may yet play with the stroke and do some things on a bit of 3D action in places. But this is turning out just great. Four Days to Go!  (Read More)

FUNDED! Now the real work begins.

June 7th - via:
Thanks to Wayne Steward coming in with a retail level pledge . . . and then upping it by a few dollars just to make us fund, we hit the line. Now the real work begins! Time to go full-out on layout and editing; art team: Assemble. Wayne felt the same... (Read More)

Glorious Hype, and References

June 6th - via:
I've made posts in various RPG forums advertising the kickstarter, that it's one week from closure, and that we had, at the time, less than $500 to go. If anyone feels like dropping by and waving a "yay, TFTeam!" flag, here they are: ENWorld RPG.NET... (Read More)

Dark Lord's Doom Cover Progress; $391 to funding!

June 6th - via:
Status:  So Very Close... We'll just get this out of the way fast. We're only $391 away from funding. Anywhere from two (retail level) to about 16 pledges, and if the average holds, it's about seven. The project also has a record-breaking 632... (Read More)

$23,000 and 10 days to go; The Authors Speak

June 3rd - via:
Status We're headed into the home stretch now, with the final sprint starting in about a week. The campaign has passed the 90% mark, and is less than $2,000 from funding. That's fewer than 35 people at the average pledge rate . . . we can do it, and... (Read More)

10 Days In, 83% Funded, 15 Days to go . . . and 400 followers not yet pledged

May 29th - via:
We are ten days in to the More Perilous Journeys crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. We're over 350 backers, who have collectively pledged just under $21,000 of the $25,000 needed to fund. With 15 days left to go, the chances of us funding are... (Read More)

350 Backers One Week In!

May 27th - via:
It's been just over a week since we went live, and we just picked up our 35th backer. The Kickstarter "doldrums" that afflict many campaigns (most, in truth) in the middle of their run can only be overcome with new eyes on the project. Even so, we... (Read More)

Almost at 80%; WIP of Dragon Hunt Cover

May 25th - via:
Brief update this morning! Holiday Weekend For those in the USA, it's Memorial Day, the day dedicated to those who died in the armed service of their country (Veterans Day honors those still alive who served). At least here in Minnesota, it... (Read More)

Cover Preview - Dragon Hunt!

May 21st - via:
Ksenia Kozhovnikova just shared with me her rough pencils (rough! rough! This is rough for her!) of one of the covers for the new TFT books for my More Perilous Journeys Kickstarter. This one is (obviously) for "Dragon Hunt," David Pulver's 40-page... (Read More)

Retail Levels Added!

May 21st - via:
There was an inquiry about a retail level - and bad on me forgetting about it! There are now two new pledge levels. One for the new books, one for all the books. If you know an FLGS who wishes to support TFT . . . steer them to this! Retail Level - 5... (Read More)

Best First Day Ever!

May 20th - via:
Thanks to you guys, Gaming Ballistic delivered its best first day performance on a Kickstarter, ever. It wasn't even close: my prior record was less than $7,000 . . . and that was the Four Perilous Journeys campaign! We're over 60% funded as of this... (Read More)

Halfway there in seven hours

May 19th - via:
First: Welcome! To those following the campaign, and those already pledged, I'm thrilled you're along for the journey here. Even though it be . . . Perilous. Yeah, yeah, had to be done. We're off to a great start: 50% funded in about seven hours, and... (Read More)

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