The Spy Game: 5th Edition Action/Espionage Roleplaying Game

The Greatest Captain in the World Too!!

A project in Cape May, NJ by Johann Steinke and Joel Ruud

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A sequel with a strong woman at the wheel, an immigrant family out at sea, and more wild sailor stories!!
Backers: 127
Average Pledge Per Backer: $123

Funded: $15,662 of $15,500
Dates: Jun 6th -> Jul 6th (30 days)
Project By: Johann Steinke and Joel Ruud
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Latest News

WE DID IT!!!! (And also a special, exclusive treat for you)

July 5th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

One of the neatest things about doing a Kickstarter...

July 3rd - via:
One of the neatest things about doing a Kickstarter is getting in touch with old friends.  I realize that messaging people takes a lot of time because so often people respond back, and it is terrific!  It is so wonderful hearing how people are... (Read More)

Final week! And we are well on our way to make it!

June 28th - via:
 Hello Crew,      Thank you once again so very much and welcome to the final week!  I am attaching a photo below of some of the yacht boats here in Atlantic Highlands with spinnakers set for a last run before finishing up their yacht race; it... (Read More)

We're Half Way There!

June 21st - via:
Hello Amazing Backers,       15 days in and 15 to go!  We are past the halfway point on funding but still could use more help.  If everyone could think of just 2 or 3 people who will want the book and are going to order it anyway, then please... (Read More)

New Reward Tier!! (For your friends who "Just want the book")

June 16th - via:
Hello Amazing Backers,  We have created a new rewards tier.  For those of you who have friends who are not interested in all the extras, we have... THE PURSER reward tier.  Pursers were basically the accountants on board the ship (and notorious... (Read More)

50% FUNDED!!!!!!!!

June 15th - via:
50% FUNDED!!  BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU FOR HELPING US GET THIS FAR!!! Thank you everyone!!!  I now feel like the wind is at our backs... as in a good trade wind is at our backs on a square rigger, and not a gale force wind in a schooner that is... (Read More)

Video of today's windy anchorage!

June 13th - via:
Hello Backers, here is a video for all of you of my ship the AJ Meerwald at anchor in Atlantic Highlands, NJ today.  Enjoy! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Safe and sound at the Anchorage

June 11th - via:
Hello dear backers,     We made it safely to Atlantic Highlands, NJ.  The winds... were not as forecast.  We only had light winds for the part where we needed heavy winds, and then we had heavy winds for the part where we needed light winds.... (Read More)

Follow Captain Johann's Ship as it heads North

June 10th - via:
Heading out to sea in a few minutes!!!  Please feel free to follow our ship at...  Shuould be a wild ride with 10-15 knot winds, gusts to 20.  A true fair breeze and a following sea!  :)  (Read More)

We are off to a great start!

June 9th - via:
A huge thank you to our wonderful backers!   We are off to a great start, being almost 50% funded in just 3 days!!  I can't thank you enough for your help and for joining us on this crazy voyage!  We will try to keep you updated on the progress of... (Read More)

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