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7th Sea: Second Edition

A project in Phoenix, AZ by John Wick

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John Wick brings 7th Sea back in a 300-page, full-color, hardbound book. Revised rules, revised Nations, updated for the 21st Century.
Backers: 11483
Average Pledge Per Backer: $115

Funded: $1,316,813 of $30,000
Dates: Feb 9th -> Mar 13th (34 days)
Project By: John Wick
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Latest News

The War of the Cross

March 11th - via:
So… we had a goal of $30,000. We thought we might do better, so we planned for a few stretch goals. Numbers like $250,000 started being thrown around and we all told ourselves to be reasonable. BE REASONABLE. Then we raised $400,000 in the first 48... (Read More)


March 10th - via:
So, there’s this old joke among professionals in the game industry.  “How do you get out of the game industry with a million dollars? … Start with two million.”  Today, you made that joke irrelevant.  The next time you hear someone say,... (Read More)

EU-Friendly Shipping, Pirate Previews, and New World Events

March 9th - via:
Wow. Just wow. We’re less than $40,000 away from $1,000,000. I cannot thank you all enough. $950,000 means that we’ve unlocked the world map! All $40+ backers will get the map for free as a hi-res PDF, and we'll create a new add-on for folks who... (Read More)

Secret Societies!

March 7th - via:
Our earlier journey to Quamountaine was just a taste of what Acadia has to offer, but now we have seen it all: the Castillian occupation of the south, the Montaigne trappers of the north, and the Avalon colonies just starting to take root and spread... (Read More)

The Colonies

March 2nd - via:
And as quickly as we set them out before you, the Cities of Faith and Wonder have been added to our travelogue. We have journeyed the world to see such faithful places, such constructs and points of beauty, such diversity and excitement! And now we... (Read More)

Cities of Faith, Cities of Wonder

February 27th - via:
Quamontaine is the City of Friends, and friends we shall ever be. The formerly Realist colony is the perfect place from which we can stage our exploration of Wabanahkik, and I think we'll find plenty of adventure in this wild, new land. But before... (Read More)

North of The New World

February 26th - via:
Our journey to Fire Bay was well worth the trip. We’ve seen sights that only the New World has to offer: a crew of pirates covered with mystical tattoos, a shattered wreck at the bottom of a crystal blue sea, volcanoes framing a port city at the... (Read More)

Uncharted Waters

February 25th - via:
We’ve left port with the wind in our sails and trouble far behind us. Only adventure awaits us now. It’s taken us a day to gather our wits after such tremendous adventure! Getting to $684,756 means that we’ve become the #1 most-funded tabletop... (Read More)

This Pirate Game Is The Most-Funded RPG In Kickstarter History

February 25th - via:
7th Sea 2nd edition is a new version of a tabletop role-playing game of pirates and magic from 1999. (Read More)

Quick Start 2.0 Update

February 24th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Ifri Cover Art, Sorte Deck Preview, and #1 All-Time Stretch Goal!

February 22nd - via:
And with a mighty effort, we have found ourselves on the other side of Ifri, past the great river, and once again looking toward the open seas. We have seen much in these lands and met Heroes new and old, but one thing is certain: the lands of gold... (Read More)

Update #15: Lands of Gold and Fire

February 19th - via:
Now that we have a map of Ifri, the way forward is clear. The great river Kwara beckons us further south, deeper into a land of treasures and riches far beyond that which can be found outside of the lands of gold and fire. Ifri calls to us, and we... (Read More)

Down the Great River!

February 17th - via:
And in just days--our sails full of southerly winds--we have reached Ifri. This continent has long been little more than a rumor, but now it is real to us, laid out before our feet, a land of promise and adventure, gold and fire, politics and... (Read More)

Setting Sail for Ifri!

February 15th - via:
Our brief stop in Théah was enough to restock our supplies, repair our weapons and armor... and maybe even recruit a few new crew. We are ready to set sail again for distant lands and new adventures, ready to journey across the Seven Seas to seek... (Read More)

Return to Port!

February 13th - via:
The Crescent Empire can never truly be known by one Hero; it’s too large, too diverse, too grand… but we have seen all that we came to see. We leave behind the Empress, her kingdoms, and the shifting desert sands to return to port in Théah, to... (Read More)

Community Achievements, the Sorte Deck, and Delivery Estimates

February 11th - via:
So… we mentioned we still a surprise or two up our sleeves. Since we’re sneaking up on A HALF A MILLION DOLLARS, it seems like a good time to reveal some new excitement!  Community AchievementsThe 7th Sea community was always one of my favorite... (Read More)

Secrets and Sea Shanties

February 11th - via:
Our journey across The Crescent Empire is nearly complete. We’ve traveled through Iskandar, greeted the deserts and the dawn of the Empire itself, and found ourselves a map to guide us in our travels. There are still secrets left to discover, but... (Read More)

The Crescent Consumes Us!

February 10th - via:
And as soon as The Crescent Empire was displayed before us, it has swallowed us whole. Our journey will reveal more of its secrets before the lands of the Emperor release us from their seductive call! $400,000 of funding (seriously?) means that... (Read More)

The Crescent Empire Awaits!

February 10th - via:
And with a gust of wind in our sails, we’ve pushed beyond $340,000 (wow) and through all three Heroes and Villains stretch goals. You all are amazing. $340,000 means that we’ve funded both decks of cards (Heroes & Villains) as well as the... (Read More)

Heroes and Villains

February 9th - via:
You all may not realize this, but 7th Sea: Second Edition has just blown past an important milestone: we have raised more funds in our first day than ANY OTHER TABLETOP RPG PROJECT HAS EVER RAISED ON DAY ONE.  And we’re still going... Yeah,... (Read More)

Born Under a Black Flag

February 9th - via:
Whew. I thought we weren’t going to make it all the way here. And yet here we are. ;) $200,000 means that we’ve funded both the 7th Sea map and Nations of Théah, Vol. 2. We’ll be adding both to the add-ons list, and we’ve already added the... (Read More)

Even More Stretch Goals!

February 9th - via:
You all really aren’t messing around. The GM screen is funded. The first volume of Nations of Théah is funded. We’ve added the GM screen to the add-ons and pirate’s booty and we’ve opened up the COMMANDER and SEADOG tiers for folks who want... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals: GM Screens and Nations of Théah, Vol. 1

February 9th - via:
So… wow. You all funded that last stretch goal so fast you made our heads spin.  The Pirate Nations is now a fully funded sourcebook for 7th Sea: Second Edition. We’ve added two new reward tiers (ADMIRAL and SCOUNDREL) for folks who want to add... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal: The Pirate Nations

February 9th - via:
Something strange has been happening on the seas. Men and women from all over Théah—different cultures, different faces, different faiths—have been uniting under a single flag. The black flag. The skull and crossbones. The jolly roger. Founding... (Read More)

Funded in Seven Minutes

February 9th - via:
Well... I honestly don’t know what to say. We funded this project in seven minutes. $30,000 in just seven minutes. Mark Diaz Truman and I hit the “GO” button and seven minutes later, we funded. I’m watching the site right now, and it’s... (Read More)

Quick Start Download Link

February 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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