Lighthearted, a Magical 80s RPG

A project in Fresno, CA by Kurt Potts

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Backers: 1453
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $43,087 of $7,000
Dates: Jan 26th -> Feb 26th (32 days)
Project By: Kurt Potts
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Latest News

❤️ Lighthearted Funded! What Happens Next.

February 26th - via:
That’s A Wrap, Folks! YOU DID IT!!! You helped shred every stretch goal we put out and more! We can’t say thank you enough! Now that we’re funded what can you expect going forward? Read on and Join the Discord at the bottom! Red ❤️ Hearts... (Read More)

40k and an Ice Cream Social!

February 25th - via:
Vanilla ice, ice cream! 🍦 WOW $40,000! We can’t believe you did it! You pushed us past our wildest dreams for the Lighthearted Kickstarter. We’ve still got 18 hours left and if you’ve shown us anything it’s to not underestimate the power... (Read More)

Three Days To Go & One More Stretch Goal!

February 23rd - via:
Kickstart My Heart! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 We did it! We’ve unlocked all the extra content stretch goals. Kate and I are so thankful to all of you for making Lighthearted the most radical magical 80s RPG around! But what fun is a Kickstarter... (Read More)

33K Stretch Goal Unlocked, The New Kid!

February 21st - via:
You got the right stuff, baby - New Kids on the Block  There’s a New Kid on the Block! Wow 33K! You unlocked another milestone for the Lighthearted Kickstarter. Kate and Kurt now get to write a whole new clique for Lighthearted, The New Kid. This... (Read More)

30K Stretch Goal Unlocked, Physical Lighthearted Scene Deck!

February 18th - via:
Most triumphant! - Bill S. Preston Esq & Theodore Logan Whoa, we hit 30K!!! We’re so grateful for all the love and support for Lighthearted! So what did we unlock? Print Lighthearted Scene Prompt Deck: We’re so excited that the scene deck... (Read More)

Lighthearted Theme Song Unlocked!!!

February 12th - via:
We're So Excited... ...that we get to work with Elspeth Golden on a Lighthearted Theme Song! The song will be released along with the rest of the digital stretch goals and will be safe to use on all your stream and podcast actual plays of... (Read More)

23K Stretch Goal Unlocked, New Reward Tier Coming Tomorrow!

February 8th - via:
It’s Showtime Synergy!   - Jem We hit 23K!!! You keep amazing us with your love for Lighthearted! We’re making the scene prompt deck! We’ll make a 52 card print and play deck of 80s songs paired with a 2-3 line scene prompt that you can use... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals: Scene Prompt Deck & a Theme Song!

February 4th - via:
Our next batch of stretch goals includes a Scene Prompt Deck of 80s songs paired with 2-3 line scene prompts, A new reward tier to submit your favorite 80s song, and a Lighthearted Theme Song written by Elspeth Golden. We are thrilled to the max... (Read More)

20K Stretch Goal Unlocked, New Stretch Goals Coming Soon!

February 3rd - via:
 You created me...before you started messing around with your computer, I didn't even exist. By the way, you did an excellent job.  - Lisa, Weird Science When we started writing up stretch goals, 20k was our big “what if” number. Well here we... (Read More)

Shipping & Fulfillment FAQ and Update!

February 1st - via:
Shipping Clarification! Hey folks! Alan from Gallant Knight Games here. This update is to clarify how fulfillment will be handled by GKG and to make sure we answer your questions. Let's talk about the various fulfillments (digital, US physical, and... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal: More Cinematic Adventures!!!

January 29th - via:
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” When we started this journey I hoped we would unlock this stretch goal, but by no stretch of the imagination did I expect to reach it on DAY FOUR!!!... (Read More)

Limited Signed Copies Available

January 28th - via:
Hello Friends, The Kickstarter continues to exceed our expectations and part of that was how quickly all the reward tiers with signed copies were claimed. We've added a limited reward tier for signed copies of the Lighthearted Core Book called the... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Reached!

January 27th - via:
First Stretch Goal Reached! Kurt and I are astonished by your incredible support! We never expected to crash through our 10k stretch so quickly. This is a day to be remembered. Thank you all so much! Our first stretch brings you Cinematic Adventures... (Read More)

We have a Publisher!

January 27th - via:
Gallant Knight Games is Publishing Lighthearted! We're super excited to finally announce that Gallant Knight Games is handling our Kickstarter fulfillment and will also publish Lighthearted, including retail distribution!  Gallant Knight Games is a... (Read More)


January 26th - via:
We funded DAY ONE! We're so blown away by the support for Lighthearted and we couldn't have done it without all of you! Keep sharing the game anywhere you talk about games because we've got some great stretch goals and we want to get them into your... (Read More)

The Lighthearted Playlist

January 26th - via:
Thank you so much for all the support we just passed halfway! Need something to listen to while you wait for the Kickstarter to fund? Check out the official Lighthearted playlists! Lighthearted, or for the goths in the crowd Lighthearted Das Bunker.... (Read More)

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January 26th - via:
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