GROK?! An Adventure Role-Playing Game

A project in Ann Arbor, MI by Lester Burton

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Set in a gonzo world of boundless plausibility, use your ingenuity and resourcefulness to overcome strange and perilous threats.
Backers: 1480
Average Pledge Per Backer: $14

Funded: $21,145 of $200
Dates: Jan 27th -> Mar 4th (37 days)
Project By: Lester Burton
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Latest News

2-Days Left?!

March 2nd - via:
We're Almost There Thank you again for your support on this project. With only a couple days left, here's a sneak-peak at the new layout and additional artwork underway: More Art?! Here's a sketch of a two-page spread featuring a vagabond of the... (Read More)

Last Week?!

February 25th - via:
We're Almost There Despite the lack of Stretch Goals beyond $10k, I've been working secretly to add more content and tools to help Directors generate their own anti-canon of GROK?! I don't have much else to share at the moment, but here's another... (Read More)


February 18th - via:
Just a few things.. A new two-page spread piece of artwork is being commissioned from doodleskelly. The new layout is underway by Emmalene Marie Design. If you'd like to get a more real-time update on these types of things, follow me on Twitter... (Read More)


February 13th - via:
You're amazing. You've reached the 10k Stretch Goal, and unlocked Printed Note Cards with NEW ART! There will be 6 variations of the note cards, each featuring a different full-color art piece. Here's a summary: Printed full-color double-sided Note... (Read More)

More Content! More Layout!

February 10th - via:
I'm finishing up some extra content to flesh out Planet Grok, featuring gonzo tables for generating Hovering Isles, Underworld dwellings, Wastelands, and sectors of the Simulacrum (the planet encapsulating space station). Since you unlocked more art... (Read More)

Huzzah!! Fillable Sheets and Variant B&W Line Artwork!

February 6th - via:
You hit the $7,500 Stretch Goal! All backers will receive Fillable Digital Character Sheets and Director Sheets, as well as an additional PDF copy of GROK?! in B&W with the variant B&W line-art (images below). What's Next?! The $10,0000... (Read More)


February 2nd - via:
You did it again?! Thank you so much for your support and enthusiasm. I'm truly blown away. Another Stretch Goal has been met, and now full-color double-sided Character Sheets and Quick-Start Guides will be included will all Physical backers... (Read More)

Stretch Goals!

February 1st - via:
The project has been updated with new Stretch Goals! The new artwork teased last update is already unlocked, and more goals are in the works. $4000 (UNLOCKED): More Art! Two new pieces of art featured in the book, in full-color double-page spreads!... (Read More)


February 1st - via:
With this Kickstarter's increased success, I've decided to add more art!!! These pieces will be full-color 2-page spreads in the booklet's interior. Hold onto your butts.. Artwork by Matias Viro @doodleskelly Artwork by Matias Viro @doodleskelly  (Read More)

Stretch Goals & Fulfillment

January 28th - via:
Thank You! With your support and enthusiasm, this project has gone above and beyond what I expected. So, I'm going to be including some digital freebies to backers, and will be implementing some stretch goals to be announced early next week. Shipping... (Read More)

Shipping Expanded

January 27th - via:
Shipping options have been expanded to include the US, Canada, United Kingdom, and European Union!  (Read More)

You did it!

January 27th - via:
Thank you! The amount of support this project has had already is really humbling, and I can’t thank you enough for making this project a reality. I’m excited to get this game into your hands, and look forward to hearing about the gonzo... (Read More)

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