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Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game

A project in Nottingham, UK by Mantic Games

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A brand-new Hellboy roleplaying experience, based on the visionary Hellboy graphic novels by Mike Mignola and powered by 5th Edition.
Backers: 6071
Average Pledge Per Backer: £59

Funded: £360,520 of £30,000
Dates: Aug 19th -> Sep 7th (20 days)
Project By: Mantic Games
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Latest News

Final Case File unlocked!

September 7th - via:
Calling all Agents, Wow, you did it! You actually did it. When we announced that we wanted to unlock a fourth Case File we wasn't sure we actually make it today... but you've smashed through it with two hours to go. Thanks to your support, Lee... (Read More)

Let's try and squeeze in one more Case File!

September 7th - via:
Calling all Agents, It's the final day and we'd love to end with a bang. Throughout the project we've added three Case Files by three fantastic guest writers: Elizabeth Chaipraditkul - Downward Spiral Robert J. Schwalb - From Beyond the Stars Sara... (Read More)

Alternate poster unlocked! Next up: we're really on a roll!

September 7th - via:
Calling all Agents, It's the final day but the stretch goals just keep coming!  While we were tucked up in bed over here in the UK, we unlocked another one of our backer requests - an alternate image for the poster. Thanks to everyone that got in... (Read More)

Another Legendary Agent joins the B.P.R.D.

September 6th - via:
Calling all Agents, Wow, well we certainly didn't expect to be posting our second update of the day, but you are all absolutely blasting through these stretch goals. Alice Monaghan has been unlocked as a playable agent and added to the rulebook.... (Read More)

Two stretch goals smashed! Next up: a Legendary Agent!

September 6th - via:
Calling all Agents, First up, welcome to the 300+ backers that have joined us for the final weekend. Thank you for your support (and the support of the backers that have been with us since day one or joined throughout the campaign!) As we approach... (Read More)

Brand-new Case File unlocked! Next up: two backer requests!

September 5th - via:
Calling all Agents, We're officially in the final stretch. Those all-important 48 hour reminder emails have gone out and we've entered the countdown until the end of the campaign. In case you want to warn your friends, the Kickstarter ends 8pm (UK... (Read More)

Roger is summoned to join your party! Next up: a new Case File!

September 4th - via:
Calling all Agents, This is it, the final weekend of the campaign! As we type this there are only a few days left and we're close to entering the final 48 hours. We hope you've enjoyed the campaign so far. We've certainly enjoyed chatting with you in... (Read More)

It's time to get weird! Better call in another Agent!

September 3rd - via:
Calling all Agents, We're just a few days away from the end of the Kickstarter and things aren't slowing down! Welcome to more than 100 new backers that have joined the project today and thank you for you support.  Today we've unlocked a really fun... (Read More)

Your book can now slip into some more comfortable! Next up: aliens, UFOs and other weirdness!

September 2nd - via:
Calling all Agents, It's great to see that as we approach the final days of the campaign, we're pretty much unlocking a stretch goal a day! That means since the campaign launched we've unlocked 16 stretch goals - some have upgraded components, while... (Read More)

Trevor Bruttenholm ready for action! Time to slip in another stretch goal

September 1st - via:
Calling all Agents, We're on the final stretch of the Kickstarter campaign but the stretch goals continue to topple. Before we get onto the latest stretch to feel the Right Hand of Doom, we wanted to announce the name of the optional rulebook. As you... (Read More)

Robert J. Schwalb joins the B.P.R.D.

August 31st - via:
Calling all Agents, Great news! We've just unlocked yet another stretch goal. Robert J. Schwalb - creator of Shadow of the Demon Lord - will now be writing a Case File based on the 'From Beyond the Stars' mission in the board game. Here's a brief... (Read More)

New Optional Extras from All Rolled Up!

August 31st - via:
Calling all Agents, We're in the final week! Time seems to have flown since the Kickstarter launched earlier this month. The response has been amazing and we're so pleased to have so many Hellboy fans jumping on board the project. We're closing in on... (Read More)

Additional Rulebook Unlocked! The Demon Lord is almost here...

August 29th - via:
Calling all Agents, What an amazing couple of days it's been. Thank you to everyone that has jumped on board the Hellboy hype train this week - your support is massively appreciated. Thank you to all the backers that keep making suggestions about... (Read More)

Character pad unlocked! And your chance to name a part of the campaign!

August 28th - via:
Calling all Agents, Ok, strap yourself in because this is a bumper update. We've got new stretch goals, new optional extras and your chance to name a part of the campaign. First off, let's get the easy stuff out the way. The blank character creation... (Read More)

$10 Dark Horse Digital voucher unlocked! Next up: character sheets!

August 26th - via:
Calling all Agents, Another day, another stretch goal bites the dust! We're not even halfway through the campaign and we've unlocked 11(!) stretch goals already - amazing scenes. We've got plenty of fun extras planned to upgrade components and add... (Read More)

Now you can create occult creatures! Next up: Dark Horse Digital voucher

August 25th - via:
Calling all agents, There's absolutely no stopping this campaign. It's an absolute joy to see so many Hellboy fans jumping on board the project! We hope you're already thinking about the adventures you can have once the book arrives, because we... (Read More)

Fear the Claw! Next up: advanced creature creation!

August 24th - via:
Calling all Agents, The Hellboy hype train just keeps on rolling. After announcing the scenery set, we've now smashed through the £200,000 mark - which is absolutely fantastic. Also, we can feel there's something hellish happening today. Just take a... (Read More)

Add on Monday - Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game Scenery Set

August 24th - via:
Calling all Agents, If you've backed a Mantic campaign before, you'll know that we like to add a few optional extras throughout the course of the campaign. If you've never backed a Mantic Kickstarter campaign before, then welcome to our first ADD ON... (Read More)

New Case File Unlocked! Beware the claw...

August 23rd - via:
Calling all Agents, It's been a fantastic weekend - yesterday we unlocked a free graphic novel for pledges and today we've unlocked one of our most exciting stretch goals yet. Weekends have a tendency to slow down on campaigns, so it's great to see... (Read More)

Digital comic unlocked! New Case File spotted!

August 22nd - via:
Calling all Agents, What a great few days it's been. Since launching on Wednesday we've already been able to add extras, upgrade components and more. As we head into a new week, on Monday we'll be adding a new optional extra - something we've seen... (Read More)

Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game Q&A

August 21st - via:
Calling all Agents, The total is continuing to climb and (according to the handy Kicktraq graph) we've had 161 new backers today. Welcome one and all! Seeing as we're so close to the next goal, we thought we would give you a little hint about what's... (Read More)

GM screen upgraded! Next: free digital copy of Hellboy: The Complete Short Stories Volume One!

August 20th - via:
Calling all Agents, Welcome to everyone that has joined the project over the past few hours. We've had more than 700 people back the campaign today, which is excellent - and we're only on day two! Thanks again for the support and it's great to have... (Read More)

Advanced NPC creation unlocked! Next up: GM's screen upgrade

August 20th - via:
Calling all Agents, First of all, welcome to all the new backers that have joined us on the campaign today. It's great to have you on board and we really appreciate the support. Things are going fantastic and we're already knocking down stretch goals... (Read More)

Timeline poster UNLOCKED! Advanced NPC creation coming up...

August 20th - via:
Calling all Agents, We haven't hit the 24 hour mark but we've already soared gracefully through four stretch goals and are well on our way to the fifth. Thank you for all the incredible support. It's great to see a project like this come to life and... (Read More)

A closer look at the dice!

August 19th - via:
Calling all Agents, We're approaching the 12-hour mark and the total continues to soar. We're closing in on that very useful poster, which features an in-depth timeline of the Hellboy story arc - perfect for GMs looking for a little inspiration about... (Read More)

Kickstarter Exclusive Book Upgrade Unlocked! Time for something else...

August 19th - via:
Calling all Agents, Wow, the total just keeps going up faster than we would run away from a monkey with a gun. Seriously, it's hard to believe we only launched seven hours ago and we're already knocking down some of the big goals. The latest goal to... (Read More)

Another stretch goal bites the dust! Next up: exclusive book upgrade!

August 19th - via:
Calling all Agents, We just can't keep up with all the stretch goals getting smashed - it's like the Right Hand of Doom is being taken to each and every one.  Kate Corrigan has now been added as a pre-generated agent in all pledges. What other... (Read More)

One stretch goal down! Kate Corrigan wants to join the action...

August 19th - via:
Calling all Agents, Wow! The total just keeps on going up and we've only been live a couple of hours. Thanks again for such an amazing start. We've smashed through the first stretch goal and are well on our way to the next. The Quick Case File... (Read More)

Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game is FUNDED!

August 19th - via:
Calling all Agents, Wow! What an amazing start to the campaign. Thank you for all the support so far - and it’s only the first hour. We've hit the funding target in just 49 minutes, which is amazing.  Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game is a real... (Read More)

Hellboy RPG Kickstarter is Live

August 19th - via:
The Kickstarter for Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game is now live. Earlier today, Mantic Games launched their Kickstarter for Hellboy: The Roleplaying Game, which uses the framework of Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition ruleset along with several new innovations made specifically for the world of the BRPD. Fans can receive a digital version of the Kickstarter for just $14, while a $126 pledge gets a print copy, a set of exclusive Hellboy dice, 25 miniatures from Hellboy: The Board Game, a special game book bag, and a GM screen. (Read More)

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