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Shanty Hunters

A project in St. Louis, MO by Tristan Zimmerman

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A tabletop RPG about collecting magical sea shanties in the year 1880!
Backers: 385
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $16,107 of $1,000
Dates: Nov 2nd -> Dec 2nd (31 days)
Project By: Tristan Zimmerman
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Latest News

Kickstarter campaign almost done!

November 30th - via:
Thursday will be the last day for this Shanty Hunters Kickstarter campaign. If you know any friends who might be interested, now is the time to tell them! My social media presence is small; I can’t reach them. But you can! Also, another Actual... (Read More)

More Shanty Hunters podcasts!

November 23rd - via:
Two weeks ago, I told you about some podcasts I’d appeared on to talk about Shanty Hunters. Since then, more such episodes have dropped! Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff. Ken Hite, a prolific and award-winning designer in the GUMSHOE rules engine... (Read More)

Some cool blog posts

November 19th - via:
I’ve not mentioned it much in this Kickstarter, but did you know I write an RPG blog that was nominated twice for an Ennie award? Every Tuesday on the Molten Sulfur Blog, I release a post about something cool and interesting from real history or... (Read More)

Shanty Hunters actual play!

November 15th - via:
Today, the wonderful folks at the Thornvale actual play podcast dropped a two-and-a-half-hour episode of me running Shanty Hunters for them! They requested I run the adventure in the back of the book (they liked Sacramento, the shanty at the heart... (Read More)

Stretch goal revealed: wages

November 8th - via:
I have a bunch of really awesome stretch goals waiting in the wings, but for now this is the one that makes financial sense: more contributor pay! Yes, you get to rest secure in the knowledge that the money raised by further backers will go directly... (Read More)

Shanty Hunters podcasts

November 4th - via:
I’ve appeared on a bunch of podcasts promoting Shanty Hunters. Let me point you at some of them!  Dicegeeks. I’ve been appearing on Dicegeeks once every few months for over two years to talk about cool stuff from real history and folklore, and... (Read More)

Deluxe version proofs arrived!

November 3rd - via:
Yesterday, I was delighted to take receipt of the printer’s proofs for the deluxe, Kickstarter-exclusive hardcover version of Shanty Hunters. They look stunning, though the difference between them and the print-on-demand (Shellback-tier) books... (Read More)


November 2nd - via:
It’s the evening of the first day. We funded this morning in less than two hours. We're currently at $2,373 (from a $1,000 goal) and climbing. Shipmates, I am excited! I’ve got high hopes for this project. Could I ask of you a favor? I don’t... (Read More)

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