The Swordfish Islands: Hot Springs Island - An RPG Hexcrawl

A project in San Antonio, TX by Jacob Hurst

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A high fantasy sandbox adventure setting for use with any table top role playing game.
Backers: 390
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $29,695 of $18,000
Dates: Apr 2nd -> May 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Jacob Hurst
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Latest News

Stretch Goal 2 hit, and 48 hours to go!

April 30th - via:
Hi everyone! At the time of this update we've just passed $22,700 in pledges meaning we've unlocked the second stretch goal. All books will now have a glorious satin ribbon bookmark!There are also only 48 hours left before the Kickstarter ends! If... (Read More)

Live Stream - 4/29/17 from 12:00pm - 4:30pm Central Time

April 25th - via:
This Saturday, April 29th, is International Tabletop Day. We've organized a few friends, have fixed our previous technical difficulties, and will be running a game on Kickstarter Live between 12:00pm CST and 4:30pm CST. We aim to game the whole time,... (Read More)

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April 24th - via:
Stretch Goal 1 is unlocked! We got hit by a small wave of cancelled pledges in the days after hitting goal (I hear this is to be expected), so I didn't make an announcement as soon as we hit $19,500 (even though I really wanted to). The next target... (Read More)

The Illustration List - A peek behind the curtain

April 22nd - via:
There are a number of blank spots in need of illustrations in the Field Guide and The Dark. Gabriel is already working on these last few pieces, and I thought it'd be fun to share the full list of the final illustration needs and my overbearing art... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 - Upgraded Covers

April 20th - via:
We are over halfway to unlocking the first stretch goal! Upgraded cover materials. If we hit $19,500 we'll be able to use bonded leather for the cover of The Dark and a combination of bonded leather and cloth for the cover of the Field Guide. This... (Read More)


April 19th - via:
We just passed the project's goal of $18,000. I didn't write up a prepared statement for this moment because I never wanted to jinx it, but now all I can really do it stammer and alternate between saying "Woah!" and "Thank you!" over and over and... (Read More)

International Shipping

April 19th - via:
TL:DR - International Shipping is now available! We'll ship out rewards with the US Postal Service as Priority Mail International. International shipping will be a separate charge calculated and collected when the backer surveys are sent out.The... (Read More)

The Swordfish Islands

April 8th - via:
What's the deal with "The Swordfish Islands" and "Hot Springs Island"? How do they relate? What's going on here? Well... have a story!Once upon a time there were four guys who decided to build a hexcrawl. It was going to be quick and easy. Instead of... (Read More)


April 6th - via:
We passed the 50% to goal mark around 4:00am Central time today. Thank you so much everyone! Special thanks if you've told a friend or shared a post somewhere. Here's the full color map Gabriel did of Hot Springs Island, all chopped up into hexes... (Read More)

24 Hours, 36%!!! Livestream planned for Saturday 04/08/17

April 3rd - via:
We're a little ways past the 24 hour mark and are already 36% of the way towards our goal! THANK YOU! It's tough to judge how your project really is when you've been working on it for as long as we have, and so hitting that green "GO" button was pure... (Read More)

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