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CHEW: The Roleplaying Game (TTRPG)

A project in Lowell, IN by Pete Petrusha (Imagining Games)

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A foodie crime drama about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants based on the award-winning Image comics! Forged in the Dark
Backers: 660
Average Pledge Per Backer: $80

Funded: $52,734 of $6,969
Dates: Oct 5th -> Nov 4th (31 days)
Project By: Pete Petrusha (Imagining Games)
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Latest News

Expanded USDA Robotics Division! El Poyo Loco!

November 4th - via:
From The People That Brought You Buttercup...NOT AGAIN! Quick Update!  While the FDA has poured its resources into its (Food-Powered) Weapons Divisions, the USDA has been innovating in Robotics. Their exploration of cybernetic enhancements on... (Read More)

Chicken by Chow — A PDF Collection of Backer Chicken Recipes

November 3rd - via:
Chicken by Chow Share your recipes before it's too late! Quick little update!  For our 50k Stretch Goal, and by popular demand, every backer at the $157 reward level and up (and 5 randomly selected backers from each reward level) will be invited to... (Read More)

A New Case by CHEW Creator John Layman!

November 2nd - via:
Mason's Chef Special  Are you paying attention? Our agents did it! They ACTUALLY did it!  They survived the onslaught of Mason Savoy's never ending vocabulary to unravel a new mystery... one for all our backers to enjoy... one written by The Mighty... (Read More)

The Writings in the Sky! The End is Near!

November 1st - via:
The End is Near You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We have just THREE days days left!  The campaign ends at 10pm CDT this Thursday.  Buckle up for the final push! We have a... (Read More)

CHEW Quickstart! Poyo Vs. Armageddon AP!

October 29th - via:
The Quickstart is Served!  Click to download it at DriveThruRPG - Totally Free! Thank you for patiently waiting for the Quickstart Guide. Its bold, beautiful, and a blend of innovation that will help bring new comic audiences to Forged in the Dark... (Read More)

The Animal Operative is Unleashed!

October 24th - via:
Unleashed You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Greetings from Gamehole Con! We just blazed through another Stretch Goal! I'm so excited for the amount of chaos and creativity the... (Read More)

New Playbook! Chog Hats Gone! Signed Comics!

October 20th - via:
New Playbook The Animal Operative! Thank you SO much for backing, sharing, and getting the word out! We crushed yet another Stretch Goal upping our Guest Writers to FIVE! Now, by popular demand, we're molding a specialized playbook for Animal... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal, Quickstart, & a Gamehole!

October 18th - via:
11 Stretch Goals Down! Eric Ausley -he/him- (@BozShulun) is the GM and producer of the award-winning Shadowrun actual play podcast Resting Glitch Face, and the driving force behind Gamerstable Media. He is usually found cooking up new and interesting... (Read More)

10 Stretch Goals Down! Roll20 Characters!

October 14th - via:
10 Stretch Goals Down! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 INCREDIBLE, even Poyo can appreciate TEN stretch goals!   I love hearing how many of you are rereading the comics or... (Read More)

The most asked question...

October 12th - via:
Hi! I'm hijacking the KS page and doing my due diligence.  We have been getting a lot of questions of 'can we play Poyo.' This question can only be asked by those so cocksure they believe they can play this badass rooster. The real question is...can... (Read More)

Feeling Grateful!

October 10th - via:
Feeling Grateful Chogs... genetic experiments to recreate the taste of chicken... fricken. I just want to take a minute to THANK EVERYONE that has been so wonderful to shower our weird and quirky Forged in the Dark RPG with their loving attention! We... (Read More)

Buffet O' Doom

October 7th - via:
Devouring Stretch Goals CHEW: The Roleplaying Game Cover Art by CHEW Artist/Co-Creator Rob Guillory We've devoured our first 6 funding stretch goals! That includes commissioning an all-new original cover for The CHEWniverse by CHEW Artist/Co-Creator... (Read More)

Happy Day

October 5th - via:
Blue Skies We've had a beautiful day... and we're just getting started!  Thank you to everyone who made an effort to support us on day one, it really means the world to us. I speak for the entire team (Mitch, Justin, Morgan, Steve, Federico, and of... (Read More)

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