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The Gaia Complex - A Game of Flesh and Wires

A project in Derby, UK by Chris 'Shep' Shepperson

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A cyberpunk roleplaying game of corporate violence, artificial intelligence and vampirism. Welcome to 2119.
Backers: 475
Average Pledge Per Backer: £34

Funded: £16,128 of £5,000
Dates: Feb 2nd -> Mar 2nd (28 days)
Project By: Chris 'Shep' Shepperson
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Latest News

Last 24 hours, actual play and fully stretched!

March 1st - via:
Here we are, 24 hours to go. It's time to load up and hit the streets of New Europe! Welcome to all our new backers... it's amazing to have you all here to make this game a reality. We're now well over 400 backers, which is amazing to see. That's... (Read More)

48-hours to go!

February 28th - via:
It's the home straight! We have just passed the 48-hour mark and are now in the home straight. This means that the 'remind me' emails have just been sent to a substantial number of people, hopefully giving us a big boost to 'eyes on' for the final... (Read More)

Final 72 hours!

February 27th - via:
Hi all, We're well into the final 72 hours now and after an awesome day, we've smashed down all but two of the campaign stretch goals! Following requests from a couple of backers, we've moved the stretch goals graphic on the main campaign page up to... (Read More)

Law Enforcement in 2119

February 25th - via:
Continued... Watching the still body of a hacker jacked into a Rig is eerie. Though it doesn’t compare to the physiological changes experienced by ferals during a Meld, it still somehow resembles death, at least of the material being; a form of... (Read More)

One week to go and 200% funded!

February 22nd - via:
Hi everyone! Just a short update to celebrate us moving into the final week of the campaign.  Wow... 21 days down, 7 to go. It's been a wild ride, but it isn't over yet! Heading into the home straight, it is more important than ever to get as many... (Read More)

Hansor Innovations and Gaia

February 20th - via:
Continued... Locate the folder. Confirm the timestamp. Extract the data. “Wait. This isn’t right.” The words were merely self-talk. Once someone is jacked into a Rig they can’t communicate with the outside world through speech, but sometimes... (Read More)

Stretch goals unlocked!

February 17th - via:
Hi all! It's been a great couple of days. Firstly, it was my birthday yesterday. Obviously loads of people wanted to celebrate with me by pledging for The Gaia Complex, which is great as it means we have unlocked two more stretch goals! :) Thanks to... (Read More)

Quick Start add-on

February 15th - via:
Hi all, Just a quick update today... We've had a number of requests from backers about obtaining a copy of our Quick Start in physical print. After some investigation and talk with our printers, we're happy to announce this as a new add-on for the... (Read More)

Stretch goal 2 unlocked and a look at character creation

February 12th - via:
Continued... The faceless corp had explained the job quite simply, “A hacker who goes by the name of Laurent stole some sensitive information from us. We want that data to be removed, but we need to know who he’s shared it with. We need a Bio... (Read More)

The vampiric community

February 10th - via:
One of the game aspects which people have been asking about the most is the presence of vampires - understandable given the rarity of such beings in a cyberpunk setting. The exact explantion for their presence runs far deeper than this update... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked and a look at cybernetics

February 8th - via:
Falling. Faster. The sensation of your heart missing a beat as the body freefalls. The mind accepting its inevitable fate as the ground gets closer. But the ground never comes, the fall continues, returning to where it started; a never ending loop of... (Read More)

Looking at the rules (12.3)

February 7th - via:
Hi all! The last 24 hours of the campiagn have seen us drawing in on that first stretch goal. This is very exciting for us as while we have boiled our core book down to 256 pages of content, there is so much more we want to include. The additional... (Read More)

We are funded!

February 5th - via:
We've funded! Just under 72 hours into this campaign and we've hacked that £5k marker like the countermeasures never even existed! We are elated to know that we can produce this book at the highest quality and just the way we want. That is possible... (Read More)

100 backers!

February 4th - via:
100 Backers!  What a way to start the day. What an awesome feeling. We're now looking at over 100 new Mercs ready to take to the streets of NeoMunich, ready to hack, steal, kill and cause chaos. There are a few R&D servers already quaking with... (Read More)

50% Funded!

February 3rd - via:
There was a voice. Distant, but growing louder. Muffled by the haze of his current stupor which had be created by getting little more than a few hours’ sleep after far too many hours of intense screen time. Clarity began to coat the words, “Wake... (Read More)

Welcome to 2119!

February 2nd - via:
Thank you all!! I just wanted to make an update to express my utter gratitude to everyone for being here and supporting The Gaia Complex. If you backed for £1 or £300, or even just shared the campaign with your friends - you have contributed to... (Read More)

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