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Critical Hit: A Gaming Mystery

A project in Philadelphia, PA by W.M. Akers
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A mind-bending mystery novel about grief, murder, and the magical power of tabletop games.
Backers: 246
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $6,246 of $500
Dates: May 25th -> Jun 25th (32 days)
Project By: W.M. Akers
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Latest News

Lost Ship Add On Fixed

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Several of you got in touch to ask why the Lost Ship add-on was only available for certain tiers. After talking to Kickstarter about it, I realized that the problem was that I'd accidentally said that it required shipping, which meant it could only... (Read More)

Making Critical Hit, Part 6: The RPG

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the final entry (probably) in a series of updates documenting the process of creating Critical Hit. You can find the start of the series here. Once I decided to launch Critical Hit on Kickstarter, I knew I wanted a game to include as one of... (Read More)

Making Critical Hit, Part 5: The Publishing

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the fifth in a (nearly complete!) series of updates documenting the process of creating Critical Hit. You can find the start of the series here. Self-publishing Critical Hit was not my original plan. My other novels have been traditionally... (Read More)

Making Critical Hit, Part 4: The Writing

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the fourth in a series of updates documenting the process of creating Critical Hit. You can find the start of the series here.  Before we dive into today's update, I'd like all of you to check out this week's Mat & Board podcast, which... (Read More)

Making Critical Hit, Part 3: The Outlines

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the third in a series of updates documenting the process of creating Critical Hit. You can find the start of the series here. This update contains spoilers for the first couple chapters of the book, so hold off on reading it if that's a... (Read More)

Making Critical Hit, Part 2: The World

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the second in a series of updates documenting the winding path Critical Hit has taken from a fragment of an idea to the awesome book that you will soon hold in your hands. Read the first part here. Once I decided that Critical Hit would have... (Read More)

Making Critical Hit, Part 1: The Idea

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
To keep us entertained during the middle of the campaign, I'm going to write a series of updates about the origins of Critical Hit. I love talking about writing, outlining, and craft, so if you have any questions at all about the writing process,... (Read More)

Playlists For Critical Hit

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Writers are funny about background noise. Some people can't write with anything in the background—save, perhaps, the gentle hum of a coffee shop. My dad is devoted to a French radio station, which he puts on any time he's working, while I tend to... (Read More)

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May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
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