7th Sea Hits ONE MILLION DOLLARS (AKA The Top 100 RPG Kickstarters Ever!)
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  • 7th Sea Hits ONE MILLION DOLLARS (AKA The Top 100+ RPG Kickstarters Ever!)


    John Wick's 7th Sea 2nd Edition Kickstarter has smashed all tabletop RPG records, and is the highest funding roleplaying game ever. It is the first to pass the $1,000,000 mark. That's astonishing. While card games like Exploding Kittens and miniatures collections like Reaper's repeatedly successful Kickstarters have made $8.7M and $3M respectively, and dozens of boardgames have passed the $1M milestone, this is the first roleplaying game to hit that landmark figure. Here's a list of the most successful RPG Kickstarters ever.




    Interesting fact. The total value of all RPG (not accessories) Kickstarters above $30K is $21,612,300 from 253,154 backer pledges at the time of writing.

    The next highest roleplaying game Kickstarter is the Deluxe Exalted 3rd Edition, which made nearly $700K, followed by the Deluxe Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition, which made a similar amount, making Onyx Path the undisputed tabletop RPG Kickstarter King, at least for now (they have raised a staggering $4M in Kickstarters under Richard Thomas' account) . Modiphius is also a Kickstarter multiple-blockbuster, and made nearly £350K (which is about $500K) with its Infinity Roleplaying Game. Monte Cook Games made a similar amount with their (at the time record-breaking) Numenera, with just over $500K. Fate Core, The Strange, Numenera: Into the Ninth World, and the Deluxe Changeling: the Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition all also did incredibly well. It's clear that some companies have mastered the art of the Kickstarter down to a well-oiled science.

    Below is a list of all the RPG Kickstarters I could find, ranked in order of final funding in US dollars as far as the top 50 [edit - now 100+]. It's for roleplaying game projects only - I did not include dice, miniatures, boardgames, card games, etc. If I missed any, I apologise - it wasn't deliberate! The list goes down as far as $30K.

    Kickstarter passed $30K? Let me know in the comments!

    Note that currencies fluctuate; I've used the values as of their funding date. Some are ongoing (I've made them bold and italic), so may have climbed the chart since being added created. I'll update their final positions when they finish, but I don't intend to track them daily until then. Kicktraq projections change constantly; where noted below, those were at the time of posting.

    # Roleplaying Game Creator Backers Total (nearest 1K) Notes
    1 7th Sea 2nd Edition John Wick 11,483 $1.3M First ever to pass $1M
    2 Deluxe Exalted 3rd Edition Richard Thomas 4,368 $684K Onyx Path
    3 Deluxe Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition Richard Thomas 3,926 $672K
    4 Robert E. Howard's Conan Roleplaying Game Modiphius 4,352 £436K ($627K) Very low exchange rate; normally this would be around $690K-$700K, putting it in 2nd place
    5 Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition Chaosium Inc 3,668 $561K
    6 Numenera: A new roleplaying game from Monte Cook Monte Cook Games 4,658 $517K First ever to pass $500K
    7 Corvus Belli's INFINITY Roleplaying Game Modiphius 3,494 £346K ($500K)
    8 Fate Core Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions 10,103 $433K Second largest number of backers; first to break 10K backers
    9 The Strange, a Tabletop RPG by Bruce Cordell & Monte Cook Monte Cook Games 2,883 $418K
    10 Numenera: Into the Ninth World Monte Cook Games 3,317 $417K
    11 Deluxe Changeling: the Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition Richard Thomas 2,684 $380K
    12 Deluxe Werewolf: The Apocalypse 20th Anniversary Edition Richard Thomas 2,108 $380K
    13 Delta Green: The Roleplaying Game Arc Dream Publishing 2,533 $362K
    14 Planet Mercenary Howard Taylor 5,312 $348K
    15 Paranoia RPG Matthew Sprange 4,380 £217K ($341K)
    16 KULT: Divinity Lost - Horror Roleplaying Game (RPG) Helmgast AB 2,733 2.7M SEK ($330K)
    17 Worlds of the Cypher System Monte Cook Games 2,456 $304K
    18 Deluxe Wraith: the Oblivion 20th Anniversary Edition Richard Thomas 2,248 $295K
    19 Traveller 5th Edition Marc "Traveller" Miller 2,085 $294K
    20 Exclusive Numenera Boxed Set Monte Cook Games 1,985 $286K
    21 Deluxe V20 Dark Ages Richard Thomas 2,141 $281K
    22 Achtung! Cthulhu - The WW2 Keeper's & Investigator's Guides Modiphius 1,972 £177K ($268K)
    23 The Guide to Glorantha Rick Meints 1,276 $260K
    24 Rappan Athuk Frog God Games 1,003 $246K
    25 Mutant Chronicles 3rd Ed. RPG Modiphius 1,199 £151K ($244K)
    26 Through the Breach: A Malifaux Roleplaying Game Wyrd Miniatures 1,546 $243K
    27 DCC RPG 4th Printing Goodman Games 2,259 $215K
    28 Horror on the Orient Express: Call of Cthulhu Chaosium Inc. 1,374 $207K
    29 RuneQuest: Classic Edition Rick Meints 2,176 $206K
    30 Pugmire Fantasy Tabletop RPG Richard Thomas 3,239 $193K
    31 Tome of Beasts: 400+ New Monsters for 5th Edition Kobold Press 2,312 $191K
    32 Feng Shui 2: Action Move Roleplaying Game by Robin D. Laws Atlas Games 3,402 $185K
    33 Blades in the Dark John Harper 3,925 $179K
    34 Realm Works - Streamlined RPG Campaign Tools Lone Wolf Development 1,836 $170K
    35 Grimtooth's Ultimate Traps Collection Goodman Games 2,269 $170K
    36 Demon: The Descent Prestige Edition Richard Thomas 2,076 $150K
    37 Apocalypse World 2nd Edition Vincent Baker 4,332 $149K
    38 Cthulhu Britannica: London - Call of Cthulhu RPG boxed set Dominic McDowall - Cubicle 7 753 £90K ($147K)
    39 Shadow of the Demon Lord Robert J. Schwalb 1,498 $140K
    40 Deluxe V20 Lore of the Clans Richard Thomas 1,633 $138K
    41 Shadows of Esteren - A Medieval Horror RPG: Tuath Jim Searcy 1,053 $137K
    42 Shadows of Esteren - A Medieval Horror RPG: Travels Jim Searcy 951 $137K
    43 The Dracula Dossier Pelgrane Press 1,420 £87K ($137K)
    44 Shadows of Esteren - A Medieval Horror RPG: Occultism Jim Searcy 1,066 $129K
    45 Tenra Bansho Zero - An Art and Culture-Rich RPG from Japan Andy Kitkowski 1,704 $129K
    46 World of Darkness Dark Eras Prestige Edition Richard Thomas 2,030 $128K
    47 Ernest Gary Gygax Jr.'s Marmoreal Tomb Campaign Starter Ernest Gary Gygax Jr 1,284 $126K
    48 Deep Magic: A Tome of New Spells for Pathfinder RPG Kobold Press 1,927 $126K
    49 Deluxe Tunnels & Trolls Richard Loomis 1,638 $125K
    50 Razor Coast Frog God Games 709 $123K
    51 The Lost Lands: The Blight - Richard Pett's Crooked City Frog God Games 795 $121K
    52 Deadlands Noir Shane Hensley 1,140 $117K
    53 Transhuman: The Eclipse Phase Player's Guide infomorph 1,898 $117K
    54 Beast: The Primordial Prestige Edition Richard Thomas 1,623 $116K
    55 13th Age in Glorantha Rob Heinsoo Games 1,249 $116K
    56 Designers & Dragons Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions 3,046 $115K
    57 Deluxe W20 Changing Breeds Richard Thomas 1,405 $114K
    58 Space: 1889 - SF Role Playing in a More Civilized Time Angus Abranson / Chronicle City 1,025 £72K ($112K)
    59 No Thank You, Evil! a Game of Make-Believe for Families Monte Cook Games 1,514 $111K
    60 Joe Dever's Lone Wolf - The Lone Wolf Adventure Game Dominic McDowall - Cubicle 7 635 £68K ($110K)
    61 Earthdawn 4th Edition FASA Corporation 1,019 $109K
    62 The Burning Wheel Codex Luke Crane 2,109 $108K
    63 Masks: A New Generation Brendan G. Conway 2,371 $107K
    64 TimeWatch: GUMSHOE Investigative Time Travel RPG Kevin W. Kulp 1,980 $105K
    65 Mummy: The Curse Core Rulebook Richard Thomas 1,767 $104K
    66 The Lost Lands: Sword of Air Pathfinder & Swords & Wizardry Frog God Games 526 $104K
    67 Deluxe W20 Book of the Wyrm Richard Thomas 1,359 $103K
    68 Ryuutama - Natural Fantasy Roleplaying Game Andy Kitkowski 2,056 $97.9K
    69 Southlands: New Fantasy Options for Pathfinder RPG Kobold Press 1,044 $97.7K
    70 V20 Companion Deluxe Edition Richard Thomas 1,134 $96.3K
    71 Hillfolk: DramaSystem roleplaying by Robin D. Laws Robin D. Laws 2,185 $93.8K
    72 Savage Worlds: Rippers Resurrected RPG Shane Hensley 1,109 $93.3K
    73 The Chuubo's Marvelous Wish-Granting Engine RPG Eos-sama 1,082 $90.0K
    74 Mutant: Genlab Alpha Fria Ligan 1,010 kr755K ($89K)
    75 The Last Parsec - Savage Worlds Shane Hensley 967 $88.5K
    76 DemonWars: Reformation R.A. Salvatore 1,126 $88.2K
    77 Shinobigami - Modern Ninja Battle Tabletop RPG from Japan Andy Kitkowski 1,526 $87.8K
    78 Fragged Empire, Tabletop RPG Wade Dyer 1,265 $113AUD ($86.1K)
    79 Blue Rose: The AGE Roleplaying Game of Romantic Fantasy Nicole Lindroos of Green Ronin 1,513 $85.8K
    80 Golden Sky Stories: Heartwarming Role-Playing Ewen Cluney 2,350 $85.2K
    81 City State of the Invincible Overlord Judges Guild 965 $85.1K
    82 Interface Zero 2.0: Full Metal Cyberpunk David Jarvis/Gun Metal Games 1,305 $84.4K
    83 Castles & Crusades Stephen Chenault 685 $83.5K
    84 METAMORPHOSIS ALPHA Deluxe Hardcover Collector's Edition Goodman Games 624 $83.2K
    85 Dungeon World: A Game with Modern Rules & Old-School Style Sage Kobold Productions 2,455 $82.8K
    86 Primeval Thule Sasquatch Game Studio 822 $75.2K
    87 Fall of Magic - a role playing game of profound fantasy Ross Cowman 993 $75.1K
    88 Project: Dark Will Hindmarch 2,078 $75.0K
    89 Mindjammer - The Roleplaying Game Sarah Newton 965 £50K ($74K)
    90 What's OLD is NEW - Two Crunchy Roleplaying Games Morrus 995 £43K ($73K)
    91 Freeport: The city of Adventure for the Pathfinder RPG Chris Pramas: Green Ronin Publishing 915 $73.4K
    92 Fate More: From Bits to Books Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions 2,074 $73.3K
    93 The Lost Lands: The Northlands Saga Complete Frog God Games 442 $72.9K
    94 13th Age expansion book: 13 True Ways Fire Opal Media 846 $70.1K
    95 Deluxe Hunters Hunted II Richard Thomas 950 $69.8K
    96 Mythic Mania: Three Mythic Rulebooks for Pathfinder RPG Legendary Games 461 $69.3K
    97 The Lost Lands: Borderland Provinces Frog God Games 728 $68.5K
    98 Scarred Lands - FRPG Setting in 5E OGL & Pathfinder Editions Stewart Wieck 1,017 $67.7K
    99 The Sixth Gun RPG for Savage Worlds Shane Hensley 978 $67.3K
    100 Phoenix: Dawn Command - a card based role playing game Twogether Studios, LLC 1,117 $67.2K
    101 RED AEGIS Roleplaying Game Vorpal Games 823 $66.2K
    102 World War Cthulhu: Cold War for the Call of Cthulhu RPG Dominic McDowall - Cubicle 7 563 £42K ($65.9K)
    103 TORCHBEARER Luke Crane 1,745 $65.1K
    104 Weird War I - Savage Worlds Shane Hensley 892 $65.0K
    105 Shotguns & Sorcery RPG Outland Entertainment 1,211 $64.5K
    106 Heroes' Tale The Role Playing Card Game Merlino Entertainment 318 $64.2K
    107 Necromancer Games: Back for 5th Edition Necromancer Games 635 $63.9K
    108 POCKET ODYSSEY Anthony Sato 1,054 $63.4K
    109 Deluxe Werewolf 20th Shattered Dreams Richard Thomas 831 $62.8K
    110 tremulus: a storytelling game of lovecraftian horror Sean Preston 1,555 $62.7K
    111 Sandy Petersen's Cthulhu Mythos for Pathfinder Sandy Petersen 810+* $61K* Ends April 6th; Kicktraq projects $354K
    112 Dungeon Crawl Classics: Peril on the Purple Planet Goodman Games 807 $61.3K
    113 Ultimate NPCs: Skullduggery for 5e, Pathfinder and S&W Nord Games 1,335 $60.3K
    114 FAITH: the Sci-fi RPG Burning Games 576 £41K ($58K)
    115 AQUELARRE — the dark & mature medieval RPG *now in English* Stewart Wieck 738 $57.6K
    116 The Lost lands: The Lost City of Barakus Frog God Games 991 $57.4K
    117 Deluxe Anarchs Unbound Richard Thomas 710 $56.7K
    118 Legendary Planet Adventure Path Legendary Games 434 $55.6K
    119 Children of the Revolution Deluxe for Vampire 20th Richard Thomas 589 $55.3K
    120 Advanced Bestiary for Pathfinder RPG Chris Pramas: Green Ronin Publishing 1,136 $55.3K
    121 East Texas University - Savage Worlds Shane Hensley 806 $54.2K
    122 Baby Bestiary Volume 2 & Vol. 1 Reprint Andreas Walters 1,067 $53.2K
    123 Primeval Thule 5e Sasquatch Game Studio 870 $52.8K
    124 Aether Campaign Setting Robert Brookes 660 $52.2K
    125 Advanced Races Compendium for Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Kobold Press 797 $51.0K
    126 Deadlands: Stone and a Hard Place Shane Hensley 856 $50.4K
    127 Metamorphosis Alpha: Epsilon City Goodman Games 619 $50.2K
    128 Far West: Western/Wuxia Mashup adventure game Gareth-Michael Skarka 717 $49.3K Oldest on the list - 2011/08/25 - making this the first RPG to pass $30K
    129 Night Witches Bully Pulpit Games 1,334 $48.8K
    130 Judges Guild Deluxe Collector's Edition Goodman Games 405+* $48K* Ends April 6th; Kicktraq projects $209K
    131 Weird Wars Rome - Savage Worlds Shane Hensley 831 $46.8K
    132 Dwimmermount: An Old School Fantasy RPG Megdungeon Autarch 1,023 $48.7K
    133 Wicked Fantasy John Wick 1,097 $46.6K
    134 Rise of the Drow - Pathfinder RPG Adventure Trilogy Adventureaweek.com 460 $45.6K
    135 The Lost Lands: Cults of the Sundered Kingdoms Frog God Games 499 $45.0K
    136 Revelations of Mars Jeff Combos 507 $44.2
    137 The Shadowlands Campaign Setting Guidebook for Pathfinder BlackStar Studios 469 $44.1K
    138 Godbound: A Game of Divine Heroes Kevin Crawford 1,564 $43.8K
    139 Margaret Weis Productions: Cortex Plus Hacker's Guide Margaret Weis Productions 1,288 $43.7K
    140 Karthun: Lands of Conflict Tracy Barnett/Exploding Rogue Studios 1,058 $42.8K
    141 Shaintar: Legends Unleashed Savage Mojo 380 $41.4K
    142 Dragon Kings Timothy Brian Brown 587 $41.2K
    143 Throne of Night, a Pathfinder RPG Adventure Path Gary McBride 314 $40.6K
    144 Aaron Allston's Strike Force High Rock Press 672 $40.6K
    145 Chill 3rd Edition: A Horror Roleplaying Game Matthew McFarland 793 $40.3K
    146 Demon Hunters RPG: A Comedy of Terrors Dead Gentlemen Productions 468 $40.3K
    147 Spheres of Power: A New Pathfinder Magic System Adam Meyers 966 $39.5K
    148 Tales From The Floating Vagabond, Second Edition Lee Garvin 509 $39.4K
    149 The Warren Bully Pulpit Games 1,053 $39.4K
    150 Vurt: The Tabletop Roleplaying Game Ravendesk Games 544 $38.7K
    151 Dungeon Crawl Classics: The Chained Coffin Goodman Games 729 $38.2K
    152 ZEITGEIST AP hardcover (Pathfinder & D&D 4E) Morrus 335 $38.0K
    153 Spirit of 77 - a Funky 1970's Tabletop Role-Playing Game Monkeyfun Studios LLC 846 $37.6K
    154 Skybourne: A Pathfinder Campaign Setting Adam Meyers 555 $37.2K
    155 Epyllion, a Dragon Epic RPG Marissa Kelly 863 $37.0K
    156 Adventure Maximus! George Vasilakos 764 $36.6K
    157 Tales of the Crescent City from Golden Goblin Press Oscar Rios 694 $36.6K
    158 Five Moons RPG by Sean K Reynolds Sean K Reynolds 639 $36.5K
    159 Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion for Call of Cthulhu Sixtystone Press 771 $35.9K
    160 The Morrow Project 4th Edition Chris Garland 367 $35.9K
    161 Unwritten: Adventures in the Ages of Myst and Beyond InkWorks Productions 558 $35.8K
    162 I AM ZOMBIE: Field Manual & RPG Make-Believe Games 387 $35.5K
    163 Snow White - An Adventure for Pathfinder RPG and D&D 3.5 Adventureaweek.com 500 $35.4K
    164 Urban Shadows: Political Urban Fantasy Andrew Medeiros 1,076 $35.2K
    165 Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade Vigilance Press 1,056 $35.1K
    166 Axes and Anvils Mike Nystul 509 $35.0K
    167 ALAS VEGAS: an RPG of bad memories, bad luck, and bad blood James Wallis 1,164 £24K ($34K)
    168 The Underground: A Sam & Fuzzy RPG Damocles Thread Development 729 $34.3K
    169 Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes Fearlight Games 617 $31.4K
    170 Undying Enigma Machinations 820 $31.2K
    171 Primetime Adventures Matt Wilson 1,091 $30.0K
    172 Arcanis: The Cradle of Empires - The First City Sourcebook Henry Lopez 271 $30.0K
    - Polaris RPG Black Book Editions - $30K+ Ends April 6th; Kicktraq projects $76K
    - Unknown Armies Third Edition Roleplaying Game Atlas Games - $30K+ Ends April 29th
    *Still Ongoing

    The list goes on, of course; I don't plan to go below $30K, as there are literally hundreds in that area. It's interesting to see entries appearing multiple times. I took those who had more than one appearance in the list and added up their individual Kickstarters to see how they rank as a total. Here were those results.

    # Name Kickstarters Total (nearest 1K)
    1 Richard Thomas 18 $4M
    2 Monte Cook Games 6 $2.2M
    3 Modiphius 4 $1.37M
    4 John Wick 2 $1.3M
    5 Frog God Games/Necromancer Games 9 $899,000
    6 Chaosium Inc 2 $768,000
    7 Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions 3 $621,000
    8 Shane Hensley 8 $580,000
    9 Goodman Games 6 $517,000
    10 Rick Meints 2 $466,000
    11 Kobold Press 4 $465,000
    12 Jim Searcy 3 $403,000
    13 Cubicle 7 3 $322,000
    14 Andy Kitkowski 3 $313,000
    15 Green Ronin Publishing 3 $211,000
    16 Morrus 3 $192,000
    17 Luke Crane 2 $173,000
    18 Sasquatch Game Studio 2 $127,000
    19 Stewart Wieck 2 $124,000
    20 Legendary Games 2 $124,000
    21 Bully Pulpit Games 2 $87,000
    22 Adventureaweek.com 2 $80,000
    23 Adam Meyers 2 $76,000
    The following is similar to the top list, but it deals with tabletop RPG "related" Kickstarters. They still have to be RPG related (so no board or card games) but they include things like accessories and dice. It's not as detailed or complete as the one above, as these are harder to find; it's just here to add some extra perspective. I cut this one off at $100K for new stuff, but there's a couple of below $100K legacy software/web items from before which I've left there, but not given a ranking.

    # Accessory Creator Backers Total (nearest $1K) Notes
    1 Reaper Miniature Bones: An Evolution of Gaming Miniatures Reaper Miniatures 17,744 $3.4M
    2 Reaper Miniature Bones II: The Return of Mr Bones! Reaper Miniatures 14,964 $3.1M
    3 Reaper Miniature Bones 3: The Search for Mr Bones Reaper Miniatures 13,465 $2.7M
    4 Dwarven Forge's Modular City Builder Terrain System Dwarven Forge 2,719 $2.3M
    5 Dwarven Forge's Caverns - Dwarvenite Game Tiles Terrain Dwarven Forge 3,950 $2.1M
    6 Dwarven Forge's Game Tiles: Revolutionary Miniature Terrain Dwarven Forge 5,398 $1.9M
    7 Pathfinder Online: A Fantasy Sandbox MMO Goblin works, Inc. 8,732 $1M Included because of the large pile of Pathfinder RPG PDF rewards rather than the MMO itself
    8 Dwarven Forge's Castles: 3-D Modular Terrain for Gamers Dwarven Forge 1,180+* $830K+* Ends March 31st; Kicktraq projects $2.5M
    9 Tablescapes - by Secret Weapon Miniatures Secret Weapon 1,395 $311K
    10 Battle Systems Sci-fi Modular Terrain Battle Systems Ltd 1,653 £219K ($309K)
    11 Pathfinder & Q-workshop Metal RPG Dice Set Q-workshop 2,387 $299K
    12 Artisan Dice Does Handcrafted Polyhedrals Charlie Brumfield 1,174 $291K
    13 Spellbook Gaming Boxes Elder Wood 2,258 $281K
    14 Battle Systems Fantasy Dungeon Terrain Battle Systems Ltd 1,204 £198K ($280K)
    15 Battle Systems Urban Apocalypse Terrain Battle Systems Ltd 1,151 £186K ($263K)
    16 Wyrmwood Magnetic Dice Tower System Wyrmwood Gaming 1,376 $246K
    17 Creature Caster: First Wave Jeremy Glen 1,487 $324KCAD ($245K)
    18 GNL Mats GameNightLife 2,101 $173K
    19 AKO DICE Kacha 6,564 $166K
    20 The Best Damn Metal Gaming Coins Ever! Conquistador Games 1,609 $154K
    21 Fantasy Coins and Bars Fantasy Coin, LLC 1,694 $154K
    22 Gnomish Adventurers Box Set Stonehaven Miniatures 1,374 $147K
    23 Miniature Building Authority Castle Kickstarter Miniature Building Authority 167 $142K
    24 Bombshell Babes Miniatures Bombshell Miniatures 1,126 $140K
    25 Dwarven Adventurers Box Set Stonehaven Miniatures 1,712 $136K
    26 Doublesix Dice: Roll Better Matt Fleming 6,916 $133K
    27 Tact-Tiles: Modular Wet and Dry Erase Gaming Surface Mike McConnell 1,004 $128K
    28 Cast Metal Gaming Dice Tracer Metal Works 1,662 $127K
    29 Fantasy Coins for Board Games, RPGs, LARP, or any occasion Fantasy Coin, LLC 1,451 $124K
    30 Twisting Catacombs Miniature Dungeon Scenery Zealot Miniatures 887 £122K
    31 Games & Gears Battle Boards Games & Gears 982 £119K
    32 Legendary Metal Coins for Gaming Drawlab 1,522 $107K
    33 Space Roller: The futuristic dice for your Sci-Fi games D.LINK STUDIO LLC 3,308 $107K
    34 TerraTiles: Coasts & Rivers Tabletop Terrain System Heath and Seth Robinson 892 $105K
    35 Chibi Dungeon Adventurers now w/ Cthulhu & Monsters & Ponies Impact! Miniatures 757 $105K
    36 DRAGONLOCK 28mm Scale Dungeon Gaming Terrain Tom Tullis 1,276 $104K
    LEGACY SOFTWARE ITEMS (UNRANKED)
    Obsidian Portal Reforged Obsidian Portal 1,692 $86.3K
    d20 Pro Unlimited Virtual Tabletop Mesa Mundi Inc 1,792 $82.7K
    Rebuilding EN World Morrus 1,495 £53K ($81K)
    Tabletop Forge: The Virtual Tabletop for Google+ Hangouts Tabletop Forge Tabletop Forge $44.4K
    *Still Ongoing
    Comments 65 Comments
    1. TerraDave's Avatar
      TerraDave -
      Rapidly approaching 9000 backers.

      I think some people still play RPGs. Or at least buy them.
    1. Loki-lie-Smith's Avatar
      Loki-lie-Smith -
      The list is missing Call of Cthulhu 7e ($561,836) and Horror on the Orient Express ($207,804)
    1. Morrus's Avatar
      Morrus -
      Quote Originally Posted by Loki-lie-Smith View Post
      The list is missing Call of Cthulhu 7e ($561,836) and Horror on the Orient Express ($207,804)
      Thanks!
    1. TwoSix -
      I'm sure it's a function of local RPG circles being very local, but I never knew anyone who played 7th Sea, while I knew lots of people playing White Wolf stuff like Mage and Exalted.

      Might have to check it out and see what the fuss is about.
    1. Zaran's Avatar
      Zaran -
      I wonder why it's so successful? The backer rewards must be great. Hope it's what everyone wants.
    1. Giancarlo Borracci's Avatar
      Giancarlo Borracci -
      the list is missing 13th age in Glorantha ($116,250)
    1. DaveMage's Avatar
      DaveMage -
      Missing Rappan Athuk (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...s/rappan-athuk) $246,541
    1. DaveMage's Avatar
      DaveMage -
      Also missing Razor Coast (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...st/description) $123,366.
    1. Morrus's Avatar
      Morrus -
      Quote Originally Posted by DaveMage View Post
      Thanks!
    1. dm4hire's Avatar
      dm4hire -
      Quote Originally Posted by TwoSix View Post
      I'm sure it's a function of local RPG circles being very local, but I never knew anyone who played 7th Sea, while I knew lots of people playing White Wolf stuff like Mage and Exalted.

      Might have to check it out and see what the fuss is about.
      7th Sea has a pretty strong fan base and add that it shared the same system as Legend of the Five Rings many of those players dabbled with it or at least bought the books. Now that L5R is on hold until Fantasy Flight releases something new (they bought the rights from AEG) many L5R fans are probably buying in to reminisce and maybe expand their campaign into old territory that was lacking updated resources.

      Quote Originally Posted by Zaran View Post
      I wonder why it's so successful? The backer rewards must be great. Hope it's what everyone wants.
      If you back the project at least at the $40 level you gain access to all PDFs that will be produced, which is around 12 books. The other levels gets you a lot as well for the money.
    1. TwoSix -
      Quote Originally Posted by dm4hire View Post
      7th Sea has a pretty strong fan base and add that it shared the same system as Legend of the Five Rings many of those players dabbled with it or at least bought the books. Now that L5R is on hold until Fantasy Flight releases something new (they bought the rights from AEG) many L5R fans are probably buying in to reminisce and maybe expand their campaign into old territory that was lacking updated resources.
      Interesting...are Lo5R and 7th Sea set in the same world (like Forgotten Realms and Kara-Tur)? Or am I misreading that?
    1. necromental42's Avatar
      necromental42 -
      Frog God also has The Blight at 121k

      EDIT: and if you're putting those kickstarters from 40k and up I think all of the Frog's 10 kickstarters are on the list.

      Kobolds are probably there too with a couple more.
    1. Giancarlo Borracci's Avatar
      Giancarlo Borracci -
      13th Age expansion book: 13 True Ways 70,100
    1. Loki-lie-Smith's Avatar
      Loki-lie-Smith -
      Quote Originally Posted by TwoSix View Post
      Interesting...are Lo5R and 7th Sea set in the same world (like Forgotten Realms and Kara-Tur)? Or am I misreading that?
      Different universes.

      At one point the shared the rule system (roll and keep), parent company (Alderac) and Wick worked on both game lines.

      As an aside, it would be interesting to see what would happen if FF allows Wick to get the reins (and run a KS) for the next version of L5R.
    1. Mytholder's Avatar
      Mytholder -
      The Dracula Dossier for Night's Black Agents brought in more than £87,000 ($125,000+).

      And while I'm at it - Hillfolk got just short of $94,000. Both Pelgrane Press.
    1. dm4hire's Avatar
      dm4hire -
      Quote Originally Posted by Loki-lie-Smith View Post
      Different universes.

      At one point the shared the rule system (roll and keep), parent company (Alderac) and Wick worked on both game lines.

      As an aside, it would be interesting to see what would happen if FF allows Wick to get the reins (and run a KS) for the next version of L5R.
      Yes, they just shared the same mechanics.

      As for Wick doing L5R, he has announced he will be doing 7th Sea: Far East in 2017. I think it will be all the stuff he wanted to do with L5R, but was never allowed. It might give L5R a run for its money if FFG doesn't do a good job with it.
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      Qwillion -
      Be interesting to see number of backers, and not just $
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      Morrus -
      Quote Originally Posted by Qwillion View Post
      Be interesting to see number of backers, and not just $
      I think I'll leave that to somebody else...
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      Loki-lie-Smith -
      Quote Originally Posted by dm4hire View Post
      Yes, they just shared the same mechanics.

      As for Wick doing L5R, he has announced he will be doing 7th Sea: Far East in 2017. I think it will be all the stuff he wanted to do with L5R, but was never allowed. It might give L5R a run for its money if FFG doesn't do a good job with it.
      I'm not following the project (don't have the $$$ to back it and I rather not torture myself) so I didn't knew about this.

      Far East is an add? Or it is a project not connected to the KS?
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      Adam Jury -
      Missing Transhuman for Eclipse Phase: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...-players-guide ($117,965)
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