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MYSTIC LIBATIONS: Critical Cocktails

A project in Orlando, FL by Trader Brandon

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A creative collection of over 100 drinks, crafted with RPG gaming in mind, from Trader Brandon and Todd Stashwick's Nerd Circus.
Backers: 756
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $57,453 of $22,500
Dates: Jan 7th -> Feb 6th (30 days)
Project By: Trader Brandon
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Latest News

Starr Rum

February 5th - via:
Good morning all!! We are proud to announce we will be working with our friends at Starr Rum to feature their fine products in a few of our recipes within Mystic Libations.  STARR Rum is an award-winning, field to bottle, single estate rum made by... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and Many Thanks

February 4th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We can't thank all of you enough for supporting Mystic Libations during our campaign! We are so thrilled to make this book a reality and get... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: David Nett

February 1st - via:
David Nett is a writer, actor, gamer, trainer, and all-purpose nerd. In 2007 he created the Award-winning GOLD and in 2009 Night of the Zombie King, both original webseries about professional role playing gamers. He co-created, wrote and hosted "Max... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Roy Hanzel

January 26th - via:
We're beyond thrilled to have mixologist extraordinaire Roy Hanzel on the journey with us! Roy is a staple of the Orange County, California bar scene, crafting drinks from the shores of Huntington Beach to the jungles of Anaheim.  Many of you have... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Julia Maddalina

January 22nd - via:
We are excited to have Julia Maddalina as part of our team, creating wonderful artwork for our characters.  Julia’s passion for the arts has been fueled by fine art portraiture and illustration.  She’s spent the last 12 years studying... (Read More)

The Adventurers' Bounty

January 21st - via:
After adding the Two Book tier, a few messages came in about creating a tier with Two Books, as well as the Glasses and Dice. So ask and you shall receive!  Check out the Adventurers' Bounty tier for Two Books, Glasses, and Dice.  Cheers all, and... (Read More)

Twice the Adventure!!

January 21st - via:
Hello all! We've gotten many messages about adding on a second copy of the book to your pledge. Unfortunately "add-ons" are disabled currently on Kickstarter, so we've added a new tier. "Twice the Adventure" is now available and simply includes TWO... (Read More)

An Additional Bonus

January 20th - via:
Hello everyone! As we've said before, we are humbled by the support as the campaign continues to thrive. We are thrilled youre as excited as we are! As a way of saying thank you, we are currently designing a special bonus item that will be included... (Read More)


January 19th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We're excited to share a look at the story that you will find within the pages of Mystic Libations! You'll be introduced to Torrey... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Skipper Hoss

January 18th - via:
 When he isn't deep sea diving (not really, he just likes wearing the helmet), Skipper Hoss, aka Adam Hostetler, can be found creating props and graphics for theme parks, working around the clock on the incarnations of the Universal Studios Tribute... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Shelby Denham

January 17th - via:
Known on social media and in the Orlando art scene as Cryptigutz, Shelby Denham has been creating art since for as long as she can remember. Shes best known for her Halloween Horror Nights related art, and eas even a featured artist for Halloween... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Mike Schwalm

January 16th - via:
Mikes time in the themed entertainment industry includes working with Walt Disney Imagineering and Mousetrappe, where he saw projects through from blue sky to completion. He was the lead designer on Happy Ever After at Magic Kingdom, as well as... (Read More)

Rum Dice!

January 14th - via:
Lets take a second to look at one of the items that is included in our packages, The Rum Dice! These dice are a beautiful blend of colors guaranteed to remind anyone of a refreshing rum cocktail, and finished off with a pirates gold colored... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight: Zelda Devon

January 12th - via:
We are thrilled to have had artist Zelda Devon create the art that will grace the cover of Mystic Libations. And don't worry, we'll share more information about the two characters on the cover in the upcoming weeks. Zelda's resume includes 15 years... (Read More)

Digital Copy of Mystic Libations

January 11th - via:
Hello all! We've had a few inquiries asking if we have plans to release a pdf digital version of Mystic Libations. Todd and I have discussed it and we've chosen to not release a digital version. We are pouring (drink pun) everything we have into this... (Read More)

Mix up D&D-inspired drinks with RPG cocktail book Mystic Libations

January 11th - via:
Create drinks inspired by Dungeons & Dragons and other fantasy RPGs with Mystic Libations, a cocktail book co-created by actor Todd Stashwick and Disney ‘imagineer’ Brandon Kleyla. Mystic Libations: Critical Cocktails for the Thirsty Adventurer is a book containing 100 original recipes for various alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Read More)

Acknowledged Names

January 10th - via:
Hello everyone, we've had a few people asking if they can put someones elses name in the acknowledgements, and of course. You're allowed one name per pledge, it can be yours, a spouse, a pet, we dont mind!! Cheers!  (Read More)


January 9th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Todd and I are humbled and thrilled with the response that Mystic Libations has received so far! To be funded so fast is amazing and we... (Read More)

A Recipe in YOUR Honor!

January 7th - via:
If you look at our "Tell The Tale" package, you'll see that one of the bullet points says "Have a recipe created in honor of your RPG Character." So what does that mean? Well we'll tell you! That means that we will work with you to create this... (Read More)

Will there be Mocktails in the book?

January 7th - via:
We have had a few people reach out and ask about Mocktails. And absolutely, we've got you covered! While the majority of the book will be delightful adult beverages, we totally understand that there are those who don't drink. And sure, any drink... (Read More)

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