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SKULLKICKERS: Caster Bastards and the Great Grotesque

A project in Toronto, Canada by Skullkickers
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We're celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Skullkickers with a new story and a companion tabletop RPG adventure!
Backers: 648
Average Pledge Per Backer: $68 CAD

Funded: $44,000 CAD of $22,300 CAD
Dates: Sep 8th -> Oct 2nd (24 days)
Project By: Skullkickers
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Latest News

The Final Surge is Underway! Here's Another RPG Sample

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
The battle continues for 7 more hours! You busted through the $37,500 Development PDF stretch goal! Now only our $40k Stretch Goal is left to slay! Can we do it?! With your help, I believe we can... Here's another look at some draft RPG content. It's... (Read More)

More New Art and Our Big Villain Paths Stretch Goal!

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Steven Cummings (my artistic partner on Waywardand Champions) is a big tabletop gaming fan. Like, BIG. We commiserate quite a bit on our love of classic tabletop gaming books and tracking down old favorites.  So, when Steven saw that we were putting... (Read More)

A look at one of our new creatures - A Dryad Librarian!

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Less than 34 hours to go and momentum is building again. Thank you for sharing the campaign page far and wide! Yesterday Max Dunbar shared his artwork for Carina, our Dryad Librarian, online and the response was amazing! I wanted to make sure our... (Read More)

More Amazing Map Progress and Arise, Ye Skelton King!

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Around 50 hours to go on the campaign. It feels so crazy that we're almost at the end. Our whole team is cranking away on amazing material for the book. In this post I want to show you Marco's incredible progress on the Academy Tower isometric map.... (Read More)

Comic Development: Step-by-Step and Our Friends at Jetpack7 Have a Cool New Project

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The Skullkickers 10th Anniversary campaign comes to a close on Friday, so I wanted to give you a look at how things are developing on the comic front and give you some insight on how a comic is made. STEP 1: I write full script format, so each page... (Read More)

Munchkin Skullkickers Now Added to the Limited Edition!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everyone! Back in 2012, we teamed up with the amazing gang at Steve Jackson Games to do a special booster pack of Skullkickers-themed Munchkin Cards. There were 15 cards in the pack, highlighting characters, situations, and creatures from our... (Read More)

Our Game Designers and More Sneak Peeks!

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Five days left and we’re making our way towards our next stretch goal, expanding the book with more content! I want to give you a sneak peek at the game design work our RPG team is plugging away on. Since we’re actively writing (and... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals, Shipping Estimates, and a Behind the Scenes Look? Lots to see as we head into the final week~!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, First off, we hit our next stretch goal, which means there’s going to be even more great game content in the book!   The Development PDF will include the script for the comic story, artwork in process, designs, and other... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals and Friendly Shipping

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everyone! We passed another stretch goal over the weekend, so that means all editions of the book are going to have endpapers printed in full color, and the limited edition will have gilded foil edges. So classy!   The next two stretch goals... (Read More)

The Tower Interior - Peep This Map!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everybody! You’ve already seen the outside of the Academy tower, designed by the incomparable Max Dunbar. Using his initial design I broke down the size and function of spaces within. Here’s a sneak peek at that rough breakdown from the... (Read More)

Jim Zub Celebrates Skullkickers 10-Year Anniversary With Kickstarter Campaign

September 15th - via: thegamer.com
Renowned Dungeons & Dragons and comic book writer Jim Zub recently launched a Kickstarter campaign celebrating the 10th Anniversary of his fantasy-action-comedy comic Skullkickers. With the $16,939 goal already reached, the campaign will have Zub and they’re team creating a brand new Skullkickers comic story, along with an entire companion tabletop roleplaying adventure for the fifth edition of the world’s most popular roleplaying game. (Read More)

Interview: Jim Zub intertwines comics and tabletop RPG's with SKULLKICKERS Kickstarter

September 15th - via: comicsbeat.com
Jim Zub might be better known for his work at Marvel, Dark Horse, and IDW, but Skullkickers was the comic that put him on the map. The 30-issue Image series, completed in 2015, feels like madcap Dungeons & Dragons sessions brought to life and broken down into cohesive storylines. The world of Skullkickers always seemed like a perfect fit for a role-playing game, and Zub is making it happen with Skullkickers: Caster Bastards and the Great Grotesque, now on Kickstarter. (Read More)

World Map and Our Next Stretch Goal

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everyone! For those of you who have backed the Limited Edition of Caster Bastards, you’ll also be getting a double-sided map. On the first side is a beautiful copy of our Skullkickers World Map, illustrated by Mike Schley: It’s jam-packed... (Read More)

SKULLS HAVE BEEN KICKED!

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
WE DID IT! Midway through Day 3 we hit our initial funding goal for CASTER BASTARDS and the GREAT GROTESQUE! THANK YOU for your incredible support, your enthusiasm, and for sharing the link to this campaign far and wide.  As I mentioned at the... (Read More)

Second Day Update - Adventure Flexibility and More

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We're at 87% and things are going well. Thank you again for helping spread the word about this campaign to all your comic and RPG-loving friends! The Academy adventure is being built so GMs and players can use it as a setting full of encounters and... (Read More)

First Day Update - Cards and More!

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everyone! Jim here and WOW, we’re already at 67% funded and barely through Day 1!  I want to thank all of you for supporting Skullkickers and hopping on right from the get go. I was worried heading into the launch, so seeing this kind of... (Read More)

Jim Zub Brings Skullkickers to Kickstarter for a 10th Anniversary Hardcover

September 9th - via: cbr.com
Skullkickers is a humorous sword and sorcery comic about three monster-hunting mercenaries named Rex, Rolf and Kusia. While the series wrapped five years ago, its creative team is reuniting for the book's 10th anniversary for a new project that fans can help make a reality right now via Kickstarter. (Read More)

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