Horizon First Contact


A project in Chicago, IL by Spencer Campbell

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Solo TTRPG inspired by soulslike games. Emergent storytelling meets tactical combat.
Backers: 1312
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $28,705 of $4,000
Dates: Aug 16th -> Aug 23rd (8 days)
Project By: Spencer Campbell
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Latest News

Rune looks like the perfect solo TRPG for those of us who need more Elden Ring in our lives | Dicebreaker

August 23rd - via: dicebreaker.com
Rune accomplishes this by breaking down its structure into two explicit modes of play - exploration and combat. During the former, players will skulk across the realms of Obron and venture through ruins, discover points of interest and attempt to solve puzzles they encounter along the way. The latter phase takes over whenever the player character, known as the Engraved, bumps into some unfriendly force who cannot tolerate interlopers. (Read More)

Final Day Approaching!

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Wow. Wow wow wow. $23,000 and over 1000 backers. That breaks all of my previous records, and hits a new milestone I never expected! You all are amazing. As we approach the final hours, I don't have much to share. I got some feedback on... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, We've reached the final 48 hours of the campaign! Our funding goal was hit back on day one, in the first hour, thanks to all of you. Since then, the campaign has continued to grow, and I am so so so thankful for the support you have... (Read More)

Day 4 Update

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks, Got some fun stuff to show off today!  Pamphlet Realm As a fun side project, I've started brainstorming how to make a smaller scale Realm on a single sheet of paper. Something that you could play during your lunchbreak. You can watch the... (Read More)

Day 2 Update

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Day 2 of the campaign is coming to a close, and I continue to be blown away with all of the support you have been showing. Thank you! I wanted point you towards some RUNE content coming up this week you should be on the lookout for.... (Read More)

Day 1 Update

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, Wow, what an incredible first day! I am so thankful for everyone's support on the launch of RUNE. Not much to update on day 1 other than to say I'm going to eat a giant cake in celebration! One thing I wanted to note. My internet has been... (Read More)

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