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A pair of casual tabletop story games in zine form!
229 backers pledged $5,515 to help bring this project to life.
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    PDFs of Sword Loser

    Sword Loser in PDF form! A high quality screen version and a printer-friendly version.

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    Sword Loser (print & pdf)

    Print copy of Sword Loser! Also includes pdfs as above.

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    PDFs of Sword Loser and Tool User

    Sword Loser and Tool User in PDF form! High quality versions to read on the screen, as well as printer-friendly versions.

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    Sword Loser and Tool User (print & pdf)

    Print and pdf versions of both Sword Loser and Tool User.

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    PDFs of five games

    Sword Loser, Tool User, plus three 2-page games from Jackson's backlog of strange larps and story games.

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    • PDFs of Artist Simulator, Long Distance Tales, and You Again
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    Five games in print (& PDF)

    Sword Loser and Tool User as print zines, and then Artist Simulator, Long Distance Tales, and You Again, as double-sided pages, all in print. Also PDFs of everything as above. Woo! That's five games!

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    • Sword Loser (print)
    • PDFs of Sword Loser
    • Tool User (print)
    • PDFs of Tool User
    • Artist Simulator, Long Distance Tales, and You Again (print)
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    Ten games in print (Five in PDF)

    Sword Loser, Tool User, the 3 two-page games, and a collection of 5 old-stock microzines I made yeeeears ago but which are still hilarious and poignant today. PDFs of everything from the above rewards, but the old-stock zines are print only. Why? I don't know, why do I make any of the choices I make. >sigh< But the games are good, so let's cut me some slack about the poor business decisions

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    • Sword Loser (print)
    • PDFs of Sword Loser
    • Tool User (print)
    • PDFs of Tool User
    • Artist Simulator, Long Distance Tales, and You Again (print)
    • PDFs of Artist Simulator, Long Distance Tales, and You Again
    • Anna, The Miller's Daughter microzine (print)
    • Slammin' microzine (print)
    • Tower of Hats microzine (print)
    • Temper microzine (print)
    • SUPERHERO microzine (print)
    • Slammin Token Master's Guide / mini-poster (print)
    • 8x Slammin' tiny lil character sheets (print)
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    Your Sword on a Sword Loser Cover

    Includes everything else except other limited tiers.

    You provide a doodle or a description of a beloved sword or invite me to make one for you, and Sword Loser artist Marina Valentina re-draws an interpretation of it in her own style. Then we do a little photoshop magic and suddenly you’ve got a custom one-of-a-kind Sword Loser cover with Tyngauld holding YOUR SWORD above his head!

    (So yeah, you’ll get two copies of Sword Loser out of this!)

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    • All the print zines and PDFs from this Kickstarter woo woo
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    Your Sword as a Game-Ready “Giant” Sword

    Includes everything else except other limited tiers.

    You provide a doodle or a description of a beloved sword or invite me to make one for you, and Sword Loser artist Marina Valentina paints her artist’s rendition of it. You receive YOUR SWORD as a 5” x 7” original piece of full-color art, along with an official certificate to show this piece of art, though it’s “giant,” is to be accepted as a doodle in games of Sword Loser.

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