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This project will fund a simple narrative RPG of mayhem and fun, that will be the inaugural game from Black Guard Press,

This all started several years ago after 3rd edition D&D opened my eyes to the fact that people creating role playing games were just people.  With the Open Gaming License making it easier than ever to create these games, I decided I would try my hand as well.

I wrote a few d20 products but I am a poor artist and had a difficult time coordinating  art for what I'd written so I put the idea on the back burner.

Two years ago, I was trying to think of a game for Fear the Con.  I had an idea for a scenario but no system that really fit it, so I created my own.  It was not much, but it was entertaining.

I wasn't completely thrilled with what I'd created, but feedback from the players at the convention suggested I might have something worth developing.  Taking their encouragement, I started tweaking and expanding the system.

When I had something a bit more polished, I began playtesting and making adjustments based on issues that came up during play and after more revisions and adjustments, I had a product that I was proud of.

Then, I met Jake Ekiss, a talented and reliable artist.  He agreed to do the art for the product.  The text is done, the art has been started and with your help, I will be able to put out the first of what I hope will be many role playing games and supplements.

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    Minion - A hearty thank you and the knowledge that you have helped me achieve my dream.

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    Henchman - The above, of course and you will get a PDF copy of the finalized game once it is completed.

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    Assistant - My eternal gratitude, a PDF copy of the game when it is finished and participation in naming the game. I will set up a forum to discuss the name of the game and all backers at this level and above will receive an invitation to the forum and a vote on the final name.

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    Henchman - My eternal gratitude, a PDF copy of the game when it is finished and participation in naming the game. Additionally, you will be able to add a theme to the game. Each scene has a theme, a tone, environmental effect, or type of object that each player should shoot for when describing their reaction to the scene. I will work with backers of this level to add another possibility to the charts offered to help GM's come up with these themes. You will, of course, get credit in the game for the contribution.

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    Trooper - My eternal gratitude, a PDF copy of the game when it is finished and participation in naming the game. In addition, backers at this level will receive one of the original pieces of art drawn by Jake Ekiss that is going to be included in the game. Check out his blog at http://jakeekiss.blogspot.com/

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    Lieutenant - My eternal gratitude, a PDF copy of the game when it is finished and participation in naming the game. Additionally, you will have the option of adding an example scenario to the game. I will contact any backer at this level to discuss their idea and help write it up for the game. You will, of course, get credit for your addition.

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