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The P20 Modern Project (name subject to change) from Super Genius Games (www.supergeniusgames.com) is dedicated to creating a revised and improved version of core d20 rpg rules, designed to update the Modern SRD rules, and bring many of the innovations pioneered by the Pathfinder RPG into the genre of modern gaming. The head design team intends to take the time to consider every aspect of the game rules prior to beginning the process of writing, and the project allows time and resources to ensure any new rule is thoroughly researched, developed and playtested before becoming part of the final project.

Obviously such an undertaking requires flexibility regarding the path of design, but patrons also have a right to know what the end-goal of the project is. This the following core design principles are presented, to outline what we plan to achieve.

Using the Modern SRD as our baseline, and the Pathfinder SRD as a blueprint for updates and improvements, create a streamlined, updated, complete core d20 ruleset able to support campaigns set in a wide range of post-industrial settings. Backwards compatibility with both the Pathfinder RPG and Modern SRD is a design goal, though it is secondary to creating the best rpg possible drawing from those two sources.

The game will be anchored by a set of flexible, balanced, useful core classes that can be used to represent a slew of modern and futuristic character archetypes easily even at 1st level, but remain versatile enough to be used in games with civilian or military focus, high magic and psionics or limited to real-world technology.

Characters from the finished RPG should be interchangeable, from a balance and rules perspective if not one of storyline, with characters from the RPG Pathfinder Core Rulebook. If you want to have paramedics and SWAT members taking on dragons and labyrinths, this product will be designed to assist you.

Lead Designers include d20 luminaries Owen K.C. Stephens and Stan! and longtime industry professional R. Hyrum Savage. To learn more about each of them click here: http://www.supergeniusgames.com/...

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    Donation: We add you to the list of patrons, but you do NOT receive access to the design boards, or any copy of the final book. This is provided purely for individuals who wish to make a small donation to the project, but aren't interested in being part of the process or buying a book in advance, and we have included only due to fan requests that such an option exist.

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    Full Patron: You have access to the exclusive design forums, where the game designers will post thoughts and progress, and ask for feedback. You will receive one .pdf copy of the final book, one full-color hardback copy of the final book, access to playtest versions of the game, and be credited as a full patron in the credits at the back of the book.

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    Benefactor: As the $50 level, plus all the head game designers sign your print copy of the book.

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    Backer: As the $100 level and you receive a personalized sketch from RPG designer and artist Stan!.

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    Companion: As lower ranks, but you also get an NPC based on you (or created with your input if you prefer). The first six patrons to commit to this level or higher may choose to have their NPC be an iconic - a major character used throughout the book and likely in future publications.

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    Champion Patron: You get your signed copy of the final hardback hand-delivered by one of the designers, who also runs an introductory game at your house for you and up to five or your closest friends. (Continental US only. International patrons please email us for specifics on how you can take advantage of this.)

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