Day 1: Funded!
Hi, everyone! Thank you so, so much for your support. I did not expect it, and I'm struggling to accept it. By way of showing my appreciation, I've uploaded Icy City Explainer, the "readme" zine that comes with every backer level, to itch.io. It's one of those "free and always will be situations," so feel free to take a look. I think it provides a decent sense of what this project is all about.
The next thing I'm working on is stretch goals! $800 means a few short essays from contributing writers about decolonizing fantasy roleplaying. I'm already in talks with a couple writers, but I'm looking for at least one more, so if you or a friend have opinions on this topic, please reach out to me! Especially looking for writers of color. (This is paid work, in case that wasn't obvious.)
Also thinking of adding a new, higher tier where I get a real-life cleric to purify your zines in the waters of Lake Minnetonka.