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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, September 2 2019 2:00 AM UTC +00:00.

$660
pledged of $100pledged of $100 goal
127
backers
8days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, September 2 2019 2:00 AM UTC +00:00.

About

Living On Stolen Time is a one-shot adventure for the 5th edition of the World’s Greatest Role-Playing Game. It includes seven encounters across three locations, new spells for players to learn, new magical items for them to use, and new monsters for them to fight.  

When our story begins, the players have recently lost one of their adventuring companions at the hands—or rather the claws—of a fearsome Red Dragon (not to worry, they butchered the creature before the end). While the players are still sorting through their grief, they are summoned to the largest and most heavily guarded bank in the city. When they arrive, a lawyer proceeds to read to them the last will and testament of Jasper Nighthollow, their faithful friend—and a damn fine thief, to boot.

Click Here to Read "A Eulogy for Jasper Nighthollow," page 3 and part of the introduction to our adventure.

All of Jasper's considerable wealth has been left to the players, with one exception: a generous sum has been set aside to fund the building and staffing of a new orphanage in the area of the city where Jasper grew up on the streets, hence his soft spot for children without homes and families.

In order to inherit their wealth, the players need only make the arrangements for the orphanage. However, when the bank president opens the vault door to allow the players to make the necessary withdrawal, they find someone has beaten them to it. The vault is empty!  

Jasper was a thief, which means he made more than a few enemies along the way. Some of those enemies may come after your players, hoping to recover what was taken—especially once word gets out that the players have inherited Jasper Nighthollow's stolen fortune.

Early in the adventure, however, the players will pick up on clues that would point to a very likely suspect—if only he were still alive. The person who robbed the bank, and ultimately the players (oh, and don't forget the orphans!) operates in a strikingly similar fashion to Jasper himself. But how could that be? They watched him be ripped apart by the jaws of a dragon!  

 Living on Stolen Time will take players through city streets (or under them) as they elude assassins hired by one of Jasper's less-forgiving victims. They'll journey down a river whose waters and banks are infested by swarms of vicious, amphibious fish-folk. And, ultimately, they'll trace their steps back to the same dragon's lair where Jasper fell in combat, right before their eyes, only weeks before our story begins.

A surprising twist awaits your players at the end of the adventure, and a difficult decision.

Pledge $1 or more for the Basic PDF Only 

For only a buck, you'll get a PDF, print-and-play copy of the entire one-shot adventure.  You'll have everything you need to run this for your favorite adventuring party. 


Pledge $5 or more for the PDF + Digital Extras and Stretch Goals 

This level includes the PDF copy of the adventure, but you'll also receive...

  • High-resolution, digital maps that you can use to print out or with a virtual tabletop.
  • Printable spell cards, item cards, and secret cards. No need to pause the game while your players write down what their new spell does, or the properties of a magical item—just hand them the appropriate card (the one you so cleverly printed ahead of time), and keep the game moving!
  • Printable player handouts, including things like "The Last Will and Testament of Jasper Nighthollow."
  • All Stretch Goals!

Pledge $25 or more to Help Playtest the Adventure (Limit 5)

You'll receive everything included at the $5 level. You'll also...

  • Get a chance to playtest the beta version of the adventure and help tweak the design.
  • Gain exclusive access to a Discord server for playtesters only. Enjoy conversations with other playtesters, compare notes, and participate in informal polls to help shape the story!
  • See your name featured in the credits, right on page 2, along with my sincere thank you.

Pledge $100 or more to Create a Spell for the Adventure (Limit 1)

You'll receive everything included at the $25 level. You'll also...

  • Help create a new spell for whatever class you'd like to be published in the adventure. Something fun and unique, and maybe even helpful to the players!
  • Help choose a piece of stock art that illustrates what you imagine the effects of the spell would look like.
  • Be listed as the "Creator" of the spell in its description.

Pledge $100 or more to Create a Magical Item for the Adventure (Limit 1)

You'll receive everything included at the $25 level. You'll also...

  • Help create a new magical item to be published in the adventure. It can be a weapon, an article of clothing/armor, or something no one might expect!
  • Help choose a piece of stock art that illustrates what you imagine the magical item would look like.
  • Be listed as the "Creator" of the item in its description.

Pledge $100 or more to Create a Monster for the Adventure (Limit 1)

You'll receive everything included at the $25 level. You'll also...

  • Help create a new monster to be published in the adventure. Anything from an undead anthropomorphic zebra to a little kid with a cheese sandwich summoning a flock of seagulls. Or something a little more ordinary—it's up to you!
  • Help choose a piece of stock art that illustrates what you imagine the monster would look like.
  • Be listed as the "Creator" of the monster in its description.

Pledge $200 or more and I Run the Adventure at Your House (Limit 3)

CHATTANOOGA, TN AREA ONLY (though I'm open to traveling, if you don't mind paying for my travel expenses!)

You'll receive everything included at the $25 level. Plus, I will...

  • Travel to your home, business, event, etc.. This reward tier would make a great gift!
  • Bring everything needed for the game. I'll bring all of the adventure materials, plus maps, minis, books, and anything else we might need. Except the snacks. Okay, I might bring a few snacks.
  • Run the adventure for you and your friends. The adventure is designed for 4 players, but I can tweak it to as few as 3 or as many as 6, if you want.
  • Do lots of voices, accents, funny faces, and all of my other typical GM tricks. Have I mentioned that running D&D games is one of my favorite pastimes?
  • Have lots of fun with y'all. Yes, "y'all," as I am from the south.

Pledge $300 or more to Turn Yourself Into an NPC (Limit 1)

You'll receive everything included at the $25 level. You'll also be magically transformed into a major Non-Player Character. I will...

  • Commission a brand new piece of line art based on your likeness (or the likeness of a friend, loved one, etc. with their permission).
  • Design an NPC with you. We'll brainstorm about who you/they are in the story, what they offer to the party, their mannerisms, catch phrases... you name it, we'll make it happen.
  • Name you as the "Creator" of the NPC in their description.

Living on Stolen Time will be delivered electronically as soon as it has been completed. Funds from the campaign will take a couple of weeks to be deposited into my account. The completion time for the project will vary, depending on how many stretch goals are reached. However, everyone will receive their copy around the same time.


Have More Questions? Email us @ AdvantageRoleplay [at] gmail.com. You can also follow us and send us a direct message on Twitter.

Risks and challenges

A large portion of this adventure has already been designed, and some components playtested. No physical items are being produced, so shipping is a non-issue. Your pledge will help achieve a professional look and feel for this adventure, as well as funding for additional content not already created or commissioned. This project carries a very minimal risk.

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