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Pick Up & Play RPG! Easy to learn, card-based mechanics. Hardback book, professional art, haunted house horror! Will you alone survive?
Pick up & play tabletop RPG of unrelenting, haunted house horror! Will you alone survive? Available now!
Pick up & play tabletop RPG of unrelenting, haunted house horror! Will you alone survive? Available now!
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      Andrew Barton
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      @Robert, thanks for posting the 3-up character sheets! That should save some printer paper :)

    2. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @Andrew Barton - Whoops! Thanks for catching that. We were in the middle of retooling our website when the books arrived and decided to get them shipped out early instead of finishing the website. I have slapped up the placeholder page for Purgatory House and linked in the character sheet pdf page (http://www.wicked-clever.com/purgatory-house/). Now everyone can download extra character sheets!

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      Andrew Barton
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      Just got my copy! Whoo!

      One question so far: the character sheet on the last page says that copies can be downloaded from your website. Recognizing, of course, that I can print these from the PDF as well, I wanted to note that I can't find anything about Purgatory House (let alone PDF character sheets) on your site. Am I missing something or is it just not up yet?

      Thanks for all your work on this project. Looking forward to trying out the game.

    4. Dr. Mindflip on

      @Robert
      Both sound like fun! I've had a few ideas already for collaborative co-op play as well (i.e. 2+ players against The House). Do post an update when the site is up!

    5. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @Dr. Mindflip - I haven't quite hashed out how to run it with just two people (a Player and a Dealer) let alone play it solo. But as soon as we can get the forums up and running on our website, you are welcome to post any suggestions you have!

    6. Dr. Mindflip on

      Congrats Robert! Looking forward to reading the book at last :)
      From your experience developing and playtesting the system, have you any suggestions for solo play variants?

    7. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      Anybody waiting with baited breath for a Feb update, just know that I am too! I am hoping to have something very soon to show off. Everything printable is at the printers.

    8. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @Aybars Yurdun - Everything is grand! I will post a big update in the next few days.

    9. Aybars Yurdun on

      Dear Robert hello; could you kindly update us about the latest situation ? thanks :)

    10. Greg (All Anime Must Die!)
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      It really is a great game. If you haven't checked out his other game, Are You Mental? its also a great no-prep game with light rules! I'll be running that at Acadecon in Dayton next weekend if any of you happen to be going.

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      Boris
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      Congratulations! It’s a shame that we didn’t get more stretch goals but we are going to get what looks to be a great game!

    12. Greg (All Anime Must Die!)
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      Damn, so close...

    13. Michael Charlton
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      Congratulations on such a successful project. I look forward to the final product.

    14. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      4 hours to go and less than $100 away from the 2nd stretch goal!

    15. Ospprod on

      So happy to see that we have past the first stretch goal.

    16. RobertE on

      yes it does make more sense. thank you

    17. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @Michael - Survey Monkey actually ranks the results by points and percentages, taking those sorts of things into account.

      @RobertE - I cleaned up the beta section on Jokers. I hope that is clearer, but I seem to have a cold today and my eyes are watering so bad that I don't really know if I made it worse or better.

    18. Michael Charlton
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      So, will the vote results be determined with a simple majority at each rank, or will there be a point system based on the ranking of the votes?

      I. E. If half of the votes ended up with Amusement Park at #1 and the other half had Amusement Park at #5, while everybody chose Space Station as their #2 slot, which would take that #1 slot?

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      Kyle Ripley
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      Yay for the first stretch goal!

    20. RobertE on

      thank you. This sounds fun I'll see if I can get anyone interested in trying it out with me.

    21. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @RobertE - Yes, the beta rules on Jokers are vague as they have changed several times throughout the play-testing period. The group running a game this past weekend was familiar with how they worked so I only noted the changed in this version of the beta rules. There will be much more guidance and examples in the final book. You can totally play the playtest scenario without them but I will spend a little bit of time tonight adding some clarification for you and others.

      @Everybody - We have passed the first stretch goal, but I want to give folks a few more hours to get home from work, check in with the updates, and vote on the unlocked addition before I name a winner.

    22. RobertE on

      So I've read the beta rules and I'm confused about how Jokers work. The section on them is vague. How do they appear and what exactly do they do?

    23. Michael Charlton
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      My vote is for Post apocalyptic underground vault, Space station, Dungeon crawl, Amusement park, and Bermuda triangle cruise line. I chose that order because I think going sci-fi and then into fantasy would round out the available genres better.

    24. Michael Charlton
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      Congratulations on reaching 200 backers!

    25. Jim B.
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      BOOYAH!!!
      We're live!

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      Swiftpaw12 on

      >Check kickstarter
      >PH has broken the funding goal
      >Get entirely too happy

      I can't wait to play.

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      Kyle Ripley
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      Congratulations on the funding! I’m incredibly excited for this game, and I know that my group is looking forward to it as well!

    28. Greg (All Anime Must Die!)
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      I've got a couple scenarios I've already made, so when you do get the forum up, I'll post them for everyone.

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      Boris
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      @Robert Turk: that sounds great!

    30. Crystal
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      Yay!!! $8002!

    31. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @Everyone - Yaaaaaaaaaaaay! (Flailing dancing Kermit gif here)

      @Boris - Right now, if we get 11 more backers, the book will have 8 starting scenarios and up to 48 pre-gen characters. That is a LOT, since you don't even need scenarios to play, they just help you jump right in and get going. Our first focus will be getting the game out the door. After that, I still want to make the travel brochures (though we do have time left to unlock them in this campaign.) We are also planning to add a forum to our website where players can post their own scenarios and campaigns. Beyond that... we will see!

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      Boris
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      @Robert Turk: that sounds great! I love the sound of all the scenarios and found it difficult to pick between them. Roll on 200 backers!

      Do you anticipate additional scenarios being created after this campaign?

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      Boris
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      Woohoo!

    34. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      As of Sunday afternoon, our poll for the 200 backer scenario is pretty much tied three ways (I did not see that one coming...) So, if we hit our funding and at least 200 backers, I will add all three of the possible scenarios to the book! That way everybody is happy!

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      Boris
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      We're heading the right direction! I see stretch goals in this game's future!

    36. Aybars Yurdun on

      Dear Robert hello
      Is there a possibility to ship the book to Turkey at 30 dollar pledge? If so I would like to update my pledge asap.

    37. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      We broke 7k! We can do this! Just 3 more days!

    38. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @Coen - Thank you! We seem to be hitting our stride again today and I am confident that if we keep it up, we will sail across the finish line. Tony Steele thinks we are headed for a movie finish... Seeing as how this is a horror game though, I don't know that we want that :)

    39. Coen Jans on

      I shared on Facebook, twitter and my clan. Hope we get it funded

    40. Crystal
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      That was a really tough choice! Georgian manner is so cool...but, Ghostbusters!

    41. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      One of our artists (John Donald Carlucci) has offered up a challenge to help us reach our goal. If we fund, he will draw an original trading card of anything you want for any backer that pledged $100 or more to help get us there. You will have to like him on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ArtistJDC/) and tell him that you backed this project, and then you get an awesome piece of original art from an amazing artist!

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      Boris
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      Cool poll in the update. Let's get those stretch goals! I'd like to see a book jam-packed with different settings for the game!

    43. Jasper Meer
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      Five more daysssss! Good luck!

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      Boris
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      Another good interview! Nice work Mr. Turk!

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      Boris
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      Excellent! Let's see how much coverage we can get in the last week!

    46. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      @Boris - We just made the front page news feed on www.kicktraq.com! Keep up the great work everybody! I am pushing the magic content buttons best I can on my end :)

    47. Robert Turk 7-time creator on

      Part 1 of the play through video is up on youtube!
      https://youtu.be/W0DEz_PrvXI

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