About this project
Welcome to the Infinity RPG Kickstarter, help us fund an RPG based on the massive Infinity skirmish miniatures game!
The Infinity universe was launched by Corvus Belli as a hugely-popular tabletop skirmish game in which sci-fi themed miniatures simulated futuristic battles across the alien battlefronts of Paradiso and the internecine conflicts of the Human Sphere. Before there was a skirmish game, though, there was an RPG: Infinity started life as a homemade RPG setting for the early roleplaying adventures of Corvus Belli founders Alberto, Carlos, Fernando, and Gutier. We've been playtesting the Infinity RPG with hundreds of people for the last 9 months, working hard to recapture the excitement of those first sessions and ensure that the feel of the Infinity universe will be captured in your own campaign!
This Kickstarter has funded the production of a beautiful full colour, hardback 368 page core rulebook for the roleplaying game. It will be sent out in PDF in December and the printed books in February 2016. We are also going to fund Faction supplements, campaign, amazing geomorphic tiles, custom dice, accessories, upgrades to increase the content in certain books and much more.
MODIPHIUS always gives great value:
- Over £100 worth of PDF's for just £40 (Approx €54 / $60) PDF MASTER Pledge
- Over £70 worth of printed books and a miniature for £40 (Approx €54 / $60) Print & PDF Bundle Pledge
- Over £170 worth of printed books, miniature & PDF's for £60 (Approx €81 / $91) Print & PDF Master Pledge
Each of these pledges is increasing in value with each day so join in!
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE PLEDGES USING PAYPAL IN OUR STORE! We have listed the most popular Pledges in our webstore. Simply select and pay with Paypal. We will invite you to the Pledge Manager later in October where you can add more items or upgrade.
As each goal is unlocked we'll reveal more so keep checking back! We also unlocked a Spanish translation of the Player's Guide PDF at £100k! See Add On's below for more info on each book or click here.
We also want to get the word out about this amazing universe and the incredible adventures you can have there! And if you help us do that, here are some fun goals we can achieve together:
RETWEET LINK: http://bit.ly/INFINITYKS
We'll reveal more Level Up Goals soon!
As well as the Level Up's above, we have unlocked lots of extra bonuses through the campaign:
- Free Printed Player's Guide with each printed Core Book or Collector's Edition
- Free Spanish Player's Guide with every Player's Guide in PDF
- Free 40 Page Printed Adventure with each printed Core Book or Collector's Edition
- Free RPG Miniature of your choice with each printed Core Book or Collector's Edition
- 32 Pages of Bonus Content for Player's Guide
- 16 Pages of Bonus Content for Collector's Edition
- Added NPC and Plot Deck to Bureau Noir Operatives Pledge & Add On
- Added PDF's of all unlocked Geo-morphic Tiles & Card decks to GM Screen
- Added Double-sided Poster Map and 32 page adventure booklet to GM Screen
- Shadow Affairs Campaign boosted by 80 pages of content to 192 pages
- Added all unlocked printed card decks, geo-morphic tiles, GM Screen and GM dice set to Dire Foes Pledges
Online Character Generator - We're commissioning an online character generator App which will walk you through the Lifepath to easily create multiple characters and export them in a PDF. Check out the example Mutant Chronicles App in testing http://mc3.modiphiusapps.hostinguk.org
Our third Stretch Goal unlocks a set of exclusive RPG Miniatures by Corvus Belli. You will be able to select Add On's of each minis if you have the £20 PDF Core book Pledge or higher. Corvus Belli plan to release different versions of these in the future. Just choose how many packs you want and you will be asked in a post Kickstarter Survey which figures you chose.
You will find RPG stats for these particular characters as Pre-Gens in the Player's Guide and the one of the introductory campaigns
In the twisted jungles of Paradiso, humanity fights for its survival. The fierce, alien warriors of the Combined Army have poured through the Acheron Gate, descending upon the emerald jungles of the newest colonial world in a seemingly unstoppable torrent. The bestial Morat pound the Paradiso Front, where brave men and women fight ceaselessly to maintain a desperate defensive line which the sly Shasvastii penetrate with devastating ease. In the star-swept skies above, the collected might of humanity’s armadas maintain a life-or-death blockade to cut off an endless horde of alien reinforcements. And if any of humanity’s fractious forces should falter, then all may be lost…
But beyond that terrifying holding action, the intrigues and adventures of the Human Sphere spin on. Space pirates cruise through the shattered planetoids of Human Edge. Scientist adventurers delve the oceans of Varuna. Merchant guilds scheme amidst the scourging sands of Bourak. From Yutang, the Emperor gazes forth from an uneasy throne. Titanic war machines stride across the icy plains of Svalarheima. Byzantine hypercorps struggle for dominance amidst the chrome towers of Neoterra.
For the last ten years, players have tested their mettle upon the battlefields of the Human Sphere in Corvus Belli’s hugely-popular Infinity skirmish game. Now you can expand your adventures, diving deep into the amazing, never-before-seen depths of the Infinity universe with the ultimate science fiction roleplaying game.
You can find out more about the INFINITY tabletop game here:
With the INFINITY Roleplaying Game CoreBook you can play with the full dynamic 2d20 game system featuring:
- Cinematic action driven by the twin engines of Heat and Momentum
- The triple battlefields of Warfare, Infowar, and Psywar
- A multifaceted Zones system which brings the game world to life
- All New Artwork of the Infinity universe commissioned by Modiphius and Corvus Belli
- Find out more about the 2d20 System further down the page
Explore the definitive guide to the Infinity universe with:
- A complete Chronology of the Human Sphere detailing centuries of bloodshed
- The culture, history, and intrigue of seven powerful factions
- Gazetteers for all twelve planets of the Human Sphere, including beautiful, full-color maps
Leap into your character by:
- Forging your identity with an immersive Lifepath character creation system
- Fighting for your faction with the fractious, innovative Wilderness of Mirrors scenario design system
- Facing dozens of fearsome, ready-to-play adversaries who stand between you and your destiny!
A 368 page book packed with everything you need to roleplay in the Human Sphere and beyond! We are also unlocking many more books and accessories - see the Stretch Goal graphic below to see how many! Check out a sample of the book here.
Here are our popular Pledge Levels, we'll be adding more as they are unlocked. Check the Contents graphic below the Pledges to see a summary of what's in each pledge!
The £10 Player's Guide Pledge and above now includes a SPANISH translation of the Player's Guide in PDF.
We will be adding more Pledge Levels as they are unlocked!
NOTE: This graphic does not include all bonuses unlocked.
- Bureau Noir Operatives Case now includes the NPC & Plot Decks
- Dire Foes Pledges now includes GM Dice Set, All Unlocked Card Decks & Tile Sets plus GM Screen and O-12 Box to put contents in.
We have added a Spanish Edition of the Core Book in PDF:
MANUAL BÁSICO DE INFINITY: EL JUEGO DE ROL EN PDF (Aprox. 27€ / 30$) La edición en formato pdf y en español del manual básico de Infinity: El Juego de Rol y la Guía del Jugador, además de tu nombre en los créditos de los mecenas y acceso a los extras desbloqueados. (Spanish Edition of Corebook & Player's Guide in PDF by Nosolorol). PLEASE NOTE: This is not included in Pledges with All The PDF's. You can also select it as a £20 Add On
Modiphius works hard to support retailers. Simply choose the Retail Pledge of £20 for 10 copies of the Infinity RPG Core book. After the Kickstarter has closed you will confirm your retail store details in the Pledge Manager and can add other books from the line. You will only pay the balance (and get a retail discount) when we ship the goods. Please note only books are currently available with the Retail Pledge, it does not include other accessories or miniatures sets. Please contact us for more info
Check Shipping below to see how these items affect your shipping cost.
All Book Add On's are Print copies. PDF's are included free with the PDF Master or Print & PDF Master Pledges and above. Miniatures Add On's are limited to pledges of £18 or higher. Any pledge may choose Add Ons.
Spanish Core Book: We have added a £20 Add On of the Core Book PDF in Spanish by Nosolorol. This is not included in Pledges or Add Ons with 'All The PDF's
All Book Add On's are Print copies. PDF's are included free with the PDF Master or Print & PDF Master Pledges and above
We'll be charging shipping after the Kickstarter closes using a Pledge Manager, but here's a table showing you how much the shipping will be. It's possible these prices may decrease as we get better deals, but you will not pay more! You will have the option of one single shipment or multiple shipments depending on what you order. We are shipping from the UK to the rest of the world, and are using local shipping centres in the USA/Canada and Australia to further reduce the costs for you however if you would prefer to pay for Airmail for your packages direct from the UK to get them sooner then we'll provide an option in the Pledge Manager
There will be three main shipments of physical products. Books will be sent out in to PDF to backers as they are completed. You will be able to choose one, two even three shipments in the pledge manager.
Wave 1: The Core Book, Player's Guide PLUS Shadow Affairs Campaign, and any other books to be confirmed PLUS The Tokens, Character & NPC Sheets, RPG Minis & Dice (Feb 2016 Print, PDF's sending from Dec 2015). North America & Australia March)
Wave 2: The Faction Books plus other books to be confirmed. Bureau Noir Operatives Box, Card Decks & Geo-morphic Tiles (July 2016, North America & Australia/New Zealand August)
Wave 3: Final books not shipped in first two waves (October 2016, North America & Australia/New Zealand November)
The 2d20 system is a dynamic, narrative system, designed to produce varied and interesting results from dramatic and action-packed situations. Characters roll two d20s, attempting to roll as low as possible on each one – the more dice that roll low, the more successes the character scores.
Tasks will require one or more successes to be successful, and any successes scored beyond that minimum become Momentum, which can be spent to achieve a variety of advantageous effects. However, this can come at a cost: characters who wish to succeed can push their luck, rolling extra d20s to boost their chances of success and the Momentum they generate. However, each extra d20 comes from the character’s resources – such as ammunition – or adds to a pool of Heat that represents all the things that can go wrong in a mission, which the GM can spend to complicate adventures and scenarios and make the characters’ lives interesting.
You can expect lots of support for 2d20. The system is currently in use with the Mutant Chronicles RPG and the planned Conan and John Carter RPG's from Modiphius with more to be announced.
We are talking to partners about producing German and French editions of the Infinity RPG at a later date. When we have more information on these we will announce them but cannot confirm any dates yet.
We have confirmed with Spanish publisher Nosolorol to produce the Infinity line in Spanish. You can now get a Spanish PDF of the corebook and Player's Guide for £20 (see Pledges).
Modiphius Entertainment was founded by Chris and Rita Birch, and has been running since the spring of 2013 when we launched the big award winning Achtung! Cthulhu RPG. We've since published 12 books, co-published 6 more (including the award winning Mutant: Year Zero) and created a line of miniatures and accessories. In 2014, we re-booted the epic Mutant Chronicles roleplaying game and mid September start shipping the first wave of 17 books with the beautiful 500 page core book and five supplements. This year we launched the Thunderbirds boardgame with Matt Leacock (Pandemic, Forbidden Island, Roll Through The Ages) based on the 50 year old iconic TV series and are shipping them later this month!
You will discover we really care about giving you excellent service, we try to answer questions quickly and work hard to keep a friendly and fun atmosphere. You are joining the Modiphius family - a large community of people passionate about the games we love.
Risks and challenges
Working with a large group of writers, artists, designers and editors, you have to be prepared for real life to sometimes get in the way. We are a family run business and so aim to give people time and space to deal with any issues that arise whilst re-organising and supporting them to maintain our schedule. If anything major happens, we let you know and tell you how we're dealing with it.
We have learned from previous kickstarter projects and spent the last 9 months laying the groundwork for the game, completing playtesting and commissioning the writing. The core rules are complete, the background is in first draft and will be going in to edit during the Kickstarter. We are commissioning all new artwork but have a lot of artists working to get this ready in time for layout to start in late October. Sometimes printers can get overloaded with sudden print work and it can be difficult to book slots when the books are ready and smaller delays are inevitable.
So we are allowing more time than required for delivery to make allowances for unforeseen delays.
We have other Kickstarters in the process of being fulfilled and have successfully shipped over 2000 backer's rewards. Achtung! Cthulhu's final shipment of four books will be during September and October having already delivered 8 books, over 2000 pages in PDF and numerous accessories, Mutant Chronicles main wave ships in print late-September having delivered nearly 1000 pages in PDF. Our Thunderbirds boardgame funded this spring is also shipping at the end of September, just 30 days behind schedule. We have over 6000 happy backers who attest to our service, professionalism, friendliness and our excellent standards of quality in every product we create.
We have expanded our team - each game line has a separate line manager, writing, layout and editing team to reduce the chance of people being overloaded with work. We have gained additional staff to handle logistics, PR, community support and product development and we continue to have one of the best records for customer service in the business.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
As long as you are at the Faction Fanatic (£18) pledge or higher, you can order as many minis as you like.
We specifically made the miniatures as cheap as we could for Backers of the roleplaying game. As a result with the cost of the minis, sales tax, and Kickstarter cut, selling them on their own would not be worth it for us. We made the Faction Fanatic pledge for tabletop players as this gives you a miniature of your choice, plus the Faction book of your choice and the player's guide in PDF letting you create RPG character then convert them to tabletop heroes.
You can order minis with the £18 Faction Fanatic pledge or above.
You just increase your pledge total by the amount of the Add On's you want. After the Kickstarter finishes we will send out a survey to confirm what you spent the money on, and allow you to choose extra items and pay for them separately by card or paypal
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