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We’re Live on Kickstarter!

The Planet Mercenary Role Playing Game is now live on Kickstarter, but the odds are pretty good that you already knew that. If you want an easy to remember link to the project, it’s bit.ly/PM-RPG. We expect a lot of questions to crop up about everything from the direction we took with the game design to the finer points of outfitting characters for long, profitable lives. We’ll have posts in here that are aimed at those exact discussions. For now, however, we’re pretty tightly focused…

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Rules of Engagement for the Admiralty

The highest tiers of pledges in the Planet Mercenary Kickstarter are the Admiral levels. At this level you get something we in the genre-fiction business refer to as “tuckerization,” which is when your name gets used in the core book. The most prominent current examples of tuckerization in Schlock Mercenary are Strohl Munitions (named for my friend Dan Strohl, who was the first person to spend money on Schlock Mercenary artwork) and Reverend Theo Fobius (named for my outgoing and irreverent friend Ted, who was…

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One Week Until Kickstarter Launch!

We’ll be launching the Planet Mercenary RPG Kickstarter on Tuesday, April 14th. That’s just a week away. Here’s a pair of Strohl-themed wallpapers to keep you company until then…   Still reading? We’re going to need your help! Not just with funding, but with getting the word out. Schlock Mercenary readers have lots of different reading habits, and many of them don’t visit the site more than once per month. This means that as broad as Howard’s reach may be with the comic, there will…

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The Kickstarter Launches on April 14th

 The Planet Mercenary RPG Kickstarter will launch on April 14th, 2015. That’s two weeks from tomorrow. If you need a reminder, here’s a wallpaper you can use! We also have a wallpaper for you that isn’t quite so busy… The project’s goal is to fund the art and the printing of a 208-page hardbound, full color core book, and a deck of 50 cards that are an important part of the role-playing mechanic we’ve developed.  In addition to those key elements, we plan to offer some…

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