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Threadbare RPG

Created by Stephanie Bryant

Threadbare RPG
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549 backers pledged $11,919.00 on Kickstarter

"Plushie or plastic, mate?" In Threadbare RPG, you play a jury-rigged toy in a broken, stitched-together world.

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$11,919.00 / 549 backers
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Latest Updates from Our Project:

Another Gen Con Correction!
16 days ago – Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 04:05:25 PM

Sorry, folks! I misread the map! The IGDN Booth, where you can find me on Thursday and Friday, and Threadbare all weekend, is #2545, not #2549. Booth 2549 is where you can find Indie Press Revolution, which also has many excellent independent games. And while IPR carries Threadbare online, they won't have it at Gen Con this time around.

So remember: Find booth #2545 for IGDN and Threadbare!

And all the official Threadbare events are in ICC, room 239, so if you're looking for a game, try there!

Indie Groundbreaker Nomination and a Gen Con correction
22 days ago – Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 07:52:42 PM

Threadbare is an Indie Groundbreaker Nominee!

Threadbare was nominated for the Indie Groundbreaker Awards for best setting and best game! This is a big honor, and I am very flattered to be in some very tall company!

The Indie Groundbreaker Awards are at the IGDN Social at Loughmiller's Pub in Indianapolis at 6 PM EDT on August 1 (the Wednesday before Gen Con). I'll be there!

Gen Con Correction

I made a mistake in my Gen Con schedule announcement last week-- the Friday game is at 8 PM, not 9 PM. Those times are all in the Eastern (Indianapolis) time zone, of course.

And a Sneak Peek

A sneak peek at something I'm working on in my copious spare time...

Sneak peek at a character sheet on a VTT
Sneak peek at a character sheet on a VTT

Deal of the Day! Also: Gen Con News!
25 days ago – Sat, Jul 21, 2018 at 11:37:03 PM

Deal of the Day!

Threadbare RPG is DriveThruRPG's Deal of the Day today! For 24 hours, the PDF is discounted to $5.40. Spread the word!

Gen Con

Threadbare is going to Gen Con! There are games Thursday at 10 AM, Friday at 9 PM, and Saturday at 12 noon, hosted by IGDN! All three are sold out, but sometimes people don't show up, so if you have free time and want to jump in on a game, pop on by!

I'll also be at Gen Con this year! I'm staffing the IGDN booth (#2549) on Thursday and most of Friday.

On Thursday at 6 PM, I'm participating in the awesome Contessa game night, where I'll be running a playtest of my next game, Last Monster on Earth. Contessa events are always amazing, and this year they have taken over a large space at the Lucas Field Stadium, with open gaming and theme nights!

On Friday at 2 PM, I'm a panelist on Playing Tabletop Games Online with Roll20. This will be a great panel about playing online with Roll20 (I know-- twist ending!)

On Saturday, I'm playing games! I know-- shocking!

If you are at Gen Con and want me to sign your book, just grab me when I'm not in the middle of something, and I'm happy to sign! If I'm staffing the IGDN booth, please wait until I've helped customers finish transactions, but I will be happy to sign when I have a free minute.

News of Threadbare and of Stephanie
4 months ago – Tue, May 01, 2018 at 08:53:54 PM

Awesome Shoutouts!

With Threadbare now available via IPR, it's starting to appear in local game shops! ENWorld has noticed!

IPR is currently out of stock, but I've ordered a batch of 100 copies to be printed and shipped to them soon. They should be back in stock in a couple of weeks.

And Pop Culture Uncovered mentioned Threadbare in their Tabletop Tuesday: Games written by women article! I am so honored to be included with such amazing designers!

Exciting Personal News

As some of you may know, I've been in and out of work for the past year. I'm a Scrum Master/project manager, which can be a great job, but is also something that doesn't have a high churn rate.

Well, a month ago, I was hired at my dream job, and am now the Scrum Master (with a few other hats) at Roll20!

One of the exciting things about this is that it brings me into a new area of the gaming industry that I hadn't been in before. It also encourages me to poke around at writing a Roll20 character sheet for Threadbare. The character sheet tools are something I'd like to learn more about, and what better way than with a system I know so well.

Threadbare in Print on DriveThru and IPR!
5 months ago – Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 11:44:30 PM

All copies are either arrived or on their way to backers, contributors, and pre-order customers. Fulfillment is now at 100%!

If something went wrong, and you don't have your book in the next week or so, please message me here on Kickstarter or by email. I used your Kickstarter email address for the DriveThru orders, so check there and in spam filters first.

Available in Print!

Threadbare is now available in print-on-demand on DriveThruRPG and IPR!  I've also signed up with Bits and Mortar to support local game stores and encourage people to buy it in person!

Conventions!

Just a reminder: if you're in Las Vegas this weekend, I'll be running Threadbare at MeepleCon on Saturday, March 17, at 2 PM. I hope to see you there!

Next Project?

I'm working on a few things right now, and look forward to letting you know all about them when they get close to being announced. Please sign up to the Threadbare newsletter if you'd like future announcements.