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Tales of the Fabulist – a hysterical improv party card game

$150,000

pledged of $9,000 goal

 

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Digital Player

All Digital: Printable Mini Game (12 Characters, 36 Plot Twists, 6 Quests) + Playmat + Instructions and the chance to upgrade your pledge level at a later time.

Includes :

  • Print & Play Mini Game
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482 backers

Story

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fab·u·list   (făb′yə-lĭst)

n.

1. composer of fables.
2. teller of tales; a liar.

A ‘Fabulist’ is a storyteller of tall tales. Some may even call them liars. The stories they weave are often fanciful and fantastic, filled with danger and adventure around every corner. The plots twist and turn all the way to the end where there is a ‘moral’ or a lesson in every story.

“Tales of the Fabulist” is a spontaneous, fun, and family-friendly card game which provides an environment for free expression through telling tall tales. “Tales of the Fabulist” incorporates storytelling, improvisation, and the general desire to throw your friends for a loop. No experience necessary. The more you improvise, the better the stories become. Who can play “Tales of the Fabulist”? Anyone ages 13 and up can!!!  2-9 players.

Quick Start Guide

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For ages 13 and up, for 2-9 players.

  • 45 – Quest Cards 
  • 48 – Unique Character Cards 
  • 88 – Plot Twist Cards 
  • 1 – 30 Second Sand Timer
  • 1 – Paper Playmat
  • 1 – Instruction booklet

Pledge US$ 1 or more

For this level, you get our eternal and digital gratitude, a thank you note, and addition to our mailing list so you’ll get a heads up on our future projects. You will also get your name in the credits.

 

Pledge US$ 6 or more

For this level, you get all the digital files to Print & Play the Mini Game: Printable Mini Game (12 Characters, 36 Plot Twists, 6 Quests) + Playmat + Instructions.

 

Pledge US$ 29 or more

For the Early Bird level, you get to be a true Founding Fabulist. You will receive a Game Deck + Included Playmat + Enamel Pin (limited to the first 48 hours).  Qualifies for all unlocked stretch goals.

 

Pledge US$ 35 or more

For this level, you get our eternal and digital gratitude, a thank you note, and addition to our mailing list so you’ll get a heads up on our future projects. You will also get your name in the credits.

 

Pledge US$ 135 or more

 

For this level, you get our eternal and digital gratitude, a thank you note, and addition to our mailing list so you’ll get a heads up on our future projects. You will also get your name in the credits.

 

Pledge US$ 200 or more

 

For this level, you get our eternal and digital gratitude, a thank you note, and addition to our mailing list so you’ll get a heads up on our future projects. You will also get your name in the credits.

 

Pledge US$ 500 or more

 

For this level, you get our eternal and digital gratitude, a thank you note, and addition to our mailing list so you’ll get a heads up on our future projects. You will also get your name in the credits.

 

  • $10,000 (Quality) Upgrade from 300 gsm ivory core to 350 gsm Black Core cards  

  • $14,000 (Quality) Upgrade to cloth playmat

  • $17.000 (Content) Add 10 more cards to the Plot Twist Deck

  • $22,000 (Quality) Upgrade to neoprene playmat with stitched edges

  • $26,000 (Content) 5x Blank Plot Twists, 1x Blank Quest card

  • $30,000 (Quality) Upgrade cards to waterproof PVC to support your drunken debauchery

  • $40,000 (Content) Create a Fabulist timer app

  • $50,000 (Content) Add story recording features to Fabulist app

  • $60,000 (Content) Add share-to-friends features to Fabulist app

  • $70,000 (Content) Add share-to-community w/ moderation tools

  • $80,000 (Content) Add fully digital game sessions [free unlock code for all KS backers]

Budget Breakdown

We’re looking for funding to manufacture a first printing of Tales of the Fabulist, which will allow us not only to fulfill the demand of the Kickstarter, but also to have copies to take to conventions, sell through local retailers, and send to press for review. 

Risks and Challenges

Although “Tales of the Fabulist” is our first game project, we have taken advice from many experienced Designers, Publishers, and successful Kickstarter Entrepreneurs and we can offer a great product with confidence. 

– Art and Design: Role Quest game design, illustration and graphic designed are complete. 

– Game Rules: We have completed over one hundred play-test sessions and the rules and manual are fine tuned. 

– Manufacturing: We are partnering a well known and respected manufacturer to ensure high quality component specifications. This is subject to change to an equivalent major manufacturer, in case of change of terms post campaign. 

– Shipping and fulfilment: We are using an established distribution partner with experience in similar projects. This is subject to change to an equivalent fulfillment approach, in case of change of terms post campaign.  

– Exchange Rates: Major fluctuations in the USD/GBP exchange rate could have a negative impact on the project, but we are exploring measures to minimize that risk.

Pledge $29 or more

EARLY BIRD – Founding Fabulist

Game Deck + Included Paper Playmat + Enamel Pin (first 48 hours) and the chance to upgrade your pledge level at a later time.

Qualifies for all unlocked stretch goals. Shipping collected in PledgeManager. Estimated delivery is for U.S. supporters only. International rewards are estimated to deliver in Jan 2021.

Includes :

  • 1x – Base game deck
  • Included Playmat
  • Founding Fabulist Enamel Pin
  • All unlocked stretch goals
  • Print & Play Mini Game
  • Access to add-ons in PledgeManager
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612 backers

Pledge $35 or more

Founding Fabulist

Game Deck + Included Paper Playmat + Enamel Pin and the chance to upgrade your pledge level at a later time.

Qualifies for all unlocked stretch goals. Shipping collected in PledgeManager. Estimated delivery is for U.S. supporters only. International rewards are estimated to deliver in Jan 2021.

Includes :

  • 1x – Base game deck
  • Included Playmat
  • Founding Fabulist Enamel Pin
  • All unlocked stretch goals
  • Print & Play Mini Game
  • Access to add-ons in PledgeManager
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356 backers

Pledge $135 or more

Retail Partner Package

5x Game Decks + Included Paper Playmats + 5x Enamel Pins + Advanced Shipping!

Shipping collected in PledgeManager. Estimated delivery is for U.S. supporters only. International rewards are estimated to deliver in Jan 2021.

Includes :

  • 5x – Base game decks
  • Included Playmat
  • 5x Founding Fabulist Enamel Pins
  • Advanced Shipping
  • Access to add-ons in PledgeManager
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23 backers

Pledge $200 or more

Custom Fabulist Character 

Ever want to be a character in your own story? Well now you can!

We will consult with you after the campaign ends to bring your character to life in your deck.

Shipping collected in PledgeManager. Estimated delivery is for U.S. supporters only. International rewards are estimated to deliver in Jan 2021.

Includes :

  • Base game deck
  • Included Playmat
  • All unlocked stretch goals
  • Founding Fabulist Enamel Pin
  • Print & Play Mini Game
  • One-of-a-Kind Personalized Character Card
  • Access to add-ons in PledgeManager
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20 backers

Pledge $500 or more

Come Play with Us

The Socially Distant “Up-Close and Personal” Package. You and TWO of your remote-only besties join us for an hour-long meet & greet over a Zoom call with us during your unboxing! 

Yes, we will send 3 copies of the game out, and everyone opens them at the same time.  We’ll quickly explain the rules, show you how to play a couple of bawdy rounds, have lighthearted banter and answer any questions you might have.

 Shipping collected in PledgeManager. Estimated delivery is for U.S. supporters only. International rewards are estimated to deliver in Jan 2021.

Includes :

  • 3x Base game decks
  • Included Playmats
  • All unlocked stretch goals
  • 3x Founding Fabulist Enamel Pins
  • Print & Play Mini Game
  • 1 hr of unboxing and game play with creators via Zoom
  • Access to add-ons in PledgeManager
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4 backers

Funding period

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