The game that biohacks D&D, GeneFunk 2090, is back on Kickstarter with a Shadows of Korea expansion.
What’s biohacking and GeneFunk? It’s an RPG setting in which humanity has meddled with our own DNA and genes to create sub-races of specialised people. It’s a cyberpunk style future, with a little more money and a lot more weirdness without magic. Geek Native reviewed the 5e-powered RPG and rather liked it.
There are three weeks left to join the Kickstarter for Shadows of Korea. Crispr Monkey Studios asked for CA$5,000 to make the project happen and they have nearly CA$30,000 pledged. You can add your own or read more at the pitch page.
A pledge of CA$15 (about £9) will get you the digital copy of Shadows of Korea.
If you need the core GeneFunk 2090 core rules, then this Kickstarter is an excellent way to get it. A pledge of CA$ 19 (about £11) will get you both GeneFunk and Shadows of Korea as PDFs.
CA$49 adds the hardback GeneFunk 2090 to that bundle while CA$54 is enough for the colour hardcover of the expansion.
At the time of writing, well over 100 gamers have decided to go all-in on GeneFunk 2090, pledging CA$99 (about £58) to get both books in hardback.
What’s in Shadows of Korea?
The expansion offers up a sandbox setting for Busan, Korea in 2090. A bustling port-city is rammed with danger and opportunity.
There are five criminal empires about to go to war, the port being contested while a truce barely holds to keep the harbour functional.
Shadows of Korea adds 19 different factions, 36-player characters, regional descriptions, maps, encounter tables and merc contracts.
Additionally, Shadows of Korea expands GeneFunk 2090 with 8 new class archetypes, 5 new engineered genomes (races), new equipment, new feats and new cybernetic upgrades.
Crispr Monkey Studios hope to have the books in your hands or on your machine by June 2021.
Share your views on this article in the comment section below.