Farsight is another promising looking Kickstarter and RPG project from an Italian studio. It’s been a great 12 months for innovation out of Italy, and Lightfish Games make no bones about how their sci-fi RPG Farsight takes the basics of D&D 5e system and evolves it.
An early bird offer is still open if you’re quick, and so far, backers have promised nearly £14,000 against a target of £8,000. The Kickstarter community likes what it sees, and you can check out the latest details on the pitch page.
You have until the 21st to back and get the early bird deal. It looks like the matching up of who qualifies for that, or not, will be done offline as there’s no separate pledge tier. On offer is an exclusive set of Edge Cards, an adventure and an exclusive starship flat miniature.
D&D, of course, doesn’t use Edges, and that’s an early example of just how significant the designers’ changes to the core rules are.
As the early bird offer also indicates, this is a campaign that comes complete with flat miniatures as an offer.
Farsight RPG is designed to adapt to any sci-fi setting you want, but its main focus is the ultimate frontier of science fiction: space exploration.
To give you a glimpse of these frontiers, the Corebook will include an introduction to Chronicles of the Edge, a space opera setting that we hope to expand with your help, through a series of modules and adventures unlockable as stretch goals! Here’s a brief presentation of what awaits you on the verge of the Known Space!
A pledge of £16 (about $22) will get you the core rules and GM Screen in PDF form, all the corebook stretch goal updates and access to the pledge manager.
The £69 ($96) tier is currently more popular, which adds in the printed core book of rules, GM screen, Edge Cards, a set of 3d12 and a digital artbook.
Those flat miniatures hinted at by the early bird offer and more dice are available at £129. Higher tiers and retailer levels are also available.
The estimated delivery for the project is February 2022.
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