At the start of last year, Geek Native blogged about the launch of Carbon 2185. The post hit a chord, for one reason or another, Dragon Turtle Games picked the perfect time to bring cyberpunk to the D&D 5e ruleset.
Half a year later, the RPG was out and reviewing well.
A year after that, Carbon 2185 is back in Kickstarter for an upgraded reprint and a new sourcebook called Terminal Overdrive. Will it do as well? The goal of £15,000 was made in less than an hour.
Are 18 months too short a time to return to Kickstarter? Evidently’ not. Dragon Turtle’s Robert Marriner-Dodds says so himself; the success of Carbon 2185 was a bit of a surprise. Now the company has loads of feedback, more experience and with this Kickstarter success more budget.
The revised Carbon 2185 will be 10 pages longer than the original.
The Terminal Overdrive sourcebook adds awakened mechs as an origin, new augmentations, new weapons, armour and items along with a full-length adventure.
The new book also brings cyberspace rules with new hacking rules and help for running battles within the Apeirosphere.
£15 will get you the PDF of the new Carbon 2185 rulebook, Terminal Overdrive and PDFs of all the stretch goals. That’s good value.
£35 gets you the hardback of Terminal Overdrive and PDFs of everything else or the hardback of the core rules and PDFs of everything else.
Step up to $60, and you’ll get a hardback of the two books, PDFs as well and the digital editions of stretch goals.
There will be a special edition of Carbon 2185 and that, along with the PDF bundle, is yours for £60.
The delivery date for all these tiers isn’t that far away; just February 2021.
Add-ons include a Carbon 2185 limited edition GM’s Screen, Cities sourcebook and a limited edition dice set.
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