The Black Ballad

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Project Update: 8 Days Left! Free Character Sheets and Desktop Downloads! Plus the next challenge!
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8 Days Left! Free Character Sheets and Desktop Downloads! Plus the next challenge!
Published March 28, 2023 - 9:30 AM
Let's dispense with the loot! Free Black Ballad Character Sheets & Desktop Black Ballad #1! All of these will also be bundled and emailed into the digital rewards when we deli...
Project Update: Tell Us How You Died! Poll Incoming!
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3 days ago
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Tell Us How You Died! Poll Incoming!
Published March 25, 2023 - 8:32 AM
It's the Weekend! The Coffee is ready. The Metal is playing. The Rick is writing. On my dev docket for today is finishing off the Pledge Manager and creating a playlist for ...
Project Update: Final 9 Days! Community Contest for Free Rewards!
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Final 9 Days! Community Contest for Free Rewards!
Published March 27, 2023 - 9:24 AM
We are officially entering the final 9 days! Each day, we have some fun community engagement contests that will unlock additional rewards exclusive during the campaign mode only...
Project Update: New Stretch Goal Unlocked! Here's the world of printing... *que maniacal laugh*
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2 days ago
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New Stretch Goal Unlocked! Here's the world of printing... *que maniacal laugh*
Published March 26, 2023 - 9:31 AM
Thank you everyone thus far! We've hit the majority of our stretch goals and unlocked a very metal one with Contributor Raises. I think once the Black Ballad is fully done and o...
Project Update: This Update Requires Your Vote! Compatibility Pack!
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13 days ago
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This Update Requires Your Vote! Compatibility Pack!
Published March 15, 2023 - 12:08 PM
The voice actors for the last stretch goal have all been contacted! Carlos Ferro and James Dorton have their documents, and we are taking reads on the other letters! Now we a...
Project Update: ST Forge is taking over That Metal Station... PLUS a new preview!
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6 days ago
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ST Forge is taking over That Metal Station... PLUS a new preview!
Published March 22, 2023 - 8:38 AM
First... the entire crew of ST Forge is taking over www.thatmetalstation.com on March 26th! We get two hours of playing our favorite metal/geek music and a handful of interviews...
Project Update: Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!
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Patrick Edwards
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8 days ago
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Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Published March 20, 2023 - 8:13 AM
Hello, you beautiful wonderful humans! No Rick today... today, you get Pat Edwards! That's right, I finally wrested away control of the email reins! Let the chaos and mayhem co...
Project Update: Only $2k away from next Stretch Goal! Black Ballad Update!
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10 days ago
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Only $2k away from next Stretch Goal! Black Ballad Update!
Published March 18, 2023 - 9:42 AM
Let's see if we can hit our next stretch goal before the weekend is out! If you've backed this campaign, would you help us with a solid and share it around? Or if you haven't, h...
Stats!
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Landon Jamieson
21 days ago
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Here are some stats that I like to post for Kickstarters I back. I feel they are a good breakdown of goals, a snapshot in time, and also just fun to watch! I usually post once daily on weekdays, in the morning. I'll keep the stats in this Discussion to take up space for those...

Project Update: Festivals of the Dead: A sneak peek.
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12 days ago
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Festivals of the Dead: A sneak peek.
Published March 16, 2023 - 1:30 PM
โ€œBeware the lavish feasts and indulgent carnivals in the Sunless Crossing. For pleasures of the spirit are twice as delicious as those of the flesh... and a hundred times more t...
More Stretch Goals?
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WinterRanger92
18 days ago
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Just curious, It looks like we are well on track to meet all of the Stretch Goals! Are there any plans to expand or add more?

Project Update: Daily Update: We spam the F5 Key and Adventure Journal Showcase!
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17 days ago
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Daily Update: We spam the F5 Key and Adventure Journal Showcase!
Published March 11, 2023 - 10:12 AM
We are SO close to the next threshold. Maybe this Saturday we can cross over and celebrate! (Hint: tackle a friend to help). And here is why! Today I'm going to talk about the...
Project Update: Black Ballad Art Showcase! Next Stretch Goal - Additional Narration
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15 days ago
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Black Ballad Art Showcase! Next Stretch Goal - Additional Narration
Published March 13, 2023 - 7:55 AM
Hey everyone! We are six days in... just six... and half of our stretch goals have been achieved! Thank you so much! This weekend, we went back into creation mode. Work has offi...
Stretch Goals
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18 days ago
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You know my favorite stretch goal so far for The Black Ballad? Contributor Raises. dont get me wrong.. i love more content, but lets be honest, i was all in on day one. Seeing that youre actually budgeting for people to get paid extra due to the success and quality of their ...

Project Update: Thank you everyone for your support! Hell of a day one!
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20 days ago
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Thank you everyone for your support! Hell of a day one!
Published March 08, 2023 - 9:19 AM
Rick here! I certainly had my bones rattled by all the support on day one! When I'm posting this, we are SO close to fully hitting our goal within the first 48 hours. Perhaps b...
Pathfinder Support?
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Arlene Benningfield
18 days ago
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Hi! I had read in a comment on Facebook that a Pathfinder version of this module is one of the stretch goals - is there anywhere to go to find out how long it might be before that unlocks? :) If needed, I'll do the conversions myself at home, as the concept of this book is to...

Conversion Options
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Andrew
21 days ago
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OK, so gaming systems to convert to has been mentioned a few times for this campaign - so here's a thread for people to start to discuss which systems they'd like to see it converted to.

Add-Ons
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Andrew
21 days ago
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Excited for this campaign. Is there any chance that some of the options featured in the Loot Crate will be available as add-ons - such as the GM screen and dice? The jump from $80-$250 is pretty huge, and I'm sure many people would love some of the extras in the crate!

Alternatives to USPS?
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Sean McLaughlin
19 days ago
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What are the chances there will be shipping options other than USPS within the continental US? Without going into detail, we have ongoing issues with theft from our USPS mailbox. It has gotten to the point that we do everything we can to avoid packages being shipping to us vi...

Project Update: 48 Hours In! It's stretch goal season!
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48 Hours In! It's stretch goal season!
Published March 09, 2023 - 8:26 AM
Within two days, all of you have helped us launch! Now we are onto stretch goals. ย  DiAmorte Music: Unlocked! You'll notice several musical themes surrounding the Black Bal...
Project Update: Daily Update! Let's showcase more things!
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18 days ago
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Daily Update! Let's showcase more things!
Published March 10, 2023 - 8:20 AM
The Unlockening Is Happening! (It's a word in my head! I swear!) So... another day, more stretch goals unlocked! Contributor Raises and an increase in our Art Budget are unde...
I only wanted to do one backer update a day but... Almost at the first stretch goal!
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20 days ago
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This is fantastic! I'm mentally like "only one backerupdate a day Rick. Nobody likes email spam." So... the first stretch goal is almost unlocked! I'll totally feature some stuff about that tomorrow and more music in the update. For some people the ability to stream music wit...

Welcome to the campaign! What brings you here?
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3 months ago
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Hello everyone! Thanks for being part of this! We're glad you're here! Love to hear what you're most excited about!