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Kickstarter Highlights: ‘Trailblazer’, ‘Grid City’, ‘Map Library’, and More

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Feb 7 2024

Come check out this week’s batch of crowdfunding and Kickstarter highlights—including board games, RPGs, and STLs!

Blister Critters


Pick your favorite varmint, grab your dice, and roleplay as a cartoon animal on a radiation-blasted Saturday-morning show! The humans are gone just like the ozone layer, and the world they left behind is overflowing with danger… Enter Blister Critters, the new tabletop roleplaying game (TTRPG) by Odd Gob Games and the Stillfleet Studio.

In this innovative and surreal game, you play as a small animal who can wield bizarre mutations called Blisters as well as physics-bending Nonsense powers. These strange abilities—artfully developed within the Grit System—will help you survive in a vast, cruel suburbia populated by fellow Critters and their feral counterparts, Beasts.

Trailblazer: the Arizona Trail


From Saguaro National Park and the Sonoran Desert, through the largest Ponderosa Pine Forest on Earth, and into the Grand Canyon. Travel the spectacular 800-mile-long Arizona Trail. Experience the sights and sounds of the endless Mountains. Canyons, Plateaus, and Deserts. Seek out the amazing variety of wildlife such as the Roadrunner and Javelina, while avoiding the dreaded Gila Monster. Perhaps you will see the legendary Jackalope!

Acquire as much Superstition Gold and Arizona Grit as you can while interacting with the incredible diversity of Terrain, Flora, and Fauna found in State 48… aka Arizona.


Legend in the Mist RPG


Son of Oak is excited to announce our next game, Legend in the Mist, a rustic fantasy RPG based on the award-winning and groundbreaking narrative game engine of City of Mist. Spin a fireside tale of unlikely villagers setting out on a quest into a greater unknown world, rife with peril and mystery, in the vein of The Lord of the Rings, The Wheel of Time, Princess Mononoke, and many other classic fantasy stories, or create your own legendary realms with the game’s open-ended system.

This Kickstarter campaign will fund the creation of two books – the Legend in the Mist Core Book and the Hearts of Ravensdale Setting Book – as well as a range of accessories such as premade character folios, a Master of Ceremonies (GM) screen, cards, dice, maps, and more.

The Map Library – A Huge Box Set of RPG Battle Maps


With the Map Library, you’ll always have the perfect battle map for your next game night. This hefty box set contains 70+ dry-erase battle maps, each inspired by one of the D&D 5E session plans in One-Shot Wonders by Roll & Play Press – our epic adventure collection already used by thousands of game masters worldwide.

We have commissioned hand-drawn maps from the expert fantasy cartographer, Venatus Maps. The varied and versatile settings include taverns, caves, mansions, mountains, temples and more.

Grid City

Welcome to Grid City, our interconnecting system of 3D printable, sci-fi cube terrain. This large collection of STL files includes highly detailed structures that seamlessly stack in diverse configurations with walkways that attach easily to create custom, hard-scifi layouts.


The variety of building shapes and multiple styles of architecture are based on a modular 3-inch cube layout for dynamic and functional setups.

Author: Matt Sall
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