Press release -
Sequel to Tales from the Loop RPG raises $400,000 on Kickstarter – with 24 hours to go!
Welcome back to the Loop. Nothing will ever be the same again. This time you can die.
Things from the Flood are coming. With one day left of the Kickstarter, Free League Publishing's sequel to the multiple award-winning Tales from the Loop RPG, based on the wondrous worlds of Simon Stålenhag, has raised over 3,600,000 SEK - the equivalent of $400,000 - from thousands of backers across the world.
The crowdfunding campaign for Things from the Flood, the sequel to the Tales from the Loop RPG, ends on Tuesday, October 9 2018 9:00 PM CEST.
THINGS FROM THE FLOOD ON KICKSTARTER
The time has come to return to the Loop. Things from the Flood thrusts the Tales universe into a grim and bleak alternate 1990s. You will step into the shoes of a teenager growing up in a decade of change – and disaster. Gone are the childlike tales of wonder and discovery, in their place are dark threats to the Teens and their surroundings. Create new Teens or let your Kids from Tales from the Loop grow older.
Everything is changing, everything is falling apart. Still, your lives go on as before. You go to school, fall miserably in love, try to do everything possible to fend of boredom. When you hear about teens going missing, and even turning up dead, you realize its time to gather the group again. One way or another you’ll find out what these Things from the Flood really are. Balance day to day life with solving mysteries with your friends. But remember - this time you can die.
Things from the Flood presents a darker, more mature version of Stålenhag’s hallmark retro sci-fi art with mysteries by acclaimed writer Nils Hintze, lead writer on Tales from the Loop, and game design by Free League.
So far, 22 stretch goals have been unlocked in the Kickstarter campaign, including new dice set, GM screen, printed mystery book, a mystery generator and several additional mysteries by esteemed game writers such as Nils Hintze and Rickard Antroia.
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Free League Publishing is a Swedish publisher dedicated to speculative fiction. We have published several award-winning tabletop role-playing games and critically acclaimed art books set in strange and wondrous worlds.
Our first game, the post-apocalyptic Mutant: Year Zero was awarded a Silver ENnie for Best Rules 2015. The sci-fi adventure Coriolis - The Third Horizon, was awarded a Judge's Spotlight Award at Gencon. And we are proud to say that our latest roleplaying game Tales from the Loop RPG based on Simon Stålenhags iconic artbooks made a grand slam at the ENnie Awards 2017, winning five Gold ENnies - among them Best Game.
Our upcoming fantasy RPG is Forbidden Lands, with art by critically acclaimed artist Simon Stålenhag and iconic Swedish fantasy artist Nils Gulliksson, lore by fantasy author Erik Granström and game design by the team that created Mutant: Year Zero, Coriolis: The Third Horizon and Tales from the Loop RPG. Forbidden Lands was the third most successful RPG Kickstarter in the world 2017 and was recently named one of the most anticipated RPGs of 2018 by EN World.
We have also released the critically acclaimed art books Things from the Flood and Tales from the Loop by artist Simon Stålenhag. His third book The Electric State has been released by Free League Publishing exclusively to the backers of the kickstarter campaign.