Gareth-Michael Skarka should be known to my fellow bloggers - his blog is The Designer Monologues and gives some decent insight into the publishing end of hobby of ours. His latest project is Far West: Western / Wuxia Mashup. It reached it's Kickstarter funding goal in 15 hrs! I've never seen that before, and I've ponied cash into other Kickstarter and patron style RPG projects in the past.
What makes this so special? Take to minutes and let GM explain in his own words. He's certainly hooked me (I just need to figure out by exactly how much).
How cool is that?
I have no horse in this race, but I am really excited about this project. It has so many different facets to it, this could be a mega win or ann uber fail. Judging from the Kickstarter numbers I suspect the "win" is more likely.
Summary from the Kickstarter site:
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