Wednesday, October 18, 2023

News: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness Role-Playing Game is Back!

Yep, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness Role-Playing Game is returning from Palladium Books via Kickstarter on October 31st, 2023. I played it a bit back in the day but never owned the rules. I guess that will be corrected shortly ;)

From the press release:

Westland, MI – October 13, 2023 – Palladium Books and Paramount Consumer Products have joined forces to reissue the ever-popular role-playing game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness.

The beloved, out-of-print Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles role-playing game and its sourcebooks are sought-after collector items that have enthralled generations since its release in 1985 as one of the first licensed TMNT products. They are returning to print as two deluxe hardcover collections of the RPG and sourcebooks. Each is being completely remastered by industry veteran Sean Owen Roberson and presented in full color, and Kevin Eastman, co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will also provide a new painted cover.

Bonus material includes an array of new artwork, never before seen behind-the-scenes info and art, plus remembrances and tributes by renowned comic book and RPG creators including Eastman, Peter Laird, Freddie E. Williams II, Steven Cummings, Sophie Campbell, David Petersen, and many more.

“This is incredibly exciting! I am 1000% onboard to help bring this historic and original TMNT Role Playing Game series back in a truly deluxe collector’s edition that will thrill original fans and open the door for new ones,” said Eastman. “I've made all my archives available for expanded behind-the-scenes content as well as a few top-secret surprises you need to be part of. Stay tuned!”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness Kickstarter

The Kickstarter campaign, launching October 31, 2023, will offer a host of mind-blowing Kickstarter exclusives: TMNT miniatures based on the role-playing game, dice sets, variant book covers, art prints by legacy TMNT creatives, a card deck, and more, including special stretch goals to entice role-playing fans and TMNT fans alike. All products ship in 2024. To be among the first to hear about the entire exciting slate of releases, creators, exclusives and stretch goals to be unlocked with your support, be sure to go to the Kickstarter page and subscribe for updates.


About Palladium Books®

Palladium Books was established in 1981 by visionary game designer Kevin Siembieda, renowned for his world-building. Together he and Erick Wujcik created one of the best-selling and most beloved RPGs of all time, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness. Other popular Palladium RPG titles over the years include Rifts, Robotech, Heroes Unlimited, Ninjas & Superspies, Palladium Fantasy RPG, Nightbane, and Dead Reign, among many others.

For more information visit the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness Kickstarter starting October 31 or www.palladiumbooks.com

About Paramount Consumer Products

Paramount Consumer Products oversees all licensing and merchandising for Paramount (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, Paramount Consumer Products’ portfolio includes a diverse slate of brands and content from BET, CBS (including CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution), Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and SHOWTIME®. With properties spanning animation, live-action, preschool, youth and adult, Paramount Consumer Products is committed to creating the highest quality product for some of the world’s most beloved, iconic franchises. To view our range of consumer products and Paramount branded apparel, visit ParamountShop.com.


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  1. I'm pretty stoked about this. One of the only Kickstarters I've seen where I'm determined to do whatever I need to in order to max out my backer level...!

  2. I really hope that Erick Wujcik's awesome writing tone will survive in the new version, he was always able to get me excited/interested in whatever his topic was. We lost him too soon.


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