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Get inspired by these Kickstarter-funded RPG zines.

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Inspired by classic titles like Judges Guild and Alarums & Excursions, Kickstarter is inviting creators to launch their own RPG-inspired zines.

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Jonathan Tweet’s early days in the RPG zine scene 

First time making a zine? Looking for creative inspiration? These resources will help you along.

An interview with RPG zine historian Jon Peterson


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How to participate

To participate in Zine Quest, make sure that your zine follows these guidelines:

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*Remember not to launch your project until February 1, 2019. 
Questions? Get in touch: 

1. Zines must either contain an RPG or feature RPG-related content (like maps, adventures, monsters, comics, articles, interviews, etc.)

2. Zines must be 5.5 x 8.5 (A5) or smaller.

3. Zines must feature one-color printing.

Note: You can print on colored paper. 
One color doesn’t just mean black!
You can use green, blue, or red ink if you think it suits. 

4. Zines must be unbound, folded, stapled, or saddle-stitched. (No hard cover or perfect binding allowed.)