Since being announced back in September 2021, fans have been excited about details about the Blade Runner tabletop RPG. Free League Publishing has announced a date for the Kickstarter for Blade Runner: The Role Playing Game

The Kickstarter for Blade Runner: The Role Playing Game will debut on May 3rd at 6:00 am PST. Retailers and supporters who want to sign up should sign up on the pre-launch page to be notified when the campaign goes live. As a bonus, those who pledge within the first 24 hours will receive a bonus item (to be revealed in the future).

Additional details about the Kickstarter or the game will be revealed in the coming weeks via social media. 

Blade Runner: The Role Playing Game puts players in the role of a Blade Runner (either human or replicant). Players will traverse the streets of Los Angeles in the year 2037 while creating their own adventures set in the universe of the iconic series. 

Free League is one of the largest publishers of tabletop RPG’s that are funded through Kickstarter. They have raised over $9 million USD across 28 successful campaigns. Among the works they have published are The One Ring, Vaesen, Forbidden Lands, and Alien: The Role Playing Game

Based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner follows Officer Rick Deckard who is tasked with “retiring ” four replicants who have illegally came to Earth. The film has been hailed as one of the greatest works of science fiction and was followed with the sequel, Blade Runner 2049.

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