Malaysian Tabletop RPG Game Reaches Kickstarter Goal In Less Than 30 Minutes

Malaysia-based Centaur Games is best known for their POLITIKO: The Card Game Of Malaysian Politics, which has also been adapted into a mobile game. Now, their latest project is a tabletop RPG adventure book inspired by the caves of Southeast Asia titled Reach Of The Roach God and it was successfully funded in just 27 minutes after its Kickstarter launched on 9 November 2021.

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Having surpassed their initial goal, the crowdfunding campaign now offers more stretch goals, three of which have been achieved in seven hours. They have managed to raise their goal of US$9,283 (RM38,539.71) for the project. 

At the time of writing, the campaign already has the support of 785 backers who have pledged US$44,501 (RM184,768.15) in total funding. 

Reach Of The Roach God is part of A Thousand Thousand Islands, a fantasy Southeast Asia world-building project by visual artist Munkao and writer Zedeck Siew. The project was first created as a series of zines back in 2017 and has since gained a following in fans of tabletop roleplaying games worldwide for its unique imagination of fantasy that weaves from material cultures, lived stories and mythic stories of the Southeast Asian region. 

Zedeck Siew (left) and Munkao (right).
A Thousand Thousand Islands.

Centaur Games is a game design collective based in Malaysia. They make POLITIKO: The Card Game of Malaysian Politics and A Thousand Thousand Islands. You can check out our review of POLITIKO: The Card Game of Malaysian Politics here, as well as our review of the POLITIKO mobile game here.

You can also check out the official Centaur Games Instagram page here or head on over to the Reach Of The Roach God Kickstarter page here.

Author: Alleef Ashaari

Aspiring writer. Born in Amsterdam, raised in Malaysia. Comics are my passion. A gamer and science fiction enthusiast. PSN: AlleefAshaari

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