On August 3, Magpie Games launched the crowdfunding campaign for Avatar Legends: The Roleplaying Game. Their goal was $50,000, and to put it simply, they’ve busted through that goal so hard that it is now the highest-grossing tabletop RPG campaign in Kickstarter history. It’s so successful that it crossed the $5,000,000 mark last night, which means Magpie has run out of stretch goals to add to the campaign!
One week ago, Magpie Games launched the crowdfunding campaign for Avatar Legends: The Roleplaying Game, with a goal of just $50,000. It’s succeeded well beyond their modest expectations…the campaign took in over a million dollars in just one day, and as of now it’s earned over FOUR million, making it the highest-grossing tabletop RPG campaign in Kickstarter history.
Where has the roleplaying game based on the Avatar: The Last Airbender franchise been all this time? We’re not sure, but the hole is finally about to be filled thanks to a collaboration between CBSViacom and Magpie Games. Announcing Avatar Legends, The Roleplaying Game, which covers both existing series (ATLA and Legend of Korra) in one box.
If a recent story is to be believed, ViacomCBS did not realize how many fans the Avatar world had until the series was put on Netflix and pulled in amazing numbers. Apparently if they had realized this sooner, Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra never would have shown up there — they would have been hoarded in CBS’s own stockpile at Paramount+.