Sidekick Quests: The Secret of the Sewer Wizard is James Stowe's very first Kickstarter and the first time Sidekick Quests the webcomic has been collected in a print Graphic Novel. With your help this Kickstarter will create a 96 page book that collects the first comic storyline, The Secret of the Sewer Wizard, and also provides game rules allowing you to play out Secret of the Sewer Wizard as a roleplaying game campaign adventure. The print version of the Secret of the Sewer Wizard has revised artwork throughout with updated colors, dialog and text. There will also be 10 bonus pages of never before seen comics that show what happens after the original adventure ended. The book will also serve as Sidekick Quests the Roleplaying Game’s very first adventure module. The adventure consists of three quests and two encounters that can be played together as one complete story or separately as stand alone games sessions. Anyone that backs the PDF or print versions of the book also get a digital bundle of all the Sidekick Quests rules, quests, characters and advancements that have released online already. that have released online already.
Sidekick Quests is an all ages webcomic that follows children in a fantasy world and the trouble they get into when their adult mentors go off adventuring and live them home alone. Not only is Sidekick Quests a comic, it is also a roleplaying game designed to introduce kids how to play roleplaying games. Sidekick Quests the comic has been available digitally for four straight years. It has seven complete storylines and releases three times a week. The Secret of the Sewer Wizard was the very first story, released back in 2012. In it four sidekicks, a squire, an apprentice, a scout and an amateur jester discover the existence of a monstrous wizard dwelling in the sewers underneath the dungeon they use as a clubhouse. The secret he holds about the history of their kingdom change their lives forever. Sidekick Quests the Roleplaying Game is designed to be played by kids and adults. Children as young as 6 can play squires, scouts, wizard apprentices, jesters in training and even the Game Master. It is a simple system that can be used as an introduction to more complex roleplaying games or can be played as a rules lite alternative for adults looking for something different, colorful and above all...fun. Up until now everything you needed to play Sidekick Quests the RPG has been available online in easy to download print and play PDFs. Anyone that backs the PDF or print versions of the book also get a digital bundle of all the Sidekick Quests rules, quests, characters and advancements that have released online already. By backing the Secret of the Sewer Wizard you will get everything you will need to play this campaign and more. Like comics, the Secret of the Sewer Wizard has pages upon pages of all ages appropriate story to discover. Like games, the Secret of the Sewer Wizard tells a complete multi-session roleplaying game adventure that can be played by the whole family.
[From Kickstarter web page.]