Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game

Created by Arc Dream Publishing

Lovecraftian cosmic terror meets the War on Terror. The award-winning RPG setting comes thundering back in a new Cthulhu Mythos game.

Latest Updates from Our Project:

"Down in the Delta" unlocked for Delta Green backers
almost 6 years ago – Fri, Oct 02, 2015 at 11:17:25 PM

Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game has hit its $105K stretch goal! That means we're giving a download of "Down in the Delta," a short story by Adam Scott Glancy, to every backer. Backers, watch your inboxes for the link. Everyone else, join the project now and read it for yourself.

NEXT UP: At $110K we fund "ARCHINT," an optional add-on. "ARCHINT" will be a new collection of new artifacts and spells created using the guidelines in the Case Officer's Handbook. 

Keep fighting.

Be seeing you.

The Case Officer's Handbook is funded!
almost 6 years ago – Fri, Oct 02, 2015 at 08:55:45 PM

Thanks to your support, we have unlocked the PDF edition of the Case Officer's Handbook! That's the expanded version of the rules for Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game, featuring everything from the Agent's Handbook plus a second half dedicated to the Delta Green setting, the Cthulhu Mythos, threats and cults, magic, alien science and artifacts, and customizing everything to keep your players guessing. We can't wait to share it with you.

And now we can reveal the next slate of Stretch Goals!

Upcoming Goals

At $105K, "DOWN IN THE DELTA": Adam Scott Glancy's story of Delta Green confronting horrors in New Orleans, told as emails to A-Cell from an unhappy agent. Available FREE to all backers.

At $110K, "ARCHINT": A new collection of new artifacts and spells created using the guidelines in the Case Officer's Handbook. ADD-ON COST: $5, PDF only. PDF included in tiers that get "All New PDFs Funded by This Project."

At $115K, "THE CHILDREN OF ATLACH-NACHA": A horrifying new threat for Delta Green. Available FREE to all backers.

At $120K, A COLOR HARDBACK PRINTING OF THE CASE OFFICER'S HANDBOOK: At this level we'll print a full-color hardback edition of the Case Officer's Handbook. ADD-ON COST: $70 for the hardback and the PDF. (If you already pledged $30 above your Reward Tier to get it in PDF, just boost your pledge another $40 to get the hardback too.) When we meet this goal you can upgrade your Agent's Handbook if you wish. See the FAQ.

At $125K, "PROTOCOLS: THE UNRIPENED FRUIT": A report on ways for Delta Green agents to deal with unwanted corpses. Available FREE to all backers.

AT $130K, GAME MODERATOR'S SCREEN WITH QUICKSTART RULES AND STARTER SCENARIO: A GM screen for your table, short "quickstart" rules to teach new players fast, and a short starter scenario to begin play immediately. Available in print and PDF, price to be announced as we get closer. PDF included in tiers that get "All New PDFs Funded by This Project."

At $135K, "MAKING HORROR SCENARIOS": Suggestions and examples for creating horror for your players in Delta Green. Available FREE to all backers.

At $140K, "ICONOCLASTS": A new scenario by Adam Scott Glancy, wherein Delta Green learns of the repercussions of ISIS zealots destroying artifacts that were better left alone. ADD-ON COST: $5, PDF only. PDF included in tiers that get "All New PDFs Funded by This Project."

At $150K, "THE STAR CHAMBER": A new scenario by Greg Stolze, wherein Delta Green agents must untangle conflicting narratives from a mission that went very wrong. Greg calls it Delta Green meets Rashomon. ADD-ON COST: $5, PDF only. PDF included in tiers that get "All New PDFs Funded by This Project."

At $160K, "IN THE COURT OF THE YELLOW KING": A short play by John Scott Tynes. Available FREE to all backers.

At $170K, "I HAVE SEEN THE YELLOW SIGN":A look the challenges of containing the King in Yellow "infection" in the Information Age. Available FREE to all backers.

At $180K: IMPOSSIBLE LANDSCAPES IN PDF: A sourcebook and full-length campaign where Delta Green agents face the influence of the King in Yellow, written by Dennis Detwiller with Daniel Harms, Robin Laws, and John Scott Tynes. ADD-ON COST: $20, PDF only. PDF included in tiers that get "All New PDFs Funded by This Project."

At $190K, "THE LAST SHOW": A short story of Delta Green and the King in Yellow. Available FREE to all backers.

At $200K, A COLOR HARDBACK PRINTING OF IMPOSSIBLE LANDSCAPES! This will be a beauty. ADD-ON COST: $50 for the hardback and the PDF. (If you already pledged $20 above your Reward Tier to get it in PDF, just boost your pledge another $30 to get the hardback too.)

And we have a lot more to come....

Already Funded

  • Agent's Handbook (Full-color hardback and PDF)
  • "VISCID" (PDF)
  • "Observer Effect" (PDF)
  • Operational History (PDF)
  • Case Officer's Handbook (PDF)

Keep Up the Fight

Keep spreading the word and playing the game! We're just getting started.

PDF Editions and New Rewards Table: Big News for Day 3
almost 6 years ago – Thu, Oct 01, 2015 at 10:21:07 PM

We are thrilled to announce a lot of new developments for Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game.

Case Officer's Handbook PDF Coming at $100K

Right this minute we're at just over $93K. 

When we hit $95K, we unlock Operational History, a PDF book with a deep timeline of the world of Delta Green.

Then at $100K, we unlock the PDF edition of the Case Officer's HandbookThe Case Officer's Handbook is an expanded core book. It includes everything from the Agent’s Handbook as its first half, plus chapters on quickly building mysteries and horrifying adventures; running Delta Green campaigns; customizing the setting and the Delta Green organization itself; creating new supernatural effects, spells, psychic powers, and alien artifacts; creating new monsters and cults; and some of the key cults, rival organizations, and factions that the Game Moderator can draw into games. The GM chapters aren’t just spells and monsters that any player can read about and memorize; they’re tools for customizing your game to keep players guessing and keep them scared.

At $110K we'll unlock "ARCHINT," a new collection of new artifacts and spells created using the guidelines in the Case Officer's Handbook.

At $120K we'll unlock the full-color hardback printing of the Case Officer's Handbook

At $130K we'll unlock the Delta Green Game Moderator's Screen, which will come with short "quickstart" rules to teach new players fast, and a short starter scenario to begin play immediately.

And we have some great things planned beyond that.

The Fall of Delta Green in PDF

Thanks to Pelgrane Press, we can now offer The Fall of Delta Green as a PDF add-on!  In fact we're going to include it in the following reward tiers at no additional cost:

  • "Every Single PDF" 
  • "Every Single New PDF" 
  • "Operator With Every PDF" 
  • "Agent's Hardback and Every PDF" 
  • "Alphonse Lives!"

Everyone else can get a copy as an add-on reward. Just add $25 to your pledge. At the end of the project we'll ask what add-ons you want.

Updated Reward Tiers Chart

Here's an updated table breaking down all the reward options. Tell us if you spot any discrepancies.

Spread the Word

Remember, Delta Green needs new recruits to keep completing its mission. Spread the word! 

  • Tell your friends what you love about Delta Green and why you're backing Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game. 
  • Run games using the rules that we've posted online. 
  • Tell people how those games went.

Thanks for Your Support

We're producing these new books because we love Delta Green. We want to create as much for it as we can. The projects that we've already funded are happening due to your support. Thank you.

Agents: A Call to Arms
almost 6 years ago – Thu, Oct 01, 2015 at 12:40:51 PM

We're adjusting in real time as feedback comes in, so please have patience. We are super eager to help and make things great, but our final focus is on amazing books, and not some soaring money goal. 

AGENTS. We need your help. There are amazing books waiting to be had down the line. 

If we don't reach the totals, the books will go to the "what could have been" pile. We've put too many books there. Now is your chance. Invest in the future of Delta Green. 

Our next goal is only $7k away. 

Next up: 

AT $95K, OPERATIONAL HISTORY: A new 128-page timeline of the world of Delta Green -- much more than we can fit in the Case Officer's Handbook -- written by Gil Trevizo with Dennis Detwiller, Adam Scott Glancy, and Shane Ivey. 

AT $120K, CASE OFFICER'S HANDBOOK: This big, color hardback will have everything from the Agent's Handbook plus a Game Moderator's view of the setting and ton of new material for running Delta Green campaigns, customizing the setting and the threats, and keeping your players surprised and scared. 

Past that IMPOSSIBLE LANDSCAPES and MORE.

New 95k Stretch Goal: Delta Green OPERATIONAL HISTORY 128 page timeline
almost 6 years ago – Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 11:09:54 PM

AT $95K, OPERATIONAL HISTORY: A new 128-page timeline of the world of Delta Green -- much more than we can fit in the Case Officer's Handbook -- written by Gil Trevizo with Dennis Detwiller, Adam Scott Glancy, and Shane Ivey. ADD-ON COST: $15, PDF only.

Also, new Tiers including ALL PDFs past, and those produced by the Kickstarter (Pledge $180 or more SECRETS OF THE OLD ONES).

Let's get to 200% funding and beyond. Because past 120k, the fun really begins.