Cough- Back In -hack- The Saddle -cough Cough- Again [Monday Meeting Notes]

Monday Meeting, News

Three Suns Standing by Gunship Revolution for the Exalted 3rd Jumpstart.

 

Feeling a lot better, but am still fighting the last bits of this flu or whatever it is. Last week, though, was a sort of semi-conscious staggering from the one thing I could focus on each day to trying to rest/medicate/cough this thing out until the next day and the one thing I could concentrate on that day. And so on.

I did manage to work with BackerKit to send out the links for the Backer PDF for Pugmire. There was a hiccup on coding that they fixed pretty fast, all things considered, and then I not only Locked Down the pledges, but charged them for any additional Add-ons they might have added on to their pledges.

I think the timing for these three steps basically worked as intended by BK, so that’s good to see happen with our first use of their system. Next will come the address corrections right before shipping; so a few months down the line. Until we Shut Down the project then, anybody interested can still “Pre-Order” a bunch of Pugmire things like the books, and dice, and such. Here’s the link: https://pugmire-fantasy-tabletop-rpg.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

We’ll do a similar sequence for the Deluxe Changeling 20 KS, the Deluxe v20 Beckett’s Jyhad Diary KS, and the Scion 2e KS as their Backer PDFs get finished.

FYI, a Backer PDF is basically the beta version of the final book. Pretty much just like the Advance PDFs for our non-Kickstarted projects, we’re sending them out to folks to review and to get back to us with any errata they might find. Then, after we review and implement any errata that we agree needs tweaking, we replace the Backer or Advance PDF with the final version. Anybody who downloaded the Backer or Advance PDF can then re-download the PDF and get the final version automatically, and for free, as it sits in their DTRPG Library.

Strategy-wise, we’ve found that this errata phase really helps catch those last lingering bits that our developers and editors missed for any number of a variety of reasons. Most of all, though, it’s because no text is ever perfect. There is always something everybody missed. With this errata phase, we’re trying to get closer than ever before to catching as many boo-boos as humanly possible.

 

Shapeshifter by Ken Meyer, Jr for M20 Book of Secrets

 

Thanks to everyone who jumped in and contributed to the Hunter: the Vigil Bundle of Holding that just ran. It was great to see so much support and interest in HtV, particularly with Hunter 2nd Edition starting to get fired up. And the Bundle also contributed to a great cause.

Going to keep this week short, and hopefully I’ll be back to my old self next week <hack, cough>.

 

BLURBS!

KICKSTARTER!

We’re exploring card game Kickstarters, packaging, and components, for Prince’s Gambit. I’m working on the KS pages this week for sure, and our videos are finished. Things look good, and we are all for starting the KS in Feb so long as the process of pulling the KS together cooperates. If so, then Monarchies of Mau KS would be next, after Gambit.

 

ON SALE!

 

 

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Looking for our Deluxe or Prestige Edition books? Here’s the link to the press release we put out about how Onyx Path is now selling through Indie Press Revolution: http://theonyxpath.com/press-release-onyx-path-limited-editions-now-available-through-indie-press-revolution/

You can now order wave 2 of our Deluxe and Prestige print overrun books, including Deluxe Mage 20th Anniversary, and Deluxe V20 Dark Ages!

 

 

 

From the massive Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras main book, we have pulled this single chapter, Dark Eras: Doubting Souls (Hunter 1690-1695 Salem). Immigrants and tribes struggled to co-exist on the Eastern Seaboard in the ever-expanding Colonies. Violent clashes, supernatural beliefs, and demonic influences spelled disaster for Salem Village and its surrounding towns, while others fought werewolves and vampires on the frontier. With so much at risk, only god-fearing men and women were deemed innocent — and those were few indeed.

Available in PDF and physical copy PoD versions on DTRPG on Wednesday the 15th!

 

From the massive Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras main book, we have pulled this single chapter, Dark Eras: The Bowery Dogs (Werewolf 1969-1979 NYC). New York City in the 1970s. Crime. Drugs. Gang violence. Vast economic disparity. And werewolves. It’s a lean, ugly time to be alive, and the lone wolf doesn’t stand a chance out there. In the end, all you really have is family.

Available in PDF and physical copy PoD versions on DTRPG on Wednesday the 15th!

 

 

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The Locker is open; the Chronicles of Darkness: Hurt Locker, that is! PDF and physical copy PoDs are now available on DTRPG! http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/199275/Chronicles-of-Darkness-Hurt-Locker

Hurt Locker features:

  • Treatment of violence in the Chronicles of Darkness. Lasting trauma, scene framing, and other tools for making your stories hurt.
  • Many new player options, including Merits, supernatural knacks, and even new character types like psychic vampires and sleeper cell soldiers.
  • Expanded equipment and equipment rules.

Hurt Locker requires the Chronicles of Darkness Rulebook or any other standalone Chronicles of Darkness rulebook such as Vampire: The Requiem, Werewolf: The Forsaken, or Beast: The Primordial to use.

 

 

 

Both the Beast: the Primordial http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/198773/Beast-The-Primordial-Condition-Cards & Promethean: the Created 2nd Edition Condition Cards http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/202619/Promethean-the-Created-2nd-Edition-Condition-Cards are now on sale on DTRPG in PDF and physical card PoD versions! Great for keeping track of the Conditions that are on your characters!

 

 

 

From the massive Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras main book, we have pulled this single chapter, Dark Eras: Ruins of Empire (Mummy 1893-1924). Perhaps the quintessential era of the mummy in the minds of Westerners, this period saw the decline of the two greatest empires of the age: British and Ottoman. Walk with the Arisen as they bear witness to the death of the Victorian age, to pivotal mortal discoveries in Egypt, and to the horrors of the Great War.

Available in PDF and physical copy PoD versions on DTRPG. http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/178801/Dark-Eras-Ruins-of-Empire-Mummy-the-Curse

 

 

From the massive Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras main book, we have pulled this single chapter, Dark Eras: The Sundered World (Werewolf and Mage 5500-5000 BCE). At the birth of civilization, in the shadow of the Fall, the Awakened stand as champions and protectors of the agricultural villages spread across the Balkans. In a world without a Gauntlet, where Shadow and flesh mingle, the steady taming of the world by humanity conflicts with the half-spirit children of Father Wolf.

Available in PDF and physical copy PoD versions on DTRPG. http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/202272/Dark-Eras-The-Sundered-World-Werewolf-the-Forsaken-Mage-the-Awakening

 

 

Night Horrors: Conquering Heroes for Beast: the Primordial is available now as an Advance PDF: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/202615/Night-Horrors-Conquering-Heroes

This book includes: 

  • An in-depth look at how Heroes hunt and what makes a Hero, with eleven new Heroes to drop into any chronicle.
  • A brief look at why Beasts may antagonize one another, with seven new Beasts to drop into any chronicle.
  • Rules for Insatiables, ancient creatures born of the Primordial Dream intent on hunting down Beasts to fill a hunger without end, featuring six examples ready to use in any chronicle.

 

 

The PDF and physical book PoD versions of Reap the Whirlwind, the Vampire: the Requiem 2nd Edition Jumpstart swirls into being on DTRPG! http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/201127/Reap-the-Whirlwind-Revised-VtR-2e

You are a vampire, a junkie. Every night, you beg and you borrow and you steal just a little more life, just a few more sweet moments. But there’s a guy at the top. The Prince. He’s got everything. The money, the secrets, the blood.

Tonight, you’re going to take it from him. Tomorrow, there’ll be hell to pay.

This updated edition of Reap the Whirlwind features revisions to match the core rulebook for Vampire: the Requiem 2nd Edition. Text edits and rules clarifications have also been updated.

Reap the Whirlwind Revised includes:

  • Rules for creating and playing vampires in the Chronicles of Darkness
  • The first two levels of every clan Discipline, the dark powers of the dead
  • A complete adventure by noted horror author Chuck Wendig

This new revised Reap the Whirlwind Revised includes an updated booklet, 7 condition cards, and the interactive Vampire: the Requiem 2nd Edition character sheet.

 

 

 

 

It is now the preordained time for Dawn of Heresies, the Mummy: the Curse novel written by internationally renowned author Brian Hodge to arise! Both PDF/electronic and physical book PoD versions are now available on DTRPG! http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/198720/Dawn-of-Heresies

Rawhead and bloody bones

Steals naughty children from their homes,

Takes them to his dirty den

And they are never seen again. 

So says the nursery rhyme that gives birth to Rawhead, the most fearsome entity to imperil the living since the infamous Roller. Once an obedient mummy by name of Benefre, a desperate bid by his cult fails in tragic fashion, and in so doing, sends him to the Devourerís waiting, corruptive maw. What remains of Benefreís ambitious soul rises again, impure and unholy, set to the execution of a scheme so baleful, it constitutes a heresy even among his own misbegotten kind.

All that stands between Rawhead and his terrible aim are a lone mummy, Kemsiyet, and what little remains of her cult following its destruction at Rawhead’s hands. Declan, her prized security aide, and Fiona, an Irish researcher only just recently inducted into the cult and its blood-soaked world, must fight both the odds and the clock in order to prevent a calamity the likes of which the world hasnít seen since the days of the mummies’ creation.

About the Author:

BRIAN HODGE is the acclaimed author of 11 novels, almost 125 short stories, and four full-length collections. His first collection, The Convulsion Factory, was ranked by critic Stanley Wiater among the 113 best books of modern horror. Heís currently wrapping up his fifth, The Immaculate Void. Among gamers, he is perhaps best known as the author of the first official Hellboy novel, On Earth as It Is in Hell.

Recent works include “The Weight of the Dead,” from Tor, and novelettes of cosmic horror in The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu and Children of Lovecraft. His oft-reprinted 2013 novella, “The Same Deep Waters as You” has recently been optioned by a London-based production studio for development for television. Brian lives in Colorado.

 

 

Open the V20 Dark Ages: Tome of Secrets now on DTRPG! Both PDF and physical book PoD versions are now available! http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/197358/V20-Dark-Ages-Tome-of-Secrets

The Tome of Secrets is a treatment of numerous topics about Cainites and stranger things in the Dark Medieval World. It’s about peeling back the curtain, and digging a little deeper. Inside, you’ll find:

• Expanded treatment of Assamite Sorcery, Koldunic Sorcery, Necromancy, and Setite Sorcery

• A look at Cainite knightly orders, faith movements, and even human witchcraft

• Letters and diaries from all over the Dark Medieval World

 

 

Travel with us all the way to the Red Planet for the Cavaliers of Mars Jumpstart: A Festival of Blades, available in PDF and PoD on DTRPG! http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191678/A-Festival-of-Blades-A-Cavaliers-of-Mars-Jumpstart

Live, fight, and love on Mars, a world of red death and strange mystery, a world of savagery and romance.

Includes: 

  • A complete adventure set in one of dying Mars’ greatest remaining cities.
  • The innovative DEIMOS rules, for high-flying, swashbuckling adventure.
  • Four pre-generated player characters, ready to get into the heart of the action.

 

 

 

 

 

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Discover the long-awaited  Secrets of the Covenants for Vampire: the Requiem 2nd Edition as we unearth the Advance PDF now on DTRPG! http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/199280/Secrets-of-the-Covenants

This book includes:
  • A variety of stories from each of the covenants, all told in their own words.
  • Never-before revealed secrets, like the fate of the Prince of New Orleans.
  • New blood sorcery, oaths, and other hidden powers of the covenants.

 

 

 

CONVENTIONS!

Discussing GenCon plans. August 17th – 20th, Indianapolis. Every chance the booth will actually be 20′ x 30′ this year that we’ll be sharing with friends. We’re looking at new displays this year, like a back drop and magazine racks for the brochure(s).

In November, we’ll be at Game Hole Con in Madison, WI. More news as we have it, and here’s their website: https://www.gameholecon.com/

 

 

 

 


And now, the new project status updates!

 

 

DEVELOPMENT STATUS FROM ROLLICKING ROSE (projects in bold have changed status since last week):

First Draft (The first phase of a project that is about the work being done by writers, not dev prep)

  • Exalted 3rd Novel by Matt Forbeck (Exalted 3rd Edition)
  • Trinity Continuum Core Rulebook (The Trinity Continuum)
  • Trinity Continuum: Aeon Rulebook (The Trinity Continuum)
  • M20 Gods and Monsters (Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • M20 Cookbook (Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • M20 Book of the Fallen (Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • CtD C20 Jumpstart (Changeling: the Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • Ex Novel 2 (Aaron Rosenberg) (Exalted 3rd Edition)
  • C20 Novel (Jackie Cassada) (Changeling: the Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • Pugmire Fiction Anthology (Pugmire)
  • Pugmire Pan’s Guide for New Pioneers (Pugmire)
  • Monarchies of Mau Early Access (Pugmire)
  • Hunter: the Vigil 2e core (Hunter: the Vigil 2nd Edition)

 

Redlines

  • Scion: Origins (Scion 2nd Edition)
  • Scion: Hero (Scion 2nd Edition)
  • Kithbook Boggans (Changeling: the Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • VtR Half-Damned (Vampire: the Requiem 2nd Edition)
  • WoD Ghost Hunters (World of Darkness)

 

Second Draft

  • The Realm (Exalted 3rd Edition)
  • Dragon-Blooded (Exalted 3rd Edition)
  • BtP Beast Player’s Guide (Beast: the Primordial)
  • Book of Freeholds (Changeling: the Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • V20 Dark Ages Jumpstart (Vampire: the Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • GtS Geist 2e core (Geist: the Sin-Eaters Second Edition)

 

Development

  • W20 Changing Ways (Werewolf: the Apocalypse 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • Signs of Sorcery (Mage: the Awakening Second Edition)
  • SL Ring of Spiragos (Pathfinder – Scarred Lands 2nd Edition)
  • Ring of Spiragos (5e – Scarred Lands 2nd Edition)
  • SL Dagger of Spiragos (Pathfinder – Scarred Lands 2nd Edition)
  • Dagger of Spiragos (5e– Scarred Lands 2nd Edition)
  • Arms of the Chosen (Exalted 3rd Edition)
  • Changeling: the Lost 2nd Edition, featuring the Huntsmen Chronicle (Changeling: the Lost 2nd Edition)
  • BtP Building a Legend (Beast: the Primordial)
  • Wraith: the Oblivion 20th Anniversary Edition

 

Editing:

  • VtR A Thousand Years of Night (Vampire: the Requiem 2nd Edition)
  • V20 Beckett’s Jyhad Diary (Stretch Goal Content)
  • W20 Song of Unmaking novel (Bridges) (Werewolf: the Apocalypse 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • CtD C20 Anthology (Changeling: the Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition)

 

Post-Editing Development:

  • CtL fiction anthology (Changeling: the Lost 2nd Edition)

 

Indexing:

 

 

 

ART DIRECTION FROM MIRTHFUL MIKE:

In Art Direction

  • Beckett’s Jyhad Diary – new stuff AD’d
  • M20 Book of Secrets – AD’d
  • W20 Pentex Employee Indoctrination Handbook
  • V20 Dark Ages Companion Sketches and some finals rolling in
  • Dagger of Spiragos  – AD’d
  • VTR: Thousand Years of Night
  • Cavaliers of Mars – Contracting.

 

Marketing Stuff

 

In Layout

  • V20 Lore of the Bloodlines
  • Prince’s Gambit – Kickstarter Prep.
  • Dark Eras Companion – artist shenanigans.
  • C20 

 

Proofing

  • Necropolis Rio – backer PDF out to Mummy KS backers this week.
  • EX3 Tomb of Dreams Jumpstart – first proof.

 

At Press

  • Ex 3 Scree– Shipping to fulfillment shippers.
  • Ex 3 core book – Shipping to fulfillment shippers.
  • Secrets of the Covenants – Waiting for errata to make PoD.
  • Beckett Screen – At Printer, being printed.
  • W20 Shattered Dreams – Shipping to fulfillment shippers.
  • Shattered Dreams Screen – At Printer, being printed.
  • Beast Conquering Heroes – Advance PDF now on sale at DTRPG, gathering errata.
  • Mortal Remains: Beast- Red In Tooth and Claw – Gathered errata.
  • Dark Eras: Doubting Souls – PDF and PoD versions on sale this Wednesday at DTRPG.com.
  • Dark Eras: Bowery Dogs – PDF and PoD versions on sale this Wednesday at DTRPG.com.
  • Pugmire – Backer PDF out to backers.
  • Wise and the Wicked PF & 5e – Out to backers.

 

 

 


TODAY’S REASON TO CELEBRATE: Feb 13th: QUICK! Get out tonight and buy some candy, a toy, flowers, adult novelties, a puppy, champagne, more candy – but different, or at least a flippin’ card, for your mostest loved one. Even though it’s a made-up, capitalist holiday…it’s the thought that counts (and that you’ll be judged for).

  43 comments for “Cough- Back In -hack- The Saddle -cough Cough- Again [Monday Meeting Notes]

  1. Lou Silvers
    February 13, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    I hope you’re getting more feedback like this, but I really like the single chapter pdfs of Dark Eras and hope to see all of them alongside the companion chapters make their way to smaller pdfs and books. Personally I think it’s a better resource for players trying to get into the setting then pulling six hundred pages of “don’t you damage this tome” off the shelf. On top of that, a year from now maybe two I would imagine that the single chapters will be a boon to players getting into CofD come 2020.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 7:03 pm

      Actually, let me thank you so much for your feedback on these. The more folks write in (and write reviews on DTRPG), the more data we have to work from. And we never get enough commentary, so please everybody, it really does help to hear these things directly from you all!

      • ThomasM
        February 15, 2017 at 5:20 pm

        If I hadn’t backed the tome I would definitely buy the specific era’s of interest. I’ll also heartily recommend the single chapters to any of my friends that want an era but not the whole book. Its a great option for us – thank you!

  2. Octavo
    February 13, 2017 at 9:49 pm

    Since there are artist shenanigans on Dark Eras: Companions, would it be possible to get a text preview of one of the eras to KS backers? Perhaps, the Mutapa Empire?

    Glad you’re feeling better. The flu is no joke.

    • atamajakki
      February 13, 2017 at 10:17 pm

      I would love this!

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 7:01 pm

      Yep, I’m not laughing. Just coughing 🙂

      Previews are up to the developers – we’re always glad to post them!

  3. jason
    February 13, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    The artwork for the mage book of secrets looks snazzy ! Also im glad that C20 is close to the finish line.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm

      Thanks! Glad you like it!

  4. Tiresias
    February 13, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    Is that Perfect Soul and Karal Fire Orchid standing together in that picture (and Panther too, I guess)? ‘Cause Perfect Soul and Karal Fire Orchid standing together is the greatest thing ever.

    • Sprucestripedgoose
      February 14, 2017 at 2:37 am

      That might be the best piece of exalted art yet in EX3, its not action packed or anything but still looks really accomplished and hits the tone of exalted right on the head. A lot of the core book still feels tonaly off to me, like they didn’t understand the setting or style guide. I’m not familiar with “Gunship”, but I hope we will see more of their work in the future!

      • chaney_insaney
        February 14, 2017 at 7:32 am

        The guys at Gunship Revolution worked on Ex2 back in the day… although I can’t remember what name the studio was using back then.

      • richt
        February 14, 2017 at 6:54 pm

        Glad you like it! All of the art was reviewed and approved by the developers, so if there were any images inappropriate for the setting of EX3, they would have let us know.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm

      You’ll have to find out when the EX3 Jumpstart gets out to backers! 😉

  5. Dwight
    February 13, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    I know a lot of people that catch the “Con cough” after conventions. It sucks, glad you are feeling better

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:59 pm

      Not sure this is a con-crud thing, but just this winter’s flu. But yeah, getting better – thanks!

  6. Andara
    February 14, 2017 at 1:51 am

    Can we get an update about the W20 dice rolling app please? It’s in its 4th year of development and there havent been any updates via Kickstarter for a very long time.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:58 pm

      We’re still working on dice-rolling apps, and our devoted Deluxe W20 backers are still set to receive their complementary version for W20.

  7. February 14, 2017 at 2:07 am

    I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before but the idea behind the Advance PDFs is great. I’ve read most of the earlier nWoD books (2004-2007/8) and found a lot of proofing errors that really broke the flow of reading sometimes (just look at the 1/4 page note about layout in “Lancea Sanctum”).

    The most recent books are largely free of those problems and it helps with both read time and also comprehension.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:57 pm

      Thanks! We’ve got a really great group of editors here that Rollickin’ Rose has worked really hard to pull together, but even they can miss things. It’s the nature of publishing. A couple hundred pairs of eyes are just more likely to catch those last things than a half-dozen pairs of eyes.

  8. BurningBeard
    February 14, 2017 at 3:58 am

    Hello, why is the hardcover from nWoD corebook not available anymore? My book is in bad condition and I want buy a new one.
    Also I look for POD option for nWoD Immortals and CtL Swords at Dawn.
    Will we get this in future?

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:52 pm

      That’s not something we had anything to do with. As for the two books you mentioned, it’s all about whether the files are still good, and how hard it is to recreate them for PoD printing. Knowing how things work, I bet they both had issues. DTRPG try and get to those as time and resources allow, but Onyx Path doesn’t actually make those happen.

  9. Chesh
    February 14, 2017 at 4:19 am

    Just a question, but the Hurt Locker PDF on drivethrurpg was recently updated. Was that just for minor editing corrections, or was something significant changed?

    • Ian A. A. Watson
      February 14, 2017 at 11:06 am

      That was probably the finalized PDF.

      We release an advance PDF and collect errata from fans, then we incorporate those errata and release a final PDF alongside the print option.

  10. Daniel Persson
    February 14, 2017 at 8:29 am

    Nice!! I am really looking forward to getting my hands on the Lore of the Bloodlines and DAV20 Companion, VtR: A Thousand years of Night , C20, Becketts Jyhad Diary and M20: Book of Secrets. Most of these books are on the way so I could not be happier right now. Have been looking forward to read the new material on the various Bloodlines since the LotC Kickstarter. Just hoping my beloved Salubri and Kiasyd were given a fair representation and that there is a lot of new lore, mechanics, merits + flaws and the like in the Lore of the Bloodlines Book. As a small question, do we have any estimate on when the LotB Book will be released? Thanks for taking your time and reading and responding to this. I will eagerly await any news about the releases of these and more coming books from OPP. Thanks alot for the awsome work you guys do and for the sheer fact that you exist.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:48 pm

      Thanks! No, we don’t give out estimates on the timing of the production stages right through to release. But we provide the weekly update so you can see as the stages are completed.

      • KRB
        February 15, 2017 at 12:59 pm

        I fully 2nd this for LotB, DAV20 Companion, and Beckett’s Diary. I can’t wait to give you my money for these.

        • richt
          February 15, 2017 at 2:39 pm

          We’ll be thrilled to take it once the books are ready!

  11. Robert D
    February 14, 2017 at 9:45 am

    Geist 2E is in Second Draft stage!!!!! Awesome!!!!!! Really made my St. Valentine’s Day. Is there any chance of applying to be a Geist 2E playtester?

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:46 pm

      I don’t know. We’ll ask Travis. Thanks!

  12. Victor J Kinzer
    February 14, 2017 at 2:46 pm

    I was curious about the Changeling 20th Anthology. Given how quickly most anthologies go through art direction and layout it seems viable that the anthology could be finished before C20. Is releasing the anthology before the core book a possibility? Personally I think that would be pretty cool as the fiction would sort of develop and appetite for the game itself, but I wasn’t sure if that was something you would do.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:46 pm

      We’re open to the fiction hitting before, after, or at the same time- so long as the stories are evocative of the direction the line is heading. I had intended all the CofD 2nd Editions to have fiction out earlier than the game book release for exactly the reason you suggest. As an appetizer before the main course.

      • Victor J Kinzer
        February 14, 2017 at 8:37 pm

        Awesome. Thanks for the response, I really appreciate it especially since I recently got over a wave of coughing crud and I know taking the time to go through these is probably a bit more of a lift that normal. I’m really excited about the C20 Anthology especially given some of the comments Matt made about themes for this edition in his playtesting forum posts, so this is definitely very cool.

        Good luck on clearing out the seasonal ick. I just hope yours doesn’t stay with you as long as mine did.

        • richt
          February 15, 2017 at 2:41 pm

          It really has been a longer bout than what I remember.

  13. Full Time GM
    February 14, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    Really happy to see Sin-Eaters 2nd Edition moving forward. I have a whole group of players ready to the new version.
    I missed Ghost Hunters entirely and seeing that pop-up makes my day. I had a lot of fun running ghost stories for mortal characters previously.

    • richt
      February 14, 2017 at 6:44 pm

      Glad to hear it! All kinds of spooky goodness is coming your way!

  14. Wolfgar
    February 14, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    Please do take care of yourself, Rich.

    • richt
      February 15, 2017 at 2:40 pm

      Thanks, getting there.

  15. Shan
    February 15, 2017 at 10:36 am

    I have to say, I’m super looking forward to Arms of the Chosen, as an Exalted fan-person, I’m super hyped to see Realm and Dragonblooded as well, but yeah, arms of the chosen plz.

  16. Brachina
    February 15, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    I hope we get a Changeling the Lost 2e Kick starter before it’s released.

    • richt
      February 15, 2017 at 2:39 pm

      We’re still considering that possibility. Thanks!

    • Chazz Kellner
      February 16, 2017 at 7:04 am

      I’d like to second that motion.

  17. Jason Gignac
    February 16, 2017 at 11:16 am

    I joined the club on Pugmire through Backerkit after the kickstarter was over. Will I get to help edit the pdf too? I never saw the links come to me, but perhaps that’s because I’m not as specials as the Kickstarterers 😉

    • richt
      February 16, 2017 at 5:06 pm

      The Backer PDF is exactly that, a benefit folks get for backing the KS when it was running. There’s no value judgment being made on folks who come along via BackerKit, we’re glad to have you involved!

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