Release Roundup: December 2022

Changeling: The Lost, Exalted, Mage: The Ascension, Realms of Pugmire, Sales, Scarred Lands, Scion

Welcome to the Release Roundup! Remember, this is where to go to find not just the month’s releases, but also the compiled project status updates for the last month.

This month’s Onyx Path releases include:

This month’s Community Content, from the Storypath NexusSlarecian Vault, and Canis Minor includes:

CROWDFUNDING UPDATE

Sidereals: Charting Fate's Course

The campaign for Sidereals: Charting Fate’s Course ended this month at 744%! We hit our goal in only nine minutes, 200% after 45 minutes, and 300% after three hours! We closed at a comfortable $223,142 of our $30,000 goal, thanks to our 2334 backers, and blasted through the following stretch goals:

  • Sidereals ST Screen
  • Supplemental Content x13: Arts of Destined Battle: The signature fighting styles of the other four divisions of the Bureau of Destiny. For Starry Eyes Only: ST advice and plot hooks for Sidereal missions. Secrets of Jupiter’s Tome x2: More Terrestrial and Celestial spells, and new sorcerous initiations tailored for Sidereals. The Streets of Heaven x2: Details on a number of heavenly districts. Salon of Celestial Personages: quick character traits for a number of gods and other denizens of heaven. Thousand Weapon Arts: Even Blade style, Flowing Whip Arm style, Threshing Grain nunchaku style, Crimson Killing Field Style, Sapphire Veil of Passions style. Bureau Intelligence Briefing: Handouts for new players introducing them to the basics of the setting. Hallowed Vaults Unsealed: Starmetal artifacts and evocations. Roll of Maiden’s Chosen: Quick character traits for a number of notable Sidereals. Battle Arts of the Back Alleys: Martial arts used by criminals and disreputable grandmasters: Seven Drunken Gods, Devil Pipe, Roaring Iron, and Prince-Eating Mendicant styles. Celestial Geomancy: Descriptions of notable heavenly manses and new hearthstones. Beware The Flying Guillotine: both a spell and a martial art.
  • Sidereals Jumpstart
  • Sidereals Novella
  • Digital Wallpaper
  • Sidereals KS shirt on RedBubble
  • Mobile Wallpaper

Coming in late January: Realms of Pugmire.

CURRENT PRODUCTION STATUS

Items in bold have changed in status since last month. Early stages, such as proposals, outlines, and approvals, are not shown here.

Development: These stages typically happen first in a project, and concern the words you’re going to be reading.

  • First Draft: Writers turn in their initial drafts
    • They Came from [CLASSIFIED]!: Quip, Cinematic, Twist, and Fiendish Plot Cards
    • They Came from the Cyclops’s Cave: Quip, Cinematic, Fantastic Settings, and Fiendish Plot Cards
    • Trinity Continuum: Assassins: Storypath Tasty Bit: Art Museum (Feb 2023)
    • Exalted: Abyssals
    • Exalted Essence: Jumpstart
    • Exalted Essence: Adventure Trilogy
    • Exalted Essence: Novella 2: Damned Lies
    • Exalted Essence: Novella 3: (Cole)
    • Exalted: Exalted Essay Collection
    • Branch Riders
  • Redlines: Developers make notes and desired changes to writers
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether: Audio Drama
  • Second/Final Draft: Writers turn in second drafts based on developer redlines
    • Exalted Essence: Novella 1: What Lies Forgotten
  • Development: Developers tie everything together and make any desired final changes.
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether: The Aethernaut Collection
    • The World Below (Storypath Fantasy)
  • Manuscript Approval: The developed manuscript goes to Content Leads, In-House Developers, and the Creative Director for final approval.
    • Trinity Continuum: Aegis
    • Trinity Continuum: Community Content Guide
  • Post-Approval Development: If changes are requested from the previous stage, or additional miscellaneous development needs to be done.
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Best At What I Do
    • Exalted: Dragon-Blooded Novella 2: Surface Truths (Lauren Roy)
  • Editing: Editors check for typos, nomenclature, and formatting errors.
    • Scion: God
    • They Came from Beneath the Sea!: Storypath Tasty Bit: Beach (Jan 2023)
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Danger Skies! (was Thrilling Tales)
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Adventure! Addendum
    • Trinity Continuum: Brave New Worlds
    • Trinity Continuum: Talent Player’s Guide
    • Trinity Continuum: Assassins: Jumpstart VTT Adventure
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: From the Shadows
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Hated and Feared
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: With Great Power
    • Exalted Essence: Pillars of Creation
    • Exalted: Sidereals
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter Jumpstart
  • Post-Editing Development: Additional approval and minor fixes from developers.
    • Mage: The Ascension: Lore of the Traditions
    • Exalted: Exigents
    • Exalted: Many-Faced Strangers: The Lunars Companion
  • Indexing: Larger rulebooks have a comprehensive index created.
    • n/a

Art Direction: These stages happen concurrently with the final stages of Development, and concern the visual appearance of the final product. Accordingly, some items may appear in both the Development and Art Direction lists.

  • Art Direction: Art notes are collected from developers, and artists are hired according to the needs of the line and book.
    • Scarred Lands: Vigil Watch: Kelder Mountains
    • Scion: Path to Apotheosis
    • Scion: Dragon Companion
    • Scion: No Gods, No Masters
    • Scion: Dragon Jumpstart
    • Scion: Wild Hunt
    • Scion: God 2nd Edition
    • Scion: Once and Future
    • They Came from the Cyclops’s Cave!
    • They Came from the Cyclops’s Cave!: Jumpstart
    • They Came from [Classified]!
    • They Came from [Classified]: They Came from the Danger Zone!
    • They Came from [Classified]!: Jumpstart
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: They Came from Camp Murder Lake! VTT Adventure
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether Jumpstart
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Adventure! Addendum
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima Jumpstart: alt-AR (Cascade)
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima Jumpstart: Shattered Seals (Terra Surge)
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima: DLC
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Icons of Rage
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Howls of Apocalypse Scenario Book
    • Mage: The Ascension: Lore of the Traditions
    • Mage: The Ascension: Faces of Magick
    • Mage: The Ascension: Forgotten and Forbidden Orders
    • M20 Victorian Age: M20VA Jumpstart
    • M20 Victorian Age: Weird Wonders and Revolutionary Magick
    • M20 Victorian Age: Bizarre Tales and Unusual Characters
    • Exalted: Sidereals
    • Exalted: Crucible of Legends
    • Exalted: Exigents
    • Exalted: Across the Eight Directions
    • Chronicles of Darkness: Contagion Chronicle Ready-Made Characters
    • Mage: The Awakening: Tome of the Pentacle
    • Deviant: The Renegades: The Clades Companion
    • Deviant: The Renegades: The Devoted Companion
    • Legendlore: Legacies of the Earth
    • Realms of Pugmire: Realms of Pugmire 2e Core Rulebook
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep Companion
  • In Layout: Typeface, coloration, and art are chosen, added to the manuscript text, and laid out for visual appeal.
    • Scion: Demigod Companion
    • Scion: Realms of Magic and Mystery
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Stampede of Justice Jumpstart
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Apocalyptic Record
    • Exalted: Essence
    • Changeling: The Lost: The Hedge
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Tending the Flame
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep Jumpstart VTT Assets
  • Proofing: The final book layout is checked over by the art director, creative director, and sometimes the developer to make sure everything appears as it should.
    • Storypath Ultra Brochure
    • Scarred Lands: Spiragos Collected Adventures
  • At Press: The final product is being sent to printers or being prepped for digital release.
    • Scarred Lands: Dead Man’s Rust VTT: Pack has been sent out to backers.
    • Scarred Lands: Dead Man’s Rust: KS rewards shipped.
    • Scion: Demigod: KS rewards shipped.
    • Scion: Demigod Screen: KS rewards shipped.
    • Scion: Dragon: At KS fulfiller.
    • Scion: Dragon Storyguide Screen: Printing started.
    • Scion: Masks of the Mythos: At KS fulfiller.
    • Scion: Masks of the Mythos Storyguide Screen: Printing started.
    • They Came from Beneath the Sea!: Community Content Guide
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Monsters from the Crypt!: PoD proof on the way.
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Backer PDF out to backers for errata.
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Proteus Nova Compendium: Page XXing.
    • M20 Victorian Age: At Trad press, reviewing press proofs, and PoD proof on the way.
    • Exalted: Facets of Truth (Rosenberg Lunars Novella): Out to KS backers.
    • Exalted: Adversaries of the Righteous: Errata sheet closed down, Lauren going over errata.
    • Chronicles of Darkness: Contagion Chronicle Global Outbreaks: Out to KS backers for errata.
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter: The Vigil 2nd Edition: KS rewards shipped out.
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter 2e ST Screen: KS rewards shipped out.
    • Mummy: The Curse: Book of Lasting Death: Releasing this week.
    • Legendlore: Legendlore VTT
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep VTT Assets
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep: KS rewards shipped.
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep GM screen: KS rewards shipped.
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep Bookmarks: KS rewards shipped.

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