Release Roundup: June 2022

Chronicles of Darkness, Crossroads Continent, Legendlore, Mage: The Ascension, Realms of Pugmire, Sales, Scion, Scion: Demigod, They Came from Beyond the Grave, Trinity Continuum: Aberrant, Trinity Continuum: Æon

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:

  • Crossroads Continent: Down in the Hole: A Crossroads Continent Adventure (advance PDF)
  • Scion: Scion 2nd Edition Book 3: Demigod (PDF/print)
  • Scion: Storypath Tasty Bit: Making History Modern (PDF)
  • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: They Came from Beyond the Grave! Rulebook (print via Studio2)
  • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: They Came from Beyond the Grave! Director Screen (print via Studio2)
  • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Tales of Depravity! (PDF/print)
  • Trinity Continuum: Æon: Dawn (Amazon Kindle)
  • Trinity Continuum: Æon: Meridian (Amazon Kindle/Amazon PoD)
  • Mage: The Ascension: The Operative’s Dossier (PDF/print)
  • Chronicles of Darkness: Chronicles of Darkness 2nd Edition Rulebook (Amazon PoD)
  • Chronicles of Darkness: Chronicles of Darkness character sheets (PDF)
  • Legendlore: Legendlore Rulebook (print via Studio2)
  • Legendlore: Legendlore GM Screen (print via Studio2)
  • Realms of Pugmire: Realms of Pugmire character sheet collection (PDF)

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

Crowdfunding Update

Our Exigents: Out of the Ashes Indiegogo for Exalted 3rd Edition finished last week! We wrapped up with $163,559, or 467% of our $35,000 goal, thanks to our 1726 backers!

Coming soon: Trinity Continuum: Aether!

Current Production Status

Items in bold have changed in status since last month. Early stages, such as proposal, 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
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: They Came from Camp Murder Lake! VTT Adventure
    • Trinity Continuum: Aegis
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether: Six-Part Serial
    • Trinity Continuum: Assassins: Jumpstart VTT Adventure
    • The World Below (Storypath Fantasy)
    • Exalted Essence: Novella 1: What Lies Forgotten
    • 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
    • Scion: Demigod Companion
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: From the Shadows
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Best At What I Do
    • Exalted: Dragon-Blooded Novella #2 (Lauren Roy)
    • Exalted Essence: Pillars of Creation (was Essence Companion)
  • Second/Final Draft: Writers turn in second drafts based on developer redlines
    • They Came from [Classified]: They Came from the Danger Zone!
    • Trinity Continuum: Storypath Tasty Bit: Psions in the Modern Day
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter Jumpstart
  • Development: Developers tie everything together and make any desired final changes.
    • Scion: Path to Apotheosis
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Danger Skies! (was Thrilling Tales)
    • Trinity Continuum: Talent Player’s Guide
    • Mage: The Ascension: Melody through the Mirrorshades (Technocracy Novellas)
    • Exalted: Sidereals
    • Mage: The Awakening: Tome of the Pentacle
    • Changeling: The Lost: The Hedge
  • Manuscript Approval: The developed manuscript goes to Content Leads, In-House Developers, and the Creative Director for final approval.
    • Scion: No Gods, No Masters
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Hated and Feared
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima Jumpstart: Cascade
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Tending the Flame
  • Post-Approval Development: If changes are requested from the previous stage, or additional miscellaneous development needs to be done.
    • Scion: God
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: With Great Power
    • Exalted: Exigents
  • Editing: Editors check for typos, nomenclature, and formatting errors.
    • Scion: Storypath Tasty Bit: Making History Modern
    • Scion: Dragon Jumpstart
    • Scion: Dragon Companion
    • Scion: Whispers from Darkness
    • They Came from Beneath the Sea!: Storypath Tasty Bit: They Came from Bikini Beach Party
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Adventure! Addendum
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima: DLC
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima Jumpstart: Shattered Seals (Terra Surge)
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Howls of Apocalypse Scenario Book
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Apocalyptic Record
    • Mage: The Ascension: Lore of the Traditions
    • Mage: The Ascension: Forgotten and Forbidden Orders
    • Mage: The Ascension: Faces of Magick
    • M20 Victorian Age: Weird Wonders and Revolutionary Magick
    • M20 Victorian Age: Bizarre Tales and Unusual Characters
    • Exalted: Lunars Novella (Rosenberg)
    • Exalted: Essence
    • Chronicles of Darkness: Contagion Chronicle: Global Outbreaks
  • Post-Editing Development: Additional approval and minor fixes from developers.
    • Scion: Wild Hunt
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Icons of Rage
    • Exalted: Many-Faced Strangers: The Lunars Companion
    • Exalted: Adversaries of the Righteous
    • Changeling: The Lost: Kith and Kin
    • Changeling: The Lost: Hollow Courts novella collection
  • Indexing: Larger rulebooks have a comprehensive index created.
    • None

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: God 2nd Edition
    • Scion: Dragon Jumpstart
    • Scion: Realms of Magic and Mystery
    • Scion: Once and Future
    • They Came from the Cyclops’s Cave!
    • They Came from the Cyclops’s Cave!: Jumpstart
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Monsters from the Crypt
    • They Came from [Classified]!
    • They Came from [Classified]!: Jumpstart
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Jumpstart
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Adventure! Addendum
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Proteus Nova Compendium
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Apocalyptic Record
    • 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: Crucible of Legends
    • Exalted: Essence
    • Exalted: Exigents
    • Exalted: Across the Eight Directions
    • Exalted: Adversaries of the Righteous
    • Chronicles of Darkness: Contagion Chronicle Ready-Made Characters
    • Mummy: The Curse: Book of Lasting Death
    • Deviant: The Renegades: The Clades Companion
    • Deviant: The Renegades: The Devoted Companion
    • Legendlore: Legacies of the Earth
    • 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: Masks of the Mythos
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!
    • Changeling: The Lost: Kith and Kin
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep Jumpstart
  • 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.
    • Scarred Lands: Dead Man’s Rust VTT
    • Scarred Lands: Spiragos Collected Adventures
    • Scion: Dragon
    • Scion: Player’s Guide: Saints and Monsters
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Novas Worldwide
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: TCAberrant VTT
    • Trinity Continuum: Æon: Mission Statements
    • Mage: The Ascension: M20 Sorcerer
    • Mage: The Ascension: Victorian Age
  • At Press: The final product is being sent to printers or being prepped for digital release.
    • Crossroads Continent: Down in the Hole: Advance PDF on sale and gathering errata.
    • Scarred Lands: Dead Man’s Rust: Press files sent to printer. PoD proofs ordered.
    • Scion: Demigod: Trad press files at printer.
    • Scion: Demigod Screen: Press files at printer.
    • Trinity Continuum: Assassins: Awaiting errata input.
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Terat novella: PoD proof on the way.
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter: The Vigil 2nd Edition: Trad press files at printer.
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter 2e ST Screen: Files ready for press.
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep: Trad press files at printer.
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep GM screen: Files ready for press.
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep Bookmarks: At KS shipper.

  3 comments for “Release Roundup: June 2022

  1. Corey Reynolds
    July 1, 2022 at 9:52 am

    You guys are freaking INDUSTRIOUS! Thanks for making so many awesome games!

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