Just a note to let you all know that the surveys for the 2018 Far Away Land RPG Kickstarter have been sent. If you backed the project, get the suckers in. If you didn't back the project, you should feel ashamed (jk).
So, here's a Far Away Land RPG update...
Funds have been processed. The books are completed and digitally proofed. A test book (Adventure Awesome) has been sent to the printer to check for formatting/sizing/etc. As soon as it passes inspection, I will order a proof copy to ensure the measurements are okay. If everything looks good, I will then submit the remaining 14 books for print proofs (yep, a total of 15 different books: 5 books, 3 formats per book).
This week will see the finalization of the pdf versions with completed linked indices. Surveys will most likely be going out this coming weekend. So, backers should be getting pdfs pretty soon.
As a side note...
I have added 5 maps to Seas of FAL plus four full-page images as extras. The cover of Seas has also been reformatted to match the other books (this was a concern for some and something that had been gnawing at me). The indices are super thorough and the links should help navigation a great deal.
That's where we are. I'm really shooting to have all rewards sent by the end of May. I hope this is all good news.
Our FAL Kickstarter project was a smashing success with 160 backers and nearly 14k raised.
Thanks to all of our backers for making this happen. You all are awesome and we sincerely thank you.
Now, it is up to us to get the rewards out and delivered in a timely fashion. My goal is to get the final formatting done this week. This the setup for hardcover and paperback versions of the books. I am also getting the indices in order finalizing pdfs this week. We will do a final proofread of all content in the coming week or so. I want to have the files uploaded to the printer and ready for proof orders once the Kickstarter processing of funds completes.
The extended timeline consists of doing a print proof of all 10 books. This will take a bit of time as there are around 1600+ pages to look at. Hopefully we will only have to do a single print proof.
We will of course keep everyone notified as work commences.
Finally, I have a new version of the Quick Start Rules that should be getting uploaded this week. It reflects changes to the core rules and while these changes (in the QSR) aren't huge, they are accurate as to changes in the new books.
Okay. Back to work! Have a great week.
So, less than a week remains in the Far Away Land Kickstarter. We've got over 100 backers and have shattered our original goal! We hope you will come and join us and get in on the action of the expanding FAL Universe.
Come and join us!
I can't believe we are already at the halfway point in this project. We are nearly 500% funded with nearly 90 backers. We want to thank all of you who have backed this project and as a way of doing this, we are offering stretch goals.
Initially, I didn't want to do stretch goals. I felt like trying to create more content with five books would make things more complicated than I wanted and perhaps delay the project should something arise (and I really never want to be featured at Tenkar's Tavern as a wayward Kickstarter). So, instead of content, we are offering backers the chance at stretch goals that unlock additional pdf books they can give to friends as gifts.
I have always wanted Far Away Land to be accessible to as many people as possible. I want people reading it and playing and enjoying it. I hope these stretch goals will allow folks to share Far Away Land with their friends. Plus, everyone likes presents :)
Details on the stretch goals are below and on the FAL Kickstarter page...
We are off to a great start for the Far Away Land RPG Kickstarter. We met our goal in less than an hour and we are close to $7k with nearly 80 backers!
We still have a ton of time left in the project and if you have yet to join us, we hope you will check out what we have to offer. We have a ton of reward levels for both domestic and international backers.
I would also like to thank all of those who have already backed this project. You are all awesome! We are looking forward to getting these new Far Away Land books into everyone's hands.
Want to win Far Away Land pdfs? We are running a contest and giving away free stuff during our current Kickstarter project. All you have to do to enter is click this link and like and share the post. That's it. The winner will get all of the entire collection of new Far Away Land books in pdf format!
The Far Away Land Kickstarter has launched and we are inviting you to be a part of it. This new project greatly expands the world of Far Away Land. 4 new books: Creatures Vol. 2, Creatures Vol. 3, Adventure Awesome, and Seas of Far Away Land bring new rules, locations, encounters, treasure, and adventure to the FALRPG. The Revised Tome of Awesome is also available with rule clarifications, new artwork, non-human PC rules, revised creature sections that features loot drop ideas and size comparison silhouettes, new maps, and more.
We have structured the reward tiers to welcome new folks while also allowing levels for those who already have the Tome of Awesome.
This is a huge project. A lot of work has gone into it. I am exceedingly excited to see Far Away Land expanded.
I hope you will join us and make this happen!
The Far Away Land RPG Kickstarter launches 2.26.2018!
Come and join us!
We are nearing final completion on Seas of Far Away Land. Originally, the book was to be about 100 pages. The final version will be about 160+ pages as we have a added a ton of content and artwork. The book contains...
The book will be released via Kickstarter alongside Creatures Vol. 2, Creatures Vol. 3, Adventure Awesome, and the revised Tome of Awesome. Five books. 800+ pages of FAL gaming goodness. We hope you will join us. You can sign up for updates on our landing page at www.faruniverse.com
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