The Kickstarter has come and gone and was super successful. Over 150 people backed the project and unlocked all of the stretch goals we offered up. We far exceeded our financial goal with the project and met a ton of nice people along the way. Overall, the KS was pretty fun although it was a ton of work. And on that subject...
Over the next few weeks I will be posting a guide to running a Kickstarter, how (Simian Circle Games) SCG went about doing it from the preparation to actual KS to post KS. Along the course of the KS journey I kept ample notes on what was taking place in an effort to create a series of blog posts for anyone interested in creating their own gaming Kickstarter project. I think it will be a great reference for anyone interested a.
The FarUniverse Forums are up and running. You can register and start posting. This is an experimental thing right now and depedning on the amount of traffic/problems (spam) etc., we will see what happens. I really wanted a forum so people could post their creations and talk about the game.
FAL Free Downloads
If you go here http://www.faruniverse.com/downloads.html you can download all kinds of FAL free stuff. This free stuff includes monster card templates in tiff format which allow you tomake your own custom cards. Also provided are custom character cards which let you make your own custom character cards (perfect for NPCs). FAL Character Sheets are also available. We want to make lots of free stuff available so tell us what you want to see and we will try and do it!
Far Away Land RPG Public Release
FAL will be released publicly some time this summer - probably around the first of July. The game will be available in pdf, paperback, and hardback. Monster Cards Series 1 will also be available. There will also be an option to buy FAL merchandise like signed prints, posters, t-shirts, etc.. That's all in the coming months so keep an eye out.
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