Our soundtrack is heading off this week to be pressed to disc. At the same time, we're producing digital download cards. So, we'll roll out the music to you with the PDFs, or even sooner. If your reward called for a 'hard copy,' of the soundtrack, you'll be getting a CD. If you would rather just do a digital download, please let us know and we'll send you a code instead of a disc.
The book is still waiting for the final backer NPC portraits...which we're waiting for from Avatar Art. They're close...
We are working on locking down our foreword. We have two stellar candidates, and are seeing which graciously accepts.
Did you see the Brawler class in the Pathfinder Advanced Class Guide playtest? Stinks of our Pugilist...no? We're not upset...shows we're on the right track. We will roll out free errata after release of both our core book and the final ACG to allow you to play the Pugilist as a Brawler archetype or as we originally designed.
Also, we are still waiting for our final backer NPC portraits.
We have confidence that the PDF will be released in December. We hope to ship the printed book as soon as the printer finishes them (about 30 days from PDF release).
Here's a pic of our crew at Rising Star Con in Ullera's Capitol, Summit City. Thanks for your patience!
AvatarArt has started delivering our backer NPC profile pics. We have three of the 10. Here is a sneak peek, Hostile Grady Hostetler!
Once we drop them in the PDF, it'll just be some tedious nit-picking and we'll release the PDF while we wait for the printers to put ink to paper.
We'll be heading to Summit City this weekend. Well, the city upon which it's based, at least. Rising Star Sci-Fi Convention is a wee-but-dear con in Bluefield, WV. There we'll be sitting on a game design panel, running demos, debuting our soundtrack, and cosplaying most of our iconic characters.
Regarding the status of the core book and rewards, we are waiting on the $500+ backer NPC portraits. AvatarArt updated us yesterday stating their artist is having more trouble with the likenesses than anticipated, thus the delay. In order to get you your rewards and finally release the core book, we've granted AvatarArt relief from the likeness requirement. If they can get the portraits close to the likeness of the backer, great. If not, they are to move forward to complete the portraits ASAP. If you're a $500 backer and you have an issue with this, let us know and we can work something out.
We are working feverishly to expedite our vendors and roll this out. We're ready, folks!
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