Accursed: World of Morden ends soon!
Our current Kickstarter for new material for the Accursed game setting has just kicked over to the hours counter, so we've got less than three days to go.... Read more
Accursed: World of Morden Kickstarter is now live
Greetings Accursed Backers!
Melior Via has launched a crowd-funding project campaign to finance an expansion to our Accursed RPG setting.
Since we first started blogging about Accursed in 2013, the... Read more
The Thin Blue Line Kickstarter has Launched
Greetings Accursed Backers!
Thank you for your attention to this tangential matter. Melior Via has just launched a new Kickstarter for another Savage Worlds Setting - The Thin Blue Line:... Read more
Guns of Dagerov Released!
This is just a quick update to let you know that we've released the final standard reward that was funded by the Kickstarter. The Guns of Dagerov, written... Read more
Moon Valley Released!
This is just a quick update to let you know that we've released the fourth and final 1-sheet that was funded by the Kickstarter. Moon Valley, written by... Read more
Sand and Stone Released!
We've just put Sand and Stone by Chris Avellone and George Ziets up for sale on DriveThruRPG. Coupon codes were also sent out to all of the backers... Read more
Kickstarter post-funding update – 6/11/14
Good morning backers,
We have a few different things to report today, and we'd like to get them out to you quickly, so we're just going to dive right into... Read more
Post Funding Update 5/20/14
We've just sent out Sean Preston's 1-sheet Absolution to backers who were set to receive it. If you haven't yet received your coupon from DriveThru by e-mail, you... Read more
Post Funding Update 4/22/14
Here in Cleveland, we've had a solid week of temperatures above freezing. That seems like major progress. I think spring may actually be here. So, before everyone runs... Read more
Half-Light 1-sheet released!
Colin McComb's 1-sheet adventure, Half-Light, is now available on DriveThruRPG. We've also sent out coupon codes through their system to all backers who had selected the 1-sheet package... Read more
The Banshee of Loch Finnere
We've just sent out coupon codes for Rich Baker's adventure, the Banshee of Loch Finnereto backers who selected it as an add-on product during the Kickstarter. Here's... Read more
The First 1-Sheet is Away!
Hello again, backers!
As a quick update, we've just put the first of the 1-sheet adventures up for sale on DriveThru, and sent out the associated coupon codes to backers.... Read more
Post Funding Update – March 20, 2014
Greetings once again. The calendar says that winter is finally coming to an end. I'll be a touch more pragmatic and believe it when I see it. We had snow... Read more
Post Funding Update 2/27/14
Wow, time flies, we last updated you at the start of February, and now we're rapidly running out of the month. So, let's dive in and let folks know where... Read more
Post Funding progress update 2/8/14
I've previously stated that I wasn't going to leave you in the dark about things for any length of time, so I felt that it was time for... Read more
Second Novella Released!
Mel Odom's novella Patchworkhas just been released for sale on DriveThruRPG/DriveThruFiction for $4.99. We've sent the coupon code out to all backers who selected this as an... Read more
The Festival at Glenelg Now Available
See, this is what happens when I warn you that I'm not going to do weekly updates. Apparently, I should give you that warning more often.
We've received... Read more
Post Funding Update – Week 12
We're a day late with this one. Hopefully no one minds too much. Last week, print coupons went out to everyone who was at the appropriate backer level.... Read more
Premium hardcover proof has arrived
We've received the premium hardcover proof. First off, our gratitude to the UPS driver that drove from Kentucky to Cleveland in blizzard-like conditions last night. I don't know who this... Read more
Standard color print is now available!
We've just received the standard color versions of the setting book, and DriveThru did a stellar job of printing them. Everything fully met with our expectations on the proof copies... Read more
Post Funding Update – Week 11
And this week we bid adieu to 2013. This year seemed to flash by for the Accursed team. In late 2012, we were discussing launching this project, and... Read more
OK, that was fast
Greetings once more, backers,
The DriveThruCards publisher contact was kind enough to expedite printer approval on the combined deck. WIth that done, I've sent out the round of coupons for... Read more
Alternative Suits are Live!
The alternative suit poker decks arrived today, and once more, they look great. Here are some quick unboxing photos:
The cards shipped in a padded envelope. There was a label... Read more
Post Funding Update - Week 10
The holidays are upon us, which means that shipping times have increased, everyone's busy all the time, and money is tight. On the other hand, it does mean... Read more
A Quick Heads-up from DriveThruRPG
I just got an e-mail from DriveThruRPG asking me to let folks know the following:
Their system apparently only allows for one coupon code per transaction. Consequently, backers who are... Read more
Backers Check Your E-mails!
We've just sent out comp copies of the Player's Guide and the Setting Guide to all backers who had selected those rewards. We learned from the poker deck... Read more
Post Funding Update - Week 9 (A day early)
Hopefully no one minds too much that this is going out a day early. We received the proofs on the poker deck in the mail today, and couldn't... Read more
Post Funding Update - Week 8
Hi again, Backers,
This weekend has been filled with holiday preparations and a family birthday party, so I'm afraid this one is a little brief. In spite of that, I... Read more
As the shopping season begins, we wanted to have something that we could send your way. We'll try to send a few more small things leading up to... Read more
Post Funding Update - Week 7
We're out of November, and into the range where it's legitimate for folks to start going, "Hey, Where's my backer reward!" So, it's time for us to be... Read more
Post Funding Update - Week 6
Another week past already. Fortunately, this one was pretty productive, and things are really starting to come together. Here's what's going on:
- Today is the day that we... Read more
Quick playtest note
I just wanted to let folks know that the playtest files for the Witches and their banes have gone out to the backers who indicated a willingness to... Read more
Post funding update – Week 4
We want to make sure we're keeping you in the loop with a weekly update, even if we don't have anything particularly exciting to share. This week was... Read more
Post Funding Update – Week 3
A week has passed since our last update, and we're going to continue doing our part to keep you in the loop on our progress. Three weeks have... Read more
After the Kickstarter – Week 2
I hope everyone has gotten some good gaming in since last week's update. Here's the latest information on the Accursed Savage Worlds setting book. It's now been two... Read more
Post Kickstarter Life – Week 1
Today marks a week since the Accursed Kickstarter closed. Part of our commitment to our backers is to keep you informed about what happens on a regular basis. As we... Read more
One More Thank You!
I'm home from the football game I attended this afternoon and have started the process of going through a myriad of different accounting spreadsheets. These are the business fallout from... Read more
Stretch Goal #6 Unlocked!
In the early hours of the morning, we surpassed $22,000. The project has now unlocked 7 different add-on rewards. We only have a few hours left. If you're a completest,... Read more
We're now under 24 hours to go in the Accursed Kickstarter. We've got several stretch goals and one big bonus goal still available. Can you help us reach them?
Since... Read more
Final Friday - Part Two - The Return
On Wednesday morning, we had just under 400 backers. It's Friday evening, and we've just surpassed 450. That is amazing work. Thank you one and all. The outpouring of... Read more
Final Friday Update - Lucky #13
As we count down the remaining hours towards the Kickstarter's finale, we need to squeeze in a few final bits of information. Things have gone extremely well so... Read more
Bonus Goal #2
Looking at today's progress, it seems many backers were happy that we unlocked the Accursed poker deck. We're excited about it too. Of course, after it unlocked, we had a... Read more
Poker Deck Unlocked!
This morning, we surpassed 400 backers. That unlocks the Accursed poker deck! Once all of the artwork for the book is in, we'll be able to make this available to... Read more
Stretch Goal #4 Achieved!
Today, we surpassed $17,000 in pledges and unlocked Stretch Goal #4. This is a four pack of 1-sheet adventures each written by a different accomplished game designer. We're thrilled to... Read more
The Final Week!
Thanks so much for your continued support of the Accursed RPG project. We've had some fantastic success so far, as we sit at more than 160% of our... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 Achieved!
Thanks to your support, the project has just passed Stretch Goal #3, which unlocks a novella written by Mel Odom! We're thrilled to know that this represents the start of... Read more
Preview and Progress
Hello Witchmarkers! (Better?)
I just wanted to drop a note to let folks know how things have been going. We're just past the half-way point in the project, so it's... Read more
Good morning Accursed backers! (Wow, that sounds bad! Anyone got a better name for project backers on this one?)
Thanks so much for your continued support of the project. It's... Read more
Good morning backers!
We're about a third of the way through the project, and we've made fantastic progress so far. Thank you so much for all of your continued support.... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 Achieved
We really did not expect to be posting this update quite so quickly. Thanks to your fantastic support, we've achieved our first stretch goal. Accursed will now feature full-color artwork... Read more
When the team started working on Accursed, we were pretty optimistic that we could create something special. When we took the blog live, we were very happy with the response... Read more
Fantastic Start and Promotional Tools!
Thank you so much to all of your support! We hit the halfway point of funding in just 11 hours. You've gobsmacked the creative team. We're thrilled and humbled at... Read more