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All-new, free ATLANTIS introductory adventure and free Quick-start rules
All-new, free ATLANTIS introductory adventure and free Quick-start rules
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Atlantis is a sword and sorcery game inspired by the works of Fritz Lieber, Michael Moorcock, Robert E. Howard, and Clark Ashton Smith. The setting of Atlantis is a strange, wondrous and sometimes horrific antediluvian age where heroes survive by their wits, courage, and strong sword arms. Based on the classic Atlantean Trilogy by Bard Games .

Information for ATLANTIS can be found HERE

FREE RPG DAY
The goal of the Kickstarter campaign is to make the introductory adventures and quickstart rules free for RPG Day http://www.freerpgday.com/ 

Consumers WORLDWIDE will be able to grab brand-new material for a variety of RPGs—no overstock, retail-priced, or dead product here. The goal of Free RPG Day is to inspire gamers to play a new RPG, which will, in turn, create sales through local game stores. Use the retailer locator to find a participating store near you!  

The Quickstart will feature:
Trouble in Tartessos is an adventure set in the antediluvian world of ATLANTIS! The heroes are tasked to stop the kidnapping of the Atlantean merchant prince Ghanye!

The quickstart will feature truncated rules for play, plus several pre-generated characters.

 Role-playing games are not just my hobby; they’re my passion.

Sharing collaborative storytelling is the greatest gift and together we can give back and build a larger role-playing game community. This hobby has given me some of my best friends, allowed me to meet my wife and afforded me countless hours or entertainment and enjoyment. It’s a beautiful thing and I want to share a bit of that pleasure with the world. 

I know you feel the same way and we can do our part to foster a new generation of role-players.

What I will create

One 24-page quick-start book for ATLANTIS: The Second Age (3,000 copies of the book)
The book will feature: 

A brief introduction to the game to help those who are unfamiliar understand the game’s themes

  • The basic rules of play
  • Pre-generated characters
  • A small introductory adventure to illustrate how the games work


All to be given away for FREE!  

The Backer levels
 The Quickstart rules Includes: 
  • The basic rules to jump start your game and familiarize new players to the system.
  •  Pre-generated heroes to play
  • A 2,000-word adventure ready made for the heroes to adventure through

 One PDF from the existing ATLANTIS: The Second Age catalog 
You can pick any one PDF from the existing catalog of over 15 items and climbing!
To see all the items, click the LINK

 The Adventure Anthology
The Adventure Anthology is a small set of adventures created exclusively for the Kickstarter backers. So far the Anthology includes 3 adventures. Each adventure is 2,000 words or more and is packed with high adventure in the Sword & Sorcery milieu.

THE SCAR OF LAMENT
By Jerry D. Grayson
Scars of Lament takes the heroes to a blasted island off the coast of Atlantis to bury a Necromancer's heart before his body can rise again and exact its revenge on the island nation.

THE LOST VALLEY OF THE NAGA 
By Simon Washbourne(Creator of the wildly popular Barbarians of Lemuria http://beyondbeliefgames.webs.com/)
The Lost Valley of the Naga takes the heroes on a harrowing adventure fraught with peril that eventually leads them to the Citadel of Fire - where an ancient Naga rules.

FEAST OF THE FLESH
By Jerry D. Grayson
The heroes and the merchant prince they protect must escape a mining outpost as a horde of ravenous nethermen approaches. Many obstacles stand in the heroes’ way as they carve a crimson swath to salvation. 

A Child’s Cry By
Eloy Lasanta (http://thirdeyegames.net/)
 Deep in the antediluvian jungles the heroes stumble upon a secret so terrible it will blast their minds and savage their hearts! Can the heroes save the guiltless from the innocent?

The Hidden Enemy
By Robert Schwalb (Famed creator of Shadow of the Demon Lord)
Dark deeds and foul murder terrorize the people of Deshdara, a small oasis town in the deserts of Kush. The Heroes must deal with horrifying monsters stalking the town’s streets and discover the one responsible for their release!

 I hope to add a few more adventures to the book as the kickstarter moves forward so stay tuned!



The ENTIRE ATLANTIS: The Second Age PDF catalog
You get all the PDFs created for ATLANTIS: The Second Age!
  • ATLANTIS: The Second Age
  • ATLANTIS: Action Deck
  • ATLANTIS: Atman Sounds of the Soul (audio product)
  • ATLANTIS: City Guide
  • ATLANTIS: City Map - FREE
  • ATLANTIS: City Map Premium
  • ATLANTIS: Geographica
  • ATLANTIS: Grandmother’s Island
  • ATLANTIS: Hero's Guide
  • ATLANTIS: The Raven Braid
  • ATLANTIS: The Second Age Premium World Map
  • ATLANTIS: The Second Age World Map
  • ATLANTIS: Theragraphica
  • Atlantis: The Second Age (First edition)
  • Atlantis: Bestiary (First edition)
 

PDFs will be available for free with a print option through Drivethru RPG.  

I’m not just a creepy guy standing in bushes. I’m a creepy but honest guy standing in bushes.

Starting with GODSEND Agenda, and HELLAS: Worlds of Sun and Stone, I've created many successful Kickstarter gaming projects enjoyed by many. Now I am focusing on Atlantis: The Second Age.

With the help of other talented men and women I’ve created products for PDF and physical print and maintained a level of consistency and quality that rivals much larger publishers.

Risks and challenges

Khepera Publishing is an experienced RPG publisher. I’ve produced several role-playing games in a variety of formats over the past ten years. This puts me in a fine position to take on the risks and challenges that will arise; and as with any project, experience tells me a few problems likely will.

If there are any risks or challenges YOU can think of that we haven't mentioned here, please write in and tell me. I’ll try and provide the best possible service for your help.

Thank you.

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