Print Schedule Finalized!
After much back and forth with our usual printer throughout August, we decided to switch printers to do a real offset print run. This is great news because... Read more
GenCon and Production Update
As you might have guessed by this point, we will not have books available at GenCon. We put in an order for a proof last week from... Read more
PDF Delivery and Print Update
Hark! The day has come!
Please check your Kickstarter message inbox: we’ve sent out codes for you to download your copy of the finished Urban Shadows PDF from DriveThruRPG. Woot!... Read more
June Production Update
We’re so close now! This weekend we sent off the text for chapters 5 and 6 off to Amanda for copy editing. That means that the entire player-facing... Read more
February Production Update
Hello fantastic backers!
February is upon us, and it’s time for us to show off a bit of what we’ve been working on this past month. It’s a been... Read more
January Production Update
Once again, thanks for your patience. We’re still plugging away here on the text, the playbooks, the art, and the layout, and we appreciate you all being... Read more
We’re Still Here
Lots of stuff has been happening behind the scenes with us and Magpie games over the past several weeks. The custom dice have arrived, the main text is... Read more
We’ve been hard at work at Magpie HQ on Urban Shadows stuff. It’s well past time for an update!
Draft to Rules Editing
At this point, we've handed... Read more
Maps, Maps, and More Maps!
Hello again backers!
We’ve got exciting news to share with you, and if the title of the update didn’t give it away already, it’s about MAPS! You may recall the... Read more
Update #21: Playtest Close, Indie+ Demo, BackerKit
GenCon is Coming...
This next week, the Magpie Games team is headed to GenCon in Indy for some of the most awesome days of gaming ever. We’re running a ton... Read more
The Shape of Things to Come
First, thank you so much for your help in making Urban Shadowsa reality. I still remember Andrew coming to me back in January of 2013 to talk... Read more
A Big Thank You!
We did it! Thanks to each of you, Urban Shadows is going to become a reality. We ended our campaign with $35,209, which is 1,173% times higher than our original... Read more
No Church in the Wild
“Tears on the mausoleum floor
Blood stains the coliseum doors
Lies on the lips of a priest
Thanksgiving disguised as a feast”
- No Church in the WIld, Kanye West... Read more
London Calling… and India! And The Scholar! And Maps!
“London calling to the imitation zone
Forget it, brother, you can go it alone
London calling to the zombies of death
Quit holding out, and draw another breath”
- London... Read more
On The Dark Streets Below!
“Slow down little girl
You've lost your way in this world
Slow down, start again
You'll feel much better in the end”
- On The Dark Streets Below, Murder By... Read more
The Vessel Arrives… With Two New Stretch Goals!
“This body. This body holding me.
Be my reminder here that I am not alone in
This body, this body holding me, feeling eternal
All this pain is an illusion.”... Read more
Three Days Left!!
This is it folks, we’re into the final three days of the project and I couldn't be more excited/humbled/nervous/tense......yeah, you get the idea!
This entire experience has been thrilling, and... Read more
Miami, New Basic Moves, and Dark Streets
“Baby's always attracted to the things she's afraid of
Big girl with the sweet tooth
Watches the skinny girl in the photo shoot
Freshmen squeaky clean
She tastes of chlorine”... Read more
Stretch Goals, Archetypes, and Add ons
Thanks again for your patience this past week as we journeyed to the strange lands of Ohio for Origins. We ran a ton of Urban Shadows there, and ... Read more
Los Cazados Are Loose!
"Charge me your day rate
i'll turn you out in kind
when the moon is round and full
gonna teach you tricks that'll blow your mongrel mind"
- Wolf Like... Read more
New Stretch Goal Announced!
We’re sorry for the delay in announcing our newest stretch goal, Mark and I have been rather busy this week with business trips and commuting to Ohio for ORIGINS!! If... Read more
Bullet With Butterfly Wings
“The world is a vampire, sent to drain
Betrayed desires, and a piece of... Read more
Boulevard of Broken Dreams
“I walk this empty street
On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Where the city sleeps
And I'm the only one and I walk alone.”
- Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Green... Read more
“Where figures from the past stand tall
And mocking voices ring of blood.
Imperialistic house of prayer
Conquistadors who took their share”
- Dead Souls, Nine Inch Nails
Stretch... Read more
New York, New York
“These little town blues, are melting away.
I'm gonna make a brand new start of it, in old New York.
If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere.... Read more
“Oh, now feel it comin' back again
Like a rollin' thunder chasing the wind
Forces pullin' from the center of the earth again
I can feel it.”
- Lighting Crashes... Read more
Sunday Bloody Sunday - Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked
"I'll wipe your tears away.
I'll wipe your tears away.
I'll wipe your bloodshot eyes."
- Sunday Bloody Sunday, U2
That Was Quick… The Hallowed is Unlocked!
Wooo! We’re aboot... Read more