Ripper of Shriveport
Get a taste of the Carrow Hills of the upcoming 13th Age tome The Overworld and Beyondby joining me in a 13th Age one shot at AetherCon, the online... Read more
Dungeon Deeds, Done Dirt Cheap!
I hope you are all still enjoying Gods and Icons!
I wanted to let you know about a friend's Kickstarter. Cool terrain at a really great price. Check out... Read more
The ENnie Awards
Vote for Dread Unicorn Games for Fan's Favorite Publisher!
Go to: http://www.ennie-awards.com/vote/2018/index.php
Scroll down to Fan's Favorite Publisher
Scroll down to Dread Unicorn Games
If you want, give us a... Read more
Gods and Icons in The Overworld and Beyond
Greetings Gods and Icons Backers!
The Overworld and Below will have plenty of tie-ins to Gods and Icons. Churches, temples, shrines, and sacred groves to the gods from Gods and... Read more
The Overworld and Beyond: Kickstarting Now for 13th Age
The Overworld and Beyond
In the Carrow Hills, the veil between worlds is thin.
What will cross over to your world?
What will you find when you cross over to... Read more
More 13th Age Adventure Kickstarting Soon!
The Overworld and Beyond
Kickstarting in just three days, this collection of settings and adventures by Ash Law will take your 13th Age game to the planes. Using some of... Read more
The Gods and Icons Upgrade Pack is Here!
At long last, the Gods and Icons Upgrade Pack is Here!
This adds more art, more GM advice, and pages and pages of new monsters to enhance your games!
... Read more
Upgrade Pack Preview
The Gods and Icons Upgrade Pack is in layout now. Here's a sneak peak (with some great art from James Wyatt):
The Gods and Icons Upgrade Packwill be available... Read more
Gods and Icons Fiction
Our last stretch goal: Gods and Icons Fiction
A short collection of fiction that illuminates the world of Gods and Icons.
- Two icons who serve the same emperor struggle over... Read more
First off, if you paid for The Sun Below Collection and/or The Gods and Icons collection during the Kickstarter and haven't gotten these add-ons, please contact me. Again,... Read more
Tower in the Mist Pregens
We've added Tower in the Mist pregens to our website.
What's new? Only that they are made for double sided printing, and each sheet has the icons on the back.... Read more
Gods and Icons Upgrade Pack
Over at The Gods Have Spoken kickstarter, we're adding new art for the Bright Gods, the Thirsty Gods, and the Old Gods. Our high level backers are adding saints. And,... Read more
The Gods Have Spoken
The gods from Gods and Icons are spreading to 5E. If you play 5E, or have friends who play 5th edition D&D, let them know! http://kck.st/2iEt6ne
Secret: If we hit the... Read more
The Gods Have Spoken
You have your gods for your 13th Age game.
But what about your friends who play 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons? Tell them that on January 1st, a new Kickstarter... Read more
Gods and Icons Wallpaper is Here!
As promised six wide-screen format wallpaper images for your computer background.
Go here and download them now! http://wp.me/P4E0KS-KP
Click on the image to make it big, then "save as."
Printing is under way!
All backers who ordered print versions, the printing is under way. It takes a bit, but soon a brown cardboard mailer with your name should be sneaking up on you.... Read more
Tower in the Mists
Those of you who backed at the Epic level or ordered and paid for the Tower in the Mist add-on, check your email! Look for email from DriveThruRPG.com.
And... Read more
First Proof Here!
We got our first printer proof, Gods and Icons softcover. We'll check that all is good, and the same with the other two proofs we're waiting on. It's getting closer!... Read more
The Player's Companion PDF is out!
Check your mail from DriveThruRPG.
Let me know if there are any issues.
The Player's Companion is Gods and Icons with the GM party cut out. Perfect to give to... Read more
Next Up: Player's Companion
And while we work on the Player's Companion, most of you have picked up your digital copy of Gods and Icons from DriveThruRPG. We encourage you to post a public... Read more
Gods and Icons is on Sale
Tell your friends who missed the Kickstarter! http://bit.ly/2ddKJrp
Q: Is it five cents cheaper than in the Kickstarter?
A: Not really. It does not include the Player's Companion, like the $15... Read more
Getting Close to shipping the pdf and ePub of Gods and Icons. The Player's Guide Comes next.
For those who are Beta Testers, check out your Dropbox folder. Please bash... Read more
Ghost Lake Preview
Over on the Dread Unicorn website we posted a little Gods and Icons preview from Connor Marvin. This and other Unhallowed Places will include sections on using them for both... Read more
It's coming together!
Art is mostly in, same for writing. Editing now and Layout next.
Read More: http://bit.ly/2agxvHT
Christmas in July!!!
Epic Adventures 25% Off!
In case you've been kicking yourself for not picking up the Sun Below PDFs as an Add-On, they are on sale now, as part of... Read more
Gods and Icons Update
I want to let you know about a change. Our fifth stretch goal added two short stories featuring themes from Gods and Icons. Print backers were supposed to get these... Read more
Mutant Dragons and The Tower in the Mists
We've done our local playtesting of our introductory adventure, Tower in the Mists.
For those backing at the playtest levels, now it's your turn! Check your playtest folder for... Read more
Art Preview and Playtest is Out!
First check out an early sketch of Ghiama, the five headed chromatic dragon icon by Jesheilds:
You can see more of his great art here: http://jeshields.com/wp/
For those who backed... Read more
We're on a roll
Here's a preview of our Icon One Page: http://bit.ly/1YdyTQE
Astute backers a the Iconic Namer level will notice their new icon names are there. And check out the icon symbols by... Read more
Just a heads up for those of you who use Roll20, or are Roll20 Curious:
Roll20Con is June 3rd! 24 Hours of nonstop gaming!
I'll be running ColdSnap a 13th... Read more
The Sun Below Add Ons are on their way
If you added money for Sun Below Add-Ons, they are on their way.
Look for an email from DriveThruRPG.com for your PDF copies.
Print copies are on their way, please be... Read more
Check your mail for your backer surveys. They went out today.
What's next? For those of you who pledged for add-ons, some of those we can ship right away, so... Read more
Working on the Playtest
While we're waiting for Kickstarter to collect the funding and deliver it to us (it takes a while) we're busy updating our playtest document. After the update is complete, we'll... Read more
Thanks so much for backing Gods And Icons. I'm going to take tomorrow off to back-country ski on Broken Top Mountain. After that, it's nose to the grindstone.
Thank you so... Read more
Most Likely to Smite, 12th Stretch Goal, Unlocked!
12th Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Vanessa Rose Phin will pen a primer for the morally ambiguous in "Most Likely to Smite." Rogues and corrupt clerics rejoice!
74 Minutes, Can We Make... Read more
Slithik Achievement Unlocked!
Our Eighth Playable Race is All About the Slime!
Can We Get to T-Shirts?
How About the Most Likely to Smite Stretch Goal?
We have 3 Hours, so... Read more
Another Stretch Goal Cracked Wide Open!
Unhallowed Ground Unlocked!
Three settings for your game that were once holy, and now have fallen into deep shadow. Great for your next adventure!
Next: Most Likely to Smite
Vanessa... Read more
Stretch Goal Disintegrated! Unhallowed Ground on Deck!
More Divine Art is In! Unhallowed Ground Next Stop
Three settings for you to put in your game. Places that used to be holy, but have fallen into darkness. Perfect... Read more
48 Hours to Go!
If you have any friends who might be interested, tell them it's time!
Don't forget to share those icon relationship roll pictures on Facebook and Twitter. Show a... Read more
Stretch Goal Kablam! There Will Be Consequences!
More great complication to bump your story to eleven when the icon relationships come with consequences attached.
Will the icon's agent give the PC a bag a spores... Read more
Today's Unlocked Stretch Goal: 6 New PC Races!
Unlocked: 6 Player Races!
Now you too can be a gelatinous troglodyte, goblin, half-owlbear, hobgoblin, klik-zeen (mantis person), or pixie.
Next on Deck: There Will be (More) Consequences
Sometimes an icon... Read more
A Peek Behind the Curtains
This is our first Kickstarter. I've always wondered what they look like from the inside. Now that I know, I've blogged about it. Take a peek.
Thank you wonderful backers!... Read more
DING! Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Iconic Colors Unlocked
Now all the icon portraits will be full color. Looks like I get to put my art director hat on and work with our great artists on... Read more
Thank You! Wallpapers are Unlocked!
All champion-level backers and above will be getting 6 wallpaper images with art from Gods and Icons!
Next Up: Slithik
If we hit 4 more... Read more
FREE Adventure Included at Epic Level and Above!
The Tower in the Mist
This introductory adventure showcasing Gods and Icons will be included FREE at Epic Level and Above (any level with a print version of Gods and... Read more
Show Your Dice!
Got dice? Show 'em!
Thank you so much for backing Gods and Icons!
We've only got 10 days left in the Kickstarter, so we thought we'd do something a fun.... Read more
An Unintended Sale
A sharp-eyed backer noticed that people shopping for Numenera adventures could back this Kickstarter at $1 and add the Sun Below titles as Add-Ons and save money.
I checked, and... Read more
Podcasts, and Colors, and Wallpapers, Oh My!
Podcast on Stealing
There are times when you might not be running a 13th Age Roleplaying Game, but you want to steal things from it and use in other games.... Read more
Spring is Sprung
The spring is sprung, the grass is riz,
I wonder where the boidie is.
They say the boidie’s on the wing.
But that’s absoid. The wing is on the bird. -- Anonymous... Read more
3 More Potions, You've Done It!
Glug, Glug, Woot!
Congrats backers! We'll expand the new potions section by three more potions now that you've unlocked the Drink 3 Potionsachievement. This is on top of the... Read more
Another Stretch Goal Unlocked. Color on the Horizon
You did it! Congratulations, you've critically hit another stretch goal!
Holy Places are Unlocked!
Three holy places -- a place of worship (church/temple/sacred grove) for each pantheon: the Bright Gods,... Read more
3 Potions Approach
We just hit our seventh community milestone. Thank you!
For every four milestones we hit, we unlock a new achievement.
Thanks for helping spread the word -- You are the... Read more
Preview: Bard Magic Items
When a player rolls a 5 or a 6 on an icon relationship roll, the GM has a lot of choices for what kind of help the icon gives the... Read more
New Add-Ons: The Sun Below Adventures
People asked, so we've added three new add-ons to this Kickstarter.
These Dread Unicorn Games' Sun Below adventures are for Numenera, a Cypher System game. Not only do we love... Read more
Next Stop: Holy Places!
With our fifth stretch goal met, we've added two fantasy short stories set in the world of Gods and Icons at the champion-level and up. Those backers will get the... Read more
Goddess Preview: Hessis of the Old Gods
The Old Gods
Also Known As: gods of the wheel, the spire gods, the cardinal gods, the tree spirits
The Old Gods are all that’s left of an ancient system... Read more
Fourth Stretch Goal Hit! On to Five!
This project keeps getting better and better, thanks to you!
We've got our big magic item upgrade. This makes sense from an icon relationship perspective, because sometimes a 5 or... Read more
Iconic Podcast Interview
Did you see the interview about Gods and Icons on the Iconic Podcast site? Check it out, they had a lot of great questions.
Let's... Read more
Achievements And Lava Skiing!
You did it! Handouts are in!
Next up: 3 additional potions. These stack with the 4 more potions we get if we hit our next stretch goal, so we'll... Read more
Another Stretch Goal! Holy Swords are in!
Sorry this is a bit late. Today, Like a Boss, I skied up a mountain of lava and assaulted a Hill Giant's castle. In honor of a fallen postman.... Read more
Art Preview: Icon Symbols
We're rolling along, just $5 shy of the next stretch goal as I write this. Let's check out more art:
We need graphical symbols for our icons. I... Read more
Our Second Stretch Goal Reached -- How Many More Will We Reach?
Huzzah! More Art!
I can't wait to get to work on the art specs and see what magic our artists come up with. I'm a big fan of fantasy art,... Read more
Player Options Unlocked! On to Icon Portraits
Player Options Unlocked!
This allows us to put in all sorts of advice for players on how they can use Icon Relationship rolls. Of course the final word is always... Read more
And... We're Funded. On to Stretch Goals!!!
Thank You So Much!!!
We funded in 7 hours.
What's next? Take a look:
So far all our advice on Icon Relationship rolls have been for the GM.... Read more