Maps coming soon!
We've just had proofs of the standard and premium poster maps back from the printers, and they're both absolutely gorgeous! Once Pete's back from his holidays, we'll be ordering copies... Read more
Apologies for the long delay in updating you. Without going into detail, we both suffered personal losses over the last few months, as well as a period of... Read more
Those of you who ordered premium copies of Curious Creatures of the Dragon Isles should be getting them in the next few weeks (depending what part of the world you're... Read more
Thought it was time for an update...
As some of you may know, we've been hit by family illnesses and bereavement in a big way over the last year, so... Read more
Standard HB CCotDI sent
Standard colour hardbacks of Curious Creatures of the Dragon Isles have been ordered and will soon be on their way to those who ordered one. The premium editions should be... Read more
Curious Creatures of the Dragon Isles
The standard paperback of Curious Creatures of the Dragon Isles has gone out to all who ordered it. Standard and premium editions will be going out once we get the... Read more
Curious Creatures of the Dragon Isles
Curious Creatures of the Dragon Isles is finished! 146 pages of full colour monstrousness! (OK, it's bigger than we intended, but we just couldn't help ourselves). PDFs will be going... Read more
Bad news/Good news!
The bad news is that the printer is *still* having problems with the standard editions of Pirates & Dragons.
The good news is that, due to the utter coolness of... Read more
Just when we thought...
...things couldn't get any more complicated...
Remember back in May, when we had the problem with some of the text of P&D being blue instead of black? And we solved... Read more
Good news/bad news/good news
It seems like our printing problems are finally coming to an end!
The good news is that the paperback of the core rulebook is finally ready for print - we'll... Read more
Wonders never cease!
We have *finally* had confirmation from Lightning Source that their system has accepted our print files of Pirates & Dragons, and print proofs are on their way to us. No... Read more
"I have the utmost confidence in this mission..."
After weeks of to-ing and fro-ing, the folks at DriveThruRPG and the folks at Lightning Print are agreed that there's nothing wrong with our print file of Pirates & Dragons... Read more
Premium editions dispatched
Premium editions of the core rulebook have been ordered and should be with you in 1-3 weeks (or maybe a little longer if you live in one of the more... Read more
Good News, Bad News II
The good news is that the premium edition of the Pirates & Dragons rulebook has now been passed for print. We are going to be ordering your copies,... Read more
Tales of Tortuga
The Southern Tempests, the archipelago we're developing for Tales of Tortuga, is coming together nicely...
Bad news and good news
I'm afraid we still haven't got the print files quite right - we've solved the blue print problem, but two of the files (standard hardback and standard paperback) have been... Read more
A quick update - we've had the print proofs back, but are not happy with the results. In particular, some of the black text has come out blue, for reasons... Read more
Just a quick update - the P&D core rulebook has passed pre-press at DriveThru (phew) and proofs are being printed, which should be with us in about a week. Assuming... Read more
Pirates on deck!
I'm about to send out download links for the DramaScape combat scale deck plans of the pirate corvette depicted in the rulebook, which also contains plans and stats for a... Read more
I'm about to start sending out links for a free download of the Pirates & Dragons Core Rulebook PDF to all who are entitled, plus the PDF Dragon Isles poster... Read more
I forgot to mention - the core rulebook is coming in at a hefty 346 pages! Rather more than we intended, but don't worry, we won't be charging you extra...... Read more
We're nearly there! Last layout is done (I just pressed "save"), now its just indexing, reformatting of a few recalcitrant tables and hunting down p.XXs. Barring the computer breaking down,... Read more
We've just uploaded a free 22-page preview of the Pirates & Dragons Core Rulebook to DriveThruRPG - just click on this link!
In other news, it's looking like... Read more
Well, the end of February is rapidly galloping toward us (or do I mean bearing down on us with sails billowing and gunports open?) and we’re not… quite…... Read more
A quick update. The writing is nearly done and completed work is being laid out for our final checks. There's still some pictures to be coloured and final... Read more
OK, some of you were asking the price of the next stretch goal, Gazetteer #1: Esbaniola and the Southern Tempests. Here you go...
As with the bestiary, it will be... Read more
What a cool lot of people you are! :-) We've just smashed through the £6000 stretch-goal with 4 hours to go before the Kickstarter ends, which means that the Creatures... Read more
People have been asking what the "add-on" price of the Creatures of the Dragon Islessupplement is likely to be if we reach that stretch goal before the end of... Read more
Postage and extra books
For those outside of the UK and USA asking about postage for Tales of Tortuga, we're trying to find out if it would be possible to do a bundle deal,... Read more
Wow! Yesterday morning I was wondering if we could reach our £5000 stretch goal in the next 59 hours. Well, we blasted through that last night (the Tales of Tortuga... Read more
Tales of Tortuga Unlocked!
We've passed the next stretch goal, and Tales of Tortuga has been unlocked! Thanks to everyone who's helped us to get there. It's now available as an-add on.
Tales of... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Our next stretch goal has been unlocked! The HMS Terror, an Albionic pirate-hunting ship. Deck plans for the ship will appear in the core rulebook, and anyone pledging £15... Read more
In today's update, we take a look at Blackwood Isle, a possible flashpoint for war between the Uropan powers...
Blackwood Isle is a large forested isle to the south-west of... Read more
The Serpent's Jewel #3
The Jewel's fate...
The Jewel’s sinking had been terrible. After their futile last stand most of the crew had either burned to death or been pitched over the ship’s side,... Read more
More Stretch Goals!!!
We're happy to announce some new and exciting stretch goals.
Before Tales of Tortuga (which we're currently within less than £500 of reaching), we've slipped in the HMS Terror,an... Read more
The Serpent's Jewel #2
Today we have a little more fiction for you...
Bob Flint, known as Gentleman Bob to his friends, wiped the sweat and soot from his face and forlornly poked at... Read more
"Douse Those Flames"
Our art director, Gary Buckland, has secretly been working on a picture of an Esbanian balena-galleon without telling us, and sprung this rather nice surprise on us today!
We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has pledged so far. Every pledge really does make a difference, and we're working flat out to make... Read more
In today's update, we take a look at Isla Fecunda...
Isla Fecunda is the largest island in the Dragon Isles, and is one of the most diverse in terms of... Read more
In today's update, Peter Cakebread is interviewed about Pirates & Dragons for the GMS Magazine podcast...
Free Port: Paradis
In today's update, we're taking a look at one of the three free ports in the Dragon Isles, Paradis...
Governor: Thomas-Alexandre Dupont
Resident Population: 20,000 (Gallic 50%, Islander 30%, Esbanian... Read more
Second Stretch Goal Reached!
We've hit our second stretch goal, and the adventure The Curse of Dead Billy Vane has been unlocked. Onward and upward!
The Next Stretch Goal
We're currently only £136 off our next stretch goal, the adventure The Curse of Dead Billy Vane. When we reach it, you might be visiting this place...
Skull Island is... Read more
In today's update, we're taking a look at one of the more mysterious cultures of the Dragon Isles - the Adalantans.
Since the great war with the dragons that destroyed... Read more
Lower stretch goals!
We've got such a lot of cool things in mind for this game, that in order to help us get there we've decided to lower the price points of our... Read more
The Island of Light and Darkness
Yesterday we reached our first stretch goal, the introductory adventure The Island of Light and Darknesss. Here's a taster...
The storm lasted for three days. On the second day, the... Read more
The Serpent’s Jewel
First up, we're very close to our first stretch goal! Well done and thank you for your pledges :)
We'll be regularly posting updates, with material from the book, artwork,... Read more
Thanks to everyone for supporting us, we got to that first goal remarkably quickly, and are well on our way to the first stretch goal! We're going to be giving... Read more