Sorry for taking so long to update, but the black death has made its way through the Morgan household this month, where someone has been camped out on the couch wishing they were dead for the past two weeks. It was me last week, and so it sucked all of the will out of me to post an update or work on Ellis at all. But I'm feeling better now and here is the progress that has been made:
- The Proof arrived from the printer. It looks fabulous! There were, however, a couple of major mistakes, but those have been fixed and I uploaded the revised files to the printer today. Pictures at the bottom of the page.
- I did my first test-print of the large poster map for the $75 level backers. It turned out perfect and I just need to make one little edit there. Plus, those are being printed locally and have a 24 hour turnaround time.
- The cardboard counters are done and ready to get added into everyone's packet of goodies.
- I tried to bread the cats and had what I am called 'bread-related structural problems' which means the bread kept crumbling off of the cats' heads. So I'll try it again with crustier bread. I do feel guilty though, so here are a few pictures of one of our cats, Jackie, helping me with the Ellis map. Extreme cuteness!
- Ellis now has a RPG Geek listing and I finally got the domain name EllisRPG.com working, though there is no real content there yet.
So even with the contagion, lots of stuff got done.
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Supporter: Receive a special thanks in both the print and .pdf editions of the game. Also receive a set of RPG counters representing the major races found in Ellis (as a .pdf).Estimated delivery:
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Supporter Plus: Receive a special thanks in both the print and .pdf editions of the game. Also receive a set of RPG counters representing the major races found in Ellis (printed on heavy cardstock and as a .pdf).Estimated delivery:
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Player (PDF): As a Supporter above, but you also receive a copy of the game -- The Ellis rpg in its .pdf edition.Estimated delivery:
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Player Plus (PDF): As a Player (PDF) above, but you also receive the 30+ page adventure, Mystery at the Monastery (in .pdf format). The adventure was originally written to be included with the game, but was cut due to space constraints.Estimated delivery:
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Player (Print): As a Player Plus (PDF) above, but you also receive a print copy of the game. A 600-page, 8.5" x 11" hardcover book. International buyers plus include an additional $10 for shipping.Estimated delivery:
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Ellis Master: As a player Plus (Print) above, but you also receive a print copy of Mystery at the Monastery and a print copy of the map of Ellis (the exact details of the map are still being determined, but we want to make it as cool as we can). International buyers plus include an additional $10 for shipping.Estimated delivery:
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Store Stocker: As the Player (Print) package, but you get four copies of the counters, the game and the adventure (both print and .pdf). You can also include the name of up to four people who will get thanked in the credits of the book. This package is only available for legitimate brick-and-mortar stores.Estimated delivery:
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The Gaming Group: Supply your entire group with Ellis! As the Player (Print) level above, but get three print and .pdf copies of everything -- counters, game and adventure. Plus get one copy of the printed map! All shipped to one address. International customers add $20 for shipping.Estimated delivery:
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Ellian Noble: As the Ellis Master above, but you may rename one of the major NPCs in the gazeteer. Name him or her after yourself, or after your favorite character. I reserve the right to veto any setting-inappropriate names and place the name within the best racial match and if we cannot come to an agreement, you will not have to pay. Names must be decided on before Feb. 6th.Estimated delivery:
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