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Numenera is a brand-new, science fantasy rpg set in the distant future. It focuses on story and ideas over mechanics.
Step a billion years into the future—into the Ninth World, where
the remnants of previous civilizations’ technologies are indistinguishable from
magic. Based on Monte’s Cook’s Cypher System, a new RPG system that focuses on
story and ideas over mechanics.
Step a billion years into the future—into the Ninth World, where the remnants of previous civilizations’ technologies are indistinguishable from magic. Based on Monte’s Cook’s Cypher System, a new RPG system that focuses on story and ideas over mechanics.
4,658 backers pledged $517,255 to help bring this project to life.

Numenera Info To Date

Just in case you haven't been following along at montecook.com or numenera.com, here are some articles I've written about the game. The first three are interesting if for no other reason than they were written before Numenera was announced, so I dodge around using the name and whatnot, but I am absolutely talking about Numenera specifically.

Logic in RPGs

Player Authority

Simpler

A Billion Years?

What's in A Name

Character Creation Basics

Very Rough Outline

Stats and Training in Numenera

Experience Points and the Numenera GM

More On Experience Points

Cyphers, Oddities, Artifacts, and Discoveries

Also, you might be interested in these playtest reports: First, Second, and Third

Meanwhile, we're just a very short way away from the $180,000 stretch goal, which means you'll all very likely be getting HD wallpapers of some of Kieran's artwork! 

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      theJolly on August 28, 2012

      Are retina display dimensions going to be included?

    2. Ben McFarland on August 28, 2012

      One of the Amber Monolith in portrait would be sharp.

    3. Ben McFarland on August 28, 2012

      Oooh! I like Lou's suggestion!

    4. Lou Anders on August 28, 2012

      Would you consider making one of the wallpapers portrait oriented for iPads & other tablets?