The World of Aetaltis Kickstarter Is Live!
Our new Kickstarter launched! This is the big one, folks! It's what we've been working toward since the launch of the Temple of Modrencampaign, so we're REALLY excited about... Read more
Champions of Aetaltis Is Now Available!
A lot of you know this since many of you backed our second Kickstarter, but I wanted to let the rest of you know that our first book of shortstories... Read more
Champions of Aetaltis & Printed Books
I'll make this a quick one! The May 11th launch date for the Champions of Aetaltis Kickstarter was pushed to May 18th.As you know, I'd rather do things... Read more
05/05/15: Last of the Progress Reports
This is it! It's the last of the regular progress reports for this Kickstarter! I'll still notify you about anything else that comes up, but by the end... Read more
4/28/15: Aetaltis Launch Day!
Today is the big day! The Heroes of Thornwall PDF goes up for sale on DriveThruRPG and the print version is available for order through our site. And... Read more
04/23/15: PDF Link is Live!
Nothing but GREAT news today! Everyone at the AMBASSADOR level and higher will soon receive an email with a link to download a PDF of Heroes of Thornwall... Read more
4/18/15 Aetaltis Update: Off To Print!
It's printer time! We're making final prep, and the book heads to the printer first half of next week. We're making last minute tweaks, but we're in fantastic... Read more
04/14/15 Quick Update (with Pictures!)
I just wanted to touch base. I had a long call with the printer today, and we made awesome progress. I may be able to have them handle... Read more
04/08/2015 Aetaltis Update: Release Date!
(NOTE: I wrote this last night, but I held off on pulling the trigger until this morning to confirm some last minute news. Sorry for the wait!)
Nothing... Read more
3/31/15 Update: Editing Complete
I'm a little tight on time this morning, but I really wanted to get you an update. I hope you'll forgive this more informal post. We're definitely charging... Read more
3/20/15 Update or "Is that a light at the end of the tunnel?"
I’ve had this post ready to go for a week now, and I’m extremely excited to finally post it! Be sure to read all the way to the... Read more
2/26/15 Aetaltis Update
Time for an update! I held off a few days to get a good read on things, and I've got the info I need. Here is where... Read more
2/10/15 Aetaltis Update
Greetings from Aetaltis!
Work has reached what I think I can safely call a "frenzied pace!" Here's what's going on.
- Cover Design Complete: Shawn King has finished design... Read more
2/1/15 Aetaltis Update
My big Aetaltis work week has ended, and it's time to let you know how it all turned out. Most of the news I have in this... Read more
1/19/15 Aetaltis Update
Ready for another update? Here's what is happening with Aetaltis!
- Green Briar Tavern Menu:This week I received the menu for the Green Briar Tavern. It... Read more
Happy New Year Everyone!
I hope the New Year finds you well and that you're excited about all the cool things in store for you in the next two months!... Read more
There was a bit more of a delay since my last post than I expected. The reason is pretty simple: I don't have anything all that exciting that... Read more
Wow! A week has already passed? It's amazing how time flies when you're keeping busy!
I'm spending the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday with my family next week. This means... Read more
It's only been two days since the last update, but I promised I get back on track for weekly updates starting today.
- Maps Look Great: Mike continues to work on... Read more
Wow! This update is really late, I know. Part of me wanted to just wait until Friday and hope no one noticed, but I couldn't bring myself to... Read more
10/31/14 Aetaltis Update
Happy Halloween, everyone! Welcome to the weekly project update. Here is what's new:
New Delivery Date for the Temple of Modren: Expanded Edition
I'll start with the bad news. I'm... Read more
Welcome to your (slightly delayed) weekly Aetaltis Update!
- Print Copies Still Shipping: The print copies of the stand-alone adventure for NOBLE backers are continuing to ship.
- Everyone Should Have Their... Read more
Welcome to your weekly Aetaltis update! Here is what's been going on!
- NOBLE Print Copies Arrived: Two big boxes arrived at my door, filled with print copies of the stand-alone... Read more
10/10/14 Project Update
10/10/14 Project Update
Welcome to your weekly update!
- NOBLE Print Versions: As of 10/7/14 the printer acknowledged receipt of the order for the print copies.
- Slight Map Delay: There's... Read more
Temple of Modren Progress Report
Time for the latest Temple of Modren and World of Aetaltis project news!
I've decided to start sending weekly progress reports as updates. If something is REALLY important,... Read more
Here's all the latest news from the World of Aetaltis!
Stand-Alone Temple of Modren Final PDF
At this point, almost everyone should have received their special discount code... Read more
Stand-Alone Temple of Modren is Ready to Go!
I'm back from Gen Con, and I have some fantastic news. The stand-alone Temple of Modren print and PDF copies are ready to go! Everyone at CITIZEN level... Read more
Mad Dash to Gen Con plus an Update!
Time for an update! As you almost certainly know, we're just two weeks away from Gen Con! This is a big deal for anyone in the game industry, and it's... Read more
The Latest Aetaltis News
News and Updates
As promised, I've posted regular updates to both the Aetaltis Forums and Facebook. For those of you who don't frequent those pages, however, I want to give... Read more
The Temple of Modren Free is Available!
The free release of the Temple of Modren is now available! One of my goals from the beginning was to make the stand-alone adventure available as a free download in... Read more
Forums are Up! Adventurer's Guild is Launched!
It's been a busy week, and I have some exciting news to report.
World of Aetaltis Forums
The World of Aetaltis Forums are up and running! As promised, backers of... Read more
Post-Kickstarter Progress Report #1
Since I was in touch with you so often during the Kickstarter, I wanted to let you know how things are going so you'd know I hadn't forgotten about you!... Read more
THE TEMPLE OF MODREN IS FUNDED!
Thank you to everyone for all your support in helping us to make this project a reality! From your generous backing to your words of support to helping... Read more
More Poster Map News! Temple of Modren Poster Maps Option Added
THIS one is the penultimate update! I just finished talking to Mike Schley about our maps, and he'll be providing the Temple of Modren maps at the higher DPI required... Read more
Poster Map Add-Ons, Color Map Preview, and the Last Day!
I can't believe we're coming up on the last day! Backers are still signing up, so I don't know where we'll land, but I'm extremely excited about what we've put... Read more
What Comes After the Temple of Modren?
Throughout this campaign I’ve said, “If we're successful, this Kickstarter is just the beginning!” As you know, the fiction stretch goals of this project are extremelyimportant (I explain why... Read more
The Adventurer's Guide to the World of Aetaltis & MERCHANT Backer Level
Two special announcements for you today: presenting the Adventurer's Guide to the World of Aetaltis and the new MERCHANT Backer Level.
The Adventurer's Guide to the World of Aetaltis
Starting... Read more
The Temple of Modren: Now in COLOR!
As of today, I've officially switched to color interiors for the print copies of both The Temple of Modren stand-alone book (for our NOBLE backers) and the expanded Temple of... Read more
Aetaltis First Look: Goblins
The goblins were on the adventurers in a heartbeat, and they washed over the party like a living wave of flesh, teeth, and claws. When eight of the fiends leaped... Read more
UNLOCKED: Town of Thornwall Expansion!
I'm excited to let you know that as of now the Town of Thornwall expansion is unlocked! Make The Town of Thornwall the base of operations for your adventures with... Read more
Aetaltis First Look: The Newardin
- Nichmen'aedos, Master Gate Weaver
The enigmatic race of intellectuals known as the newardin once operated the arcane gates that brought the Atlan Enclave to Aetaltis. They value reason and... Read more
Stretch Goal Shuffle: Larry Correia to the Front!
Kickstarter has a great tool that shows me where our backers are coming from. It lets me know which sites, people, and sources are delivering backers to the project. The source... Read more
Aetaltis First Look: The Atlan
I feel such compassion for these people. They’ve struggled so long, endured such pain. I will do all that is within my power to help them. All the treasures of... Read more
Aetaltis First Look: The Scythaa
Listen. Listen. Let the wind whisper its secrets, and you will hear the spirit voices. Listen.
- A verse from the shadewalker ritual that reveals a scythaa's spirit name
Quick... Read more
The Dwarves of Aetaltis: First Look
The stern exterior of the dwarf masks a heart that burns as hot as a blacksmith's forge.
- Galea Shier Truket, Scholar of Winterskeep
The dwarves of Aetaltis are a... Read more
10 Day Countdown & Temple of Modren Draft Available for All
T Minus 10 Days and Counting!
Just 10 days left in the World of Aetlatis: Temple of Modren Kickstarter! Based on the results of similar projects (comparing pre-launch knowledge, levels... Read more
More Temple of Modren Maps
I want to share the sketches for the two exterior maps from the Temple of Modren adventure. As always, Mike Schley is doing fantastic work.
Naturally the final map in... Read more
Initial Funding Doubled! Two Upcoming Events!
I'm excited to announce that this weekend we hit 200% of our initial funding goal! This is another great accomplishment, and we're now just a little more than $800 from... Read more
James M. Ward Mini-Adventure and Aetaltis for Storium!
We’re super-sizing our stretch goals! A week ago we added James L. Sutter to the $11K stretch goal! This week we’re upgrading the $14K and 18K stretch goals!
$14K: +Mini-Adventure... Read more
Greenbriar Tavern Unlocked! Onward to Thornwall!
I’m extremely excited to announce that as of this morning you’ve unlocked the Greenbriar Tavern! You've transformed the Temple of Modren from a great Pathfinder Compatible adventure into a Pathfinder... Read more
100 Backers Celebration! Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked! Amazing Stretch Goal News!
We hit 100 Backers! This is a HUGE, exciting milestone. So exciting, in fact, that we’re going to celebrate…
100 Backer Celebration: Stretch Goal #1 UNLOCKED
You unlocked Stretch Goal... Read more
Charging forward to the Stretch Goals!
It's been a wild ride since we launched! Over the past four days we've:
- Hit our initial funding goal making The Temple of Modren a reality!
- Pushed beyond the goal ... Read more
WOW! The Temple of Modren is already funded! Time to celebrate!!
Greetings, Fellow Aetaltans!
I'm extremely excited to announce that we already hit our initial funding goal! Thank you!! This means The Temple of Modren is a sure-thing! Layout, art,... Read more
International Shipping Now Available
We now offer international shipping! Sorry that we didn't offer this up front, but we just weren't sure about the best way to do this. After talking to a number... Read more