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Semi-Transparent spell graphics printed on clear plastic to create fantastic overlays for Tabletop Roleplaying Games.
Semi-Transparent spell graphics printed on clear plastic to create fantastic overlays for Tabletop Roleplaying Games.
Semi-Transparent spell graphics printed on clear plastic to create fantastic overlays for Tabletop Roleplaying Games.
319 backers pledged $20,436 to help bring this project to life.

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Example Class Pack - Wizard 5E

Here's a tentative look at our ideas for the 5E Wizard;

5E Wizard - 3 Page Concept
22 Spells spanning 3 pages, with a wide variety of elemental types, shapes, and sizes.

This sample captures all the 'must haves' and many of the useful Area of Effect templates that the wizard deals with. Additionally, the 'Ray' spells work as pointers to align options or ping Line of Sight.

The Project

Spell Effects is the continuation of our Clear Map Grids project, printing top notch full color art onto sturdy transparent plastic.

The result is an incredibly useful component for any tabletop roleplaying game. Now when your spellcasters Lightning Bolt, Fireball, and Shatter their way across the battlefield you see exactly where your spells land, and avoid those time-consuming arguments about whether you really CAN hit all 4 kobolds with one spell.

Spell Effects print on 12x18 sheets of sturdy and flexible plastic, easily cut out with scissors. Ongoing effects like a Wall of Fire can be placed directly on your map, and since our Spell Effects are semi-transparent, you can still see your map underneath. Minis can stand right on top of the effect.

When used in combination with our existing Clear Map Grids or any other overlays (like a glass gaming table), you can slide the Spell Effects above the map, but under the overlay, allowing a Spell Effect to slip right under pre-arranged miniatures.

We've already created over 100 varieties of spell effect sheets with single elements on full sheets or applied to the shapes of common attack patterns. The audience is very happy with them. This time around, we're taking it several steps further with more custom graphics and class-specific or school-specific bundles that cater to your character's needs.

Sample Full-Page Spell Effects
Sample Full-Page Spell Effects
Sample Effects Applied to Shapes
Sample Effects Applied to Shapes
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Here's a video of our existing effects, but this campaign will take Spell Effects to the next level.

Initial Goal - $5000

The initial goal is to create 6 Class packs and 2 Spell School packs. These packs will be multi-page sets of classic spells for the 5E Wizard, 5E Cleric, 5E Druid, PF Wizard/Sorcerer, PF Cleric, PF Druid, and School of Evocation sets for 5E and PF. But that's just the beginning. As the campaign grows, an endless list of options will continue to unlock, creating support for many more classes, spell schools, and game editions.

Spell Effect sheets are $10 per 12"x18" sheet. We expect the average pack to be $20-$30, but the needs of each pack will determine how large each one becomes. Bundles may apply further discounts.

Stretch Goals!

For the bulk of our stretch goals backers may vote for their favorites and determine the order that they are unlocked in.

Vote here : http://kwiksurveys.com/p/Hlzuq51G?qid=619233

 Vote here : http://kwiksurveys.com/p/Hlzuq51G?qid=619233

Object Sheets

There are also a few other useful aides we can produce on transparent plastic, which we're calling Object sheets - which include things like Carts, Furniture, Trees, Treasure Chests, and all sorts of other goodies. A few have already been created, and we'll be taking suggestions for more throughout the campaign. Here are some initial examples. Object sheets will be $10 per sheet.

Kickstarter and Backerkit Order Selection

 After kickstarter has concluded, we'll be using Backerkit to track your pledges. Backerkit will have an internal system that shows your value pledged and any bonus buying credit. There, you will be able to browse all of the unlocked packs and bundles available, and select everything you'd like to purchase.

Prices

The default price of all Clear Map Grids and Spell Effect sheets are $10 per sheet, although in backerkit some items may be in bundles with discounts. Since this project has a lot of room to grow and expand, and some Classes or Sets may need more or less sheets, the price of each set will depend on it's eventual size.

Shipping and Handling Charges

Every backer will be charged a flat $8.00 s&h fee, regardless of their location in the world, and then an additional $0.25 per sheet (Domestic) and $0.75 per sheet (International) will be added to the price of the sets in Backerkit. We've found that balancing a flat shipping charge in Kickstarter with a per-item charge in Backerkit creates a more accurate way for us to charge shipping, which works around the Kickstarter-only or per-item only shipping problems. (With Kickstarter-only, backers who add many add-ons after the campaign ends are never charged shipping. And with only per-item shipping in backerkit, backers who order few sheets are undercharged and backers who order many sheets are overcharged.).

With this process, backers ordering between 6-10 sheets pay almost exactly the same as they did in the Clear Map Grids project, and when backers order a lot of items in backerkit, their shipping is lower than it otherwise would be (and we happily pay the difference).

Risks and challenges

The production and delivery of Roleplaying Spell Effects are the same as our previous Clear Map Grids campaign. While production setbacks and maintenance issues can always arise, which cause delays in delivery, there's no real risk that the project won't be fulfilled.

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    Digital Only - All Spell Effects in digital formats, for your gaming needs; print them at home, or use them in VTT programs.

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    $30 in Spell Effects from a growing selection of Class Sets, Spell Schools, Tokens, and other goodies.

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    Chip in $60, and get $70 in Spell Effects from a growing selection of Class Sets, Spell Schools, Tokens, and other goodies. ($10 extra, or 17% more)

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    Chip in $100, and get $125 in Spell Effects from a growing selection of Class Sets, Spell Schools, Tokens, and other goodies. ($25 extra, or 25% more!)

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    Chip in $150, and get $200 in Spell Effects from a growing selection of Class Sets, Spell Schools, Tokens, and other goodies. ($50 extra, or 33% more!)

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Funding period

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