The Geomancer's Handbook
I meant to post this here, but didn't realize I was on the Skybourne kickstarter page until it was too late, so I apologize to everyone who's getting this message... Read more
I want to apologize and give an explanation to our International backers. Back when we were first planning this kickstarter, there were options we'd heard of that we... Read more
Recheck on Books
Just checking in; there have been some people who've had issues, returned books, etc. we're going to be getting all of that taken care of tomorrow, so if you have... Read more
Expanded Spheres of Power content and an Update
At this point, all of my personal mental space is being spent prepping Wizard's Academy and writing Skybourne, so there hasn't been much time to focus on expanding Spheres of... Read more
Domestic Done, Hero Lab Developing
At this moment, all domestic copies of Spheres of Power have been shipped; if by tomorrow you have not yet gotten a book nor an email telling you your package... Read more
Shipping, Maps, and Hypercorps
First, Spheres of Power support is officially a stretch goal for the Hypercorps 2099 kickstarter! Mike Myler is an award-winning designer, and if you want extended SoP support or just... Read more
I hoped to get the books all shipped out two weeks ago, then last week. There's a reason why it's taking so much longer than I'd hoped.
Personalizing books is... Read more
Dreamscarred Press Sends Spheres of Power Some Love
Dreamscarred Press's upcoming book "Steelforge" includes a whole bunch of magic items, and the author contacted me last week to inform me that they'll be including some specific Spheres of... Read more
Hello everyone, just wanted to let you know that we're back from Gen Con, we're caught up on the business side of things, and shipping has resumed. If you haven't... Read more
Meta Feats and International Backers
Whenever I hand-sign a book, I like to make each one individual. Some get a little bit longer of a thank you, some include personal references if I've had lengthy... Read more
The Books Have Arrived
Spheres of Power and the shipping equipment all arrived today, and packing has begun. This is weeks before I was expecting, which makes me happy.
We'll be doing the shipping... Read more
PDFs and Contests
If you have contacted me or filled out your survey and you should get the Expanded Options PDF, you should have gotten the email by now. Check your spam folders... Read more
Expanded Options Codes
If you filled out your survey and backed both kickstarters, you should have just received your code via RPG Drivethru for the Spheres of Power: Expanded Options PDF.
There were... Read more
The First Supplement: Expanded Options!
Today, we released the first Spheres of Power supplement: Spheres of Power: Expanded Options.
This 29-page supplement includes all sorts of things we didn't have room to include in the... Read more
With shipping only waiting on the books arriving from the printer, it's time for the official kickstarter survey, which you should have just gotten in your email.
Even if you... Read more
From now until Saturday, we will hold open voting on the submitted worlds. Take a look over the entries and cast your vote here.
The entries are:
Erda... Read more
Gen Con and Books
The printer has assured us that we will be getting our books a couple weeks before Gen Con, and we are planning to send those books out as soon as... Read more
Book, Contests, and More
Spheres of Power Worldbuilding Contest!
In what can only be considered an epic-level oversight, I've been running a Spheres of Power contest and completely forgot to tell you all about... Read more
My complete PaizoCon schedule
Today, less than 2 weeks before Paizo Con begins, they added my last few events to the schedule. It's too late to get all of them into the printed program,... Read more
Spheres of Power Digital Proofs and PaizoCon
When the events for Paizo Con were announced, I noticed that none of the events I'd submitted were on the list. I asked Paizo and they said that it was... Read more
I'm not sure how RPG Drivethru works exactly (I think there's a button you can click allowing producers to send messages to you), but It seems a lot of people... Read more
The Complete Spheres of Power
Spheres of Power is officially done. We've uploaded the complete version to RPG Drivethru, and each of you should have gotten an email yesterday letting you know that you can... Read more
Spheres of Power Character Sheet
Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the Spheres of Power character sheet!
This is both print-friendly and an interactive PDF. As always, please take a look and let... Read more
The Last Chapter
Firstly, I apologize for the delay between updates. Between juggling the new baby and the fact that the last chapter proved more complicated than I'd originally thought, we kept hoping... Read more
For those who wanted to know, after almost a week and a half of turmoil my son was born today at 10:15 am. 11 lbs. 9 oz. of solid baby.
I was planning to upload the last chapter on Saturday. However, my wife went into labor on Monday of last week, and as of now (Sunday night), there is still... Read more
PDF Updated! Magic Items!
It's later than I'd hoped (my wife has had several early labor scares that set back my work schedule), but the PDF has been updated!
Everyone should have gotten an... Read more
Everyone who's contacted me up to this point should have just gotten an email from RPG Drivethru. Remember to check your Spam folder if you can't find it, and let... Read more
Further SoP Support!
For those who haven't been following our Skybourne kickstarter, it's going well. In fact, we just passed our first stretch goal: Expanded Spheres of Power support!
In fact, expanded SoP... Read more
Spheres of Power has been making the rounds, and has been accumulating great reviews!
- Keledrath on d20pfsrd rates us 5 stars and says Spheres of Power is the "Best purchase... Read more
Production Schedule and a New Kickstarter
We hope you've been enjoying Spheres of Power! We've got a few points to go over with you, a timeline to discuss, and a bit of an announcement on our... Read more
Merry Christmas and the PDF release!
Late last night, you should have received an email from RPG Drivethru with a link and code to get your copy of the Spheres of Power PDF. We wanted to... Read more
Initial Release Date
It's been a while since we last send out a post letting you know the state of the project, and it's time we fixed that, especially since we have a... Read more
We have posted a number of changes to the backer's website, including but not limited to an expansion to Weather, Warp, War, Light, Protection, and others, a complete revamping of... Read more
There have been several changes to the backer's website since the last update, including but not limited to:
- The Eliciter, Symbiat, and Fey Adept have been heavily altered and revamped. ... Read more
This is a little later than I'd hoped for (I got sick this week, so I apologize for that), but I have just updated the backer's website with all the... Read more
It's been a busy week for us here, and before we leave work to go make mummie-dogs and start collecting candy, we wanted to let you know a few things... Read more
We’ve made a massive update to the backer’s website. Almost all of the spheres and classes have been through minor to major revisions and expansions. The list is extensive, with... Read more
Classes and Kickstarters
We have arrived in Ellensburg, WA, unpacked, and set ourselves up. While I'm still looking for local gaming groups, for the most part its back to business as usual.
Since... Read more
The move I mentioned in our last update is happening this week- I'm actually writing this from a small hotel room somewhere in Idaho where we stopped for the night.... Read more
Where We've Been
A lot has happened here since our last update. There have been a lot of changes going on that I didn’t want to report about until they were more definite,... Read more
Updates, Release Date, and Pre-Orders
There's been a lot of things happening lately that we wanted to keep you updated about.
First among them, we've uploaded a massive update to the backer's site, including... Read more
A Worthy Cause and Kickstarters
It's been a while since our last update, principally because there hasn't been that much to report: we're still working, still testing and balancing, etc. We do, however, have one... Read more
We've made another update to the rules. This one was mostly cleaning things up; the feats, implementing the new drawbacks, and making minor changes to some of the talents where... Read more
And a Happy New Year!
Development on Spheres of Power is still trucking along, and despite the constant pushing back of the launch date (for which I once again apologize; while there were other issues... Read more
Merry Christmas Everybody!
We just wanted to wish a Merry Christmas to everyone, and tell you all again how thankful we are to you for going on this journey with us. We're still... Read more
The Classes are Up
We still have a prestige class to look over, and the Hedgewitch can't be done until we've gotten more into advanced magic, but otherwise the classes are all up on... Read more
Hello everyone! With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas approaching, we thought it was time to post another update and let you know how the project is going. (warning: it's a... Read more
I'm a Stretch Goal
Total Party Kill Games is currently running their kickstarter, Laying Waste: A Guide to Critical Combat. This book gives a whole new level of options for critical successes and failures,... Read more
Release Dates, Updates and a Cover
I apologize for the wait between updates, I've been taking care of some personal things and spending the rest of my time doing as much development as I could. Things... Read more
There are a lot of cool kickstarters going on now, and since one of them is ending soon I thought it's time I posted them up for you. We owe... Read more
Games and Styles
We've talked before about how Spheres of Power is rebuilding magic from the ground up, and we wanted to talk a little bit more about what that means. To do... Read more
We've made some alterations to the spheres and added a new class- The Mageknight- to the website. Tomorrow we'll put up a PDF with all the playtesting materials for you,... Read more
It seems like everything's happening on September 14th. That's the last day Kickstarter gives for sorting out payment problems, and so that's the day we'll have our final list of... Read more
In a rare moment of absolute blanking, I forgot I could use a kickstarter update to give you the link to the survey. My fault, here it is.
Just to give you a heads-up:
You should have, or soon will, get a survey via email. We'll probably send out several surveys throughout this process to cover any changes,... Read more
The End of a Journey
And with that, our kickstarter is over. We've pulled in $39,862, which is amazing! Thank you all for backing us and letting us turn Spheres of Power into something truly... Read more
24 hours left and $33,000!
We just broke the $33,000 stretch goal and with that my self-imposed Ennie line. Thank you all, so much! This is one of the most exciting points for me in... Read more
37 Hours to Go!
We hit the 48 hour mark last night and the response has been amazing. We've already blown through another stretch goal (bringing us to 3 sample worlds,) and are on... Read more
We're sort of holding an impromptu question and answer on the Google Doc, so if you want to say hi or ask us something, just stop on by.
Advanced Magic and More!
Since our last update, we finally broke the stretch goal people have been asking for for a while: An entire new chapter featuring magic rituals, incantations, and more!
This is... Read more
Wizard's Academy and the Hidden Stretch Goal
As I sit down to write this, we just passed the 'hidden stretch goal' level, which means, of course, it's time to reveal what it is.
This one has taken... Read more
Ben Wootten, Surveys, Websites, and More
Just a few points of business tonight as we get geared up for the last few days of the kickstarter:
We just unlocked Ben Wootten! Between Ben and... Read more
Great Things and Sample Worlds
Since the last Update, we've unlocked Owen Stephens! The head of Super Genius Games, the designer behind the 'Talented Class' line; we feel Owen will certainly bring something great to... Read more
Owen Stephens and Suggestions
We have an exciting announcement. If you've seen our stretch goals lately, you've seen two tiers that recently appeared saying "to be revealed..." I'd like to announce one of those... Read more
It's kickstarter tradition to 'kick it forward,' letting people know about other interesting kickstarters, and it's high-time we did it too. As we're gearing up for our final stretch, we... Read more
The Ennies, Brandon Sanderson, PayPal, and the Future.
While I was at Gencon, I got to attend the Ennies. For those who don't know, the Ennies are the RPG version of the Oscars; designers submit their work, and... Read more
Gencon wind down
Gencon is officially winding to a close, but it sure was fun. Paizo swept the Ennies (again), and I was surprised how many people had heard of Spheres of Power!... Read more
Hardcovers! More Content! Ben Wootten!
We've gotten the quote back from the printer, we've crunched the numbers, and we're excited to make several big announcements.
First, hardcovers are here! We've made several pledge levels... Read more
We're still waiting on that quote from the printer (they said it will be ready tomorrow,) at which point we'll be putting up hardcover options, retailer options, and several more... Read more
Drawbacks and Classes
The video isn’t working out, so the information I would have given there I’m now giving here. We’ve already discussed a bit about spheres, talents, and spell points. This leaves... Read more
A Few Points of Business
We intended to have a video update for you today, but we had a problem with unusable footage. We’ll try and have it up for you tomorrow, and if not,... Read more
Spheres, Talents, and Spell Points
We’re only 5 days into the kickstarter, and already we’re at 400% funding. I know I say this a lot, but thank you for letting us make this book something... Read more
More Swag for You
Open Gaming Monthly #1
Our friends at D20pfsrd.com have decided they want to throw their own free reward at you. On top of everything you're already getting, all backers of... Read more
$4,000 and the next stretch goal falls by the wayside, giving you a chapter on spellcaster drawbacks, letting you customize your spellcasters even further by letting you add negative effects... Read more
Character Sheets and Hero Lab! More Stretch Goals!
We have recently crossed the $3,000 line, so everyone getting a PDF of the project can expect Hero Lab files and a custom character sheet for Spheres of Power!
Since... Read more
We’re 2 days in and already we’ve hit greenlight. Thanks again to everyone who’s helped make this a reality!
So now it’s time to discuss the project in more depth,... Read more
Two days after launch and Spheres of Power has officially hit its funding goal! We'll have a bigger update later today, but I just wanted to send out a quick... Read more
Also a Note...
Just so you know, I have a tendency to edit a post multiple times after posting it, so ignore what you get in your emails and check what's actually posted... Read more
24 hours later and already halfway there!
Day 1: 50%!
The first day of this kickstarter has been amazing. 24 hours over, and we just broke halfway through our funding goal. (although I doubt anyone here will... Read more