What's next for Lampblack & Brimstone?
Most esteemed backers,
I recently made a post to the Lampblack and Brimstone Google+ Community, asking where folks would like to see me direct my game-making energy. If you are... Read more
Additional print copies available
Just a quick note to let you know that I've made the rest of the print run available if you want more copies of the books for any... Read more
The books are here!
Yes indeed, 11 boxes just delivered. And everything inside looks great.
What this means is that I will start shipping out hard copies over the next few days, and will... Read more
It's been quiet for a while because I've had my nose to the proverbial grindstone, trying to hammer all of our various components into shape. I've been waiting... Read more
2 Weeks Left
This is just a brief update to let you know that, in order to stay on schedule, I will be sending final files to the printer by July... Read more
Okay, I'm going to bed with only 8 hours to go, which means I will likely be asleep when the campaign finishes. So, I want to thank you in advance... Read more
Clear and Away
I've been taking care of my kids all day, and was able to check the status of the campaign only once or twice. Made dinner, watched Babe (just trying to... Read more
68 Hours and 6 Deeps to go
As I write this we are fluctuating close to the $13,000 goal, which will give us a fully-illustrated version of Freebooters on the Frontier! Are you tired of hearing... Read more
A Folio of Followers
Gah! We've cleared $12,000! Only 4 days left and it's hard for me to keep up...
The $12,000 stretch goal is a Folio of Followers, 24 cards summarizing NPCs who... Read more
Hello to all the new backers who've signed up recently! I really appreciate your support. We cleared $11,000 thanks to you all, which means more great maps from Josephe Vandel... Read more
Draw the Map
We cleared $10,000 over the weekend (yay!), and as I type this we're a little over $500 away from the next stretch goal. At $11,000 Mad Vandel's Map Pack will... Read more
I've been spending my free time over the last few days figuring out the layout for A Book of Beasts, and writing up monsters to fill it with. After... Read more
Borderlands of the Unknown
In the course of lining up the last set of stretch goals, some exciting and unexpected things came together. One of them is Borderlands of the Unknown, an adventure... Read more
More stretch goals!
I thought there was an outside chance at best that you would get this campaign to the $7500 mark and make Freebooters on the Frontiera reality, but... Read more
Digital Rewards and You
Since we have completed the first wave of stretch goals, a lot of digital pdf stuff has been unlocked. I wanted to post a summary of that so... Read more
Freebooters on the Frontier is a go!
Well, we passed $7500 today. Frankly, I did not expect that to happen! But I am of course super-excited that it has. So thank you, everyone!
The $7500 stretch goal... Read more
Perilous Almanacs unlocked!
As we pass the $6500 milestone, I've been revising the collaborative map-making rules to incorporate an option that allows for random region naming. I've found it's relatively common for players... Read more
First two stretch goals met!
And just like that, the first two stretch goals have been knocked down.
I set the Survival Kit as the first goal because it seemed the most potentially useful to... Read more
Funding goal achieved!
Let's see, what is that, a little over 12 hours since the campaign launched? Wow. Thank you, everyone! I am extremely happy that this book is going to see print.... Read more