Character Sheets & Status
I'd hoped at this point to have more to report, but I can at least say we have beautiful character sheets to add to the book, thanks to the... Read more
According to Angus, he'll be sending out a Beta PDF of the entire book tomorrow. Please watch your emails for this long awaited, finally coming, soon-to-be-printed project.
Please... Read more
Most of the Way There
I've pasted Angus' email to the team at the bullet below, so you'll know what we know.
- I have all the relevant logos, legalise, etc from Jeffrey, Chaosium and... Read more
Half a PDF
By now you should all have received the first half of the book as PDF (if you have not, email Angus at email@example.com). While I'm glad Angus is finally showing... Read more
The End is (Finally) In Sight (Really)
This update is late, and you are likely justifiably annoyed. I did not want to post anything without actual dates tied to them because you deserve that at the very... Read more
That is not dead which can eternal lie...
Final pieces are falling into place!
If you backed this project to have your name added to a map, you just got a message to select a name and type... Read more
Sneak Preview #1
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Boys and Girls,
Squamous creatures of all shapes and sizes,
I give you the long awaited sneak peak at the Punktown Sourcebook for BRP and Call of... Read more
Preview Coming Soon
So just a few days ago, Angus sent me the beginnings of the book as a PDF. I don't have the software on this machine to extract some pages, but... Read more
Post-Funding Update August, 2016
I am pasting a message from Angus below which contains some news. He had told the project team that the book was simultaneously in editing and layout, and when... Read more
Post-Funding Update Feb, 2016
I apologize for the long silence, but I've recently heard from Angus, and below is his estimation of the current status:
- Two pieces of backer art outstanding but due... Read more
Post-Funding Update #25 (Art Moving Along)
Steph has been working with Jonny this past month, and organizing the content to go into layout. As of now, Jonny has ONLY two story pics and five creature... Read more
Post-Funding Update #24 (Lots of Progress)
Sorry for the delayed August update, but happily there is good news to report:
- 100% of the text is now done, with backer names inserted and corrected scenarios and... Read more
Post-Funding Update #23 (Lots of Art and Status)
The school year is done, which means this teacher can focus on this long overdue project, which is what I've been doing. The last few days have seen:
- Many... Read more
Post-Funding Update #22 (More Art!)
My gratitude for your patience grows.
I've gotten in some updates on the art you last saw, and am hoping to press forward with this and other parts soon. ... Read more
Post-Funding Update #21 (More [Draft] Art!)
I just got some sketches back from our scenario artist Peter Szmer, who is working on the art for the final installment. For this adventure, Peter is illustrating the twisted... Read more
Post-Funding Update #20 (Art!)
Steph has taken art the Art Director gig with quite some gusto. She's added an artist to our team, by the name of Jonny Gray. He's even got a few... Read more
Post-Funding Update #19 (News!)
Remember how I hoped to have more/better news early in 2015?
We're pleased to announce that Stephanie McAlea has started her position as Art Director on Punktown and has hit... Read more
Post-Funding Update #18 (Logistics!)
Apologies for the long silence. I won't make excuses.
As you all know, I've recruited the help of Angus Abranson to bring this project to completion. That was some time... Read more
Post-Funding Update #17 (Mapsmapsmaps)
Okay, the day job has kicked in, and I've been quieter than I like for too long. Apologies. Silence, however, doesn't equal inactivity. I have nearly a hundred megs... Read more
Post-Funding Update #16 (Moar Arts 'n' Maps)
Sorry for not posting anything sooner. I've kept our friends Peter Szmer, the intrepid artist, and Steff Worthington, cartographer extraordinaire, busy.
Here are some drafts from Peter, and there's... Read more
Post-Funding Update #15 (The Evolution of a Map)
While I work on the art assignments, I've had our most excellent cartographer, Mr. Steff Worthington slaving away on a two-page map for the book. I thought you'd all... Read more
Post-Funding Update #14 (More Art!)
Embedded below, please find thumbnails of some final art for the book!
More art assignments are being put together over the coming weeks, and we're hoping... Read more
Post-Funding Update #13 (Mid-May: Art!)
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls...
We have ART!
These are only drafts yet, but we have our interior artist, the ever-talented Peter Szmer, working away furiously on some assignments,... Read more
Post-Funding Update #12 (May)
Belated greetings. This time, I have some real news. Good news, I think.
Angus and I finally caught up with each other, and he acknowledged that he wasn't where... Read more
Post-Funding Update #11 (March)
Hello from the slowly thawing Northeastern US.
I apologize for the lack up updates in February, but I was hoping to have something to show in terms of artwork, just... Read more
Post-Funding Update #10 (January)
I've been reaching out to Angus to get updates for everyone, and it turns out the reason I hadn't heard back is that he has been ill. The good... Read more
Post-Funding Update #9 (Late December)
Ladies, Gentlemen, and Varied Non-Euclidean Beings!
First, we wish you all a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous New Year! May 2014 bring everything you wish for and them some (and even... Read more
Post-Funding Update #8 (Early December)
Time does fly!
Okay, Angus now has all the text and all the contact info for the artists/cartographers/layout people attached to the project. He has been going over the text,... Read more
Post-Funding Update #7 (October)
So...finally, the last adventure for this book is in edits. The writing is done, and it will be reviewed and edited over the next couple of days, then added to... Read more
Post-Funding Update #6 (September)
Right...time for some real news. No more dancing around it...
But first, thank you for your continued patience. It's patronage from fans like all of you that keep these projects... Read more
Post-Funding Update #5 (July/August)
Okay, first: Sorry! I should have been more on top of updates to keep you, the good backers, more informed. I apologize for that. It's been a wild couple of... Read more
Post-Funding Update #4
Thank you for your continue patience as I lag behind posting updates.
Okay, so first off, due to unforeseen delays, I do not think we will make the August... Read more
Post-Funding Update #3
Silence does not mean work has not been progressing (happily)
- Adventure #1 - Complete!
- Adventure #2 - Complete!
- Adventure #3 - Underway/Should be completed in the next couple of... Read more
Post-Funding Update #2
Again, sorry for the delay in posting this, and for the silence between posts.
Here is where we stand at this moment:
- Adventure #1 - Mostly complete.
- Adventure #2... Read more
We're working on the surveys for the various pledge levels, and plan to start sending them out today, so please watch for them. If you've pledged at a... Read more
Overdue Post-Funding Update #1
Apologies for the delay in posting this, and thank you for your patience.
In a nutshell, here is where we stand:
- Core BRP rules for the new setting - ... Read more
Right. We're exhausted. The push was successful, though, and...
...now the work begins.
Happily, much is already done (Mike Tresca has written our core rules), and the adventures are underway.... Read more
The Data Disc
There have been some questions about this, so here's what we'll do. At this point, it looks like we'll have enough for the data disc. What's on that? Well,... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 UNLOCKED!
Incredible! These last few days have had the team reeling with excitement! We just passed the $11K mark, and that means that the BOOK JUST GOT BIGGER!
Need a refresher... Read more
More Chances for Immortalization
At the request of a backer, and on suspicion of more interest, we have opened up the number of chances to be written *and* drawn into the book. The... Read more
Stretch Goals Are Here At Last!
Your patience is appreciated...and here they are!
We Had to Share This...
Our artist, Mariusz Gandzel, is a GENIUS. Just *look* at this:
For more images of the cover art, check out our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/miskatonicriverpress
Free Fiction from Jeffrey Thomas!
We got a great suggestion from one of our backers: why not post some fiction of Jeff's to build more interest? Why not indeed? Jeff provided links to two... Read more
Stretch Goals Are Coming!
This project is moving along swimmingly, and we appear to be in very good shape indeed. We're in such good shape, in fact, that the eldritch auguries point to... Read more
Our excellent artist sent us an image showing the progression from sketch to shading that I've just added to the main page of the Kickstarter.
If you want to see... Read more
We've posted some art to the main page of the Kickstarter! Check 'em out! Mind you, this is not the final cover...just sketches. We can't *wait* to see the final... Read more
We've just posted some FAQs to the main page of the Kickstarter. Hopefully this will help you envision what you'll be getting by investing in this little venture, and maybe... Read more
THANK YOU. On this Small Business Saturday, this small business would like to thank its backers, and potential backers. Kickstarter is a great tool for those of us who... Read more