just wanted to check and see: Is there anyone who was expecting a POD edition in the mail who has yet to receive one?
Please PM if that's the case... Read more
POD copies ordered
All of the POD copies have been ordered from RPGNOW.
Printing takes up to a week. Shipping should be 1 to 3 weeks for most backers.
Those of you in... Read more
POD Update and a Question
1) the revised POD has been approved. I've sent a proof copy to Adrian Smith (our layout guru). If everything is kosher - we should be able to start sending... Read more
Print Compilation Update - Minor Troubles
We've received our proof drafts of the printed book - and there were a couple of minor glitches.
The cover was too dark and we found some typos.
A corrected... Read more
Adrian tells me we're just about done with POD layout. Just have to add a few images and then submit for approval from RPGNOW.
RPGNOW is a bit infamous for... Read more
Adrian tells me we're a little over a third of way through with Print layout. The work is progressing and I'll keep you guys updated as it goes.
POD Compilation Layout
Just a quick update so you know we haven't fallen asleep at the switch.
Layout is underway on the POD Compilation.
We'll update you as it progresses.
update - almost done
manuscript of the last adventure is finished and has been proofread. Art is _mainly_ done.
(We had to redo a lot of art as the original artist wasn't responding to... Read more
Wild West...almost there...
Looks like we'll have the Wild West adventure out within 10 days. (fingers crossed)
Apologies for the radio silence
We're down to our last two adventures - AND - we just received the playtest draft of the wild west adventure.
It should be going... Read more
Another Mars Update - we're getting close!
I'm hearing that the Mars adventure should be laid-out and ready for delivery in the next week or two.
Here's a quick art preview to hold you over (by Adrian... Read more
More Mars Art
Work continues on the Mars adventure. Here are some more samples of art from Adrian Smith
Another Mars art preview: White Ape!
Work continues apace on the remaining Improbable Tales.
Here's some art for the upcoming Mars release by Adrian Smith
Mars art preview
Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving (in the US) and a good weekend (everywhere else)
1) Steve Perrin has stepped in to help with the writing chores on the Saturday... Read more
another Sentai adventure preview - Blazing Samurai Form
remember those several dragon mechs from last update -- well - they combine to form THIS (art by Adrian Smith):
new Sentai adventure art preview
new Sentai adventure art preview from the skilled hands of Adrian Smith
Back - and another Sentai adventure preview
I'm back in country and pushing forward on Improbable Tales.
Here's the latest art preview from the forthcoming Sentai Adventure (art by Adrian Smith).
Update - delayed
Sorry folks - the sentai adventure is very close to going to layout - but it's undergoing a rewrite.
The Extraordinary Journey adventure is done and Dan and Adrian are... Read more
Update on Progress and Art Preview from Sentai Adventure
1) The Sentai Adventure and Extraordinary Journey are both now in the stage of having art created for it. Houser is currently working on the cover
2) The John Carter... Read more
1) Dr. Warp is in Layout. Hope to release in a week or two.
2) Proof-read manuscript for Extraordinary Journey is in the artists hands and they're brainstorming
3) manuscript... Read more
Update and Stark City discount
First off - you may have noticed that I'm helping Dan run his Kickstarter for Stark City which will be a city setting for ICONS.
To show appreciation to all... Read more
Fainting Goat Cake Ad for Vampires of Red Square
As we're working frantically to get Vampires of Red Square out...I thought I'd share the the Fainting Goat cake ad from that issue...
Following up on last week's update:
Both Vampires of Red Square and Golden Androids of Dr Warp are in layout/proofreading right now
and here is the art for the cover... Read more
updates on issues
Vampires of Red Square is going to proof-reading today.
Golden Androids of Dr Warp will be going to proof-reading tomorrow.
The Wild West adventure is currently being playtested... Read more
Cover for upcoming adventure
coming soon for Improbable Tales from RPG legend, Steve Perrin - The Other SIde
hey - more art
this is the Golden Eagle - done by Jon Gibbons for Skip Frizzel. He'll be making a guest appearance in one of the upcoming Improbable Tales..
a couple of sample images by Adrian Smith of art from the next releases - sort of a Lovecraft vibe to these
More art previews
here's a line up of some (more) of the characters you'll meet in the Saturday Morning Cartoons adventure
Hey - Remember the "unlocked" Improbable Tales adventure that featured the PCs being zapped into Saturday Morning cartoons?
Well -here's an art preview from that by Dan Houser
Backers - please log in and see update 25!
backers - please login to kickstarter and check out the updates page for update 25
it has your download link for Improbable Tales 2
1) Hey Folks - just wanted to let you know that Fainting Goat Games is running an IndieGoGo campaign to fund a line of fun/quirky ICONS paper miniatures called Justice... Read more
We're Number One (for now)! And other news
1) If you check out the image below, you'll see that as of 8:20AM this morning, Day of the Swarm was the number one ICONS product on RPGNOW!
(I took... Read more
Progress is being made.
The first Improbable Tales adventure (Day of the Swarm) is very close to launch.
Second (Primal Power) is currently being tweaked in layout
The third (Aqua-Zombies)... Read more
Cover for Mars Homage Adventure
Many thanks to Jon Gibbons for this awesome cover for the Mars homage adventure -- the first "unlocked" adventure.
Progress is continuing. We first to release the first Improbable Tales... Read more
and the winners are....
The four adventure ideas that will be fleshed out into Improbable Tales are
Trapped in a Saturday Morning Cartoon - submitted by Daniel Gallant
2) Rampaging Kaiju vs Sentai... Read more
Vote Now! Voting closes on Saturday!
Just a reminder to let your voice be heard and vote on the upcoming adventures.
Voting is open just until Saturday at mdnight...don't miss out!
Voting is open!
Took an extra day to get all the submissions collected. There are a BUNCH. Thanks to everyone for their submissions! (I think I got them all. If I missed yours... Read more
Submit adventure ideas! Voting starts on Monday
Just a reminder to submit any ideas you have for the "unlocked" adventures before Monday.
Monday the voting starts - and the top 4 vote getters will be the 4... Read more
broke 1000! thanks, Curt Meyer!
Curt Meyer increased his pledge - and we broke the 1000 dollar mark. The fifth and final additional adventure has been unlocked!
and the winner is
The John Carter of Mars homage idea has won the vote for the first new adventure.
I've already got a freelance writer working on that adventure. Hope to have some... Read more
Voting is Closed for the 6th Adventure - start submissions for the Seventh!
1) We're tallying the votes for the 6th Adventure. A winner will be announced on monday
2) please start submitting your ideas for a 7th adventure below in the comments... Read more
Last Day for Voting on Adventure 6
1) Today is the last day for voting on Adventure 6 and more news
PLEASE go here:
and cast your vote.
I want to make sure everyone has their... Read more
and - Bad News - below 700 again
Unfortunately, a backer had to withdraw. We're now $43 under $700.
So - I'm obliged to re-locke dthe 3rd TBD slot until we hit 700 again.
Sorry about that. it's... Read more
Broke 700! 3rd TBD slot opened!
I didn't think I'd be posting another one of these updates so soon - BUT - thanks to latest backer Steven Noyes - we have passed the $700 barrier -... Read more
Second TBD Slot Unlocked (Thanks to Walt Robillard!)
Many thanks to Walt Robillard for pushing us over the $550 mark and unlocking the 2nd TPD slot ( and the 7th Improbable Tales adventure!)
We will be tabulating the... Read more
Even More Reward Art - Archer!
More reward art! This piece was by Jon Gibbons done for contributor Jonathan Thompson. The character is named Archer
Here's a peek at the image of Necromancer that Jon Gibbons did for one of our $75 contributors (John Post) - Nice, eh?
Voting on Sixth Adventure
Hey guys! The time has come to vote on the sixth Improbable Tales adventure that was 'unlocked' when we hit our funding goal.
Here are the options that have been... Read more
New Reward Level
By suggestion from one of our contributors, we've added a new rewards level at $230.
At the $230 dollar level, you receive all the rewards at the $150 level. In... Read more
Kickstarter Goal Met! 6th Adventure Unlocked!
We have 'unlocked' a 6th adventure - so we need your adventure ideas. need 'em. Like the desert needs the... Read more
Adventure Ideas Needed
less than 70 dollars to meeting our goal. When that happens we 'unlock'
a new adventure.
We'll be accepting proposals from the contributors for the theme/content of the next... Read more
Artist Jon Gibbons is kicking in character images
As of this morning, master artist and friend of the Goat, Jon Gibbons, has offered to provide character illustrations for anyone who donates at the $75 level or above.
I've... Read more