New Stark City Kickstarter!
We have just launched the Kickstarter for Against the Axis. It's a WW2 supplement set in the Stark City universe and written by RPG legend Steve Perrin.
Check it out... Read more
More ICONS Adventures! Improbable Tales 2 Patreon
Hey Stark City backers
We have just started a Patreon campaign to fund a series of ICONS. Check it out!
quick update and Extreme Earth
1) Fainting Goat has launched a new Kickstarter for a setting for ICONS - although it also supports M&M, Savage Worlds, SUPERS!, FATE, Bulletproof Blues and BASH. It's called Extreme... Read more
Checking on Print Editions
if anyone who ordered a print version hasn't received it yet - please message me ASAP
all POD editions have been ordered
Big Milestone -- all Print On Demands books have been ordered.
Having said that - there's always a glitch somewhere.
If you don't have your book in your hands in... Read more
Print Copy Updates
It's slow going on ordering the POD editions. Slower than I had projected
Here where we are now
2/3 of the POD editions will be ordered by the midnight tonight.... Read more
Still ordering POD editions
ordering the POD books is taking longer than I thought. RPGNOW doesn't have an ability to order multiple books at once - so I have to manually order... Read more
POD Update - September 20
Ok -I think we've got all the addresses now.
We will start ordering books this weekend. I'll update again on Monday
Backer Surveys Sent
We've received the proof POD copy and it looks good!
Backer copies will be going out shortly
We've sent out surveys requesting mailing addresses - please respond ASAP so we... Read more
Proof copy shipped (again)
The revised POD file has been approved. We've ordered a proof copy and it shipped today to our layout guy.
Hopefully in a week or two, he'll receive... Read more
Updated POD Files Approved
New (and hopefully error free) Print On Demand files have been approved by RPGNOW
Proof copies have been ordered. We'll know in a bout a week or two (depending on... Read more
Latest POD Update
We got the print on demand proofs back from RPGNOW and there were problems with how the printing process had handled the layout files. A lot of the art was, frankly,... Read more
Print on Demand files approved
RPGNOW has approved the POD files.
I'm sending proof copies to our layout artist (Adrian Smith) and myself.
We should get them in a week or so. If everything looks... Read more
Update - And the Heroic Kickstarter
Hey guys - two items
1) the POD file is with RPGNOW and we're awaiting approval so we can start sending out print copies. We'll keep you posted
2) Stark... Read more
Update on Stark City Print Compilation
I had previously said we hoped to start sending out print books at the end of July.
Well - that's not going to happen. Layout is telling me that the... Read more
Update, Shilling for a Friend and Stark City Sentinels Art Preview
1) we're putting together the compiled pdf of Stark City.Hoping to have it in your hands by the end of next week (if not sooner).
2) Forgive me a momentary... Read more
Apologies - I meant to post this last week.
I did a podcast with Dan Houser and Steve Kenson. We talked about Great Power and Stark City - and Houser... Read more
A couple of things
1) We're about a week out from releasing the Catacombs pdf. Just waiting on final proofing of statblocks.
2) Tentatively aiming for July to start sending... Read more
Geartown almost ready
We hope to have geartown out soon to the backers. We're just doing a final proofing pass on it now
If there's any backer who hasn't heard from me yet regarding character art or write-ups they are owed - please message me ASAP...
We're very conscious of (and thankful for) how patient Stark City backers have been and we're making sure that we do not take that good faith for granted.
So, work... Read more
Update - Geartown Preview
We've just released a preview of the Geartown neighborhood on RPGNOW
The full (art free) release to backers of Geartown is on track to happen next week
New Podcast update
The latest BAMFcast has updates on both Stark City and Great Power
Check it out!
Or - here's the Reader's Digest™ version:
Starting the last week of January, text versions... Read more
any backer who pledged at a level that was receiving character art AND has not seen their character art yet - please contact me directly.
I think we've got everyone... Read more
We're closing in on the final stretch
The Setting Rules Section, Silver District, History Section, Catacombs and Geartown are done in terms of writing.
Platinum Coast is getting close. Tesla... Read more
new image from Dan Houser
currently - looks like we're on track to start releasing the text versions of the Stark City releases to backers in the 3rd or 4th week or January. Possibly sooner.... Read more
new Art Preview from History Section
work continues on Stark City - here's a preview from the History section by Dan Houser
The Upgrade Plan
So - the community of backers seems to overwhelmingly want to upgrade Stark City to Great Power
BUT - we don't want to screw over anyone who wants to use... Read more
So - Question for Backers
I've been talking with the Stark City creative team about ICONS:Great Power (Steve's Kickstarter which launched earlier today)
After looking over the Great Power playtest doc (which is available to... Read more
Steve Kenson is doing a Kickstarter for ICONS - you should check it out
Steve Kenson himself is doing a kickstarter to fund a new ICONS supplement.
I have already become a backer - and I strongly encourage every ICONS fan to give it... Read more
New Art Preview
here's a preview of the art from the History section of Welcome to Stark City. Artist is Dan Houser
Dan Houser and Walt Robillard talk about Stark CIty on the latest BAMFcast
Artist Dan Houser and artist/writer Walt Robillard stop by the BAMFcast to talk about the progress on Stark City and touch on a myriad of other subjects
Apologies for some... Read more
Update - new backer art from Dan Houser!
check out this backer art by Dan Houser
David Nolan's character is Dragonguard .
Pierre Toulouze's character is Sable Lynx. The digital copy of the images will be forwarded to... Read more
New Stark City art from Dan Houser
straight from the ink stained fingers of Dan Houser comes this (now colored) shot of three evil Nikolai Teslas from alternate dimensions facing off against a hero in Stark City.... Read more
another preview - tourist brochure for Stark City delay
apologies for the delay (meant to have this up this weekend)
Here's a snazzy tourist brochure for Stark City - featuring a full color map by Steff Worthington (who also... Read more
another preview coming.....
We've got another preview that's having some artistic polishes - hope to have it released on Friday or Saturday...will keep you updated...
Updates - we've got updates!
two new free Stark City Updates
1) from Dan Houser comes Stark City: Hero Turf Profile 4 - feating Komodo
2) From Dr. Comics himself, Jason Tondro, comes a preview of... Read more
New FREE Stark City Preview is available at RPGNOW
The Kickstarter for the new ICONS setting - Stark City - has been successful
To celebrate - we're releasing this free preview of one the city's corporate movers-and-shakers from Tesla... Read more
Thanks to you - we made it!
Many thanks to all of our contributors. Stark City has been funded!
We'll keep you updated as we get closer to release - and thanks again
Podcast! Tesla Industrial Park Preview
Stark City contributor John Post is on hand to talk about the Tesla Industrial Park neighborhood.
Almost to the Finish Line...
1) Firstly, thanks to our many generous backers. We've over %120 percent funded now - and climbing!
2) At $3223, we are $623 over goal. We are $127 from unlocking... Read more
New Preview - Platinum Coast - also 2 Stretch Goals unlocked!
Hey folks. Two things
1) We've released a new free preview of the Platinum Coast Neighborhood at RPGNOW
Check it out!
2) Since we've now raised $500 over our initial... Read more
First Stretch Goal Met! $31 from Second Stretch Goal!
We have fully unlocked the first Stretch Goal!
The 2nd one will unlock at 3000$ - and we're only 31 bucks from there.
Many thanks to all our backers
We Made Goal! And Just $41 From First Stretch Goal
Thanks to all of our backers - we've made our funding goal!
And now - we're just $41 from unlocking our first stretch goal!
A new Stark City adventure module... Read more
Less than $100 to go! AND - new Neighborhood Preview!
Thanks to all of our backers for pledging and for spreading the word - we are now within $100 of goal. Special thanks to our two latest backers, dregotim and John Fiala,... Read more
Neighborhoods of Stark City
I had a request for a backer for a quick description of the neighborhoods of Stark City.
Here's (very) brief rundown. We're going to be releasing previews for some of... Read more
70th Backer! And new Podcast!
1) Thanks to Surfmonkey01 for becoming our 70th backer!
2) Joe Bardales and I sat down for a podcast and talked about the neighborhood he's written for Stark City -... Read more
Stark City Needs You!
We're just $396 from goal.
We have 18 days left.
We're so close - but not quite there.
It's make or break time, right now. We need to ask you,... Read more
$2000 Level Freebie Released! Check Out Pinball!
So - Pinball is our 2000$ freebie - and you can grab it now.
To celebrate, Stark City Games is going to release during the Kickstarter some profiles of heroes... Read more
So - We're Thinking About Stretch Goals
We're starting to mull over what to offer as stretch goals.
We've decided that adventures for Stark City might be the best option. We're still crunching the numbers... Read more
John Posts Stark City Adventures
John asked me to post these description of the adventures he's writing for Stark City.
Update: John will run these adventures for you and your group over Skype or Roll20... Read more
new $50 backer level!
We've revamped the $50 rewards.
NOW: At the $50 contribution ICONS line artist Dan Houser will draw your character for inclusion in a pdf called Sentinels of Stark City.... Read more
Quick GenCon Update
So - quick status report -
1) we're 67 percent funded (thanks to all our backers!)
2) Steve Kenson has just turned in his manuscript for the City/Setting building toolkit.... Read more
Dan's Schedule at GenCon
In case you're wanting to find Dan at GenCon to say hi:
Wednesday -- Dan will be in Indianapolis -- hotel, and at the RAM around 7 or so.
Thursday ... Read more
Early Bird GenCon Special!
In celebration of us hitting the 50 percent mark, both John Post and Dan Houser have agreed to run special GenCon only sessions of ICONS for around 50 bucks
Supplies... Read more
To commemorate hitting $1000, Dan has released a new Hero Turf episode.
This one features Doc Chimp a resident of Tesla Industrial Park
Stark City Podcast Goodness
Several of the Stark City crew (including Dan Houser) stop by the BAMF podcast to talk about what they're doing for Stark CIty
Freebie! Stark City: Hero Turf Profile 1
To celebrate, Stark City Games is going to release during the Kickstarter some profiles of heroes found within the upcoming setting material for ICONS, beginning with Laughing Boy, a hero... Read more
Many thanks to Darren Bulmer for being our first backer!
Quick update notes:
1) The adventure for the playtest will Be called: 'Public Enemy 101001' and will feature an automaton... Read more