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Sigantium is a Pathfinder and D&D compatible tabletop RPG campaign book featuring a vast new world re-imagining magic and fantasy.
Sigantium is a Pathfinder and D&D compatible tabletop RPG campaign book featuring a vast new world re-imagining magic and fantasy.
Sigantium is a Pathfinder and D&D compatible tabletop RPG campaign book featuring a vast new world re-imagining magic and fantasy.
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Sigantium has been funded, but don't worry if you missed it! You can still get the book, all the swag, and still make a part of the world your own!

Sigantium's custom contributions will continue to be available even after funding, through our website which will soon be receiving an update enabling this ability.

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Sigantium Academy of the Arcane 
The world of Sigantium centers around the earth sized floating continent of Masada where the fate of the world is tied to the Archmage academy at it's center. Founded by an immensely powerful mage from the future, in order to empower the mages of the present with the ability to avoid the coming apocalypse.

The classic fantasy you love, done like never before
Sigantium has re-written the origins and lore of all the base fantasy races integrating a thousand years of original lore shaping a campaign setting in an old school feel with exciting new innovations in story telling and magical culture. Role-playing dependent prerequisites abound for new feats, classes, and leveling options, exalting NPCs and rewarding role-playing with meaningful permanent bonuses and abilities depending on whom you train under, and accomplishments you have achieved.

Magic users with limitations unleashed
Fill every role an adventuring party needs entirely with arcane casters. Sigantium's new magic classes and options make it possible for specialized mages to be fully functional tanks, damage dealers, healers, stealthy assassins or one of the numerous new kinds of arcane characters that defy classification and use entirely new magic systems and suites of spells.  

 Spell customization system  
Games and books have made efforts towards this end before, but Sigantium takes it a step further. Our system allows the arcane caster who chooses the right character options and devotes the time needed, to create balanced spells from the individual aspects that make up spells, augmenting and altering them with a spell point system that determines the required spell level to manifest their creations.

Arcane scalability

Sigantium spells are designed with augmentation and variability. This means the same spell could be boosted to deliver more damage, or vary its effects so no two spells need be the same. Similar in concept to  meta-magic with less hassle and far greater flexibility. Combined with the spell customization rules, players and GMs alike will never become bored with the same set of identical spells clogging every wizard's spell book.

A vast world of unique magical nations

The scope of Sigantium's campaign world is massive, and spans numerous unique new nations that pay homage to many familiar staples of the fantasy genre, re-imagining them and interconnecting a thousand years of lore and history. From the drake infested sky scraping viking peaks of the Skarnlands, to the the idyllic rural expanses of the halfling nation of Osterheim, and everything in-between. The floating continent of Masada has over a dozen fully realized regions of wilderness and civilization full of magical plots and intrigue, enough to keep any gaming group endlessly enthralled.  

Racial leveling options

All Sigantium races, base and expanded, have leveling options that allow you  to take feats, class features, and entire class levels dedicated solely to the strengths and specialties the race embodies. Not only does this open up more possibilities for interesting new character builds, it also balances the issue of non standard races possessing broken and overpowered abilities for their level. Whether you desire to become a racial paragon of your culture's virtues, or simply seek a stronger hide to boost a few more points of armor, racial leveling options make creating interesting and compelling character concepts that much easier to achieve.

 Let your imagination become a part of our world ! 

Work with our designers and artists to create your own content that will forever become a part of the Sigantium world. Many different reward tiers featuring this process makes Sigantium one of the most interactive campaign launches to date! The miles long primordial dragon of your wildest imagination, or a young phenom sorceress with powerful dark secrets, the content you add to Sigantium will not just be printed in the book, but woven into our interconnected tapestry of history and culture. Your creation will influence other places and people within the world, making this setting more than just the sum of its parts, but an interactive living world driven as much by its creators as the players that roll the dice every weekend.

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ADD-ONS:
Hard cover upgrade - Add $10 to upgrade your book to a full hard bound case wrap binding.

Deluxe Retailer Upgrade - Add $80 to a retailer level pledge to receive 4 more books, 40 premium character sheets, and a retailer exclusive Brom cover art promo poster.

Premium Character Sheets - Add $8 to get a pack of 6 Premium character sheets.

Poster Map - Add $15 for a 24"x36" Poster map of the world. Brom 

Poster - Add $20 for an unsigned poster of the Brom cover art.

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Meet members of the Sigantium team:  

Gerald Brom

Brom a the master of modern dark fantasy illustration. Brom's influence is felt far and wide from movies and video games to RPGs and fine art. His artistic legacy has inspired gamers and fantasy for generations.
Brom a the master of modern dark fantasy illustration. Brom's influence is felt far and wide from movies and video games to RPGs and fine art. His artistic legacy has inspired gamers and fantasy for generations.

http://www.bromart.com/

Timothy Brian Brown

Timothy Brian Brown is a veteran role-playing-game designer who brought us Dark Sun, Planescape, and his recent offering, Dragon Kings. Tim's proven industry talent of bringing worlds into life lend themselves perfectly to Sigantium.
Timothy Brian Brown is a veteran role-playing-game designer who brought us Dark Sun, Planescape, and his recent offering, Dragon Kings. Tim's proven industry talent of bringing worlds into life lend themselves perfectly to Sigantium.

http://www.dragonkingsproject.com/

Thomas M. Baxa

Thomas M. Baxa veteran TSR illustrator for products like Dark Sun and countless monster manuals. Tom lends his specialty of demons and creatures to the world of Sigantium.
Thomas M. Baxa veteran TSR illustrator for products like Dark Sun and countless monster manuals. Tom lends his specialty of demons and creatures to the world of Sigantium.

http://www.baxaart.com/

Kelton Cram

Kelton Cram lends his amazing cutting edge styling of concept art to Sigantium's aesthetic. With concept and art work on such projects as The Hunger Games, The X-Men movies, and 300 he brings a wealth of industry driving talent!
Kelton Cram lends his amazing cutting edge styling of concept art to Sigantium's aesthetic. With concept and art work on such projects as The Hunger Games, The X-Men movies, and 300 he brings a wealth of industry driving talent!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6006912/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1


Damien Mammoliti

prolific Pathfinder illustrator, lending depictions of dragons, adventure scenes, and memorable characters to many worlds including Sigantium. Damien is capable of drawing out exactly the right look and personality for every subject he takes on.
prolific Pathfinder illustrator, lending depictions of dragons, adventure scenes, and memorable characters to many worlds including Sigantium. Damien is capable of drawing out exactly the right look and personality for every subject he takes on.


Jacob Atienza

Concept and illustration designs for clients such as Blizzard Entertainment, Wizards of The Coast, Paizo and more. Jacob helps push the envelope on our re-designs of classic fantasy staples.
Concept and illustration designs for clients such as Blizzard Entertainment, Wizards of The Coast, Paizo and more. Jacob helps push the envelope on our re-designs of classic fantasy staples.


Derek Watts

Primary writer and designer for Sigantium. Freelance illustrator and graphic artist. Former intelligence analyst for the US Air-force. Life-long D&D nerd and passionate game master dedicated to sharing his own vision of new magical fantasy to the world!
Primary writer and designer for Sigantium. Freelance illustrator and graphic artist. Former intelligence analyst for the US Air-force. Life-long D&D nerd and passionate game master dedicated to sharing his own vision of new magical fantasy to the world!

 Krzysztof Moszczynski

Amazingly talented underexposed concept genius from Warsaw Poland. He sets a break neck speed of astounding characters and ideas that have shaped and driven many of Sigantium's core concepts and overall look.
Amazingly talented underexposed concept genius from Warsaw Poland. He sets a break neck speed of astounding characters and ideas that have shaped and driven many of Sigantium's core concepts and overall look.

Jaimie Cardello

Freelance graphic artist and uncompromising art director for Sigantium. Self proclaimed nerd girl, has a passion for games, cooking, and all things creative. From graphic design to illustration and play-testing she wears many hats and fills many roles.
Freelance graphic artist and uncompromising art director for Sigantium. Self proclaimed nerd girl, has a passion for games, cooking, and all things creative. From graphic design to illustration and play-testing she wears many hats and fills many roles.

Music elements and Sigantium theme concepts with Nathan Smith and Bobby Gale. 
Additional music from Jason Shaw with audionautix.com

Qualifications.
Sigantium is founded in the principles of compelling story and exciting game play with a dedication to top notch illustration throughout. We have assembled a team of proven industry greats that have defined whole role-playing genres, and talented new artists and writers with the desire to drive a new gaming renaissance with Sigantium.  

Risks and challenges

We are all personally invested in our project that encompass over a dozen team members spanning 3 countries. We have built our company and product on principles of open cooperation and creativity to achieve the best game possible, completely backwards from the common corporate wisdom. The more custom content we take on the more involved and deep our workload will become pushing the project's fulfillment back further than we currently project. Of course that means a bigger better book for everyone so we hope for the opportunity to face such challenges.

Sigantium is more than just ours, much of the world and its inhabitants will be made by YOU, the donors, so help us conquer the challenge of bringing this massive new world into life with the power of our imagination and ideas combined!

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    Single book MSRP: 39.99

    This is the retailer only level and includes six books, the perfect amount to meet the needs of an average sized gaming group.

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    Sigantium Celebrity

    Everything from "the book" level, and you get to work with our artists and designers to add your own NPC to the world. Realized in one full color illustration, and presented with stats and lore. Your specific NPC can take any form you like, be they a teacher at the academy, a notable leader or infamous bandit, a heroic undead airship pirate or a villainous Wyvernborn sorcerer, the character of your own imagination will forever leave a mark on the world of Sigantium!

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    Airship Captain

    Everything from "the book" level, and you will work with our artists and designers to create your very own Airship design that will forever be added to the world. Your airship will be fully realized in full-color artwork, as well as a full page of lore, rules, and stats covering your own unique airship and detailing it's crew, captain, and a brief history.

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    Sigantium Ethnic Studies major

    Everything from "the book" level, and you will also work with our artists and designers to add your very own custom race the world! Realized in one full color illustration, and presented with stats, lore, and racial specific character options. Make Sigantium the most memorable campaign setting you have ever experienced before by inhabiting it's world with an entire race of people inspired from your own imagination!

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    Sigantium Demonology Major

    Everything from "the book" level, and you will also work with Thomas Baxa and our designers to add your very own demon to the world! Your demon will be illustrated in full color and can be either a unique powerful individual demon, and or a specific demonic sub-race (Such as D&D fiend types: Glabrezu, Vrock, etc.) You will also receive an art print of your demon signed by Thomas Baxa himself!

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    Sigantium Dragonology Major

    Everything from "the book" level, and you will also work with Damien Mammoliti and our designers to create your very own miles long primordial Sigantium dragon! Your dragon will be realized in one full color illustration and will have existed from near the dawn of the world's creation. Your dragon will have massive branching influence and impact throughout the history and peoples of the world of Masada. You will also receive an art print of your dragon in all its grandeur signed by Damien Mammoliti!

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    Sigantium Empire Builder

    Everything from "the book" level, and you will work with our artists and designers to add your own original region to the world. Barony, province, nation or stronghold, your region can take whatever form you imagine. You will be able to outline key characters and influential individuals. Your region will be realized with at least 8 pages of lore and history, and specific character options. Your region and it's inhabitants will be depicted across 3 portrait size illustrations, 1 quarter page illustration, and either an overland map or local grid-map of your stronghold. You will also receive art prints of all illustrations associated with your custom region. You will be credited in the book as an assistant designer, world builder, or other appropriate title you will decide upon with Sigantium team.

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