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Contribute to help us give the Deluxe Exalted 3rd Edition a leather bound, embossed+, metallic-edged, full-color, deluxe treatment.
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Richard Thomas

4,368 backers pledged $684,755 to help bring this project to life.

And After a Day Had Passed...

We're Just Getting Started!

Just to give everyone some ideas on what amazing things all you awesome backers did this last day:

  • We passed our Project Goal in 18 Minutes...fully funded in 18 minutes!
  • We have raised over 400% of that Project Goal so far.

  • Your pledges have passed 7 Stretch Goals, which give you as backers the EX3 Fiction Anthology, an Infernals Preview, a set of Charm Cards, and the option to pledge for both the EX3 Storytellers' Screen and the Ex3 Cloth Map. You have increased the book's art budget so it'll look even sweeter, and you gave the creative team a much appreciated pay bump. All in this first day!

So what's next?

Well, we just added a new Stretch Goal for a beautiful and exciting EX3 Music Suite that will be great for sitting back and listening to, but also can be looped to play tracks during your gaming sessions. 

Not only do we have additional Stretch Goals we already planned for, like another Preview or two, but we also have some friends in the industry reaching out to see if they can get in on the fun- so we'll see in the weeks to come what else we can add to make this EX3 Kickstarter our most exciting one yet.

Also, we've been discussing adding additional Reward Tiers since the "limited" ones were gobbled up in record time. We'll give 24 hour notice again before they go live- and I'm going to stagger when they go live so that everyone gets an equal chance of being asleep or at work and missing out. :)

Finally, starting today we'll be sending out Backer-Only Updates (just about one every other day) that will reveal some aspect of the work already being done on EX3: Charm examples, fiction, art, and other setting and rules snippets. 

And a Few Serious Points:

First, lots of folks have asked: "How do I Add-on a Screen or Map?" With any of the KS procedure questions, I suggest you check their handy page here: 

http://www.kickstarter.com/help/faq/backer%20questions

And then, please check the EX3 KS FAQ at the very bottom of the project page. I try and keep up with the most frequent questions there. I give you these first two methods because the more times somebody finds their answer there is the more time we have to answer everyone's questions on EX3 itself and keep the KS rolling along. 

Finally, here's the answer: find out the amount it costs to Add-on the thing you want by looking in the project description under the header "So How Does This Work?". The Add-on amounts and specifics are listed there. Next, find and click the button on your screen that says "Manage Your Pledge"- usually at the top- and when you get that page up, find where they have your pledge amount listed- usually upper left. Manually add the extra cost for the Add-ons you want to add to your base Reward Tier amount. KS does not have a specific way to list those Add-ons so you are just making sure the pledge amount numbers (base Reward Tier amount + Add-on amounts) are correct. I will send you a Kickstarter Survey some weeks after the EX3 KS is over and on there will be space for you to list the Add-ons you pledged for. So- big warning here- write down what you pledged for including the specific Add-ons because it is really easy to forget after you pledge and at least a month goes by. We all want you to be able to get the cool rewards you pledged for.

Finally, at least in this Update, while we have done phenomenally well in this last day- we have 28 more to go. We have lots of fun Updates and surprises still in store- so please tell your friends, tweet, and Facebook-post like crazy! A single tweet in the right place can make hundreds of folks aware of this project that wouldn't have otherwise.

Thank you all so much for an exhausting but awesome 24 hours!

Comments

    1. Creator Shelton Windham on May 10, 2013

      So am I reading this correctly, the first spoilerific backer only update comes today at some point?

    2. Creator Matt M McElroy on May 10, 2013

      @Jere Manninen

      You can get Shards of the Exalted Dream in print here:

      http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/103359/Shards-of-the-Exalted-Dream

    3. Creator Jere Manninen on May 10, 2013

      I would love for other books to be available since that can be great story material, even if system is different. I would love to have "Shards of the Exalted Dream" in print as that is the only one I dont yet have in Print, and I really loved it!

    4. Creator Stacy Rowe on May 10, 2013

      Thanks for opening up new limited reward tiers in the future! Any chance you can also make them a little more expensive so they don't sell out quite as fast?

      Also, I definitely get why those four particular 1e books are being offered, but what about the 2e book Masters of Jade? It was called out before as being mostly frontwards-compatible with the 3e setting as imagined, has that changed?

    5. Creator Kirsty Chilton on May 10, 2013

      All this is making me smile like the Cheshire Cat! (((o(*゚▽゚*)o)))

    6. Creator Volkan Eke on May 10, 2013

      Thank you so much for the new limited tiers!

    7. Creator Alasdair on May 10, 2013

      I'm intrigued by the "Friends in the industry" bit. Does that mean we may see more physical stuff available on future reward tiers? (don't get me wrong, I love PDFs, but also things to bring to the table or hang on my wall)

    8. Creator Matías Nicolás Caruso on May 10, 2013

      Awesome! Hit me with spoilers, HIT ME NOW! =P

    9. Creator George Williams on May 10, 2013

      I'm curious about the Storyteller screen, do you have any photos or design sketches available of them? It would help me decide if I want to pledge the additional money to get it.

    10. Creator Richard Thomas on May 10, 2013

      @Tiresias: Yes, I do as best as I can up front noticing the amounts folks pledge for, and I can go back into pledges and guess based on added amounts who wanted what if I have to if it becomes a near thing. After the Surveys go out, I can get exact numbers.

      @Ikalios: If you're asking about the Deluxe V20 and W20, then no, this business doesn't work that way. I don't even think there are more than a handful of Deluxe V20s not in fans' hands, and Deluxe W20 was only available to backers for its KS- just like this book. It wouldn't be practical to do new print runs of those Deluxe books for a different KS. Sorry.

    11. Creator Jere Manninen on May 10, 2013

      "Friends in the industry" that sounds so Sidereal thing to say, it could mean so many good things.. :). Previews, backer only updates, everything sounds really awesome!

    12. Creator Ikalios on May 10, 2013

      Awesome !! Thanks. I'm impatient to get the book in my hand ^^

      Do you know if it will be possible to add your latest edition of vampire and werewolf as an add-on for the ones who missed your last kickstarter campaign ?

    13. Creator Tiresias on May 10, 2013

      Just to check, do you need to keep track of the Orichalcum Deluxe Edition add-ons to make sure it hits the production minimum? Although it looks like it doesn't really matter, given that the Legendary Exalted tier is already at 148 people.