the last shipping update you'll ever need
If you did the survey, your rewards have either already arrived to you or are in the mail.
Downloads of the player sheets, the Menu of Krater Outcomes, and the set of 90 tokens (laid out for printing to Avery 5163 sticker paper) can now be found here.... Read more
Yeah, even erring for 91 tokens per set the slight weight variations were resulting in some 89 token sets. So over the weekend I made a jig for counting out... Read more
Friday I picked up the print run!
And shipping has begun, with some challenges.
I need to ship nearly a hundred international packages, and laying my hands on enough customs... Read more
no forum, hashtags
Game-specific discussion forums always seem to go fallow. So for The Clay That Woke no forum, hashtags.
I know I'll be checking them on a regular basis.
Folks who missed the Kickstarter may now buy The Clay That Woke
If you know folks who missed the Kickstarter, please let them know that they may now buy The Clay That Woke.
Flight of the Minotaur
How about this for an update: files went to the printer Friday. So as long as they preflight today I'll be receiving a proof copy this week, and if... Read more
I've been so heads-down I missed posting an update. So here's what's happened lately, and what's happening soon. If you've backed other RPG Kickstarters you know these final weeks of... Read more
A Different Kind Of Text
My "near final" text is out to a handful of readers for final feedback on stuff like problematic sentence construction and punctuation. So let me tell you about it.
People... Read more
minotaur player sheets
I've done character sheet design. I wish I could do it like Brennen. Here's his first pass at the minotaur player sheets. (Click through for a better look.)
First Draft Cover
Remember the stretch goal for graphic design and layout by Brennen Reece? Here's his pulptastic first draft of the cover. (Click through for a larger image.)
That's his custom... Read more
Thanks To Your Support, Minotaurs Now Have Fun
Remember the stretch goal for additional art? It enabled me to pull back and look across the initial illustrations for anything important that might be missing. And you know what?... Read more
Thank you everyone. I'm pretty overwhelmed. Thanks for your enthusiasm for the project. Thanks for backing it. Thanks for spreading the word during the campaign.
We're all going to have... Read more
And we're down to the last 21 hours! Please tell anyone who might be on the fence that time is short.
$20K. I'm overwhelmed. Thank you. Thanks for sharing my excitement for this project. I know it's not a game you imagined wanting beforehand; it says a lot about the roleplaying... Read more
Nate finished another illustration. The caption is, "Haweshad's herd are twins whose skin condition is from poison given their mother by her husband when they were in the womb."
And... Read more
Wanna see a minotaur perform on Friday?
There's this minotaur snake handler who performs down at the ruins. He's supposed to be great. Wanna go with me?
(Nate finished another illustration.)
That scene in the granary in "Silent As the Sun"?
Four nameless minotaurs take refuge from the screaming of the Ehn flowers in Municipal Lehekesh, and have a conversation. What was up with that?
It's called "The Nameless Conversation." At... Read more
Five different jobs in "Silent As the Sun"?
Have you read "Silent As the Sun"? Did you note that across the fourteen sections the minotaur narrator has or mentions having had five different jobs?!? Here's what's up with... Read more
Five or So Questions about The Clay That Woke
Brie Sheldon asked me Five or So Questions about The Clay That Woke.
Twice As Much Art Stretch Goal Is Met!
We've crossed the $13,500 stretch goal, so Nate Marcel is now on the hook for an additional 10 interior illustrations, and I could not be more thrilled! Thank you... Read more
Just added more of THE BOOK AND TOKENS
I'm tremendously gratified by the excitement for the game. It's about the best feeling in the world to see people enthusiastic about a creative project you've put your... Read more
Graphic Design and Layout Stretch Goal Is Met!
Thank you everyone, we've crossed the $11,000 stretch goal. Brennen Reece is now on the hook for graphic design and layout. Expect a book that feels like a lush, comfortable,... Read more
That was fast!
Thank you everyone for all the love...on Valentine's Day.
I'm super excited to see people sharing so much enthusiasm for the project. Thank you.