Update to the Playtest Beta
Okay here's the new version of the beta. The old versions have been deleted.
- Totally new attack system with accompanying changes to armour.
- The Clockwerk threat.
- Added the job... Read more
Playtest PDF Update - It's Actually Coming!
Okay basic short form: I'm almost done, but because of personal obligations, I won't be able to post the playtest PDF today. I'm currently in the process of touching up... Read more
April Update - PDF Draft Incoming!
Okay all, quick update talking about some stuff.
First and most important: I'm aiming to have a playable PDF draft of the game on April 15th. It will have... Read more
First of all: This is a small update. A big one will follow soon, but I'm going to a convention first, and will be running a small recorded game there... Read more
Update - Progress & Background Pages
Hey all. Happy New Year.
So lemme just go into what has unfolded of late.
First of all, December was a pretty slow month, for which I apologize. As I... Read more
Mini Christmas Update!!!!
Hello everyone! This is just me doing an update to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and/or other holidays as applicable!
I know things are behind schedule: My initial projections were... Read more
Backer Noseart & Progress Update
Okay, let's get into how things are going!
The post-Metatopia test rewrites to the system are mostly complete, save some changes that need to be made to character backgrounds. I'm... Read more
Post-Metatopia Update & Plane Design System
Hi everyone! Sorry it's been a while: I get wrapped up and forget how long it's been since the last update.
So I had a really good focus group and... Read more
Art Progress Update!
I've been working of late on the colour art which will litter the pages of Flying Circus. I'm doing all the art myself as a mix of 3d renders and... Read more
Early September Update
Let me just catch everyone up on the current status of the game.
Currently, the book is about half laid out, with a lot of placeholder art and test pieces.... Read more
So, I'm heading to Gencon, and I'll be bringing a pile of Flying Circus stuff! I'll be running pickup games the whole weekend.
So, lemme catch you up on the... Read more
PUBLIC PLAYTEST DRAFT
Okay everyone! Sorry for the radio silence for a bit, I've been working as hard as possible on the latest draft. and we're gonna get to that in a moment.... Read more
New Cover & Updates
Okay, so first of all, Flying Circus has a new cover art, updated to match the internal art style, better represent the content of the game, and being more visually... Read more
Art Stream - May 2nd, 6pm EST
I'm going to be running another art and Q&A stream on May 2nd at 6pm EST on my Picarto channel. The plan will be to 3d model one the backer... Read more
Post-Funding Update 1
Okay folks, I just have two things I want to touch on real fast right now.
The first is in regards to high level backers for nose art and aircraft... Read more
It is done!!!
So, Flying Circus funded far beyond my wildest expectations. I'm completely blown away by the amount of enthusiasm. And money. Wow. Yeah.
So now comes the nose-to-the-grindstone... Read more
Art Style Update
Just a short one today as we approach the end of the kickstarter. Might excite some people.
So originally when I was going to do the art I was aiming... Read more
A Random Game of Flying Circus feat. Meghan, Colin, and Cameron!
I sat down with the wonderful Meghan Dornbrock and my buddies at Axon Punk, Colin and Cameron Kyle, to play a quick game of Flying Circus. Time constrains limited us... Read more
Introduction to Air Combat Part 2 - Fiddlier Bits
So once you get into the basics of air combat, Twisting and Climbing and Diving, Gaining Advantage and Laying in Guns and Evading, we can talk about some of the... Read more
An Introduction to Air Combat, Part 1
Today, I'm going to explain some of the basics of how combat in Flying Circus works. Remember, this is a pretty crunchy game, but this stuff is all laid out very... Read more
The Final Stretch Goal
So we have more or less a week left, so let me unleash THE FINAL STRETCH GOAL.
Basically, I'm sitting on two more playbook ideas I really want to do... Read more
Threats in the Sky!
So first of all, there's an actual play of Flying Circus out there right now! Go check out the game on the One Shot podcast; we did character creation and... Read more
Playbook 8 - An Airborn
Our last playbook is probably our most complicated. I've been putting a lot of work into getting this background right, and I'll probably be working on it right up to... Read more
Playbook 7 - A Student
The apocalypse might have happened, but your papers are still due.
The Old World had a lot of cool old learning institutions secreted away in the corners of the world.... Read more
Playbook 6 - A Sheltered
Flying Circus takes place in a fairy-tail like world, and a core part of a lot of fairy tails is nobility. It's also a big part of early Flying Ace... Read more
Playbook 5 - A Believer
The Believer is a playbook that centers around strong ideals and a vision for the future, with the absolute conviction they need to see it through. They are driven to... Read more
Playbook 4 - A Survivor
Flying Circus is a primarily rural setting. The big urban cities choked with awful industrial factories are all silent now, wiped out by poison gas at the end of the... Read more
Playbook 3 - A Fisher
Okay, before we dive in (heh) to the background today, I wanna talk about podcasts. I was recently featured on two cool podcasts, Talking Tabletop with Jim McClure, and System... Read more
Playbook 2 - A Farmer
The second playbook represents one of the most straightforward. Farmers are rural dwellers who learned to fly on crop dusters and family planes, now taking to the sky in search... Read more
Playbook 1 - A Soldier
So as promised, I'm going to be doing a dive on every playbook and giving players a general feel for how they work. I'll be posting these once a day... Read more
So... the first week has been utterly amazing. It far surpassed my wildest expectations and we've barely even started. Thank you all so much for your support.
Right now my... Read more
New Stretch Goals!!!!
So y'all met that second stretch goal like it was nothing, which is amazing! I can't wait to share some of this stuff with you, and I have a lot... Read more
Funded! And first Stretch Goal!
I try to go to sleep for a few hours and look what I wake up to! We're already funded and we've hit the first stretch goal!?!??
Thank you so... Read more