Spirits, Beasts & Spells layout complete!
Good news, Wuxia heroes! Daniel Solis has completed his layout work on Tianxia: Spirits, Beasts & Spells!
Daniel turned over the files for both the digital and print on demand... Read more
Tianxia: Spirits, Beasts & Spells layout... as it happens! Starts Tomorrow!
Folks, I have some great news that I wanted to share with you before I headed off to the JAFAX convention last week, but I needed to wait until the... Read more
Deck of Fate App update, and Spirits, Beasts & Spells Art!
Greetings, Wuxia heroes!
Summary: Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate App is now available for purchase, and Artwork from the upcoming Spirits, Beasts & Spells book.
This week's update... Read more
Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate... App!
Greetings, Tianxia Fans!
This short update is to spill the beans on something I've been sitting on for a little while, and to give everyone a heads up on another... Read more
Spirits, Beasts & Spells come to life in new artwork!
Summary: Art progress for Spirits, Beasts & Spells, and samples of the artwork.
Greetings, Tianxia Fans! It’s been a while since our last update, so I wanted to bring you... Read more
Orca Con and the Semi-annual Vigilance Press Summit!
Summary: I'm heading to Orca Con this weekend, where I'll be meeting several of the people who've worked on Tianxia and hope to post more comprehensive updates in the following... Read more
Witness the Impending Arrival of the Twelve Golden Butchers!
Greetings, Wuxia Heroes!
Summary: Apologies for the lack of news, progress report, and art and pages from the Twelve Golden Butchers PDF!
Today’s update is to give you a progress... Read more
Progress report! New heroes join the cause!
Summary: New editors John Dunn and James Lowder join the Tianxia crew, progress on upcoming PDFs and print-on-demand books.
Greetings, wuxia heroes! We've been quiet since before Gen Con, but... Read more
Tianxia: War, Iron & Stone Preview
Greetings, Wuxia heroes,
I'm packing up for my annual pilgrimage to Gen Con, but I wanted to share something with everyone before I leave. Dionysia Jones has been hard at... Read more
Trickster: Tianxia Now Available from Drive Thru Cards!
Greetings Wuxia heroes!
Just a quick bit of Tianxia-related news for those of you who might not be following our website. A few months ago, Daniel Solis reached out to... Read more
Request for Suggestions for Character Sheets
Wuxia Heroes, I'm calling for your feedback!
I plan to release some PDFs (form-fillable) of both Fate Core and Fate Accelerated character sheets for Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade. They'll... Read more
Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate, Now in Red!
This is just a short note to let everyone know that the Deck of Fate is now available with the Red colored backs. These cards work well if you want... Read more
Trickster Tianxia! Red-themed Tianxia Arcana!
Summary: Daniel Solis is creating a new card game, and there will be a Tianxia Variant! Plus, red-backed Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate is on the way!
Greetings,... Read more
Tianxia Arcana Bundle with the Deck of Fate is also live!
Fred Hicks just surprised me by getting back to me a day earlier than planned with the Deck of Fate / Tianxia Arcana bundle!
So this is live, now. If... Read more
Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate is now live on Drive-Thru Cards!
Summary: You can go buy your copies of the Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate now! (But check your Kickstarter messages for discount codes, first!)
I'm very... Read more
Tianxia Arcana Print Proof Glitch Found and Fixed; New Tianxia Series Announcement
Greetings, Wuxia heroes!
So, this is just a quick note to let folks know we're still on target to release the Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate as soon... Read more
April Update for Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade
Summary: The Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate, Print and Play edition, news about the printed cards, and an update on the Magic System!
Greetings, Wuxia heroes! Today we... Read more
Playtesting Documents Inbound!
Summary: This week we will be releasing a series of new Playtest documents, including the Twelve Golden Butchers adventure, the rules for Leopard Kung Fu, and the Mass Combat Rules!... Read more
Tianxia Accelerated Appendix Update
Happy New Year, everyone!
To start things off right, we’re releasing the retail version of our Tianxia Accelerated Appendix into the wild today. As with the “Path of Destiny... Read more
Bundle of Holding: Bundle of Fate +2- Now with Tianxia!
Greetings, Tianxia fans and backers!
This is just a quick shout out to our early adopters, the backers who helped us launch Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade. Do you have... Read more
The Path of Destiny Awaits!
Summary: Path of Destiny going on sale Monday, Podcast Link
This is just a short update to let our backers (and the rest of the world) know that Tianxia: Path... Read more
October 2014 Update
Summary: Progress reports on digital rewards projects, a question for you about future kickstarter stretch goals.
October 10, 2014.
It has been almost a year since our Kickstarter Campaign, and... Read more
New Tianxia Playtest Documents going out today, and more announcements!
Summary: Italian Edition Announcement, Playtest Document announcements, Instructions for playtesters, links for submitting playtest responses, Gen-Con Plans
Greetings, Tianxia fans!
It has been a long and busy Summer, but today... Read more
Running Demos of Tianxia and Fate
I've had folks asking me in comments, emails, and posts in various places about running games of Tianxia for new players. To that end, I've decided to put together a... Read more
Tianxia lives on!
Summary: James, where have you been for the past month? How is Tianxia Doing? Where are we with stretch goals? What's happening next?
It has been about a month since my... Read more
On the Road with Tianxia
Summary: Quick update on International book shipments and my impending Convention Schedule, plus a series of thank-yous
First off, I have confirmation that Angus of Chronicle City not only has... Read more
Tianxia is now in the wild!
Summary: Shipping update, Tianxia available for order to the general public!
So now that all of our Backer books are in the pipeline to our backers, Indie Press Revolution has... Read more
Overseas Shipping Information Last Chance for Changes!
Okay, folks, I need everyone who's getting a book through one of our overseas shipping reward tiers to log into BackerKit and make sure your shipping information is current and... Read more
Domestic Books are shipping!
Greetings, Tianxia fans!
So tonight's update is just to keep you up to speed on where we're at with the shipments. They're being packed and shipped out on a daily... Read more
Just a quick note, and a little friendly competition...
We are in the final countdown to the shipments of our physical domestic backer rewards for Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade!Jack has sent the bookplates with signatures... Read more
Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade... Made Manifest!
Just a short update to share a special photo with everyone.
This is my publisher's copy of Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade. Just got it in the mail a few... Read more
The books have left the printer!
Today marks the biggest business expense I have ever made (well, short of college, if you count that). I just authorized the final payment on the printing and shipment of... Read more
Last Chance for Shipping Information
If you pledged for any of the following reward tiers and have not yet responded to the BackerKit Invitation, PLEASE DO SO NOW. I'm giving everyone 24 hours (ending Saturday... Read more
BOOKS SHIPPING SOON! PLEASE CHECK YOUR ADDRESS ON BACKERKIT!!
I hate using all caps, but this update has some BIG IMPORTANT NEWS for you to read! (honestly, I really hate doing this, but I want to make... Read more
Have you ever wondered what a Print Proof looks like?
This is a quick status update:
I have received the "print proof" for Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade and will be going over it tonight and tomorrow (interrupted by periods... Read more
A Personal Milestone - Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade is now off to the printers!
Summary: An update on where we are with Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade and the other PDF rewards, Vigilance Press Podcast plug, and update about our Example of Play!
Greetings,... Read more
Claiming your first PDF Reward and Watermarks
Hello, Wuxia heroes!
This is a quick update to simply let people know how to reach me if you missed out on using the Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jadediscount... Read more
Answering Questions and Concerns, sneaking in some announcements, and progress report!
Summary: Milestones that we’ve hit, Answering your questions and concerns, sneaking in a couple of announcements into the questions…
Greetings Wuxia Warriors!
I want to thank all of you once... Read more
Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade Pre-Print Feedback!
Greetings once again, Tianxia Fans!
I know I'm hitting you with a lot of communications today, and I apologize for all the messages, but it's important to get these links... Read more
Goodies released! Check your messages! Pretty picture!
Summary: Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade now on sale at RPGNow and Drive-Thru RPG, Announcement of Playtest release for the Lifepath Generator, Cover for the book!
Greetings Tianxia Fans!
Firstly,... Read more
BackerKit Invitations Closing Soon!!
Summary: BackerKit Invitations Instructions, Close-off Date approaching this Friday, PDF release coming very soon!
We are closing in on the release of the Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jade PDF! This... Read more
Happy Valentine's Day!
...Okay, I'm a little late, but I figured you folks would be busy this Friday!
Summary: The Vigilance Press Summit and plans for Spirits, Beasts & Spells, Lifepath... Read more
BackerKit Invitations- Seeing over the horizon
Summary: Scroll of Names entries are closed, BackerKit invitations, Vigilance Press Summit
First off, I bow to everyone who has shown interest in our Kickstarter Campaign. You are amazing, and... Read more
BackerKit Invites are live!
First, a short update on our progress. Daniel Solis will be resuming work on Tianxia: Blood, Silk & Jadethis... Read more
Welcome Eloy Lasanta!
Today's update is very brief. We're in the process of finalizing our plans for the various projects you've helped us fund, and one of those plans was making sure we... Read more
The Campaign has Ended, Tianxia Begins!
Summary: Thank you, a bit of info about our procedures and priorities, and more thank yous.
First off, let me thank you folks.
Every one of you.
Not just the... Read more
You guys are amazing!!
And with this update, the final stretch goal has been achieved!
I am so pleased to announce that we will be creating a special fiction anthology of Wuxia fiction for... Read more
Spirits, Beasts & Spells unlocked!
Summary: Spirits, Beasts & Spells officially announced, a catalog of the digital content all Wandering Knight backers (and up!) will now receive!
Thanks to everyone who has backed us, told... Read more
Another Round of Introductions
Summary: Introductions and author bios
As I write this, we are on our final Friday of the Kickstarter campaign. This weekend I will be working very hard to prepare for... Read more
My gratitude and excitement grows every day!
Summary: Beating the War Drums, BackerKit
I planned to include another set of author bios with this update, but my schedule has been knocked for a bit of a loop.... Read more
Summary: Tianxia on Forbes, Closing in on Strife, Fire & Smoke, and author profiles!
Greetings to my amazing backers and any pilgrims passing through!
First, I’d like to mention a cool article that popped up on Forbes today, related to our international shipping woes... Read more
Pilgrims, join us in reaching out!
Summary: A new way to reach the Fiction Anthology Stretch Goal, Twitter links for Tianxia Fans, and a sample piece of Fiction from the upcoming Tianxia: War, Iron & Stone ... Read more
War, Iron & Stone; Stamps, Shipping & Chronicle City
Summary: Two new stretch goals unlocked, Chronicle City acting as international fulfillment, new shipping tiers for Kung Fu scrolls!
Wow! We have a whole list of great news today!
I’ll... Read more
Scribes, Scrolls, and Cards
Summary: New Stretch Goal announcements: Tianxia Arcana for the Deck of Fate, and Ryan Macklin’s “Spirits, Beasts, and Spells”
Well, this was an eventful weekend! We've climbed very close to... Read more
The Illuminated Stars of Destiny Reward is live!
There are only 5 of these very special rewards, where you get to help us grow the world of Tianxia and get your character illustrated by Denise Jones... so act... Read more
Prepare for a new Reward...
Summary: New reward tier opens Friday Night!
So, some of you eagle-eyed Kickstarter followers may have noticed that there are two reward tiers that nobody has chosen yet. Because I... Read more
The Future of Tianxia is Written in the Stars!
Summary: New Wallpaper image (Hi-Res!), Accelerated Addendum stretch goal, Add-on books, Ongoing Playtest Invitation
I'm sorry if I've been quiet the past week or so, but I didn't... Read more
Our Kung Fu just got Stronger!
Summary: New Wallpapers, Deck of Fate Stretch Goal, International Shipping options may open up
I know a lot of you are eagerly awaiting news on some additional shipping... Read more
Fortune Favors the Bold- New Stretch Goals Revealed!
Summary: Thanks, Clarification on stretch goals reached so far, general announcements, and two more stretch goals revealed!
You. Guys. Are. Amazing!
We’ve knocked out not one, but two stretch goals in... Read more
We hope you'll forgive us for sending out so many updates today, but I wanted to share this item with you without bundling it with the previous updates.
As a... Read more
300 Backers Strong, Let's Talk Stretch Goals!
Summary: Stretch Goal Previews, and more thanks!
A quick note from the publisher: Greetings, Wuxia! We're currently working up some nice background wallpapers, and I'll be posting the links to... Read more
Thank you! Xièxiè!
Backer Update 03 Summary: THANK YOU!!!! Also, for those just joining us, instructions on how to download and read the Playtest PDF.
This is just a quick update to let... Read more
With the speed of a cobra, we strike!
Thank you for stopping by our Kickstarter page, and looking into our project. This is a labor of love for everyone involved, and we really hope you'll share our enthusiasm. ... Read more