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When was the MJ book being released please?
@Sarah: I saw the add ons and I'm a sucker for bestiaries. Then I saw the world book. After adding those on, I realized "yeah, I'm getting PDFs of everything and I don't really need all the adventures in print but it's soooo pretty!".
I'll tell you what I like about the rules too. I like funky die tricks. I can do without the Dragon Die, I always find having different color dice weird because ALL my dice are different! It can be hard remembering which one is which! But I love stuff like Constellations. Things where the dice don't just tell you if you succeed or fail but determine something else or can be manipulated in some way.
@Greg: All hail the Dragon-Marked! One of usss! :D Seriously, though, thank you for upgrading your pledge! Upgrades in backerkit help us secure that full-colour print run for the core book (which I'm pretty sure is there) and also gives us a solidly funded path to releasing the books subsequent to the £25K milestone, such as the screen and bestiary. Thank you!
@Gonzalo Dafonte Garcia: Hi Gonzalo! We're going to be shipping the core book on its own to begin with. It's the biggest book, but it's already translated and in editing and layout right now. We could delay the core book to fit in the player's guide, but we want to make sure people get the game as quickly as possible, which is why we're suggesting it. :)
@Paul: We managed to unlock right up to just under the £24K level in the campaign: that funds the two maps in physical form, two PDF adventure translations, the Player's Guide in physical version, and takes us just a stone's throw from funding the full-colour version of the core book, which I'm hoping we'll secure in Backerkit.
As we mentioned during the campaign, we're going to be proceeding with the rest of the books using traditional publishing. With a translated game line, it's a little unusual: we already have all the artwork, and all the text ready for translating and editing, which means we're not starting from scratch. Obviously we don't have the clear funding to steam ahead with those products, but we'll be funding them from the line itself, which should net us roughly four products a year, shipping in appx Q1 2019 and Q1 2020. We're totally committed to the line, which is why we've been able to offer these products as add-ons to the Kickstarter-funded core book and initial products.
I'm very upset with the number of products you've unlocked! I had to up my pledge level! Must have ALL THE CAPHARNAUM! Hahaha!
Sorry if was answered before but do you have an idea of what books could be sent with the corebook in the first wave? I do not want to wait to have it and play but I would like to take advantage and add the materials I can.
I just got my pledge manager. It looks like you have managed to fund/unlock quite a lot more content than originally stated in the campaign.
Hi everyone - I've just sent out an update today on progress with editing and layout of the core book and where we are with Backerkit. We're *almost* ready to open the Backerkit site, just hammering out some final shipping pricing elements, so all being well that'll be next week. I'm anticipating Backerkit will provide the extra bit of funding we need to make the full-colour version - the current layout samples are black-and-white, but expect that to change!
Did we make all color?
Any update on when Backerkit will be open? I haven’t seen an email notification and wanted to make sure I haven’t missed it?
Happy New Year everyone! Just to say Mindjammer Press is back from the New Year break and we're cracking on with bringing Capharnaum to you. I hope you all had a great break, and here's to a year of Capharnaum! All hail the Dragon-Marked! :)
Happy New Year! Here's hoping that 20178 is full of happiness, prosperity, and good health (as well as good roleplaying)! :)
May it be a Capharnaum year! :)
I'm expecting some bigger news very soon but let's have them cure their hangover first.
Happy new year 2018!
Has the Mindjammer pdf been delivered yet? May have mised it over the festive season
@Patrick: I still got my fingers crossed ^_^
Any word on the full color print?
@A.Diaz: It's really a personal impression. Mostly that the Krekhin are a "pre-human" species with a very ancient history. They have dark rites and savage customs, and seem very inimical to humans. You very often find similar adversaries in Howard, Ashton Smith, and Lovecraft.
Dear Ms N, sorry I dont follow your train of thought. What do the rock peeps got to do with REH, CAS or HPL?
Hi everyone! Just to say I'm now back from yesterday's post-Kickstarter break. Thanks again to you all for an awesome campaign. :)
@Aramis: John is correct, yes. You'll be getting the 10 products listed in any case, plus any other products we manage to produce for Capharnaum in the next 2 years (2018 and 2019).
Really hope paypal will get us to a full color rulebook. Looking forward to those numbers.
@Aramis — on both the front page and Update 22, the Kingdom of Heaven and The Anvil of the Gods books are listed. The front page also states, "we're going to be producing these anyway using conventional publishing methods even if we don't unlock them". Also in Update 22, Sarah states that, for PDF Master, "This includes any additional PDFs we publish in that period which aren't listed below." Seems that means that all PDFs listed, including any other of the product line produced in the next two years, will be made available as part of that pledge.
Though I'm only visible with 1£ here on ks I hope my paypal pledge will help reaching the next stretch goal.
I want to say thank you to @Sarah Newton and everyone @Mindjammer press. It was an amazing project.
Another big thank you to everyone whose pledges made this ks to be funded.
Hi- congrats on the successful ks. Just wanted to confirm re: PDF master. In one write up it says it grants all unlocked pdfs, and in another, all future pdfs for 2 years (minimum 9). So, will PDF master include the future pdfs listed in the "what's in the books" section of the main page, including things like the kingdom of heaven campaign and the anvil of the gods? Thanks
Really sorry I missed the close, but so happy this did so well.
Sarah, just like in the Mindjammer RPG Kickstarter, you and Mindjammer Press ran a great campaign. You all are class acts and I'm happy to have been a part of this.
Get some well deserved sleep! Think I'm heading for another drug (medicinal!) induced coma myself. Can NOT afford to miss any work this week. (Especially not know that my Capharnaum Cornucopeia just funded!)
Thank you everyone! I'm raising a Sam Barton over this side of the pond, cheers! *chinks glass with JohnK's Heineken* :)
Congratulations again to everyone, and thanks again - I'm going for a little drink and a somewhat less little sleep! See you all when the sun rises over the sands of Jazirat! (Or tomorrow, which ever comes first... ;-)
Woot. CORNUCOPEIA pledge just cleared. Congrats and thanks to all!
Happy we’ve funded! 2018 looks better for all of this.
Hullo, folks, @Sarah Newton,
And Kickstarter has just collected my pledge dollars (well, pounds actually) for the CAPHARNAUM Kickstarter. Yay! :)
Yay! We hit L23,502 with the Kickstarter before closing, and that's a good total for that last push that was required. Look forward to hearing what the PayPal total adds to this KS total, and can't wait for future updates from you about how things progress with the game.
Anyway, I'm raising a beer (Heineken) here with supper in praise of the game, but I would as soon be at the Souk drinking from a skin of fermented camel or goat milk! :)
Congratulations everyone! The CAPHARNAUM - TALES OF THE DRAGON-MARKED rpg has funded! Yay! :)
I want to thank @Sarah Newton and the folks at Mindjammer Press for making this such an enjoyable Kickstarter and for being true mensches in terms of how the business with the "pledge level solution" has been handled, and for...well, just bringing this French RPG to light in the English market!
I can't wait for the hardcover book to come out, and hope we managed to get the PayPal pledges to get the book in glorious full colour - not that "sepia and sand" wouldn't have been fine with me! :)
The one thing I have to hope is that GM Screen and booklet come out sooner than later. Would be tremendous to be able to have one for when I run CAPHARNAUM at CanGames here in Ottawa in mid-May. :)
i guess we hit 25k if we add funds from paypal..
cheer!!! well done Sarah and Mindjammer Press
Woohoo! Congratulations everyone! What an *amazing* job, huge thank-yous from us all here at Mindjammer Press! That was fantastic. :) I'm raising a glass to you all - it's 1 am here in Normandy, and I'll send out an update shortly. But thanks again for all your support, and for being here these past few hours and making this so much fun.
All hail the Dragon-Marked!
23k pounds nice!
ready to lit up the firecrackers!
We're counting down out loud here! :D
few more to hit 33k USD.. we need lucky shot :)for the last 2min
@P Tracy: Excellent idea, P Tracy!
I might watch Jason and the Argonauts today to celebrate.
Well done all. Looking forward to whatever ends up being unlocked!
@JohnK: I can't feel my hands! :D It's been an amazing Kickstarter, thank you all for your support, and congratulations on funding this awesome RPG! Let the Dragon-Marked ride to Capharnaum! :)
@John M. Kahane
im using USD( $ ) for its a standard currency for KS
How do you figure that we're over 30K pounds on this? The total on this right now is L23,395 right now. I really hope we make it to the 25K and get that *full colour* rulebook!
Is it fingernail biting time over there in France? :)
we cant see the paypal front but it will be additional fund. nice if we know where we are standing added with that fund from paypal.
new pledge added..sweet