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No Need to be Subtle
Lamp's Light has been nominated for best cartography. Toby did an incredible job with those maps and please support him by clicking the link below... Read more
That's was a little unexpected....
Congrats to Dark Realms Maps!!
Lamp's Light has been nominated for an Ennie for best cartography!! Toby knocked the maps out of the park, and I'm so happy to see... Read more
(Pretty Much) All Done!
We did it.
That's been sinking in the last few weeks, and I couldn't be happier with the product that we were able to deliver to all of you thanks... Read more
What a freaking day
"May you live in interesting time"
Possibly a loose translation of a Chinese curse, probably nonsense made up by an Englishman. Either way, I've had a helluva day.
- Work was... Read more
POD Files Sent
There are a lot of steps...
to getting a print book on DriveThruRPG! POD files have been sent for review and approval. This is to make sure that they are... Read more
All digital rewards have been delivered (as far as I know) and pre-orders have been closed. I can't say thank you enough for all of the support. We ended up... Read more
Time to be admitted...
Backerkit updates will go out by end of day, but this is the fastest and easiest way to get the file to the majority of you,... Read more
I can't hold it in much longer...
A quick sample from the NPC section.
Pre-orders will close as soon as the PDFs and Coupons are sent. So order now and... Read more
First Draft of Proof!
I have the first proof! We are at 178pgs before I make some art change, which will add a few more.
We're almost done!!!!
Sent for Peer Review
Layout actually...but close enough
Editing is complete, art has been roughed in, and the manuscript sent to Craig for layout and completion!
The manuscript came in at 163 pages before... Read more
Manuscript is almost done!
Manuscript is almost through editing!
Next step is to go through the document, finalize the table of contents, chapter order, and art tags. Then we're off to layout!
I have... Read more
Excellent Progress to Report
Release is Looming!
I have only three sections left to polish up, and the entire manuscript will be finished! We are on pace to have PDFs delivered in April, and... Read more
Back to the Grindstone!!
This isn't going to be a fancy update but there's a lot of great things I want all of you to know about.
- Harp finished her first cycle of treatment... Read more
I will be sending maps to all pledge levels that include tomorrow!
Harp is home, doing great, and even attending school!
Back to the project...All of the maps in Lamp's... Read more
Guess Who's Kicking Ass?
Hoping to go home next week. She's kicking butt and not even slowing down to take names. She's responding very well to treatment and handling the side effects... Read more
An Unfortunate Turn of Events
I'm not sure how to explain this so I'm going to come right out and say it. I found out last night that my youngest daughter has leukemia. She is... Read more
And The Final Tally Is....
The Grisly Financials
What This Is
This is my attempt at complete transparency to my backers, to anyone thinking about running a Kickstarter, creators struggling with the financials behind doing... Read more
It's Tax Time!
Quick Edit - Next update will include the grisly financials!!
This is going to be a quick post because I'm going to ask all of you a question.
Are you... Read more
If you pledged the Faculty Consultation level you should have an email in your in-box. If you do not please let me know ASAP!
Quick Update and another art preview!
Working with the talented artists is probably my favorite part of this process. Below are a few WIPs from Jack Kaiser.
First - We started with about 3-4... Read more
A Few Stragglers on Surveys
If you haven't gotten your character sheets, DM's screen insert, and Madness/Sanity Rules one of a two things have probably happened.
- You haven't finished your survey. Without the survey I... Read more
Backer Reward Distribution: DMs Insert, Character Sheets, and Madness/Sanity Rules
Happy New Year!!!
Everyone should be getting an email shortly that includes a few of the digital rewards.
- DM's screen insert for the new Sanity Rules
- Lamp's Light Character Sheets ... Read more
Almost Done With Surveys!!
Surveys are coming along very nicely and I thought I'd give a quick update.
- Lamp's Light Character Sheet will be finished very soon and it look great!
- DM's Insert and... Read more
Survey's Are Out and Lamp's Light is Being streamed today on Twitch!
Surveys have all been sent out and are coming back fast and furious, thank you!!
Tabula Rasa on Twitch
Don Frye will be running his adaption of Tabula Rasa today... Read more
Surveys Heading Out!
Surveys are on their way
I've sent a few dozen out to make sure everything is working and the add-ons make sense to everyone. If you get a survey and... Read more
Backerkit Updates and Surveys
Backer Kit and Surveys
Kickstarter is processing funds as I type this and should have that step of the process complete towards the end of next week. Once that has... Read more
We Are Funded!!!
I'm going to let this settle in before posting a more thorough update but I did want to send a quick note to everyone. The outpouring of support was... Read more
Affordable International Printing and Shipping Via DriveThruRPG!
Another quick update for those backers that are not in the US. One of the main reasons that I chose DriveThruRPG for the POD is because they are able to... Read more
Hardcover Stretch Goal Update!
This update is short and sweet. I've decided to move the hardcover stretch goal down from $7,500 to $6,500. We have just a few days left but I know we... Read more
An Announcement & More Importantly, a Map!
We’re heading into our final week and everything is looking great! I am floored by the amount of support from the community and interest that this project has garnered. I... Read more
We are funded and well on our way to our first stretch goal, more on those shortly. A HUGE thank you to Sandy... Read more
Interviews with EN World and Table Top Babble and a new stretch goal
In which I discuss all things Lamp's Light and provide some free content as well!
In Table Top Babble, James and I discuss why its OK to give your players... Read more
Otto Keller - Lamp's Light Sanitarium's Jack of All Trades
Otto has served as the janitor and handyman for Lamp’s Light for only the past few months. He speaks little of his own past, other than to say that he... Read more
The Juxta Personalis
I'm heading off to GameHole and may not be able to update for a few days so I wanted to make sure that this was a good one. For your... Read more
“This place will take things from you. This place makes the sane crazy and the slightly crazy insane.”
In today’s update I will be sharing an excerpt from one... Read more
What's Within the Pages of Lamp's Light??
I a few words...a lot. But today I'm going to talk about the amazing maps that Dark Realm Maps, aka Toby Lancaster, has created to bring this book to life.... Read more
Sanity & Madness Rules Updates Part 3: Role-play vs Crunch
Tables As Far As The Eye Can See...
I love tables. They are one of the most efficient and versatile tools that a DM can have in her toolbox. Lamp’s... Read more
Taste of Madness Tier - $50
It's almost the weekend, I've got one more update to get out there today, and I think you'll really like it! Everyone pledging to this tier will have a seat... Read more
Faculty Consultation Tier - $40
Second update for the day and this is a quick one. After a lot of excellent feedback I've decided to add another tier for those that want a more personal... Read more
Sanity and Madness Rules Part 2
Should your character lose enough sanity s/he will experience a period of madness. Unlike the rules present in the DMG, Lamp’s Light offers a more nuanced approach with additional flexibility... Read more
Sanity and Madness Rules Part 1
The first question that many of you will have about a campaign that takes place in an asylum is, “how will we incorporate sanity and madness rules within our games?” ... Read more
Thank you to everyone that's signed on already and for those that keeping an eye on this project.
I'm heading out the door with Minnie Mouse and Cat Woman (aka... Read more