Kickstarter for the Mars sourcebook!
[Clockwork Publishing speaking:]
The last adventure for this project ("Murder on the Ether Express") is currently in the review process with our editors and will head to layout soon -... Read more
Next Savage Worlds PDF
The next Savage Worlds version (this time for "Thunders of Venus") is being sent out right now via DriveThruRPG. Have fun!
As usual, check your spam, check your DriveThru-messages (if... Read more
According to Gamesquest, all items of this wave have finally been despatched! Everybody who is still waiting for physical items should therefore receive a shipment soon. :-)
This includes the... Read more
I got proofs of most adventures today and they look beautiful:
That means that those items should also have hit the warehouse. The two other books (Mercury and... Read more
Next PDF and shipment status
Everybody who is eligible for all PDFs should get a link for the Savage Worlds verison of "The Fate of Angahiaa" shortly. As usual, please check your spam... Read more
Post-campaign update #68: Savage Worlds PDF "City at the Centre of the Earth"
I just sent out codes via DriveThru for a new Savage Worlds version of an already published adventure, this time "City at the Centre of the Earth". You... Read more
Post-campaign update #67: PDF adventure "Thunders of Venus"
You might by now have gotten used to these updates: There is a new PDF adventure available. This one is actually the second-to-last that is still missing for... Read more
Post-campaign update #66: New Savage Worlds-PDF "The Ether Calculator"
As I mentioned in the last update, another SW-version of an already published adventure ("The Ether Calculator") was nearly finished - and now it is finished. I've already... Read more
Post-campaign update #65: New PDF adventure "On the Trail of the Gods"
Another adventure has been finished as PDF: "On the Trail of the Gods" by John Clements, Frank Frey and Shane Ivey will lead your adventures into Sudan in... Read more
Post-campaign update #64: New PDF adventure "The Fate of Angahiaa"
A new PDF adventure has been finished: "The Fate of Angahiaa" by German author Niklas Forreiter is set on Mars. This adventure is one of the replacement adventures... Read more
Ubiquity-Kickstarter by Triple Ace Games
Today I got no Space:1889 or even Clockwork Publishing related news (though another PDF adventure is due to be released this week or the next), but rather some... Read more
Post-campaign update #63: New PDF adventures (and some more information)
Hi everybody. Most of you should already have some DriveThru links in their inbox, since I just sent out new PDF links for all eligible backers. :-) This... Read more
Post-campaign update #62: New PDF adventure "The Ether Calculator"
As I'm writing this, DriveThru is sending out another PDF to all eligible backers (Digital Rulebook Plus as well as Rulebook Plus and above). The print version of... Read more
Post-campaign update #61: Mercury PDF finished!
It is my pleasure to announce that I just sent out the DriveThru codes for the Mercury sourcebook PDF to all eligible backers. I'm especially happy that this... Read more
Post-campaign update #60: New PDF adventure "Nocturne in the City of Lights"
As I mentioned in the last updates, one more adventure was nearly finished. The last steps have been done by now and I have just uploaded the PDF... Read more
Post-campaign update #59: Everything at the warehouse!
Sorry for the long silence, but I didn't want to write an Update until finally all items have arrived at the warehouse. Especially the poster sets were a... Read more
Post-campaign update #58: Shipment update
Uli from Clockwork Publishing here.
As promised in the comments, I wanted to give a further update concerning the shipment of the current wave (Venus, Marvels of Mars, dice set,... Read more
SPIEL in Essen
We are on SPIEL in Essen from today till sunday. I have a small number of this wave's products with me for backers who might want to pick up stuff... Read more
SPIEL in Essen
Just a short update: We are in SPIEL in Essen from today till Sunday. I have a small number of the products of this wave with me for backers who... Read more
Post-campaign update #57: Venus shipment wave
Uli from Clockwork Publishing speaking here. As some might have already read in the comments section, we finally got the dice from China. An we have already packaged... Read more
Post-campaign update #56: The dice and Chinese authorities
We have finally gotten some news concerning the dice ... and they are a little bizarre. They have been produced (we saw pictures) and they were already supposed... Read more
Post-campaign update #55: Still delays for next shipping wave
I haven't give a life sign for quite some time, but that was just because we are still waiting for the dice to be delivered. Manufacturing them in... Read more
Post-campaign update #54: "Marvels of Mars" PDF sent out
While we are still waiting for delivery of the dice from China, all print materials are finally ready, including the "Marvels of Mars" sourcebooklet, which is comprised of... Read more
Post-campaign update #53: Shipment Status and Sourcebooklet
First of all sorry for the long silence, but there hasn't been too much to tell since the last update. Production of the dice took way longer than... Read more
Post-campaign update #52: Final Venus PDF available!
Good news: The final Venus PDF has finally been sent by the layouter and has already been uploaded at DriveThru. Everybody who already got the book via the... Read more
Post-campaign update #51: New adventure PDF finished
Every backer of the appropriate levels (Digital Rulebook Plus, Rulebook Plus, Limited Edition Rulebook and above) should have already received a DriveThruRPG complimentary copy link for the second... Read more
Post-campaign update #50: Venus Status
Just a short update since the final Venus PDF is taking longer than expected: One of your fellow backers, Urhixidur, has taken great effort in going through the... Read more
Post-campaign update #49: Venus Preview PDF
As I stated in the last update, the Venus sourcebook is nearly done and we will send out a preview PDF ... now. ;-) I just got it... Read more
Post-campaign update #48: Status of the various addons
It has been some time since the last update, therefore I wanted to give you a short update concerning the status of the various addons.
But before that... Read more
Post-campaign update #47: Back from vacation
Hi everybody. As I (=Uli) mentioned in the comments, I'm back from vacation. I was hoping that by the time of my return everybody got their books. But... Read more
Post-campaign update #46: Shipment status and vacation announcement
As some people might have seen, the first books from this shipment wave have reached their backers. If you haven't got anything yet, please don't panic. ;-) As... Read more
Post-campaign update #45: Space 1889-movie-project in final hours
In the last two updates we told you about the project for a Space:1889 movie by a German team that we know well. The movie is not only... Read more
Post-campaign update #44: List for next wave finishes / Space-Movie funded
Just to let you all know: The list for the next shipment wave (which includes - if I haven't made any mistakes - ALL rulebooks of all versions... Read more
Post-campaign update #43: Shipment and a Space Movie
I have good news! The current wave has finally shipped and at least some people have already confirmed that they got their books. That means that I'll forward... Read more
Post-campaign update #42: First final Savage Worlds adventure PDF just sent out
As I'm writing this, the Savage Worlds edition of the adventure "The Strange Land" ist going out to all backers who pledged for the Rulebook plus, Digital Rulebook... Read more
Post-campaign update #41: Short shipment update (and vacation anouncement)
First things first: I'm leaving for a short vacation tomorrow and will be gone for a week - so please be patient if you have any questions here... Read more
Post-campaign update #40: Some good news, a big bad one (and a workaround)
I have several news today, some of which are good and one of which is pretty bad - at least it hit us below the belt. But I... Read more
Post-campaign update #39: Preview of Savage Worlds Version of "The Strange Land"
Just a short notice: All backers at the appropriate levels should have gotten the preview PDF of the Savage Worlds version of "The Strange Land". As with the... Read more
Post-campaign update #38: Short delay in shipment (and short general update)
Bad news for everybody who is waiting for the mailmen with the limited books: I was just informed that the books didn't go out last week like it... Read more
Post-campaign update #37: First limited books to be shipped
After some delays, the first limited books (and a few of the regular books that still have to be shipped) will finally be shipped next week via Wayland... Read more
Post-campaign update #36: "The Strange Land" on DriveThruRPG
As I write this update, DriveThru is sending out the links for the complimentary copies of the final version of "The Strange Land", the first fully finished adventure for this... Read more
Post-campaign update #35: Products on DriveThruRPG
All backers who have pledged for all digital products should have gotten two download codes for DriveThruRPG today. We set up the GM Screen and the soundtrack there,... Read more
Post-campaign update #34: Preview PDF for "The Strange Land"
Good (and short) news: The first adventure from the Kickstarter project ("The Strange Land" by Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan) is nearly finished. We just sent out a preview PDF to... Read more
Post-campaign update #33: First Rulebooks Shipped!
The first people have already said so in the comments: The first rulebooks have been sent out and have reached their backers. :-) Please be aware that not... Read more
Post-campaign update #31: Current Shipment Status / Art Dealers
I mentioned our negotiations with Wayland Games and Modiphius in the last update. Although not everything is finalized at this point, we are happy to announce, that the... Read more
Post-campaign update #30: Backerkit Closed / Fulfilment-Talks in Progress
As I have told you in the last update, the deadline for changes regarding Backerkit has passed. Therefore I have locked down all backers manually, that could be... Read more
Post-campaign update #29: Last Call for Backerkit and Current State of Affairs
First of all a Happy New Year to all of you. :)
In the last update we asked you to fill out the Backerkit survey if you haven't... Read more
Post-campaign update #28: Backerkit (and short general update)
Just a short notice: We now have full control of the Backerkit page for the project and as far as we can see, we have access to all... Read more
Post-campaign Update #27: Important Announcement Regarding Shipment and Future Organisation of the Project
This is Clockwork Publishing from Germany speaking, to give you some updates on the current state of the project and also to give you an important announcement. To... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #26: Printing Still in Progress
Sorry for the delay between the last update and this. The office move went pretty well and I've finally got internet installed and am back amongst the 'virtual'... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #25: PDF on DrveThru/RPGNow & Print Status
Happy Halloween Everyone!
The PDF of the Core Rulebook is now available for sale on DriveThru/RPGNow. Everyone who backed at DIGITAL or above should have received an email... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #24: GM Screen, NPC Booklet, Soundtrack and Maps released as PDFs to DIGITAL/RULEBOOK PLUS backers!
If you backed the campaign at DIGITAL RULEBOOK PLUS, or RULEBOOK PLUS (or higher) then you should hopefully have a message in your intray with a bunch of... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #23: Space: 1889 Core Rulebook PDF Released to Bckers
Thank you for all your patience in waiting for the final PDF of the Space: 1889 Core Rulebook. We're all very happy to be able to be able... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #22: Current Project Status & Release of First Wave
Today there is some information straight from Cologne again. Since the products for the first shipment wave (and most important: the core rulebook) are close to being finished, we wanted... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #21: Survey and 'Names' Request :)
We decided as an extra thank you to include all of our campaign backers names as a 'Thank You' in the Core Rulebook. In order to make sure... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #20: The GM Screen Booklet Beta Feedback Deadline
I just realised I didn't include the deadline for feedback on the GM Booklet we're sending out today.
Please can you send any feedback to me by Sunday August... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #19: The GM Screen Booklet
Backers of the DIGITAL RULEBOOK PLUS or RULEBOOK PLUSand higher pledge levels should be receiving the beta PDF of the Booklet from the Gamemasters Screen today to... Read more
Post-Campaign Update #18: Information Concerning the First Wave of Shipment
We would have really liked to give you the laid out Game Master's Screen and NPC-Booklet today, but unfortunately the guy doing the layout needed some extra time. We should... Read more
Post Campaign Update #17: Information Straight from Cologne
Today there is some information straight from Cologne concerning the status of the project and the various books and supplements.
- Core rulebook: As Angus told you in the last... Read more
Post Campaign Update #16: Thanks for the Feedback / Have you Moved?
Thanks to everyone who mailed over feedback, and corrections, based upon the preview PDF of the core rulebook. All the feedback was sent over to the office in... Read more
Post Campaign Update #15: Space: 1889 PDF Sent to Backers!
Many apologies for the delay in sending this out to you all. I was hoping to get it to you earlier this week but with the house move... Read more
Post Campaign Update #14: Update from Patric and Clockwork Publishing...
I have to sincerely apologize for not doing enough updates about the development of... Read more
Post Campaign Update #13: "Music of the Ether", Space 1889 Soundtrack, links sent out!
All backers of either DIGITAL RULEBOOK PLUS or RULEBOOK PLUS and higher should have received a private message now containing the link for the Space: 1889 Soundtrack, "Music... Read more
Post Campaign Update #12: Early March Update
Patric and I had a catch-up earlier this week before he headed of to Heinzcon in Germany (a three day convention that Uhrwerk Verlag run themselves) so I... Read more
Kickstarter Security Warning
I'm pretty sure all of you will have received the same email from Kickstarter but I wanted to post it here too just incase it was deleted without... Read more
A little help to our friends...
This update isn't about Space: 1889 but is helping promote three crowdfunding campaigns from friends, and backers, which we hope some of you may be interested in.
The... Read more
Post Campaign Update #11: Convention Support / Demo Games
We're looking at seeing if we can get Space: 1889 played at as many conventions as possible this year to introduce (or re-introduce in some cases) people to... Read more
Post Campaign Update #10: January Update
We have some updates for you.
As you know we had aimed to start shipping the physical books this month but unfortunately the timetable has slipped slightly.
THE... Read more
Chronicle City New Years Sale
I hope you've all been well over the festive season - have gamed a plenty and not eaten yourself into a food coma!
To celebrate the closing days... Read more
This is just a short message to wish you all the very best for the holidays and New Year.
Thanks so much for supporting us this year and... Read more
Post Campaign Update #9: BackerKit Closed
We wrapped BackerKit up yesterday so if you added any extra postage, or money for extra items, the cards you supplied BackerKit either have been charged or are... Read more
Post Campaign Update #8: Dragonmeet & BackerKit Closing Date
I (Angus) will be at Dragonmeet in London this Saturday. Chronicle City are one of the sponsors of the show and it's a very nice, friendly, event as... Read more
Post Campaign Update #7: Update + Mercury Cover
After a bit of silence, here is a big update about what’s going on right now.
I must admit, we could have been more talkative in the last weeks, but... Read more
Post Campaign Update #6: IndieCon (UK)
I believe Patric is working on an update for you all abut the translation and core rulebook progress which he'll be posting in the next week but I... Read more
Post Campaign Update #5: BackerKit is Live!
I've just invited you all to the BackerKit survey so please head over their and give us your address details for both the digital and physical rewards. You... Read more
Post Campaign Update #4: BackerKit Ready To Launch
Work is progressing apace on the actual game and we've also now worked out the kinks in our BackrKit registration process and are ready to 'go live' later... Read more
Post Campaign Update #3: Final Miniature Images
Since the Kickstarter ended, we weren’t lazy… (okay – to be honest, I took a week off from KS stuff or so, to get some rest and work on other... Read more
Post Campaign Update #2
The BackerKit site should be going live sometime next week. We had a slight delay with it as one of our backers accidently registered the Space 1889 Kickstarter... Read more
Post Campaign Update #1
Hope you've all been having a good week?
I will admit it feels strange now the Kickstarter has finished not to be checking the site every five minutes... Read more
Thank you all :)
Thank you to everyone who has backed us on this journey.
All of 1,025 backers, the bloggers, podcasters, new sites, etc that have covered and interviewed us about the project,... Read more
(3 hours) - Creatures of Mars PDF and Sourcebook Compilation 1 Unlocked!
We have just over 3 hours to go and have just unlocked the 'Creatures of Mars' PDF and the Sourcebooklet Compilation 1 in print containing both the Creatres of Mars... Read more
(5 hours) - Dice Unlocked! $100,000+ raised!
Well, I guess I should go to sleep more often!
Not only have you guys and gals unlocked the Space: 1889 Dice Set, which comes in a really nice little... Read more
Andrew Peregrine's "Nocturne in the City of Lights" PDF Adventure + Double Adventure 4 Print Editions Unlocked
You've all unlocked Andrew Peregrine's "Nocturne in the City of Lights" PDF Adventure which everyone at the 'Digital Rulebook Plus' and the 'Rulebook Plus' onwards will receive free as part of... Read more
Space: 1889 Dice, Creatures of Mars and two new adventures...
I've added a few more stretch goals to the campaign - I know we only have less than 24 hours to go but it gives us something to aim for... Read more
Godslathe by Sarah Newton Unlocked - Final 24 Hour Countdown...
You've all just unlocked 'Godslathe' by Ennie-Award winning writer Sarah Newton! Sarah's Three Kings adventure for Achtung! Cthulhu won Silver in the "Best Adventure" category at the Ennies during Gen... Read more
Social Media, etc,
We're into our final weekend.
It doesn't seem like the campaign is almost over. It feels like we only just launched! The last 40 days have just flown by and... Read more
Double Adventure Book 3 Unlocked!
We've just unlocked Uli Lindner's adventure "Murder on the Aether Express" which not only means the PDF versions will be added to those levels entitled to the free PDFs but... Read more
The Strange Land Adventure by Gareth Hanrahan - Unlocked!
We're into our last 48 hours and to celebrate the fact we passed the £53,000 pledge mark whilst I was having dinner and have unlocked Gareth Hanrahan's "The Strange Land"... Read more
Mercury Rising... & Free PDF Rundown
We've passed the £50,000 mark and are heading to explore Mercury!
The Mercury Sourcebook will be included as a PDF to every backer of the 'Digital Rulebook Plus' and the 'Rulebook... Read more
"Wonders of the Martian Past" unlocked!
The stretchgoal for the short sourcebooklet pdf - "Wonders of the Martian Past"by John Snead ( Exalted, Changeling: The Lost, and Mage: The Awakening, & Eldritch Skies) got unlocked... Read more
Space: 1889 – fourth pdf adventure stretchgoal reached and new add-on for printed adventures
We just reached the stretchgoal for the adventure "Lost Romance on Venus" by Steve Kenson (Mutants & Masterminds; ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying).
A reclusive romantic novelist has disappeared into... Read more
Space: 1889 presentation video
When we released the German version of Space: 1889 last year, we did a little presentation video for it.
Now here is the dubbed English version :)
Sorry for the... Read more
Space: 1889 Miniature Add-On added!
We reached our Miniature-Stretchgoal, which means there now is a set of Space: 1889 miniatures available as an add-on. The first two designs were already revealed. Now here is a... Read more
Artwork part 2 – Covers
Today we take a look at the covers already done for the new Space: 1889. Although none of them is a secret anymore and are available on the internet in... Read more
The Mercury Sourcebook, a Sourcebooklet and Four More Adventure Stretch Goals Announced!
We've just added a whole host of new stretch goals on the front page of the campaign which should keep us busy for a while (partially prompted by... Read more
Gen Con, Indianapolis, USA, 15-18th August
Chronicle City is going to be at Gen Con in Indianapolis, USA, this week. I'm actually flying over there very early Tuesday morning so Patric will be fielding... Read more
On The Trail of the Gods and Free Space: 1889 Soundtrack!
Thanks to many of you we've jumped a fair bit this weekend and have unlocked another stretch goal!
Everyone who has pledged at DIGITAL RULEBOOK PLUS or RULEBOOK... Read more
A Little Help To Our Friends...
I hope you're weekend has been going well? Patric is away at a convention in Germany and I managed to escape to London yesterday to see some family,... Read more
As backer 'MidnightBlue' put it...
Thanks to everyone we passed the £34,000 mark over night and that's unlocked the Venus Sourcebook.
Every backer at DIGITAL RULEBOOK PLUS or RULEBOOK... Read more
Meet The German Team of Space: 1889
The English remake of Space: 1889 wouldn’t be possible without the ground laying work of our German Space-team.
As the German edition is not just a mere translation but a... Read more
Screen Unlocked, Onwards to Venus! and Steve Kenson joins us...
Thanks to everyone we unlocked the Gamemaster's Screen & NPC Booklet over the weekend and are well on our way to unlocking the Venus Sourcebook!
Every pledger for the Digital... Read more
New Adventure & Miniature Previews
Many thanks for helping us pass our £26,000 stretch goal over night! We can now include some new full colour artwork in the main book and everyone who... Read more
Join us this evening on #RPGNet IRC 18:00GMT
Patric and I (Angus) will be talking about Space: 1889 with Dan Davenport on the #RPGNet IRC channel today at 18:00 GMT (7pm London, 8pm Cologne and 2pm... Read more
Posters of Mars, Venus and Ether Flyers!
As we move towards the end of Week 2 of the Space: 1889 campaign - and very close to our next Stretch Goal - we're offering a new... Read more
Colour is GO!
Just a quickie to say thanks for unlocking our £23,000 stretch goal a few minutes ago!
UNLOCKED £23,000- The core rulebook (in all its formats) will now contain colour... Read more
Interactive Planets of Space: 1889
I hope you're all having a great weekend as we move towards our next Stretch Goal of making the core rulebook nice and colourful?
This is just a... Read more
Venus and Savage Worlds!
Thanks to you all we have just passed our second Stretch Goal - an all-new 32 page adventure called “Thunders of Venus” which is being penned by Steve... Read more
Artwork part 1 – interior artwork
While planning the German version of the new Space: 1889 rulebook we tried to emulate the artwork typical for the Victorian era. After endless quests for the right artist(s) for... Read more
UNLOCKED!!! "The Order of the Invisible Eye" Adventure by John Wick
"The Order of the Invisible Eye" by John Wick is now unlocked!
New Stretch Goals! Full Colour Core Book, Character Pads and Gamemaster's Screen + NPC Booklet
As we're within a few hundred pounds (as I write this) of unlocking our first Stretch Goal, a 32-page adventure by John Wick, I thought I'd reveal a few more... Read more
Whilst we were sleeping the Space: 1889 RPG Kickstarter passed it's funding goal!
Thanks so much to every one so far!
Now we're en route to our first stretch... Read more
Art & Creator Pledges
Thanks for supporting the campaign so far. It's been an incredible first 30 hours!
Patric and I have revised the Art and CreatorPledge Levels slightly so backers... Read more
So what’s included in the rulebook exactly?
The basic English rulebook will be a translation of the German one released last year by Uhrwerk Verlag. There may be a few changes, as we reach stretchgoals, but that’s... Read more
Revelations of Mars Cross-Promotion
In case you have missed this – there currently is another Kickstarter running, for a sourcebook using the same rules as our Space: 1889. It’s Revelations of Mars for the... Read more