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Three New Worldbooks Exploring the North America of Rifts® for Savage Worlds!
Three New Worldbooks Exploring the North America of Rifts® for Savage Worlds!
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 Welcome Back to the Megaverse!® 

The Tomorrow Legion faces off against new apocalyptic threats from the darkest corners of North America and Earth's ancient past!

Building on the incredible success of Rifts® for Savage Worlds comes three new 192-page Worldbooks further detailing the factions, locations, and threats of Rifts® North America. Inside you'll find new allies, armaments, and abilities to aid Tomorrow Legionnaires in their fight against the evils of the Megaverse®.

  •  Arcana & Mysticism:  Explores the Federation of Magic, Psyscape, and Techno-Wizard enclaves throughout North America, and the dire threats hiding within. 
  •  Blood & Banes: Details the struggle of dark heroes against the alien Xiticix Hivelands, encroaching Vampire Kingdoms, mysterious Dinosaur Swamp, and insanity of Madhaven. 
  •  Empires of Humanity:  Brings to life the wonders of human civilization from the Coalition States to the New West, and uncovers the secrets of the east coast.

All three books are 192 pages, hardback, and full-color throughout!

Previous Rifts® backers also get updated core PDFs automatically...see below!

These three, brand new 192-page books use the latest version of the rules found in the Savage Worlds Adventure Edition! 

Previous Rifts® for Savage Worlds Backers

Best of all, not only can you get these three NEW Worldbooks for Rifts®, we're printing revised and updated versions of the original core Rifts® for Savage Worlds books (The Tomorrow Legion Player's Guide, Game Master's Handbook, and Savage Foes of North America) and making it easy for you to upgrade as well!

These deals are only available during this Kickstarter and pledge manager (as reward levels). After that individual book titles will be listed at their full retail price.

Here's what we're doing to help everyone upgrade to the latest version of the rules:

1) Previous PDFs of the three core Savage Rifts® books, whether purchased through Kickstarter, DriveThru, or our site, will be updated automatically. (If you want to keep the older files, save them off and rename them, or contact us at site.admin at peginc.com.)

2) Print copies (now all in hardback) are bundled below at the lowest price we ever plan to offer them. Once the Kickstarter and pledge manager are closed, they'll be listed at their full retail price.

3) Our primary Stretch Goal is The Tomorrow Legion Field Guide. Within, we'll be updating original Savage Rifts® supplements AND adding new material as well (see Stretch Goals, below). Every backer at the Digital Core level and above gets this collected PDF for FREE. It will be available for general sale to others afterwards, and since we hit the Stretch Goal it will be given to every physical backer in print too!

Any Questions? Email Pinnacle customer service at site.admin@peginc.com

Just Want Individual Books?

Individual titles will be available as Add-Ons to physical reward levels in the pledge manager after the campaign ends. You may also pledge at a digital reward level and upgrade to a physical reward level in the pledge manager. These books will be priced at their regular retail prices, however. If you want the best deal, the reward tiers listed above offer the best savings.

If you only want one of the books in this line, we recommend you preorder from a retailer and pledge here for a digital reward level. You may also wait to order from the PEGinc.com website after the pledge manager closes. 

Any Questions? Email Pinnacle customer service at site.admin@peginc.com

The three new Worldbooks allow you to extend the Tomorrow Legion's adventures beyond the locales presented in the Tomorrow Legion Player's Guide, Game Master's Handbook, Savage Foes of North America, GM Screen, and Garnet Town Gambit adventure.

These books are compatible with the new Adventure Edition of the Savage Worlds  core rules and contain...

  • Three new epic Plot Point Campaigns
  • Over a dozen new stand-alone Savage Tales
  • Gazetteers covering every major settlement in North America
  • Over two dozen new heroic archetypes to play
  • And hordes of new foes!

Rifts® North America: Blood & Banes

Where darkness looms, the light shines brightest!

Though the Coalition States and the True Federation of Magic threaten the Tomorrow Legion from either side, the greatest dangers to Castle Refuge come from far afield. In the south, the Vampire Kingdoms plot. In the east, mutant tribes stalk Dinosaur Swamp and ghost-haunted Madhaven. In the north, the alien Xiticix and the demonic Kingdom of Monsters threaten all life on Rifts® Earth!

Extensive faction descriptions, new Savage Tales, and over 40 new creatures help Game Masters bring these other new threats to life, while the Plot Point Campaign Into the Desert Night plunges the Legionnaires into a deadly duel with the Vampire Kingdoms!

Hope blooms anew!

Rifts® North America: Blood & Banes contains options for players to bring new allies to life as auxiliary Legionnaires. Reid’s Rangers, the Knights of the White Rose, the Deathbringer Tribe, and the Tundra Rangers stand ready to fight against these banes.

Inside you will find new Iconic Frameworks such as the ethical Necromancer and Secondary Vampire, M.A.R.S. packages like the Barbarian and Dinosaur Hunter, new races including the Centaur and Werecat, and plenty of gear and vehicles to help your heroes take the fight to the worst North America offers.

Rifts® North America: Arcana & Mysticism

Transcend your limits!

All Legionnaires know of the vile Federation of Magic and its vendetta against the Coalition States, but few comprehend the eldritch powers found further abroad…

What do your Legionnaires know of the Spirit West—the Techno-Wizards of Arzno, the Native American Preserves, or the glory of Tryth-Sal? What do they understand of Lazlo and the territories it defends? What do they truly know about the political machinations splitting the Magic Zone apart?

Unleash your power.

Rifts® North America: Arcana & Mysticism gives players the tools to dive deep into the magical side of Rifts®. New Iconic Frameworks and M.A.R.S. Packages—such as the Dragon Juicer, Psi-Warrior, and Zapper—and new gear and vehicles—like the Arzno Jackrabbit and the Dweomer Colossus—provide players access to new realms of mystical might.

For Game Masters, new Savage Tales and over 30 new creatures flesh out the threats found in these far-flung magical realms. The Plot Point Campaign Souls of Darkness integrates mysterious Psyscape into Castle Refuge’s alliances and rivalries. This epic adventure reshapes the Tomorrow Legion’s role on Rifts® Earth!

Rifts® North America: Empires of Humanity

Fight for the future of humanity!

The Rifts® shattered the golden age of technology.

The Coalition’s Emperor prosecutes his Crusade for Humanity—seeking to absorb non-arcane human societies and purge all others—encroaching on both the Tomorrow Legion’s potential allies and enemies, accelerating the pace of events set in motion by the Fall of Tolkeen. Corporate states, despotisms, and wild barter towns all employ unbelievably high-tech might.

Threats such as the Coalition States, Free Quebec, and Pecos Empire abound as do potential allies in places like the New West, Great Lakes Kingdoms, and Texas Free Lands; then there are the enigmatic forces of Archie Three, the Shemarrian Nation, and the Republicans to contend with.

Now humanity strikes back!

Rifts® North America: Empires of Humanity shines the spotlight on the sci-fi aspects of Rifts®. New Mutant Animal races expand beyond Dog Boys while a new Iconic Framework allows players to design their own robot characters from scratch. Treatment Edges offer state-of-the-art possibilities for Juicers while expanded Combat and Professional Edges give gunfighters and mercenaries their day in the sun.

Extensive new gear options and rules—for power armor, vehicles, guns, explosives, cybernetics, bots, and more—give players and Game Masters more toys than they can handle. The intrigue-laden Plot Point Campaign Ex Machina reveals the hidden history of the Great Cataclysm to the players, while new Savage Tales and over 20 new foes give Game Masters more technological threats to unleash on the Tomorrow Legion.

 Any Questions? Email Pinnacle customer service at site.admin@peginc.com

We love Rifts® here at Pinnacle, and hope to continue exploring the Megaverse® for many years to come. With YOUR continued support and enthusiasm, future Worldbooks will allow the heroes of Rifts® Earth to explore the returned dark continent of Atlantis, the Thousand Islands of sundered South America, the high-tech New German Republic besieged on all sides by demonic armies, and the mysteries of the Millennium Druids and New Camelot of the British Isles!

Covers courtesy of Palladium Books, Inc. These are used only for reference. For more information visit Palladium's website! Rifts® and Megaverse® are Registered Trademarks of Palladium Books, Inc. All character names and likenesses are copyright and trademarks owned by Palladium Books, Inc. and used under license.
Covers courtesy of Palladium Books, Inc. These are used only for reference. For more information visit Palladium's website! Rifts® and Megaverse® are Registered Trademarks of Palladium Books, Inc. All character names and likenesses are copyright and trademarks owned by Palladium Books, Inc. and used under license.

As the campaign progresses, we'll add additional "Stretch Goals" to enhance the value of your pledge. 

Help us unlock Stretch Goals by sharing the Kickstarter link with your friends and anywhere you talk about gaming online. After every campaign, we get a ton of emails from people who didn't know it was happening, so we greatly appreciate your help spreading the word!

 As with the original Rifts® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter, the Stretch Goals we unlock will be additional material in PDF form, compiled together to form The Tomorrow Legion Field Manual. This collection will be provided free to all backers who pledge at the Digital Core level or higher. Some of this material will be new versions of existing PDFs, revised and updated for the new edition of Savage Worlds, and some will be all-new information and adventures created specifically for this campaign. 



Social Media Goals

Help us spread the word to Rifters far and wide. In return, we'll unlock additional Social Media Goals: like bonus stretch goals but unlocked by activity on social media. The more we spread the word, the more goals we unlock.

Every share and reaction moves toward the next Social Media Goal. Please help us reach as many Rifts® players as possible by following us on Twitter and/or Facebook and boost the signal.

Note: Add-Ons may incur additional shipping. Only physical reward backers may pledge for Add-Ons. Shipping will be collected after the Kickstarter during the survey (see below).

The pledge manager survey is sent after the Kickstarter ends. You may either pledge for Add-On items *now* or during the *survey*. There is no preference given to those who pledge during the Kickstarter on limited items. You will need to watch your email for Kickstarter Updates to know when the pledge manager survey is sent.

To Add-On items now, click on the pledge level you want. It should show you the total reward level. Add funds equal to the Add-On item price to your total pledge. There is no special button or function for this--Add-Ons are not part of the Kickstarter website software. Just a tradition. :)

Please note you may be charged additional shipping for those Add-On items during the pledge manager (it's the same shipping price whether you Add-On now or later). You will likely pay *something* during the pledge manager—even if you Add-On the shipping estimates shown below—or be left with a credit which cannot be refunded or used. While we appreciate that you want to pay for everything now, it's really best to wait until the pledge manager to pay for shipping. 

To Add-On items during the survey, do nothing now. When we open the pledge manager, you can choose what Add-Ons you want and your total including shipping will be calculated for you.  You will pay via credit card.

If you have any questions, email site.admin@peginc.com.

Add-On items will include...

Revised and Updated Core Books

Since the original Rifts® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter, we have revised and updated the core Savage Worlds rules with the Adventure Edition. We took the opportunity to clean up and update the three books from the original Kickstarter and provide them as optional add-ons for this campaign.

These books are revised to bring them into line with the new Savage Worlds Adventure Edition rules. We will be providing a conversion guide that covers the changes and additions, but if you prefer to have the latest version, you can add the books to your pledge. 

Limited Kickstarter Exclusive Offer

For the duration of this Kickstarter campaign only, we are offering substantial savings on both the new and revised books. Once the Kickstarter ends, these books will again be returned to their regular prices. 

The new Worldbooks will retail at $39.99 each, or $20 each in pdf format. Each Worldbook is 192 full color pages in hardcover print. 

The revised Rifts® for Savage Worlds Adventure Boxed set will retail at $120.

To take advantage of this limited offer, upgrade your pledge to the boxed set option and get everything below at the reduced price of $100. If you prefer to add items individually instead, simply increase your pledge for the items you want at the following print prices (PDFs provided complimentary):

  • Rifts® The Tomorrow Legion Player's Guide (revised) $30
  • Rifts® Game Master's Handbook (revised) $25
  • Rifts® Savage Foes of North America (revised) $25
  • Rifts® GM Screen + The Garnet Town Gambit (revised) $20
  • Rifts® Dice (set of 7) $15
  • Rifts® Bennies (set of 25) $20

 Rifts® Limited Kickstarter Edition Combat Map 1: Forest Glade Rift + Ley Line (print + PDF) $15

Rifts® Limited Kickstarter Edition Combat Map 2: Wasteland Portal + Nexus Point (print + PDF) $15

Rifts® Limited Kickstarter Edition Poster Map: North America + Castle Refuge (print + PDF) $15

Any Questions? Email Pinnacle customer service at site.admin@peginc.com


Previous Rifts® Backers

If you backed the original Rifts® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter, you will automatically receive an updated version of the PDF files of the core books through DriveThruRPG and PEGinc.com. 

In addition, we will be making a conversion guide available on the Pinnacle website that covers the changes made to update The Tomorrow Legion Player's Guide, Game Master's Handbook, and Savage Foes of North America books for the Savage Worlds Adventure Edition.

Delivery charges are added to your survey after the end of the campaign to ensure we get the best deal possible for shipping. Below is our best estimate of shipping charges for reward tiers shipping to the most backers. 

We promise Kickstarter backers will not pay MORE than what is listed here:

Delivery for Merchants: all retailers located in the contiguous United States receive free shipping. Retailers in Hawaii, Alaska, and outside the United States receive discounted shipping. 

The Rifts® North America books are already in final proofing. Your support helps us print the book and make the extras. This means delivery of the main PDFs about a month after funding and the physical products about 5 months later depending on the printer and shipping.

Any Questions? Email Pinnacle customer service at site.admin@peginc.com

We deliver PDF materials through the Pinnacle website first and later through DriveThruRPG.

Rifts® and Megaverse® are Registered Trademarks of Palladium Books, Inc. All character names and likenesses are copyright and trademarks owned by Palladium Books, Inc. and used under license.

Any Questions? Email Pinnacle customer service at site.admin@peginc.com

Risks and challenges

Full transparency... we're printing the Rifts® North America Worldbooks no matter what and have the funds to do so. The Kickstarter is to help spread awareness (we're a very small company so marketing is always difficult--please help spread the word!) and to create all the digital extras and other surprises we hope to reach via our Stretch Goals.

Pinnacle Entertainment Group has launched and delivered multiple Kickstarter projects, including:

√ Savage Worlds Adventure Edition 2018
√ The Last Parsec: Irongate (a Kickstarter Booster) 2018
√ Lankhmar: Savage Seas of Nehwon (a Kickstarter Booster) 2018
√ The Savage World of Flash Gordon™ 2018
√ Doomtown Reloaded: There Comes a Reckoning 2017
√ The Goon™ RPG for Savage Worlds 2017
√ Fear Agent™ RPG for Savage Worlds 2017
√ 20th Anniversary Edition of Deadlands Classic 2016
√ Deadlands: Good Intentions 2016
√ Rifts® for Savage Worlds 2016
√ Weird War I 2016
√ Rippers Resurrected 2015
√ The Sixth Gun for Savage Worlds 2015
√ Deadlands: Stone and a Hard Place 2015
√ Deadlands: The Cackler Graphic Novel 2015
√ The Last Parsec 2014
√ East Texas University 2014
√ Weird Wars Rome 2013

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