A Publisher's Perspective
To all the backers of this amazing Kickstarter,
Let me start by saying a huge thank you. Thank you for your passion during the Kickstarter itself, all those moons... Read more
An Epic Journey, Unleashed!
Shaintar Kickstarter Completed
I can not believe this is the last rewards update for the kickstarter. This is so exciting for me. Since we took over things in September 2015,... Read more
Black Lantern Report: The Red Store
The End is Near! Almost...
Holy cow! It's me again. Is the end near? I guess it's true in that the kickstarter products are almost complete and we're really pleased... Read more
Shaintar Adventure: In Lord Severance's Service
A new kickstarter product, Released!
Lord Damon Severance has problems. His resources have been stretched too thin and he's looking for a party of heroes - and you're just the... Read more
Aeries of the Aevekar - Released!
“The wars of the Ground Walkers have taken their toll; too many of our people lie dead and broken on the cold hard earth. We must, for our own sake,... Read more
A new Black Lantern Report:is here!
Yep, it's that time again - The Dragon Cult released!
The report comes to us from Brother Shen a Lantern embedded with the cult and theres a bunch of new insight... Read more
Final Novella Complete
Bonus Goal #10 Shaintar Tales, Completed
The Pirate Queen of Nazatir - Released!
The final novella has been completed. First, some quick updates. Steven Long, Scott Corum and Dan McGirt... Read more
The Kal-A-Nar Empire Released!
This harsh and unforgiving culture is based on one simple phrase "Might Makes Right!" and that suits everyone just fine. It's a warrior society with the Warlords ruling under the... Read more
Korindia - Little known home of the M'adukar, Revealed!
The Shaintar Guidebook: Korindia released to backers Dec 7th!
The beautiful island home to the followers of Kor is revealed in this book. Kor, the son of an elf mother... Read more
A New Release for Backers
Mindoth's Tower & Archanaya, revealed!
The Druid's Tower is a huge tree grown out of a volcano tamed by a gathering of druids including the great sage, Mindoth. He was... Read more
Nazatir - Island nation ruled by a hot-blooded people - Released!
Refugees fled the Kal-A-Nar Empire and took to the seas to find a place of their own. These independent... Read more
The Freelands - Released to Backers today!
The Freelands is where Shaintar started!
No seriously, it did....
Sean's been telling a story for years about how Shaintar came to be - it started out as this keep... Read more
A First in Shaintar releases
It's a Double Release Day!
We had these two books so close to complete that our awesome Art Director, Ali got both of them to me within a half hour... Read more
The Lantern Society has filed a NEW Report!
The Guilds and Schools of those who practice Magic are explored!
Brenna McIntyre, or Brother Sparks to the Lantern Society is one of those rare people imbued with the ability... Read more
Die With Honor ~ Olaran Proverb
Shaintar Guidebook: Olara released to backers!
As I mentioned in my last update, I've got the Olara guidebook that has been released to the backers who chose it as part... Read more
Shaintar Adventure Released to Backers
The Burning Heart arrives for backers!
We're thrilled to announce that the adventure The Burning Heart is complete. Originally run as an exclusive EPIC event at Origins and Gen Con... Read more
Black Lantern Report: Origins of the Society is HERE!
"Novice, you show potential, you have served with distinction on several Rim affairs and have been recommended by to senior Brothers. We know your faults, your dreams and have looked... Read more
Desert Princes and More!
"Come to my table, traveler, and partake of my water and we'll take full measure of each other." Youlin Aradi guide, name unknown.
The Newest Guidebook: Desert Princes is HERE!... Read more
Major Milestone Complete
All Manuscripts Completed
After months of hard work and more than 213,000 words in total (35k in this book alone), the draft of the very last manuscript has been... Read more
As Promised - The Wildlands is here!
New Release - Shaintar Saturday
Hi everyone. Late last night, I ran my mail merge and sent the code to all of you who chose the Wildlands as part of... Read more
Progress Report - The State of Shaintar
First Things First
For those of you who celebrate it, Happy 4th of July!
So much progress has been made with Shaintar that I'm not sure where to start. We've... Read more
Galea has arrived!
Welcome to the Kingdom of Galea!
It is the most progressive of the Southern Kingdoms and its origins are tied to the Silver Unicorn. In fact, it's been said that... Read more
A New Guidebook Released to Backers
Shaintar Guidebook: Shaya'Nor Completed!
About an hour ago, the guidebook for the country of Shaya'Nor was released to the backers who chose it as one of the pledge pieces. Horrors... Read more
From all of us in the Savage Mojo family, to all of you! No Matter what holiday you celebrate, we hope it is a happy and healthy one.
The Dregordian Jungle Awaits
Hello again everyone. Imagine beings that look like crocodiles who stand 8 feet tall. They look so strange and alien yet they've feelings anyone could understand.
Come walk within the... Read more
A Round up of Releases and What's yet to Come
One of the backers reached out a few days ago and asked us what the status is on the releases and the progress of the rest of the books so... Read more
The Elvish are In the Building!
With the holiday season nearing, the Savage Mojo Family would like to wish all of you who are from or live in America a Happy Thanksgiving!
A new Guidbook... Read more
Wait, What? A new Reward is Released & More!
A City of Intrigue known as the Snakes Den awaits...
Today I released Black Lantern Report: Camden to our website. In fact, everyone who had this reward chosen in their... Read more
The Pace Begins to Quicken
It's time for my weekly update and there's been a bunch of really good stuff going on that I get to tell you about. The first bit of good news... Read more
An Introduction to Darren Pearce
As we move along and continue to produce the art and manuscripts and start on the editing in preparation for layout, I thought you might like to get to know... Read more
Hearth, Home and Forge - Dwarven Clanhomes is here!
It's here. I really hope you will enjoy diving into the culture of the dwarves as much as I have. You'll learn all about their culture, art, how they name... Read more
Dwarves, Manuscripts, Art and more.
I've got a few things to go over with everyone. I'll be posting similarly in our social media forums - though they'll have to come here to see... Read more
A New Manuscript, Progress and Update
It's been 10 days since my last post and I figured you might like to know what is going on over in the world of Shaintar. As you... Read more
Black Lantern Report: Mercenaries Fulfilled!
Well hello there everyone and happy Monday. I’m back again to give you all the update I promised you last week. We’ve made all our announcements in all the social... Read more
Big Pacificon Update
This weekend at Pacificon some of us from Savage Mojo got to meet up with Sean and Carinn. Demo games were run, seminars organized and fun had. We also got... Read more
One Night in Zanfar – Released to backers + more
Hi Everyone, I’m here with some great news about the release I told you about last week. I’m sorry for the delay in my update but due to some dental... Read more
A Script is in, A script is in – plus more art progress
I really do love my job. While it may have taken a little while to get the art production up and running, I am happy to tell you that we... Read more
As Promised, More Progress
As we’ve administered this campaign for Evil Beagle Games, we’ve built up an amazing repository of art to be used in the upcoming books. Savage Mojo has decided that it’s... Read more
Progress Report as of August 19th
I wanted to follow up with everyone and let you know what progress has been made and where things stand. First of all, everyone at Evil Beagle Games... Read more
Changes Towards Progress
Recent conversations elsewhere about communication and the utterly vital need for it kicked me in the knees, reminding me I'm more than a bit overdue here.
Today's message is a... Read more
Welcome to Serenity!
Today, we're excited to put Ed Greenwood's unique contribution to the world of Shaintar - Serenity: City of Secrets - into the hands of everyone who pledged $65 or more... Read more
Latest (and Long Overdue) News
First up, by now everyone who pledged $85 or more should have received their code to download the most recent release from the Kickstarter - Darkest Tides, a Shaintar/Accursed... Read more
Shaintar Guidebook: Eastport
There's been some confusion of late regarding one of our latest releases - Shaintar Guidebook: The Free City of Eastport.
To be clear, this is one of the... Read more
Magic & Cosmology (Volume I - Light and Life) - DONE
Another book done and out as of tonight, friends. If your reward tier included the Magic & Cosmology Guidebook, you should have it in your inbox even now.
(Remember, if... Read more
Shaintar - Why and Where We Are
Shaintar - Why and Where We Are
This thing is way overdue; I was supposed to do this on the evening of my birthday, and obviously failed. Insert... Read more
Godstrike Tempest Sent
The holidays wreck merry hell with schedules, as we all know, but I finally got the rather fantastic crossover adventure, Godstrike Tempest, up and out today to the $75+... Read more
Shaintar Poster Maps Available
This isn't a specific backer thing, but I thought you'd like to know...
Today, I am particularly thrilled to announce the availability of the Shaintar Full Color Poster Map, which... Read more
BIV - "Revelations and Plans"
Dear Friends and Supporters,
By now, you've seen a few things come out, after a very long time where more or less nothing was happening. Most recently, we've released... Read more
Shaintar: Edge of Honor Novella
I know I've been quieter than normal lately, but there is a lot happening around here, and I think you all will be pretty pleased.
This specific message is to... Read more
Special Announcement - Magic & Cosmology (Vol I) DONE!
Too Long, Didn't Watch Version -
I've finally finished Shaintar Magic and Cosmology, Volume I: Light and Life, which is clocking in at nearly 20,000 words. The project that... Read more
The Big Irish Vlog - "Steady as She Goes, RinCon, GMs as Bad Players"
Welcome to the Big Irish Vlog of 10/05/14
* Shaintar Books/KS Updates
- I got sick; you can probably hear a bit of it in my voice still.... Read more
The Big Irish Vlog - "Shaintar Updates, Table Tips, Happy Birthday Shane!"
Welcome to the Big Irish Vlog of 09/23/14
* Shaintar Books/KS Updates
- Final art and layout for Guidebook: Goblinesh is coming along.
- Cover for... Read more
The Big Irish Vlog - "Malakar Dominion, More KS Updates, Tacticon, and More"
Welcome to the Big Irish Vlog of 9/10/14
The OMG It's Wednesday Edition
* Shaintar Kickstarter Update
- Malakar Dominion is done and out. Backers who were supposed... Read more
Shaintar Guidebook: Malakar Dominion DELIVERED!
As of right now, all the codes have gone out from DriveThruRPG, where I've posted the first of many Shaintar Guidebooks -
That's right, the Malakar Dominion Guidebook -... Read more
The Big Irish Vlog for 08/25/2014
As promised, we are updating every two weeks about our progress. Here you go -
Big Irish Vlog - "PROGRESS! Gen Con! D&D Next!"
Aside from the diversion into my thoughts about D&D 5th Edition, this is a huge amount of information about the state of Shaintar and Evil Beagle. Four projects submitted to... Read more
Big Evil Beagle News
Greetings, Friends and Supporters. This is the beginning of a new era around here. Expect at least bi-weekly (once every two weeks) updates from us about the progress of the... Read more
A Special Message for the First Anniversary
Today marks the one-year anniversary of our funding of this Kickstarter.
It's fair to say there's a lot of mixed feelings, on your part as well as mine.
However, there... Read more
Lots of New Free Content - Making Things, Alchemy, and Crossbows
Hey, two updates in one day! Only this one is full of positive stuff. There's a lot of free content that's been shared in the Shaintar.com forums, and I wanted... Read more
OK, it has come to my attention that a number of folks have been waiting for entirely too long to receive their printed books from the Kickstarter. As well, a... Read more
Battle for Oz add-on Fulfilled
Some new progress to report. We have received and fulfilled the Battle for Oz add on book. Enjoy the full pdf of the Battle for Oz game book... Read more
Important Message in SPF's Big Irish Vlog
So I just posted one of my semi-regular Big Irish Vlogs (video blog), and there's a special message for all of you who backed the Kickstarter.
The specific message to... Read more
Things are going too slow. This I know better than anyone, and I also recognize it's an all-too-familiar story with Kickstarters. Truth is, your first Kickstarter is almost always full... Read more
Hardcovers Shipped & Adventure Cards (pdf and POD)
I've just received the last shipping confirmation so all of your Shaintar: Legends Arise and Kickstarter Exclusive hardcover books have shipped. We've also gotten the pdf and physical... Read more
Of Kingdoms and Blood, Villages and Towns
For your kind support, your patience, your understanding... thank you.
A lot has been going on with Shaintar, but not nearly enough writing of products you've... Read more
Legend Unleashed books ordered
Yay! All the Legends Unleashed books have been ordered. This includes Softcover, Hardcover and KS Exclusive. That doesn't mean they'll ship out today as the POD system tends... Read more
Hardcover and KS Exclusives being ordered
Sorry there has been no update recently. There's been a reason. First the regular hard and softcover versions of Legends Unleashed have been approved and partially ordered. The... Read more
The Hardcover Premiums are Ready!
Been a while, friends, and I want you to know things are continuing slowly, but steadily.
The big news today is that I've reviewed the Hardcover Premium proof of Shaintar:... Read more
I Have the Honorable Hindrance
And I am proud of that fact, though it can run smack dab into the Wall of Practicality on a regular basis.
Friends, you might recall how I mentioned the... Read more
Keep Calm and Shaintar On
Shaintar: Legends Unleashedis done, and getting out to all of the backers as I write this. We've managed to get a few other really cool things out,... Read more
Shaintar: Legends Unleashed book & PDF Update
First, let me apologize for how long it has been since an update has gone out to you. Here is an alternative place for you to find information... Read more
Last chance for add-ons
Hello, backers. If there was an add-on you wanted, or you'd like to take advantage of some of the world-builder rewards before they disappear for good, your last chance will... Read more
Updated rewards list
Towards the end of the Kickstarter it got a bit crazy there will all sorts of new things being given to backers. As such, I've updated the reward lists. Some... Read more
Applied Vectors Reward: Unleashed!!!
I know it got quiet after the 24 hour Deathmarch Party was over. There was a reason. First, we all had to take 24 hours to recover from... Read more
Payments, getting more goodies, and other stuff
The time has come for Savage Mojo to finish up the Kickstarter details. It's a bit like tidying up after a party, but instead of turning out the lights afterwards, shutting... Read more
Sean's Post-Kickstarter Update
There's a lot here, covering answers to many questions, explaining just what all this means to all of us, and introducing Sean's vlog.
Update 100 - the epic fantasy begins...
And that, folks is it. Amazing stuff. Some of you are looking at book after book of wonderful gaming goodness that will sustain you for months and years. There’s something... Read more
25 minutes to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
Still going strong....
Guidebook 18: The Aeries of the Aevakar
Long hidden away from the rest of Shaintar, are revealed in this book. The mysteries of the aevakar people are... Read more
44 minutes to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
And there's $40K... with a suitably special reward:
The Burning Heart – a Shaintar: Legends Unleashed Kickstarter Exclusive!
You've helped unlock a true treasure, friends. At one time an... Read more
81 minutes to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
We're not done yet, folks. We've had someone add $500 to the Kickstarter in the last few minutes, and he'll get totally bespoke books, both Legends Arise and Legends Unleashed,... Read more
3 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
Report #6: Mercenary Companies
The life of a professional soldier is filled with opportunity in Shaintar, as there are always people in need of warriors for one reason or another.... Read more
5 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
This time it's...
Guidebook 17: Mindoth's Tower & Archanaya
Mindoth's Tower is the legendary center of druidic life, and Archanaya is the home of the new Church of Light. The... Read more
7 hours to go: Amazing, amazing, amazing
You folks are incredible. I step away to get a little rest, and I come back to a new world. Seriously, here's all that went on in the last few... Read more
15 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!
Nailed another one... so close now to Frank's Thank You.
Guidebook 15: The Desert Princes
Which reveals the compelling and rich history of the Eternal Desert and its people, the... Read more
18 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed! plus preview
Two stretch goals hit in one hour, so I'm going to make this update work extra hard. It'll have to do double duty. First, the Stretch Goal we unleashed (which... Read more
18 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!
Adept-lovers, this is for you... man, that just sounds wrong.
Report #5: Adept Orders and Citadels
Adepts left on their own face many dangers and temptations, which is why... Read more
20 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
We just unlocked the fourth of the Black Lantern Reports:
Report #4: Mage Guilds and Schools
Sorcerers need to be trained in the use of their abilities, or they are... Read more
23 hours to go: Sean's 24 hour party is on
Sean's been promising that he'll be running a 24 hour virtual party online for the last 24 hours of this Kickstarter, including a chance to talk with him about anything... Read more
24 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
We hit the next Help the Heroes stretch goal, which means that you've helped the creative team clothe and feed their families. As usual with these, Sean is offering an... Read more
25 hours to go: Art attack!
I received more pieces of art from Carly Sorge... and I'm letting you guys see them as I get them. This time, though, I thought I'd put up all the... Read more
28 hours to go: Bonus Goal Announced!
Wait, didn’t we say we’d done all ten of our bonus goals? We did, but just like Spinal Tap, we’re about to turn the volume up to 11.
No, that’s... Read more
29 hours to go: Sean's Final Video Update
Sean's final update... with a squid hat, no less. He talks about:
Thoughts on bestiaries
Shared creativity, the essence of Shaintar
Rewards and thank you gifts
The 24... Read more
31 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
Frank's Rangers can be proud - they did a great job! He fulfilled his quest :-)
Guidebook 12: The Isle of Korindia
Delve into the truly unique and fascinating culture... Read more
39 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
We got another one.
Guidebook 12: The Freelands
This book covers one of the more remarkable places in Shaintar, where no king or lord may command, where freedom (and money)... Read more
41 hours to go: Bonus Goal Unleashed!
Congrats everyone, we unlocked the final Bonus Goal:
Bonus Goal #10 - Shaintar Tales Unleashed
Four amazing writers - Aaron Rosenberg, Steve Long, Dan McGirt and Scott Corum. Four remarkable... Read more
Important Note: Rewards Detailed
A lot of people have been asking for a breakdown of exactly what you'll get at different reward tiers and different pledge amounts... there's a lot of great stuff, after... Read more
43 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
Another one for the list! We're on fire today:
Guidebook 11: Goblinesh Gathers reveals many details about the goblins, ogres, and orcs throughout Shaintar. Their history, culture, and the differences... Read more
45 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed
We hit another one:
Black Lantern Report #3: Camden, AKA “The Snake's Den”
Ruled by a council of powerful crime lords and dominated by various gangs and criminal guilds, Camden... Read more
48 hours to go: Beyond The Veil
We have exactly 48 hours to go and this message appeared in the comments section:
As the number of fellow backers continues to rise, I can't help but... Read more
53 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!
We hit another one, and it's an important stretch goal to hit, so I'm going to talk about it in more detail than normal. Please bear with me, because I'm... Read more
Sean's Penultimate Video
Time for Sean's latest daily hat and Stone Cold Crazy update, including:
The avalanche has hit!
Thank you for helping the heroes.
Flash fiction for EVERY backer, 268 and counting. ... Read more
57 hours to go: Bonus Goal Unleashed!
You did it again (and not in that "Bad dog" waggy-finger kind of way, either)!
Bonus Goal #8 - In Lord Severance's Service
A couple of days ago we announced... Read more
67 hours to go: Bonus Goal Unleashed!
We hit another one - the Mythical Lairs of Shaintar Bonus Goal. So all you folks who ninja over to the Mythical Lairs Kickstarter and pledge $50 while also having... Read more
68 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!
Guidebook 10: The Malakar Dominion
There are, effectively, three competing social groups that strive against each other for power in the Malakar Dominion – the noble houses, the criminal houses,... Read more
Last 3 days: New art to show
I have two new pieces of art to show you today. First, Carly Sorge has finished a mock-up of the Republic of Dregordia stretch goal book, which we unleashed last... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 27
Well past $23,000
Stretch goals discussed
Guidebooks & Black Lantern Reports Unleashed
Bonus Goals Unleashed
Thank you gifts discussed w/mention of the next one - but... Read more
Day 4: Bonus Goal 9 Unleashed
Just as we announced our final Bonus Goal for this Kickstarter, you folks wrap up one of the others. We hit 700 combined likes for the Shaintar and Battle for... Read more
Day 4: Final Bonus Goal Announced
This is it, folks, the final Bonus Goal for this Kickstarter, and we believe we've saved something truly special for last.
Bonus Goal #10 - Shaintar Tales Unleashed
Four amazing... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 9: The Republic of Dregordia
In our second stretch goal unlock of the day, we reveal the mysterious land of the reptilian people, as well as their often-violent history and their struggle for civilization.
Imagine,... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 8: The Prelacy of Camon
In all ways, the Prelacy of Camon's policies are dictated by the belief structure of the Church. There exists a strong orientation towards absolute order and discipline. Traditions and conservatism... Read more
Day 4: Bonus Goal Unleashed
We're overjoyed to announce that we hit Bonus Goal 7, our adventure cards. Thank you to everyone who sent us testimonials about why you love Shaintar. The one who finally... Read more
Day 4: Book covers
I promised we had more cover mock-ups for the stretch goal books, and here are another couple of images from Alida Saxon. Don't forget to like her Facebook page if... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 26
Wearing a beagle, and he calls the Wizard of Oz cool and surreal?!? Here's Sean's latest video update, where you can find out all about...
Hitting the Bonus Goals: Six... Read more
Day 5: Bonus Goal 9 Announced
And this is it, the last part of the ambitious crossover epic that Sean and Savage Mojo have been planning throughout the Kickstarter. One last piece of the mighty puzzle... Read more
Day 5: Another Bonus Goal Unleashed!
Two Bonus Goals in one day, folks. Well done everyone! We hit 225 backers, and that unleashes Bonus goal #4 - Six Times Epic.
If you remember Update #23, this is the... Read more
Day 5: Bonus Goal Unleashed!
Last week we launched Bonus Goal #6, the Accursed crossover. Congrats to everyone... we just hit the unlock conditions and so that book will get written by Sean and the... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 7: The Kingdom of Olara
Returning to the Legendary Lands series, we give you Guidebook 7: The Kingdom of Olara. Learn about its difficult history, its culture of war and honor, and the unique relationship... Read more
Sean’s Update: Day 25
News, now that Sean is back from his gaming trip:
Stretch goals (yes, two) unleashed.
Bonus Goals…. so…. nearly … there.
Two new Bonus Goals too.
What was I... Read more
Day 6: Bonus Goal 8 Announced
A little Shaintar trivia for you:
1) Back in the mists of time, Aaron ‘Ace’ Acevedo was the editor for the original published incarnation of Shaintar, Shards of the Stone.... Read more
Day 7: Ultimate Collector's Dream Pledge
Each day in the last week we're planning something special, and today's something is very special indeed. We're adding a new pledge level, and it's a cracker.
Pledge $2,000 or... Read more
Day 7: Bonus Goal Progress
One week to go! Thank you all for helping move towards the various Bonus Goals. Here's a little update of where we're at:
Bonus Goal #4 - Six Times Epic:... Read more
A New Video from Sean!
Pretty sure gaming history was made last night, we think.
Rob takes over tonight & Sean gets to play, YAY!
Check out the video to see what Sean means!
Day 8: Bonus Goal 7 Announced
The Adventure Deck is one of the most fun elements in Savage Worlds. We've been asked repeatedly about whether there's going to be a set of adventure cards for Shaintar... Read more
Day 8: More Stretch Goal Covers
Yesterday I talked about the fact that we've started commissioning artwork for the stretch and bonus goals, as well as showing you a sneak peek of the coming Legends Unleashed... Read more
Day 8: Revealing The Future
We hit $20,000, and now it's time to reveal the next group of stretch goals. From the intrigue-filled "Snakes' Den" to the Isle of Korindia, where the Kor-In martial art... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Report 2: The Red Store
Stretch Goal Unleashed: Report 2 - The Red Store
In the second Black Lantern report, a new-yet-powerful criminal organization gets detailed. The Red Store is known in underworld circles as... Read more
Day 9: Behind The Scenes With The Legends Unleashed Cover
This update is more art-intensive than most, but I hope you'll forgive me. You see, we've got a preview of the Legends Unleashed cover to show you, and I've prepared... Read more
Day 9: Supersizing The Suzerain Add-On
We've had a request to add a deal for the PDFs of the Suzerain books that are part of the Super Suzerain Add-On Offer. There are obstacles to this, all... Read more
Day 9: Bonus Goal 6 Announced
Time to hook some more options into your Shaintar experience, and to make that free for most of you... yes, it's time for a new Bonus Goal.
The Accursed Shaintar... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Report 1: The Black Lantern
“Push back the dark.” This simple phrase lies at the heart of this vital and mysterious organization that works to protect the entire Southern Kingdoms from threats invisible to knights... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 20
Actually, this is an update from Betty Law Morgan, who'll be writing Guidebook 3: The Kal-A-Narempire with Sean. In it she talks about how she met Sean and got... Read more
Day 10: The Super Suzerain Add-On Offer
As you might have guessed by now, the Shaintar and Suzerain universes are pretty tight, because Savage Mojo is so close to Evil Beagle Games. We all go back a... Read more
Day 10: Sean's Streaming
OK, so here's what's going on with me today and tonight. I just got off the road and I'm in the Augusta, GA area. I am getting dressed and getting... Read more
10 Days: Stretch Goal Covers
We're coming into the last ten days, and that means we're hotting up the pace with the Shaintar Kickstarter. Expect to see some wonderful things, and some amazing new bonuses... Read more
We've had a lot of interest in the Keys to the Kingdom pledge level, and we're humbled by how many of you want to be a part of the world-building... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 13
On the way to Augusta for the 3-Day launch-a-thon at Rob's Game Group.
Savage Mojo crew in charge (hee hee)
Stretch Goal 9
Check... Read more
Wild Card Creator
We had a request early in the Kickstarter to hook Shaintar into the Wild Card Creator. Well, we listen... here's a special message from Will Herrmann, the Journeyman Games president... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 18
The latest update from Sean includes:
Happy birthday, Daniel Lawson!
Hardcover Legends Arise sneak peek
Bonus Goal 5 – Mythical Lairs 3D terrain, plus adventure
Sean’s a dream date
Podcasts... Read more
The Mythical Lairs of Shaintar Bonus Goal
Far from the rays of the sun and the scrutiny of decent beings, the Acolytes of Ceynara destroy more lives in pursuit of their terrifying, demonic goals. Blood pours from... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 17
In which Sean doesn't wear a hat... well, sort of... and discusses:
Stretch goal unleashed !
Personal thank you gift... and it's a great one.
The Most Unread Blog on... Read more
Game Geeks Feature
We've had a great review of the Kickstarter in a special video from Kurt Wiegel, host of Game Geeks RPG. For those who don't know him, Kurt has an amazing... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 16
Here's the latest from Sean, including:
Hints of future bonuses
And then plenty of crunchy details about the Justice and Life campaign... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 15
Sean's on overdrive today, as he talks about: hats, podcasts, live streamed gaming, and thank you bonuses. He also gives a peek at the print version of Legends Arise, which... Read more
Print Proof Progress, Part 2
Sean got the softcover print through the door, and the proof copy looks good. It's not a great photo, but it shows what the books we're doing look like, in... Read more
Bonus Goal Unleashed: The Godstrike Tempest
We hit Bonus Goal #3 – The Godstrike Tempest! Thanks to you, yes you, we've unleashed a new set of world-shaping events. And we'll be giving away the resulting book, free... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 14
As always, we're a few hours behind on getting Sean's update live (the perils of being from all round this big world of ours). This one's his 4th of July... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 6: The Nation of Shaya'Nor
Welcome to the Shadowlands, Shaya'Nor. Fans of what is known as “gothic horror” will find the essence of what they love running amuck here. This is where the Boogy Man... Read more
Sean's Video Update, Day 12
Wow, look at that hat!
I know I normally hit the high points in the updates but I'm not at home on my computer. The one I'm on, has NO... Read more
Print Proof Progress
Print proofs are in for Legends Arise, and as you can see from the image below, they look good. As predicted, we're not happy with the black and white version... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 5: The Kingdom of Galea
Carved in battle out of the need for freedom from tyranny, yet also the cry for the rule of law, Galea is the true heart of the Southern Kingdoms. Her... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 12
Hit $16,000 goal!
Kingdom of Galea book Unleashed!
Bonus Goal #3 Godstrike Tempest, need 43 likes on Suzerain Facebook page
Bonus Goal #4 announced 6 Times Epic - 50 backers... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 11
Stretch Goal #6
Rob Davis Shoutout!
RGG next week
Mis-directed Mark Pod-cast on 7/1
Carpe Diem & All Games Considered scheduled today
Beautiful Brains on the 4th
More podcasts coming... Read more
The 2-2-5 Backers Bonus Goal
There are places all across the lands of Shaintar where amazing things happen. Some are epic and grand in scope, while others are humble and unassuming (if still distinctive in... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 10
Sean needs Sleep ;-)
Stretch Goal #5 UNLEASHED!
Stretch Goals for $21K through $25K are announced and discussed!
Scott Bennie shoutout!
oh, we hit $15K,
Fan Share Folder available here... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 4: The Elvish Nation
The impact of the fae upon the world is impossible to over-estimate. Society, politics, philosophy, agriculture, science, literature, even basic language all derive from the direct influence of this most... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 9
Bonus Goal # 3 Update
More bonus goals waiting to be revealed
Closing in on Stretch Goal #5
Shaintar All Stars
Oh my - Sean's daughter... Read more
Great news... and asking for your opinions
Sean's Update: Day 8
Last 24hr Deathmarch
Darktheatre LLC shoutout
Sean Preston shout out
Sean's Update: Day 7
Stretch goal reached!
Rob's game group (RGG)
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 3: The Kal-a-Nar Empire
The single largest nation in all the world, the Kal-a-Nar Empire is also the single greatest threat to civilization ever known. Ruled by an abominable entity that combines the demonic... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 6
The John Etheredge shout-out
Bonus goal round-up
The Godstrike Tempest
About Wildlands and Freelands
Teaser for tomorrow
Bonus Goal #3 – The Godstrike Tempest
It’s time to get… EPIC. Sure, we’re always epic here, but this is epic with capital letters. This is head-turning, universe-busting, game-changing epic turned up to volume 11 with a... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 5
Here's Sean's summary for day five, talking about:
Two stretch goals hit
A free castle - it's yours!
Combining creative goals
What is a bloodline?
Being actively involved
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 2: The Wildlands
Aptly named, the Wildlands are the most likely place for many heroes to begin their stories in Shaintar. Nestled at the center of all of the major realms of the... Read more
Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 1: Magic & Cosmology
Magic literally permeates the entire realm of Shaintar, and its cosmology influenced all of history and still drives the current conflicts and challenges faced by the heroes of this world.... Read more
Shaintar Lore - Black Lanterns
This image comes from the section that first introduces the Black Lanterns, one of the most interesting groups in all of Shaintar. The "elevator pitch" description would be "imagine... Read more
A New Video from Sean!
We achieved something today. Bonus goals revealed and progress made towards them. Add-ons edited to include print copies of Legends Arise and other excellent progress made today!
Thank you... Read more
The 1-2-5 Backers Bonus Goal
OK, folks, it's time for another Bonus Goal - This one hinges on our reaching 125 Backers for the Kickstarter. For that, you get a castle.
No kidding! A full... Read more
Sean's Update: Day 4
Here's Sean's update for the day, talking about: Breaking the $8,000 mark Ed Greenwood and the free book announcement A hundred links Add-ons, including print options Comments, including the structure... Read more
THE TALK-IT-UP-LINKORAMA BONUS GOAL
This is the Big One, friends! For those of you who've not heard or figured it out from various hints I've left here and there (and everywhere), my friend and... Read more
Perhaps the most welcome news I shared early in the run-up to announcing the Kickstarter was the return of Jason Engle to the Shaintar product line. Without question, he's one... Read more
Shaintar - A Players' Perspective
Today's update features the players. Guest Stars Michael A. Nuckels, Esther Nuckels, Robert Patrick Moore, Lee Ballew, and Sooz tell you about their favorite characters and what makes Shaintar so... Read more
In which we discuss print options for the books.
We've received a number of comments and questions about the possibility of an add-on for print versions of the books or POD. Shaintar: Legends Arise is being sold... Read more
Video Update from Sean
Hi everyone. Sean has some stuff to talk to you about and now that I figured out how to upload a video, I can share it with you. Here is... Read more
Welcome, and Thank You!
First of all, I want to thank everyone who has pledged already. You've made a huge difference and Sean wanted me to tell you how pleased and humbled he is... Read more