New Project -- On Wings of Darkness LIVE!
The new crowdfunding session is now live for "On Wings of Darkness."
Click here for a direct link.
A New Gazetteer
It's that time again... work is officially underway on a new Kickstarter event. Some of you hate these reminders. Understandable. So do I. But then, without them and without... Read more
What follows is posted on Stranger Skies. This concerns new details on this project, impact on "Beyond the Skies" final page count, what to do if you've missed the Kickstarter... Read more
"Beyond the Skies" Is open for business!
I have the pleasure to announce that the kickstarter page for Calidar's CC1 "Beyond the Skies" HAS GONE LIVE! We're open for business. Thanks for you patience and your... Read more
Preview page wants feedback!
I'm very excited to be able to share with you the link to Beyond the Skies' preview page. This presentation is very close to its final version, which... Read more
Artists from "Beyond the Skies"
I wanted to bring your attention to the team of artists who stepped forward for Calidar's second book, "Beyond the Skies." I posted a short article about who... Read more
CC1 "Beyond the Skies" Kickstarter coming up soon!
Writing is pretty much done for Calidar's (really big) book of gods.
Phase II is up: preparing the Kickstarter for this coming December 2015. If you have comments or suggestions,... Read more
New Web Shop!
#Calidar Publishing Announces Web Store
Burlington, Wisconsin: Today, Calidar Publishing, an RPG publishing company created by industry veteran Bruce Heard, announces new products available for sale. This includes poster... Read more
New forum rollout
The Calidar forum has been moved to a new platform, now better and faster. If you haven't seen it yet, please give us a visit. Cheers!
Guidelines to convert Calidar game stats are now available as a free PDF download. Future Calidar products will be using percentage-based stats to ease the process of converting... Read more
Project Update & Poll
I posted a multi-project update for Calidar that should be of interest to you. I also posted a questionnaire whose goal is to identify which gazetteers all of... Read more
New Web Site for Calidar
Just dropping by to let you know that the World of Calidar is about to launch its new web site. More details right here in this fun video.... Read more
Shame on Wallpart.com
I just signed the petition: "Remove Wallpart.com:" selling services allowing visitors to print other people's work on poster size sheets without permission, credit, or repayment of any sort.
I think... Read more
2014 Golden Geek Award
I'm pleased to announce that The World of Calidar is one of the nominees for best 2014 RPG supplement. Your votes are important. Click here to follow up.
So, what's up with Calidar these days?
Is CAL2 on the way? Nope, not yet. An adventure module? Not quite yet either. There’s been a lot of thinking about what is needed most at this point.... Read more
CALIDAR is rated *NUMBER ONE* on EnWorld's RPG product rating thanks to all of you who wrote a review. My gratitude goes to you all.
Click here for... Read more
Support for Calidar -- yours and mine
For those of you who might not have realized it: I posted a number of blog articles for use with Calidar. Here is... Read more
The softcover version has arrived!
10/01/2014, Received the softcover proof from the printer. Looks good (see today's blog post). I immediately ordered the books still due to the remaining Kickstarter backers. Delivery should take place... Read more
Books Have Shipped!
09/17/2014: Notification was sent from the printer that hardcover books have shipped from both UK and US plants. For most of you, this means it'll be a few more days... Read more
Calidar's PDF file sent
This is a reminder that I have begun sending rewards. It's a slow process due to technical oddities at DTRPG. By now all of you who are entitled... Read more
Sending Your Rewards
Calidar's fulfillment process to start this week. Click here for more details!
Printer's Proof Received!
At long last, I have a book in hand and it looks great. Detailed update and additional pictures at the usual place:
Off to the Printer!
At long last. All the details are right here:
Click on: Off to the Printer
We're almost there, folks! Thanks for your patience.
Tour of the the Great Caldera
Something you should not miss! Not ever!
More about this can be found at:
We're so close, we can almost smell the ink!
The project's update is located at the end of the newest post on my blog. You'll find it here:
Hope... Read more
New blog entry and July project update
I posted a new blog entry focusing on skyship design, along with an update on the project's status.
Wishing you a nice weekend!
Preview of Calidar's Skyships
The first in a series of blog posts has been released, revealing insights into skyship design and overall cultural themes. Hope you enjoy the ride!
Click here for the first... Read more
Meryath's poster map is now ready to go to print.
This one will be of particular interest to Mystara Gazetteer fans. Check the new blog article giving more details about the map's look and a status check for the project.... Read more
Today is a great day, since the first poster map is going to the printer. I posted a more complete update on my blog:
April Update for Calidar
Greetings to All!
The Calidar update is posted on Bruce Heard's blog -- right here:
Ahoy! Backers of the Star Phoenix!
As of early March, the Calidar project is proceeding apace. One update was released early February on the author's blog, along with previews. It... Read more
Preview: The Soltan Ephemeris
A new preview describes the way the planets move around the Calidar's sun, Soltan, along with a calculator to compute their relative positions. You can find this right here:... Read more
". . .Woe betides a realm unprepared to defend against the hordes’ reckless belligerence. It will be sacked and much of its younger generations taken away never to be seen... Read more
We did good with The World of Calidar's Kickstarter. We topped $19,000 funding or more than 300% of the initial goal. What a thrill!
There are still a couple of... Read more
AND THE WINNER IS...
I am very happy to announce that the Calidar KS has reached its fifth and final stretch goal of $18,000 for skyship deck plans! A major thank you goes to... Read more
LAST DAY and FLYING HIGH!
Greetings to everyone,
Deck Plans: It is with a mix of pride and sadness that I see the end of this Kickstarter fast approaching. Today is the last day. We've... Read more
Adding a New Stretch Goal!
Since we're now fast approaching the happy moment when Stretch Goal #4 is met, time has come to address the very next step. There are now two days left before... Read more
Just a Few Days Left
Today first update is about the latest promotional short story Episode 14 "The Anger Within." This last part was posted this morning (click here). It gives a first... Read more
Postage to Brazil
To my friends in Brazil: I found alternate postage for backer rewards. Following basic US post office rates, I found the following:
- Hard cover + poster maps* + packaging: $28.00 ... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 EXPLODED!
The World of Calidar has reached its third stretch goal -- which means extra goodies on Meryath plus handy guidelines for a Pathfinder adaptation by Thomas M. Reid. Woo-hoo,... Read more
Pathfinder Guide, RPG Characters, & Poster Map Add-Ons
A few reminders:
Poster Maps: Since we've reached Stretch Goal #2, which gives Calidar a second poster map, many of you may now want to consider the poster map... Read more
NEW STRETCH GOAL
The Calidar team has the pleasure of announcing a new stretch goal. Since we're getting close to unlocking the third goal, with less than $700 needed and a week still... Read more
New Add-On -- Extra Book Copies
It's been suggested that extra books be made available to those who want multiple copies. Here's the entry that was added to the Add-On section:
- $22/$36—Add-on #4:Extra book... Read more
STRETCH GOAL #2 BUSTED and 14 DAYS TO GO!
The World of Calidar's kickstarter has reached its second stretch goal! This means we will be publishing an extra poster map: the Island of Meryathin hex format. Thanks to... Read more
Congrats to Ezio Pignatelli for being the #200 backer! And, as another piece of good news, we're now less than $200 away from Stretch Goal #2! We're looking very good.... Read more
Interview at SlimGamer.com
The video game web site SlimGamer.com posted an interview about the Calidar project. You can find the article HERE. I also posted an extension to this article on my blog,... Read more
A Calidar Christmas Bonus
Holidays are fast approaching, and the Calidar Team is offering a special Christmas bonus to present Kickstarter backers and new ones.
Until December 25th at midnight, all... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 UNLOCKED!
The World of Calidar Kickstarter has reached its first stretch goal!
This means extra John Dollarillustrations and/or color art inside the book! Wow! Thanks everyone for your backing and... Read more
Regarding Bank Cards
Many of you know this from past experience, but a good number of Calidar backers are first time visitors, and this question has come up more than once.
Your pledge... Read more
Promotional Short Stories
If you are looking for more information on the promotional stories, the first one is located here:
Episode One: Into the Vortex
Click here for the current listing. Additional short... Read more
Handling Postage Outside the US, and Add-ons
For those with add-ons and/or postage outside the US:
Enter your basic pledge. You can modify the amount on the very next screen. Manually add the amount for any add-ons,... Read more