New Magic Item #3: The Iron Masks of Cyfaraun
Today I'm pleased to share another legendary item found within the Nethercity: the iron masks of Cyfaraun. Created by and with Jeff Binder, the iron mask has everything an... Read more
The Rod of Elemental Spheres
Today I'm pleased to share another legendary item found within the Nethercity: the rod of elemental spheres. Created by and with Charles Myers, the rod of elemental spheres has... Read more
New Magic Items #1: The Soul Gem
Hello, and happy New Year! One of the exclusive rewards for our high-level backers was the opportunity to create custom items for insertion into the Nethercity, along with illustrations of... Read more
You've Got Art, Part II
I'm excited to unveil the second wave of full-color artwork that will be appearing in the book. Like the prior art, this is all painted by Michael Syrigos on canvas.... Read more
We've Got Art!
I'm excited to unveil some of the full-color artwork that will be appearing in the book. This is just the first wave of images so if you don't see your... Read more
Beta Release of Secrets of the Nethercity Inbound!
As October begins, I'm pleased to unveil the scheduled "beta release" of Secrets of the Nethercity.
This updated version has been entirely re-keyed with a simpler alphanumeric structure that better... Read more
Hello backers! I'm pleased to share an amazing piece of full-color art with you today. Jeff Brown, who did the full-color spreads in The Sinister Stone of Sakkara, has returned... Read more
Art Orders & A Note on A New Product
Hello, backers! Last week we sent dozens of emails out requesting your art orders for the Kickstarter you have so graciously funded. Sadly we have heard from almost nobody -... Read more
Alphas, Art, and A 5E Product
Hello, everyone! I hope you've had a good July. The Kickstarter funds arrived today. Thank you again for your generous patronage of the product.
It's now time to release the... Read more
Layout of the Nethercity
Funds are en route and we're full speed ahead on the Secrets of the Nethercity. The dungeon is written so it's just a matter of art and layout. And oh... Read more
Wowzers, What a Great Finish!
Wow! Just a few days ago I wasn't sure if we'd reach $20,000; today we closed at over $26,000. I'm exceptionally grateful for the outpouring of support. With your pledges,... Read more
$25,000 - Thank You!
I went to bed last night thinking "I hope we make it by the end of tomorrow" and woke up to see we'd already hit the number. That's amazing -... Read more
One Day More!
Thank you everyone for all the support so far. There's one day left, which means it's time to make you all miserable with a song.
One day more
Another... Read more
Kingpins of Crime: Unlocked!
We've cracked $20,000 and hit our first bonus goal! Thank you, everyone. Newton is exceptionally excited that he'll be able to share the details of the Cyfaraun thieves' guild in... Read more
From Concept to Completion - Michael Syrigos Art
Thanks for a huge outpouring of support over the last 48 hours. Remember that we've updated our bonus goals and if we hit $25,000 we'll have an action-packed supplement with... Read more
Upping the Stakes
We had a great outpouring of support over the holiday weekend. Thank you to everyone who pledged or upped their pledged - and of course a special shout-out to Bobloblah,... Read more
Are We the Baddies?
What happens when, in the course of play, you discover that your elven spellsword's beloved ancestors were actually sinister villains? Newton's world was rocked by what he learned in the... Read more
Wall Graves, sir! Billions of 'em!
Wall graves are found everywhere in the Nethercity - burial niches carved into the volcanic rock and lined with painted plaster used for the interment of common Chthonic worshipers. Horizontal... Read more
The Alchemic Lab Chimerical Apparatus
Because Secrets of the Nethercity is full-color, that affords us the opportunity to do some images of the complex rooms in the dungeon that can help your adventurers visualize what's... Read more
It's a Magical Day!
In celebration of being funded this weekend, I wanted to share a few of the magic items that make an appearance in this adventure. I've chosen these items because I... Read more
We Funded - Thank you!
Thank you, everyone, for your support! With your backing we've just reached enough to fund the project. We're very grateful for the opportunity to bring you Secrets of the Nethercity!... Read more
Maps from Top to Bottom
Thank you everyone for the steady flow of support. We'll likely be funded within the week and I anticipate we'll hit at least a few of the bonus goals. It's... Read more
The Ecology of the Nethercity
Thanks to everyone who pledged over the weekend! We had a strong showing and our on track to fund this week, and move on to bonus goals.
Today I want... Read more
Introducing the Faewyrd...
Thank you to all the new backers who pledged yesterday! We've crested over $10,000 and should hit the core target within the next few days. Hopefully from there everyone will... Read more
Day 2: Necromancy of the Nethercity
Another very strong day! Thank you all for the outpouring of support. We're very grateful as well to all of you who have helped promote our Kickstarter on your blog,... Read more
Halfway to Funding! Here's a Necrosection Table
That was a great first day! We broke over $8,000 in funding in our first 24 hours, which is a new record for an Autarch Kickstarter. Thank you all for... Read more