Creatures PDF in Layout
Dear Polaris backers,
The editing phase is now over on the Creatures PDF and the book is now entering its layout phase. The original French version was laid out with... Read more
Creatures PDF Translation & Creation Rules Progress
Dear Polaris backers,
Translation is as planned mostly complete on the translation of the "Creatures" PDF, with an editing phase now underway. We will then be able to start layout.... Read more
Creatures PDF Update
Dear Polaris backers,
Happy new year to all!
Quick update on the "Creatures" PDF: the translation team is currently at work, with a March ETA for completion, followed by layout.... Read more
Polaris RPG Update: Creatures PDF & English Language Line
Dear Polaris backers,
We are reviving this project to provide you with information long overdue. As you know too well, news on the Polaris line in English has been scarce... Read more
Don't forget to vote & CREATURES teaser!
there are three more days left to vote for Polaris in the 2017 ENnies election!
Go right here and select Polaris RPG when voting (nominated in the categories... Read more
Vote for Polaris RPG in 2017 ENnie award election!
POLARIS RPG is a 4-times ENnie nominee in 2017!
We are honored to announce that the Core Rulebooks of the Polaris RPG have been selected to feature as nominees of... Read more
Let's get savage!
It's been a very long wait - BUT the rules conversion Polaris -> Savage Worlds will be here really soon! We are currently setting up the PDF's on... Read more
Mini-update: Exo armor & Vehicle sheets!
this is just a very quick update to let you all know that the Exo armor & Vehicle sheet is now FINALLY available as a free download on... Read more
New project from Black Book Editions
we are back from SPIEL in Essen, Germany where we met with a lot of people and some very cool German Polaris fans! So cool :) We even... Read more
Review Time, SPIEL &...
we hope everyone is good out there!
//Updates on the work in progress for the Polaris RPG
First: all packages have been sent out weeks agoand we... Read more
Everything sent out!
Over the past few days things were pretty crazy over here with Polaris packages piling up everywhere (these packs are just huge!). But everything is back to normal now, our... Read more
work on the next sourcebook "Creatures" has of course already begun! This book, featuring tons of epic creatures will be your ideal companion to make these adventures even... Read more
Becoming an adventurer of the Deep
one really amazing thing about Polaris has always been its dedicated community and so it is wonderful to see that the latter just grew internationally and that the... Read more
Polaris RPG now on DriveThruRPG!
Starting today, people that missed out on the Kickstarter can now purchase the PDF versions of the books on DriveThruRPG! :)
You can buy the Core Rulebooks, Equinox and the... Read more
we are finally back from GenCon, and to put it simply: it was amazing!
We had a super nice space just for Polaris on the booth with our... Read more
Quick update - Deluxe Editions & GenCon
the booth at GenCon is all set up - yay!
And it's also time to let you guys know that the Deluxe Editions for US and Rest of... Read more
Polaris RPG - Shipping Status
so, we can now give you more detail on where we are concerning the shipping of your Polaris products!
This was our US fulfillment warehouse last week Friday:... Read more
Ready for GenCon? + Still looking for GM's!
whilst packages are getting ready (more info coming up but know that the first US backers will soon start receiving Polaris!) we are also prepping for GenCon!
You... Read more
The huge Huge HUGE Update! :)
today is a big day and it's time for a quite important news, so make sure you read it through (POLARIS DELUXE Backers: please check the info at... Read more
The ENnies & BBE :)
most of you are certainly aware about the ENnies awards that take place each year at GenCon so you can vote for your favorite RPG stuff. Polaris as... Read more
Welcome to the neutral city of Equinox... more PDF's available!
BackerKit pre-orders are now closed! Thank you all for joining in last minute on this exciting project :) Credit cards have been charged and all pre-order backers should... Read more
BackerKit pre-orders closing!
Hello out there,
this will be your last chance to grab one of the full Kickstarter pledges currently still available on our BackerKit pre-orders!
We will be closing BackerKit... Read more
Shiny, shiny preview...
Today is a exciting day here at the office, we got some preview copies of some of our Polaris books! :) So we'll be nice and share some pictures of... Read more
More proofs and backer surveys locking down!
we got some AWESOME proofs right from the printer here for you! Including for example the Equinox cover (all shiny with it's spot UV), the CRB2, the GM... Read more
Late Backer Pre-Orders now open!
All Backerkit surveys have been sent out and many of you have already responded - thank you so much! :) Answering these surveys quickly helps us a lot... Read more
It's Pledge Manager time!
Good day to everyone,
today is the big day we finally send out the first surveys to our backers so they can complete all their choices and detail their order.... Read more
Pledge Manager Surveys Approaching, GenCon and first proofs!
we know you had to wait a tiny bit longer than expected until you received this news, but we've been working hard on all the different parts of... Read more
Still working... News on Map Folio & Pledge Manager :)
this campaign ended a bit more than two weeks ago and we have been REALLY busy! Lots of it has been creating and proofing files - endless hours! ... Read more
Update on payments, pledge manager and schedules
we still are so blown away from this great campaign! It was awesome :)
These last days we've been managing all the little bits and pieces and have... Read more
Somehow the Polaris Effect has been brought under control again (Demeter, was that you?) and most payments seem to have been confirmed now! YAY!
Some payments are still pending (but... Read more
Polaris RPG funded with over 74 000€! OH YEAH!
It is in the ocean's darkness that you can really measure the courage of a man.
- Old Hegemonian saying
This has been three incredible weeks thanks to all of... Read more
12 hours left - Reward overview
12 hours left before this amazing campaign comes to an end. Counting currently 66 000€, over 600 backers from all over the world, 350 comments and lots of beautiful stuff ... Read more
To infinity... and beyond! 65 000€
Last Stretch Goal unlocked, this Kickstarter is just amazing, we are so utterly honored with your support! This feels just crazy (and yeah, Laura really wanted to but that quote... Read more
Location Map Folio PDF Add-On!
For those of you that would like to get the location maps of the map folio in their PDF version for use in their online campaigns, you can now add... Read more
One more Stretch Goal!
We're happy to announce one more Stretch Goal set at the 65 000€ mark!
We will be able to have the 16 location mapsthat we unlocked during this KS... Read more
60k - Free PDF for the sourcebook "Creatures" unlocked!
Hey, we did it and unlocked the free PDF of the upcoming sourcebook "Creatures" for everyone! WOW!
This is one big book full of creatures and monsters from the deep... Read more
So many Stretch Goals!
What a lovely day! ;)
This is just so awesome, we just hit another two of these neat Stretch Goals:
Only 2000€ more to go until we unlock the free... Read more
Aaaaand 55k! + Artprint
And the next Stretch Goal unlocked! Now you get a second artprint, this time featuring the illustration of Core Rulebook: 2!
54k Stretch Goal and 500+ backers!
Heey, a new Stretch Goal just unlocked! Lets add some more location maps to the map folio! And only 1000€ to go until the second Art Print!
And over 500... Read more
Unlocking more rewards!
Yay! He hit another Stretch Goal (52k) AND a Community Achievement (1350 likes on Facebook)!
That means 3more location maps for the map folio, bringing its current total number... Read more
50 000€! And: The Art of Polaris RPG
50 000€! This is SO amazing! This Stretch Goal unlocked two addition location maps and an art print of the Cover Art from CRB:1 by Simon Labrousse. But it also... Read more
Nearly 50k and new Stretch Goals!
Lets start the last sprint before the end, unlocking additional location maps every 2k until the 60k mark! That will be one shiny map for (almost) every occasion!
If we... Read more
Location maps for the Community!
Hi everyone, this Kickstarter is doing GREAT thanks to all our new backers who joined us in these last days! Welcome :) A bit less than three days to go... Read more
Well done Twitter!
That was fast! We just unlocked the 200 Twitter followers Community Achievement! :) This adds a FOURTH location map to the map folio! And, as announced in our previous news,... Read more
1000 likes for our Facebook page! :o That is AMAZING! So we are going to unlock the additional location map that will be added to the map folio we unlocked... Read more
45k and a location map folio!
We hit the 45 000€ mark and are thus thrilled to announce the unlocking of the first two maps for the location map folio! These maps are nice playing aids... Read more
Let's talk about gear!
What would a Sci-Fi game be without some cool tech?
And more importantly: how would anyone be able to survive down in the Deep without the appropriate Equipment, and ways... Read more
Some more Add-Ons!
due to popular request, we added more Add-On options for you! Some of you wanted to get several copys from some of the Stretch Goal rewards we unlocked,... Read more
The Community of the Deep + unlocked Community Achievement!
This is not the first time we highlight this, but yeah, you can never say it enough: you guys are all AWESOME! :)
We believe that one of the most... Read more
A bit more detail on Character Creation, the Character File and the GM Screen!
There are two Add-Ons currently available through this Kickstarter that we'd like to tell you a bit more about!
The first is the Character File. These nifty little 16 page... Read more
40k Stretch Goal unlocked, FREE sourcebook!
Wooot, we did it! We are really happy to announce that we will add a FREE copy of the 48p hardcover sourcebook detailing the neutral city of Equinox to all... Read more
New mock up design for the Deluxe edition!
Finally more details on the cover of the limited Deluxe edition!
As you all know, we are offering the Polaris Core Rulebooks in two different versions: the basic version with... Read more
Equinox sourcebook preview and upgrade!
We are nearly there: the 40k are in sight, and will thus unlock a FREE sourcebook. Here we have a little preview for you, and some more exciting news!... Read more
50k Stretch Goals announced!
We are getting closer and closer to the 40k Stretch Goal, which unlocks a FREE forty page sourcebook! Yay!
We do not know how far we will go with this... Read more
Last week and a big thank you!
one week to go until the end of this campaign! It was really fun so far and we think this last stretch will be just as fun!
One... Read more
Poster map unlocked!
We did it! High five everyone! We will be adding a print version of the big poster map to all physical pledge levels and the PDF version to the Polaris... Read more
New Stretch Goal: Location Map Pack!
Eleven more days to go before this Kickstarter campaign will come to an end, and we already hit the 30k mark! This means that we are getting closer to unlocking the... Read more
Production Schedule & Q&A log
thank you again to all of you who joined us in our Q&A yesterday night! You can read the transcript over here: https://gmshoe.wordpress.com/2016/03/24/qa-philippe-tessier-raphael-bombayl-franck-florentin-laura-hoff-polaris/ We had a lot of... Read more
30k Stretch Goal unlocked!
We did it! We reached the 30 000€ milestone! This is awesome!
All your books will now ship in sleek slip cases to hold them together and protect them! We... Read more
Come join our Q&A
Come join us on #rpgnet for a question and answer with authors Philippe Tessier and Raphael Bombayl, we are online now for about two hours and looking forward to your... Read more
500 likes on Facebook!
That climbed quickly! We just hit the 500 likes on our Facebook page! Welcome to all the new followers! :)
This does of course unlock another Community Achievement: Ribbon... Read more
Community Achievement unlocked and articles around the globe!
Hey there everyone,
good news first: thanks to your amazing support and all your articles and posts on the internet, we are now able to unlock the second Community Achievement:... Read more
Q&A chat with the game author - tomorrow on #rpgnet!
we want to invite you to join us tomorrow at 7:00pm CDT for a Q&A over at the #rpgnet !
Dan Davenport hosts many great Q&A's with Game Designers... Read more
Savage World snippet!
we already hit the 27k, it's going well :)
To celebrate this, lets take a closer look at the Savage Worlds conversion that we unlocked yesterday! This is... Read more
Savage World rules + Update on PDF pledge level!
we just hit the 25k mark! This is amazing! This means that all our backers at pledge levels POLARIS DIGITAL and above will get the free Savage Worlds... Read more
New Quickstart Guide + Adventure available!
For those of you who can't wait until the finished products of Polaris RPG ship out, we updated our Quickstart Guide that is available for free on our website and... Read more
More new Stretch Goals: Free sourcebook coming up!
We just added the new Stretch Goals to follow up the Savage World PDF and the slip case goals.
More amazing stuff is coming up, starting out with... Read more
First Stretch Goal unlocked!
It is a real pleasure to write this post: the first Stretch Goal for our Polaris RPG Kickstarter is unlocked!
Thank you for making that happen!
You can now add... Read more
First Community Achievement unlocked!
We are quickly approaching the first Stretch Goals and we just unlocked the first Community Achievement with 5 blog posts/mentions on websites! Good job everybody, five of you share the... Read more
New Stretch Goal unveiled: Slip Case!
We are getting closer to our first Stretch Goal, the Q-Workshop dice! Less than 5000€ to unlock it :)
So it's time to announce a new Stretch Goal for afterwards!... Read more
Hello, my name is...
It's been a great first day for our POLARIS RPG campaign! You are all awesome, we are getting really close to hitting our first Stretch Goal and Community... Read more
Fully funded after just 4 hours!
Whoot, big shoutout to all of you guys, just 4 hours after our launch we already hit our funding goal: Polaris RPG will happen!
Thank you all so much... Read more
We are live!
Welcome everybody! Our Kickstarter just launched and we are really happy to see that so many of you already backed this project!
And for those of you who want to... Read more