Haaaaaaave ya met Westbound?
Hello glorious Pure Steam backers!
If you haven't already, please check out our next book, Westbound, currently on Kickstarter! Westbound is going to be 230 pages of pure steampunk Wild... Read more
Westbound is Live!
Hey all! Westbound is live on Kickstarter! It's a Wild West expansion for Pure Steam that's gonna be even bigger and better! Please consider backing, and share it out. Thanks!... Read more
Cleanup, Closeout, and Next Project
It's been a long road, and thanks for sticking in there with us.
Our entire team was new to Kickstarter and the publishing world when we kicked this project off.... Read more
We hope you are all pleased with the quality of the book. If you are, we'd appreciate some kind words in a review, or even a quick 5 star rating... Read more
Shipments, Minis, and Beyond!
A few updates:
All the rewards have been sent, with the exception of the minis. We explained that hiccup regarding minis in an earlier update. I've attached a video... Read more
Our mini vendor fell off the face of the planet. We have no minis to show for months of working with them. It's a shame, but we're not going to... Read more
We've approved the proofs from the printer. Originally a few images dropped out between the files we sent them and what they printed in the proof. But, that's why we... Read more
Print Proofs Ready
Our printer (finally) shipped the print proofs to us today. We'll be getting them in a day or two. Once we approve, they'll enter the print schedule and we'll get... Read more
To The Printer Soon
Happy New Year, all!
Right now, we're obsessing over the cover image layout before we go to print. It was really easy to lay out the front and back cover... Read more
As requested, we've shared out the PDF via DriveThruRPG to all backers whose reward includes a PDF.
The link to the PDF on Google Drive is now deactivated.
Backers: Make sure you download your PDF via the link in update #51. We'll be taking it down soon. If you know anyone who wants to purchase Pure Steam, they... Read more
(Less Than) Two Weeks
We hereby guarantee the PDF will be released to you by Christmas Eve.
Our backer NPC artwork is completed and delivered. We have undergone several strenuous rounds of edits. We... Read more
Music and More
Our soundtrack is heading off this week to be pressed to disc. At the same time, we're producing digital download cards. So, we'll roll out the music to you with... Read more
Foreword and Brawler
We are working on locking down our foreword. We have two stellar candidates, and are seeing which graciously accepts.
Did you see the Brawler class in the Pathfinder Advanced Class... Read more
AvatarArt has started delivering our backer NPC profile pics. We have three of the 10. Here is a sneak peek, Hostile Grady Hostetler!
Once we drop them in the PDF,... Read more
Rising Star Con
We'll be heading to Summit City this weekend. Well, the city upon which it's based, at least. Rising Star Sci-Fi Convention is a wee-but-dear con in Bluefield, WV. There we'll... Read more
B'omarr Punk made it over to the UK earlier this month and got to game with one of our backers and the backer's friends. It was a blast to introduce... Read more
We just returned from Wyvacon, where we Demo'd the game for some excited gamers. You can get the details on the blog on our site.
We know you want... Read more
Cover Art and More
We're still working hard to get the book to the printers next month for a July release. The cover art is almost finished. Pic below.
The minis are ready to... Read more
We wanted to share the plan for release, in case it wasn't clear lately. We are trying to drive our per-order cost down for printing, which means we need... Read more
Top o' the week! B'omarr Punk dropping in with updates...
Our cover art is coming along nicely. It's a brutally long process, but it'll be gorgeous and well worth the... Read more
We've had 2,000 total downloads of the beta playtest doc in the month since it's gone live. Thanks for getting the word out! We're still pushing for more feedback on... Read more
Call for Playtest Feedback
Hail! Today marks the two week mark in our open beta playtest. The PDF is available on both Drive Thru RPG's and Paizo's websites. If you haven't downloaded it yet,... Read more
Beta Playtest is Live!
Our PDF finally made it through the meat grinder at Paizo. Open Beta Playtest has officially begun! Please follow this link to our free PDF download.
Even if you've played the Alpha,... Read more
Our Beta Playtest doc is in editing and formatting as this update is being typed. No matter it's state, we'll have it out to at least all backers in one... Read more
Chaplain Mini Sculpt
Hey backers! We're wrapping up alpha playtest, and we're working feverishly to polish, revise, and roll out the beta for all to see. Thanks for your patience!
We reached our... Read more
The Origin of 'Pure Steam'
If you're still scratching your head as to why we call the game what we call it, here's a glimpse. This is the opening letter of the rulebook.
". . .... Read more
The First Transport is Away
Fires stoked. Water boiling. Cogs clanging. Our first round of external playtest is on.
If you're a backer over $150, your inbox should have an ooey gooey PDF just like... Read more
That's what it feels like we've been doing since we've funded!
We've had some significant events happen in almost every team member's life:
-LanJemWezz is moving back to the U.S.
-Sellsword... Read more
We are almost ready to send out our playtest materials to our $150+ backers.
What you'll be getting:
Original base classes and archetypes to run through the ringer.
Original... Read more
You guys (and gals, and anthropomorphic beasts) rock!
New PS Logo
We dug deep, sold a kidney, and scraped together some cash to give our logo a facelift. We are so pleased with it, and hope you love it too.... Read more
Wow, what a huge outpouring of support and backers in the last two days! We have such a short period of time left, but our funding gap has nearly been... Read more
First, let us say thanks to everyone who has pledged their hard-earned money to Pure Steam! This project wouldn't get off the ground without your assistance.
That being said, we... Read more
Steampunk Empire Symposium 2012
We just got back from stopping in at the Steampunk Empire Symposium at the Atrium Hotel in Cincinnati, OH. We had a blast, met some great folks, and spread the... Read more
Races Preview: Dwarves, Gnomes, and Halflings
Here is a glimpse at the subraces of the more common races populating Ullera. Our next races preview will highlight humans, hobgoblins, elves, and half-orcs.
Racial trait rules will be... Read more
Reward Upgrade Promotion
We're in the home stretch! Thanks to all for your pledges, feedback, and spreading the word.
After the project funds, we will be drawing a couple names randomly to have their... Read more
Fires of Industry Preview
Forges sputter smoldering coal, steam blasts from split vents, and something skitters in the dark distances... This is a preview of Fires of Industry, a track from our original soundtrack,... Read more
More Vehicle Art
Thanks so much, everyone, for getting us over $6,000! We're now past 60%.
Here is some more vehicle art, as promised. More finished versions of the steam wagon and gyo... Read more
Bareknuckle Boxer - Fighter Archetype
Here is a sneak peek at one of our unique archetypes, the bareknuckle boxer. Additional rules and information will be released with playtest.
Despite the advent of firearms and ‘gentlemen’s... Read more
Civil Bedlamite - Barbarian Archetype
Here is a sneak peek at one of our unique archetypes, the civil bedlamite. Additional rules and information will be released with playtest.
Once a common citizen, the civil bedlamite... Read more
Grease Rat - Rogue Archetype
Grease rats are at home amongst gears and tools. Never acquiring formal schooling, they learn the language of repair by trial-and-error. In a pinch, none is better than he to... Read more
Audio Preview - Parlay
Propellor blades chop sky as a bulky war zeppelin does battle with goblinoid copters.
While composed with airship combat in mind, this track serves as an exciting backdrop to tabletop... Read more
The Moonshiner is a Pure Steam original alchemist class archetype. Similar to the alchemist, he brews up some fancy concoctions for use in combat. He has some unique abilities. The... Read more
Get the word out!
We're so excited to be over a third funded. Let's keep up the steam!
Why don't you print and share this flyer at your local game store and game venues?... Read more
We’ve received some effective feedback on our rewards over the last 13 days, and wanted to realign them so you know we’re listening.
As of today, there is a retailer... Read more
It's Dot Com!
Check out our website: http://puresteamrpg.com We've got the concept art posted (so you can view and share without having to watch the vid again.) We will be getting the forums... Read more
We have a really great artist ready to knock out some vehicle concept art. And we have a tiny bit of capital to make it happen. If we hit $4,000... Read more
Get Up, Goodwin
We started some flash fiction in the Pure Steam world. Our first installment in the serial is called Get Up, Goodwin. Check it out! http://puresteamrpg.com/?p=29