Whispering Road trait cards are here!
My deepest apologies for the delay on the Whispering Road trait cards! I've finished them, thanks to beautiful art by Manuela Soriani, and uploaded them here:
Just download... Read more
Books are shipping!
Clay's third version looks beautiful! I snapped these photos last night just after I finished shipping out the books. The colors are rather drab, but that just means they'll look... Read more
Settings, Quick Start Guide, and status
I've just finished the Whispering Road Settings document. This is a text-only document containing 10 one-page settings suitable forgames of The Whispering Road. Each setting includes a... Read more
The second proof is even worse than the first. Very off-kilter.
I've given Clay detailed measurements and photographs. He's working on a solution. I'll keep you all informed.... Read more
90 seconds of video with the proof copy and a tentative ship date
I've just looked through the proof copy of The Whispering Road in paperback form!
Unfortunately, I'm having trouble embedding the video, so this will have to do.
Clay is... Read more
Processing addresses and 2 new translations
Hi, all! Thanks again for your patience.
Clay sent me the final PDF this weekend. I then went to MagCloud to upload the backer addresses.
I discovered that,... Read more
Nearly there! Here's the cover and the backer survey's coming shortly
I've received the last of the art for the book. What a journey! The new art is at the end of this post.
Meanwhile, here's the draft of the cover,... Read more
Getting the rest of the art, translation progress, and settings
Thank you all for your patience.
The Art for the Main Book
Unfortunately, Kait's condition has worsened, and she's physically unable to continue drawing for the time being. She's seeking... Read more
Art nearly done, so here are layout samples. Also: What about stretch goals?
May has come and gone, and we're still not done. My apologies for not getting this done.
Bottom line up front: I now expect to ship around July... Read more
One Month Delay
Bottom line up front: I'm pushing back the release of The Whispering Road to May.
Unfortunately, the art is taking longer than we anticipated. Illness, availability, and other commitments... Read more
Illness Delay and Backer Survey Date
Hello, all! It seems every Kickstarter has an "unexpected delays" post. Now's the time for ours, though it's not bad.
Unfortunately, I fell ill last week, and I delayedresponding... Read more
Cranking away on art and layout
Hello, everyone! Just wanted to share where we are.
Bottom line up front: we're still on schedule to ship in April, though the book may ship in late April... Read more
Funding Complete! Current Status
Huge thanks to you all for your support! I'm humbled and honored.
I'll send the rules-free PDF to all backers within 24 hours.It's queued up and ready to go;... Read more
All stretch goals reached! What will you get?
And the final stretch goal is reached! Thank you all so very much. Here's what I'll produce:
On February 13, which is when the Kickstarter ends, I'll send the... Read more
Buying Multiple Copies of The Whispering Road: New Backer Levels
Several people have asked how they can order several copies of The Whispering Road. Thanks for your interest! I've added 2 more backer levels:
$35: PDF and Print x2... Read more
New stretch goals: Sample worlds and Trait cards!
There goes the first stretch goal! Again, thank you so much for your generosity.
After talking over the current state of the game with my friends, I've decided to add... Read more
3 New Stretch Goals, and Ensuring I Deliver
Wow. 200 backers and 300% funded. Thank you all, so very much.
I've been thinking hard about stretch goals and other possible rewards. I've been balancing my desire to make... Read more
Funded in less than 5 hours! Stretch goals?
Wow. I sit in my library, staring at my laptop's screen. A thrush warbles defiantly from his perch on a bare branch just outside my window. The Whispering Road is... Read more