The Hand of the Pit
Torchbearers, Tavern Dwellers and Tall-Tale-Tellers,
We are recently returned from an arduous trek. Using maps gleaned from years of studious research, we explored (and plundered) the vast mortuary complex known... Read more
The Secret Vault of the Queen of Thieves
Hello friends! We've been quiet for a long spell, but we have not been idle. We've just released a new Torchbearer adventure for you to sink your teeth into,... Read more
Another glorious day in the Corps
All right, sweethearts, what are you waiting for? Breakfast in bed? Another glorious day in the Corps! A day in the Marine Corps is like a day on the farm.... Read more
I trust you are wintering well, safe at a fine hostel in a friendly town. Though we have been quiet for the past few months, we still have been... Read more
With Fire and Shield
Hello stalwart adventurers,
I come bearing news of two wondrous items. First, the gamemaster's screen is available for purchase from our store! They're hefty and draped in a delicious Russ... Read more
A Birthday Gift
Today marks one year since the end of the Torchbearer Kickstarter campaign, and what a year it's been! With your help and support:
- We've made a gorgeous book and... Read more
One Year Old
Hard to believe it's been a full year since we launched the Torchbearer Kickstarter. It's been a great year. It feels so good to have set our sights... Read more
Exotic Goods in the Market
Well met, travelers.
The Player's Decks have finally arrived! You can order them here. Check out the contents in this preview video!
Luke & Thor
Golden Geek Awards
Torchbearer was nominated for two Golden Geek Awards: Best Art and Presentation in an RPG and for RPG of the Year! We eeked out a win for the... Read more
Torchbearer Player's Deck Preview
Good morning, dungeoneers. We have hauled in some loot from faraway lands and we're bringing it to the marketplace.
Here's a video in which we provide you with too much... Read more
Player's Deck Unboxing
Here's a sneak preview of the player's deck for Torchbearer. We received an approval copy from the factory. Watch me open it and see it for the first... Read more
Give Thanks For Monsters
We have a Thanksgiving treat for you!
The Petersen Bestiary
David Petersen (author and illustrator of Mouse Guard) has graciously created five new monsters for Torchbearer! Jared, Thor, Dro and... Read more
Torchbearer is now available to everyone. Enjoy! http://www.burningwheel.com/store/index.php/torchbearer.html
Also, if you haven't seen David Petersen's excellent blog post about his illustration for Torchbearer, I recommend you click this link! It's... Read more
Dispersing the Loot
Hello my scoundrels and vagabonds,
We are busy dispersing your loot. The Cave Troll is slavishly shipping from his subterranean abode. According to him, more than half of the packages... Read more
A rather heavy package arrived at BWHQ today.
Watch the video to find out what it contains!
In other news: We'll be sending out surveys this week. Once you respond,... Read more
Hello my friends,
As of this missive, all proofs for Torchbearer have been signed, approved and returned to the printer. The proofing process took a little longer than I anticipated,... Read more
Hello my friends,
We received press proofs from the printer today. Press proofs are the best proofs because they are exactly what the print will look like. It's the same... Read more
Hello Friends,Long have you been waiting, sitting by the window, candle lit on the sill. Now rouse from your slumber, for the first messenger comes bearing word of that... Read more
The End of the Beginning
"Hast thou a friend whom thou trustest well, from whom thou cravest good? Share thy mind with him, gifts exchange with him, fare to find him oft." —from the "Wisdom... Read more
Cattle die and kinsmen die, thyself too soon must die, but one thing never, I ween, will die—fair fame of one who has earned. — from the "Wisdom for Wanderers and... Read more
Hello my friends.
We've crossed the halfway mark and we're going strong.
A Paladin in Hell
We want to show our continued gratitude with this demon-fighting warrior, the Paladin. According... Read more
All That Glitters
With raiment and arms shall friends gladden each other, so has one proved oneself; for friends last longest, if fate be fair who give and give again. —from the "Wisdom... Read more
The Dread Crypt of Skogenby
Horror stalks the ill-fated village of Skogenby. Just a few days past, some youths clearing a new field for planting managed to move a stubborn boulder only to reveal an... Read more
The Devil's in the Details
Good Morning Comrades,
Enter the Thief
Thank you all for your continued support. To show our gratitude, Thor and I put together a new, seventh, character class for you—the classic... Read more
Hail, ye Givers! a guest is come; say! where shall he sit within? Much pressed is he who fain on the hearth would seek for warmth and weal.
—from the... Read more