This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, April 25 2019 3:19 PM UTC +00:00.
I just realized that I have a Discord Channel and I've failed to share it. D'oh!
Anyways, here's the permalink: https://discord.gg/HNmqESK
I'm usually in and out throughout the day, but... Read more
75 Hours to go! The countdown begins!
The end is in sight as we march towards the final days of this awesome Kickstarter campaign. Thank you all again for your contributions and support. It's been amazing!
Next... Read more
Three more STRETCH GOALS announced!
As we're sliding into home (less than FIVE days, folks!) I've announced a handful of new Stretch Goals.
Already, you should know that at $35,000 we'll be offering the magazine... Read more
Only FIVE days remaining!
I can't believe we've reached such great heights. I'm humbled by each and every person who comes onboard this project and believes in what JD and I are doing. Thank... Read more
HUGE UPDATE: Hardcover Unlocked at $35,000
We're sliding into the final 5 days of the Kickstarter. And we've come such a long way. But I think in our last few days, we can manage... Read more
Tomb of Annihilation Episode #2 Tonight on Twitch
For those of you following, last week I started a Tomb of Annihilation campaign with my normal Saturday group on Twitch.tv. If you're interested in listening in, it's at 8:30pm... Read more
Final eight days begins!
Amazing campaign so far. Very excited with everything we've accomplished here. And what's crazy is that we still have about 25% of this campaign left to go.
Expect... Read more
Stretch Goal #12 Announced!
Aweome news I get to bring today as over the weekend we unlocked yet another stretch goal, giving you 2 more subclasses in addition to some random wilderness tables (wilderness... Read more
Fun project I worked on today that I thought I might share with you all.
Naturally, this is still in the prototype stage, but here's the rules for playing an awakened dog in Fifth Edition. If you aren't sure what an awakened dog is, it's... Read more
Two weeks to go!
Hey everyone! There's two weeks to go with this amazing campaign, which is nuts to think about, because we've already come such a long way.
While we're moving towards the... Read more
DMDave on Twitch.tv tonight (8:30pm CST)
God help me, I'll be on twitch.tv tonight! Haha
To celebrate the halfway point for BroadSword Magazine (again, thank you all!) I'll be kicking off a Tomb of Annihilation campaign... Read more
Welcome to the halfway point!
Outstanding! In just fifteen days, we've earned over 300 backers and raised 522%+ of our original goal.
Now that we're in the home stretch, I'll be focusing on getting more... Read more
Additional Advertising Benefits
I probably should have mentioned this earlier, but those who are advertising with the mag will also get impressions on DMDave.com.
If you aren't familiar with my site, it gets... Read more
International shipping could be a possibility soon.
Currently, I'm in the process of checking international rates for BroadSword so we can reach out to those in other countries (particularly) Canada. In addition, I'm working with the printers... Read more
BroadSword Magazine Submission Guidelines
A few folks have asked about submitting original Fifth Edition comment to BroadSword Magazine. Well, I've got good news. We've just finalized the submission guidelines and submission form.
You can... Read more
500%! Very exciting times!
Amazing thing happened today. We hit 500% funding with the Kickstarter! A huge milestone to be sure as we're barely 1/3 of the way finished with the 30 days we... Read more
BroadSword isn't a "magazine"... it's a BOOK! Every single month!
If you're old school like me, then you probably remember the old RPG magazines that ended up ending in 2008.
They weren't just magazines.
It was like getting monthly BOOKS.... Read more
100 Pages! How Exciting! And great job everyone!
Everyone did an awesome job getting the word out and helping us get over $15,000, adding 20 pages of additional content to the first issue.
Now it's just a matter... Read more
Awww SNAP. More Stretch Goals! And we're only ~$450 away from the big goal!
Great news today as we just crossed the finish line for the next Stretch Goal which unlocked a 2nd-level one shot. Also, if you didn't see, I'm a... Read more
Bonus Stretch Goal announced (and how you can help)!
A quick bonus stretch goal! Right now we're at about 383% funding with just a bit over $13,200. I'd love to see us get up to $15,000... Read more
Please join me in welcoming Juan Ruiz to the team!
Huge news today as Juan Ruiz is officially joining the BroadSword art team, providing original illustrations for the first issue of BroadSword (and hopefully beyond).
Juan is an old school... Read more
Spoilers or no spoilers? Plus, I created a classic monster by request...
Quick question: as I'm drafting up the content (50% done as of this writing and I should have nearly all of it done by the 25th), would you prefer to... Read more
Mass Combat Basics (Used in the Battle of Dragard Mine)
This morning, I took my current set of mass combat rules and polished them up to get them ready for the Battle of Dragard Mine adventure in BroadSword #1.... Read more
358% funded with nearly 500 followers! Wow!
Happy Monday folks! A pretty excellent weekend all around and some great numbers thrown up. I've officially broken ground on some of the new content that'll be coming via the... Read more
Content ideas I'm kicking around this weekend
I've been a little quiet on here today. Usually, the weekends are times for me to refresh and occasionally pump out some new content. For those of you that are... Read more
200 Backers! Plus, a new stretch goal!
Hey everyone! Great news, but we just hit 200 backers! So that means we'll be including the double-sided poster in the set.
Next up on the list is kind of... Read more
I can't believe it's only been four days!
What a whirlwind it's been! No matter how confident you are walking into a campaign like this, there's always the "I don't know" factor that you have to contend with.... Read more
Next Stretch Goal: Poster-Sized Map
I'm excited to announce that the next major stretch goal has been unlocked, so now the laicosts (mousefolk) will be officially introduced in the first issue of BroadSword Magazine.
And... Read more
$10,000+ and we're at 300% of our original funding goal!
Man, I'm super pumped to announce that BroadSword magazine crossed the five-figure mark in just three days, scoring 300% of its original funding goal. And we're still growing, with 27... Read more
Thought I might throw out a couple more maps for the adventures this morning.
First up, is JD's map of Dragard Mine and the Medusa Prison.
This is where the... Read more
Laicosts making their grand return (next stretch goal).
Waaay back when I got started making content for Fifth Edition, I created a race of mousefolk called Laicosts. These little guys were positioned as evil and made to be... Read more
2 New Digital Tiers Added
Hey everyone! I've added in two more tiers for digital, one for 3-mo and one for 6-mo. So for those of you who want to subscribe beyond the first month... Read more
235% Funded! Wooo hooo! Going to start posting content updates on here.
Wowie! We're at 235% in just 48 hours with 28 days to go. That's HUGE! I think we can all say that this is a success now.
Since the initial... Read more
200%+ funded! What additional content would you like to see?
Great news! We've surpassed 200% of our goal, so now it's time for me to decide on another Stretch goal.
What would you like to see?
So far we've got... Read more
Add-Ons for Advertisers!
This has been requested by a few of the advertisers, so I went ahead and added it in. If you look down in the advertising section, you'll see details on... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 Announced - $5,500 unlocks three new subclasses!
The first issue will be out in late August, right when kids are gearing up to go back to school. Hence the Evadimus' School for Gifted Spellcasters adventure. To coincide... Read more
Holy crap! We did it! Thank you all so much!
Less than five hours after launching, BroadSword Magazine hit its goal of raising $3,450. I told JD before heading to lunch, "Oh, we better discuss Stretch Goals, we might end... Read more