Ryuutama Nominated for Two Ennies! Help us win!
Hey Ryuutama supporters and fans.
We submitted Ryuutama to the Ennie Awards this year (a tabletop gaming award), as even being nominated in any category puts the game in good... Read more
A Taste of Land, Sea and Air... Supplemental Rules!
Hi Ryuutama friends:
Our sincerest apologies for not posting these earlier, so many were interested in adopting the supplemental travel rules in their existing Ryuutama campaigns. We've got an entire... Read more
New Japanese RPG Project - Shinobigami: Modern Ninja Battle RPG
Hey Ryuutama supporters!
Sorry to hit you all up, doubly so if you also backed Tenra (as you'll get two of these identical updates) on this matter.
Also, we are... Read more
Ryuutama Reddit AMA in a few hours!
Hey all, just a brief heads up for people who are around and interested.
Jeff L put together a Reddit AMA on the Ryuutama subreddit over at Reddit. The details... Read more
Shipping Has Begun!
Wow guys. Seriously. I've got tears in my eyes as I hold copies of this book that took me and Matt a long time to translate and perfect, and Daniel... Read more
IMPORTANT: Ryuutama: Shipping VERY soon, please confirm any last-minute address changes!
Ryuutama's going in the mail very soon. If you have recently moved and did NOT update your address to me and get a reply, please do so ASAP, like within... Read more
Print Proofs Have Arrived!
Just a quick status update!
We got the print proofs back. We need to just check on one small thing, but otherwise all looks great. We should be able to... Read more
Final PDFs on DriveThruRPG! Plus, Print Status
Hey all: You probably all got the automatic notification from DTRPG already, but the files on DTRPG have been updated with the 1.0 version of the PDF, the... Read more
Quick Ryuutama Status Update!
Hey all, just wanted to give people a heads up as to what's going on (it's been a month since the last update).
Print Preparation: Doing the last of... Read more
Important Pre-print Updates!
Hi all! We're about one week to print. Here's some last minute updates!
* If you ordered more than one book through the Kickstarterunder the original "Pay $40 for... Read more
Ryuutama Electronic Edition PDF is Finalized and Out!
I just now sent the finalized (well, "0.9") version of the PDF to everyone through DriveThruRPG. You should have received the email be now, or within the next hour. If... Read more
Important Update One: Choosing Your Physical Copy of Ryuutama
Hi everyone, Andy K here with the Ryuutama project.
We're about to send out the surveys to the Kickstarter backers (as well as confirm with the preorder-backers) to confirm shipping... Read more
The Avalanche Begins...
Hey everyone, Andy K here with a brief Ryuutama update.
Daniel is smashing the layout, it's coming out beautifully. At this pace it'll only be a few more days until... Read more
Status Update, Mangaka and Bugfix Contest Results
Hi all: Apologies for the delay in updates. Here's the latest status of the Ryuutama project!
CURRENT STATUS OF THE PDF AND BOOK
I was hoping I'd have something more... Read more
Yet More Ryuutama News! Addictive Alchemy crossover and Item/Monster/Event Cards!
Hey everyone, Andy here.
Work on the final PDF progresses (not as fast as we hoped, but we're still grinding; we'll give the gritty breakdown later, but progress is being... Read more
A Present for All Ryuutama Book Backers!
Hi everyone, Andy with the Ryuutama project here.
First of all, thank you so much for your patience with us as we finalized the book for the final layout. What... Read more
A Present For You! Merry Holiday Event Buddha Slam!
Hey all, hope everyone is enjoying the holidays!
As we've mentioned in other previous Kickstarter udpates, we are behind in the PDF finalization: We ended up having to do a... Read more
Ryuutama: Linguistic Chaos!
Hey all, just a quick update to give folks a heads up as we move into the weekend and the last section of editing.
While I punch through the last... Read more
Ryuutama Status Time!
Hi everyone, Andy K here.
Thanks for your patience with us. There's not a lot to mention this time, but a lot has been happening this last month.
When we... Read more
Nearing The End, A Little More to Go...
Hey all backers!
Been a rough but productive few weeks we just had. As we mentioned last time, Matt and I brought Okada-san to GenCon to basically see the biggest... Read more
Quick Update, and GenCon!
Hey all: Andy here from Ryuutama!
Just wanted to give a quick update. Apologies for those folks who were looking for more cadence; I usually shy away from hammering everyone... Read more
PDF Progress Proceeds! Concept Character Comps Conclude!
Hey all, another update!
Ryuutama Community! Just a reminder that interesting stuff is always afoot on the Ryuutama G+ Community: Folks organizing games, posting play reports, supplemental materials... Read more
A Quick Update, Miniatures and Moustaches!
Hey all, Andy K here. Back from the dea... well, not dead, just a bit of an absence. Since my last update I immigrated to Japan, and am now living... Read more
Ryuutama Progress Update!
Updating your Pledge, Interview with Matt, and Last Chance to get your name in the book!
Hey all! Andy here. We've been really busy on the last few rounds of translation and tightening. We're going to spend the next week or two adding examples and better... Read more
Ryuutama Interview with Matt Sanchez in 21 minutes!
It totally slipped our minds, apologies for the last-minute notification.
However, if you're not doing anything in 21 minutes (8:00PM EST/5:00PM PST) and want to watch (in a chat application)... Read more
Sponsor Name Surveys are out - Please fill them out ASAP!
With the sole exception of Retailers (which will go out within the next 48 hours) and post-Kickstarter webstore pledges (which will go out within the next few days),... Read more
Surveys and Name Dedications/Backer Credits going out soon!
Hey all, Andy here!
Ryuutama work progresses. We've been writing and tightening up the documents in preparation for sending them to Daniel for layout. Matt suffered a total laptop hard... Read more
"I Missed the Ryuutama Kickstarter": You can still pledge!
This update is mostly for people checking in on this campaign after the fact, not for the people who backed. Apologies for the intrusion.
Hey all: I know that a... Read more
We Did It!! And Very Important Notes!
Thank you all so very much!Because of your enthusiasm and response, we are able to now make Ryuutama in English a reality. Not only a reality, but an awesome...ality.... Read more
One Hour Left...
...I wonder if we'll fund? :-)
Hey all, Andy here! I just wanted to give a quick "right before the end" update. This is the last chance to change your... Read more
Ryuutama: Character Making Rough Draft Document Live!
The rough draft of the character creation document is now live! This gives you all the tools you need to make a Level 1 Character (sans item/animal lists, but use... Read more
Big News: The First International Ryuutama Summit!
Hey all, interesting news this week. I was in Tokyo last week for business, and of course I stopped in to Cafe Daydream to say hi to Okada-san and talk... Read more
MILESTONE FOUR: FIRST STEPS TO ADVENTURE!
Hello everyone, Andy K here!
Wow, been an interesting week. Matt came up with his family to spend Thanksgiving with us in Raleigh/Durham. We had these ideas of running... Read more
Announcing Milestone 3! Digital Shadows
See our latest announcement in this 10 second Youtube video!
Details will be posted in the comments to this Update, tonight.
We'll also explain the meaning of the above... Read more
Ryuutama Character Creation Tutorial: Now Live!
Okay, so that was faster than I thought! Matt had some time this weekend, so he kicked out an awesome tutorial that walks you through basic character creation for Ryuutama.... Read more
Milestone 3: Toward Endless Blue Skies
We have passed 1000 backers!! The money numbers are nice, but seeing all the people interested in this project has been wonderful.
But far more than that, we are really... Read more
Milestone Two: Colors and Seasons
We introduce our next Milestones, and demonstrate a fun Japanese game here! (I actually like it far more than Jan-Ken)
As Ryuutama closes in on 1000 backers, it was... Read more
Milestone One : The Shore and the Sea
Hey all, Andy here. Thanks so much for your contributions! We have two things to discuss in this update, so here we go!
FINAL ART PLEDGE LEVELS- We posted... Read more
Update: Woah #2, Milestones, and International Shipping
Hey all, thank you so much for your support!
If you're bored, Matt and I recorded a video thank you, with some insights into the future of the project here... Read more
At 1:00AM, while at the Metatopia convention here in New Jersey, heading out to pick up some delicious Empanadas from Raul's, I hit up Matt with a text containing two... Read more