State Of The Game
Some people have been asking about the overall progress on Legend, particularly regarding the special leather-bound printing for some of our Kickstarter donors. The short version is that... Read more
It's here! Legend is fully released!
Says it right there on the can, folks! Our 1.0 release of Legend is here!
Thank you so much for your patience. In the coming weeks, we will work... Read more
June 17th, 2013: Legend 1.0 will be released
Hallo everyone! Long time no see. We have a major update here: We'll finally have a full release of Legend on June 17th, 2013, downloadable from our site at www.ruleofcool.com.... Read more
This weekend, a new beta PDF went up on the rule of cool site. This is the last beta release prior to 1.0, so it's a pretty big deal.... Read more
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A spooky new track
Happy Halloween! Inject some of the holiday into your Legend game with a new horror-themed track.
The glacier of 1.0 crawls inexorably towards the unsuspecting population of Legendville. Soon it will freeze all the rules in ice for all eternity, and then we'll be able... Read more
Another 1.0 Preview
The promised day of Legend's 1.0 release draws ever closer. This week's step was environmental hazards and associated rules. We've also got a pretty sweet piece of art for this... Read more
As we get closer to 1.0, more and more stuff is getting piled up in our metaphorical back room, ready for release. While a lot of that content is inter-dependent,... Read more
Progress Report and New Track
First order of business: a new track has been posted on the site. Enjoy!
Some of you have probably been wondering when we'll be sending out surveys. The answer is... Read more
Grapple rules for Legend
We're working on the Kickstarter reward stuff even as we speak - the exclusive Hallow content and Chion briefs are just awaiting editing, and will be landing shortly. Meanwhile, we... Read more
Point-buy Magical Items
It's finally done! Hop over to http://www.ruleofcool.com/point-buy-magical-items/ and check out how you too can design custom magic items and then use them to hit enemies right in their stupid faces.
After weeks of testing, editing, and inspirational montage sequences, we've got a brand new core document update, and the $11k reward rolled out.
Head on over to the update on... Read more
Sorry for the prolonged silence! I just finished a 1700 mile move.
What began as a struggle over the transfer of consciousness from man to mach--I mean. What began... Read more
Level 1 Clear
We did it, thanks to all of you. We've started the process of reaching out to our existing artists, drafting art briefs, and spinning up the small amount of infrastructure... Read more
I can't believe how far we've come. I'd like to let you know that we're proud, that we're stunned, that we're finally hopeful. We owe it to all of you.... Read more
I'd like to take a moment to introduce you guys to our dear friends, the Agency. The Agency lies at the heart of Comfortably Grim, representing Humanity's first and best... Read more
300% More Awesome
You guys are so amazing. My tiny jaw is dropped. Another leatherbound has unlocked! More cool stuff later today!
Sequence Breaking Past the Boss
Yesterday, you guys pledged almost a thousand dollars. In one day. Today, you passed both $10,000 and 300 pledgers to this Kickstarter, and kept going. With just under 48 hours... Read more
Like a Boss
That sound you hear is the pounding of hundreds of feet against the ground, as backers rush to grab the new unlocked leatherbound.We're also only $500 away from the... Read more
Giant Enemy Crab Boss!
Tomorrow, we anticipate the long-awaited release of the Cirurgic Poet track, the product of our Vote-Up-A-Track campaign from a couple months back. It offers a unique take on healing, articulating... Read more
I come bearing...
We've done incredibly well. This is the last push. We have some more really cool stuff ready to drop across the next few days,... Read more
Boss Three point Five!
Still Pavel here. Don't worry, you're not stuck with me forever.
Today's update is just a little housekeeping - there's a new Legend core document that's been rolled out, fixing... Read more
Hello! Pavel here again, throwing more content at you.
Those of you that donated to the ChipIn in the winter will remember the mention of a Celestial racial track. The... Read more
We're in the process of typesetting three pieces of content right now, including the long-awaited Celestial track! I'm going to keep this short because it's late, but I wanted to... Read more
Jake is currently unavailable, so you get me instead. I'm Pavel, and I do the typesetting and art direction. It says so on the inside cover, so it must be... Read more
Richmond, Boss One!
Our steady updates are starting today! For any of our fans who are Richmonders, I'll be in town for at least two weeks. If you want to game, let me know!... Read more
Seattle, Boss Rush
Having bulled through that beloved rainy city like a juggernaut through a pizza box, I'm back now, to bring you more awesome content. In fact, we're hoping to do an... Read more
My scouter. It is explode.
I... We had to start making bigger charts, guys. So, I'm happy to announce that we've started work on another setting for Legend, one that... Read more
From Brief to Sketch!
Just a quick update here about how we actually commission art. A while ago, I posted an example of one of our art briefs. Now I'd like to take a... Read more
Pocket Legend Preview!
We've just released some new races on our main site, and we released a preview of Legend's upcoming portable version there as well. Our next major content drop is going... Read more
Wherein Synonyms Are Exhausted
I'm running out of ways to say the phrase thank you, guys. So I'm falling back on the more traditional approach of barter and bribery. We just broke 6,000$, which... Read more
So, I talked it over with the team and we reached a decision. By which I mean I exercised a rare instance of brutal autocracy. We're going to open up... Read more
New Tome, Hallow Material For Backers!
We broke 5.5k!
Let's talk about what the exclusive Hallow material is. First, there's a preview of some upcoming content. There's also a 10 page story which we're... Read more
New Leatherbound Tome!
Besides the obvious from the title, I'd like to show you guys what an art brief generally looks like for us. Next update, I'll show you some of the material... Read more
Oh my gosh, guys! I'm totally blown away! Here's the first piece of our promised monster design material. These are Myriads, which we use to simulate large groups of relatively... Read more
You are all completely incredible.
You funded us before we could even finish cutting together our kickstarter video. This is the second time you've destroyed my tiny brain with... Read more