Weekly Update: Week 29
This update is a day early because we are going to a convention tomorrow.
Proofs arrived! Minor Issues Found! New Proofs being ordered!
So we... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 28
While we wait for the Proofs we are still making progress.
We are waiting for the proofs to arrive. Nothing we can really do about... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 27
We are back again for another update. This one will be quick but good.
Next week I have to add July onto this graphic…
I... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 26
We are all back from Origins and I am back to update you on how we are doing. This won’t be a long update since we were all... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 24
Hey all, we are doing this a day early because I have a trip to take tomorrow. You know I never miss a chance to tell you how... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 23
The Digital Download
Keeping on schedule, we delivered the PDF to backers via DriveThruRPG. There are a few people who did not get their links,... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 22
Oh boy, oh boy. We are so close. Rubs hands together...
Tim incorporated the corrections we had and produced the final digital version of the book.... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 22
I am on the road this week for a work trip, and I am in the process of checking out of my hotel and catching a water taxi... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 21
It is the sunset of the great QC. We are nearly done looking through everything.
We are in the middle of the QC. This is when... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 20
The time of the great QC is here.
The book is laid out. Tim has gotten all the pieces into the book and he is done.... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 19
Happy Endgame week to you all, for those who celebrate the MCU. Fear not, not even Endgame is keeping us from making progress.
Tim has made... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 18
OMG Don’t Look down!
You looked down...didn’t you?
Go and look again, then come back and read the rest.
Last week Tim exported a 90% done... Read more
On Kickstarter: One Child's Heart
I don't often come by and ask you to look at other Kickstarters, but I am today.
A good friend of ours, Camdon Wright has Kickstarted their game,... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 17
The weather is warming up here in Buffalo and it’s lifting our spirits as we come out of this cold, cold winter. It is also melting our moods... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 16
Lot’s of good things to talk about this week. Let’s find out what the team has been up to.
Matt has finished the artwork for the... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 15
Chugging along this week. I have adjusted the timeline a little bit, nothing too major, but got a few rogue tasks under control.
I was able to... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 14
We are back from Breakout Con and there is some Con Crud and some Con Drop going on. We are a bit run down but we are still... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 13
As promised here is a pre-Breakout update. It’s a short one, but there are a few cool things in it. I did skip the Gantt chart this week,... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 12
This was another solid week, as work on the book continues. So let’s start where we always start, with the…
The Project Schedule
Matt continues to work... Read more
Backer Surveys Out!
As promised, I have sent out the Backer Surveys for all levels $10 and higher. Please take some time this week to fill them out. The information you provide... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 11
Another full week of doing awesome Avalon stuff. I have a few things to go over but let’s start with the…
The Project Schedule
Matt continues to... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 10
Things are chugging along as all of our plates keep spinning. I have a few updates for you and an illustration to show off. But let’s see where... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 9
It’s been a busy week of logistics on my end as I have been working on the stretch goal timeline, which is something I am going to talk... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 8
As we thaw out from the frigid weather, we continue to work away at this project. I have some fun stuff to show you, so let's start as... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 7
It has been a week of frigid weather for the Encoded team, and I suspect some of you as well. I hope those of you who were in... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 6
I am back with another update on how things are going. It’s a mix of additional planning work as well as getting the core book ready. So let’s... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 5
And a special welcome to all our backers who have joined this past week. For those of you who just joined, my name is Phil Vecchione and I... Read more
Campaign Complete -- What An Amazing Journey!
What an amazing journey this has been so far! When we modeled this KS, we figured if we were lucky we would get 400 backers. You have exceeded... Read more
Preview #12 - From the Lamplighters Lips
I was just ready to go home when I remembered one final tale for the road. A lamplighter has seven tales to tell and you can be a part of... Read more
Preview #11 - A Letter from Grandmother
I have my ale in hand as we’re coming to the end of this very long night. This tale is more recent and I only have time to tell the... Read more
Preview #10 - Random Tables
This pipe weed is quite strong but it smells much better than the streets at this hour. You know what smells quite amazing though? The Grand Bazaar. It’s that giant... Read more
Stretch Goal #10 - The Master Archivists Collection
You have exceeded all our hopes and expectations. We have the funds to collect the accumulated knowledge we’ve been researching into another tome for your perusal. These won’t just be... Read more
Stretch Goal #9 - The District Map
I’ve seen the beginnings of the sketch of the city and it’s massive. But there’s something about a map. You’d think it would give Avalon context, a way to see... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 4
I am back from my trip to Denver, where I did some early work on an upcoming Encoded game called Turning Point, which will be coming out way... Read more
Preview #9 - The Ent and the Carpenter (Part 2)
Now that’s so much better. I feel four ales lighter. Let's dive back into the tale of the Ent and the Carpenter.
The Ent and the Carpenter (Part 2)... Read more
Stretch Goal #8 - The Blacksmith's Folly
The lamps are all lit on this street but there’s a cul-de-sac with three more that I can see. I wonder what the shadows around them will reveal. I’m sure... Read more
Preview #8 - The Ent and the Carpenter
Now that we’re well lubricated once again let's move on to the story I promised. The Ent and the Carpenter
The Ent and the Carpenter
Who’s in Charge?
The... Read more
Podcasts featuring Avalon and a new stretch goal
Hey folks. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who's backed the Kickstarter. As we're closing in on stretch goal 8 I just wanted to relate a few... Read more
Stretch Goal #7 - Character Dossiers
The lamps are almost all lit. We all thank you greatly and for your thanks we’ll be giving you the dossiers of four people who’ve made quite a difference to... Read more
Preview #7 - Neighborhood Information
Now that you’ve been educated about the gods, and how much and how little religion matters, we can move onto the neighborhoods of Avalon. We might be in a humongus... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 3
I am one day early with our update because I am leaving town tomorrow, and I didn’t want to skip an update. Things are moving along well, and... Read more
Stretch Goal #6 - Magic and Items of the Arcane
You seem to want magic and items of the arcane for the dark streets of Avalon. Because you asked you shall receive, but be warned, these items and spells are... Read more
Preview #6 - Erlig and Odin
Before I speak of Erlig, that twice shat upon son of a slug, I’ll need another drink. Vassar, an Ale if you please. Thank you my friend, and no, I... Read more
Stretch Goal #5 - There's Rage in the Air
I love the light of the lamps on a dark night, especially when there’s rage in the air. I once knew a nobleman who would have great rages. He often... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 2
I am back and we are finishing up Week 2 of the campaign, and things are going very well. We are very excited as we watch the campaign... Read more
Preview #5 - A Little Bit About Religion
Friends. Friends. There’s no need to fight. There are plenty of dead and false gods for us all to worship. Gather round and let Marus tell ya a little about... Read more
Preview #4 - The Role of Magic
The Wheel has always been so good to me. I love performing here, the food is decent, the whiskey is strong, and the Ale flavorful. It’s got a bit of... Read more
Stretch Goal #4 Achived. Iron Shoes Cometh
The 4th lamp is lit and I thank you so very much. Our knowledge grows. We’ve begun documentation on the Ranger of Avalon, our notes on the Firearms of the... Read more
Preview #3 - The Griffins
Hi friends. Names Marus. I’m a storyteller and the bard of the Iron Wheel and I am looking for folks interested in helping create a book of information about Avalon.... Read more
Weekly Update: Week 1
My name is Phil Vecchione, and I am the project manager for this campaign. My job is to give you an update about the overall project each week... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 Achieved
I've seen a pair of Iron shoes.
It rose up all my hackles
I’ve worn a pair of Iron Shoes
They fit my feet like shackles ... Read more
Preview #2 - A View from the Street (Part 2)
I do love the Iron Wheel. Such a nice place. I got ya another Ale and a bowl of stew. No, that isn’t rat meat, it’s beef. I swear. Let’s... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 Achived - The Firearms of Avalon
I've consulted with a ranger and found a skilled firearm expert, but now it is time to look for a cartographer. They’re not very easy to find in the city... Read more
Hello my friends. Welcome to the Iron Wheel. We have a wonderful stew today and some of the best Ale you can find this side of the clock tower. If... Read more