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ZEITGEIST, an adventure path for D&D 4th Edition and Pathfinder RPG, is going to be awesome. But we'd like to make it more awesome!

Welcome to the ZEITGEIST adventure path Kickstarter Booster Project. This is a great chance to contribute to a high-profile adventure path for D&D 4th Edition and for the PATHFINDER RPG, help ensure that it is as awesome as it can possibly be, and have a hand in creating the world.

ZEITGEIST: The Gears of Revolution is a thirteen-adventure series set in a world where a revolution of industry and philosophy threatens the old ways of magic and mysticism.

Omens in the starry heavens warn that a new era is nigh, but its face is hidden beyond the steam and soot of the night sky. Occult fanatics and enlightened conspirators vie for control, but heroes who are wise enough to find the truth and brave enough to fight for it will find it is their hand that will turn the wheel of the new age.

We are going to try to raise an additional $10,000 (that's about a 25% budget increase) on top of the ludicrous amounts of money we've already budgeted for this adventure path. We'll be using that extra money to add more color art, more player handouts, more words, more everything!

If we make $20,000 we'll produce an entire additional short adventure which will be available ONLY to those who contributed to this Kickstarter booster project for a period of one year. After that, we'll sell it, but for a whole year you'll be the only ones with access to the bonus adventure!

So, kick in some money and let's see what we can do!

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  • Pledge $10 or more
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    Sometimes GMs need to come up with an NPC name on the fly, and we're including a roster of names and three-word descriptions in adventure two. If you donate $10, one of those characters will be yours to create.

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    We will name a minor (non-statted) setting element named after you -- a street, business, ship, minor NPC, or historical figure. It could pop up anywhere throughout the adventure path, but will have at least some bearing on the plot.

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    We will name a statted NPC after you. You will also gain access to the private "development" forum where you can see how things are going (which means you'll actually see manuscripts before everyone else) plus your name on the interior credits page.

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    We will name, stat, and illustrate (in full-color) an NPC after you! Plus access to the development forum as above and your name on the cover of the adventure your NPC appears in. Also, if you're at Gen Con this year, you will be invited to an exclusive game of the first adventure (D&D 4E version), run by ZEITGEIST director Ryan "Rangerwickett" Nock, with Russell "Morrus" Morrissey as one of your co-players!

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    We will name an important, permanent landmark or location plus one resident fully-illustrated and statted NPC after you. We don't expect many - if any - of these, but how cool will it be when your PCs visit a town named after you, or a monument dedicated to you? Plus access to the development forum as above and your name on the cover of the adventure your location and NPC appears in, as well as an exclusive invite to the game at Gen Con run by Ryan Nock, as above.

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