So We Did Okay At The ENnies
Evil Hat placed with at least a silver in every nominated category last night at the ENnies, including golds for Best Rules (Fate Core), Best Family Game... Read more
Fate Core, Fate Accelerated, and the Fate System Toolkit Garner ENnies Nods
This year's ENnies nominations are in and it's looking great for Evil Hat! Books from this Kickstarter are responsible for a full five nominations, or six if you count... Read more
We're having a great time over here at the Hat. Our Zeppelin Attack kickstarter just hit its funding (woot!), but there's even bigger news for the Fate Core fans out... Read more
Fate Core: Lookin' Golden From Here
Hey there, Fate Corps!
Some fun news today, and a bit of an update on everything. Update first! It totally called dibs.
How Things Are Going
One of the great... Read more
Would You Like To Playtest Do: Fate of the Flying Temple?
We're offering our Fate Core backers the first opportunity to apply to playtest Do: Fate of the Flying Temple! You can register your/your group's interest in the following form. ... Read more
Shipping Phase Concludes: Here Are Some Wrap-Up Topics
Aaaand we're done! Everything that is supposed to be shipped should be shipped by this point, and will be arriving over the next few weeks. See our prior updates for... Read more
The End (of Shipping) Is Nigh
The warehouse tells us they're expecting to wrap up the final Fate Core ship-out effort tomorrow(Friday), as they're now working through the final few smaller batches and oddities, primarily... Read more
The shippers have been working hard since we last updated you. We've got about a week or so of actual shipping under our belt at this point, and are expected... Read more
Final Shipping Preparation Begins
Fate Corps! The end is nigh!
The books are all at the shipping warehouse, and our shipping service is beginning their work. This means that over the course of the... Read more
As covered in previous updates, we've hit October, and so our shipping spreadsheet is now frozen again — and hopefully for the last time! As of today we cannot accept... Read more
The End of Days Brings the Shortest Update Ever
Backers at the $10 tier and up can now go to the secret backer download page and grab the PDF of the Fate Core version of The Day After Ragnarok!... Read more
One Week Left to Update Addresses
Hi folks! We're one week from October, so it's time to send one last September update.
One Week Left for Address Changes
This month we've gotten over 125 address change... Read more
Bundle of Updates
A rapid-fire multi-topic update! Let's get to it.
Two Weeks Left to Update Your Address
If you've got an address change that will affect the delivery of books in late... Read more
Here's What We've Gotten Done
Here's what happened this week.
- We sent Fate Worlds Volume 1: Worlds on Fire to the printer.
- We sent Fate Worlds Volume 2: Worlds in Shadow to the printer. ... Read more
Books Away, Bills to Pay
As mentioned in our last update, over the past two weeks we've been shipping out the signed books. As of this update, we've got all but 31 signed book shipments... Read more
Signed Books Slowly Making Their Way Out
So this week has been fun for the signed book portion of our programming (for folks who got in on FRED'S INK, FRED'S STASH, and the CONSULTATION tiers).
I wasn't... Read more
On Dents, Dings, and Other Battered Things
Books are arriving all over. We're excited about this, and we're hearing lots of positives from folks about how happy they are with what they got. Yay!
A small number... Read more
Short and Sweet
Gonna keep this one brief. Shocker! :)
All the domestic US shipments (that aren't being held for the later books being available) have been shipped for Fate Core and Fate... Read more
Sally Slick and the Steel Syndicate: An Update
A quick Thursday update for the Fate Corps!
One of our late-campaign stretch goals was funding the start of a middle-grade/young-adult Young Centurions novels series to tie into the Young... Read more
Enjoy These Photos With Our Compliments
Hello, Fate Corps!
Super fast: Things continue forward as projected in our prior updates. The spreadsheet's been frozen (no more address changes possible until after the initial ship-out's done) for... Read more
ePub, Kindle, and Open Licensing
Great news folks!
In the last few days our ebook guy (Richard Iorio) completed the minimal-formatting conversions of Fate Accelerated and Fate Core for the ePub and Kindleformats. You... Read more
Update on the Plan
Hail, hearty Fate Corps! Here's the news. It's a lot of text that gets into the numbers behind our shipping plan, so if that's not your thing, feel free to... Read more
Like Evil Space Robots, We Have a Plan
This week has been crazy! Just a couple days since our last update, but we've already got more to share. We'll get to that news in a second.
First, a... Read more
Proofs Away; Bookmarks, Yay!
As the Fate Dice kickstarter ticks down its final few hours with all eight sets unlocked, we continue to move Fate Core and Fate Acceleratedthrough their final... Read more
Hello, Fate Corps!
As we enter the final week of our Fate Dice kickstarter campaign (with the dark and dreamy Vampire Dice setalmost within reach!), things remain hopping over... Read more
Fate Core Email Going Out Later Today
Hello Fate Corps!
We're going to be emailing out a message about the latest draft today.Everyone who has answered their survey with a correct email address should get it... Read more
New Art Preview, FAE Schedule, and Dice
Hello, Fate Corps!
This week we thought we'd give you pretties for your eyes -- both a new art preview for Fate Core, and a look at the styles... Read more
Short Term News on Fate Core
Hello, Fate Corps!
We wanted to get a quick note out to y'all covering a few short topics. Let's get to it.
We've got our final art buy for... Read more
Fate Core Feedback Deadline: April 9th!
Super fast Fate Core update today!
Thanks everyone for getting your feedback in on Fate Accelerated Edition (FAE). The Valentines are back at work on FAE, sifting through your feedback,... Read more
Email Updates and FAE Draft Feedback Deadline
Hey there, Fate Corps! You're looking good.
In the past couple weeks we've sent out two email-only updates. The first contained the links for drafts of Fate Accelerated Edition... Read more
Email-Only Update On Its Way
Fate Core backers!
Over the course of the next few hours, barring snafus, we'll be emailing out the next previews (CrimeWorld and FAE) to all backers who've answered their surveys... Read more
Email-Only Update Comes Tomorrow!
Quick note for the Fate Core faithful!
We've got a couple updates planned for the next two weeks. We'll be delivering these updates by email alone, using the email address... Read more
Hello, Backers of Fate!
With February winding down and a few people here and there on the social medianets wondering "What's Next?!" -- we figured we'd, y'know, just go ahead... Read more
The Fate Corps Have Landed
Over. Ten. Thousand. Backers.
Don't get us wrong, here -- we're electrifiedby the money we've raised too, and it's going to take the company so very far over the... Read more
We've detonated the $400,000 goal. Everyone at $10 and up will be getting a ridiculous $110 in PDFs! Dresden Files Accelerated will begin development in 2014. YOU DID IT!... Read more
Step Into the De-confusionator!
Folks, we're doing great! We've entered the "hour by hour count down" time period -- the final 72 hours of the campaign (61 now). We've only got about $44,000to... Read more
One More Thing... How about Dresden Files Accelerated!
This kickstarter campaign is on fire, and it's not our fault!
We won't lie to you. This came together really fast. After listening to your comments and suggestions through the... Read more
The Strange Worlds of Fate
Strap in, folks, we're about to enter our final week of the campaign. Today we're bringing you a a two-fisted, double-topic update! (In fact we're posting it a little bit... Read more
Help Sally Slick Fight the Steel Syndicate!
With your help, we've seen the Young Centurions RPGfunded in record time. Thank you! But an RPG isn't all that the Young Centurions story is, for us. Truth is,... Read more
We're over halfway to our Young Centurions goal! That means it's time for us to reveal the next goal at $285,000: the Fate system adaptation of The Day After... Read more
Young Centurions Take Flight!
There was a time before the members of the Century Clubbanded together. A time when the world tumbled into the darkness of war. A time when the light of... Read more
Small News is Big News
Hi folks! A few Fate Core news bits to give you today, so let's get into it.
Freddit! A rpg.reddit AMA
Tomorrow Fred Hicks will be on rpg.reddit doing an... Read more
The Fate of Freeport Is In Your Hands!
Congratulations! You've hit $215,000 and funded Fate Accelerated Edition. We'll give more details about FAE (including locking in on that pricing) on our regular Tuesday post. Look for Fred... Read more
Art Preview 2: Revenge of Art Preview!
Some treats for your eyeballs, Fate Corps!
Kurt Komodacontinues to rock the art for us. You'll find sample of some of his "chapter opener" full-page pieces at the end... Read more
Fate Steps on the Gas
Today we're proud to announce a new stretch goal (at $215,000) to produce a light-weight companion build of the Fate system: the Fate Accelerated Edition.
Why Accelerate Fate?
Fate... Read more
You Decked Us!
We're still on vacation for most of this week, but we wanted to pop in quickly to say... HOLY WOW! The Deck of Fate stretch goal funded in just eight... Read more
Play Out Loud
Seasons greetings, Fate Corps!
With the holiday week coming up, we're likely to be incommunicado through next week. And as you might expect, we figure the Kickstarter campaign's momentum may... Read more
Dealing Fate a New Hand: Stretch Goal Update!
One of the top requests we've had over the years has been for an "official" version of fate point counters for folks to use in their games. We love... Read more
The Art of Fate Core: First Preview
Hail, Fate Corps!
As of this week, we're out of the "big surge" that launched the project and featured multiple updates in close succession. Now that we're into more of... Read more
A Shadow Falls!
Folks, it's time to reveal our next stretch goal, and it's a big one.
The Story of Shadow of the Century
The year is 1984. Doctor Methuselah has died... Read more
Make Us Put More Stuff In Print
Hail, Fate Faithful!
We've justlaunched a few more stretch goals for folks to aim at now that we're headed into the $80,000 and beyond territory. Make sure to drop... Read more
The Road Stretching Ahead
Our first 24 hours saw us blowing through every stretch goal we could put in front of you. Compared to our previous two Kickstarters for the Dinocalypse Trilogy and Race... Read more
So What's Next?
Folks, there are over 1500 of you. In fact, there are nearly 1600.
You've blasted through an incredible number of stretch goals, making the $10 level a crazy insane... Read more
Short, Sweet, and HOLY MOLEY ON FIRE
Greetings, morning warriors and night owls! You've made the first ten hours of this Kickstarter campaign stark raving insane!
In the interests of keeping this update short, sweet, and modestly... Read more