7th Sea Adventures!, The Grand Design Chapter 2, and More Announcements to Come!
Hey folks, this is John.
We've recently had to go through some rather dramatic changes. We're rebuilding in a lot of ways. I'll be your primary contact for the immediate... Read more
September Production Update
It’s the end of August, so time for another production & schedule update!
- Secret Societies: awaiting art, PDF delivery estimated October 2018
- The Colonies:... Read more
August Production Update
This week is hectic for the 7th Seateam, as most of us will be at GenCon. If you’re at the show, make sure to stop by booth... Read more
War of the Cross is Live
War of the Cross is now live! Head on over to the Kickstarter page to back it.
7th Sea Miniatures in War of the Cross
We've received some feedback on our War of the Cross kickstarter preview that the Hero miniatures would be fun for RPGs. If you have a moment, we'd love your feedback... Read more
July Production Schedule Update
Good afternoon from John Wick Presents!
A couple quick announcements, and then the updated Production Schedule.
Firstly, we have been teasing it, but War of the Cross, the strategy board... Read more
Micro June Update
I’m Melissa Lewis-Gentry, the new Director of Marketing & Sales here at John Wick Presents. Usually I’m someone who stays behind the scenes, but I’m so excited to... Read more
May Production Update
We’re so happy to finally have Lands of Gold and Fire (digitally) in your hands. Thanks for your feedback on the book, and congratulations to the dev team... Read more
Lands of Gold and Fire Final PDFs
We've hit the go button on the DriveThruRPG coupons for the final version of Lands of Gold and Fire. DriveThru codes should be available in the digital... Read more
Production Update and Map of The Known World of Terra Preview
As always, thank you for sharing your thoughts and feedback about Lands of Gold and Fire. We’re happy to announce that the book has gone to print... Read more
Lands of Gold and Fire Backer Preview
Greetings! We’re excited to submit a preview draft of Lands of Gold and Firefor your review! It still needs a few pieces of art, a finalized credits page (some... Read more
April Production Update, Lands of Gold and Fire Preview Coming Soon, and Maps!
Hello and happy spring! We hope this update finds you in good spirits and warmer weather.
We’ve had some small delays as we adjust to our new production schedule. Rest... Read more
February Production Update, New World, Hardcover Novels, and Sea Shanties!
The New World
The Nations of Aztlan have arrived! Congrats to Mark Diaz Truman and Danielle Lauzon for getting this book out to print. Now our backers can get... Read more
November Production Update, Vaticine City Preview, and a New Adventure!
October was a busy month at JWP. In addition to the Khitai Kickstarter, which closed last week at just over $200,000, we’ve been working to onboard new... Read more
Explorer’s Society Expanding!
We’ve got a brief, special backer update today! If you’re not already a backer of 7th Sea: Khitai you may have missed the announcement that we’ve just expanded... Read more
Journey East to Khitai!
Last year, you changed my life.
When we launched the 7th Sea: Second Edition Kickstarter, everyone here at JWP was excited to put our vision for Théah out... Read more
September 2017 Production Update + New World Preview
We've got a big update today: a New World preview, our September production update, a new adventure up on DTRPG by Tobie Abad, and more! And we're only ... Read more
Crescent Empire in Print and Khitai Quickstart Survey
We’ve got a brief update for you today, with a longer production update coming later this month. Read on!
Gen Con and ENnies
A big thank you to... Read more
JWP at Gen Con 2017 and a Special Surprise
JWP at Gen Con 2017
It’s hard to believe a year has passed since 7th Sea: 2nd Editionwas released at Gen Con 2016. Since then we’ve seen the release... Read more
August Production Update & Softcover Novels
Lots to catch up on today! In addition to the official release of The Crescent Empireon PDF to backers, we’ve got paperback novels, the full suite of... Read more
Nations of Théah: Vol 2 in Print and Crescent Empire Preview
Hot on the heels of our last update, we’ve got a preview of The Crescent Empire, print copies of Nations of Théah: Volume 2, and… a bunch... Read more
Production Update: June 2017 + Storium Release!
Thanks so much for your patience this month! We’ve got plenty of good production news for June, including the release of the 7th Sea Storium World, the launch... Read more
War of the Cross is Live on Kickstarter!
Hey folks! After more than a year of development, hours and hours of playtesting and twenty years of waiting (for me and Dave Williams, at least)... War of the Cross... Read more
Hero and Villain Deck Printing Errors
We’re so excited to see backers getting their Pirate Booty’s boxes… but we’ve got some bad news. We’ve gotten several reports of misprints in both the Deck of... Read more
Nations of Théah, Pirate’s Booty Shipping Update and War of the Cross Delays
Right on the heels of our production update in May, we’ve got a bunch of new releases, including print copies of Nations of Théah: Volume 1, final... Read more
Pirate's Booty Delivery & May 2017 Production Update
May is here and we’re excited to share another production update… including the arrival of the long-awaited Pirate’s Booty! Yarrrr!
Pirate’s Booty Ready to Ship
Despite a few... Read more
Production Update: April 2017
While it’s coming in just under the wire, we’re excited about our April 2017 Production Update! Thanks for your patience this month; we’ve been busy with our noses... Read more
Explorer’s Society, Daughter of Fate, and… Pirate Nations!
We’ve got a bunch of new releases for you today: The Explorer’s Society, the final electronic files for Daughter of Fate, and… Pirate Nationsin print. Let’s... Read more
Production Update: March 2017 & Pirate Nations at PAX East
Ahoy, me hearties!
Listen close...for we be telling you a tale true, one that even the Devil Jonah himself would stop to give an ear. The treasure ye be seeking... Read more
Production Update: February 2017
The year of 7th Sea marches on! We’ve got a bunch of awesome stuff for you today, including print copies of Heroes & Villains, the final PDF... Read more
Production Update: Pirate Nations Preview
We have another sourcebook available for you to look at: Pirate Nations! John, Mark, and Ben Woerner did a great job pulling this book into shape, and we're excited... Read more
Production Update: January 2016
Welcome to 2017… the year of 7th Sea! While we’re thrilled to have released the 7th Sea Core Rulebook in 2016, we’re planning on delivering more than twenty... Read more
Production Update: November 2016 and Heroes & Villains Preview
Let’s get right to the good stuff: our first sourcebook is finished! Huge thanks to Liz Chaipraditkul (Lead Developer) for getting Heroes & Villains ready for print.
Heroes... Read more
Production Update: October 2016
As with last month, we’ve got a lot to talk about. Our staff has been hard at work since our last update! Let’s get to it...
7th Sea... Read more
Add Wind to the Sails of Fortune’s Star
As you may remember, the Kickstarter for the very first ever 7th Sea computer roleplaying game (cRPG) launched with strong winds last month. It was the #1 game project on... Read more
Production Update: September 2016
Now that we’ve delivered the Core Rulebook and Pirate Editions to backers, it’s time to turn our eyes to the long road ahead of us: the Pirate’s Booty,... Read more
Voyage of Fortune’s Star is Live!
I’m thrilled to announce that Nocturnal Media has launched the Kickstarter for Voyage of Fortune’s Star, the first ever 7th Sea video game! They’ve got some amazing plans... Read more
Post-GenCon Shipping Update
First, thanks to everyone who has posted comments, notes, and pictures about getting your books in the mail. It’s a joy to see people getting their books, and... Read more
Shipping, Shipping, Shipping!
First, we’re excited to see you all at Gen Con 2016! As a quick reminder, we’re going to be at Booth 3015:
We’d love to see any and... Read more
July 2016 Production Update
We’ve got a bunch of 7th Sea updates for today, so let’s get to it!
Core Rulebook Update
After all the work you all put into proofing the ... Read more
Core Rulebook Release!
The time has come. After nearly a month of proofing, revisions and changes, we’ve finalized the Core Rulebookfor print and digital delivery. Just today, Mark approved the last few... Read more
Core Rulebook Preview...Round 2!
Thank you for your comments, questions and proofing notes on the first preview we released last week. We knew you all would catch a few mistakes, but you... Read more
Core Rulebook Preview
When we first started planning the 7th Sea: Second EditionKickstarter, I told Mark that I wanted to have the book ready for Gen Con 2016. Since we... Read more
Swashbuckling Adventures PDF Release
We've worked with DTRPG and Backerkit to get all the Swashbuckling Adventures PDFs out today. Here's how it works:
1) Sometime today, you'll get an email from Backerkit... Read more
More PDFs, Explorer’s Society, and Final Call for Writers/Artists!
First, thank you all for your patience as we resolved the first round of 7th Sea: 1st EditionPDFs. Sending out 10,000+ PDFs was an exciting adventure, and... Read more
Just a quick note today to announce that Backerkit surveys are going live within the hour. Please keep an eye on your inbox for the full survey that... Read more
1st Edition PDFs, Backerkit, Freelance Work, and Foreign Licensing
We’ve got a lot of housekeeping to attend to today. While John and the rest of the writing staff slave away on the main text and images for... Read more
The Open Seas
It’s been nearly two weeks since we wrapped up the 7th SeaKickstarter, and we’ve been busy! Our artists are signed, we’re working on the text for the... Read more
The End, At Last
This is it! The campaign is over! I’m typing because Mark has me chained to the table and won’t let me play at the party until I write this. Marissa... Read more
Sorte Deck Unlocked, Release Schedule, and Final Hours
We're at Imperial Outpost--gearing up for the official 7th Sea party--but we have a few quick announcements to make in these final hours!
First, $1.25M means that we're... Read more
The Last Day!
Amazing. You all have not only cracked $1,000,000… you’ve beaten one of our $1M+ stretch goals (!!!) and you’re well on your way to beating the second! I never dreamed... Read more
7th Sea Cinematic Trailer
So remember how we were talking about the future?
I’ve been working with producer, Neal Fischer, for a few years adapting my books—such as Shotgun Diaries, Houses of the... Read more
The War of the Cross
So… we had a goal of $30,000. We thought we might do better, so we planned for a few stretch goals. Numbers like $250,000 started being thrown around and we... Read more
A MILLION DOLLARS!
So, there’s this old joke among professionals in the game industry.
“How do you get out of the game industry with a million dollars? … Start with two million.”
Today,... Read more
EU-Friendly Shipping, Pirate Previews, and New World Events
Wow. Just wow. We’re less than $40,000 away from $1,000,000. I cannot thank you all enough.
$950,000 means that we’ve unlocked the world map! All $40+ backers will get the... Read more
Our earlier journey to Quamountaine was just a taste of what Acadia has to offer, but now we have seen it all: the Castillian occupation of the south, the Montaigne... Read more
And as quickly as we set them out before you, the Cities of Faith and Wonder have been added to our travelogue. We have journeyed the world to see such... Read more
Cities of Faith, Cities of Wonder
Quamontaine is the City of Friends, and friends we shall ever be. The formerly Realist colony is the perfect place from which we can stage our exploration of Wabanahkik, and I... Read more
North of The New World
Our journey to Fire Bay was well worth the trip. We’ve seen sights that only the New World has to offer: a crew of pirates covered with mystical tattoos, a... Read more
We’ve left port with the wind in our sails and trouble far behind us. Only adventure awaits us now. It’s taken us a day to gather our wits after such... Read more
Ifri Cover Art, Sorte Deck Preview, and #1 All-Time Stretch Goal!
And with a mighty effort, we have found ourselves on the other side of Ifri, past the great river, and once again looking toward the open seas. We have seen... Read more
Update #15: Lands of Gold and Fire
Now that we have a map of Ifri, the way forward is clear. The great river Kwara beckons us further south, deeper into a land of treasures and riches far... Read more
Down the Great River!
And in just days--our sails full of southerly winds--we have reached Ifri. This continent has long been little more than a rumor, but now it is real to us, laid... Read more
Setting Sail for Ifri!
Our brief stop in Théah was enough to restock our supplies, repair our weapons and armor... and maybe even recruit a few new crew. We are ready to set sail... Read more
Return to Port!
The Crescent Empire can never truly be known by one Hero; it’s too large, too diverse, too grand… but we have seen all that we came to see. We leave... Read more
Community Achievements, the Sorte Deck, and Delivery Estimates
So… we mentioned we still a surprise or two up our sleeves. Since we’re sneaking up on A HALF A MILLION DOLLARS, it seems like a good time to reveal... Read more
Secrets and Sea Shanties
Our journey across The Crescent Empire is nearly complete. We’ve traveled through Iskandar, greeted the deserts and the dawn of the Empire itself, and found ourselves a map to guide... Read more
The Crescent Consumes Us!
And as soon as The Crescent Empire was displayed before us, it has swallowed us whole. Our journey will reveal more of its secrets before the lands of the Emperor... Read more
The Crescent Empire Awaits!
And with a gust of wind in our sails, we’ve pushed beyond $340,000 (wow) and through all three Heroes and Villains stretch goals. You all are amazing.
$340,000 means that... Read more
Heroes and Villains
You all may not realize this, but 7th Sea: Second Edition has just blown past an important milestone: we have raised more funds in our first day than ANY OTHER... Read more
Born Under a Black Flag
Whew. I thought we weren’t going to make it all the way here. And yet here we are. ;)
$200,000 means that we’ve funded both the 7th Sea map and... Read more
Even More Stretch Goals!
You all really aren’t messing around. The GM screen is funded. The first volume of Nations of Théah is funded. We’ve added the GM screen to the add-ons and pirate’s... Read more
New Stretch Goals: GM Screens and Nations of Théah, Vol. 1
So… wow. You all funded that last stretch goal so fast you made our heads spin.
The Pirate Nations is now a fully funded sourcebook for 7th Sea: Second Edition... Read more
New Stretch Goal: The Pirate Nations
Something strange has been happening on the seas. Men and women from all over Théah—different cultures, different faces, different faiths—have been uniting under a single flag.
The black flag. The... Read more
Funded in Seven Minutes
I honestly don’t know what to say. We funded this project in seven minutes.
$30,000 in just seven minutes.
Mark Diaz Truman and I hit the “GO” button and... Read more