About this project
WHAT IS MYTHIC MANIA?
A massive expansion of the mythic rules for Pathfinder in three hardback books.
The Mythic Spell Compendium, approximately 330 pages of mythic spells!
The Mythic Monster Manual, approximately 330 pages of mythic monsters!
The Mythic Hero's Handbook, approximately 320 pages of mythic feats, skills, path abilities, class features, magic items, psionics, special rules, and more!
Every hardback pledge includes free US shipping and PDF copy, with HeroLab enhancements available now for the Mythic Hero's Handbook and soon for the other books!
In a bit more detail...
Our goal is to bring you a radical expansion to the mythic rules for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Our Kickstarter has been such a success so far that the Mythic Spell Compendium, a full-color hardback compilation around 330 pages long with new cover art by Carolina Eade, incuding every mythic spell from the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook, Advanced Player's Guide, Ultimate Combat, and Ultimate Magic, and the brand-new Deep Magic hardback by Kobold Press, over 1,800 spells and counting!), as well as complete spell lists for every core spellcasting class, including domains and bloodline spells! We will continue adding spells from Paizo, Kobold Press, Legendary Games, and more as we go!
The Mythic Monster Manual is a full-color hardback with around 330 pages of monsters and appendices and new cover art by Ben Wootten, including mythic versions of those found in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary rulebooks as well as new mythic creatures for your game. As our stretch goals accumulate, the fans get to choose their Final Four favorites from each of Legendary Games' Mythic Monsters products. These creatures are automatically included in the final product, while the design team selects four additional creatures, some existing mythic monsters and some brand-new mythic monsters, to balance the final compendium across creature types and power level to create the best possible monster book for you.
The Mythic Hero's Handbook is around 320 pages of mythic feats, skills, path abilities, and more, with new cover art by Ralph Horsley and including every single feat from the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook, Advanced Player's Guide, Ultimate Combat, and Ultimate Magic along with mythic versions of the class abilities of every character class in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook, Advanced Player's Guide, Ultimate Combat, Ultimate Magic, and more classes from Rogue Genius Games and from the New Paths Compendium by Kobold Press. Add to that new mythic path abilities for every path and a massive 60-plus-page mythic psionics project from Dreamscarred Press, bringing you everything you might need for integrating psionics into your mythic campaign.
In addition, we have begun adding HeroLab content for those who make use of that great electronic game-management tool! We have three HeroLab coders recommended to us by LoneWolf who will be working together on the massive task of compiling the new rules from this product in HeroLab format, and we are delighted to offer this extra feature to our backers!
All along the path, Legendary Games will be working hand-in-hand with Rogue Genius Games on a massive infusion of character-based crunch for your mythic character. Meanwhile, as part of our bonus goals the wonderful wizards of Kobold Press bring the manifold wonders of their encyclopedic Deep Magic expansion, while the marvelous minds of Dreamscarred Press deliver the definitive vision of mythic psionics for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.These are companies that have fulfilled successful Kickstarters already, companies that you can depend on to deliver an outstanding product every time.
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In 2013 a very interesting expansion to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game arrived, the MYTHIC rules. Here was a rules set designed to let your character do all the crazy, cinematic, amazing, wahoo tricks that the greatest heroes of myth, legend, and modern media have made legendary. It brought an epic feel to the game but without making you wait until 21st level to do it. You could build your own legendary heroes from the ground up. It was a pretty amazing new toy, but there was just one problem. The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game is big. For all the delights found within the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Mythic Adventures rulebook, there was only so much it could contain. A hundred or so feats, about twice that many spells, scarcely 50 monsters. A brilliant beginning, but there was so much more.
Into that gap stepped Legendary Games, with a crew of contributors who worked on the original mythic rules and knew them better than anyone. We produced supplements to fill the gaps in spells and feats and monsters like Mythic Magic: Core Spells and Mythic Monsters: Demons and a weekly line of Mythic Minis, converting existing rules and introducing brand-new additions specially designed for the mythic rules. Again, it was a brilliant beginning, but there was so much more.
To really integrate the broad sweep of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game with the mythic rules was a task too big for one little publisher, and besides any great legend requires a team of heroes to rise to the challenge. So we went and found a shifty rogue, and a clever kobold, and a dreamer with a lot on his mind, and together we are proud to bring you MYTHIC MANIA!
Mythic Spell Compendium: Hundreds upon hundreds of mythic spells to start, over two thousand if we hit all of our goals, incorporating spells from all of the Pathfinder Core Rules hardbacks as well as additional magics from Kobold Press' Deep Magic, Legendary Games' Gothic Campaign Compendium, and more!
Mythic Monster Manual: Dozens upon dozens of mythic monsters, including creatures previously appearing in the Mythic Monsters series from Legendary Games, creatures converted into amazing and deadly mythic versions from existing Pathfinder Roleplaying Game monsters, and brand-new mythic monsters as well. Plus an appendix of new mythic Universal Monster Rules, monster-focused feats, and new mythic simple templates are all coming your way through bonus goals!
Mythic Hero's Handbook: Hundreds and hundreds of mythic feats, eventually incorporating feats from all of the Pathfinder Core Rules hardbacks as well as brand-new mythic feats. Additional path abilities for every mythic path, and new mythic paths as well. Mythic skills. Mythic magic items. MYTHIC PSIONICS, brought to you by Dreamscarred Press, creators of the definitive psionics rules for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.
When it comes to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Legendary Games, Kobold Press, Rogue Genius Games, and Dreamscarred Press are leaders in the industry, with catalogs of hundreds of products between us and multiple successful Kickstarters behind us. In terms of skill and style, these authors are the best in the business, working regularly on the Core Rules, Campaign Setting, and Companion lines of official products for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game as well as our own award-winning third-party products. These books will take a back seat in quality to no one, and you will be proud to put them on your shelves and dive deeply into all the amazing possibilities the mythic rules have to offer.
Join us for MYTHIC MANIA! Let's go crazy!
Please note that we have some fantastic add on options available for your pledge so you, the backer, can contribute to the creation of this project. See Add Ons below for more information, and check out our recent and upcoming Bonus Goals. Our earlier Bonus Goals are located in the FAQ section, as is a listing of extra content sponsored by backers of MYTHIC MANIA and a running total of the estimated page count for each book!
To see bonus goals $6,000 - $45,000 check out the FAQ section of this project at the bottom. We have listed them by book so they are easier to see what has been added.
FUNDED! $46,000 - MYTHIC MAGIC ITEMS: A full suite of mythic magic items, incluidng legendary items, including intelligent and legendary items and even artifacts, for the Mythic Hero's Handbook!
FUNDED! $47,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Monstrous Humanoids): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Monstrous Humanoids for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**
FUNDED! $48,000 - HEROIC HEROES: Every mythic path ability, class ability, skill, magic item, and more in the Mythic Hero's Handbook gets coded into the HeroLab format. PLUS BONUS CONTENT: Mythic Drugs, Alcohol, Addiction, and Insanity by Clinton J. Boomer!
FUNDED! $49,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Constructs): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Constructs for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**
FUNDED! $50,000 - LEGENDARY PLANET ADVENTURE PATH ANNOUNCED! A seven-part sword and planet adventure path taking your characters from their lowly beginnings on a crossroads world (or even wandering in unsuspecting from far-flung planets with an optional prequel adventure), to the highest heights of cosmic glory. Brought to you by the design team at Legendary Games and a star-studded lineup of adventure authors in Neil Spicer, Richard Pett, Mike Shel, Tim Hitchcock, Jim Groves, Matt Goodall, and Nicolas Logue, this full-fledged adventure path will take you and your PCs to the edge of infinity and beyond it!
FUNDED! $51,000 - HEROIC MONSTERS: Every monster and universal monster rule in the Mythic Monster Manual gets coded into the HeroLab format. PLUS BONUS CONTENT: Psionic Monsters by Jeremy Smith and the Dreamscarred Press design team!
FUNDED! $52,000 - MYTHIC MAGIC ITEMS II: We add an additional section of mythic magical armor, shields, and weapons to the Mythic Hero's Handbook.
FUNDED! $53,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Aliens): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Aliens for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
FUNDED! $54,000 - MYTHIC MAGIC ITEMS III: We add an additional section of mythic rods, staves, wands, and rings to the Mythic Hero's Handbook.
FUNDED! $55,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Aberrations): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Aberrations for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
FUNDED! $56,000 - DEEP MYTHIC COMPLETE: Every spell, feat, and incantation from Deep Magic will be included in the Mythic Spell Compendium.
FUNDED! $57,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Guardians of Good): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Guardians of Good for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
FUNDED! $58,000 - MYTHIC MAGIC ITEMS IV: We add an additional section of mythic wondrous items to the Mythic Hero's Handbook.
FUNDED! $59,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Worms!!!): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Worms for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**. And no, we're not kidding. WORMS ARE AWESOME! We had too many good ones to choose from.
FUNDED! $60,000 - INNER MYTHIC: We add mythic versions of feats and spells from Pathfinder RPG hardbacks dealing with the official setting added to to the Mythic Hero's Handbook and Mythic Spell Compendium.
FUNDED! $61,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Bugs): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Bugs for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**. No, we're not kidding here either. Bugs are totally awesome too. Not just vermin but insectile abominations of every kind!
FUNDED! $62,000 - COMPANION MYTHIC: We add feats and spells from official Pathfinder RPG softcover companions for the official setting added to to the Mythic Hero's Handbook and Mythic Spell Compendium.
FUNDED! $63,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Masters of Chaos): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Masters of Chaos for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
FUNDED! $64,000 - CAMPAIGN SETTING MYTHIC: We add feats and spells from official Pathfinder RPG softcover campaign setting products for the official setting added to to the Mythic Hero's Handbook and Mythic Spell Compendium.
FUNDED! $65,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Lords of Law): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Lords of Law for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
FUNDED! $66,000 - NEW MYTHIC PATHS: We introduce the Academic and the Wanderer mythic paths, with entirely new path abilities.
FUNDED! $67,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Plants): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Plants for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
FUNDED! $68,000 - MYTHIC AFFLICTIONS: A new section on mythic poisons and diseases will be added to the Mythic Hero's Handbook.
FUNDED! $69,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Animals): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Animals for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
$70,000 - ROGUE MAGIC: Yet more mythic spells and magic items, these culled from the annals of Rogue Genius Games!
$71,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Emissaries of Evil): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Emissaries of Evil for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**.
**HERE THERE BE MONSTERS These bonus goals add 8 fully illustrated mythic monsters to the Mythic Monster Manual, each depicted in all its lovable lethality in the pages of the Mythic Monster Manual. Half of these monsters are chosen by YOU! All backers can cast a vote for their four favorites from one of Legendary Games' Mythic Monsters products, and these polls will remain open to backers for the duration of the Kickstarter. We'll tally the votes at the end and see who's in! The other half will be chosen by us, to ensure a good mix of old mythic friends and brand-new beasties of every creature type and power level!
More to come...
Canadians please add $15 for shipping and choose the USA pledge.
Add $10 for HeroLab files for the Mythic Hero's Handbook. This includes all of the additional HeroLab content for the Mythic Hero's Handbook at the $48,000 bonus goal at no extra charge.
You can add an additional $10 for HeroLab files for the Mythic Spell Compendium.
When we reach $51,000, you can add an additional $10 for HeroLab files for the Mythic Monster Manual, or you can pledge $25 to get the files for all three books.
If you need a copy of Deep Magic or Ultimate Psionics for your very own, add $25 for a PDF copy of Deep Magic or $20 for a PDF copy of Ultimate Psionics, which will be sent to you upon the conlusion of the MYTHIC MANIA Kickstarter.To avoid having to make separate shipments, however, we are not fulfilling hardback versions of these books through MYTHIC MANIA; we wouldn't want you to have to wait an entire year to get your books!
If you want a print and PDF copy of Deep Magic or Ultimate Psionics for your very own, add the following to your pledge:
Ultimate Psionics color hardcover and PDF - $90
Ultimate Psionics b/w hardcover and PDF - $70
Deep Magic hardcover and PDF - $60
If you are ordering a hardcover of either book, let us know where you are and we will let you know if there will be an additional charge for separate shipping of your Deep Magic or Ultimate Psionics hardcover. That can be added on during the post-Kickstarter period.
Add $10 to any physical book pledge to have Wolfgang Baur and Jason Nelson sign your books.
Add $10 to receive an Art Print. Each print is an archival 8.5” x 11” semi-gloss for each cover. You can specify on the survey which art prints you desire. The art prints will be photo processed, not printed, using a silver-halide process considered the highest standard in the photo developing industry. Unlike traditional printed art prints, the silver-halide process yields “100-year+ quality” that has long been tested and used by the top photo labs in the world.
Add $10 for Custom Chessex Dice with Legendary Games logo on them.
Add $20 for a Legendary Games T-shirt.
We also offer a number of unique sponsorship opportunities:
Add $25 to be a Mythic Sponsor. Pick any published feat or spell from Paizo, Legendary Games, Rogue Genius Games, Kobold Press, or Dreamscarred Press that you want mythicked. It is guaranteed inclusion in the appropriate book, and your name will be listed as a Sponsor of that item (along with the page number of your item).
Add $75 to affirm that A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Sponsor a 1/4-page illustration of a feat, spell, character, or scene that you describe. You may select a published feat or spell as a Mythic Sponsor if that is what you wish to have illustrated. You'll receive an art print of the final art and have your name listed as a Patron of the Arts (along with the page number of your art).
Add $100 to Marry a Monster: Pick an existing creature from the Mythic Monsters product line from Legendary Games for inclusion in the book. That monster is guaranteed inclusion, with brand-new art. You'll receive an art print of the final art and you'll be listed in the Mythic Monster Manual as Married to your monster.
Add $150 to become a Master of Mythic Arts: Sponsor a 1/2-page illustration of a feat, spell, character, or scene that you describe. You'll receive an art print of the final art and your name will be listed in the book in which it appears as a Patron of the Mythic Arts (along with the page number of your art).
Add $200 to Adopt a Monster: Choose any published Pathfinder Roleplaying Game monster from d20pfsrd.com (barring those that are legally restricted) for inclusion in this book, including illustration. You'll receive an art print of the final art and your monster will be listed as Adopted by you.
Add $300 to Give Birth to a Monster: Work with the design team at Legendary Games to create a brand-new mythic monster, fully illustrated and guaranteed inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual. You'll receive an art print of the final art, and your monster will be listed as your Mythic Spawn!
Add $600 to Birth a Brood of Beasts: Pick a theme for an upcoming Mythic Monsters product from Legendary Games, to be published before the end of 2014. Choose your own Final Four of monsters from that theme and work with the Legendary Games design team to create your own brand-new mythic monster; all of the above creatures will be guaranteed inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual. You will receive art prints for each creature, and each will be listed as Adopted by you or as your Mythic Spawn.
Legendary Games is an all-star team of authors and designers, coordinated by award-winning game designer Jason Nelson. We publish support materials for extended Adventure Path-style campaign play for use with Paizo’s Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.
When you see the “Adventure Path Plug-In” logo at the top of a Legendary Games product, you can expect it is designed to fit directly with the themes of a particular Adventure Path campaign. Though Adventure Path Plug-Ins all share a theme with a specific Adventure Path campaign, they are designed to be easily incorporated into your home game regardless of what campaign you may be running.
You can feel comfortable that Legendary Games products will be the most creative, rules-legal, and well-designed content you can find, with stellar production values that make our products stand out from the crowd. We are gamers and storytellers first, and we believe that passion shows in our products.
Check out our bios at www.makeyourgamelegendary.com/about
Below are some of the recent interviews where we discuss this Mythic Kickstarter Project.
A brand-new video by Jeremy Smith of Dreamscarred Press, thanking everybody for your amazing support in getting this project up to the mind-blowing level of including mythic psionics!
Steve Russell and Owen Stephens welcomes us to the Demiplane of Gaming for some thoughts on the Mythic KS, Convention season, Silliness and more.
Erik “Lazarus” Frankhouse on Refresh and Reload welcomes Jason Nelson to discussed the just-released Mythic Monsters: Sea Monsters and Unrighteous Villains, the Faerie Mysteries, and of course our amazing Kickstarter.
And on top of that, you can enjoy Rachel and I chatting with the suave and debonair Paco Jean from the RPG Interview Room! Check it out and thanks for the time, Paco!
Join Owen Stephens and Rachel Ventura with the Nerd Herders for the last 20 minutes of this amazing pod cast.
Or check out Nic at The Unsung's Scuttlebutt, where he talks about his impressions of our project and I describe why we're doing this whole thing, and what use people who aren't using mythic yet might get out of a project like this. Share it with any of your friends who might be curious but not convinced about hopping on board the MYTHIC MANIA train.
Here is another Podcast where Rachel and Jason chatted with Mark on All Games Considered in length about what you can find in each of the books.
Please help spread the word about this project by using the banners below on your blogs, websites, and social media sites. With more backers we are able to hit stretch goals faster!
$49,000 - HERE THERE BE MONSTERS (Constructs): Vote for your favorite Final Four from the upcoming Mythic Monsters: Constructs for inclusion in the Mythic Monster Manual**
Risks and challenges
The biggest potential delay is art. Depending on the amount of art funded and artist used deadlines can shift. However, the four companies involved in this project have all cultivated an ever-growing stable of professional artists over the years who have solid reputations for quality and completion. We also have access to additional artists that can step in to complete the project if setbacks arise.
Collectively, we have successfully completed prior Kickstarters, including the Gothic Campaign Compendium from Legendary Games and Deep Magic from Kobold Press, and are in the process of shipping out those books now. We are planning on using the same printer which will help limit any risks to the backer. Our printer is timely and continually updates us with the schedule to keep the project on track.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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