A Bit of Random Content
I just tossed out a message yesterday, I know. But, while doing layout, going over corrections, and checking some feedback, I sort of stumbled upon adding a small section to... Read more
Just Checking In
I don't have a major update right now, but I wanted to just touch base and let you all know I'm still breathing. Just getting caught up in... Read more
Some Art To Tide You Over?
This isn't a big update. At last I posted, I was saying that I lost my work computer. That was thanks to a burglary. While we were recovering... Read more
Minor Update on Anthology
Just so everyone's aware, I brought on Topher Gerkey (the author of Princess Drive) to help me out with layout on the anthology. I had plans to do it right... Read more
Correction: ADX in Spark is free!
Sorry about that. Jason intended on sending me a free link.
ADX in another game?
Side note while I hammer things out.
Have you ever heard of Jason Pitre's Spark RPG? It was a pretty awesome game, one I had the honor of editing. It's... Read more
Short Status Update - DO YOU HAVE YOUR PDF?
Nothing particularly big to report. Just going to clarify, reiterate, and let you know where my plans are right now.
First off, did you get your PDF of the SD... Read more
This is mostly an update for the sake of giving an update. I don't have much to currently update on.
I'm working harder than a person should right now. My... Read more
So, I'm trying to get my schedule cleared and cleaned up. It's a bit rough, we've had some really bad medical luck (the family's had five surgeries this month) and... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 27092013 - SLOW UPDATES
Sorry I haven't been in much communication, folks. My wife and I have been in and out of the hospital for the last few weeks. It's been pretty atrocious. Now,... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 23082013 - BLARGH
Back from Gen Con, and boy are my arms tired. (No, I don't know what that means.)
Usually when you do cons professionally, you grow used to "con crud", or... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 29072013A - WEIRD EDITION FUSSING AND TIMING
So we have this really strange predicament that I've never been in before, and I'm totally playing it by ear.
We're under page count. Usually, when Filamena and I publish... Read more
New Titan Report 29072013 - CHALLENGING ASPECTS AND EMOTIONAL ZONES
Tonight, I wanted to showcase two of the tweaks to Fate Core that really hit home what #ADX is about.
So here's two pages. Sorry, ignore the partial text that... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 27072013A - ASTRONOMY SKILL
For the next few days, expect some rapid-fire examples to tide you over while I've got my head in the word mines, pushing through some final touches in InDesign, and... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 27072013 - NOW LOOKIE HERE
I think it has something of an old-school, almost Robotech RPG feel. I find this wonderful.
This would be the super keen Laura Hamilton, taking my brain spew, and making... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 24072013A - DIRECTING
This is the GM chapter (Director is Machine Age's term for the gig). It's probably the biggest place we deviate from Fate Core. It's a series of things... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 24072013 - CAMPAIGN AND CHARACTER CREATION
Just a short post here, and a sampler.
This is the "Getting Started" chapter. It shows you how to make your campaign, and make your protagonists.
You know what would... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 22072013 - AN ADVENTURE, AND THE COLD DARKNESS OF SPACE
We're in the last week's grind, finishing up... Read more
New Titan Report 23062013 - CYBER SABER INTRODUCTION!!!
Our amazing artist just finished up the introduction to Cyber Saber Ascension. Last page! Yay! Complete things!
Instead of just posting that page, I compiled the eight page mini comic... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 22062013 - GENERATIONS CHAPTER
Hey everyone! I wanted to share the Generations chapter.
It takes you through the timeline of #ADX, through a few anecdotes and reports to give you flavor about the various... Read more
NEW TITAN REPORT 21062013 - SAVING KITTIES
I can't give you my Cyber Saber Ascension update for the week, showing you the final page. Not yet. Sorry.
Reason being: The artist, the wonderful Helena Bermejo, is having... Read more
New Titan Report 15062013 - CYBER SABER 7
Here's page seven of Cyber Saber Ascension.
Next page will be the wrapup of the initial teaser story.
I'm STRONGLY considering doing Cyber Saber as a standalone, half-manga, half-game book.... Read more
New Titan Report 13062013 - GENERATIONS 3 and 4
I've gotten a bunch of great notes on typos and things in the draft copies. Thank you so much! Keep them coming. I'll make sure to integrate them into my... Read more
New Titan Report 12062013 - GENERATIONS 1 AND 2
Six pages to share with you, the opening to the Generations chapter, and the Generations 1 and 2 anecdotes. As you'll see, it's all about place setting through opinions and... Read more
New Titan Report 11062013A - FACTIONS CHAPTER AND BONES OF THE EARTH
I wanted to share the first 100% complete chapter, the Factions. You've seen most of this material before. But there's a little cleanup here and there, and the introduction to... Read more
New Titan Report 11062013 - THE ONE EARTH ACCORD AND WALLPAPER
Now that we're moving full-steam on finishing #ADX, you're going to see a lot more updates full of juicy content goodness. I wanted to start off by sharing the last... Read more
New Titan Report 10062013 - PRINCESS DRIVE BONUS CONTENT!
Topher has been so kind as to provide some bonus content, in the form of characters drawn from Princess Drive's history.
New Titan Report 09062013 - PRINCESS DRIVE SEMI-PERFECT
I showed you Topher's draft a couple of days ago. I've been working on it, getting it into layout, and integrating it with Claudia's awesome art. If you haven't seen... Read more
New Titan Report 06062013 - PRINCESS DRAFT
So, lots of great comments coming up on the Bones of the Earth draft. That's awesome. I thought I'd share another one with you, Topher's Princess Drive draft.
New Titan Report 05062013 - BONES OF THE EARTH
While I'm working on Cyber Saber and wrapping up the last of my freelance work, I wanted to share with you a bit on Bones of the Earth. First off,... Read more
New Titan Report 31052012 - CYBER SABER 6
Clugging along, writing words, developing books. Watching as my writers for the anthology do their thing.
I've had quite a few people ask for a full version of Cyber Saber.... Read more
New Titan Report 24052012 - CYBER SABER 5
We're chugging along. I'm getting drafts from anthology writers. I have a couple of art pieces rolling in. Filamena and I are wrapping up a couple of freelance projects still. ... Read more
New Titan Report 22052012 - BONES OF THE EARTH
Busy, busy, busy.
But, I've been showing you enough Cyber Saber art, I felt I should share something very different. So here's a sample piece from Bones of the Earth,... Read more
New Titan Report 17052012 - CYBER SABER 4
Here's another page of the intro manga. Over the next couple of days, I have a few more art pieces to share. I might get to editing Princess Drive and... Read more
New Titan Report 12052012 - CYBER SABER 3
Just a quick post. I'm knee-deep in boxes, just about settled from the move. Bigger updates soon.
Here's the third page of Cyber Saber Ascension.
New Titan Report 05052012 - A DIET OF BONE AND STEEL
I've been sharing Cyber Saber Ascension artwork for the last couple of updates. I'm thinking of sharing my storyboards, which are hilariously bad (I did them in MS... Read more
New Titan Report 03052012 - CYBER SABER 2
I'm preparing for a move, so we're in "super nonsexy updates" phase. I'm currently doing development and art direction primarily; I have preliminary sketches for all the anthology pieces but... Read more
New Titan Report 26042012 - CYBER SABER ASCENSION
So, I've got a tiny update/teaser for you, to show some progress while I get ready for a massive move across the country.
This is Page 1 of Cyber Saber... Read more
New Titan Report 22042012 - WOW
#ADX closed out at $21,603, and a whopping 544 backers. Wow. Our last day beat our first day in raw backer count, and in funding amount. You all really knocked it... Read more
Setting Anthology: Note for Posterity
If you're backing at the PDF level, $10, you get the core #ADX book.
$20 gets you the setting anthology (tentatively called the New Titan Report Anthology). So, if you... Read more
T-Shirts: By Request
I had a couple of people ask for a t-shirt add-on to get some potential boosts and maybe bring us over that threshold.
So here it is. I'm adding the... Read more
I am looking to do a 'wrap party' Google Hangout, probably starting around 6pm PST, and going until the Kickstarter closes, around 8 PST. If anyone's interested, I'd love to... Read more
New Titan Report 20042012 - 34 HOURS AND COUNTING
We're settling into our last stretch. 34 hours and counting. Every second matters.
We're at $16,671. We're less than $1,000 to Bruce Baugh's Wine-Dark Sea. It's a bit lofty, but... Read more
Pitch: Free-To-Everyone Expansion at $15,500
This is from Filamena:
Here’s the deal. We’re at 14,000. At 15,000, you get both David’s tribute to Bubblegum Crisis and Dragon Trinity Crash. Which is awesome and we can... Read more
New Titan Report 16042012 - PRINCESS DRIVE SAMPLE AND DRAGON TRINITY CRASH!
We're sitting at $13,589 as I type this. We had a great day yesterday. If we can keep this momentum going, we might not just hit the $15,000 goal, we might... Read more
New Titan Report 15042012b - THE STRATOS COMMONWEALTH FACTION
Here's another update. It's the faction spread for the Stratos Commonwealth, featuring art by Jenna Fowler and Arthur Asa.
You can read it here.
New Titan Report 15042012 - VIMANAKATHA LAUNCHES!
So, yesterday we hit Vimanakatha's funding goal! I wanted to share with you the new and final version of the logo, and a sketch from Sandy Jacobs. You'll see those... Read more
New Titan Report 12042012 - THE PEOPLES COLLECTIVE
I was going to talk a bit about the People's Collective. But instead, I figured I'd just show you their splat section of the book.
Here's the four page People's... Read more
New Titan Report 11042012 - GOING BIG
I don't have much in the way of sample content right now. Back in that "nonsexy development" phase of things. I had a computer issue, I have to ship my... Read more
New Titan Report 09042012 - THE STRATOS COMMONWEALTH
It's been a few days. Sorry, I had some personal issues to deal with, and I needed to be away from internets for a bit. But we're back... Read more
New Titan Report 04042012 - FATE POINTS
No book content to show off today. I've been doing light work, but nothing too flashy. Basically, I'm penning the rules introduction section. It's possibly the least sexy part of... Read more
New Titan Report 03042012 - ART AND BACKER REWARDS
First off, I wanted to show off the final version of one of the Princess Drive art pieces.
Holy crap, right? I love it.
So... Read more
New Titan Report 01042012 - THE OYA FACTION
I have a four page sample for your perusal. This is the faction intro for the People of Oya faction. I provided the basic history; this is that... Read more
New Titan Report 31032012 - GENERAL CLASS FIGHTERS
We're currently just leaning over the $8,000 level. Still a bit to go before Guardians of Steel, but it's completely reasonable that we could hit it within a few... Read more
New Titan Report 29032012 - PRINCESS DRIVE LAUNCHED!
Good news, everyone!
As of this post, we're at $7,527. That means a few things.
- Princess Driveis launched! We're moving full steam, I'll try to get a nice preview... Read more
New Titan Report 28032012B - INTRODUCTION SAMPLE
Earlier, I said I'd be posting a sample of the Introduction chapter? Well, here it is. Pages 1-7. There's a missing art piece there.
Here's pages 1-7, for your perusal.... Read more
New Titan Report 28032012 - MOAR PRINCESSES
I'm thinking later today, I'll be posting a preview PDF from the opening chapter that gives the setting basics. It's like an extended, cleaned up version of the setting primer... Read more
New Titan Report 27032012 - PRINCESS DRIVE UPDATES
We're past the initial rush, so things slowed a bit. That's the way it always goes with a Kickstarter. Of course, that means we have to make sure we maintain... Read more
New Titan Report 25032012B - PRINCESS DRIVE
I said Princess Drive is the first expansion, right? It is in fact. Once we hit $7,500, Princess Drive is go. Topher's already putting some work into it, so I... Read more
New Titan Report 25032012 - NUMBERWANG
And that's numberwang!
We're funded. I'm not fully awake, just getting Tina ready for school. So it'll be just a little bit now. Who the fuck am I kidding?
First... Read more
New Titan Report 24032012 - THE PROCESS
I've had a few people asking about detailed schedules and processes, wondering how exactly we're planning to get everything in order and out the door.
In the sake of transparency,... Read more
Laid Out Cold
We're doing great, everyone. $3,413! We're just over $1,500 away from our initial goal. At which time, we can start talking expansions. I've talked with a couple of the writers... Read more
New Titan Report 22032012 - LAUNCH DATE
We've just about to close out our first full day. We're at $2,845, over half our total goal! This is our best launch date ever. Thank you everyone, we're... Read more