F2F Water Testing
As you know, I shipped F2F a bit ago, but there were some stumbling blocks there. I've been compiling names for replacements needed. I have to personally fund... Read more
Making Games Happen
So, we're aware of shipping issues and things. I've got a list of the issues we've had on that front. I'm going to be sending replacements and things ASAP. Right... Read more
My Back Hurts
Why? I just loaded... like a million books into a rental car. They're in the trunk. They're going out tomorrow morning to post.
It's not 100% of the core book... Read more
Farewell to Finder? I dunno, I've got nothin'
So, we're getting ready to ship. I'm crossing my fingers, the IRS tells me I should be getting my return tomorrow (Or at least, that's the date it's sent to... Read more
Updating... sorry for slow communication.
Hi everyone, I'm literally right now waiting for my IRS return, scheduled for deposit on the 13th. Once that clears, I have a credit card to pay down so I... Read more
Farewell to Fear - Powered by Apocalypse
I wanted to update you with the alpha draft of our Apocalypse World hack. Feel free to chat us up about the way it works. It hasn't undergone... Read more
Have a module for Farewell to Fear about propaganda, the printing press, and a guy named Godfried Bethune who’s willing to put his blood sweat and tears into his work.... Read more
I wanted to update everyone. I just uploaded E-Reader editions, Mobi and Epub. You can pick them up here: http://www.machineageproductions.com/farewell-to-fear-e-reader-editions/
Boy, do my arms feel tired!
Okay: I'm not actually flying anywhere. But tomorrow morning, these are going to the post office. I don't own a car, and it's over a mile away, so I guess... Read more
Crises Almost Averted
We're this close. We're getting books together for shipment. However, we're trying to get as many dual shipments as possible out. We've got some Flatpack material as well as Farewell... Read more
Goalposts In Sight, and New Game?
I wanted to give you an update. We had a rough month, lots of 16+ hour days writing more words than a person should. We’ve been living on... Read more
Next Class: The Wizard!
We'd like to introduce you to The Wizard!
We're testing out a new layout scheme, thanks to a rap session I had with David Gallo, one of the best playtesters... Read more
I'm just updating to let you all know, we're still thinking about you, we're still working day and night to make these products happen and get them in... Read more
First Four Characters
We've already introduced you to The Priest Hunter.
I'd also like to show you The Chevalier, The Operative, and The Anthropologist.
We'll be getting more up Real Soon. I've been posting... Read more
Meet the Priest Hunter
Meet the first character class, the Priest Hunter!
I know we're behind schedule. Sorry about that. This weekend, Filamena and I are going to be knocking out a few more... Read more
Rough Patch: Bear With Me?
Sorry for the slow updates. It’s been rough these past couple of months. I wanted to let you know where I’m at, and that we’re not abandoning anything. We’re just... Read more
Here's "Barely a Crime." It's the first official module for Farewell to Fear. Sorry we're a little behind on that schedule. But expect more very soon. I expect to post... Read more
Sorry for slow responses. I'm currently struggling to make sure I've got books at Gen Con. It'll happen. So. If you have a book coming, booth 1450 is our booth.... Read more
So. Just got finished with a HUGE freelance project I was doing. Now, before I get onto the next, I threw together the module format. Filamena's working on making a... Read more
Schedules, and New Thing
So, files are off at the printer. All looks well. I had to edit a few pages. I also added the full Kickstarter backer list for the print version. Schedule's... Read more
I just got my proofs for Farewell to Fear. Thought you might want to see them...
Character Class Creation
First off, reminder! If you haven't done your survey, please do!
I'd love to see some classes created. So in my endeavor to have that happen, here's the class creation... Read more
Here's the guidelines for modules. I'd love it if the #F2Fear community could come up with a few. Monday, I'm submitting files to the printer. Later that day, I should... Read more
First draft layout sample. Thoughts wanted!
Here's the first five pages of Farewell to Fear. I'm not entirely sold on how I'm going to introduce art pieces. Since there's going to be a lot of 'scrapbooking'... Read more
Here's the going draft. I figured you all might want to take a look see. This is basically the map that'll be on the cloth map version. If you have... Read more
Liefuise Versus the Giants
Hi everyone! Sorry it's been a bit since the last update. We've been handling a lot of stuff pertaining to the new baby. It's been hectic.
I wanted to tide... Read more
We did it!
Hangout's over. We passed our goal, and broke 467% of it. During the hangout, I put down a whole bottle of cabernet. Thank you all. We couldn't have done it... Read more
Hangout: In... Now!
We're doing the Google Plus hangout right now. We'd love to have you! Come on in.
Podgecast Interview, and Meet Mathilde
Everyone, remember. Tomorrow, we're going to try an On Air Hangout, assuming Filamena doesn't go into labor (we're getting impatient with this one, as you may be able to tell.)... Read more
I had someone ask about projected releases and timelines, since we've got a lot of material going out to all backers. I'm going to update to get everyone on the... Read more
Final Stretch! Book of Classes, Runepunk, Hangout, and Next Year's Big Release
Three days to go!
We're a scant $180 away from the $16,000 stretch goal, where all backers will get over 25 classes total. Pretty awesome, right? Beyond that, we're only... Read more
Pathfinder is Go!
We just hit the level where we'll be doing Pathfinder rules for Farewell to Fear. This is super exciting. In a scant $2,000, we'll be doing additional classes.... Read more
Open Discussion: Breasts
A little discussion. Please, no trolling.
Farewell to Fear has some breasts in the art. I've attached the image of the people of Konuise. They live in... Read more
The People of the Hinterlands, and Sister Rose
The art post yesterday got some really great attention. So I figured I'd follow up with some more art. Here's the final fashion concept, for the people of the Hinterlands.... Read more
Art Assignments: For the Sake of Transparency
I figured today, I'd share with everyone an email I sent out to my art team. I'll link to all their portfolios, so you can get a little more acquainted... Read more
Rules: Alpha Draft
Here's the alpha draft of the main rules. It's missing a bit of the stuff that'll go in the Director chapter, and the Modules chapters. As well, it doesn't touch... Read more
Free Game: I Could Make You Care
I did a short, five page microgame. It's called I Could Make You Care. It's a game for two people, about exploring abusive, one-sided relationships with monsters. This could... Read more
Backer Levels, Waarhuise, Babies!
I tried recording this twice. It didn't work. So, I'm just going to post the text of what I was saying.
Hi everyone! It’s week 3. We just broke $12,000.... Read more
Almost a Playtest!
Hi everyone! We recorded our playtest Thursday. Unfortunately, it cut off right at the beginning of the third act of play. So, the last ten minutes aren't there. But that... Read more
Farewell to Forever War - Teaser for Next Stretch Goal
We're at $9,586. That's just over $400 to our next goal. We've blown the Apocalypse World rules goal out of the water. Our next goal is the campaign book for... Read more
Another Stretch Goal: Pathfinder Compliance. And, Meet Rune
I was asked, "What if you pass $12,000?" Well. I'm trending toward somewhere in the 10-12 range as it stands. But if I could get the boost, it could be... Read more
Sample: Kennuise, Guild of Lies
Kennuise is not a place. It's not a principality, or a kingdom. Kennuise is a guild that exists in the shadows of every nation of Arduise. They fancy themselves protectors... Read more
Video #2: Stretch Goals, Prismatic Art, Punk Rock Tunnel Vision and Opt-In Social Problems
There's a video.
But if you're not watching it, here's the skinny:
1) We hit $6,000 in under a week! That's our first stretch goal. Hell yeah! That means everyone's... Read more
Outline to Fear
I know some of you crazy kids are interested in my process. You want to see the basic outline I'm working off of? Here you go. The numbers aren't all... Read more
Wow! And more on stretch goals
We hit our goal, and blew it away. We've pushed like $500 in the last twelve hours. That's supercool awesome.
So I've got two amazing stretch goals to announce, in... Read more
Modules, Wizards, and First Stretch Goal!
Alright. We haven't hit our initial goal yet. So I shouldn't be putting up stretch goals. But, I couldn't hold back. I wanted to start the week off right with... Read more
The First Supplement
We're at $3,516. Less than $500 away from our initial goal. I'm so excited to share stretch goals with you all. Just you wait and see.
I mentioned in the... Read more
Three Questions, and Some Art
Here's some sample art from Farewell to Fear. Thanks to Jenna Fowler. She's doing the remaining concept/fashion pieces next, those will go up as I get them.
Also, I got... Read more