A quick reminder letting everyone know that orders for Dark Matter are now locked! The digital version can still be purchased via the Mage Hand Press store and on DriveThruRPG.... Read more
We have Beta!!!
This means the Dark Matter is basically in its finalform, at exactly 280 pages. It's got all the art, all the chapters, and all the little... Read more
Hey everyone, quick status update:
Beta Next Month
You've probably noticed that we haven't released the Beta quite yet. We're very close to having it done, but it'll likely be... Read more
Updates! Timelines! Stuff!
First thing's first: We didn't do a fantastic job collecting everyone's names when we ran the Kickstarter. A number of you have made this clear... Read more
A short update to touch base on the progress on Dark Matter, as well as mention a bunch of other little things we have going on (like... Read more
This'll be a quick update, just to let you know that we're still working hard on Dark Matter.
What we did in November
Last month we launched the Alpha version... Read more
We’re in alpha!
The Dark Matter Alpha should be on its way to your inbox, assuming that you opted into the beta tier (or any higher tier), and I'm extremely... Read more
Good news: we're nearly ready to release the Dark Matter Alpha! I'd like to talk about what we accomplished last month and what we're tackling as we move into... Read more
Time for an update! I'm going to try to do one of these every month to keep you all posted with exactly where the project is.
We're cruising our way... Read more
Mage Hand Press Starter Pack
It's about time we send out the $5 and $10 backer rewards: the Wallpaper Pack and the Mage Hand Press Starter Pack. You should see a notification email from BackerKit... Read more
BackerKit surveys should be in your inbox! Please respond to it so I can get onto sending out the early rewards and so I can prepare for the later rewards.... Read more
BackerKit Surveys Soon
A quick reminder that you can expect to see a survey from BackerKit in about a week. In fact, some of you will see a survey even sooner!... Read more
Dark Matter Preorder Store
If you missed the Dark Matter Kickstarter, or just would like to buy another copy of the book, then you'll want to check out the Preorder Store! ... Read more
Thank You! Campaign Ends and Stretch Goal Unlocked: Story Chapter Introductions
Your support has made this campaign an unqualified success, far beyond our wildest expectations. We wrapped up the campaign with a whopping:
We're 163%funded! So, let's... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached: Concept Art Section
Less than twenty four hours left! Amazingly, we've knocked out yet another stretch goal: a Concept Art Section that will be included among the appendices. This will give readers a chance to... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached: Dark Matter Character Sheet
Just three days left to go in the Kickstarter! We're swiftly approaching the last chance to get in on the campaign, so if you know anyone on the fence, encourage them... Read more
When we set out to do this Kickstarter, we originally planned to make it as no-frills as possible, knowing full well that, as our first Kickstarter outing, we didn't want... Read more
Even More Dark Matter Streams
Quick update to point out even more places you can watch Dark Matter being played:
Fumbles and Fame
We're super excited that Fumbles and Fameis going to play some... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached: Gadgeteer
With only a week left in the campaign, it feels like we're rounding the corner and bolting for the finishing line. And, just in time, we hit $30,000 and unlocked... Read more
Dark Matter Live Streams
Quick update to point out two super exciting live streams of Dark Matter that'll be happening very soon:
First and foremost, we're super excited to see Encounter Roleplay... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached: Faction Feats and Trinkets! Plus, a new featurette!
Ten days left in the Kickstarter and we've hit our first stretch goal: $27,000 dollars. And, for a few serendipitous moments, the number lingered on exactly $27,000:
So... Read more
Thank you so much to everyone who supported this project. As of today, with two whole weeks left in the campaign, we are officially funded.
As we come into... Read more
This is the home stretch; our finding goal is just around the corner! We not only passed $20,000, but for a few enchanting seconds, the number lingered at exactly $20,000.... Read more
Sufficiently Advanced Magic Featurette
The first of two or three planned featurettes where Mike digs into parts of Dark Matter!
Week 1 Wrap-Up
(Note from Mike: Weirdly, this update didn't go live last night like I thought it did, so let's pretend it's yesterday and we're celebrating one week of awesome progress:)
It... Read more
We just broke $15K!!! Woo-hoo! We've got a ton of road in front of us, but this is another huge milestone. Thank you all so much for pledging!
Remember to... Read more
Holy cow! We've already hit the halfway mark! In fact, we've flown past it: we're sitting at $13,258 right now, with 170 backers! You people are incredible!
There's still... Read more
New Epic Backer Tiers!
As promised, we've been working hard to set up new, exciting backer rewards to replace the sold-out Space Wizard and Epic Space Wizard levels. So I'm proud to announce the... Read more
Backer Achievements Update!
Holy cow! We had a crazy first 24 hours full of generous backers pushing us all the way up to $9202 (36% of our total!) We've already sold out of... Read more