Epyllion, a Dragon Epic RPG
3.5 years ago, you all helped us get Magpie Games off the ground.
Marissa and I weren't sure anyone would back our little project about Shakespeare. We asked... Read more
More Shakespeare RPGs!
Our good friends, Black Hat Matt and Michelle Lyons-McFarland, have a new Shakespeare RPG up on Kickstarter - A Tragedy in Five Acts
Here's the quick pitch:
A... Read more
GenCon Schedule and Games
For those of you headed to GenCon next week (it's soooo soon!), we have an exciting announcement. Magpie Games will be hosting over thirty hours of scheduled Magpie... Read more
Physical Copies of By No Means Vulgar Are Ready
BY NO MEANS VULGAR Shipment!
We put together the last set of physical rewards today, shipping out the physical copies of BY NO MEANS VULGAR to our backers who pledged... Read more
"Our Last Best Hope" Kickstarter
Today, Magpie Games launched our second Kickstarter, Our Last Best Hope.
Our Last Best Hopeis tabletop roleplaying game for three (3) to five (5) players that takes... Read more
Playsets and Hard Copies Production Update
After much waiting and working (thanks again for your patience!), we've posted our first Alternate Script, WE ALL GO A LITTLE MAD SOMETIMES. This Horror themed playset... Read more
Release more hounds! I mean...PDFs!
We are proud to announce today that the PDF/Mobi/ePub versions of By No Means Vulgarare now on their way to all of our backer's inboxes. Thank you again for... Read more
The Books Have Left The Building
As of 3pm EST today, all domestic, international, and teacher packages have been shipped! Whew! It was a big day.
But we aren't quite done yet. Preparations are being made... Read more
The Play's The Thing: Coming Soon To Your Mailbox!
Last Friday the books arrived. All 500 of them.
On Monday, we got the last of the supplemental materials from the printer. Thousand of pages of signed prints, character sheets,... Read more
Cry "Havok!" and release the PDFs...
After much editing, re-editing, typohunting, and reviewing, we have released the PDF of The Play's The Thing today.
To all of our backers:
You should have already received... Read more
Teacher Guide Draft
As we wait for the final touches to be made to the layout for the book, we've been working on finalizing the teacher materials for The Play's The... Read more
Valentine's Day Production Update
We hope you're having a great Valentine's Day! Marissa and I are celebrating with cupcakes, and some exciting production notes for The Play's The Thing...
First, we've got... Read more
Production Updates and Stocking Stuffers
It's been a few weeks since the Kickstarter closed, but Marissa and I wanted to post another update to let folks know how the production is going. We... Read more
All The World's a Stage: Funding Complete!
It's hard to believe, but this whole crazy project started less than six months ago. In July of this year, Magpie Games entered the Game Chef 2011 competition with... Read more
The Final Countdown! Two Hours Left!
Thank you all so, so much. This has been an amazing and magical experience for all of us here at Magpie Games, and we can't wait to put the game... Read more
24 Hours to Go: A Quick Recap of Milestone Rewards
We've got less than 24 hours to go...and we're only $47 away from our final milestone goal of $5,000.
Wow. Wow. Wow.
You all are so amazing. I know... Read more
Easy Like Shakespeare Street: 3 Days to Go!
Thank you all so much for your support so far! Marissa and I never imagined that this project would catch on the way it has. Not only have... Read more
One Week Left: New Rewards and New Goals
We've got one week left. And we're excited to make it count!
First, we're releasing a new set of rewards for the last week:
SELECT TROUPE OF THE GLOBE ($100)... Read more
600% and a Big Announcement
A few months ago when we brainstormed ideas for the Game Chef 2011 competition, we never would have guessed that so many wonderful backers and supporters would come out to... Read more
Closer and Closer: New Authors for By No Means Vulgar
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving (Thank you all so much!) and we've got just over two weeks to make it to our new milestone goal of $3,000. At that point, we will... Read more
Old Goals Reached, New Goals Set
Wow. We're still blown away by our amazing backers! Thank you all. We've said it before - and we'll say it again - we can't believe the response we've gotten.... Read more
We so so so excited! 400% and climbing...
I know we say it every time we post, but...THANK YOU.
We've smashed our original goal to pieces, reaching 400% of the original $500 we needed to... Read more
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: New Goals and Rewards
We are simply stunned by our backers. You guys are amazing. When we first envisioned The Play's The Thing, we never imagined that so many people would... Read more
Locked and Loaded: New Goals for 200% and 300% Funding
Once again, THANK YOU! Everyone so far has been so supportive and amazing. We really appreciate it. We love our backers and we're excited to bring you even more awesome... Read more
100% Funded In Just Two Days
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
When Marissa and I first put this project up, we had no idea we would kick in just two days. We're so blown away... Read more
Halfway Home In Just Under a Day
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Or as The Bard would say:
"I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks. "
Marissa and I are floored by the... Read more