Page numbers, redux
Hello, gentle backers!
A few months ago, I got a report from DriveThruRPG that some of the page numbers were still being cut off on the color softcover copy of... Read more
The Next Big Thing!
The next big thing I'm working on is a project with Toby Strauss, who you may remember wrote the Electric Avenue setting for Threadbare!
Toby is finishing up Jinkies!, his... Read more
Another Gen Con Correction!
Sorry, folks! I misread the map! The IGDN Booth, where you can find me on Thursday and Friday, and Threadbare all weekend, is #2545, not #2549. Booth 2549... Read more
Indie Groundbreaker Nomination and a Gen Con correction
Threadbare is an Indie Groundbreaker Nominee!
Threadbare was nominated for the Indie Groundbreaker Awards for best setting and best game! This is a big honor, and I am very flattered... Read more
Deal of the Day! Also: Gen Con News!
Deal of the Day!
Threadbare RPG is DriveThruRPG's Deal of the Day today! For 24 hours, the PDF is discounted to $5.40. Spread the word!
Threadbare is going... Read more
News of Threadbare and of Stephanie
With Threadbare now available via IPR, it's starting to appear in local game shops! ENWorld has noticed!
IPR is currently out of stock, but I've ordered a batch... Read more
Threadbare in Print on DriveThru and IPR!
All copies are either arrived or on their way to backers, contributors, and pre-order customers. Fulfillment is now at 100%!
If something went wrong, and you don't have your... Read more
All Ordered and/or Shipped!
At this point, everyone's books have either been shipped or, for those who didn't fill out Backerkit but did give me their address on Kickstarter, on order. I... Read more
Unsigned books have been ordered on DriveThruRPG. The signed books are going in the mail either tomorrow or Tuesday (Monday being a holiday). There are about 9 copies I... Read more
Color Softcover Replacements: Refunds are in!
This update pertains to you if you backed for the color softcover book.
DriveThruRPG has issued refunds for the color softcover books. If you sent me your picture and order... Read more
Black and White Softcovers
The proof arrived and it's GOOD GOOD GOOD! GOOOOOO!!!!
I'm putting in the order today and they will ship to you as soon as they are... Read more
Update for all, and a Poll about Color Softcover books
Softcover Color Books - (incoherent screaming)
Well, I had a lot of not-great news going back and forth between me, DriveThruRPG, and Lightning Source over the last month, and I... Read more
Hardcovers Heading Out! Please report in!
The hardcover books are heading out in batches! As they get ordered, you might receive an email notifying you that they've shipped (and I'm updating Backerkit as well, so you... Read more
Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones!
I hope you're all doing well and having a great holiday season!
Proofs are In! UPDATE!
- The Color Softcover proof looks good,... Read more
Book Printing: Where are we? (POLL!)
I generally try to order proofs in groups. There are three ways to ship from DTRP: Media (3 weeks), expedited (<1 week), or overnight. I usually upgrade the shipping to... Read more
Proofs are in!
The Good News
At first glance, the color softcovers look okay. There's a bit of a margin thing going on, but I think you'll still be able to read them.... Read more
Proof Copies on Order!
The Proof copies have been ordered! They usually take about a week, so!
If you have a color softcover book
Please email me (email address is in the many backer-only... Read more
Errata: Help Someone
You should have received an email from Backerkit and DriveThruRPG telling you the PDFs have been updated.
I had a minor errata in the game that I've fixed in the... Read more
Update (A Duplicate)
Hey, I realized my previous update with The Plan was backer-only due to the existence of my email address in it. So, here's a copy! Backers got this over a... Read more
Handouts! (and a quick update about the trim issue)
Basic Moves and Playbooks in PDF
While I was kicking around this morning, I decided to hack together a couple of easy-to-print PDFs of the basic moves and playbooks.
You... Read more
Copies Arriving! (But Where Are the Page Numbers?!?)
I'm so excited to hear and see that copies are arriving!
And so disappointed to hear that some of the books aren't perfect!
If you're looking at your book and... Read more
Update on DriveThru PDFs
A very astute backer emailed me this morning to point out that he hadn't received a copy of his PDF in DriveThru-- it turns out I made a mistake and... Read more
PDFs Are Out on DriveThru!
Your PDFs are available on DriveThruRPG!
If you backed for any level starting at $9 and up, or if you pre-ordered, you should have received an email about it. If... Read more
New Proofs - Last Chance for Addresses!
The new proofs arrived!
Unfortunately, we still have a trim issue with the hardcover books, but the softcover color ones look great!
Again, this will require another round... Read more
The proofs arrived 2 weeks ago, and my initial reaction was super happy and overwhelmed!
And here is why we spend time looking at them before ordering 550... Read more
Backerkit is Locked Down! You have PDFs!
Backerkit is locked down, and cards have been charged for add-ons and pre-orders! If your card had an error, you should have received an email-- if not, let me know... Read more
Locking Down Backerkit!
OK, we have final art and layout is nearly done! I say nearly because we're in the last stage where we fix page numbers and cross references and stuff like... Read more
Layout Nearly Complete, Creator Content Program and more
Layout is Nearly Complete
We're doing a couple of art tweaks before going to press, plus some typos and tightening up the layout. The plan is to send PDFs to... Read more
Edited and in Layout!
ALL of the text is 100% in and edited!
We are looking at about 2 weeks for layout and final touches, then it's off to the presses! The turnaround... Read more
LAST DAY! To get your name in the Backer Credits!
A quick reminder that today is the last day to fill out your Kickstarter Survey if you want to have your name in the print copy of the books!
Just come... Read more
Backerkit, Layout, and More
All of the stretch goals are in, edited, and heading to layout! This is exciting news!
My stuff.... you know, this would be easier if you all hadn't done... Read more
April Update! Surveys!
Kickstarter Surveys are Here!
The Kickstarter survey is now LIVE!
In it, I ask you to provide your name as you want it to appear in the credits for this... Read more
Sorry this update is late going out, folks!
Scheduling Pow Wow
Vivian (the editor) and I had a scheduling pow-wow earlier this month and figured out what we can do... Read more
This will be quick, since I updated you in mid-January! As you may remember from that update, Juan is back and worked very quickly to submit artwork for all... Read more
I'm so excited about this update, even though it's a very light update with not a whole lot to talk about. But since the past 3 weeks have been really,... Read more
Great Convention Games
I ran a great game at Big Bad Con in October, and I heard things went well at IntrigueCon as well! Graeme also had some terrific player... Read more
Hello again! Here's the October update!
More artists are hired!
I had a 10-day vacation in September, during which I wrote a bunch and hired Juan Ochoa and Evan Rowland... Read more
Pre-Orders Available and Backerkit
If you or a friend missed out on the Kickstarter, you can now pre-order on Backerkit!
If you backed the project, I am still creating your... Read more
WE DID IT!!!
$11,919 and 549!
That first number is what we raised to bring Threadbare to life-- almost double what I'd dreamed of when we started!
And that second number? That second... Read more
$400 to the Senate of Toys! Next stretch goal: Open license!
Wow! With less than 12 hours to go, we are closing in on the $11,500 stretch goal for a Senate of Toys!
I guess that means I should announce the... Read more
$10,000!! Let's elect a SENATE!
Hooray! Thank you all so much! That means we've unlocked a ton of custom moves and character forms for you to play!
$11,500: Senate of Toys is Next!... Read more
Final Week! Progress, Senators, and Podcasts!
We're in the final week of Threadbare's Kickstarter, and I am so excited about how well it's gone! Thank you to everyone who shared the link with your friends, talked... Read more
$9K: Achievement Unlocked!
Woo hoo! We've unlocked the $9,000 stretch goal, which means Crafting Tutorials for Doll Head Dice Bags and the Mekka Castaway!
Up next, at $10,000, we have expanded content with... Read more
Steadily Climbing towards a $10K Expansion!
We're steadily climbing towards our $9000 stretch goal to get the Dice Bag Doll's Head and Mekka Castaway tutorials into your hands, but I'll bet you'd like to know what... Read more
We're Off to See a Clockmaker, Doll Dice Bags, and More!
$7500 - Stretch Goal Unlocked!
This weekend, we blew right through the $7500 stretch goal, which means we've unlocked the Off to See the Clockmaker stretch goal by Bryanna Hitchcock!... Read more
Conventions, Print Quality, and Shout Outs/APs!
Memorial Day Weekend in Los Angeles
I will be at Strategicon's Gamex on May 27-30th in Los Angeles, California! I'm running a new adventure for Threadbare on Saturday at 2... Read more
$6500: Dancing and More!
We hit the $6500 threshold over the weekend-- woo hoo!!! That means Alex Roberts will write Boogie Fever, about building a dance troupe to win the biggest dance-off competition... Read more
Closing in on $6500! Poll Results!
We sailed over $6000 last night, and are closing in on Alex Roberts' awesome dance adventure Boogie Fever! I'm super excited about this one, and look forward to seeing... Read more
RPGNet Q&A and a few more shout-outs!
Realtime Q&A on Friday the 14th
Awesome news! I'm going to be on #rpgnet this Friday, May 13th at 6 PM Pacific to do a creator Q&A. The chatroom is... Read more
$5000, and it's time for a dance party!
Hooray! $5K means we've unlocked Josh Jordan's nanogame!
That's awesome! But I'll bet you're also looking forward to that doll's head dice bag tutorial (or doll? There's still time... Read more
First Stretch Goal: A Game-Within-a-Game!
One of the things I've seen happen time and again with Threadbare is that the toys... they love to play games. Probably 1/3 of all the playtests I've run end... Read more
Day one and FUNDED!
Whew, what a day! What an exciting first day!
Thank you all so much!
I'll have more to talk about tomorrow, including exciting stretch goals, the rest of the campaign,... Read more
Off to a great start!
We're off to a terrific start, at 20% funded already! Thanks everyone who backed, and thank you everyone who's checking this out!
Please share the link!
Please help me out... Read more