Fancy Online Play Document!
We hope you've been enjoying Alas for the Awful Sea.
We play most of our games of Alas online - and so we thought it was finally time... Read more
Thank you for helping us create the Indie RPG Awards most innovative game of the year!
Very excited to announce we have just found out that Alas for the Awful Sea won Most Innovative Game of the Year in the most recent Indie RPG... Read more
GM Hangouts, The Quickstart Video, and Reviews
Hi wonderful backers,
We hope you've been enjoying Alas. We have a few things to share with you today.
Firstly, Alashas been out for a little while now. If... Read more
Our new game is on Kickstarter - Good Society: A Jane Austen RPG
A quick update to let you know that our newest game, Good Society: A Jane Austen RPG is now on Kickstarter.
Thank you so much to those of... Read more
We did it! We made Alas!
We did it! We've fulfilled all your rewards for Alas for the Awful Sea!
A giant and heartfelt thank you for everyone who helped us along the way... Read more
Your Books May Not Arrive At the Same Time
All books are ordered and on their way!
Very quick update for those still waiting on their core book. Your core book and add-on adventure book may not... Read more
We're shipping (again)! Thanks for your patience.
We received these delicious looking proofs of the Wind and the Waves from the printer:
I'm happy to report all is well with them, which means we are officially... Read more
Here Are Your Stretch Goal Scenarios All In One PDF Anthology
Here are the scenarios we've shared with you over the past month, all in one PDF for your convenience and reading pleasure!
When do I get my... Read more
Your Next Stretch Goal Adventure is Coming Soon
You may have noticed we're running a bit late with the next stretch goal adventure. Well the reason is, we moved house. The scenario is written, and edited....... Read more
Hi It's The Second Stretch Goal Adventure For You
Well, it's been two weeks, and that means it's time for us to release our second stretch goal adventure the Wind and the Waves.
This one is authored... Read more
Stretch Goal Timeline! Also let us know if you haven't got your core book.
Unless you asked us to hold off on shipping, you should now have received your core book.If you haven't, please let us know and we will detective... Read more
All the Books Are Ordered, Friends! (Printing, Shipping, or Shipped)
So, we've finally finished ordering all the books.
We had the fun of placing over 600 book orders separately, to send your books to over 600 addresses. And... Read more
PDFs For You! Also, Actual Play!
Dang, we did it. The PDF of the Alas for the Awful Sea core book is DONE baby. As I am sitting here writing this we are loading... Read more
Important! Shipping! Please Read!
Well, I can officially say it. We will be sending Alas to the printers in just five days time!
This means it's almost time to.....
SHIP! GET IT!... Read more
You may have heard the old adage that a picture says a thousand words.
This picture says exactly 16 words, but it's a stand in for 60,000... Read more
Delicious Spreads From Our Resident Graphic Designer
Today I received some pictures of the delicious spreads our resident graphic designer, Vee, has been working on.
Yep, she's pretty much eaten the whole damn jar.... Read more
Add-On Adventure Book Shipping (AKA We have the best backers ever)
Sorry for clogging your inbox. We just wanted to announce we have the best backers ever, thanks to all of you!
In the update yesterday, we mentioned that... Read more
Add On Adventure Book (the Wind and the Waves) Will Ship Separately
We've just made a decision that will affect delivery times for the Alas add-on adventure book the Wind and the Waves.
Currently the Alas for the... Read more
Video Update: What's New in Alas!
We’ve been working hard on Alas, and are proud to announce that the core book is at the editors! It’s reached a glorious 60,000 words. To celebrate this... Read more
We're making progress! And other mundane things.
This is an extremely boring update just to let you know how we are tracking.
I don't even have a picture of a cute seal for you, that's... Read more
What You Said About the Draft Of Alas for the Awful Sea
So I'm sure you've all noticed this has been us lately:
Don't worry, I'm not about to ask for feedback again. Instead, in this update, we thought... Read more
Presenting: The Stowaway & The Cook. Also, last chance to send us feedback!
Hi awesome backers,
We proudly present the Stowaway and the Cook for your playtesting pleasure. Click the links below!
As per usual, if you spot typos... Read more
New art! And a free micro-game about adventurer archeologists!
So since our last update we've been hard at work making more neat stuff for Alas. The Cook & The Stowaway are almost complete, and we're nutting out... Read more
Playtestable Descriptors, Also You Can Still Send Us Feedback
Hello amazing backers,
We're so pumped to hear that many of you have been reading the draft of Alas, and some of you have even run games! Thank you to... Read more
We did it! THANK YOU.
The draft version of Alas for the Awful Sea will be released at 11pm, Saturday 25 February AEST(Also known as 7am in Eastern US, and 12pm... Read more
24 Hours to Go! And a Video from Us
After an incredible month, here we are with a mere 24 hours left on the clock. It may be a little premature, but we wanted to say thank... Read more
5 days to go, who will make it aboard?
FOOD FOR THE SOUL, FOOD FOR THE BELLY
Thank you to the 190 of you who have voted in our character poll so far. This poll is to... Read more
Last adventure unlocked!
Hi amazing backers,
New Characters, New Figureheads and a Few Actual Plays
Hey amazing backers!
Been a while, hasn't it? We have few exciting things to cover today, so let's jump t(w)o it!
2 NEW CHARACTERS - Pick which ones you want... Read more
PDF Stretch Goal Adventures Now Available As An Add-On Softcover Book
Hi wonderful backers,
A number of you have asked us whether it would be possible to get the unlocked PDF adventures as an add-on softcover book.
I am pleased to... Read more
We are Playing Alas on YouTube Live Tomorrow! 3pm (GMT+10)
Firstly, congratulations on hitting another stretch goal! We've still got few things in the works for you all, so expect another full update later this week.
BUT FOR... Read more
You smashed more stretch goals & asked us a bunch of questions, answers are pending.
Thanks again to everyone who backed over the last few days and said nice things, you can't see us here in Sydney but we are giving you so... Read more
You smashed our stretch goals, we made another one.
Seems like just yesterday we were letting you know that you unlocked two of our stretch goals. Actually that was yesterday. And in the last 24 hours you... Read more
We're incredibly humbled by the support for this project so far. As of Day 2, we are starting to hit a couple of stretch goals and are very... Read more
US Backers - Shipping Cost for Softcover Level - We will refund you!
As we mentioned in our earlier update, the softcover pledge level is charging US backers $9 AUD for shipping instead of $0. If you have backed at this... Read more
US Backers - Shipping Cost issue for Softcover Level
Hey friends and backers!
We've run into an awkward little problem with our US backer shipping cost for softcover. The option says $9 when it should be $0. We are... Read more