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Fateforge: a 5th Edition Role-Playing Game

A project in Paris, France by Jim Searcy
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A colorful campaign setting with sword & sorcery overtones. From the designers behind Shadows of Esteren, the most awarded French RPG.
Backers: 1713
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $125,877 of $15,000
Dates: Jun 24th -> Jul 17th (24 days)
Project By: Jim Searcy
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Latest News

Secret Goal Achieved! CONGRATS!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This is now the final hour. What an adventure, my friends! Once more, our sincerest thanks for your enthusiasm and keen interest throughout this campaign. We have reached our last stretch goal, which has taken Nara into the depths of the Netherworld.... (Read More)

[STRETCH GOAL]New scenario + Nara in the Netherworld!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Final Step – 120 K. All backers will receive the PDF of a scenario written by Benjamin Diebling: The Butterfly’s Dirge Here we are! We have now reached the last step of our great adventure. You are a fantastic community, and we wish to thank you... (Read More)

[BACKGROUND]The Awakening

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
They believe me free and all- powerful. They accuse me of having no limits and of seeking to conquer the skies. This is all true, but I was never anything but a slave to my own power, bound by my blood, doomed to follow my fate. Fateforge - Mystery... (Read More)

[BACKGROUND] Orcs and the Kaani Horde

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
The clans gathered near the Skystone Tumulus. The Skystone, a hunk of pure metal, had fallen from the heavens at a time beyond living memory. A sanctuary had been raised around it and now surrounded it. Sculpted wooden columns had been erected, with... (Read More)

[STRETCH GOAL]New scenario + Nara's journey carries on

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Seventh Step – 100 K. All backers will receive the PDF of a scenario written by Eric Nieudan: The Chronolith. And that’s seven! Thank you everyone! Today, we are very happy to showcase Eric Nieudan’s work. Eric is a French writer, scenarist,... (Read More)

[Option] Shadows of Esteren’s 7th Anniversary

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear all, Many of you have asked us about our first game: Shadows of Esteren. Esteren depicts a dark and romantic world. It's a story of  love, despair, beauty and death. This update is dedicated to this game and presents you with two special... (Read More)

The Spellcaster's Guide is Online

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! We have been hard at work putting the final touches on the Spellcaster’s Guide, which is now publicly available! It serves as an introduction to the supernatural aspects of Eana, such as geomagic or corruption. To download the... (Read More)

[STRETCH GOAL]Spellbook sheet + Nara's Journey

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Bravo! Another step reached! Character sheets will be improved by the addition of a Spellbook sheet, on which spellcasters can conveniently take note of their spells. If your pledge or options include a set of character sheets, each character sheet... (Read More)

[System] Creating your own backgrounds

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Fateforge Core rulebook Adventurers provides detailed rules on creating your own backgrounds, which will be fully compatible with premade ones such as the Acolyte—a background also present in 5th Edition.  In addition to this comprehensive... (Read More)

Discover Fateforge on Twitch Today with Bryan Dechart & Amelia Rose at Noon/pdt (9PM Paris)

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, Amelia and Bryan will show the very first printed copies of Fateforge on their Twitch channel at Noon/pdt (9PM Paris / 21h). Amelia and Bryan are both great artists, actors and wonderful people. Send them some love :D   You can follow Bryan... (Read More)

🌟🌟 Summary of ALL options and New All-in Pledge Level: God-Dragon!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear all, You asked for it, here it is! As we are nearing the end of the campaign, it is time to take stock of the available options. Below, you will also find all the detail about the All-in pledge: the God-Dragon! God-Dragon: All-in Pledge If you... (Read More)

[STRETCH GOAL]Translation of the Bestiary + Nara's Journey

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Sixth Step – 80 K. The translation of the Bestiary is unlocked. Backers can preorder the PDF at a discounted price of $10. Fateforge Bestiary - Tarasque This new step is a very important one for the project! Thanks to your support, we can begin the... (Read More)

[OPTION] Grimoire Art Prints

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Here’s a new option for art collectors: for $10, you can add art prints of the two cover variants of Grimoire to your pledge. See for yourself:  So far, the options are : Metal Fateforge Die: Bronze Edition $10 Princess Cahaya: Dragonborn... (Read More)

🐸 🇫🇷 Fort Ardraco pour les Grenouilles de Lothrienne

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Download Fort Ardraco by Ed Greenwood in PDF!

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

[BACKGROUND] Languages

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The Common Tongue   In Eana, “Common” is not a language in itself. It is a term that refers to the dominant language of the region where the PCs’ adventures will begin. If the adventurers go to another country, “Common” won’t be the... (Read More)

[OPTION] Metal Fateforge Die: Bronze Edition

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! As we are reaching the last days of this campaign, it is time to reveal one of the very last options. Also, we will soon add a new “All-in” pledge, which will include all available options. As before, all options will be available... (Read More)

[System] Characters Classes in Fateforge

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
A class is a heroic path. In Eana, it is said that only individuals born under the sign of the moon Eternity can truly embrace such a way. The players will get to embody such characters. The rest of the population may become specialists in one or... (Read More)

[Option] Princess Cahaya: Dragonborn Miniature

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
"I enjoyed my meetings with sweet Brii’dtk’Acâni—“Dawn Beauty” in Draconic—in the garden of the Palace of Perfumes. The august scholar was grateful that I could call her in the noble tongue of Rachamangekr without butchering her name. In... (Read More)

[STRETCH GOAL]The first Fateforge soundset by Syrinscape + Nara's Journey

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
A new step has been reached thanks to you all! All backers will receive a link to the first Fateforge soundset for Syrinscape. Syrinscape is a software offering many resources for musical ambiances and sound effects during role-playing game sessions.... (Read More)

[Options] Map of Eana

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear all, Today, we’re making the Map of Eana available as an option. You can add it to your pledge for an extra $15. This is the same map included in the Red Dragon and Dragon King of Ajagar pledges. Map of Eana by Ann&Seb / Click to enlarge... (Read More)

[BACKGROUND] Geomagic

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Driven by the muddled visions of a dead god, they had traveled through the Sand Kingdoms, up to ancient Hatsor. This merchant city has been declining for decades, but remains proud. Here, the merchants who still take this route hurry to the... (Read More)

[Option] Fateforge Game Leader Screen

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Today, we’re making the Fateforge game leader screen available as an option. You can add it to your pledge for an extra $20. This is the same screen included in the Red Dragon and Dragon King of Ajagar pledges. The front depicts... (Read More)

[SYSTEM] Scholar – Class Features

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
"Through the study of dragons, you will achieve a better understanding of the world and the civilizations that came before us. To assimilate and gather knowledge, to draw from tradition and question it: such is the path of the sage." The scholar is a... (Read More)

[Stretch Goal] The Spellcaster's Guide / Nara's journey continues

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We reached a new step! We will send every backer the PDF of the Spellcaster’s Guide and make it freely downloadable on DriveThruRPG. Thank you ! The Spellcaster’s Guide is designed on the same model as the Player’s Guide. It will introduce you... (Read More)

[Option] Saah’Urd : Tieffelin Miniature

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Adventurers! Today, we present you the very first option of this Kickstarter! These options will allow you to get bonuses while supporting this campaign. Enjoy :) The first one is a miniature of Saah’Urd, the Yatagan Tieffelin, sculpted by Roberto... (Read More)

The very first printed copies!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all- Nel here – first of all, sorry for my broken english ! We are at the game festival « Paris est Ludique » in Paris, France. So hot over there because of the heat wave but we have so much fun ! We received the very first printed copies... (Read More)

[Strecht Goal] Map of the Free City / Nara's journey carries on!

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
And that’s three down! In addition to Adventurers, Grimoire, the Fort Ardraco scenario, and the art prints, you will receive a map of the Free City in A1 size (23.4 × 33.1 inches). Once more, thank you all! The Cartography of the Free City was... (Read More)

[SYSTEM] Species and Subspecies

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
For more than 560 years, I have sailed Eana aboard the ships of the Ellerìnion navy, tying my fate to the Albatross, the ship that carried me through the harshest of storms. I have witnessed the drift of the boreal ice islands, between which the... (Read More)

[Stretch Goal] Two Art Prints + Nara's Journey Continues in the Drakenbergen

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Our journey continues! All backers will receive two art prints : one of the standard cover of Adventurers, and one of the Red Dragon edition, both illustrated by Yvan “Gawain” Villeneuve. Yvan is the Lead artist of Studio Agate and the main... (Read More)

[BACKGROUND] The world of Eana & the Woods of Plokholes

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
For more than 560 years, I have sailed Eana aboard the ships of the Ellerìnion navy, tying my fate to the Albatross, the ship that carried me through the harshest of storms. I have witnessed the drift of the boreal ice islands, between which the... (Read More)

[Stretch Goal] 5E Module by the Legendary Ed Greewood + Nara's Journey Continues

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Our first stretch goal! Thank you everyone for your support. All backers will receive the PDF of an original module (38 pages) written by Ed Greenwood: Fort Ardraco. "Ed Greenwood (born July 21, 1959) is a Canadian-born fantasy writer and the... (Read More)

Canker

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
More and more of the villagers fell ill, and the nature of their sickness remained a mystery. They complained of fever, aches… it could be anything. The first to develop stigmas hid them for as long as possible. They feared the reaction of those... (Read More)

The Fateforge

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
The Fateforge is integral to Eana’s mythology. Some say it is located within the magmatic depths of the world, others that it was built on the hidden face of the moon Eternity. Many shamans of Bandiko-Mibu believe that it can only be reached in... (Read More)

Fateforge 5th Edition RPG hits Kickstarter from $15

June 25th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A new fifth edition role-playing game has been launched via Kickstarter this month in the form of Fateforge created by Studio 2 Publishing, Jim Searcy together with other collaborators. (Read More)

THANK YOU ! Nara’s Journey Begins

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Fateforge is funded! Many thanks to all of you!  And with this, the adventure begins! All through this campaign, we will follow the journey of a Merosi called Nara. In the Fateforge universe, Merosi are a proud people of half-orcs.  Every stretch... (Read More)

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