Mechanika: Empires of Blood and Steam core rulebook

A project in Portland, OR by M. P. Yorty

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A unique game combining steampunk and material from the works of H.P. Lovecraft, set on an alternate earth full of horror.
Backers: 210
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $9,124 of $3,750
Dates: Jul 5th -> Aug 14th (40 days)
Project By: M. P. Yorty
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Latest News

Previews, GM screens, and Interviews - The Final Hours

August 12th - via:
Hello Everyone. This last month has been a whirlwind of activity for us, and we have been hard at work making sure the product you have believed in matches up to your (and our) expectations. This has been a labor of love, and as we reach these last... (Read More)

Xaos Publishing joins forces with Tinker Dice!

August 9th - via:
Hello Kickstarters! This is Josh again with some very exciting news. I'm sure many of you have seen/heard of Tinker Dice. The phenomenal metal dice by Tesh of Project Khopesh. We here at Xaos publishing have decided to join forces with Tesh of... (Read More)

Stretch goals, Sylvans, and Spells Part 2

August 4th - via:
Hello Kickstarters!      This is the second part of the update I posted this morning-ish. First off, we have a fantastic preview for your viewing pleasure from the fine folks at Cardboard republic is an excellent site... (Read More)

Stretch goals, sylvans, and spells: Part 1

August 3rd - via:
Hello everyone, We made our first stretch goal! The chessex custom dice will be made. We are incredibly excited about this, and we will have a solid mockup of the design later this weekend, featuring the custom plus and minus signs and the Pentagear... (Read More)

Interview with Panda Gaming Grove

July 29th - via:
Hello Everyone!We have done an in-depth interview/preview of Mechanika with the esteemed Morgan Weeks from the excellent gaming blog: Panda Gaming Grove.  I encourage anyone who would like to learn more about our world/systems, as well as anyone... (Read More)

We have met goal!

July 26th - via:
Hello Kickstarters! We dd it! We have officially met goal and then some! Thank you very much everyone for all of your support and kind words and suggestions these last few weeks. It goes without saying that we couldn't do this without you! We are... (Read More)

Goals, goblins, and gatherings

July 19th - via:
Gather round fellow Kickstarters! This update is going to give you some background on the various empires within the Mechanika, as well as give you all a chance to see what we have been working on here at Xaos Publishing.YouTube ChannelFirst things... (Read More)

Machina, Mythos, and Mayhem

July 12th - via:
Hello Kickstarters, pledgers, supporters, and lurkers! It's been a pretty crazy week. Seven days in and we are over 50% there! A big thanks to all of you that have shown support for this crazy vision of ours. Also thank you to our old pledgers. The... (Read More)

30% there!

July 7th - via:
Hey everyone, Josh here from Xaos Publishing. Thank you to everyone who has been supporting us in this endeavor! You guys are seriously awesome. I appreciate the crowd funding tips and the morale support. It's the last day of Gearcon, and its been a... (Read More)


July 5th - via:
Hello fellow kickstarters! Today through Sunday we will be at Gearcon, in Portland, Oregon. We are scheduled for about seven demos showcasing the game, as well as a full hour and a half panel on Mechanika itself. Please join us if you can and feel... (Read More)

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