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The Essential Guide to Potions and Oils

A project in St. Louis, MO by Second Thought Games

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An RPG source book containing recipes for 100 potions, lab and field guides, ingredient lists, Illustrations, and more!
Backers: 161
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $7,739 of $5,800
Dates: Sep 15th -> Oct 14th (30 days)
Project By: Second Thought Games
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Latest News

Close to Gilded - 1 Hour Remains!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! What a pleasant surprise to awake to. We'd love to offer gilded edging. Just under $400 to make it happen.  There is 60 minutes to go and we are so excited. Thank you to everyone that has walked beside us through this wonderful... (Read More)

Bookmark Anyone?

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hitting $6000 just got you that bookmark! The energy in the room is incredible right now!   (Read More)


October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
People! We just looked over our printer’s final quote for the printing of the book, and realized we had made an incredible oversight. Our printer’s quote was for the LEATHER cover with the option for suede as a SUBTRACTION from the final price.... (Read More)

Final Hours

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
The last 72 hours has brought about amazing progress towards our goal—as of this writing, we are 97% funded with less than $192.00 to go! Thanks are in order to each and every one of you for joining us on this creative endeavor to literally (I know... (Read More)

Final 24 Hours!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! What a wonderful weekend for The Essential Guide to Potions and Oils. Funding nearly doubled and we thank each and every backer for their support. We are now just under 24 hours from the campaign's end and we are so close.  I wanted to... (Read More)

Final 48!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Here we are in the home stretch and new backers coming on board; it's fantastic! Thank you to everyone who has supported this project and to those spreading the word. If you haven't already done so, please read Update 7 and cast your vote for the... (Read More)

Title Changes (Updated/Improved)

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve had a number of responses to the idea of a title change, one of which made it clear that using a translator program was not the best choice in title creation: Michael Sinclair informs us, “…if you know some Latin, the two options don't... (Read More)

Last Week!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We are down to the last 5 days and almost half way there! We’ve discussed some issues that might be causing potential backers to hesitate, when it occurred to us that the very title of the book isn’t in keeping with an ancient tome of... (Read More)

Final Week

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Now in the final week of the project, we are very happy to see a number of backers join us in this project. Backers from all over the globe have shown their support and we thank each and every one of you for your pledge, messages of encouragement,... (Read More)

Week One Update

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The first week has come and gone, and we are over a quarter of the way to our goal. We are very excited to have 47 backers join us in this project and welcome week 2 with great enthusiasm!  Updated Preview:  We’d like to invite you to check out... (Read More)

Your Comments and Suggestions

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Update #3 Plenty of great ideas being raised in the last few days—this is what makes KS such an excellent medium—Backers getting excited about a project and offering advice and suggestions that help to improve the final creation! Some immediate... (Read More)

Update #2 - New Potion Page

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Day number two - 15% funded - most excellent! Please check out the new Potion Recipe page on the project site! We are very pleased with the outcome and hope you will be, too. We certainly welcome all of your comments and suggestions on this and the... (Read More)

Update #1 - Preview and Illuminations

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for a great starting day! After the wonderful comments and questions yesterday, we have posted the preview with a new font which we believe relates more to the feel of the volume. It is easily read and size for size, a great match with the... (Read More)

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