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Mysthea: Legends From the Borderlands

A project in Oxford, UK by Jay Iles

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Rebuild a war-torn city and win fame for your guild in this geomantic fantasy tabletop RPG.
Backers: 881
Average Pledge Per Backer: £40

Funded: £34,989 of £12,500
Dates: Mar 12th -> Apr 11th (30 days)
Project By: Jay Iles
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April 11th - via:
Come and hang out with us!  (Read More)

All stretch goals hit! All Shards in the book, upgraded handouts and resource cards.

April 11th - via:
Wow! Less than 8 hours to go and we've blown through all our stretch goals. At this point, the book (whether digital, print or deluxe) will contain: 13 Houses (8 core, 3 from backers, 2 from shards). 15 Heroes (9 core, 3 from backers, 3 from shards).... (Read More)

£27,500 hit! Next up: shards in print and cardstock handouts.

April 9th - via:
Hey folks, We're in the final days now!  We've unlocked Behind Bestial Eyes, another PDF mini-supplement all about the inhuman intelligences of this land. In it you’ll find: The Foundling, a Hero who grew up among inhuman creatures and now finds... (Read More)

£25k hit! Dice, Cards and stickers... and French translation!

April 8th - via:
Hey folks, With just under 70 hours to go we've hit 200% funded! That means we've unlocked these addons: Dice: £10 for the set of 10. Handout cards : £15 for a pack of (currently) 23 £10: Map Board, now with stickers! And yes, every map board will... (Read More)

£23k hit - First Shard of Mysthea unlocked! Here's what's next...

April 4th - via:
Hey folks, We’ve hit £23,000 - The Rebel Underground has been unlocked! All backers will receive this PDF that dives into the city’s protest movements with an essay by Helen Gould, lets you conduct covert operations with The Unavowed Order, and... (Read More)

Live Game Tonight! Plus: Next stretch goal.

March 31st - via:
Hey folks, Just a short update to say I'll be running Mysthea: The Bitter March live tonight - in 4 hours at 8 PM GMT+1! Come watch on Hijos Del Rol's twitch channel here: Coming at £25k: Mysthea... (Read More)

Solo play unlocked, more signed books available soon, and a dive into the monsters of Mysthea!

March 27th - via:
That's 450 facebook likes - Solo Play has been unlocked!  Next up: we'll set up the Quickstart on DriveThruRPG so that you can get a Print-on-Demand copy, and you'll be able to get it at-cost for about £3 + shipping. Also - with us almost halfway... (Read More)

Social Stretch Goal passed: 500 backers! Plus - Monstrous Orders and Quickstart play reports

March 26th - via:
Hey folks, We've passed the next social stretch goal! Now that we've crossed 500 backers, we'll be making an eBook version of the book to aid in portability and legibility. With just 18 more Facebook Likes or 72 more retweets we'll unlock the Solo... (Read More)

20k hit - map and location cards unlocked!

March 22nd - via:
Hey folks, We passed £20,000! That means we've unlocked the map board. Placeholder art This board will fold out to an A3 size (297mm x 420mm). It'll be decorated with a basic map of the area around Montara, and ready for you to customise with a... (Read More)

Social goal hit: online character sheets! Plus full rules package and our next goals

March 20th - via:
Hey folks, Get your handouts! Note: you can turn the art and border layers off if you want to preserve printer ink! First up, we're releasing the game's handouts! These print-and-play PDFs have everything you need to play the game: House sheets, Hero... (Read More)

Deep dive 2: The City of Montara

March 19th - via:
Hey folks, As promised, today I'll talk about City creation, and game setup in general. The Crimes of Empire So, you've sat down to play a campaign of Legends From the Borderlands. You've discussed what sort of story you want to play, checked that... (Read More)

Endpapers and Ribbon achieved. Next up: Map Board!

March 16th - via:
Hey folks, We've passed £17,500 so the book's been upgraded - both the deluxe and standard versions will now have full-art endpapers and a bookmark ribbon to help you keep your place. Next up, I've changed things around a bit. Mysthea: Legends From... (Read More)

First social stretch goal hit - and a deep dive into Houses!

March 15th - via:
Hey folks, First up, with 394 backers we’ve crossed over our first social stretch goal! Each book with come with a postcard, showcasing one of the new art pieces we’re commissioning for this game. Next up: online characters sheets, in Google... (Read More)

Art unlocked - and Quickstart now available!

March 14th - via:
Hey folks, That was a nice funding level to wake up to! We've unlocked more art for the book, and we'll make sure that it lines up with the excellent art we have already from Travis. Next up - beautiful endpapers and a bookmark ribbon, to help you... (Read More)


March 13th - via:
Well, that's been a fun first day! Thank you to everyone who has joined us so far. I'm so glad that we're going to be able to make this game a reality. Next up: more art for the book at £15,000, and then upgrades to the book itself at £17,500! And... (Read More)

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