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Darren Watts's Golden Age Champions

A project in Astoria, NY by High Rock Press

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The long-awaited Champions supplement for the Golden Age of Superheroes from 1938 to 1950, by longtime Hero writer Darren Watts!.
Backers: 368
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $23,091 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 18th -> Nov 17th (31 days)
Project By: High Rock Press
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Latest News

#RPGNet IRC chat

November 14th - via:
Hey everybody! I just did a chat about Golden Age Champions, and the log is here: There's less than three days left, and less than $700 to the first finish line! Please... (Read More)

An Update – And Offer - From The Publisher

November 12th - via:
Greetings Valued Backers! Since we have crested over $18,000 mark, I would like to make you all an offer. If you can take this project over (or simply close to) the $25,000 mark in the next four days, I will go ahead with the Golden Age Annex: a... (Read More)

U-Con Dinner!

November 11th - via:
If you're a backer and happen to be at U-Con this weekend, there's a dinner get-together at 6 in the Terrace Room downstairs! Hope to see you there!  (Read More)

Golden Age Archetypes: The Sidekick

November 7th - via:
One of my favorite parts of this book to write was the chapter on archetypes, which refers back to the earliest breakdowns of superheroic "character classes" from Champions. I address all of the different subtypes of Bricks, Energy Projectors, etc.... (Read More)

Convention Appearances

November 2nd - via:
Hey gang! Thanks again as always for your support of Golden Age and High Rock Press! I just wanted to let you know about a couple of convention appearances I'll be making in the immediate future. Starting tomorrow night I'll be at Metatopia,... (Read More)

Sample plot seeds

November 2nd - via:
Golden Age Champions includes plenty of campaign support for GMs looking to run adventures set in the period between 1938 and 1950. Here's a quick example: <5> The Atlantic Charter Assassination Plot In August of 1941 President Franklin... (Read More)

Keeping It WWII-Shaped

October 24th - via:
So, here's a consideration long-term Golden Age campaigns have to make that other superheroic settings not so tied to actual history don't generally have to deal with much. While GAC is a "low-powered" setting, the heroes and villains are still far... (Read More)

Looking for podcasts, blogs and other publicity!

October 21st - via:
Hey gang! Darren again. So, I'll be talking about Golden Age out in public a lot over the next few weeks, but I'm always looking to do more of it, so if you have a podcast or blog or whatever, or are a fan of one and would like to have me come on and... (Read More)

Halfway There!

October 21st - via:
Hi gang! Darren here, and I wanted to quickly thank you all for your support! We're halfway to the initial goal in 72 hours, and that's amazing! But, there's so much more we can do with this project in the stretch goals, making it prettier and more... (Read More)

First Update: You People Are Awesome!

October 19th - via:
I think the title says it all. We’ve only had this project live for 24 hours and we’re already at 42% of our basic funding goal! Thank you for your ongoing support and encouragement, both of High Rock Press, our talented authors, and this new... (Read More)

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