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Beast: the Primordial Prestige Edition

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Contribute to help create Beast: The Primordial, our newest New World of Darkness RPG, as a prestige, traditionally printed edition.
Backers: 1623
Average Pledge Per Backer: $72

Funded: $116,384 of $50,000
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jul 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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Latest News

2 hour warning -- Check your pledges!

July 2nd - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^  Please, PLEASE, take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 25 hours and review your pledge. I know it sounds unnecessary because you're on top of it and/or it's annoying to get multiple warning messages,... (Read More)

25 hour warning -- Check your pledges!

July 1st - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Please, PLEASE, take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 25 hours and review your pledge. I know it sounds unnecessary because you're on top of it and/or it's annoying to get multiple warning messages, but... (Read More)

Two more short stories! And introducing... Building a Legend!

June 30th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ The clock's ticking, so let's get down to business. Having passed $102,000, we can add two more stories to the Beast Anthology. Everyone who pledged for a reward tier including a Beast PDF will receive the anthology in electronic... (Read More)

Two more revised chapters, a dev blog, and a Changeling joins the cast!

June 29th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ You know that burst of energy you get when you stop being sick? That's me right now. Well, still a little sick, but my mood and energy are up. I guess that means I'm more likely to make my Morale Check.* I've got a few things for... (Read More)

Interview with Rich at G*M*S magazine

June 26th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ It's always flattering when someone decides to interview us, and probably more useful to you when they interview creative director Rich Thomas. So let's have a big hand of applause and then a couple of mouse clicks for Rich's... (Read More)

Two more stories in the Anthology! Up next: A Ready-Made Characters special guest star!

June 25th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Still a bit under the weather, but what can you do? (You can develop two chapters of an upcoming book. That's what you can do.) Having passed $96,000, we can add two all-new short stories to the Beast Anthology. Electronic copies... (Read More)

Mortal Remains addendum clarification

June 23rd - via:
Hi, Rose here, with a bit of a clarification. :) The new Mortal Remains chapter will be a separate PDF booklet from the original Mortal Remains, much the way Infinite Macabre and Bleeding Edge were separate from World of Darkness: Mirrors.... (Read More)

Mortal Remains addendum achieved! Up next: more fiction... and crossover characters!

June 23rd - via:
Hi, Rose here, writing from behind a Nyquil haze. ^_~ Having passed $93,000, we'll be creating an expansion chapter for Mortal Remains, detailing the Hunter response to Beasts and Heroes. Compromised Lairs! VASCU versus Heroes! New Compacts and/or... (Read More)

Chapters one and two revised!

June 22nd - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Matt has posted the revision and expansion of the first two chapters. Highlights include Families, Hungers, Heroes, and more on the Primordial Dream! <Click here>  (Read More)

The Beast fiction anthology begins! Up next: Mortal Remains!

June 18th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Having reached $90,000, we're able to begin the Beast Fiction Anthology with its first three short stories! Everyone who pledged for a reward tier that includes a Beast PDF will receive the anthology in electronic form. Our... (Read More)

Eshmaki preview, plus interview on Geek Native!

June 17th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) First, we've been interviewed by Geek Native, covering not only the basics of the game, but also some nWoD/cWoD stuff and a bit about the reactions Beast has stirred up. Second, I've got another Family preview for you. This time,... (Read More)

Revised Introduction

June 13th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ As the first part of our revision and expansion of Beast, here's the new introduction: <Click here> Points to note include more of a purpose to the Beast condition, Heroes being given a place in the Primordial Dream, and the... (Read More)

Ready Made Characters achieved! Plus expansion and revisions!

June 12th - via:
Hi, folks, Rose here. ^_^ Passing $85,000, we can now create the Beast Ready Made Characters. This PDF will be sent to everyone who pledged for a reward tier containing a PDF of the Beast core book. Up next, at $90,000, we'll kick off a Beast... (Read More)

Meet the Namtaru

June 11th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ I've got the freshly-baked art for the Namtaru right here. So let's have a look at the Gorgons, the Nightmares of Revulsion. I liked writing the Namtaru because Medusa's always been a favorite of mine. But she's not the only legend... (Read More)

We're going to have a Dark Era! A legit Dark Era! Oh, and up next: Ready Made Characters

June 8th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Super excited about passing $80,000, because now we get a new Era in the Dark Eras Companion. As I've mentioned before, the production schedule made it impossible to get one in the original book, so this is fantastic. We don't have... (Read More)

Second stretch goal! And onward to Dark Eras Companion!

June 5th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ At $65,000, you funded the Beast t-shirt! If it's the same color as the art, it will match my hair. Up next, at $80,000, we'll add a Beast chapter to the Dark Eras Companion, and send a PDF of the chapter to everyone whose reward... (Read More)

Silk bookmark achieved! Up next: T-shirt!

June 4th - via:
Hi, folks. I'm Rose Bailey, Onyx Path's development producer. I know a lot of you already from previous Kickstarters, and it's great to see familiar names popping back up. And a welcome and pleased-to-meet-you to our new backers. :) Last night, we... (Read More)

The Beast Rises!

June 3rd - via:
Although from the book we know it can also plummet as well (Fear from the Sky)!RichT here:  Thanks to all of you awesome backers who propelled our Beast: the Primordial Prestige Edition right through its funding goal in 12 hours! We're so glad that... (Read More)

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