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Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras 2

A project in Macungie, PA by Richard Thomas

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Contribute to help create a prestige edition of Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras 2 and help pick which Eras we include!
Backers: 1037
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $60,593 of $40,000
Dates: Jul 6th -> Aug 5th (30 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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Latest News

Golden Age of Science Fiction wins! Time for one more?

August 5th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ You picked the Golden Age of Science Fiction as our next Dark Era! We've got less than an hour to go, but let's shoot for one more, at $63,000. The poll's up, and the descriptions are below! (Read More)

One hour warning: Check your pledges!

August 5th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Please take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in just under an hour to review your pledge. I know it sounds unnecessary because you're on top of it and/or it's annoying to get warning messages, but both of the... (Read More)

Preview: Necropolis of Hawara

August 4th - via:
Hi, folks, Rose here. ^_^ Monica wanted to give you an overview of the Hawara era. Thanks for all your support so far. We're in the home stretch! --- First and foremost, thanks to you we will be exploring the Necropolis of Hawara in Dark Eras 2. This... (Read More)

Necropolis of Hawara wins!

August 3rd - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Having passed $55,000, we get to add a new era... and you picked the Necropolis of Hawara (1604-1204 B.C.E)! Up next, we've got another tough choice... choose wisely, for the poll will be up soon! Empire of Mali in West Africa... (Read More)

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, ou la Mort

July 31st - via:
Hi, folks. ^_^ Rose here, with a post from Meghan about the French Revolution era. --- Meghan: Hi all! I wanted to talk a bit about what I’m planning for the French Revolution era. This is a rich and fascinating period to bring into the Chronicles... (Read More)

Preview: Unreliable Narrators

July 29th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Monica would like to say a few words about unreliable narrators. --- One of the powerful aspects of the Chronicles of Darkness is that we have multiple game lines. Mages, vampires, werewolves, and hunters (to name a few) are all... (Read More)

Latest poll era pitches

July 27th - via:
Rose here, with the pitches for our latest poll eras! Mississippi Steamboat Era, 1811 to 1861 C.E. In 1811, "New Orleans" the first Mississippi steamboat launched in Pittsburgh followed by more steamboats taking "fast trips" up and down the wide... (Read More)

Preview: The Meatgrinder

July 27th - via:
Hi, everyone! Rose here, with a new preview from Matthew. ^_^ --- Matthew here again, with a brief update on my background in World War I subject matter, and how much detail we'll be aiming to add regarding military activities of the period.   The... (Read More)

A Bit More About the Three Possible Dark Eras

July 24th - via:
Hello Dark Eras 2 backers!RichT here: Here's just a bit more about the three possible Dark Eras currently up for voting: King Arthur's Britannia (400-500s C.E.) You've heard the stories of Lancelot and Guinevere, King Arthur and Mordred, Merlin and... (Read More)

Preview: A Sense of Wonder

July 24th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Matthew would like to say a few words about the Seven Wonders era. --- Matthew: Matthew Dawkins here, to talk about the Seven Wonders era for Dark Eras 2!   When we first started discussing eras for this upcoming book, the Seven... (Read More)

Preview: Meghan on picking years

July 20th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ One thing that came up a lot, both when we were asking for fan era suggestions and when we were picking the ones we wanted to start with, was how to cover entire "eras," while simultaneously providing a setting players could... (Read More)

Monica on lessons learned from Dark Eras 1

July 14th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Following up on my comments yesterday about building on the first Dark Eras, here's Monica Valentinelli. Monica was a key contributor to the original book and its companion, and has written across a large variety of games for Onyx... (Read More)

Thanks, plus previews!

July 13th - via:
Hi, everyone. ^_^ Rose here. We're funded! The team are all very thankful for your support, not only in backing the project but in all of the conversations on comments, social media and forums. We've got some backers who didn't back the first Dark... (Read More)

We are funded!

July 13th - via:
Hello Dark Eras 2 backer!RichT here: Rose will be along with some more thanks from all of us in a bit, but I wanted to both thank you all myself, and let you in on what we've added to this Kickstarter since it started. So I will: Congratulations!... (Read More)

The Many Faces of Conflict in Dark Eras 2

July 13th - via:
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ I'd like to introduce you to Matthew Dawkins. Matthew's contributed to the Chronicles of Darkness and the classic World of Darkness across a variety of books, including being one of the developer of the Dark Eras Companion.... (Read More)

Working with multiple game lines

July 9th - via:
Hi, everyone! I'm Rose, Onyx Path's development producer. You'll be seeing a lot of me throughout this campaign, as we introduce new polls, stretch goals, and previews. :) Today, I'd like to introduce you to Meghan Fitzgerald, one of Dark Eras 2's... (Read More)

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