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Deluxe V20 Dark Ages

A project in Center Valley, PA by Richard Thomas

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Contribute to help give the Deluxe V20 Dark Ages a leather bound, foil stamped, silk bookmarked, full-color, deluxe treatment.
Backers: 2140
Average Pledge Per Backer: $131

Funded: $281,352 of $40,000
Dates: Oct 7th -> Nov 6th (31 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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FINAL Warning Update

November 6th - via:
RichT here, reaching out to all our backers with this final warning update now that we have about 1/2 of an hour before this Kickstarter is over.   Please, PLEASE, take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 30 minutes and... (Read More)

Holy Things achieved! Up next: Nosferatu and Assamite fiction!

November 6th - via:
Rose here. :) I'm running out of ways to say "wow." :) You're really propelling us forward, and we're at right about the last twelve hour mark! Having reached $270,000 of contributions, you've enabled us to create a section on Holy Things: exploring... (Read More)

Please check your pledges!

November 5th - via:
RichT here, reaching out to all our backers with this final warning update now that we have about 14 hours before this Kickstarter is over.  Please, PLEASE, take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 14 hours and review your... (Read More)

PoD, creator bonus, and two stories achieved! Up next: Holy Things!

November 5th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) You've smashed us past three stretch goals. First, we'll be giving our creative team a 15% bonus. Second, everyone who pledged for a physical copy of V20 DA will receive a discount code for Tome of Secrets in PoD, lowering it to... (Read More)

Malkavian and Salubri fiction achieved! Up next: Tome of Secrets PoD and Creator Bonus!

November 4th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Wow, things are really picking up speed as we get closer to the end of the campaign. Since we've reached $240,000, we can add Malkavian and Salubri stories to the V20 DA Fiction Anthology. Everyone who pledged for a reward tier... (Read More)

Unholy Things achieved! Up next: Two new short stories!

November 3rd - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Today you took us past $230,000, enabling us to add a section on Unholy Things to the Tome of Secrets. Everyone who pledged for a reward tier containing a V20 DA PDF will receive a copy. Are there any particular Unholy Things you'd... (Read More)

Tzimisce fiction achieved! Up next: Unholy Things!

November 1st - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) With just four days to go, we've passed $220,000, enabling us to add a Tzimisce story by Renee Knipe to the V20 DA Anthology. Electronic copies of the anthology will be given to anyone who pledged for a reward tier including a V20... (Read More)

Fiefdoms Funded! Next up: Tzimisce Fiction!

October 29th - via:
RichT here: Once more a beefy bit of material has been added to the Tome of Secrets Stretch Goal PDF, this time on Fiefdoms. Thanks to all of you who made it possible for us to smash through that Stretch Goal! Up next: if we pass $220,000, we'll add... (Read More)

Over 500% funded!

October 27th - via:
Hi, Rose here. As I write this, we are 504% funded!!! Thank you so much! To celebrate, let's kick off with some spreads from the book, fresh from Mike's desk. What do you think of the combination of DA visual elements old and new? Since that means... (Read More)

Abyss Mysticism achieved! Up next: Cappadocian fiction!

October 24th - via:
Hi, folks, Rose here. :) Did you see David's interview with the Gentleman Gamer? Do you prefer interviews in text, video, or audio? (Or, uh, anything else. Like skywriting, I guess. Or Toynbee tiles.) We've reached $190,000. And that means you're... (Read More)

Designing the Laibon

October 23rd - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) After that great piece of Bonsam art, I thought it would be fun to share a little bit about the Laibon in the DA setting. David was kind enough to send along some developer notes. --- Hi everyone, David here.  I wanted to talk... (Read More)

Special Pledge Add-On Opportunity

October 21st - via:
Hello! RichT here: A chance for your likeness to be used to illustrate the full-page clan art.When we first hired Mark Kelly to create the full-page pieces of art, we asked him if he'd be OK with working with backers to incorporate their likenesses... (Read More)

Ravnos Fiction Achieved! Next up: Abyss Mysticism!

October 21st - via:
Hello! RichT here: Thanks to you all, we have passed the $180,000 Stretch Goal and will be including a short story about the Ravnos by Danielle Lauzon in our V20 Dark Ages Fiction Anthology.  Next, we have at $190,000 of contributions, the... (Read More)

Liber Mortuorum achieved! Up next: Ravnos fiction!

October 18th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Crossing $170,000, you're enabling us to create a Liber Mortuorum containing additional Necromancy secrets and rituals This will be part of the V20 DA Tome of Secrets PDF that will be given to all backers who pledge for a Reward... (Read More)

Setite Sorcery and Gangrel fiction achieved! Up next: Necromancy!

October 15th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) If you're just joining us, please remember to check out the FAQ on the Kickstarter front page. Wow, you certainly pushed us through the last two stretch goals quickly. Having reached $150,000 and $160,000, we'll be adding Setite... (Read More)

Art Preview: Bonsam bloodline

October 15th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) We've had some conversations in the comments about the expanded Laibon in V20 DA. We'll highlight them in a future update, but today Mike and I wanted to touch on something you haven't seen: what one of the new bloodlines looks... (Read More)

T-shirt achieved! Up next: Setite Sorcery and Gangrel fiction!

October 14th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Reaching $140,000, we'll create the limited time Dark Ages t-shirt. This will be a unique design on our RedBubble store. We'll let backers know about this shirt first, and during the limited window, it will be available at the... (Read More)

Some Reward Changes

October 13th - via:
Hello, RichT here! I want to let both our current Deluxe V20 Dark Ages backers, as well folks who are interested in backing but haven't yet found the Reward Tier that calls out to them, know that we'll be adding a few Reward Tiers tomorrow, Tuesday... (Read More)

Cainite Knightly Orders achieved! Up next: Exclusive t-shirt!

October 13th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Passing $130,000, you're enabling us to create a PDF on Cainite Knightly Orders. Every backer whose Reward Tier includes a PDF of V20 DA will receive this PDF. It will most likely be folded into and released with the larger Tome of... (Read More)

Preview updated

October 11th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) The preview has been updated to include Merits and Flaws and Apocrypha of the Clans.  (Read More)

Quickstart achieved! Next up: Knightly Orders!

October 10th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Passing $120,000, you're enabling us to create a V20DA Quickstart PDF. This booklet, aimed at new Dark Ages players and veterans alike, will help bring a group into the dark medieval world. This will be given to every backer who... (Read More)

Peek Behind The V20 Dark Ages Curtain #1: Multiple Actions

October 9th - via:
A Peek Behind the Curtain: Multiple Actions Hi everyone!  As of this writing, this is me saying hi to over 800 people. Wonderful. We’re off to a great start.   I’m David. If you haven’t been following my development blogs and forum... (Read More)

Assamite Sorcery achieved! Up next: Quickstart!

October 8th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) The V20DA Tome of Secrets is starting to build up. At $100,000, you've enabled us to add a section on Assamite Sorcery, an idea we got from the comments. I know an old coworker or two from White Wolf who would have been happy to... (Read More)

Silk Bookmarks Achieved! Next: Assamite Sorcery!

October 8th - via:
RichT here: Yes, we will now have three extremely useful silk bookmarks in the Deluxe V20 Dark Ages book. Thank you all so much for pushing us past that Stretch Goal! Next, we have a backer requested addition to the Tome of Secrets PDF collection:... (Read More)

Medieval warfare achieved! Next up: Silk bookmarks!

October 8th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) This has been an eventful day! Passing $75,000, you've enabled us to create the Mass Combat/Medieval Warfare PDF! Next, at $90,000, we will add two more silk bookmarks to the Deluxe V20 Dark Ages book. For a book this size, those... (Read More)

Page gilding achieved! Next up: Medieval Warfare!

October 7th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Hard to believe that you've already taken us past our second stretch goal! Well, here it is: at $65,000, you've enabled us to add silver gilding to the pages of V20DA. This tends to be a popular "build-a-book" feature, so I'm happy... (Read More)

First stretch goal achieved! Up next: page gilding!

October 7th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) If you haven't interacted with me on previous Kickstarters, I'm Onyx Path's Development Producer. I'll be sharing the updates and everything else with Rich. Introductions done... wow. Less than five hours after launch, and you... (Read More)

The Dark Ages Are Upon Us!

October 7th - via:
RichT here: Thank you all for enabling us to fund this Deluxe version of V20 Dark Ages in only a little over two hours! Huzzah! We think this already is a dark and wonderful book, but now it will have a cover that matches its splendor! Of course,... (Read More)

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