Veil of Ruin

Monarchies of Mau Fantasy Tabletop RPG

A project in Macungie, PA by Richard Thomas

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Contribute to help us create a beautiful traditionally printed fantasy game book featuring cat monarchies - and get it into stores.
Backers: 1970
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $118,534 of $20,000
Dates: May 16th -> Jun 15th (30 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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Latest News

One hour warning: Check your pledges!

June 15th - 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)

The Roll of Excellent Cats expands! Up next: Interactive Audio Drama!

June 14th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Having passed $110,000 of contributions, we will continue the Roll of Good Dogs and Excellent Cats PDF (working title). Ready-Made Characters for Monarchies of Mau and Pugmire, using the backer NPC characters featured in both core... (Read More)

Preview Enemy: Bone Bugs

June 13th - via:
Adventurous cats will find many enemies as they explore the world left to them. Some are misunderstood, some are bizarre, and a few are both. Here’s one example from Monarchies of Mau Early Access – the creepy and weird bone bugs. If you aren’t... (Read More)

Preview: The Precepts of Mau, Part 2

June 12th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ In this second excerpt from Monarchies of Mau Early Access about the Precepts of Mau, Eddy explains the ramifications of the last Precept, and talks a little about the Disputed Precepts. Always Respect an Honest Duel   Despite the... (Read More)

Preview: The Precepts of Mau, Part 1

June 10th - via:
Hi, everyone. ^_^ Rose here, with a new preview. Eddy:To unify the six monarchies, the Ruling Council agreed to several edicts that all cats will abide by. These Precepts of Mau form the cornerstone of cat society, but the nuances of these precepts... (Read More)

Preview: The Houses and Secrets

June 7th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ In today’s excerpt from Monarchies of Mau Early Access, Nerma and Sabian comment on an official report about the six houses, and the nature of secrecy. --- REPORT: Each of the leaders of the former monarchies became a Dynast of a... (Read More)

Dennis Detwiller in the anthology! Plus: Trillani's Trailblazers!

June 5th - via:
Hi, folks, Rose here. ^_^ We've hit one of our most exciting stretch goals: fiction by Dennis Detwiller (Delta Green, NECROPOLIS)! Up next, at $100,000 of contributions, we will commission 2 more short stories that will be combined with later... (Read More)

Preview: Breeds and Houses

May 30th - via:
Hi, Rose here, with a new preview! --- Eddy: I was surprised how many people asked me this in the last Kickstarter, so let me get it out of the way as early as possible: You can play any cat breed you want in Monarchies of Mau. From an Abyssinian to... (Read More)

Good Dogs and Excellent Cats begins! Up next: Dennis Detwiller and the Monarchies of Mau Adventures Book!

May 25th - via:
Hi folks, Rose here. ^_^ Having reached $80,000, we'll begin the Roll of Good Dogs and Excellent Cats PDF (working title). Ready-Made Characters for Monarchies of Mau and Pugmire, using the backer NPC characters featured in both core books, that we... (Read More)

Is this a joke?

May 23rd - via:
Hi, folks. Rose here, with an update from Eddy. :) Eddy: While working on my previous game, Pugmire, one question I got asked regularly is whether these games are a joke. And there are complex nuances to the question beyond the obvious “no,... (Read More)

Caturday update!

May 20th - via:
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ Caturday Eddy says:   Part of the fun for me with Mau (and Pugmire) is looking at the pets in my life and imagining what role they might have in the world.   Many of my players, playtesters, and other friends online have... (Read More)

Stepping into a larger world

May 18th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ The first three days of the Monarchies of Mau Kickstarter have been amazing! Thank you all for your pledges and enthusiasm. :D Now that we're off to such a great start, there are two things I'd like to talk about: stretch goals,... (Read More)

Shirt and Intro adventure Achieved! Up next: Fiction anthology!

May 17th - via:
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ Thanks to you, we're moving swiftly through stretch goals! Having passed $30,000, once the Mau KS is over, we're going to offer an exclusive KS Monarchies of Mau shirt that says something like "I'm the Best Cat! I backed... (Read More)


May 16th - via:
Hi, I'm Rose Bailey, Onyx Path's development producer. And it's basically my lifelong dream to help make an RPG about fantasy cats. :) So on that note... ...Monarchies of Mau is funded in just one hour! Thank you so much! (If you've backed, go here... (Read More)

Monarchies of Mau Early Access PDF!

May 16th - via:
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