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Scion 2nd Edition Tabletop RPG

A project in Macungie, PA by Richard Thomas
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Backers: 4085
Average Pledge Per Backer: $82

Funded: $334,714 of $25,000
Dates: Sep 22nd -> Oct 22nd (30 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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Latest News

30 minute reminder: Check your pledges!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Please take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 30 minutes to 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 both of... (Read More)

Stretch goal update: Get ready for Satyrs!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks, Rose here. ^_^ Check these out... Achieved Having passed $320,000, we'll add a section to the Scion Bestiary covering Legendary Warriors, such as amazons, berserkers, and maharathis. Will your Scion join their ranks, or will they face... (Read More)

10 hour warning: Check your pledges

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Please take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 10 hours to 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 both of... (Read More)

Stretch goal update

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, folks. Rose here. ^_^ Y'all just keep knocking these stretch goals down. Check this out: Achieved Having passed $290,000, we can add a section featuring some other divine parents and guidance on playing Scions of your parent's different divine... (Read More)

Reminder: Check your pledges!

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Please take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 22 hours to 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 both of... (Read More)

App and Companion section achieved! Up next: Fair Folk!

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks! Rose here. ^_^ Having passed $280,000, we'll work with a team of professional game designers to create the Blacksheets app! (See last update for details.) Up next, at $290,000, we'll add a section featuring some other divine parents and... (Read More)

Therianthropes added to the Bestiary! Up next: Scion app!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ Thanks to you, we've rocketed through another stretch goal! Having passed $275,000, we can continue the Scion Bestiary with a section on therianthropes (were creatures). Backers who pledge for any reward tier including... (Read More)

Dice!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Having achieved the $265,000 stretch goal, we're now offering dice! These custom dice come in sets of 10. Each will have a different pantheon symbol in place of the 10, inked in a color appropriate for the pantheon. They can be... (Read More)

New Preview: The Netjer of Egypt!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, everyone. Rose here. ^_^ Tonight, we're presenting the Netjer, the Egyptian gods, by author Danielle Lauzon. Click here for the preview. (Please note that the final version will most likely use the Egyptian names, rather than these temporary... (Read More)

Relics and fiction achieved! Up next: DICE!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ Having passed $255,000, we can add a section greatly expanding the Relic rules to the Scion Companion. Backers who pledge for any reward tier that includes the Origin and Hero PDFs will receive the Companion PDF. And... (Read More)

New Preview: The Water Purview!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, everyone. ^_^ Rose here. Following up on yesterday's art preview, today we're showing the Water Purview itself. This gives a good look at how non-Pantheon Purviews work. --- Neall: Hey folks! This time we’re going to preview a bit of the power... (Read More)

Art Preview: Water and Fire!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ We just got some new art in, and thought it'd be fun to share. I'll turn the floor over to Neall... --- Neall: You might recall Yukiko, signature Scion of Susano-o, from First Edition. Her command of the sea and waves is as... (Read More)

1000%!!! Plus: Stretch Goal update!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Thanks to you, we've crossed 1,000% funding! This is a huge milestone for the reborn Scion setting. Not only that, but... ...having passed $245,000, we can kick off the Scion Bestiary with a section on Giants! All backers who... (Read More)

New Preview: Relics!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ Today, we're going to look at a few Relics from Hero. --- Amulet of Resurrection (••)  Purview(s): Death; Calling: Liminal; Primary Skill: Occult   Motif: Death is not the end of purpose.   Enhancement: 2   Osiris... (Read More)

Mega-Update of Infinite Wonder! Press coverage! Stretch goals! And Eileen's back!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here, with a lot of stuff. ^_~ Press CoverageGeek & Sundry posted an overview of the project. This one's great to share with your interested friends! Also, writer James Mendez Hodes did an interview in which he discusses the... (Read More)

Preview: The Manitou Signature Purview!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Over the last few days, we've been previewing the Manitou pantheon. Today, I'm proud to reveal their Signature Purview, Dodaem. --- Dodaem  Motif: An offering of tobacco, prayers, dance, and song convinces the myriad, unseen... (Read More)

Live interview: Neall on #rpgnet, 8 PM Eastern tonight!

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ In less than an hour, at 8 PM Eastern US time, Neall will be doing a live interview, with questions from the audience, on the #rpgnet IRC channel. Click here to join the chat. The log will be posted here after the interview. Join... (Read More)

New Preview: Designing the Manitou symbol!

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, everyone. Rose here, with a preview from Rich, discussing his process for the Manitou symbol design. --- RichT: I always start with whatever info the writer and/or developer can send my way with suggestions for the sorts of objects, symbols,... (Read More)

New preview: Writing the Manitou

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, it's Rose again. ^_^ I'll just turn the floor over to Neall and then Allen... --- Neall: Hey folks, Neall here. A few people have asked about the process that pantheon writers go through in writing their pantheons - the research, what they... (Read More)

More fiction achieved! Up next: Interactive Audio Drama, Build Your Own Purviews, and Art Budget Increase!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^  Wow, we've passed $210,000! That means we can add two more stories to the Scion Fiction Anthology. The PDF/ePub will be sent to all backers who pledge for a reward tier including PDFs of Scion: Origin and Scion: Hero. Up next,... (Read More)

New Preview: The Tuatha Dé Danann (full pantheon)!

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ I've got something big for you today: the full pantheon section for the Tuatha Dé Danann! This one's near and dear to several of us, and I'm proud to present author Meghan Fitzgerald's take on it.  (Read More)

New Preview: Eileen's story continues!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, everyone. ^_^ Rose here, with the next fiction installment. --- When Eileen went out to collect the empty saucer of cream the next morning, she found a woman sitting on the back step. The newcomer was diminutive, bird-boned, and might have passed... (Read More)

New Preview: Kitsune! (Plus, new interview with Neall!)

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks, Rose here. ^_^ Neall did an interview with Keep on the Heathlands, which you can find here. And now, since we've gotten a number of requests to show non-human creatures... --- Neall: Hello again! Here’s yet another preview. This time,... (Read More)

Yazata achieved! Up next: Fiction and interactive audio drama!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ Having passed $205,000, we can add the Yazata (Persian) pantheon to the Scion Companion PDF. Everyone who pledges for a reward tier including PDFs of Scion: Origin and Scion: Hero will receive this PDF. Up next, at... (Read More)

New preview: Knacks!

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ I've got another preview from Neall. ---- Neall: Hello again, everyone!  Our next preview is of some of the Knacks in the game. Knacks are powerful, but (usually) not overly supernatural powers that key off the Callings, the... (Read More)

Preview: More Origin fiction!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here, with another fiction preview. ^_^ --- Neall: Hey, Neall again. Back once more, faithful readers? Your persistence deserves reward! This preview continues Eileen Bran’s story. ****   "You have decisions to make," the Dagda —... (Read More)

New stretch goals! The Yazata, fiction, and interactive audio drama!

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. :) Rose here, with some new stretch goals! At $205,000, we will add the Yazata pantheon to the Scion Companion PDF. Backers who pledge for any reward tier including PDFs of Origin and Hero will receive this PDF. At $210,000, we will add... (Read More)

Fiction anthology expanded! Plus: Pantheon Signature Purview Preview!

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks, Rose here. ^_^ Great news! Having passed $175,000, we can add two more stories to the Scion Fiction Anthology. Backers who pledge for any reward tier including PDFs of Scion: Origin and Scion: Hero will receive this PDF/ePub. Up next, at... (Read More)

Make Your Own Pantheon achieved! Plus: New Preview Fiction!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ We've cleared another stretch goal! Having passed $165,000, we're able to add a section on Making Your Own Pantheon to the Scion Companion PDF. This section will feature the Atlantean pantheon from first edition as a worked... (Read More)

LARP project achieved! Up next: Make Your Own Pantheon, Fiction, and Ready-Made Characters

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi folks, Rose here. ^_^ It's been another incredible day! Having reached $155,000, we can work with a group of designers to create Live Action Roleplaying (LARP) Rules for Scion. A surprising number of companies have approached us about Scion... (Read More)

The Great Dice Poll

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Rose here again. ^_^ A lot of people are interested in dice, and we want to do them! But we're not sure which option will work best for the largest number of backers. To that end, we've created a poll covering different possible options. Click here... (Read More)

Cults achieved! Up next: LARP and Fictional Pantheon rules!

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks, Rose here. ^_^ The hits keep on coming! Having hit $150,000, we can add a section on cults to the Scion Companion PDF. Up next, at $155,000 we will work with a group of designers to create Live Action Roleplaying (LARP) Rules for Scion. A... (Read More)

Preview: The World!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here, with another excerpt courtesy of Neall. :) --- Neall: In Second Edition, we're expanding Scion's setting in terms of both scope and verisimilitude, while also emphasizing playability. We present a default setting that has gods moving... (Read More)

The Anthology begins! Up next: Cults!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ We've passed $135,000, which lets us start the Scion Anthology, which will be given in PDF and mobi/epub to backers who pledged for a tier including an Origin PDF. Up next, at $150,000, we'll add a section on Cults to the Scion... (Read More)

Preview: Origin fiction!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here, with a preview from Neall. :) --- Neall: As our first preview, we’re releasing one part of the chapter fiction for Scion: Origins, written by author Lauren Roy. She’s done a phenomenal job of capturing the feeling of the setting,... (Read More)

Translation Guide achieved! Up next: The Anthology begins!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ You just blasted us through $120,000, meaning we can create the Translation Guide chapter of the Scion Companion PDF! Up next, at $135,000, we'll be able to start the Scion Fiction Anthology, with the first three stories!... (Read More)

Gallic pantheon and Jumpstart achieved! Up next: Translation Guide!

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi folks, Rose here. ^_^ Having passed $80,000, we're able to add the Gallic pantheon to the Scion Companion PDF. And having passed $100,000 shortly after that, you're enabling us to create a Scion Jumpstart PDF for introducing new groups to the... (Read More)

A few words from Neall

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Neall wanted to say a few words about Kieron Gillen's upcoming contribution to Scion. ---"From the start, Kieron Gillen's run on Journey into Mystery and his creator-owned line The Wicked + the Divine were enormous inspirations for... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Scion 2nd Backers!RichT here: You just keep blasting through our Stretch Goals, so here are two more! At $80,000, we'll continue the Scion Companion PDF with the Gallic Pantheon. Backers who pledge for any reward tier including PDFs of Scion:... (Read More)

Funded! Up next: the Loa, an exclusive t-shirt, and fiction by Kieron Gillen!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, folks. :) I'm Rose Bailey, Onyx Path's development producer. First off, thank you. We funded in 37 minutes, which is amazing! Rich and Neall also have a few words to say... RichT: "Absolutely stunning! Funded in 37 minutes! We are making these... (Read More)

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