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Trinity Continuum: Aberrant

A project in Macungie, PA by Richard Thomas

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Contribute to help us create a traditionally printed version of Aberrant, a setting expansion for the Trinity Continuum tabletop RPG
Backers: 1808
Average Pledge Per Backer: $69

Funded: $125,098 of $40,000
Dates: Jul 2nd -> Jul 30th (29 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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Latest News


July 30th - via:
Hello there, Continuum Community, Welcome to the final hours of this campaign. What an amazing ride this project has been! One last time in the costume! As I prepare to post this, we are SIX hours from the end of this campaign, and approaching an... (Read More)


July 30th - via:
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Final 24 Hours!

July 29th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, We're in the final 24 hours! We've been on a rocket ride for these past few days. Super exciting!  For me, I've just started to run around with flailing Kermit muppet arms!  This Kickstarter ENDS on TUESDAY, JULY 30 at... (Read More)

FINAL DAYS: Stretch Goals!

July 28th - via:
Hello to the Continuum Community!  We're just about to hit the Final 52 Hours of this Kickstarter campaign, and then we'll return from 10-years in the future (in the alternate Trinity Continuum, anyway) to our own time and place.  That means, we've... (Read More)

FINAL WEEK: Add On Rewards

July 27th - via:
Hello Continuum Community,  We're into the final days of the campaign - only three days remain on this adventure! (That's "adventure!" with a small "a" - let's not get ahead of ourselves!) As discussed in Friday's post, I'll be highlighting a few... (Read More)

FINAL WEEK: Reward Tiers!

July 26th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, First super-quick (I should say, Mega-Quick) note: The Onyx Path kickoff schedule for their newly launched Twitch channel shows a Trinity Continuum Q&A with Eddy Webb running today at 11:00 AM EDT, so check it out! ... (Read More)

Baseline Opponents and Allies

July 25th - via:
Opponents and Allies  Baselines  Baselines are an important part of the Aberrant world. Despite their lack of powers, they can still influence events and people with their actions and words. There are many more baselines than there are novas. They... (Read More)


July 24th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, It's Mega-James, uploading images for the fifth time... We've started our FINAL WEEK countdown! We've come far in the past 23 days - funding the project, unlocking FIFTEEN Stretch Goals, sharing the majority of the... (Read More)

Backers Only Bonus - Early Appendix: Quick Nova Creation Tables

July 23rd - via:
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A Mega-Update of Mega-Stuff

July 23rd - via:
Hey Continuum Community, We're exactly ONE WEEK from the end of the campaign! To celebrate, I've got an update that's just packed with... stuff. Not miscellaneous, just covering a few different topics.  It's a recipe for fun! LET'S START WITH SOME... (Read More)


July 23rd - via:
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Tone and Subgenre

July 21st - via:
Hello Continuum Community, Backers have seen previews of the manuscript, including option rules and discussion for tone and subgenre. Discussion of these facets of the game continue in the upcoming Storyguide chapter, which will be part of next... (Read More)

Another Wayward Soul...

July 20th - via:
Hey there, Continuum Community, We've got just over 10 days left in our campaign, and we're doing well... but let's see if we can do Mega-Well. That's a word, right?  Let's pretend it's a term describing Q-Tech... but we're getting ahead of... (Read More)


July 19th - via:
Technology  Novas can’t help but shape the world around them. The fields of science and technology are no different. Across the world, novas are discovering new ways to study and explore everything around us. They’re inventing new hypotheses and... (Read More)

The Amazing Character Creation Example!

July 18th - via:
Hey Continuum Community, Following up a bit on yesterday's tiny preview of the writer's Quick Character system, Eddy Webb has come by with an enhanced look at Character Creation. I've also added a bit at the end about hammering the Quick Character... (Read More)

Biological variations in humans demonstrating unique capabilities

July 17th - via:
 An artifact from the days after N-Day...  Biological variations in humans demonstrating unique capabilities Lauren M. Seyler, Ph.D.  A sudden epidemic of people demonstrating unique "powers" has manifested recently. The origin and mechanism of... (Read More)


July 16th - via:
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July 15th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, Well, you've done it again! Every time I load in some Stretch Goals and prepare to update as we unlock them over the week, we rush through them in a few days! I mean, I just posted our latest goals 3 days ago! And we hit... (Read More)


July 14th - via:
Mega-Attributes  The nova ability to channel fundamental forces and to transform themselves gives them the potential for superhuman Attributes that go well beyond the limits of human ability. These enhanced Attributes are known as Mega-Attributes. ... (Read More)

Quantum buildup in Room 113

July 13th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, During the campaign, I love sharing fiction from the setting - short stories that can capture a moment within the world that we're presenting. But, because this is Aberrant, it takes a slightly different form... It's called... (Read More)

We're Fantastic at hitting Stretch Goals!

July 12th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, Yeah, that's a lame Reed Richards joke in the title (quite a stretch, I know...), but I hadn't planned on sending this update until tomorrow! We're just so good at hitting Stretch Goal targets that I've got to get it out... (Read More)

Genre and Tone

July 12th - via:
Hey there, Continuum Community, On Tuesday, we'll be sharing the New Rules and Quantum Powers chapter as part of our Backers Only previews. Yesterday, I had a sneak peek at the Scale rules. Today, we're going to share a snippet from the rules about... (Read More)


July 11th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, Today, we've got a snippet from our upcoming New Rules chapter dealing with one of the key components of the Storypath system and how it handles characters with a wide range of abilities: Scale. It's Mega-James, your point... (Read More)


July 9th - via:
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Backers Only Bonus - Trinity Continuum Foundations

July 8th - via:
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Running an Æon Society Campaign

July 7th - via:
Hello Continuum Community, Yesterday, I shared a brief write-up from the manuscript about the Æon Society. Today, I'm going to share another small pieces that comes at the end of the Æon Society section, outlining some thoughts about running an... (Read More)

The Æon Society

July 6th - via:
Greetings, Continuum Community! It's James! Are you having Mega-fun? Trinity Continuum: Aberrant is set in 2028, ten years after the N-Day incident, but that doesn't mean there's only a decade's worth of history implied. This moment within the... (Read More)

Preface by Dave Rossi

July 5th - via:
Hey Continuum Community, I thought I had a pretty good story, meeting Rich Thomas at GenCon about 17 years ago and eventually helping out with Onyx Path kickstarters. But Dave Rossi has me beat by a mile - a good conversation at a Star Trek... (Read More)

Interview with Ian and Steve

July 4th - via:
Hello Kickstarter Community, Sorry I'm a bit late this morning, I got caught up... uh, walking the dog... and had to change quickly into my regular, normal, mild-manned Kickstarter Concierge clothes. It's James, your mild-manned point person for this... (Read More)

For the Continuum Curious, The World of Aberrant in 2018...

July 3rd - via:
Hello to the Continuum Curious today, For those who are checking this campaign out, wondering what it's about and if they should back, today I'll share a little from our manuscript preview to shed a tiny bit of light on the setting. This project,... (Read More)

FUNDED! And First Stretch Goals...

July 3rd - via:
Hello Continuum Community,  We've done it! Thanks to you, Trinity Continuum: Aberrant has been funded!  It's James, your point person for this kickstarter campaign. This means that you've funded a print run of the hardcover edition of Trinity... (Read More)


July 2nd - via:
Greetings Continuum Community! Some novas with Mega-speed may travel quickly, but unfortunately these books are a little more difficult to send around the world. The cost of producing these Trinity Continuum books has already gone up a bit, but the... (Read More)


July 2nd - via:
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