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World of Darkness Dark Eras Prestige Edition

A project in Macungie, PA by Richard Thomas

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Contribute to help create a prestige, traditionally printed edition of World of Darkness Dark Eras and help pick which Eras we include.
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Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $128,291 of $40,000
Dates: Jan 29th -> Feb 28th (30 days)
Project By: Richard Thomas
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ONE HOUR WARNING! Please review your pledges!

February 28th - via:
Please, PLEASE, take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 1 hour and 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 every single one of... (Read More)

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February 28th - via:
Please, PLEASE, take a moment between now and the end of this Kickstarter in about 4 hours and 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 every single one... (Read More)

Geist: Roanoke achieved! Up next: Lots of options!

February 28th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ At $123,000, you're helping us create the Roanoke chapter for Geist! And up next, if we can do it, there's a whole catalog of possibilities for $128,000: Vampire: Jazz Age Requiem   Vampire: The Orient Express   Vampire: The 1893... (Read More)

Get ready for the Year Without A Summer! Up next: The Colony of Roanoke!

February 27th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ At $118,000, by just seven votes, you chose Promethean in the Year Without A Summer! But not to worry: the second place entry, Geist in the colony of Roanoke, is our $123,000 stretch goal! And after that, a mega-poll of... (Read More)

Mummy: Cleopatran Egypt achieved! Up next: More eras than you could shake a stick at!

February 27th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ At $113,000, you've enabled us to create the Cleopatran Egypt era for Mummy! Experience the last days of the Ptolemaic dynasty through the eyes of the Arisen. Up next, at $118,000, we've got quite a few options for you: Geist:... (Read More)

I Can See A Book...With 2nd Sight In It!

February 26th - via:
RichT here: Second Sight: Rise of Spiritualism was voted in as the next chapter in the Dark Eras Companion! I'm sure many psychics knew that would happen, but it was a close fought vote. Now we're offering three runner-up eras for the $113,000... (Read More)

The Triumphant Return of Innocents and Second Sight! And u

February 26th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Guess what? Now that we've got the Dark Eras Companion greenlit, we have even more opportunity to revisit setting ideas we loved but couldn't do earlier. To that end, for the $108,000 stretch goal, we're putting back up two of... (Read More)

Demon: Russian Revolution achieved!

February 26th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Once again, a close poll! This time, at $103,000, Demon in the Russian Revolutions took the Aether-filled cake. Up next, with the book getting too big to print, we offered you a choice of what kind of stretch goals to see. You... (Read More)

Where Do WE Go Now?

February 25th - via:
RichT here: We've run the numbers and we have to say that your support for this book has been phenomenal! Because of you we have more than doubled the page count to well over 600 pages of fascinating Dark Eras! Which brings us to having to say that... (Read More)

Samurai Era Japan Achieved! Up next: Mummy in the reign of Cleopatra, Hunter in the Spanish Inquisition, or Demon in the Russian Revolution!

February 24th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ At $98,000, by a very narrow margin, you chose Japan ~1600 CE! Just a hair more votes than the Golden Age of Piracy! Next up, at $103,000, we've got three options: Mummy in the reign of Cleopatra Hunter in the Spanish Inquisition... (Read More)

Viking Werewolf achieved! Up next: Your Choice!

February 24th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ At $93,000, you chose Viking-era Werewolf, as featured in a previous poll! Up next, at $98,000, we're going to ask you to vote for a new Dark Era historical period, but not a game-line to go with it. We will assign a game line to... (Read More)

23 Hr Notice: We're Adding Rewards!

February 23rd - via:
RichT here: Wanted to let everybody know that we'll be adding Reward Tiers tomorrow, Tuesday the 24th, at 3pm EST US that allow backers to pledge for expansions to existing chapters as well as other new Reward Tiers that allow backers to either pick... (Read More)

Changeling/Geist Three Kingdoms China achieved! Up next: Runners-up return!

February 22nd - via:
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ At $88,000, by quite a margin, you picked a new setting for Changeling and Geist in Three Kingdoms era China! Up next, at $93,000, we'll add one of the previous runners-up to the book: Werewolf: The Forsaken- Vikings ... (Read More)

Requiem for Regina art preview

February 20th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ One of the types of updates I enjoy the most is showing art pieces from sketch to completion. Art (and layout) are basically witchcraft to me, so getting to see them from start to finish is fun. And I'm particularly enthused about... (Read More)

Changeling Courts of London Achieved!

February 19th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Once again, it was close, but, at $82,500, you picked the Changeling Courts of London! Up next, at $88,000, we'll create one of three dual-line eras: Changeling & Geist: Three Kingdoms China (~240 CE) Vampire & Promethean:... (Read More)

Dual eras

February 18th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ We're very nearly at the stretch goal, so it's time to announce the next poll. This one's going to be for a full chapter devoted to two different game lines. You've been posting a lot of great suggestions, and it took us a long... (Read More)

Art Preview and God's Own Country

February 16th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Geek Native has two exclusive art previews for Dark Eras, showing Lily, Sabre, and Thorn and Requiem for Regina. Today, I'd like to share an excerpt from God's Own Country for Geist. This is a neat setting -- it's a place and... (Read More)

Demon After the Fall achieved! Up next: Changeling Courts of London, Native American Hunters, or Cold War spies!

February 13th - via:
Hi folks. Rose here. ^_^ That was certainly close. At $77,500, you chose a new Demon setting starting in 1453, just after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople. Up next, at $82,500, we're offering a choice of three expansions to existing chapters:... (Read More)

Next up... your choice!

February 12th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ This experiment in letting you folks call the shots is really working out. So we're going to take it a step further, by asking you what kind of stretch goal you want at $90,000. There are three things we're raring to do: 1) New... (Read More)

Requiem for Regina

February 10th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ Usually, preview updates are me passing on thoughts on our projects from other developers. But today, I get one all to myself! Requiem for Rome was one of my early projects for White Wolf, and I still get excited looking back... (Read More)

Bowery Dogs excerpt

February 6th - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ When Travis Stout proposed 1970s New York as a setting, I was both surprised and excited. So was David Hill, who jumped right up to take it on. New York hasn't been mentioned much in the World of Darkness. At one point, I wanted to... (Read More)

Aztec Skinchangers achieved! Up next: Ancient Hunter, Roman Werewolf, or Ottoman Demon!

February 6th - via:
Heya, folks. Rose here. :) This time around, you picked Skinchangers in the Aztec Empire for our next era. That'll be an exciting chapter to research! Up next, you can vote on one of three options for our $77,500 stretch goal: Hunter: The Book of... (Read More)

Dark Eras Twitter chat

February 4th - via:
This evening, we will be hosting a chat for the Dark Eras supplement on Twitter. Starting at 8:00 p.m. EST, tune in to the #DarkEras hashtag and connect with the writers and developers who worked on this book. You can either follow the hashtag or... (Read More)

Crossover sidebars achieved! Up next: Innocents in the Blitz, Skinchangers in the Aztec Empire, or Second Sight in the age of Spiritualism!

February 3rd - via:
Hi, folks. Rose here. ^_^ That was certainly quick, and also decisive! For our $63,000 stretch goal, you picked adding a half-page sidebar to each chapter summarizing what's going on with other lines in that era. Up next, at $70,000, we have three... (Read More)

Doubting Souls

February 3rd - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ I asked Monica Valentinelli, writer of the era for Hunter, to share her thoughts about her chapter. --- When my developer, Matt McElroy, and I were talking about which era we wanted to offer fans, we discussed the pros and cons of... (Read More)

Mage Neolithic achieved! Up next: Weapons, Storyteller characters, or line sidebars!

February 3rd - via:
Hi, Rose here. ^_^ After a close run, you picked Mage in the Neolithic era. As an avid Time Team viewer (as I mentioned in the comments, I have a crush on Francis Pryor), I'm excited about this, and a certain ex-archaeologist on our team has told... (Read More)

First stretch goal achieved! Up next: Viking Werewolf, Neolithic Mage, or Wild West Geist!

February 1st - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Passing $50,000, you've enabled us to create our first stretch goal. You picked 19th century Changeling, covering the time around the third edition of Grimm's Fairy Tales! The Requiem in the White City option will get another... (Read More)


January 30th - via:
Hi, Rose here. :) Thanks to you, Dark Eras is the first Kickstarted sourcebook for the new World of Darkness! If you haven't voted in the first stretch goal poll, please do! You're going to help us decide whether to do Vampire at the 1893 World's... (Read More)

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