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Ponyfinder - From the Ashes

A project in Oakland, CA by Silver Games LLC

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Adventure in a worn-torn wasteland where your wits and skills will keep you alive in the newest book: Ponyfinder: From the Ashes!
Backers: 260
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $17,000 of $1,000
Dates: Mar 26th -> Apr 30th (35 days)
Project By: Silver Games LLC
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Latest News

We did it!

April 30th - via:
Alright! We did it. Kickstarter is now churning through all your pledges, collecting everything and getting it ready for me. Once they give the thumbs up, emails will fire out from There you will be able to: Answer all the questions... (Read More)

Wanted Pony, Missing

April 30th - via:
Right in the final hours, we have a sudden vacancy. The Wanted Pony tier is open. This tier gets your character bio in the book and their picture right on the front for all to see, done up as well as we can to make a good impression on those... (Read More)

Almost done, last day!

April 29th - via:
Aeroean The world screamed beneath his hooves. It hurt, and he carried that anger. While the world may lash out indiscriminately, his eyes were open. He would help the world, and its people. The twisted course of the elements surged through his... (Read More)

The Final Days

April 29th - via:
Less than 2 days remain. Let us not squander them. Fast Shadow Say hello to one of our most popular Champions, Fast Shadow. Wielding a lance in any age, she is ready to move to the defense of those that travel with her. An experienced adventurer, she... (Read More)

Let There Be Magic!

April 27th - via:
They gathered in a wide circle, her screams echoing across the area. The cleared out dirt seemed eager to echo the sounds, no ash present to absorb the wails. Rising to join the cries of the fae, those gathered in a circle joined hands and hooves and... (Read More)

Enhancing Our Step

April 26th - via:
We have passed the halfway point to the next goal. Let's do this, together. Meanwhile, how about another spoiler? The Enhanced  "Human advancement is inevitable. We are the next step."  History While technology pressed ever onwards, the humans... (Read More)

The Champions Will Walk

April 25th - via:
The ash was thick, blinding people not smart enough to wear goggles, if they even dared to be outside. Despite it, figures began to emerge. They were powerful forms, echoes of the ages. They had lived countless lives before The Blaze, and they will... (Read More)

$12k breached.

April 25th - via:
We continue to reach ever higher. It's not a goal, but it is a roadsign worth nodding to along the way. We made up a new city in thanks, inhabited primarily by hippogriffs. Buzzard's BluffDemographics Population Small City - 6,268 (65% hippogriff,... (Read More)

Questions and Answers

April 24th - via:
From the Ashes is designed to be a post-apocalyptic guide to running a Pathfinder/5e/Starfinder game in such a setting. What questions do you have about running/playing in such a setting? The more questions we get, the more answers we can provide.... (Read More)

The Final Countdown!

April 23rd - via:
Can you hear that bell, echoing in the distance? We have less than a week until this ends. Are you excited? You should be, I am! I'm diving into this with greater pre-Kickstarter energy than I ever have before. The modification system is now ready... (Read More)

Starfinder Conversions

April 21st - via:
Working on the customization system for Starfinder. Overall, it made it through without too much tinkering versus how it works for Pathfinder. I like how it works, though if any of you are mechanically savvy with Starfinder and want to give it a... (Read More)

We Listen

April 19th - via:
The vote and the comment on the last update was crystal clear. Simple is good. In fact, I apologize for losing track of that a moment. The modification system has been tweaked to blissful simplicity. So, how does it work now? Easy! You have a scrap... (Read More)

Approaching the End

April 17th - via:
We are officially in the last trimester of this, with 12'sh days remaining. We have trekked hard and long, but our journey across the ashen fields is not yet over, my valued allies. It's time for another peek. How about the modification system? Scrap... (Read More)

Second Playtest

April 16th - via:
We've had a playtest weekly game going for over a month now. How about a second? I set one up here -- It's on Sunday, 6pm Pacific time. Do you know Pathfinder well and... (Read More)

Stretching Like Never Before!

April 15th - via:
 We did it, my fellow survivors! We've pushed past 10k, and I have revealed the remaining stretch goals for some time, as you can see above.  I am especially excited for $18k, since tackling the downtime system is a thing I've wanted to take my... (Read More)

A Matter of Tone

April 13th - via:
I just added this to the book. I felt it's a good thing to add. It's as much a reminder to myself as anyone else.  A Matter of ToneNow, while we feel those who play this can, and will, play it however they please, we feel it important to at least... (Read More)

Too Complicated?

April 12th - via:
I need your opinion. Head over to and cast your vote. This is about the modification system being cooked up for this book. Thank you for your time,David  (Read More)

Over 9,000!

April 11th - via:
Always a special moment, and I slept through it. But I'm awake now. We broke nine thousand dollars of support, thanks to all of you. How shall we celebrate? How about more reveals! Player Options  While most members of this faction are, undoubtedly,... (Read More)

How Heavy is the Crown?

April 9th - via:
 It's time for a bigger reveal, I think. I introduce you to the Faithful Subjects and the False Queens they have created. False Queens and Faithful Subjects  "All ponies know the power of a proper queen"   There remain those who were told... (Read More)

What weapons?

April 8th - via:
It's a dangerous world. Perhaps you should take this with you? But what is this? I'm hunting for weapons people want to see covered in this book. Your input helps make sure I don't forget something 'obvious' later. Head on over to ... (Read More)


April 7th - via:
That's a thing we should do more often, and a thing we are doing for From the Ashes. A spot just opened for the weekly playtest. It run on Saturdays, 6pm Pacific time, using Sound fun? Grab the spot while it's... (Read More)

A fluffy guest

April 7th - via:
It's been a while since we made a new familiar or animal companion. How about we break that streak? Say hello to the cloud. They are a cloud. They are fluffy and collect moisture over time. They also sing in auran, the language of the wind. If you... (Read More)

The Day Ends

April 6th - via:
The dim light of day gives way to the deeper gloom of night. The guards are standing watch, guns ready. We survived another day, and that's an accomplishment, I should say. Perhaps it's a good time for a story. How about I tell you what happened to... (Read More)

Hazards of the Ash

April 4th - via:
One of the hazards I cooked up and wish to share with you, fellow survivors. The broken world of tomorrow is not entirely a dismal place. The world itself wishes for better times. Perhaps you could help? Or they may guide you to where you need to be.... (Read More)

8k Reached!

April 1st - via:
Sorry for the delay in announcing this. Hello, Survivors, I'm just back from Babscon, where I spread the good word of the Ashen Age to any others willing the join the battle to make this book awesome, and we received a lot of positive feedback!... (Read More)

100 Survivors

March 28th - via:
100 backers! Thank you, all of you. Always good to see our forces gather against the odds. Let's take a moment to consider the bright side of the ash. This is called 'from the ashes', and just as the name implies, good things are coming. We've... (Read More)

Second Goal Reached!

March 26th - via:
Alright, the Unhinged system will be included in the book, spicing up Automated Bonus Progression. Since this setting assumes you aren't making your own magic items and are unlikely to find a corner shop offering +1 flaming swords, that power has to... (Read More)


March 26th - via:
Since we smashed that goal basically instantly, I've posted up the first few stretches! The first goal, which we just smashed while typing this, more monsters! We'll cram some ashen beasts to stand between you and your well-earned riches. You saw... (Read More)

Funded in less than 10 minutes

March 26th - via:
Allow me to come out and bow humbly before you all, my loyal adventurers. Our community has been nothing but fantastic, and it grows with every project. We are humbled and honored to serve you. Let's make this the best Ponyfinder book yet! Speaking... (Read More)

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