The Guide to Glorantha

A project in Ann Arbor, MI by Rick Meints

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A massive full color hardback book containing the geography, history and cultures of Glorantha.
Backers: 1276
Average Pledge Per Backer: $205

Funded: $260,962 of $36,500
Dates: Nov 18th -> Dec 18th (30 days)
Project By: Rick Meints
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Latest News

Dubious Quality: A Hall of Fame Kickstarter

September 4th - via:
If every Kickstarter I back from now until the end of time blows up, I don't care. It was worth it, to get this. (Read More)

October Update - Layout continues...

November 1st - via:
Greetings to our backers, October brought with it a number of revelations with the layout. As I got to the 100th page I reflected back on what I had assembled. As the saying goes, with the passing of time comes a clearer perspective. Our goal has... (Read More)

September Update - Layout is underway

September 9th - via:
Greetings to our backers, We hope your summer was a pleasant one. Although we have been chatting about the progress we have been making in various places on the internet, I wanted to give all of you a brief rundown on our progress related to the key... (Read More)

Main Guide Text is done, as are the main maps

June 29th - via:
Greetings to our backers, We are happy to announce that the main text and maps for the Guide have been written. All that remains are some supplemental historical maps and some text for a few of the stretch goal related appendices. The Guide is almost... (Read More)

3G Update: Part Three - Google+

May 29th - via:
Greetings to our backers, As much as I like communicating with you all via Kickstarter, it does have its limitations. It doesn't really promote much of a discussion, the sharing of pictures, and just being social. We reforged the Great Gloranthan... (Read More)

3G Update: Part Two - Gen Con

May 29th - via:
Greetings to our backers, The Moon Design team (and the Design Mechanism) will be appearing at Gen Con this year in force. Thus far, we have Jeff Richard, Neil Robinson, and Rick Meints representing Moon Design, rounded out with Lawrence Whitaker... (Read More)

3G Update: Part One - The Guide

May 29th - via:
Greetings to our backers, Some of you may have heard the latest news when Moon Design hosted our seminar at Eternal Con in Bacharach, Germany. (A wonderful convention that we highly recommend) Here's what we reported: 1. The mapping stretch goals... (Read More)

Let's keep the discussion going

May 28th - via:
Greetings to our backers, As we continue writing all the wonderful new info on Vormain, Vithela, and the East Isles we want to better provide you with not only the chance to see all the epic art and maps we are working on, but also to comment and... (Read More)

It's May, where Art thou in progress on the Guide...

May 2nd - via:
Greetings to our backers, As was recently asked (and we are happy to be asked), inquiring minds want to know what the "ship date" on the Guide will be.┬áIt may come as nobody's surprise, but the EPIC stretch goals we achieved are a LOT bigger than... (Read More)

The Great Southern's a jungle down there...

April 23rd - via:
Greetings to our backers, These last few weeks have seen progress on many fronts: words, maps, and art. Our general order for updating the text largely follows the stretch goal order, particularly for the regions we are in the process of... (Read More)

Our version of March madness...

March 25th - via:
Greetings to our backers, As March quickly draws to a close I wanted to provide you with more information about all the work that continues on our Awesome Guide to Glorantha project. In the broadest sense it all boils down to three simple words:... (Read More)

Kickstarter to revive Glorantha, old RPG that was eclipsed by D&D

November 19th - via:
Robert sez, "Glorantha is one of the oldest role-playing worlds in the history of the genre. Unfortunately, due to many reasons, the world never really found traction after D&D conquered RPGs back in the early 1980s. Now, thanks to Rick Meints of Moon Design Publications, they are finally beginning to get some traction again. Now the company has a Kickstarter raising funds for a complete guide to Glorantha (which has been needed for decades)." (Read More)

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