Shaintar: Legends Unleashed

A project in Huntsville, AL by Savage Mojo

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Shaintar: Legends Unleashed. Sean Patrick Fannon's epic high fantasy setting for the award-winning Savage Worlds roleplaying game!
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Dates: Jun 20th -> Jul 20th (30 days)
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Update 100 - the epic fantasy begins...

July 20th - via:
And that, folks is it. Amazing stuff. Some of you are looking at book after book of wonderful gaming goodness that will sustain you for months and years. There’s something for everyone who backed, and we hope you enjoyed the ride too. Thank you... (Read More)

25 minutes to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 20th - via:
Still going strong.... Guidebook 18: The Aeries of the Aevakar Long hidden away from the rest of Shaintar, are revealed in this book. The mysteries of the aevakar people are at long last revealed, and special Racial and other Edges for the winged fae... (Read More)

44 minutes to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 20th - via:
And there's $40K... with a suitably special reward: The Burning Heart – a Shaintar: Legends Unleashed Kickstarter Exclusive!  You've helped unlock a true treasure, friends. At one time an exclusive event run only at Origins and Gen Con a handful... (Read More)

81 minutes to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 20th - via:
We're not done yet, folks. We've had someone add $500 to the Kickstarter in the last few minutes, and he'll get totally bespoke books, both Legends Arise and Legends Unleashed, designed and laid out with exclusive content, in hardcover, mailed to... (Read More)

3 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 20th - via:
Report #6: Mercenary Companies The life of a professional soldier is filled with opportunity in Shaintar, as there are always people in need of warriors for one reason or another. The various professional mercenary companies of note are detailed,... (Read More)

5 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 20th - via:
This time it's... Guidebook 17: Mindoth's Tower & Archanaya Mindoth's Tower is the legendary center of druidic life, and Archanaya is the home of the new Church of Light. The centers of organized faith for Life and Light are detailed extensively,... (Read More)

7 hours to go: Amazing, amazing, amazing

July 20th - via:
You folks are incredible. I step away to get a little rest, and I come back to a new world. Seriously, here's all that went on in the last few hour: We hit $35,000 and unleashed this: Help the Heroes IV: This Time, It's Personal Seriously, we are... (Read More)

15 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!

July 19th - via:
Nailed another one... so close now to Frank's Thank You. Guidebook 15: The Desert Princes  Which reveals the compelling and rich history of the Eternal Desert and its people, the youlin aradi. The constant conflict, the shifting alliances, and the... (Read More)

18 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed! plus preview

July 19th - via:
Two stretch goals hit in one hour, so I'm going to make this update work extra hard. It'll have to do double duty. First, the Stretch Goal we unleashed (which makes me personally very happy). -MMK Guidebook 14: The Dwarven Clanhomes Though scattered... (Read More)

18 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!

July 19th - via:
Adept-lovers, this is for you... man, that just sounds wrong. Report #5: Adept Orders and Citadels Adepts left on their own face many dangers and temptations, which is why the various Orders and Citadels constantly have agents scouring Shaintar for... (Read More)

20 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 19th - via:
We just unlocked the fourth of the Black Lantern Reports: Report #4: Mage Guilds and Schools Sorcerers need to be trained in the use of their abilities, or they are a danger to themselves and others. There are mage guilds and schools for this very... (Read More)

23 hours to go: Sean's 24 hour party is on

July 19th - via:
Sean's been promising that he'll be running a 24 hour virtual party online for the last 24 hours of this Kickstarter, including a chance to talk with him about anything and everything, to hang out with some of the core people shaping Shaintar at the... (Read More)

24 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 19th - via:
We hit the next Help the Heroes stretch goal, which means that you've helped the creative team clothe and feed their families. As usual with these, Sean is offering an outrageous gift: Carinn (Sean's partner) is a skilled customizer and painter of... (Read More)

25 hours to go: Art attack!

July 19th - via:
I received more pieces of art from Carly Sorge... and I'm letting you guys see them as I get them. This time, though, I thought I'd put up all the ones we've got in the last week for you to look at together, including those from Alida Saxon. Just... (Read More)

28 hours to go: Bonus Goal Announced!

July 19th - via:
Wait, didn’t we say we’d done all ten of our bonus goals? We did, but just like Spinal Tap, we’re about to turn the volume up to 11. No, that’s not quite accurate. We’re not, not Sean or Savage Mojo. YOU are. This is a bonus goal from the... (Read More)

29 hours to go: Sean's Final Video Update

July 19th - via:
Sean's final update... with a squid hat, no less. He talks about: Thoughts on bestiaries Shared creativity, the essence of Shaintar Status report Rewards and thank you gifts The 24 hour party - join Sean! The squid thing, and bedtime Here's Sean's... (Read More)

31 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 19th - via:
Frank's Rangers can be proud - they did a great job! He fulfilled his quest :-) Guidebook 12: The Isle of Korindia  Delve into the truly unique and fascinating culture of the korindians. Descended from humans and elves, they rejected the land that... (Read More)

39 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 18th - via:
We got another one. Guidebook 12: The Freelands  This book covers one of the more remarkable places in Shaintar, where no king or lord may command, where freedom (and money) rules the day, and the largest city in all the world – Lanthor – sits... (Read More)

41 hours to go: Bonus Goal Unleashed!

July 18th - via:
Congrats everyone, we unlocked the final Bonus Goal: Bonus Goal #10 - Shaintar Tales Unleashed Four amazing writers - Aaron Rosenberg, Steve Long, Dan McGirt and Scott Corum. Four remarkable novellas. Everyone who pledges $150 or more gets all four... (Read More)

Important Note: Rewards Detailed

July 18th - via:
A lot of people have been asking for a breakdown of exactly what you'll get at different reward tiers and different pledge amounts... there's a lot of great stuff, after all. As a result, we've put together this informational list, which helps break... (Read More)

43 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 18th - via:
Another one for the list! We're on fire today: Guidebook 11: Goblinesh Gathers reveals many details about the goblins, ogres, and orcs throughout Shaintar. Their history, culture, and the differences between the northern and southern gathers is... (Read More)

45 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed

July 18th - via:
We hit another one: Black Lantern Report #3: Camden, AKA “The Snake's Den” Ruled by a council of powerful crime lords and dominated by various gangs and criminal guilds, Camden lies on the southern coast of the Wildlands, a sore that cannot be... (Read More)

48 hours to go: Beyond The Veil

July 18th - via:
We have exactly 48 hours to go and this message appeared in the comments section: Frank says: As the number of fellow backers continues to rise, I can't help but do the math that says that if everyone pledged an additional $10 dollars for, well...... (Read More)

53 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!

July 18th - via:
We hit another one, and it's an important stretch goal to hit, so I'm going to talk about it in more detail than normal. Please bear with me, because I'm about to show you what a wonderful, amazing human being Sean Patrick Fannon is, and the love he... (Read More)

Sean's Penultimate Video

July 18th - via:
Time for Sean's latest daily hat and Stone Cold Crazy update, including: The avalanche has hit! Thank you for helping the heroes.  Flash fiction for EVERY backer, 268 and counting. More awesome Shaintar All-Stars. Tomorrow's video will be the last... (Read More)

57 hours to go: Bonus Goal Unleashed!

July 18th - via:
You did it again (and not in that "Bad dog" waggy-finger kind of way, either)! Bonus Goal #8 - In Lord Severance's Service A couple of days ago we announced a very special bonus book, and asked you to promoted the Kickstarter to unleash it. You hit... (Read More)

67 hours to go: Bonus Goal Unleashed!

July 17th - via:
We hit another one - the Mythical Lairs of Shaintar Bonus Goal. So all you folks who ninja over to the Mythical Lairs Kickstarter and pledge $50 while also having $50 of pledge here... well, you get one sweeeeeet freebie, the altar of evil 3D terrain... (Read More)

68 hours to go: Stretch Goal Unleashed!

July 17th - via:
Guidebook 10: The Malakar Dominion There are, effectively, three competing social groups that strive against each other for power in the Malakar Dominion – the noble houses, the criminal houses, and the guild houses. In truth, the tangled web of... (Read More)

Last 3 days: New art to show

July 17th - via:
I have two new pieces of art to show you today. First, Carly Sorge has finished a mock-up of the Republic of Dregordia stretch goal book, which we unleashed last night. It's another fine piece from her. Love the architecture, the jungle location, and... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 27

July 17th - via:
250 Backers Well past $23,000 Recap time! Stretch goals discussed Guidebooks & Black Lantern Reports Unleashed Bonus Goals Unleashed Thank you gifts discussed w/mention of the next one - but it's still a secret.  (Read More)

Day 4: Bonus Goal 9 Unleashed

July 16th - via:
Just as we announced our final Bonus Goal for this Kickstarter, you folks wrap up one of the others. We hit 700 combined likes for the Shaintar and Battle for Oz Facebook pages, which means that crossover book will now be written and will be free to... (Read More)

Day 4: Final Bonus Goal Announced

July 16th - via:
This is it, folks, the final Bonus Goal for this Kickstarter, and we believe we've saved something truly special for last. Bonus Goal #10 - Shaintar Tales Unleashed Four amazing writers - Aaron Rosenberg, Steve Long, Dan McGirt and Scott Corum. Four... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 9: The Republic of Dregordia

July 16th - via:
In our second stretch goal unlock of the day, we reveal the mysterious land of the reptilian people, as well as their often-violent history and their struggle for civilization. Imagine, if you will, a merging of the basics of Zen Buddhism; Vulcan... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 8: The Prelacy of Camon

July 16th - via:
In all ways, the Prelacy of Camon's policies are dictated by the belief structure of the Church. There exists a strong orientation towards absolute order and discipline. Traditions and conservatism are highly respected. Humans are the only blessed... (Read More)

Day 4: Bonus Goal Unleashed

July 16th - via:
We're overjoyed to announce that we hit Bonus Goal 7, our adventure cards. Thank you to everyone who sent us testimonials about why you love Shaintar. The one who finally tipped us over the unlock threshold was none other than Ruben Rivera Jr. who... (Read More)

Day 4: Book covers

July 16th - via:
I promised we had more cover mock-ups for the stretch goal books, and here are another couple of images from Alida Saxon. Don't forget to like her Facebook page if you're enjoying this art. She's doing a great job. -MMK  (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 26

July 16th - via:
Wearing a beagle, and he calls the Wizard of Oz cool and surreal?!? Here's Sean's latest video update, where you can find out all about... Hitting the Bonus Goals: Six Times Epic maps and adventures. Hitting the Bonus Goals: Accursed crossover.... (Read More)

Day 5: Bonus Goal 9 Announced

July 15th - via:
And this is it, the last part of the ambitious crossover epic that Sean and Savage Mojo have been planning throughout the Kickstarter. One last piece of the mighty puzzle that weaves endless possibility into your Shaintar game. The Yellow Brick Road... (Read More)

Day 5: Another Bonus Goal Unleashed!

July 15th - via:
Two Bonus Goals in one day, folks. Well done everyone! We hit 225 backers, and that unleashes Bonus goal #4 - Six Times Epic.  If you remember Update #23, this is the bonus that gives six tabletop map tile sets from DramaScape and six linked... (Read More)

Day 5: Bonus Goal Unleashed!

July 15th - via:
Last week we launched Bonus Goal #6, the Accursed crossover. Congrats to everyone... we just hit the unlock conditions and so that book will get written by Sean and the Accursed crew, offering a splash of dark fantasy to your Shaintar game, or a dash... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 7: The Kingdom of Olara

July 15th - via:
Returning to the Legendary Lands series, we give you Guidebook 7: The Kingdom of Olara. Learn about its difficult history, its culture of war and honor, and the unique relationship between the humans and the dwarves of this embattled realm. The... (Read More)

Sean’s Update: Day 25

July 15th - via:
News, now that Sean is back from his gaming trip: Stretch goals (yes, two) unleashed. Bonus Goals…. so…. nearly … there.   Two new Bonus Goals too. What was I doing the last five days? -MMK  (Read More)

Day 6: Bonus Goal 8 Announced

July 14th - via:
A little Shaintar trivia for you:  1) Back in the mists of time, Aaron ‘Ace’ Acevedo was the editor for the original published incarnation of Shaintar, Shards of the Stone. Yes, he’s not just an amazing illustrator and art director, but a keen... (Read More)

Day 7: Ultimate Collector's Dream Pledge

July 13th - via:
Each day in the last week we're planning something special, and today's something is very special indeed. We're adding a new pledge level, and it's a cracker. Pledge $2,000 or more The Tome of Legends - Limit (3): For this new, special level, you... (Read More)

Day 7: Bonus Goal Progress

July 13th - via:
One week to go! Thank you all for helping move towards the various Bonus Goals. Here's a little update of where we're at: Bonus Goal #4 - Six Times Epic: We're at 217 backers... only 8 more needed and we're unleashed this goal. Six free maps. Six... (Read More)

A New Video from Sean!

July 12th - via:
Pretty sure gaming history was made last night, we think. Rob takes over tonight & Sean gets to play, YAY! Check out the video to see what Sean means!  (Read More)

Day 8: Bonus Goal 7 Announced

July 12th - via:
The Adventure Deck is one of the most fun elements in Savage Worlds. We've been asked repeatedly about whether there's going to be a set of adventure cards for Shaintar and now we have an answer... it's up to you. Bonus Goal #7 will unleash 27 new... (Read More)

Day 8: More Stretch Goal Covers

July 12th - via:
Yesterday I talked about the fact that we've started commissioning artwork for the stretch and bonus goals, as well as showing you a sneak peek of the coming Legends Unleashed cover. Today I have another, similar treat for you. Below you'll find... (Read More)

Day 8: Revealing The Future

July 12th - via:
We hit $20,000, and now it's time to reveal the next group of stretch goals. From the intrigue-filled "Snakes' Den" to the Isle of Korindia, where the Kor-In martial art was born, we feel there's something for everyone.... $26,000 – Black Lantern... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Report 2: The Red Store

July 12th - via:
Stretch Goal Unleashed: Report 2 - The Red Store In the second Black Lantern report, a new-yet-powerful criminal organization gets detailed. The Red Store is known in underworld circles as an organization that can — and will — obtain anything... (Read More)

Day 9: Behind The Scenes With The Legends Unleashed Cover

July 11th - via:
This update is more art-intensive than most, but I hope you'll forgive me. You see, we've got a preview of the Legends Unleashed cover to show you, and I've prepared a little walk-through of it. I hope you enjoy it. -MMK  (Read More)

Day 9: Supersizing The Suzerain Add-On

July 11th - via:
We've had a request to add a deal for the PDFs of the Suzerain books that are part of the Super Suzerain Add-On Offer. There are obstacles to this, all part of the economics of the hobby games industry I won't bore you with, but we've decided to... (Read More)

Day 9: Bonus Goal 6 Announced

July 11th - via:
Time to hook some more options into your Shaintar experience, and to make that free for most of you... yes, it's time for a new Bonus Goal.  The Accursed Shaintar Crossover We're hooking Shaintar and the Accursed setting together so you get the... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Report 1: The Black Lantern

July 11th - via:
“Push back the dark.” This simple phrase lies at the heart of this vital and mysterious organization that works to protect the entire Southern Kingdoms from threats invisible to knights and rangers, priests and mages. Originally established to... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 20

July 11th - via:
Actually, this is an update from Betty Law Morgan, who'll be writing Guidebook 3: The Kal-A-Nar empire with Sean. In it she talks about how she met Sean and got as excited about Shaintar as we all are. She explains her credentials and a little about... (Read More)

Day 10: The Super Suzerain Add-On Offer

July 10th - via:
As you might have guessed by now, the Shaintar and Suzerain universes are pretty tight, because Savage Mojo is so close to Evil Beagle Games. We all go back a long way. We've all gamed together, become adventuring brothers (and sisters) over years.... (Read More)

Day 10: Sean's Streaming

July 10th - via:
OK, so here's what's going on with me today and tonight. I just got off the road and I'm in the Augusta, GA area. I am getting dressed and getting ready to head over to the R.G.G. Command Center to run Episode I of our Special Launch-a-Thon Shaintar... (Read More)

10 Days: Stretch Goal Covers

July 10th - via:
We're coming into the last ten days, and that means we're hotting up the pace with the Shaintar Kickstarter. Expect to see some wonderful things, and some amazing new bonuses as time goes by. For starters we've got a special for you. We've been... (Read More)


July 10th - via:
We've had a lot of interest in the Keys to the Kingdom pledge level, and we're humbled by how many of you want to be a part of the world-building process. After much discussion we've decided to open up another five slots for the Keys to the Kingdom... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 13

July 9th - via:
New Hat! Quick one!   On the way to Augusta for the 3-Day launch-a-thon at Rob's Game Group.   Savage Mojo crew in charge (hee hee) Stretch Goal 9 Check out Bonus Goals Get the word out,  (Read More)

Wild Card Creator

July 9th - via:
We had a request early in the Kickstarter to hook Shaintar into the Wild Card Creator. Well, we listen... here's a special message from Will Herrmann, the Journeyman Games president and founder:  One of my favorite settings for Savage Worlds is... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 18

July 9th - via:
The latest update from Sean includes: Happy birthday, Daniel Lawson! Hardcover Legends Arise sneak peek Bonus Goal 5 – Mythical Lairs 3D terrain, plus adventure Sean’s a dream date Podcasts aggregated The shipping thing Shout outs and teasers... (Read More)

The thorny issue of shipping

July 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Mythical Lairs of Shaintar Bonus Goal

July 8th - via:
Far from the rays of the sun and the scrutiny of decent beings, the Acolytes of Ceynara destroy more lives in pursuit of their terrifying, demonic goals. Blood pours from the alter as another victim screams in anguish and horror. Will Heroes of Light... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 17

July 8th - via:
In which Sean doesn't wear a hat... well, sort of... and discusses: Stretch goal unleashed ! Personal thank you gift... and it's a great one. The Most Unread Blog on the Internet. Ever. New All-Stars New bonus goal coming!  (Read More)

Game Geeks Feature

July 7th - via:
We've had a great review of the Kickstarter in a special video from Kurt Wiegel, host of Game Geeks RPG. For those who don't know him, Kurt has an amazing insight into RPGs, and his Youtube videos are standard viewing for many gamers. We're delighted... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 16

July 7th - via:
Here's the latest from Sean, including: Progress update Cool Kickstarters Hints of future bonuses New art Podcasts updates And then plenty of crunchy details about the Justice and Life campaign for GMs.  (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 15

July 6th - via:
Sean's on overdrive today, as he talks about: hats, podcasts, live streamed gaming, and thank you bonuses. He also gives a peek at the print version of Legends Arise, which came in today.  (Read More)

Print Proof Progress, Part 2

July 5th - via:
Sean got the softcover print through the door, and the proof copy looks good. It's not a great photo, but it shows what the books we're doing look like, in the flesh. The hardcover has yet to arrive, so there's more to come! -MMK  (Read More)

Bonus Goal Unleashed: The Godstrike Tempest

July 5th - via:
We hit Bonus Goal #3 – The Godstrike Tempest! Thanks to you, yes you, we've unleashed a new set of world-shaping events. And we'll be giving away the resulting book, free to anyone who pledges $75 or more. Let me save you tracking back to old... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 14

July 5th - via:
As always, we're a few hours behind on getting Sean's update live (the perils of being from all round this big world of ours). This one's his 4th of July special, mostly special because of... the hat. In this update Sean talks about the 4th of July,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 6: The Nation of Shaya'Nor

July 5th - via:
Welcome to the Shadowlands, Shaya'Nor. Fans of what is known as “gothic horror” will find the essence of what they love running amuck here. This is where the Boogy Man comes from; where vampires, werewolves, and liches rule from their beautiful... (Read More)

Sean's Video Update, Day 12

July 4th - via:
Wow, look at that hat! I know I normally hit the high points in the updates but I'm not at home on my computer. The one I'm on, has NO speakers so I can see Sean (and his hat) but not hear him. Why didn't you use your phone, Gayle? Well, good... (Read More)

Print Proof Progress

July 3rd - via:
Print proofs are in for Legends Arise, and as you can see from the image below, they look good. As predicted, we're not happy with the black and white version at this stage, but we'll be looking into a few tweaks that might make all the difference.... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 5: The Kingdom of Galea

July 3rd - via:
Carved in battle out of the need for freedom from tyranny, yet also the cry for the rule of law, Galea is the true heart of the Southern Kingdoms. Her rulers have always stood for the best of human kind, and her people have always fought for Life and... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 12

July 3rd - via:
Hit $16,000 goal! Kingdom of Galea book Unleashed! Bonus Goal #3 Godstrike Tempest, need 43 likes on Suzerain Facebook page Bonus Goal #4 announced 6 Times Epic - 50 backers away (well, 46 now) Thursday, I host Beautiful Brains podcast.  Join us... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 11

July 2nd - via:
Stretch Goal #6 Rob Davis Shoutout! RGG next week Mis-directed Mark Pod-cast on 7/1  Carpe Diem & All Games Considered scheduled today Beautiful Brains on the 4th More podcasts coming - Links to follow. New Races - How we're going to handle... (Read More)

The 2-2-5 Backers Bonus Goal

July 2nd - via:
There are places all across the lands of Shaintar where amazing things happen. Some are epic and grand in scope, while others are humble and unassuming (if still distinctive in style and atmosphere). Such can be said for all of the wonderful maps... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 10

July 1st - via:
Sean needs Sleep ;-) Stretch Goal #5 UNLEASHED! Stretch Goals for $21K through $25K are announced and discussed! Scott Bennie shoutout! oh, we hit $15K,  Fan Share Folder available here  Fantastic Kickstarter Exclusive Edition of Shaintar: Legends... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 4: The Elvish Nation

June 30th - via:
The impact of the fae upon the world is impossible to over-estimate. Society, politics, philosophy, agriculture, science, literature, even basic language all derive from the direct influence of this most ancient of races. The pinnacle of culture,... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 9

June 30th - via:
Bonus Goal # 3 Update More bonus goals waiting to be revealed Godstrike Tempest Closing in on Stretch Goal #5 Shaintar All Stars World Building Oh my - Sean's daughter has a boyfriend (gayle wishes to be a fly on the wall during the game)  (Read More)

Great news... and asking for your opinions

June 30th - via:
We've been talking to our art team about neat visuals for Shaintar: Legends Unleashed, and we have a couple of great possibilities. Rather than run with one version of how the book will look and ditching the other, we've decided to offer you, our... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 8

June 29th - via:
Google+ Hangout Stretch Goal #4 Unleashed! Last 24hr Deathmarch Exclusive Add-On teaser Shaintar All Stars Justsice & Life Darktheatre LLC shoutout Sean Preston shout out Shaintar Map   (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 7

June 28th - via:
Stretch goal reached! Betty Law Morgan shout-out and the Kal-A-Nar empire Godstrike Tempest Rob's game group (RGG) Sean's personal plea Collaborative Shaintar  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 3: The Kal-a-Nar Empire

June 27th - via:
The single largest nation in all the world, the Kal-a-Nar Empire is also the single greatest threat to civilization ever known. Ruled by an abominable entity that combines the demonic might of Flame with the eternal corruption of Darkness, the Empire... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 6

June 27th - via:
The John Etheredge shout-out Shipping Bonus goal round-up The Godstrike Tempest World building About Wildlands and Freelands Teaser for tomorrow  (Read More)

Bonus Goal #3 – The Godstrike Tempest

June 26th - via:
It’s time to get… EPIC. Sure, we’re always epic here, but this is epic with capital letters. This is head-turning, universe-busting, game-changing epic turned up to volume 11 with a cherry on top. In the years that Shaintar has existed there... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 5

June 25th - via:
Here's Sean's summary for day five, talking about: Two stretch goals hit A free castle - it's yours! Combining creative goals What is a bloodline? Bonus goals Being actively involved  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 2: The Wildlands

June 25th - via:
Aptly named, the Wildlands are the most likely place for many heroes to begin their stories in Shaintar. Nestled at the center of all of the major realms of the Southern Kingdoms, these are the lands for whom no single entity could ever claim sole... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unleashed! Guidebook 1: Magic & Cosmology

June 25th - via:
Magic literally permeates the entire realm of Shaintar, and its cosmology influenced all of history and still drives the current conflicts and challenges faced by the heroes of this world. Greater beings of Light, Life, Darkness, and Flame scheme and... (Read More)

Shaintar Lore - Black Lanterns

June 25th - via:
This image comes from the section that first introduces the Black Lanterns, one of the most interesting groups in all of Shaintar. The "elevator pitch" description would be "imagine Bond's MI6 meets the Impossible Mission Force in a heroic fantasy... (Read More)

A New Video from Sean!

June 24th - via:
We achieved something today.  Bonus goals revealed and progress made towards them. Add-ons edited to include print copies of Legends Arise and other excellent progress made today!   Thank you to all our backers for pledging your support for this... (Read More)

The 1-2-5 Backers Bonus Goal

June 24th - via:
OK, folks, it's time for another Bonus Goal - This one hinges on our reaching 125 Backers for the Kickstarter. For that, you get a castle. No kidding! A full castle, free, thanks to the fantastic friendship between the Beagle and the Dragon. Fat... (Read More)

Sean's Update: Day 4

June 23rd - via:
Here's Sean's update for the day, talking about: Breaking the $8,000 mark Ed Greenwood and the free book announcement A hundred links Add-ons, including print options Comments, including the structure of the stretch goals Specialized character sheets... (Read More)


June 23rd - via:
This is the Big One, friends! For those of you who've not heard or figured it out from various hints I've left here and there (and everywhere), my friend and industry icon, Ed Greenwood - the man who created the Forgotten Realms setting no less - is... (Read More)

Developing Dwarves

June 22nd - via:
Perhaps the most welcome news I shared early in the run-up to announcing the Kickstarter was the return of Jason Engle to the Shaintar product line. Without question, he's one of the finest and most capable artists in the games industry, and not only... (Read More)

Shaintar - A Players' Perspective

June 22nd - via:
Today's update features the players. Guest Stars Michael A. Nuckels, Esther Nuckels, Robert Patrick Moore, Lee Ballew, and Sooz tell you about their favorite characters and what makes Shaintar so special for them.  (Read More)

In which we discuss print options for the books.

June 21st - via:
Hi Everyone, We've received a number of comments and questions about the possibility of an add-on for print versions of the books or POD.  Shaintar: Legends Arise is being sold through Drive ThruRPG and the print files are in the approval process... (Read More)

Video Update from Sean

June 21st - via:
Hi everyone.  Sean has some stuff to talk to you about and now that I figured out how to upload a video, I can share it with you.  Here is Sean talking about where we are right now, and some hints about some secret stuff that is going on in the... (Read More)

Welcome, and Thank You!

June 20th - via:
First of all, I want to thank everyone who has pledged already.  You've made a huge difference and Sean wanted me to tell you how pleased and humbled he is by you. I figured that we’re all on the same ride I should introduce myself, tell you a bit... (Read More)

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