Earthdawn 4th Edition

A project in Corbett, OR by FASA Corporation

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A classic tabletop RPG returns. Set in the Age of Legend, heroes are needed to bring hope to a damaged world.
Backers: 1019
Average Pledge Per Backer: $108

Funded: $109,596 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 13th -> Feb 12th (30 days)
Project By: FASA Corporation
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Latest News

Over 100k and International Shipping Update

February 12th - via:
First, the big news: We crossed $100,000. I am awestruck. You are awesome. This means that the final stretch goal is unlocked. Everyone who has pledged for $50 or more of hardcopy books gets all the PDFs - Players Guide, GM's Guide, Companion,... (Read More)

Clarification on $100k Stretch

February 12th - via:
Just a quick note to clarify the $100,000 stretch goal: We will be releasing all of the PDFs created from this Kickstarter to those backers who have supported with a physical book reward and a pledge of $50 or greater. The PDF Everything reward level... (Read More)

Questors Unlocked and Color Plates Added!

February 12th - via:
Andrew here. Good morning from Oakheart Farm. Yes, we named our alpaca farm after the First Tree. We're that big into Earthdawn. First off: With the Paypal pledges, we're at $93,050. We have eleven hours to go. To ED-ize a phrase from Richard... (Read More)

Twenty Twenty Twenty Four Hours To Go....

February 11th - via:
I'm sure Andrew wants to be sedated. Josh here. As of this writing, we are just under 24 hours left in the campaign. We are climbing steadily higher, and at this point I have given up with projections about where we are going to end up. What will the... (Read More)

Elven Nations Unlocked!

February 11th - via:
Thank you so very much! We appreciate the faith you have placed in us, and will do everything in our power to deliver the quality product that you expect and that Earthdawn deserves. The Elven Nations sourcebook has been unlocked. We're keeping... (Read More)

Approaching the 48 Hour Mark: Final Push!

February 10th - via:
Andrew here. As I write this, we have 56 hours remaining in the Kickstarter, with our funding at $74,663. At the 48 hour mark, everyone who has "remind me" selected will get an e-mail alerting them of the final two days. We need your help - not just... (Read More)

Over $70k! And another little mechanics preview...

February 9th - via:
Good afternoon all, Josh here. Wow. We've had quite the surge here from the latest stretch goal, which unlocked the third "core book" the Earthdawn Companion, which will contain the high-Circle stuff for both players and gamemasters. As a way of... (Read More)

ED4 Companion Unlocked!

February 8th - via:
You have spoken. The Earthdawn 4E Companion is unlocked. We're setting up the rewards for it as follows. You can either select a new reward level, or just bump your pledge by $30 for a SC or $50 for a HC. It'll make our bookkeeping easier if you... (Read More)

How to do a Hardcover Companion Bundle

February 7th - via:
We don't have time to set this up on SurveyMonkey. Send an e-mail to and tell me (Andrew) how you want to do a hardcover ED4 Companion pledge. KS only allows you to claim one reward. Do we have people drop everything else to... (Read More)

ED4 Preview: Revised Talents

February 7th - via:
First of all, there is less than one week to go in our Kickstarter! If you've been putting it off, your time is almost up. As of this writing, we are just shy of $59k, and are inching closer and closer to our $60k stretch goal, which unlocks the... (Read More)

One week to go!

February 5th - via:
Good evening all. Josh here. First of all, and once again, I want to thank everybody for their support and interest in our project. As I've said many times through this process, we expected the campaign to succeed, but not as quickly or as... (Read More)

Retailer Bundles Added!

February 4th - via:
You asked for it: you got it. We've added two new pledge levels for retailers! The Retailer Bundle includes three copies each in hardcover of the Players Guide and the GM's Guide, and six copies of each in softcover. No PDFs are included in this... (Read More)

PDF Everything and Travar Bundles Added!

January 29th - via:
First, the big news: We've added a PDF Everything bundle. For a pledge of $45, you get the Player's Guide, the Gamemaster's Guide, the Travar: The Merchant City sourcebook, and all other sourcebooks that are unlocked during the course of this... (Read More)

Talk about a day of updates..... here's some preview art!

January 27th - via:
Good evening all, Josh here. I know there has been a flurry of updates that have come your way today, but sometimes that is how it goes. Just a real quick one, as I wanted to share a couple of pieces of art that our Art Director, Jeff Laubenstein,... (Read More)

Paypal Pledging Now Available On Our Online Shop

January 27th - via:
We've added a section on our online store ( where you can pledge via Paypal. The products listed on this shop section mirror the pledge... (Read More)

Interview with Josh Harrison on Diehard Gamefan

January 27th - via:
Josh Harrison, Line Developer for Earthdawn, did an interview with Diehard Gamefan covering Earthdawn Fourth Edition. What else needs to be said?  (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked! Book size and style news! Previews!

January 23rd - via:
Josh here. Sorry about the silence the last couple of days, but we have all been rather busy, so apologies for that. We have achieved our $40k stretch goal! Every backer who has pledged for a physical book (softcover or hardcover, Player's or GM's... (Read More)

Revised Stretch Goals

January 18th - via:
After careful consideration, and listening to your feedback, we have revised the Stretch Goals for this Kickstarter. These goals will be locked in unless a compelling business reason arises for us to change them. The short version: We discontinued... (Read More)

News from L. Ross Babcock III in re: Earthdawn Fourth Edition and FASA Games Inc.

January 18th - via:
Hello, this is Ross Babcock. I am a co-founder of FASA Corporation and have been involved in one form or another since we started the company in late 1980. Thank you all for your support for the Earthdawn 4th Edition Kickstarter campaign. I continue... (Read More)

A little bit about Travar: The Merchant City

January 16th - via:
Josh here. First of all, I would like to thank everybody so far for your support. It really means a lot. Second, we appreciate everybody's understanding and patience while we get things sorted out in terms of stretch goals, answering questions, and... (Read More)

Travar Stretch Goal!

January 16th - via:
Andrew here with great news: We broke $25,000, which means that the Travar stretch goal is now live! For $10, either a new pledge or a bump to your existing pledge, you get a PDF copy of Travar: City of Merchants. For $20, again either a new ledge or... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: Here's The Deal

January 16th - via:
Many of you have asked about stretch goals. Here is our plan to both challenge all of our backers and to say thank you for the tremendous support you have shown for Earthdawn 4th Edition. $25,000 -┬áTravar: City of Merchants will be added to the... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 -- Travar: The Merchant City

January 14th - via:
Josh here. First of all, I would like to thank everybody that has contributed so far. Meeting our target in less than 24 hours... that's awesome. Sorry. That's AWESOME. I'd also like to thank my fellow FASA Games people (especially Andrew Ragland)... (Read More)

That was a little unexpected!

January 13th - via:
We've been building up to this Kickstarter for several weeks now, but I have to admit I am a little surprised at how far our initial surge has gone! As of this writing, we are over 50% to our initial goal, and we've only been live for a little more... (Read More)

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