Lords of Gossamer and Shadow: Diceless Role-Playing

A project in Dayton, OH by Steve Russell

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Lords of Gossamer & Shadow is a stand alone game using Erick Wujcik's diceless rules system which powered Amber Dicless Role-Playing.
Backers: 772
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $30,090 of $1,000
Dates: Apr 2nd -> May 15th (44 days)
Project By: Steve Russell
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Latest News

$500.00 spot opened up! ($750 and $1000 closed)

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
$500.00 spot opened up! ($750 and $1000 closed)Well the top spot that opened up due to a unforeseen emergency, that has been filled and the $750.00 spot was opened up, well that is now filled and a $500.00 spot is opened up.  Sorry if this feals... (Read More)

$750.00 spot open!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Well the top spot that opened up due to a unforeseen emergency, has been filled and the $750.00 spot is now open.  Normally I would not spam update but we have just over an hour left.  Special thanks to Thierry!  (Read More)

Top Reward is now Open, and a Reminder!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Top Spot Open!Due to a unforseen emergency, our top backer had to drop his pledge down (these things happen), This does not hurt any goals or affect anything with the project but it does open it up to backers who want to increase their pledge, but... (Read More)

Cam Banks is ours! No New Stretch Goals (and why).

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Snoopy Happy Dance of Joy! We have blown past $25k and Cam Bank's goal is unlocked. I want to thank everyone who got us here, its going to take me some time to get through the 100+ new folks who joined us yesterday and thank them individually but... (Read More)

A personal request.

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Backers Many of you have asked what you can do to help beyond being a backer well today is the day, I would like you to like, share, +1, and/or retweet any of the following through your social media Facebook (the top post) Google + (direct... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #4 Unlocked, On to #5!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Snoopy Happy Dance of Joy!We have unlocked stretch goal #4: Threats Dwimmerlaik by Guest Author Andrew Peregrine we will now be working on Stretch Goal #5: Rival Faction by Guest Author Cam Banks  with a goal of $25,000 (+2,500.00 from the previous... (Read More)

New Guest Author, New Stretch Goal and Vala Motivational Poster

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Guest AuthorI would like to announce our newest guest author Cam Banks! Cam Banks is Brand Manager for Atlas Games. He was born in the antipodean paradise of New Zealand, a nation whose geography doubles for such fictional landscapes as Mythic Greece... (Read More)

Inspirational List by Jason Durall and NPC Motivational Posters

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Inspirations by Jason DurallOther than the obvious debt to Roger Zelazny’s The Chronicles of Amber and Erick Wujick’s Amber Diceless Role-Playing, this game is inspired by a number of sources. These are presented here for gamemasters and players... (Read More)

Tweetchat Friday and New Guest Author on Monday

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Tweetchat on FridayOn Friday I am going to do a Tweetchat all day long on Twitter probably starting around 10am EST and ending around 6pm EST. It will be tagged #LoGaS, I will be wide open for you to ask questions or just to chat.  New Guest... (Read More)

Convention Support :)

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Just a short mention  People wanting to try out Lords of Gossamer and Shadow Diceless Role-Playing can still sign up for Amber Central where our designer Christopher "Kit" Kindred (who is writing "The Long Walk" sandbox adventure will  be running... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal, Guest Author, and Art Preview!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
As of this writing we are only $1,312 from hitting our 3rd stretch goal with Matt Forbeck so  I would like to announce our third guest author Andrew Peregrine and the fourth stretch goal Threats: Dwimmerlaik a 7,000 word 10 page small PDF ($22,500,... (Read More)

Post by Designer Jason Durall (Evolution of Design)

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Al said: "I would love to see an update on how what you're producing has evolved from Amber. The state of the art in RPGs has moved a bit in the last 10 years especially with all of the various indie games and thought experiments. I'd love to know if... (Read More)

16k, limited ranks full, and new Icon Artist

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
$16,000 +We are as of this writing 1,606% of goal and 43% toward our 3rd stretch goal with Matt Forbeck and we still have 29 days to go. What gets me really excited is knowing that the  best days of a Kickstarter are its last 5 days! Limited Ranks... (Read More)

Passing 15k and announcing a Guest Artist!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
News and UpdatesWell we have passed up $15,000 as of this writing we are 1,533% funded, and we are 33% toward our 3rd stretch goal of having Matt Forbeck create an original Gossamer World for us.  Layout for the book is scheduled to finish up... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked (Icon deck), Stretch Goal #3 (Matt Forbeck), New Reward Level

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Snoopy Happy Dance of Joy!Stretch Goal #2 is unlocked, so we will have the 52 Card Icon Deck of full color illustrated NPCs, The PDF is available at the $30.00 level with the Print on Demand available at the $50.00 level (and higher)  Thanks to... (Read More)

Why Lords of Gossamer and Shadow Diceless Role-Playing? (Part 1)

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We are close to our 2nd stretch goal very close, but I really liked Rob Donoghue's post  the other day so I thought I would talk a little about the history of our project.  Why Lords of Gossamer and Shadow Diceless Role-Playing? (Part 1)  Over... (Read More)

Artists for the Icon Deck!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Well we are only $615.00 away from our second stretch goal! So I feel its time to talk about some of the artists who will be doing that.  First up of course is Jason Rainville, you might recognize his work :) Second is Mark Hyzer who has done work... (Read More)

Rob Donoghue talks LoG&S and Guest Author wish list.

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Rob Donoghue's LoG&S post. If you have not read it yet our guest author Rob Donoghue talks about his history with Eric Wujcik's Diceless Role-Playing, and talks a bit about Lords of Gossamer and Shadow (as he got his copy of the finalized... (Read More)

Bonus Content, Guest Author, and Breaking Records

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
News and UpdatesKit is hard at work on his detailed outline for "The Long Walk" so I will let you know when that comes in and give you some previews from it.  One of our new backers has actually been signed on as a guest author, and will become... (Read More)

News, Upgraded Rewards, FAQs, Bonus Content, Guest Authors, Icon Deck international POD/shipping, out of town

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
News and UpdatesFirst and foremost if it starts to feel like we are spamming you with updates please let me know.   I am still working through thanking and talking to each of you personally, we planned for failure, we planned for success, and... (Read More)

Mini-Update Demiplane of Gaming Videoblog!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
The Demiplane of Gaming #20 videocast! Owen Stephens (d20 Star Wars Rpg, Wheel of Time Rpg, Everquest Rpg, Pathfinder Roleplaying Games etc.)  and myself discuss the Lords of Gossamer & Shadow Kickstarter, and a little bit about Steve Jackson... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 unlocked! On to #2 Icons Deck! New rewards!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
First let us take a moment to celebrate stretch goal #1.  Snoopy Happy Dance of Joy!The Long Walk Kit Kindred now has his work cut out for him as he will get to write our 50,000 word campaign saga "The Long Walk" and for those who don't know Kit we... (Read More)

Goal & Stretch Goal #1:

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
First thank you to all the backers that got us here so Quickly (I am scrambling to promote and update at the same time here).  The first stretch goal is $6,300.00 (+$5,300 over the initial goal)  The Long Walk  60 page Sandbox Adventure by... (Read More)

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