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Chivalry & Sorcery - the Medieval Role Playing Game

A project in Dudley, UK by Steve Turner, Brittannia Game Designs

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Help bring to print a new edition of Chivalry and Sorcery and enjoy the highs and lows of role playing in a medieval world.
Backers: 678
Average Pledge Per Backer: £48

Funded: £32,864 of £12,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Jul 31st (30 days)
Project By: Steve Turner, Brittannia Game Designs
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Latest News

Closing in on the final couple of hours

July 31st - via:
As we approach the finish line of the campaign I would like to say a big thank you to all of you who have backed us.  Layout continues apace and we are now on page 300. I would like to share one last image that will find its way into the book and if... (Read More)

Wow 5th Stretch Goal Unlocked

July 30th - via:
Wow well done everyone, the 5th stretch goal has been unlocked.  How far can we push it in the last 22 hours.  Can we get to the last stretch goal and unlock the PDF of Ars Bellica.  (Read More)

Final 24 hours and add-ons

July 30th - via:
As we are about to enter the final 24 hours we have listed the add-ons on the main page.  We have decided to add all the stretch goals as physical copies (with the exception of the music).  If we do manage to unlock the last 2 stretch goals then... (Read More)

Only 2 days to go and closing on the 5th stretch goal

July 29th - via:
With only 2 days to go, with us closing on the Goblinoids Sourcebook I would like to give a peak into an addition to 5th that harks back to 1st and 2nd edition. There was once a strand of magick that was dropped from 3rd and only bits reappeared in... (Read More)

Only 4 days to go and another page spread

July 27th - via:
With only 4 days to go here's another page spread.  Lets see if we can share this kickstarter and unlock the last 2 stretch goals.  (Read More)

Shout out for our friends at Colombia Games

July 25th - via:
We know a lot of C&S fans are also fans of Harnmaster.  Its a great campaign setting and they have just launched a new kickstarter for a revised city settings. Check it out here... (Read More)

Feedback Required

July 25th - via:
Okay the campaign isnt over yet (still got 5 days to go) but wanted to give you all a chance to have your say on what artwork to use on a GM's Screen. We are looking at a couple of pieces to use as the main pic and wondered which would work best. We... (Read More)

Lifting the lid on Ars Bellica

July 24th - via:
We really hope we can unlock Ars Bellica our last stretch goal.  With the approval of Phil McGregor the grand campaign will be added and blended with the mass combat rules. The mass combat rules allow you to build up your forces from the income of... (Read More)

New Art

July 24th - via:
Had some new art arrive.  Thought i should share a couple.  (Read More)

Stretch goal four unlocked!!

July 24th - via:
 Wow oh Wow, we have just unlocked the fourth stretch goal - the C&S Musical Symphony will be coming to you.  We have 6 days to go can we reach the £35k mark and unlock the last two stretch goals.  If you havent done so yet, share the news on... (Read More)

Special Add On to be added to the Pledge Manager

July 23rd - via:
Following discussions with the organisers, Brittannia Game Designs Ltd will be one of the two corporate sponsors of the UK Games Convention the Dudley Bug Ball held in our home town. As such an agreement has been made that backers will be able to... (Read More)

Social Goal Unlocked

July 22nd - via:
Okay we are unlocking the Social Goal, every backer from Squire and above will receive the bonus stand alone RPG Vis Imperium Victoriana ahead of its release on Drivethru and with exclusive Kickstarter material. When launched on Drivethru this will... (Read More)

We had this question, what's changed between 1st and 5th

July 19th - via:
Hello there. Someone asked the difference between 1st and 5th editions. In passing someone commented that they had 3rd, and did not know what 5th gave them that 3rd did not. This is my (Colin D. Speirs's) answer, others might focus on other aspects,... (Read More)

Initial C&S 5 Character Sheet

July 18th - via:
We have been working on the character sheet for the game, thinking of what we would like in a game.  So I would like to share the initial two pages with you.  It isn't the final version but it gives you a good idea of what we want to include.... (Read More)

Closing on the Social Goal

July 17th - via:
We are closing on the social goal (500 backers at Squire (£20) and above) with only 27 more backers needed to release it. Layout of Vis Imperium Victoriana is complete and has entered proof reading. We are also closing on the next stretch goal and... (Read More)

No More Top Tier Pledges

July 16th - via:
Wow, just wow, no more top tier pledges.   Thank you all of you. I can now announce that the MSRP for the Core Rule Book will be GBP 59.95 / USD 74.95 This means the Knight Pledge at £40 is now worth £59.95 plus music The Lord of the Manor Pledge... (Read More)

Historic Visitor to Brittannia Game Designs HQ.

July 15th - via:
Over the weekend we had a historic visitor give BGD Head Office a fly by.  A friend took a pic. Picture taken by Stuart Cooksey 13/7/2019 For anyone interested the Castle is 20 mins walk away and dates back to 1070 AD, the visible keep dates from... (Read More)

Monday Update

July 15th - via:
Yay we have passed another stretch goal and closer to unlocking the Music stretch goal. I may talk to Mark about the possibility of a live performance. Also Add Ons as a few people have asked about prices.   We are currently looking at the following... (Read More)

Rewards Clarification

July 14th - via:
Okay some clarification on rewards IF we hit 500 backers every backer of Squire and above will receive the PDF of Vis Imperium Victoriana with exclusive Kickstarter material ahead of its general release. If we hit £25,000 then every backer of Banner... (Read More)

C&S Reviews now Live

July 14th - via:
First off a shout out about the top tier pledge, their are only a handful left. We have just uploaded the video reviews of the Chivalry and Sorcery game ran by Andy Staples.  The players had never encountered C&S before.... (Read More)

Print Add Ons

July 13th - via:
The more observant will have noticed the £32,500 stretch goal has gone.  This caused some confusion as the intention was that hitting this target would release the Print Versions  of stretch goals being available as Pledge Manager Add On's.  We... (Read More)


July 12th - via:
As it's Friday, here's a treat for you for your weekend.  A couple of page spreads from the core book. Winemaking The Marketplace  (Read More)

C&S Music is coming

July 11th - via:
Although we haven't reached the stretch goal yet, Mark has been beavering away on ideas to create an album of music for C&S. Mark has been a professional musician for over 30 years, primarily on Guitar and currently has a solo tribute show for... (Read More)

A Look at some of the new art

July 10th - via:
Thought today I should share some of the new artwork.  We like it hope you do too.  (Read More)

GMS Magazine Podcast

July 10th - via:
I was recently interviewed by GMS Magazine regarding the C&S Kickstarter and the new edition. If you wish to hear the interview you can find it here.... (Read More)

Second stretch goal met!

July 9th - via:
 Thank you all. Creatures of the Night have been playable characters since the first edition of Chivalry and Sorcery and this edition will be no exception, as we have now met our second stretch goal, a companion volume on  "Nightwalkers"  by Paul... (Read More)

We are all us!

July 9th - via:
Our friends at Chaosium came to honour an old alliance. They've very graciously given us space to tell their fanbase of the old links between C&S and RuneQuest - links from the dawn of the hobby. We are huge fans of Chaosium games, and we're... (Read More)

Closing on another Stretch Goal

July 9th - via:
We are starting to close on our second stretch goal, "Nightwalkers" by Paul "Wiggy" Wade-Williams.  This supplement will allow you to play Vampires and Lycanthropes as characters in your game. If you can get away with it nothing infuriates a Vampire... (Read More)

Quest Wise reviews C&S and the Quickstart rules

July 8th - via:
YouTube channel Quest Wise captures the heart of C&S in this overview of the game, the campaign and the Quickstart rules. "It has a lot of depth to it, a lot of meat to the rules system, but at the same time it doesn't feel overly complex." Check... (Read More)

We have joined Instagram

July 7th - via:
My daughter has dragged me kicking and screaming into the modern era.  We now have an instagram account and will be posting the odd image there. Check us out on instagram at chivalry_and_sorcery   (Read More)

Announcing our You Tube Channel

July 6th - via:
We have just launched our very own Chivalry and Sorcery Channel. You can subscribe to it here.  We plan to upload some videos from Andy Staples game he ran today in Bahrain Central Library.... (Read More)

We have a Social Stretch Goal

July 5th - via:
Okay for those familiar with Kickstarters will be familiar with Social Stretch Goals, those not requiring a certain financial target. Our first social stretch goal is to reach a total of 500 total backers for Squire and above. If we hit that target... (Read More)


July 4th - via:
Okay possibly a bit overdue, but for those retailers interested in stocking the new edition of Chivalry and Sorcery. Pledge at the Mercantyler level, then drop me an email to with details of your store. We can then discuss your... (Read More)

Happy 4th July and Project Progress

July 4th - via:
Happy 4th July to all of our Backers in the US. As we have now passed our first stretch goal we felt it time to give you a progress report.   Core Rule Book - first 100 pages laid out, on track for PDF Beta to be released to Backers early September.... (Read More)

For the night is dark, and full of terror...

July 4th - via:
Having unlocked the first stretch goal - the Treason scenario by Stephen A. Turner - we're now eyeing the second, Paul "Wiggy" Wade-Williams' Nightwalkers Companion, covering werewolves and vampires in C&S. With that in mind, I wrote a little... (Read More)


July 3rd - via:
Following a load of feedback we have fed these into the Quickstart Rules.  The revised rules can be found here. As the rules will only be on Drivethru till the 30th... (Read More)

C&S 5 Quickstart Rules

July 2nd - via:
Heres hoping this link works, but if it doesnt the rules will be available on Drivethru  (Read More)

Quickstart Rules Going Live later

July 2nd - via:
In advance of the Quickstart Rules being uploaded later, heres the overland map for the short adventure. (Final map will have settlements named)  (Read More)

Marching on to the first stretch goal

July 2nd - via:
As we edge ever nearer to our first stretch goal I thought I should share the players maps for the adventure "Treason"  (Read More)

Thank You

July 2nd - via:
Wow to wake up and find we funded in 16 hours, incredible.  There are a number of people who have helped to make this Kickstarter possible. First of all Mark Rapson of Word Forge Games for giving me the proverbial kick up the backside to get this... (Read More)

What a day

July 1st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Questions on the Top Pledge

July 1st - via:
I have received a couple of questions in relation to the top Pledge and what it entails. As well as the Core Rule Book in print and PDF and all the stretch goals in PDF (or MP3 for the music) you receive a Fief in the Kingdom of Solda, a realm in the... (Read More)

What a start

July 1st - via:
We have begun this journey and thank you to all our early backers, its very much appreciated. We shall be uploading the Quickstart Rules over the next couple of days so give them a go. For the older fans here's a further page spread to show that we... (Read More)

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