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Eldritch RPG 2nd Edition

A project in Tallahassee, FL by Dan Cross

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A versatile, epic fantasy TRPG tailored for both one-shot weekend warriors and GMs desiring a customizable system for longer campaigns.
Backers: 58
Average Pledge Per Backer: $86

Funded: $5,002 of $6,600
Dates: Oct 19th -> Nov 18th (30 days)
Project By: Dan Cross
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Last days

November 16th - via:
68% funded... Well, so close, yet so far! Anything is possible, so we're seeing this to the end. I appreciate all of you that have stuck with me to this point. It's not over yet, although nothing is assured with a gap of $2,314. That's not an... (Read More)

Four days left, and one short promo video.

November 14th - via:
My son was the narrator of this video. He's 13. I don't know where he got that voice, because it is sure as heck isn't mine. In any event, in four days we'll know whether the 150 followers of this project wish to bring it over the top. My fingers are... (Read More)

Robert Schwalb enters the Eldritch Realms!

November 11th - via:
I'm excited to announce that Robert J. Schwalb, a game designer and developer for various RPG supplements, including Dungeons & Dragons, A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplaying, and others, will write a short, initiatory... (Read More)

A form-fillable character sheet and 62% funded!

November 11th - via:
We are on track to fund! I just need to keep the momentum going. And that means providing cool things to look at. So tonight, before I pass out in bed, I'm revealing a form-fillable character sheet I've been working on! Let me know if it's fun to... (Read More)

Backer Only Survey

November 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Broken Link?

November 9th - via:
Just in case you haven't heard enough from me, I decided to make sure you all had a properly working link to my PDF companion to the video series on the Eldritch rules. Sorry if the last update had a broken link!... (Read More)

I put together a rules overview PDF for everybody!

November 8th - via:
Hello! Here's a rules overview PDF, complimenting the video series! Check it out!   (Read More)

New Reward Tiers Revealed!

November 8th - via:
So I finished the new reward tiers. If you don't make a change, your pledge will still go through, it's simply not available for new backers. If you switch, that's no problem at all. Those who were at the $30 level don't lose anything if they drop to... (Read More)

Reward Tiers Retiring and New Rewards added; feel free to switch! Increased value!

November 8th - via:
I am retiring the $30 Eldritch Whisper reward tier and replacing it with the Arcane Zephyr at half the price, $15, PDFs only. I'm also replacing the Aetheric Dream with Arcane Zephyr and including the actual print book. Lastly, the Gilded Tome I'm... (Read More)

Another look at Jordenheim by W.R.K.S. Games; the sister game of Eldritch RPG and a gift (PDF) to all backers!

November 7th - via:
Like Eldritch RPG, Jordenheim (W.R.K.S. Games) is a self-contained game utilizing the Plyphyny System rules I thought you all might enjoy W.R.K.S. game's own character creation videos regarding Jordenheim,  (the Norse setting based on W.R.K.S.... (Read More)

Bonus Adventures for All

November 6th - via:
First of all, you're all awesome. You've stuck with me. It's a difficult climb, scaling Kickstarter Mountain! I appreciate all of your contributions very much. In thanks, I'm providing every backer with a free and updated copy of all previously... (Read More)

Part Two of Combat System video tutorial

November 6th - via:
This will actually be the last of the rules videos. I'm going to focus on revealing more about the campaign setting next, but without further ado, here is the link to part 2 of the combat system overview!  (Read More)

The Monster Creation Spreadsheet

November 5th - via:
I have always loved digital tools, sites like DnDBeyond (and yes, I play 5th Edition as well). Lacking such resources, I've tried to at the very least support my games with auto-calculating spreadsheets with drop-down menus. The one I am showcasing... (Read More)

Excel and LibreOffice NPC Creator

November 5th - via:
Hello, all of you wonderful supporters!  Malcolm Bowers created an easy-to-use quick "full-fledged" NPC creator using custom controls on Libre Office and Excel. These spreadsheets will NOT work in Google Sheets, Excel web-version, or Apple's Numbers... (Read More)

Here's the third in the series of the rules overview!

November 4th - via:
This video covers the rules of combat, which is a system unique to the Eldritch RPG. I decided to split out a slideshow video on feats into another video, otherwise, this one would have been painfully long in my opinion. I try to keep these down to... (Read More)

A rules slideshow in the works

November 3rd - via:
Two weeks left, and we're 42% funded. I have hope! I plan on announcing something cool tomorrow, but I won't say more yet.  Today I started working on the 3rd in the rules overview videos, and the third will cover battle. I thought all of you may... (Read More)

An Example of Battle

November 2nd - via:
While I'm working on the third slideshow in my rules overview series, I decided to update an older battle example video I did with new narration and some tweaks. It's not the most polished I've ever done, but I do think it's a fun example of how... (Read More)

Character Creation Part 2 Video!

November 1st - via:
I just now finished the second video of my character creation guide series! I hope you enjoy it. The next video will combine all you'd want to know about how the Eldritch combat system works, as well as provide an overview of Warrior Feats and other... (Read More)

50% By Two Week Mark?

October 31st - via:
I think if we can make 50% by the two week mark it could be a signal to everybody this is a winning bandwagon. I’ll be putting the next part of the video series out tomorrow, continuing with our example of Nathal the elven mage with spell selection... (Read More)

From Jordenheim to Ainerêve

October 29th - via:
I haven't talked a lot about the Jordenheim book, the PDF for which W.R.K.S. Games has generously allowed me to offer fully incorporated into the rewards. Jordenheim is a fully self-contained gamebook unto itself, with stunningly beautiful art. I am... (Read More)

A Character Creation Example Video!

October 28th - via:
Many of you have never played this game, and I welcome you. I don't think I can adequately express how excited I am that you are here with us! Knowing full well that you may not have a copy of the Revised Edition, and it is likely you haven't played... (Read More)

Brand New Intro Video!

October 27th - via:
I'm excited to share the new intro video I worked all day on today! I felt the one I had was not conveying the tone and feel of the game as I'd have best imagined. So, I sat down, fired up my Bandlab Cakewalk software, a few samples, and softsynths,... (Read More)

Another episode of Coins, RPGs and More!

October 25th - via:
Here’s another very detailed video from the excellent “Coins, RPGs, and More” Youtube series, where they’ve kindly taken an interest in exploring the new 2nd Edition rules!  (Read More)

Character Sheet (form-fillable) and Compiled Tables examples!

October 24th - via:
I just got the edited feats document from Malcolm and I'm pouring over that right now. I am looking forward to showing example characters showcasing what is a brand-new feature since the Revised Edition. In the meantime, I'll share the official... (Read More)

Quick Encounters

October 24th - via:
Creating encounters in the Eldritch RPG is incredibly easy. Here is the section on quick encounters from the core rules! Quick Encounters Eldritch has five creature categories (described in full below), but most random combat encounters can be dealt... (Read More)

Pledges progress and another Scabard entry

October 23rd - via:
We need about $200 a day in pledges to succeed. A lot of ads are going out along with a press release this week, so hopefully, that will build some traction!  Meanwhile, here's another preview on, featuring the common calendar of... (Read More) featured areas of Ainerêve

October 22nd - via:
Over the next few days, I'll be sharing some entries on different areas of the featured Ainerêve campaign setting over the next several days, linking to where I'm building it, reproducing in a different form what shall be contained in... (Read More)

Second night and a video example of play!

October 20th - via:
An Example of Play This was an example of play I cobbled together, using the basic form of the system that powers Eldritch 2nd (and Jordenheim RPG). Enjoy, and feel free to laugh a little too.   (Read More)

Reviews of the Eldritch 2nd Edition Preview and the sister setting of W.R.K.S. Game's Jordenheim

October 20th - via:
Hello all, I'm sharing here a few reviews that may interest you as I focus on getting the word out to the rest of the world about this campaign! One is a review of my preview PDF from Coins, RPGs, and More! Also, as another campaign setting powered... (Read More)

At nearly 10% on day 1, a great start!

October 19th - via:
Momentum is Building! Relaunch commenced! I am grateful to be back in the saddle, once again aiming to realize this dream. We are standing at nearly 10% on the first day. Getting up to 30% in the first 48 hours would be grand, so please help spread... (Read More)

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