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What's O.L.D. Is N.E.W. - Two Crunchy Roleplaying Games!

A project in Southampton, UK by Morrus

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Build a starship. Brew a potion. Explore a dungeon. Create a universe. Give your wizard a spaceship.
Backers: 995
Average Pledge Per Backer: £44

Funded: £43,707 of £5,000
Dates: Apr 7th -> May 8th (32 days)
Project By: Morrus
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Latest News

It is done!

May 8th - via:
The Kickstarter is over.  I'll stop bugging you now.  But I do want to do two things: Thank youI want to thank you.  There are 995 people who have the faith in my work to want to buy it.  That's incredibly gratifying.  It's tough to put yourself... (Read More)

N.O.W. is a G.O.!

May 8th - via:
Oh wow.  We just passed £39,000 and I'm calling N.O.W. £1K early so that you guys all have time.  It's so close with only a couple of hours left, so this just is a quick message!  Everyone who has pledged £15 or higher gets N.O.W. as a bonus... (Read More)

It's the final countdown! Hold on to your hats!

May 8th - via:
So this is it!  The last 8 hours, and the last of these daily messages you'll get from me (was that a sign of relief I heard?) You've all been amazingly supportive, and this could not have happened without you.  8 hours.... We got the character... (Read More)

One Day Left!

May 7th - via:
It's just a short update today!  Tomorrow, the What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. Kickstarter campaign ends!  We've broken £30,000, and we're well on our way towards £35,000, which will give F.U.L.L. Package (and Early Bird) backers the character generation... (Read More)

52 Hours To Go; A PIle of Bobs!

May 6th - via:
As I type this, the What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. Kickstarter has just 52 hours left.  Where did the month go?  I guess one bonus is you'll stop getting all these updates! A few thingsThere's a few bits and bobs floating around you might find... (Read More)

£30,000 and a new O.L.D. Playtest Document!

May 5th - via:
It's an exciting day in What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. Kickstarter land!  I have some important news for you!  We have just 3 days left, so we're closing in on the end.  More stretch goals reached!Over the weekend we passed the £30,000 stretch goal -... (Read More)


May 3rd - via:
I have some rather wonderful news. Due to the fact that I'm ordering myself some additional copies of the books for various reasons (selling at conventions and the like), we've achieved the HARDCOVER GOAL! As it stands right now, everybody in the... (Read More)

A note about the softcover add-ons

May 2nd - via:
Hello everybody! I have a bit of news about the Kickstarter addons. The way they're being handled is being changed, after some dicussion with various backers. Add-ons are awesome additional stuff you can get by increasing your pledge. In this case,... (Read More)

Just 7 Days To Go!

May 1st - via:
We're now into the final week of the Kickstarter - in just 7 days, this will all be over! It's a tense time as we eye the upcoming stretch goals with anticipation. A slew of open gaming tools and resources designed to facilitate broad support for... (Read More)

Pluto Listening Station & What is N.O.W.?

April 29th - via:
Good evening everybody!  This will be a fairly quick update since my PC crashed (again) losing tons of work, and I can't face typing it all again!  Yes, I know, that's what save features are for. Pluto Listening PostWe hit the stretch goal which... (Read More)

Character Generators, Starship Builders, and 80s Action Stars!

April 28th - via:
Good morning!  We're into the final 10 days of the What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. Kickstarter, and a LOT happened over the weekend which I'm really excited about! Look at all this stuff you get! Stretch Goals AchievedWe achieved two stretch goals over the... (Read More)

N.E.W. Bestiary Unlocked! Ice Dragons & Snow Barbarians!

April 25th - via:
A new piece of art - a medieval fantasy adventurer is attacked by a robot while exploring a spaceship! The art direction for this whole project is being handled by Savage Mojo, and this is their first piece for it! Lots and lots more to come! A... (Read More)

A Bestiary! A Lost Asteroid!

April 24th - via:
Wow!  Since yesterday we blew through two stretch goals, which means you all get an O.L.D. Bestiary automatically added to your pledge!  That particular book is in early stages right now, but here's a very quick preview which shows just some of... (Read More)

Halfway Through! Upgrades & Add-ons!

April 23rd - via:
Halfway through the Kickstarter, in that flat period everyone always talks about. Conventional wisdom is that most of a KS's traffic is in the first few and last few days, and that the middle couple of weeks is fairly flat.  Consider UpgradingI... (Read More)

Waking Nightmares: ACHIEVED!

April 21st - via:
I know it was a busy weekend for many, with family and other events, but we still managed to achieve another stretch goal!  You're now getting Waking Nightmares, the introductory adventure by Ryan Nock, as part of your reward.  Thank you!  Here's... (Read More)

N.E.W. Character Generator; O.L.D. Changelings; 10 Starships!

April 18th - via:
Just a very quick update today! A few resources you might enjoy, made by awesome, awesome folk! We're on the verge of the stretch goal which will have Ryan Nock write a space horror adventure called Waking Nightmares.  With luck, we'll do it today!... (Read More)

Starships, Changelings, and Muskets!

April 17th - via:
Yesterday we smashed that £19K goal which meant that MUSKETS IN THE RAIN was unlocked, written by Wade Rockett and narrated by the amazing Christine Stevens and George R. Ledoux. I love this one - I think it's my favourite. The next goal is in sight... (Read More)

New Goals Ahoy!

April 16th - via:
New Stretch Goals Galore!Over the last week I've been arranging a whole slew of additional content stretch goals designed to make the value of your pledge even better than it currently is.  In line, there are now two bestiaries, two adventures, a... (Read More)

We Did It! Spires in the Sky is YOURS!

April 15th - via:
Stretch Goal: ACHIEVED!We did it!  We have reached the £18,000 stretch goal which means that Kevin Kulp will be forced to write Spires in the Sky, the introductory adventure for both N.E.W. and O.L.D.  In celebration, I have already commissioned... (Read More)

Spires, Errata, and a Chat!

April 13th - via:
A weekend update!  Thank you all for your support - you're amazing, and we have passed £17,000!  Tantalizingly close to.... £800 to go to our next stretch goal!Yep, we're just £800 away from forcing Kevin Kulp to write an adventure for us! ... (Read More)

Rallying the Troops Audio Short; Two Interviews; plus some Grand Elves!

April 11th - via:
Stretch Goals ReachedWow; we shot through a couple of stretch goals overnight!  We achieved the color art commission (at £15K) and the "Rallying the Troops" audio short (which I have now released below); this will accompany the Warfare chapter of... (Read More)

Cheaper International Shipping!

April 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Covers, Playtests & Monsters - Oh My!

April 10th - via:
We're into Day 4 of the Kickstarter campaign, and we're just £1,500 away from that big £15,000 stretch goal.  That's only 20 new hardcopy backers we need!  That's doable, right? Cover DesignIf you haven't yet, be sure to vote for your preferred... (Read More)

Spires in the Sky!

April 9th - via:
Thank you all for your continued support!  We're getting closer to that £15,000 goal, and I can almost taste that gorgeous full-colour art.  I've already started arranging it (optimistic, I know - hopefully that won't bit me on the behind!) with... (Read More)

Captain, There Be Art!

April 8th - via:
You know what happened?  I woke up this morning to find that you guys had gone and sneakily achieved the first stretch goal while I slept. Thank you! Yup, we'll be getting a big ol' pile of art.  Even better, though - we're only £3000 away from... (Read More)

EN Publishing's What's O.L.D. Is N.E.W. hits Kickstarter

April 8th - via:
EN World's Russ Morrissey has been keeping social media followers in the loop on the development of What's O.L.D. Is N.E.W. for months. Now the double-game is live on Kickstarter. (Read More)

"My First Update"

April 7th - via:
"My First Update" - sounds like the title of a childrens' book!  But wow: what a day!  To think that earlier I almost pulled the plug, or at least delayed the launch of this little Kickstarter, due to an attack of what can only be described as... (Read More)

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