Dark Obelisk 2: Character Compendium for Pathfinder RPG

A project in Malvern, PA by J. Evans Payne

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400+ ready-to-play PCs and NPCs for Pathfinder RPG, featuring 11 Core, 9 Base, and 3 Alternate classes, and dozens of Archetypes.
Backers: 89
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $5,588 of $1,500
Dates: Jun 12th -> Jul 10th (28 days)
Project By: J. Evans Payne
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Latest News

Thank You, What to Expect, & Art Preview

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU!This project has succeeded beyond our expectations, and has proven once again that we have the absolute best backer community of any project or company I've been involved with.  I'm so grateful that your continued support, confidence, and... (Read More)

Map Pack Example

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
In response to a backer question regarding map files, here's an example from Dark Obelisk 1.  This is the basement of the Inn (right side) and the Tavern (left side). Map Examples: GM (top) vs. Players' (bottom)    (Read More)

Final Hours! Stretch Goal Carnage & New Goal!

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!  I was away this weekend, and boy did things change in the final few days. We've blown through ALL established Stretch Goals.  Thanks so much to all our new backers, and our existing backers who have upped their pledges! A new Stretch Goal has... (Read More)

5k: Lairs & Hideouts Unlocked!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Huzzah! Very awesome. These fully marked and annotated maps will be part of the Villainous Compendium book and will further flesh out each Villain and their crew.  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Update!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We've unlocked two more Stretch Goals: villainous illustrations, and Faction detail for the villains. So psyched for al of this great content! Thanks to all backers, new and old!  (Read More)

4 Days to Go!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Quite an awesome following and we're in grand shape to deliver an awesome duet of products. Final four days, so spread the word... remember, the more the funding ends up at, the better the completed products! Thanks again to all backers for their... (Read More)

Villainous Compendium: Official Reveal, New Stretch Goals

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
I've updated the Kickstarter image to reflect the second book's unlock, and to tease the likely cover.  Here it is! Illustration credit Jack Kaiser   What is It?It's a collection of villains and monstrous NPCs that are ready to insert into any... (Read More)

Villainous Compendium (Book 2) Unlocked!

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Huzzah!  Thanks to one backer upping their pledge in anticipation of scooping up deals on other IGS products in BackerKit, everyone now has access to the second book!  (You know who you are, you god among men and women.) It will be... (Read More)


June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
The "big update" I'd planned for today was going to be to announce that I've decided to go ahead and unlock the Stretch Goal for the second book.  But I've decided against that, for a number of reasons. This Kickstarter has already been a big... (Read More)

Big Update Coming Tomorrow...

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
...wait and see! :) vagueStarting (Read More)

Stretch Goal Confirmation & Request

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all who provided their feedback on the Stretch Goal question! Seemed the majority perspective was that a separate book for Villains & Monstrous Characters would be the most appealing option, with a spattering of support for other... (Read More)

Update & Thank You! & Stretch Goal Poll

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
So we're already over the total funds and the number of backers that the last Character Compendium (i.e. Extended Pregenerated Characters) had. Which is just stellar. Even better news: I'm already 20% through generated the crunch for the NPCs. There... (Read More)

Cross-Promotion KS Recommendation

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
If you're a fan of high quality maps, you owe it to yourself (and to an industry icon) to check out Mike Schley's latest Kickstarter! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/854158822/schleyscapes-an-rpg-adventure-series Schley's distinctive style and... (Read More)

Woo-Hoo! Funded! & Add-On Clarifications

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations to all of you for making this project a reality... in less than a DAY.  Wow.  The backers who contribute to IGS products continue to humble me with their devotion and faith. I will, as ever, strive to meet your expectations and make... (Read More)

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