Merchants of the Dark Road

Lancer

A project in Atlanta, GA by Massif Press
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Lancer is a mud-and-lasers RPG about mechs and the pilots who crew them. Narrative play, gritty tactical combat and deep customization.
Backers: 9439
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $431,970 of $46,000
Dates: Apr 8th -> May 11th (33 days)
Project By: Massif Press
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Latest News

The Stars Our Guide

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
In At The End  In a few short hours, our Kickstarter campaign will wrap. It’s been the longest, shortest dream; an exercise in learning how to accept what seems at once unreal — the wild success of a project that Tom and I have labored over for... (Read More)

Long Rim Mech #4: The SSC ATLAS

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
A Sparri Espada It's our (possibly final!) Mech Monday, and here we are with the fourth Long Rim mech, the SSC Atlas! They stood, stiff and cold, watching the wall of white slowly encroach on the colony border. The warmth from the generators cut a... (Read More)

End of Week 4

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
End of Week 4 Today marks the end of our month on campaign! One more week, then it’s wheels up and off to a summer of production. Art, editing, layout, revision, and new writing — everything that you backed Lancer for begins when the campaign... (Read More)

Long Rim Mech #3: The HARRISON ARMORY Sunzi!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The Sunzi is the prize of the Armory's development teams It's Mech Monday, so here we are again with the third Long Rim frame: the H.A. Sunzi! It’s important to know this about los Voladores: there’s no “their” there. Alright. Forgive me... (Read More)

End of Week 3!

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
End of Week 3 Woah, it’s the end of week three already, which means we’re (just over) halfway through the campaign! Here at the end of week three, we’ve cracked three hundred thousand dollars, noted over six thousand backers, and (by the middle... (Read More)

Long Rim Mech #2: The IPS-N Zheng!

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The D/D 288 is not a subtle weapon It's Mech Monday, and that means the second of the Long Rim mechs is revealed: the IPS-N Zheng! The Long Rim is a broad swathe of mostly empty space, but for those that eke out their harsh existence there, there is... (Read More)

End of Week 2 Newsletter

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
End of Week 2 Alright folks, now we’re getting into the swing of things. Here’s the topline news —  Lancer’s campaign is still going strong! We’re steady now after the wild rush of the first week and happy with the growth we’ve seen:... (Read More)

Lancer Lore Summary

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Evening everyone!  Over the weekend, we decided to pull together a little guide ("little" relative to the size of the Core Book) to Lancer's canon setting.  Here it is!  In this Summary Guide you'll find a timeline of the setting along with a list... (Read More)

Long Rim Mech #1: The HORUS Kobold!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
[no one knows where you come from, child. use that to your advantage] The first of the Long Rim mechs is revealed: The HORUS Kobold! Under the halls of the House of Dust, in the steaming corridors of the sulphur mines, wrath took shape and form.  ... (Read More)

End of The Week Update #1

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
End of Week 1 Happy Friday, Pilots. What a week it has been!  When Tom and I sat down to write Lancer, we set out to make a mech game we’d enjoy playing. Something with the right balance between narrative play and tactical crunch; something with... (Read More)

200% funding!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
WELL what a day that was (and currently continues to be)! We've blown through our initial goal, all of our stretch goals, AND our social stretch goals! We're totally floored by the positive reception - from the absolute core of us, thank you.  We're... (Read More)

International Shipping - update #1

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all!  Wow! We've had a ton of interest from folks overseas, and we hear you on the shipping, so we wanted to make it clear that priority #1 for us is figuring out how to bring those costs down.  Keep an eye on the update feed here, we'll let you... (Read More)

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