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World of Aetaltis - RPG Campaign Setting for 5E

A project in Dexter, MI by Marc Tassin

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The World of Aetaltis Campaign Setting for the Fifth Edition of the world's best known fantasy role-playing game.
Backers: 479
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $36,346 of $15,000
Dates: Jul 23rd -> Aug 23rd (32 days)
Project By: Marc Tassin
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Latest News

The Campaign has Ended: Onward to Aetaltis!

August 23rd - via:
You're the Heroes of Aetaltis! And that's a wrap! The campaign has come to a close and it's been a HUGE success. Thank you EVERYONE for all your support. You made this possible, and together we opened a gate to a whole new world of fantasy adventure!... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked-New Book: Defenders of Dunbury Castle

August 23rd - via:
It came down to the wire, but you did it! You unlocked ANOTHER World of Aetaltis book: Defenders of Dunbury Castle! Cover Art is a Placeholder Now you'll receive eight complete books when you pledge at the $35 level or higher! And if you pledge at... (Read More)

Dunbury Castle Draws Near and A Final Art Reveal!

August 23rd - via:
This is it folks! It's the last day of the campaign. It all comes down to what happens today. Whatever the outcome, you're getting a ton of great Aetaltis books, but there's still time to add one more! Also, to celebrate we're bringing you one last... (Read More)

Secret Stretch Goal Unlocked: Printable Divine Inspiration Cards

August 22nd - via:
We just hit 400 Backers! To celebrate this milestone we're preparing a special digital micro-reward for you! When we fulfill your rewards, you'll also receive a PDF of Divine Inspiration cards you can print and use in your Aetaltis adventures.... (Read More)

Art Reveal: Newardin + Divine Inspiration

August 22nd - via:
Another art reveal today, this time the newardin, plus a little info about the divine inspiration system. Art Reveal: Newardin The newardin are the enigmatic race of scholars and intellectuals that constructed the arcane gates that first brought the... (Read More)

Art Reveal: Fairy + Point Based Arcane Spellcasting

August 21st - via:
Another double feature today! We're revealing more fantastic art from Russell Marks, and we also included a video where I talk about the point based magic rules we use for Aetaltan arcane spellcasting. Art Reveal: Fairy Today's reveal is the fairy,... (Read More)

Art Reveal: Drothmal + New Classes

August 20th - via:
I've got a double post for you today! First another art reveal, and then a short video where I talk about new classes. Art Reveal: Drothmal More new art from Russell Marks for you today! This time it's the drothmal, another of the unique races... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: New Book + Bigger Core Books!

August 19th - via:
You did it! You hit $25,000 which unlocks a new stretch goal and adds another book to your collection. Now you'll receive Champions of Aetaltis, the anthology of short stories set in Aetaltis. We're also adding pages to all three core books, giving... (Read More)

Art Reveal: Scythaa

August 18th - via:
More new Aetaltis art from Russell Marks to share! This time it's a scythaa, one of the unique Aetaltan player character races. The Home Stretch Hope you enjoyed this new art as much as I did when Russell sent it over! In the meantime, we're coming... (Read More)

Secret Stretch Goal Unlocked: Hi-Res Digital Map Pack!

August 16th - via:
We hit 300 backers!  That means you unlocked a new secret stretch goal. Now we'll also give you a high resolution map pack containing every map that appears in this Kickstarter. That means the map of the Amethyst Sea, Thornwall, the Greenbriar... (Read More)

Creator Spotlight: Russell Marks, World of Aetaltis Lead Artist

August 15th - via:
Today I'd like to introduce you to Russell Marks. Russell is a phenomenal artist, and most of the art we've shared since the beginning of the Kickstarter are pieces he created. Even now he's working on new pieces for the books, and we'll continue to... (Read More)

The $25,000 Stretch Goal Just Got Better!

August 14th - via:
We've had a lot of backers ask us to find a way to work Champions of Aetaltis into the stretch goals or add-ons. If you're not familiar with Champions, it's an anthology of seventeen short stories set in Aetaltis written by an incredible collection... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Heroes of Thornwall Special Edition for 5e!

August 12th - via:
You Did It! You Unlocked Heroes of Thornwall Special Edition! You hit the $20,000 stretch goal so we're adding a fifth book to the titles you'll receive when we fulfill your rewards! For those of you at the Guardian of the Great Library level ($150)... (Read More)

"I can see thornwall from here", Roll20 Support Update, and Fantasy Grounds

August 12th - via:
"I can see Thornwall from here!" We are just $511 away from adding a whole new book to your rewards! When we hit $20,000 you'll unlock the Heroes of Thornwall stretch goal, over 160 pages of content including an entire town, a tavern, its... (Read More)

Sprites Revealed (aka More New Aetaltis Art!)

August 9th - via:
Sprites are one of the myriad forms taken by the fey of Aetaltis. Check out the incredible new art from Russell Marks that he literally finished yesterday, and learn more about this fantastic race of fey forest dwellers. Coming soon, news about... (Read More)

Eathen's Journey and the Adventurer's Guide

August 8th - via:
The Adventurer's Guide is a book of knowledge compiled at the behest of Lord Drakewyn of Agthor. It is meant to provide adventurers with all the information they need to survive and thrive in their chosen occupation.  In addition to the primary... (Read More)

Expanded Stretch Goal List, Spreading the Word, and More!

August 7th - via:
At the end of this post you'll find the expanded stretch goal list for this project. This covers every stretch goal out to $175,000. Based on our current numbers, backers per level, and trajectory, we've got 16 days to add 2000 backers to the... (Read More)

Gen Con: Into the Dark Adventure Results!

August 5th - via:
During Gen Con, I ran an action-packed two-hour adventure called Into the Dark. In this tale, a group of young heroes arrive at a remote mountain village and are told that a young boy has disappeared near a newly uncovered Deepland entrance. Wasting... (Read More)

200 Backer Secret Stretch Goal UNLOCKED!

August 4th - via:
We've hit 200 backers! That means you've unlocked another secret stretch goal! When we fulfill your rewards, now you'll also receive an Aetaltis customized PDF character sheet. It's form-fillable and it includes fields for all the Aetaltis specific... (Read More)

We're Funded!!!! Get ready to travel to the World of Aetaltis!

August 1st - via:
As of this afternoon the World of Aetaltis is funded! I was running Aetaltis adventures here at Gen Con when the news came in. All the players gave a cheer! Thank you for supporting the project and helping us to hit this major milestone! And the... (Read More)

More New Art!

July 30th - via:
Since we're actively working on Aetaltis material already, I'll continue to share previews of what we're working on. This is something I plan to continue even after we fund. Today I have more incredible art from Russell Marks. This time, we've got an... (Read More)

New Aetaltis Art from Russell Marks: Cheebat PC Race

July 29th - via:
I just got some new Aetaltis art from Russell Marks, the main artist working on new illustrations for the books. I thought I'd share it and give you a taste of some of the cool stuff coming your way when the Kickstarter funds. This is a cheebat, one... (Read More)

Achievement! Secret Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked!

July 28th - via:
We just hit 150 backers! To celebrate this achievement I'm adding another digital micro-reward to the package of stuff you'll get! Now you'll also receive a PDF of GM Screen Inserts. When you receive this special digital reward, you can print the... (Read More)

New Pledge Level + Stretch Goal News

July 27th - via:
We just added a new pledge level and now that we have real data, we lowered the stretch goal targets! It's nothing but good news as we charge toward Gen Con. New Pledge Level We added a new pledge level that lets you get in on the adventure. With the... (Read More)

Incredible Start + Gen Con Plans!

July 25th - via:
We're off to an incredible start, folks! We are MORE than half-way to funding and it's only the third day! Thank you all for helping us to come so far so quickly.  Gen Con Aetaltis Events As many of you already know, next week is Gen Con, and I'll... (Read More)

We're Off to an Amazing Start! Thank You! (Plus what's to come, Roll20, and more!)

July 23rd - via:
We're off to a fantastic start! Things are looking good, and if we can keep getting more people involved, there is a very good chance we're going to fund quickly and start hitting the stretch goals. Also, I did a little Roll20 digging today! I cover... (Read More)

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