Atlas Animalia - A book of monster variants

A project in Philadelphia, PA by Andreas Walters

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From the Creators of the Baby Bestiary.\r\nExplore monster variants like you've never seen before!!
Backers: 798
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $41,154 of $25,000
Dates: Jun 6th -> Jul 8th (33 days)
Project By: Andreas Walters
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Latest News

Voting update: hippogriff already on the beast list

July 8th - via:
Apologies!! I accidentally left hippogriff on the vote list, the beast is already slated to be in the book. If you voted for hippogriff, I'll just ignore just that half of your vote, just comment again with your other choice and I'll count that! (So... (Read More)

Final Hours: Beast Voting & Stretch Goals

July 8th - via:
Hey All, I apologize for the late post, It's inconvenient to have a family vacation on the the weekend your KS ends, especially when service (and wifi) suck and it's 43 Celcius (110 F) outside.Anyways, the final hours of the Kickstarter are upon us!... (Read More)

Thank you with harpy love

July 8th - via:
 Incredible backers, Thank you so very much for making this book happen. I made this harpy for you. May your campaigns be awesome. With tons of creature filled love, SarahPS - Now I'm going to talk nerdy stuff!I had a blast researching ancient... (Read More)

37k goal met!!

July 7th - via:
Hey backers. I'm currently out and about so I apologize for not doing a proper post. We hit the 37k goal!! Which means we've unlocked two more beasts!! I'll pose two questions here for you guys to mull over 1) instead of adding two beasts we could... (Read More)

Correction, Print Tarot deck

July 6th - via:
TLDR (to long didn't read): Messed up my numbers, I would like to put on hold the '"free'tarot deck' for backers in tiers 100+" on hold until I get larger production quotes in.  Hey Backers, I'm terribly sorry about a third update, especially to... (Read More)

Thank you for 100% Lichen Myconid

July 6th - via:
Everyone! Thank you from the depths of my creature filled heart for making this book happen. I’m beyond happy to be making this for you. Here’s a Lichen Myconid inspired by tree lichens and mossy geckos. He’s hard to spot, this one. Now I need... (Read More)

Nerdarchy Interview, Stretch Rewards & Final Beast Draw

July 6th - via:
Hey Backers! First off, Sarah and I had a chat with the Nerdarchy crew do apologize, the service I had at the time was pretty crappy, but it does get better but still cuts in and out occasionally).... (Read More)

30k Reached!!

July 5th - via:
Hey Backers!!I hope those of you in the US had a safe July 4th, I did not come away unscathed and left with a wonderful sunburn. Now to better news!! We've reached our 30k stretch goal! unlocking the Cockatrice and the Dragon Turtle (the most... (Read More)

Sretch Goals and Signed Books!

July 1st - via:
Hey Backers, First thing to reveal, our first set of stretch goals! .New add-onA great many of you have asked for signed books. This was a logistical challenge, as to figure out how to get each book signed by every member of the Atlas team. Finally... (Read More)

100% Funded!!

June 29th - via:
a quick update! We did it!!!We can't thank you enough for helping us make it through to the end, I'll be doing another post later today on the various funding stretch goals that I hope we can reach! Thank you all, and stay awesome!      - Atlas... (Read More)

2nd Voting Results are in!!

June 28th - via:
Hey Backers! Just wanted to thank each and every one of you for joining us and for voting for the last two beasts to be included in the book (at least until stretch goals are hit). I tallied up the votes and the results are in, the winners... (Read More)

Update from the weekend

June 26th - via:
Hey Backers!!Special thanks to those who were able to join me this weekend for the stream. Some were able to get some sneak peeks into the project, in addition, we were able to make good design progress on the various layouts a few updates since the... (Read More)

Streaming today

June 25th - via:
Hey All!Welcome all backers new and old!I just wanted to invite you to my stream, where I am doing design work on the tarot cards and concept layouts for the stat blocks.I will be live when this goes out, to about 3pm EST (maybe longer but can't... (Read More)

Community Stretch Goals!!

June 21st - via:
Hey Everybody, First off if you haven't voted for Beasts 19 & 20 do so on THIS POST.Secondly, I am at work and did not bring my laptop with InDesign on it, so I cannot modify or create any graphics until I get back home, but that said I still... (Read More)

Thank you for 75% funded

June 20th - via:
 Thanks for helping us get to 75% (and more now) funded!I made this unicorn variant for you based off one of earlier suggestions by you, our backers. We still have room for 2 more variants so if you have suggestions, please leave a comment... (Read More)

Voting: Last Two Beasts!!

June 20th - via:
Hey Backers!!We can't thank you enough for voting in the Unicorn, Manticore, and Faerie Dragon! Now the time has come to vote for the last two beasts, that is until we hit stretch goals, so let's get started :DVoting Rules You must vote in This... (Read More)

78% and rising!!

June 18th - via:
Hey Backers!!   Just wanted to shout out that we've passed 75% and are almost passed 80! To celebrate I made a few posters (see below)   Also to note, we're starting to get really close on some of our social goals!   Social Media Shares: 44 / 50... (Read More)

Thank you for 50% funded! A manticore as promised.

June 13th - via:
   Everyone!Thank you so much for funding us to 50% (now 62%)!I wanted to make you something a bit different so we put together a process gif for you. This is how all the beasts are created. (I also look at a TON of animal pictures)I hope you like... (Read More)

Votes are in!

June 13th - via:
Hey Backers! We can't thank you enough for your eagerness, support and contribution to voting for 3 of the 5 beasts that will go into the book. The numbers are in and...drum rolls... Welcome the Faerie Dragon, Manticore and Unicorn to the party!!It... (Read More)

Baby Bestiary Add-On's, new tiers and voting!!

June 12th - via:
Hey Guys!!I would like to welcome all new backers to the party.First and foremost, If you have not voted yet, now is the time to do so, with voting closing on 8:30am est Tuesday June 13 (tomorrow), (18 hrs from now).VOTE HERE Social SharingAlso as a... (Read More)

Almost 50%!! Voting Update & New Share links!

June 11th - via:
Hey Backers!!!First in news we're 45% funded which is amazing!! Second, I spent all day yesterday making a catchy video for the KS campaign, I would have done it last week but parents were visiting and took all my free time :/But alas, the video is... (Read More)

Thank you for 25% funded!

June 8th - via:
  Awesome backers,   Thank you so much for your generosity and support.  I was inspired by your votes to make you a 25% funded thank you faerie dragon. This is the common faerie dragon who has stolen a rather important item, for fun.   My thought... (Read More)

First Update!! First Round Voting!

June 7th - via:
swamp bulette Hey Backers!!These first 24 hours are almost over and have been mindblowingly (if that's a word) amazing! We can't thank you all enough for your support!As you may have noticed, we have only selected 15 of our 20 beasts, and it is... (Read More)

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