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Gateway: The Book of Wizards (Redux)

A project in Sarasota, FL by SeanAndrewMurray

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Help me create & publish an updated illustrated anthology: immersive design, superb materials, and more wizard tales & art!
Backers: 634
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $54,115 of $35,000
Dates: May 30th -> Jun 29th (30 days)
Project By: SeanAndrewMurray
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Latest News


June 28th - via:
This is it - the last day! If any of your friends were on the fence, or waiting until the last day to decide to be a “Book of Wizards” backer - let them know that now is the time! Thanks to all of my amazing backers - this is already the most... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #1 has been MET!!

June 27th - via:
WOOT! Stretch goal #1 - $45,000, has been met! I am SO excited that we made this happen! SO that means - YOU get a fold-out illustrated map of Gateway! .....and YOU get one, and YOU get a map, and YOU get a map!! It also means a glossary of Gateway... (Read More)

Spotlight: Gateway short story writer Harry Bauer

June 26th - via:
Harry Bauer "Ohyig The Festering" Harry Bauer is a Chicago-based writer, actor and director. He produced several of his plays through Hi-Volt Theatre, which he founded and served as Artistic Director. Harry made the transition from playwriting to... (Read More)


June 25th - via:
4 Days Left and we are so close to stretch goal #1!! Remember - if we hit $45k, not only will I be able to include a full-color illustrated map of Central Gateway, but everyone who pledged $45 or more, will also automatically get a poster of the... (Read More)

Finished! 'The Trouble With Squid'

June 21st - via:
I just put the final digital paint touches on "The Trouble With Squid," an illustration that will be featured in "Gateway: The Book of Wizards" (Redux), and revealing it to you all first! This piece is available as an add-on for Kickstarter backers... (Read More)

Spotlight: Gateway short story writer David Pietrandrea

June 20th - via:
David Pietrandrea "A Beautiful Glow" David Pietrandrea is a writer and illustrator. His first novel, Kip and Shadow, is a Victorian fantasy set in a world of magic and alchemy. When not writing, David works as a game artist and game designer and... (Read More)

New Add-ons - including the Sketchbook Collections!

June 18th - via:
Hey everyone! I have added some new add-ons onto the campaign! Check them out in the add-ons section under rewards!  Here they are: Sean Andrew Murray Sketchbook Volume 01 Discounted price: $30 Sean Andrew Murray Sketchbook Volume 01 Sean Andrew... (Read More)

Spotlight: Gateway short story writer Diane Hunter

June 16th - via:
Diane Hunter "The Root Man" Diane Hunter is the author of the satirical "Oh Great, Another Vampire Book."  Previous work, published as D.A. MacQuin, includes a sci-fi series and a collection of short stories. Visit her at (Read More)

We did it!!!! Fully funded!

June 13th - via:
Thanks to all of my amazing backers, “Gateway: the Book of Wizards” REDuX is now officially happening!!! Woohoo! Thank you all for spreading the word and getting this thing funded in just under 2 weeks! Now let’s see if we can get a stretch... (Read More)

Only $319 left for this Kickstarter to be a GO!

June 12th - via:
We are 99 percent funded! Will it happen tonight?  (Read More)

Starting to add Add-ons!

June 12th - via:
Since we are closing in on full funding, I wanted to start rolling out the add-ons, starting with an exclusive Limited-Edition print of "The Trouble with Squid!" I am still putting finishing touches on this piece, but you can be one of the first to... (Read More)

Only 4k away from making the funding goal! Also - Stretch Goal #1 is now improved!

June 8th - via:
Hey everyone! We are almost there - I can feel it! Only 4k to go! WOOHOO! This has got me thinking about what comes next - So I decided to re-imagine the stretch goals a bit - so I wanted to talk about the first one, which I REALLY hope we can make -... (Read More)

Spotlight: Gateway short story writer Ben Schneider

June 7th - via:
Ben Schneider "The Cats of Ick" The multi-talented Ben Schneider is a professor of practice in the Interactive Media and Game Development (IMGD) program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Ben is also a video game writer and designer with twenty... (Read More)

75% THERE!

June 3rd - via:
Alright! We are 75% of the way to being home free! I have a great feeling about this - couldn't have done it without all of you! Another interesting milestone: this is now officially my most successful Kickstarter (dollar amount anyways) - so a big... (Read More)

Spotlight: Gateway short story writer Andrew Auseon

June 2nd - via:
Andrew Auseon "The Fly Heap" Andrew Auseon is a writer and game developer with years of experience building worlds and creating memorable characters. An author of acclaimed novels for young people, his works have been chosen for lists of... (Read More)


May 31st - via:
We have crossed the 50% threshold! THANK YOU SO MUCH! Seriously, the response to this campaign has been overwhelming so far - I truly appreciate all of your support!  Let's see how close we can get to 100% funded before midnight!!!! -Sean  (Read More)

Size description snafu - A4 - not A5

May 31st - via:
Hey everyone - someone pointed out that I said the prints (and the book) are 8.5 inches x 11 inches in size - this is A4, not, as I erroneously put into the description, A5. So, I just wanted to clear that up.  So, just to clarify - The book (I.E.... (Read More)

We've launched!

May 30th - via:
DAY 01, HOUR 01 The campaign to fund the re-booted version of "Gateway: The Book of Wizards" is off to a great start!  Remember, the Early Bird discount/pledge level ends TOMORROW (May 31st) at Midnight EDT (NY time)! Stay tuned for announcements... (Read More)

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