Five Moons RPG by Sean K Reynolds

A project in North Vernon, IN by Sean K Reynolds

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A fantasy RPG written by Sean K Reynolds, focused on easy gameplay, martial/caster balance, and rewarding social interaction.
Backers: 639
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57

Funded: $36,548 of $25,000
Dates: Sep 23rd -> Oct 28th (36 days)
Project By: Sean K Reynolds
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Latest News

Monster Guide stretch goal... achieved!

October 28th - via:
I step away from the computer for a little bit, and we hit $35k! That's awesome!  That means everyone who backs at a level that gets the Monster Guide (such as "Print Core With Monsters") also gets the Monster Guide in PDF for free! Oh, heck,... (Read More)

Health and Stealth

October 27th - via:
Hello, everyone who made it possible for us to reach $33,000 as of right now! :) Health and StealthI just posted to the Five Moons RPG blog an explanation of why the prototype character Health values were low and that they'll be higher for the... (Read More)

Five Moons Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 26th - via:
Hello, ghouls and goblins! Quick a quick update today—I used Gerald's mummy art as an inspiration for a pumpkin I carved over the weekend...  ... and with Halloween approaching I thought it would be fun to have a pumpkin-carving contest. Details... (Read More)

$30k, Shirts, Undead Cravings, Home Stretch

October 25th - via:
Hello, backers! $30kToday we hit $30,000, which is pretty amazing. We got about $1,100 in backer pledges yesterday and so far today we got about $1,000. At this rate, we just might hit the $35k stretch goal by the close of the kickstarter campaign on... (Read More)

Example of Play, Rogue Character Sheet

October 22nd - via:
Hello, backers! I have literally been up all night working on the example-of-play video. And now you can see it here on my YouTube channel! And here's the prototype rogue character sheet! Please watch the video and share it with your gaming... (Read More)

Wizards, Spells, Video

October 21st - via:
Hello, backers! Things have been hectic here--I've been cleaning up the text for a lot of the spells and rogue talents so I can show them to you (and adding non-combat effects that let you do fun things with your abilities). Plus, my internet access... (Read More)

Stunts, RPGnet chat

October 15th - via:
Good evening! StuntsOther commitments ate into my design time this weekend, so I don't have the wizard prototype character sheet ready. To tide you over, here are a few stunts to look at, which are inspired by rogue and ninja abilities in Pathfinder.... (Read More)

Monster Survey Results, Monster Guide Info, and Goblin Art

October 13th - via:
Hello again! I hope you enjoyed your weekend. :) Monster SurveyI've collected all the survey responses, the top five monsters voted in as must-have candidates for the Monster Guide are: ogre lich  clockwork  giant  death knight  Of course, given... (Read More)

Holy Cannoli We're Funded, and Orcs

October 11th - via:
Hello, backers! Holy Cannoli We're FundedWe've been creeping toward 100% all day, and just a few minutes ago one backer increased their reward level and put us over the threshold--we've hit the funding goal! Hooray! Woo! I am excited and grateful.... (Read More)

Q&A for the Warrior Sheet, A Favor

October 10th - via:
Hello, backers. :) Q&A for the Warrior SheetI posted a followup blog about the warrior prototype character sheet, drawing on questions here and the original blog post about it. In this new blog post I also mention I've been working on the... (Read More)

io9 Article, What's Next?, Elf Sketch

October 8th - via:
Hello, backers! ArticleBy the way, there's an interview-article on about some current RPG kickstarters, including Five Moons RPG. That'll get us some nice attention. :) What's Next?Yesterday was the character sheet preview (click... (Read More)

Character Sheet Preview

October 7th - via:
It's time to show off the prototype character sheet! Click the thumbnail for a larger, readable version. (This is just a mock-up to show the basic data and where things go. In the Corebook, an actual graphic artist will put together a high-quality... (Read More)

Upgraded Rewards, Monster Survey

October 6th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

$20k, Orc, Interview, Rules Prototype Preview, Silly Internet Stunts

October 3rd - via:
Hello, backers. :) $20kWe're 80% of the way there! OrcHere's a photo close-up of Gerald Lee's orc art. I should be getting high-resolution scans from him next week. :) InterviewI did an interview with the RooSackGamers podcast about Five Moons RPG.... (Read More)

Monster Suggestions, Goblin Info

October 2nd - via:
Hello! I'm continuing to convert notes on various basic systems into readable rules text. In the meantime, here's a question and some world info about goblins. Monster SuggestionsThe initial plan for the Monster Guide is a 32-page book with room for... (Read More)

Busy Writing, Flier

October 1st - via:
Hello, backers. :) Busy WritingIt's been a busy-crazy day, mainly spent working on the basic rules document (which I'm really, really hoping to get ready by this weekend). Much of the work is not just game design, but updating the language used in my... (Read More)

World Background, Solo Portraits, $17k, FAQ, Aranea

September 29th - via:
Hello again. :) World BackgroundI posted an in-character description of the known history of the World of Five Moons. Solo PortraitsThere's a new add-on for a Solo Portrait by Gerald Lee; if you want an illustration of just one character (or you as... (Read More)

Kickstarter Roundup, 092814

September 28th - via:
Shane Hensley’s love letter to Star Frontiers and all the great sci-fi adventure we know and love so well. (Read More)

$15k, Magic System, Upcoming Previews, Sphinx

September 27th - via:
Hello, backers! $15kAs of this morning, we hit $15,000! Magic SystemI posted a blog about how Five Moons RPG won't use Vancian magic and what it'll be using instead. One sentence summary: All classes have at-will abilities balanced for the character... (Read More)

PDF Add-Ons, $7 PDF Player, Badges, 56%, Skeletal Champion

September 26th - via:
Hello, backers! It has been a crazy day--these nights of only 3–5 hours of sleep are starting to catch up to me! PDF and Print Add-OnsPrint backers have been asking for the ability to add-on PDFs, and now that's available. The prices are listed in... (Read More)

Free Solo Adventure, Group Portrait Playtesters, Printable Flier, and So On

September 25th - via:
Hello, folks! We're edging in on 50% funding after just two days. Awesome! Free Solo AdventureI'm writing a low-level introductory solo adventure PDF for the game that'll guide you through how to play. (It'll also include notes on how to run it as a... (Read More)

$10k, Q&A, Blogs, GM's Favorite, Portraits

September 24th - via:
They tell you not to post two updates in one day, but I have a lot of news, so this time I'm gonna. $10kWe hit 10,000 dollars in about a day. That's awesome! Thanks! Please remember to share this campaign with your friends and encourage them to back... (Read More)

Rewards, Add-Ons, Monsters, and Stretch Goal Maps

September 24th - via:
Hello, backers! Thank you so very much for supporting this project. I look forward to having many discussions with you about the game, the rewards, and playtesting. RewardsI've been asked why there isn't a backer reward for the Corebook + Monster... (Read More)

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