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Mists of Akuma: Eastern Fantasy Noir Steampunk for D&D 5E

A project in Pittsburgh, PA by Mike Myler

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Enter a realm infused with the traditions of the East, a dying world where technology is heresy and the wounds of the past bleed still.
Backers: 200
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $7,720 of $7,000
Dates: Apr 29th -> May 30th (32 days)
Project By: Mike Myler
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Latest News

200 Backers reached! 100 Minutes left to the Kickstarter!!

May 30th - via:
We are in the final stretch!100 minutes remain in the Kickstarter and we just crested 200 pledges! Get the word out -- it is now or never! :D Thank you for backing Mists of Akuma! Check out the hengeyokai and college of the gun priest!... (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked!!! We have less than 12 hours to get more artwork and Rob Schwalb demons!!!

May 30th - via:
We have done it! Revenge of the Pale Master will be in the book!!!Now is the best time to share or reshare the project! We only need a handful of pledges to unlock the hengeyokai and college of the gun priest reveals, and with enough push we can get... (Read More)

20 Pledges from the next Backer Goal and ramping up to an intrigue-filled adventure!

May 29th - via:
Mists of Akuma is funded! Thank you so much for making this project a reality!We did it! Mists of Akuma is currently at over $7,000 in funding with a little less than 2 days left! If you missed the last update, there's an awesome preview of the... (Read More)

WE ARE FUNDED!!! Let's unlock Revenge of the Pale Master!!!

May 28th - via:
One of our backers (Tom -- way to go man!!) has increased his pledge and put us past the funding goal!!! I am in line at PaizoCon right now so I have to be brief (expect a wordier update soon!) But did not want to leave anyone waiting for the preview... (Read More)

The countdown to the end of the Kickstarter is down to hours!

May 28th - via:
We are less than 60 hours from the end of the Kickstarter and 10% from funding!It is really coming down to the wire this weekend folks -- share the Kickstarter page... (Read More)

Deep in the bowels of the Library of Scrolls you come across a secret tome!

May 25th - via:
Get over to the project page now to download a FIFTH free PDF: Legendary Survivors! I've been biting my tongue for almost an entire month now but I can finally reveal the fifth free PDF: Legendary Survivors. We figured that with all of the amazing... (Read More)

The LAST WEEK of the Kickstarter has begun!

May 23rd - via:
The title of the update says it all—you wonderful folks have brought in more than 80% of the project's funding goal!The exciting week I've been talking about is upon us! Share the project and get the word out: there's something coming along in a... (Read More)

Taking a late night sojourn into the nearby bamboo forest has made you witness to a terrific battle as samurai storm the grove!

May 21st - via:
With a little more than a week to go, we are 79% funded!The exciting final week of the campaign is drawing near and it's looking to be a doozy: Kickstarters gain a lot of visibility in the last days of a project (bringing in more than 33% of their... (Read More)

It seemed too impossible to believe but you hear it directly from a Masuto Bengoshi announcing it in the Yōhei District: an Imperial Sibling has reappeared in Soburin!

May 19th - via:
Mists of Akuma is 78% funded! A lost Imperial Sibling is found!An exceptional backer (one Bryant Turnage) has increased his pledge to take up one of the Lost Prefecture reward levels, leaving only one left and launching us past $5,500 in... (Read More)

As you clamber up a torii gate to escape the Mists of Akuma, you realize you don't have any travel papers!

May 17th - via:
63% funded! 13 days to go!We're shaping up to have an amazing final week at the end of this month! You fantastic folks have collectively pledged almost $4,500 and more will be coming before the project ends, so keep letting folks know about the... (Read More)

Off on the water, a massive beast looms out of the brine and launches itself at a ship with five potent warriors aboard it!

May 16th - via:
150 PLEDGES BACKER GOAL UNLOCKED! With two entire weeks left to go, you fantastic people have unlocked the next backer goal: 5 more pre-generated PCs! These five 5th level characters have been added to the existing roster of freely provided... (Read More)

Through the bog's hanging branches you witness a truly epic struggle!

May 15th - via:
We have had an awesome weekend and are just THREE pledges away from the next backer goal! Welcome new backers! You are joining a truly excellent group of folks helping to make Mists of Akuma into a visceral reality and we welcome you to the fold.... (Read More)

Reflexively scanning the rooftops of Sanbaoshi, you spot a curious little figure idly handling a strange device...

May 13th - via:
We're only a dozen pledges away from unlocking the rest of the pre-generated PCs!This could be a very big weekend for the Mists of Akuma Kickstarter! Only a dozen people need to back the project to unlock the oni-touched blight druid, robotic rogue,... (Read More)

While in an unremarkable teahouse in Ayo, you look up from your saikoro game and spot a grand master!

May 11th - via:
We are 13 pledges from the next backer goal!You amazing backers have been joined by someone I've long considered a mythical figure in the game design world, a fellow who's work literally drew me back into tabletop RPGs: the inimitable Sean K.... (Read More)

At the end of a night of drinking in Daibendo, you see something too strange to be believed!

May 9th - via:
We've got a SLEW of awesome stuff to share with you today!The RPGNet chatroom Live Q&A was great! We talked about all kinds of good stuff, including some reveals of the book outline. Check out the transcript! I'm a Creative Colleague!The... (Read More)

You come across an old man babbling feverishly, spouting warnings of dragons and other dangers in Soburin

May 7th - via:
Over $4,000 raised! Thank you!You amazing folks have pledged more than four thousand dollars already! Once another 16 people back the project, we're releasing more pre-generated characters! RPGNet Live Q&A Tonight!Stop by the RPGNet Chatroom... (Read More)

Arriving in Zencho, you see a throng of villagers gathered at the settlement's center....

May 6th - via:
In a little under an hour the Mists of Akuma Kickstarter will have been live for one week -- you 131 awesome people have made it 56% funded!!!Thanks to a high level backer going for the Icon of Soburin pledge level we've had one of our best days yet... (Read More)

A little further down the path you find a cursed swamp...

May 5th - via:
45% funded! Less than 30 pledges away from the next backer goal!Thank you all for backing Mists of Akuma! We are still in the first week and almost halfway funded—I am so excited to start knocking down stretch goals! The wait is killing me! If you... (Read More)

Dai-Lan, Thief Extraordinaire!

May 3rd - via:
Hello backers! We're steaming along and up to 41% funded now, easily on track for being halfway funded by this weekend!!! Thank you for helping get the project off to such a great start! :D Yesterday I introduced my character (Kanden the necroji... (Read More)

After taking a short rest, you find a dainamo omiryō and 7 new companions!

May 2nd - via:
The first backer goal is unlocked! All 100 of you are awesome people!!!Thank you for supporting Mists of Akuma! Together you've raised $2,599 for the project so far, and with the first backer goal behind us... You can find all seven of the... (Read More)

Over 28% funded with more than 6 hours left to go in the first day!

April 30th - via:
Thank you for backing the project!We are off to an amazing start thanks to you fantastic backers! 79 of you have pledged a total of $2,022 dollars so far! This is a wonderful start to the Kickstarter and I am over-the-moon about how many people are... (Read More)

The Mists Of Akuma Beckon You

April 29th - via:
MoA is an eastern-style campaign setting, beset by an insidious mist that houses demonic entities and changes men, darkening their hearts and transforming them into cold-blooded killers. (Read More)

Ep. 286 Mists of Akuma, Part 1

April 6th - via:
This is part one of our audio version of our Dungeons & Dragon Twitch stream with Mike Myler and Savannah Broadway (Read More)

Mists of Akuma, a preview

April 3rd - via:
The year is 3466; monsoons have become more and more common since the roiling, demon-spewing Mists of Akuma first appeared (Read More)

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