Death From Above

Coven & Crucible: a game of magic and witchcraft

A project in Laramie, WY by Thirteenth Moon Games

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A tabletop roleplaying game (TTRP) set in a world where magic, witches, supernatural creatures, magical animals and more exist.
Backers: 272
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $12,869 of $5,000
Dates: Jan 3rd -> Jan 28th (25 days)
Project By: Thirteenth Moon Games
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Latest News

13 Hours to Go!

January 27th - via:
We figured that sending out an update with 13 hours left to go in the Kickstarter would be appropriate.  The outpouring of support in comments, messages and pledges has been overwhelming. When we started out over a year ago to create Coven &... (Read More)

Servitors in Coven & Crucible

January 25th - via:
In a previous update we mentioned Familiars, animals who can help witches in their magic. There is one other helper in Coven & Crucible: Servitors. Servitors are like pieces of magical coding that witches create to help them with tasks. A techno... (Read More)

We were interviewed by Not DnD

January 24th - via:
Well we are three days from the end of the campaign and things are moving swiftly. Yesterday we were interviewed by Not DnD. The interview can be found on Youtube here: You can watch Stephan gush about the d12 system we... (Read More)

200% funded!

January 22nd - via:
Last night we reached over 200% funded for Coven & Crucible! The response to this project has been amazing. Your support means all the world to us and we are so excited to share our game with you all. Below is a sneak peak at the layout and... (Read More)

Chicago Setting Info

January 21st - via:
We have six days left to go and we've already started work on finishing up the book and getting it ready for print. We've already got the Discord channel up and running ready for when the campaign ends and the Art Goblin has started the next batch... (Read More)

Seven Days to Go!

January 20th - via:
We’re in our last week of the campaign. With seven days to go we’re nearing $10,000 which is amazing. We have already started compiling the information for the extended settings in North America and Europe. If you want a taste of what you’ll be... (Read More)

Third Stretch Goal Reached!

January 18th - via:
We are constantly amazed by the interest and support our campaign has received. And we just reached our third stretch goal! This means we'll be adding Crucible settings from North America and Europe, including NPCs, blueprints and information for the... (Read More)

Core Book and Expansions

January 16th - via:
The question was asked in another update as to whether we’re planning on expansions for Coven & Crucible. The answer is an enthusiastic yes. In response to the support we’ve received so far in this campaign we’ve already planned out a few... (Read More)

Meet the NPCs: Kate & Polaris

January 15th - via:
Included in the corebook of Coven & Crucible are several NPCs that can be used to flesh out games. Two of them, Kate Roy and Polaris, can provide PCs with information, a way to buy or sell magical items, and as a source for tasks and jobs. Kate... (Read More)

2nd Stretch Goal Reached!

January 14th - via:
Thank you everyone. We've reached our 2nd stretch goal: Moar! Scenarios & NPCs! This means we'll be adding another six scenarios and a dozen more NPCs to get you playing faster. This has been a rollercoaster of a ride so far and we're 13 days... (Read More)

Magical Creature Info

January 12th - via:
The term “magical creature” has a specific meaning in Coven & Crucible. It refers to animals who have magical powers and which are used–in whole or in part–in spell casting. This dual distinction is what makes a basilisk magic but a... (Read More)

First stretch goal reached! & Witch Houses

January 10th - via:
We have reached our first stretch goal of Moar! Art! Charlotte, the Art Goblin, is stretching her fingers in anticipation of a drawing marathon the rest of this month. Our next stretch goal, Moar! Scenarios & NPCs! will be unlocked once we reach... (Read More)

First stretch goal nearly unlocked! & Supernatural Beings Info

January 9th - via:
We are only $37 from unlocking our first stretch goal of Moar! Art! Even better, Stephan has come back from the hospital and is doing well.  I thought I would go over the various supernatural beings that are NPCs in Coven & Crucible. Shifters  ... (Read More)

Moar! Art!

January 8th - via:
Here we are, not even halfway through the campaign and on our way to the first stretch goal: Moar! Art! The filler art for the book is being drawn by our daughter, the Art Goblin. We have another artist who is providing awesome borders in an art... (Read More)

Introduction to Mechanics: Traits

January 7th - via:
We are now 103% funded and on our way to the first stretch goal which would see more art in the book. Today, I wanted to give you all an introduction to the other big mechanic in the game. Coven & Crucible has a special mechanic to help players... (Read More)


January 6th - via:
Thank you all for the support. Today has been a roller coaster of emotions.  I look forward to sharing this game we've created with you all. And I hope we'll get more backers to reach our stretch goals for more content. Thank you again, roach,... (Read More)

A Bump in the Road

January 6th - via:
Hello there, everyone. The update I had planned today was to announce our forward momentum (we're now 95% funded) and to post a bit about the Trait system in the game. However, last night, I had to drive Stephan to the emergency room. He suffered a... (Read More)

78% Funded & Familiars!

January 5th - via:
Good morning from cold and wintery Wyoming! We are now 78% funded on this, the third day of the campaign. I thought I would give everyone an introduction to one of the unique aspects of the game today.  One of the key concepts in Coven &... (Read More)

54% Funded & Introduction to Mechanics: Attributes / Skills / Subskills

January 4th - via:
 We are 50% funded and in one day! The outpouring of support for this project has really touched us. Thank you all!  We want to give people little nuggets of information about the game in these updates so you see exactly what you will be getting... (Read More)

Welcome Back

January 3rd - via:
To those who backed our first unsuccessful campaign and have followed our prelaunch page: Welcome back! To those who are just now tuning in: Welcome! It is so gratifying to see the early support for our game of magic and witchcraft. We learned a lot... (Read More)

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