Royal Bastards

The After: Post-Apocalyptic Action for Savage Worlds

A project in Manchester, UK by Jon Gibbons (Jade Monkey Studios)

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A Post-Apocalyptic/Frontier Setting for Savage Worlds Adventure Edition
Backers: 423
Average Pledge Per Backer: £19

Funded: £8,161 of £4,200
Dates: May 22nd -> Jun 21st (30 days)
Project By: Jon Gibbons (Jade Monkey Studios)
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Latest News


June 20th - via:
Thanks so much to everyone who backed and helped us spread the word.   (Read More)

Final 48 Hours

June 19th - via:
We are into the final couple of days of our Kickstarter. Just a reminder that there are still some exciting Pledge levels remaining, including the Gun For Hire, Critter creator and Breach Runner levels. There is still time to have a character or... (Read More)

Future plans for THE AFTER

June 17th - via:
Hi everyone We are into the final few days of our Kickstarter campaign. We are thrilled that the project has been a success. We still have Stretch goals to reach but we thought it would be cool to share some ideas we have for the future of THE AFTER.... (Read More)

Art Process #3

June 15th - via:
For those of you who have been following Jon's Art process updates, here is the completed painting. A street scene in the town of Chapter.   (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Reached!

June 13th - via:
Wow, we have hit our first stretch goal AND our backers bonus celebrity One-sheets! A big, big thanks to all of you guys who have helped spread the word about this project. We need to keep up the momentum, the project still has 8 days to go and... (Read More)

The First Stretch Goal is looming closer!

June 11th - via:
Hey Everyone So, we are edging closer to the first of our Stretch goals.  The gazetteer expansion will allow us to add more artwork, location maps, NPC’s, and additional writing including adventure One-sheets to three locations within the Wind... (Read More)

Celebrity One-Sheets Announcement

June 6th - via:
 As we head towards 250 backers, we wanted to introduce a bonus reward for our backers.  If/When we hit 250 backers, we will add on a new reward to all pledge levels: 3 new One Sheets written by "celebrity" RPG authors.  You're likely wondering:... (Read More)

The After Creators Interviewed on the BAMF podcast

June 3rd - via:
 On the latest episode of the BAMF podcast, The After creators Jon Gibbons and Sean Nokes talk about their inspirations, about creating the setting. Fun interview - check it out.   (Read More)

New Reward Level #2

June 2nd - via:
Hi Everyone As promised we have added an additional Pledge Level. "Gun for hire" gives you the chance to name and help create an NPC that will feature within the book.  Jon will create a B&W portrait of the character and can even turn your... (Read More)

Art Process 2

June 1st - via:
Hey Folks Part 2 of Jon's art process on a new image. He is now starting to flesh out the main characters in the foreground Stay tuned for more updates!  (Read More)

New Reward Level

June 1st - via:
Hey everyone We are now working on the big push to reach some stretch goals! We will be adding some additional Pledge reward levels that will enable us to push our funding and at the same time increase the content in the book. The First one, "Critter... (Read More)

Quick question on design

May 31st - via:
Hey folks The Team would like the opinion from our backers on the page palette style we intend to use throughout the book. Please ignore the text and content (this is for illustration purposes)  Which do you prefer? The stark and moody black &... (Read More)

We are FUNDED!

May 30th - via:
Wow, we have hit our project goal and are now officially funded! THE AFTER is a go! A big thanks to all our backers, we are so grateful for your support in bringing our dream to life. We still have 21 days left to run on the Kickstarter Campaign,... (Read More)

Relic Hunter Print upgrade!

May 27th - via:
Hi everyone We have just been able to get a fantastic deal at our Print suppliers enabling us to offer three limited edition prints instead of the two listed at the Relic Hunter reward level. For those backers who have already pledged at this level,... (Read More)

Art process step 1

May 25th - via:
Hey everyone During the Campaign, Jon will be sharing his creation process and concept art for THE AFTER.  He is currently working on a piece showing a street scene within the settlement of Chapter, and we thought it would be cool if you could all... (Read More)

Remnant Concept

May 25th - via:
Hi all! We are looking for some feedback around the naming of Remnants within the setting, especially "Ghost" Remnants that have both strange appearances and powers. Remember that Remnants are objects and devices left behind and discarded by the... (Read More)

Concept map share

May 24th - via:
Throughout the Kickstarter we plan on sharing concepts and artwork with all of our backers for feedback and ideas. We plan on having a nice map of the Wind River region within the book, this was an early concept image, to give the Team an idea on... (Read More)

THE AFTER is live!

May 23rd - via:
Thanks to everyone who has backed us so far, please help to spread the word if you can by sharing the kickstarter link for the project. Like any new project, there may be a few minor hiccups along the way. We have had a few messages asking questions... (Read More)

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