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Crescentport: City of Merciless Shadows

A project in New Orleans, LA by Doug Presley

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"Crescentport: City of Merciless Shadows" is part one in a trilogy of modules for D&D 5E set in an alternate version of New Orleans.
Backers: 53
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $1,406 of $500
Dates: Aug 31st -> Oct 30th (60 days)
Project By: Doug Presley
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Latest News

Thank you all!!

October 30th - via:
  Hello, everyone!   As our Kickstarter nears its end, I just wanted to say thank you and that we'll be getting the PDFs out just as soon as we get the surveys in. I have two tours this evening and will be sending the surveys sometime after 10pm... (Read More)

Thank you for your support!!

October 29th - via:
 Just wanted to say thank you and give you a bit of a heads up for part two!   (Read More)

Questions about non-human characters and racial issues of the time period in our own world.

September 16th - via:
 Video here.  Don't forget to like us on  Facebook   (Read More)

New Rewards Added!

September 13th - via:
  Hello, everyone! We have just added an option to get both a physical copy and a pdf as a reward. Paperback and pdf is 40, hardback is 50. I'm currently working on videos for both Aliester Crowley and the Baroness Pontalba, and I hope to have... (Read More)

Oh, that's what I forgot...

September 11th - via:
  Hello, everyone! It has occurred to me that, while I've given you lots of history and pictures, I haven't included much in the way of writing. The following is an excerpt from the intro story of Amilee de Garnier (a champion fighter based on the... (Read More)

Marie Laveau's Birthday!

September 10th - via:
 Marie Laveau! Happy Birthday!  A bit of info on the voodoo queen herself!  (Read More)

More Art!!

September 10th - via:
Take care where you tread in the halls of the dead.  (Read More)

Dr. John.

September 9th - via:
 Dr. John Video    Dr. John is the inspiration for Jean Bayou, AKA "Pops". You will meet him and many others as you explore the city of Crescentport!  (Read More)

A Bit of Art for You!

September 8th - via:
You're liable to run into just about anyone at the Janvier Plantation...  (Read More)

Why the name Crescentport?

September 8th - via:
Another update that I was previously unable to post for you.  Video here.   (Read More)

Older Update from our Facebook Page

September 8th - via:
Sorry for the radio silence, friends. I've been visiting family in Chicago for a week. But here is a bit about  the diverse characters that you will encounter in our world.   (Read More)

We Are Funded!!

September 8th - via:
 Thank you all so much for making this a reality! Now, many of you have asked about stretch goals. What I'm doing is adding a bit of extra content.   For the first thousand beyond the goal, you get an extra short story written from the point of... (Read More)

We're nearly halfway there! Thank you so much!!

September 1st - via:
 Check out our Facebook page!   You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

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