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Cloud Empress: Ecological Science Fantasy Roleplaying

A project in Minneapolis, MN by watt

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Cloud Empress is an expansive, Nausicaa-inspired fantasy campaign setting for the Mothership RPG.
Backers: 2088
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $98,257 of $2,500
Dates: Jan 17th -> Feb 9th (24 days)
Project By: watt
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Latest News

Final hours, fourth player aid, Cloud Empress creator fund, publisher interview, and Terminus

February 8th - via:
Final Hours! Just like that, we unlocked two more stretch goals! Thanks to everyone who commented on the last update, because of your input I will be moving forward with sew-on patches.  I am personally excited about sew-on patches because it's one... (Read More)

Second players' aid, Cloud Empress newsletter, The Electrum Archive Issue 2, iron or sew on patches?

February 6th - via:
Second players' aid unlocked Congrats to everyone for another strong weekend, we're well on our way to 75K with about three and a half days left in the campaign!  At 70K we unlocked another print players' aid postcard. My hope is we can unlock a... (Read More)

Delivered Duty Paid for Select EU Countries, Stretch Goals, The Lost Bay interview, & the Cloud Empress Open License

February 2nd - via:
We had a big day yesterday, I can hardly believe I'm back so soon with another stretch goal update.  Delivered Duty Paid for Select EU Countries I have some good news regarding making the EU backer experience a bit better. Peregrine Coast our... (Read More)

Project Scope Change, Added Pages, Designer's Commentary Unlocked, and Oops All Magicians Actual Play

February 1st - via:
We've got a lot to cover in this update, and I have a lot to show you! Let's hop into our usual stretch goal updates before taking a look at a detailed preview of the setting book. Designer's Commentary Unlocked At 60K we unlocked a Designer's... (Read More)

Players' Aid Unlocked, Why Mothership?, and an interview with Kienna Shaw

January 30th - via:
Players' Aid Unlocked I hope you all had a lovely weekend. Since our last update, we successfully passed our $55,000 stretch goal and unlocked a players' aid postcard for all physical backers (digital backers will get a downloadable version too). ... (Read More)

50K!, Hot Stuff on Shore Leave add-on, Alfred Valley interview, Cloud Empress actual play, and more

January 26th - via:
50K Stretch Goal Unlocked The Cloud Empress project continues to unlock stretch goal after stretch goal! At 50K we have started to pay watt (me) for my time. Cloud Empress has always been a labor of love. I knew the project could be successful, but I... (Read More)

45K, more art, upcoming actual play, and another stretch goal

January 22nd - via:
Two arms away   First, thanks to everyone who contributed to our last discussion question about units of measure used in Cloud Empress. While not unanimous, the majority of folks were excited about using a unit of measure that was based on the... (Read More)

Bingo Bounty Card unlocked and industrial horror actual play with the Weekly Scroll

January 20th - via:
Content warning, some art with zombie-like exposed flesh below. Wow! The Cloud Empress campaign keeps chugging along. For those newer to Kickstarter, the first and last days of a campaign tend to be the biggest spikes of activity, but over the last... (Read More)

Stretch goals galore: upgraded maps, solo rules, added artwork and more

January 18th - via:
Now that I'm getting my feet under me after our blowout first two days, I'd like to spend some time discussing the stretch goals we've unlocked so far. I have a lot of fun updates planned highlighting some of the project team members, sharing some... (Read More)

Cloud Empress has funded! (What a day!)

January 17th - via:
As you probably know, the first day of a Kickstarter is make or break. I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support for Cloud Empress. What started as a little dream of a weird world inspired by some of my favorite Miyazaki movies has become... (Read More)

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