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Heroines of the First Age

A project in Aurora, IL by Joe Bush

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A tabletop roleplaying game about the larger-than-life legends and the mythical monsters that lived at the dawn of time!
Backers: 315
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $10,461 of $1,000
Dates: Jul 19th -> Aug 18th (30 days)
Project By: Joe Bush
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Prophecy War Encounter 6: Falls The Shadow Part II

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
           Read Part I here -Urach-The monastery gateposts were scratched and crumbling, but they were still intact, and that was all that mattered to Buel. She did not know how long she had been walking for, but the whole world seemed to have... (Read More)

Prophecy War Encounter 6: Falls The Shadow Part I

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
          -The Firmament-Kha had never created a world before. If she was completely honest with herself, she hadn’t even meant to create one this time. It had happened purely on automatic. As Axolozug had imploded, flooding with voidfire,... (Read More)

One More Push!

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
    Blowing the Trumpets!We're entering the last stretch for the HFARPG Kickstarter, and that means it's time for one final push! Get your war drums out and help us tell the world we want those last few stretch goals! For the next 57 hours, we're... (Read More)

Prophecy War Battle 5: Unravelling

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
          -Valmetica-Skin streaming with violet light, golden wings blazing behind her, Valmetica descended into the pit. Where she passed, webbing caught fire in sheets. Eight-legged things withdrew to the walls or else burned along with their... (Read More)

Prophecy War Encounter 5: The Dying of the Light Part II

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
  Read Part I First -The Wastes, Apelt Lairn-“She’s in here,” the Hive said, its little homunculus of bugs waving Buel into a leather tent on the outskirts of the slums. “Our drones found her on a minaret.” Buel nodded absently. It... (Read More)

Prophecy War Encounter 5: The Dying of the Light Part I

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
     -Urach-The air over the Range was high and cold and all of the priestesses were screaming. The psychic backlash from the loss of Axolozug rippled through the Ink, echoing down every coil of language and thought that made up its being. Some... (Read More)

Prophecy War Battle 4: Redeemers

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
          -Ereba-Ereba was sprinting back towards the portal when the ceiling came down and slapped her about the neck and shoulders. It knocked the wind from her lungs and left a ringing in her ears that was so loud all she could hear for a... (Read More)

Playtesting and Creature Portfolios

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Our first Live Stream

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
  (Quick Reminder: Voting on Encounter 4 ends today!) Well, Friday we had a really successful Kickstarter Live stream, so we've scheduled a few more of them: August 10: Rules and Design (6:30pm CDT) August 14: Making an RPG (6:30pm CDT) August... (Read More)

Prophecy War Encounter 4: Wreckage

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
          -Ethantar-There were glaciers, and they blurred by. There were rivers, and they too blurred by. There were lush valleys and high peaks and dark, submerged places. They all blurred by. Jyashuu opened portals at random as Dorgana ran,... (Read More)

Kickstarter Live, Tomorrow Night!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I'm springing this on folks, I know, but tomorrow night, the 4th at 6pm CST, I'm going to do a Kickstarter Live broadcast. It'll have 2 topics: Collaborative Worldbuilding for the Prophecy War setting General Q&A about HFARPG, including rules,... (Read More)

Prophecy War Battle 3: The Doom That Came To Apelt Lairn

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
        -Haula- The vambraces were made of worked gold and carved with arcane runes and Haula would have been far happier to steal them than wear them. Twice now, she had considered making her way to one of the palace balconies with a haversack... (Read More)

Prophecy War Encounter 3: Conquerers

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
          -The Wastes, The First Night of the War- Buel set down the body of the Gorgoness and stared into the massed ranks of the red and black army gathered on the sand outside of the burning camp. Luthalla was breathing weakly, coughing... (Read More)

Prophecy War Battle 2: The Best Laid Plans

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
        -Dorgana-“If any of you within the ruins have a mind to become a Goddess, I would speak with you.” She stood in the shadow of the enormous wrecked wooden...thing, and called out to the women that were moving across its planks.... (Read More)

Prophecy War Encounter 2: Sleeping Gods

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
          -Ethantar-It was still dark when they struggled out of the woods. Drail had set Felista down and they were walking side by side, but the Minotaur had carried her until they were a good distance away from the hole in the fabric of the... (Read More)

HLA and Other Things

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We're getting close to our next stretch goal, so we've added some images to get people thinking about Heroines of the Last Age!   What exactly is it?If HFA is Epic Fantasy, then HLA is a Space Opera. Heroines of the First Age is about monstergirls... (Read More)

Prophecy War: Worldbuilding the Five Worlds!

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to the worldbuilding "thread" of the HFA Kickstarter campaign! This time we're here to discuss the setting of the Prophecy War as a whole rather than the trials and tribulations of the characters participating. Eventually, we'll be producing... (Read More)

Prophecy War Battle 1: First Blood

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
        -Buel-“Alarums!” The call went out, although there seemed no need for the warning. All around Buel, Lamia, Medusae, and Dragonnewts had their weapons at the ready. The two forces swarming in front of them were already engaged. The... (Read More)

Campaign Update

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
  What's in an Art Upgrade?   You might be wondering why we need a Stretch Goal for an "art upgrade." Let me tell you, artwork takes time, money, and energy. In fact, the core content of an RPG, the meat of it, the rules are often a very small... (Read More)

Prophecy War Encounter 1: In The Minutes Preceding

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
            -The Wastes- Haula hit the sand in a puff of backwinged grit, talons clenching against the tractionless surface. It was gentler to land on sand, but not for those around her. The two Golem guards, one with a chest made of brass and... (Read More)

Through the Valley of the Shadow

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
      -Urach-Gone. Lady Dorgana was gone, and in her place was a horror of onrushing fangs and hair. Buel spun aside, ducking beneath the spider’s legs as it surmounted the slope. They hammered down like massive gray pistons, but none found... (Read More)

Prelim 2: All Who Wander

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
      -Ethantar-It was two notches on the sundial past evenshade and Felista of Barrenvale, thirteenth of her name, Queen of the Pride, was considering throttling her counselors. It wasn’t a particularly charitable thing to do, but it was very... (Read More)

A Great First Day

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations, all! Not only were we funded in the first 8 hours, but we also reached out first stretch goal in the first 12! For those who haven't participated yet, we're holding a poll to determine which Creature Portfolio we'll add to the game... (Read More)

Prelim 1: Into The Widening Gyre

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
        You come to me to ask the future of the five worlds. To you I say this: In thirty days the world will be remade anew. It will be shaped by a single divine being, our first goddess. But the goddess has not yet been chosen. Will our new... (Read More)

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