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Valda's Spire of Secrets: A Colossal Expansion for DnD 5E

A project in St. Louis, MO by Mage Hand Press

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Unleash 5e with this compendium of groundbreaking classes, spells, feats, and more!
Backers: 7710
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $704,467 of $40,000
Dates: Aug 31st -> Sep 30th (31 days)
Project By: Mage Hand Press
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Latest News

Baton Pass: Red Opera

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
While we were at GenCon, we had the fortune of meeting these two talented folks, who you might recognize at Satine Phoenix and Stone Jamison of Apotheosis Studios -- D&D royalty, if there ever was one. It just so happens that their newest... (Read More)

48 hours left!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Home stretch folks! We have a scant two days left in the campaign, so your last chance to pledge and tell your friends about Valda’s Spire of Secrets (and peer pressure your GMs into getting it.) I wanted to take a moment to highlight some common... (Read More)

Awesome Crossover: Delver's Guide to Beast World

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
I know we’ve wrapped up all of our stretch goals, but that doesn’t mean the surprises are over! We’re working on an extremely cool crossover with our friends over at Heartleaf Games to bring Valda’s Spire of Secrets to the Beast World (and... (Read More)

Half a million!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Raise a glass! This is a truly insane milestone for any project, but especially for a project like ours. We’ve reached our final stretch goal, and all that’s left is a week-long rush to the finish line. The final stretch goal is a digital... (Read More)

An Enormous Pile of Videos and a Quick Promo

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 we're closing in on our final week or so of the Kickstarter,  I wanted to highlight some of the fantastic streams and videos people have released about Valda's Spire of Secrets. If you're on the fence, something in this pile of videos might just... (Read More)

Pledge Tier for All the Things and GenCon

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
As mentioned in our last update, we have a new pledge tier: the oft-requested tier with literally everything (sans Dark Matter). It includes the stretch goals that weren’t unlocked for the previously-highest Lich tier, including the enamel pins and... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: Cobalt Book of Kobolds and the Final Pledge Tier

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This week has been incredibly strong! We’re already at 400K and you’ve unlocked the Cobalt Book of Kobolds, a book that is charming and cruel in equal measure. The book contains stats for many different kobold enemies (including the terrible... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: Christmas One Shot and Kobolds

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Boom 350K! We’re at nearly the midpoint of the campaign and you’ve unlocked yet another stretch goal: a Christmas-themed adventure that we’ll package for FREE into the Starter Kit alongside Strange Owlchemy. You can play it at 3rd or 4th level... (Read More)

Valda's pet golem made entirely of magic items

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
A bit out of left field, but I made a CR 20 monster for you to measure your best parties against: a Hoard Golem, specially constructed by Valda out of all those magic items the dead adventurers left behind. This terrible construct features heavily in... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: Taverns and Tankards and an X-Mas Bonus

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Woosh! Right past 300K -- we’re officially in uncharted territory here with the biggest ever Mage Hand Press Kickstarter. No time to celebrate, though, because we have stretch goals to talk about. You’ve unlocked Taverns and Tankards, easily one... (Read More)

All the stuff on the GM screen

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Plenty of people have asked me "what did you put on the back of that GM screen?" Much like the people who asked about the subclasses, the question-askers had no idea that the answer was "just a mountain of stuff!" So instead of listing it all out in... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: Siegeball and Taverns

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Another stretch goooooooooooooooal! 250K is a colossal milestone and it unlocked a colossal addition to Valda's Spire of Secrets: the game of Siegeball. As mentioned previously, Siegeball is a game you play within the game of DnD, just using its... (Read More)

Literally Every Subclass in Spire of Secrets

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
People have been asking for a list of all the subclass options in this book, perhaps without realizing that this list is pretty gigantic. Regardless, I have just such a list! Brace yourselves for ALL the SUBCLASSES:  (Read More)

Quick Promo: Dungeon Scribe!

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
First and foremost, I want to assure you that I'm not going to flood our project updates with cross-promotion for different projects -- we're focused on making sure this channel is as informative as possible. However, there's a handful of projects... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: Mimic Book of Mimics and Fantasy Sports

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Pour a glass, launch fireworks -- we’re at 200K! Huge milestone for any project and we’re cruising toward bigger milestones to come. Keep spreading the word about the Spire of Secrets! You’ve unlocked the Mimic Book of Mimics, a book that... (Read More)

150K Stretch Goal! Loot Tavern Magic Items and Looming Mimics

September 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We’re already at 150K! Take a moment and celebrate -- I’m doing a little dance over here -- because we have Loot Tavern Magic Items in the Spire of Secrets! If you’re familiar with Loot Tavern’s work, it should come as no surprise that every... (Read More)

Stretch Goal: Character Journal and Loot Tavern

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Less than 48 hours in and we’ve unlocked another awesome add-on: a leather class journal that’s the perfect companion for your new 5e character, available as a physical add-on for $40. Here’s a glimpse at some of the custom pages we’ve made... (Read More)

Add-Ons Shuffle 2

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We're still working on the add-ons problem!  The normal add-ons tier (to which about 35 people are pledged) can't get physical add-ons. So we've made a new tier. We need everyone at the $1 tier to switch to the new add-ons tier "Add-Ons Tier --... (Read More)

Stretch Goal: Binder, and Cool New Stuff

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We made it to 100K! And WAY ahead of schedule too! The Complete Binder is now in your hands, which is available as a physical add-on for $15 or a PDF for $10. Even if you’re only loosely interested in the concept, I can’t stress enough how worth... (Read More)

Another stretch goal: Sterling Vermin!

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
$75K already! And we’ve unlocked the phenomenal content written by Benjamin Huffman (aka Sterling Vermin Adventuring Co.), the absolute LEGEND behind such classes as the Pugilist, the Scholar, and the Magus. He’s written 5 subclasses for us,... (Read More)

Super Quick Add-On Tier Shuffle

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, I made a mistake with Kickstarter's new add-ons system. You can only see physical add-ons on tiers which are physical, which means the Add-On Only Tier can't see most of the Add-Ons! To fix this, I have to remove the Add-On tier and replace... (Read More)

Boom! Funded and Stretch Goals

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Such a busy morning! Thank you so much for pledging and helping us get funding in (checks watch) two and a half hours? That’s insane! And we plowed right through the first stretch goal before I could stop for lunch. Here’s the first unlocked... (Read More)

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