Era: Dragonsong - High Fantasy TTRPG in a World of Magic!

A project in London, UK by Shades of Vengeance

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Enter a world where everyone uses magic and giant cities known as archaeopolises float in the skies, hiding mystery and power within...
Backers: 69
Average Pledge Per Backer: £20

Funded: £1,363 of £500
Dates: Oct 30th -> Nov 19th (21 days)
Project By: Shades of Vengeance
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Latest News

The Final Type of Magic: Enhancement Magic!

November 18th - via:
Hi everyone! Enhancement Magic has an important place in any group. Here's our favourite human, voiced by Jade Melhuish, explaining why taking her along to help out with a variety of things is a no-brainer! Thank you again for your support of the... (Read More)

Necromancy Magic!

November 17th - via:
Hi everyone! Did you ever want to raise hordes of zombies to overwhelm your enemies? Well, with Necromancy Magic, you're in luck! Here's our Gigan talking about the abilities she has: Thank you to Sarah Nightingale, who did the voice of the Gigan for... (Read More)

Holy Magic, the core Healing Magic Type

November 17th - via:
Hi everyone! Holy Magic is the core type of magic that's used for healing in Era: Dragonsong (although there are a few other options!). Here's our favourite Locustkin explaining why she chose to learn this magic and devote her life to the goddess... (Read More)

An Unexpected Bonus: "Elemental Evil", an Era: Dragonsong Audio Short!

November 15th - via:
Hi everyone! When we started recording the snippets for our Era: Dragonsong videos, the amazing Erin Nicole Lundquist and Leo Cosh were so taken with their characters, they asked to do something more with them. I wrote a short for them, directed them... (Read More)

The final of the Eight Races, the Gigans

November 15th - via:
Hi everyone! Our eighth and final race is examined in today's video. It's not easy to look like a Gigan, but it has its advantages if you want to explore a dungeon... And, of course, another Actual Play snippet. I'm a very friendly GM and I try not... (Read More)

The Last Light Race: Locustkin!

November 14th - via:
Hi everyone! We have a brand new video for you today, for the final of our four Light Races. Locustkin are an enthusiastic, plentiful Race, and this particular one believes that optimism is one of her greatest weapons! - Ed  (Read More)

Blood Magic!

November 13th - via:
Hi everyone! Another type of Arcane Magic in Era: Dragonsong is Blood Magic. Here's a Fey, perhaps someone you might think of as not using such powers, talking about what the advantages and powers are. Special thanks to Adam Dergiman, voiced the Fey... (Read More)

Finally, Humans! A plentiful Light Race who build communities!

November 12th - via:
Hi everyone! Today, we're looking at Humans. I think it's really important to not make Humans a "Neutral" Race with no bonuses, because every Race should have its own unique traits. In Era: Dragonsong, Humans have a Charisma bonus! We also have a... (Read More)

The Fey, a lucky Light Race!

November 11th - via:
Hi everyone! Today we're talking about the Fey! Perhaps an unusual choice for a Race, I was pleased to bring something like this along. Here's a Fey talking about nature and what it's like to "leave" it: - Ed  (Read More)

"I Make The Door Fear Me!" Also, Light Magic.

November 10th - via:
Hi everyone! Welcome back to another funny Audio Snippet from the Actual Play Session! I always say I don't like to say no to anyone when I'm running a game, and this is an excellent example of what I mean. Check it out: Yes, the door is frozen in... (Read More)

Nature Magic!

November 9th - via:
Hi everyone! We've just hit the halfway mark of the campaign period, and we're coming to the end of our first four Races and Types of Magic. With only Light Magic left tomorrow, you're left wondering which Magic Types are assigned to each of the Fey,... (Read More)


November 9th - via:
Hi everyone! Today, we're going to hear from an Orc warrior, Eggha. She's strong, powerful, and you should take her with you in your adventuring group if you want to have a chance of surviving. Special thanks to Erin Lundquist, who voiced Eggha the... (Read More)

Ed on the OG GM's show right now!

November 7th - via:
Hi everyone! You can join me and the OG GM on YouTube now! He always asks me awesome questions, so come along and join us! - Ed  (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

November 7th - via:
Hi everyone! We have unlocked our first Stretch Goal, which will make Fallen Angels playable to people who have backed the Kickstarter as a free extra! What can a Fallen Angel do? Well, here's a brief glimpse: They can't fly! Their wings were damaged... (Read More)

Mind Magic, courtesy of our "Friendly" Elf!

November 7th - via:
Hi everyone! We're back again, this time with our Elf explaining his use of Mind Magic. You might notice I put "Friendly" in inverted commas above... I'm honestly not to sure I trust this guy's word, even though he clearly knows what he's talking... (Read More)

Dwarf Race and Fuel for Blood Magic!

November 6th - via:
Hi everyone! Today, we have another playable Race to talk about, Dwarves! Like in many High Fantasy games, they are known as inventors. Dwarven smiths weave magic and metals together to make fantastic items with amazing abilities. But, as we hear... (Read More)

Elemental Magic (According to the Drakiir)

November 5th - via:
Hi everyone! Today, we're exploring our first Magic Type, Elemental Magic, which is one of the Arcane choices. I had an interesting discussion with Yan Zhao about the difference between Arcane and Divine and why it was a choice. He expressed a... (Read More)

Join me for a Q&A!

November 4th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm currently answering questions on the RandomWorlds Discord server, and if you have any questions, it's a great place to join me and ask in real time! Hope to see you there! - Ed  (Read More)

Stretch Goals!

November 4th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm pleased to be able to announce a couple of Stretch Goals for this project, as we continue to grow! Here's what I propose: £1000 - Fallen Angel Character Information Everything you need to build a Fallen Angel Character in Era:... (Read More)

The Magic System and How it Works!

November 4th - via:
Hi everyone! Players (and GMs!) are the centre of all our creative efforts here at Shades of Vengeance. So, when a player asks a question about how the Magic System works, we take it pretty seriously. The player here, Mike, asked a great question,... (Read More)

Elves! Also, a Fallen Angel (and why it exists)...

November 3rd - via:
Hi everyone! Today I've got a Light Race for you, as promised. Specifically, Elves. Elves, like in many settings, are very long-lived in the world of Era: Dragonsong. However, I like each Race to have a flaw of sorts, and for the Elves, it is the... (Read More)

Impromptu Stream!

November 2nd - via:
Hi everyone! Had a bit of an impromptu stream today, I joined Chris from Diary of a Lincoln Geek about 20 minutes into "You can join if you want to" stream, and I had something special to show off... Definitely worth a look if you have a moment, I... (Read More)

The Drakiir - A Dark Race

November 2nd - via:
Hi everyone! Today, we're exploring the Drakiir, a race of lizard-like creatures who are said to be descended from Dragons! As we discussed Dragons the other day, I'm fairly sure you will understand that this is a significant claim... Unfortunately,... (Read More)

Archaeopolises - What are they, Why are they here and What do they do?

November 1st - via:
Hi everyone! Today, I get to talk about my favourite feature of this world, the giant, floating structures that are seen in the skies across the world of Era: Dragonsong. These structures are the greatest mystery of the world. No-one knows where they... (Read More)

The Role of Dragons in the World of Era: Dragonsong!

October 31st - via:
Hi everyone! We're beginning our journey through the lore of Era: Dragonsong with Dragons. It seems appropriate somehow! Dragons are a force in this world that no-one truly understands. Immortal, seemingly timeless and immune to all the Magic that... (Read More)

Funded on Stream, What's Coming During the Campaign!

October 30th - via:
Hi everyone! So we're already funded (it only took 5 hours or so)!  Thank you so much for your support, everyone, it's great to see people wanting Era: Dragonsong to come to life, especially as I thought long and hard about whether to actually do... (Read More)

Welcome and Launch Day Interview!

October 30th - via:
Welcome everyone! I'm going to have awesome posts for you every day throughout the Kickstarter, but I'm going to kick off with possibly the best! The amazing Yan Zhao (Twitter) has made time in his busy schedule to talk to me on launch day! You can... (Read More)

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