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Savage Company: Machines of War

A project in Tulsa, OK by SHM Publishing

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A dieselpunk mecha wargame fully compatible with Dungeons and Dragons 5e and the Pathfinder roleplaying game.
Backers: 537
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $33,506 of $5,500
Dates: Jan 18th -> Mar 19th (60 days)
Project By: SHM Publishing
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Latest News

Crossing the finish line! What's next?

March 19th - via:
Wow! You all are so amazing. What an amazing end to the campaign! We are absolutely floored with the overwhelming response and generosity from all of you. Never in our wildest dreams did we think this project would go so far! A total of 537 backers... (Read More)

Big update! All goals unlocked!

March 4th - via:
Wow. I have to say we are all completely overwhelmed with the amount of support you all have shown for this project. Only in our wildest dreams did we think we could get this far! Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who has pledged even a... (Read More)

$16,000 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 20th - via:
Wow, really you have no idea how thrilled we are to be sending out our 10th daily stretch goal update in a row! With only two stretch goals left on the horizon, we trying to finish up the concept art on the last two models and think about what cool... (Read More)

$15,500 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 19th - via:
Amazing! Thanks to you we have unlocked the Mallius Protectorate titanic class war machine. This thundering cathedral comes with modular weapons platforms and can be configured for any mission or foe.  Also this week, we were interviewed by Neal at... (Read More)

$14,500 and $15,000 Stretch Goals Met! Two War Machines Unlocked!

February 18th - via:
Two goals in one day! First up, the Khalaiel heavy war machine. This unit is both a battlefield command post and a heavy weapons platform, used for controlling smaller drone units as well as bombarding the enemy with heavy ray cannons.  Also today,... (Read More)

$14,000 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 17th - via:
Today we get to reveal the Khalaiel light war machine! We have not revealed much about the Khalaiel, but they are a big part of our expansion of elf rules. You can expect some very different things with both the elves and their war machines. The... (Read More)

$13,500 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 16th - via:
Big boy coming through! The heavy war machines of the Brass Guild put extra emphasis on heavy. Constructed with magically metalicized masonry, grinding gears, and shuddering steam systems, the walking watchtower fusillades with furious firepower. ... (Read More)

$13,000 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 15th - via:
Another day, another update! Today we get to reveal the concept art for the Brass Guild Light War Machine. The Brass Guild is a Private Military Corporation that consists mostly of dwarves and gnomes, those of you who played through the adventures... (Read More)

$12,000 and $12,500 Stretch Goals Met! Two War Machines Unlocked!

February 14th - via:
Wow! You are breaking through goals faster than I can post updates! It is my pleasure to unveil the concept art for the light and heavy Invictus Legion war machines! At 30 and 50 feet tall respectively, these towering colossi of animated marble and... (Read More)

$11,500 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 13th - via:
I can't believe how fast you all are blowing through these! We unlocked the next war machine model, the Mallius Protectorate light war machine. Here is the unveiled concept art, this model is next in line to get rendered for 3d printing.  Thank you... (Read More)

$11,00 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 12th - via:
Ok that was fast! We unlocked the next war machine model, the Mallius Protectorate heavy war machine. This one is currently being built but I can show you the concept art and a preview.  There will be lots more to come after this, I can't wait! ... (Read More)

$10,500 Stretch Goal Met! War Machine Unlocked!

February 11th - via:
Wow! You all blew right past 10k and went on to knock out the first war machine unlock! Great timing too because Ty from Dark Fire just completed the 3d model today as well! This is the Savage Company faction heavy class war machine. Standing at a... (Read More)

Almost to 10K and a new interview!

February 7th - via:
Hey everyone! Just a quick update, you must be sharing the project with your friends because we're almost to a whopping 10K! Thank you so much! We have so many great artists lined up and we're going to put this money to good use making the book as... (Read More)


February 2nd - via:
Orkton Jon Wow! You all blew right past the 8k mark! At this point I have complete confidence that we will meet all the stretch goals, in fact to be perfectly honest Ty over at Dark Fire Designs is working on the final touches for the second STL... (Read More)

Midgardia Cool Crowdfunding interview

January 31st - via:
We were fortunate to be invited to talk about Machines of War on the Midgardia Cool Crowdfunding podcast. We had a fun time with Garm talking about RPGs and the plans for Savage Company.  Check it out here: Thanks, Owen... (Read More)

Progress update and new art!

January 29th - via:
Wow you guys are amazing! We're already halfway to the next big stretch goal! I just wanted to say thank you so much, and show you the next piece of art we have ready from our friend Avery, the Savage Company faction iconic hobgoblin pilot.  The... (Read More)

First goal met!

January 27th - via:
Wow! Thank you so much everyone for your support!  You absolutely crushed the first goal and we're already on our way to the next! What now? I'll be updating the page with new art in the next week, we have some iconics to reveal for our new flagship... (Read More)

WOW! Off to a great start!

January 26th - via:
Thank you everyone for your support and sharing this project with your friends. As a small and relatively new publisher the biggest hurdle is reaching new audiences. We're almost to the first milestone and I'm confident the others will pass quickly... (Read More)

Real physical models!

January 20th - via:
So these are still works in progress but I wanted to show you all some pictures of our first model. This is the "Light" class war machine for the Savage Company faction. (That's Huge size category in normal RPG terms) When it's done and we have... (Read More)


January 18th - via:
Hi, thank you for being here... extremely early.  Our launch date was scheduled for 2-15-21 and I clicked the wrong button, and thanks to Kickstarter's frustrating design, its stuck this way.  We are going to be filming the video on Friday... (Read More)

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