Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mini-Dungeon Tome Kickstarter is Live!

Update (10/17/2017): I'm excited to announce that this Kickstarter wrapped yesterday having successfully funded with $165,468 and 3,091 backers! Over 150 stretch goals were unlocked and tons of new features were added to the project; including new art from Larry Elmore, and custom endpapers, head/tail bandings, and sewn-in ribbon bookmark for the limited-run hardbound print books. I'm excited to be apart of this project with so many talented authors and artists.


Easy grab-and-go mini-adventures! These beautiful hardcovers include 130+ short adventures for 5th Edition or Pathfinder RPG.



Mini-Dungeons are two-page adventures for 5th Edition or Pathfinder RPG which are setting agnostic and are easily inserted anywhere in your campaign. These grab-and-go adventures are great when you need something in a pinch! This tome contains 130+ adventures spanning over 270 pages (more with stretch goals)!

We have some top notch industry professionals working on this project alongside our team. These individuals include Dan Dillon (Kobold Press), Liz Courts (Paizo), Rone Barton (TSR, Goodman Games, Frog God), Louis Agresta (Paizo, Frog God, Goodman Games), Jaye Sonia (Storm Bunny Studios), Ben McFarland (Kobold Press), Jonathan G. Nelson (AAW Games), Stephen Yeardley (AAW Games), Brian Suskind (Kobold Press), Justin Andrew Mason (AAW Games), Tim Hitchcock (Paizo), Richard Develyn (4 Dollar Dungeons), Michael Allen (AAW Games), Rachel Ventura (Legendary Games), Colin Stricklin (AAW Games) – with more authors to come if we unlock enough stretch goals!

Mini-Dungeon Tome for 5th Edition or Pathfinder RPG -- Kicktraq Mini

Sunday, September 17, 2017

More 5-Star Reviews for 5E Adventures!

The 5th Edition conversions for my adventures, "Stowaway on the Singing Sea" and "The Burning Tree of Coilltean Grove" have received 5-Star reviews from Endeitgeist! Special thanks to Kyle Crider of the AAW Games 5E conversion team for converting these from their original Pathfinder RPG format.

You can purchase these 5th Edition products at Adventureaweek.com, DrivethruRPG, and RPGNow.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Monster of the Month #5: Numereji

Another Monster of the Month has been released by AAW Games today. Available for both 5th Edition and Pathfinder RPG.

Monster of the Month brings to life a new monster from ancient folklore every single month for both Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

Created using actual folklore gathered by Justin Andrew Mason then expertly illustrated by AAW Games' lead artist Mates Laurentiu (Romania), the monsters are then crafted by Stephen Rowe (Pathfinder RPG) and Chris Harris (5th Edition). Leonid Ponomarev is also converting both versions over for use in the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop.

AAW Games is offering MotM in PDF, print 8 x 10 cardstock, and Fantasy Grounds so GMs and DMs can easily add new and exciting opponents to their ongoing campaigns.

Subscribers to Adventureaweek.com receive Monster of the Month for free in addition to AaW full product catalog access (online flipbook format) and 2 PDF downloads per month.  

Adventureaweek.com also features an extensive audio soundboard, the Aventyr Campaign Setting, and new races/classes for players.
Get the Monster of the Month #5: Numereji (from Australian Aboriginal Mythology) available for purchase via Adventureaweek.com (PFRPG/5E), DriveThruRPG (PFRPG/5E), RPGNow (PFRPG/5E), and Paizo (PFRPG).

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Patreon Summary #2: August 2017

The second month of my VTT Maps Patreon has concluded, and four maps were released for each Saturday in the month. There was neither growth or loss in the number of contributing patrons this month.

While I would love to see more patrons hop on board and help to unlock some of the great goal rewards, I'm more than happy to settle for keeping all  my awesome patrons on board for another month. I truly appreciate the support!

The maps release via Patreon this month were:

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Big Book of Maps: August 2017 Summary

Yesterday I sent out the Month End Summary for Aguust 2017 for The Big Book of Maps for Tabletop Roleplaying Games project. 

While we pushed way ahead of schedule again this month (breaching the 5-months ahead of schedule mark), we didn't quite get as much released as I had hoped due to an unexpected increase (30-or-so) in the number of publisher-commissioned maps for the day job; as well as a the release of a couple of other books I wrote. But as it stands, we're pushing on nearer to wrapping up the creation phase of this project way ahead of schedule.

As of this afternoon, the project stats are as follows:
  • 150 Maps Released
  • 320 Map icons Released
  • 156 days Ahead of Release Schedule
  • The Entire Project is 76.92% complete
Check out the full update here!

In other news, I have already started the book layout process including theme, structure, and creating the index / table of contents which will function as a sort of easy reference including map thumbnail, map title, page number(s), and map # (for reference to VTT maps files).

The organization of the book will include two versions of each map on either side of a page. The "Player Map" will be displayed first, followed on the inverse with the "GM Map" (which includes room numbers and hidden/secret areas). The books will not include the VTT (plain) versions of the maps. It just didn't make sense to me for them to be included outside of the digital format backers are already being provided.I don't have an exact page count yet, but this does mean that the book will clock in at well over 450 pages.

The VTT maps will be released as individual products on DriveThruRPG when the book is released to the public. These will be priced at $2 each. Backers at the $20 and higher will be provided an optional link to a free bundle including that includes them all just in case you want to manage your VTT files via your DTRPG library.