Adventures in the East Mark - The Red Box Now Funding on Kickstarter
To launch a new product line consisting of an English translation of the acclaimed Spanish game "Aventuras en La Marca del Este".
Three decades ago, many of us were able to experience the thrill of buying what was likely our first role-playing game. Back then, the games often came in a beautifully covered box set. The mysteries contained within were everything we needed to play in a world of fantastical creatures and powerful warriors.
The Spanish game "Aventuras en La Marca del Este" began from the mind of Pedro Gil as a homebrew campaign for some friends in Spain playing the world's most famous game as devised in Frank Mentzer’s (BECMI) Red Box with 9 starter classes and new rules on mounted combat, aerial combat, seafaring and ship battles. Now, many years later, it is one of the most popular role-playing games in Spain. By enlisting incredible artists that are now rising stars in the RPG industry such as A.J. Manzanedo, Jorge Carrero and Víctor Guerra, the "La Marca" team produced an incredibly captivating "retroclone" role-playing game that is an old school experience wrapped in old world flare. The game is published in Spain by Holocubierta Ediciones.
To see more of what this product line already contains in the Spanish game, please check out the original blog, Aventuras en La Marca del Este (en Español), and the community driven Codex de La Marca (en Español).
The Codex of the East Mark serves as an online structured setting that consists of both official content and fan based content. Since community has played a huge role in the creation of this RPG it makes sense to continue growing the setting by including community content. If there is significant response to this project, it is highly likely that an English version of the Codex will be built.
Dragon Kings Now Funding on Kickstarter
Dragon Kings is a new fantasy game world conceived and presented in fiction, art, and music simultaneously by Timothy Brown.
Khitus is a world in decline. New heroes must emerge to challenge the wicked before all is lost …
The benevolent Dragon Kings who once ruled over Khitus have inexplicably vanished, leaving once-powerful nations at the mercy of foul creatures unchecked. Cold Skins and Krikis grow numerous and bold. Desperate cities of the Old Countries struggle against savage marauders who stalk ever closer to their crumbling walls. Ancient wizard schools guard their tomes more jealously than ever, essential to their dark sorcerous bargains, while the followers of a mysterious prophet rekindle the magic-that-is-not-magic. The essential materials of life and civilization are being ruthlessly plundered by the mysterious Pretenders in their Black Fortress, leaving the southern lands, especially, in dire straits.
Adventurers must face the wrath of a violent world to not only survive but to right these wrongs, protect the innocent, seek the fate of the Dragon Kings, and reintroduce some semblance of justice to a world on the brink of destruction.
Dragon Kings is a new fantasy game world conceived and presented in fiction, art, and music simultaneously by Timothy Brown, co-creator of Dark Sun and 2300AD.
The Dragon Kings project is growing all the time. Listen to new song clips as they’re released, see new art and maps, and discover the expanding lore at http://www.dragonkingsproject.com
Deadlands Noir Core Rulebook Now Available!
Deadlands Noir Core Rulebook $29.99
New Orleans, 1935. Whoever called this "the Big Easy" sure got that one wrong. Things are tough all over. Honest work is hard to find, and even dishonest jobs are getting scarce. The one thing that’s not in short supply is trouble. From shady thugs to crooked cops to Mafia soldiers, there’s plenty of characters out there looking to give an honest Joe a hard time.
And that’s not the worst of it.
There are stories going round about things that go bump in the night. Things you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley on a darker night. And those stories aren't just coming from rummies or saps who read that Epitaph rag.
Still, there are a few heroes left in the concrete jungle. Steely-eyed private dicks, fast-talking grifters, wild-eyed inventors, and shadowy houngans still struggle against the encroaching darkness. With enough moxie—and more than a little luck—they might just be enough to turn the tide.
Deadlands Noir is a pen-and-paper roleplaying game set in the world of Pinnacle Entertainment’s award-winning Deadlands universe. It includes new Edges, Hindrances, and powers, as well as new rules for handling detective work, the state of the Union and the CSA in the Depression-era, a complete Plot Point campaign, and of course, more monsters and ghouls than you can shake a smoking .45 automatic at.
Deadlands Noir is not a complete game. It requires the Savage Worlds core rules to play.
Weird Wars Rome (Savage Worlds) Now Funding on Kickstarter
In the Celtic wilds, the forests of Germania, the deserts of Egypt, and the arenas of Rome, dark things rise...
Her legions strode forth from the center of civilization—west to England, east to Asia, north to Germany, south to Egypt—and conquered most of the known world. In their travels, the Legions found things that would be disbelieved by slave, citizen, and senator alike. War elephants, wild dervishes, and creatures beyond description met them at every turn.
The glory of the Empire spread to the corners of the earth, but its shadow found even darker places—and things—that defied record.
Join the forces of Rome and battle through the ages against her enemies. Discover the terrible secrets left out of the history books. Save your shieldmates. Save the Empire.
Shadows of Esteren - A Medieval Horror RPG: Travels Now Funding on Kickstarter
Shadows of Esteren is a medieval role-playing game, with an emphasis on the horrific and the Gothic. Drawing inspiration from Celtic myths, this universe has a discreetly fantastic side hidden under a bleak, realistic surface. This world is populated with humans who have to cope with tough daily lives, and face a supernatural threat lurking in the dark. With the focus of its adventures being investigation and survival, Shadows of Esteren is a game that favors an immersive mood and interactions among the Players.
This particular atmosphere is drawn from several sources of inspiration: the harshness and romanticism of Mel Gibson’s Braveheart; the universes of Tim Burton, particularly the one of Sleepy Hollow; Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Princess Mononoke; as well as Berserk, the manga by Kentaro Miura. Regarding role-playing, Shadows of Esteren would be somewhere between Ravenloft, Game of Thrones and Call Of Cthulhu.
Revelations of Mars Now Funding on Kickstarter
A sword and planet sourcebook for Hollow Earth Expedition that rockets you to the Red Planet!
This sourcebook expands Hollow Earth Expedition to include Mars, a dying world filled with strange aliens, bizarre creatures, and vast, inhospitable wastelands. Fight for survival or vie for supremacy as a marauding sky pirate, powerful robot bodyguard, or conniving Martian noble. Experience Hollow Earth Expedition from an otherworldly perspective—one that wields powerful weapons and hungers for earthly treasures as much as any terrestrial power.
Inside you will find everything you need to run out-of-this-world adventures or give your terrestrial games a unique twist: robot and alien player characters; new psychic powers; an exotic bestiary and equipment list; and details on Martian inhabitants and locations.
Hollow Earth Expedition: Discover a whole new world of adventure!
Join us at Origins Game Fair June 13-16, 2013
Come see Studio 2 Publishing at booth #433 at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio June 13-16, 2013. We will be there along with Pinnacle Entertainment.
Roll For It! Now Funding on Kickstarter
Roll it! Match it! Score it! It’s fun! It’s easy! It’s fast! It's Roll For It! A dice and card game for the entire family.
Shadows of Esteren Book 0 - Prologue Now on Kickstarter
A medieval role-playing game where men have to face fierce threats lurking in the dark. We are glad to present you this new Kickstarter campaign for Shadows of Esteren's Book 0 Prologue! On the occasion of this new campaign, we propose you to follow the journey of our muse, Varigal Yldiane...
Hell on Earth Miniature Mega-Release! Now on Kickstarter
Hell Waits For No One!
Hell on Earth, that is. In conjunction with the much anticipated release of Hell on Earth Reloaded, Pinnacle Entertainment and Studio 2 Publishing have joined forces to bring you the survivors of the Wasted West… in miniature form!
Together these two companies are embarking on a Kickstarter to create a line of minis for Hell on Earth. They will have the same quality you’ve come to expect from the Savage Worlds miniatures created by Reaper because they will still be manufactured by them.
What’s the difference then?
Simple. Every miniature unlocked by the Kickstarter will release at one time!
Is that it?
Nope. Not only will all the minis release at once, but they will be shipped at the same time as the hardback Hell on Earth Reloaded book!
Imagine being able to start up your Hell on Earth campaign as soon as the book releases with potentially dozens of minis to choose from!
And “choice” is the key word there. This Kickstarter is designed to let you pick and choose any of the stretch goal minis you want to add to your pledge. Mix and match all you want!
As a special bonus to our contributors the initial 4 miniatures will contain two Kickstarter exclusive minis; Hell on Earth Stone and Hell on Earth Hellstromme! These premium miniatures will only be available to folks who support the Kickstarter, so get them if you want them.
That means everything else will be available in normal distribution, but certainly not at the prices available through the Kickstarter much less with FREE shipping in the US (and discounted shipping for our international backers).
There are potentially dozens of miniatures waiting to be unlocked (or “rescued from the worms” if you’ve seen our video), so what are you waiting for? As we said, Hell waits for no one, and this Kickstarter won’t last forever!