Hi everyone! We’ve just released Declaration: The Bug War #1 on DriveThruComics, so you can grab the story which describes the start of the Bug War in Digital format there right now! https://www.drivethrucomics.com/product/252719/Declaration-The-Bug-War-1 – Ed
Join the team in the exciting final episode of their first mission, where they finish their escape from the station, but not without casualties. Will they all make it through the wrath of the C&C: Colonisation and Construction guards? Only time will tell… https://youtu.be/YKOiszyV2go Join Ed (the creator of Era: The Consortium) and the regular … Continue reading Stiletto unit 447CE – Episode 12
Hi everyone! Missed out on the Kickstarter and want the Player’s Guide in Paperback? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! Grab it right here from our Store from today: https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/era-the-empowered-players-guide-paperback/ It contains the complete Rules and Character Creation, the Equipment List and summaries of the various time periods of the Empowered Universe – everything you need … Continue reading Available now on our Store: Era: The Empowered Player’s Guide – Physical Edition!
Hi everyone! I’m pleased to announce that our leading lady of the Empowered Universe, Penumbra (have you noticed she shows up everywhere?!), has her first comic available on DriveThruComics! Check it out here to grab your copy: https://www.drivethrucomics.com/product/252074/Penumbra-Adventures-1 – Ed
Hi everyone! Era: The Chosen has broken multiple Stretch Goals and more await. If you want to get hold of not only our latest RPG but some awesome free extras, this is your last chance! You can join us right here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/era-the-chosen-a-horror-rpg-defend-our-dimension-0?ref=bydwhy Lobo: Dauntless ends on the same day. This comic is approaching Funded, so we … Continue reading Finishing this week on Kickstarter: Era: The Chosen and Lobo!
Hi everyone! Today’s your chance to grab the character sheets for Era: The Chosen for the first time if you’re not a Kickstarter backer! This draft of the character sheet already looks incredible, and there’s still a little refinement to come… Check them out here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/w5niyq0unpz6v0p/AADDT4zQcSGk4p81-4jCzMkBa?dl=0 Don’t forget it’s the last few hours of the Era: … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Character Sheets!
Hi everyone! I just want to remind you that audio stories have been produced and released throughout the Kickstarter campaign, and it’s a great chance to listen to a slice of life in the war against the Anonassi! You can listen to the first one here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmujjBVEIxQ And the remainder are available on our Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/era-the-chosen-a-horror-rpg-defend-our-dimension-0?ref=13zm4k I … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – The Audio Collection
Hi everyone! Great news for Era: Survival fans: we’ve got a brand new map available, and some premade characters which you might have played with if you’ve ever joined us at a convention… and it’s all available for “Pay What You Want” on DriveThruRPG now! http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/247236/Era-Survival–Dead-End-Town-Map http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/247235/Era-Survival–Premade-Character-Sheets-Pack It’s never been a better time to try … Continue reading Era: Survival Support Materials available on DriveThruRPG now!
Hi everyone! The team’s attempt to escape has been further hampered by the arrival of a squad of rather angry guards. Not taking kindly to Nara’s joke, they open fire, while the team frantically seek the cable they need to open the doors…! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoaqFzFPVJ4 Join Ed (the creator of Era: The Consortium) and the regular … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 11
Hi everyone! From today, you can get hold of the Wave 2 Era: The Consortium expansion, “New Worlds”! https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/era-the-consortium-new-worlds-expansion-digital/ https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/era-the-consortium-new-worlds-expansion-paperback/ This expansion opens up an entire new star system, Ritona, for players to explore, and offers new Background options for characters, along with a 13-session campaign for you to brave, if you dare… Do you … Continue reading Explore the New Worlds with us and Era: The Consortium!
Hi everyone! Today, I want to share a unique opportunity which Talking About Games had for our latest game, Era: The Chosen! I gave him the chance to have a look over the (very) early draft which I am currently working on – v0.1! He had some thoughts about it, what he was looking forward … Continue reading Era: The Chosen Rulebook Sneak Peek, Evil Overlord and Battlecruiser Alamo Updates!
Hi everyone! The images are still coming alone, and Keith only has 6 more to finish as of today. I’m hoping we will get them completed during the next week, as the print deadline to have it ready for the end of September is approaching! As soon as they are done, they can just be … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Update 17
Hi everyone! Today I want to point out the Era: The Chosen Gameplay video we did. I’m unsure whether you’re aware, but the game works very well even with newbies to the system and all three people who joined me had the hang of it in no time at all! Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2j7TRgXlg6U … Continue reading Era: The Chosen Gameplay video
Hi everyone! With the society of Harbour City reaching modern levels of technology, the Anonassi also raise the stakes. Huge beasts, unlike anything Chosen have ever seen before, and horrible living weapons such as the Swarms and the Ethereals appear on the battlefield for the first time. The Anonassi now believe there is a chance … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Playing in The Third Era
The team’s attempt to escape goes awry when the alarms go off and the inner airlock doors are closed. While trying to investigate, the team sustains an injury. Will they be able to overcome this obstacle and get a ship out of the station before guards arrive to investigate? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6qJ1dXoXFQ Join Ed (the creator of … Continue reading Stiletto unit 447CE – Episode 10
Hi everyone! Today, I’m talking about the second era of Era: The Chosen. In this era, the war takes a turn. Human technology advances, providing new discoveries, new opportunities and new understanding. The realisation that the technology strewn over the Lost Lands is not just metal shards which look pretty drive society forward, especially after … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Playing in The Second Era
Hi everyone! Experience the world of Era: The Empowered with the unparalleled immersion of audio stories. http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/247232/Era-The-Empowered–Audio-Stories-Collection The team’s 5 favourite stories from the Era: The Empowered timeline have been brought to life by voice actor Leo Cosh in this series of events, spanning the entire timeline of the game. Best of all, you can … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Audio Stories – Available now on DriveThruRPG (Pay What You Want!)
Hi everyone! Today I’m going to tell you a little bit about the First Era of Era: The Chosen and the sorts of games you might play in it! In the first era, technology is limited and primitive. It’s a time for swords, flintlocks and metal armour. The Anonassi are seen as some kind of … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Playing in The First Era
Hi everyone! Welcome to the last of the #RPGaDay questions. I hope you’ve enjoyed these – they’ve certainly had some reaction from people! Share why you take part in RPG-A-DAY. I actually shared this on the first day, so I think it’s sort of appropriate we finish up with it as well. I’m told people … Continue reading #RPGaDAY2018 Day 31!
Hi everyone! Join Lacuna on his first adventure, now through DriveThruRPG! When he discovers he has superpowers, he knows what he needs to do: deal with the kind of people who ruined his life. But everything becomes a little less clear when he encounters Penumbra, another Empowered with control over Shadows. Their adventure is just … Continue reading Lacuna: Revelation available now on DriveThruComics!
Hi everyone! Share something you learned about playing your character. Hmmm… That’s tricky, because I play so seldom. However, I have learned a lot from one of our players: Gruff does not have to mean anti-party. Different morals (whether Evil or not) does not have to mean homicidal. Sarcastic doesn’t have to mean immersion-breaking. I won’t … Continue reading #RPGaDAY2018 Day 30!
Hi everyone! Share a friendship you have because of RPGs. There are a massive number of people I could mention here. Darren Pearce, who’s sat shoulder-to-shoulder with me on more panels than I can easily remember now; Simon Burley, whose dedication is long-term and completely open to new ideas at every turn; Angus Abranson, who … Continue reading #RPGaDAY2018 Day 29!
Hi everyone! Great news for fans of Era: The Consortium today, because our second Bug War comic, “Infiltration: The Bug War #2” is being released on our Store! You can get it here in Digital: https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/infiltration-the-bug-war-2-digital-version/ and for Physical, here: https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/infiltration-the-bug-war-2-physical-version/ Infiltration was released in 2 parts, but both are included in this issue! Join Liam as … Continue reading New Comic Release – Infiltration: The Bug War #2
Hi everyone! Today, I’m bringing you what’s currently the last story in the timeline… that of a dangerous mission, which has the potential to change the War for ever! My next post, however, will be about the different time periods of the War, so keep an eye out! And don’t forget to check out the … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – The War Continues…
Hi everyone! Just a few days left, so make the most of it. Share whose inspiring gaming excellence you’re grateful for. There’s no contest on this – I’d like to thank all of the people who have contributed to playtesting over the years I’ve been making games. There are a small number of people who … Continue reading #RPGaDAY2018 Day 28!
Hi everyone! To have what it needs to set off the fire alarm, Bonsai had to make a difficult choice. Meanwhile, Nara attempts to seduce the various supervisors in the computer control centre to cause a distraction. Will their plan to set off the evacuation alarms work? And if it does, how will they escape … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 9
Hi everyone! We’re onto the last week of #RPGaDay and I’m being asked to “Share…” Share a great stream / actual play. Well, not to blow our own trumpet, but we have one which we’re releasing weekly on Mondays at the moment! It’s got quite a small following right now, but I think we’re doing … Continue reading #RPGaDAY2018 Day 27!
Hi everyone! I have another new image for you today, as more and more come in. Today, we’re doing AoE Combat, which includes one of my favourite characters, the “Human Shield”. AoE Combat is a core part of a lot of powers, from ground-pounding to fireballs, and the Era d10 Rule Set has your back! … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Update 16
Hi everyone! Today, I’m being asked to “(Name) your gaming ambition for the next year.” Well, I’m aiming to release a number of games. I’d like to finish Era: Wonders, Era: Lost Legend and Era: High Fantasy during next year, at least. I’d also like to offer a new set of Era: The Consortium expansions, … Continue reading #RPGaDAY2018 Day 26!
Hi everyone! Ivan Rostov is not a threat for ever. A task force of Chosen made it their mission to bring him to justice for what he did. Eventually, they caught up to him… This story was written by Darren Pearce, who decided Ivan Rostov was his personal vendetta! It was, as always, brilliant to … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – The Fate of Ivan Rostov