Hi everyone! In the latest fantastic episode of Stiletto Unit 447CE, the team realise who they are delivering the Laser Cannons to and have to think of a plan quickly! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNK7GSYaeyo I would say, more than any other so far, this episode ends with a “To Be Continued…” Don’t forget that you can also join … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 21
Hi everyone! With AetherCon now done, we have just one more convention this year, Dragonmeet on the 1st December (https://www.dragonmeet.co.uk/). I’ll be there myself, along with with a team who will be ready to show you everything about our games, so if you’re in London, don’t miss out! Of course, the fact there are fewer … Continue reading What’s on for the rest of this year?
Hi everyone! Another two awesome releases on DriveThruRPG! Firstly, the Era: Survival Definitive Edition: a book which contains not only the Core Rulebook and extra materials but also the two expansions deemed “vital” by reviewer “Talking About Games”! It’s a great chance to get everything you could possibly want to play Era: Survival. https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/247260/Era-Survival–Definitive-Edition-Rulebook While … Continue reading Era: Survival Definitive Edition and Digital Karma Cards now available on DriveThruRPG!
Hi everyone! The latest episode of our actual play, Stiletto Unit 447CE, is now available on YouTube and Podbean! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWnNMSVK94c (video) https://shadesofvengeance.podbean.com (audio only) In this episode, Reluflissy has a strange reaction to a product being sold in the Black Market, much to Nara’s annoyance, Ka’tal finishes his competition and Bonsai loots an unconscious body! … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 20!
Hi everyone! A double entry for Era: Silence today as we offer the Soundscapes and the Extras on the SoV Store for the first time! https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/era-silence-soundscapes/ The soundscapes were created by Leo Cosh and directed by Ed Jowett (me!) in order to enhance the experience of playing Era: Survival. With one for most of the … Continue reading Era: Silence Soundscapes and Extras available now on the SoV Store!
Hi everyone! Isn’t the question of what’s coming next from us what the Thursday posts are really all about? Well, AetherCon has asked the team (including me!) to do a Q&A about exactly that! You can join us there by getting a (free) ticket from AetherCon to watch, ask questions and more… We’ll be talking … Continue reading What’s Coming Next for Shades of Vengeance?
Hi everyone! The fourth book of the Time Travel Campaign is now up on DriveThruRPG! Sessions 31-40 explore Project Orion and more, so don’t miss out on your chance to shape the future of the Consortium… https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/247185/Era-The-Consortium–Time-Travel-Part-4 Ed
Hi everyone! In this episode, Ka’tal enters a knife competition, hoping to gain some shiny, new throwing knives for… later use. See how that goes, and what Bonsai is up to, in our latest episode! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOmaWcojavs Or catch up on Podbean: https://shadesofvengeance.podbean.com/ – Ed
Hi everyone! Great news today for anyone looking to catch up with the expansions for Era: The Consortium: the Wave 2 expansions are now available on our Store! https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/era-the-consortium-expansions-wave-2-digital/ This includes Free Trader, Predictive Genetic Algorithm, New Worlds and Home Base! If you aren’t up to date with Era: The Consortium, they are definitely worth … Continue reading Era: The Consortium – Wave 2 Expansions Collection available now on the Shades of Vengeance Store!
Hi everyone! I’d like to invite you to join us for the slots that we can run at AetherCon! For those of you who don’t know, it’s an online convention which is free to attend. You just have to sign up and you can join us for various Era games there, run by myself and … Continue reading AetherCon – Join Us!
Hi everyone! Johnathan Lewis, long-time writer and creator for SoV Comics, along with being one of the writers for Era: The Consortium and many others, has done an interview on our latest comic on Kickstarter, Kazuki and the Deathseekers! You can check it out here: http://majorspoilers.com/2018/10/28/waynes-comics-podcast-353-johnathan-lewis/ If you want to get onto Kazuki and the Deathseekers, … Continue reading Kazumi, Lobo and more from Johnathan Lewis!
Hi everyone! We’ve just finished setup for our latest MC Comicon – it’s our 4th year doing that! Once again, we’re doing both games (including demos) and also we have a comics stand, devoted to the Era: The Empowered and Era: The Consortium comics. See the Featured image for a map of where we will … Continue reading MCM Comicon this Weekend!
Hi everyone! The team are in the black market, but are still short of cash (except for Bonsai!), so they decide to take on a job from “Old Bob”, the Ximian Politician who sells Laser Cannons. Nothing could possibly go wrong with this plan… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4_6VsSIupw Join Ed the GM and the team as they try … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 17
Hi everyone! Thanks to the awesome work of Nick Bate, the Fate edition of Era: Balam is an enveloping piece of work which expresses the universe perfectly in the lite roleplaying system. For the first time, you can now get that from our store: https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/era-balam-fate-edition/ – Ed
Hi everyone! Today, a major milestone for Era: The Empowered comics: our fan faovurite, Violete: Unstoppable is now available on DriveThruComics: https://www.drivethrucomics.com/product/253603/Violete-Unstoppable Violete became a fast favourite earlier this year when the Kickstarter was released. If you missed the ride, you should definitely check the comic out, because Violete’s story is inspiring and exciting. – … Continue reading Violete: Unstoppable
Hi everyone! This week, I’m pleased to be able to talk about some fantastic things we’re doing over the next two weekends. First, there’s GamesFest, which is in Victoria Hall in Tring! We’ll be there once again and raring to go. But there’s more! We’re also running the “Championship of Earth” competition, the first time … Continue reading Two Weeks of Conventions!
Hi everyone! I wanted to let you know that our latest card game has just launched on Kickstarter and has had a phenomenal first day, reaching 347% Funded! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/era-survival-colony-a-co-op-card-game-for-1-4-play?ref=aov70c We’re hoping to go a bit further with the project than that, and have some amazing ideas for Stretch Goals which I know you will love, … Continue reading Just launched – Era: Survival – Colony
Hi everyone! Welcome to the 16th session of Stiletto Unit 447CE! I have to say, I think this is my favourite session we have done yet – in it, I got to play with each character individually as they had a short conversation with various NPCs. Looking for information, they are forced to split up … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 16
Hi everyone! Declaration: The Bug War #1 set some wheels in motion and now it’s time to follow up with them. This enemy will not go away. Good news for everyone following this series on DriveThruComics: Infiltration, the second comic in the series, is up now! https://www.drivethrucomics.com/product/253601/Infiltration-The-Bug-War-2 Join the Bug War as Liam Paine, a … Continue reading DriveThruComics Release – Infiltration: The Bug War #2
Hi everyone! We’re giving Era: Survival plenty of attention at the moment, and not just because it’s halloween! Our post-apocalyptic world is one of my favourite universes because it’s got so much potential complexity alongside such a simple concept. Life on Gaia, our audio book set on the world of Era: Survival, is now over. … Continue reading Life on Gaia Kickstarter over, Era: Survival Colony coming soon…!
Hi everyone! Home may be the place where they have to take you in, but it’s also an important asset. Develop, grow and defend your headquarters, building a custom base with the facilities you need for your party’s purposes. Choose from 14 different Modules: build a Computer Core to decrypt data, construct a Medical Facility … Continue reading Era: The Consortium – Home Base Expansion now available on DriveThruRPG!
Hi everyone! Amazing news today as we release the incredibly successful Era: The Empowered Core Rulebook! The Kickstarter finished earlier this year and Keith Draws and I have worked night and day since to finish the rulebook. We sent it out to all Kickstarter backers about a month ago and now it’s your turn to … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Core Rulebook (Digital) Available now on our Store!
Hi everyone! Well, as you know, all of our games are outstanding, but that’s not quite what I meant by the title… Evil Overlord’s Kickstarter rewards have now been fully fulfilled. Era: The Consortium’s “Universe of Expansions Volume 2” have almost achieved the same (just waiting on a couple more book deliveries for the last … Continue reading Chipping Away at Outstanding Games!
Hi everyone! If there’s one thing no-one can deny about Penumbra, it’s that she gets around. That’s the story of the “Penumbra Adventures” miniseries Johnathan Lewis and I have been working on. The first issue has already been released, but did you know there’s also a second? Well, you do now! It’s on the store … Continue reading Penumbra Adventures #2 Available now on our Store!
Hi everyone! A couple of years ago, I worked with the amazing John Serembe and long-time artist Keith Draws to bring his vision for Order of the Link, a cross-genre RPG, to life. The book we produced with the outstandingly successful Kickstarter is now available for the first time on DriveThruRPG! https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/247231/Order-of-the-Link–Rulebook-Primer Don’t miss out … Continue reading Order of the Link Rulebook Primer – Available now on DriveThruRPG!
Hi everyone! The latest episode of Stiletto Unit 447CE has just been released – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXQqo7hkxqg! Personally, I can’t believe we’re already 14 episodes in! Join us on Youtube as we start to think around the details of the next mission… and worry a little about what we might have gotten ourselves into in the previous…! – … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 14
Hi everyone! I apologise for the lack of news post last week, but things have been crazy over here at Shades of Vengeance HQ! We did RTX in London a week ago, and then the 4-day EGX (formerly EuroGamer) in Birmingham. If you’re a new fan from meeting us there, welcome! That’s kept us very … Continue reading Life on Gaia, EGX, RTX and upcoming cool stuff!
Hi everyone! There’s no better time to leap into our podcast than now, as the team completes their first mission and debrief about what they accomplished! Join us on Youtube for our latest adventure’s close… and the start of a new one: https://youtu.be/rwnOjtI-jwM – Ed
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