Hi everyone! Era: The Empowered is still making great progress! A new image came in just today from Keith, as we work through those that we have remaining. I’m hoping I’ll be able to show you some next week (this particular one was sent back for some minor changes for character consistency – the kind … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Update 11!
Hi everyone! In Era: The Chosen, Triggers build up for your character, but so do Trophies, as you defeat enemies! Trophies are often taken off the corpses of your enemies, and will grant special abilities. This could be anything from a tooth from a brute, or a chunk of flesh from a Fallen. Rather than … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Trophies
Hi everyone! I’ve got loads for you today, so hang onto your hat! Era: Lost Legend You might have hears about Era: Lost Legend already. It’s a game inspired by JRPGs such as Final Fantasy. My aim when beginning the design of this game was to make something which would feel like these games but … Continue reading Era: Lost Legend First Playtest, Era: The Empowered Beta Reading, More Products to be Released!
Hi everyone! The next episode with me (Ed) as the GM and the rest of the crew as they enter the world of Era: The Consortium: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKXyrGcAyww The group has only a few moments to defeat the enemies they face before the cargo bay is empty of oxygen. And, beyond, the truth about this whole situation … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 3
Hi everyone! Great news today! I’ve had several volunteers for Beta Readers for the Era: The Empowered Core Rulebook. Of course, that means that all of the proofreading and indexing is also done, and I’d like to publicly thank our QA team – Hande and Calyie – for their swift and efficient work! The Beta … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Update 10 – Core Rulebook Beta Readers!
I have some more amazing art for you today, of one of the most fearsome creatures in the whole Anonassi army. The terrifying Kapavuk are known for prowling battlefields, being almost invulnerable, and for eating Chosen at random. They induce fear in more than a few Chosen, just through their presence. – Ed
Hi everyone! We’ve made some great strides since last week, and there’s loads of new stuff to tell you about! Infiltration: The Bug War #2 – Part 2 Probably the most exciting news is our latest comic! It’s a continuation of the Bug War series, which began with Hai-Xang Hayden in “Declaration”, and continued onto … Continue reading Lots of Progress on many things!
Hi everyone! Another chance to join me as the GM and the rest of the crew as they enter the world of Era: The Consortium: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKmCEeR3e1o The group is stuck aboard the Orion, facing down enemies in the cargo bay. Will they be able to fight their way through and escape? Audio only (via Podbean): https://shadesofvengeance.podbean.com/e/stiletto-unit-447ce-episode-2/?token=c318e2a20281a22f235218c2e4d2be84
Hi everyone! Just a quick update on the progress with Era: The Empowered today! Things are going pretty well – the first proofreading pass has now finished, and the second pass and indexing for Parts 1-4 is also complete (leaving only Part 5 and the Appendices!). Artwork is also proceeding nicely,with new stuff coming in … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Update 9!
Hi everyone! Finally discover what happened to Liam Paine after he was captured by the Ximians before the first confrontation of the Bug War! Our latest comic follows the story of Liam Paine to its conclusion. Captured by the Ximians at the end of the last issue, he was trapped and hopeless, his only solace … Continue reading Infiltration: The Bug War #2 Kickstarter has just Launched!
Hi everyone! For a long time after the first ten years of the Anonassi War, the Humans held their areas of the Lost Lands, fighting back the Anonassi to a standstill but making little progress. Unfortunately, this was due to the Anonassi improving their tactics and what they were willing to commit to the field. … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Dawn of the Second Era
Hi everyone! As Amy said in her last post, I (Ed) am taking over for a month, while she has a bit of a holiday! I’m going to talk to you about three amazing comics today… Firstly, there’s the Bug War. Some of you may remember the Bug War 2 Kickstarter, which ran at the … Continue reading Comics Coming!
Hi everyone! Some of you might be aware of the Stiletto Unit 447CE Actual Play podcast that we’ve been working on for a while. For the last week, we’ve been releasing the character creation sessions for you to check out on our YouTube Channel! Here they are in case you missed them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVueAVYj4Bc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9t4wJ9Wj70 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4RmMBxwfKM … Continue reading Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 1 – Our First Actual Play Podcast!
Hi everyone! Just my regular Era: The Empowered Update, to let you know where we are at! I’ve made a lot of progress on the writing and editing, which is now entirely complete – a relief to be sure! Part 5 is now with Hande for proofreading and Parts 2, 3 and 4 are with … Continue reading Era: The Empowered Update 8!
Each Clan offers their members unique technologies and abilities. One of those is the D’Aoust defensive suit. This piece of equipment offers something no other Clan can – a chance to repel and disable any Anonassi who gets close enough in battle. Favoured by salvagers and combatants alike, these suits will make anything that tries … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Wondrous Technologies
Hi everyone! I’m pleased to announce that we are beginning a videocast / podcast of actual play in Era: The Consortium’s vast universe! (The episodes will be available in audio only as well as video!) We’re been working for a short while now to get everything together, and we’re finally ready… The story will be … Continue reading Era: The Consortium – Stiletto Unit 447CE – Character Creation Video 1: Ka’tal
It’s official, Home Base is now being proofread and we expect it to be finished soon! Thank you to everyone for your patience as we worked through this last batch of expansion books. We had a mountain of content to create and we hope you really enjoy the end results of all that hard work. … Continue reading Status Of The Consortium – The Oracle
Hi everyone! One of the earliest types of Anonassi to appear and one of the most terrifying to this day, Brutes may not be intelligent but they are incredibly strong and tough. Operating more on highly-evolved instinct once in combat, some speculate they enter a blood rage when engaged. Either way, their activities are a … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Brutes
The Patreon offerings are growing and it’s time you heard a little more about what we’re doing. Patreon is a great way for you to help us create new things while at the same time walking away with brand-new content every month. We often test out new game ideas, share beta test copies, and give … Continue reading Come See What We’re Doing On Patreon – The Oracle
Our feature image today says it all. The Consortium miniatures project is getting some color! The extremely talented Simon Parr is taking the prototypes and turning them into works of art. The armor details and skin shading are impressive and I can’t wait to see how they all come together! Keep checking back here to … Continue reading Full-Color Miniatures! – The Oracle
Hi everyone! In the First Era of the Anonassi War, the Humans were outmatched physically, so they had to rely on wits, brains and cunning! This is the time in the game where you can have “swashbuckling” type adventures, as well as face an enemy which exceeds your abilities in every way! – Ed ———————————————————————————————————————— Ira … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Fighting the Anonassi in the First Era
Our latest game to hit Kickstarter, Evil Overlord, is getting a great deal of support and we still have over two weeks left until the end! Thank you to everyone who’s checked out this fun and unique deck-building card game. We know you’re going to love it. In honor of all this amazing fan support, … Continue reading News On Four Upcoming Games – The Oracle
Today’s featured miniature is the Stiletto Unit medic, Dr. Curay. As a medical professional you might expect her to be a total non-combatant. However, the good doctor is a fierce fighter when push comes to shove and she’s required to help protect her team. She even put herself front and center during the unit’s mission … Continue reading Another Stiletto Unit Miniature – The Oracle
Hi everyone! In what’s now referred to as the sixth year of the Anonassi War (AW6), the Rostov Clan suggested that the group pool their resources to fight the Anonassi. Here’s a story about the three Clans… – Ed ———————————————————————————————————————– They entered the Lost Lands as soon as they could. Because of the vagaries of timing, … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – The Formation of the Chosen
Now that our back-to-back run of convention appearances is over we’re full speed ahead on the creation of our two favorite things, games and comics. Those of you who stopped by at either MCM or UKGE these past two weeks will certainly have noticed that the amount of comics we have on offer is getting … Continue reading More Comics Are On The Way – The Oracle
We’re working our way through the Stiletto Unit Miniature collection! Next up is the athletic Kutsutas. This energetic Stiletto teammate started out as an extreme sports athlete in her youth, garnering fame and recognition with her impressive physical skills. However, once she learned that Smertios Security was responsible for the death of her parents she … Continue reading Another Stiletto Unit Miniature – The Oracle
Hi everyone! Another type of Anonassi frequently encountered in the early years of the Anonassi War is the Hellhound. Fast, stealthy and brutal, these creatures bear a passing resemblance to the hounds of mythology and, once again, the early name seemed descriptive enough to stick. Imagine running into one of these in the dark lands … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – Hellhounds
We had an amazing time at MCM Comicon over the weekend. It was great to see so many new fans as well as those who are already familiar with what we do. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and played a session with us, picked up a game, or just came over to chat. … Continue reading One Convention Down, One To Go! – The Oracle
Today’s featured image showcases Zeelaay, the Stiletto unit pilot and heavy weapons expert. This grim-faced warrior was the first to garner Steve Adam’s respect for his discipline and skill. What Zeelaay lacks in small talk, he more than makes up for in combat knowledge and sheer determination. He prefers to let his rocket launcher do … Continue reading Another Figure In The Consortium Miniatures – The Oracle
Hi everyone! Today, I’m talking about the Rostov Clan. The third clan to join the group, the Rostovs are devoted to controlling information. They ensure that no-one finds out about the Chosen or the Anonassi War that is happening. For generations, they have dominated Harbour City and the battlefield within the Lost Lands with their tactical … Continue reading Era: The Chosen – the Rostov Clan