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Declaration: The Bug War #1 available on DriveThruComics!

21 Sep, 2018

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

Stiletto unit 447CE – Episode 12

17 Sep, 2018

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

Available now on our Store: Era: The Empowered Player’s Guide – Physical Edition!

16 Sep, 2018

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!

Penumbra Adventures #1, available now on DriveThruComics!

14 Sep, 2018

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

Finishing this week on Kickstarter: Era: The Chosen and Lobo!

13 Sep, 2018

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!

Era: The Chosen – Character Sheets!

15 Sep, 2018

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!

Era: The Chosen – The Audio Collection

12 Sep, 2018

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

Era: Survival Support Materials available on DriveThruRPG now!

11 Sep, 2018

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!

Stiletto Unit 447CE – Episode 11

10 Sep, 2018

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

Explore the New Worlds with us and Era: The Consortium!

09 Sep, 2018

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!

Era: The Chosen Gameplay video

09 Sep, 2018

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

Era: The Empowered Audio Stories – Available now on DriveThruRPG (Pay What You Want!)

04 Sep, 2018

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!)

#RPGaDAY2018 Day 31!

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!

#RPGaDAY2018 Day 30!

30 Aug, 2018

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!

#RPGaDAY2018 Day 29!

29 Aug, 2018

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!

New Comic Release – Infiltration: The Bug War #2

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

#RPGaDAY2018 Day 28!

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!

#RPGaDAY2018 Day 27!

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!

Era: The Empowered Update 16

24 Aug, 2018

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

#RPGaDAY2018 Day 26!

26 Aug, 2018

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!