Think Galaxy Quest meets Mission Impossible with a superhero twist – I guarantee you’ll be trying to figure out whether the code to the door really was 1, 2, 3, 4 by the end! Written by Johnathan Lewis and Ed Jowett, with art by Chucks Jo Seph II and lettering by Jahch, the third issue of Penumbra Adventures brings the story of everyone’s favourite shadow-controlling thief to … Continue reading Penumbra’s Latest Adventure – Available now https://tinyurl.com/pen-adv-3
Hi everyone! We’ve just launched our latest Kickstarter, and it’s a big one: the 5th Anniversary of Era: The Empowered has prompted us to go to Kickstarter with a new Definitive Edition book and awesome deals for anyone who wants to catch up with the world! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/empowered-5th-anniversary?ref=cws5u1 I hope you’ll join us in bringing this … Continue reading Era: The Empowered 5th Anniversary Edition
Hi everyone! Claudette is the daughter of an extremely wealthy father, who has lived in privilege all her life… if slightly lonely. However, when her abilities manifested, she quickly found herself overwhelmed. Deciding to leave the rest of the world behind for some peace and quiet, she leaves on a long trip… However, she runs … Continue reading Our latest comic, Vigilance: Escape is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/vigilance-escape?ref=5gdgv7
Hi everyone! We’re still working away over here, and the team and I have been working in particular on the next novel that we want to bring to you, Stardust Falling! This novel follows the main story of the Core Rulebook, with some awesome and cool additions to the story that we were unable to … Continue reading Stardust Falling – A Novel from the Era: Lost Legend Universe – is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/stardust-falling?ref=9cebxs
Hi everyone! I’m pleased and proud to be able to tell you about our latest Kickstarter, which is a major new direction for Shades of Vengeance, Era: The Empowered and me personally! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/occupied-movie?ref=7mloby OCCUPIED has been brought to life by an amazing team, which includes old favourites such as Jennifer Martin’s writing (Era: The Empowered, … Continue reading Our first short film – OCCUPIED – is on Kickstarter now!
Hi everyone! We’re very grateful for everyone’s support of New Year, New Stories 2023, but we’re still hoping to grow further and give all of these amazing creators more money. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/new-year-new-stories-2023?ref=8caxf0 I wanted to take a moment today to talk about the back issues, and remind you that they are obtainable, both in Digital and … Continue reading New Year, New Stories Kickstarter – FUNDED and growing!
Hi everyone! You can join our latest Kickstarter right here:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/new-year-new-stories-2023?ref=8caxf0 New Year, New Stories is a celebration of indie creators, and all profits from it go to the creators who submit. No-one has to pay to be a part of it, either! This project aims to give a voice to amazingly talented people who might … Continue reading The amazing New Year, New Stories 2023 is on Kickstarter now!
We believe that everyone has the ability to create! We feel that people should be helped bring their stories and visions to life as a creative project! After a decade of experience in publishing a variety of critically-acclaimed books, games, comics and audio dramas, we want to help others do the same! Our veteran creative … Continue reading How do you start (and complete!) a Creative Project?
Yeah, he does that! https://youtu.be/GjeiOlnO8iU Seems he’s annoyed by the level of attention Violete is getting in “his” story! Make sure you check out the Kickstarter and soothe his ego! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/erascapes/violete-unstoppable-audio?ref=43reh6 The Kickstarter ends on Sunday, so don’t forget to check it out! Rampage was voiced by the amazing Adam Dergiman, who also contributed this … Continue reading Rampage is Angry!
Hi everyone! We’ve just launched our latest Kickstarter, which is a brilliant audio dramatisation of Violete: Unstoppablehttps://www.kickstarter.com/projects/erascapes/violete-unstoppable-audio?ref=9se9ua It’s the third and final of our Empowered shorts, so check it out and don’t forget to spread the word! We’ll be offering loads more samples as the days and weeks pass, so be sure to keep checking … Continue reading Violete: Unstoppable Audio Drama is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/erascapes/violete-unstoppable-audio?ref=9se9ua
Hi everyone! Today, we’re doing the third and final post about what’s coming this year, exploring what’s coming from Shades of Vengeance in terms of RPGs, Card Games, Novels and more! What games have we already had? We’ve had a pretty busy year! Delivering the artwork for the Era: Forbidden project has continued to be … Continue reading Find out what are we delivering this year! Part 3: Shades of Vengeance (Games & Novels)
This #AudioDramaSunday, join Elliot Draigon as he enters Consortium society on Taranis, something which is much harder than he could ever realise as a 10-year-old child! A Titan’s Rise is one of our major audio dramas. It’s the best time to get acquainted with it, because we just funded Season 2! https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/a-titans-rise-1/ The Plot of … Continue reading #AudioDramaSunday Experience a Titan’s Rise in the Consortium!
Era d10 is a fantastically adaptable Rule Set! Over a decade, we’ve brought 10 different game lines to life with Era d10… and we’ve had dozens more ideas that we haven’t managed to publish yet! We’ve also published many issues of The Era Zone, bringing new content for each of our existing games. Building a … Continue reading Join us on Kickstarter now for new and awesome Prototype Games in The Era Zone 2022! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/prototype-era-games?ref=3c3i7m
Hi everyone! Today, we’re continuing our series of posts about what’s coming for the rest of this year. Today, I’m talking about each exciting comic that is on its way from SoVComics! We’ve had a great year already, with Kickstarter funding New Year, New Stories 2022 and Melqart. There’s a lot more to come, though… … Continue reading What are we delivering this year? Part 2: SoVComics (Comics)
This #AudioDramaSunday, you can experience the post-apocalypse in the safest possible way: listen to it, read by a scotsman! Life on Gaia explores the wasteland from our Tabletop RPG, Era: Survival. https://www.shadesofvengeance.com/product/life-on-gaia-an-anthology-of-era-survival-stories/ We have produced both the original Audio Book and a smaller book with several extra stories: Tales of the Outlands. The audio books … Continue reading #AudioDramaSunday Survive the Post-Apocalypse through Life on Gaia
Hi everyone! Our latest comic brings a new hero to life, as we explore the life of Jessica in Drift: Heroism! This hero’s journey is a little different to the ones we usually see: while her life is pretty much as perfect as anyone could hope for – friends, good grades in college, and so … Continue reading Drift: Heroism is on Kickstarter now! Join our latest #Empowered in her first comic: When your life is otherwise perfect, and wearing your mask often leads to humiliation, what keeps you being a hero? https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/drift-heroism?ref=5m24nn
Hi everyone! I thought I’d take a moment to give a quick glimpse of what’s coming in the rest of this year! We have so much planned that I’m splitting it into three parts. Today, we are looking at the audio projects coming out of our EraScapes division in the near future! The first thing … Continue reading What are we delivering this year? Part 1: EraScapes (Audio)
This #AudioDramaSunday, you can enter the Consortium with Midnight Terry as your guide! Radio Free Taranis is an audio drama based around the life of a disenfranchised member of Taranis’s population. Midnight Terry speaks to anyone who wants to listen every week via pirate radio, informing them of the Big Eight’s activities, the Resistance’s faults … Continue reading #AudioDramaSunday Experience the Consortium with Radio Free Taranis
Eleven years ago, Ed started writing Era: The Consortium. That was the first time you would would identify the game we now have. But the roots of the Six GM’s were asked to run a game of Firefly as part of a 24-hour event, but they decided to come up with their own sci-fi universe … Continue reading #GamesOriginMonday – Era: The Consortium
Hey everyone! This week we have a special #GamemasterMonday with not only a GM, but the creator of the Era Universe – Ed! Ed’s love for tabletop gaming can be traced back to his youth. When he was five, he received the RPG computer game Megatraveler 1 and fell in love with it. The expansive … Continue reading #GamesMasterMonday – Ed | Shades of Vengeance
Hi everyone! We’re running a session of Era: Hitman to celebrate our current Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/era-hitman-v1-1?ref=5nv6z9)! Everyone is welcome to join us for that, for as long as there are spaces (and if we run out, we’ll be pleased to offer more sessions!). Just hop on Discord (https://discord.gg/6C4H9Cv) and let us know that you’re interested in … Continue reading Want to try Era: Hitman? Join our session on 8th July at 7:30pm BST (2:30pm EDT)! https://discord.gg/6C4H9Cv
It’s #GameMasterMonday here at Shades of Vengeance and this week, we’re shining a spotlight on Aearon, one of the outstanding game masters who works with us here at Shades of Vengeance. Aearon is originally from Guernsey, and they live with Dot – the cutest cat ever. They started playing Era games in 2020 at Contingency, … Continue reading #GameMasterMonday – Aearon | Shades of Vengeance
Hi everyone! Ed here. I don’t believe that our games are finished when they are printed and sent into the world. The only way that the best quality can be delivered consistently is by being aware of what it takes beyond the playtesting and printing. Some of the additions that I created for The Era … Continue reading Era: Hitman v1.1 on Kickstarter now!
Hey everyone! It’s #GameMasterMonday here at #ShadesofVengeance – this week our #spotlight is on Leo! He has been part of the team that runs games at Conventions since 2014, and in that time, he’s had some amazing experiences, as well as bringing many to delighted players. For example, in 2015 he was asked to fill … Continue reading #GameMasterMonday – Leo | Shades of Vengeance
Hey everyone! It’s #GameMasterMonday here at #ShadesofVengeance. Our #spotlight this week is on Rhea! Rhea first joined the Discord server for Era three years ago while they were traveling through London. They had just played their first game of Consortium at a convention and loved it, so when they saw that there was a group … Continue reading #GameMasterMonday – Rhea | Shades of Vengeance
Hey everyone! Welcome to #GameMasterMonday here at #ShadesofVengeance! This week we’re spotlighting our GM, Doug (aka ShadowsOverScotland!). Doug is a 40-year-old GM from Glasgow and he’s been playing SOV for about 3 years now. He’s an avid fan of Forbidden and has been running a lockdown game of the game for the past few months. … Continue reading #GameMasterMonday – Doug | Shades of Vengeance
We’re pleased to announce that Era Games were the second-most played RPG at #UKGE 2022, the largest gaming convention in the UK! We’ve always created because we love doing it, so telling stories with players like YOU is our favourite thing. We’d like to invite you to join us for FREE to try out our … Continue reading Era Games were the 2nd most played #RPG at #UKGE 2022!
Hey everyone! It’s #GameMasterMonday here at #ShadesofVengeance! This week our spotlight is on our GM, Andy! Andy is a 38-year-old GM from Felixstowe and he has been playing the SOV games for around 5 years. Andy has been playing table-top RPG games for more than 20 years! He started out playing Warhammer and D&D but … Continue reading #GameMasterMonday – Andy
Hey everyone! What are you doing this weekend? Will you be fighting for the Resistance? I’m getting ready to GM some games on our Discord server (free to join and play – link in the bio) and planning for the upcoming MCM Comicon London convention on May 27th. It’s such a busy and exciting time … Continue reading What are your weekend plans? #tgif
Hi everyone! We just launched a brand new Kickstarter for EraScapes: A Titan’s Rise Season 2! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/erascapes/a-titans-rise-season-2?ref=2q2x0s This is the culmination of almost 4 years of work, through adversity, the fall of governments, the pandemic and more, so we’re very happy to present this second chapter in the story of Elliot Draigon. But it’s more … Continue reading A Titan’s Rise Season 2 on Kickstarter now!