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!
What is New Year, New Stories 2022? https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/nyns2022?ref=31810s – It’s celebration of indie comics which are new for 2022! The project was conceived as a way to raise awareness of the indie comic artists who would normally rely on conventions to spread the word about their work. With 2019 and 2020 seeing … Continue reading New Year, New Stories 2022 has just launched on Kickstarter!
Hi everyone! I’ve just launched the Kickstarter for Life on Gaia. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shadesofvengeance/life-on-gaia-a-post-apocalyptic-anthology-novel-make100?ref=1fftl2 We’re aiming to get £500 in order to fund a print run of this novel-sized anthology of Era: Survival stories! There’s loads of info on the Kickstarter, but feel free to reach out if you have any questions! I hope you’ll join us … Continue reading Life on Gaia… Live on Kickstarter now!
Hi everyone! We just launched a new comic project which builds on one from earlier in the year, New Year, New Stories. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/new-year-new-stories-2021?ref=1cgfhg A lot of anthologies have a theme, a shared style or shared characters, but that’s not what this anthology is about. Instead, it’s about bringing you work from multiple creators, so that … Continue reading New Year, New Stories 2021 Kickstarter Launched!
Hi everyone! Cascade is finally here! This team-up comic is on Kickstarter now, and we’re hoping you’ll join us to make the dream of bringing our separate superheroes together a reality by joining us: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/cascade-part-one?ref=8p9nvx We’ve been publishing comics for some years now, and I’ve spoken several times on interviews about Lacuna, Blue-Shift, Violete and … Continue reading A Cascade, Five Years in the Making!
Hi everyone! We’ve been more productive than ever over here and I wanted to give you a quick idea of what’s going on! First and most importantly, we have Penumbra’s first main storyline comic on Kickstarter right now (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/penumbra-tide?ref=6keqhr). It’s almost 300% Funded and things are looking great for another sequel, so please check it … Continue reading Penumbra: Tide, Era: Forbidden and The History of the Future – a busy month!
Hi everyone! Johnathan Lewis and I have been extremely busy recently! We have completed DISARMed and are now ready to bring out a comic I’m incredibly excited about, Penumbra: Tide (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sovcomics/penumbra-tide?ref=6keqhr)! This is the final comic before a crossover between characters we have been planning for 5 years, and I can’t wait to bring this … Continue reading Penumbra: Tide on Kickstarter Now!
Hi everyone! Great news today for all you Blue-Shift fans out there, because the amazing EraScapes team has voiced and produced an enhanced and extended audio version of one of our best-loved comics, Blue-Shift: Frenemies!https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/erascapes/blue-shift-audio-drama?ref=ajmg3e For those of you who don’t already know the plot, it’s all about a speedster who goes out for a … Continue reading Blue-Shift: Frenemies – Now In Audio!
Hi everyone! I have a tradition, when coming to the end of a year, of talking about what we have done and what’s coming. There are more games, more comics and more audio planned, everything you would expect, along with some things you might not. But the most important thing that’s coming is none of … Continue reading What’s Next?
Hi everyone! Today, I wanted to take a moment out of your day to talk about something that I believe is very important. Sometimes, you need to extend beyond what you would normally do. There are a number of ways you can do this, and I try to do as many of them as I … Continue reading Stretching Our Creativity, Learning New Things!
Hey Folks! It’s been a while, but I’m back with another how-to for #AudioDramaSunday! We’ve been doing some recording for an upcoming project, so all of this is rather fresh! Today, we’re talking about the all-important things you should do to make sure your time in the booth is the best possible! 1. Get Physical (No, I … Continue reading #AudioDramaSunday – How to approach the booth.