The Rifts® have officially opened on Kickstarter and The Tomorrow Legion now faces off against new apocalyptic threats from the darkest corners of North America and Earth’s ancient past! And we’re pleased to report the new campaign funded in just seven minutes!
Building on the incredible success of Rifts® for Savage Worlds comes three new Worldbooks further detailing the factions, locations, and threats of Rifts® North America. Inside you’ll find new allies, armaments, and abilities to aid Tomorrow Legionnaires in their fight against the evils of the Megaverse®.
Arcana & Mysticism: Explores the Federation of Magic, Psyscape, and Techno-Wizard enclaves throughout North America, and the dire threats hiding within.
Blood & Banes: Details the struggle of dark heroes against the alien Xiticix Hivelands, encroaching Vampire Kingdoms, mysterious Dinosaur Swamp, and insanity of Madhaven.
Empires of Humanity: Brings to life the wonders of human civilization from the Coalition States to the New West, and uncovers the secrets of the east coast.
Please note that this document is not intended to be a comprehensive ruleset, but a list of notable changes between Savage Worlds Deluxe (SWD) and Savage Worlds Adventure Edition (#SWADE) to help in converting previously published settings and supplements.
Our thanks to Marc Nuar and Christopher Landauer for pulling this document together for us.
Mathematically calculated, the City was to become the new Utopia of the rational age, but the disaster changed everything – the City fell into Limbo, the threshold of Hell. Progress faced ancient magic. The City became a part of Limbo, with no sunlight. The familiar world doesn’t exist anymore. There are other laws and other creatures here – but the scientific method maintains even in the maddest conditions. People lit their steam Sun here. Every morning it rises over the City on a huge rail. The authorities lead diplomatic negotiations with demons, inventors dream of the creation of a conscious automaton, and researchers dig for traces of ancient civilizations. Scientists and frauds, adventurers and magicians, evil geniuses and brilliant detectives… humans and demons. All of them dwell in the City of the Steam Sun.
Events over the last millennium have unlocked the spheres that hold the gates closed to cosmic horrors and dark gods, which in turn has led to cults and secret societies spreading across the known world.
The Savage League of Seekers Roleplaying Game introduces you to a world of dark horror, where players can make characters that carry the blood of the Nodens in their veins giving them powers beyond mortal men, or a secret Muslim sect that has been fighting the evils betwixt the angles since Abdul al Hazred stumbled into the city of Damascus in 740 AD, or even as sires of Vlad Tepes, known as Count Dracul, who holds back the forces of the Ottomans in the East with his army of Vampyrs!
The game also covers Europe via London, Paris, and Germany, crosses the wide ocean to the New World and the American Colonies, and bravely delves into the Dreamlands.
If you’re a fan of H.P. Lovecraft, movies like Brotherhood of the Wolf, or video games like Bloodborne, then check out The Savage League of Seekers, available now from DriveThruRPG. And be sure to follow Feral Gamers, Inc. on Facebook.
FG Con is a community organized virtual convention using the premier virtual tabletop platform—Fantasy Grounds.
Held twice annually (April and October), this virtual event features numerous games (including Savage Worlds, of course) being run using Fantasy Grounds, as well as several training/tutorial sessions aimed at a variety of topics. This year’s FG Con runs this Friday through Sunday (April 12th through 14th).
Note that Fantasy Grounds Game Masters with Standard Licenses are temporarily bumped up to Ultimate licenses for the run of the event enabling players with demo licenses to participate on ALL tables.
Con season is in full swing and we’re now less than a month from Chupacabracon VI, the premiere, three-day, tabletop RPG and board game convention in the greater Austin area, and one of our favorite events!
Attendees will join a host of Pinnacle alums running and playing Savage Worlds games (including the annual, star-studded, interactive charity game), participating in panels, and even tailgating in the parking lot. “Chupa” (as it is often referred) also hosts one of the finest Savage Saturday Nights around!
We are starting to run low on preorders we can allow for our signed, limited, black leatherette Collector’s Editions of the new Savage Worlds Adventure Edition (#SWADE) core rules, so we’re going to pull the option to preorder them from the PledgeManager this Wednesday, April 3rd.
Read more about this limited offer and an updated #SWADE shipping update in this Kickstarter Update. For all other items like the Savage Worlds Adventure Edition hardcover or Add Ons like the Savage Worlds Essentials Boxed Set, Burst and Cone Templates, Adventure Decks, or Status Tokens, the PledgeManager portal will remain open until July 16th—only the Collector’s Editions are going “Bye Bye!”
If you already have one of these gorgeous editions as part of your original Kickstarter pledge, visit PledgeManager to lock in your copy today! Don’t miss out!
We were so excited about the look of the upcoming Worldbooks for Rifts® for Savage Worlds, we simply had to share them all with you in this week’s news, a full two weeks before the launch of the actual Kickstarter!
Also releasing through the upcoming Kickstarter campaign will be the original three core books and GM’s screen updated for the new Savage Worlds Adventure Edition core rules. The three updated books and Game Master’s screen will be at a one-time only discounted price during the Kickstarter for those who want physical copies.
As always, we’ll provide all the relevant changes in a free update document for easy conversion between print editions. We’ll also automatically update each book’s PDFs on our site and DriveThruRPG once they’re finished.
For now though, make plans to be there for the launch on Tuesday, April 16th, at noon Eastern!
The third batch of digital JumpStarts (introductions to settings from some of our “Ace” licensees) has been released to Savage Worlds Adventure Edition Kickstarter backers. This brings the total number of available JumpStarts to a whopping 31!*
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This third bundle contains the following, fully-playable JumpStarts: