RIFTS® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter Launches Apr 26th Noon Eastern!

Rifts_Site2The RIFTS® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter project launches next week at noon Eastern! Save the date to catch all the details for the backer levels, rewards, and stretch goals.

Here’s a sneak peek for the budget conscious: digital-only reward levels will be $15 for Players (Player’s Guide only) and $45 for Game Masters (three books, an adventure, and the GM Screen inserts in PDF!). Experience shows many of you like the dead-tree format and all sorts of cool Add-Ons and Stretch Goals…you’ll be the first to see them at noon Eastern next Tuesday, the 26th of April!

If you’re looking for some status updates before the launch of the RIFTS® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter project, this is your lucky day! Read Jodi Black’s progress update on the Pinnacle Forum for more information. TL;DR? Looks like those PDFs will deliver in June.


Weird War I Archetypes for Civilians Released!

Weird War I Archetypes: CiviliansWar touches us all, and the fight is not limited to the trenches. The home front is just as much a part of the Great War as No Man’s Land, and folks not in uniform frequently cross paths with the soldiers.

Weird War I Archetypes: Civilians brings you a cast of characters who aren’t your typical soldier. From resistance fighters to priests, spies, and correspondents, each is presented with full-color art, stat blocks for Novice and Seasoned, and ready-to-use Figure Flats!

Blur the lines of the war and expand the reach of its horror with your own copy of Weird War I Archetypes: Civilians today!

Deadlands Awards and Audio Drama!

Deadlands LogoDeadlands is a great setting for gaming, and it’s also a rich world full of fiction possibilities. It’s a big place to explore, and we love to see its territory celebrated and expanded.

Deadlands: Ghost Walkers by Jonathan Maberry is the first Deadlands novel from TOR. It’s such a good start to the line that it’s up for a Scribe Award for Best Original Novel – Speculative! Grab a copy at your local bookstore and join in the fun.

Audio Avatar released Tombstone Tales: The Taxidermist’s Tale. This free audio drama is an adaptation of The Taxidermist’s Tale One Sheet, one of our free short adventures.

So come ’round the fire and listen to some tales of a Weird West and its fanciful, frightening frontiers.

Catch Jodi and Clint at PAX East!

Savage Worlds at a Convention Near YouOur own Jodi Black and Clint Black are going to be at PAX East in Boston this weekend displaying their line of Carolina Game Tables. If you’ve not seen these tables for everyday dining and game night, you need to!

Even though they’re not going to be formally representing us at the show, Pinnacle gets into their blood. Drop by their Carolina Game Tables booth (#1232), and you can get a sneak peek at RIFTS® for Savage Worlds!

Do it. Both the tables and the sneak peek are worth a visit!

Die Fast! Adventure Released for Tropicana

Tropicana: Die Fast AdventureThe fine folks at GRAmel have released a new adventure for their Tropicana setting—Die Fast!

On the road along the beautiful beach of Bahia del Sol, the heroes find themselves in the middle of a shooting. A hail of lead pours into an old panel van—and from there, things only get worse!

This is a great introduction to Tropicana with bullets, chases, fights, deadly mysteries, windows smashing, and glass shards everywhere. You might even find out the secrets of that corpse everybody wants to get their hands on!

RIFTS® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter Starts April 26!

This is your save-the-date card for a gaming marriage of massive proportions—RIFTS® for Savage Worlds! That’s right, the gonzo Megaversal adventure of RIFTS® is teaming up with the genre-spanning easy-prep award-winning Savage Worlds system you know and love, and the Kickstarter is running from April 26 to May 19. It’s such a big deal that we’re even running the Kickstarter campaign a week longer than we normally do!

Set aside April 26 on your calendar and come to the RIFTS® for Savage Worlds Kickstarter kick-off. See the backer rewards for players and GMs alike, start reaching the Stretch Goals, and get in on the ground floor of the magic and mayhem!

In Vino Veritas Released for Weird War I

In Vino Veritas Plot Point Campaign for Weird War ISee what the hidden horrors of Weird War I look like from the other side of the lines* in the new Plot Point Campaign In Vino Veritas!

What ancient powers have been stirred up by the violence of war? Can they be put down again—and at what cost?

If you thought that Weird War I would be slowing down after your first campaign, think again! Trundle down a dark path as the wheels of war continue to turn with In Vino Veritas.

* Remember, the Germans are the aggressors in World War I, but they aren’t Nazis. You get to be regular, good ol’ expansionists—or simply patriots for another team!

Rippers BackerKit Responses Needed!

Reaper MinisIt’s that time of the year, when young people’s fancies turn to thoughts of Rippers Resurrected Kickstarter fulfillment. Sure, there might be some love in there somewhere, too, but we know it’s mostly “gimme my Rippers!”

The Rippers BackerKit e-mail has been sent out to all backers, and we need your responses. Let us know how to spend your Add-On dollars and where you want your rewards sent. Don’t spend another night pining for goodies you could’ve had—respond today!

As a special bonus to our backers, you can order the first set of minis to ship with your rewards—at a discount! For $30, you get 6 minis. Be the first to get your hands on male and female minis for Masked Crusaders, Witch Hunters, and Frazer’s Fighters! Those prices will be higher when they’re released to the public, which will happen when we have the entire line in stock.

While we’re talking about you telling us what you want and us giving it to you, we still have backers from The Sixth Gun and Stone and a Hard Place Kickstarters that haven’t responded to their surveys. Check your e-mail for a recent reminder so you can get what’s coming to you.*

* No, not in the way most people get what’s coming to them in The Sixth Gun or Stone and a Hard Place. In the nice way, where you get stuff you want. Trust us. Always trust us…

Olympus Inc Relaunches on Indiegogo!

Olympus Inc Kickstarter RelaunchWith only days left to go, Kickstarter suspended the original campaign for the Olympus Inc setting book due to a technical error. Its triumphant return was further complicated by the mysterious Kickstarter Powers That Be, but this sort of goodness simply cannot be restrained! Fear not, for Savage Worlds licensee Fabled Environments has relaunched the Olympus Inc campaign on IndieGoGo!

The relaunched project has a shorter timeline, visual explanations, and a lower funding goal—but no real changes from the original campaign. You’re getting the same great setting with all the fantastic artwork!

For more details on the setting that recasts the Titan-Olympian power struggle as a corporate battle to control man’s love for money, be sure to check out the Olympus Inc campaign page or visit the  Fabled Environments Olympus Inc page.

Weird War I: New Adventure, New Front

Raid on Fort Douaumont Adventure for Weird War I“This war will be small and quick,” they said. “Home for Christmas,” they said. But the dark machinery started by blood, pain, and madness spun out of control, spreading and continuing beyond all hope.

Face a new adventure for Weird War I, Raid on Fort Douaumont. Now that you’ve answered the call to action, can you push on to victory?

Speaking of fortifications, put a new front between you and your players with the newly-released Weird War I GM Screen Inserts PDF.Weird War I GM Screen Inserts PDF Get the handiest charts for your side, the most mood-setting artwork for theirs, all arranged however you want it to be!

Both of these new PDFs have been added to the Weird War I Virtual Bundle and are available for immediate purchase. If you’re looking for the physical copies, those are added to the Weird War I Preorder Bundle, and are still available as preorders.

Don’t wait to grab these. Idle hands (or characters) are the devil’s workshop—and that workshop is already working overtime!