Welcome to the Release Roundup! Remember, this is where to go to find not just the month’s releases, but also the compiled project status updates for the last month. Look at all that bold in the At Press section! Things are really moving on the Kickstarter front.

This month’s Onyx Path releases include:

  • Scion: Titanomachy (Amazon PoD)
  • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Heroes in a World of Horror! (PDF/print)
  • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Heroes in a World of Horror Quip Cards (PDF/print)
  • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Quips and Cinematics Cards (PDF/print)
  • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Desktop Wallpaper (image)
  • Trinity Continuum: Æon: Prometheus Unbound (print)
  • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter: The Vigil 2nd Edition (PDF/print)
  • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter: The Vigil 2nd Edition ST Screen (PDF)
  • Dystopia Rising: Evolution: Trouble on the Steel Pier (Amazon PoD)
  • Realms of Pugmire: Pan’s Guide for New Pioneers (Amazon PoD)
  • Realms of Pugmire: Pirates of Pugmire (Amazon PoD)

This month’s Community Content, from the Storypath Nexus, Slarecian Vault, and Canis Minor includes:

Crowdfunding Update

The Kickstarter for M20 Lore of the Traditions wrapped up last week! We wrapped up at $141,843 of our $30,000 goal, or 473%! Thank you to our 1,729 backers. We hit the following stretch goals:

  • Faces of Magick x3: A book of magickal NPCs
  • RedBubble backer T-shirt
  • Forgotten Ones & Forbidden Orders x3: Other extra-Traditional organizations, from the Ahl-i-Batin to the Ngoma, Bata’a to the Solificati
  • Digital & Mobile Wallpapers
  • Lore of the Traditions VTT token pack
  • Lore of the Traditions streaming overlay set
  • Faces of Magick VTT token pack
  • Six M20 Posters
  • Increased art budget

Current Production Status

Items in bold have changed in status since last month. Early stages, such as proposal, outlines, and approvals, are not shown here.

Development: These stages typically happen first in a project, and concern the words you’re going to be reading.

  • First Draft: Writers turn in their initial drafts
    • Scion: Path to Apotheosis
    • They Came from [CLASSIFIED]!: Quip, Cinematic, Twist, and Fiendish Plot Cards
    • They Came from the Cyclops’s Cave: Quip, Cinematic, Fantastic Settings, and Fiendish Plot Cards
    • Trinity Continuum: Talent Player’s Guide
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Thrilling Tales
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Hated and Feared
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Best At What I Do
    • Trinity Continuum: From the Shadows
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Tending the Flame
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter Jumpstart
    • Exalted Essence: Novella 1: What Lies Forgotten
    • Exalted Essence Novella 2: Damned Lies
    • Exalted Essence Novella 3: (Cole)
    • Exalted Essence Companion
    • Exalted: Exalted Essay Collection
    • Mage: The Ascension: Technocracy Novellas
  • Redlines: Developers make notes and desired changes to writers
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Storypath Tasty Bit: Earth Orbital Habitat
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima Jumpstart: Cascade
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima Jumpstart: Terra Surge
    • Exalted: Sidereals
    • Exalted: Dragon-Blooded Novella #2
  • Second/Final Draft: Writers turn in second drafts based on developer redlines
    • Scion: God
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima: DLC
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Adventure! Addendum
    • Mage: The Awakening: Tome of the Pentacle
  • Development: Developers tie everything together and make any desired final changes.
    • Scion: Dragon Jumpstart
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Quip and Cinematics Cards
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Murder Lake Quip, Cinematics, and Twist Cards
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: With Great Power
    • Changeling: The Lost: The Hedge
  • Manuscript Approval: The developed manuscript goes to Content Leads, In-House Developers, and the Creative Director for final approval.
    • Scion: No Gods, No Masters
  • Post-Approval Development: If changes are requested from the previous stage, or additional miscellaneous development needs to be done.
    • Scion: Dragon Companion
    • Exalted: Exigents
    • Chronicles of Darkness: Contagion Chronicle: Global Outbreaks
  • Editing: Editors check for typos, nomenclature, and formatting errors.
    • Scarred Lands: Vigil Watch: The Kelder Mountains
    • Scion: Wild Hunt
    • Scion: Whispers from Darkness
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave: Storypath Tasty Bit: They Came from Karnstein’s Cabinet of Curiosities! (Apr)
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether: TCAether core book
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Howls of Apocalypse Scenario Book
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Apocalyptic Record
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Icons of Rage
    • Mage: The Ascension: Lore of the Traditions
    • M20 Victorian Age: Weird Wonders and Revolutionary Magick
    • M20 Victorian Age: Bizarre Tales and Unusual Characters
    • Exalted: Lunars Novella (Rosenberg)
    • Exalted: Essence
  • Post-Editing Development: Additional approval and minor fixes from developers.
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!: Stampede of Justice: The Adventure! Jumpstart
    • Exalted: Many-Faced Strangers: The Lunars Companion
    • Exalted: Crucible of Legends
    • Exalted: Adversaries of the Righteous
    • Chronicles of Darkness: Contagion Chronicle Ready-Made Characters
    • Changeling: The Lost: Kith and Kin
    • Changeling: The Lost: Hollow Courts novella collection
    • Deviant: The Renegades: The Clades Companion
    • Deviant: The Renegades: The Devoted Companion
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep Jumpstart
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep Companion
  • Indexing: Larger rulebooks have a comprehensive index created.
    • None

Art Direction: These stages happen concurrently with the final stages of Development, and concern the visual appearance of the final product. Accordingly, some items may appear in both the Development and Art Direction lists.

  • Art Direction: Art notes are collected from developers, and artists are hired according to the needs of the line and book.
    • Scion: Dragon
    • Scion: Masks of the Mythos
    • Scion: Realms of Magic and Mystery
    • They Came from the Cyclops’ Cave!
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Monsters from the Crypt
    • They Came from [Classified]!
    • Trinity Continuum: Aether
    • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Novas Worldwide
    • Trinity Continuum: Anima
    • Trinity Continuum: Æon: Mission Statements
    • Werewolf: The Apocalypse: Apocalyptic Record
    • Mage: The Ascension: M20 Sorcerer
    • Mage: The Ascension: Lore of the Traditions
    • Exalted: Crucible of Legends
    • Exalted: Essence
    • Exalted: Exigents
    • Exalted: Across the Eight Directions
    • Exalted: Adversaries of the Righteous
    • Changeling: The Lost: Kith and Kin
    • Legendlore: Legacies of the Earth
  • In Layout: Typeface, coloration, and art are chosen, added to the manuscript text, and laid out for visual appeal.
    • Scarred Lands: Dead Man’s Rust
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Tales of Depravity
    • Mage: The Ascension: Victorian Age
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep GM screen
  • Proofing: The final book layout is checked over by the art director, creative director, and sometimes the developer to make sure everything appears as it should.
    • Scarred Lands: Spiragos Collected Adventures
    • Scion: Demigod
    • Scion: Saints and Monsters
    • Trinity Continuum: Assassins
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: TCAberrant VTT
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter 2e ST Screen
    • Realms of Pugmire: Squeaks in the Deep
  • At Press: The final product is being sent to printers or being prepped for digital release.
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: They Came from Camp Murder Lake!: PoD proof coming.
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Murder Lake Quip, Cinematics, and Twist Cards: PDF and PoD versions live Weds.
    • They Came from Beyond the Grave!: Heroes in a World of Horror Cards: PDF and PoD versions live Weds.
    • Trinity Continuum: Assassins: Collecting errata.
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Panopticon novella: PoD proof on the way.
    • Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: Terat novella: Errata wrapping up.
    • Trinity Continuum: Æon: Meridian novella: PoD proof arrived.
    • World of Darkness: Ghost Hunters: At fulfillment.
    • World of Darkness: Ghost Hunters ST Screen: At fulfillment shipper.
    • World of Darkness: Paranormal Investigator’s Handbook: Prepping for PoD.
    • Mage: The Ascension: Technocracy Reloaded: Deluxe at fulfillment.
    • Mage: The Ascension: Technocracy Reloaded ST Screen: At fulfillment shipper.
    • Mage: The Ascension: Technocracy Operatives Dossier: Errata wrapping up.
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter: The Vigil 2nd Edition: Deluxe files prepping.
    • Hunter: The Vigil: Hunter 2e Wallpaper: Going out to KS backers.
    • Mummy: The Curse: Mummy: The Curse 2nd Edition: Shipping to KS backers from fulfillment shipper.
    • Mummy: The Curse: Mummy 2e ST Screen: Shipping to KS backers from fulfillment shipper.
    • Deviant: The Renegades: KS reward shipped.
    • Deviant: The Renegades: Deviant ST Screen: KS reward shipped.
    • Legendlore: Legendlore wallpaper: Going out to KS backers.

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