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UPDATES! The Ultra-Mega Bundle ENDS Nov 13th, and Both Shadows over Vathak & vs. Moon Men Updates!

UPDATES! The Ultra-Mega Bundle ENDS Nov 13th, and Both Shadows over Vathak & vs. Moon Men Updates!

Hello All,

First and foremost -- did you know Fat Goblin Games is running their Fat Goblin Hoarde's Hoard Bundle (read all about why we are doing it in this link), of over 250+ books for only $30 on DriveThruRPG.com and RPGNow.com RIGHT NOW? 

But it only lasts until November 13th! SO GET YOUR COPY TODAY!

As always, this bundle represents Our Past, but you can also be part of Our Future by joining the Goblin Army Patreon!

Shadows over Vathak

Shadows over Vathak: Player's Guide is officially "off to the printers" -- or rather, The Fattest Goblin has finalized an exclusive cover for the print version of the book (after doing one last update of the text, pushing the book up to 451 pages!), meant to mimic the style of the primary holy text of the Church of the One True God, The Codex Seprenious.

With these last steps being done for The Player's Guide, our attention moves on to the Shadows over Vathak: GameMaster's Guide and its companion book, Horrors of Vathak -- which will be one-part bestiary, one-part expanded rules (especially in relation to monsters, haunts, and the like). But as I begin the design set up the outline and work to finalize the pieces included are the specific either rules OR even bits of lore that you, our Shadows over Vathak fans, would expect/demand/like to know? Feedback on our Shadows over Vathak Facebook page will be the best way to "let us know" though replying to this blog or posting on our main page also would work, be it with a post or with a private message.

vs. Moon Men

 We also have news on vs. Moon Men (available now in PDF)! The Fattest of Goblins has finished that book for print, and so both it and Shadows over Vathak: Player's Guide will be available Print-on-Demand by the end of the month!

I've talked and previewed a very little of vs. Moon Men before, but writer Jason Owen Black is going to be doing one of the RPG.net Q&As with Dan Davenport, the Hardboiled GMShoe. He'll be chatting with Dan and anyone else that shows up on Thursday, Nov. 17th, 2016 at 7 pm CST - 9 pm CST. You can join that RPG.net chat room anytime here: http://tinyurl.com/rpgnetchat Or you can join Jason's Public Facebook event here!

Jason also wrote a short adventure for our vs. Ghosts line, so if you're  fan of vs. M Engine games and want to see what his work is like before you buy vs. Moon Men, you can pick up his The Talking Board adventure for only $1!

Lucus Palosaari on RPGNow.com, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ & LinkedIn -- and now on Amazon!

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The Goblin Hoarde's Hoard Bundle on DriveThruRPG till Nov 13th, and the Moon Men are Coming!

The Goblin Hoarde's Hoard Bundle on DriveThruRPG till Nov 13th, and the Moon Men are Coming!

Hello All,

THIS IS NOT A DRILL!

The Goblin Hoarde's Hoard Bundle is available NOW on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow.com until 11:59:59 pm on November 13th, and then gone forever!

You can read all about The Hoarde's Hoard Bundle here, where we talked about it as representing Our Past, and how we consider it a "Thank You" to our current fans, as well as preparation for Our Future via the Goblin Army Patreon.

The Bundle is SO BIG OBS (One BookShelf, the parent company of DriveThru/RPGNow) can't even render the full list of all of the books on their listing for it! (YOU can see the full listing here on our website).

And when this Bundle goes away, it will NOT be coming back. So much so, that a number of books included in it wont be available ever again -- so pick them up now!

The Bundle price is set at $30, but if you log-in and notice a discount, its because OBS reduces the price of the Bundle for each book you already own -- so if you have copies of many of these books, you might be able to pick up this Bundle today for a real steal!

I've talked about the Bundle and our Patreon in the past, so rather than rehashing that, I'll show you to the following links where I discuss:

Our Present

So, enough talking about Our Past and pitching Our Future, how about we talk about the HERE & NOW!

Shadows over Vathak

Last week we released our long-awaited Shadows over Vathak: Player's Guide!

 Shadows over Vathak blends the Otherworldly, Cosmic Horror themes of New England's Lovecraft, the Macabre Mysteries of Poe, and the sensibilities of Victorian, Gothic Horror Adventure into an original fantasy setting for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

The Player's Guide provides you with all the options you would need to play in our dark world on the brink, or to play any number of the extensive listing of Shadows over Vathak adventures and supplements! We have a backlog of new and compiled releases planned for Shadows over Vathak, so expect to see much more support for that forthcoming between now and even the release of Shadows over Vathak: GameMaster's Guide!

vs. M Engine Games!

Our vs. Ghosts was available, free of charge, to those that participated in OBS's Trick-or-Treat event, and over 1,250+ copies of the vs. Ghosts game was downloaded! 

So if you're one of those people that picked up vs. Ghosts, be sure to check out the three adventures we've written for it (two specific for the game only, and one that crosses over with vs. Stranger Stuff) -- AND keep an eye out for our next venture into the world of the supernatural -- vs. Præternatural!

[[Hear a Podcast of vs. Ghosts Game Play HERE!]]

But we're also exploring some "other things" with the vs. M Engine, specifically --

THE MOON MEN ARE COMING!

vs. Moon Men by Jason Owen Black was announced back in early October, and is mid-layout as we speak for a release sometime in the next week or two. vs. Moon Men throws you into an alternate 1970, where Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's landing on the Moon is taken as an act of aggression by Moon Men whom then fly down to Earth and dominate our planet. You will take on the role of a resistance fighter, and if you're really lucky, can turn the Moon Men's death rays and flying saucer's against them!

Here are a few interior shots of what's to come!

 

 

 

And we have so much more planned -- things like new CLASSified books and Call to Arms: Horses & Mules, and so many more!

So keep a weather-eye on the Facebook page for updates on all these great projects!

Lucus Palosaari on RPGNow.com, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ & LinkedIn -- and now on Amazon!

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