Throne Report – February 18, 2017
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Aaron T. Huss
As announced on Facebook and Google+, Mystical Throne Entertainment will be moving back to the 6×9 publishing size in an effort to control printing costs. Earlier in 2016, printing costs went up on print-on-demand, and the larger 7×10 print size gets hit harder than the smaller 6×9 print size. Additionally, when quoting possible digital print runs for mass distribution, the 6×9 size was quite a bit cheaper than the 7×10. These updates will be rolled into the 5th anniversary releases that begin with Ultimate Game Mechanics Guide: Mass Battle. Savage Insider, in its 8.5×11 format, will not be effected.
No New Updates
There are currently no new updates regarding Licensed Settings, Ancient World, Systematic Supplements, d100 products, and Mythos.
Development and editing continue along with our current queue of Ultimate Guides books. Due to the delays in artwork on Ultimate Settings Guide: Conspiracies, I’ve decided to send it back to author Tyler Omichinski for a few revisions. I want to add a bit more player character content into the book to make it a valuable tool for players as well as GMs.
For current development, Ultimate Characters Guide: Psionics (Savage Worlds) is currently in editing, Ultimate Medieval Guide: Feudal Japan (Savage Worlds) is currently in editing, and Ultimate Dark Ages Guide: Vikings (Savage Worlds) is in the development queue.
Entropic Gaming System
The Entropic Gaming System series of books is being narrowed down to core books only going forward. All Guides, Heroes, Adventures, and Settings books will be rebranded to show that they’re not just for EGS. That means EGS will be the core rulebook, the Quick Start Guide, and any offshoots of the core rules.
Beyond the Firelight core rulebook is now available in PDF and POD in paperback and hardcover. The retail version is being put off until March. Additionally, the second playtest Scenario, Dullahan, was released as a free download. I am currently developing a new, full-length Scenario tentatively titled Beyond the Firelight: Town of Dover. Whereas the playtest Scenarios were 4 Acts, this one will be 12 or more.
Don’t forget to visit the Shadowed Earth Online content and the Encyclopedia Chaotica:
Little Heroes: The Lost Faery is in layout and the cover and interior artwork has been commissioned. Writing on the core rulebook is complete and it’s already come back from editing. It’s now in the layout queue behind a few other books. It should be available in April.
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