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15.03.2017: ACLU Donation Drive Results + News

The ACLU fundraising drive ended up giving away 222 books for $15,661 in donations. Thank you everyone!

Two new shirts are on their way here from the printer in Germany, and they'll go up on the webstore when they arrive.

After almost three years of production (I got the first full version of the text in June 2014), Veins of the Earth is finally done and should be available in mid-April. We'll be doing previews on the LotFP G+ and Facebook during the time in between. Veins is a project by Patrick Stuart and Scrap Princess (Deep Carbon Observatory and Fire on the Velvet Horizon), and Jez Gordon just finished the layout. 368 page hardcover, full color. Looks like it'll be 55€ before tax and shipping. The book will be physically about twice as thick as Red & Pleasant Land, and I expect the book is going to weigh 1000-1100 grams, which would make Economy shipping costs somewhere around 20€.

This is LotFP's biggest production to date, and just might be the best "underdark" gaming supplement this hobby has ever produced. If you doubt that bit of hype, well, we'll see. We'll see. I like our chances.

This might be a good time to remind everyone that if your order through the webstore weighs at least 2100 grams, I subsidize half the shipping cost, savings included in the listed shipping price once you pass that threshold. Might be something to consider when ordering such a large book.

29.01.2017: Donate, Get a Book

LotFP is offering a free book to anyone who donates US$50 or more to the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/

Conditions:

  • Offer is good for donations made from January 29 2017 onward.
  • One free book per person.
  • Offer good through February 2017, or until we give away 500 books, whichever comes first. (see our social media outlets for the running tally of how many book are left in the offer; if you make a donation and our offer has expired, there will be no refund, as the ACLU is not involved in this offer)
  • Any book available on the LotFP Webstore may be claimed for this offer: http://www.lotfp.com/store/
  • (yes, you can pick a t-shirt instead, and if we run out of a particular title you will be asked to pick another)
  • Email proof of your donation to lotfp@lotfp.com along with your desired book and your shipping address.
  • You will not be added to any mailing list, your information won't be passed on, etc.

23.01.2017: Free RPG Day Book Announced!

LotFP is participating in Free RPG Day again this year. The book is complete, but until early January 28 we are running a pre-order/sponsorship offer here for those of you without a participating local game store, or for those who want to help get a bigger print run for the book.

It's written by LotFP head James Edward Raggi IV, illustrations are by Rosi Kämpe, who has done some work for Marvel and Top Cow this past year. Oh yeah, the book will be hardcover.

As to what the book is... if you thought Slügs! last year was crazy, you haven't seen anything yet:

Yes, that is the real cover, and yes, we've lost our minds. But isn't that what you're here for? Not going to be boring, in any event.

12.12.2016: Broodmother Skyfortress and Blood in the Chocolate RELEASED!

Two major new releases from LotFP are available in print and PDF now! Copies are going fast in print, and they are both outperforming A Red & Pleasant Land (my benchmark for sales volume) in PDF at this stage of release.

The books will also be getting out to local game stores in 6 to 8 weeks.

Some reviews of Broodmother have been posted (here, here, and here), and Kiel previews the BitC adventure here with everything you need to know about it.

28.09.2016: Fall Update

LotFP Hoodies, as well as a number of T-shirt designs, are available from Noble Knight. Watch our cute promo for the hoodies here.

LotFP will be at Spiel in Essen October 13-16, booth 2-F108, and we are co-sponsoring Dragonmeet in London December 3.

The books I had hoped to have out at this time, surprise!, still not ready. There is still the hope to get a book or two out before the end of the year though.

More when there's more to say.


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