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10/06/2017 4:13 pm  #1


Second Edition AS&SH Hardbacks Have Arrived!

Fellows, it is with great pleasure that I announce the arrival of the hardbacks. Now I must beg your patience as we begin the process of fulfillment. Also, I'm afraid it's too late for me to add gnomes to the game. Maybe in Third Edition. :|

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10/06/2017 5:40 pm  #2


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Looks great! http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/love.png

ETA: Any word about the canvas maps?

Last edited by Blackadder23 (10/06/2017 5:40 pm)


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10/06/2017 9:53 pm  #3


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Jeff - it's gorgeous!

...and gnomes would've really upset game balance.

 

10/07/2017 6:04 am  #4


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Pumped!


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10/07/2017 6:16 am  #5


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Ah, I've been waiting to kick off my next game with this...thanks Jeff!


"Rhialto said sternly: 'Sarsem, your conduct has been less than wise. Need I remind you of this?'
'You need say nothing! In sheer disgust, discharge me from my indenture! The humiliation will be an overwhelming punishment.'
'We are not so cruel,' said Ildefonse."
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10/07/2017 9:41 am  #6


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Beautiful!

So, when are you going to launch the Kickstarter for 3rd Edition?
/wink/

 

10/07/2017 11:54 am  #7


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What does it say when that binding is so sexy you can't focus on the fantastic art?

 

10/07/2017 12:01 pm  #8


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Wow. Just, wow. @.@
And you were right; the semi-transparent text boxes in the class descriptions didn't make the text hard to read!


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10/08/2017 5:46 am  #9


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"Death to Gnomes!"

 

10/08/2017 6:28 pm  #10


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Blackadder23 wrote:

Looks great! http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/love.png

ETA: Any word about the canvas maps?

They are in! 
 


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10/08/2017 6:30 pm  #11


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ThornPlutonius wrote:

Beautiful!

So, when are you going to launch the Kickstarter for 3rd Edition?
/wink/

In 5 weeks. It has already rendered 2nd Edition obsolete. http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/lol.png

 


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10/08/2017 6:32 pm  #12


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EOTB wrote:

What does it say when that binding is so sexy you can't focus on the fantastic art?

Glad you like it!
 


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10/08/2017 6:34 pm  #13


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It is never too late for gnomes! NEVER! WHAAAAAAAAAAAA!

 

 

10/08/2017 8:16 pm  #14


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So looking forward to this, can't get here fast enough.

 

10/09/2017 8:05 am  #15


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Ghul wrote:

Blackadder23 wrote:

Looks great! http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/love.png

ETA: Any word about the canvas maps?

They are in! 
 

Excellent! http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/smile.png

 


Michael Sipe 1979-2018
Rest in peace, brother.
 

10/09/2017 11:42 pm  #16


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Ghul wrote:

Fellows, it is with great pleasure that I announce the arrival of the hardbacks. Now I must beg your patience as we begin the process of fulfillment.

...

 
Jeff - staring at these 2E hardback images has me entranced.  I now must do my best to grab one of the precious few overstock blue foiled versions.  Will those appear on DriveThruRPG sometime after the standard hardbacks?

No rush; happy to wear out the PDF for years to come if I must.

 

10/10/2017 8:41 am  #17


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Dwindle wrote:

Ghul wrote:

Fellows, it is with great pleasure that I announce the arrival of the hardbacks. Now I must beg your patience as we begin the process of fulfillment.

...

 
Jeff - staring at these 2E hardback images has me entranced. I now must do my best to grab one of the precious few overstock blue foiled versions. Will those appear on DriveThruRPG sometime after the standard hardbacks?

No rush; happy to wear out the PDF for years to come if I must.

We use DriveThru / RPGNow only for PDFs. They could never achieve the sort of quality you are seeing in the above pictures; nor could they include a 32 x 40-inch map! When the dust settles, there may be some blue foil editions for sale on our web site, www.hyperborea.tv. Thank you for your interest!  

 


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10/10/2017 8:40 pm  #18


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Excellent!  I'd prefer you get all my cash in any case.

 

10/12/2017 7:02 am  #19


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The quality looks unsurpassed, not that I am surprised by that, cannot wait to hold a copy... of course, I will need one of those Val Semeiks tome stands due to its enormity!

The artwork really pops, so proud of this thing I cannot express!


Del Teigeler, Illustrator
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10/12/2017 4:09 pm  #20


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Caveman wrote:

"Death to Gnomes!"

Fear of a Gnome Planet....

 

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