Mindscape Updates, May

It is the first of May, and Mindscape Updates returns. This time we examine the Eugenia Developments Synthetic Soldiers a menace from the Far Havens set to bring order and efficiency to the modern battlefield (or so say Eugenia’s marketing drones).

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Available Today – The MINDJAMMER RPG PDF Bundle!

Today we’re really pleased to announce the release of the Mindjammer Complete Bundle”, a mighty PDF bundle of sci-fi source books, campaigns and fiction, from Sarah Newton’s amazing universe of transhuman adventure – including the complete core rules and all its supplements currently available!

The Mindjammer Complete Bundle is available at DriveThruRPG.com.

This fantastic bundle saves you around 25% or $34 off the PDF books and campaigns when sold separately, and if you’ve already purchased any of the Mindjammer PDF books, they will be discounted from the total bundle price!

The Mindjammer Complete Bundle comprises:

  • Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game core book
  • Mindjammer – The Novel
  • Dominion Quickstarter and Introductory Adventure
  • Hearts & Minds Adventure
  • The City People adventure
  • BLUE – Adventures on an Alien World
  • Children of Orion – the Venu Sourcebook
  • The Core Worlds Sourcebook
  • The Far Havens campaign pack
  • The Mindjammer Companion
  • The Mindjammer Player’s Guide
  • The Enhanced Commonality Space Schematic poster map
  • BONUS: The Tears of Ampharool Quickstart for the upcoming Capharnaum RPG.

We hope you’ll take this chance to complete your MINDJAMMER RPG PDF collection, and also sample the wonders of our upcoming new roleplaying game Capharnaum, in the bonus quickstart The Tears of Ampharool – a complete adventure and introductory rules, the romance, mystery, and adventure of the One Thousand and One Nights, filled with ancient magics, terrifying foes, and a forgotten betrayal which might change the world!

Look out for more great releases from Mindjammer Press, including the launch of the full Capharnaum RPG core book coming soon!

Mindscape Updates

It’s the first of April and (no joke), time for our third Mindscape Update.

This month we return to the “Thoughtcasts from the Edge” series, as our unnamed travel writer takes us to the Rustlands of Morgantha, a xeno-archaeological backwater in the ruins of a long-dead civilisation.

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Our second Mindscape Update is now live. Station Seven is a Far Havens adventure location brought to you by our very own Paul Mitchener. Enjoy!

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If you haven’t had a look at our new Mindscape Updates column yet, now is a good time, because our second article will be appearing soon (on March the 1st). If you have any comments on the column (for good or ill), do drop us a comment, and if you think you have something to contribute, let us know!

Till March the 1st, happy reading.

Happy New Year

Wishing you a happy new year from all of us at Mindjammer Press.

It’s been an exciting year for us, seeing both the final wave of our hugely successful Mindjammer kickstarter, and the funding of our brand new Caphanaum project (for more on which, stay tuned in the new year).

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The Capharnaum Kickstarter – FINAL WEEK (until 17 Dec)

Hi everyone!

We’re now entering our final 7 days in the Capharnaum Kickstarter. We’re already funded, and have begun unlocking some fantastic stretch goals. Come and join us and get in on this massive new arrival on the English-language RPG scene! With its deep setting and exciting yet flexible rules, Capharnaum channels the pulp Harryhausen greats like Sinbad and Jason & the Argonauts, mixes them up with Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven, and then infuses the whole thing with the spirit of epic heroes challenging even the gods, to create a unique and compelling roleplaying experience.

Not only is the 400-page hardback core book a thing of beauty, it’s also splendidly supported, with a GM Screen, Player’s Guide, Bestiary, Atlas, and massive world-breaking campaign, the Kingdom of Heaven – and much more!

Our Kickstarter page and its updates gives you loads of information about this great game, including a free 44-page Quickstart so you can play before you back – but be quick, the Kickstarter campaign ends this Sunday 17th December. So come and join us, bear the Dragon-Mark, and change the world!

Capharnaum — Interviews Galore

The Capharnaum — Tales of the Dragon Marked Kickstarter continues to gather momentum, and we’ve been doing a load of interviews, some with Capharnaum’s authors, and some about the Kickstarter itself.

To make these various interviews easier to find, we’ve pulled a list together here. Enjoy!

Nov 29th Interview with Capharnaum creator, Fraçois Cedelle
Nov 28th Interview with Capharnaum creator, Raphaël Bardas
Nov 27th RPGNet Q&A with Sarah Newton
Nov 24th G*M*S Magazine chats with Sarah Newton (audio available)
Nov 19th Farsight Blogger’s Jonathan Hicks talks to Sarah Newton

The Tears of Ampharool — Capharnaüm Quickstart

Tears_of_Ampharool_Cover Excited about our new Kickstarter for Capharnaüm — Tales of the Dragon-Marked, but want to try before you buy?

Head over to the Kickstarter page today and download a copy of The Tears of Ampharool, a quick-start adventure, which includes a simplified set of Capharnaüm rules, a 1-2 session adventure, and five pre-generated characters that show off some of the many paths available to your Dragon Marked. (Also, riding dragons!)

The Desert of Fire, the fearsome Aramla El-Nar, holds many secrets, a fiery waste which has swallowed entire armies and kingdoms whole. When their trade caravan is engulfed by a mysterious sandstorm, your Dragon-Marked heroes receive a call to adventure which may set them on their path to glory. Participate in all the romance, mystery, and adventure of the One Thousand and One Nights, with ancient magics, terrifying foes, and a forgotten betrayal which might change the world…!

Already a backer? Head straight to the quickstart download page.

The Capharnaum Kickstarter – OPEN NOW!

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Today, Mindjammer Press is delighted to announce the launch of the Capharnaum Kickstarter, a new campaign to fund the production of the English-language version of this gorgeous and action-packed fantasy roleplaying game, originally published in French by Studio Deadcrows. Arabian Nights-style adventure in a fantasy world of crusaders, ancient empires, world-striding heroes, and mysterious draconic powers, Capharnaum comes as a beautiful 400-page hardback core book, and a complete line of supplements, adventures, screen, and support material which we’d like to ask you to help us fund. Check out the campaign today by clicking here or on the image above.

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As a book, Capharnaum is a gorgeous artefact – beautiful and evocative artwork, and a profound and fascinating setting that riffs off historical and mythic themes to create a compelling game world. It also has a custom system which really hits our sweet spot: simple, elegant, and quick to learn, it’s also extremely flexible in play, and allows for some real depth with increasing system mastery. It’s been a sparkling gem on the French RPG scene for ten years, and has recently celebrated its decade with a second edition, and Mindjammer Press is proud to have the opportunity to bring it to an English-language audience.

In Capharnaum, you’ll find a fantasy Middle Sea surrounded by lands and empires reminiscent of mythical and historical ones of our own world, from ancient Agalanthia, a little like ancient Greece or Rome, through a Hispanic Aragon and its new Quarterian religion, the Shiradim of Capharnaum, and the Arabian-like Saabi. But the heart of the action starts in Jazirat, a peninsula similar to ancient Arabia, and coveted by all the world’s realms…


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But your characters are above and outside these conflicts. You play one of the Dragon-Marked, individuals from any nation or tribe, marked by the mystical dragons, servitors of the gods, for a mysterious destiny. You find yourself thrown together with people who might otherwise be your foes, working together to change the world… Will you heed the call to adventure?

We’re launching the Capharnaum campaign today – right now, in fact – so please check out the campaign page where there’s a video and lots more information about the game. Also, as ever, we’re available for Q&A on the Kickstarter comments page, and to assist with anything you need. It was such an experience running the Mindjammer Kickstarter campaign two years ago, it’s been totally life-changing and has led to some awesome friendships and – we hope you’ll agree – a fantastic series of supplements and scenarios of ever-increasing quality which shows no signs of stopping! We’re very excited at the prospect of jumping in again, and we hope you’ll join us to explore this spectacular FRP game line and setting.