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Evolutionary biologist, gamer, amateur mixologist.
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Subscribe to the MCG live stream Q&A today; ask Monte about the DELUXE #Numenera2 corebook set—it's amazing! https://live.kickstarter.com/monte-cook-games/live/glimmers-from-the-datasphere-live-ama-with-monte-cook
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I recorded some feelings I had about the Numenera 2 Kickstarter coming up in, oh, a few hours, and what this community has meant to me.

I also parody a whole poem. That is how I channel weird feeling energy into not just being a bottled-up nor actively crying mess :-)

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Two Numenera Bundles of Holding!!!
+Bundle of Holding has TWO #Numenera pdf bundles on sale right now!
No better deal in the Ninth World :-D

1) The super-popular Numenera Bundle of 2014, revived:
https://bundleofholding.com/presents/Numenera-2017
Numenera Corebook, GM screen, & Cypher Collection 1 comprise the starting collection.

If you beat the threshold level, you also get: the Player's Guide, the Ninth World Bestiary, The Devil's Spine, and a whole host of glimmers: The Vortex, Artifacts & Oddities Collection 1, & In Strange Aeons!

2) Ninth World Discovery: An all-new bundle featuring an avalanche of awesome Numenera supplements since then!
https://bundleofholding.com/presents/Numenera2

This includes:
- Numenera Character Options
- Ninth World Guidebook
- Sir Arthour's Guide (Technology Compendium)
- Maps of the Ninth World 1 & 2! These include labeled AND unlabeled maps from both the Numenera Corebook & regions introduced in the Ninth World Guidebook!

If you beat the threshold level, you get:
- The multiple ENnie award-nominated Torment: Tides of Numenera Explorer's Guide, which ties in nicely with +inXile Entertainment's Torment: Tides of Numenera videogame
- The Into the Ninth World books: Into the Night and Into the Deep, and the glimmer The Nightcraft, which details the vessel that could take your Numenera crew sailing among the stars!
- Weird Discoveries, our book of 10 Instant Adventures perfect for a one-shot or to bring into your campaign play

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Yay! Numenera Bundles of Holding!!!
Through Monday, August 14 we fast-forward a billion years to present two offers featuring Numenera, the science-fantasy RPG from Monte Cook Games about Earth in the faaar future.

1. Numenera Bundle [revived from May 2014]

This first Numenera Bundle, originally presented in May 2014 and revived that December, includes the complete 418-page Numenera core rulebook and many early supplements. If you're new to the game, start here. Pay just US$9.95 to get all three titles in this offer's Starter Collection (retail value $25) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks, including the rulebook, the Gamemaster's Screen, and Cypher Collection 1.

And if you pay more than this offer's threshold price, which is set at $18.95 to start, you'll level up and also get this offer's entire Bonus Collection with six more titles worth an additional $45, including the Player's Guide, Ninth World Bestiary, Artifacts and Oddities Collection 1, In Strange Aeons, and the adventures Vortex and The Devil's Spine.

http://bundleofholding.com/presents/Numenera-2017

2. Numenera +2 - Ninth World Discovery [all-new]

Monte Cook Games funded an entire new line of Numenera supplements with its spectacular August 2015 Into the Ninth World Kickstarter campaign. This new companion offer presents many of those ebooks. Pay just $14.95 to get all four titles in this offer's Starter Collection (retail value $47), including Numenera Character Options, the Ninth World Guidebook, the Technology Compendium, and Maps of the Ninth World 1 and 2.

Beat this offer's threshold, set at $23.95 to start, and you'll also get this offer's entire Bonus Collection with five more titles worth an additional $58:

- Torment: Tides of Numenera -- The Explorer's Guide (retail $15): Numenera inspired the recent Torment: Tides of Numenera computer game from inXile Entertainment. This 160-page book presents the computer game's setting, the region of Greater Garravia.
- Into the Deep and Into the Night (retail $15 each): Two sourcebooks that present new frontiers in the ocean and the sky. Includes The Nightcraft (retail $3).
- Weird Discoveries (retail $10): Ten instant adventures you can run in an evening with minimal prep.

You can't wait a billion years. These dual Numenera Bundle offers end together Monday, August 14.

1. Numenera Bundle [revived from May 2014]
http://bundleofholding.com/presents/Numenera-2017

2. Numenera +2 - Ninth World Discovery [all-new]
http://bundleofholding.com/presents/Numenera2

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Oooh, Invisible Sun interview with Monte Cook by the excellent Incantations podcast folks!

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DANG! What a bundle! And it supports ConTessa's events at Gen Con! Very worth getting in on :-)
Take a look at the ConTessa 2017 Bundle of Awesome! These publishers have donated some truly awesome work to make our events possible! At just $10, this bundle pays for itself over and over again! Only available until 7/11, so pick up your copy today!

Includes:
2016 Dodecahedron Cartographic Review
Adventure Fantasy Game
Alphabet Soup, GM Advice Document, 100 Orc Habits
An Invitation From the Blue Baron
Anthropomorphic USR
Book of Lairs
D100 Mildly Plausible Background Stories for Old School Characters
Diaspora
Do Not Let Us Die in the Dark Night of this Cold Winter
DungeonMorphs: Cities, Ruins & Villages
Dyson's Delves II
Fear & Loathing USR
Fire on the Velvet Horizon
Hollowpoint
Invulnerable Super Hero RPG: Vigilante Edition
Joan of Arc, Protocol Game Series 3
Macchiato Monsters ZERO
Mischievous Monsters
Mjölnir
Something Stinks in Stilton
Space Opera Character Stock Art
Stay Frosty
Stock Fantasy Character Art 1
The Book of Lairs: Urban Encounters
The Curse of Ravenmere
The Lapis Observatory
The Price of Evil
The Tomb of Gardag the Strange
The Undercroft #10
Troika!
Unholy Land
Urban Dressing: Graveyards
USR Sword & Sorcery
Village Backdrop: Coldwater
Village Backdrop: Coldwater (5E)
Village Backdrop: Coldwater System Neutral Edition
Western USR

http://www.rpgnow.com/product/214673/ConTessa-2017-Bundle-of-Awesome-BUNDLE
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Oooh, three things I love: the amazing Brie Sheldon interviewing Robin Laws about his new GUMSHOE-powered game, The King in Yellow!
Five or So Questions with Robin Laws on The Yellow King
Today I have an interview with Robin Laws on his new game, The Yellow King . The Yellow King is currently on Kickstarter , and looks absolutely fascinating. I asked Robin some questions about how he'll be handling content and how the mechanics flow with fic...

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Oooh, don't miss Bruce Cordell tomorrow on Twitch at noon PT! Bring him your questions on the Strange, Gods of the Fall, and Numenera (especially about his super cool upcoming supplement, Jade Colossus, that has this elegant Ruin Mapping Engine to keep the weird high in your Numenera explorations).
I'll be live tomorrow, if you wanna ask me about the Mouth of Exaltation, how to seed a limited world into the dark energy network of the Strange, or what the heck a golden cachinnate is.
http://tinyurl.com/ybpjx36v

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I love my Nevertheless, She Persisted ConTessa shirt, and the "Little but fierce" one is soooo cute too. Check it out!
Due to popular demand, we've added some new styles, sizes, and colors to the two designs we've put out this year!

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Sailing to far off places and underwater treasure-hunting, singing sword fights, magic sensate/memory stones (a la Planescape), a magical creature in human disguise, and RESISTING MONOCULTURE AND FASCISTS.

What's not to love about the adventure +Rebekah McFarland and I have written? This Kickstarter has 11 days to go and we'd love to see it funded - it has a diverse crew of writers who are writing 11 different adventures in a collection called Tales of the Warrior Princesses.

TotWP is a book of adventures for D&D 5th Edition, with pregenerated characters ("Warrior Princesses") that are reminiscent of classic and modern fairy tale princesses that are D&D-ified and badass in all sorts of ways. Pulling from these familiar stories and characters makes the game pretty easily accessible, and the world is a lovely playground of different fairytale settings with their characteristic Big Bads wreaking havoc across the world. The Kickstarter is also funding an expanded book version of the setting material, which had previously been depicted through a deck of cards. It's REALLY fun and cool stuff.

+John Carimando is so supportive of everything Rebekah and I proposed, and is really filling in the gaps of our design experience without being the least bit patronizing. This is a big step for me, and imposter syndrome is a bitch, but if you have interest, it would be the best golden birthday present to see this project get some support.

(I waited a long time to promote this because I was sick and my draft wasn't coming along as fast as I'd like and I wasn't sure it was up to snuff, but John okayed it, so now I'm happy to talk about it!)
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