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Ending today (some US time zone), you get 30% discount on your Lulu purchase with SAVENOW30. Might be a good time to pick up Across the White Marsh if you haven't already.

http://www.lulu.com/shop/olav-nyg%C3%A5rd/across-the-white-marsh/paperback/product-23256981.html

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Anyone have firsthand experience of Blood & Bone? I tried to read about it, but I didn't find any information I can trust. Most was just "here's its best feature" and then some description that could fit any number of games.
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/215028

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Across the White Marsh is now available in print.

What is it? It is a 48 page hexcrawl for Blood & Bronze, set in a corrosive salt marsh where a caravan has gone missing. About 130 encounters spread over just under 100 hexagons, some new monsters/creatures, six new sorceries and a covenant to join, and plenty of room for both combat and intrigue.

As always, if you buy the PoD, you get the pdf free by contacting me (PM or email: olav dot nygard at bredband dot net)

I also took the opportunity to adjust the prices of our previous offerings, so you can get the rules for 10 bucks.

http://www.lulu.com/shop/olav-nyg%C3%A5rd/across-the-white-marsh/paperback/product-23256981.html

https://bloodandbronze.com/2017/07/13/across-the-white-marsh-available/

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Across the White Marsh is now available in print.

What is it? It is a 48 page hexcrawl for Blood & Bronze, set in a corrosive salt marsh where a caravan has gone missing. About 130 encounters spread over just under 100 hexagons, some new monsters/creatures, six new sorceries and a covenant to join, and plenty of room for both combat and intrigue.

As always, if you buy the PoD, you get the pdf free by contacting me (PM or email: olav at nygard dot bredband dot net)

I also took the opportunity to adjust the prices of our previous offerings, so you can get the rules for 10 bucks.

http://www.lulu.com/shop/olav-nyg%C3%A5rd/across-the-white-marsh/paperback/product-23256981.html

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Me and +Joakim Andersson​ played the Dark Souls board game. We defeated!

The game was very well balanced: we had expended all resources and were a failed roll away from death. It was also very long (4 hrs) without feeling slow, at least for fanboys.

Still, the game was far from perfect. Standard encounters felt uninspired, and there was no sense of exploration. As a consequence, the tension of pushing forward and the threat of losing big was largely absent. There was also an issue with stamina management becoming less important once you got damage because your opinions became limited to die/don't instead of risky/safe. Since this only applies under certain circumstances, it wasn't too much of a bummer. The lack of exploration, however, was. Dark Souls is essentially about fighting and maps, with both things being well designed. The board game only did the first half.

So OK, but room for plenty of improvement (or house rules).
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A 48 page hexcrawl for Blood & Bronze.
Art by +Michael Raston​, map by +cecil howe​, editing by +Sándor Gebei​, and cover by Wera Olsson.

Check it out:
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/215459

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Anyone knows what is happening with +Dyson Logos​ contessa bundle?

Any Indesign sage out there?
I have a problem with running headers.
My running header is defined as "first of [heading style]"

Problem is: when I inserted a new spread in the middle of the document, the header for the new spread picks up the heading that is two spreads away. So spread 20-21 now has a header from page 24. Stranger still, the formerly well-behaved spread 18-19 now show the same running header (from p 24) despite me having done nothing to them except adding a new spread after.

This has happened to me before and been successfully handled, but I've forgotten the solution.
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