Deadlands Noir

A project in Chandler, AZ by Shane Hensley

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Hard-boiled detective drama in the Big Easy of 1940s Deadlands!
Backers: 1140
Average Pledge Per Backer: $103

Funded: $117,648 of $8,000
Dates: May 15th -> Jun 14th (30 days)
Project By: Shane Hensley
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Latest News

High Rez Figure Flats

January 23rd - via:
Hi Gumshoes! We heard from some of you that the Figure Flats printed a little poorly, so we increased the resolution. You can find the file at the usual download site HERE. In case you didn't see it, we also released a brand spankin' new adventure by... (Read More)

Weird Wars Rome Continues Pinnacle's Long Run of Great High Concept Campaigns

A few years ago, at the height of the d20 Boom, a medium sized game publisher called Pinnacle Entertainment Group released a d20 version of their signature role playing game Deadlands. The d20 version was released in an attempt to take advantage of the recent increase in interest in the role playing game market sparked by the 3rd Edition of Dungeons & Dragons. The book sold well enough, but instead of increasing the Deadlands fan base it ended up alienating some fans who believed Pinnacle was abandoning their old Greg Gorden designed masterpiece. This wasn't the case, but the damage was done and sales declined. (Read More)

RoleplayDNA U: Shane Hensley

August 13th - via:
Today’s visiting faculty member is Shane Hensley founder of the Pinnacle Entertainment Group. Today Shane discussed his gaming background, ordering Dungeons and Dragons from the Sears catalog, Deadlands Noir, the Kickstarter for Weird Wars: Rome, his upcoming scheduled appearances at Gen Con and TactiCon, and which team of superheroes he would GM for. (Read More)

Getting the Last Orders Shipped (Important)

August 9th - via:
Hi all! Since we didn't use Kickstarter's Final Survey tool, we still haven't heard from everyone to get their address and addons. If that's you, look at all this cool stuff you don't have in your hands just yet: (Photo courtesy of Scott Alan... (Read More)

Shipping, Black Hand, and Rome!

July 30th - via:
Hi all! Just wanted to let you know that Studio2 says they're about halfway through the Deadlands Noir orders. We'll let you know when everything is out the door so you can email us if you haven't seen yours. Tales of the Black HandOur next offering... (Read More)

Deadlands Noir for Fantasy Grounds

July 21st - via:
Want to play Deadlands Noir online with friends across the country? Maybe even meet up with other backers? Fantasy Grounds now offers Deadlands Noir for their virtual table-top. Here are the links: Deadlands Noir for Fantasy Grounds Deadlands Noir... (Read More)

We're Shipping!

July 15th - via:
Hi all! Deadlands Noir is SHIPPING! If you didn't give us your address and any addons you wanted, please see Update #45 and follow the instructions now. Also, please be sure to check out our two-week-only TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY sale starting RIGHT NOW... (Read More)

Survey Time!

July 1st - via:
Hi all! As promised, the survey is up July 2nd for you to give us your address and add on any additional products you want. First go HERE and log in using your Kickstarter email, just like you did to download all the digital files. Once logged, in... (Read More)

Shipment Date Announced

June 12th - via:
Hey Gumshoes! We finally have a date where EVERYTHING will be in-house and begin shipping *** July 15th. *** We'll post our own version of the Final Survey where you can give us your address and add-on any additional products on *** July 2nd. ***... (Read More)

Memories of Yesterday...and Shipping News

May 20th - via:
As reported earlier, all of the printed products for Deadlands Noir are on their way from our printer overseas. Our miniatures, badges, dice, and other accessories are printed domestically and are already in the warehouse, so we're just waiting on... (Read More)

Kickstarter Figure Flats

March 4th - via:
And now our last scheduled digital upload--the Deadlands Noir Figure Flats. Print 'em and use 'em as your heart desires. With that we delivered all the digital content we promised--a few bits more--and we still have a couple of surprises to come. :)... (Read More)

GM Screen Inserts

February 27th - via:
And now...your Game Master screen! The individual pages are designed for use with our Customizable Game Master Screen, available at Studio2 Publishing HERE, but you can also simply print on cardstock and link them together on your own. We've given... (Read More)

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