The Mages' War | Magic vs. Machines | 5e

A project in Fort Wayne, IN by Critical Crafting | Dillon Olney

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High Magic battles High Tech in this comprehensive 5th Edition tome. Choose a side and join… the Mages’ War!
Backers: 1222
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $56,608 of $5,000
Dates: Jun 11th -> Jul 11th (30 days)
Project By: Critical Crafting | Dillon Olney
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Latest News

24 Hours Left! + Stretch Goal Unlocked + WIPs

July 10th - via:
24 hours left in The Mages' War Kickstarter! It has been amazing to see all of the support from the community and we are looking forward to an awesome finish! :)  Unlocked Stretch GoalWe just unlocked another stretch goal! Two additional STL files,... (Read More)

Last Chance! Less than 48 hours left to back The Mages' War

July 9th - via:
To Our FollowersTo those of you following the campaign but haven't backed it yet, now is the time to join!  With less than 48 hours left to go,be sure to back now to get awesome rewards!  Pit magic against machines with The Mages' War! Our 5e... (Read More)

STL WIP | Art Showcase + Creator Spotlight

July 5th - via:
WIP STLWe have an update on the second STL that was voted on! Here is some WIP progress on the paladin oath of the antimage.  As with all WIP stuff, this one still needs a lot of work, proportion adjustments, detailing, posing etc. But it is always... (Read More)

Patreon Release - Dinosafari III Kings of Prehistory

July 3rd - via:
Hey Critical Crew! In addition to putting out content via our Kickstarter, we also create monthly Patreon / Tribes content!  This month we have released some awesome dinosaur content to add to your games (or perhaps apply your clockwork Order of the... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal Unlocked! + STL Update

June 30th - via:
Hey all! We just unlocked another stretch goal!  Stretch GoalsNow you can flesh out your world with all manner of random encounters, easily adapted to fill-in sessions where the party runs off the rails!  Our Next stretch goal is for even more art... (Read More)

STL Vote Results

June 28th - via:
Hi all! The votes are in for the latest STL stretch goal :)  Coming out on top for the Arcanuum, the Technomancer!  Wielding the power of magic and warps, these spellcasters are able to hide their true nature from the technocratic Blank, working... (Read More)

Creator Spotlight!

June 27th - via:
As many of you know, we have lots of friends in the TTRPG space. One of the things we always try to do is help out other creators, whether large or small. It is one of the driving principles of our company and has been from the beginning.  With that... (Read More)

Q&A - Learn More About The Mages' War

June 26th - via:
Join us on Discord tonight for a Q&A session run by Randomworlds TTRPG.  "The Randomworlds TTRPG Discord chatroom welcomes Dillon Olney (The Mages' War) 06/26/2024 7:30 p.m. CST!" To join: Log to be... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 21st - via:
We have unlocked another stretch goal! Adding more beautiful art to the book!  Our next stretch goal unlocks new content for the book, adding encounter tables to quickly build unique and fun encounters for your games on the fly!  Thanks as always... (Read More)

Find us at Origins Booth #723

June 19th - via:
We are at Origins Game Fair 6/20-6/23 and ready to show off some amazing stuff!  What We Got:We have "The Edge of Nowhere", "The Edyn Expedition", and "Ol' Chap Ettercap's Dinosafari" in book form!  We have stickers! We have pins! We have TONS of... (Read More)

Miniature Showcase!

June 18th - via:
Just wanted to share what I have been working on for..... a very long time.  I have painted most of our minis, and my good friend Ryan Nichols (a wonderful photographer) was able to get some snapshots to share with you all!  I think the paint jobs... (Read More)

Rune Dragon Preview

June 17th - via:
Hi All! Finally got the Rune Dragon printed and I just could not WAIT to share it with you all.  It is a truly incredible model! Sure to terrify any player that sees it :)  Visit us! If you want to see this bad boy in person, come find us this... (Read More)

Unlocked Stretch Goal and Voting!

June 16th - via:
Hi all! We just unlocked another stretch goal!  Vote for your Favorite ModelWe have unlocked another stretch goal! An stl model for both the Arcanuum and The Order of the Blank!  Now is the time to vote on which model you want for each side!  You... (Read More)

Unlocked Stretch Goals in the First 48 Hours!

June 13th - via:
Hi all! We are off to a great start! Wew have already unlocked additional art, new location tables, as well as character sheets for each faction!  Our next stretch goal brings you a new stl for each side of the conflict! Hope to unlock it soooon. ... (Read More)

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

June 12th - via:
Wow, what an amazing first 24 hours, truly I cannot express how much this means to me, my family, friends, and our team. You are all awesome and I can’t believe the amount of support our project has received within the first day. We have almost a... (Read More)

Incredible Start With More to Come!

June 11th - via:
Off to a Great Start!We have hit the ground running and have already unlocked 2 stretch goals with more to come! We have some of the additional art in progress, and (as an artist myself) I am super excited to share regular updates with all of you on... (Read More)

Funded in 1 Hour!

June 11th - via:
WE ARE FUNDED!Wow, I honestly can’t believe this is real. We’ve put so much blood, sweat, tears, and occasional vomit into this project, it's amazing to see people come out and support our dream. First off, I just want to say thank you to... (Read More)

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