Era: The Empowered 5th Anniversary - Superhero Tabletop RPG

A project in London, UK by Shades of Vengeance

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Discover a super-powered world of gods and heroes, in the Definitive Edition of the critically-acclaimed TTRPG, and get new expansions!
Backers: 54
Average Pledge Per Backer: £43

Funded: £2,343 of £1,500
Dates: Sep 6th -> Sep 24th (19 days)
Project By: Shades of Vengeance
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Latest News

The Final Event!

September 23rd - via:
Hi everyone! It's the final hours of the campaign, so I'd like to encourage you one more time to check whether you're interested in any Add-Ons, any books that might not yet be Add-Ons, or anything else! Please also think about sharing with anyone... (Read More)

The final episode of COWL COPS!

September 22nd - via:
Hi everyone! Today, we're releasing the final episode of Dice and Stuff's COWL COPS campaign! I'm incredibly grateful for their contribution to the Empowered universe, and their willingness to let us post their sessions. If you've been following... (Read More)

UN International Day of Peace!

September 21st - via:
Hi everyone! I have discovered that it is the UN International Day of Peace today! While the UN that we have here is not the same as the one in Era: The Empowered, it is often used in superhero stories as a "combined authority that represents the... (Read More)

All of the Events!

September 20th - via:
Hi everyone! I thought you would enjoy a quick summary of all of the events! Event Zero explores the emergence of abilities. No-one is sure what to do about this, and there may even be some who don't believe it at first. If you want to play as one of... (Read More)

Where everything started!

September 19th - via:
Hi everyone! I've occasionally been asked where Era: The Empowered started. Actually, it was with Event One, and a group finding themselves in the "Training Ground" developed by Harbinger and Monolith. A long time ago, we made a picture of those... (Read More)

Read an eBook Day

September 18th - via:
Hi everyone! Today is "Read an eBook" day! I thought I would share an eBook that we wrote using the Empowered universe, The Writer's Journey. In fact, this is an eBook focused around writing and common writing mistakes. I think you'll enjoy it -... (Read More)

And Also Audio!

September 17th - via:
Hi everyone! You may have noticed from the main area of the Kickstarter that we have produced several Audio Dramas in the universe. Check one out here and enjoy the amazing work of Lawrence "MasakoX" Simpson leading a full cast in an exciting coming... (Read More)

Let's Talk Movies!

September 16th - via:
Hi everyone! You might remember that I mentioned we created a movie called "OCCUPIED" in the Era: The Empowered universe. Well, I thought you might be interested in knowing a little more about it and how it extends the universe. A few days ago, I... (Read More)

Bringing characters from some of my favourite stories into Empowered Sessions

September 15th - via:
Hi everyone! I've had a lot of fun over the years, bringing some of my favourite characters from a variety of stories into Empowered sessions directly. There's a session which I wrote a while ago which introduces an inventor, not unlike Mr Fantastic.... (Read More)

Which Empowered are you?

September 14th - via:
Hi everyone! A little light-hearted fun today, rather than something too serious. A short while ago, we made this, which allows you to just type in your name and find out which Empowered you are. If you don’t like the choice, just click again for... (Read More)

Changes I made as a result of requests...

September 13th - via:
Hi everyone! The point of this book is to support people in the community who want to play the game, as well as new players. I’ve been given a lot of feedback over the last 5 years, some of which was useful and some of which was less so. I’ve... (Read More)

Streaming Interview!

September 12th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm doing an interview starting right now! It's streaming so join us here: - Ed  (Read More)

An Unusual Power Tree!

September 12th - via:
Hi everyone! After the Q&A I did on RandomWorlds the other day, a couple of people have asked to see a Power Tree that I mentioned. A short time ago, I received an unusual request, to allow a player to build a Raiden-type character from Metal... (Read More)

The Wider Empowered Universe!

September 11th - via:
Hi everyone! Today, I want to talk about the wider Era: The Empowered universe. It’s larger than you might think! Don’t worry, none of it is needed to enjoy the game you’ve backed on this Kickstarter. It’s all extra stories, flavour and fun... (Read More)

Stories That Matter

September 10th - via:
Hi everyone! I’ve read comics for many years. For the most part, they are fun escapism, but every so often, there is one that comes along that really speaks to people. Whether it’s Demon in a Bottle or Armour Wars, Crisis on Infinite Earths or... (Read More)

Q&A Over!

September 9th - via:
Hi everyone! I answered loads of great questions in the Q&A on Randomworlds Discord server! If you want a record of what was asked and answered, just check out the log right here! If you have a question that you didn't feel was asked, just let me... (Read More)

Q&A at RandomWorlds tonight

September 9th - via:
Hi everyone! Just a quick update today, because I’m going to be doing an open Q&A at Randomworlds tonight with the amazing Dan Davenport. Actually, I’ve spoken to him about Era: The Empowered before, and I’m thrilled to go onto his Q&A... (Read More)

Sci-Fi Heroes for Star Trek Day!

September 8th - via:
Hi everyone! I’m told it’s Star Trek Day! I’ve actually been a lifelong fan of Star Trek and truly had no idea at all. So I thought today I’d talk about universe protectors that you see in comics. I’m a fan of Green Lantern, and have been... (Read More)

The Empowered Story, and what you can use it for!

September 7th - via:
Hi everyone! I wanted to take a moment today to talk about one of the things I think makes Era: The Empowered so adaptable – the various eras or “Events” in the story! There are many kinds of superhero stories, but most fall into one of the... (Read More)

Welcome to the 5th Anniversary of the Empowered Rulebook!

September 6th - via:
Hi everyone and welcome to our brand new Kickstarter! Thank you for being one of the first to join us on this awesome journey. I have high hopes for the 5th Anniversary Edition of Era: The Empowered. I’ve been frantically making videos and various... (Read More)

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