Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Shipping heads up

Posted: 24th May 2013 by Diamond Sutra in General, Production

I posted the latest on Kickstarter. The short: All should be out my door by next Wednesday. Whatever is left will be out by the end of the week. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/diamondsutra/tenra-bansho-zero-an-art-and-culture-rich-rpg-from/posts/490044? Thanks! -Andy [ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | […]

Gone Silent!

Posted: 7th May 2013 by Diamond Sutra in General, Production

Because of this! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29QbMv2gjbA Currently putting together the Kickstarter (then Preorder) sets for shipping. High-end tier folks’ stuff already went out, now I’m working my way down the list. I’m keeping quiet for a little while, just so I can focus on the rest of fulfillment. I’ll post an update once I brush the dust […]

Looking for Tenra Fan Art!

Posted: 10th March 2013 by Diamond Sutra in General, Production, Support

So, the book’s not out yet, of course, but a lot of folks had the chance to review the Tenra PDF. Turns out there’s some folks out there who have been doodling around with Tenra Bansho fan art. Feel free to post such fan art wherever you want. Your enthusiasm is totally awesome. Do as […]

Pre-Order Store is now open!

Posted: 24th February 2013 by Diamond Sutra in General, Production

We now have a webstore open, for ordering the PDF as well as pre-ordering the book (regular edition and limited edition hardcover versions). All pre-orders will include a few extras: *A set of 5 postcards featuring character art from TBZ: On the other side of each card are the Aiki/Kiai rules (four) and the Emotion […]

Updates coming shortly!

Posted: 22nd October 2012 by Diamond Sutra in General, Production

Hey all! Currently going nuts compiling all the last bugfixes so that Luke has an easy time of fixing them in the documents. This is not going to be a fast process, though. In the interim, when I find a second to take a break, I’ve got some materials to post! Including: * Craig ShiroKuro […]

Interesting Google Doodle today at google.co.jp!

Posted: 15th October 2012 by Diamond Sutra in General

Check it out! http://www.google.co.jp/ Here’s the video that explains it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYpXCltkV3M It’s a doodle celebrating Hisashige Tanaka. He created karakuri (clockworks/trick) dolls. Here’s the real one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBURWGr3AlU So, what’s the relation to Tenra? Well, the word “Mechanica” in Tenra was an English localization of the word used in the original Japanese, Karakuri (mechanism, device, trick, clockwork). Instead […]

BUGFIX DUMP POST: DONE!

Posted: 7th October 2012 by Diamond Sutra in General, Production, Translation

LOCKED! We’re Done! You are warriors for the regent Masahide Bugfixjima, on a holy mission to rid this grand document of filth! If you got the email, you know what this blog post is for. Post the typos in the comments. Make sure you have made sure they’re not on the Master Spreadsheet first. Submit […]

Chips, Calligraphy and the PDF!

Posted: 4th October 2012 by Diamond Sutra in General, Production

Hey all, some quick updates on the TBZ progression! “BUT I WANT IT NOW!” backing levels: It took an extra week because of local printer delays, but the first round went out and the second round (the folks who wanted to wait an extra week for the poker chips to arrive) will be going out […]

Hey all: About halfway through the Kickstarter campaign, I gathered some of your questions to ask to Tenra’s designer Junichi Inoue. Here they are! I’ll be posting the questions and his answers, and where needed be providing commentary. 1) How did you get involved in the tabletop RPG design business, and what was the first […]

What’s Happening, Yo?

Posted: 20th September 2012 by Diamond Sutra in General

Here’s what’s happening! * Talked to Luke about how we’re going to proceed with book layout. The hardcovers are going to be murderous. * Talked to Jerry about the adventure scenarios and production of the rules booklet and postcards. This is going to rock your world, I promise. * Building a list of who ordered […]