Archive for October, 2012

New Tenra Materials!

Posted: 29th October 2012 by Diamond Sutra in Production, Support

If you’re a kickstarter backer, I just sent you an update (you can see it from the kickstarter page for this proejct). Also, check out the Support page for new materials, including character sheets (both blank and pre-filled), and new fan materials like the creative Elemental Arts of War, and the incredibly useful Archetype Guide! […]

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!

Posted: 15th October 2012 by Diamond Sutra in General

Check it out! Here’s the video that explains it: It’s a doodle celebrating Hisashige Tanaka. He created karakuri (clockworks/trick) dolls. Here’s the real one: 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 […]

Your Scenario Ideas, Here!

Posted: 12th October 2012 by Diamond Sutra in Production, Setting, Uncategorized

Hi all! I’m currently grinding through the pieces of book production in order to prep the books for printing, and at the same time got my head down to power through some other promised material. So while I’m not completely creatively drained, I could definitely use the help of some creative constraints to build some […]


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 […]