Brummbär wrote: ↑
Thu Oct 13, 2022 4:26 am
Can't wait to get this in my greedy fingers!!!
Thanks for the support!
In full disclosure, the physical version of the campaign book is still probably six months away from availability, maybe even a year. The timeline and remaining tasks looks like this:
- finish the maps
- final editing on the wording
- take a bunch of filler pictures (to fill large gaps in the text)
- send it to our edit/format/style guru for final form
- (in parallel with much of the above) get our artist to create the cover art
- decide print format
Three or four years ago, when we finalized the rulebook, there was no print-on-demand hardcopy option that could match the physical printer we found in Lithuania. Print-on-demand is a better, faster option -- we don't have to invest capital in printed books, and there is much more flexibility in production and shipping -- but we are constrained because we are committed to a durable, high-quality book that can lay flat when open. For the campaign book this is as high priority as the rulebook was, because in at least two cases the maps are large enough that they must be split across two adjacent pages. We are hopeful that advances in print-on-demand will give us another option. We'll see if that has come about, or if we go back to our physical printer in Lithuania (who was very good -- no criticism there at all).
The electronic version would be available earlier, of course.