Free Print-and-Play Cards Available

After the Quick-Start Rules and Idle Hands went up last week we started getting requests for a free version of the cards so people could easily check out Clockwork: Empire, and we were happy to oblige. Our talented graphic designer Michelle Mullen got to work and provided us with a simple and stylish set of single-faced cards that you can download...

Quick-Start Rules download page back up

The issue has been resolved and the download for the Quick-Start Rules and intro adventure Idle Hands is back up over at DriveThruRPG. In other news, our talented artist and graphic designer is working on the layout for the free artless cards. We hope to have them up this week, so keep checking the site and our Facebook and Twitter accounts for...

Clockwork: Empire featured by DriveThruRPG

We always look forward to the weekly newsletter from DriveThruRPG to see what interesting and unusual new things they have available, but tonight was a special treat to find out that the Clockwork: Empire Quick-Start Rules is the featured free product of the week! Thanks to the team at DriveThru for their support, and to all of you for the...

Card downloads

Over 100 intrepid women and men downloaded the Quick-Start Rules in the hours after we posted them, and we hope that they are enjoying the initial exploration of the Clockwork: Empire setting and mechanics. We’ve received a number of questions and requests about the possibility of a free download for cards to go along with the QSR to make it...

Gen Con is SOLD OUT

All eight play-test games at Gen Con this year have sold out to max capacity. However, we will be having “wait lists.” So if you see a game in the online registration that you want to take part in, send an email to zeke@reliquarygamestudios.com with the specific scenario, time, and date. We’ll put you on the list. We’re...

The Character Sheet… and more to come!

This is it. The good stuff is finally rolling out. Here is the beta version of the character sheet (a dynamic fillable PDF). It should give some clues to the mechanics of the game until the Quick Start Rules and Clockwork Cards are released later this month. Until then, feel free to leave feedback in the forums. ClockworkEmpire_CharacterSheet

Beastfolk

The original game design included a character bloodline called beastfolk, a race of animal-human hybrids based on the novel The Island of Dr. Moreau. The bloodline was very popular with early play-testers and added a grotesque underdog quality to the larger storyline that allowed for interesting drama. However, as the game world developed, this...