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ACKS II Kickstarter Launches October 24 at Noon Eastern
Adventurer Conqueror King System™ Imperial Imprint (ACKS II) will be Kickstarting on October 24th. ACKS II is the new edition of my acclaimed bestselling fantasy role-playing game. Within the pages of ACKS II you'll find everything you need to enjoy epic fantasy campaigns with a sweeping scope. Whether you want to crawl through dungeons, experiment with alchemy, crossbreed monsters, run a merchant emporium, raise an undead legion, or conquer an empire, ACKS II supports your playstyle.
One Day More
As is traditional in Autarch Kickstarters I have re-written Les Misérables One Day More to mark the day before launch. The role of Eponine is played by ACKS I.
[ARCHON] One day more / Another day, another game by me / with siege engines and heavy cavalry. / The fans who seem to like my game / will surely back a second time! / One day more!
[ACKS II] I will not live until Tuesday / How can I live until I’m funded?
[ARCHON] One day more
[FOREIGN FANS] Why DO you live so far away? / This shipping cost, it is retarded
[ACKS I] One more day to be the king
[ACKS II] I'm just you with extra writing
[ACKS I] One more day with them still playing
[ACKS II] You're not hearing what I'm saying
[ACKS I] Now I'll never make ad’mantine
[ACKS II] Maybe they will retro-clone you?
[ACKS I] Cuz he made a new editionnnnnnnnnnn
[OSR FANS] One more day before the storm! / Do I back at Cosmarch level? / At the funding of the game / Shall I take the day one special? / When the haters start to shame / Do I pay or do I miss out? / Will you buy this game with me?
[ALL] The time is now / The day is here
[ARCHON] One day more!
Diegesis in RPGs, Part II
Today is the 31st episode of Arbiter of Worlds on YouTube. The topic of this week’s episode is still diegesis, the Latin word which means “Archon is right about simulationism.” I had to restrain myself in this video because I could have talked for hours about the topic.
The ACKS II Promo Tour
I’m doing an online promotional tour to get the word out!
If you have a podcast, stream, or show that covers RPG topics and you’d like to have me on as part of my ACKS II promo tour, please reach out via email or Twitter (@archon).
Completed: Interviewed by @ZSum716
Completed: Stream with @Nerdcognito
Completed: Stream with @Howard_RyanGreg
Completed: Stream with @DunderMoose
Completed: Stream with @thetshirtedone
Completed: Stream with @legionofmyth
Completed: Stream with @MrMaxBoivin_RPG
Completed: Stream with @MildraTheMonk
Wed 10/25: Stream with @WeeWheaton
Fri 10/27: Stream with @UandURPGReview
Wed 11/1: Stream with Tenkar's Tavern
Thur 11/16: Stream with @BlackLodgeGames
Actual Play of ACKS
There are more people playing ACKS today than at any point in the game’s 12-year history. It’s incredibly gratifying to me as a designer and it gives me hope that ACKS II will reach an even broader base.
With the help of the Autarch Discordians, I compiled some links to some other ACKS campaigns:
And here’s our flourishing Substack community:
If you have a blog or third-party product that supports ACKS or Ascendant, please let me know and I’ll be happy to include you in my next round-up.
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