Project Status

Updated information on all of our products in production. Last updated 11/29/2023.


By Ash Cheshire and Lara Turner

Abyssal is a Forged in the Dark role-playing game about humans, monsters, and the people in between. In this game, you will play a group of no-longerfully-human, not-yet-fully-monsters, called Liminals—people who have been touched by supernatural forces, but not entirely overcome by them—who are working together to accomplish something truly extraordinary.

Sign up to playtest now! (Playtesting open through February 15, 2024)

More info here.

As the Sun Forever Sets

By Riley Daniels.

As the Sun Forever Sets is a Forged in the Dark game about a group of ordinary Victorian people embroiled in the chaos of Britain as it collapses under the overwhelming weight of an invasion from Mars.

Playtesting complete. Post playtest revisions though January 2024.

More info here.

Tiān Dēng

by Banana Chan, Calvin Wong Tze Loon, Hong Di-Anne and Sen-Foong Lim

Inspired by Firefly, The IT Crowd, Space Sweepers, Cowboy Bebop, and Star Trek: Lower Decks, your hapless crew scrambles from planet to planet completing various gigs, all while trying to appease the whims of their Immortal God Ship and keep one foot out of debt. The Powered By The Apocalypse engine keeps the game flowing fast.

Playtesting complete. Post playtest revisions though January 2024.

More info here.

Codex of Worlds

by Michael Sands, Marek Golonka

Available Now!

Stretch goals writing, editing, and layout complete. Art development though January 2024.

A copy of Monster of the Week featuring a band of hunters fighting a gigantic spidery demon that is rising from the sea.

Deathmatch Island

by Tim Denee

Crowdfunding complete. Pledge management to start in January 2024.

Find out more about Deathmatch Island here.

Apocalypse Keys Stretch Goals

For all stretch goals: First draft complete. Editing complete. Sensitivity reading complete. Layout complete. Proofreading complete. Layout compete. Art development through December 2023.

  • Project Hourglass (by Rae Nedjadi).
  • The Betrayed (by Rae Nedjadi).
  • Department of Change (by Kienna Shaw).
  • The Chained (by Josh Hittie).
  • ABYSS (by Jenn Martin).
  • The Untethered (by Sebastian Yūe).
  • The Company Of Gentry (by Kieron Gillen).
  • The Lost Ones (by Logan Timmins).
  • Xochitl, the Dream Eater (by Morgan Nuncio).
  • The Archivists (by Hipólita).
  • The Void Mother (by KeganExe).

Girl by Moonlight Stretch Goals

Zine contributions – Writing complete. Art complete. Editing complete. Layout through December 2023.


by Takuma Okada

Playtest complete. Post playtest revisions complete. Final system development complete. Sensitivity reading complete. Editing complete. Layout complete. Art development through February 2024.

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Blades in the Dark: Dagger Isles Supplement

Pam Punzalan, with contributions from Aaron Lim, Brenden Gibbons, Shao Han Tan, Joaquin Saavedra, Sinta Posadas, John Erwin, and Malika Lim Eubank. System development by Nychelle Schneider and creative direction from John Harper.

Initial draft development complete. Internal playtesting complete. Creative director review complete. Character Playbook first pass complete. Crew playbook creation and Character playbook review through December 2023.

More information here.

Fate of Umdaar: Planet of Swords, Super-Science, and Sorcery

by Dave Joria with contributions from Pam Punzalan, Misha Bushyager, Mahar Mangahas, Helena Real, Soup, and Lara Turner.

Draft complete. Sensitivity reading complete. Editing complete. Layout through December 2023.

Find out more about Fate of Umdaar here!

Project: Perseus

by Stras Acimovic and John LeBoeuf-Little with contributions from Banana Chan, Fábio Silva, Rae Nedjadi, Pam Punzalan, Michel Fischsman, Andres Aguilar, Sungil Kim, Ricard Ibáñez, Hakan Seyalioglu, Nima Dabirian, Jana Ruth.

Playtesting complete. Contributing author contributions complete. Layout design complete. Revisions through December 2023.

More here.

AGON: Realms of Khaos

by John Harper

In Development now. Internal playtesting complete. Revisions through December 2023. More information available here.