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Enter a world of alchemical adventure!

In Dust, Fog, and Glowing Embers, create characters on the bottom rung of the socio-economic ladder in an early industrial-age city. Try to better your lot in life by accepting the help of a Patron, who will send you on dangerous missions. Inject special alchemical essences into your veins to turn yourself into mist, dust, or smoke. Seep under doors, avoid physical attacks, or hide in plain sight in the streets of the smoggy city.

Building on the engine of The Indie Hack, this game has rules for activating alchemical powers, shifting bodily humours (your psychological predisposition), and creating pseudo-scientific rituals.

Collect outstanding debts, purified essences, horrible scars, and dubious allies in this dark take on proto-industrial fantasy.

A note on the physical copies: There is no colour in the book. However, those listed "Color Book (Premium Heavyweight)" have superior ink coverage.

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Charles V November 17, 2017 4:13 pm UTC
Whyyyyy did I not back this? Looks awesome, Slade. I really, really like the plethora of examples and explanation around the differences between hard, scene and soft details. You have a great looking book and the sample in here is actually useful for people who want to know what they're getting.
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Slade S November 20, 2017 6:48 pm UTC
Wow! Thanks, Charles! You won't have to wait much longer (I'm looking at early December for wider release).

It's good to know that people are reading the sample pages, there has been some confusion (even anger) about previous products.
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P S November 10, 2017 7:48 pm UTC
96 page, B&W book for $1316. Seems legit. :D
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Slade S November 10, 2017 11:07 pm UTC
Indeed! Don't buy it at that price! It will be available to non-kickstarter backers soonish.

It's helpful to have the book 'technically' be public while doing publisher thingies behind the scenes.
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