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Electric Bastionland

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Bastion - The Electric Hub of Mankind

The only city that matters. Too big to fall, too complicated to function. A mess of alleyways, legalese and crowds. Aliens, Mockeries and People always in your way and your business.

Everybody’s here. 

Everything is here. 

In Deep Country, the land stretches forever. The long shadow of our embarrassing past. Villages rot away, trees don’t bother to flower anymore, and the potato is eaten cold from the ground. Things were better before. Better before Bastion. 

In the Underground are impossible tunnels beneath time and space. Devious machines release their creations into the corridors. All while the twisting network grows and touches everything. Connects everything. You can get anywhere, but there’s always a challenge. 

You have a failed career and a colossal debt.

Treasure is your only option.

A spark of hope in Electric Bastionland.

Electric Bastionland is a roleplaying game written by Chris McDowall, author of the critically-acclaimed Into The Odd. It uses and expands upon the systems developed in Into The Odd, resulting in a rules-set that’s easy to run as a Referee and even easier to play. It’s not a sourcebook or an expansion - it’s a standalone journey into an unknowable world. 
 
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Konstantin S April 19, 2021 7:24 pm UTC
Would love to have Bookmarks.
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Andrew M April 09, 2021 12:01 am UTC
Great work, but NO BOOKMARKS.

Dude, you really can't be charging this much for an e-doc without bookmarks. I bought the physical product + pdf at bastionland press, so I suppose my pdf might for some reason be different, but that's unlikely and doesn't help physical buyers.
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Daniel M January 11, 2021 4:47 pm UTC
I have DriveThruRPG credit that is waiting to be spend on PRINT ON DEMAND product. This is my first choice.
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Eric C M December 02, 2020 5:56 am UTC
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Once again, I got money here, need PRINT ON DEMAND! I WANT TO GIVE YOU MY MONEY!
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Maria S January 19, 2021 7:12 pm UTC
I second this.
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Roan L March 29, 2021 10:16 am UTC
just order from them directly lol
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Glen H November 13, 2020 8:49 pm UTC
Hi Chris. Was looking around for more games to review on my YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/GlenHallstrom) and ran across Questing Beast's reviews of your games. This book looks fantastic butis there a significant mechanical difference from Into the Odd? Just wondering if I should look into Into the Odd first or go straight to this book.
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Jędrzej M October 16, 2020 7:47 am UTC
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Love the book, but have just one question. Is the pdf supposed to not have any bookmarks?
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Eric C M September 27, 2020 12:27 am UTC
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I have money HERE to spend on a PRINT ON DEMAND VERSION!
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Torbjörn J September 19, 2020 7:05 am UTC
Hi! Just read the artikel in Tabletop Gaming. The game really caught my eye! Seems great. As an old fashion collector I would really like the physical book. Will it be released as a POD here? Really hope so.
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Eric C M August 07, 2020 4:04 pm UTC
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I for some reason can't get to the review pages. 5 stars for sure. I loved Into the Odd and this is even better in it's own way. Totally rules light and freeform. The layout and artwork is fantastic and sets a mood (except for all the black). The rules are set up to get playing right away and although I thought this might have been what most game designers do, make another edition and ruin it by adding in every extra rule suggestion and ruing an otherwise simple fun game, the author did not do that. Every page is useful in telling how this new Bastion is and how it all works. Absolutely a masterpiece. The only major problem is all the non-printer friendly black in the layout. It would wipe out years of black toner in one printing. I no longer have access to industrial printers. Can you possibly make low solid black printer friendly version?
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Patrick S April 17, 2020 1:02 pm UTC
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Great that the book is released! The images are however very compressed och pixelated, certainly in comparison with the first release to Kickstarter backers. Could there perhaps be two versions, one smaller for older tablets and a higher resolution version for desktops?
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Christopher C M April 17, 2020 1:06 pm UTC
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I'm looking at doing a high-res version a little further down the line, so it's definitely going to happen at some point.
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Michael B April 19, 2020 11:59 pm UTC
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Is there a higher resolution available elsewhere for backers?
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Patrick S April 20, 2020 8:28 pm UTC
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Michael, the first PDF we got via the Backerkit had images with higher resolution.
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Sebastian A April 10, 2020 5:53 pm UTC
Is there going to be a print on demand option?
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Christopher C M April 17, 2020 1:06 pm UTC
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No plans for PoD yet, as I've done a print run that should cover demand for a good while. I'll be posting information about how to buy those books (if you didn't already pre-order) when they land.
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Samuel B June 09, 2020 4:15 pm UTC
I never heard of this until the last few days. I'd be really interested in buying a copy!
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Eric C M August 07, 2020 4:06 pm UTC
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Well make it happen. I want a copy. I loved Into the Odd.
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Eric C M December 07, 2020 11:21 am UTC
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Raven C April 01, 2020 4:11 pm UTC
I'm confused. The price for the PDF is $19, and on the side, the amount of pages listed is 336, which would indicate that the document listed here is the complete version of Electric Bastionland. However, in the beginning of the description of this item, it says "Check out this free preview." There's no extra link that brings you to a free preview, which indicates that the item posted above is a preview. So, which is it? Preview or full final text?
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Brian S April 01, 2020 6:53 pm UTC
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The description has been changed. This is the full retail version.
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Christopher C M April 01, 2020 8:00 pm UTC
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Thanks for spotting the error there. It's all fixed now and this is indeed the full version.
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