Darkplane Kickstarter and Ravenloft

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Darkplane Kickstarter and Ravenloft

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This thread lists several ongoing kicstarters projects. One of them, the kickstarter for the 5E Darkplane Setting has been compared to Ravenloft.

What do you think? Is this something Ravenloft fans should get into? It sort of reminds me of how the Dragon Kings project relates to Dark Sun, even though Darkplane does not involve any of the authors linked to Ravenloft in the past AFAIK.

What do you think?


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Re: Darkplane Kickstarter and Ravenloft

Post by Le Noir Faineant »

Judging from the response this one got at the Frat (none), and judging from my own reaction to the Kickstarter pitch, I'd say, "not relevant, at all".

That said, if the author manages to deliver some quality stuff, more power to him.
The thing is, there was already one pretty high-profile Ravenloft-esque pulbication fairly recently, which was "Shadows over Esteren".

My personal impression is that the general RL fanbase is drifting to less "baroque", and more gritty fantasy, though - meaning, the bizarre worlds of Glenn Cook have more in common with actual Ravenloft play than most Gothic games.
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