FAQ: Open Legend: Open-source RPG & Amaurea's Dawn Setting
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What are “backer tier giveaways”?

Before we became aware that it was a violation of the rules of Kickstarter, we planned to do special giveaways as part of the campaign, unfortunately the $20 Explorer tier is stuck with this option (after someone backs at a given tier, you can’t modify that item). Selecting a tier that references “backer tier giveaways” has no impact on what is delivered to you Last updated: Fri, Oct 28 2016 12:15 am EDT

Will there be any difference between the text that is online for the core rules and what will be in the book? Will there be anything added to the book that won’t be on the site?

The website will always have the full text of the rules, however the SRD (which will be released within the next week) will have a more minimal version of the rules and will be the open source core, a PDF that people can freely distribute and share. This SRD will include the core mechanics, feats, banes, boons, perks, and flaws. However, certain non-essential components, like the GM advice section, will not be in the SRD – only the website, PDF, and Hardback books. So, if you’re OK with reading boring text that is not beautifully laid out or illustrated, then yes you can get what you need from the website. The SRD itself will probably prove very useful both as a quick reference PDF during gameplay in addition to the more targeted focus of providing content that 3rd Party Publishers are allowed to re-use under the soon-to-be-revealed “Open Legend Community License”. Last updated: Thu, Oct 27 2016 12:16 am EDT

Pretty, pretty please can you give us ePub, mobi, and similar mobile-specific file formats?

We have a plan for doing this, however, there are other items ahead of this in terms of priority. We need to actually have a fairly complete idea of the layout / presentation of the published books to run tests on generating these file types and how much or how little conversion effort is required. If the effort is too high, we may need to charge for these formats. However, it is our intention and hope that anyone who receives a PDF will also receive that content in ePub and mobi formats (and yes, for FREE is what we are aspiring to). Last updated: Thu, Oct 27 2016 4:50 pm EDT

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