Rockets & Lasers

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Before we get to the main event, I just wanted to say that Jason’s had some luck with our patch manufacturer and we’re expecting to see a preview soon. When that’s ready, we’ll be releasing more details about the Test Pilot Program. We look forward to bringing you more news and content soon. As promised last week, here is a raw, unedited excerpt …

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Nova Developments

Greg Announcement, Heavy Gear Universe 4 Comments

Hi everyone, We’re still here and working on Arkrite’s latest novella, Red Giants: Last Stand of the Nova Riders, written by Brandon Fero. Which longtime fans will decipher, is the story of how the 74th Norguard regiment, the Nova Riders became the Nova Redriders. We’ve been trying to get the Test Pilot Program started but are still trying to get our …

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Test Pilot Program

Jason Uncategorized 32 Comments

Heavy Gear 20th Anniversary RPG and Test Pilot Program Progress on the roleplaying game continues and I’m currently working on the technology section of the book. In the vein of Terra Nova Technology, this section will showcase the variety of engineering and scientific developments on Terra Nova, but it will also include technology from Earth’s past and present as well …

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Arkana Returns

Greg Heavy Gear Universe, Project Tracking, RPG 4 Comments

Welcome back to Arkana, the Arkrite blog. We’ve been on hiatus over the summer, but rest assured work continues on Heavy Gear Universe. If you were at GenCon, and had a discriminate eye, you might have noticed a tiny poster—tiny, but great. It featured Arkrite Press’ first new artwork of a Heavy Gear, and fittingly, it’s a true classic, the …

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Drumroll!

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  Arkrite Press is happy to announce that our first book is on sale now. Get it here!* Follow the adventures of Jan Augusta and his unit as they track the elusive, deadly, vat-grown super soldier Colonel Proust through the jungles of the Terranovan badlands in this first Heavy Gear novella. Then join Soldier Roskiman on his trek into the desert to discover his …

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The Breath of Life: The Importance of a Well Developed Character Background

Jason Heavy Gear Universe, RPG 7 Comments

In every game I have ran in the past, the players were required to flesh out their character backgrounds. For both the gamemaster and the player, character backgrounds are crucial components that turn a sheet of stats and skills into a vibrant and memorable participant in the setting. Gamemasters can utilize richly written backgrounds to bring in past lovers, friends, …

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Jungle Drums

Greg Heavy Gear Universe, Project Tracking, RPG, Timeline 6 Comments

Hi everyone, To update you on Rumble in the Jungle, it’s still in post production. There are a few back-end items that we’re still setting up but Rumble in the Jungle should be ready sometime after I get back from a conference I’m attending in Montreal this week. And here’s a little teaser to thank you for bearing with us as we …

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The Future is in Your Hands!

Jason Heavy Gear Universe 24 Comments

A quick update about Rumble in the Jungle, the text is in copy editing and will be going to layout soon. The novella has a nice appendix with character bios, maps, and glossary to go along with the fantastically fun story by Nigel Wong. Our second novella has started and the first draft is nearly done. Red Giants covers the …

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