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The Wait Is Over: Masks Is Now in Stock in Softcover!

If you’ve been waiting for Masks: 1,000 Memorable NPCs for Any Roleplaying Game [1] — Gnome Stew’s second book — to come back into stock, your wait has ended!

You can now order Masks in print (with a free PDF copy) from the Engine Publishing online store [2].

It’s also available as a standalone PDF, as well as in a package deal with our first book, Eureka: 501 Adventure Plots to Inspire Game Masters [3] for 20% off (in print or PDF).

To say that we’ve been blown away by the reception Masks has gotten would be one hell of an understatement. It has sold over 400 copies since preorders opened on July 5th, and the PDF hit #1 on RPGNow [4], #2 on DriveThruRPG [5], and #1 Small Press on DTRPG.

Masks has also received rave reviews, and we’ve linked to all 15 of them [6] for your perusal. You can also download a free 17-page preview of the book [7] to check it out.

Thank you for being patient — it took me longer to get these inventoried and ready to ship than I expected.

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6 Comments To "The Wait Is Over: Masks Is Now in Stock in Softcover!"

#1 Comment By RF On August 25, 2011 @ 5:18 am

So are you saying that you’re just now shipping the preorders? I just want to make sure nothing happened to my book :).

#2 Comment By Martin Ralya On August 25, 2011 @ 6:09 am

[8] – No, preorders were all shipped on 8/13; [9].

In the world of Media Mail and First-Class International, not having received your book yet is entirely within their s-l-o-w shipping times. Sit tight! 🙂

#3 Comment By RF On August 25, 2011 @ 1:00 pm


P.S. Your books are gold to an improv GM like me. I just pick a plot, gather some NPCs and names, and GO! It rocks.

#4 Comment By Martin Ralya On August 26, 2011 @ 8:14 am

[10] – Thank you! We designed them to work well together, so it’s good to hear that they do. 🙂

#5 Comment By bhaase On August 26, 2011 @ 6:42 pm

Awesome! I was drooling over the hardbacks of these at GenCon but wanted the PDF bundle too. Just picked up the full package deal from Engine Publishing.

Do the books have that gnome fresh scent?

#6 Comment By Martin Ralya On August 28, 2011 @ 10:14 am

[11] – Thanks for picking up the books!

I do indeed hand*-scent each book before it leaves our warehouse.** I leave it to you determine whether or not that’s a good thing.***

* “Hand” may be slightly inaccurate

** IE my home office.

*** Our lawyer informs me we can’t call the scent “fresh,” or any derivative thereof, however.

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