On short notice in September 2019 we presented the Savage Battlefield Bundle, featuring campaign settings published by Battlefield Press for Pinnacle Entertainment’s fast-furious-fun Savage Worlds Deluxe Edition RPG. (And one for the new SW Adventure Edition, too.) This all-new offer, which helped Battlefield owner Jonathan Thompson and his family after an arsonist burned their home, presented Victorian and World War I fantasy, Cthulhoid space opera, Robin Hood adventure, and more for a bargain price.
On August 6, as Battlefield Press owner Jonathan Thompson and his family were returning home from Gen Con, a burglar robbed their home in Shreveport, Louisiana and then, to hide the burglary, set the house on fire. “We lucked out that we had a vigilant neighbor,” says Jonathan. “The fire department was close by and arrived within a few minutes of the 911 call. Though there were no people in the house, the fire did take the life of my two-month-old kitten. The fire destroyed collectibles, about a third of my gaming collection, general reference books, and my work computers. The fire damage was limited to two rooms, but the rest of the house has smoke and water damage from the fire department. We have insurance, but there is a $2,500 deductible, and we will be displaced to a hotel for at least the next 5-6 months. This collection will help us live while we are waiting to get back into our house.”
There were six titles in our Starter Collection (retail value $48.50) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks, including the starfaring Cthulhu Mythos setting Eldritch Skies (Savage Worlds Edition), plus the Kindle version and the Eldritch Skies GM Screen Inserts; Sherwood: The Legend of Robin Hood Second Edition; and the World War I fantasy setting, Kaiser’s Gate (plus its sourcebooks Kaiser’s Gate Field Manual: Mounts and Adventures & Archetypes).
Those who paid more than the threshold (average) price also got our entire Bonus Collection with five more titles worth an additional $55.50, including the Eldritch Skies supplement Distant Vistas; the modern-day supernatural Agents of G.A.I.A.; the post-apocalyptic exploration of a World Reborn, The Dinosaur Protocol (for SWAdE); Gaslight Victorian Fantasy Third Edition (plus the free Gaslight Map Pack and Calendar Pack 1888); and the 1920s one-shot adventure set in the Kaiser’s Gate background, Wizards and Wiseguys: Public Enemies (retail $5).
Ordinarily 10% of each Bundle of Holding purchase goes to a designated charity. For this Savage Battlefield offer we added the charity revenue to the publisher share to help Jonathan Thompson in a tough time.