News for June 2010
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Gaïa, a supplement for Anima: Beyond Fantasy, is now on sale
Anima: Beyond Fantasy RPG | Published 21 June 2010

Why do we forget? Every time I begin to tell this story, our story, that question always comes to mind. Even today, at the dawn of a new millennium, I still have no answer.
We lost everything. In an instant, what was ours was wrested away, submerging us in the darkness of our own ignorance. The details of our history are lost in its immensity, and so we are doomed to repeat them, ignorant of our condition, while the world that we created collapses around us. Is this our punishment? Or our salvation?

Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to announce that Gaïa Volume 1: Beyond the Dreams is now on sale at your local retailer and on our webstore! This supplement for the popular RPG Anima: Beyond Fantasy presents a wealth of details on the culture and geography of Gaïa, the vibrant fantasy realm of Anima.

With Gaïa Volume 1: Beyond the Dreams, players can enter the old continent, the heart of a world full of adventures, mysteries, and intrigues waiting to be discovered. Thirty countries and regions are described with geographical details so that the cities and the lifestyle of its inhabitants may be fully experiences. An elaborate full-color map is also included featuring the precise location and current political situation of each of these nations!

Gaïa Volume 1: Beyond the Dreams also features:

  • History: Learn the beginnings of the world of man, with one detailed chronology that states the most important events triggering the present situation of the sacred holy empire.
  • Tales: A compilation of stories that narrate some of the most relevant events of the old continent, where more than three hundred characters and ideas for adventures are presented to give rich life to your games.
  • Religion: Explore the more important myths and beliefs of humanity, from the church of abel to the spiritual traditions of the lillium.
  • Organizations: A perspective of the most relevant organizations of the world, such as the Order of Yehudah, The Consortium, and Requiem.
  • New rules: A set of optional rules to situate your games within gaïa, including the Layers of Samsara, Fame, and Pacts of the Dragon.

Pick up your copy today, then prepare to explore the rich world of Anima in a whole new way!

Set in the fantasy world of Gaïa, Anima: Beyond Fantasy is a critically acclaimed roleplaying game that features a dynamic and flexible system for high adventure and immersive storytelling.

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Published: 7/2/2010 3:39:42 PM

You would think the Anima line in general would get more attention than it does. Just seems like there are a lot of the minis being pumped out but no info on that at all. I think if FFG were to put same kind of effort into promoting the Anima line of products as much as they do their own and GW's. I think you would see more folks giving Anima a look see.

Published: 6/22/2010 2:16:47 PM

It is an interesting point.  A game no more than it is supported, but can be supported less.  Thus, the only way to succeed is to risk serious loss.  On the other hand, leaving it unsupported means it's vastly more likely to fail.  One way or the other, we are getting supplements, even if we aren't getting them in good time.

I do agree with your point though.  We get ten cheap updates a week on other games (which I think is a good thing), and we got two updates (total) on this (which I think is not).  One to tell us they're going to get it (how long ago was that?) and one to tell us it's here.  It used to be that I would see a lot of people saying that this is an orphan line (at least in English).  Now I just don't see anybody talking about it at all (aside from a few voices on the Edge English forum).

Published: 6/22/2010 2:14:23 PM

 I've pre-ordered on Amazon, I wonder when they'll have it in stock.

Published: 6/22/2010 11:51:12 AM

I can't help but think that Fantasy Flight Games could have taken some effort to promote this book. Perhaps an article other than "It's coming soon!" Maybe one of the 9+ Deathwatch announcements could have been more information about this book.

Published: 6/22/2010 8:43:16 AM

Better late than never. Hope there will be more Anima products in the RPG line to trickle out in the future. Thanks FFG!

Published: 6/21/2010 1:03:24 PM

Man, i thought this was a dead RPG line, glad to see its not.

Published: 6/21/2010 12:38:33 PM

SWEET!  This is made of awesome!  Having been taunted by Swordwraith and others with their stupid Spanish-reading skills, I'm so looking forward to this.

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