The Taskan Empire

March 3, 2015
Companion Volume to Shores of Korantia, The Taskan Empire takes you into the fraught world of the Immortal Emperor Zygas Taga, embodied in the fearsome, magically animated avatar, The Iron Simulacrum.

This 105 page book provides a full overview of the empire, it people, customs, religion and more. Character creation rules for Taskan characters are provided as are rules for cults, new spells and the way Taskan religion is indelibly bound into the lives of all who live in the Simulacrum's shadow.

The book is available in either PDF from our webstore, or via Print on Demand from our Lulu pages. If you buy from Lulu you qualify for the PDF free of charge so please make sure you choose the right purchase option for you!
 

RuneQuest 6 Deutsche!

December 6, 2014
RuneQuest 6 is now available in German!

You can buy the PDF of the core rules from our store on the Products page. (http://www.thedesignmechanism.com/products.php#!/RuneQuest-Deutsche-PDF-Only/c/11615132/offset=0&sort=normal)

This has been something we wanted to release for our German friends for some time, and we're delighted to be able to bring RQ6 Deutsche at long last.
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Mythic Britain is available for Preorder

November 3, 2014
www.thedesignmechanism.com/products.

It is the year 495.

Saxons control Britain's east. Aelle, Guercha and Cerdic vie for supremacy in the kingdoms of Ceint, Anglia and Mierce. To the west and north the fractious Britons struggle to unite, their previous attempts betrayed by Vortigern and Uther's personal follies. Now, a new warlord emerges, guided by a druid: Uther's bastard, Arthur, bearer of Caledfwlch, the sword forged by Gorfannon.

This is the Dark Ages. Blood soaked, treacherous, fraught. ...

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Mythic Britain: Caves of the Circind

September 13, 2014
We're delighted to give you a second preview of Mythic Britain - this time in the form of a complete scenario taken from the campaign section of the book. Merlin, the High Druid of Britain, sends the characters to retrieve the fabled Coat of Beisrydd, one of the Thirteen Treasures of Britain. To succeed they must find the help of the hero, Gawain, uncover the mysteries of Lindisfarena, and defy the wrath of Mawgaus, Druid-King of the fierce Circind Votadini - a powerful animist known to eat t...
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Mythic Britain Preview

September 1, 2014
As a Labour Day Special Treat, we're sharing a few pages from Mythic Britain.

The book is 90% complete and undergoing final editorial, proofing and layout. There will be more news about its production and release soon, and we'll also be releasing a complete scenario, Caves of the Circind, which was one of two featured at GenCon 2014.

Click on the PDF link to the right to download the Mythic Britain preview pages.

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RuneQuest Essentials

June 8, 2014
We are releasing RQ6 in a much-reduced, introductory PDF edition called RuneQuest Essentials. Designed for those who want to try RuneQuest before migrating to the full rules, it offers a great way of getting to know one of the most celebrated roleplaying game systems out there.

What's more, RuneQuest Essentials is free. You can download it from the Downloads page (or via DrivethruRPG and our publisher page there). If you feel we're being overly generous, then there's a Donate button you can us...
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Ships & Shield Walls Now Available

May 25, 2014

Taking RuneQuest Campaigns to the High Seas and Fields of Battle!

Ships and Shield Walls offers additional rules for Games Masters and players, taking RuneQuest characters onto the oceans and seas, and into pitched conflict.

Ships & Seafaring gives you the tools for defining and managing ships of all kinds, including encounter tables, sample vessels and two new sea creatures from myth and legend.

Shield Walls & Battles provides semi-abstract rules for handling large-scale clashes of w...


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Shores of Korantia Now Available!

May 12, 2014
The latest supplement for RuneQuest 6, Shores of Korantia, is available for download. This setting and campaign book is based in the world of Thennla, first introduced in Age of Treason: the Iron Simulacrum. With completely new content designed specifically for RuneQuest 6th edition, Shores of Korantia focuses on the many city-states of the Korantine Empire and is a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to Thennla. It contains rules for character creation, social class, Korantine magic ...

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Shores of Korantia Preview

March 29, 2014
Opposite you will find a 9-page sneak preview of 'Shores of Korantia', the latest RuneQuest release that will be available in early May. Written by Jonathan Drake, 'Shores of Korantia' describes the Korantine city states of Thennla, the world first introduced in 'Age of Treason: The Iron Simulacrum'. The book details Korantine life, the cities, political and religious structures, cults, magic, and much more - including rules for sea-faring and naval combat. The book rounds-out out with three ...
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Spring 2014 News

March 22, 2014
It's been a while since we gave you a news update, so I thought we'd celebrate spring's arrival (not that you'd know it in deepest Ontario) with some news on recent developments.

Let's start with the RuneQuest Gateway news. The RQ Gateway is a third party license allowing publishers to create their own supplements for RuneQuest.

Chronicles of Future Earth (Mindjammer Press)
This news broke yesterday, but we're more than happy to repeat it. Mindjammer Press, the company behind 'Mindjammer', 'Mons...
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