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 the brains of his enemies.
You'll find the download PDF to the right of this post...
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.
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... Continue reading...
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 ...
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 ... Continue reading...
At 2pm EST, February 4th, 2014, we will be launching our RuneQuest Bundle of Holding over at http://bundleofholding.com. This is a great chance for people to buy our PDFs at a remarkable price, for a limited period of time.
10% of all sales go to charity. Design Mechanism is supporting two: Macmillan Cancer Support and Electronic Frontiers.
If you've been thinking about buying RuneQuest 6, this is superb way of buying into the system.
Hessaret's Treasure is a brand new, standalone scenario based in The Realm from 'Book of Quests' but usable in any fantasy setting. Its a PDF-only release at present - watch for details for a Print on Demand option.
A great first adventure for RQ, its suitable for 3-6 characters and mixes city intrigue, double-crosses, wilderness survival and dungeon-delving.