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New: Luther Arkwright (May 2015)
Not one Earth, but an infinity of them, existing in parallel continua, their own paths, own histories, own futures, own mistakes. Most are unaware of the existence of a multiverse; but some parallels know that Earth is not alone, but mirrored.
ZeroZero knows. It watches the parallels, ensures their stability. ZeroZero knows that instability spreads like a disease, infecting each parallel until a critical mass is reached and cataclysm is guaranteed.
The Disruptors know. And they are intent on subverting the multiverse for their own ends, to destabilise countries, instigate wars, bring about destruction.
The Valhalla Project was established to stop the Disruptors; to uncover their plans, identify their agents, and eliminate them. Their best agent is Luther Arkwright, unique in the multiverse, a powerful psychic, but himself unstable. Arkwright does not work alone: there are others.
Based on Bryan Talbot’s acclaimed graphic novels, Luther Arkwright: Roleplaying Across the Parallels is a RuneQuest supplement introducing the Arkwright multiverse and all the rules needed for adventuring in countless parallel dimensions. This book contains game rules for contemporary character creation, psionics, technology, firearms, vehicles and more! Hardcover. 184 pages. This is a preorder. Copies will be shipping from our warehouse in early July 2015. Note: this is a supplement for RuneQuest and requires either the RuneQuest 6 rules, or RuneQuest Essentials for full play.
184 pages. $24.99 (print & PDF). $10.99 PDF only
Click on the RuneQuest Supplements category above to place your order!
This special version of RuneQuest 6th Edition is designed to introduce players and Games Masters to the essentials of the game. In this book you will find the core of the RuneQuest engine, in a stripped-down format, but still complete enough to create characters and begin adventuring with one of roleplaying’s most enduring and respected systems.
The intention is that this book will give you a taste of the mechanics and encourage you to move onto the full edition of the rules. The full rulebook contains much, much more: more game options, more magic, more monsters more cults.
RuneQuest Essentials is a free download, but if you would like to show your appreciation, please donate whatever amount you feel appropriate by clicking on the Donate button directly below the RuneQuest Essentials image.
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We're delighted to announce that Design Mechanism, Issaries and Mongoose Publishing have reached an agreement that allows us to continue making available RuneQuest and Glorantha titles (originally published by Mongoose) through DrivethruRPG and its affiliated sites.
Under the RuneQuest Archives you'll be able to buy a special selection of the very best of the old Mongoose RQ and Glorantha titles at only $1.00 per book.
This means that certain titles that would have disappeared are now available at a really great price. The titles available through RuneQuest Archives are:
RuneQuest Empires (MRQ2)
Monster Coliseum (MRQ2)
Land of the Samurai (MRQ1)
The Price of Honour (MRQ1)
Pavis Rises (MRQ2)
Dara Happa Stirs (MRQ1)
Both MRQ1 and MRQ2 books are highly compatible with RuneQuest 6th edition and, of course, MRQ2 books are fully compatible with Mongoose's Legend system.
RuneQuest Combat Effects App for AndroidThis app, for Android smart phones and tablets, assists GMs and Players with working out Special Effects options based on success level, weapon type and do forth. The details of each effect are discretely listed along with all relevant rolls and modifiers. The app does away with the need for reference sheets or rulebook flipping.
It costs just $0.99 from the Google Play app store.