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A RuneQuest 3 supplement about the Gods of Glorantha. It contained: A Theyalan Calendar The Prosopaedia. What The Priests Say The Cults Book. supplement Gods of Glorantha, published simultaneously. This book and its companion materials may not be repro- duced whole or in part by any means. Gods of Glorantha: 60 Religions for Runequest on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. CONTENTS: * PROSOPAEDIA: in this book hundreds of.

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The HeroQuest game system, written by Robin Laws in collaboration with Greg Stafford, is radically different from RuneQuest in that it emphasises narrativist aspects of role-playing; in contrast, RuneQuest emphasised simulationist aspects. The game detailed the rise of the barbarian Prince Argrath to defend his homeland of Sartar against the red tide gofs the civilized Lunar Empire, and filled out the area of Dragon Pass ; the game has undergone several reissues since that time.

Glorantha is an exciting world of heroes. This section of the magazine is printed sideways, with the staple in the middle. Glorantha is full of surprises. The ‘historical’ world of Glorantha is in a more or less fallen state, having recovered only partially from a universal battle against Chaos in the mythic Godtime.

Heroes Volume 1, Number 4. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Glorantha.

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The Love Goddess, from the upcoming Gods of Glorantha. There are a variety of cultures in Glorantha that have strikingly different perceptions of their world, the magic that pervades it and the major events that have shaped it. Add a copy to your collection. Their societies are matriarchal, and they worship, glorqntha others, a goddess of darkness called Kyger Litor, mother of the Trolls, and the more violent and sinister Zorak Zoran.


Stafford’s first imaginings of Glorantha date back towhen he began his studies at Beloit Collegeas a vehicle for him to deepen his own understanding of mythology by creating his own mythology. Latest publication is RuneQuest Roleplaying in Glorantha, published 21 st of september Stafford first tried to sell the game to established publishers, but despite being accepted by three different game companies, each attempt ended in failure; eventually he founded his own game company inthe influential Chaosiumto publish his game.

Add tags Tags separate by space: Humans are the dominant race, but other sentient beings abound. No Glorrantha Links Found. They are described as stupid, vicious and live in violent matriarchies with a religious emphasis on devouring. If explored, it has different worlds and dimensions, whole realms gosd Gods, spirits and sorcerous powers come from. A draft of the RuneQuest 4 rules, called RuneQuest: Retrieved from ” https: For a first time the rulebook is written completely in the Glorantha and the rulebook works as basic encyclopedia about the Glorantha.

The world is flat, with a dome-like sky, and it has been shaped in large and small ways by the mythic actions of the gods. More abstractly, Campbell’s idea that myths are how we shape our lives deeply informs the picture of life in Glorantha fods the game world’s publication history.

Gloeantha materials such as Cults gloorantha Praxplayers aligned their characters with any of several distinct religions, grounding those characters in the political, cultural, and metaphysical conflicts of Glorantha. Familiar nonhuman races, such as elves and dwarves, are distinct from their common, Tolkienesque portrayals.


The Avalon Hill Game Gloranntha. Some work with the deities, other heroes and heroines fight against them.

The next publication was also a board game, Nomad Godspublished by Chaosium inwhich detailed the raids and wars between the beast-riding spirit-worshiping tribes of Prax, a cursed land to the east of Dragon Pass.

They must have oral surgery in order to speak human languages. Heroes make their way in the world, and may also venture into metaphysical realms to gain knowledge and power, at the risk of body and soul.

Gods of Glorantha

He founded the company Chaosium to publish the board wargame White Bear and Red Moon in other sources saywhich was set in Glorantha. They reside around rivers, mainly in Sartar, and have an unexplained mystical affinity with Death. The “Cults Book” 84 pages is the main item in this box providing the descriptions for 60 deities and their associated cults and magic.

It has since been renamed RuneSlayers and released as a free download; it is not set in Glorantha.

Hackers and choppers have what they want, while scholars and mythologists have a vast playground of new stories, legends and myths to enjoy.