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“Hearing I ask, from the holy races,
From Heimdall’s sons, both high and low;
Thou wilt, Valtfather, that I well relate
Old tales I remember, of men long ago”
-- Völuspa, stanza 1

Thus begins the saga of the Fate of the Northmen, the Prophecy of the Völva...

Yggdrasill is a game of exciting adventure in a detailed and fascinating setting from the team behind Qin: The Warring States RPG. Become a hero in the Scandia of
legend – intrigue, combat, quests, magic and mythic creatures await...!

As heroes in search of adventure, glory and immortality, you will take part in great battles which will lead you from the snowy plains of Jutland to the halls of kings. Perhaps your characters will become heroes recognised by Odin the Formidable himself in his feasting-hall in Valhalla, as he awaits the time of Ragnarök, the final
battle against the giants and their kin, which marks the end of the time of legends and of the Gods themselves.

Mercenary or hirdmen, berserkr or noble, prophetess or sorcerer, Fate will guide you through frozen fjords, deep seas, and monster-haunted forests. Skalds will sing of your exploits for centuries to come!

Men of the North!

The legend starts here!

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October 8th, 2015
I believe Yggdrasill is good attempt at capturing role-playing in the Norse or viking culture and mythology. The world overview is sufficient for a start but serious GMs will complement this with the other world books. My main issue with the setting is [...]
Roger (. L. [Featured Reviewer]
August 26th, 2015
Wenn der Name schwer zu schreiben ist, wird’s mythisch: Yggdrasill entführt in die Welt der Nordmänner und -frauen, und siedelt sich zwischen historischem Skandinavien und dem der Sagas und Legenden an. Eine eigene Regel-Engine und alles, woran Wik [...]
Jay S. A. [Featured Reviewer]
August 9th, 2012
It's easy for me to say that Yggdrasill is perhaps one of the most impressive alternate history RPGs I've read. It's clear that the authors of the book possess two very important qualities in this kind of work: A love and respect for the source, and th [...]
Alexander O. [Featured Reviewer]
August 5th, 2012
Yggdrasill is a fantastic combination of sourcebook and RPG. While it does choose to portray a view of Scandia that is more inclined toward a setting fitting for fantasy heroics, it does so in such a way to remain true to the history, culture, and sour [...]
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