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Death of Legends is a dark-fantasy roleplaying game that tells the story of epic deeds against great odds.

Twenty years have passed since the Enemy was defeated and its armies vanquished.

Twenty years since a small group of heroes rose from obscurity to become the sThe City of Polaritytuff of legends, turning the tide of battle.

Twenty long years of peace and prosperity.

But now there are rumours that the Enemy has returned.

War is coming and nobody knows who can be trusted.

This is the story of the last great war against the Enemy.

This is the story of the Death of Legends.

Each player takes the role of a legendary hero, forges their path to greatness, then determines the fate of the Free Territories in a climactic struggle against a relentless, malevolent, Enemy. 

Gameplay

Death of Legends uses simple dice mechanics to allow players to construct a rich backstory for their characters, charting their path to legendary status. 

As the last war rages players narrate scenes detailing the great battles, influencing the outcome though the heroism of their characters, and tracking the progress of the war on a bespoke fantasy map.

In the Legends darkest hour a weapon of great power is found capable of destroying the Enemy, and the characters must decide which of their number can be trusted to resist the Lure of the Enemy.

This is a complete game for 3-6 players (there is no GM), completed within a single-session of play.

Death of Legends was awarded an Indie Groundbreaker Award for Best Rules.

 
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Carl A February 19, 2016 5:32 am UTC
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Interesting idea, though I wish the PDF was higher quality. It is clear the pictures in it suffer seriously from jpg artifacting, which makes many pages look really "dirty". Since the PDF is free, it is going to be a lot of people's first experience with this publisher. I went ahead and bought the non-free expansion ("First Kingdoms") and the first half of that book looks terrific, but as soon as you get to the player handouts the same problem arises there, too.
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Dale E February 19, 2016 7:42 am UTC
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Hi Carl, thanks for the feedback. I've added a high-resolution version of the game for an optimum reading (and gaming) experience.
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Pages
50
ISBN
978-0-473-33655-4
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99.63 MB
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May 12, 2017
This title was added to our catalog on October 21, 2015.