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Become a Vasall in Awaken, join the world of battles against the darkness, political struggles and discover the price of retaining humanity in the ruthless world!

Awaken is a tabletop roleplaying game set in a dark, war-ravaged fantasy world heavily influenced by Slavic and Mediterranean folklore, where the forgotten mythologies have resurfaced as Vasalli, powerful humans gifted with abilities capable of changing the course of history.

Inside the Awaken rulebook you’ll find: 

  • A dark, war-ravaged fantasy universe influenced by Slavic and Mediterranean folklore.
  • A complete game system with intuitive and light rules, which help you tell a story rather than burden you down.
  • Streamlined rules for Character creation and guidelines for
    Narrators, including examples of antagonists.
  • A Story suitable for venturing into
    the world of Awaken.
Game Information
Number of players: 3-6
Dice: D6, 5 or more

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Ella W November 17, 2017 5:45 pm UTC
Been playing for a while. Great setting and great mechanics. Something really unique that I have been missing from fantasy settings.
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Nina B April 14, 2017 4:25 pm UTC
Interesting but would have liked a better preview, nothing but setting information here doesn't tell jack about the game really. Setting seems nice but without knowing how the game works I will have to pass
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The Games C April 15, 2017 7:33 pm UTC
Dear Nina,
We have a full quickstart available for free with a light set of rules, pre-genarated character and an adventure! Please feel free to try it!


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Nina B April 18, 2017 5:21 pm UTC
thank you for pointing that out i had missed it.
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James G April 13, 2017 3:20 pm UTC
Any plans to make this a PoD?
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The Games C April 13, 2017 6:27 pm UTC
The books are going to print in a little while, so there will be a possibility to preorder a copy or buy one when released. We currently don't have a plan to make it PoD through DTRPG, but there is always a possibility.
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James G April 13, 2017 6:32 pm UTC
So where will printed copies be available from? In the UK and often postage can be really high.
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The Games C April 14, 2017 7:12 am UTC
Hey James!
Oh, I understand, well, we'll see the options with our publisher. Additionally, there is an option to offer PoD through Lightning Source services, and as soon as we work out the details about physical copies in Europe, we'll notify you.
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James G April 14, 2017 7:43 am UTC
That would be great as I know a lot of people buy physical books from here as its simpler and postage is often a fraction of the cost, trying to buy a $40 book from a website and then paying $40 for postage is not ideal and probably turns a lot of people off.

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Nikola N April 12, 2017 5:40 pm UTC
Great fun for those who like to develop their characters and storyline. Especially love the storytelling mechanic which rewards players for describing their actions in an engaging way.
Illustrations and a nicely fleshed out setting also a great plus.
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Vlad R April 12, 2017 5:10 pm UTC
I am really happy this book is finally out, I have been waiting for this for what seems forever. And, it didn't disappoint me. Quite the opposite: I'm stunned by the illustrations and design being so different than what we're used to when it comes to fantasy art/books. It's refreshingly minimalistic yet really modern in its multi-style illustration approach. I love the simplicity of a layout and the vividness of maps illustrations. And for the content, I expected nothing less. Great job!
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Igsy K April 12, 2017 3:16 pm UTC
I've been waiting for this book to be released! Everything is great, the art is stunning, system is simple and elegant and the lore is inspiring!
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Maren H April 11, 2017 2:50 pm UTC
Issue on page 130. Under two weapon fighting it includes the rules for trip (trip is missing its own header is all)
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The Games C April 13, 2017 6:28 pm UTC
Thanks for a remark, we've fixed that and the updated version is online since yesterday.
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This title was added to our catalog on April 11, 2017.