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The Age of Shadow is a complete fantasy role-playing game based upon the OpenQuest system. As such, the game utilises a simple percentile rules mechanic to resolve most actions (making it suitable for beginners and veteran role-players alike), and is set in a mythical world of elves, men, and fearsome monsters.

Within the book you will find:

• character generation rules
• a comprehensive skill list and combat chapter
• rules for two different types of magic
• a wide variety of situational rules
• a complete monster section
• a two page character sheet


Note that more information concerning to the world in which the age of shadow is set can be found in The Age of Shadow: Campaign Guide (also available from Crooked Staff Publishing).



More information concerning to the world in which

the age of shadow is set can be found in:   

The Age of Shadow: Campaign Guide   

(also available from Crooked Staff Publishing)  

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February 13th, 2015
This is FANTASTIC. Clean design and layout, tried and tested elegant rules and a nice framework setting to build a classic fantasy campaign with. The print version is excellent and for the price..a bargain! The other products for the game are good too [...]
November 8th, 2013
An absolutely excellent use of the OpenQuest system, it creates a very adaptable set of mechanics which will allow me to dig out all my old Iron Crown and MERP products and rekindle my early days of gaming, but without the complexity of Rolemaster. The [...]
William W. [Featured Reviewer]
February 14th, 2012
A fantasy RPG based on OpenQuest, an open source version of the rules that powered RPGs in the Basic Roleplaying series (Call of Cthulhu, Elfquest, RuneQuest, et al). Anyone familiar with those classic games will easily adapt to this system. Fo [...]
erik f. t. t. [Featured Reviewer]
December 3rd, 2011
(originally posted at The Age of Shadow, a fantasy RPG drawing upon the OpenQuest rules, which drew upon the Mongoose RuneQuest, has it's roots deeply in the previous versions of RuneQuest. Got that? Good. So, it's Open [...]
September 14th, 2011
Having played Runequest & CoC over the years, I was tempted to download this and give it a look. I wasn't disappointed. Some nice artwork throughout the 70+ pages (not too many as to drain the ink). It was enjoyable reading through the PDF, [...]
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August 01, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on August 01, 2011.