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The Unconventional Dwarf is the first in a series of books intended to bring roleplaying into the 21st century by taking it back to its roots and questioning its fundamental assumptions.

The Unconventional will show some of the ways to make a game unique, to re-ground fantasy in real-world myths and logical consistency while also renewing that lost sense of wonder. Each of the dwarven societies presented herein have some familiar traits, but in new contexts, and they all overturn certain aspects of dwarves as you know them in favor of an original and consistent society inspired by everything from Ancient Sparta, Imperial Rome, and the Amazons to cave diving, celebrity culture, and even the naked mole rat.

Whether looking for a concept for the next character, working on developing a world for the next session, seeking inspiration for a game design project, or simply looking for a good read, it is our hope that these pages will inspire, amuse, and maybe even challenge you.

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March 24th, 2014
'THE UNCONVENTIONAL DWARF' IS A BRILLIANT SETTING & CULTURAL STUDY FOR THOSE SEEKING AN ALTERNATIVE TO YOUR FATHER'S ROLE-PLAYING GAMES. As a game master and player in almost every major fantasy and horror RPG system for the past 20+ years, [...]
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November 17, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on November 13, 2013.