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If you like the purple islands, then you'll love my latest work - Cha'alt (link below).


This is a weird, science fantasy, gonzo campaign setting and wilderness hex-crawl for old school fantasy roleplaying games.  The Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence is a guide for helping you run crazy sandbox scenarios in a lost world of Snake-Men, dinosaurs, and mutant sorcerers... an exotic and deadly region possessed by a demonic, purple-hued god of ruin and consumption.

If you're into the OSR or just want some strange 5e flavoring, give this a try.  It's not your usual adventuring environment, but it will be memorable!

The Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence was successfully funded via Kickstarter at the beginning of 2014.  I just published a follow-up scenario (also with Kickstarter help) to go along with this campaign setting.  It's called Battle For The Purple Islands.  Check it out!



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Yann E September 14, 2019 5:28 pm UTC
What is the interest to show a woman's butt to sell this product, honestly. So 80's...
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Eric D September 14, 2019 7:05 pm UTC
In this day and age it could be a guy's butt. Such confusion.
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Zachary A September 15, 2019 2:34 am UTC
I dunno man, I've seen twink butt, and that's not twink butt.
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Yann E September 15, 2019 2:50 pm UTC
such bad faith
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Jordan D October 02, 2020 1:30 am UTC
It's supposed to be 80's. It's OSR.
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Stephen A September 28, 2022 11:08 pm UTC
I suppose one answer to this question is an interest of utility. Overt sexuality on the cover is one way to signal mature content within, especially for those who don't enlarge the image to see the written warning at the bottom. If someone is turned off by the cover, they might be turned off by some of the ideas in the text. And in this case, yes, one would be partially judging a book by its cover.
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