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Visit Marlinko, a borderlands city where life takes a strange fever-dream cast, in this 72-page urban adventure fantasy supplement. Part city-setting, part full-blown adventure, Fever-Dreaming Marlinko is a stand-alone companion to the Slavic acid fantasy weirdness of the Slumbering Ursine Dunes.

What you will find inside:

  • Background and hooks for the city's “four contradas,” city quarters with their own peculiar traditions, sites and even gods.

  • Gorgeous isometric city maps by Luka Rejec. Download them for free at full-sized, high resolution here. 

  • Two complete dungeon adventure sites.

  • Two new players classes (the Mountebank and Robodwarf).

  • Chaos Index with escalating events/triggers scattered throughout the city.

  • News generator with full news briefs and hooks.

  • Tiger-wrestling mini-game.

  • Weird nickname generator.

  • Section on running scams, hoaxes and grifting activity in a fantasy campaign.

  • Carousing system tied into the contrada system.

  • A“fair play/pay” guild system for hirelings.

What Others Are Saying:

“If a wealthy NPC owning an "all-weather tiger pit" appeals to you, and you generally like your games to be loud and chaotic, Fever-Dreaming Marlinko is a must-have...Even the Labyrinth Lord/DM possessing no desire to run a game in Marlinko specifically, will unearth ample ideas portable to any town or city.”

Corey Ryan Walden

"[T]his is really a model of what a good urban supplement should look like, and many of the tricks it uses to create [an] evocative and interactive setting are worthy of emulation in any campaign."

- Gus L.

"[I]t’s one of the best city supplements every produced, if not the best...Everything in this contributes to the fun. Everything is a hook. Everything is interactive...A perfect home base for your party."

- Bryce Lynch

"Fever-Dreaming Marlinko's strong points are the clever and evocative writing, and the abundance of gaming-oriented material. The book explicitly tells you that rather than focusing on shopping lists and dull descriptions of shops, it's going to focus on the interesting bits, and it does a great job of this. You come out of it with a clear idea of what Marlinko is like as a city, and what parts to focus on."

- John Bell

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Dwight F April 04, 2019 11:23 am UTC
Print available anywhere else like or Lulu? I'd buy your stuff from either of those sources.
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Peter H May 29, 2016 12:38 pm UTC
POD option disappeared?
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Chris C May 29, 2016 1:46 pm UTC
It will be back online shortly.
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Evan D May 31, 2016 9:38 am UTC
Hi Chris,

Roughly, when do you expect the PoD option to be available again?

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Chris C May 31, 2016 5:17 pm UTC
In the next few days. There was an issue with the interior file that we are trying to correct (now we are just waiting for the thumbs up from the printer).
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Evan D June 01, 2016 1:40 pm UTC
That's good news! I'm looking forward to ordering it.
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Michael S July 09, 2015 9:37 pm UTC
Could you make a combined print book of this with Slumbering Ursine Dunes? I'd rather buy a 140 page book than two 70 page booklets.
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Robert P July 09, 2015 9:45 pm UTC
Thanks for your interest!

We're intending to put out a Hill Cantons Complete-ish hardcover (or possibly boxed set) once all of the Kickstarter goals have been met (including two more modules, Misty Isles of the Eld and What Ho! Frog Demons), but that is several months out.

However, we will be doing a print/pdf bundle next month, which will allow you to pick up both in the interim.
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Anders K August 26, 2015 7:28 am UTC
Any news regarding ETA on such a Hill Cantons Complete-ish Hardcover? I would personally prefer a complete hardcover POD option right here at DriveThru over a boxed set, because i expect a boxed set won't go through POD?
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Robert P August 26, 2015 8:57 am UTC
Realistically, it is still a ways out. Misty Isles of the Eld and What Ho, Frog Demons are both still in development, so they will need to be put to bed before we can seriously begin work on Complete-ish. We have yet to determine what form it will ultimately take, but we appreciate your input. As for a boxed set, OBS is not equipped to offer them, so by necessity it would be available only through ordering directly from us.
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Anders K August 26, 2015 9:55 am UTC
Thank you for your FAST answer! :)
I think I will just go ahead an order pdf+print copies of Slumbering Ursine Dunes + Fever-dreaming Marlinko now then :)
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Robert P August 26, 2015 10:00 am UTC
Our pleasure!

Thanks for your support and patronage.
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Andrew S June 19, 2015 7:55 am UTC
Will buying the pdf grant a discount from POD later or am I better off waiting?
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Chris C June 29, 2015 6:57 pm UTC
Well print has arrived.
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Dirk R June 17, 2015 11:16 am UTC
Oh, PLEASE, make this available in print!
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Robert P June 17, 2015 10:19 pm UTC
Oh, it definitely will be! Give us a couple weeks.

Glad you like it!
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