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Towers extending up to the sky, made of alabaster, with gold filigree. Beautiful statues of gods and angels and heroes and kings. A people who found their deeds on a philosophy of hope. A civilization at the summit of its majesty.

All of it long gone.

The Cold Ruins are all that’s left. Broken towers. Shattered statues. Creeping undead vines grown over beautiful edifices. And the people… ruined. Lastlife is populated only with the undead, husks of what came before clinging to a horrible half-life. Their memories lost and gone. Their past glory, vanished.

In The Cold Ruins of Lastlife, you’ll play an undead remnant of a once-great world. Find your lost memories as you sift through the ashes, or pave a new path, cutting a swath of burning light into a hopeful future, and leave the past—and your memories—behind forever. The Cold Ruins of Lastlife lets you play undead adventurers trying to find something to fight for—the past or the future—in this cold and dreadful world. Hunt for a new flame. Or try to recall why your flame burned bright in the first place. The Cold Ruins of Lastlife is heavily inspired by Dark Souls, along with works such as Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast series and Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities.

Find your place in these undead ruins with this second Chaos World from Magpie Games!

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Simon S March 08, 2018 12:10 pm UTC
Hi there, i purchased the chaos worlds bundle and when i try to open ColdRuinsOfLastLife.pdf it says corrupted or not a pdf. I downloaded it several times, but it stays the same. All the other files are ok. Could you please comment on that ?
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Derrick K March 08, 2018 7:52 pm UTC
Hey Simon!

This is Derrick, with Magpie Games. I'm sorry that you've been having problems with the Cold Ruins of Lastlife pdf. I checked out the pdf from our end and everything appears to be good with it. Have you tried contacting DriveThruRPG's customer support yet?

If you haven't you may want to reach out to them (at, because it's possible that this could be a technical issue that they would be better equipped to resolve than we are.

If you have any questions about any of this, please feel free to contact me directly, at, at any time.
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Simon S March 09, 2018 11:37 am UTC
Thanks D. Problem got fixed overnight. btw, nice product, a treasure chest of inspirational ideas.
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