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From the western provinces of Salarvyá to far-off Tsólei Isles, from the hellish climes of Shényu to the dark northern forests of Yan Kor, here is the geography of the Five Empires of Tékumel. Included are the two original maps of the Five Empires, with a hexagon grid overlay for easy location of sites mentioned in other Tékumel publications, including the original Empire of the Petal Throne. This is a vital component of any Tékumel campaign. 2 pages (11 x 17).

Welcome to a world as complex and fascinating as our own, but unlike anything you have ever experienced. Welcome to Tékumel. The creation of Professor M.A.R. Barker, it is an incredibly detailed science fantasy world, and the basis for the first complete world setting published by TSR, Inc., Empire of the Petal Throne.

The most venerable collection of Tékumel information and publications long resided at the Blue Room website and is available once again, along with new material for the World of Tekumel.

Caution: the maps have been scanned to ensure the highest level of quality in color and detail. Crease marks in these reprints are an unavoidable artifact of the scanning process. As a result, this file is very large (approximately 14mb in size); please plan your download accordingly.

The Tekumel Foundation recognizes that some of the legacy content available on this website does not reflect the values of the World of Tekumel. While Prof. M.A.R. Barker created the World of Tekumel, he also held anti-Semitic and racist beliefs, which he expressed under pseudonyms. Some Tekumel content may reflect these beliefs, which were wrong then and are wrong today. Facsimile editions are presented as originally created because to do otherwise would erase the record of Prof. Barker’s actions and beliefs.

The World of Tekumel is an alien and fantastic world with its own diversity, far removed from the prejudices of the real world. However, we reject the racist and anti-Semitic beliefs of its creator. The Tekumel Foundation is committed to making products for the World of Tekumel as welcoming and inclusive as possible. A portion of all sales of Tekumel products goes to the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas, and to Holocaust education charities.

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November 20th, 2020
The map that was included in the Empire of the Petal Throne boxed RPG. Huge area of terrain depicted in color. The original was printed on some sort of plasticized linen-like material, very hard-wearing. The detail is pretty basic, but th [...]
August 14th, 2017
Only buy these maps if you want to support the Tekumel Foundation, or if you want to complete a collection of old school material. They're not very nice to look at, the print and labels are hard to read, and there are only two maps. The Eastern half of [...]
December 21st, 2014
The map itself is quite good-looking and the scan is of high quality, reproducing the colours very well. What troubles me here is the low resolution of the scan. With 100% zoom you cannot see hex numbers or most names written on the map. In other words [...]
November 28th, 2009
Gorgeous color reproductions of the originals, sized to print on 11x17 paper, as in the old days (if memory serves). Lays out all the lands of the five empires, cities and travel routes. Recommended for those interested in gaming in the authentic setti [...]
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March 17, 2005
This title was added to our catalog on March 17, 2005.