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Raiders of R’lyeh: Gothic Black & White Edition

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UPDATE: For those who want the complete rules plus expanded gamemaster’s resources, the Raiders of R’lyeh: Gamemaster’s Guide & Complete Rules is now available in both digital and print editions. (Note that the Gamemaster’s Guide & Complete Rules includes the same content as the Gothic Black & White edition, but with the addition of the gamemaster’s material.)

RAIDERS of R’LYEH is a stand-alone roleplaying game and sourcebook in which mercenary rogues explore forbidden frontiers, unearth ancient artifacts, and outwit villainous scum. Derived partly from the Runequest rules that have been released under the Open Game License, the game is crafted to emulate not only adventure in the CTHULHU MYTHOS of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle of influences, but especially the savage and evocative feel of Robert E. Howard’s Mythos and Weird menace stories.

Attention has been made to keep the game mechanics compatible with other percentile systems — while innovating additional rulesets unique to the setting and atmosphere — so those players wishing only to use Raiders of R’lyeh as an Edwardian era adventure sourcebook will have a massive global setting to explore and use in their preexisting Mythos campaign, as well as modular adventure, monster and scenario resources for gaming in 1900-1913. Those players wanting a standalone rulebook with its adventure modes of play, will have a complete toolkit for interacting with the Cthulhu Mythos.

  • A complete sourcebook for expeditions, intrigues and adventures in the pre-Great War Edwardian period
  • A wealth of resources about technology, inventions, architecture, weapons, gear, currencies, class structure, etiquette, vehicles, mounts, ports of call, and travel for the period
  • Guidelines for facilitating node-based investigation
  • A robust and extensive chapter on magic, sorcerers, occult works and artifacts from the world of 1910
  • A simple yet robust sanity system integrated into the PC and NPC motives and bonds
  • Options for “pulpier” occultists and occult detectives adventurers — akin to much of Lovecraft’s original material and most of Howard’s, and to the occult detectives in the works of various weird writers such as William Hope Hodgson, Arthur Machen, and so on — for players who want to incorporate pulpier magic into their mythos game
  • New adventurer roles, drives, bonds, and special abilities for players that emulate the period and feel of Weird menace and adventure
  • And much more: new skills, new gear, basic and tactical combat rules, chase rules, etc.
  • Includes an OGL and bibliography of sources, with support for open-ended customization, enabling designers to adapt the game and hack their own settings and derived rules

At 264 pages, BW, Raiders of R’lyeh contains a complete toolkit to build and run your own adventures set in the Mythos!


ABOUT THE PRINT EDITION: What is the difference between the Hardcover B&W Book and Hardcover Color Book (Standard Heavyweight)?

The “Hardcover B&W Books” are printed on 50# white paper, while the “Hardcover Color Book (Standard Heavyweight)” uses a thicker 70# white paper which has better page opacity. Please note that despite being listed as Color, both editions are in black & white. However, some customers notice a discernible difference in quality in the thicker edition, so that option is offered here.

(NOTE that the print edition cover may be previewed at raidersofrlyeh.com/design-journal-series.)


 
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