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Beneath, the Complete Campaign - Revised Edition

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Revised edition and hyperlinked edition - 300+ pages

SYSTEM-NEUTRAL, D20 based. 

  • Over 70 maps
  • Over 130 illustrations by Justin Sirois and Scott Buoncristano
  • Over 100 hours long
  • Random maze generator to create endless hallways, enemies, and loot

"Beneath challenges the conventional idea of the 'Dungeon crawl' in so many ways and succeeds in them all. It is radical yet well crafted, it is shocking yet thought provoking, it is familiar yet intensly Alien. If roleplaying is a Tree with all the various games and genres spreading out from it, then 'beneath' is one sick and twisted branch that waits for all brave travellers who dare to tread their foot upon."  Jay of Colosseum Rex (U.K.)

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"Beneath as a series is doing so much to reinvent what it means to be a prewritten adventure module. But Beneath isn’t just a few module books, it’s a living document full of unexpected messed up stuff and amazing artistic expression. You’ll feel like you’re talking to real people when you’re talking to the NPC’s. So strap in, and let’s get salty." Zach Benge of Tabletop Radio Hour

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"Beneath is a return to that thing that made gaming cool in the 80s, it's dangerous and brutal, yet modern in it’s approach to subtext. A unique, grotesque, disturbing work that is entertaining and well crafted. A horror crawl that examines the topics of self absorption and the dangers held within. Your table deserves this experience and the sequel that follows." Emanuel James Miller, Owner, Crit Hit Conventions

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"Beneath masterfully blends narrative, adventure, combat, and character involvement. A dark tale that left our group massively satisfied." The Inner Gamer

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"I've never seen anything like this on an RPG level and I think it's f*cking rad."Full Metal RPG / Podcast

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Free Beneath resources like character sheets and interactive PDF stress tables at SeveredBooks.com

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Jerry N February 10, 2024 7:30 pm UTC
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Any plans to reprint the Pleasure and Pestilence monster manual, or make it available digitally?
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Richard H December 09, 2022 8:15 pm UTC
Can we get a POD for this at all?
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Justin S December 09, 2022 8:48 pm UTC
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Got you right here :)

https://www.etsy.com/listing/1275300688/beneath-the-inverted-church-revised?click_key=8d2cb423f92833126694173abb17d5905ff4a3f8%3A1275300688&click_sum=c3e8cd36&ref=shop_home_active_2&pro=1
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Richard H December 10, 2022 11:16 am UTC
Delivery cost to UK is too high, therefore POD is only option. Thanks.
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Justin S December 10, 2022 2:57 pm UTC
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I added a new UK only shipping option for ya to that link. See if that works.
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Justin S May 01, 2023 4:43 pm UTC
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You can order his on Amazon UK as well which is also POD.
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Heath B November 06, 2022 4:14 am UTC
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This is NOT the 600 page book. I purchased this in the bundle and it does not include Pleasures & Pestilence monster manual. I bought the brand new hardcover print version from the Etsy store, but I wanted the pdfs as well, so purchased here. I mean, the book is fine, and I like it, but this description is incredibly misleading.
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Justin S November 07, 2022 12:53 pm UTC
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Thank you for catching that! When we revised this volume, the monster manual was taken out. Very sorry about that.
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Kythera C February 02, 2023 1:04 am UTC
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Okay, if the monster manual has been removed, then the product description REALLY needs to be updated, because it still says "Revised edition - 360 page hardcover that includes Beneath, the Inverted Church (book 1), Beneath, the Spire and the Sound (book 2), and the monster manual Pleasures & Pestilence." This is basically the same content as the PDF I received with the print copy I bought from Exalted Funeral, and what I really wanted to add to my collection was that monster manual. :[

Also, I was really disappointed to see that this is just the ready-for-print pages in PDF format. If I'd known that's what this was, I probably would have skipped this. :/ The lack of any sort of clickable table of contents makes it difficult to navigate this file. And being a watermarked PDF, I can't even add one myself.
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Justin S February 02, 2023 1:27 pm UTC
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Fixed the description. Thank you for catching that as well. We will explore making the PDF interactive - I really do everything for Severed Books so there's so much on my plate.
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Justin S February 03, 2023 8:50 pm UTC
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I sat down this week and taught myself how to hyperlink this massive file. It should be available for you now :)
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Kythera C February 04, 2023 9:34 pm UTC
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Thanks a whole heap, friend. This is much better. :]
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Matt S March 27, 2021 8:46 pm UTC
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I bought the print version of this, but it doesn't have page numbers. There are parts of the text that reference page numbers though, so it is hard, VERY HARD, to actually use this book.
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DAVID T March 02, 2021 6:46 am UTC
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Just a heads-up for those that may want to print this off...YOU CAN'T.

This should have been part of the product description.
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Justin S March 29, 2021 12:47 pm UTC
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Sorry about that. We didn't realize we had that option clicked. You can print it now :)
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Patrick B October 27, 2020 9:32 pm UTC
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The description of this product interested me, it sounded like a fun dungeon romp. The stuff in the preview introduction about gender roles however seems to indicate the opposite, that the adventure is intended to be social commentary. Which is it?
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John A January 18, 2019 11:34 am UTC
Hello, could you please tell me if this product is OSR compatable? I have read someplaces that said it was.
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Justin S January 18, 2019 1:34 pm UTC
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John,

HI! All the stats are very generalized -- "Armor equivalent to chainmail" and "D8 for this weapon" and "Speed 8" so I believe you can use any D20-based system with Beneath.I wrote it with a LOT of leeway for the GM. There's also a Beneath breakdown on the Severed Books website (on the Beneath page).

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Theo R September 12, 2018 9:23 pm UTC
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Hey, this is a big book, could it please be bookmarked? Thanks!
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