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Wormskin Soon to Be Replaced by Full Campaign Setting Books
The Wormskin zine is a piecemeal exploration of Dolmenwood, and will soon be replaced by a full campaign setting in the form of three hardcover books: a player's book, a campaign book, and a monster book. Material from Wormskin will appear in the hardcover books in a revised and updated form, alongside reams of brand new material, forming a complete campaign setting of fairy tale magic and eerie folk horror. If you're new to Dolmenwood, we'd recommend waiting for the full campaign setting books, though collectors may wish to purchase the Wormskin zine issues in the meantime.

Almost All Content From Wormskin Available At Our Patreon
Backers of the Necrotic Gnome Patreon get access to the full campaign setting books in their current state of development. This currently includes almost all content from Wormskin, in a revised and updated form.

Wormskin Issue 8

  • The secrets of the witches of Dolmenwood -- The Sisters of the Chalice and the Moon.
  • Guidelines and charts for camping wild in the woods.
  • d30 generator for strange waters.
  • Monsters of the Wood: brainconk, jack-o'-lantern, ochre slime-hulk, pook morel, wronguncle.

Wormskin explores the mythic forest called Dolmenwood, a weird folklore setting for use with B/X or similar tabletop adventure games. Each issue uncovers various elements of this eldritch realm situated on the leafy verges of Fairy, where austere Drunes rub elbows with weird elf-lords and talking beasts, where witches wander skyclad and armed with sinister magicks to bind the spirits of hapless adventurers. Be wary.
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Jacob H March 15, 2021 5:31 am UTC
I love, love, love these books and want more of Dolmenwood more than anything else on this site!
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Necrotic G March 15, 2021 8:51 am UTC
Glad to hear that you're enjoying Dolmenwood! In case you'd not heard about it, I'm now running a Patreon where fans of Dolmenwood get a monthly dose of new content:
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Daniel B November 17, 2018 2:21 am UTC
More, please.
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Necrotic G November 17, 2018 6:40 am UTC
More Dolmenwood is coming soon, and in a big, big way! I'm currently working on a full-sized setting book for Dolmenwood. More info here:
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Michael M February 15, 2018 6:18 pm UTC
I was wondering if you might know when this might be available in print? I'm about to buy everything in this line of products, and want this one too!!!

Thank you!

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Necrotic G February 15, 2018 7:56 pm UTC
The print setup process usually takes about 10-14 days. That's mostly waiting for the proof copy to be shipped to me, to check everything's ok. So it should be less than two weeks now, if you can hold out that long!
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Michael M February 15, 2018 8:12 pm UTC
It's going to be hard! This setting is right up my alley after having just watched Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell on Netflix and thinking...hmm, there's some amazing stuff for D&D in there. Good job setting my imagination on fire sir...
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Necrotic G February 15, 2018 8:27 pm UTC
Glad you're enjoying Dolmenwood, Mike! Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell was one of the main influences on the setting, as it happens, so you've stocked up on some good background fodder there!
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This title was added to our catalog on February 13, 2018.