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Enter an epic fantasy tabletop RPG about reincarnated monsters, endangered gods, and mutually assured destruction on the last world in existence.

We are what remains of the Five Worlds. Forty years ago our gods
destroyed our homes, killing themselves in the process. We escaped to
Holdfast, a tiny speck of a world, where we could lie low and rebuild. This
was not to be.

We have nowhere left to run. Holdfast is in peril. Our savior, the
Multigoddess, lies dormant or dead. Our nations are at each other's
throats. Our new gods are small, weakened things, and we are at war over
whether we ought to exterminate them.

We are chained by our pasts. Many of us died with the Five Worlds. Others
were snatched from the void and jammed into new bodies. Some of us have
forgotten who they used to be. Others remember every grudge they held.


But we will not surrender. We are not the same people we were forty years
ago. Our heroines now cross the sky in domesticated Bulbships. They bind
themselves to spirits, gods, and Megabeasts. They swear their services to
new powers and new nations.

Together, we have a chance to survive. Arrayed against us are
zealots and reality-saboteurs, gods and monsters, broken relics and the
sins of our mothers. We will face them as sisters or we will die on each
other's blades.

Heroines of the First Age: Holdfast is an expansion for Heroines of the
First Age, with a fully-fleshed setting and 21 new Races, 7 Archetypes, 70
Moves, and 46 Factions, Antagonists, Power Pools, and Creature Portfolios.


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  • 276 page pdf with links & bookmarks
  • Move Sheets for new archetypes
  • Move Sheets for additional new moves


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Adrian I July 16, 2018 8:56 pm UTC
First of all let me say. I both all the books from this series and i love them to bits. Be it the art style or most of the mechanics. Having some trouble understanding the Gm manovers tho. Almost 20 years of mastering diffrent games and i have trouble with that go figure :) . But i have a small isue with this one. And that is. Why did the multigodess only save females. Or is there something i missed. I am refering to p14 line 3 and 4. If you would be so kind and clarify. >^.^<
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Joe B July 18, 2018 3:23 pm UTC
This is part of the background lore of Holdfast. We'll soon be releasing "The War of the Prophecy," an anthology of short stories detailing how the Five Worlds were destroyed and how Holdfast was created.
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Andrew T June 03, 2018 8:25 am UTC
While I like the world creation system in the main rulebook, I am glad to see a pre-made setting become available. I know I've already asked this with regard to the other supplement "Monsters in America", but I'm assuming a print version is also in preparation?
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Joe B June 04, 2018 5:52 pm UTC
Yep, Holdfast is further along in that process than ALM, at the moment. When Heroines of the Last Age (the Sci-Fi setting) comes out, we'll follow it up with a print version shortly afterwards as well.
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