Close
Close
Advanced Search

Hypertellurians (M)Anvil Edition
Full‑size Preview
https://watermark.drivethrurpg.com/pdf_previews/274032-sample.pdf

Hypertellurians (M)Anvil Edition

ADD TO WISHLIST >
Watermarked PDF
$14.99

Hypertellurians is a fast roleplaying game of low complexity, but high depth, with engaging character development and story.

Key principles.

The players portray the Hypertellurians: adventuring the length and breadth of the Ultracosm, in retro science fantasy style. Take control of one of six archetypes, and choose or create a unique concept by layering on fun, inventive, and story-driving powers.

Character creation.

Try Hypertellurians if you like:

  • quick character generation, with fast and daring gameplay,
  • compelling and out of this world character powers,
  • natural language rules that put the fun first,
  • an expedition to the Viridian moon in a stylish aethercraft,
  • and science fantasy adventure in the future of old!

The Royal.

Hypertellurians is a stand-alone roleplaying game system, but it is compatible enough with most old or modern fantasy adventure games for the GM to convert modules from those systems on the fly.

The Ultranaut.

Enjoy this lavishly illustrated tome, redolent with adventure, and play as a cursed shapeshifter, the wobbling dead, a pilot from a different time, a galvanic war machine, a sorcerous princess, an excitable half pony, an alien color, or so much more.

Room descriptions.

New in this revised and expanded edition, as well as lots more art, is a brand new 40 page starting adventure, with a focus on fun and ease of use at the table.

Volcano tunnels.

In additional to the main PDF, which is bookmarked and hyperlinked throughout, a separate PDF gathers a glossary and other tables for quick reference. And the 2-page rules summary has been updated for even greater clarity.

Rules summary.

An offset print hardcover version of the book, with endpapers and bookmark ribbon is available directly from the Mottokrosh Machinations website.


 
 Customers Who Bought this Title also Purchased
Reviews (3)
Discussions (6)
Customer avatar
Maria S September 07, 2020 12:13 am UTC
Will the hardcover be available to buy here soon?
Customer avatar
Frank R September 07, 2020 9:48 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi Maria. Due to the nature of print on demand, I can't replicate all the features of the offset print run with it, so I'm not sure yet. Our US distributor should have stock again soon though.
Customer avatar
Anthony L June 13, 2020 11:37 pm UTC
Can it be compatible with TinyD6?
Customer avatar
Frank R June 15, 2020 9:28 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi Anthony. I'm not very familiar with TinyD6 at the moment, but in Hypertellurians there are purposefully few stats, and more natural language rules. So far I've converted D&D, various OSR, DCC, Pathfinder, and other systems on the fly without breaking a sweat. Hope that helps.
Customer avatar
Anthony L June 15, 2020 7:29 pm UTC
does it have instruction to convert?
Customer avatar
Frank R June 17, 2020 2:15 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Here's the web version of what the book has to say about conversions: https://mottokrosh.com/posts/2018/04/hypertellurians/#conversions
Customer avatar
Anthony L June 17, 2020 5:51 pm UTC
thanks.
Customer avatar
Jordan B December 04, 2019 3:52 am UTC
PURCHASER
I accidentally purchased the pdf only, when I intended to buy the pdf with the hardcover. Is there a way to adjust my order?
Customer avatar
Frank R December 04, 2019 8:29 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Not quite, but we can fix it. Drop me an email at shout@mottokrosh.com and I can sort you out with a coupon for the hardcover with the price for the PDF taken off.
Customer avatar
Cristian M October 10, 2019 9:23 pm UTC
Is this compatible with OSR-style systems and products?
Customer avatar
Frank R October 10, 2019 10:27 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Yes, very much so. The book contains guidance on how to convert on the fly.
Customer avatar
Benjamin N June 04, 2019 7:18 am UTC
PURCHASER
How does the system differ from other OSR systems?
Customer avatar
Luke W May 28, 2019 12:48 am UTC
Any chance that there will be a premium paper version made available? I find it does more justice to full colour art.
Customer avatar
Frank R May 29, 2019 1:16 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Possibly—I went with standard because the slightly muted, matte colors go nicely with the pulp aesthetic, but when I'm done with the upcoming conventions, I'll try out premium and see how it compares.
Customer avatar
Luke W May 30, 2019 3:32 am UTC
Cool. I hadn't thought of that.
Browse Categories
 Follow Your Favorites!
NotificationsSign in to get custom notifications of new products!













Product Information
Electrum seller
Pages
156
Publisher Stock #
MM0006
File Size:
36.84 MB
Format
Original electronic
Scanned image
These products were created by scanning an original printed edition. Most older books are in scanned image format because original digital layout files never existed or were no longer available from the publisher.

For PDF download editions, each page has been run through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to attempt to decipher the printed text. The result of this OCR process is placed invisibly behind the picture of each scanned page, to allow for text searching. However, any text in a given book set on a graphical background or in handwritten fonts would most likely not be picked up by the OCR software, and is therefore not searchable. Also, a few larger books may be resampled to fit into the system, and may not have this searchable text background.

For printed books, we have performed high-resolution scans of an original hardcopy of the book. We essentially digitally re-master the book. Unfortunately, the resulting quality of these books is not as high. It's the problem of making a copy of a copy. The text is fine for reading, but illustration work starts to run dark, pixellating and/or losing shades of grey. Moiré patterns may develop in photos. We mark clearly which print titles come from scanned image books so that you can make an informed purchase decision about the quality of what you will receive.
Original electronic format
These ebooks were created from the original electronic layout files, and therefore are fully text searchable. Also, their file size tends to be smaller than scanned image books. Most newer books are in the original electronic format. Both download and print editions of such books should be high quality.
File Information
Watermarked PDF
Watermarked PDF

These PDF files are digitally watermarked to signify that you are the owner. A small message is added to the bottom of each page of the PDF containing your name and the order number of your purchase.

Warning: If any files bearing your information are found being distributed illegally, then your account will be suspended and legal action may be taken against you.

Here is a sample of a page from a watermarked title:

File Last Updated:
August 21, 2020
This title was added to our catalog on May 25, 2019.
Publisher
Mottokrosh Machinations
Publisher Average Rating