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The Cursed Colony of Meslamtaea - Adventure Setting for Babylon On Which Fame and Jubilation Are Bestowed 2nd Ed

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Four hundred and fifty years before the reign of Ḫammu-rapi of Babylon, Naram-Sîn of Akkade destroyed the colony of Kār-Nergal.  Abandoned by its people, silt soon clogged the colony’s main irrigation channel.  The resulting flood swamped the city’s broken remains.

Recently, descendants of Kār-Nergal’s survivors have returned to reclaim the colony, now situated in the midst of a fetid marsh.  Afflicted by a centuries-old curse, the people of Kār-Nergal are led by fanatic clergy.  These priests, who worship an ancient aspect of the underworld god Meslamtaea, have commanded their agents to gather captives and slaves for the high-priestess’s grand project.

Day after day, this workforce labors at a great excavation.  Informed by god-sent visions, the high-priestess believes a powerful artifact lies buried here — one, she hopes, will allow her to disrupt the petty kingdoms of Mesopotamia, thereby fueling Kār-Nergal’s return to significance.

The Cursed Colony of Meslamtaea is the first adventure setting for the Second Edition of Babylon, On Which Fame and Jubilation Are Bestowed, a roleplaying game set in the world of Ḫammu-rapi of Babylon.

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Lukasz L August 07, 2020 10:58 am UTC
Any chance for a PoD option for this one? I would gladly grab it together with the printed copy of the rulebook.
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Geoffrey D August 07, 2020 12:35 pm UTC
There will be! I had hoped that the POD option would be available this week, but there was a minor issue with the cover I wanted corrected before it went live. I’m waiting on a new proof now. Maybe by the end of August?
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Lukasz L August 09, 2020 10:52 am UTC
I am not patient enough to wait for the core rulebook anymore. It seems I'll order it right now, and grab this one as soon as the proof copy clears. Thank you for the quick reply, I hope the new proof copy turns out to be perfect.
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Geoffrey D August 25, 2020 4:57 pm UTC
Lukasz, the POD version is now available!
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Lukasz L August 28, 2020 11:07 am UTC
I know! Already waiting for my print copy! :)
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July 23, 2020 5:52 pm UTC
full size preview promised but missing
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Geoffrey D July 23, 2020 5:59 pm UTC
Thank you so much for drawing my attention to this. It should be fixed now.
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This title was added to our catalog on July 23, 2020.