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Monster of the Month #12 — December 2020

The Quacken introduces a terrible new sea monster to your RuneQuest bestiary. This leviathan-sized issue of MOTM includes:

  • A full description of the quacken, including a juvenile and a truly legendary variant, based upon the best knowledge Lhankor Mhy can look up
  • The coastal settlement of Stone Dock Village, a movable micro-setting including a map and three non-player characters
  • Clash with the Quacken, an adventure intended to provide one to two sessions of play, which pits the adventurers against the powers of the Sea
  • Plus illustrations of squiddy horror, portraits of most major non-player characters, and printer-friendly handouts of their description for the gamemaster
This supplement includes everything the gamemaster needs to put the fear of Magasta into their adventurers!

About this Series: Monster of the Month is a series of bestiary entries for Chaosium's RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha. In addition to statblocks and behavior, most issues include supplemental detail and advice for gamemasters and/or new adventurer options for players.


"The Quacken is a ridiculous idea ... and yet, you know you are just waiting for someone to yell, 'Unleash the Quacken!'" — Pookie, Reviews from R'lyeh

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January 13th, 2023
This was better than I expected. It's not just a goofy monster (which is good fun), but three of them, for different party skill levels, AND a nice creative scenario that can be moved just about anywhere along the Genertelan coastline. The NPCs in [...]
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