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Omphalos - Tarot-Based City Creation

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Do you like "town" sessions? Limping home from a dungeon, counting your filthy lucre, finding an inn, feasting and drinking? Do you like to plan your downtime actions—things you’re doing while staying in the city? Do you like to zoom in on your character's slice of life?

If you answered "yes," this supplement might be for you. 

This supplement helps you create an evocative sword-and-sorcery cityscape for tabletop role-playing games using Tarot cards.  Randomly create new settlements to populate your campaign setting or build a massive city state for your players to explore. 

  • Each district has a name and a brief description of their most interesting parts. 
  • Each entry includes some sights and sounds visitors might encounter. 
  • Most entries have an example rumor that the GM can use when the players visit that district. 
  • Lastly, each entry has special actions that may be used by adventurers who dwell there. 

What game system is this for? 

Except for the "City Actions," the supplement is system neutral. 

The City Action rules are technically for His Majesty the Worm, whose basic rule-set should be vaguely applicable to any old-school RPG. With a little collaborative work, you can adapt the rules here for OSR games, 5E, or any other fantasy game. 

Wait, what's His Majesty the Worm?

His Majesty the Worm is a fantasy dungeon crawling game that is currently in development. It attempts to make the boring parts of dungeon crawls (mapping, resource management, food and water, light, interparty conflict) actually fun and central to game play. 

Any revenue gathered from this PWYW supplement will be funneled to paying cool artists good money for His Majesty the Worm. If this sort of thing sounds cool, please throw in a few dollars to help fund the game!

 
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William A January 10, 2021 1:04 pm UTC
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This is a cool supplement to my worldbuilding library. Can't wait for the Major Arcana supplement to come out!
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This title was added to our catalog on January 08, 2021.
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