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It is the dawn of the American Revolutionary War of 1776.

A tangled web of conspiracy spans North America. In the war for survival, it does not matter what your creed, color, culture, or gender is - all stand together. But as the Revolution has begun, something far more mysterious stirs. Agents of the occult entreat both the Continental Army and Red Coats. Freemasons conspire in the City of Brotherly Love. Maryland is in the throes of a witch hunt by the Knights Templar.

Reports of witches have been seen in the Great Dismal Swamp. Indigenous sachem say that devils walk among the living. Flesh-gobbling ghouls have been tunneling beneath Boston. The Pine Barrens of New Jersey is haunted by what the locals call the "Leeds Devil".

In this game, most people have either chosen to deny the supernatural or rationalize it away. A rare few accept it for what it is and act. You are among those heroes, and are destined for greatness . . . or death.

This American Gothic horror game includes most of what you need to play: a player's handbook, a game master's guide, a bestiary, and an introductory adventure with a sandbox campaign set in and around Boston. All that's left are a few friends, pencils, and a handful of dice.

Welcome to FLAMES OF FREEDOM, where your grim & perilous tale hangs in the balance!

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Jimmy F October 15, 2021 6:05 pm UTC
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Richard I October 15, 2021 7:25 pm UTC
Thanks for the shout out. I am happy you liked what you saw.
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John-Paul S October 14, 2021 9:14 am UTC
I've been a fan of Colonial Gothic since it was first released. How much work will I need to do to translate my old adventures into Flames of Freedom?
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Richard I October 14, 2021 5:46 pm UTC
Very little. A lot of what made Colonial Gothic — and 12 Degrees — made its way into the game.A new, revised version of Boston Besieged is found in the book and this gives an example of how to adapt the original to the new game.
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John-Paul S October 14, 2021 7:35 pm UTC
Perfect, thank you!
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Timon L October 13, 2021 4:35 pm UTC
What are the chances of some optimization / a lighter option? 474MB is seriously very large for a single pdf.
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Daniele B October 14, 2021 8:56 am UTC
Acrobat Reader on my smartphone can't open properly entire document, only few pages, 2 or 3 (it functions properly only with other readers). No problems on my pc. Is it possible a new release, a phone-friendly version, soon?
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Daniel D. F October 14, 2021 9:34 pm UTC
Hi Timon! We have uploaded a low resolution file. If you run into any other challenges, please let us know on Discord.
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Joshua W October 12, 2021 11:08 pm UTC
Hello, apart from the rules system, what is the difference to Colonial Gothic?
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Richard I October 13, 2021 9:35 pm UTC
There is a lot more information on the colonies, as well as the period. The coverage of the Native tribes has been overhauled as well as other areas. The magic system is totally different and there are more choices as to what you want to cast.

The threat chapter is expanded and there are new creatures, as well as human threats, that fit better in the game.

The big change is the approach to professions, both basic and advanced. This approach offers you over 120+ options when creating your character.

If you like Colonial Gothic, you will like this.
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Nina B October 12, 2021 5:16 pm UTC
Best preview ever! Sold!
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