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AERONAUT_WC_72.jpgDUELIST_WC_72.jpgGrimmworld is a roleplaying setting of dark fantasy and Gothic intrigue set against the backdrop of the Georgian/Regency period in Europe and America. It is a world struggling to balance ancient lore with divine faith and scientific reason, with proponents of each vying for dominion. A world where the products of fiction are alive and well, and prey upon the fears of man.

A game two decades in the making, with immersive text and lush illustrations (both original and from vintage sources).

This volume includes:

  • Complete Dark Fantasy Setting
    framed in the Georgian/Regency Gothic Romance era
  • Playing Card Based Narrative System
  • World Gazetteer
  • Bestiary
  • Over 100 Non-Player Characters
  • Plot Generator
  • Period Literary Selections
  • Introductory Scenario:
    "Riddle of the Thorns"
  • Recommended Viewing List

PDF edition includes standard full color screen file, printer-friendly (background-free) version, and separate character sheet file. Also available in a premium hardcover edition (which includes the PDF edition for free)!

Recommended: Official Character Playing Cards also available!

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Robert L June 02, 2021 4:17 pm UTC
Fantastic setting, mixing the fabric and lore of fairy tales with a dark, moody world. The innovative mechanics are quirky and fun, one of the high points of playing, as players have the ability to chose to succeed or fail, depending on their current hand, and that can create incredible story points to move forward. Light enough for a quick pick up game, but has enough meat on the bones to be a great campaign game as well.
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Ron D June 01, 2021 5:42 pm UTC
Beautiful book! It is a great read just for peak at the literary richness of the period...the foundation of our modern sci-fi/horror genres. The system is also a breeze to learn, play and GM, allowing a creative bunch of players to have a great time in a world seldom visited.
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This title was added to our catalog on June 01, 2021.