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The Well of Bones


World of the Coiled Crown  The Well of Bones

A dread location for all fantasy RPGs.

Dr Krowe's talking head

Greetings, weary traveller. I am Dr Krowe, your humble guide to The Coiled Crown, an expanding line of system-agnostic supplements from Rookery Publications.

Join me as we take a tour of a glorious crypt unlike any other. But be careful. No matter how things appear, its bone-lined halls are not empty. Something stirs within the Well of Bones...

Rookery Publications is proud to present The Well of Bones, a new location for all fantasy roleplaying games. Created by multi-award-winning games industry veterans Graeme DavisMark GibbonsAndy LawLindsay Law, and Andy LeaskThe Well of Bones includes:

  • A 21-page Location. A richly detailed, wonderfully creepy ossuary that can be added to any settlement in your setting of choice.
  • An In-depth History. An overview of the Well's history, from its horrific founding to the present day.
  • A Detailed Description. A breakdown of the Well's interior with two keyed maps, taking you from the ceremonial galleries above down to the dark well below.
  • The Sorrowers. An examination of the Sorrowful Order of the Grateful Dead, the order of morticians that inhabits the well. The Sorrowful order can be used to add a fresh perspective to the death practices in your game, with poems, NPC descriptions, 'Veils of Tears', and even suggestions for how to include PC Sorrowers in your setting.
  • Adventure Hooks. 6 adventure hooks exploring the darkest secrets of the Well, ensuring the location can be incorporated into your games with ease and revisited many times.
NEW CONTENT! 13th January, 2022
  • Two Map Packs. Two 5-page map packs containing all the Well's glorious maps at a high resolution, both with and without labels. The first pack contains the original, unedited maps. The second pack contains printer-friendly versions.
MORE NEW CONTENT! 26th January, 2022
  • Deeper Into the Well of Bones. A 5-page booklet offering a further 10 Adventure Hooks for use in The Well of Bones, and suggestions for how to combine these to create your own mini-campaigns!
Well of Content
Deeper into the Well of Bones cover
This unique location is an essential addition to your roleplaying library. Watch out for more locations, creatures, adventures and more coming soon for The Coiled Crown.

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Terry D January 27, 2022 8:13 pm UTC
Nice, there is an update to this, I am looking forward to reading this again. you all are fantastic. Sending mad love, and congrats on the Electrum
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Francisco M January 27, 2022 11:55 am UTC
Really nice and interesting concept!
Super location and plot hooks
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January 23, 2022 10:50 am UTC
This creepy location is amazing! Fantastic art and beautiful design, this should be in every GM's collection. I can't wait for more from this company.
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Mae H January 15, 2022 5:14 pm UTC
just want to say thanks so much for making this! were adding it to our D&D campaign. I cant wait for full books judging by this!
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Adam M January 14, 2022 7:59 pm UTC
Excellent content! Love the ideas and the art.
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Graeme D January 14, 2022 8:14 pm UTC
Thanks so much! Graeme Davis here, Rookery co-founder. Please give it a rating above, if you haven't already. And if you'd care to write a short review - or even paste your comment into one - we'd love that!
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Bartlomiej J January 11, 2022 6:06 pm UTC
Looks cool! Is there a chance to have the maps in black and white, more printer friendly, without the beige(?) background? At least those without numbering, so they can be printed, shown to players and scribbled upon during the game :)
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Lindsay L January 12, 2022 7:20 pm UTC
Hi Bartlomiej,
Thanks for your suggestion (and the compliment - very glad to hear you like the look of it!). It's a good idea to have printer-friendly versions for maps, so we will make sure that is built into products in future. For this one, I've asked the team to have a look at converting it, and so you should get a notification through Drivethru when the file is updated.
Thanks again,
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Andrew L January 13, 2022 2:31 am UTC
Hiya, Bartlomiej!
If you check your inbox, you may find a nice surprise!
Thanks so much for taking the time to share your ideas. As Lindsay mentioned, we intend to do printer-friendly versions of all maps we create in future.
If you have anything else you'd like to suggest or discuss, please drop by our lively Discord server:
Andy Law
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Bartlomiej J January 13, 2022 7:12 pm UTC
Thanks a lot, guys! Looks perfect. You're Aces in my books!
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Lindsay L January 05, 2022 6:17 pm UTC
Lindsay here, from Rookery Publications, I helped develop the Well of Bones. We would love to hear more from you: comments, suggestions, and ideas of things you'd like to see in future products. If you would like to join our lively Discord community where we discuss this (and much more) you can do that here:
And if you would like to support Inside the Rookery, where we stream Q&A deep dives into tabletop gaming with industry professionals you can find out more about that here:
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