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Jonstown Compendium Catalogue [2021]

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Nick Brooke's Jonstown Compendium Catalogue - 2021 Edition details every supplement published in the first two years of Chaosium's community content programme for RuneQuest and Glorantha. This book combines the 2020 & 2021 versions of my Jonstown Compendium Index: a new layout presents every release up to the end of November 2021, divided into categories. Titles in the main categories are ranked by sales tier (best-seller medals) and customer ratings.

The seven categories used are RuneQuest (scenarios), Glorantha (sourcebooks), QuestWorlds, Monsters of the Month, Zenith Counters, Adventure Outlines and Everything Else. Detailed listings analyse content (pages split between scenario, stats, maps, etc.), price per page of content (excluding front matter, blank pages, etc.), and the intended adventurers, setting and complexity for each scenario. Two Where in the World? maps show every product's location (if it can be pinned down). There are notes on when each scenario and campaign is set (by year and season, inc. all Chaosium RQG scenarios). Appendices include notes for creators, sales charts, and handy reference versions of the Jonstown Compendium Community Content Agreement, Content Guidelines and FAQ.

If you own last year's Jonstown Compendium Scenarios & Sourcebooks (2020) and this year's Jonstown Compendium Index (2021), read Chaosium's blog and pay attention to online resources, you have all this information already. Unlike those products, this title won't be updated: it's a year-end snapshot (and a printed book). I plan to bring out a new, regularly updated Index starting in January 2022, with a new print Catalogue in 12 months' time if it seems worthwhile.

NOTE: Material indexed in this book may deal with mature themes. GMs are advised to adjust their presentation of this subject matter in accordance with their own and their group’s comfort levels.


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