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When the adventurers stumble upon a mother and her son being attacked by wild boars, they are thrown into a tricky situation in which multiple powerful factions are on a collision course. What will your players do when they can decide who lives and who dies?

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A Short Detour is a straightforward adventure for RuneQuest Glorantha that will take about one big or two short sessions of play. It can be placed anywhere around Sartar, with the text assuming that your campaign is based in or near Colymar lands.

In addition to the adventure, A Short Detour provides an insightful look at the nature of Chaos, with rules for Chaotic corruption.

A copy of the Glorantha Bestiary and Red Book of Magic are recommended to run this adventure, but not totally necessary.

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February 14th, 2022
An adventure in Glorantha's long tradition of moral grey areas. As other reviewers note it can slide in anywhere in Dragon Pass or Prax with a minimum of tweaking. The same is true of its timeframe, though prior to 1602 in Sartar or 1613 in Prax [...]
February 9th, 2022
This is a really impressive adventure for RuneQuest. It's beautifully presented, and the writing is clear and imaginative. It does a great job of signposting the various different ways that adventurers can work their way through it. There a [...]
February 6th, 2022
ok, so... this is where Runequest Roleplaying gets deep. The dilemma this story puts player characters in, is both well thought out and not easy to resolve. Even from a GM's perspective it makes you think [what would i do, if the players do X wha [...]
February 5th, 2022
This scenario offers a moral dilemma to characters trying to do the right thing from the get-go - already the initial scene depicted on the cover might give characters with local knowledge a difficult choice. The main antagonists have well-defin [...]
February 1st, 2022
This is an excellent adventure that can be inserted seamlessly into any campaign set in Glorantha. With slight adjustments, the Praxians could substitute for Orlanthi and you could set this in Prax. The same could be said for anyplace on Glorantha. Wha [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on January 29, 2022.