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Westlands 2D6 System Role-Playing Game

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Hi! I'm William Murakami-Brundage, lead designer at Menagerie Press, LLC and an independent RPG writer.

Menagerie Press is creating Westlands, a 2D6-based fantasy RPG with streamlined mechanics based on the Sword of Cepheus open game license system reference document. The 2D6 fantasy system (TravellerSword of Cepheus) has a true sword and sorcery feel, allowing exploration and adventure in a savage land. Action resolution is quick, putting an emphasis on story, not rules.

In Westlands, we've taken the core open-license 2D6 fantasy reference material and are adding extra content, including reworked (more dangerous!) sorcery mechanics, optional rules for simple firearms, and an expanded bestiary.

The name Westlands is a nod to the West Marches RPG campaign style, which is a much more free-form, adventure-seeking campaign where the players decide their motivations and goals, rather than being directed via the game master.

Westlands is setting-neutral, and lets you create whatever adventure you imagine. It is built on the open-license reference material for Sword of Cepheus, which is a 2D6 fantasy RPG that is rooted in earlier 2D6 science-fiction RPGs.

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Kris S May 07, 2022 4:22 pm UTC
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Looks interesting, but the previews seem to be broken.
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Thomas M May 07, 2022 5:00 pm UTC
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Hi, we got the preview working. We had to limit the # of preview pages, showing the whole book seemed to be causing issues.
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Severed H May 20, 2022 7:59 pm UTC
Just FYI Thomas-- the full-size preview is non-functional again.
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Thomas M May 20, 2022 9:29 pm UTC
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Fixed it! Ends up the map image files are messing up the full-sized preview.
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Tyler G April 29, 2022 10:16 pm UTC
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This is an awfully large PDF to not have any outline or table of contents.
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John K May 02, 2022 6:36 pm UTC
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Looks like they added a table of contents (no hyperlinks though) and still no bookmarks.
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John K April 29, 2022 6:47 pm UTC
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Just bought this. Very interesting. Couldn't pass up a $1 game.
But at 140+ pages, I hope it'll get updated with some bookmarks soon though.
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This title was added to our catalog on April 29, 2022.