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After weeks on the road with the Ravenhair family trade wagon, you've finally reached the Lunar Empire. Shortly after crossing the Glowline, you enter a village where a local ritual ensnares you in an ancient curse. The fate of your family, two villages, and an entire river valley are all in jeopardy. Can you save them all from a terrifying cult before it's too late?

The Lottery is an adventure for RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha. It contains six pregenerated characters and a fully developed river valley setting. Characters and setting can easily be adapted to fit any campaign, or the adventure can be played as a stand-alone. 

Additional downloads: ZIP file containing higher resolution maps, and gamemaster tools to organize all non-player characters.

NEW! Thanks to everyone who made this title a Silver Bestseller! The Silver Edition of The Lottery contains some clarifying edits and minor improvements. The Gamemaster Tools have also been edited to include these changes.

This title was produced during the Storytelling Collective Write Your First Adventure summer 2022 workshop. Check out the RuneQuest bundle, now available on DriveThruRPG!

Content warning: contains incarceration, supernatural torment, cannibalism, and human sacrifice. 

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August 8th, 2022
"The Lottery" is a folk-horror story set on the fringes of the Lunar Empire that pits a party of foreign travellers against a sinister demon-worshipping cult. The inciting incident is wonderfully Bronze Age, echoing the tribute Athens sent to [...]
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