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A World of Machines and Madness

The world of Mondas is falling from its bloody golden age. Man has killed the faeries, dwarves, and monsters that once occupied the dark wastelands between its walled cities. They have slain the dragons, and banished the demons… even killed their gods. Man built an age of steam, alchemy, and magic that they thought would last a thousand years. 

But the forests and seas remember, and wreak havoc and revenge on hated humanity. Without gods to guard the limens of the world a new alien threat has pushed through; the mad Tzwa fill homes and businesses with killer machines and deadly traps for their own nightmarish experiments. 

About the Game

Deathtrap Lite is an OSR-comaptible adventure game that offers a set of very different mechanics, but that can still use the familiar modules, spells, and monsters from your favourite lines. 

It is also a toolkit, with a different approach to traps, survival, and exploration, using mechanics that can easily be pulled out of Deathtrap Lite and made to work with the system and setting of your choice.

Finally, it is the flagship of my open-source Over Six game engine which you are free to use and adapt as you see fit. I look forward to seeing what others create with it.

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September 13th, 2022
Dungeon of the Week #1:Scattered Chambers of the Leper One (DMDave) is fun 8 page adventure for Fifth Edition D&D, but I used Deathtrap Light Playtest Edition (152 pages, DriveThruRPG). To solo this, I used the solo engine – FlexTale Solo Adventu [...]
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File Last Updated:
October 07, 2022
This title was added to our catalog on September 09, 2022.