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Secrets of Dorastor

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Secrets of Dorastor is a campaign pack set in the fabled land of Dorastor, in Greg Stafford's Glorantha.

Inside you will find:

  • A gazetteer of over one hundred places, with a map of Dorastor and nearby areas and maps of key places in Dorastor
  • Descriptions of forty personalities, both of Dorastor and the surrounding Borderlands
  • 25 types of Monster, of animal, vegetable and mineral types
  • Write-ups of 9 Organizations
  • RuneQuest write-ups of 8 Cults, including adapting the cult of Humakt to Dorastor
  • New abilities for Illuminates and a description of Illumination and its various Schools
  • 15 Magic Items
  • Encounter Tables of all the important areas of Dorastor
  • Sample Campaign and Scenario Hooks
  • Extended RuneQuest rules for High Level Adventurers
  • Tips for playing High Level Adventurers and NPCs


Based on the write-up of our Dorastor Campaign, with a great deal of extra material, this covers the land and people of Dorastor and its Borderlands.


WARNING: Dorastor is the most horrible part of Glorantha, a cursed land full of terrors.
Secrets of Dorastor deals with extreme horror, with topics including violence, cannibalism, seduction, forced matings, ritual sacrifice and the liberal use of acid.
Please do not purchase this if these themes might cause offense.

 
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Fabrice L July 01, 2020 3:16 pm UTC
Hi,
Neither the Full-size nor the Alternate preview work.
Amazing product anyway :)
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Simon P July 02, 2020 6:31 am UTC
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They keep on coming and going. I'll try to set them up again.
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Simon P July 02, 2020 6:36 am UTC
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Previews are back!

Well, until they disappear again.

They must be part of the vanishing Lands of Dorastor.
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Simon P June 30, 2020 11:28 am UTC
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I have fixed the typos reported to me, have made some changes to the layout, made a change to the Dorastor Map to include the Cacodemon Temple on Nangtali's Plateau and to name the Jackling correctly. I have also pulled out all the spells new to RQG and put them into a separate document, to make it easier to refer to them.

The POD version is undergoing some preliminary checks before I submit it to DTRPG.
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David B June 29, 2020 11:28 am UTC
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This work makes me want to spit acid, I had to have a San Roll...... which I failed( 3 points).... and I gained 2% to my Chaos Lore.
Yeah, that is Dorastor alright, you have a mind a God Learner would love to study...... your vision is as twisted as the place.... .

Great work, Borgs well spent I say.

May Darkness ⚫️ protect us from your campaigns.
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Simon P June 29, 2020 3:11 pm UTC
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Only +2%? You must have rolled badly. This is an Ancient Tome that gives +1D6% Chaos Lore and +20% Dorastor Lore.

I am pleased that you enjoyed it and the denizens of Dorastor hope that you or your Adventurers can visit Dorastor soon, so they can have fresh meat to play with.
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Simon P June 29, 2020 7:12 am UTC
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Work on the POD version is going steadily. I have converted all interior artwork to greyscale, changed all text to Black and am in the process of recolouring Author's Comments, Scenario Hooks and Spells. Depending on how fast I can do it, that might be ready tomorrow, but certainly by the end of the week.
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clive W June 27, 2020 12:47 pm UTC
Will there be a print run/POD version ? There's a lot of great new RQ and Gloranthan stuff coming out, but much of it is PDF only. I'm an old fogy, I just prefer print.......
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Simon P June 27, 2020 6:47 pm UTC
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I am thinking of sacrificing some Aldryami. I just haven't decided on whether they come from Hellwood or Poisonthorn Woods.

Someone has reliably informed me that it should be relatively easy, perhaps, maybe.

Hoorah for the design decision for black and white internal artwork.
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clive W June 27, 2020 10:57 pm UTC
Either, both - xenophobic nutters to a man, er, plant.
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June 26, 2020 4:01 pm UTC
no full preview?
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Frank M June 26, 2020 6:24 pm UTC
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It's around 250 pages!
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Simon P June 26, 2020 6:42 pm UTC
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I thought I had added a Full Preview.

There is an option to add a preview manually, so I'll create one.

cCer Page, Index Page, Map page and some juicy bits?
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Simon P June 26, 2020 6:44 pm UTC
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Yes, 259 pages, but some of that is Table of Contents, Adverts for Jonstown compendium and so on.

Nick's excellent Scenarios supplement gives it as: map (1), prologue (3), places (70), personalities (56), bestiary (29), organisations (13), cults (26), illumination (10), effects (3), treasures (9), miscellaneous (3), encounter tables (6), campaigns (10), game masters (8), covers (2), credits/ToC (1), epilogue/thanks (1), advert (2), index (6).

It is far easier to use his figures than count it myself.
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Simon P June 26, 2020 7:11 pm UTC
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I have added a preview. Sorry, i thought I had done so before.
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Simon P June 26, 2020 7:44 pm UTC
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The Full Page Preview seems to be working now, not sure why the Custom Preview isn't showing up.
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Simon P June 26, 2020 6:59 am UTC
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All the stats have been converted to RQG.

This is mainly new material, some of which appeared on my website in a different form.

Some entries are expansions on, or variants of, material that appeared in Dorastor Land of Doom, but I have tried to refer to that supplement instead of copying lots of material.

There is a Table of Contents at http://www.soltakss.com/JC/StormSpearia-SecretsOfDorastor-TOC.pdf that you should be able to look at and decide what is new.

Of the Chapters: Places mostly covers undescribed areas; Personalities describes new people, except for Ralzakark; Bestiary is a mixture of new creatures and creatures from the Glorantha Bestiary with additional notes; Organizations is new, except for the Broo Legion and Mad Dog Templars, but I have expanded the Mad Dogs; Cults covers new cults with my version of Dorasta; Illumination is new, but details some schools covered in the Guide to Glorantha; Effects, Treasures, Miscellaneous, Encounter Tables,...See more
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David B June 25, 2020 10:27 pm UTC
Is this material from the old Dorastor book or new? Is it written with RQ:G stats?
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