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The Tower of the Elder Sorcerer


The sanctum of the mysterious sorcerer Mandar the Ancient stands in a small forest between the teeming Esrolian city of Nochet and the brooding Shadow Plateau. Though he is reclusive, his odd servants regularly purchase provisions from the surrounding communities. These visits have not occurred for a couple of weeks, strange lights and sounds come from the forest, and growing rumors speculate that the old magician is dead, his library and other treasures unguarded. The adventurers themselves or their patrons can see the obvious benefit of further investigation, as can others.

Tower of the Elder Sorcerer describes a Gloranthan adventure location and scenrios for Runequest. It includes details of the tower compound and its surrounding, as well as numerous inhabitants and encounters, gamemaster story hooks, and a packet of high-resolution maps. Adventurers can face combat, strange magic, physical challenges, puzzles, unusual creatures, and ethical dilemmas in addition to whatever spoils and gains they manage to acquire. Over eighty individual beings have full game stats.

Written for RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha and can be used with 13th Age Glorantha, Questworlds, and other game engines to play in Glorantha.

Warning: Material in this book deals with some mature themes. Gamemasters should adjust this scenario for themselves and the players at their table.

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This title was added to our catalog on February 15, 2024.