A RuneQuest 3 supplement about the Gods of Glorantha. It contained: A Theyalan Calendar The Prosopaedia. What The Priests Say The Cults Book. supplement Gods of Glorantha, published simultaneously. This book and its companion materials may not be repro- duced whole or in part by any means. Gods of Glorantha: 60 Religions for Runequest on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. CONTENTS: * PROSOPAEDIA: in this book hundreds of.

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On the back cover of this edition, the game world was called ” Glorontha ” sic. Slayerswas written but never published. Some, such as the mystic dragonewts, are unique to Glorantha. The video game King of Dragon Pass was released by A Sharpallowing the player to play an Orlanthi hero who seeks to unite the clans and tribes of Dragon Pass in a kingdom; the game features exceptional depth of coverage of the area of Dragon Pass, and featured the first compelling public view of Stafford’s ideas about the hero quest.

Scorpionmen are belligerent folk, who look like a sort of scorpion-human centaur. The main treatment of the religions of Glorantha for the third edition of the RuneQuest rules set, this boxed product contains four books or booklets.

Gods of Glorantha

It has since been renamed RuneSlayers and released as a free download; it is not set in Glorantha. Add tags Tags separate by space: However, other long-term fans felt that the game fit Glorantha far better than RuneQuest. Unlike Tolkienesque elvesthey are alien, physically plant-like and often hostile to normal humans “meat men'”.

Because of this change in approach some RuneQuest fans found it difficult to adjust to HeroQuest. The animal parent normally dies with the child eating its way out of the host at full gestation. Gods of Glorantha Average Rating: Heroes Volume 1, Number 4.


GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: The “Gloranthan Calendar” 12 pages lays out the days of the year with important holy days and sacred times noted for various deities. You can edit this page to create it.

Glorantha – Wikipedia

Uzthe trolls, are the race of darkness, large, intelligent, astoundingly omnivorouswith a very developed sonar -like sense darksense. Tales of the Reaching Moon. Legends are being made by great individuals, many who are not even human beings.

Various later editions of RuneQuestthe narrative role-playing game HeroQuest the first edition of which was published as Hero Warsand the video game King of Dragon Pass were also set in Glorantha, as were several prominent fan efforts.

They reside around rivers, g,orantha in Sartar, and have an unexplained mystical affinity with Death. Humans are the dominant race, but other sentient beings abound.

Latest publication is RuneQuest Roleplaying g,orantha Glorantha, published 21 st of september Heroes make their way in the world, and may also venture into metaphysical realms to gain knowledge and power, at the risk of body and soul. Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. Within each metaphysical system, adherents may also compete – such as when theistic worshipers of rival gods battle each other. This page does not exist. More abstractly, Campbell’s idea that myths are how we shape our lives deeply informs the picture of life in Glorantha throughout the game world’s publication history.

It’s even more impressive you do that now that I’m an adult! In recent years, Gloranthan gaming has been supported by two lines of game systems: Casus Belli Issue 32 – Gloranthx Some work with the deities, other heroes and heroines fight against them. Unlike many fantasy settings, Glorantha emphasises religion, myth and belief to a level rarely seen in role-playing or fantasy fiction elsewhere.

The Avalon Hill Game Co. The next publication was also a board game, Nomad Godspublished by Chaosium inwhich detailed the raids and wars between the beast-riding spirit-worshiping tribes of Prax, a cursed land to the east of Dragon Pass. A French language edition was published by Oriflam under license from Chaosium under the name Les Dieux Nomades in Inventors of iron, which has many extraordinary magical properties in Glorantha, contrasting to the primary metal used bronze.


Stafford first tried to sell the game to established publishers, but despite being accepted by three different game companies, each attempt ended in failure; eventually he founded his own game company inthe influential Chaosiumto publish his game.

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Ducks or Durulz are large intelligent ducks with arms instead of wings or men cursed with feathers and webbed feet, depending on your point of view. The game detailed the rise of the barbarian Prince Argrath to defend his homeland of Sartar against the red tide of the civilized Lunar Empire, and filled out the area of Dragon Pass ; the game has undergone several reissues since that time.

Dragonewts are a magical race who comprise several forms of neotenic dragonsengaged in a cycle of self-improving reincarnation. The HeroQuest game system, written by Robin Laws in collaboration with Greg Stafford, is radically different from RuneQuest in that it emphasises narrativist aspects of role-playing; in contrast, RuneQuest emphasised simulationist aspects.

Several hundred gaming miniatures by various licensees and about a dozen plush toys have also been produced at various times. No Web Links Found. Each religion glorxntha a distinct worldview and cultural outlook, none of which are objectively correct. Mostali are a machine-like dwarf race, extremely xenophobicorthodox and insular.