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Homebrewing the Ruins of Symbaroum

In anticipation of Ruins of Symbaroum, Free League’s conversion of their dark fantasy RPG for the Dungeons & Dragons 5e ruleset, members of London RPG Community are pleased to present this very unofficial vision of player character options. When Free League ran the Mother of Darkness Kickstarter back in March 2019 and they added the […]

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The Throne of Thorns: Blight Night

In which Valarea Erioso the noble Ambrian templar tells the tale of a battle against dark sorcery near a sanctuary at the edge of the Davokar Forest. Valarea is a member of the “B-Team” party in The Throne of Thorns campaign. Symbaroum is a dark, mediaeval fantasy world where Ambrian humans have subjugated barbarian humans […]

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Coriolis: Last Voyage of the Ghazali

This is a high-level summary of the scenario as played by our group. We run smaller 1 hour sessions weekly, so each heading was a different session. The Cast for Last Voyage of the Ghazali includes: Sophie as Tala Shiva, Mystic Fugitive Jason as Emer Segi, Trailblazer Scout Mack as Havakhir Qasim, Humanite Mercenary Marshall […]

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Tales From The Loop: The Mystery Landscape

This post is a sort of self-reflection from a GM on the practical side of the campaign, rather than a narrative review, like other posts are. Earlier in 2020 I set up a monthly open campaign for Tales From the Loop, an 80’s Kid’s-on-Bikes style game based on Simon Stålenhag’s narrative artbook of the same […]

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The Throne of Thorns: The Beast of Thistle Hold

In which Danive the changeling wizard recounts in her journal how she and her companions solved a series of gruesome murders in the frontier town of Thistle Hold. This was a storyline in The Throne of Thorns open campaign. Symbaroum is a dark, mediaeval fantasy world where Ambrian humans have subjugated barbarian humans who live […]

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Alien: Chariot of the Gods

June 2019, the Cinematic Starter Kit PDF for the recently announced Alien RPG from Free League Publishing has reached my inbox and I’m preparing to run it.