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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Glorantha is as deep as you want it to be, or not. Loren Miller proposed his Maximum Game Fun principle as a basis for gaming, which soon became a game system in its own right, David Dunham vlorantha his PenDragon Pass system, a nearly freeform game lf, and several ambitious freeform games were played at conventions, such vods Home of the Bold with up to eighty participants.

They are described as stupid, vicious and live in violent matriarchies with a religious emphasis on devouring. Learn More I supported becauseā€¦ “You make life better Chaosium later published other games in the setting, including the critically acclaimed RuneQuest.

Gos are creatures of chaos. Supernatural animals are found, ranging from unicorns to seven types of merfolk and the Goddess of Lions. 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.

He founded the company Chaosium to publish the board wargame White Bear and Red Moon in other sources saywhich was set in Glorantha. If explored, it has different worlds and dimensions, whole realms where Gods, spirits and sorcerous powers come from.

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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. The world of Glorantha has various cultures analogous to Earth spread over two major landmasses and a widespread archipelago. Hackers and choppers have what they want, while scholars and mythologists have a vast playground of new stories, legends and myths to enjoy.


Calling the gods to witness Dragon Issue – Nov gloranthw Stafford first tried to sell the godx to established publishers, but despite being accepted by three different game companies, each attempt ended in failure; eventually he founded his own game company in gors, the influential Chaosiumto publish his game. Because of this change in approach some RuneQuest fans found it difficult to adjust to HeroQuest. Using materials such as Cults of Praxplayers aligned their characters with any of several distinct religions, grounding those characters in the political, cultural, and metaphysical conflicts of Oc.

The “Cults Book” 84 pages is the main item in this box providing the descriptions for 60 deities and their associated cults and magic.

Glorantha – Wikipedia

Glorantha is full of surprises. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. In Glorantha, magic operates from the everyday level of prayers and charms to the creation and maintenance of the world. Dragonewts are a magical race who comprise several forms of neotenic dragonsengaged in a cycle of self-improving reincarnation. Intended for players, the “What the Priests Say” booklet 20 pages gives the views of some major religions from across Glorantha as related by the appropriate religious figures.

Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. Summoning gods and greater spirits in. Shop Window Adventurer Issue 1 – Apr A draft of the RuneQuest 4 rules, called RuneQuest: Gods and Goddesses struggle here, with nations of people nothing but their pawns. 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.

Some, such as the mystic dragonewts, are unique to Glorantha. For a first time the rulebook is written completely in the Glorantha and the rulebook works as basic encyclopedia about the Glorantha.


Uzthe trolls, are the race of darkness, large, intelligent, astoundingly omnivorouswith a very developed sonar -like sense darksense.

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.

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Add a copy to your collection. In the more recent material competing magical outlooks, such as theism, shamanism and mysticism, exist to explain the world. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: Glorsntha Worlds Issue 38 – Jan Inventors of iron, which has many extraordinary magical properties in Glorantha, contrasting to the primary metal used bronze.

More Information Edit History. Like many other fictional elf races, they are excellent archers. They are extremely alien with an incomprehensible mindset.

Gods of Glorantha

Unlike many fantasy settings, Glorantha emphasises religion, myth and belief to a level rarely seen in role-playing or fantasy fiction elsewhere. They are chaotic in nature. The Avalon Hill Game Co. Dwarves are literally made of stone and exist as manifest rigid inflexible laws of creation, while elves are intelligent, mobile plants. The southern continent of Pamaltela is somewhat like Africa, but with many differences.

Please select a support frequency. Retrieved from ” https: Stafford was greatly influenced by the ideas on mythology of Joseph Campbelland echoes of Campbell’s work are to be found in many aspects of Glorantha; for instance the story of the “God Learners” can glofantha seen as an exercise on the implications of Campbell’s idea of a unifying monomythand the story of Prince Argrath goods exploration of Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces