November Scenario: A Gift from Shamash

November 12, 2016
Over the next few months, we're going to be releasing one scenario a month for the Mythras roleplaying game. Each scenario is self contained, and suitable for at least two 3-hour sessions of play.

For November, we bring you a Science Fiction scenario...

A Gift From Shamash

By Pete Nash

On the edge of the solar system, among the far-flung debris of the Kuiper Belt, the UNCC Nergal is sent to intercept the DVC Fukunusubi, a reclamation vessel that has stopped responding to communications and is on a collision trajectory with Earth. The crew of the Nergal have less than 90 hours to change the Fukunusubi’s course while, at the same time, discovering the nature of the catastrophe the ship has suffered.

No one prepared them for this. No one prepared them for a gift from Shamash. And no one can save them.

A Gift From Shamash is a complete scenario for Mythras Imperative and Mythras. Compatible with supplements such as Luther Arkwright and M-Space, the adventure includes background history, deckplans, campaign expansion guidance and marine creation notes for the United Nations Solar Navy marine characters. The scenario also includes 15 pregenerated marines and navy personnel for immediate play.

42 pages
PDF & POD (Lulu)
Prices:
$3.99 - PDF (www.thedesignmechanism.com/products - and choose the Supplements catalogue)
$8.99 - POD (http://www.lulu.com/shop/pete-nash/a-gift-from-shamash/paperback/product-22941699.html)
 

Mythic Rome Now Available

October 2, 2016

Mythic Rome takes you into the streets of the Eternal City and into the lives of its citizens. Discover Rome during its illustrious Republic and help shape the world's destiny. The Punic Wars, the Bacchanalian Conspiracy; brutal civil war between Pompey and Caesar - choose your sides and choose your weapons.

This book is a highly detailed and immersive study of Rome, covering culture, religion, magic, supernatural creatures, and its fascinating, labyrinthine history. Packed ...


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Thennla Sourcebook

September 11, 2016
This is a free, introduction to the world of Thennla, the campaign setting explored in Shores of Korantia and The Taskan Empire. A fantasy world referencing the Classical world, Thennla's gods are real, magic commonplace, and empires young and old vying for control.

A 32 page PDF (or print copy available from our Lulu store - see the Products page).
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Mythras Revealed

August 22, 2016

Mythras Revealed!
Mythras is now available. The PDF is available immediately, and the print edition can be preordered from the Design Mechanism store. The print edition should ship in approximately 3-4 weeks.

Now, obviously, everyone should buy a copy of Mythras because it’s our flagship book, but of course there is the question that everyone who owns its direct predecessor, RQ6, will ask: ‘Do I need to buy Mythras too?’ The game engine is unchanged; aside from a few tweaks here and there...


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From RuneQuest to Mythras

July 10, 2016
RuneQuest 6 is now retired, and while we have a few copies left in stock, it will be officially Out of Print once these are exhausted.

It will be replaced in August by Mythras - same system, new name - and you can download a taster of the rules with our free Mythras Imperative version (see below this post).

All our supplements remain available, and aside from the name change, it's business as usual for us. But thank you to everyone who made RuneQuest's 6th edition such a well-respected title. I...
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Mythras Imperative Now Available

June 11, 2016
This pared-down version of the forthcoming Mythras rules is the perfect introduction to the game. Free to download, it crams a lot into its 32 pages - everything needed to begin adventuring in worlds of fantastic adventure!
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Classic Fantasy Update

June 11, 2016
Classic Fantasy is now printed and preparing for shipping from our print partners in the US. All customers will shortly be receiving confirmatory emails of the shipping status.

We thank you for your continued patience!
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Classic Fantasy is Now Available for Preorder

April 9, 2016
We are delighted to announce that Classic Fantasy is now available to pre-order in print, or buy for immediate download in PDF.

Classic Fantasy brings Old School dungeon crawls to the Mythras and RuneQuest 6 rules. This 336 page book contains everything you need to emulate the fun of class and level-based adventuring, against the classic coterie of monsters, with the classic armoury of spells! If you've ever wanted to convert those old dungeon modules to a d100 system, then Classic Fantasy is ...

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Classic Fantasy Preview

February 20, 2016

This is a special sneak peak at the highly anticipated RuneQuest 6 and Mythras supplement, Classic Fantasy. With this book (to be released in April or May), fans of d100 roleplaying systems have all the tools they need to undertake Old School dungeon and wilderness crawls, with all the classes, spells, magic items and monsters found in one of the most venerable and fondly remembered, game systems in the hobby.

This 18 page preview gives a sample of the new rules, spells and monsters Classic Fa...


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Forum Issues

October 14, 2015
Our forum, hosted at Freeforums.org, appears to be experiencing trouble. There were intermittent issues yesterday that seemed cured around 7pm (EST), but are now back again. I've raised a trouble ticket, although it appears to be a server-wide problem and not just Design Mechanism's site.
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