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Khakun Shrugs & Mythic Britain: Logres

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, February 25, 2017, In : News 
Khakun Shrugs continues our Mythras Monthly Scenarios. February brings you Bruce Turner's adventure, an epic quest to placate an angered god who threatens the resettlement of Further Tarsennia. Who awoke the slumbering Khakun though; and what will be the cost be to avert his wrath? Join the Tarsen initiates of the Ruddy River Association to find out...

$6.99 print copy via the Lulu webstore (includes free PDF)
$3.99 PDF only via The Design Mechanism web store

UK, Europe and Australia/New Zealand...
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Madness & Other Colours

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, January 28, 2017, In : News 
The monthly scenarios continue with Madness & Other Colours.

A long time ago, in an evil empire far, far away, the Emperor Sool demanded that those who offend him should be punished in a most vicious way. So were created the Sool Statuettes, and their maker was none other than Loric Nygh, a suave and cunning magician who had developed ghastly engines of sorcery for just such a purpose.

Baldomeer the Vain, a famed collector of antiquities, has supposedly come into possession of a Sool Statuette....

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A Merry Mythras Yuletide! Part 1

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, December 17, 2016,
Here we are in the countdown to Christmas, and the first of our Yuletide messages - there'll be another before the festive season is done.

We're kicking-off Yule with the second of our monthly scenarios, and a surprise expansion for Classic Fantasy...

Xamoxis' Cleansing
In the small city of Tithys, a mercantile family's matriarch covets the treasure known as The Cleansing. Its powers are fabled, and the characters are hired to retrieve it. But they are not the only ones who desire this magical a...

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November Scenario: A Gift from Shamash

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, November 12, 2016, In : News 
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 ...
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Mythic Rome Now Available

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, 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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, September 11, 2016, In : News 
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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, August 22, 2016, In : News 

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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, 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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, 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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, 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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, 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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, 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

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Wednesday, 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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Luther Arkwright Preview

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, May 16, 2015,
Luther Arkwright: Roleplaying Across the Parallels is almost ready for production. We're delighted to offer you a sneak preview of the book - click on the PDF link opposite to be whisked across the multiverse. For many, Luther Arkwright needs little introduction, but for those unacquainted with him, Arkwright is the creation of writer and artist Bryan Talbot, and features in two sets of celebrated graphic novels. He is a multiverse-hopping psionic agent, battling the sinister Disruptors, and ...
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The Taskan Empire

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Tuesday, March 3, 2015,
Companion Volume to Shores of Korantia, The Taskan Empire takes you into the fraught world of the Immortal Emperor Zygas Taga, embodied in the fearsome, magically animated avatar, The Iron Simulacrum.

This 105 page book provides a full overview of the empire, it people, customs, religion and more. Character creation rules for Taskan characters are provided as are rules for cults, new spells and the way Taskan religion is indelibly bound into the lives of all who live in the Simulacrum's shadow...
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RuneQuest 6 Deutsche!

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, December 6, 2014,
RuneQuest 6 is now available in German!

You can buy the PDF of the core rules from our store on the Products page. (http://www.thedesignmechanism.com/products.php#!/RuneQuest-Deutsche-PDF-Only/c/11615132/offset=0&sort=normal)

This has been something we wanted to release for our German friends for some time, and we're delighted to be able to bring RQ6 Deutsche at long last.
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Mythic Britain is available for Preorder

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, November 3, 2014, In : News 
www.thedesignmechanism.com/products.

It is the year 495.

Saxons control Britain's east. Aelle, Guercha and Cerdic vie for supremacy in the kingdoms of Ceint, Anglia and Mierce. To the west and north the fractious Britons struggle to unite, their previous attempts betrayed by Vortigern and Uther's personal follies. Now, a new warlord emerges, guided by a druid: Uther's bastard, Arthur, bearer of Caledfwlch, the sword forged by Gorfannon.

This is the Dark Ages. Blood soaked, treacherous, fraught. ...

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Mythic Britain: Caves of the Circind

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, September 13, 2014, In : News 
We're delighted to give you a second preview of Mythic Britain - this time in the form of a complete scenario taken from the campaign section of the book. Merlin, the High Druid of Britain, sends the characters to retrieve the fabled Coat of Beisrydd, one of the Thirteen Treasures of Britain. To succeed they must find the help of the hero, Gawain, uncover the mysteries of Lindisfarena, and defy the wrath of Mawgaus, Druid-King of the fierce Circind Votadini - a powerful animist known to eat t...
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Mythic Britain Preview

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, September 1, 2014, In : Previews 
As a Labour Day Special Treat, we're sharing a few pages from Mythic Britain.

The book is 90% complete and undergoing final editorial, proofing and layout. There will be more news about its production and release soon, and we'll also be releasing a complete scenario, Caves of the Circind, which was one of two featured at GenCon 2014.

Click on the PDF link to the right to download the Mythic Britain preview pages.

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RuneQuest Essentials

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, June 8, 2014,
We are releasing RQ6 in a much-reduced, introductory PDF edition called RuneQuest Essentials. Designed for those who want to try RuneQuest before migrating to the full rules, it offers a great way of getting to know one of the most celebrated roleplaying game systems out there.

What's more, RuneQuest Essentials is free. You can download it from the Downloads page (or via DrivethruRPG and our publisher page there). If you feel we're being overly generous, then there's a Donate button you can us...
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Ships & Shield Walls Now Available

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, May 25, 2014,

Taking RuneQuest Campaigns to the High Seas and Fields of Battle!

Ships and Shield Walls offers additional rules for Games Masters and players, taking RuneQuest characters onto the oceans and seas, and into pitched conflict.

Ships & Seafaring gives you the tools for defining and managing ships of all kinds, including encounter tables, sample vessels and two new sea creatures from myth and legend.

Shield Walls & Battles provides semi-abstract rules for handling large-scale clashes of w...


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Shores of Korantia Now Available!

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, May 12, 2014,
The latest supplement for RuneQuest 6, Shores of Korantia, is available for download. This setting and campaign book is based in the world of Thennla, first introduced in Age of Treason: the Iron Simulacrum. With completely new content designed specifically for RuneQuest 6th edition, Shores of Korantia focuses on the many city-states of the Korantine Empire and is a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to Thennla. It contains rules for character creation, social class, Korantine magic ...

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Shores of Korantia Preview

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, March 29, 2014,
Opposite you will find a 9-page sneak preview of 'Shores of Korantia', the latest RuneQuest release that will be available in early May. Written by Jonathan Drake, 'Shores of Korantia' describes the Korantine city states of Thennla, the world first introduced in 'Age of Treason: The Iron Simulacrum'. The book details Korantine life, the cities, political and religious structures, cults, magic, and much more - including rules for sea-faring and naval combat. The book rounds-out out with three ...
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Spring 2014 News

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, March 22, 2014,
It's been a while since we gave you a news update, so I thought we'd celebrate spring's arrival (not that you'd know it in deepest Ontario) with some news on recent developments.

Let's start with the RuneQuest Gateway news. The RQ Gateway is a third party license allowing publishers to create their own supplements for RuneQuest.

Chronicles of Future Earth (Mindjammer Press)
This news broke yesterday, but we're more than happy to repeat it. Mindjammer Press, the company behind 'Mindjammer', 'Mons...
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Bundle of Holding

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, In : News 
RuneQuest 6 Bundle of Holding

Friends,

At 2pm EST, February 4th, 2014, we will be launching our RuneQuest Bundle of Holding over at http://bundleofholding.com. This is a great chance for people to buy our PDFs at a remarkable price, for a limited period of time.

10% of all sales go to charity. Design Mechanism is supporting two: Macmillan Cancer Support and Electronic Frontiers.

If you've been thinking about buying RuneQuest 6, this is superb way of buying into the system.

Please help spread the w...

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RuneQuest 6 Back In Stock in Standard Hardcover

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Tuesday, January 21, 2014,
RQ6 is now back in stock. It is now in a standard, hardcover edition, priced at $60 (plus shipping) with the PDF included free of charge.

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Hessaret's Treasure - New Adventure!

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, December 9, 2013,
Hessaret's Treasure is a brand new, standalone scenario based in The Realm from 'Book of Quests' but usable in any fantasy setting. Its a PDF-only release at present - watch for details for a Print on Demand option.

A great first adventure for RQ, its suitable for 3-6 characters and mixes city intrigue, double-crosses, wilderness survival and dungeon-delving.

$5.99
48 pages, interactive PDF



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RuneQuest 6 Special Collector's Edition Now Available

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, November 16, 2013, In : News 
Visit the Products page for details on how to buy the Special Collector's Edition, hardback, slip case, edition of the rules. We have a limited number available for sale and we won't be reprinting the book in this format once stock is exhausted!

You can also only buy RQ6 in this format through the Design Mechanism website - it isn't available anywhere else.



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The Fenix Articles

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, October 20, 2013,
New to the Downloads page is a series of articles published in Fenix magazine and penned by Pete Nash. Its a diverse mix, well worth reading, and our thanks goes to the Fenix crew for their permission to republish these articles here.
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Design Mechanism at Gencon 2013

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, August 11, 2013,
Gencon 2013 is this week. Design Mechanism will be there, represented by Lawrence, sharing a booth with Moon Design Publications. Not sure what number the booth is, as the current Exhibitors' Map on the Gencon website still hasn't been updated, but we're next door to Cubicle 7 (Booth 643). Look out for a huge RQ6 banner.

I'll have copies of RQ, Book of Quests and Monster Island available to buy. I'll also happily run some demo sessions and, if there's demand, a full scenario one evening.

If you...
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Indiegogo Hardcover Campaign

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Wednesday, July 10, 2013,
Our campaign to fund a hardcover edition of RQ is live!

We're using Indiegogo and you can find out all about the campaign here.

To make this campaign a success, your support is vital - either as a backer, or by helping spread the word far and wide!


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Monster Island Ready for Pre-Order

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, July 1, 2013,
Monster Island, Pete Nash's magnum opus, is now available for pre-orders.

The book costs $30.00 and comes with a full-colour, A2, pull-out map by Colin Driver. Buying direct from us gives you immediate access to the PDF version of Monster Island, free of charge. The physical copies will ship from our warehouse at the end of July.

For ordering details, see the Products page.
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Monster Island Preview Available

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, June 23, 2013,
As the stars align in unholy configurations, the mists part to reveal the dread coast of Monster Island.

Open the Monster Island Preview PDF to gain a sneak-peak of the latest, most fiendish supplement for RuneQuest...
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Book of Quests Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Wednesday, March 20, 2013,
Book of Quests - the first Design Mechanism supplement for RuneQuest 6th Edition - is now available for pre-order. We estimate that print copies will be shipped from our warehouse at the end of March, although the PDF version of the book is available for immediate download. If you buy Book of Quests directly from us, you will be offered the PDF free of charge.

Book of Quests Print (+ free PDF) = $19.00 (+$9 shipping): 224 pages
Book of Quests PDF only = $8.00 (immediate download): 224 page (ful...
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RQ6 GM's Pack Espanol

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, February 16, 2013,
M. Alfonso Garcia has produced an excellent Spanish translation of the GM's Pack. Its free for download and we hope all our Spanish speaking friends will like this addition to the Downloads page. Alfonso is working on a Spanish translation of the core rules too, and we hope to bring you more news on its availability in the near future.

Disfrutar!

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Design Mechanism Store Now Open

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, January 27, 2013,
We've finally launched our own online store. You can buy all our products, including RuneQuest 6, direct from us at the Products page.

We really do hope that you'll shop with us. As a small publisher we stand to benefit from direct orders which means we can continue to bring you new books.

You can, of course, still buy RuneQuest from Moon Design Publications where they offer some great deals on RQ and Glorantha products - but you can also shop here, too!

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Caravan: a Book of Quests Full-Length Preview

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, January 20, 2013,
In the Downloads section you will find Caravan, a complete RQ6 scenario taken from Book of Quests. This adventure acts as an introduction to the full book which will be published soon, and sees the characters joining Jhonen's caravan as it makes its way into the northern reaches of The Realm.
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Book of Quests

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, December 22, 2012,
To the right is the cover for Book of Quests, by Pascal Quidault.

Containing seven scenarios forming a loose campaign, these Swords and Sorcery adventures feature the characters struggling against the predations of a nefarious sorcerer intent on dominating a peaceful land known as The Realm.

Due for release in February/March 2013, Book of Quests features dungeon delves, high intrigue and investigation. Each scenario can be played standalone and slotted into any ongoing campaign, as well as bein...
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Design Mechanism Announces Luther Arkwright Setting for RQ6

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, December 3, 2012,
We're delighted to announce that Design Mechanism has licensed Bryan Talbot's iconic Luther Arkwright and will be presenting a complete setting book, powered by RuneQuest 6, towards the end of 2013.

The full press release gives more details, as does the December News post on the News Forum.

Needless to say we're extremely excited about being able to work with Bryan and to bring Luther back to the roleplaying community after such a long hiatus.

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Monster Island Discovered!

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, November 10, 2012,
To the right is the cover for Monster Island - one of the two supplements lined-up for an early 2013 release. Written by Pete Nash, Monster Island is a setting, a sourcebook and a bestiary. Featuring art by, amongst others, Russ Nicholson and Jon Hodgson (who painted the wonderful cover). Monster Island contains:

  • A fully detailed island that can be used in many game settings: from Swords and Sorcery through to 1930s Two Fisted Pulp
  • Examination of the cultures of the people who inhabit the islan...

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RuneQuest 6 Combat Effects App for Android

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, October 15, 2012,
We're delighted to announce the release of our first RQ6 App. Available for Android Devices, this neat little app takes some of the hard work out of finding and choosing Special Effects generated in combat. See the Products page for details.
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RuneQuest Firearms

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, September 3, 2012,
We're delighted present a new, free, PDF supplement for RuneQuest. Firearms provides new rules, and rules modifications, for all kinds of weapons, from black powder through to blasters and phasers.

You can download your copy from the Downloads page - and please feel free to post, on the forums, samples of your own firearms created using the rules.
 


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RQTube

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Tuesday, July 31, 2012,
From our link on the RuneQuest page, take a look inside RQ6, hosted by Lawrence (and slightly embarrassed at his You Tube debut)...

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Everyone's Talking About RQ...

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, July 7, 2012,
On the RuneQuest page, we've provided some links to current reviews of RQ, and to a podcast with Pete Nash, where he talks about RQ's development.
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RQ6 is Here...

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : News 
We're delighted to announce that you can now pre-order RuneQuest Sixth Edition. See the Products page for more details.

Please note that the book is fully available only in PDF at the moment. The hard copy will be shipped from our distributor towards the middle of July. However, you can pre-order your copy, and received a free PDF for download, or buy the PDF on its own, with immediate effect.

Orders are being handled via our good friends at Moon Design Publications, but RQ is also supported on...
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Aethercon

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, June 9, 2012,
Taking place between the 2nd and 4th November, Aethercon is an online roleplaying convention that Design Mechanism will be attending.

A virtual convention is an intriguing concept and we hope this will become a regular event.

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Second RuneQuest Preview Now Up

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Tuesday, May 22, 2012,
Focusing on the different magic systems, we're pleased to share some sample pages from each magic chapter.
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First RuneQuest 6 Preview

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, In : News 
The RuneQuest page has our first preview of the book available for viewing and download. As we complete development, layout, proofing and so on we'll offer further advanced screenings.

Popcorn is available in the foyer...
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Art Preview

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Thursday, March 29, 2012,
We've added an Art of RuneQuest page to give you a preview of some of the interior art for the book. Most of the pictures come from the creatures chapter and, in time, we'll change and expand the previews to give a more comprehensive flavour.

Our particular favourites are the cyclops and chaos hybrid (inspired by a well-known goat-based anthropomorph) but the standard of art from our illustrators is incredibly high and make choosing favourites quite difficult.

Enjoy the previews!

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Design Mechanism at Spellstorm (Canada)

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Thursday, February 23, 2012,
Design Mechanism - well, half of it - will be at the Spellstorm convention in Etobicoke, Ontario, this weekend:

http://www.warhorn.net/spellstorm-2012/

I'll be running some demo games and scenarios featuring RQ6 -

Monster Coliseum: demonstrating the combat system and pitching brave gladiators against a variety of varied foes.

The Exodus Matrix: a Swords and Sorcery scenario set in Scourged Earth that sees the player characters hunting the priestess of a long-dead Witch-Queen.

Like Lovers and Heroe...
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New RuneQuest Archives Titles Available

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Wednesday, January 11, 2012,
The RuneQuest Archives on DrivethruRPG have been a terrific success. Thank you to all our customers for making it so.

By popular request we've added two additional titles to the Archives - both $1.00 each:

Guilds, Factions and Cults (MRQ1): creating societies, guilds and building cults from scratch, including metagame rules for running such organisations within a campaign.

Trolls: Guide to the Uz (MRQ1): rounding out the Glorantha races, this is an in-depth look at Glorantha's trolls, the Uz; th...
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Glorantha: the Second Age, second edition core rules on RuneQuest Archives

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Sunday, January 8, 2012,
The second edition of Glorantha: the Second Age is now available on Drivethru. All those who bought the bundle, and have email notification enabled, have been contacted offering them the second edition free of charge.

If you haven't received an email from me, its likely because you have the email notification disabled. Please drop me a line at designmechanism AT g mail DOT com, quoting your Customer Order number for the bundle in the Header and I'll arrange for you to receive the discount code...

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Design Mechanism on DrivethruRPG

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Thursday, January 5, 2012, In : News 
We've now established our presence on DrivethruRPG and its affiliated websites.

And, to launch things, we have made a special arrangement with Mongoose Publishing to release selected RQ and Glorantha titles from their previous iteration of the game. This ensures that some of the fantastic work done for both the previous RQ line and Glorantha's Second Age remains available.

But that's not all. Design Mechanism is offering each of these back catalogue PDFs for only $1.00 each. See the Products pa...
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RuneQuest Cover Art Unveiled

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, November 21, 2011,
We're delighted to share with you the stunning cover art for RuneQuest Sixth Edition.

By Pascal Quidalt, the picture is, of course, an updated version of the iconic original RQ cover (originally painted by Luise Perrin). Pascal, who has done some outstanding covers for roleplaying games, has taken that original and created a beautiful and unique take on the imagery.

The artwork depicts Anathaym, a Meerish warrior of the Cult of Theera, under ambush by a cunning, predatory, Slargr (pronounced SL...
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October News

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Tuesday, October 25, 2011,
Today has seen several exciting developments...

Superb drafts of the RQ cover by an extremely talented artist
Superb test layout by our extremely talented Graphics Director

I'm looking forward to sharing this with everyone, but it'll be a while yet. The cover will most likely be finished first, but as soon as we're in a position to, we'll provide some page samples too.

As promised, RQ6 is aiming for elegance. Elegance in the rules, obviously, but also in the look and feel of the finished book. Ju...
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RuneQuest 6 Cover Commissioned

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Friday, August 12, 2011,
We've formally commissioned the RQ6 cover and are very excited about how it will look.

The artist remains anonymous for now, as does the subject matter, but we issued a very detailed briefing document on what we're looking for. Before that, we commissioned several preliminary sketches from a variety of artist so that we could be certain we had an illustrator who could deliver on the vision we have in mind.

As soon as we have something to share, we'll share it. One thing I can promise though, is...
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Playtesting Closes

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Monday, July 18, 2011, In : Playtesting 

We are no longer recruiting playtesters for RuneQuest. The response has been incredible and we've very quickly attracted a very good, strong, diverse group that will meet our needs.

If the position changes, we'll keep you notified via this page, the RuneQuest page and the Forums. So, apologies if you were considering applying and hadn't done so, but keep an eye out for future opportunities.


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Design Mechanism Becomes New Publisher of RuneQuest

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : News 
Today, The Design Mechanism is delighted to be announce that it has reached an agreement with Issaries Inc to become the new publishers of the RuneQuest roleplaying game. Issaries Inc President, Greg Stafford, said: "RuneQuest is an old, highly respected brand that requires creativity, dedication and knowledge of the product. I know that Loz and Pete have that, plus enthusiasm and professionalism that will keep up the reputation and good name. I am pleased."

For the full details and press rele...
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Not Long to Wait...

Posted by The Design Mechanism on Saturday, July 2, 2011, In : News 
The Design Mechanism has a very special announcement to make.

Watch this space for details...

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