Content: A sinful floating prison crawl.
Writing: Creative framing which reflects Anthelia’s court intrigue in each tortured soul and accursed deck.
Art/design: Illustrations that channel the influence of the seven, and their sins.
Usability: Randomization elements enhance replayability.
Content: Dining at your own funeral.
Writing: A sensuous depiction of camaraderie and cannibalism.
Art/design: A well-dressed skeleton, haloed by the dead, encircled by intense pink text.
Usability: Background illustration and opening text overlay may hinder a swift reading.
Content: A farmhouse adventure for Cthork Borg.
Writing: A timeline of horrific events both intimate and grandiose in scope. Somehow, it manages to also be funny.
Art/design: Disturbing prints punctuate a tidy single-column layout.
Usability: Clear sections and a table of contents allow for easy reference after review.
Content: A phantom limb crawl.
Writing: A story-driven dungeon crawl of possession, exorcism, maggots, entrails, rituals, and blood.
Art/design: Grisly isometric map enshrined in vinyl, gruesome cover, and a track listing of an adventure layout.
Usability: Easy to read, simple to navigate, trivial to compel your scvm with a good old-fashioned possession.
Content: A faith-ridden plague village crawl.
Writing: Fully embodied horror with grotesque diseases manifested as consuming horrors.
Art/design: A charnel house of heavily textured, ashen gray, and crumbling pages.
Usability: Best when paired with Pilgrims of the Penitent zine and card deck.
Content: Five fatal mistakes for your next group of scvm.
Writing: Humorous and harrowing. With deadly accommodations for particularly resilient scvm.
Art/design: Art-heavy poster layouts with detailed adventure text on the reverse side.
Usability: Clean and calculated for reading and reference.
Content: A grave digger, of sorts.
Writing: As earthy, ashen, and gritty as corpse de-fleshing.
Art/design: Full panel illustration in the bold color and exaggerated line style of a 70s comic with a punk/metal flair, with text incorporated into the illustration.
Usability: Easy to dig up.
Content: Your friendly local cult of corpse grinders and soul stealers.
Writing: A discursive introduction to a resurrection cult for scvm with discontinuity issues.
Art/design: Robed figures tend to corpse grinding over plain text.
Usability: Written in setting, but easy to adapt to simple rules.
Content: “a blood-soaked dungeon of death and depravity”
Writing: Gory, gonzo, goofy, and peculiarly congruent. With a timer that’s sure to rupture a blood vessel or two.
Art/design: Bloody crimson spot illustrations garnish a spread of vibrant red and white text.
Usability: Blood tokens and the map are recommended but not required.
Content: No explicit mechanics besides rolling, but plenty of scenery and potential for shenanigans
Writing: Full of grotesque, dark imagery punctuated by gallows (midden?) humor
Art/design: Typographical choices create lots of visual variety
Usability: Typographical and notation choices may also hinder quick reference, but they don’t substantially damage usability
Content: An alchemical accident, a corpse dam, an impending flood, and the rise of the corpse king.
Writing: A simple core concept with delightfully foul framing to make for a truly unique disaster.
Art/design: A floodwater of corpse illustration. Purposeful typographic choices distinguish descriptive versus mechanical text.
Usability: A fair balance between dynamic design elements and accessibility.
Concept: “A deck of 36 corpses the GM may turn to whenever the PCs stumble across yet another dead body.”
Content: A heap of bodies, some of whom also have loot
Writing: Some strange and gruesome remains; not for the faint of heart, but definitely for Mörk Borg
Art/design: Conservative but effective
Usability: Includes a unique mechanic involving the official Corpse Plundering table and clock time
Content: 36 new corpses on cards for your scvm.
Writing: An entertaining encounter for every corpse. As it should be.
Art/design: Functional and consistent.
Usability: Fully compatible with Deck of Corpses 1.
Content: A degenerate crypt of eternal torment.
Writing: A dungeon as sharp and fluid as liquid metal.
Art/design: Map illustration in styles ranging from the pragmatic to the purely aesthetic. No nonsense dungeon description that’s both aesthetic and legible.
Usability: Consistent and navigable visual hierarchy for easy reference.
Content: 16 dungeons in a disturbing array of contents and formats
Writing: A variety of adventures await you with their own unique styles. The only guarantee is misery.
Art/design: A engrossing (sometimes gross) exploration of dungeon layout and illustration.
Usability: With a variety of design formats, make sure to read your selected dungeon before the session.