Content: Three new ways to die... in a hole.
Writing: A sculptor's nightmare world of rock, lead, slag, bronze, drugs, and intelligent sinusoidal waves. Grounded and moving surrealism.
Art/design: Dark, textured, and occasionally effervescent images of spectral manifestations.
Usability: Deep vertical shafts with helpful mini-maps add utility and visual suspense.
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: “A forest cursed by an ancient witch’s heart” and d6 places to encounter there.
Writing: Description and mechanics interact to establish the setting and each new environment.
Art/design: Bogdown forest looms in false color behind a dark window to the text.
Usability: As a location generator for your random boggy encounters.
Content: A solo-play supplement for Castaway, with oracles and tools for daily life and strange encounters on a desolate island.
Writing: New mechanics for solo play that capture the grinding and haunting decline of the original.
Art/design: A desolate, ink-splattered, pastel hellscapes of desperate and wild beauty.
Usability: Castaway – now playable on your own deserted island.
Content: A one-page dungeon generator that only relies on two d6.
Writing: A quick and efficient style that makes thorough use of each roll of the dice.
Art/design: A well-organized and slightly highlighted plaintext document.
Usability: Designed for quick reference and easy home printing.
Content: A moisture generator, d20 soggy denizens, fishing rules, d12 miserable fish, and treasures.
Writing: A generalized but descriptive style. Inspiring rather than dictating mechanics.
Art/design: A geometric and textured layout with tailored AI art.
Usability: A specific emulator for cruel and unusual bodies of water.
Concept: “100 different types of characters; names from the core book + nonsense names of my own choosing. What they know, where it is, what this feels to them, what they can offer in return.”
Content: A random NPC generator for when the PCs ignore the important people and fixate on that one dude
Writing: Concise (by necessity) without sacrificing notable detail and character
Art/design: Wrings maximal character out of a small number of graphic elements
Content: Dungeons both many and varied
Writing: On par with what you’d expect from demi-official Mörk Borg content
Art/design: Elegantly presented
Usability: GMs will have to arrange and map the dungeon, but the key pieces are all there
This entry was sponsored by Davide Cavadini as part of the Ex Libris RPG crowdfunding campaign.
Content: Basic dungeon generator for low prep and gm-less play.
Writing: Broad variety in room titles, a gateway generator with mechanics, and rules to resolve dead ends.
Art/design: AI-generated fantasy environments. Dark display type over bright solid backgrounds.
Usability: Grab a d4, d10, and d12.
Content: See above
Writing: Consistent and parallel in its overall misery and tone.
Art/design: An aged parchment, with the occasional spot illustration in a tight two-column layout.
Usability: Dense but approachable plaintext.
Content: D20 reasons to just close the door and pretend it never happened.
Writing: Absurd scenarios delivered with believably serious specificity.
Art/design: Text that frames some serious mahogany, with stained glass that lets in no light.
Usability: As a reward for the over-enthusiastic door checker.
Content: A lot of random tables, some of which have a lot of entries
Writing: Strange, grim, and always irreverent
Art/design: Red, black, white, grey—a classic color scheme deftly deployed
Usability: Arranged by category; limited use is free, but full content is unlocked through Patreon
This entry was sponsored by mcglintlock as part of the Ex Libris RPG crowdfunding campaign.
Content: Five characteristics to generate a Southern Tveland village.
Writing: A village maker sprinkled with the dying world’s unique humor.
Art/design: Clean structured two-column layouts and enumerated lists.
Usability: Clear hierarchy aids quick reference.
Content: 400 ill-fated names.
Writing: Contains classics like: “Dumpstack Snodgrass”, “Dirty Fuzznut”, and “Stanko Arbuckle”.
Art/design: Legible, but appropriately unfortunate.
Usability: Roll a pair of d20s.
Content: A scvm processing plant.
Writing: Official content. In bulk. With optional details for skills and equipment.
Art/design: High contrast black and white layout.
Usability: Batches of 100 scvm. For conventions, funnels, and sadistic storytellers.