Content: A Print and Play Card Game with an Open License.
Art/design: Consistent use of symbolism and color for quick visual reference of card types and stats. Characterful illustrations and public domain art.
Usability: Usable for 1v1, solo play, or as a prompt for randomized Mörk Borg adventures. Has a flexibility license so you can release your own expansions.
Content: A dungeon scrawl for filthy scvm who’d do anything to escape the apocalypse.
Writing: Mörk Borg rules returned to Dark Fort style.
Art/design: Characterful and easy to print rules with understated but effective navigation aids.
Usability: Currently under active playtest.
Content: A two-player expansion to Basilisk!, with chaotic tunnels to explore.
Writing: Rules additions, clarifications, and supplementary tables establish the interactions between the base game and Tunnels of Nechrubel.
Art/design: The same tasteful, textured, printable, clean layout as the original
Usability: Consistency in visual elements and subtle navigation aids in easy reference.
Content: Adapts and builds on the Dark Fort concept with wilderness locales, dungeons, and thematic enemies and items
Writing: More elaborate than its source material, but adds more mechanical intricacy and plenty of character
Art/design: Wiśniewska’s woodcut-inspired illustrations create a distinct sense of time and place
Usability: Complex but not overly complicated
Content: The macro game to Dark Forts micro game.
Writing: Complementary resource management mechanisms and other complications add depth to Dark Fort's light gameplay.
Art/design: An effective, if dense, text layout harkening back to early digital office correspondence. Some not-so-traditional elements produce the sense of a found document.
Usability: More robust than traditional Mörk Borg fare but rewarding in equal measure.
Concept: “Adds THREE new dungeons and accompanying characters to DARK FORT”
Content: New settings, characters, monsters, items, and optional rules for solo play; useful for generating themed dungeons on the fly
Writing: Primarily informational but with just the right amount of creative flair
Art/design: Strongly reminiscent of Dark Fort
Usability: Like its predecessor, each variant fits on one sheet of paper; doesn’t include custom character sheets
Content: A solo dungeon crawler; useful as a generator alongside Mörk Borg’s GM tools
Writing: Clear and concise; primarily mechanical but with bits of effective descriptive text
Art/design: More traditional than Mörk Borg’s, but still atmospheric
Usability: Extremely efficient layout
Content: A solo endless fleshcrawl.
Writing: A concise solo game. Establishing tone and self-contained mechanics in two pages.
Art/design: Cleanly formatted black text over a fleshy pink background.
Usability: Includes downloadable character sheet.
Content: A dung’eon crawl to play on the toilet.
Writing: Filthy and fun. A delightfully nutty rules texture with the occasional crunch.
Art/design: Unexpectedly clean text layout. Perfectly legible on paper. Less so on toilet paper.
Usability: Available in A5 and half-letter. Accommodations for public bathroom play are provided in extras. Your results may vary.
Content: A letter-writing solo game
Writing: Expressive but clear in its descriptive and instructional text
Art/design: Includes some public domain illustrations and other visual elements for variety and appeal; text is presented efficiently and arranged appropriately according to density per page
Usability: Requires Quill rules to play; could also be used as inspiration for, or a mini-game in, standard Mörk Borg
Content: A solo journaling game based on
Lineage and set in the courts of the Dying World
Writing: Establishes the bleak tone intended for gameplay with lots of variety in the table results
Art/design: Layouts vary from section to section for easier visual navigation when flipping/scrolling
Usability: Linearly laid out for progress through each ruler’s lifespan; also a good source of adventure hooks and long-term plots for standard games
Content: A Mortal Kombat vs Mörk Borg crossover deathmatch.
Writing: Over-the-top brutality disemboweled with self-aware satire.
Art/design: A SICK vintage fighting game manual in black and white.
Usability: Referenceable RPG fighting game manual with solo mini-game insert.
Content: A simple, concise system for running a solo game
Writing: Uses a straightforward, conversational tone with clear instructions
Art/design: Designed for easy reading and use rather than visual style
Usability: Instructions are broken down into short, manageable points; calls for various other supplements and resources, all of which are free online
Content: A solo prison crawl.
Writing: Playful and interactive text which hooks you into the narrative with a tutorial that builds your character even as you begin your prison break.
Art/design: Characterful marginalia simultaneously enhance and age the text. Producing a draft like quality and encouraging both engagement and participation.
Usability: Designed to be printed and scribbled on. Break out your pen. Make a mess.