Wayfarers of the Farwood is a 5e campaign setting that’s recently launched on Kickstarter. At the heart of the project is the concept that “the journey matters”, and so the stonepunk and magic world brings with it travel rules for Dungeons & Dragon’s system.
Farwood Publishing, a Swedish company, asks Kickstarter to find €4,500 to fund the project, and with 26 days still on the clock, they’re nearly there with over €3,700 in funds. You can see the latest total or pledge on the project page.
The Wayfarers of the Farwood is three things in one;
- World of Lor’Zun campaign setting (of which the Farwood is a part)
- Player’s Guide
- The Iron Thieves campaign
In the world of Lor’Zun, gods roam the land, the wild forests change and roil with chaotic magic and metal is rare. Stone and wood make up most weapons.
Does civilization have the right subjugate the natural world in its quest for survival and expansion? Do the gods deserve your worship? And what is your role in the ecosystem of Lor’Zun?
The travel rules is a level-based system, and because the Farwood changes all the time, even once the player characters pick a path from their starting point to their destination, a terrain type roll is still needed.
The game comes with hundreds of encounters and hex-crawl rules.
Characters are Wayfarers in the game. All these travel rules exist for a reason as Wayfarers are the people who brave the dangers of travel in Lor’Zun in the first place.
It is not just that travel rules found in the book. The Player’s Guide adds new classes and subclasses, new skills, magic and races.
It takes a pledge of €10 (about £9 or $12) to get the Player’s Guide. That’s 33% off the expected retail price.
The campaign book is added to the rewards in PDF form if you step up to €15. That’s still an overall discount of %25.
The Iron Thieves Campaign gets added in as a PDF once you hit €24, which takes the discount back up to %30.
A pledge of €50 gets you the hardcover, and all three parts are in that single book. If you also want the PDFs, then that’ll cost €70.
Higher pledges are available, early birds all but sold out, and the estimated delivery is November.
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