From Westmire to the Deadforts of Knock Ridge,
Across Thornbrow to the Greyfen,
Up from the Peatpits of Weststead and all along the Mereroad.
Can you hear it? The coin of fickle fate grinding round and round?
Doling out life and death as it turns from one side or the other?
Life and death. Bread and bones.
Harrowvale. Get out or die trying.
The team-up will bring new rules, classes, monsters and a campaign framework. That means rules to create a setting for trust and money to be front of mind. The partnership says that Harrowvale is about trying to scrape together enough coin to escape.
Dave Allsop (Nightfall) and Jon Hodgson (Handiwork) will dive in with writing and art, and with Jared Earle, Mark Rapson, Jacob Rodgers et al. assisting with writing.
Nightfall Games Director Jared Earle said,
Nightfall Games have worked with our friend Jon Hodgson for decades, on SLA Industries and other settings, and we cannot wait to take our collaboration to the next level. Handiwork Games do such great work, and we share a love for 5e that made our working together on a fantasy setting, one with such a unique flavour that can only come from British independent designers, an inevitability. Our ideas, forged in Glasgow’s darkest pub corners, would not let us rest until we swore to make them a reality. Get ready for 5e on hard mode.”
Meanwhile, the talented creative director and founder of Handiwork, Jon Hodgson added;
At Handiwork, we’ve loved working on ‘SLA Industries’ and ‘The Terminator RPG’ as freelancers, and now we’re stepping up to be collaborators. Harrowvale gives us the chance to bring something really different to the 5e space, and no one does down-at-heel horror tinged fantasy with a social class-based commentary like Dave, Jared and Mark can. If you’ve ever wanted to see the SLA team do fantasy, this is it. I’m incredibly excited to be able to share what we’ve been working on.
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