Now Leo, newly branded as L.F. OSR, is back with Horizon Rising an OSR hexcrawl heavy on the art and doom. It looks to build on the development quality of Packet and take it further. Horizon Rising is a system-neutral sandbox.
The world of Altum is doomed. A wall of water is rising and relentless while the world itself decays and corrupts.
Perhaps the PCs can escape, but the only way to bring the situation to an end – whatever that might be – is to delve into the catacombs and the now-forsaken temples.
There’s no strict plot to Horizon Rising, just a setting that’s linked together, and there’s a heck of a lot of atmosphere in the high quality but the absolutely retro-style book.
HORIZON RISING features small sections of lost history that can be loosely connected to form a narrative surrounding the looming end of ALTUM. These suggested bits of lore are conveyed through the many dangerous locations, the legacy of “deities”, the defaced temples – and the unspeakable artifacts that lie within. There is no rigid railroad-like story line to maintain and the included narrative sections can be discovered in any natural order during game play.
A backing of just $15 is enough for the digital copy of Horizon Rising and stepping up to $25 gets the physical copy, with the PDF for free. Shipping on physical books is added later.
There’s also a deluxe tier, limited in geographic range, containing a bonus zine, handouts for players, a trifold, a poster-sized map, cards and other goodies. This unlocks at $75.
The expected delivery on the project is nice and early, in July 2022, even for the deluxe tier.
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