Fragments of the Past is a tabletop RPG set in a Bronze-Age world based on and evoking tales and poems of the archaic Mediterranean.
The system uses d10 to resolve conflicts on a single roll of a d10 or d100. Dev(k, the publisher, skipped crowdfunding and has taken the RPG straight to print, and you can buy it from Lulu now.
The RPG is available in English and Italian.
Geek Native has a preview of the game available to see below, but I also asked Dev9K to highlight some of the game. It’s the story, not the system that they begin with.
Fragments of the Past supports immersive and detailed worldbuilding with an equally rich character creation system. The game is designed to be about telling compelling stories and has artwork and writing to match.
It’s a somewhat mature game with a suggested age range of 16 and up.
Characters’ relationships with the gods are measured and described through Fortuna and Hybris points. It’s pretty much inevitable that characters will transgress and upset some!
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The hardback launched on the 9th; there’s a Collector’s Edition, a Designworks book and a collection book of stories, drawings and poems from ancient Askedoria.
There’s also a sample character sheet using a PC called Biantes to demonstrate the design.
Dev9k are an Estonia-based publisher, rare on the RPG scene, and describes themselves as having an Italian soul. The studio doesn’t just make tabletop RPGs. It develops video games, tabletop games and books, focusing on the atmosphere and narrative.
We believe that the human soul is far greater than what we are inclined to think in our contemporary society and it needs to explore vast and blazing horizons. If you are like us, my friend, you come from another time.
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