Pizza Games has gone in dark, or at least weird horror, for an Into the Odd-inspired TTRPG called “On the Odder Side”.
There are now well over 3,000 backers and £180,000 pledged to Chris McDowall’s Mythic Bastionland RPG. The game is an imagined past of two other RPGs: Into the Odd and Electric Bastionland.
If you use the book like this, the Barkeep on the Borderlands adventure is no longer on the borderlands, and the Keep has become a centre of culture and business.
The rules-light, flavourful, tabletop RPG of industrial horror with cosmic weird woven in.
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Free League Publishing will produce a new edition of the weird-fantasy Into the Odd from Chris McDowall. Mork Borg’s Johan Nohr will do the art and design.
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The rules are a modified version of Into the Odd, Chris isn’t re-inventing the wheel, and the bulk of Electric Bastionland is therefore 100 failed careers that you can randomly end up playing as.
In the game, players take on the roles of rogues and raiders, not heroes, who are brave and bold enough to carve out their names in a cursed world.
The business of roleplaying can be a tough sell to people who have been exposed to the experience previously in an uncontrolled or raw form. Speaking from experience, I have seen people enthused by the prospect turned sour when they saw the size of the average core rule book. The Player Handbook for 4th Edition […]