The Numenera RPG is about exploration, including the eight worlds that came before and uses the excellent Cypher System.
Monte Cook Games now has a Cypher System-powered version of The Magnus Archives on the way, running the crowdfunding project on BackerKit.
The Old Gods of Appalachia is a horror podcast, an eldritch fiction audio play set in an even darker world akin to ours.
The RPG will use Monte Cook Games’ excellent Cypher System. It is embedded in a challenging (to survive) setting and yet manages to evoke some hope.
From a Warrior who Strikes With an Amethyst Fist, channelling power through a psionically resonant prosthetic, to a traveller character with a mysterious cosmic map imprinted on their skin, to a character with the Limbo Touched ability, who can change objects at will—characters with ties to the planes are just a bit different.
Jack Kellum was a combat medic for marines and self-taught on myths, legends and religion, which he studied since he was only six.
The setting has a free RPG through a marketing collaboration but does require the Cypher System engine to run. That’s not free but there is a free preview that might be enough to get you started.
The update includes new rules, character options, cypher and fantasy creatures. The RPG Godforsaken provides most of the new additions.
But before we begin talking about what generic systems can offer, we have to talk about how I can serve what you are looking for.
The 212-page hardback collection compiles ten adventures for Numenera, the Cypher System and The Strange.