The game is based on Powered by the Apocalypse, and this quickstart includes a look at the game's core mechanics, pre-genned characters (you play as animals) and a new clearing filled with adventure.
There are well over 100 different items in the box and over a dozen publishers. Quite a haul!
In Root, unlike the board game, you're not controlling armies. You're playing as an outcast from normal society, and you're living in the space between those communities.
In this column, we quickly summarise news and discoveries from the RPG industry. If it hit the radar this week, then it has a chance of making this bullet-point collection of headlines.