GEN CON, Indianapolis – Greg Stafford, founder of the iconic game company Chaosium, used the “Future of Chaosium” seminar at Gen Con today to announce that Moon Design Publications has become part of the Chaosium ownership group. The Michigan-based Moon Design acquired the rights to Stafford’s legendary game setting Glorantha and the game systems RuneQuest ..
And the winner of the 2015 Diana Jones Award for gaming excellence is Moon Design Publications for The Guide to Glorantha! Greg Stafford and Jeff Richard happily accepted the award at the pre-Gen Con ceremony, Wednesday, thanking their co-author Sandy Petersen, cartographer Colin Driver, layout and production designer Rick Meints, the other contributors to the ..
Jeff Richard and Kalin Kadiev’s amazing webcomic Prince of Sartar is coming to GenCon 2015! Moon Design Publications will have a limited number of a 64 page full color graphic novel(ette) that includes the first three chapters of the webcomic, plus lots of additional material including background. The Prince of Sartar graphic novel(ette) is available only ..
Need your fix of Glorantha, HeroQuest, or RuneQuest? Want to play in an Unfamy quiz show or just watch Jeff be forced to eat vegemite chocolate? Want to learn all about Credo and play a demo game? Then come to GenCon next week! We have two booths this year: Our front booth (#501) is shared ..
Moon Design Publications is very pleased to announce that Michael O’Brien has joined Moon Design Publications as a member. O’Brien joins Jeff Richard as a creative mind and game developer for the company. Better known in the Gloranthan gaming community as “MOB”, O’Brien has been a long-time creative force for RuneQuest and Glorantha. As well ..
The Guide to Glorantha has been nominated for four ENnies: Best Cartography Best Production Value Best Setting Product of the Year To say we are excited about this would be as much of an understatement as saying “Harrek the Berserk is a bit temperamental.” However, for the Guide to win any of these nominations, you ..
1. Bruvala (ruled 1461 to 1510). Called the High Queen, the Great, or the Mother of Queens, Bruvala was the greatest queen of Esrolia since the Second Age. She was born in 1441 to House Norinel. She married 15 men, and at one time maintained 5 husbands. She had 23 children (8 women, 15 males), including three ..
HeroQuest Glorantha is ready to be sent out! You heard it here folks, the book completed printing yesterday and was transferred over to the fulfillment area of Bang Printing. Rick just made the final payment and the books have been “released” to be able to be shipped. I just took the huge preorder list and ..
I’ve been asked about the status of HeroQuest Glorantha. Well yesterday I was traveling from Minneapolis to Fargo and the nice people at Bang Printing offered to give me a small tour of their warehouse and printing facilities in Brainerd, MN. It was a bit out of the way, but totally worth seeing it. Bang ..
Neil here. It seems that I’m often so busy with the day-to-day projects that I forget to stop and reflect about what we have accomplished over the year. My annual pilgrimage to Germany is one of the times to do this. Most of you know that Moon Design Publications is a distributed company. I live ..
When I first made the publishing deal with Issaries, Inc. back in 2005 I quickly discovered I had a lot of housekeeping to do. In particular, the electronic files available for all of the past and current Issaries products were in disarray. Regardless of how they got that way, getting even a good clean sellable ..
We at Moon Design Publishing are proud to announce that our eight current titles in the Stafford Library are available for purchase at Lulu.com. You can search for Glorantha, or go directly to our Lulu storefront. Wait? I said all eight current titles. You are correct. Rick, our layout wizard, has performed his magic and ..
You can now pre-order HeroQuest Glorantha and get the PDF free to read while you wait for your book! HeroQuest Glorantha is the updated version of HeroQuest 2, specifically tailored to be both the rules book and the introduction to gaming in the setting of Glorantha. Everything you need to start a Gloranthan HeroQuest campaign ..
This mystic diagram is from the House of Black Arkat in the Esrolian city of Arkat’s Hold. It depicts an Illuminate who has been guided by Arkat’s teachings to transcend the struggles of the Gods War. She is seated at the symbolic Axis Mundi and holds Arkat in her left hand. With her right hand ..
Layout of HeroQuest Glorantha is FINISHED! And geez is this book beautiful. We are talking Guide to Glorantha level of beauty. The printed book will be 256 pages, color, and hardcover. It is the best Glorantha RPG rules book ever in terms of content and quality. Period. Not only is HeroQuest Glorantha an excellent introduction ..
King of Sartar was, for me at least, the breakthrough book into understanding Glorantha and was (and still is) the foundational source for the Hero Wars. It also was a remarkable piece of experimental fiction – a collection of documents and sources written for the most part decades, even generations, after the events they describe and assembled many centuries later by scholars ..