The year is 1623 S.T.
SINCE THE CREATION OF GLORANTHA, many ancient mysteries have lurked in the heart of the world, hidden from all but the most daring. For more than 16 centuries the bravest adventurer-sages have sought these elder secrets. Now you hold the sum of their knowledge in your hands. Such knowledge is dangerous!
Elder Secrets of Glorantha is a compendium of Gloranthan lore covering all the most requested information on this magical world, especially concerning the Elder Races.
The Secrets book includes: Monsters and Terrors (such as the Crimson bat), including complete statistics; Unique Mysteries of Glorantha (such as the Egg of Erangalos Karastomabor); Secrets of Dragonkind; full rules and coverage of Magical Crystals and Metals; inaccessible Lands (such as Wongarissi, land of the feared slarges); Sky of Glorantha (all important heavenly bodies); Secrets of Gloranthan Weather, HeroQuesting.
The Elder Races Book covers the important Elder Races, including Aldryami (‘elves’ to the uninitiated), Mostali (dwarfs), Uz (trolls), Broos, Ogres, Jelmre, Tusk Riders, and many more,
as well as complete character generation and Previous Experience. New RuneQuest
religions; such as Cacodemon and the Cult of the Bloody Tusk, are described. Importantly, this book includes 25+ scenario outlines, one or more for each Elder Race Finally, a detailed MULTI-COLORED MAP shows exact locations for major Elder Races.
Possession of Deluxe RuneQuest is necessary for the play of Elder Secrets.
- Secrets Book 1
- Elder Races Book 2
- Map of Glorantha. Showing Major Human And Elder Race Regions.
- Authors: Greg Stafford, Sandy Petersen
- Project: William Dunn Editors: William Dunn, John D. Holmes
- Graphic Design and Production: William Dunn, John B. Monroe
- ISBN: 056038-006-3
Editions & Related Editions
|AH8588||Elder Secrets of Glorantha||1989||Avalon Hill||Box 11|
|Les Secrets Oubliés||1991||Oriflam||French edition|
- AH857 RuneQuest Deluxe Edition (1984)
- AH8570 RuneQuest Deluxe Edition (Softback) (1993)
- AH8571 Runequest Player’s Edition (1985)
- AH85711 Gloranthan Bestiary (1988)
- AH85712 Apple Lane (1987)
- AH85713 Snake Pipe Hollow (1987)
- AH85714 RuneQuest Cities 4th edition (1988)
- AH85715 Into the Troll Realms (1988)
- AH85716 The Haunted Ruins (1989)
- AH85717 Daughters of Darkness and the Chronicles of Santon (1990)
- AH8572 Runequest Gamemaster’s Box (1985)
- AH8573 Monster Coliseum (Box 1 – 1985)
- AH8574 Human Adventurer Sheets (Box 2 – 1985)
- AH8575 Non-human Adventurer Sheets (Box 3 – 1985)
- AH8576 Vikings (Box 4 – 1985)
- AH8577 Gods of Glorantha (Box 05 – 1985)
- AH8578 Griffin Island (Box 06 – 1986)
- AH8579 Runequest Standard Edition (1986)
- AH8584 Land of Ninja (Box 07 – 1986)
- AH8585 Glorantha – Genertela, Crucible of the Hero Wars (Box 08 – 1988)
- AH8586 Trollpak (Box 09 – 1988)
- AH8587 Troll Gods: The Deities of Darkness (Box 10 – 1989)
- AH8589 Eldarad – The Lost City (1990)
- AH85906 Sun County (1992)
- AH8591 River of Cradles (1992)
- AH8592 Dorastor: Land of Doom (1993)
- AH8593 Strangers in Prax (1994)
- AH8594 Shadows on the Borderland (1993)
- AH8595 Lords of Terror (1994)
- Dragon Pass (1983)
- Heroes Magazine (1984-1986)
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