Most deities have one or more specific, notable foes. Those foes were (usually) defeated in mythic times, resulting in the creation of the current world, and may be considered to be a structure of the divine world that underlies the everyday world. Aedin: The daimon giant who built the wall of mountains that surround Storm ..
By Greg Stafford; illustrated by Juha Harju Regular Types of Clouds The Orlanthi have several stories about where clouds come from. As usual, these are different ways of interpreting the physical phenomena which often seem to be contradictory. For instance, are there seven winds or four? Is Heler the source of clouds, or did Orlanth ..
Greg Sez was an old series of pages of Q&A – “You ask, I answer”. It was an opportunity for Glorantha fans to ask questions directly to Greg Stafford, the creator of Glorantha. He arbitrarily choose one submitted question each month and answered it. Occasionally there were guest authors – “We plan to feature guest ..
Forums | Glorantha QA Plans to run kickstarters for future books? Submitted by brianp on Tue, 08/01/2013 – 12:30 Glorantha QA Now that “Guide to Glorantha” has been fully funded (at an amazing amount!), are there plans for Moon Design to start working on longer versions of say “Cult Compendium” or “Borderlands”, or even start ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Spell Casting “Cost” Submitted by GianniVacca on Wed, 17/10/2012 – 08:03 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Hi Is spell casting “free” under the HQ rules? With the RQ rules you are limited by your POW; other RPGs also use a points-based limitation, or a fire-and-forget limitation. I couldn’t find any such ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Conversion Rules for RQIII to HQ – is there such a thing? Submitted by Mr Smith on Sun, 10/02/2013 – 22:59 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Thanks to Charles for replying to a previous posting. I’m continuing this discussion as a new topic, but to get the rest of you up ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions New characters in an existing game? Submitted by cj.23 on Sun, 15/04/2012 – 13:17 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Hullo. In my campaign in the seventh session (base resistance 17) two characters wrote themselves out of the story. This was fine, and made narrative sense, and Phil and Rob have created new ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Notes from running an Orlanthi Initiation scenario Submitted by Charles on Wed, 20/02/2013 – 11:38 HeroQuest Rules Discussions I just started a 3rd Age Sartar HeroQuest campaign for my sons, aged 14 and 11. This is how I ran the Orlanthi Initiation for their heroes. However, please treat this posting ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Non-Glorantha Settings Submitted by Ron Blessing on Sun, 24/06/2012 – 15:05 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Are Empires Rising and Nameless Streets the only non-Glorantha settings for HQ2? Who, other than Alephtar and D101 are publishing at this time? Thanks! ‹ Need some help on framing contests “edges”? › About Us People ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Leveragable Items from RuneQuest 6 to HeroQuest 2 Submitted by furashgf on Tue, 14/08/2012 – 19:40 HeroQuest Rules Discussions I could be off here, but it is my understanding that RuneQuest 6 is based on HeroQuest 2. For those that are familiar with both, what stuff is in RuneQuest 6 ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Need some help on framing contests Submitted by Sdrolion on Wed, 11/07/2012 – 13:43 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Hey, all…I’m used to systems that break things down into turn-by-turn, round-by-round sort of play, and I’ve been trying to gain an understanding of HeroQuest’s structure by working on framing some scenes from ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Multiple opponent penalty in group simple contests Submitted by Kensei on Mon, 01/10/2012 – 10:47 HeroQuest Rules Discussions I was reading this [urlhttp://rpggeek.com/thread/805056/the-enemy-within-with-heroquest-2-part-i]Actual play[/url] and there’s an example of a group simple contest, involving 5 characters versus one adversary; But I wonder, if the adversary should receive the multiple opponent ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Multiple Abilities in Extended Contests Submitted by BlindGuyNW on Sun, 16/09/2012 – 22:05 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Hi All, In reading the HQ2 rules, I am a little unclear on the way extended contests are supposed to work. When the book says, “a series of simple contests,” does it mean my ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions lots of Lingering Penalties Submitted by pansophy on Mon, 19/11/2012 – 02:46 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Hello Forum, during our last session the players hat a lot of bad luck and ended up with heps of Lingering Penalties, most at the -3 (Hurt) or -6 (Impaired) level. Since every Marginal Defeat ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Lingering Benefits / States of Adversities Submitted by pansophy on Mon, 27/05/2013 – 21:04 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Recently I made a list to help me coming up with ideas for assigning States of Adversities or Lingering Benefits. Here’s a small list, maybe it is helpful for somebody else 😉 The first ..
Forums | HeroQuest Rules Discussions Resistance for players Submitted by Michael Lewis on Tue, 28/05/2013 – 22:01 HeroQuest Rules Discussions Here’s the situation: An evil wizard(NPC) casts a spell at a PC. If the PC doesen’t have any ability that would work to resist the spell, would the resistance be 6 for no appropiate ..