Thursday, 15 May 2014

A way in...

Friday early-a busy day ahead , a looong week at work, the black dog sniffing about and extreme tiredness have left me really ready for the weekend when it comes.I have enjoyed this week watching the seeds germinate and the beech hedge turn green. I have mused about the hobby but  done virtually nothing.

I have browsed the web and enjoyed the efforts/plans/blogs of others.In doing so I have found an interest in somewhere I had hitherto known little or nothing about- Glorantha. Perhaps it has something to do with seeing the splendid Macedonian figures at the show last weekend, a totally different fantasy setting  combined the interesting races involved.Perhaps I am reminded of the broo I owned many ,many moons ago.Whatever it is I am left with the desire to find out more get a few figures and try a wee skirmish or two.But that is the thing .Can anyone recommend a way in to the Mythos?I am overwhelmed by the amount of info on the web.I'm in search of a primer can you suggest anything?

4 comments:

  1. It has been about 30 years since I played any Runequest . . . but if I remember correctly the original boxed game came with a brief "beginners" insert (about four pages, I think).

    If anyone still has one of those, perhaps they could fax you a copy.

    Otherwise, I would suggest starting with the Wikipedia Runequest article and start exploring the links from it:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runequest


    -- Jeff

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  2. Another link to check out is here:

    http://deadsimplerpg.wordpress.com/rules-downloads/

    scroll down about halfway to the "Tales of Prax – Dead Simple Gloranthan RPG" section and download the three .pdf files (each is only one or two jam-packed pages).

    Note that the above is apparently ala RQII (there are now a half-dozen editions with those starting with III becoming more cumbersome in that bloggers opinion.


    -- Jeff

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  3. If you are willing to spend about $3 for a .pdf, you might want to download the following. It has been a long time but I think that they are more-or-less beginning adventures for RQ . . . but published by Judges Guild (with approval of Chaosium).

    http://www.rpgnow.com/product/56341/Broken-Tree-Inn?filters=0_0_1500_0_0


    -- Jeff

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  4. Good for inspiring miniatures........

    http://gloranthanarmy.blogspot.co.uk/

    Neil

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