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On Exploring The Empire of the Petal Throne

As I mentioned last week, I’m now taking part in an Empire of the Petal Throne campaign being run by James Maliszewski. This has involved finally reading that venerable RPG book from the very early days of gaming (published in 1975, four years before I discovered D&D). 897 more words


Empire of the Petal Throne Character Sheet

In a serious bid to increase my “Old School Cred”, I’ve joined a classic 1975 Empire of the Petal Throne campaign being run by Grognardia’s James Maliszewski. 235 more words


#RPGaDAY 27: Amaranthine

Why publish a new edition of an RPG? Cynically, I might say “to milk the fans of more money”, but let’s give everyone the benefit of the doubt. 1,762 more words


Making Proposals

Readers of the Tekumel Mailing List will have seen recent statements about the foundation’s “response” to various proposals, specifically for “To Serve the Petal Throne” and “Qadardalikoi: Advance Standards.” To this point, we have not received these proposals, nor have we formulated or expressed any response to them, including licensing fees or charges. 70 more words


Now available: Notes from the Thursday Night Group

Notes from the Thursday Night Group was originally a booklet printed in limited copies and sold at the U-Con gaming convention a decade ago.  The booklet is written as a series of vignettes that offer a rare glimpse into both the everyday events and the secret rituals that are intrinsic to the vast and richly detailed world of Professor M.A.R. 151 more words


Coming Soon!

Coming soon on RPGNow and DriveThruRPG – the first print-on-demand product from the Tekumel Foundation: Notes from the Thursday Night Group.  This is a new edition of a booklet originally written and prepared by Giovanna Fregni about the adventures of the Thursday Night Group around Lake Parunal, Tumissa, and the Isles of the Excellent Dead.   29 more words


Just three days left!

There are just three days remaining in the Kickstarter for Béthorm: the Plane of Tékumel RPG – and it is just $800 away from the final stretch goal!   21 more words