Runecairn: Core Rules
Simple and fast character creation. Intense combat and weapon abilities. Risk/reward fatigue management. Dark Souls-inspired mechanics such as bonfires and respawning enemies. Runecairn is the Norse fantasy adventure you've been waiting for.
4 starting classes, 15 mysterious monsters, dangerous Viking weapons and armour.
Death is not the end.
Strap on your bearded axe and linden wood shield, delve into the forsaken barrow and cleanse the draugr within. They will overhwhelm you at first so prepare to die. But when you wake up at the bonfire, you'll know what to expect for your next attempt. Parry their attacks, disarm them, and hack them to pieces. Defeat the mad jotunn within and claim the soul remnant he protects.
Designed for two players, one warden and one adventurer.
Includes a text only version with no images, meant for easy printing.
Beneath the Broken Sword, an introductory dungeon crawl adventure for Runecairn, is now available!
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- Added text only version for easy printing66 days ago
- Runecairn SRD and Character Generator82 days ago
- Runecairn v1.7 - New illustration and pronunciation guideJul 12, 2021
- Runecairn v1.6 - Minor corrections and new imageJul 10, 2021
- Runecairn v1.5 - New rings and treant illustrationJul 06, 2021
- Runecairn v1.4 - New illustrations throughoutJul 02, 2021
- Runecairn v1.3 - New monster illustrationJun 25, 2021
- Runecairn v1.2 - New monster illustrationJun 13, 2021