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Cosmic Adventure in the Post-Historical Age

Updated for use with The Chronicles of Future Earth Player's Guide

The Swallower of Souls is the Quickstart Rules and Introductory Adventure for the The Chronicles of Future Earth Kickstarter, the brand new cosmic fantasy roleplaying game from Mindjammer Press. Set in the far, far future of our planet Earth, it's a game of sorcery and demons, of fallen civilisations and ancient technologies, of monsters and mysteries and mind-shattering dimensions. This Quickstart provides everything you need to play, including an introduction to the Cosmic Fate rules, a modified version of the Fate Core rules, specially tailored for cosmic fantasy roleplaying, six pregenerated characters, and an action-packed adventure in the Eternal City of Kados.

Playable standalone, as well as with the Chronicles of Future Earth Player's Guide!

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Phillip D September 02, 2022 1:58 pm UTC
Is this a standalone system or using the Chaosium Basic Roleplaying ruleset?
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Michael D August 07, 2020 1:43 pm UTC
Got the BRP version when it came out.

Great work, Sarah. Crunchy stuff indeed.

Will the future supplements be compatible with BRP (ok, kind of a silly question when we’re talking about an atlas... but other supplements are... intriguing...
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John P October 22, 2018 10:13 am UTC
As a [as yet, very small] publisher, I am not allowed to post a review…but I can leave comments that are the same as a review in this Discussion area. So…

This free 59 page quickstart is produced by Mindjammer Press, the home of the sci-fi Mindjammer RPG and the English version of the fantasy Capharnaum — The Tales Of The Dragon-marked RPG. It kicks off the rebooting of the Chronicles of Future Earth, a universe that has been bubbling from the innovative mind of Sarah Newton for over twenty years. The introductory first edition came out in 2010, but the creator has been expanding it in her mind and notes, and is ready to roll out a loooonnnnnggg line of future source books, regional gazettes, an atlas, a Chronicles companion, along with two or three major adventure campaigns being presently designed (with one being a follow up to the secrets discovered within the Swallower of Souls), and more, with a novel already out.

The Chronicles are set one hundred thousand years in the future,...See more
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Greg M October 17, 2018 5:53 pm UTC
SOOOO happy to see this at last reborn, though sad it ended up going to FATE (not a huge fan) rather than Mythras. Any chance on some conversion notes for those of us who go back to the BRP edition?
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Sarah N October 20, 2018 2:27 pm UTC
Hi Greg,

We're certainly looking into all possibilities - right now BRP seems *extremely* well served with the fab new RuneQuest - but it's possible that Chronicles and BRP may intersect again at some point. However - have a look at some of our actual play sessions online, the new Chronicles of Future Earth has inherited a lot of its gameplay DNA from BRP, and is a crunchy and tactical incarnation of Fate Core in which I hope all of us "Old Chroniclers" will feel right at home!


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Greg M October 21, 2018 9:00 pm UTC
Sounds good Sarah. And yes, the new RQ is amazing, but in part because Glorantha is now firmly backed back in. I will absolutely look at the some of the play sessions!
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Andrew M September 28, 2018 6:46 pm UTC
I bought Chronicles of Future Earth for Basic Roleplaying from Chaosium years ago. It's pretty great. Sad, intriguing, well-written. Very interested to read this.
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Sarah N September 29, 2018 9:24 am UTC
Thank you, Andrew! We're running a Kickstarter campaign for the new Chronicles of Future Earth RPG right now, if you're interested. As one of the "original Chroniclers", it's a massive expansion of the setting - the "full treatment". I hope you enjoy The Swallower of Souls! :)
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Andrew M October 02, 2018 10:39 pm UTC
Congratulations, Sarah. It looks great. I'll put it on the list.
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