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Gothic Ancestries & Cultures


Spooky, playable ancestries & cultures, new magic items, monsters, and more for your Ravenloft games!

With 17 ancestries & cultures, including gothic monsters, weapons, and equipment!

Play as:

  • a headless horseman out of Sleepy Hollow,
  • Frankenstein's monster,
  • one who returned from an unjust death, like The Crow,
  • a ghost, and more!

Use magic items and equipment like:

  • the Eerie Tarot Deck,
  • Ouija Board of the Dead,
  • the Monkey's Paw, or
  • muskets and flintlocks!

Face horrific foes like:

  • the Eldritch Thing (inspired by The Thing) or
  • the Macabre Steed! 
Based on Adamantine selling critically acclaimed Ancestry & Culture: An Alternative to Race in 5e.

For even more choices, check out Arctic Ancestries & CulturesMore Ancestries & Cultures, and Custom Ancestries & Cultures!


What Is Ancestry & Culture: An Alternative to Race in 5e?

"Required reading for playing RPGs in 2020" - Polygon

- Play a character of one ancestry raised in a different culture, like an orc raised by elves

- Play a character of mixed ancestry, like the child of a gnome and a halfling

- Replace the outdated concept of Race in D&D with ancestry & culture

- Convert existing races into ancestries and cultures

- Create your own custom culture

- Comes with two friendly one-shot adventures designed for players of all ages

Credits for Gothic Ancestries & Cultures:

Written by Eugene Marshall; layout by Amy Marshall; cover art by John Taylor; interior art by Bien Flores and Dean Spencer.

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File Last Updated:
May 14, 2021
This title was added to our catalog on May 18, 2021.