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Where the realms of Law and Chaos collide lie the Borderlands: war-torn wilds yearning to be explored and settled.

Your adventuring party has been hired to clear out a Borderlands keep infested with monsters. Once empty, it falls upon you to rebuild the keep and explore the surrounding area.

This third-party supplement for Shadowdark RPG is especially designed for new players and new GMs. It includes:
•    Darlan Keep: A randomized 1st-level dungeon that plays differently every time.
•    The Borderlands: A wilderness region for the players to explore and plunder.
•    Caverns of Kowse: A multi-faction dungeon filled with rival Forces of Chaos.
•    Hirelings and Mercenaries: Rules for hiring NPCs as allies.
•    Keep-building: A system to spend gold to improve your party’s home base.
•    West Marches: Advice on running an episodic open-table game using Shadowdark rules.

An optional supplement is available for this title: Letters from the Dark: Mercenaries. It includes 48 pre-generated mercenaries with artwork by Patrice Long, as well as a table to randomly select a mercenary.

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Brian B May 05, 2024 5:05 am UTC
Why are the maps in .webp format?? DMs need a format that isn't dependent on a browser to open! Some of them cannot even be converted, or edited in MS Paint, or similar application.
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Jason H May 09, 2024 4:41 pm UTC
Open with a webbrowser, left click the page, "Save As", then rename it FileName.jpeg instead of .webp. Voila, you have a jpeg.
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Brian B June 04, 2024 5:30 pm UTC
Wrong. You can't save it as anything but a .wepb file. It has to be converted by showing the file name extension, and changing it to .jpg/.png.
Which brings me back to my point... SOME FILES CANNOT BE CONVERTED. Stop blaming your customer, and fix your product.
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Alexander K April 18, 2024 8:40 am UTC
I am waiting for this to be POD, as I've purchased the 3 other magazines. Is there a newsletter I can subscribe to, or a social media I can follow to stay up to date?
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Chris P April 20, 2024 5:08 am UTC
Hi! This book’s print version should hopefully be available in a week or two. Unfortunately it’s out of my hands how long it takes for proofs to come from the printers.
If you mean to say you’re waiting to purchase this, don’t worry: you can buy the PDF version now, then get the print version when it comes out for no extra cost (just the cost of shipping and printing).
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Gavin D April 15, 2024 12:43 am UTC
Any plans to offer a print version?
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Chris P April 16, 2024 4:14 pm UTC
Hey! Yes, it’s in the process. The first 3 zines should become available this week, and this one should come a few weeks later. Unfortunately it’s a very slow process getting proofs from the printer, but things are at least moving forward.
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Gavin D April 17, 2024 6:19 pm UTC
Exactly, thank you.
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