The main book of the Gods of Glorantha boxed set. Based on RuneQuest 3 system. More game-mechanical than Cults of Prax It treats comprehensively. So, my local FGS is having a bit of a sale on some Glorantha books and I was thinking of snathcing at least the Cults of Glorantha, because I’ve. Most Gloranthans believe the greater gods transcend any specific culture. Ernalda, Lodril, Magasta, Orlanth, Sedenya, and Yelm are all known.

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But the worse omission of all is I couldn’t find a single Chaos cult in the whole book. The Gods respond to sacrifices offered to them in a ritualized manner conducted by the hierarchy.

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Hardcover96 pages. Add a copy to your collection. There is also a brief description of the Gloranthan Otherworlds. Heck, Elmal is an actual minor god of Sun and Fire, where Yelmalio is the cold solar god of spartan hoplites and resilience.

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An overview of Theism, special rules for Gloranthan Cults mainly tweaks really. More than anything else I’d ever seen in a roleplaying game, the cult descriptions gave me a fantastic insight into off world my characters lived in, not as a geographical location on a map, but as a living world with functioning societies and magic that has a reson for existing other than just as kewl powerz.

Cults of Glorantha, Volume 2 by Jeff Kyer.

Each cult also has a list of skills that they can teach at xults rates. Overall I like it. But here’s the thing, I think they work quite well, it gives a good feel for each of the Cults that is accessible to new players.

Ralph Kelleners marked it as to-read Jan 19, Simon Phipp – Wallowing in my elitism since Check out StarBasethe open source science fiction campaign mapping application. This book provides the structures, myths and modus operandii for the key human and non-human cults of the Orlanthi, Solar Pantheons, God Learners and EWF.

Some cults have restrictions on their initiates, such as ones that only accept women. Cults of Glorantha Average Rating: Index All Recent Guidelines. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are also a few Dragon Cults and a new adv. Inhuman sorcery also features, from Troll orders and Elf to Dwarven cults, founded on principles few humans will ever learn and wielding magic few humans could ever hope to master.


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Hannu Kokko added it Aug 22, Aldrya has been held back for Vol 2. Glorantha is a deeply religious setting, and thus any self-respecting adult is a member of a cult. Frank Mitchell rated it it was ok Oct 07, It also goes down when you use certain magics, indicating an impediment to Draconic Enlightenment.

Tales of the Reaching Moon. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Notify me of culta comments via email. The Cults of Glorantha The chapter rounds off with an extensive listing of the various cults of Glorantha along with their traits and special considerations.

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