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The Guide to Glorantha

by Greg Stafford, Jeff Richard, and Sandy Petersen

A world of gods, heroes, and mythic fantasy, fully described in epic detail.

Coming in at a collective 928 pages and 14 pounds, the two volumes of the Guide to Glorantha (which are 10 by 12 inch, full color, hardcover books) and the Argan Argar Atlas collectively make a complete encyclopedia and atlas of Glorantha. Cosmology, culture, geography, history, mythology, people, and places are all explored in never before published detail. Hundreds of maps and illustrations bring the setting to life.

The Guide to Glorantha is more than just a roleplaying game supplement and are not written for any particular role-playing game rules system.

The Argan Argar Atlas (Hardcover)
by Greg Stafford, Jeff Richard, Sandy Petersen, and Colin Driver

The Argan Argar Atlas is the perfect companion to the Guide to Glorantha with all of the regional maps of Glorantha collected in a single reference volume.

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Guide to Glorantha
Contents include:

  • The major human cultures of Glorantha
  • The Elder Races
  • Mythos and History
  • The Major Pantheons
  • Comprehensive and detailed information on all the lands of Genertela, Pamaltela, and the islands of Glorantha, including color maps, population and political maps, and descriptions of every human settlement of more than 1000 people.
  • Constellations and planets of Glorantha
  • Weather systems
  • Detailed information on the Red Moon
  • Information on the Hero Wars

and much much more.

Glorantha is one of the oldest and most influential fantasy role-playing settings, and has cast its spell far outside just tabletop role-playing games. The discovery of Greg Stafford, who has accumulated that universe's myths, legends, and other lore since 1966, Glorantha has been the setting for several role-playing game systems, including RuneQuest and HeroQuest, and is the setting for the award-winning computer game King of Dragon Pass and for the classic fantasy war game White Bear & Red Moon (also known as Dragon Pass).

Although games and stories set in Glorantha have been in publication since 1975, until now the setting has never been fully detailed in all its glory. Now with the Guide to Glorantha you can explore this classic fantasy setting as never before.

“Glorantha is my personal North Star as an author of vast fantasy game narratives… a sacred but unattainable grail.”

– Ken Rolston, The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind, Oblivion.

“In its mythic power, phantasmagoric imagery, and trenchant understanding of human behavior, Glorantha stands as a founding text of the roleplaying genre – our Beowulf or Canterbury Tales.”

– Robin Laws, Feng Shui, HeroQuest, Gumshoe, and DramaSystem.

Argan Argar Atlas
The Argan Argar Atlas is an essential part of your Glorantha collection. For the first time ever, here is the complete atlas of the entire Middle World in astonishing detail. The enchanted world of Glorantha is fully illuminated with 117 full page color maps by Colin Driver and Jeff Richard based on Greg Stafford's original hand-drawings. The whole of Glorantha is mapped in amazing detail, including all of Genertela, Pamaltela, Jrustela, the East Islands, Vormain, and more.

Details include:

  • every human settlement of 1000 inhabitants or more
  • major non-human settlements
  • important ruins
  • elevation contours (on 1000 foot gradients)
  • significant rivers, forests, and marshes
  • and much much more.
6 Poster Map Set of Genertela (24" x 36")
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Weight 14 lbs
Dimensions 12 x 10 x 5 in

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