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Free League Publishing Reveals François Baranger’s At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness

Prepare to descend into madness. Free League Publishing and Design Studio Press have revealed an illustrated edition of H.P. Lovecraft‘s iconic story At the Mountains of Madness, by acclaimed artist François Baranger. The book is set to launch on November 24th and is now available for pre-order. All pre-orders will ship immediately.

Dreadful secrets lie beneath the ice, waiting to be discovered. Strange, cyclopean structures squat amidst the mountains towering in the distance, promising only madness to those who dare to explore their alien architecture.

Antarctica. A place of frozen wastes, desolation, and things best left forgotten. Explore the tale of William Dyer, a professor from Miskatonic University, and the leader of an ill-fated expedition to that remote and forlorn continent. Recorded in a series of letters, Dyers tells a scarcely believable tale full of anomalous and often horrific events. The expedition ventures further than any other before them, and ultimately pays the price for it.

H.P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness is one of the greatest classics of American horror literature. As the most ambitious story Lovecraft ever wrote, it has served as a source of inspirations for filmmakers and authors in the decades since his death.

The critically acclaimed artist François Baranger was fascinated early on by Lovecraft’s works that explore the darkest corners of human imagination. After dreaming about illustrated versions of Lovecraft’s works for years, Baranger finally began to create his own vision of the Lovecraftian horror. He has previously interpreted the classic The Call of Cthulhu which received international praise.

The book is the first volume of two and is a hardback book in the huge 262 x 350 mm folio format, bringing Lovecraft’s horror to life with lavish, full-spread images.

Free League Launches Kickstarter for Tales From the Loop – The Board Game

The Kickstarter for Tales From the Loop – The Board Game was launched today by Free League Publishing. The game, based on the universe created by artist and author Simon Stålenhag was recently adapted to a tv series on Amazon Prime Video, offers cooperative gameplay using robot miniatures by Paolo Parente’s Dust Studio. A complete Print ‘n Play kit can be downloaded for free from the Kickstarter.

Simon Stålenhag is the internationally lauded artist and author of Tales From the Loop and Things From the Flood, narrative art books published by Free League that stunned the world with a vision of an alternate Scandinavia in the 1980s and ‘90s, where technology invaded tranquil landscapes to form an entirely new universe of the eerie and the nostalgic.

In 2017, Free League published a tabletop roleplaying game based on Tales From the Loop, which went on to win five Gold ENnie Awards, including Best Game and Product of the Year. A tv series adaptation of Tales From the Loop launched just a few days ago on Amazon Prime Video.

Tales From the Loop – The Board Game lets players take another step into the amazing world of the Loop. In the 1-5 players take the roles of teenagers who investigate the mysteries originating from the Loop, a huge underground science facility with strange effects on the suburban landscapes around it – but they also need to make sure they’re home in time for dinner!

Tales From the Loop – The Boardgame is designed by Martin Takaichi and includes high-quality miniatures by Paolo Parente‘s Dust Studio.

To let players try out Tales From the Loop – The Board Game for themselves, Free League provides a Print ‘n Play kit of the current Alpha game prototype for download from the Kickstarter page. The Print ‘n Play kit includes four characters and one scenario to play.

You can find the Kickstarter here.

Tales From the Loop – The Boardgame

Coriolis The Third Horizon RPG Launches from Modiphius

core-rulebookModiphius Entertainment and Free League Publishing have launched the new sci-fi RPG line, Coriolis – The Third Horizon including: Coriolis core book, Atlas Compendium, Icon Deck, Gamesmaster screen and map – plus a special Coriolis ICONs bundle for Coriolis collectors.

Coriolis – The Third Horizon is a brand new science fiction role-playing game from the makers of the critically acclaimed Mutant: Year Zero.

All the titles are will be available from your local gaming stores in March or in print and PDF now at the Coriolis Collection on Modiphius.net with the Core Book and Atlas Compendium also available in PDF on DriveThruRPG.com.

A free 74 page Quickstarter including rules, adventures and pre-generated characters is available from both Modiphius.net and DriveThruRPG.com

Core rulebook: This massive and beautifully illustrated384-page hardcover book gives you all the rules you need to play Coriolis, and an in-depth description of the Third Horizon. £19.99 / £39.99

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  • Create your unique player character – including skills, talents, gear and relationships – in mere minutes.
  • Fight fast and furious battles, praying to the Icons to overcome your enemies.
  • Build and crew your own spaceship, to explore the many star systems of the Third Horizon.
  • Experience thrilling spaceship duels, using a game system that puts all player characters at the heart of the action.
  • Take part in the intrigue between powerful factions on the majestic space station Coriolis.
  • Uncover the mysteries of the Third Horizon, a rich tapestry of cultures that have settled the stars.

atlas-compendiumAtlas Compendium: This 60-page booklet reveals secrets of the Third Horizon and gives the Gamemaster tools and tables to create star systems, planets, missions and encounters. £7.99 / £14.99

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The Icons’ promised land, the vast cluster of star systems called the Third Horizon, is full of unsolved mysteries, ancient ruins, and deadly secrets. The mighty wonders left behind by the Portal Builders and the true nature of the mysterious Emissaries have only been myth to the common people of the Third Horizon – until now.

  • Description of the most important systems of the Third Horizon.
  • A historical overview of the Third Horizon.
  • The story of the Portal Builders and descriptions of the wonders they left behind.
  • Tools and tables to help you create your own systems and planets.
  • Mission generators for quick adventure creation.
  • Expanded rules for space travel and unexpected encounters.

icon-card-deckIcon Card Deck: With this deck, you can foretell the future, create scenario seeds, determine combat initiative, emulate dice rolls, manage your ship crew positions, and more. Modiphius.net Print £11.99

This Icon Card Deck lets you summon the mysterious Icons directly in your game of Coriolis – The Third Horizon. With this deck, you can foretell the future, create scenario seeds, determine combat initiative, emulate dice rolls, manage your ship crew positions, and more. The deck includes 36 Icon cards, 12 NPC cards, 5 ship crew cards.

gamesmaster-screenGamesmaster Screen: This deluxe Gamemaster Screen for Coriolis – The ThirdHorizon is made out of three sections of 3 mm thick hardback, measuring a mighty 855 x 216 mm when unfolded. Modiphius.net Print £19.99

This deluxe Gamemaster Screen for Coriolis – The Third Horizon is made out of three sections of 3 mm thick hardback, measuring a mighty 855 x 216 mm when unfolded. The outside features beautiful full-color artwork, and the inside contains charts and tables for easy reference during play.

coriolis-horizon-mapCoriolis Horizon Map: A large full-color map of The Third Horizon on the front and the Coriolis station on the back, in the format 39.5cm x 55.8 cm. Modiphius.net Print £9.99

A large full-color map of The Third Horizon on the front and the Coriolis station on the back, in the format 39.5cm x 55.8 cm.

The Coriolis ICON Bundle (online only) contains all products so far released for Coriolis – The Third Horizon is also available for the special price of £69.99, for collectors who want to sample this exciting new sci-fi universe saving 20% on items bought separately! Modiphius.net Print £69.99

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