If you are a RuneQuest/Glorantha fan you should be following this thread on Rpg.net

In short: various RQ fans explain why they are excited about the new edition of RQ (pdf of main rules out Thursday via chaosium.com).

On page 13 it really kicks off though as line editor Jason Durall outlines the plan for releases.

I had to suppress a rather loud squee at this point 🙂

I’ve got a copy of the full pdf, for review purposes, and in short, if you wanted a RQ that is up to the quality of the current D&D 5th edition, and then some (plus ITS RQ!!) you’ll be more than happy 🙂

Pdf is out on 1st June via Chaosium.com (did I mention that?)

New RuneQuest in pdf in June

OK, its time for your humble Sorcerer to get well giddy again.

Why?

NEW EDITION OF RUNEQUEST TIME!

From Chaosium

Sign up for exclusive early access to downloadable RQG content (art, wallpapers, the RQG character sheet) over the coming weeks as we get ready for the launch of RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha: http://eepurl.com/dtqE9T

Hearts in Glorantha 6 now available

The long-awaited return of this Gloranthan Fanzine, featuring 48 pages of Myths, Interviews, Articles, and Scenarios (systemless, HeroQuest and for RuneQuest 2).

(note physical copies of Hearts in Glorantha 1-6 Collected, Gloranthan Adventures 1 & 2 are now back in stock).

Also Drivethrurpg.com where you can pick up both print/pdf bundles and pdf only.

Hearts in Glorantha Issue 6 cover by Stewart Stansfield

Hearts in Glorantha issue 6 soon

Finally Hearts in Glorantha issue 6, after many ups and downs in the production process, is now content complete, fully laid out and is in final layout check before going to print proof hopefully next week. If all goes well it should be available just after Christmas or in the first week of January next year.

Hearts in Glorantha Issue 6 cover by Stewart Stansfield

So what have I got to show you this issue?

The Awakening is a system-less adventure by Scott Crowder, in which the adventurers find themselves in a dream of the Brown Dragon of Dragonpass. They get to experience first hand some of the dramatic events of the Dragonkill War and work towards the reconciliation of Dragons with the Orlanthi.

God Forgot, by Barry Blatt gives setting information about these islands in Holy Country. Its weird and odd, and none too comfortable. Go on read the bit about rather unsettling way the islanders use their ruler’s slightest movement as indications of his wishes. This piece reminds me how Glorantha gets wonderfully weird, yet has its own logic based upon mythology and magic.

Light and Death. In this HeroQuest adventure Neil Smith takes us into the murky world of mystic illumination and bridge building in the Lunar Empire.

Memories of RuneQuest 2. I never thought I’d see the day that RQ2 was re-published by Chaosium, but its here. In this article old hands shamelessly reminisce about the first Gloranthan RPG.

Ian Cooper Interview. A Q&A with HeroQuest’s Line Editor which goes into his early work with Issaries, The Unspoken Word as well as his current role and the recently released Red Cow books: The Coming Storm and Eleven Lights.

Why the Story is the Best, is a whimsical yet poignant telling of an Orlanthi Myth by long time HiG contributor Stuart Mousir-Harrison

The Lightbringers’ Quest is an introductory HeroQuest adventure by Matt Ryan designed to be run in one session with players unfamiliar with Glorantha and/or HeroQuest. And what a scenario it is, putting the players right in the centre of one of the major myths of Glorantha.

Duckhill is my short old-school for RuneQuest Classic. Don’t be put off by the fact its got ducks in it.

Scattered through out the magazine in pull out boxes are short scenario seeds written by me to inspire more weird and wonderful Gloranthan adventuring.

Finally there’s the Submissions page, which I’d recommend you read if you want to write or draw for Hearts in Glorantha. Get in touch. Without contributions to the magazine it is nothing.

Updated Summissions Policy

A small one that will probably go unnoticed, but here we go:

I’ve updated the submissions guidelines, which now reflect the fact that I’m now accepting submissions for RQ Classic (aka RQ2), and when they are published the new RuneQuest and 13th Age Glorantha. So happy days!

Check it out

I’ve yet to do the call for submissions for Hearts in Glorantha issue 7, but will do once I’ve finalised HiG#6 (which I’m close to doing), but if you want to jump the gun, read the guidelines and contact me at  newt@d101games.com