Symbaroum Swedish dark fantasy RPG Available From Modiphius

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Modiphius, creator of award winning RPGs like Achtung! Cthulhu and renowned table top games like Thunderbirds the co-op board game, is pleased to announce a sales and distribution partnership with Swedish studio Järnringen, which will bring the acclaimed dark fantasy RPG Symbaroum to a wider international audience.

The partnership will begin with the release of the Symbaroum core book in a lavish 264 page full color edition, which includes an introduction to the World of Symbaroum, Player’s and Games Master guides and a first adventure, The Promised Land – in short, everything you need to get started within Järnringen’s dark, deadly fantasy universe.

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The Symbaroum Core Rulebook features

A fast-paced and flexible rule-set for creating player characters and acting in the game world.

  • 5 playable races and 3 archetypes, divided into 15 occupations, as a basis for character creation.
  • 35 abilities, 25 mystical powers, 33 rituals and a large number of weapons and armor to make each character unique.
  • Detailed guidelines for how to create adventures: 38 monsters and adversaries, and 19 monstrous traits to arm the characters’ enemies with.
  • More than 50 pages describing the game world’s history, geography and cultures, focusing on four particular settings: the Forest of Davokar, the fortune hunter’s town of Thistle Hold, the Ambrian capital Yndaros and the cliff of Karvosti where the barbarian clans convene.
  • Symbaroum is a complete roleplaying game; all you need to play is paper, pen and a dice set.
  • This roleplaying game is suitable for all adventurous humans, goblins and trolls from the age of 12 and upwards

 

The game is a bit different from your standard fantasy RPG, with a bit of a darker feel and more wild tone to it.

Drive Thru RPG  has the  264-page main rulebook. Both hardcover and pdf, The rulebook is sort of a one-stop shop to getting you going in the game. It’s a mix of both Player’s Handbook and Game Master Guide, along with a sample adventure. So it’s got all you need to start playing.

it’s getting some good reviews and buzz as well

“it was a joy to read, the remaining artwork is stunning, and the background is full of inspiring ideas just screaming out to be further explored”

– Review on DriveThruRPG
“Pick a d20 and immerse yourself in Ambria as soon as you can, for: 1. You won’t ever regret; 2. You’ll never come back!”

– Review on DriveThruRPG

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