Hawkmoon RPG is obviously based on the four books by Michael Moorcock that form the cycle The History of the Runestaff. Like Stormbringer. Hawkmoon RPG: Science & Sorcery in Earth’s Far Future (Boxed Set) [Kerie Campbell-Robson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The warrior called Hawkmoon was once an assassin sent to kill Count Brass, his Starting the Eternal Champion RPG line, Hawkmoon takes players to our.

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Anthony December 1, at The small Duchy of the Kamarg, ruled by the noble Count Brass has managed to endure the endless sieges and plots unleashed by Granbretan against that rogue state.

I’ve read — it may be in the introduction of the new “big yellow” edition of BRP but I don’t have it to hand — that the plan was to release a whole line of Moorcock games, but the failure of Hawkmoon ended that expansion. Description [ edit ] Hawkmoon is a science-fantasy system based on Michael Moorcock ‘s ” Runestaff ” and ” Count Brass ” series; linked with the Stormbringer game in the “Eternal Champion” series.

I would have answered Corum, which is a shame since I really wanted to like Corum. I want to want to play it, if you get my meaning, but something prevents my doing so and it baffles me. This book contains two sections: Her success or failure is determined by the players.

When French translator Oriflam went out of material for translation they wrote their own supplements among them a France sourcebook, of courseand when Chaosium changed Stormbringer to Elric! Interestingly, while I no longer have a copy of Stormbringer, I still have my Hawkmoon boxed set. More Information Edit History.

Akratic Wizardry: Hawkmoon RPG Thoughts

A lovesick young nobleman finances a search across Ilmiora, the Sighing Desert, an the Weeping Waste in search of his true love. Hawkmoon is an easily-played game of fantasy roleplaying, part of the Eternal Champion line of roleplaying games available from Chaosium.

A Paladin In Citadel. I supported becauseā€¦ “chk chk chk chk sssssssssaaaaaa! James- with respect to why you like post apoc tales so much I would wager that all fantasy is post apocalyptic.


An albino, sustained by rare drugs, it fell to him to confront the rise of the Young Kingdoms, of the monsters and sorceries which were threatening to overwhelm him and his ancient crown. In all-out conflict, they must carefully maintain the Balance or they will precipitate the end of all existence through the actions that they alone control.

Included here are guidelines for vehicular and aerial combat and exotic and powerful weapons found in the New Fenian armory, more than 50 Beast Orders hawkmoo the isle of Granbretan, and a glimpse into the daily routine of Oshol Nariva — a typical member of the Order hswkmoon the Boar. Middle Earth is post apocalyptic with the sinking of Numenor, the first defeat of Sauron and the fall of Arnor. ROGUE MISTRESS features eight chapters, comprehensive listings of new weapons, additional races from which new adventurers can be created, plentiful illustrations1, plans, and diagrams, and new rules and clarifications for the Stormbringer roleplaying game.

Each of these adventures explores places scattered across the world of the Young Kingdoms, revealing marvelous, mysterious, and treacherous locales such as the Floating Realm, a sargasso sea of ruined ships; the Link Machine, an engine of law which slowly mutates the winged Myrrhyn race; and a Chaos Storm, carrying the chaos pack of Queen Xiombarg, which hastens the appearance of the Infinite Cathedral of Gormweller the God Seller.

RPG Retrospective: Hawkmoon

You can do what haqkmoon learn how to do. No question that Dorian is not in himself very interesting; he’s pretty cardboard hero. Mighty spells, ancient artifacts, giant Battle Barges, and fearsome dragons must be met and overcome in addition to the massive armies behind them. Only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Aside from the map the rest of that booklet is skills, combat, injuries and other fairly generic stuff.

Starting the Eternal Champion RPG line, Hawkmoon takes players to our distant future, to a realm where science battles sorcery! You raise a legitimate criticism, cardandol. The Hawkmoon game became popular in France, where it was translated into French for the first time inand a third French edition was published in You and your friends portray ordinary people from the Young Kingdoms who seek adventure, riches, power, and understanding.


John December 1, at 6: Captain Jack December 1, at His path will be vengeance, his ultimate goal I ran a Hawkmoon campaign during the summer ofand found it to be an eminently enjoyable experience. For whatever reason, though, I don’t have this problem with Moorcock’s Rph books.

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Nothing about them strike me as especially inspired in retrospect, but the unique combination of magic and science gave them a distinctive flavour. Uses a much-evolved and modified version of Chaosium’s Basic Role Playing rules set. I wish I could put my finger on just why that is. The CYD jawkmoon in Mournblade could be made to work, and is way more coherent. The rules are sketchy in many hawkmon — mutations and mass combat come immediately to mind — and there’s more space than necessary spent on recounting the events of the Hawkmoon novels.

Whitehack would be a totally different but probably rpv solution given the flexibility of Wise characters re: His object is revenge. Yet, like all the Elric books, it can be read as a whole unit without reference to previous books.

I remember an interview in which Moorcock was asked which of his characters he liked less. In these tales he describes Elric, the albino Prince of an empire that ruled the Young Kingdoms for 10, years but has settled, into a long decline. Moorcock doesn’t provide a lot of information on the world in his stories and the RPG doesn’t add much more yawkmoon just enough to intrigue and inspire, as all good RPG settings ought to do.

No ISBN on box.