Free League Has a Jam-Packed Game Portfolio in Q3-Q4 2023

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Free League Has a Jam-Packed Game Portfolio in Q3-Q4 2023
Moria™ – Through the Doors of Durin, PIRATE BORG, The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game, and More! 

Stockholm, Sweden (August 24, 2023) — The end of the summer is near, the shadows grow longer, and the sky turns cloudy and gray. Perhaps you are dreaming of faraway places, alluring encounters, and magical adventures? Perhaps you even wish, every once in a while, that you were someone else? That can be arranged!

Journey into the game worlds of Free League Publishing. Here are the revealed games and expansions for Q3-Q4 2023. But do stay on the look-out, there may be more secrets that will come to light before the end of the year. Strange and wondrous adventures await!
Dragonbane RPG
The Walking Dead Universe Roleplaying Game 

Moria™ – Through the Doors of Durin

The Dunwich Horror by Lovecraft/Baranger

Tales From the Loop: They Grow Up So Fast
Symbaroum: Davokar Awakens
Vaesen: The Lost Mountain Saga
The One Ring RPG: Tales From the Lone-Lands
The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying: Ruins of Eriador
The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying: Tales from Eriador
Games From Free League Publishing Q3-Q4 2023  
Dragonbane RPG
Released: August 15
A legend reborn. Dragonbane, is the new and reimagined edition of Sweden’s first and biggest tabletop roleplaying game Drakar och Demoner. A new take on the classic fantasy RPG full of magic, mystery, and adventure. The new edition is designed from the ground up to facilitate fast-paced fantasy adventures, with very little prep time and campaigns that are a breeze to run.  
Find out more here | Watch the trailer  
The One Ring™ RPG: Moria™ – Through the Doors of Durin
Beyond the shadow it waits for you still…
Kickstarter-campaign begins August 29!
Moria™ – Through the Doors of Durin is an epic campaign expansion delving into the depths of Khazad-dûm for the multiple award-winning second edition of The One Ring™ roleplaying game based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, coming to Kickstarter on August 29. This expansion will also be published in a version for the 5E edition The Lord of the Rings™ Roleplaying, under the title Moria™ – Shadow of Khazad-dûm.

All backers who pledge within the first 24 hours will receive a bonus item soon to be revealed. If fully funded, the crowdfunding campaign offers early PDF access to the expansion well before its retail release.
  Kickstarter sign-up page  
Release: September 19
PIRATE BORG is a scurvy-ridden, rules-light, art-heavy RPG based on MÖRK BORG. It’s a game about being a greedy, filthy scoundrel. No prey, no pay. Find a ship. Recruit some crew. Raid, pillage, plunder, and otherwise pilfer your weasley black guts out. Get a bigger ship. Kill some things. Upgrade your ship. Sneak into a fort. Raid a port. Acquire treasure. Bury said treasure. Become infamous. Search for someone else’s treasure. Flee in terror from unfathomable creatures from the deep. Drink all of the rum. Die on the high seas. Roll a new character and do it all again… For dead men tell no tales, so better get a live one as fast as you can.

PIRATE BORG is written and illustrated by Luke Stratton aka Limithron, who is known for his pirate-themed battle maps.
  Find out more here | Watch the trailer  
The Walking Dead Universe RPG
Fight the dead. Fear the living.
Release: November 2023
  The Walking Dead has always been about characters facing impossible life and death choices. In The Walking Dead Universe RPG, you can face these choices head on at any point in the timeline, encountering familiar faces and places or brand-new ones while struggling with the most important choice of all: who are you going to be? 

Enter the unforgiving, post-apocalyptic sandbox and learn how to survive and thrive in this new world order. No matter what, expect the stress and stakes to be high. Boasting a new spin on Free League’s award-winning Year Zero engine, players must not only hone their physical skills, but deeply explore what makes them tick – confronting how the hardships of this world naturally impact what they’re capable of, in the best and worst of times.
  Find out more here | Watch the trailer     The Dunwich Horror by Lovecraft/Baranger 
Release: November
  Enter the desolate, decrepit Massachusetts village of Dunwich. Brace thyself, for a tale of dark rituals, witchcraft and the looming shadow of the Old Ones. The Dunwich Horror is a true classic of American horror and a dark tale of powers from beyond our world. The upcoming edition of H.P. Lovecraft’s iconic story The Dunwich Horror is illustrated by the acclaimed artist François Baranger.  The book is set to be released later this year. Free League has previously Barangers illustrated editions of the Lovecraft classics The Call of Cthulhu and At the Mountains of Madness.
Find out more here
Expansions From Free League Publishing Q3-Q4 2023

   Tales From the Loop: They Grow Up So Fast
Release: September 5
  “Everything changed on that fateful day. Looking back, I know that whatever we did changed our lives forever. The sky ruptured and something strange came through. It was a great adventure that showed us how little we knew about the universe. It was scary and yet magical. I wish we could do it again.”

Return to the ’80s as they never were. They Grow Up So Fast is the new campaign expansion for the multiple award-winning Tales From the Loop RPG. In these four adventures, that together form a campaign spanning the seasons of a year, the kids will be tested to the limits of their abilities. When an ordinary camping trip turns into something else, they will discover that friends come in all sizes and forms, and even from different worlds. Together they will go on an adventure they will never forget.  
Find out more here

Symbaroum: Davokar Awakens
Release: October
  The darkness that for centuries has been fettered by the roots of the woods breaks free and spreads in all directions; the living are faced with a seemingly hopeless fight against a never-ending flood of merciless enemies. But is all hope lost? The time has finally come to explore the anticipated expansion Davokar Awakens for the acclaimed dark fantasy RPG Symbaroum in which the fate of the world is decided. Symbaroum: Davokar Awakens is the final chapter of the epic Chronicle of the Throne of Thorns.

The art is created by Martin Grip (The One Ring™ RPG, Blade Runner RPG, ALIEN RPG) and Gustaf Ekelund (Coriolis, Twilight: 2000, ALIEN RPG), and the adventure is designed by game writer Mattias Johnsson Haake, co-creator of Symbaroum.  
Find out more here

Vaesen: The Lost Mountain Saga 
Release: October  
The Lost Mountain Saga for the multiple ENNIE-awarded Vaesen – Nordic Horror Roleplaying is an epic campaign of five mysteries, where you will explore ancient myths and old Nordic folk tales, get entangled in social intrigue, and encounter unspeakable horrors in every shadow as you travel across the Mythic North as you strive to uncover the truth.
The expansion is written by actor and podcaster Ellinor DiLorenzo and is based on the adventures from her original podcast The Lost Mountain Saga, but expanded and modified for the official release. The hardcover book is beautifully illustrated by the acclaimed artists Johan Egerkrans and Anton Vitus.  
Find out more here

The One Ring™ roleplaying game: Tales From the Lone-lands
The Lord of the Rings™ Roleplaying: Tales From Eriador

The Lord of the Rings™ Roleplaying: Ruins of Eriador

Release: November
  Adventures await you in Middle-earth. Soon the time will come to explore the lands and live to tell the tales. The expansions Ruins of Eriador and Tales From Eriador for The Lord of the Rings™ Roleplaying. The expansions are 5E adaptations of upcoming expansion Tales From the Lone-Lands and the previously released Ruins of the Lost Realm for the multiple award-winning second edition of The One Ring™ roleplaying game, based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Find out more about Tales From the Lone-lands here.
Find out more about Tales From Eriador and Ruins of Eriador here.   Full press kits for Free League’s products, including logos and artwork, can be found here:
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About Free League Publishing
Free League Publishing is a game studio and publisher dedicated to speculative fiction based in Stockholm, Sweden. We have published a wide range of award-winning tabletop roleplaying games and acclaimed art books set in strange and wondrous worlds.
Our upcoming games include DragonbanePIRATE BORGThe Walking Dead Universe RPG, and Zone Wars – A Mutant: Year Zero Wargame.
Our current game portfolio includes the official Blade Runner RPG (Judges Choice and Peoples Choice for Best Adventure at the UK Games Expo 2023), The One Ring™ (Gold ENNIE Award winner 2022), The Lord of the Rings™ Roleplaying for 5ETales From the Loop – The Board Game, the official ALIEN RPG (Gold ENNIE for Best Game 2020), the Gothic horror game Vaesen (winner of three ENNIE Awards 2021), the pitch-black fantasy RPG MÖRK BORG (winner of four ENNIE Awards 2020), the alternate ’80s Tales From the Loop RPG (winner of five ENNIE Awards 2017, including Best Game), the retro-fantasy Forbidden Lands (winner of four ENNIE Awards 2019), the postapocalyptic Mutant: Year Zero (Silver ENNIE for Best Rules 2015), the science fiction games Coriolis – The Third Horizon (Judge’s Spotlight Award 2017) and Death in Space, the dark fantasy game Symbaroum, the weird-fantasy Into the Odd Remastered, the cyberpunk RPG CY_BORG, and the new edition of the RPG classic Twilight: 2000 (Judges Award for Best RPG at UK Games Expo 2022).

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