A mythic world of mortals and gods, myths and cults, monsters and heroes. In Glorantha, the Runes permeate everything, and mastery of Runes allows astonishing feats of bravery and magic.
Glorantha is ancient, and has known many ages, but now it is at the brink of the greatest conflict it has ever known… the Hero Wars.
Glorantha is the setting of RuneQuest, one of the oldest and most influential roleplaying games ever published.
This Quickstart collects all the essential rules for RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha and presents them in abbreviated form. Use this booklet to start playing immediately, and to discover the improvements to the system. These game rules and a new adventure—The Broken Tower—preview the newest edition of RuneQuest, developed in close consultation with the original designers and authors of the original RuneQuest and of Glorantha.
The Broken Tower, set in the heart of the Dragon Pass, is suitable for up to 5 adventurers and one gamemaster, complete with all the rules needed to play.