Content: Dog breeds, dog-related items, an optional dog-based class, rules for dog PCs (with their own optional classes), and a dog-centered adventure
Writing: Clearly and affectionately written with a clever shift to the dog’s POV in the dog-PC section
Art/design: Designed for easy reading and navigation with graphic touches like a dog-head border and pawprints across pages
Usability: Sit. Stay. Good.
Content: Random tables, optional rules for dice & powers & armor/weapons/combat, pointy teeth, monsters & NPCs … and a Börk Morgue & a Maus Borg
Writing: Presented with a personable tone with plenty of wry wit
Art/design: Loaded with Mörk Borg aesthetic elements, color, and some creative layouts
Usability: Adds some deeper complexity in some areas (especially complex) and some irreverent variety all around
Content: A variety of NPCs, monsters, and other hazards as well as a new scroll, a malevolent mushroom, an optional Misery-related madness, a relatively benign tavern, and a much less benign inn
Writing: The first-person POV and travelogue style have a folksy and often irreverent tone
Art/design: Typefaces, engravings, and paintings reinforce the concept while other graphic elements lend some insidious and esoteric atmosphere
Usability: Includes player-facing handouts that include lore but no mechanics or GM-specific information
Content: A sprawling sandbox-style adventure set amidst a sinister miasma emerging in Grift
Writing: Incorporates copious descriptions, in-game documents, and random tables to add flavor to play; also includes numerous monsters, NPCs, and items
Art/design: Incorporates original and found art into exuberant designs and diverse layouts
Usability: Includes copious reference sheets, handouts, and topic-specific indices for GMs and players to use during play; GM-eyes-only material is segregated to facilitate more exciting solo play
Content: The concept pretty much sums it up.
Writing: Two clear and concise sentences
Art/design: A suitably gory figure with a floral ground that keeps the black and white spaces visually interesting
Usability: For the GM, straightforward; for PCs, potentially lethal and hilarious (unless you’re another PC—then it’s even more lethal)
Content: A shifting abyssal dungeon crawl with cursed relics, virulent creations, cults, and deep roots.
Writing: Epic narrative in scope and scale. A truly impressive creature.
Art/design: Vicious mixed-media art, earthy maps, and a MASSIVE 23-page table of 54 encounters with accompanying maps.
Usability: Generate abysms of varying size with the Atmar’s Cardography deck or dice. Supports 4 adventure themes. Connect them all into one labyrinthine abyssal sprawl.
Content: A full adaptation of the Mörk Borg core system for weird, investigative horror in the early 20th century
Writing: An appropriate mix of clear instructional text with more evocative descriptions
Art/design: More traditional layout and design than some releases, but the colors and illustrations establish the setting and tone well
Usability: At 120 pages, a bit heftier than the norm
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Content: Great for adding colorful details to rooms, corpses, etc.
Writing: Concise but compelling
Art/design: Illustration sets the tone; typography maintains easy readability
Usability: Roll a d100 or throw a small dagger
Content: A list of 100 minor baubles with optional descriptors
Writing: Provides plenty of interesting curios to populate rooms, trash heaps, bazars, corpses, etc.
Art/design: Provides plenty of interesting curios to populate rooms, trash heaps, bazars, corpses, etc.
Usability: Roll d100, consult table, repeat
Content: For each 3+ items, holder gets a bonus for keeping undead followers
Writing: A suitably macabre roster of items and fetishes
Art/design: Hue and images reinforce the sepulchral tone
Usability: Easy to use and read, letting you devote your attention to wrangling skeletons
Content: Collect 5 or more and get one auto crit per day when using unclean scrolls
Writing: Some practical items and others simply for flavor or creative use
Art/design: Designed for easy use but includes some esoteric trappings in the background
Usability: A neat tool for spicing up Powers
Content: 3 holy items, two with mixed benefits and drawbacks and one with only bad consequences
Writing: A paragraph for each, mixing mechanical with qualitative effects
Art/design: All 3 items are illustrated in the central image; typographical variety in introductory text and item titles contributes to the visual texture and overall tone
Usability: Clearly delineated blocks for each item; descriptive text is sans serif for easy reading
Content: A collection of items mostly for flavor but potentially useful for creative problem-solving
Writing: Provides some character and flavor outside the Mörk Borg norm
Art/design: Color and design support the concept and writing’s character
Usability: If you can’t find a d40, just divide a d80 in half
Content: A collection of items useful for healing in lieu of other means
Writing: Describes a plethora of items and uses
Art/design: Medical flair of the symbolic type
Usability: d40: roll a d4 & a d10 in sequence like you would for a d100, then subtract 9
Content: Mechanically sparse, but plenty of objects that could be used in practical and creative ways
Writing: Includes some detailed entries with a variety of uses and purposes
Art/design: Laid out for easy use and reference
Usability: May require some googling of substances and materials
Content: Besides titular list of nature-themed items, includes options for increasing presence and Omens
Writing: Delivers information simply with no undue fuss
Art/design: A straightforward layout with a background that lends flavor and ambience
Usability: Individual items primarily contribute to the buffs mentioned above
Content: A roster of weapons and armor with some new combat mechanics
Writing: Mostly descriptive but with an entertaining introduction
Art/design: Text arranged in neat blocks for easy navigation and reference
Usability: Vertically oriented text could present some inconvenience on certain screens
Content: A roster of sacred artifacts and relics
Writing: Clear descriptions of item’s functions in a grimly spiritual tone
Art/design: 8 short paragraphs with some incidental illustrations; palimpsest effect adds visual character
Usability: An interesting mix of beneficial and dangerous special abilities
Concept: “You are lost. You are dead.”
Content: A random pointcrawl through Sarkash, 6 original thematic classes, and optional rules and gear that add more conceptual depth and distinction without straying from the Mörk Borg core
Writing: Brooding and grim with an undertone of forlorn optimism; extremely effective in conveying the intended tone and atmosphere
Art/design: Visually diverse art and typographical choices unified by a focus on the setting and themes
Usability: Deliberately deals with sexism and trauma; intended as a self-contained module, but the adventure and classes can be used with other Mörk Borg content
Content: A new setting with 10 bleak locations to explore, 7 enemies to haunt the present, and many tables filled with forlorn reminders of the past.
Writing: Strong thematic elements depict a world that is already spent. A world past ending. An empty place waiting for the last ember to blow out.
Usability: A melancholy font of inspiration, with writing that invites readers to wander their ashen world, and leave their own mark upon it. Available in English and Swedish.
Content: Includes a filthiness score mechanic, new sacred and unclean scrolls, and mechanics for rerolling failed tests (and additional effects for outcomes)
Writing: Primarily devoted to mechanics but includes some introductory descriptive text
Art/design: Text-heavy but stylized with blackletter (sometimes yellowletter) and some illustrations for macabre flavor
Usability: Requires tracking an additional filthiness quantity, but the mechanics are simple
Content: An archetypal witch class with 10 new unclean and sacred Powers
Writing: Clearly written and easy to understand
Art/design: Easy-to-use layout and a lovely Klimt sketch; nicely emulates the feel of an old, well-used spellbook
Usability: Modifies the penalties for failed Powers for a different but still challenging spellcasting experience; particularly fun use of d6s and modifiers in Draw Down the Doom, which is specific to this class
Content: Rules to measure time, light, and suffering—with a deck of cards.
Writing: Clear and flexible rules for time management. Alongside explanations of their consequences/benefits.
Art/design: A surprisingly content dead king presides over the whole presentation.
Usability: Requires a deck of playing cards.
Content: A 15-card deck with 3 additional cards (2 for the Deck of Treasures and 1 for the Deck of Secrets)
Writing: The descriptions will make you want to use these even though the mechanics will probably kill your character
Art/design: Sets the tone well without overcrowding a small space
Usability: Draw a card. Read the card. Repeat.