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Beyond the Firelight, a storytelling game of folklore and horror.
Just add dice.

It might look safe during the day, but when night falls, you never know what lies beyond the firelight.

- Grand Inquisitor Steel

Beyond the Firelight is a storytelling, tabletop roleplaying game of historical horror. It gathers its influences from traditional folklore and stories that kept the people from straying off the moral path or going out at night. It can be a game of investigation or survival as you and your friends attempt to discover what lies beyond the darkness around you.

Beyond the Firelight Deluxe is a full, revised core rulebook with all the mechanics necessary to play the game plus a collection of Adversaries and Scenarios to get you started. It includes:

  • The core mechanics
  • Example Play
  • 12 player Personality types
  • 25 Adversaries
  • Setting Guidance
  • 4 Scenarios
  • ... And more!

Beyond the Firelight Deluxe is part of the fantasy horror alternate history known as Shadowed Earth. Players take on the roles of common folk, forced to face the horrors of the world.

Beyond the Firelight Deluxe is supported by Creative Commons. You can use the mechanics to create your own storytelling games.

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Daniel C September 21, 2019 11:05 pm UTC
So I realize this was just released today, but I'm curious if anyone can tell me anything about it in terms of mechanics? The setting sounds intriguing.
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Aaron H September 22, 2019 12:49 am UTC
Beyond the Firelight Deluxe is actually a revised and expanded version of Beyond the Firelight which came out in 2016. The game is really survival without heroics, placing you in the stories of historical folklore with plenty of horrific twists. There are very few mechanics, but all conflicts are resolved with a single die roll. Success is difficult, but if you're able to apply one of your Personalty's (i.e. player character) characteristics, it makes the die roll a bit easier. However, each Act of a Scenario has a set of Objectives that must be achieved and a limited number of dice to achieve them. If you cannot achieve all Objectives before running out of dice... well that's where the survival part comes in. A Deluxe edition of the Quick Start Rules will be released soon and will be available for Pay What You Want. That way you can sample the mechanics.
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Daniel C September 22, 2019 1:19 am UTC
Sounds awesome! And a PoD coming?
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Aaron H September 22, 2019 2:21 pm UTC
Yes, a paperback edition will be available.
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