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Barbarians! Civilized men huddle behind tall stone walls, trembling at the thought. The soldiers of civilization tighten their shield walls against the oncoming onslaught. And then they come. Savage men and women, screaming at the top of their lungs, oblivious to fear, frothing at the mouth from rage and lust for war. Wave after wave, they storm shields and fortifications. Many die; the pagan gods bless their souls. But eventually, mail and castle fail. Then, the flames of barbarism will sweep the land, leaving no stone unturned!

Sword and sorcery tales speak of cunning thieves, power-hungry sorcerers, and, indeed, barbaric warriors. This game – Barbaric! – lets you play such heroes. Or, more often, anti-heroes. Pit your sword-arm and knowledge of eldritch secrets against ravaging bandits, scheming nobles, diabolic demons, mighty dragons – and, ultimately, the rotten and ugly face of moribund civilization itself.

So, pour your drinks, devour your pizza, turn up the volume of your favorite heavy metal album – and prepare to become… Barbaric!

Barbaric! is a lightweight sword & sorcery ruleset perfect for convention games, one-off adventures, and mini-campaigns where easy-to-learn rules and fast play are preferred. It includes:

  • Simple skill-based task resolution!
  • Lightning-fast but customizable character generation!
  • 30 Traits to spice up your barbarian!
  • Brutal combat with varied combat maneuvers and murderous critical hits!
  • Dangerous sorcery - risk your soul to gain eldrich might!
  • 36 deadly spells!
  • 50 fearsome monsters!
  • Treasures for your barbarians to loot!

All in a mere 57 small pages!

Barbaric! is compatible with Stellagama Publishing's Cepheus Atom post-apocalyptic rules. Mutate your barbarians! Arm them with laser rapiers! Bring dark sorcery to your post-apocalyptic wasteland!

Get your Barbaric! character sheets HERE!

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John R February 27, 2021 7:14 pm UTC
Any chance for POD?
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Omer J February 27, 2021 7:42 pm UTC
We are working on a print version; it should be available, God willing, within a few weeks.
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Steve W February 27, 2021 3:56 am UTC
Great little light and quick game, easy to pick up and play in no time. Makes me want to check out the other Cepheus stuff. Is there a character sheet available?
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Omer J February 27, 2021 7:36 am UTC
In fact, we just uploaded character sheets for Barbaric! Look here:
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This title was added to our catalog on February 26, 2021.