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Vaesen RPG – Mythic Britain & Ireland Coming October 11

Pre-order campaign goes live for RPG expansion.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Leave the Mythic North and set sail for mist shrouded isles. Free League Publishing today revealed that Vaesen - Mythic Britain & Ireland will be released October 11. A pre-order has been launched for the upcoming expansion that presents a brand new setting for the ENNIE-winning Vaesen – Nordic Horror Roleplaying.

Explore the fog shrouded streets of London, discover the secrets of Rose House and the British Society. Discover the islands and walk the moors in search of long lost tales and ancient remnants. The brand new setting invites you to experience gothic horror mysteries in the lands of Mary Shelley, Arthur Conan Doyle and Bram Stoker. Written by industry legend and ENNIE-winner Graeme Davis and beautifully illustrated by ENNIE-winning artist Johan Egerkrans.
Vaesen - Mythic Britain & Ireland is now available for pre-order in the Free League webshop. A pre-order will give immediate access to the PDF ahead of the release.

The embargo for reviews is October 11 (release day), however you are welcome to do previews or actual plays ahead of the embargo date.

For review copies and interview requests with game writer Graeme Davis or artist Johan Egerkrans, please contact Boel at: [email protected]

Coming to Gen Con? Demo copies of Vaesen - Mythic Britain & Ireland will be available at the Free League booth (#1934).

Vaesen - Mythic Britain & Ireland

In Vaesen - Mythic Britain & Ireland, you will find a complete guide to the supernatural British Isles and Ireland including the great city of London, the countryside beyond, and the four nations that occupy the islands: England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland.

Vaesen: Mythic Britain & Ireland Kickstarter Trailer

The union, based on conquest and maintained by force when necessary, is fraught with cultural differences and ancient grievances. National and regional differences are further complicated by conflicts between the declining nobility and the rising industrial class, between the wealthy employers and the struggling workers, between the native townsfolk and the new arrivals — and between the mortal and supernatural worlds.

[ Best RPG People's Choice at the UK Games Expo Awards 2021 ]
[ Winner of three Gold ENNIES - Best Cover, Best Art, Best Monster - at Gen Con 2021 ]

In the shadows, something stirs. Strange beings. Twisted creatures, lurking at the edge of vision. Watching. Waiting. Unseen by most, but not by you. You see them for what they really are. Vaesen.

Vaesen – Nordic Horror Roleplaying is based on the work of Swedish illustrator and author Johan Egerkrans, and presents a dark Gothic setting steeped in Nordic folklore and old myths of Scandinavia. The game mechanics use an adapted version of the award-winning Year Zero Engine.
Free League will be present at Gen Con 2022, the world's largest hobby games convention, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dates: August 4-7
Booth: 1934
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Free League Publishing is a Swedish game creator and publisher dedicated to speculative fiction. We have published a wide range of award-winning tabletop roleplaying games and acclaimed art books set in strange and wondrous worlds.

Our upcoming roleplaying games include the official BLADE RUNNER RPGInto the Odd Remastered, and CY_BORG.

Our current RPG portfolio includes The One Ring™ roleplaying 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 (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, and the new edition of the RPG classic Twilight: 2000.

We have also published the art books Tales From the Loop, Things From the Flood, The Electric State and The Labyrinth by internationally acclaimed visual artist Simon Stålenhag, as well as the illustrated edition of the Lovecraft classics At the Mountains of Madness - Volume 1 and The Call of Cthulhu by the praised artist François Baranger.

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