Ex Libris Mörk Borg: Variants

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Forbidden Psalm
Kevin Rahman

Concept: “Vriprix the Mad Wizard bids the desperate, brave and foolish to venture into the ruins of Kergus. He seeks the forbidden psalm.”
Content:
A full, stand-alone 28mm wargame based on (and compatible with) Mörk Borg
Writing:
There’s a lot of it—which is necessary for a tactics game—but it’s straightforward and clear in its exposition
Art/design:
A balance of familiar graphic and typographic maneuvers balanced with the technical clarity and readability demanded by a more complex system
Usability:
A more methodical, strategically oriented game, but a good fit for fans of wargames and Mörk Borg


Lörd
Wash Your Hands Games

Concept: “Build the family tree of a fictional ruling family.  Record the monstrosities they faced and the choices they made.”
Content:
A solo journaling game based on Lineage and set in the courts of the Dying World
Writing:
Establishes the bleak tone intended for gameplay with lots of variety in the table results
Art/design:
Layouts vary from section to section for easier visual navigation when flipping/scrolling
Usability:
Linearly laid out for progress through each ruler’s lifespan; also a good source of adventure hooks and long-term plots for standard games


Mörk Borg Lite!
Walton Wood

Concept: “A pretty not-good April Fools joke.”
Content:
A business card-size spoof of Mörk Borg
Writing:
There is only one rule: you die and the world ends
Art/design:
Condenses the aesthetic into an itty-bitty space
Usability:
In no way does this qualify as a real game


Mörk Maus
ManaRampMatt, Greyson Yandt, Riley Qyote, PerplexingRuinsConcept: “This zine, although it looks super Mörk Borg, is not compatible with that metal game.”
Content:
The Mörk Borg lore, atmosphere, and aesthetic adapted as a nuclear disaster setting for the Mausritter RPG
Writing:
Equal parts entertaining, endearing, and horrifying
Art/design:
Each contributor captures and conveys the look and feel of Mörk Borg but with


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