Get ready for the world’s greatest role-playing game in a whole new light.
Nostalgic, but new. Better, faster, stronger. Classic gaming with elegant execution.
Shadowdark RPG is what the next edition of the world's most popular roleplaying game would look like if I designed it completely from scratch. It pulls from every edition and countless new ideas from the last 50 years.
You'll find Shadowdark to be fast, familiar, and deadly. It's built for dungeon crawling and gritty, sword-and-sorcery adventuring.
One of Shadowdark RPG's biggest innovations is that real time comes into play. A torch only holds back the looming darkness for one hour of actual game time! There isn't a moment to spare when your only light source is guttering low...
1. Terms. If you adhere to these terms, you may publish third-party material stating compatibility with Shadowdark RPG for free or for sale and keep 100% of the profits.
2. Content. You may freely use and reference the rules and mechanics of Shadowdark RPG. You may use the names of the game's beings, locations, spells, and items. You may not use the game's art. You may not print verbatim passages of text from the game with the exception of monster and spell statistics.
3. Logos and Branding. You may use the Designed for use with Shadowdark RPG logos from the Creator Kit, although it's not required. You may use the term Shadowdark RPG in reference to compatibility. You may not use The Arcane Library logo or Shadowdark RPG logo. You may not imply that your publication is an official Shadowdark RPG product.