Harken back to 1996, and you might remember the “Talislanta Virtual Tour”. Now, with a less sinister Tamerlin, welcome to the Talislanta Epic Edition, the Tabletop Roleplaying Game Crowdfunding Trailer! This trailer is to give you some information about the upcoming RPG Talislanta and its triumphant return after nearly 35 years… Still No Elves!
SMS announced today that the new full-color edition of Talislanta by Everything Epic will contain stats for both 5e (DandD-style) as well as a more traditional Talislanta format. Included was a sample two-page layout showing what the Thralls might look like (stat-wise) in the new edition. https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/662807951160901665/915725619550122034/Talislanta_Epic_Edition_RPG_Thrall_Archetype_Sample_Copyright_Everything_Epic_Games_LLC__SM_Sechi_2021.png Click the link to check out this early (unedited) sample!
35 YEARS LATER… STILL NO ELVES! … or humans, or dwarves, or orcs … or pretty much anything else you’ve ever seen in a tabletop roleplaying game. TALISLANTA 5E … is the first version of the classic 1986-era Talislanta RPG ever adapted for DMs and players of 5th Edition. Now you and your fellow players can adventure in the strange and exotic world of Talislanta. Featuring: The incredible Talislanta RPG world setting includes hundreds of fascinating cultures, creatures, and locales designed to challenge and excite players and GMs of all experience levels… Hundreds of new full-color illustrations… New rules for Windships… Over 90 new Sub-Class / Race Combos we call archetypes and over a hundred and fifty NPCs, creatures, and monsters from the world of Talislanta, an EPIC Bestiary. A 12-episode Talislanta 5E Guided Campaign Written and designed by Talislanta Original creator Stephan Michael Sechi & Chris Batarlis from Everything…
It was many moons ago that the request was made for the maps to be re-published to the website. Now, after much excavation and reassembly, we can proudly present them to you again. Behold… the lost maps
There are still a number of books that were part of the Talislanta Lost Books project still outstanding. If you’re unfamiliar, these were manuscripts that were commissioned, mostly by Morrigan Press, but were never published. While their authors did some editing, there’s nothing much else there but raw manuscript. In a few cases there are sample maps, notes where images should be placed, or simple artwork either commissioned (and paid for) by the individual authors or done by their own hands. For a while, these manuscripts languished, forgotten and unknown to the fans of Talislanta. But then an interest was rekindled and many of them were gathered up, held in trust, waiting for a time that they could be released as free supplements. The original authors never received payment for these works, so donating them to the Talislanta community at large is a big commitment – forsaking the possibility of…
But under construction We are terribly sorry for the scare with the site going down, but the occasional worry that “maybe this time it’s never coming back” is good for us every now and then. That’s a silly thing to think though because… THE TAL SITE ISN’T GOING AWAY It’s just in the process of being rebuilt. Until then, we at least wanted you to be able to enjoy access to the Talislanta free library of books, as well as material for any of you who are new to the world that we all love so much.
And by discord, we mean the chat service, not strife. This link will take you to the (unofficial) Talislanta Discord, recently created. If you’d like to join the conversation there, feel free to drop in and introduce yourself.