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FLAMES OF FREEDOM Grim & Perilous RPG

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Edited by Adam J. Rose and Anna Goldberg / Illustrated by Dejan Mandic and Ken Duquet

FLAMES OF FREEDOM is an American gothic horror tabletop role-playing game, based on the award-winning ZWEIHÄNDER RPG.

FLAMES OF FREEDOM is an American gothic horror tabletop role-playing game, based on the award-winning ZWEIHÄNDER RPG.
 
It is the dawn of the American Revolutionary War of 1776. A tangled web of conspiracy spans North America. In the war for survival, it does not matter what your creed, color, culture or gender is—all stand together. But as the Revolution has begun, something far more mysterious stirs. Agents of the occult entreat both the Continental Army and Red Coats. Freemasons conspire in the City of Brotherly Love. Maryland is in the throes of a witch hunt by the Knights Templar.
 
Reports of witches have been seen in the Great Dismal Swamp. Indigenous sachem say that devils walk among the living. Flesh-gobbling ghouls have been tunneling beneath Boston. The Pine Barrens of New Jersey are haunted by what the locals call the “Leeds Devil.”
 
In this game, most people have either chosen to deny the supernatural or rationalize it away. A rare few accept it for what it is and act. You are among those heroes and are destined for greatness . . . or death.

This American Gothic horror game includes most of what you need to play: a player’s handbook, a game master’s guide, a bestiary and an introductory adventure with a sandbox campaign set in and around Boston. All that’s left are a few friends, pencils and a handful of dice.

Welcome to FLAMES OF FREEDOM, where your grim & perilous tale hangs in the balance!

Daniel D. Fox is an author and game designer, having won the gold ENnie for Best Game and Product of the Year at Gen Con 2018 for ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG. His break-out success with ZWEIHÄNDER was featured on Forbes.com, and recognized by Kickstarter as one of their Projects We Love. His first game ZWEIHÄNDER is ranked one of the best-selling tabletop games of all time at DriveThruRPG, with over 90,000 copies sold worldwide. He is the founder of Grim & Perilous Studios, an independent publisher of over 30 titles since its inception. Daniel also wrote DARK ASTRAL and MAIN GAUCHE, and is the lead designer for both COLONIAL GOTHIC Grim & Perilous RPG and TETSŪBO Grim & Perilous RPG – all-new tabletop games using the Powered By ZWEIHÄNDER d100 game engine.

Daniel was featured on the front page of Twitch during Gen Con 2018. His popular website GrimAndPerilous.com hosts numerous articles every week on tabletop game design using the Powered By ZWEIHÄNDER system, while his Twitter @ZweihanderRPG attracts hundreds of designers and creative influencers in the tabletop gaming community. As a full-time digital sellsword, Daniel lives in the heart of Kansas City with his loving wife and their three year old kobold.

Daniel is the Executive Creative Director of Games at Andrews McMeel Universal. He can also be found on social media using the hashtags #ZweihanderRPG and #GrimAndPerilous