EPOCH: Polaris Six Released

Polaris Six is a one-shot Christmas Special scenario for the muti-ENnie award nominated EPOCH survival horror roleplaying game.  In the spirit of the season, Polaris Six is available as a donate-what-you-can-afford product, with all proceeds being donated to help children in need through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). 

"The Polaris Project is looking for exceptional individuals ready for their next great challenge. Polaris Six is a floating research station built on an Arctic ice floe. Equipped with cutting edge technology this is a unique opportunity to be part of a small team researching oceanology, meteorology, geophysics and marine biology. Polaris Six is also studying how people interact and work together in harsh environments so every member of staff, regardless of their role, will be contributing to a range of world-leading research. You will be a highly motivated, resourceful, team-player with proven technical or scientific expertise. Successful applicants will begin residence on Polaris Six in November."

Imaginary Empire released EPOCH Christmas Special scenarios in 2013 and 2014.  Thanks to your generosity, to date these have raised enough funds through donations to purchase;
  • a Baby Survival Kit, which provides materials to assist the safe delivery of a baby into the world (January 2014)
  • 2 Literacy Packs, each with stationary for a child (January 2014 & 2015)
  • 15 packs of Anti-Malarial Drugs (September 2014)
  • 2 packs of nutrient-rich Survival Milk to save the life of a malnourished baby (December 2014)
  • a complete set of 500 pencils for a school. (January 2015)
  • a donation to the UNICEF Nepal Earthquake appeal (April 2015)
  • a donation to the UNICEF Syrian Children's Winter Emergency appeal (December 2015)
Get Polaris Six now from DriveThruRPG and RPGNow.

Enlist with the Empire at Kapcon 25

Imaginary Empire games will be on offer in the Games on Demand stream of Kapcon 25.  If you're in Wellington, New Zealand  on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of January, register for the 'con, pick Games on Demand and come along and try one of these neat games:

Wicked Lies & Alibis is a whodunit RPG set in the Age of Art Deco.  Players develop characters who have a motive to kill the victim, play through establishing scenes, then resolve the mystery through flashback rounds where each character reveals evidence that incriminates someone else.
Players 3-6, Ages: Mature

Death of Legends is a dark-fantasy role-playing game that tells the story of epic deeds against great odds. Each player takes the role of a legendary hero, forges their path to greatness, then determines the fate of the Free Territories in a climactic struggle against a relentless, malevolent, Enemy.
Players 2-5, Ages: Mature

Death of Legends Released

Death of Legends is a dark-fantasy roleplaying game that tells the story of epic deeds against great odds. Each player takes the role of a legendary hero, forges their path to greatness, then determines the fate of the Free Territories in a climactic struggle against a relentless, malevolent, Enemy.

A complete game, completed within a single-session of play, Death of Legends uses simple dice mechanics to allow players to construct a rich backstory for their characters, charting a path to legendary status.

As the last war rages, players decide where the Legends  will make their stand influencing the outcome of epic battles though the valour of their characters, and tracking the progress of the war on a bespoke fantasy map.

In the Legends darkest hour a weapon of great power, capable of destroying the Enemy, is recovered.  The characters must decide which of their number can be trusted to resist the lure of the Enemy...

Death of Legends is available as a free PDF from DriveThruRPG and  RPGNow

EPOCH Halloween Sale

Looking to inject some horror into your roleplaying this Halloween?  The multi-award nominated EPOCH survival horror roleplaying game is hungry for new victims. 

EPOCH products are discounted for Halloween so take the opportunity to spread the horror to your tableAll PDF products are reduced by 50%, Printed-on-Demand products reduced by up to 20%.

View the full EPOCH product range here and join the experiment.

Playtesters Wanted

Imaginary Empire is looking for playtesters for a new game.  Death of Legends a  dark-fantasy role-playing game that tells the story of epic deeds against great odds. Each player takes the role of a legendary hero, forges their path to greatness, then determines the fate of the Free Territories in a climactic struggle against a relentless, malevolent, Enemy.

A complete game, intended to be completed within a single-session of play, Death of Legends uses simple dice mechanics to allow players to construct a rich backstory for their characters, charting their path to legendary status.

As the last war rages players narrate scenes detailing the great battles, influencing the outcome though the heroism of their characters, and tracking the progress of the war on a bespoke fantasy map.

In the darkest hour a weapon of great power is found capable of destroying the Enemy, and the characters must decide which of their number can be trusted to resist the Lure of the Enemy.

Death of Legends is a narrative game, with no GM.  To playtest you'll need to: gather 2-5 friends interested in playing dark-fantasy, some six sided dice, print character sheets and the map, and block out a couple of free hours at some point in the next couple of weeks.  If you're interested please drop me a line via: imaginaryempiregames [at] gmail [dot] com.