Coriolis: The Great Dark RPG – Explore A Lost Horizon

A project in Stockholm, Sweden by Free League

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Free League's original sci-fi RPG returns. Join expeditions to faraway stars and delve deep into ancient ruins.
Backers: 6938
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr1073 SEK

Funded: kr7,445,151 SEK of kr250,000 SEK
Dates: Mar 19th -> Apr 11th (24 days)
Project By: Free League
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Latest News


April 11th - via:
What a ride! It warms our hearts to see this amount of support for Coriolis: The Great Dark. This game has always been part of our identity here at Free League HQ. It's where we started after all! Now it's time to celebrate this journey and take a... (Read More)

Armor & Weapon Cards Unlocked and Final Stretch!

April 11th - via:
We've raced past the Armor & Weapon cards stretch goal which means that a set of cards will be added to the Campaign Set. Immersive and practical!  As we're on the final stretch of the campaign we thought we should collect some links for actual... (Read More)

More on the Campaign!

April 10th - via:
We know you've asked for more information about the Flowers of Algorab campaign. In this update, we'll delve a bit more into detail about it! First, a bit of background on the campaign. With Coriolis: The Great Dark, we aim to move away from... (Read More)

Final Days for Free League's 'Coriolis: The Great Dark' Kickstarter

April 9th - via:
Coriolis: The Great Dark has sailed past $500,000 over the course of its crowdfunding campaign. At press time, the second edition of Free League’s first sci-fi RPG had raised more than $625,000 with 50 hours to go, and more than six thousand backers signing up for the game. (Read More)

New Stretch Goals!

April 8th - via:
Hi all, A final set of stretch goals have now been added to the campaign. They are: A Map of the Charted Sphere – The part of the Lost Horizon that has been previously mapped, and while not safe, is at least easier to travel through. A set of... (Read More)

Solo Mode Unlocked!

April 4th - via:
We passed another stretch goal and that means that a solo mode will be developed and included in the Core Rulebook. We are very happy to report that the solo rules will be developed and written by Shawn Tomkin and Matt Click. Shawn is the designer of... (Read More)

The Sky Machine Actual Play!

April 2nd - via:
Hi all, We are slowly but surely creeping up towards the stretch goal towering above: Solo rules for the game included in the Core Rulebook. Exciting! While we wait, why not check out the always excellent Red Moon Roleplaying's actual play of The Sky... (Read More)

Try Free League's New Sci-Fi RPG Free - Coriolis The Great Dark Quickstart

April 1st - via:
Coriolis: The Great Dark is the upcoming 2nd Edition of Free League’s first foray into sci-fi RPGs. And in the midst of a popular Kickstarter campaign, Free League has released and updated, free version of its quickstart rules. Meaning you don’t even have to wait for the end of the crowdfunding campaign to try it out. (Read More)

Updated Quickstart!

March 26th - via:
Hi all, We're not far away from updating the next stretch goal! However, in the meanwhile, we have made an updated Quickstart PDF available to download through the links below. The following has been updated: The rules for dodging and blocking has... (Read More)

Quickstart Available for Download!

March 22nd - via:
We know you have waited for the promised Quickstart PDF and now it's finally here! The Quickstart offers a condensed version of the rules, a short primer to the setting and a ready-to-play adventure: The Sky Machine. Please note that this is just a... (Read More)

Esoteric Archetype Unlocked!

March 20th - via:
We pushed through the ninth stretch goal and with that we will add a new archetype to the Core Rulebook: the Esoteric. Pretty cool, we think! Next up is a blueprint of an all-terrain rover, a vehicle that will get plenty of use on your expeditions... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals & Designer Q&A Today

March 20th - via:
We're back with a brand new set of stretch goals for the campaign. First out is an additional archetype for the Core Rulebook: the Esoteric. Suitable for the player that wants to delve into the finer mysteries of the Lost Horizon. Second, a handy... (Read More)

Grasshopper a Done Deal & New Stretch Goals to Come!

March 20th - via:
It's morning in Sweden and overnight you managed to smash through the last stretch goal. This means that a nifty blueprint of the classic Grasshopper Shuttle will be added to the Campaign Set.  That's it for now, but rest assured we are preparing... (Read More)

Digital Art Book Unlocked!

March 19th - via:
It's late in the evening here in cold Stockholm, but it warms our heart to see that the fire keeps on burning for Coriolis. Another stretch goal has been unlocked and that means that a digital art book by our very own in-house artist Martin Grip will... (Read More)

Initiative Cards Down!

March 19th - via:
We just passed the sixth stretch goal which means that have unlocked initiative cards that will be included in the Campaign Set. With these, keeping track on when your character gets to act will be a breeze! Next up is a digital art book, showcasing... (Read More)

Greatship Map Unlocked & Foundry VTT Add-On Available

March 19th - via:
The large Greatship map will now be added to the Campaign Set! It really is fantastic to see the outpouring of support for Coriolis: The Great Dark – thank you! There have been a lot of questions from the community about Foundry VTT support. We... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Added!

March 19th - via:
We have added a bunch of new stretch goals to the campaign. These include: a map of a Greatship, initiative cards for combat, a digital art book and blueprints for the Grasshopper shuttle. Next up is the Greatship map! With this update we will begin... (Read More)

Soundtracked Unlocked & More to Come!

March 19th - via:
We have passed the fourth stretch goal and that means that an ambient soundtrack will be produced and included to all backers on Digital Edition and upwards. This also concludes the initial batch of stretch goals for the campaign, but fear not! We... (Read More)

Alchemy VTT Module Unlocked!

March 19th - via:
A module for the easy to use Alchemy VTT will now be included for all backers (Digital Edition and upwards). With this you can easily explore the Lost Horizon with your friends, regardless of where you are! Next up: a soundtrack! /Free League Back to... (Read More)

Custom Dice in the Bag!

March 19th - via:
Our second stretch goal is unlocked and with that a set of nine Base dice and three Gear dice will be added to the Campaign Set. Designed by Free League's Christian Granath we think these look rather spiffy! Next up is a module for Alchemy VTT! /Free... (Read More)

Lost Horizon Map Unlocked!

March 19th - via:
That was fast! The first stretch goal of the campaign has just been passed and with that the beautiful map of the Lost Horizon will be added to the Campaign Set. Ideal for planning the next expedition into the Great Dark. Next in line: dice! Onwards... (Read More)

We’re Funded!

March 19th - via:
And with that, Coriolis: The Great Dark is funded and will be brought to life. It warms our hearts to see your support for this project. A HUGE thank you to you all! A note on the Quickstart: We are still working on some adjustments to the Quickstart... (Read More)

'Coriolis: The Great Dark' Launches on Kickstarter, Funds in 7 Minutes

March 19th - via:
Free League, aka the publishers of the ALIEN RPG, Tales from the Loop, and Mutant: Year Zero, launched a new edition of their award-winning sci-fi RPG, Coriolis: The Third Horizon, on Kickstarter today to almost immediate success. Funding in seven minutes, the new edition, titled Coriolis: The Great Dark, promises a fresh take on the dark, deep journeys one takes in outer space. (Read More)

Free League’s Exploration Of Hope And Dead Gods In Coriolis: The Great Dark Feels Like Coming Home

March 15th - via:
There was a point where it seemed as though Free League might pivot to exclusively adapting well-known science fiction film and television projects into tabletop RPGs. Alien, Blade Runner and The Walking Dead—all excellent titles in their own right—signaled a possible new direction for the Swedish studio, trading in its goodwill with lovers of weird, sad, and Scandinavian RPGs (and those with ‘BORG’ in the name) for the consistency of licenced media. (Read More)

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