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Trudvang Adventures - for 5E

A project in Ljungbyholm, Sweden by RiotMinds

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Trudvang Adventures, a roleplaying game for 5E
Backers: 2387
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr810 SEK

Funded: kr1,934,146 SEK of kr150,000 SEK
Dates: May 16th -> Jun 10th (25 days)
Project By: RiotMinds
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Latest News

Pledge manager

June 10th - via:
We get a lot of questions about a pledge manager so this is to announce that YES, we will have a pledge manager for the first time. However, it will not be open directly after the campaign ends, but within a week or so.  #Wearetrudvang  (Read More)

A good night's sleep

June 10th - via:
Finding rest is not always easy in Trudvang, making the wilderness even more dangerous for anyone that venture out on an adventure.  Finding a good place to make a camp can make all the difference, especially when you are out in the wilds where... (Read More)

Easter egg #2

June 9th - via:
Hey, so we passed 2000 backers last night and that we need to celebrate with an ester egg! So, we decided to give you some more bang for the buck and ordered a bunch of new artwork from Justin Gerard. This is one the pics he will do.. and in color!... (Read More)

Heroic feats

June 9th - via:
Feats are an integral part of 5e and we have created many new feats for Trudvang Adventures.  Ever since 3rd edition, feats have been a great way to personalize your character and make it more fun and interesting to play. We have created many new... (Read More)

The Road Goes on, One more chapter from Mellekai

June 9th - via:
The bloated and low hanging sky and the tawny stained emptiness of the fenland crush the light of the morning in between. And also crushed, the corduroy road lies on the dampen ground. Broken by heavy footfall, gnawed on from the sides by rot, it... (Read More)

What is that folder in Hero and Legend Reward?

June 8th - via:
We got som questions about the folder in the Hero and Legend Rewards. Here are some images of an ancient folder we did almost 20 years ago (For Drakar och Demoner). So... the Folder is something like this :) Cheers RiotMinds  (Read More)

Into Wildheart we march

June 8th - via:
Oh, we´re so looking forward to see what Steven Savile has got for us with this novel! We finally made it to that stretchgoal that will take us on a journey. Thank you all for your great support!  (Read More)

A sneak peak at the rules

June 7th - via:
You asked for it! Here it is. A sneak peak at the rules that we have so far.  We have so far designed rules for the races and cultures, archetypes and spells presented in Trudvang Chronicles core rulebook, in addition to the rules we have designed... (Read More)

Wurmtongue online play!

June 7th - via:
Hey! Don't miss this jewel! Babies with knives with friends (including Thorstein as GM) playing the 5E version of Wurmtongue! Absolutely fabulous play! Gives you a great glance at the world, and also the 5E rules in action! Wurmtongue Play  (Read More)

The Pond. Mellekais story continues..

June 7th - via:
The light of the eye flashes up. With a dangling movement it rises and breaks the surface of the pool. Tawny water runs along the eye rim, crawling beneath the crusted lid, taking with it sand and peat on its run towards the corners of the eye. Light... (Read More)

Easter egg!!

June 5th - via:
Friends of Trudvang! We’ve got our first EASTER EGG! To celebrate it’s friday and all and that we are marching towards that first Truvang novel, Magnus has promised to write an extra encounter for Wildheart! And just so that everyone know how big... (Read More)

What makes a hero

June 5th - via:
Backgrounds are an integral part of 5e and therefore we have created 12 backgrounds for Trudvang Adventures.  Backgrounds are by many considered one of the most fun part about 5e, since it makes the player characters come alive but also gives them... (Read More)

My honour is my life

June 4th - via:
Honour and obligation mean much to the people of Trudvang. They life and die by their honour and only a handful few value material things, such as silver or gold, more than their own honour.  Cattle die, kindred die, Every man is mortal: But the... (Read More)

The Stone. Mellekais story continues..

June 4th - via:
Gagarr scratches his skin under the hair-knot in his neck. Melkorka steps aside and looks up at him, puzzled. The young woman throws the blackened loaves into her basket, takes it up and goes toward the gateway. She looks at them with tears in her... (Read More)

In the dark of night

June 3rd - via:
Every rogue knows that their profession is not honourable, but there always seems to be demand for their skills and abilities. Some sell their service to the highest bidder, while other rogues use their abilities for ill or good.  The rogue is an... (Read More)

The Church. Mellekais story continues..

June 2nd - via:
Few homes are left at Undra Broch. They gather around the inn and the remains of a stave church. Far more houses are ruins now, friendly to elders and nettles only. The road climbs the slope from the South before it cuts through ditches where... (Read More)

Between adventures

June 2nd - via:
During the long, dark winters or the season of the midnight sun, the player characters often spend weeks on end between adventures.  Most adventurers need to take time every now and then to recuperate, heal and tend to other things than traveling... (Read More)

Mellekai continues to deliver

June 1st - via:
Smoke rides on the crisp morning air mixed with the smell of freshly baked bread. Melkorka straightens her back and adjusts her veidi bogi, securly stored in its cloth bundle. She takes a deep breath and her eyes follow the flight of early bees over... (Read More)


May 30th - via:
NEW ADD ON! SPELL DECK - 100 SEK You´ll find a lot of spells in the Hero Companion, but if you want them at your fingertips a deck of cards is the best way. We give you a full spell deck so that you easily can check out all the spells you have... (Read More)

And the story continues...

May 30th - via:
(A guest performance by our friend Mellekai) “Wake up!“ The voice springs from the shadows that linger heavily in the room, echoes through the air that is filled with cold smoke and ash. Broken rays of sunlight are falling through the gaps... (Read More)

For honour and glory!

May 29th - via:
Warriors are the backbone of every adventuring party. They fight for honour, glory, treasures or simply for the pure thrill of the fight.  Every party needs to have a warrior or two. People who feel comfortable in heavy armor, fighting with prowess... (Read More)

Oathbreaker by Steven Savile

May 28th - via:
(Hey all, here´s a little word from Steven Savile on the novel, should we be able to reach that one!) Shield Maidens and Sword Brothers,  I thought it was time you heard a few words from your mythspinner about this landmark, the first novel in the... (Read More)


May 28th - via:
Does anyone recognize this little fellow? From the TC campaign? We might throw in them here as well. As a little snacks on our journey towards that Steven Saville novel... No big ones, but something to chew on... so hang in there folks! It may pop... (Read More)

Spell deck it is!

May 28th - via:
So we have reached two great milestones. The spell deck and 1 Million SEK. Start weaving your magic and let´s aim for that next BIG stretch goal, the first Trudvang novel!  (Read More)

Player races of Trudvang

May 27th - via:
There are many different cultures and races in Trudvang. Each race includes different cultures and varieties: the more widespread a race is, the more numerous and different its cultures will be. One of the many interesting things that make Trudvang a... (Read More)

The Turnpike Inn

May 27th - via:
(A guest performance by our friend Mellekai) The black cauldron swings slightly over the roaring fire. Light and shadows dance over his bulgy surface; they play hide and seek around the ornaments that encrust its dark skin. Light runs up as shadows... (Read More)

Wanderers of the Wilds

May 26th - via:
The ranger is a wanderer of the wilds, a pathfinder, and a hunter. They have learned all the skills needed to live outside villages and towns, and they prize most highly a free life in the wilderness. The wilderness of Trudvang can be dangerous and... (Read More)

Ding ding Wildheart

May 25th - via:
Ok, so we reached 900K and Theo promised 2 extra encounters for Wildheart. Here you go! Have some soup! Too bad you did not want the grendel.. have to save him for another adventure then :)  (Read More)

Persistance in the Wilds

May 25th - via:
Now that Wildheart has been funded, its time to have look at the challenges and dangers that being out in the wilderness of Trudvang pose.  Many ill-prepared adventurers have met their doom in the wilds of Trudvang, long before they ever even saw a... (Read More)

3 and 4 it is - Wildheart Extra Everything

May 25th - via:
Yesterday´s vote gave us 3 & 4 as extra encounters when we reach 900K. But I still need your help, so let´s create these encounters together... Give me more.. beef this out.. shoot ideas... and I´ll put it all together and weave it into the... (Read More)

Wildheart extra everything

May 24th - via:
Ok, so in a weak moment I promised to write a few more encounters to Wildheart should we reach 900K. It looks like we are on our way, so I need your help (pls read instructions!). Vote on TWO of the below encounters by using a number (each encounter... (Read More)

800k: Not for the faint hearted! WILDHEART it is!!!

May 23rd - via:
And another one bites the dust ! The 800 000 stretch goal is beaten by the forces of Trudvang! Ok folks! One our most hailed products, ever!  The classic adventure Wildheart. Now for 5th edition!  Happy to please you all! #WeAreTrudvang /RiotMinds... (Read More)

Two short stories already written...

May 23rd - via:
Two short stories already written for Hidden Trails. "Kingslayer" and "The story about Gaharovs treasure" The hero Machalock in front of king Luhwanudd  (Read More)

Crafting objects and items

May 23rd - via:
Crafting items and objects is an integral part of Trudvang. Artisans and craftsmen can create items of great quality.  Argothar Téwaz put his tools back in place. His callous fingers ran tenderly across the anvil, he knew this was the last time... (Read More)

The Spinners of Myth

May 22nd - via:
To have someone sing about your exploits, create a poem about your heroic deeds, is for many people in Trudvang more valuable than a chest full of silver coins. Here's to the Mythspinners! Mythspinners are well regarded and sought after all over... (Read More)

A 10 level core game

May 21st - via:
Trudvang is such a great setting, with its many cultures, rich religions and many interesting legends. Where the player characters face not only foes and adversaries, but also merciless nature.  One of the questions that we have been asked most... (Read More)

Smashed another stretch goal

May 21st - via:
During the night we smashed another stretch goal and we got ourselves some sweet spell sheets. But now it begins, the journey towards that acclaimed adventure! Wildheart for 5E!  (Read More)

Invoking faith

May 20th - via:
Stormkelts, artwork by Alvaro Tapia Faith and religion plays a huge role in Trudvang and in many places dimwalkers have as much power as the lairds, jarls and nobles.  Trudvang has many different cultures and, hence, many different religion. Some... (Read More)


May 19th - via:
Experience the Trudvang universe as never before in this visual journey that carries you to the deepest forests and into the myths and lore of this fantastic setting. Illustrated Trudvang is a mix of art and short descriptions of the characters,... (Read More)

Ribbon Bookmark!

May 19th - via:
A big thank you all! We got ourselves a ribbon bookmark!  (Read More)

Honing your craft

May 19th - via:
In a world where trolls roam dark forests, brave heroes fight lindwurms and tursirs, there's always someone that needs to tend to the finer details. There's always a need for the dwellers. I am an avid fan of the Icelandic Sagas, that Theo mentioned... (Read More)

Theo Talks Trudvang

May 18th - via:
Ok, iron clad warriors and shapeshifters. World premiere for Theo Talks Trudvang. (Bare with us in his Swenglish, and let Stormi have mercy on him) Get your dose of inspiration! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay... (Read More)

The Hazards of Weaving Vitner

May 18th - via:
Vitner Weavers Using Vitner is dangerous and not for the faint of heart. Vitner weavers are feared and respected across Trudvang for the wondrous feats they can perform and the havoc they can wreak. One of the first rules a Vitner Weaver learns is... (Read More)

We love the smell of printed books! Wurmtongue here we come!

May 18th - via:
Good morning everyone.. or good night... wherever you are! We just hitted another great milestone and nailed that Wurmtongue in print! Thank you all for your great support! RiotMinds  (Read More)

The Basic 5e rules

May 17th - via:
There have been a few questions as to what 5e material players need to have in order to fully enjoy Trudvang Adventures. The 5e rule set is under an OGL and the material can found on many websites and blogs on the internet. You only need access to... (Read More)


May 17th - via:
If you feel like you want to help us promote this campaign some more. Please visit: ...and press the green button. That will raise visibilty, hence more traffic, hence more... (Read More)

Converting a Great Game to 5E

May 17th - via:
Converting an already great game is never an easy task, not to mention a game that has thousands of fans all around the world. Still, this has been a great challenge and though that much work has been done, there are still many things that are still... (Read More)

For all the Game Masters out there: GAME MASTER SCREEN UNLOCKED!

May 17th - via:
Woohoo another stretch goal has been beaten! What is a Game Master without his screen? Nothing, so we give you a nice little hideout from which you can plan your campaigns and launch your missions. THANK YOU ALL for the support! RiotMinds  (Read More)

The night has fallen, the day is done, The moon has taken the place of the sun..

May 16th - via:
It´s getting late for us in Sweden now. We need to catch some sleep, but we´ll see you all tomorrow! #WeAreTrudvang  (Read More)

A video message from our friends at CMON!

May 16th - via:
Fresh from their respective homes..  2 of the designers of Trudvang Legends have rallied up to give you this little gem!  Enjoy, and feel free to spread the word You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play... (Read More)

We got ourselves a TRUDVANG POSTER!!

May 16th - via:
Second SG down. Thanks for your incredible support. What a day, what a start! Trudvang map it is! (this one without names on locations etc) From us with love #WeAreTrudvang  (Read More)

Discord tomorrow!

May 16th - via:
Hey folks, we will have a live Q&A in our Discord channel tomorrow. Show up! Sun, May 17, 2020 5:00 PM (UTC+2) RiotMinds  (Read More)

First Stretch goal down: Character Sheets

May 16th - via:
Thank YOU all!!! Now we will create some nice Trudvang Adventures Character sheets! /RiotMinds  (Read More)

Dice Tray

May 16th - via:
Sean Werner asked us what the dice tray is going to look like! Hope you like it!  (Read More)


May 16th - via:
Trolls and hrimtursirs, berserkers and vitner weavers, blótkings and storm maidens! We´ve just got ourselves as 5E version of Trudvang. Welcome to the family! And a big “Thank you” to you all! RiotMinds  (Read More)

Free Quick-try and Adventure

May 16th - via:
Hi all, in case you've missed. We offer a free adventure to try out the rules a bit! Download it here!  (Read More)

We are live!

May 16th - via:
Whooo... and we are live and #WeAreTrudvang! Pls share and help us get this funded :) <3 RIominds  (Read More)

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