The ADOM (Ancient Domains Of Mystery) Roleplaying Game

A project in Deutsch, Germany by Thomas Biskup

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A modern fantasy pen&paper RPG experience with an old school soul. Based on a roguelike computer game legend with a history of 27 years
Backers: 556
Average Pledge Per Backer: €43

Funded: €24,072 of €5,000
Dates: Jan 14th -> Feb 13th (30 days)
Project By: Thomas Biskup
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Latest News

The puppy will be saved!

February 12th - via:
Dear heroes, villains and mercenaries of undeservedly ill repute, you have done it! As we are approaching the last day of our Kickstarter campaign (and what a month this has been!), you have unlocked another stretch goal featuring the classic... (Read More)

New blog post: The Art of the ADOM RPG

February 11th - via:
We just published a new blog post with lots of new art samples and an introduction to some of our main artists: Enjoy!  (Read More)

The last 48 hours and Backer Kit

February 11th - via:
Fellow adventurers, whether you are a stout follower of the Church of Light or a fiendish Chaos Cultist, chances are you have things to spend money on.  For many of us in a relationship or hoping to be in one soon, the most expensive day of the year... (Read More)

Let's talk about the Beta access

February 10th - via:
Fellow adventurers! As there's just 60 hours left to update your pledge to help us unlock more stretch goals, we want to talk about the beta access. You have probably seen that most tiers allow you to add another 10€ to get access to the beta. This... (Read More)

Three more days! Also, Character Sheets

February 9th - via:
Brave adventurers, dungeon dwellers and assorted mercenaries! There are three more days to help us unlock more stretch goals. We're so close to reaching the next stretch goal, in which you get to save a cute little puppy from a mostly harmless cave... (Read More)

Let's talk about Character Creation!

February 7th - via:
As promised in our last video, we're throwing a look at character creation today. If you have played OSR or other D&D games before, you'll be on somewhat familiar grounds as we cover rolling for stats and calculating modifiers. We'll also brush... (Read More)

First look at the game!

February 4th - via:
This one is for those of you going for a print version of the books, or still considering to do so. Last week we have received our very first test prints of the manual, and we're going through them in great detail. You'll need an HTML5 capable... (Read More)

Gamemaster's screen unlocked and other minor news!

January 31st - via:
Fellow adventurers, you have done it once again. Your contributions did not only allow us to pad the Gamemaster's Guide with extra content, but we'll also be designing a special Gamemaster's Screen providing you with a quick overview and reminders of... (Read More)

Q&A tonight at Random Worlds

January 29th - via:
Hello friends, fans and followers, tonight you can meet us in the Random Worlds' IRC channel. Join us at 7:30 pm Central over at and ask us anything! Moderated by the fabulous Dan Davenport, you'll have two... (Read More)

More random tables for everyone!

January 28th - via:
You've done it! We'll be adding 16 additional pages to the Gamemaster's Guide, featuring random tables for everything one might encounter in the wilderness and the dungeons of Ancardia - from wandering monsters and randomly generated treasure to... (Read More)

Introducing our guest authors!

January 25th - via:
Good adventurers, There is something we have been itching to tell you but had to wait for the final confirmations, which we now have. Mostly, at least. When we sent out the call for guest authors to write short stories set within the Ancient Domains... (Read More)

Another stretch goal smashed - more art for the Gamemaster's Guide!

January 20th - via:
Another stretch goal unlocked! Thanks to your generosity, another artist will have money. We are adding ten hand-picked, high-quality pieces of art to the Gamemaster's Guide, making a spectacular looking book look even more spectacular. You know what... (Read More)

More information about Star Signs in Ancardia & Stretch Goals

January 19th - via:
ADOM RPG will be two things: A new take on fantasy roleplaying that combines fast & furious game play with modern rules design and outstanding typography and graphical design. A means to play in the world of Ancardia, a world that has been shaped... (Read More)

The first stretch goal unlocked!

January 15th - via:
Dear fellow adventurers, with the first stretch goal unlocked, we'll be adding ten more gorgeous art pieces to the Player's Handbook. The resonance is mind-blowing awesome. We love working with fantasy artists, and it makes us happy being able to pay... (Read More)

Funded in under 24 hours!

January 15th - via:
What an astonishing first day! We are humbled by your trust in us, the game, and the forces of Order and Chaos. In less than a day after launching, we have met and even surpassed our initial goal! So, what's next? We'll probably be unlocking the... (Read More)

New high-res page samples now available!

January 15th - via:
Thank you! We're absolutely blown away by the love and appreciation we received. It's not even 24 hours and we're already nearly funded - and we couldn't have done this without your help. Please continue to spread the word! One popular request we... (Read More)

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