||.||..||The gods have died, heaven has fallen, and man has rebuilt his world
on the wreckage. The Elves belong to an ancient demon. The Dwarves can
turn to smoke and walk on the wind. Men wage wars of trade for the emeralds
which fuel the most powerful sorceries, and the Satyrs sail the high seas
... to stage panty-raids. Beneath it all, the dungeons are the crushed
remains of heaven itself. This is Uresia, the acclaimed,
eccentric, and basically good-natured fantasy world by S. John Ross.
Uresia comes from the author of such timeless classics as a cartoon in Dragon magazine that one time, and a pretty good recipe for General Tso's Chicken. It's a wholly-revised-and-expanded edition, perfect for newcomers and satisfying to long-time fans. Uresia is fully illustrated, indexed, mapped, has clicky-things for the screen readers and removable layers for the home-printers. Every copy is made of 100% post-consumer recycled genre love and nitrate-free pixels. Serve with snacks.
Still not sure? The book speaks best for itself, so click here for the free sampler edition (ZIP download). It's a hefty 48-page chunk of the Uresia you can kick the tires on.
Q: Is This The Fantasy World From Big Eyes, Small Mouth?
A: Yep, same world, from the Skyfall to the Slimes, in a new expanded edition! Uresia is is now part of the All-Systems Library from Cumberland Games, so it's no longer attached to any specific game-system. It's pure "world lore," for the FRPG of your choice.
Q: Any Big Differences?
A: It's higher-res. The BESM edition of Uresia was just around 45,000 words; this expanded version is more like 90,000, with all new art and maps. That said, it was very important to keep the fundamental breeziness of the original, so the new material is mostly "intimacies" focused on individual characters, and other awesome-but-not-essential stuff. Uresia remains a very "anti-encyclopedic" sort of design, easy to get into and more evocative than informative. Physically, the format is larger (8.5x11, optimized for home print, rather than the original book's 6x9).
Q: Did You Need To Make The Logo Above So HUGE?