This now seems to be just a link to a Notion database. Is it possible to get it in PDF still? It is a fantastic piece of work, very evocative.
On the Bones of Batala
A downloadable game
Welcome to the rotting isles of the Bones of Batala, the corpse of the God-Giant.
WARNING: character deaths, blood, gore, body horror
About the Game
On the Bones of Batala is a fatalistic TTRPG inspired by Precolonial Tagalog society and folklore. It uses the MÖRK BORG system and may be played with the MÖRK BORG Rules Reference and the Unheroic Feats.
This is made for the FÖLK-LORE Game Jam.
This game is still in development. Upcoming updates would include more illustrations and a fully layouted PDF.
MÖRK BORG is copyright Ockult Örtmästare Games and Stockholm Kartell.
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Hello, I wanted to ask what happend to your zine I Don't Know What To Do was removed? I'm sorry for asking something so unrelated here but I can't tweet you to ask since I don't have an account there.
Hi notsynthetica, thanks for reaching out! I Don't Know What To Do is currently on private while I figure out the layout and illustrations, and will be publicizing it as soon as it's finished :D
Really nice implementation of Filipino mythology! Salamat po!
this is something else!
my only wish would be for a basic pronunciation guide.
This is a great idea, thank you so much! Perhaps it could go with a glossary at the end as well.
I'm completely blown away by how much content is packed into this stylish, evocative RPG that blends unique mythopoeia with doom. Heck, there's even dedicated sections for character creation and GM content!!
The premise is "simple" (you dive into Lambana, the Great Balete Tree in the Old World, to seek fulfillment of a deep desire) but the brief prompts offer the foundation for a creative GM to build a crazy, multilayered world where one-eyed giants, rotting humanoids, and half-horse half-men roam an ever-shifting environment.
I can't praise the content, theme and even illustration highly enough. If there's only one thing I can nitpick, it's that some pages have sideways text --- which I can imagine would be difficult for people reading this on laptops.
Great Mork Borg game, worth way more than free.