This is the original manuscript for Empire of the Petal Throne, produced in the Spring of 1974 in a limited and confidential run of fifty copies for the World of Tékumel, the creation of Professor M.A.R. Barker. This is the first time this original manuscript has been published or made available to the general public. The rules contained herein are a precursor to the game published... [click here for more]
The Tekumel Sourcebook provides a wide-ranging survey of the World of Tekumel, specifically the Five Empires and surrounding lands as of 2358 A.S. - history, geography, customs, architecture, religion, magic, languages and much, much more! An invaluable resource for players and gamemasters of Tekumel!
This is a reprint of the original Gamescience edition of the Tekumel Sourcebook, published in 1983... [click here for more]
Demonic Powers from the Book of Ebon Bindings is a handy reference to all of the abilities of the Lords of the Demon Planes. There is no need to go flipping through your books to find the definition of abilities such as “Abcission” or “Colliquation” or even “Metagrobilisation” – these powers are listed and defined, along with all of the rest. This article is... [click here for more]
Bednálljan - The Script of the First Imperium reveals the language of the time before Pavár, during the reign of Queen Nayári of the Silken Thighs and her court in Jakálla. Related to languages such as Irzákh and Éngsvanyali, Bednálljan provides insight into a time long ago, far in the distant past – and yet still relevant to the Five Empires today.... [click here for more]
Notes from the Thursday Night Group was originally a booklet printed in limited copies and sold at the U-Con gaming convention a decade ago. The booklet is written as a series of vignettes that offer a rare glimpse into both the everyday events and the secret rituals that are intrinsic to the vast and richly detailed world of Professor M.A.R. Barker’s Tékumel. These stories were... [click here for more]