Play the game inspired by Beowulf and the Mahabharata, the King of Elfland's Daughter and the Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Contes du Temps Passé and the Thousand and One Nights, the Brothers Grimm and Baba Yaga.
In Seven Leagues, you assume the role of a fairy-tale characters--not just those of the classic stories of Perrault or Fontaine, but also inspired by modern tales of enchantment, Assume the role of fairy-tale characters--from the classic stories of Perrault or Fontaine, to modern tales of enchantment, from Mirrormask to Fables, Labyrinth to Neverwhere. Your character will enjoy powers and limitations well beyond those of the Mortals telling their stories--the only limit is your imagination.
Seven Leagues uses an extremely simple system of character creation based on words and narration. If you have a little imagination, can write a grocery list, and can add to 13, you can make a character in about 5 minutes. Roll 13, Seven Leagues' elegant action system, rewards good descriptions, not nitpicking over a complex set of rules.
Seven Leagues includes sample characters, Provinces of Faerie, and Antagonists, as well as three short adventures. Download the demo (2.1 MB).
This fine piece of writing and game design aims at putting the participants into the shoes of fairy tale characters, with a distinct sense of the weird, the wonderful and the woeful (not to mention the hilarious).
The mechanics are light yet evocative and intuitive, significantly more so than in the vast majority of available products.
All in all, it is a bold departure from run-of-the-mill fantasy gaming, a respectful homage to the fairy tale genre (literary criticism is a natural, painless part of the actual practice) and a great human experience.
Seldom will the expression "good, clean fun" be more appropriate.
Co-creator, Contes de Fees RPG