The eagerly anticipated horror roleplaying game Candela Obscura has received a quickstart from Darrington Press. The game is set during the turn of the 20th century as players will engage in occult investigations. The 25 page PDF is available free at DriveThruRPG.
About the quickstart:
You’re needed, investigators: join the secret society Candela Obscura to confront occult horrors from beyond, keeping hidden the true nature of magickal incursions besetting our world.
This quickstart guide takes you on a journey through the new tabletop roleplaying game Candela Obscura as featured in the new monthly anthology series on Critical Role’s Twitch and YouTube channels!
Get immersed in Candela Obscura’s turn-of-the-century inspired setting, learn about the secret society Candela Obscura and its rival factions, and take a spin through a sample assignment using pregenerated characters and the Illuminated Worlds System. Grab some six-sided dice and you’re ready to go.
The full Candela Obscura Core Rulebook will come out in late 2023, but start playing today with this free quickstart guide!
This download includes:
- A primer to the world, people, and principles of Candela Obscura
- Quickstart rules to the Illuminated Worlds System
- An example assignment with advice for gamemasters
- NPCs and additional organizations to encounter and enhance play
- A set of 5 pregenerated characters
- A blank circle sheet
- Field Guide reference sheets
Consider this your invitation, your initiation, to the secret order Candela Obscura.