In the Hollow of the Spider Queen

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The great Spider Queen lies dead at the border of the human lands, laid low by the order of your mother, Queen Alyria. Now, fearing for your life in the ensuing turmoil, you have fled the palace at Bastrow, seeking the relative safety of anonymity on the open road.

What secrets will you uncover as you explore the continent you've never seen? What creatures will you meet, and how will your fates intertwine, for good or for ill?

In the Hollow of the Spider Queen is a rules light gritty fantasy game in a complex world where mafic is slowly slipping away. Although designed as a one on one game, it is easily adapted to a group of 3 - 5 players.  Filled with copious encounter tables, Non Player Characters, and maps that evoke a world of cultural and moral complexity, this book can be easily mined for other games.

A complete roleplaying game for one GM and one player, set in a world of gritty fantasy where magic is slowly slipping away.

  • Inspired by old-school fantasy
  • Focused on nonviolent resolution
  • Random tables on nearly every page 
  • ​60-page softcover book with three color maps and a character sheet.


System: Powered by the Apocalypse
Mechanic: GM & Dice 
Number of Players: 2, 3-5
Genre: Fantasy
Tone: Dark
Themes: Magic, Exploration, Fame, Moral Complexity


Character Sheets