Rune at a Glance

  • The core book for the RPG setting based on the Rune video game. Everything you need to play, right at your fingertips!
  • Hack-and-slash your way to glory in this combat-focused game. Fight zombies, Vikings, goblins, and more.
  • Competitive roleplaying and a group GM system keep the focus on the fast-paced battle.

Prophecy and Danger: The World of Rune

In this RPG based on the popular video game, Viking warriors battle their way through the lands of Scandinavian myth, trying to keep Loki's forces at bay and forestall Ragnarok.

Armed with sword and axe, these brave warriors battle dark elves, giants, and enormous wyrms hungry for manflesh. The bravest among them will win the favor of the gods and superhuman powers.

But nothing comes without a price.

Ready Your Weapons: Gameplay Basics

The Rune RPG keeps combat moving with a streamlined system based on Ars Magica. Easily resolve combat encounters with the combat flowchart and bask in the glory of victory.

Everyone at the table can take part in the mayhem with Rune's group GM system. Each player takes turns running encounters to give everyone a chance to bash some heads.

Rune is currently out of print.


  • 2001 Out of the Box Award First Runner-Up – Best Sui Generis RPG.

Vital Stats

Author: Robin D. Laws
Editor: Michelle Nephew
MSRP: $27.95 (print, currently not available)
Atlas Stock #: AG3600
Barcode: 1-887801-91-X
Format: 256 pages, 8.5” x 11”, case bound
Release Date: 2001