Ocarus: The Crescent City: A 5E Blackguards RPG Zine
Sword, Sorcery, and Sandwiches are the name of the game in this TTRPG Zine. In the crescent city by the sea, players engage in capers, heists, and harrowing escapes, from the tomb filled tunnels under the city to the penthouse mansions of the wealthy elite.
Creator: Anton Kromoff, Illustrated by Nicolás R. Giacondino
Category: 5e Adventure Setting, Roleplaying Game
Age Range: 12+
Vibes: Fantasy, Adventure, Dungeon Crawler
Central to the narrative tapestry are the Blackguards, a league of work-for-hire hoodlums, offering a glimpse into the captivating life within the cursed city. As an invaluable resource for game masters and storytellers, this Zine not only immerses you in the enigmatic ambiance of Ocarus, but also provides a rich tapestry of adventure seeds, introduces new monsters, and dangles enticing story hooks. Whether seamlessly woven into your ongoing adventures or sparking the genesis of a grand campaign, Ocarus beckons with its sirens song of sword, sorcery, and sandwiches… because the rats always demand snacks.
What's It About: Ocarus, the Crescent City, is an intricately crafted gem born from the creative crucible of the 2023 Zine Quest. This delightful setting book is a treasure trove brimming with distinct NPCs, peculiar items, and oddities whose magical essence remains tantalizingly uncertain. Amidst the eerie charm of Ocarus, an intriguing network of nocturnal rat messengers adds a touch of whimsy to the city's mystique.
Anton Kromoff - Author/Game Designer
Anton is a passionate multimedia storyteller, content creator, published writer, journalist, designer, and builder of immersive worlds as the Games Director for Outland Entertainment.
Nicolas R. Giacondino - Illustrator
Giacondino, is a professional illustrator and comic-book artist, based in Mar del Plata, Argentina. He began drawing at a young age and has since developed a fresh and unique style that has garnered much attention and acclaim from audiences and colleagues alike.
Jeremy D. Mohler - Graphic Design
Jeremy is an illustrator, graphic designer, and teacher based in Kansas City, Missouri. He is also the owner of Outland Entertainment.