“Adventuring? You must be kidding me. That sounds dangerous… not to mention plain unsanitary!”
Cheaters never prosper… but Lyres end up rich and famous!
Do you want to escape skeleton hordes by jumping from the highest castle tower using only a pair of very large underpants as a safety chute? Go for it!
Would you like to single-handedly defeat pillaging bandits with a head of cabbage, a baby goat and a smile? You go for it, mister!
Have you ever said to yourself, “This adventuring malarkey is sweaty, takes up all my day and ruins the shine on my new boots. I love an amazing quest but some days I’d rather sit at the pub and have a cold pint!”?
Well, brothers and sisters, I have something that will let you do both. In Era: Lyres you get to create an adventure; making it daring, mind-blowing and, best of all, hilariously phoney!
In Era: Lyres, the players tell a combined story to the GM, who listens and assesses its believability. He controls the audience’s reactions, depending on the story – ending in applause… or a bar fight.
Hi everyone! I think humour in a roleplaying game is super important, pretty much no matter what you're playing. In a serious game, a little humour - preferably set within the game, rather... more
Greetings Roleplayers, Storytellers, and those who love a laugh! With one of our favourite conventions, CON-Tingency, on the horizon, I thought it was time to tell you a little bit more about... more
Hi everyone! To get into the Christmas spirit, we've done a special Audio Short set in the Era: Lyres universe for you to enjoy! Produced by Heike Priwitzer, who worked with me on the original... more
Hi everyone! You might have noticed that we've been particularly busy this year, and there's a good reason for it. With The Bug War #3: Mobilisation, Era: Lyres Definitive Edition, The Era Zone... more
Hi everyone! I just wanted to make sure that everyone knows that "The Era Zone" - our contribution to Zine Quest and a celebration of all of our games to date - is on Kickstarter... more
Hi everyone! We've said for a long time that we believe in supporting all of our games - putting the books out is only the first step of game creation. The Era Zone is our response to... more
What people say…
“I like this whole ‘one person screws up, it affects the rest of the party’ thing. This is how all games should be – it’s called consequences, people!”
“Never have I had so much power in an RPG, and yet been at the complete mercy of my own words!”
“I like the ruleset, I find that the skill and attribute system is fantastic for this scenario!”
“The idea behind this game is phenomenal.”