Doorways to Adventure!
Sixcess Core is your doorway to great and memorable adventures. Gather your friends, create interesting characters and explore a myriad of worlds and settings. This is just the beginning of countless and boundless exploits. Create your own gameworlds or delve into one of ours. There are no limits!
An ongoing struggle between the ancient world and the new technologies, through the woods, deep in the caverns, on the high seas, amongst the societies and cultures, where the veil separating the Shadowrealm thins and tears, threatening to consume the world in its darkness.
Survival and discovery in a dark, desert fantasy, a world layered in sands that hide an apocalypse in the distant past, cultures struggle to fill the vacuum of the faded civilizations, as an ancient power lays claims to ownership of the promised sands.
More than a single world, an entire solar system, swimming in the Aether, that embraces the romance and simplicity of the past, while coupling it with the hope and promise of the future. Giant, ironclad, steam-powered aether-flyers ply the skies between the worlds. Cultures vie for power and resources in an age of colonization and expansion.
A far away land of legends and lore composed of both the magical and mundane. The devotees of gods and goddesses from a thousand pantheons divide into factions and struggle to control the shattered lands. Most grinders are crossbloods and few purebloods of any race remain. Blended genres are the norm in this fantastical realm of magic, mystery and mythology.
All the old empires and governments have laid claim to the bounty of the Fringe, but none have the resources to truly conquer its vastness. By nature of the Fringe, travel between the stars is slow and ponderous for the big ships. Thus the small, singleship riders who brave the Abyss of space – ‘Byssriders – explore and spread out. Central hubs of information, trade and entertainment, StarDust installations are beacons of civilization in the lonely void of the ‘Byss.
Prophecies from so many cultures culminate in the daily headlines – yet no one seems moved. The veil has thinned – and torn – allowing the horrors of the shadows to creep into the world of the living. Darklings rule and manage organizations, corporations and governments. The end is coming, the Final Battle is imminent. Put on your armor, gird your weapons and prepare to meet the Enemy! Every soul you deny the Enemy is one less we gotta fight in the Final Battle.
A Dark Rain
They came from a clear sky, without warning. Black parachutes floating serenely from a sky devoid of aircraft. It was the last serene day we’d ever experience. We were invaded, from another dimension, by Nazis! Invaders from a universe where the Nazis didn’t lose WWII.
GenCon 2014 Events
GenCon Indy 2014 Harsh Realities will return to GenCon Indy again this year! We are in booth #1850 this year and thanks to the hard work and dedication of a great group of fans there will be several games to try out as well! The games chosen will include Promised Sands, ElfWood, StarDust, Extraordinary Voyages, and a few Mytharia games. Some of the games will be familiar, but there are new adventures to try out as well! GenCon 2014 Event Registration is now open at https://www.gencon.com/events/find. You will have to register / log-in before you can take a look though. Once in, select Find Events and then you can search the Game System field for "Sixcess" to find all our games. We are running games Wed. through Sunday, but hurry because some are already full!Continue Reading »
Update - Production and GenCon 2014
Product Update Promised Sands needs a little tweaking of some minor rules and layout needs to be finished. Artwork is in. Freelance work is in. Editing is at 90%. ElfWood is our next highest priority. Chris is cranking away on the material while the rest of us are focused on finishing up Promised Sands. We are waiting to finish both of these projects before we move anything else from the back-burners to the front – but rest assured, Extraordinary Voyages, Mytharia, StarDust and Tribulum are simmering nicely. In fact, we have received enough from our freelancers that Extraordinary Voyages may pop to the front soon – but, again, not until the rest are off to the printer.Continue Reading »
Holiday Sale Ends Soon - AND NEWS!
This is just a reminder that the holiday sale for all Harsh Realities products ends on January 1. If you picked up the Sixcess Quickstart Ruleset and you’d like to pick up Sixcess Core at a significantly reduced price, now’s your chance!Continue Reading »