Tales of the Glass Gnomes
A downloadable zine
Tales of the Glass Gnomes is a journey inside the mythical mineshaft of the Glass Gnomes, a recluse community of glassblowers hidden in the desert. Presented as a lore zine / journal, the publication contains the story of this unique gnome society, many drawings and descriptions of their inventions, an insider's look of their mine and even a few of their secret glass formulas. All of this seen through the joyful perspective of the famous bard Nolet Coudfoudre.
- Includes The Salamander and the Genie, the myth behind the ascent of the Glass Gnomes.
- An insider's look of the mineshaft, with description of their mighty glass forge, the magnificent lantern hall, their astronomy lab and the dangerous black jade vein.
- Presentations of the most illustrious gnomes that lived within the settlement.
- 4 Troika background for you next strange adventure.
- 8 unconventional inventions and legendary artifacts with their descriptions.
- 4 glass formulas that infuse magical or optical properties to their objects.
- A table of hooks and stories to guide your player on a journey down the mine
- Many threats and wildlife beasts living around the clan's den.
This zine is intended to be used with TTRPG systems such as Troika, Knave, Whitehack or D&D to name a few.
This project has been made possible thanks to the Kickstarter #zinequest initiative. Many thanks to Victoria Vladislak, Muetdhivers, Perplexing Ruins, Cavern of Heresy and everyone who backed the project on kickstarter. YOU ARE AWESOME!
Drawings by Perplexing Ruins (@PerplexingRuins) and Nolet Coudfoudre
You can purchase Tales of the Glass Gnome in physical form at these fine shops:
In order to download this zine you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $6 USD. You will get access to the following files:
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