The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
The Fantasy Trip: Legacy Edition
Dune: Chronicles of the Imperium
Barrowmaze Complete
Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage
Curse of Strahd
Heart of Ice
The Death Knight's Squire: A 5E Solo Gamebook
Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom
Traveller Pocket Rulebook
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth​
In The Labyrinth
It Came from the Late, Late, Late Show (with Adventures)
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Waterdeep: Dragon Heist
Philohuman BBQ
Plane Shift: Dominaria
Bree and the Barrow-Downs
Fudge
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Advanced Melee
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Core Set
The Taint: A Game of Unwilling Heroes
The Darkening of Mirkwood
Beyonder
Starfinder Core Rulebook
Ironsworn
Blessings Unheralded
Pathfinder Playtest: Rulebook
Writing with Style: An Editor's Advice for RPG Writers
The World of Greyhawk
Truth & Justice
Prince Valiant: The Storytelling Game
Mythic Game Master Emulator
The Compact Trail of Tsathoggua
Undermountain: Maddgoth's Castle
Middle-earth Role Playing (1st Edition, Revised)
Expedition to Undermountain
SoloQuest 1: SoloQuest
Paranoia: Troubleshooters
Fiasco
Emergency Response
Paranoia: Internal Security
Apocalypse World
Microscope
Beasts & Barbarians Golden Edition
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Ghoul Keep and the Ghoul Lands
The Quiet Year
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
Publisher: 
Year: 1997
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
52 pages
Size: Letter
1.00 pounds
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

Large-scale freeform module for Glorantha.

Publisher's Blurb:
Tarsh War is a lavishly-illustrated 48-page book with colour cover, containing a rules-light freeform scenario suitable for up to thirteen players and a referee (though easily playable with fewer). The player characters include a Lunar General, People's Tribune, Cossack Hetman and Prince of Tarsh. Most players are senior officers and troop commanders. Illustrations and detailed unit descriptions are included for the Granite Phalanx Hoplites, Lost Sky Peltasts, Red Dragoons, Bush Rangers, Bagnot Militia and Char-Un Cossacks, as well as Lunar military magicians from the Lunar College of Magic, not forgetting their fearsome Tarshite opponents, from savage Tribal Militia to the Cannibal Virgin Axe-Maidens. Also included are a two-page pictorial map of the Bush Range, full-page illustrations of Lunar and Tarshite troop types, half a dozen pages of Lunar military background, player handouts, regimental marching songs, full wargaming rules and more!

Back Cover:
War-drums are beating along the Bush Range. On the hill-tops blaze the fires of the Tars Gor, summoning the clans to wash their axes in the blood of enemies. The natives are restless, and one thing alone stands between civilization and scalp-taking savagery. A thin red line, a line glimmering with Silver, Bronze and Steel: the Lunar Army!

Join the serried ranks! Lead the army of the Great Red Queen to the very foothills of Wintertop! Defend the Pax Lunara in a last-ditch struggle, or plant the Red Vexillum in the smoking ruins of a Tarsh encampment! Live or die, the tales of your exploits will stir the Empire!

Tarsh War is an epic Gloranthan scenario about military life. The players are the commanding officers of a Lunar Army operating beyond the Glowline of Lunar Tarsh.

This scenario is unlike any that has been published before. It offers a unique insight into the Lunar Way of War and the trials and tribulations of life in the Red Army. Besides the scenario and its many cameo episodes, Tarsh War also contains a mass of material useful in other Gloranthan games: a map and description of the Bush Range, illustrations of Lunar and Tarshite troops, articles about Lunar warfare, and several prominent personalities who would grace any campaign set in Dragon Pass.

With Tarsh War, Glorantha returns to its roots: the military actions of the Lunar Empire in Dragon Pass, which were the subject of the very first Gloranthan game, White Bear and Red Moon.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Starting the Game
  • On the March
  • The Tribes of Tarsh
  • Garrisoning the Bush Range
  • Heartland Troops
  • Map of the Bush Range
  • Tarshites Sacrificing a Captive
  • War Drums
  • GM Reference
  • Battles in the Bush
  • Red Army

More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 3
Average Rating: 6.83
Standard Deviation: 1.03
Num Views: 555
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 17
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.