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You are a righteous HUNTER, sworn to root out the servants of the ADVERSARY. Armed with a sword, a pistol, and your burning HATRED for Evil, you'll pursue your wicked quarry to the ends of Creation if necessary. But steel your heart, lest your own hate twist you into a creature of the Devil.

Dark Malleus requires:

  • Two willing players.
  • A ten-sided die (d10).
  • Pencils and scrap paper.
  • 2 to 4 hours.

The Malleus Gets Dark-er

Darker Malleus is an expanded version of Dark Malleus' core. It supports play groups of 2 to 5 (or more) players and features expanded character options, advice and guidelines for the Adversary (GM), and the gloomy pencil work of Felix Miall.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
AuthorBad Quail Games
GenreRole Playing
Tagsanti-sisyphus, Dark, Dark Fantasy, grimdark, Horror, OSR, PbtA, sword-dream, sworddream
Average sessionA few hours
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer


Buy Now$3.00 USD or more

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Dark_Malleus_Landscape.pdf 100 kB

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Boon of the Adversary

Do you desire knowledge of the Dark Malleus, but don't have the lucre to spare? The Adversary offers this dark knowledge freely.

Translation: if you can't afford the game right now, please take one of these 666 free community copies.

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