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Are you fleeing from the diabolical coastal wizard for fear of being cast into the dungeon lorded over by the evil red dragon? Or just yearning for a new adventure into the vast multiverse of TTRPGs?

It can be daunting picking up a new game system and thinking about where to begin? Our goal is to make this journey easier for you and remove the confusion.

Games & Publishers

These are the most prominent and active alternate TTRPG systems currently available. This directory is gradually being expanded, as we build it into a comprehensive hub. This is also not an exhaustive list, nor is it our recommendations ... we are just the haven for weary travellers looking for their next adventure!

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*If there is a TTRPG Game System or Publisher that should be on this list or info needs correcting – please let us know - we're still discovering the world of alternate TTRPG ourselves.


Publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder RPG, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Tales novels, Starfinder science-fantasy RPG, as well as numerous board games and accessories.

The Pathfinder world, in which players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil

Game System

  • Pathfinder 2E


  • Pathfinder
  • STARfinder

    World Setting

    • Golarion

    Monte Cook Games

    Monte Cook Games specializes in unique and imaginative tabletop roleplaying games.

    Our games—Numenera, The Strange, the Cypher System Rulebook, and No Thank You, Evil!—are built on groundbreaking concepts, feature breathtaking art and stunning production values, and are driven by the Cypher System, a set of game mechanics that are flexible, easy to use, and focus on narrative.

    Game System

    • Cypher System


    • Numenera Discovery & destiny
    • godforsaken

      World Setting

      • Numenera
      • Godforsaken LANDS

      Kobold Press

      Welcome to the small tunnels and the dangerous life of the small-but-fierce kobold! We’re always tinkering here, and there’s quite a few projects underway at any given time!

      Warlock - a Patreon-supported source of  5th edition content for the Midgard Campaign Setting.

      Midgard - a dark fantasy roleplaying setting of deep magic, inspired by the myths and folklore of Eastern and Central Europe

      Game System

      • Pathfinder 2E, D&D 5E, AGE system, 13th age


      • GUIDE TO GM

          player books

          • DEEP MAGIC
          • TOMB OF HEROES
          • VAULT OF MAGIC

              MONSTER books

              • TOMB OF BEASTS 1, 2, 3
              • CREASTURE CODEX

                  World Setting

                  • Midgard

                  Roll for Combat

                  ROLL FOR COMBAT, an actual play podcast set in Paizo’s Starfinder & Pathfinder role-playing universe.

                  We are a group of friends and life-long RPG enthusiasts who have been gaming – both together and in our own circles – most of our lives and our current group have been running adventures together for over forty years!

                  Game System

                  • Pathfinder 2E, D&D 5E

                  Core TTRPG Books

                  • Battle Zoo AnCESTRIES, BEASTIARY

                    World Setting

                    • Starfinder & Pathfinder Universe

                    Pelgrane Press

                    UK-based TTRPG company, publishing character-focused, story-driven RPGs.

                    13th Age combines the best parts of traditional d20-rolling fantasy gaming with new story-focused rules, designed so you can run the kind of game you most want to play with your group.

                    Created by Rob Heinsoo and Jonathan Tweet, 13th Age gives you all the tools you need to make unique characters who are

                    Game System

                    • 13th Age

                    Core TTRPG Books

                    • 13TH age, BeASTIARY
                    • 13TH age ADVENTURE BOOKS

                        World Setting

                        • Dragon Empire

                        MCMD Productions

                        MCDM publishes TTRPG products such as Flee, Mortals!, Strongholds & Followers, Kingdoms & Warfare, The Illrigger class, and ARCADIA magazine, with lots more in the works—like our original RPG system that started development in January 2023.

                        We also create YouTube videos focused on encouraging new and experienced game masters alike.

                        Game System

                        • MCDM System
                          *in development
                        • D&D 5E

                        Core TTRPG Books

                        • ARCADIA MAGAZINE
                        • KINGDOMS & WARFARE
                        • STRONGHOLD & FOLLOWERS
                        • FLEE MORTALS MONSTER BOOK

                            Free League Publishing

                            Free League publishes tabletop RPGs & art books set in wondrous worlds, including: The One Ring, Twilight: 2000, ALIEN, Vaesen, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, Symbaroum, Coriolis – The Third Horizon, Mutant: Year Zero & Forbidden Lands.

                            Game System &
                            Core TTRPG Books

                            • forgotten world
                            • VaEsen
                            • MORK BORG
                            • The One RING
                            • Dragonbane


                              Chaosium Inc. is a publisher of tabletop role-playing games established by Greg Stafford in 1975. Chaosium's major titles include Call of Cthulhu, based on the horror fiction stories of H. P. Lovecraft, RuneQuest Glorantha, Pendragon, based on Thomas Mallory's Le Morte d'Arthur, and 7th Sea, "swashbuckling and sorcery" set in a fantasy 17th century Europe.

                              Game System &
                              Core TTRPG Books

                              • Call of Cthulhu
                              • RUNEQUEST
                              • 7TH sea
                              • king arthur PenDRAGON

                                World Setting

                                • Glorantha (Runequest)
                                • Théah (7TH SEA)
                                • arthurian england

                                Green Ronin Publishing

                                Green Ronin Publishing has established a reputation for quality and innovative roleplaying game hits as Fantasy AGE, Modern AGE, The Expanse, Blue Rose, and Mutants & Masterminds, winning over 40 awards for TTRPG excellence.

                                For an unprecedented three years running, Green Ronin won the prestigious GenCon & EnWorld Award for Best Publisher.

                                Game System

                                • AGE system, 5E, Chronicle System, pathfinder

                                Core TTRPG Books

                                • fantasy age, Titans grave
                                • modern age
                                • dragon age
                                • The expanse RPG
                                • blue rose: RPG romantic fantasy
                                • mutants & masterminds
                                • THE LOST CITADEL 5E RPG
                                • FREEPORT: THE CITY OF ADVENTURE

                                  World Setting

                                  • Titans grave

                                  Pinnacle Entertainment Group

                                  Pinnacle Entertainment Group is the award-winning publisher of the Deadlands and Savage Worlds RPG.

                                  Game System

                                  • Savage SettingS, Savage Setting FOR Pathfinder

                                  Core TTRPG Books

                                  • SAVAGE WORLDS
                                  • DEADLANDS
                                  • RIFTS
                                  • LEGEND OF GHOST MOUNTAIN
                                  • HOLLER: AN APPALACHIAN APOCALYPSE
                                  • PATHFINDER FOR Savage WORLDS  

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