Questions tagged [tekumel]

Use this tag for questions about Tekumel, the science fantasy setting by M.A.R. Barker, first published in Empire of the Petal Throne in 1975.

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Is Tunnels and Trolls or Tékumel the second roleplaying game that was published?

I recall reading that Tunnels and Trolls was the second roleplaying game to be published, but I also recall reading the same about Empire of the Petal Throne. I don't have the relevant editions of ...
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What are the major differences between each edition of Tekumel/Empire of the Petal Throne?

I see that there have been four major editions of Tekumel/Empire of the Petal Throne (via Wikipedia) and a pre-TSR edition is also now available. All known releases include the following: "Green ...
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What is a good way to get started with Tekumel gaming? [closed]

I've often fancied doing some gaming in Professor Barker's fascinating if rather complex world, but there seem to be a confusing array of products, essays and systems out there, all rather obscure and ...