A continent with a long and mysterious history, full of dark forests, ancientcities and unscalable mountains. Sinister creatures of steel and fire, conspiracies, magic and long forgotten nightmares threaten this world. New inventions, the consequences of which have yet to be assessed, spread like wildfi re. Bold and heinous charlatans come up with exciting ideas that entice the masses. Th e old rules and traditions are a thing of the past; new heroes are willing to risk everything to make their mark on the world. With courage, magic, knowledge, guts and charisma they set forth. Th ey fi ght to bring the people hope, to fend off horrors and pave the way for the coming of a new age. Finsterland is a role-playing game for at least three players, ages 16 and up. Th is book contains all the rules and world background required to start immediately.