Conventions for 2017!

It’s that time of year again – the Tékumel Foundation is planning on having a presence at the following conventions in 2017: Con of the North in Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 17th-19th – has a Tékumel Track! Gary Con in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, March 23rd-26th North Texas RPG Con, in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas, June 1st-4th GenCon, in Indianapolis, […]

Happy Birthday, Prof. Barker!

Today marks the 87th anniversary of the birth of Prof. Muhammad Abd-al-Rahman Barker, the creator of the world of Tékumel!  Better known to his friends and to fans of Tékumel as “Phil,” Prof. Barker’s creative legacy continues to enchant and inspire gamers and fantasy fans around the world.  There are several events and activities this week and […]

Sourcebook Available Again!

The Tekumel Source Book is available again for purchase from DrivethruRPG!  There were apparently some printing issues which needed to be addressed, but everything is working now and you can order more copies at this time.  Special note: The Foundation will have a new release coming next week, so keep your Eye of Illumination ready for close […]

Just a few hours left!

There’s just a few hours left before the Kickstarter for the Kúrt Hills Atlas is finished – and the total amount pledged is almost $10,000!  Help put this project over the top and make exciting things happen for the world of Tékumel! From the Kickstarter website: “Detailed map & guide to the Empire of Tsolyánu’s […]

More Tekumel in 2016

This is the third follow-up to our earlier blog post about plans for 2016 – we want to explain in more detail plans for products from Tékumel licensees for the upcoming year.  If you have suggestions or would like to be more involved, please let us know! There are several licensed producers of material approved for […]

New projects in 2016

This is a second follow-up to our earlier blog post about plans for 2016 – we want to expand  and explain in more detail plans for new products for the upcoming year.  If you have suggestions or would like to be more involved, please let us know! One of the important aspects of presenting the world […]

Two Conventions Coming Up!

Con of the North is happening this weekend – February 12th-14th –  in the Twin Cities, with a line-up of different events all worth attending!  If you are anywhere near the longtime home of Prof. Barker, consider coming out to the convention and playing in the world of Tekumel. If you can’t make it to the […]

Working with conventions in 2016

This is a follow-up to our earlier blog post about plans for 2016 – we want to expand on that post, and explain in more detail our plans for the upcoming year.  If you have suggestions or would like to be more involved, please let us know! Reaching out to gamers, new and old, and […]

Plans for 2016

The first post of 2016 for the Foundation blog is about the Foundation’s plans for the upcoming year.  2015 was a successful year: it saw a whole range of activities and events, including Tékumel tracks at several conventions, the re-release of The Man of Gold and The Tékumel Sourcebook, a new web-based text game, Choice […]

Upcoming conventions and website update

Gamehole Con in Madison, Wisconsin was this past weekend, and Madison Traditional Gaming was one of the groups running games, including an Empire of the Petal Throne game referreed by Victor Raymond.  There are also some excellent after-action reports from other events, including a naval scenario at Fall In! run by Howard Fielding.  All of which is […]