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The Royal Captaincy of Rio de Janeiro


The Royal Captaincy of Rio de Janeiro sourcebook for The Elephant & Macaw Banner Roleplaying Game. 

This PDF contains 86 pages, including information on colonial Rio de Janeiro in the EAMB setting, monsters and magic or the region, PLUS a grand adventure, 'The Restoration of France Antarctique.'

This adventure is designed for The Elephant & Macaw Banner RPG and is suitabe for any tabletop roleplaying game that includes, or can accommodate: 

  • Pirates
  • Magic
  • Monsters
  • Wild pigs
  • Annoying but helpful spirits
  • Mermaids with undersea palaces


This is the EARLY ACCESS version of the PDF. The main difference from the final version is that it doesn't have bookmarks, and the bestiary of magical creatures is not yet in alphabetical order (this part needs to be re-laid out for the English version). If you can handle that, go ahead and grab a copy. You'll get the final version as a free update as soon as it's ready. 



The Malandros rulebook as a bookmarked PDF, plus a character sheet and play aids. 


The Song of Aurora Smith

You all start out as teenage girls in the 50th century, living in the Loop. One of you will be the legendary figure one day known as Aurora Smith. But we won’t know who until the end.

The game is played in three main parts, one for each Book.

  • Book 1 is set in the Loop - an offshore habitat for unemployed citizens, who live a life of enforced leisure and retail therapy
  • Book 2 follows the girls into space, where they work on an interstellar cruise liner
  • Book 3 takes place 10 years later, on the front lines of a guerrilla interstellar war

In each Book, you face a number of Challenges. Each challenge is “owned” by one player. They describe the details of the Challenge, narrate related events, and portray the people involved as necessary.

After Book 3 comes the Epilogue, with which the game concludes. 

2-5 players

Typical playtime 2-3.5 hours

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