This jam is now over. It ran from 2022-03-02 05:00:00 to 2022-04-18 04:00:00. View 39 entries

Cairn has occasionally been called a "forest fantasy" roleplaying game. But what does that mean? Do the characters lose themselves in a deep wood, surrounded by horrific creatures? Or are they brave travellers, exploring the uncharted depths of their world? What is a forest, anyway? For the month of March I'm asking folks to create content around either:

This can be in the form of adventures, settings, loadouts, hacks, whatever! You do not need to write something for the Cairn system specifically, though that would be very nice! If you do provide stats for another system, please reach out and we'll get a conversion going. And of course, system neutral is just fine. You can charge whatever you like, and there is no 3rd-party license requirement.

That's it. I'm excited to see what folks come up with, however small or large! Remember there are already a ton of resources for inspiration. Everything on the website (including the full game) is licensed under CC-BY-SA 4.0

Please join us on the NSR Discord or the Cauldron if you have questions, need help, anything!


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A pastoral forest adventure for old school roleplaying
A setting and adventure for Cairn and OSE
A pointcrawl for Cairn - how far will you go for a comfy night's sleep?
A dark forest adventure site for Cairn
A short adventure for Cairn
A system agnostic die drop forest point crawl.
Procedural quests for Cairn
Pocket-sized system neutral woodland horror
Fragmented Journal - Art zine/booklet of missing pages to the field of visions
Snowy pointcrawl exploration adventure for Cairn
An enchanted forest one-shot for Cairn
An underground setting and generator for the Cairn adventure game
Tough decisions in a witch's forest
A Half-Dozen Random Tables for the Cairn Forest Jam
Post-Apocalyptic forest-crawl
A small forest dungeon for the Cairn RPG.
A Mini-Hexcrawl and two Adventures for Cairn
a rotten trunk filled with growling, drooling and hungry problems
Soon-to-sink island adventure for Cairn/OSR
A map-making and journaling solo RPG. Be the Forest. End civilization.
fractal forest foray
Can you save the village of Warberley when death descends from the night sky on silent wings?
A pilgrimage through the woods in search of peace.
A ghost forest adventure for Cairn and Into the Odd
Seven monsters for the Cairn RPG
A weird Appalachian bestiary for Cairn.
wildwood horror pointcrawl sandbox for Cairn
20 conditions for characters exploring The Forest
Three Japanese folklore-inspired forest spirits and their accompanying curses
A collaborative walking setting- and map-making game.
Procedural point crawl engine for exploring a network of clearings in an Eternal Forest
A Forest Adventure for Cairn
en råden træstamme fyldt knurrende, savlende og sultne problemer
Forested Fun for the "Cairn: Forests of Another Name" Jam
A pointcrawl adventure for Cairn.
An Island with a Priest King and Beavers