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Setealém: The Seventh Beyond is a game about staying sane in a hostile environment, stripped of all familiar comforts and using every available resource to increase your odds of survival. Despite all of this, it should be an adventure full of danger, mystery and wonder, as the characters discover the secrets of the deep forest, deal with tribes of spirits both friendly and hostile and meet and interact with creatures of local legend and folklore, adapted to your adventure by you and the players.


Setealém is a Brazilian version of the “twilight zone”.  Chronicled by Luciano Milici, initially on an Orkut community (a social network that has since gone defunct), and later on his blog, the stories grew into urban legend status. There are tales in every part of the country and they are as varied as any myth, tied only by the eerie atmosphere and the name Setealém. This urban legend is the main inspiration for this game, as well as where it gets its name.

Besides drawing inspiration from myths and legends of Brazilian folklore, The Seventh Beyond also contains strong elements of classic britannian legends, Onyx Path’s Changeling: the Lost and the open source game Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead, among others.

Setealém: The Seventh Beyond was created for the 2019’s Folklore Jam under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0.

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Setealém_ The 7th Beyond_0.1.pdf 3 MB
Setealém_character sheet_0.1.pdf 1,022 kB
Setealem_The 7th Beyond_0.1_a5_zineformat.pdf 27 MB

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A Brazilian folklore game with a twilight zone-esque setting. It uses a WoD-like mechanics that is simple to understand. It includes the description for the denizens of the Setealém; the three courts of forest spirits with unique personalities and goals. I like how the authors portray the world, giving a sense of unease with the characters trapped in an alien but familiar, beautiful but treacherous landscape.