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The Black Company Campaign Setting is a role-playing game based upon Glen Cook's Black Company series. It was published by Green Ronin as part of their Mythic Vistas series in November 2004. It uses the popular d20 system that was originally created for the Dungeons and Dragons franchise.

Praise from Glen Cook[]

In a 2005 interview with Strange Horizons (external link), Glen Cook expressed praise for Green Ronin's RPG:

There's a role-playing game based on the Black Company [...] The game is with what I am told is one of the better companies, Green Ronin. I'd never heard of them before they approached me, but people in the industry tell me they're good. It's based on Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (d20). I know nothing about gaming, but it's an AD&D system that is adaptable to a lot of stuff. They're writing a bunch of special rules because my magic works differently from [other universes]. It looks interesting. I saw the first draft of the book, and they certainly got all of the history of the Black Company right. Whoever did the research did a very good job.

The unofficial homeworld map[]

The book contains a speculative map of the homeworld of the series. While it does contain known errors and the Campaign Setting itself is a non-canonical source of information, this map perhaps the closest approximation to a map of the series besides independent, fan-made alternatives. Glen Cook stated he would not supply a canonical map.

The full world map

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