Founded in 1985, R.Talsorian is respected worldwide for its intriguing world settings, award winning products and impeccable graphic design. Beginning with Mekton, the first giant robot setting to be published in the U.S (and translated into French, German, Italian and Japanese) Talsorian soon followed up this success with the highly acclaimed Teenagers from Outer Space (Winner of the 1987 Gamers Choice award as well as being voted one of Games Magazines top 100 Games).
RTG’s most famous product, Cyberpunk, lead the explosive entry of the dark future genre into roleplaying in 1987, and has continued to break new ground ever since as it moves into it’s third edition. A richly textured world supported by a host of supplements, Cyberpunk has repeatedly been optioned for film, as well as being licensed as novels under the Time Warner label and Wizards of the Coast (Magic the Gathering) Netrunner card series. It has also has been translated into 7 languages.
In 1994, Talsorian published the revolutionary Castle Falkenstein. Based in a mythical Victorian world where magick and Jules Vernian science fiction live side by side, Castle was the inspiration for translations into 6 lanquages as well as a novel series featuring such well known authors as John DeChancie and Nebula award winner George Alec Effinger. Highly regarded for it’s stunning illustration and graphic design as well as a compelling story and revolutionary game mechanic (that used cards rather than dice), Castle won the presigious Origins award in 1994; a year later, its sequel Six Guns & Sorcery won the Origins award for Best Game Supplement.
After a four year hiatus, R.Talsorian has emerged in a new incarnation, specializing in bringing unique creative visions to novels, film, video games and other media formats. We invite you now to explore our worlds.