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Will the up coming cults book show the cross-culture links of the cults.  In the ILH the following cults are listed:

  1. Akrolar the Bull-Horn
  2. Bisos the Freeholder
  3. Pamel the Soother
  4. Durbadath, the Lion
  5. KetTuros, Man of the City
  6. Karmanos Law-Bringer
  7. Malakinus the Learned
  8. Aronius Jaranthir
  9. Bisos the Hazar
  10. Alanabrilis the Disrupter
  11. Hum’akt

2 & 9 are Storm Bull Equivalents, 11 Humakt, 10 is suspiciously like Lanbril & Turos is Lodril, what about the rest.  Will we be provided some ideas to transition the supplied cults to suit another culture pantheon?

Distribution Maps showing the spread of a cult (like in the AiG Bestiary) would be great to (please please...).

 

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There seems to be a number of Pelorian (Charg/Carmania east to the Oraya, and south to Tarsh) equivalents to the Sartar Pantheon.  Why did Orlanth's spread never meet with as much success as his 'brothers' Humakt and Stormbull?  He is big in Ralios, so maybe you win some you lose some, or maybe those solar cultures kept him out.

 

I attach some mucking around I did couple years back.  Still confused and non-canon'ing the ILH didn't help...

140527 - Carmanian & Environs Cults.xlsx 140919 - S-KoH - Cult Spread.xlsx

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And some of those cults were not actually part of Greg's Glorantha. ILH-1 and especially 2 are not particularly canonical.

Of those that are, the Cults Book mentions that the Second Council recognised many bull cults, such as Bisos and Bemur, as local manifestations of the Storm Bull. 11 is just a Humakt with accents. 5 is a local Lodril cult, while Karmanos and Aronius Jaranthir are local West Reaches cults.

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So when we get our grubby, and appreciative, little hands on the upcoming cults Opus, how would we go about tweaking your presented version of Lodril into KetTuros - a city god? 

And, much the same with converting say the Urox cult (that we all know and love from a Praxian/Sartarite viewpoint) to  a local 'bull' cult.  One that now seems to have lost the disorder and eternal battle affiliations shifting over to just Beast and Man?...Harmony? 

I realize this maybe simply be just the GM's issue, but it would be good to get an idea of how much we can 're-skin' a deity to suit its new cultural form.  Is there a limit to how much you can re-skin - will all Urox cults always be opposed to chaos?

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21 minutes ago, Ebaninth said:

So when we get our grubby, and appreciative, little hands on the upcoming cults Opus, how would we go about tweaking your presented version of Lodril into KetTuros - a city god? 

And, much the same with converting say the Urox cult (that we all know and love from a Praxian/Sartarite viewpoint) to  a local 'bull' cult.  One that now seems to have lost the disorder and eternal battle affiliations shifting over to just Beast and Man?...Harmony? 

I realize this maybe simply be just the GM's issue, but it would be good to get an idea of how much we can 're-skin' a deity to suit its new cultural form.  Is there a limit to how much you can re-skin - will all Urox cults always be opposed to chaos?

Storm Bull has Death, Beast, and Air. Incarnations of Lodril are likely magical patrons of several different cities.

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