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Tékumel Foundation
« on: July 29, 2011, 01:26:52 PM »
The Tékumel Foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Professor M.A.R. Barker and building an archive of Tékumel memorabilia and documents. Foundation members assisted by Lady Anka’a and various Tékumel fans catalogued, photographed, carefully boxed and transported these materials to a secure climate-controlled storage area in less than 10 hours. Items secured include Professor Barker’s globe of Tékumel, the scale model Temple of Vimúhla first displayed at GenCon IX in 1976, private maps, papers and other interesting and diverse items including unpublished material – exactly how much or what is still to be determined.

There is still much work to be done. Paper items need to be digitally scanned to secure storage; items may need to be repaired and/or restored. Items not directly connected to Tékumel must be organized, including wargaming materials, fanzines of the 1950’s, and games that at various times had been sent to Professor Barker for review.  Fortunately, the Tékumel Foundation has people with the necessary skills to assist with this enormous project.  It is hoped Professor Barker’s papers will yield new material for Tékumel, and we are optimistic that there is “good new stuff” to be published.

For more information, please contact the Tékumel Foundation –

www.tekumelfoundation.org.

And for those who want more general information on Tékumel

http://www.tekumel.com/
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Re: Tékumel Foundation
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2014, 10:55:35 PM »
Nice.
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Re: Tékumel Foundation
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2014, 01:13:19 PM »
Funny Muro would bump this.  There is a new edition of an Empire of the Petal Throne/ Tekumel game... called Bethorm: Plane of Tekumel RPG

Not as much material about Tekumel as I would like, it is very OSR but will give you a few steps into this wonderous world of Tekumel
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