Porcupine Games has released the beginning parts of the Player's Guide for The Elephant & MAcaw Banner RPG. (I know, quite an interesting name for a game) Head into 16th-century Brazil and find what sort of secrets lie in the jungles and river channels.
From the release:
Containing the first 60 pages of The Elephant & Macaw Banner Roleplaying Game!
This PDF has everything you need to play your first sessions in this fantastical setting, exploring 16th-century Brazil and its monstrous and magical secrets. The complete EAMB RPG will be released later, and this pay-what-you-want preview gives you the entire first chapter of the full rulebook as a preview.
The Elephant & Macaw Banneris an award-winning fiction series that tells the adventures of the Dutchman Gerard van Oost and the Yoruba Oludara during their travels through a fantastic version of sixteenth-century Brazil. These stories, based on Brazilian history and folklore, have been enjoyed by readers around the world.
Now it’s time to immerse yourself in this world of Brazilian fantasy, a setting full of adventure, magic and monsters, in which you will find endless opportunity to invent new stories. Create your own heroes and have your own adventures in this magical world!
What you'll find in the Player's Guide:
The Elephant & Macaw Baner Roleplaying Game's basic system
Skills, crafts and professions of 1576 Brazil
A surprisingly large collection of period musical instruments
Battle Resolution: an easy-to-use yet engrossing combat system
Magical & miraculous powers: three forms of superntural power, namely the Divine Graces given to devout followers of the Church; the Powers of Breath mastered by native shamans; the Powers of Ifá, used through techniques of divination and mysticism fro West Africa.
A lot of full-colour, breathtakingly beautiful artwork