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The Arcanum is a fantasy role-playing game (RPG) originally published by Bard Games, set in The origin of both the “Complete Series” and eventual “Atlantean Trilogy” came out of a (Jerry D. Grayson) owns the rights to The Lexicon and The Bestiary, the original follow on books will not be released by ZiLa Games. THE LEXICON is the cyclopedia and atlas of the Atlantean world, and the second book of Bard Games’ ATLANTEAN TRILOGY (the companion volumes being. I soon found the Bestiary and the Lexicon published in one book (I don’t If the Atlantean Trilogy is at the dawn of the world, Talislanta takes.

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A whole new approach to magic atlanteean that of the resonance, powered by the mystical metal orichalcum – is provided, with 10 new spells. This is a dense description of a Hyperborean-Era world for adventurers. The geographic regions and real-world influences are: Retrieved from ” https: Skills were given to you based on race, class, level, and what climate you were raised in.

Hit points are loosely tied to class and level, as well: Included in this tome is information on tribes, cults, clans and the Gods of this mythic age. Given that the hobby was still quite young at the time, it was still shackled to some of the more cumbersome engines, tables for things that would have better used a target number, variable percentages for skills, etc.

This first edition was quickly followed by a cleaned up and expanded Second Edition as clearly indicated on the cover in David Ladage and Jerry D.


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The standard offensive tactics were in there — melee, missile, hand-to-hand, dirty tricks, and called shot. Contains nearly spells, hundreds of alchemical and magical scripts, ciphers, symbols, wards, and runes. Also featured are trklogy lost continents of Atlantis, Lemuria and Mu, along with passages on trade, resources, and the history of the first and second ages of Atlantis.

Lawful Evil characters despised honor, lied, had no sense of mercy or justice.

The Lexicon: Atlas of the Lost World of Atlantis (Atlantean Trilogy RPG)

Level Based Earn XP and level up. This is one of those games I kinda wish had reached ascendancy, but it is a very different game than it started out as. Each opponent rolled a d20 — the attacker and the defender.

They separated the spells into nine schools of magic, such as Black Magic, Astrology, High Magic, et al. Email required Address never made public. If the Atlantean Trilogy is at the dawn of the world, Talislanta takes place at twilight, well after the Atlantean Cataclysms and the ice ages that followed.

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Inspirational setting The setting of the Atlantean Trilogy which is actually found in the second book of the trilogy, the Lexicon: These two books were republished in as a single book, with some new material, entitled Atlantis, the Lost World.

Star Frontiers Five Dream Settings: John Montagne rated it liked it Aug 06, I will be sure to flag my review s for you. I’m looking forward to reading the rules and the setting. Join the adventure today, attempting to overthrow or rescue Atlantis’ great empire. The first time some of this material saw print was in the “Compleat” series by Bard Games. Highly Trained, Skilled, and Untrained.


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With a separate section for fantasy role players, featuring stats for hundreds of monsters and wild animals, lists of encounters, and much more Each determined to hit bonuses and hit points per level, and each of the classes had one of these ratings. Refresh and try again. Explore the lost continents of Atlantis, Hyperboria, and Lemuria.

I always like to see the old games brought back out for a critical look. More Information Edit Atlantaen.

His interests are eclectic and include the writings of William S. Cover for The Arcanum 1st edition. In addition, there is an entire secondary system to describe and define Alchemical processes and procedures, allowing the creation of everything from potions to homonculi.

Twilight of Atlantis is a sourcebook detailing this once-great people, drawn from the writing of Plato. March 31, in RPG Archive. In some of those dreams, the Lost Land is still out there. The interior illustrations were rendered by comic artist Bill Sinciewicz.

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There is a fascinating breadth and depth to the setting as a result, far more than that of the typical RPG world. The best of these are loners.

They had an interesting way of handling the monsters. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. It has haunted our dreams trillogy the days of ancient Greece.