Codex of Adventure, vol. I. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PRODUCT USES THE ARCANIS ROLE-PLAYING GAME SYSTEM. Arcanis: The World of. Codex Arcanis has 7 ratings and 2 reviews. The Codex Arcanis is the essential tome for the critically-acclaimed Arcanis: the World of Shattered Empires c. Arcanis: The World of Shattered Empires is a role-playing game that immerses you and your players in a story-telling adventure while testing your tactical skills.
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Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. This book is full of stuff that one could use in other campaigns or as is. The section concludes with the Laerestri view of the other nations of Onara they don’t automatically dislike dwarves. The earlier chapters in particular Coryani and Milandir for example were boring – I found myself skipping through sections as I read them.
The nations of Arcanis are mostly human affairs, all related to the First Imperium that fell thousands of years ago; most of these are ruled by the Val. They had come to worship a god known as The Fire Dragon. The Ashen Hide split off from this group, believing that Fire Dragon was actually the human god, Nier.
Dark-kin are those born with demonic traits. This map, however, that could have used some political boundaries. Codex Corex overviews the continent of Onara, a setting for the D20 System. Add tags Tags separate by space: Every Val has a bloodline, which is tied to a specific god; they have divine powers which they may improve; these are related to their bloodline. Page 1 and 2 are credits and contents, coedx last two pages are the OGL and an advert.
Class Based Pilot, Wizard, Scientist, etc. We learn of dwarven physiology, trade, hospitality, and settlements.
Codex Arcanis (Arcanis; Pci) by Paradigm Concepts
Seven dwarven enclaves are then detailed in the text, and there is a discussion of gnomes – in Arcanis, gnomes are actually half-dwarfs, the twisted result of interbreeding between the cursed dwarves and humans. Appendix 8 details the Coryani Lunar Calendar. Quite a few of the feats and one of the skills I found unnecessary or bland.
After a short history section which discusses how the Sorcerer-King’s ‘Harvesters’ seek to kidnap those with magical talent and bring them back to Ymandragorethe geography of the land is covered in terms of some interesting locations with useful adventure ideas. Various magical societies are then discussed including some who work on the mainland such as the Harvesters.
In addition, the dwarves must themselves occasionally bathe in this light to stop them rapidly aging.
ON arcais Kio and Undir, the comments made the races sound exotic enough that I was convinced they were something more than an ethnicity. Each person is expected to make a pilgrimage to the First City sometime during their lifetime, and the equivalent of Knights Templars have developed to protect the pilgrims in this harsh and dangerous land.
Codex Arcanis (Arcanis; Pci1115)
A note on classes tells us that humans in Arcanis cannot be sorcerers and confirms that only Vals can be Psions or Psionic warriors Appendix 2 has lots of new feats: The Myrantian Pantheon seems primarily based on the Ancient Egyptian pantheon, though not entirely. Visiting elves are allergic to the smell, so they veil themselves to stop code fumes.
xodex The Codex Arcanis is the essential tome for the critically acclaimed Arcanis: Erik Van rated it really liked it Jul 29, Reset Fields Log in. This more realistic approach to fantasy in the Codex shines the best in the pages of the various nations of the known world in Onara.
The primary human lands are:. Strange Aeons About Us. The sourcebook attempts to give a perspective on each of the nations of Arcanis from the viewpoint of a certain character a Coryani centurion speaking to child slaves, a set of scrolls recovered from the mummified remains of an explorer, etc.
Another fascinating aspect of the dwarves is when they die, they transmigrate their souls into ocdex shards in the hope that they will be admitted into the arcnais of Iliir once the curse is lifted their souls do not presently reincarnate due to the curse. Open Preview See a Problem? The Republic of Altheria 10 pages lies in the south east of the continent of Onara.
Cursed by the god Iliir, their leaders turned to stone and the leaders’ hearts to gems. Books by Paradigm Concepts. The Aecanis are divided into different groups, called Enclaves. The elves escaped of course, but only to be abused by humanity later. Home Games Arcanis Cthulhu: Wrcanis seems that the Altherian god is a Prometheus character with the usual Arcanis twist; his gifts come with a price.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is a barren land where outcasts eked out a living until they formed a religion that worships death and lichdom. It was very detailed and informative.
Overall, I wish there was a 4. They eventually rebelled against their creators. Join Date Apr Posts 2, A password will be e-mailed to you.
Dark-kin infernally taintedDwarves cursed GiantsElorii basically Arcania, but with some significant arcamisGnomes offspring of a human and a dwarfHumans including the elementally attuned Kio and UndirSs’ressen Lizard-folkand Val touched by the gods with different bloodlines depending on which God was their progenitor. Results 1 to 6 of 6. Learn More I supported because… “The spice must flow!
They live in a swampy area of the nation of Arcans. The section has 7 pages of tedious military history.