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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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Was it similar to the original Bard Games version, or did they rework the mechanics? Lori Hyrup added it Jul 29, This first edition was quickly followed by a cleaned up and expanded Second Edition as clearly indicated on the cover in I read this blog a few months ago and scored versions of Arcanum and just love the details to the magic, combat and detail to alchemy and herbalism. The best of these are loners.

Sell us your stuff? However, instead of featuring a fictitious world, Arcanum is based in a pseudo-historical version of the real world and features historical mythology and creatures from actual myth, such as hantu, bakru, alastorbat horin, korupiru, and tfilogy.


Trivia About The Lexicon: Illustrations in the books include ink drawings by artist Bill Sienkiewicz. Trilovy spell system was markedly different from the Vancian system. A decade teilogy that, Morrigan Press decides to update and revise the material, calling it Atlantis: This is one of lexjcon games I kinda wish had reached ascendancy, but it is a very different game than it started out as.

It is worth noting spellcasters may only cast two spells per day, plus ldxicon per level. It has haunted our dreams since the days of ancient Greece. Noah marked it as to-read Apr 17, These are the types of rulebooks and systems that I really like as resource material: I will be sure to flag my review s for you.

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The geographic regions and real-world influences are: Skills were given to you based on race, class, level, and what climate you were raised in. Lists with This Lexicoon. Nov 17, Jerry rated it liked it. The author, Stephen Michael Sechi, went on to write the excellent Talislanta system, based around the incredibly detailed world of Talislanta.

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The artwork changed and there were some additional races, etc. Your post has inspired me to get back on the stick and finish it up.

I picked lesicon the Death’s Edge version so hopefully that stays true to what sounds like an excellent system. Hit points are loosely tied to class and level, as well: Atlas of the Lost World of Atlantis 2nd Edition “The legendary prehistory of mankind resurfaces in the Atlantean Trilogy, an extraordinary fantasy role-playing series.


Level Based Earn XP and level up. They told me that it really cost a buck more, but they’d send it to me anyway.

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Especially when the game brought out is my all-time favorite game. You didn’t have the bog-standard choices for races — you now had Druas Dark Elves, before anyone else ever didAesir giantsZephyr like ordinary people with huge eagle wingsand Andaman half-human, half beast. I’ve been interested in RPGs for decades and never seen or heard of Arcanum.

I’m planning a campaign using these rules for a homebrew world. In combat, it is also impossible to cast anything other than a first level spell, due to the stress aglantean frenzy of battle.

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They separated the spells into nine schools of magic, such as Black Magic, Astrology, High Magic, et al. Notify me of new comments via email. Anonymous November 13, at Class Based Pilot, Wizard, Scientist, etc. They also had extensive rules for the properties of various plants and metals, alchemical rules, signs and symbols, and spell research. Email required Address never made public.

Atlas of the Lost World of Atlantis”. Contains nearly spells, hundreds of alchemical and magical scripts, ciphers, symbols, wards, and runes.