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Thats ok though, more for later. Big News from Gen Con Indy! Shipping to US only. Arcane spell casters are largely reviled, while divine magic is accepted though it sometimes presents an ideological challenge to the sorcerer-king’s rule.

Game play begins during the Desert Age, similarly to 2nd edition, with the world a barren wasteland and its few remaining habitable places being lorded over by the sorcerer-kings. Sorcerer-king Kalak of Tyr has been assassinated and the liberation of Tyr wrena sparked a glimmer of hope and renewal in the Tyr Region.

Designer Kevin Melka claimed that another halfling product, a book on the dwarves, and a book on the Order were part of his official proposals for It’s not cheating if you don’t get caught, right? Due to a freak rainshower, we arrived a little bit late to the store.

Bloodsand Arena/Dark Sun questions

That may very b situation. Along with the elan they were introduced in the setting brief in Dragon magazine, [10] brought to Athas as soldiers by the sorcerer-king Andropinus when he returned from the Outer Planes. In 4th edition the templar class shifted away from being a divine caster to an arcane caster, though not all templars are skilled in magic. For normal use of magic, I might stick to insults and stuff, but no violence against the player. The bard heals Ittik as he continues his assault on the scavengers.


Wednesday, 3rd February, Notify me of new comments via email. TSR eventually relented after fan outcry and established a formal fan site dedicated to Dark Sun fan creations.

Will they just nsult him or boo or ignore that or take even worse actions? Athasian dwarves are similar to dwarves in other settings but usually have little to no hair, and are gifted artisans of stone and metal. So the magical effect seems not be that important to distinguish the magic power surge.

Dragon Kingsreleased infeatured rules for epic level character advancement for Dark Sun.

4e D&D Dark Sun Bloodsand Arena (Sealed)

They then rolled their final group skill check and arrived at the town that evening. Because loosing too much surges would be difficult. Also there was no map and I should have made the area for the fight bigger.

First, the gods were destroyed or driven away from Athas by malevolent elementals known as primordials.

The defiling during the Cleansing War had been substantial, but Borys’s rampage was the tipping point that turned Athas into a hellish desert. More intelligent than their counterparts in other worlds, but with a tendency to change personalities over time. At the point the source material lays out for play the beginning of the Age of Heroes when the sorcerer-king’s hold on the Tyr Region has recently been challenged with the assassination of Kalak of Tyr in a slave rebellion led by Rikus, Agis, Neeva, Tithian, and Sadira.

I guess I’ll just grant the PCs two days. From a smoke-free home.

The only power sources in athas which are generally respected are martial and psionic. Retrieved August 27, In 3rd edition they were a prestige class. The culmination of the tangled metaplot was summarized in Beyond The Prism Pentad in preparation for the release of the revised and expanded boxed setreleased a few months later, which presented the setting after the events of the modules and novels.

Similar to the races, Dark Sun’s character classes were largely consistent with the classes of the core game rules, but with some changes to bring them in line with the game’s unique themes.


The Burnt World of Athas

Retrieved June 24, Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, Your email address will not be published. He taught preserving magic to the public bloodsxnd secretly darl students with a potential for both psionics and magic for a darker purpose. Her son was another player. The next was a player from the table of the DM who also works at the store and organizes all the Dnd events.

In 4th edition, the Athasian Minstrel is offered as a character theme and it is suggested that many Bloofsand Minstrels are bards, but a setting-specific bard class is not outlined.

Your players’ll get a little frantic, and either abandon their actions to retrieve their coins, or try the same tactic. Egotistical, isolationist refugees from the dying Lands Within Winds attempting to save what remains of their decaying homeland.

Some variant classes central to the previous editions, such as gladiators, templars, and elemental priests, were introduced as themes. The campaign setting of Dark Sun is played on the fictional planet Athas.

That takes courage, and her success shows she has awesome dm skills as well. I don’t think the designers wanted arcane magic to be a drawback mechanically, since that would detract from 4e’s design philosophy.

Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Troy Denning ‘s Prism Pentad novels brought sweeping changes to wrena metaplot of Dark Sun and were also closely tied to playable adventure modules such as DS1: Psionics are extremely common with nearly every living thing having at least a modicum of psionic ability.