Dark Sun is an original Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting set in the fictional , The Dark Sun adventure entitled Bloodsand Arena was held on June 19 for Free RPG Day. The second season of D&D Encounters (featuring weekly. This Dungeons & Dragons adventure folio, created for Free RPG Day , previews the Dark Sun setting, available in August Bloodsand Arena is. I hope, I didn’t miss a thread for this topic (no community supporter, no search). I finally got my copy of bloodsand arena and I am really looking.

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Archived from the original on April 14, I minimized the skill challenge for this event, something I regretted doing, but I simply hadnt had enough time to flesh out the challenge to the point where I feel comfortable running them. Email Address never made public. As such, it may have slight shelf-wear, possible bumped corners, and light reading wear.

If I remember correctly failing on the skill challenges imposes one additional day and three days. I created a desert area with a sort of shaded grotto created by 3 or 4 large rocks.

It was a rules only conversion that provided everything needed to play in the Dark Sun world through the non-epic levels. With Rajaat imprisoned, the former Champions renamed themselves Sorcerer-Kings and despotically divided up the surviving city-states among themselves.

He takes control of Draj and begins to demand regular blood sacrifices in his temples. In 4th edition, the Athasian Minstrel is offered as a character theme and it is suggested that many Athasian Minstrels are bards, but a setting-specific bard class is not outlined.

Retrieved 19 October I can even imagine gladiatorial trainers encouraging an occasional defiling to get the audience to hate the caster and bet even more money against him or her! I think that rule should work out fine. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Weapons typically consist of obsidian, bone, and wood, and are prone to breaking.

The campaign setting of Dark Sun is played on the fictional planet Athas. Good usage of action points and some teamwork carried the day for the party, and as a reward they were granted the caravan of the old elf peddler as fair loot by the town guard Tellemon.


That may very b situation. He taught preserving magic to the public but secretly selected students with a potential for both psionics and magic for a darker purpose. Sorcerer-king Kalak of Tyr has been assassinated and the liberation of Tyr has sparked a glimmer of hope and renewal in the Tyr Region. It would require extreme measures to conceal it, if that is even possible.

A number of video games are also set in the Dark Sun world: Retrieved June 24, Game designer Rick Swan described the setting: Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. TSR released the second edition of Battlesystemits mass-combat ruleset, in Wurtsboro, New YorkShips to: The Genie’s Curse Birthright: With the exception of Denning and Kirchoff, design veterans such as David “Zeb” Cook declined to join the conceptual team though Cook would write the first two adventure modules: Shattered Lands Dark Sun: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Dungeons and Dragons Bloodsand Arena 4e Darksun Module

Arannis hits a bandit and slides him passed Kitano who swings at him but misses. This was a powerful attack, and at least three PCs were knocked below their bloody value, and the fact that it did ongoing damage meant that unconsciousness was a possibility for each one hit.

The campaign used the 4th edition rules and time frame.

The first two excerpts covered basic information on the setting, which is similar to that of previous versions. New PC races include muls half-dwarves and thri-kreen insect men add to the setting’s uniqueness. One knight’s errant attempt — noble of heart, wanting of prowess — to master medieval methods of social science, by wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon.

The party is in Tyr and hired by Kaldras and elven peddler to escort him to Altaruk. Ittik builds a makeshift shelter to keep bloodsand frigid night at bay. This version took place three hundred years after the last published setting details and sought to return the setting’s metaplot to something closer to the original boxed set.

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Each including humans has an additional bonus to one or more ability scores, an innate psionic power, and often other bonuses. Psionics are extremely common with nearly every living thing having at least a modicum of psionic ability. Game designer Richard Baker said the design team wanted the game to begin when Athas had the most possibilities for adventure [8] and offer a version of the setting where the Prism Pentad storyline would be possible but not mandatory.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. I decided to just play this bloodsnad out to its bitte end, rather than to mess with opening up that gorgeous arena map for the arena games.

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Unless otherwise noted there is no writing or highlighting inside the book. Preservers survive by mimicing one of those types or not casting when they can be seen.

The guide outlined some of the important events that had taken place since then, and largely focused on the city-states and the fate of the remaining sorcerer-kings. Concerning asking, I learned a friend has the 2nd edition Dark Sun books and I discussed with him. I finally got my copy of bloodsand arena and I am really looking forward to DMing it with the guys.

Some advances in the metaplot were controversial among fans as releases such as Mind Lords of the Last Sea and Windriders of the Jagged Cliffs explicitly introduced more science fiction elements, such as the lifeshaping magics of the halflings, that had previously only been hinted at. The Green Age gave way to the more recent Red Age, a time of profound war and strife that left the world a blasted, desolate waste.

Dragon Kingsreleased infeatured rules for epic level character advancement for Dark Sun. Former humans changed into a race of powerful psions.