Dave Hargrave’s Arduin series has a place in the early history of fantasy role- playing games; not the least for being so transparent in its. Remuz Role-playing game archive. Powered by h5ai v Arduin Dungeon 1 – , , KB. file, Arduin Dungeon 2 – The. Arduin is a fictional universe and fantasy role-playing system created in the mid s by David A. Hargrave. It was perhaps the first “cross-genre” fantasy RPG.

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Arduin, Bloody Arduin – Thinking About How It Could Be Done

Did they print character sheets on toilet paper or something? Sell us your stuff? Monty Cook and Jonathan Tweet did what David always advocated: A microbadge is available: Anyone inside it goes insane?

For other persons with this name, see Arduino name. Well, as much as possible keep the system familiar and easy to use. Its Arduin; anything is possible.

Aruin then goes over some familiar rules. They all fit, they all work. Arduin Grimoire comprises far more than the Trilogy.

An illusionist casts the image of a bridge across the deep chasm and presto! The original Arduin suite of supplements, dungeon modules, and gaming aids were initially self-publishedbut were then later produced by Grimoire Games.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Rune weavers then get some of their own spells, webs that they weave with magic.

That means things like mental combat, intimidation, coercion, enchantment, fear attacks, undead turning, all that good stuff. I am deeply indebted to many people, without whom many of the ideas on these pages would have died stillborn. By all means preserve the relative positions and even maps of individual nations as much as possible, but redraw the continent outline to be more realistic, and get a really cool world map done.



Simply put, it is a percent for mages or whomever, to grab the wrong end of a wand or to read off the wrong spell on his scroll in his haste to slay the onrushing purple uglys sic that are going to eat him.

Add your own, add some from other games.

Arduin – Wikipedia

Arduin Grimoire Volumes written and published by Hargrave, 9 written by Hargrave Basic version: Half-elves, for example, can be 10th level clerics, but only 6th level wizards, 12th level thieves but only 8th level warriors. And, a humble request from me: I think there might be lizard men! Most first level spells, we are told, cost one to one and a half manna points. While this paragraph does indeed describe movement distances, raduin travel procedures, etc.

This work was written by David for his longtime friend, writer Paul Mosher. No Web Links Found.

Hell, not even Gandalf could have pulled that shit off. Attack Factor, by the way, is a numerical rating of the kind of weapon or attack used based upon STR and EL bonuses etc.

This volume, the second in the two-volume set, contains the following new and improved features: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This will give you a Base Number you must roll on a D20 to hit. In for a life level, in for a soul. Again, agree for the most part. His is also the original design for the Arduin “Shield” now featured by Emperor’s Choice Games and Miniatures as their trademark. Now I admit that I skipped most of the aarduin section, packed with combat charts, guidelines for melee and missile combat rpgg other stuff that I never really cared for in the first place.

This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat And that makes us 5th edition! Who knows, it may end up such a good system that people will want you to publish your supplement! After this rejection, Hargrave struck out on his own, publishing the supplements himself, and the rest his history.


I want to investigate that temple complex we found yesterday! Add a copy to your collection.

rppg You are correct in that Arduin is a D20 game. Dragon Tree Press produced four further Arduin supplements in the mids before the Arduin rights and properties were qrduin by Emperors Choice Games and Miniatures in the early s. Skills are things classes can do. And, speaking of which…. This was about the time that my original group was splitting at raduin seams after a new group of younger players had joined, bringing a more power-gamer oriented style of play and sending me and my immediate companions off into our own separate group the one where we could cast unlimited Sleep spells and automatically srduin at fifth level.

Although already a complete game, this system is infinitely expandable with the only limit being the player’s imagination. The section I am just starting on is at this link http: That Erol Otus Tunch cover…. I similarly borrowed the Arduin books and copied parts of them as well — since they were written in more or less stream of consciousness style, broken up into individual sections and horrifically organized see belowit was easy to copy only those portions of the books that interested me, such as the pages that had naked women on them.

Anyone who tries to cast through it? Use the Arduin Grimoire standards.