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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There are three major clutches of Ss’ressen outside of the Ssethregoran Empirethe second two being offshoots of the first:.

One cleric could be a healer of disease; meanwhile his college could be spreading disease. The remaining Elemental Lord, the life spirit Belisarda, was wrcanis to have been destroyed by The Other or Umor, as the Elorii knew himuntil the arrival of a Prophet who claimed this was not true.

Open Preview See a Problem? If I had been one of the children, I would pesonally have gutted him to stop the monotony of his speech. However, since this practice has been followed, there has been a concerning downturn in the number of dwarven births. Examine Technique allows you to discover what your opponents combat modifiers areand three Knowledge-based skills disease, planar species and thanatology study of death, funerals, mummification, etc.

The three main elven nations are then covered and there is a sidebar on the Wandering Elves the Laerestri who have recently emerged from the forests and now roam Onara.

Thanks for your review, I liked it. However, when you give a different number grade than how much you enjoyed the product, you’re doing it, cldex your review, a disservice. In addition, the dwarves must themselves occasionally bathe in this light to stop them rapidly cosex.

It seems that the Altherian god is a Prometheus character with the usual Arcanis twist; his gifts come with a price. Mortals stumble in darkness; heroes light the way. The Lament of the Dwarves 10 pages gives an account of the dwarves of the Arcanis setting through the journal of an Altherian librarian joining a dwarf on the dwarf’s return to his homeland.


It is also the name of the fictional world where the setting takes place.

The first nation dealt with is the Coryani Empire 20 pageslying at the heart of the continent of Onara which is the focus of the Arcanis setting. There ardanis no discussion topics on this book yet. Cursed by the god Iliir, their leaders turned to stone and the leaders’ arcahis to gems. The foundation of the pantheon are three brother gods: Each faction varies in its goals as well as how secret each faction is. In some countries, the job is easy since these new talents are considered a tithe arccanis placate the god-like Sorcerer King.

Anthony marked it as to-read Jul 27, The elves escaped of course, but only to be abused by humanity later. Want to Read saving…. A couple of other locations, the strange Lanzhou Island and the ruins of the ancient Cyclops nation of Saam-Ur, are also detailed.

When their land was threatened centuries ago, the Altherians prayed to Althares for help.

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Th elves retreated into the forest waiting for vengeance against the humans gods the remaining elven goddess prophesied that the humans themselves would one day be needed by the arcanos in help to “beat back the silent darkness”, though some elves still hate humans and kill them on sight. The section is offered up as a series of short essays by a temple scribe to brief the Patriarch of Coryan on the nature of the region. Arcanis Quick Play Rules. Fire qrcanis, WaterAirand Earththe Elorii are immortal.

Black and white maps of regions accompany their appropriate sections and there is a pull-out colour map at the back of the book, with two blobs of a nifty sticky material that so far seems infinitely re-usable to stick the map back in after viewing with no bad eefects on the paper.

It’s free online, and gives a great overview of the world of the Shattered Empires.

There was plenty of statistical information in the appendices to allow the DM and player to put these ideas into practice. The Island of Fire, and Magra: The Hinterlands 20 pages lie north east of Milandir. The acranis section introduces us to the concept of ‘Vals’ – families that have inherited the bloodlines of certain gods, gaining special powers and responsibilities.

Giants were assigned the task of protecting mankind. Because of their bloodlines, Dark-kin tend to be marginalized in society.


Appendix 2 has more than 30 feats: The Ashen Hide Clutch now resides in the nation of Canceri. The Ghost Scale are descendants of a splinter group of Black Talons who came upon an artifact in the sewers of Grand Coryan that radiates a magical aura which so happens to also radiate heat enough to support a ss’eressen clutch and took to worshiping it as arcanks god by the name of Herka.

An page detailed history of the Empire is given, from the viewpoint of a Coryani Centurion as he rescues child slaves from the Canceri. Appendix 6 details 23 unique spells of Arcanis, a magical plague called Betrayer’s Fever, and three new magic items. Tags separate by space: The view on races, particularly the elves, dwarves and Vals, was creative, but the human subraces are also given life and sparkle.

It turns out that dwarves are dwarves because they had been cursed for their high aspirations of godhood in their previous form as celestial giants. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.

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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. The cover shows several men in various unique costumes defending coded cannon from some lizardfolk-like critters. The other races are mostly outcasts and wanderers, though occasionally small racial enclaves arise in larger cities, rather than maintaining organized civilizations.

However, the dwarves were promised possible freedom from the curse by the god Sarish, who promised to lift the curse for those who forge a perfect object and bathe it in arfanis light of the glowing heart-gems of their stone ex-leaders. A world in which heroes must choose the greatest good as often as the lesser of two evils. I was close to giving this an average rating as a measure of this range of value, but the amount of work that has gone into this is truly stunning and I just can’t be that cruel.