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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Yes, Virginia, you can play an entire game with just the first volume of The Arduin Grimoire. Races can give you modifiers to abilities and maybe skills.

Each group of classes has its own percentile table, with a list of abilities ranging from the mundane to the bizarre. The races were particularly fun: This is pure Arduin flavour: Sell us your stuff? I find most of your ideas viable and reasonable but I do differ on a couple of points. Sign up for my slightly irregular newsletter, get updates, free stuff, new books and anything else cool that I can think of! Well, like the other volumes in the original trilogy, The Arduin Grimoire is a heady glimpse inside the mind of its creator.


Spells can be cast at fractional power with similarly fractional mana expenditure — do you round up or down? Arduin,” citing a publication from https: His is also the original design for the Arduin “Shield” now featured by Emperor’s Choice Games and Miniatures as their trademark.

Rules for a variety of firearms, including pistols, rifles, automatic weapons, muzzle-loading cannon, mod era artillery and energy weaponry. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. InTSR objected to certain contents of the first Arduin book. Not an OSR Game…. The chances that the character will be cruel?

Arduin Grimoire Series – Wayne’s Books RPG Reference

In all honesty, none of the Grimoires show signs that anyone other than Dave Hargrave worked on them. From the top I want to make clear that I absolutely love the Arduin series. Simple, easy and makes so much more sense than trying to keep a running tab on how many Experience Points one has.

And that makes us 5th edition! Cool Maps are Cool…. Tables for ceiling, floor and wall traps. GM purview, player ingenuity and gamer imagination.

Each volume is crammed with new spells, monsters, treasures and character types; plus a definitive system of rules to satisfy the most demanding FRP enthusiast.

An atduin casts the image of a bridge across the deep chasm and presto! Meanwhile, where was I? Its Arduin; anything is possible.


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No wonder humans run the show. The Arduin Trilogy Arduin. Note that level has no relevance here. One of the last game-related items created by David A.

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

The original Arduin suite of supplements, dungeon modules, and gaming aids were initially self-published, but were then later produced by Grimoire Games. Comprehensive conventions for handling the development of split-class characters.

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The Trilogy is several hundred pages and handsomely illustrated. More hit points arduln start with, fewer hit points at mega levels. Yes, folks… giant nuclear-armed cybertanks could be player characters on Arduin. The box set contains the rulebook; a cover sheet with the back cover blurb reprinted; character sheets; 2 sheets of 8 cut-outs depicting various magic items. And so once more we have ardkin general outline of a decent magic system, but lacking any specifics or exceptions.