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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As one of the original cabal of west-coast gamers in the late 60s and early 70s, he and his compatriots, including such titans as Greg Stafford, Jeff Pimper, Steve Perrin, Clint Bigglestone, Tadishi Ehara and many others, brought their own ideas and sensibilities to the industry, injecting it with energy and imagination that drove it ahead for decades.

At fifth level they can use magical swords and a tenth level they can use all magic weapons there is an uncomfirmed report that Gary Gygax experienced a minor stroke when he read that rule. A few items he created on a zrduin for those he especially liked or was close to.

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Jeff Rients’ readthrough of the Arduin Grimoire. Centaurs can be 4th level clerics, 12th level warriors and 3rd level psychics.

I would also like to post it with full attribution on my blog along with my comments if you agree. The bridge will carry any weight, and it cannot be hit by non-magical things.

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

Yes, folks… giant nuclear-armed cybertanks could be player characters on Arduin. Well, like the other volumes in the original trilogy, The Arduin Grimoire is a heady glimpse inside the mind of its creator.


I find most of your ideas viable and reasonable but I do differ on a couple of points.

ardukn From the top I want to make clear that I absolutely love the Arduin series. The original Arduin suite of supplements, dungeon modules, and gaming aids were initially self-published, but were then later produced by Grimoire Games.

Holy crap, we are in for one major roller coaster ride here, kids. Hargrave immediately gives us a taste of the take-no-prisoners trench warfare that was roleplaying publication in the 70s when he notes: Again, agree for the most part.

Book One – The Rules “Here is Arduin, the renowned fantasy role-play system, totally revised and reorganized. A arduiin of over pages of new material, magik, PC Races and Classes as well as monsters and ideas.

I supported because… “I’m hoping to donate enough to become an honorary Bruce. Nothing too heavy or onerous, and very flexible, too. Arduin Eternal The various accessories and books areuin Compleat Arduin onwards are “inspired by” the work of Hargrave.

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Remember, if your Base Number is, say, aduin, you must roll a 12 or more on a D20 to hit. Rules for hell spirals, whimsy and dancing weapons. Separate magiks for rune weavers, druids, alchemists, illusionists and herbalists.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by ardin. It began as a personal project Hargrave created to share with friends, but became so popular that he was inspired to publish the material. It awaits only your participation to come alive!


Without all of you I could never have dreamed my dreams of glory, nor beheld the beauty arduim the Misty Mountains of Arduin. And, a humble request from me: This table gives some other goofy results, like a dancing vorpal crossbow or a battleaxe of elemental conjuring. It also means a lot of thought needs to go into making those high level classes playable, which feeds into the class skill system and dice roll mechanic. Get a good line developer on board, and good editor and proofers to make sure the final product is sharp, hot, and desirable.

How do mages get spells to memorize in the first place? Arduin is a fictional universe and fantasy role-playing system created in the mid s by David A. No hard feelings if you want me to just link to this site and stop there. One of the last game-related items created by David A. The Arduin Grimoire V, 5th edition! Instead of a bunch of skills, we distinguish 2 types of competence: I think there might be lizard men! A compleat description of the Arduin Battle Factor combat system, including all you need to conduct realistic melees.

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