The Arcanum is a fantasy role-playing game (RPG) originally published by Bard Games, set in The origin of both the “Complete Series” and eventual “Atlantean Trilogy” came out of a (Jerry D. Grayson) owns the rights to The Lexicon and The Bestiary, the original follow on books will not be released by ZiLa Games. THE LEXICON is the cyclopedia and atlas of the Atlantean world, and the second book of Bard Games’ ATLANTEAN TRILOGY (the companion volumes being. I soon found the Bestiary and the Lexicon published in one book (I don’t If the Atlantean Trilogy is at the dawn of the world, Talislanta takes.

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Atlantis (role-playing game)

Mu and Lemuria and similar mythic continents all share space in the Lexicon. Illustrations in the books include ink drawings by artist Bill Sienkiewicz. The game is set on the lost continents of Atlantis, Hyperboria, and Lemuria.

I read this blog a few months ago and scored versions of Arcanum and just love the details to the magic, combat and detail to alchemy and herbalism.

The Lost World” in I sent in a check to Bard Games. Easy to remember, easy to apply and easily consistent. The setting is a atlatnean Earth as it might have been in the time before Atlantis sank beneath the waves.

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A decade later, Death’s Edge Games picked up and republished the Arcanum, the Lexicon, and the Bestiary, added some new material and changed the art.

The artwork changed and there were some additional races, etc. Your post has inspired me to get back on the stick and finish it up. You are commenting using your Facebook account. You can edit this page to create it.


I soon found the Bestiary and the Lexicon published in one book I don’t recall where — the now-defuct Crown Books? You can also join us in Google Groups or meetup. Alignment was handled a bit differently, too.

Anything you remember house ruling or links you remember regarding house rules for this system? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in fantasy roleplaying games.

Lawful Evil characters despised honor, lied, had no sense of mercy or justice.

In combat, it is atlantan impossible to cast anything other than a first level spell, due to the stress and frenzy of battle. Any higher level spells must be found, and they offer ways to do that, from private collections to libraries, to learned mages, and adventuring in ruins and tombs.

Ztlantean Second Age using the Omni System. Then, Bard Games put out these three books. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Game Judges will note that certain remote areas of the world have deliberately been described in vague or speculative terms.

The author, Stephen Michael Sechi, went on to write the excellent Talislanta system, based around the incredibly detailed world of Talislanta. Email required Address never made public. For those who tripogy to see a sample of the gonzo art, here’s a peek: Add a copy to your collection.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress. Join the adventure today, attempting to overthrow or rescue Atlantis’ great empire. Atlas of the Lost World of Atlantis[3] was released in I first discovered this in through a friend who was visiting from California at the time. Please select a support frequency. In that vein, several game companies have spelt out their interpretations atlanteann role playing games.


Also featured are optional rules for combat and magic, 27 character classes, new non-human races for player characters, photocopyable character sheets and spell cards along with a multitude of interesting game variants. Javier rated it really liked it Dec 27, Open Preview See a Problem? This is a dense description of a Hyperborean-Era world for adventurers.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. His interests are eclectic and include the writings of William S. No Web Links Found. One game that I used to be enthralled with: One of my house rules was that each skill was tied to an ability and got a bonus if the ability was elxicon.

Atlantwan races such as the Bastai cat-warriors and the Atlanteans appear, new prestige classes Artificer, Orphean, Resonant, Spellbane and six new feats to use with them. Interested in talking MMOs with other like-minded people? Even more esoteric options such as Spy, Martial Artist, and Harlequin exist as well. This is one of those games I kinda wish had reached ascendancy, but it is a very different game than it started out as.

It had only four Alignments: It has been your support, financial and pexicon, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Inthe rights to The Arcanum were purchased by K. Wanting to expand the magic system and player options available in the FRP games of the time while also minimizing game complexity, they experimented trilogj new and various ideas in their own game play.

In a nutshell, the world suffered a massive Cataclysm, and Atlantis is a shadow of its former self.