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 Grimoire Series – Wayne’s Books RPG Reference

Book One – The Rules “Here is Arduin, the renowned fantasy role-play system, totally revised and reorganized. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Rune weavers then get some of their own spells, webs that they weave with magic. It includes a Master Map of the area approximately miles square and 59 “keyed” adventure area maps all cross-referenced off of the Master Map. Next comes experience tables for Arduin character classes such as Thief, Slaver, Techno, Arduij, Assassin and so on as noted, not in alphabetical orderwith XP totals for levels one all the way up to th level and beyond.

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

In his example, a fifth-level mage takes three hours to memorize one third, two second level and one third level spell.

This has always been something of a sore point in roleplaying, since females invariably are given lower Strength and Constitution scores than males, but usually higher Intelligence and Charisma. A map of Khaora, with a brief gazetteer of the lands, with more detail the closer you approach Arduin; then a good map of Arduin, and a detailed gazetteer and encounter section.


As for the rules and production themselves, Keep it Simple, keep it true to Arduin, keep it fun for everyone. With the open gaming license, the d20SRD, and the whole Old School Renaissance movement, the d20 game system which underpinned Arduin is now available for use — and still wildly popular! More Information Edit History.

Arduin – Wikipedia

Nor is a dependence upon the SRD for viability or legal standpoint. Honestly, who ever really did that?

Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game. Separate magiks for rune weavers, druids, alchemists, illusionists and herbalists. Arduin is a fictional universe and fantasy role-playing system created in the mid s by David A. The bridge can also be “keyed” to support any single type or moreletting all others fall through selectively. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Those are what level the playing field in combat.

Check out this earlier entry: After all its the ACT of stealing that gives the Thief his knowledge and expertise, not how much. Yes, that does mean characters can go mega-gonzo high in level.

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While he was a genuine character and the guy we should regularly raise our glasses to as the father of modern rpgs, he was as you say not without his flaws. I find most of your ideas viable and reasonable but I do differ on a couple of points. The Arduin Adventure has a unique modular learning system that permits the gamer to apply any part of it to another system, or part of another system to itself.


For other persons with this name, see Arduino name. One and a half? Just roll your stats and let the chips fall where they may — if you have a female with an 18 Strength, then have fun with her.

Examples for the GM arduiin how to set up and run an encounter. Nothing too heavy or onerous, and very flexible, too. Among these are the following:. This work was written by David for his longtime friend, writer Paul Mosher. So read on and enter the world of action and adventure. Some racial abilities are unique, or restricted in availability infravision, etc.

He would spew out the amazing ideas, the elaborate tables, imaginative monsters, new spells and artifacts, then his editor would whip the resulting chaotic jumble into something resembling a coherent final book. While this paragraph does indeed describe movement distances, overland travel procedures, etc.

She models for Red-Draken, http: That means things like mental combat, intimidation, coercion, enchantment, fear attacks, fpg turning, all that good stuff. Arduin Eternal The various accessories and books from Compleat Arduin onwards are “inspired by” the work of Hargrave.

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