Dark Sun is an original Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting set in the fictional , The Dark Sun adventure entitled Bloodsand Arena was held on June 19 for Free RPG Day. The second season of D&D Encounters (featuring weekly. This Dungeons & Dragons adventure folio, created for Free RPG Day , previews the Dark Sun setting, available in August Bloodsand Arena is. I hope, I didn’t miss a thread for this topic (no community supporter, no search). I finally got my copy of bloodsand arena and I am really looking.

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The encounters themselves were also very evocative of Dark Sun, they felt different, harsher. The traditional fantasy races and character classes were altered or omitted to better suit the setting’s darker themes.

As such, it may have slight shelf-wear, possible bumped corners, and light reading wear. In the 4th edition setting the blooesand trader is a character theme.

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To find out more, including how dafk control cookies, see here: By round 3, many minions were felled and finally fallen, so the battle hung in the balance. Dark Sun Campaign Setting. My first dark sun adventure just got planned out simply typing that last sentence, thats what Im talkin bout.

Dark Sun deviated from the feudalistic backdrops of its Tolkienesque pseudo-medieval contemporaries, such as Greyhawk or Forgotten Realmsin favor of a composite of dark fantasyplanetary romanceand the Dying Earth subgenre. Clerics technically still used divine magic mechanics but under the same limited auspices that marked the previous editions suun the setting. This went on for two group checks, before the third section of the challenge opened with a combat encounter prior to the check.


Half-giants can only mate with other half-giants. James Wyatt Spotlight Interview”. Dark Sun Campaign Setting: Each PC gained one theme that together with race and class helped define the character. The thri-kreen is engaged with two slaves and one hits him. Numerous su have been based in arrena Dark Sun setting. They largely live in isolated tribes in the jungles.

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I had agreed to DM the adventure Bloodsand Arena for the event, and it turned out to be a great time for us, and for the whole store. Additionally, the Order is a secret psionic organization composed of supremely powerful psions 21st level and above that sees itself as the secret monitors of psionic balance on Athas.

As classes changed in subsequent editions these were also reconciled with the setting. TSR worried about this concept, wondering how to market a product that lacked any familiar elements. Death in the Atena A Celebration of Dungeons and Dragons.

These fan sites grew to such a size and scale during the s that TSR filed legal paper work against them for infringing on their copyright. They were not included in the 4th edition setting.

Srenaknown as the Gray on Athas, acts as a barrier between Athas and the other planes. Just discovered Dark Sun — have questions!

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Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Steve Winter suggested the idea of a desert landscape. History of Athas Online”. The sun changed from blue to yellow. A side-bar briefly describes the true history of Athas, which differs slightly from the original. The cosmology for the original setting consists of the prime material plane and two other transitive planes: The brutal climate and the oppressive rule of the sorcerer-kings have created a corrupt, bloodthirsty, and desperate culture that leaves little room for chivalric virtues common to fantasy settings hence why paladins are excluded.


In 3rd edition sorcerers are almost unheard of, though in the Paizo adaptation they suffer an even greater stigma than wizards. The Gray in this edition is the realm of suj dead where aeena creatures and necromancers draw their power. They leave the rocky barrens for the sandy dunes. The scorching sun continues to assault the party but they press on.

Battered, he tries to get out of the fray, but is hit and falls. I hope, I didn’t miss a thread for this topic no bloodssnd supporter, no search.

Rounding out our party were my wife and 13 yr old son, playing the fighter and battlemind respectively. As a result, wizards and other arcane casters are despised and must practice in secret. The last of the nature-masters transformed themselves into new races, becoming humans, demihumans, and other humanoids that repopulated the world and built new civilizations. Some advances in the metaplot were controversial blooddand fans as releases such as Mind Lords of the Last Sea and Windriders of the Jagged Cliffs explicitly introduced more science fiction elements, such as the lifeshaping magics of the halflings, that had previously only been hinted at.