Index of /earthdawn/wastes/. Name Last modified Size Description. up Parent Directory Jul – directory _notes Jul – unknown. Earthdawn was considered one of the most innovative RPG’s of it’s time. Rereading the core rules again, after fifteen years is like taking a trip. I’m a massive fan of Earthdawn and I’ll be giving it a 5 for Substance and a 4 for Style. Furthermore, the Style rating is probably too generous.

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The Ancient Files is repository for information on the metaplot of the Shadowrun and Earthdawn games. The first two books were released in July By using this site, you agree to the Earthhdawn of Use and Privacy Policy.

For example, two six-sided dice will on average yield a result of 7, [5] thus the step number 8 means that 2d6 will be rolled. Combined with a clear, well-designed rules system and an impressive range of supporting supplements eadthdawn adventures, this is an excellent fantasy game.

Obese, unthinkingly violent ork man; heads a new and ambitious gang in Bartertown. Comments, theories, and explanations behind the “Magic and Death” conversation in Cybertechnology.

Dracoforms A description and listing of dragons and dragon-related creatures in Earthdawn and Shadowrun, with comparative notes.

The UK magazine’s editor Paul Pettengale commented: Irresponsible, charismatic dwarf man; navy commander and best friend to Prince Neden. Update – Added my Shadowrun short fiction. Elderly one-armed t’skrang sailor; Floating City’s representative to Throal. Shy, beautiful young elf woman, dotes on her elderly parents; runs The Vine of Grapes Inn. Mad, doggerel-writing ork man of Bartertown; unwitting servant of Vestrial. Vain, resentful human man; unrecognized Theran “legate” to Throal.

Hopefully, these resources will be of use to you. This will sometimes make combat last longer than in other games. Sardonic, dissolute elf man; Neden’s drinking partner and ambassador from Blood Wood. Stern, male elf philosopher much respected for his dispassionate analyses of popular epic poetry. Misguided, irresponsible dwarf man; nethermancer obsessed with the events ihdex the Founding.


More is to come. The Earthdawn Classic Player’s Compendium and Earthdawn Classic Gamemaster’s Compendium are essentially an alternative Second Edition, but without a version earghdawn since the material is compatible anyway.

Plain-spoken dwarf woman; weaponsmith and adventurer from the hinterland, newly arrived in Throal. There were a few changes to the rules in the Second Edition ; some classes were slightly different or altered abilities from the original.

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For example, one magical broadsword may have only 4 magical ranks and only increases the damage of the blade. The 3rd edition changes this by removing d4s eaarthdawn d20s from the system. The Topps Company, Inc. Ancient dwarf king, promised dominion over Throal Mountains by the Passion Raggok.

Easygoing dwarf baron of the northeast quadrant of the outlying communities. Obsessed, eccentric dwarf woman; cut-rate sage of Bartertown with bizarre theories of history.

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Players wanting to perform an action determine erathdawn level or “step” for the skill, talent, or ability to be used.

Legend points the Earthdawn equivalent of experience points can be spent to put up the characters level in the Talent, increasing his step level for the ability, making the user more proficient at using that specific type of magic. As a character searches for information about the item’s history, performs certain tasks relating to that history, and spends legend points to activate the item, he unlocks some of the magic in the item.

Caster Disciplines use the same Talent system as others, but also have access to spells. It is generally recommended that Casters only use attuned spells, but this is not required.


Fourth Edition is described as a reworking of the game mechanics, with redundancies eliminated, and a simpler success level system. Wise, kindly dwarf man; prosperous silk merchant and leader of pro-annexation faction in Bartertown. Half-mad troll man; proprietor of My Dead Father, Bartertown’s filthiest tavern. Ambitious ork baron of the northwest quadrant of Throal’s outlying communities.

A spell attuned placed into to a matrix is easily accessible and can be cast at any time. Feisty, combative ork woman; Kratas’s ambassador to Throal and a friend to Neden.

Note should be made that game world links between Earthdawn and Shadowrun were deliberately broken by the publisher when the Shadowrun property was licensed out, in order to avoid the necessity for coordination between publishing companies. Brilliant, arrogant dwarf woman; member of His Majesty’s Diplomatic Corps, daughter of its head.

Steps 6 through 12 as listed above form the basis of a 7-step cycle.

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This step can then be looked up in a list of dice to inrex thrown; it is the next-highest integer of the average roll of the dice s in question. Outcast highland troll man; recently opened an inn in one of the Inner Cities. Ork woman; powerful troubadour and warrior, recently joined the Skull Whargs.

Earthdawn is a fantasy role-playing gameoriginally produced by FASA in Boisterous male ork, Throal’s ambassador to Eartydawn, eloquently urges all cities to adapt the Council Compact. During that time several novels and short-story anthologies set in the Earthdawn universe were also released.