Codex of Adventure, vol. I. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PRODUCT USES THE ARCANIS ROLE-PLAYING GAME SYSTEM. Arcanis: The World of. Codex Arcanis has 7 ratings and 2 reviews. The Codex Arcanis is the essential tome for the critically-acclaimed Arcanis: the World of Shattered Empires c. Arcanis: The World of Shattered Empires is a role-playing game that immerses you and your players in a story-telling adventure while testing your tactical skills.

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Milandir 14 pagesto the north of Coryani, is a lawful land built upon chivalry and faith. I supported becauseā€¦ “The spice must flow! Views Read Edit View history.

The nations of Arcanis are mostly human affairs, all related to the First Imperium that fell thousands of years ago; most of these are ruled by the Val. There are lots of black and white sketches of the peoples of Arcanis, all of which are good quality. Results 1 to 6 of 6.

Codex Arcanis (Arcanis; Pci1115)

The History section explains how this came about and the tragic circumstances that led to humans slaughtering thousands of elves at the behest of the humans gods after the humans first came to Onara elves lived in Onara long before humans arrived. This world is not for those who put their tongue firmly in cheek.

Judson Powers rated it liked it Nov 14, Arcanis Rotted Capes Cthulhu: Welcome to the world of Arcanis, the world of shattered empires. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. Invaluable as a sourcebook for those interested in Arcanis, Codex Arcanis does not succeed in entertaining from start to finish as Paradigm’s previous releases have.

The Western Lands section 12 pages is presented as the teachings of a native of the region to a foreigner who has inherited land in the area.

This new campaign, originally called the Chronicles of the Shattered Empires and renamed Legends of Arcanis, [2] is set about 50 years after the first one.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Val always have steel grey eyes, unless they are psionically active; in psions, the iris turns clear, leaving the eye almost entirely white. Most of humanity are latecomers to the continent of Onara where most of the current story takes placebut at least one group, the Pengik, predate the Ss’regorean Empire, who have the oldest recorded history.


The following secret societies have been open to player characters in the living campaigns:. Within one will find: We are treated to a sidebar discussing playing Canceri as PCs and using Canceri in a campaign. Sort of makes sense in a way. The sourcebook attempts to give a perspective on each of the nations of Arcanis from the viewpoint of a certain character a Coryani centurion speaking to child slaves, a set of scrolls recovered from the mummified remains of an explorer, etc.

Codex Arcanis (Arcanis; Pci) by Paradigm Concepts

The section goes on to deal with Family and Bloodkine detailing the five sub-races of elves – there are no half-elvesthe art and craft of the elves, government and religion, and the Elluwe’ sacred pools much like druid groves but with magical powers. Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, This section, presented as if by the Altherian ambassador to Coryani, ends with information on the Altherians faith, the capital of Altheria, and the threats from Ssethregore and elsewhere, as well as attitudes to the other nations of Onara.

To preserve their souls, each Dwarf carries with him a gem, known as Soul Stone to which their soul is trapped following their death, to be released when the Curse has been lifted.

The Ssethregoran Empire once worshiped the gods Kassegore and Yig. The World of Shattered Empires is a role-playing game that immerses arcqnis and your players in a story-telling adventure while testing your tactical skills.

Anthony marked it as to-read Jul 27, Codex Arcanis overviews the continent of Onara, a setting for the D20 System. It would practically have sufficed to say “There were a lot of wars, against everybody”.

Tell me that coex thought it was a 4. The elves escaped of course, but only to be abused by humanity later. This review contains major spoilers. The text then deals with Canceri society the people, nobility, and the church. An absolutely amazing campaign setting with a rich history.


The ancient ruins of collapsed civilizations, both human and non-human, conceal long-lost truths, terrible and mysterious artifacts, and foes thought extinct. The Dwarves are divided into different groups, called Enclaves. At the centre of The Blessed Lands, both geographically and spiritually, is The First City – think of it as similar to Jerusalem during the Crusades, except ruined and uninhabited at least by civilised peoples.

The Mother Church of the Pantheon of Man once held all the gods in equal worship, until a schism occurred which drove followers of Neroth, Sarish and Nier to form an independent church, the Dark Codexx in Canceri. Cursed by the god Iliir, their leaders turned to stone and the leaders’ hearts to gems.

A complete pantheon, unlike any fantasy religion in that it is left to mortals to interpret the commandments of faith.

Races, feats, and prestige classes – all approved for use with Living Arcanis A complete pantheon, unlike any fantasy religion in that it is left to mortals to interpret the commandments of faith, as it would be with any realistic faith Thousands of people world-wide play in the World of Shattered Empires, and now’s your chance to join them.

They eventually rebelled against their creators. Tuesday, 1st September, The section ends with a brief timeline.

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In some countries, the job is easy since these new talents are considered a tithe to placate the god-like Sorcerer King. It is the end of an era and the dawn of a new age. The section has 7 pages of tedious military history. With the ascension of the Naga to a ruling position in the Empire, they have begun to worship a pantheon of beings from another plane known as the Varn.