Arcanis Enter a world of epic adventure. Ancient and mighty empires view for supremacy, and even the dominance of mankind is at stake. The ancient ruins of collapsed civilizations, both human and non-human, conceal long-lost truths, terrible and mysterious artifacts, and foes thought extinct. Where the notions of good and evil are subsumed by shades of grey.
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Arcanis Enter a world of epic adventure. Ancient and mighty empires view for supremacy, and even the dominance of mankind is at stake. The ancient ruins of collapsed civilizations, both human and non-human, conceal long-lost truths, terrible and mysterious artifacts, and foes thought extinct. Where the notions of good and evil are subsumed by shades of grey. A world in which heroes must choose the greatest good as often as the lesser of two evils.
Immerse yourself in a deep fantasy world awash in the intrigues of nations, churches and secret societies. Choose a side; pick a cause and gird yourself for the greatest challenge — Leaving Your Mark Upon the Shattered Empires! 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.
Epic battles, political intrigue and intricate mysteries keep players coming back for more. The World of Arcanis has deep secrets designed to elicit questions with each answer gained. Arcanis features a unique game system encouraging the creation of well-rounded Heroes and simulates combat in a fluid manner, the mechanics are easy to learn and challenging to master. The Quick Play rules can be downloaded for free here.
Codex Geographica vol. With more than forty creatures, including over a dozen different varieties of lizardfolk, the Ssethregoran Empire is sure to surprise your players with something new and different. The reptilian peoples known as ssethrics once dominated all that lived throughout the continent and beyond. From atop the Coiled Throne of Yahssremore, in what is now the First City in the Blessed Lands, they enslaved or exterminated numerous lesser races during the Extinction Wars and became masters of all they surveyed. This dominance was squandered by arrogance and centuries of decadence, after which the ssethrics found themselves overthrown by their own creations and sent fleeing for their lives, far into the swamps and jungles of the south. Now, in the fetid marshes of the Kraldjur Morass live their descendants in the Ssethregoran Empire.
Legends of Arcanis
Dark-Kin[ edit ] Dark-kin are those born with demonic traits. They are usually born from human parents who carry recessive demonic traits. Because of their bloodlines, Dark-kin tend to be marginalized in society. Dwarves[ edit ] Giants were assigned the task of protecting mankind. When they began to lord over man, the king of the gods, Illiir cursed the giants, diminishing them into dwarves. Later, Sarish, the grandson of Illiir and the God of Contracts came to the Dwarves and told them that should they craft the perfect item, their curse would be lifted. The Dwarves are divided into different groups, called Enclaves.
It is also the name of the fictional world where the setting takes place. The setting was launched in and is known for its odd twists on the fantasy genre, as well as its wide member approval and community-based design and construction. Arcanis is set on the continent of Onara , where a crumbling Coryani Empire reminiscent of the Western Roman Empire struggles with newly created nations such as Milandir reminiscent of the Holy Roman Empire or Canceri reminiscent of Russia during the Middle Ages and the Balkans. Other playable races exist, such as half-orcs and half-hobgoblins, but their numbers are far smaller than the primary races.