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Forbidden Rules provides a comprehensive set of variant and optional rules for use with Shadow of the Demon Lord, letting you reshape the game in a variety of different ways. Whether you’re looking for a points-based casting system or basic rules to kick off games beyond level 10, this supplement has it. Inside this book, you’ll find:

 

  • Dice rules that range from cooperative tasks to consistent damage, bell curve rolls, and variants in which players make all the rolls.
  • More marks of darkness and rules for using fortune points.
  • Damage reducing armor rules
  • Wounds to replace damage
  • Modified dying and death rules
  • Variant healing methods
  • Social combat rules
  • Variant combat options, such as initiative or guidelines for running abstract combats
  • New ways to use actions in combat plus details on how to handle chases
  • Optional rules for customizing ancestries
  • A skill variant to replace professions
  • A new adept novice path
  • A system of power points to replace castings!
  • Plus much, much more!

 

Using the options in this book helps you tailor your Shadow of the Demon Lord game experience in a variety of new and interesting ways, but even if you don’t alter the underlying system, certain options are perfect expansions for the main game. Do you have the courage to read these Forbidden Pages?

 

 
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January 14, 2017 11:42 am UTC
I would love to buy both Forbidden Rules and Godless in print. With the Demon Lord's Companion (and Tales of the Demon Lord) now being available from Amazon I was wondering if these supplements, and indeed the other books released on this site, will also be made available from Amazon.

I would much prefer to purchase them from Amazon (reasons include better print quality and cheaper P&H overseas) so I was hoping that someone, most likely the publisher!, could shed some light on whether this will hopefully happen.
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Thomas V December 31, 2016 11:21 am UTC
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I wonder, is there a reason the PoD is Standard quality while the rest of the sourcebooks are Premium ?
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Stephan H January 22, 2017 3:23 pm UTC
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I second this question. Any known reasons for this besides (probably) costs?
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Luke W January 22, 2017 6:09 pm UTC
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The options say Premium Heavyweight for me?
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Thomas V January 23, 2017 8:27 am UTC
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Yes, it seems it's been fixed now.
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Justin S December 30, 2016 1:24 am UTC
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Excuse my ignorance... Is there a reason the PDFS come out before the POD is avalible? I have bought all the SotDL POD books avalible but the wait for this one in particular is unbearable.
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Luke W December 30, 2016 3:50 am UTC
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Printing proofs have to printed and proofed once the PDF is finalised. This takes a few weeks.
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Tim R December 30, 2016 1:01 am UTC
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POD Coming, can't wait. Would be good to be in the 20% sale.
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December 20, 2016 3:40 am UTC
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Will this be a POD ?

David Vershaw II
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December 20, 2016 6:00 pm UTC
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Yes
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Bobby J December 20, 2016 7:27 pm UTC
Usually 10 days to 2 weeks after the pdf is released. If memory serves me correctly.
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Julian S December 20, 2016 2:56 am UTC
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Wish list item: Some way to buy the PDF now and get credit for it when we then buy the print on demand version when it becomes available. I always buy the print copies, but don't fancy the wait.
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Mario Z December 19, 2016 11:15 pm UTC
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Hm...is there something wrong with the file? It doesn't seem to be working on most PDF readers...
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December 20, 2016 6:00 pm UTC
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Still not working?
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Simon E December 20, 2016 7:37 pm UTC
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Borked for me too - file is corrupt and cannot be read.
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December 28, 2016 10:53 am UTC
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I have updated the file since. Were you able to get the download to work?
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Mario Z December 28, 2016 8:40 pm UTC
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It's working now! Thanks!
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Mario Z December 28, 2016 8:40 pm UTC
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It's working now! Thanks!
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Lorne F January 01, 2017 11:27 pm UTC
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Still broken for me, unfortunately.
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Lorne F January 02, 2017 2:26 am UTC
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Nevermind, got it to work finally. 12th try's the charm?
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