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The Book of Skelos delves into the deepest mysteries of sorcery in the Hyborian Age, dramatically expanding the rules for sorcery and all things magical for gamemaster and player characters alike.

Included within these pages are rules and guidelines on handling player character and non-player character sorcerers, the usages of sorcery in campaigns, a host of magic items, creatures of the Outer Dark, and new skills and techniques to bolster any sorcerer’s repertoire.

So, don your wards and charms, step inside your circle of protection, and read these accursed pages!

New sorcerous archetypes — the industrious Alchemist, cunning Charlatan, enlightened Sage, devoted Sorcerer, and the primitive Witch Doctor — for player characters to become, with new sorcerous backgrounds, educations, and natures.

New skills and techniques such as necromancy, mesmerism, mummery, herbalism, human sacrifi ce, and astrology, to equip your sorcerer player characters and foes alike with a wide range of techniques and tactics.

New spells and alchemical enchantments, from Artifice of Yag to Visions of Exalted Wisdom.

Artifacts such as the Heart of Ahriman and the Serpent Ring of Set, including a host of strange devices, ancient technologies, and weird scientific oddities from a forgotten era.

New types of exalted sorcery, like rituals and great workings such as Rend the Earth’s Bones and Opening the Gateway Between, to bring terror to the world!

Rules for creating life, spawning new horrors, and modifying existing monsters with all-new sorcerous qualities.

Expansive rules for creating and fostering sorcerous cabals, pitting them against one another, and using them to pursue goals both diabolical and deadly.

A history of sorcery spanning from the dawn of time through the Cataclysm, into the Hyborian Age. Thrill to tales of prehuman civilizations and their greatest secrets!

Developed with leading Conan scholars, this is the darkest sorcery of the Hyborian Age revealed at last, as Howard created it!

This book requires the Robert E. Howard’s Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of corebook to use.

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Rodrigo C August 24, 2017 1:48 pm UTC
Was it updated?
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Chris B August 25, 2017 9:47 am UTC
yes it has been
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Rodrigo C August 25, 2017 3:56 pm UTC
Thank you Chris B!
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Ryan M August 23, 2017 4:33 pm UTC
This was a good book but when are the other ones coming out?
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Chris B August 23, 2017 4:50 pm UTC
Barbarian and Mercenary will be out in pdf in September and everything will start coming out in retail from late September through October (Thief and Barbarian) November (skelos and mercenary)
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christopher L August 23, 2017 1:49 am UTC
Hi, I'm a line manager on Conan, and we are looking into a fix. I'll let you know when we have one. —Chris Lites
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Ryan M August 23, 2017 7:27 am UTC
thanks for that.
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Stephen K August 23, 2017 10:34 am UTC
Thanks for promptly acting on this!
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Rodrigo C August 23, 2017 2:01 pm UTC
Thanks for your time and attention.
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Philip B August 25, 2017 6:27 am UTC
Thanks Chris. That update has improved the rendering but some of the sidebars still aren't working properly.
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Ryan M August 23, 2017 1:34 am UTC
Same problem. Hope they update it quickly
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Stephen K August 22, 2017 11:37 pm UTC
Exact same problem here
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Marco R August 22, 2017 7:24 pm UTC
Having the very same problem....
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Philip B August 22, 2017 6:41 pm UTC
I am having the same problem as Rich C. I am also seeing problems with the rendering of some side bars.
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Chris B August 25, 2017 9:49 am UTC
It's been updated - though there are known issues with goodreader and other pdf readers.
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Rich C August 22, 2017 4:28 pm UTC
Pages 12 thru 16 are missing images or text.
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Rodrigo C August 22, 2017 3:43 pm UTC
There are problems with Chapter 2 (missing portions of text and art). Please, update the file.
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