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1OO years have passed since Mankind revolted and slew the Sorcerer Kings of old… Now, the survivors of seven kingdoms begin to start new lives and hopes on the ashes of old. However, even as life continues, an ancient and forgotten evil stirs awaiting its moment to strike against mankind.

 Join the struggle for survival in a war-torn land where new empires arise to impose their will upon the masses. Vicious warlords fight to control territories carved out of fallen kingdoms. Imposing magicians emerge claiming the legacy of the Sorcerer Kings. High Priests of long forgotten gods and goddesses amass wealth in the name of divine right while Warrior-priests, devoted to a banished god, patrol the lands bringing justice to people abandoned by their rulers.

Within these pages is a detailed post-apocalyptic fantasy setting taking you through an ancient realm that is fighting for its survival and its humanity. Seek your fortune or meet your fate in the burning deserts of the once lush and vibrant land of Vuul, or travel to the humid jungles of Najambi to face the tribes of the Man-Apes and their brutal sacrificial rituals.

Tales From the Fallen Empire is a post apocalyptic swords & sorcery setting created for use with the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG by Goodman Games.  It introduces new classes, setting inspired spells, new optional rules for swords & sorcery play and more.  Tighten the straps on your sandals, grab your weapon, and head forth into a land of trouble and turmoil. Adventure  awaits those foolhardy to enter the wastelands or for those who fear not the unknown. 

Setting Features

Within the campaign setting you will find:  6 new classes: Barbarian, Witch, Draki, Sentinel, Man-Ape, & Maurader.  Adding more choices for play in the setting and within the DCC RPG.

A revised Wizard Class (The Sorcerer) - A fiendish master of the arcane who draws energy from the living to perform powerful magics.

New Spells - Magic inspired by ancient Babylonian & Egyptian folklore and mythology

New Creatures - Monster befitting to classic swords and sorcery.  Battle savage dinosaurs,  ride into the unknown on a war trained moa, or match wits with the tribal man-apes of the southern jungles.

A detailed setting inspired by the works of Fritz Lieber, Robert E. Howard, Lynn Carter, H. P. Lovecraft, Roger Corman, and Michael Moorcock

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Paul A April 26, 2020 6:30 pm UTC
Is there a map? It is hard for me to visualize how the various lands discussed relate to one another geographically.
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David J March 18, 2023 5:01 pm UTC
There is actually a very awesome Doug Kovacs map!
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RODRIGO R February 19, 2017 9:34 pm UTC
What's is the Core book for the DCC RPG? Do I need to buy it, or Tales From the Fallen Empire is Enough?
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Erica C June 13, 2017 8:29 pm UTC
Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG is the base game. It has a weird door on the cover. You'd need it to play.
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RODRIGO R June 15, 2017 3:54 pm UTC
Thanks, Erica!
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Darrick D April 08, 2015 7:39 pm UTC
Now that this book has been out for awhile, I think it's time to adjust the prices of the b/w soft and hardcover. $30 and $40, respectively, seems a bit over the line. If those prices were adjusted to, say, $25 and $30, I'd be all-in!

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Marzio M June 08, 2014 2:02 pm UTC
Any discounted prices for the printed version for those who already purchased a PDF copy??
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.. . February 17, 2014 5:44 pm UTC
Hello, when we could expect this awesome product going to POD?
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