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A World of Steam and Darkness!

In Aden, a thousand-year Golden Age of prosperity gave rise to an unprecedented development: the fusion of magic and technology into a unique discipline called mechamagic. Arcane power, steam power, and gundpowder changed the world almost overnight. The Golden Age ended, and the Age of Thunder began. It seemed there would be no limit to the industry and ingenuity of man.

Until the Darkfall.

A supernatural cataclysm of unknown origin, the Darkfall plunged the world into darkness as the sun was blotted out for only a moment. In that moment, every nightmare and horror imagined byt he people of Aden sprang into existence, and the world was thrown into chaos. Villages were wiped from the face of the world, entire cities burned, and tens of thousands perished in an instant. It seemed that the world would die in flames.

But Aden will not die so easily.

Now, ten years later, the people of Aden struggle to survive in the face of unrelenting assault by horrors beyond imagining. It is a world of magic, a world of industry, a world of horror.

It is the world of Aden.

Thunderscape: the World of Aden is a setting and mechanics sourcebook compaitble with the Pathfinder Role-Playing Game. Within the pages of this book you will find the following:

  • Details on twelve different races of Aden, eight of which are new to this work!
  • Nine base classes heavily integrated into the setting but portable to all manner of campaigns, from the golem-commanding mechamage to the legend-summoning thaumaturge!
  • New traits and feats, and new uses for existing skills!
  • New spells, new technology, and new magic items!
  • A sample bestiary of eleven creatures from Aden!
  • And much, much more!
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Esmeralda B March 23, 2023 5:33 am UTC
Why are some of the supplements but not this, the campaign setting book, available as POD?
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John P July 31, 2021 2:31 am UTC
Well, is it 221 pages of content, as per one reviewer, or 53 cards?
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robert P June 22, 2019 5:24 pm UTC
I recently purchased this PDF and am very much looking forward to using it in an upcoming game. I have however found a number of editing errors in my pdf that may effect game play and some understanding of basic mechanics for new material. Example: pg 207 CMB: A vehicle’s Combat Maneuver Bonus and CMD: A vehicle’s Combat Maneuver Bonus read the same. This seems to be the only place in the book that defines these acronyms. I've only read a small portion of the book haphazardly so I don't have a complete list but have come across various errors several times. Did I receive an old file version? There doesn't seem to be a version indicator in the PDF anywhere.
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Scott W November 30, 2016 1:23 am UTC
Why is the savage worlds version not on sale ;(
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Jeremy C December 01, 2016 2:30 am UTC
It is!
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Kimberly B October 17, 2016 1:19 am UTC
Bumping up what Angel T asked below me, will there be a PDF+POD option for this book as exists already for some of its supplements and the Savage World version?

I was surprised to see this title (never heard of the KSs when they were up) and recalled it from my days of playing Entomorph. Those warm memories translate to potential dollars for you if I can get a Print+PDF option.
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Jeremy C December 01, 2016 2:29 am UTC
Hello, Kimberly B! We have print copies for sale, and they come with complimentary PDFs. You can email me at if you'd like and I can refer you to the correct location.
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Esmeralda B January 10, 2016 11:34 pm UTC
I notice that the Savage Worlds version of the setting is available in PDF+POD. Any chance of a PDF+PDF of this?
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Jeremy C February 20, 2014 3:39 pm UTC
Hello, everyone! For some reason there was a hiccup on the DriveThru server and it was not updating the files (although it told me it was, that filthy liar!). I deleted all existing files and re-uploaded the newest version, so you should now be able to get the final version you were intended to have upon your purchase. Please accept my sincere apologies for the oversight.
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Yann E November 30, 2016 10:29 am UTC
Angel T was mentionning a SaWO version but there is none on Drivetru. normal ?
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Jeremy C December 01, 2016 2:30 am UTC
It is indeed!
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