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Dragon Kings World Book …
… the savage world revealed, a book of wondrous lore

Read of the Dragon King Pretenders in their Black Fortress, of the factions and strange races vying for control of the wastelands and their sand-blasted cities. The Dragon Kings World Book tells many tales, many legends, and sets the stage for the many adventures to come.

Behold, those who would dominate the savage world of Khitus!


Bev al-Khim: Mysterious pale-skinned agents and brokers
Boneshards: Deadly assassins scarred by hidden weapons
Dramidge: A magic college of isolated wizards devoted to dragons
Gare Attessa: The omnipresent Chroniclers, royal advisers and watchers
Kuad Ahir: The Awakened, followers of the Prophet
Merchants: From peddlers to caravan masters, the world’s traders
Nyutu: The All-Seeing, transient entertainers with unique mental powers
Qath Manhir: Equivocally honorable brigands and enforcers
Raetann: Bureaucratic Water Guild, emergent challengers to power
Rakar: A magic college, the Cozeners, keepers of slave decoys
Shadazim: Right Minders, new clergy of the ancient gods
Trakeen: The Faithful, worshipers of the departed Dragon Kings
Yenfansa: Feared and little-understood Devil’s Children, the White Eyes

Tribes and Races

Attites: Human negotiators and peacemakers
Chindi: Human matriarchal traders and warriors on the fringes of the known world
Cold Skins/Oritahl: Lizard men of the swamps with growing awareness
Krikis: Bug men that hoard bright lode
Makadan: Human warrior culture and source of many Khitan mercenaries
Nordor: Human barbarian stone carvers from the frigid north
Pachyaur: Elephantaurs of the equator
Penmai: Daring acrobatic humanoids with prehensile tails
Prajalu: Short, stocky humans feared as poison makers and child stealers
Watu: Slaver elephantaurs

Dragon Kings is the new fantasy role-playing setting by Timothy Brown, co-designer of Dark Sun and 2300AD.

The Dragon Kings World Book is system-agnostic; get the free PDF rule supplements to play with your favorite game systems, including Pathfinder, Savage Worlds, and 13th Age! (available soon through Studio 2!)

Written by Timothy Brown
Cover Art by Brom
Interior Art by Thomas Denmark, Thomas M. Baxa, Thomas Babbey, and others
Cartography by Alyssa Faden

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Jeremy H October 12, 2021 7:29 am UTC
I'm quite intrigued by this one. Is there a flip-thru review that shows off the art and layout? Brom and Baxa are definitely ticking some boxes for me, but I would like to see and know more before I purchase.
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Pieter-Jan D May 09, 2021 7:34 am UTC
I backed this at PDF level. any chance of a POD so I can get a soft or hardcover? Or are copies still available out there?
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daryl F September 15, 2020 12:09 pm UTC
Is this for 5th ed?
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Pieter-Jan D May 09, 2021 7:32 am UTC
yes and no, it's technically system-less. though there is an add-on with the savage worlds rules.

no it's not 5e. yes you can play with 5e with a little work looking up stats.

personally I'm going to use either savage worlds or Osric or fate core.
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Eric L April 23, 2015 1:25 am UTC
Is the supplement with the Savage Worlds rules available yet?
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Nicholas A March 07, 2016 9:26 am UTC
Yes, I just went looking for it. It appears the rulebook supplements are available for free on their google+ page.
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Eric L March 07, 2016 3:55 pm UTC
I only see the Pathfinder one but thanks for the heads up!
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scott E September 18, 2014 1:24 am UTC
Not happy with this purchase. There is an updated book, but us non-backers don't seem to be worthy enough to give the updated version too... and a message on Kickstarter was ignored. I am not one for putting out complaints... and I don't plan on giving it a bad review... but it kind of feels like if you didn't back... who cares?
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scott E September 18, 2014 2:27 am UTC
Finally got a hold of them. Annoyance diverted. But I do hope they can get that problem with the update fixed so that others won't have the same issue.

Looking forward to the rules books. With that... 5 stars over on the review side.
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scott E August 23, 2014 3:29 am UTC
I hear there is a version 1.1
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christopher M June 09, 2014 11:16 pm UTC
It would have been nice if the preview wasn't the table of contents too...
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David S June 24, 2014 9:11 pm UTC
There are two pages from the first chapter at the end of the contents, but I agree, it is not much to go on. There are plenty of previews of Alyssa Fayden's maps on the Dragon Kings page on Facebook, so if you have an account, you might want to look over there.

Allen Varney started discussion about Dragon Kings in the Dark Sun forum at The Piazza, so you might pick up some useful information there:
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Martin G June 02, 2014 5:51 am UTC
Indeed... in the meantime look here -
Written by Timothy Brown, who co-created the Dark Sun setting.
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Mikael H June 02, 2014 5:30 am UTC
A bit of description of the product seems .... Like a good idea?
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David S June 24, 2014 9:08 pm UTC
Someone from The Piazza contacted the Dragon Kings team and they put the description up within 10 minutes of being notified.
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