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Alignment [1st Edition]


How can you make alignment more useful and meaningful in your roleplaying games?

This is the first edition. You can find the second edition here

Roleplaying Alignment presents a system for using the traditional nine-point alignment system to enrich your game. It presents alignment as a means for customizing your character's personality, goals, and beliefs. Simple mechanics reward characters who embody the tenets of their alignment, and penalize those who stray from it. Alignment can answer questions about a character's stance toward morality, provide fodder to continue the never-ending conversations about good versus evil and law versus chaos.

Roleplaying Alignment was designed for tabletop roleplayers who play games using legacy categories of ethical and moral perspectives. With clear step-by-step instructions you can:

  • Define alignment in the context of character and setting
  • Understand the physiological, sociological, and psychological elements of alignment
  • Explore the basic tenets of the nine alignments
  • Utilize compliance and deviation from alignment
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Ted W March 18, 2017 4:29 pm UTC
This book has an incredibly warped view of good and evil. It does not align with real life ethics or the alignment system in the DMG.
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Berin K September 15, 2016 5:07 am UTC
Very nice review at Campaign Crawler
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Jeremy R June 27, 2016 5:43 am UTC
In the original article where EGG laid out the 2 axis alignment, thee was plenty of room for grey, as it was basically an x and y graph, with various different monsters (and characters) graphed in various spots, only very few (Paladins most notably) at the corners
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September 14, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on December 14, 2018.