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More than a thousand and one tales await in this campaign world inspired by the Arabian Nights.

Written to be compatible with Labyrinth Lord, this book contains new classes, new monsters, story generation tables, several fully mapped and keyed adventures, and much, much more.

Like a jinni loosed from an antique lamp, the magic is yours to command.

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Derek H January 23, 2020 7:23 pm UTC
Sadly looks like book 2 isn't going to be released ever. BJ died recently.
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Derek H September 09, 2019 6:49 pm UTC
So when is book 2 coming out?
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Barclay J J October 05, 2019 9:19 pm UTC
Probably next year. I have less free time to work with since starting a full time job back in May and some other projects are taking up most of my free time.

Sorry for the slow response. Patience is a virtue when it comes to my release schedule. :-)
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Derek H October 07, 2019 5:47 pm UTC
No problem. I am still (not really) waiting for some answers I posted to other products (from other publishers) for years now.

Whenever you release it and whatever else you have in the pipe is soon enough for me. I am just happy to see you finally publishing.
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joshua E December 03, 2018 9:23 pm UTC
TLDR: this book deserves more than 5 stars!
anyone wanting a good overview should check here:

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Andrew B October 12, 2018 9:48 pm UTC
You don't understand... I need more of this now!!!
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Barclay J J October 13, 2018 2:58 pm UTC
Fear not, O honored effendi, thy wish shall be granted in due time.
It is not yet given to me to know when, exactly, but count upon it occurring within the upcoming year at the very latest.
This humble scribe of the sands is most gratified by thy patronage. Sim sim salabim!
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Andrew B October 13, 2018 10:54 pm UTC
Awesome. Im a big fan. Loved Mutant Bastards... never liked Gamma World before... didnt have that cool speghetti western twist. Cant wait for the New South expansion. Creepy Crawl is an awesome themed adventure I cant wait to unleash.

I love love loved Al-Qadim. I bought all the dead tree books back in the nineties. I lent them to someone and then just lost them. I had to reassemble them with e-books. I always loved its charm. Its like being in the middle of an awesome Ray Harryhausen film. Medieval Europe is so overdone... like living in a world of only chocolate... its nice to expand the palate with other cultures.

What Im trying to say is if you keep making more Thousand Year Sandglass expansions I will buy every one of them as quickly as you release them. Also that New South Mutant Bastards sourcebook or anything as cool as Creepy Crawl. When I feel more inspiration and have had time to kick the tires of this Thousand Year Sandglass book Ill put up a nice review. I already...See more
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Barclay J J October 14, 2018 2:46 am UTC
Wow, I'm thrilled to hear that you're enjoying my stuff! That makes it all the more a pleasure to whip my massive pile of backlog material into a publishable format and get it out there. There's definitely a lot more in the pipeline, so stay tuned.

I've got 4 Thousand Year Sandglass books planned, drawing from 10 years of running it as a convention campaign and also from that formative Al Quadim campaign I ran back in the early '90's.

As for Mutant Bastards I've got other plans for that beyond the New South (which involves a lot of aquatic action, in sharp contrast to the arid wastes of the New West) but they're a bit more vague. Aside from core books, I'm mulling some smaller scale supplemental stuff, but none of it is quite on the front burner.

Finally, I've got some other books in a range of other genres kinda brewing. So keep an eye on the horizon.

Thanks again! Nothin' better n' a satisfied customer! :D
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Jeremy R July 20, 2018 5:14 am UTC
For whatever reason, I can't seem to rate or leave reviews on DTRPG anymore, but this is really an excellent product, well worth the money If I could, I'd give it a 5/5
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Barclay J J July 27, 2018 6:06 pm UTC
Thank you most kindly! I hope you get a lot of enjoyment out of it, and please look forward to subsequent books in this series, coming at an indeterminate time in the future!
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