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Iron Pax is an OSR/DIY-style hack of the world's most popular role-playing game, set in a fantasy world of colonialist dystopia. Some things that set Iron Pax apart: 

  • Heat, a push-your-luck mechanic for proficiency checks and spell-casting that is also a measure of how actively the authorities are hunting you
  • Flexible spellcasting using old-school spells where you can scale up the effect while also scaling up the risk
  • Optional leveling beyond 10th with rules for magical artifacts, strongholds, and upgrading your allies and companions
  • A proficiency system where characters don't have to roll to succeed at what they're really good at
  • Player-facing die-rolls, so your rolls decide what happens rather than the GM rolling behind a screen
  • Lots of tables to flesh out the world of the Iron Pax, incuding dragons, demons and abominations as diverse and surprising as they are frightening
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November 25th, 2018
great game. I was looking for a game that allowed me to play in the MIDNIGHT setting without having to use the 3.5 ruleset. For that purpose, it's quite good. I think I'll also borrow a few things from Beyond the Wall and its Further Afield supplement, [...]
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October 14, 2020
This title was added to our catalog on November 23, 2018.
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