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A Dark Stars Sword & Sorcery Game of High Adventure

This book is a complete game using the Dark Stars rules system.
Beyond the Black Sea is a gritty, low fantasy game set before the times of the gods. 10,000 BC is the age of adventure, with much of the world containing very small populations of people. This mythic Earth ushers in a fantasy Earth setting based on the Golden Age of Sword & Sorcery. Barbarians, primitives, priests and monsters plot in a dangerous and violent world of strange creatures and ancient mystery.

What's in this book

♦ Rules for playing Sword & Sorcery fantasy
♦ Mythic Earth setting with Middle Eastern, Tamazghan & European setting information
♦ Detailed mythic setting with ancient histories and other sentient species
♦ Many new monsters and monster templates
♦ System for circa 10,000 BC equipment and crafting
♦ Compatible with both Faeries Wear Boots! and Dark Stars
♦ d100 mechanics, skill based progression

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MORGAN L November 23, 2020 11:13 pm UTC
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Craig H May 27, 2020 6:01 pm UTC
Thank you for the previews. Is there any where I can get more information about the system other than its primary d100 for tasks and d6's for damage?
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MORGAN L May 27, 2020 10:34 pm UTC
Hi, so the system is the Dark Stars system with some modifications. You can download the Dark Stars Play Test Kit, although this is Science Fiction and not Fantasy the main differences are armour and weapons, Beyond the black Sea as a very expanded melee combat system, beyond the Black See has a very expanded Magic system. The grit and feel of the games are the same, with the actions working in the same way. I do plan on making a play test kit for this too, I did one for Age of Vikings which is similar but not as large and expanded as Beyond the Black Sea Dark Stars Play Test Kit hope that helps and you like what we have here.
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