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Lex Arcana RPG - Corebook Core Rulebook 2nd Edition

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"Then Romulus shall receive the sceptre of his race, and found the walls of Mars, and call the people Romans. I have given no limits or duration to their possessions: I've given them empire without end."

Virgil, Aeneid

Historical-Fantasy Roleplaying in a Roman Empire which did not fall.

In Lex Arcana, you are a Custos (warden) of the Cohors Auxiliaria Arcana, sent by the Emperor to the four corners of the world to further the study of arcane lore, investigate forbidden cults, and face the thread posed by dangerous supernatural creatures.

The Emperor needs you! 

Join the Cohors Auxiliaria Arcana, enter the world of Lex Arcana and dive into the mysteries and dangers of ancient Rome.

You and the other Custodes will travel to the four corners of the land, investigate terrifying threats, recover lost relics, unearth forgotten secrets and fight legendary supernatural creatures. The Core Rulebook includes:

• Full rules to play Lex Arcana

• A full world to play in

• 12 pre-generated Custodes

• Rules to make and advance your Custos

• Advice for the Demiurge

• The ancient world bestiary

• Two extensive introductory adventures: The Long Winter Nights and The Mothers of Cenabum

From misty Britannia to the immense rivers of Babilonia, from the Egyptian deserts to the beautiful beaches of Italia, the adventures awaiting the Custodes are as numerous as the Empire the Cohors Arcana must defend is large. For the glory of Rome and the Empire without end!


 
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Ty L May 17, 2020 2:53 pm UTC
Really enjoyed playtesting and proofreading this game. To boil it down as simply as possible: Imagine a fantasy Roman Empire (like Darklands by Microprose was a fantasy Germany) and you're playing special forces (Praetorian Guard) trained in magic with a specialization in war, diplomacy, scholarship, magic, and exploring with the job of protecting the Empire and the Emperor by troubleshooting magical threats within and without the Empire.

I have borrowed creatures for my own 5e game and played with Feats based on some of the abilities of the characters after we playtested the game. I hope to play the game again once things settle down.
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John M May 15, 2020 8:16 am UTC
Will there be a POD version of this? I've looked on amazon, but only found a print version of the Italian original.
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Valerio F May 15, 2020 4:52 pm UTC
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Ciao John, print on demand is not available at the moment.
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RONALD P May 13, 2020 6:27 pm UTC
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A great product: combines an interesting and unique setting with an interesting system. Artwork and layout is top-notch. Highly recommended.
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Valerio F May 15, 2020 4:54 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Thanks Ronald; yes, the system is quite intersting and in some ways innovative, even if it was written more than 25 years ago, for the first edition of the game
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RONALD P May 17, 2020 6:25 pm UTC
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Things don't have to be new to be better. Its a good product you should be proud of. I eagerly await the print version. However, there are a few spelling errors and grammatical items I found when reading. Do you have a place for me to send them so the pdf can be corrected?
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Valerio F May 12, 2020 11:11 pm UTC
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Ciao Luke, no, its not odd, it is very stupid :-D
We have changed, let us know what you think!
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Luke W May 12, 2020 9:19 pm UTC
Was it intentional to only put half of the contents page in the preview? Seems like an odd decision.
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