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Sabre & Powder - Core Rulebook


Utilise the New World Era to set a period theme to your adventures. Storytellers may wish to carefully reconstruct timelines with reimagined versions of events, and Players are free to develop their Characters with a system that is easy to follow. This manual contains all of the rules needed to play Dark Age: Sabre & Powder, and is to be enjoyed by Storytellers and Players of all experience.

Swipe your cutlass and pistol and take to the high seas, or become embroiled in a world of intrigue, powdered wigs and high tea. Let your tale be told. This is your story.


Black powder changed the scope of warfare, and therefore wider society, beyond recognition. Now mankind found new ways to conquer eachother. Ship production was increased and varying powers took to the high seas, secure in the knowledge their superior technology would allow them to subdue those who they encountered.

 From the earliest cannons and arquebusiers, to musketeers, revolutionaries, pirates and organised columns of soldiers, the art of shooting and fencing (refined swordplay) played a prominent role in the life of those seeking their fortune. Since the time of humanity’s Dark Age, there were those who sought to find their place in an ever-changing world. Whether via political intrigue, acts of daring renown, or sheer martial prowess, the time of the adventurer was not to end with the New World. In many ways, it was only just beginning. Through honourable means, or by way of guile, there were those who saw the change in the world as their oppurtunity to explore the world and advance their lot in life. This is their story.

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File Last Updated:
May 17, 2021
This title was added to our catalog on April 17, 2021.