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The Aethyrblood Chronicles Core Rule Book

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This is the final draft of the core rules set (Draft 2.0.0). The book has no artwork, but it contains everything you need to run your own stories for the Aethyrblood Chronicles.

What would you do with cosmic powers

older than the earth itself?

In the Aethyrblood Chronicles, you play an Aethyr -

an above average human suddenly gifted phenomenal cosmic power.

There is only one condition, your Covenant,

which you must follow or risk death itself.

Otherwise, the powers are yours to do with as you please...

But there has to be more to it, right?

Do good. Do bad. But do something! It's in your blood now.

The Aethyrblood Chronicles

This book includes the following:

Introducing the DPS (Dice Pool Scales) System!

3 Attributes, 8 Traits, and 8 Skills – simple to stat out your character's basics!

An intuitive rolling system whereby you build the roll to fit the task at hand!

More than 70 powers and 20 fighting Styles to fully customise your character!

Rules for Super Soldiers and five species of Aliens!

Nearly 20 years of a time line for your game!

A Haphazard Project ©2022; all rights reserved

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Eiric P January 13, 2023 9:37 pm UTC
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I am in need of some more FAQ's for the book, so if you have questions, please ask so I might clarify them in the soon-to-be-coming updated book! Many thanks!
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Albert M October 31, 2022 9:22 pm UTC
like it but I believe there is some stuff to be revised, like the fighting for instance if I only purchase right hook at character creation, well right hook is the only thing I can do, which is unreal, maybe I could do it with more difficult or something like that but just being able to throw right hooks here and there it limits a lot the flow of the game, also if I purchase nuclear radiation what stops me from killing an entire city... nothing, which makes it hard for the storyteller to control. Also it doesn't matter what one has in mind for the character background once you are an Aethyr all that idea is gone. Also the layout is pretty simple, just a block of text and from time to time a drawing of a character, there are cheaper offers here that has more effort on it. Any ways it is a great idea and the aliens are amazing so yeah, can't wait for next edition.
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Eiric P January 09, 2023 5:09 pm UTC
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First off, if you begin with a Fighting Style, you get three Attack Options, not one. So you don't get stuck with a basic "right hook".
The Control Radiation power is incredibly dangerous for the reasons you state. There is a "villain" in the book that has the power and dealing with her in playtests was very difficult.
Backgrounds do indeed inform a character - some people play the game and don't want to be a "hero" or "villain", and just try to live a normal life. This of course is complicated due to the very nature of the game, but what fun can come of it!
Finally, a new copy will "soon" be made available to those who have purchased it, and it comes with fully fleshed out NPCs instead of the simple stat blocks presented. I am constantly making updates to the game and look forward to making it available to everyone! Also, the price has significantly decreased!
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Albert M January 28, 2023 4:36 pm UTC
Nice, thou I gota say that still 3 combat moves is way to limitant, I mean i real life we can do whatever we want but in the game just 3 things...
Can't wait to see next copy.
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Eiric P March 07, 2023 3:03 pm UTC
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There is a newer rule in the book that combats this: you may attempt any attack option, but it has no Class Hit Modifier and it only deals d4 damage. The Attack Options were always intended to be "mastered" attacks.

Also, a revision filled Physical Copy will be made available "soon".
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Raz C May 02, 2022 11:47 pm UTC
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Amazing game that allows and rewards creative out-of-the-box thinking mechanically, and also provides an interesting plotline for the players to interact with.
a must-buy for anyone who enjoys super-powered beings and cosmic horror.
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Eiric P May 02, 2022 11:48 pm UTC
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Thanks! I'm glad you enjoy it so much!
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christopher Z May 02, 2022 6:06 pm UTC
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Excellent game, Great concept, and really good story. Helped with the play testing on this and really enjoyed the few games I got to play.
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Eiric P May 02, 2022 6:25 pm UTC
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Thanks much for the feedback!
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