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Warlords of Atlantis

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A new BARBARIC setting! Battle Atlantean spearmen, Greek pirates, lionmen and mammoth-riding archers! Welcome to an antediluvian world, where Atlantis in all its decadence has not got long to live. It is epic and dark, full of demonologists, Ice Age tribes and pyramids. Conflict is everywhere ... your swords are needed. 

Beyond the known ages of Man, the great kingdoms of Atlantis fight to retain their supremacy against an uprising of new cities and new people. Their powerful civilisation depends on raw materials from within the Inner Sea, but the rise of Greek states there, troublesome, quarrelsome and belligerent, is pushing the Atlantean warlords to the brink of war.

This antediluvian setting is for Stellagama's rules-light BARBARIC RPG. Inside you will find: 

  • A short history of Atlantis and its current troubles
  • Maps
  • Sorcerous cults
  • Decadent cities of slaves, pyramids and gladiators
  • Ice Age hunter-gatherer tribes
  • Sunstones powering arcane machines
  • Custom character cultures
  • Archetypes
  • Two New Traits
  • Optional Close Combat Rules
  • Sorcery based on demon-summoning
  • Gods and their priests
  • New creatures, from griffins to cyclops, deep ones to sabre-tooth cats. 
  • Sea travel rules
  • Location ideas, NPCs and a campaign premise
  • Finally, 1930s pulp characters to drop into this Atlantean world! 
 
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Matthew S January 08, 2022 11:36 pm UTC
Paul - I love anybody who wants to do something properly antediluvian. I don't know if it was your intent, but this feels to me like a Traveller-dude doing his personal version of the classic Arcanum-Atlantis. I'm curious, though: why have the Atlanteans culturally-colonized by non-Atlanteans? That seems a bit odd, at first glance.
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Paul E January 09, 2022 9:23 am UTC
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I was trying to do the jigsaw of who goes where when it sinks! Just fiction, but in this setting the Atlanteans flee east and settle as the Sumerians. But the Greeks describe Atlantis in Greek terms, so I merged the two ideas. Greeks aren’t Atlanteans, Atlanteans come from some other lost continent. And Plato does talk about a war between Atlantis and the Greek cities.
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Paul E January 09, 2022 12:35 pm UTC
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Plus I wanted the Atlanteans to feel a little more alien and remote, a Greek-based Atlantean civilization wouldn't feel that way, it would be familiar. The Sumerian culture with an undercurrent of terrifying Lovecraftian magic and cults, sets up Atlantis as an untrustworthy and alien super-civilisation that is due a fall ...
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