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Zine of Wondrous Power - Issue 03


Zine of Wondrous Power 
Issue 03

Issue 03 includes four societies for any fantasy campaign setting with rules for the 5th edition of the "world's greatest fantasy role-playing game" (although, you know, usable in any game that's kinda derived from it).


  • Erzak's Riders - Mercenary company fielding a fearsome heavy cavalry.
  • The Blind Path - Monastic order that seeks to see beyond the visible.
  • The Dream Healers - Dream clerics fighting off nightmare incursions.
  • Scions of the Triad - Paladins seeking to unite the three aspects of an ancient god.
Zine of Wondrous Power is a gaming zine by Daniel M. Perez dedicated to exploring playing, design, creation, and discussion of roleplaying games. It features short essays, small games, new rules and settings, fiction, and ideas. If it deals with roleplaying games as a hobby and art form, it has a home in the Zine of Wondrous Power.

PDF, 24 pages

Print version available on the publisher's website
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ByT M November 22, 2022 9:58 pm UTC
Shouldn't this be Issue 5? Issue 3 was the Ioun Codex.
Also, why isn't this for OSE anymore?
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Daniel P November 23, 2022 2:49 pm UTC
Hello, TM. I can answer your questions.

--Shouldn't this be Issue 5?--
Let me copy-paste what I wrote on the Kickstarter page for the zine:

Wait, wasn't there an Issue 03 already?

Yes, there was. The Ioun Codex was originally released as the third issue of Zine of Wondrous Power. However, I was never fully happy with that numbering, and since I have plans to expand The Ioun Codex material into a larger series, I rebranded it as a stand-alone title. This issue now takes The Ioun Codex's place in the numbering order.

There's a bit longer explanation in the opening editorial as well.

--Why isn't this for OSE anymore?--
For this issue, I wanted to try my hand at designing for 5e. I have been thinking about how to redesign the rules for OSE, but I haven't written anything down yet. I like to experiment with the zine, and that includes trying different rulesets.

Hope this helps!
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