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Tales of the Caliphate Nights - True 20

Tales of the Caliphate Nights - True 20

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A Thousand and One Adventures Await!

The stories come from Arabia, Persia, India, even China. They tell not only of fearsome djinni and fantastical palaces, but also of profound spiritual insight and transformation. They reflect the enormous Islamic civilization during the ninth to thirteenth centuries, which stretched from Spain across North Africa to Cairo, across the Arabian peninsula, up to Damascus and Baghdad, further north to Samarkand, across what is now Afghanistan, down into India, and beyond. A traveler could wander across this vast region speaking Arabic, studying and praying in mosques, and trading with fellow Moslems. The stories are decadent, prejudiced, and fantastical, as well as redeeming, illuminating, and grounded. The stories are best known as the Thousand and One Nights.

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The Adventure Begins at Nightfall!

This PDF was made from the original layout files rather than being scanned. It is fully bookmarked and includes a printer friendly version.

Within this book one will find:
? A rich and detailed history of the Golden Age of Islam, as presented by the famed Thousand and One Nights
? The Geography of Earth during the height of the Caliphate
? The history, powers, and challenges of the Six Tribes of Jinn
? Fantastical locations that a Hero of the Nights might visit and terrible menaces that your Hero may face
? Framing: a new and exciting use for Conviction, where you the player can spin your own tale (wherein you may save your own hide!), and the Narrator can in turn take on a role

 
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Andrew B. [Featured Reviewer]
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July 31st, 2006
Tales of the Caliphate Nights represents a bold ambition. The authors have attempted to create a fantasy roleplaying campaign set in a pseudo-historic version of earth during the height of the Islamic empire. In this endeavor, they've included many ele [...]
Nathan C. [Featured Reviewer]
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May 24th, 2006
The long anticipated Tales of the Caliphate Nights delivers an eloquent setting that highlights the storytelling emphasis of the True 20 system while presenting a rich campaign world filled with cultural flavor. Creating and playing in an adventure in [...]
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Silver seller
Pages
258
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
PCI 2301
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22.19 MB
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File Last Updated:
May 20, 2006
This title was added to our catalog on May 20, 2006.
Publisher
Paradigm Concepts, Inc.
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