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Axioms is Autarch's quarterly supplement for the Adventurer Conqueror King System. Each issue of Axioms offers a mix of short content updates for ACKS, such as new classes, new sub-mechanical systems, explorations of specific themes within the game, short adventure scenarios, and more.  

In this issue, Codex and Scroll, we offer detailed mechanics for books. Has anything played a more important role in the rise and fall of civilizations than books? Mechanics cover:

  • Characteristics of books - format, language, topic, scope, complexity, length, reading time
  • Reading books, referencing books, learning proficiencies from books
  • Writing, copying, translating, and producing books
  • Appraising and valuing books
  • Creating and using esoteric books with secret knowledge
  • Creating and using authoritative books that are never wrong
  • Creating and using collections and libraries of books
  • Random book generation tables

While designed for use with ACKS, content in Axioms is compatible with any d20-based fantasy RPG built on the OGL. Axioms is made possible through the support of our patrons, who receive early access to the articles on a month-by-month basis. If you're already a patron, thanks for your support! 

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ROB B August 11, 2022 6:27 am UTC
Are there any plans to do a compilation issue like you did for Axioms 1-8?
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Alexander M August 11, 2022 6:31 am UTC
Yes, eventually I will do a compendium of Axioms 9-16 and then Axioms 17-24, for sure.
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Julian S August 11, 2022 3:48 am UTC
Why does the cover read April 2019?
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Alexander M August 11, 2022 4:21 am UTC
Well, it's the April 2019 issue. We do one issue per quarter. But we have a backlog of issues that we have released to patrons but haven't released on DriveThruRPG. #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20 are coming soon.
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Julian S August 11, 2022 12:54 pm UTC
Then why does issue #12 also read April 2019, and issues #11 and #13 both read January 2019?
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Alexander M August 11, 2022 3:48 pm UTC
Aye yai yai, it's looks like "mistakes were made." :-| I will have to go through all the issues and see where the numbering went wrong. The issue ##s are correct but the dates are wrong. Thanks for letting me know!
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