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NOTE:  This is not the Pathfinder version. This is the initial printing of the original Amethyst released in 2008. It is not longer canonical within the Amethyst setting.


Honourable Mention for BEST SETTING, 2008 ENNIE AWARDS

  A true-to-book fantasy world has overrun our real world, breaking down our technology and throwing nations and religions into disarray.  What would you choose:   Refrigerators, computers, and central heating, or elves, dragons, magic, and monsters?  It’s a crusade of consequences.  Decide the future of the planet.  

  This is not some stylized view of Earth like Harry Potter, or a fictionalized world like Middle Earth. This is our real world (with you, your family, Tolkein, and D&D) with all the problems both social and political intact.  How would religions like Christianity and Islam respond given such massive doubts to their dogma? Would we welcome the world of fantasy or would we fear their very presence? Now, on top of this dilemma, what if their magic disrupted our world of technology. Their very presence and the spells they flaunt shorts out our cars and computers. Would you embrace a world of wizardry and wonders in exchange for air conditioning, Internet, and cable TV? Would you fear or hate those that could harness such power? Would you hide in cities of pipe and steel, lights and heat, or venture in a landscape of goblins, dragons, swords, and sorcery?

Amethyst is a new D20 based setting with a deep story element, new rules and classes, and artwork by Nick Greenwood, Jaime Jones, and Katherine Dinger. Players can create characters on the side of technology or on the side of fantasy. How the story evolves depends on their choices and their motivations. Will they fight for the dominance of technology, or will they crusade for the reign of fantasy? What would you do?





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Esmeralda B October 09, 2021 10:37 am UTC
On page 101, on the Table for New Feats, the prerequisite for Foundation Spell is listed as Caster Level 10th. In the feat description the prerequisite is Caster level 11th. Which is it?
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Chris D October 09, 2021 5:48 pm UTC
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Esmeralda B October 09, 2021 10:28 am UTC
Any chance of making this available in Print On Demand?
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