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World of Arkara: Gazetteer of the Known World


World of Arkara is world setting for the OSRIC system.

This is the type of setting you remember: an old-school, "Sandbox" style fantasy world with its pulp roots intact!

The first in a series, the Gazetteer of the Known World provides an overview of the world, its gods, customs and social hierarchies.

It includes three full pantheons of deities, new rules for making the clerics of one deity different from those of another deity, rules for social class, and a new class, the Crusader.

The Gazetteer also includes four new variant classes: the Anti-Paladin, the Bounty Hunter, the Hunter and the Poacher. Variant classes take an existing class and modify it just enough to give it a new feel.


If you like World of Arkara, check out the Gazetteer of the Canterbury Isles, detailing the struggles facing the western frontier of the Kingdom of Damask, set adrift after the King's assassination plunged the mainland empire into anarchy. Includes a complete city map of the City of Bondaea. ;

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October 10th, 2010
If you’re looking for a living fantasy setting (i.e. one that is still being actively developed) The World of Arkara is a solid product that accommodates almost all standard fantasy tropes and still manages to inject some new ideas for inspiration. [...]
September 6th, 2009
First of all, to be honest I must tell you that I got this PDF as a complimentary copy in exchange for a review. However, I had already thought of buying this product; it's just that I would not have done a review for it, if I had paid for it. W [...]
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