Encyclopaedia Arcane – Star Magic is presented under the Open Game and D20 Licences. See page 64 for the text of these licences. All game stats and pages. Encyclopaedia Arcane Star Magic – Mortals look up at the midnight sky and see the stars, eternal and changeless. They have worshipped them. Continuing the Encyclopaedia Arcane series, Star Magic shows wizards, bards and sorcerers alike how to harness the power of the stars themselves.
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Illuminated Items is a small chapter, four pages, and it has very little background text. The Help For Games Masters section is a welcome discussion of useful adventure ideas and ideas for how to introduce Star Magic into your campaign. After the traditional ‘Designer’s Notes’ section, which informs us that Star Magic was adapted from a non-d20 system used in the author’s homebrew campaign.
Magical lenses are used to focus the magical light of a Star or Constellation. Adcane, 15th April, Most of all, the unusual idea of channeling Stars i. Designed for easy integration with any fantasy-based D20 games system, the Encyclopaedia Arcane series does far more than merely introduce new spells or items to extend existing magic-using character classes.
The designer incorporates the idea of being born under particularly favorable stars, a unique and interesting idea that aids character development. This is the eleventh book from the collection already. A star can be studied, mastered and its arcane secrets inscribed safely into a spell book but sorcerers and bards can learn Star Magic too. Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, The Stars Magic Mechanics chapter includes six black and white “card style” pictures that seem particularly well conceived, each capturing the essence of one of the presented spells, including a beautiful picture of the Hunter.
Encyclopaedia Arcane – Star Magic
The designer obviously wrote this work with such sensitivity and love for the topic that introducing the system into your campaign should be a pure joy. Encyclopaedia Arcane – Star Magic. Arcane magic has its very roots vested in the pow… More.
The Rules Summary is simply a repeat and summary of information presented earlier. There is some white space here and there, particularly towards the end of the book. Nothing particular fascinating, this last chapter might seem a bit of anti-climax but it is still useful in its own way.
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Magi can channel different stars together and create greater magical effects which are known as a Constellations. There are no new spells in Star Magic.
Abjuration by August Hahn. Although not strictly forbidden, most magi regard it as dangerous knowledge. Welcome, mortal, to the Dark Road.
There is something almost clerical about the nature of Star Magic though the author has avoided healing magic as is appropriate for any type of arcane magic. Again, the class is balanced with a diverse selection of class abilities spread throughout the ten levels but a little more information on how to use them in a roleplaying sense might have been useful.
There are no rules in this section, just good backdrop information. The Nomad Shaman is entirely independent of Encyclopaedia Divine: The black and white interior art is excellent in places and just so-so in others; some pieces could appear in any book on magic. These are limited to 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, encyclopqedia 9th levels spells. Such information is not intended solely for the Games Master to use in association with non-player characters, however.
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Encyclopaedia Arcane Series by August Hahn
Physical Details The supplement is 64 pages in length as with other books in the Encyclopedia Arcane series. There are a total of 50 spells! Reproduction of this work by any soversign without the written permission of the publisher is expressly forbidden. All find their way barred by the guardians of the secret path.
Full guidelines are given for the establishment of a sovereign mage’s dominion and the expansion of territory, as well as a complete list of territory spells, the incantations only available to those who have this magical power of governance. The mechanics of Star Magic are then dealt encyclopaefia in more detail. Others come to enslave them.