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Ptolus: The World of Praemal

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PT2: A 57-page illustrated sourcebook by Monte Cook


Ptolus is an exciting city, but in order to truly understand the place, one has to understand its context, both in relation to the world around it and to the events that have come before now -- even those that occurred before the city existed.


This book contains a wealth of detail to establish the background of Ptolus. You’ll learn about the world of Praemal: the lands around Ptolus, the languages spoken there, and more. You’ll discover new facts about the races of the Ptolus Campaign. You’ll read about the creation of the world and its relationship to other worlds and planes, as well as about the various gods -- especially the most popular, the god Lothian. And finally, you’ll delve deeply into the ten-thousand-year history of Praemal, discovering many amazing and significant events.


This is one in a series of nine Ptolus PDF releases from Malhavoc Press. When used together, they comprise the entirety of the Ptolus print book. Each one is also usable on its own for city-based fantasy d20 roleplaying campaigns.


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Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
January 28th, 2018
Even if your setting is a magnificent city, you still need to have some idea of the world on which that city stands and this book (also part of the massive Ptolus book, but also available separately) is designed to supply the necessary background. As [...]
April 25th, 2009
This is one chapter of the overall Ptolus campaign setting. See my review of the combined product. In short--it's great! [...]
July 20th, 2008
The whole Ptolus setting is a remarkable achievement and is priced appropriately as a PDF. If you are looking for an interesting setting to play in, this one is a good one. If you are looking for something easily adapted to your own world, this probabl [...]
August 16th, 2007
Excellent source material. Ptolus is great setting for players and DM's to 'play in', like a great big wonderful sandbox. This supplement does a good job of fleshing out the world of Praenal. [...]
June 3rd, 2006
If you intend to run Ptolus as it stands, in the world of Praemal, this is probably one of the first of the Ptolus PDFs you should get. The whole book is a mine of information to use as written in a Ptolus campaign or to "pillage" for use in [...]
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