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Kos City (Swords of Kos Fantasy Campaign Setting)


Welcome to the world of Kos and to Kos City, the first volume of the highly-anticipated Swords of Kos Fantasy Campaign Setting!

This book contains descriptions of 50 different specific places that can be used either individually or in conjunction with one another, and within the context of the city of Kos as presented here or as part of any other community a storyteller might have established within their own campaign setting. It also includes a fully-keyed map of the city of Kos, both in the book and as a separate 11 x 17 file that can be printed out on a single sheet of paper.

The Swords of Kos Fantasy Campaign Setting has deliberately been designed to be system free, not tied to any particular game setting, and to be compatible with any set of role-playing game rules suitable for ancient, medieval, or fantasy venues. In that the setting was used as the playtest backdrop for games using the OGL/d20, Pathfinder, “Basic” Dungeons & Dragons and Labyrinth Lord retroclone, and Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules, of course, it is an especially ideal setting for them.

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Frank M April 19, 2014 2:35 pm UTC
Has anyone used Kos in something besides a version or derivative of D&D? (E.g. RuneQuest, FATE, GURPS, Barbarians of Lemuria.) If so, how did it go?
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Brendan C May 03, 2014 11:13 pm UTC
Hi Frank! I use it as the backdrop for a percentile based system that I'm developing for Skirmisher. While some of the descriptive flavor was written with D&D in mind, I find that it is no more difficult for me to adapt for my game system than it is to use in a D&D type game. My system tends to make Kos feel a lot grittier and brutal than D&D does, but the Kos milieu lends itself just as well to a darker style of game -- lots of cultists and secrets, etc. Hope that helps!
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December 09, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on December 09, 2013.