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The New Argonauts

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This book by Sean K Reynolds gives you everything you need to run a campaign in mythic Greece. Rather than cramming dwarves, paladins, and otyughs into a Greek setting, The New Argonauts presents a low-magic campaign (but still with a touch of the fantastic and divine) where the focus is on Greek-style heroes, their battles against strange monsters, and great quests. This book gives insights on how a low-magic campaign affects character concepts and game balance, an overview of Greek culture, history, the Olympian pantheon, the original Olympic Games, and advice on running a mythic Greek campaign. Gamers who love crunchy bits can find new feats and spells, a set of heroic powers derived from godly bloodlines, a campaign-themed spellcasting class, simple magic items based on parts from mythic monsters, and over thirty monsters drawn from the Greek myths (many rewritten from the core version to suit a low-magic campaign).

Be sure to read the readme file.

 
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May 15th, 2015
I thought the idea of picking a rules system to write a game was to pick something that really fits. Instead most of the book is a list of parts of the d20 system that you can't use. He should have tried using Savage Worlds, Runequest or Entropic's system [...]
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July 6th, 2011
Severly disappointed with this supplement. The HUGE limitations it encompasses on the players are unsurmountable in my opinion. Basically the only option to play is a human fighter, and that's not what I'm playing fantasy games for (this being made for [...]
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March 3rd, 2011
I was pretty disappointed. Free is free, of course, and considering the respectable effort put into organizing this supplement there are certainly things you can glean from it. But even though the author disclaims at the beginning that he is not trying [...]
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May 8th, 2009
A cool look at the argonauts for d20 3.5 for your D&D game ya and it's free so have fun with it. :] [...]
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November 8th, 2007
Great setting to run a nice low magic setting. Well, low magic compared to most D&D type settings, more like classic Jason and the Argonauts or Clash of the Titans. Goes great with the counter set from Fiery Dragon. [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on October 30, 2004.