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Tales of the Splintered Realm Module A1: Core Rules

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Welcome to the Splintered Realm. Don your armor, heft your weapon, and prepare your magic. Adventure awaits.

In this fantasy roleplaying game (RPG), you will play a heroic Player Character (PC) in a fellowship of other heroes, taking on the role of your character, and using these rules, an assortment of dice, and your imagination to help build a shared tale of the Splintered Realm.

This game is released under the Open Game License (see page 20), with original content released under a Creative Commons Share-Alike License. You are free to take, re-use, modify, and re-publish this work as you see fit.

Tales of the Splintered Realm will be released in a series of modules as pay-what-you-want expansions. This module includes the core rules and mechanics that will be used in all further modules, and which provide the foundation for ongoing play.

¨      A Modules will expand core rules and player options

¨      B Modules will catalog beasts

¨      C Modules will be for Game Masters running campaigns

¨      D+ Modules will provide locations and adventures

Updated March 2019:

  • Added five archetypes, including the 'big four' classic class options
  • Expanded magic to include faith magic, with all 6 tiers of magic represented
  • Revised spell rules to more closely mirror the B/X spell system
  • Added a page of additional monsters
  • Expanded treasure rules
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September 15, 2018 4:49 pm UTC
I am a little confused as to spell casting, I understand a caster with access to Tier II spells may cast one Tier I and one Tier II spell per turn, choosing from any spell in their repertoire. My question is once a turn has passed can the caster then cast the same spell again? (This would make it a nearly unlimited number of spells per day, so long as there was a one turn wait in between the casting of spells of the same Tier.)
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Michael D November 13, 2018 1:59 am UTC
Yes, your spells reset every turn.
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Michael D March 17, 2019 1:11 pm UTC
With the expanded rules, this has been changed to more closely mirror B/X and spells per day.
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This title was added to our catalog on September 07, 2018.