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5AE Legacy





5AE, or Fifth Alternate Edition, is a TTRPG using an evolution of the rules set out in 5E, altering and accommodating for an alternate reality.

This d20 game is made to turn your 5E game into something familiar but all together fresher and different.

In a grand symphony of destruction that altered the world you knew, magic was lost; the immortals, angels, and gods were erased. The Races you once knew were wiped out. 25,000 years after these events, set against a dull red-giant star on the flying islands of Owre above the Dark Continent on the world of Telluric, species resembling familiar creatures to that of Humans, Dwarfs, and Giants walk this strange but rich land. Split by different warring factions, the strongest of these are the Dawner and Sylvan: technologically advanced super-beings that live in vast Neo-Tokyo cites built on the bones of their ancestors. The Terrene and Tavros cultures live for war. They seek it. They love it; They are frequently warring with one another and the Dawner. These tribes live in simple, male-dominated cultures on the hotter parts of Owre: to the south in Loso and scattered around the Republic. The Wenamin, Bronte, and Gigan cultures seek peace and the betterment of their environment. Finally, the Homullus and Hollow are cursed creatures, bound by technology and immortal existence. It is the year 134 CE. In the past few generations, the creatures of Telluric have a sense of an unknown power; this is the spark of Source Magic.


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October 19th, 2020
It feels like a lot of effort has gone into this product. I enjoyed the evolution of the 'races' in this book 'genus'. My favourites were the Homullus and Hollow. I'm looking forward to giving it all a try! The 'Mul [...]
October 16th, 2020
It was the front cover that drew me in, its vibrant and bold colours/print stood out. The game was very different from what I expected, in the right way! I thought it would be another 5E homebrew clone mess, but now I see where the name comes means, th [...]
October 12th, 2020
This is a really intersting take on an altered 5E system. The magic system was really creative and that's the biggest part of this. The write ups on the races were really cool also, I like how they seemed like an evolved human or orc, etc, and not [...]
January 9th, 2020
This game was so fun to play! It shines a whole new light on multi-classes and magic machanics. Imagination and science really come into play in this game, rewarding the brave and creative. [...]
September 13th, 2019
This is an interesting game, but calling it a logical evolution of the 5E rules is a stretch. Any remnants of 5E are barely recognizable; that's not necessarily a bad thing as 5E isn't my personal cup of tea, but I think folks will be better off judgi [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on September 10, 2019.
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