Suitable for OSR-style games and citing Troika! in their DriveThruRPG self, Nwyvre have made the Magonian Edition of Denizen! a free download.
The RPG is a 282-page full-featured core set. It’s about dungeon crawls and heroics with the usual set of six stats but different rules for character generation and skill testing.
Suitable for two to seven players, Denizen requires a DM, and the game also uses playing cards or Tarot Cards for initiative.
Imagine the world you know but with another 100 years of technological advancement under its belt. Is it nearly unrecognizable? If not, keep fast-forwarding until it is. Then, imagine it ends, globally and completely, total societal collapse on a worldwide scale. Only scattered pockets survive.
From these lucky and plucky few, a new era dawns, an epic age of sorcery and steel, orcs and elves, dungeons and… you get the picture. Sound cool? Too bad, that world gets wiped out too, every bit as badly as the one that preceded it.
Then, things really take a turn for the worse. For, from the sanctity of their magical sky city, the mage lords of Magonia look down upon the misery and desperation of their fellow, and clearly inferior, humans and decide the time is ripe to set about exploiting and enslaving them.
Welcome to Denizen! the Magonian Edition, a role-playing game where you play the part of a denizen, someone who views a land beset by chaotic monsters and tyrannical wizards as an extraordinary opportunity for social advancement.
The core rules offer:
- Six ability scores: STR, DEX, CON, INT, WIS, CHA
- Classless character development with 12 general skills, 8 magic skills, 12 paths of magic, and rules for custom skill creation
- Modular monster traits and streamlined monster stats for easy customization and adventure creation
- Stat blocks and descriptions for 72 monsters
Delving into untamed lands in search of loot is a dangerous business. And not all challenges can be solved by swinging a sword or casting a spell. The following section deals with some of the more mundane, but critically important, aspects of life as a denizen.
It’s a straightforward layout, with a single column, fat tables and a liberal supply of black and white art, and large easy-to-read text.
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