Quality Games’ Lex Arcana has been on Geek Native’s radar since August of last year when the Italian publisher provided a free and thorough quickstart for the game.
The original Lex Arcana came out in 1993 and has been one of Italy’s most popular RPGs since then. The new edition, funded by a Kickstarter, is running a little late, but the communication from Quality Games has been frequent, and the progress seems to being made.
Lex Arcana is set in an alternative Earth in which the Roman Empire did not fall and where magic and monsters are real. Characters are special forces within the army, experts in investigation, survival and the supernatural rather than legionnaires who are expected to fight and die on command.
The covers are described as “almost finalised” in the official news from the Facebook page. We also know that all four books are translated into English and are at different stages in layout and editing. Most of the artwork, which has always been one of the attractive features of the game, have been delivered.
It is expected that the PDFs for the books will start to ship to backers by the end of November. Physical rewards will follow a few months after that.
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