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Dungeon Crawl Classics: Empire of the East

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Officially licensed by the estate of Fred Saberhagen, this sourcebook offers everything you need to play DCC RPG campaigns in the world of the Empire of the East.

Thousands of years ago, the ashes of nuclear fire changed the world. The weapons of mass destruction ceased to work as the laws of physics altered. In their wake came elementals and demons, creatures from the darkest dreams and nightmares of mankind. Magic returned to the world. Humankind arose from the ashes and rebuilt society, just as the vile Empire of the East wielded the demonic powers of Orcus to sweep across the globe. Now it falls to a small group of resistance fighters to reclaim freedom for humanity!

Inside you will find:

  • Rules for magic tailored to the post-apocalyptic fantasy setting of the Changeling Earth, including new spells and summonings to enrich any DCC campaign
  • Character options for adventuring in this world
  • A discussion of demons, elementals, and monsters, including stats for creatures compatible with any DCC and MCC campaign
  • Lost technology of the Golden Age of Man, and its effect on the Changeling Earth
  • Statistics for all of the major characters from the trilogy, also usable as NPCs in any DCC or MCC campaign
  • Two short low-level adventures to start your campaign
  • And more!

Using this sourcebook requires the DCC RPG core rulebook. While this sourcebook contains all you need to play a campaign, Saberhagen’s novels are an invaluable resource in understanding the setting. We highly recommend you also read the Saberhagen Empire of the East series, available as a modern compilation or in the original three individual volumes, titled The Broken LandsThe Black Mountains, and Ardneh’s World (also published as Changeling Earth).

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Damian S July 09, 2021 3:30 am UTC
Not for fans because the book is pretty much a summary of the books making the info redundant minus the stat blocks. Not for newcomers because of spoilers. If you buy this, I suggest you stow it somewhere and read all of the books first and then come back to this where you will find the stat blocks you may need to play this setting.

The art is really good and the content is interesting. It's basically Numenera+Fallout+Evil Dead III Army of Darkness minus the comedy=Radioactive Demons in a medieval setting. I would let on like my players are in a standard medieval setting until they come upon a buried skyscraper or something and I would make demons rare. The two adventures in the book are too similar and one is really weak imo. A lot of potential for this setting but with Mutant Crawl Classics, Umerica, Dying Earth and other things like it from DCC it does seem a bit samey.
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