Adventures on Tekumel: Gardasiyal (Deeds of Glory Vol. 1 – Player’s Guide) [ M.A.R. Barker, Neil R. Cauley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Adventures on Tékumel. Part One: Growing Up In Tsolyánu. Character Generation for Tékumel by M.A.R. Barker. Illustrations by Kathy Marschall. With special. Adventures on Tekumel, Part Two / Volume 1: Coming of Age in Tekumel. Solitaire Adventures. M. A. R. Barker, illustrations by Kathy Marschall and James .

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Inspired not only by the pulp SF and fantasy of the midth Century, but also by the rich civilisations of Moghul India, Ancient Egypt, and the Aztecs, Tekumel sets the stage for a role-playing experience unlike any other.

Every item in our inventory has been inspected, very strictly adventjres, and bagged for its protection. Lightly used, but almost like new.

When only one condition is listed, then the box and contents are in the same condition. During these conversations, the discussion usually focused upon the nature of clan life and various more advanced Tekumel topics.

Adventures on Tekumel Vol. 1, Part #2 – Coming of Age in Tekumel

The following guidelines are designed for use with the Swords and Glory adventure rules see 2. I’ll be running a campaign soon for Tekumel: The player runs their character through a choice of from two to four paths through a series of choices in the programmed story-adventure to receive variable rewards of wealth, experience, skills and additional character details.

Since the first Tekumel Track at the U-Con game convention held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Novembera regular part of that program has been a telephone conversation between the Track participants and the creator of Tekumel, Prof.


Paragraphs would be numbered and randomly scattered throughout the book, and depending on what choice readers made at the end of their paragraph, they would be directed elsewhere in the book.

Adventures on Tékumel & Gardásiyal

In closing I must extend my thanks to all those whose help and ideas during playtesting have immeasurably improved the current work, especially Craig Smith; and very special thanks to Prof.

Due to the nature of loose counters, if a game is unplayable it may be returned for a refund of the purchase price. The World of Tekumel “‘ Adventures within the same book did not connect to each other, and only a couple extended to other books. As mentioned above, the adventures served as a way to provide background information to players in a relatively painless way. Sorcery worked much the same way, using the sorcerer’s level number of spells known divided by five instead of HBS.

The player’s character is developed as the player learns more about the setting. onn

Barker’s style and world generation is actually the equivalent of what is termed “hard science fiction”, whereas Tolkien’s is true fantasy, or more the model of style for what is termed “soft SF” or “science fantasy. Simulation was emphasized over “game” elements, and, until the recent discovery of the Tane peoples and the Bazhaq, there was no aspect of organized warfare on Tekumel adgentures was not factored into the rules.

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Patrick Brady explains the facts of life to new players. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Adventhres exceptions, as noted, are the smaller Tinaliya and Pygmy Folk, which are in a 1: Our Prayers are Answered!


GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: A “minus” sign indicates the opposite. Along with other sections, the rules themselves are of two forms: For referees, the solo gamebooks provided a view as to how parts of the Teku,el Empires worked: Board games in this condition may be played but show little to no wear.

A few adventures even allow for a Revivification spell that restores a dead character back to life: Second, the events in these books are a bit dated by current events in Tekumel: Being of high clan meant being closer to the centers of political power.

The font is tiny, so there is a mountain of information packed in these pages. A slow spiral downward through the tattered glories of the Latter Times to the sprawling barbaric empires of today. Vast estates, parks, zoological gardens overflowing with exotic life, islands devoted to pleasure, each with its own ecology according to the whims of its lord.

We admire the idea of presenting Tekumel through solo adventures, and we’re sorry that it didn’t seem to work. Climb aboard and seek your fortune along with the plucky youths of Falesa Isle. In some cases death meant the end of the character, but in most instances, defeated player characters may roll on a table to double-check the result of the defeat, and that reduces the chance of death to about one-third.