Arabian Adventures (AL-QADIM) [Jeff Grubb, Andria Hayday] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Magic carpets, ghoulish vixens, genies. Arabian Adventures is an expansion for 2nd edition AD&D. It covers new rules and atmosphere for running an Arabian campaign. The specific campaign area. References Edit. ↑ Shannon Appelcline. Al-Qadim: Arabian Adventures (2e). Dungeon Masters Guild. Retrieved on

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Al-Qadim: Arabian Adventures – Wikipedia

The most creative of these, the signature class of the Al-Qadim world, remains the sha’ir, the wizard who gets his magic by sending a genie or elemental familiar to fetch spells. Arabian Adventures offers over 40 pages of player character kitsincluding the sha’irbarber-thieves, beggar-thieves, and other rogues, as well as other characteristically Arabian roles such as merchants, moralistic priests, hakimas wise womenmystics, mamluks, corsairs, and elemental wizards.

Arabian Adventures Galore” in Dragon Magazine Each kit includes benefits, hindrances, and discussion of the kit’s societal role in the desert of Zakharathe Land of Fate. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: We must presume that developing a fantasy equivalent of Allah would offend Muslims, whereas compromising Islamic culture with a polytheistic hodgepodge is just fine.


Arabian Adventures Al Qadim Ad&d 2nd Edition

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: There is no attempt at all to describe what you actually do in arabiian Al-Qadim campaign: Retrieved from ” https: Detwiler’s excellent article “Campaign Journal: The Genie’s Curse Birthright: This lack was remedied, in part, only in earlyin Gregory W.

Would you want an Arabian role-playing campaign that didn’t include them?

Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. This page was last edited on 25 Mayat Original and ingeniously balanced, the sha’ir class gains its greatest appeal from the role-playing opportunities inherent in negotiating with a genie or a dimwitted familiar.

It’s hard enough justifying elves and dwarves in this setting, and there’s a worse lack.

European translators introduced both Ali Baba and Aladdin as spurious additions to the Qadimm, back in the s. Yet for all their beauty, these pages only rarely describe the elements of Arabian adventures—the causes that assassins die for, the bargains that genies make, ambitions and aspirations of PCs, and the conventions of Arabian folktales. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.


But what of that? Views Read Edit View history. The Al-Qadim rulebook’s gold page borders, elegant endpapers, and six full color plates made a striking impression.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Just as important, the Al-Qadim line marked the first time TSR used one artist for interior illustration throughout a whole line: Though pretty, it lacks a distinctive writing style and sense of atmosphere. Dark Sun Dark Sun: Pages to import images to Wikidata.

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