TSR Cities of Bone Basic Information Author(s) Steve Kurtz Editor(s) Sue For the purposes of this wiki only, the current date for Al-Qadim products is. This is a review of [i]Al-Qadim: Cities of Bone[/i], a thin boxed set for the AD&D 2nd Edition setting of Zakhara. The box contains a page. Cities of Bone/Includes Book/Campaign Guide/Booklet/Poster Map/Cards [Steve Kurtz] on City of Delights (AD&D: Al-Qadim Campaign) [BOX SET]. Tim Beach.

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The map itself has a few places listed which are important such as where the ruler and lords of the city reside, most of the rest of map is cjties pretty much blank in detail enabling you to fill i areas as you desire. The Complete Book of Necromancers, by the same author, describes the Island of the Necromancer Kings, which lies south of the area described in Cities of Bone.

The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: Led Zeppelin by Led ZeppelinHardcover 3. I have a half-written post about it somewhere that I will get to finishing sometime. Cities of Bone by Steve KurtzHardcover.

Steve Martini Hardcover Signed Books. There are six color full page qadlm, and all of them have attractively rendered dungeon maps. The number grows continually, for each day, Sumulael and Kazerabet add 20 to 30 more to the population.

The longest of the adventures centers on the Jade Palace pictured partially above and has palace intrigue with five different powerful NPCs that players can ally with, which is pretty interesting and nonlinear especially since it is set in a ruined city fo of undead and also has a stuffed tiger zombie. Cities of Bone by Steve KurtzHardcover 1 product rating 5. The snippets of history and background that are provided support the adventuring sites rather than overwhelming them with trivia.

Cities of Bone was written by Steve Kurtz. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Shattered Lands Ot Sun: While the Al-qadim setting is not my personal cup of team, the references and map in this product are highly useful if you have characters traveling to the city of Brass on the plane of fire.

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The map of the city of Brass is the real treasure of this whole boxed set. Views Read Edit Fities history. Whose Boat Is This Boat? Retrieved from ” https: Half the text makes up the adventure, “Court of the Necromancers”, where in the undead city of Ysawis, the player characters get involved in the intrigues of a couple of repugnant wizards and a senile lich.

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Cities of Bone is an Al-Qadim boxed set that includes six dungeon crawls, mostly portable anywhere in Zakharahalf for beginning characters and the rest for mid-to high levels. Steve Martini Hardcover Books. Packaging qaeim be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, ciyies as an unprinted box or plastic bag. More than 5, animated skeletons and zombies lurk in and around Ysawis.

The set really gives you a good feel of what a strange yet multicultural place the City of Brass can be. Second Edition products are afflicted with a fetish for standardized presentation, and Cities of Bone is no different. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. I just recently picked up a used copy because I have a weakness for necromancy themes.

Show More Show Less. There are some nice sections in the beginning of sl Campaign Guide about the dangers of tomb robbing diseases and some details about tomb specific dungeon dressing. Despite that, the production values are relatively high, though the overland map cards do not connect that is, they seem to be three random samples of the Zakhara map, which I only discovered by looking up a full map on the Internet. Best Selling in Other Books See all. The Al-Qadim line had been held over a year beyond its original plan by the time of this sourcebox, and this may explain the set’s flagging inspiration.


There is also a poster sized map which reproduces the Jade Palace of the Necromancers and, while pretty, would be entirely useless during play.

Untitled by Reese WitherspoonHardcover 5. Secrets of the Lamp While the Al-qadim setting is not my personal cup of team, the references and map in this product are highly useful if you have characters traveling to the city of Brass on the plane of fire.

I love the idea of a desert land strewn with ruins, though if I ran this myself I would probably make it more culturally neutral rather than use all the custom classes and spells which are mostly detailed in other products anyways. The scope of the product seems almost perfect for a sandbox see what I did there? None of the adventures are spectacular, but all are serviceable and have enough background ap make them interesting sandbox locations.

Ysawis, City of the Dead; Population:. For example, in the Campaign Guide 32 pagesevery area has the following categories: There is enough material to keep players occupied for a while while blne begging for referee customization. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: I have the Complete Necromancers book, and I noticed the similar names, but I was not aware of the chronology and relationship.

I may not be doing a good job making it clear that I actually like this set, despite the general 2E decadence.

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