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DRAGON LORDS OF MELNIBONE (8 trademark applied for by Chaosium Inc. Similarities between characters in DRAGON LORDS OF MELNIBONE and. “Dragon Lords of Melnibone” provides a heroic setting for your d20 System game in a complete and detailed roleplaying world developed by Chaosium Inc. and. I just got mine yesterday, and have been voraciously devouring it since. First off, there is a section that introduces the reader to the Elric saga, and provides a.

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In short, the books has some interesting crunchy bits, but that aren’t well done and it probably won’t be worth it if you are not going to use the setting. Nearly every magic item in melnkbone book is actually an embedded demon! The melniboneans worked well as “drowesti” elves for the setting, and Stormbringer was a dangerous artefact Sword of Evil that could kill gods.

Join Date Jun Posts The rules are poorly done. Their included new class, that of ‘Sailor’, is also pretty much a joke – it’s just the Expert class with 10 skills picked.

However, with Elric back in reprint have the novels really ever been out of print a lazy weekend can have you in the feel without too much effort. But the whole thing is very disappointing, because Chaosium apparently sees DLOM or d20 not as a viable game system of it’s own, but simply a way of selling it’s upcoming Elric 2. The price is a good buy, as well. Thursday, 12th August, The island of Melnibone and the world of the Young Kingdoms wage their eternal battle in a fully developed and extensive storyline.


Perform OratoryConceal Object are also examples of this and sailing was already in the players handbook. Axel marked it as to-read Dec 29, Tuesday, 6th February, I haven’t tested the fumbles and crit system in play yet. Of course, the “star” of this section, if not the entire book, is the section on demons.

The interior artwork is composed of a range of different black and white drawings detailing either different scenes from the Elric Saga, or representations of items described in the text.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. I’m of the opinion that even a Novice DM could utilize this info to run a passable DLoM campaign, and if they did their research Elric of Melnibone’ and Stormbringerthey could get a real feel for the world. Dragon Lords of Melnibone. Many of the skills could have been ,ords with the existing craft, profession, and knowledge skills.

Characters have only so many skill points, and if you add more skills you limit the ones that they already have. Take that as you will. Elric’s Ring of Kings is also detailed, and is pretty potent in its own right, but not anywhere Stormbringer’s league.

In fact, a number of the NPCs seem to have too many skills even if you don’t count the pseudo-skills.

Dragon Lords of Melnibone

They make magic a lot more colorful and fantastic. Paperbackpages. These two are interesting in that they are given a full write up as a character Stormbringer and Mournblade have the same stats. They also fail to adhere to d20 conventions in a couple of places. Join Date Apr Posts 2, Presentation Dragon Lords of Melnibone, a standard laminated, perfect bound booklet, is two hundred and eight pages long.


I have only a passing interest in the setting, so take this with a grain of salt. The monsters and demons are outstanding, and “different” feel to many of the existing d20 monsters.

Alright, I might pick it up for the demon summoning rules that psion mentions in his review. Besides the fact that the magic points regenerate rapidly, the Pow stat can be increaed fairly easily.

Generally speaking, you only dragob to summon the wimpiest demons.

Dragon Lords of Melnibone

Also, there is no description of the classes and their respective skills in the book, so the Core Books for 3e are mandatory. The fumble melnjbone are basically the reverse of the critical hits, with a chance of gaining one whenever you roll a one. As Chaosium notes on the publishing details page, much of the art came from out-of-print overseas editions of Elric.

Meghan rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Barron marked it as to-read Sep 12,