[Sine Nomine Publishing] Spears of the Dawn Now Available


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Enter a World of Splendor and Blood

In the marketplace, flame-tongued griots recall the glories of dead heroes to set the people ablaze against their undying Eternal foes. In the palace, mighty warriors stride among pillars of carved ebony and bright jewels. Beneath the earth, daring adventurers plumb the mines of ancient kings, veins of gold shining in the flickering torchlight. And in the forest, masked ngangas utter the sorceries of their ancestors to break the bleak curses that witches have hurled upon their people.

In this complete game in a single volume, you'll find...

  • A complete African-inspired campaign setting
  • Old-school compatible classes for ngangas, griots, and marabouts
  • New spells, magic items, and foes from African mythology
  • Focused GM tools for building sandbox campaigns
  • Tools for managing the background strife of restless kingdoms
  • Resource tables, unkeyed maps, adventure creation tools, and more!

Spears of the Dawn
is an African-inspired game built with the free, award-winning Stars Without Number system. Within this book you will find all the tools needed for adventuring in the wild and brooding Three Lands, where the bones of ancient Obas rest uneasy in cities of stone and blighted memory. Dare the tombs of the bitter Eternal and the courts of leopard-mantled kings to find the wealth of a new world!

...and if that's not enough, grab the free Spears of the Dawn art pack, containing every scrap of the game's art for public domain use in any fashion you please. As a bonus, an InDesign CS6 file is included which contains the paragraph and object styles I used for building the game's layout, and the source file for the entire first chapter of the game for you to play with as a worked example.
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