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Paths of the Wise: The Guide to Magicians and Loremasters

Paths of the Wise: The Guide to Magicians and Loremasters
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AuthorDouglas Sun
PublisherDecipher
Released2005
FormatPDF
Pages96
ISBN1-58236-964-X

Paths of the Wise: The Guide to Magicians and Loremasters is a supplement for Decipher's The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game.

The supplement was originally announced in 2003 as a print release, but was only published as a PDF file in 2005.[1]

[edit] From the back cover

Paths of the Wise provides everything you need to portray mighty spellcasters and characters of awesome learning and great wisdom. It is a treasure trove of new rules, background material, and game advice for player and Narrator alike. It includes:

  • 4 new elite orders, 8 new edges, 12 new flaws, 6 new loremaster order abilities, 3 new magician order abilities, and 3 new wizard order abilities.
  • 50 new spells to expand the Middle-earth Grimoire, and new options that allow the Narrator to customise the way spells are cast.
  • New rules for herb-lore, including a dozen sample herbs that can be found throughout the lands of Middle-earth.
  • New rules for enchanted items, accursed items, familiars, books of lore, libraries, and more.
  • Detailed information on the roles of spellcasters and their place in a chronicle, as well as five sample characters, ready for use as NPCs or player characters.

[edit] References

  1. Paths of the Wise at RPG.net (accessed 20 June 2011)