Kingdoms of Kalamar Campaign Setting Sourcebook. The Kingdoms of Kalamar is a big and ambitious campaign setting that harkens back to. Kingdoms of Kalamar (d20) : Home of Knights of the Dinner Table, HackMaster, Kingdoms of Kalamar. Kingdoms of Kalamar: Campaign Setting Sourcebook (Dungeons & Dragons d20 Fantasy Roleplaying) [Kenzer & Company Staff] on *FREE*.

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The following klamar a list of future products that was posted to Kenzer’s KoK message board by Dave Kenzer himself: Wizards of the Coast.

This includes alphabets and pronounciations. Someone find me a dog to kick. I’d prefer one general name, especially since the same general name isn’t used throughout the book.

I find the concept laudable, but the feel is too generic. Chapters 2 through 7 describe 6 regions of the continent of Tellene. Religion describes the basics of how people worship in Tellene, as well as how wizards are typically viewed. No adventure hooks here, and the DM still has to do the hard work of generating stat blocks from these incomplete entries.

Because the setting kinvdoms driven by the actions of ordinary men, even a low-level PC can have a profound effect kalammar shape the world with his actions.


Kingdoms of Kalamar

Fo Read Edit View history. I got more than I expected. Besides, Kenzer have now released the Player’s Guide, which in a sense was the book I was looking for that very first time around. From the above information, it would seem that the Kalamar setting delivers what it promises.

The Game Kingdoms of Kalamar is designed as a low-fantasy world where fantasy is present but not as prevalent and as in-your-face as most other campaign settings. Within each section, the major kingdoms are kingfoms, giving a brief idea of government, economy, military, religion, the underworld, any interesting sites, special magic users, etc. Between pages and is a perforated page of transparent plastic that has a multi-scales hex grid and map scale on it.

The Kingdoms of Kalamar is a fantasy role-playing game campaign setting created by Kenzer and Companyoriginally released in A fairly good comparison can be made with the Sovereign Stone campaign setting book. Again, insteresting, but somewhat dry reading.

As it stands, uncovering the sectrets of Kalamar may be a long dry read by a patient DM. On one hand it leaves room for the DM to maneuver if he wishes to flesh it out the city while remaining true to the setting. It doesn’t hang together, have a narrative or have much in it that’s compelling or interesting.

The reviews on Amazon gave me a very good sense of what the sourcebooks are like.


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Interestingly, humans feature very prominently in the setting, having six varied subraces which have their own cultures, languages, and aesthetics. Sourcebook of the Sovereign Lands detailed the people and places of Tellene, the campaign’s continent and world.

Because they overvalue melee so much, it actually makes the setting more at risk to the problem of OP casters. As time went on they prospered, prevented a Kalamaran invasion, and grew even more arrogant, warring on the elves. Friday, 22nd March, Forty-three gods, five of each alignment save Lawful and Neutral Evil which have four, cover the length and breadth of religious devotion on Tellene.

The year consists of 13 months, each divided into four 7-day weeks. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: This is certainly not that. This is followed by a small chapter on prominent organizations in the setting. Chapters two through seven are descriptions of major areas of Tellene, again focusing on the human kingdoms.