What you would expect to find in a gaming supplement dedicated to the tales of a thousand and one nights. What do you get with GURPS Arabian Nights?. GURPS Classic: Arabian Nights – Open Sesame! Flying carpets and magic lamps flashing scimitars and scheming viziers crusaders. GURPS Arabian Nights has 27 ratings and 1 review. — By the top-selling co- author of GURPS Sesame! Flying carpets and magic lamps.

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Estimated on or before Wed. Voyage like Sinbad — or ride with Marco Polo — in search of Chinese silk, exotic Indian blades and wild foreign magic. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Nighte – opens in a new window or tab.

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This was followed, in late Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Returns: This chapter is about the world from which the stories came.

No additional import charges at delivery! Fight in the Crusades, when Western chivalry sought to free the Holy Land. Fairbairn Close Combat Systems. Roleplaying games have used both, but especially the fantasy; very few games have gone back to the source of what they portray, which is a pity. Max Kaehn added it Mar 16, Back to home page. Sea-travel also proved profitable, and merchant-captains are an important part of this genre. Guprs rated it liked it Dec 01, Islam is not as wrapped up in its own past as is China, but much about the Islamic world is consistent.


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GURPS Arabian Nights: Magic and Mystery in the Land of the Djinn by Phil Masters

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The king, wanting to know what happens next, keeps her alive for another night, when she repeats the trick – and so it goes on, for a thousand and one nights, in which time Scheherazade bears three sons. Other books in the series. This will usually involve dark hair and eyes, and probably a shapely figure.

King Shahriyar invites his brother, King Shahzaman, to visit. Please check out my other items by clicking on the “See other items” link above. The ancient societies of the Middle East were monarchies, arrabian by centralized empires such as Assyria, Persia and Byzantium.

On the other hand, shrewdness and social skills do help characters in some of the stories, and a few vices – gross ingratitude or blasphemy – are always punished. Tiago Hackbarth rated it really liked it May 28, Next up was Transhuman Space: Ships from United States. Other epic poets followed Ferdowsi; the greatest was the 12th-centuly Nizami or Nezamiwhose masterwork was the five-part Khamseh.


This fascinating book describes both the real and the fictional world of the Arabian Nights, its tumultuous history, the religions that define its culture, beasts of fact and fantasy, outlandish magic, and unique campaign ideas. The world of the Arabian Nights is the world of Islam; they cannot be separated. Inside this fascinating book are descriptions of the world of the Arabian Nights, its tumultuous history, the religions that define its culture, character development, beasts of fact agabian fantasy, outlandish magic and unique campaign ideas.

Other offers may nkghts be available. But that’s tricky to game, with its grossly powerful magic and its chance-heavy plots. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

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The result is a vast tangle of fantasy and truth. That was when I realized exactly what I’d let myself in for.

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