Category Archives: 13th Age

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Relics of the Flight of Izanagi

by Jay Godden, edited by Isaac Rolfe and Rob Heinsoo, art by Kobayashi Eitaku Read the introductory post here. These items are inspired by a fictionalised retelling of the Shinto creation myth. In my own Dragon Empire, there is a large archipelago off the coast which is largely aesthetically inspired by Kamakura period Japan, where […]

13th Age 2e: More Info

We mentioned in our previous post that the key features of 13th Age 2e are as follows: Backwards compatible with ten years of support books. Better options for class talents, powers, and spells. Each class gets 2+ additional pages of new talents, feats, powers, and spells. Improved icon relationships. More flexible handling of kin/ancestry abilities […]

Announcing 13th Age 2nd Edition!

The rumours are true – a second edition of 13th Age will be coming to Kickstarter in 2023! Work on the new edition has already begun, and you can sign up to playtest the new edition by emailing Rob at 13thAgePlaytest@gmail.com. Here are the key features of 13th Age 2e: Backwards compatible with ten years […]

13th Sage Mailbag: Shocked Condition and Disengaging

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The section on damage resistance in the core book says, “If there’s an automatic damage effect that feels like it should have a chance of being reduced by resistance, go ahead and fake an attack roll to see if the effect penetrates resistance.” My question is, if the attacker has the shocked condition from the […]

The Manticorn

Over on my twitter, I sometimes post entertaining or suggestive errors as typos of the day. Yesterday, I accidentally typed “manticore” as “manticorn”, which prompted… The Manticorn According to rumour, the Manticorn was once a fearsome manticore, an ancient and especially cruel creature. In time, he came to repent of his dreadful habit of hunting […]

Fey Queen’s Holinesses

by Jay Godden, edited by Isaac Rolfe and Rob Heinsoo, art by Aaron McConnell/Lee Moyer Read the introductory post here. The many pantheons of nymphs, spirits, gods and fey worshipped in the Elf Queen’s woods are varied, capricious, and undocumented, least by the elves themselves. They have no formal priesthood, and not even the Priestess […]

One-Shot Unique Things

The redoubtable Tim Baker asks over at the Piazza forum for some tips and tricks for integrating One Unique Things into convention games. One of the delights of running 13th Age is the high-wire act of taking the players’, ah, interesting ideas and working them into your scenario, so here’s how I do it. Before […]

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