I received this e-mail from Bundle of Holding – Dying Earth Compleat Bundle earlier today; it’s a revival bundle so if you purchased any of the three bundles previously, you should check your account before ordering. I have never played this game nor have I read Jack Vance‘s book series on Dying Earth. Wikipedia articles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dying_Earth_Roleplaying_Game, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dying_Earth (Vance’s book series), and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Vance.
Through MONDAY, AUGUST 17 we revivify our January 2014 Dying Earth Compleat Bundle to live briefly once more ere the Sun gutters and expires
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BOTH SHADOWRUN 5E OFFERS END TONIGHT!
Hoy, chummer, today is your last chance to get our two offers featuring Shadowrun 5E, the 2013 Fifth Edition of the cyberpunk-fantasy RPG from Catalyst Game Labs. The all-new SR5 Lethal Streets Bundle presents recent rules expansions and setting sourcebooks, including Street Lethal, Kill Code, Better Than Bad, Cutting Aces, Hard Targets (together with The Assassin’s Primer), the Neo-Anarchist Streetpedia, and No Future (5E version) — a US$170 retail value for just about $27:
And our revived February 2019 Shadowrun 5E Essentials has the core 5E rulebook and key supplements — if you’re new to the game (or this edition), start here:
But these two Shadowrun 5E offers jack out tonight!
A FOURTH TRIP TO THE 21ST AEON
Through Monday, August 17 we revive the January 2014 Dying Earth Compleat Bundle, a comprehensive offer encompassing the entire product line for the Dying Earth RPG from Pelgrane Press based on the world-famous Dying Earth stories by legendary fantasist Jack Vance.
Jack Vance’s Dying Earth stories portray the exploits of characters ranging from vat-grown beauties to wandering scoundrels to vainglorious magicians, who eat, drink, gamble, explore, and cheat their way through what is widely presumed to be the final era of history. Above them, the sun has reddened and grown spotty with age; all assume it will soon extinguish itself. The cities of the Dying Earth are places of exotic and decadent beauty. Strange foods and bizarre clothing are commonplace. The world is littered with forgotten ruins and plagued by dangerous predators. Only the foolhardy or powerful venture far from the safety of their communities. The latter group is intimately familiar with arcane secrets of magic, which, though wondrous and impressive, are mere shadows of the achievement of previous ages.
Published in 2001, The Dying Earth RPG was the first official tabletop RPG based on Jack Vance’s work and one of the earliest releases from Pelgrane Press, which has since published 13th Age, the GUMSHOE line of games, and many more. Designer Robin D. Laws (Feng Shui, HeroQuest, Hillfolk) captures the essence of Vance’s stories through an ingenious rules system that downplays combat in favor of intricate social rules of persuasion and rebuff. The game text anatomizes elements that mark the Dying Earth stories: odd customs, crafty swindles, heated protests and presumptuous claims, casual cruelty, weird magic, strange vistas, ruined wonders, exotic food, and foppish apparel. Here the importance of a flashing sword is matched by nimble wits, persuasive words, and a fine sense of fashion.
Previously presented in 2014, 2015, and 2017, this Dying Earth Compleat Bundle remains one of our largest offers ever. Pay just US$18.95 to get all seven titles in this revived offer’s Essentials Collection (retail value $76) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks, including the 192-page DERPG core rulebook, Cugel’s Compendium, The Compendium of Universal Knowledge, The Kaiin Players Guide, The Scaum Valley Gazetteer, The Primer of Practical Magic, and The DE Revivification Folio.
And if you pay more than the threshold (average) price, which is set at $36.95 to start, you’ll level up and also get this revival’s entire Compleat Collection worth — get this — an additional $106. This bonus level presents the rest of the DERPG line — fifteen more titles — including Turjan’s Tome, Rhialto’s Book of Marvels, Demons of the Dying Earth, Tooth Talon & Pinion, The Day of the Quelo, Gomoshan’s Tomb, The Creep of Inaccuracy, Fields of Silver, the complete five-part campaign “In the Footsteps of Fools” (All’s Fair in Azenomei, Strangers in Saskervoy, Lords of Cil, Beyond the Mountains of Magnatz, And Thence to Almery), and five issues of the authoritative DERPG magazine The Excellent Prismatic Spray.
Ten percent of your payment (after gateway fees) goes to this offer’s pandemic-related charity, Cochrane Reports. Cochrane, a medical information network, has created a Covid-19 working group and published four special collections of pandemic information.
Make haste to secure this revivified Dying Earth Compleat offer before the Sun expires — or, in any case, before Monday, August 17.
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