The Hotness
The Midnight Legion (Boxed Set)
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Dice Chucker v4
The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Adventure Game
Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition
Penny Dreadful One Shot: Recruitment Drive
Victorious: Victorian Role Playing Adventure in the age of Supermankind
PHBR5: The Complete Psionics Handbook
CS1: After Winter's Dark
RK2: Evil Wizards in a Cave
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e)
X5: Temple of Death
Necessary Evil Explorer's Edition
DC Adventures Hero's Handbook
The Final Girl
Victoriana 3rd Edition Core Rulebook
Curse of Strahd
The Beast
Wings of Time
AMBER Diceless Role-Playing
Bushido (3rd Edition)
Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game
Map Folio I
Dune: Chronicles of the Imperium
Unknown Armies
Kill Puppies for Satan
U2: Danger at Dunwater
I3: Pharaoh
The Grey Knight
Top Secret/S.I.
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Core Set
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay: The Creature Guide
The Creature Vault
Book 1: The Legion of Shadow
Marvel Heroic Roleplaying: Basic Game
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Star Trader
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Dungeon Master's Screen (D&D 5e)
FAITH: The Sci-Fi RPG – Core Set
Princes of the Apocalypse
Blades in the Dark
Lone Wolf Adventure Game
Market Panic
Pulp Cthulhu
Storm King's Thunder
Behind Enemy Times
The Things We Leave Behind
Series Code
Mechanic Show More »
Production Staff
Year Published
Primary Name
The Second World Sourcebook (d20 3.5 Edition)
Alternate Names
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 119812
Pg. 1
PDF version
Year: 2005
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: 2WS1000e
ISBN-10: 0971839719
360 pages
Size: Letter
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From publisher blurb:

Occasionally a person steps around the corner of an alley, finds a hole in the back of their closet, takes a shortcut down a wooded road at night, or simply turns their head at just the right moment to watch a falling leaf and then finds himself elsewhere. These people are called Exiles; they step or turn out of our world, the world of crowded freeways and glittering convenience stores and into the Second World, a place of magic, mystery, danger, and more than a little bit of terror. There are two worlds you see, separated by a roiling gulf of chaos called the Forge.

The Second World Sourcebook bridges the gap between modern day adventuring and traditional fantasy roleplaying. It provides a "campaign template" for running a dual-world game. By combining the sourcebook with your own favorite setting you can take your fantasy characters and run them through a modern day scenario, or take your modern characters and run them through one of the many fantasy modules currently available. Most modern settings already describe the impact of fantasy elements on them and include rules for handling magic. But what would happen if people from the modern world regularly trafficked with those in a more traditional fantasy world? What impact would it have if powerful wizards originally studied computer science at UCLA? What would the social institutions look like if the progress of ideas and politics we've seen in our world carried over to a place where electricity and gunpowder simply didn't work, but magic and divine power did?

The Sourcebook supports both the d20 Modern Rules and the standard d20 rules and provides a complete set of genre and technology rules for customizing the way reality works in the two worlds, in alternate planes, or even in your own game world. Over 200 powers spread across 8 prestige classes (with an alternate, feat-based system)are detailed. Each class gets to pick one ability per level from a list of at least 25 special powers; this provides maximum customizability in character development. It also includes a complete set of influence rules with over 30 organizations and 100 favors to request; this system provides a nifty method for adding crunch to the political aspect of a game. The Second World Sourcebook also provides a basic campaign setting designed to show off the full potential of genre jumping.

The electronic version has been updated to the 3.5 rules and includes, as an appendix, The Pact System.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Thumbs Up
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Thumbs Up
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 125
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.