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The Excellent Prismatic Spray (Volume 1, Number 6)
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Publisher's blurb:

The latest issue of our splendid adventure supplement features:

  • an article on Vancean magic by Arcana Unearthed author Monte Cook
  • a d20 conversion of Dying Earth rules by Keith Baker, creator of the new Eberron campaign setting for Wizards of the Coast
  • Hogshead's Mark Rickets gives sterling advice on adding horror into your Dying Earth games.

XPS 6 also includes adventures, new weapons, cults of the Dying Earth and much more. With such well-known names and an attractive layout, XPS 6 is a must for any Dying Earth player, and others besides.

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User Summary: Jim Webster introduces the issue.

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From Our Readers
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User Summary: letters from well-heeled fans.

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Vancian Magic
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User Summary: Monte Cook reminisces about discovering Vance\'s books.

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Brotherly Love
Adventure

User Summary: an adventure set in a magical manse. For both Cugel- and Turjan-level characters.

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Arcana of Grashpotel
Article

User Summary: the wise sage Grashpotel discourses on the topic of \'\'Clan Rivalry in the Forest of Ascolais\'\'.

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How Prettily It Shines
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User Summary: a Turjan-level scenario for \'\'those of a discerning nature\'\'.

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Dying Earth d20
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(Snipped from the text:) \'\'In these few pages we shall attempt to provide you with the basic tools you need to

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The Laughing Magician
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(Snipped from the text:) In which we complete the adventure begun in The Excellent Prismatic Spray (Volume 1,

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Darkening Your Game
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User Summary: advice on adding a dash of horror and a splash of fear to your Dying Earth games.

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Cults and Cabals of the Dying Earth
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User Summary: colourful details concerning some of the fine cults and cabals that frequent the Dying Earth in

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Weapons of the Dying Earth
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This edition of the XPS concentrates on Turjan-level material. To wit, these snippets from the editorial:

"In this edition, aimed to support those who wish to experience the darker side of the Dying Earth we concentrate on Turjan-level material."

"As mentioned, shrewd observers will note that there is a distinctly Turjanic feel to this issue of The Excellent Prismatic Spray. The articles have a darker feel, the scenarios are more dangerous and for more powerful protagonists. [A]t this level the essential elements are an opportunity for bloodshed and a sense of horror as one searches ruined wonders for lost knowledge. And now your characters can have long term aims, objectives worth following."

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