The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Big Trouble
Escape the Underdark
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (4th Edition)
Waterdeep: Dragon Heist
Book 01: Dungeon of Dread
The Elf Archaeologists Are Saying Hurtful Things About Your Skeleton
DDAL00-05: Winter's Splendor
The Enemy Within Campaign Volume 1: Shadows Over Bögenhafen
High Colonies
StoryCube: The Roleplaying Game
URC3-02: The Mystery of Mystmoor
To Catch a Thief
Into the Jungle
Dark Elves' Lair
Foe Folio (DCC)
Two Aromantics Spend an Entire Day Doing Everything Except Experiencing Romantic Attraction
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Polyhedron (Issue 6 - Jul 1982)
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
The Location Crafter
Curse of Strahd
Rangers of Shadow Deep: A Tabletop Adventure Game
Adventure Afoot in the Reikland!
Forbidden Knowledge
Book 03: Pillars of Pentegarn
Mercenaries, Spies & Private Eyes
Down in Flames
SoloQuest 1: SoloQuest
Book 02: Mountain of Mirrors
Fiasco
Rough Guide to Pavis City
Technoir
Christmas Gone Bad
HelperMonkey.Com/Santa
Manuel of the Plains
A Night in the Lonesome October
All Hallow's Eve
Love & Other Drugs: A Story of Grocery Shopping During the Zombie Apocalypse
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e)
DDEN1: Hoard of the Dragon Queen (D&D Encounters)
The Orc in the Well
Raven's Purge
Realms of Terrinoth
Sagas of Midgard
RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha
Alone Against the Tide
Masks of Nyarlathotep (5th edition)
GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year's end: 1000!
8,275 Supporters
$15 min for supporter badge & GeekGold bonus
20 Days Left

Support:

El Dorado (2017)

Average Rating: 0.00/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: Necromancers of the Northwest
Year: 2017
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
4 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From publisher blurb:

A Golden Opportunity!

Plumbing ancient ruins in search of long-forgotten secrets and the power of lost civilizations is nothing new to adventurers. Few fantasy settings are without some lost civilization from ages before, which boasted magic or technology far more advanced than anything seen today. But if you’re going to go after mythical cities from bygone eras, you may as well go after the best of the best. Each installment of Weekly Wonders: Archetypes of the Ancients takes a single real-world mythological city, lost continent, or hidden kingdom and provides six archetypes specifically designed to invoke the themes and elements that that place is known for.

This installment focuses on the infamous El Dorado, the subject of numerous real-world expeditions. At different times in history, El Dorado has referred to a man, a city, a kingdom, and eventually, even an empire, as the myth has grown with every retelling. Most famous for its fabulous wealth, the most popular myths of El Dorado cast it as a city made entirely of gold, including the buildings and even the streets, studded with glittering gemstones that people could afford to throw away as though they were nothing. This book contains the following archetypes:

  • The gilded warrior, a fighter archetype whose skin becomes coated with a layer of protective gold.
  • The keeper of the golden light, a paladin archetype whose healing powers come from sacrificing wealth, and who can harness powerful magic light reminiscent of gold and gemstones to accomplish a variety of magical tasks.
  • The idol adherent, a ranger archetype that carries about a magic idol made of gold, that guides and protects him.
  • The balladeer of the golden city, a skald archetype that can inspire great greed in others, turn enemies to gold, and even summon ancient golden guardians of El Dorado to defend himself.
  • The aurelian witch, a witch archetype with a golden familiar, who specializes in transmuting materials to gold.
  • A bonus discipline for the aegis, from Psionics Unleashed by Dreamscarred Press, the zipa creates an astral suit not from ectoplasm, but from gold, and is a master at crafting and working with gold.

Whether you're about to embark on an archaeological campaign (such as the official Paizo adventure path dealing with seeking out the secrets of a lost and ancient civilization), or you just want to play a character with a connection to the ancient past, this book has lots of tantalizing options to offer. Even GMs can get in on the fun, as several of the archetypes here are perfect for NPCs tied to mythical places as well, and can make for exciting and memorable encounters.

More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
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}}
Updating...
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}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[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"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 36
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
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
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.