This changed with the release of “The Arduin Adventure”. Finally there was a character generation system, a combat system and a magic. This game is an introduction to the world of adventure gaming, and may be learned in The ARDUIN ADVENTURE has a unique modular learning system that. From the back cover: This game is an introduction to the world of adventure The Arduin Adventure has a unique modular learning system that permits the.

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For characters of levelsfor use with Arduin Adventure rules. Among these are the following:.

According to Stafford, Hargrave was later very upset with himself for having created this spell and for his behavior in the situation. Arventure Arduin books attempted to add many interesting and notable features to the fantasy role playing milieu.

From the back cover: It awaits only your participation to come alive! This page does not exist. This work was written by David for his longtime friend, writer Paul Mosher. The Arduin Adventure has a unique modular learning system that permits the gamer to apply any part of it to another system, or part of another system to itself. Their favorite mode of attack is to leap up and kick with their clawed feet 4 points damage each hoping to knock their opponent or his shield down.

More Information Edit History. InTSR objected to certain contents of the first Arduin book. David Hargrave negotiated with TSR about two points.

These monsters are given to help your game play and show you some of the wide variety available to the GM. It was the first published “cross-genre” fantasy RPG, with everything from interstellar wars to horror and historical drama, although it was based primarily in the medieval fantasy genre.


The Arduin Trilogy covers.

Arduin – Wikipedia

Webarchive template wayback links Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Includes a Master Map of an area approximately miles square. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Hargrave further distanced himself from controversy by using white-out and typing correction tape to mask all direct references to Dungeons and Dragons, and then the volumes were reprinted exactly that way.

He also did the cover for The Arduin Adventure rule book.

The Arduin Adventure

While David Hargrave was considered one of the “best of the best” of game mastershe was also known for having a somewhat volatile personality. Hargrave encourages the Do-It-Yourself ethic but also manages to put in plugs for two products, one of which is his own.

Here is a sample listing: Add advenhure copy to your collection. Created by Hargrave as a tongue-in-cheek tribute, the adventure itself was essentially a quest to gain life-prolonging treasure while avoiding Mazmanian’s wandering Avataran extremely powerful Lich -like entity who would either attack or help a party on random percentage roll.

No Web Links Found. Reprinted in Vaults of the Weaver. I supported becauseā€¦ “my OCD won’t let me have a gap in my support badges. So read ardun and enter the world of action and adventure. It’s not hard, so read advebture, then create away! Arduin Arduin Arduin Eternal.

GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: Retrieved from ” https: Pegasus Issue 3 – Aug Each has been chosen especially to ‘trigger’ your imagination into certain areas, so that you can then ‘build’ your own creatures.


He drew many of the monster and artifact cards for several of the standalone dungeon modules, and also painted the box art with airbrushing by Anthony Delgado for Grimoire Games’ The Arduin Adventure.

His is also the original design for the Arduin “Shield” now featured by Emperor’s Choice Games and Miniatures arduih their trademark. Once learned these concepts allow the player to easily understand them.

Material from all of these were subsequently used as the basis for The Compleat Arduina standalone system.

The Space Gamer Issue 52 – Jun Posted by perdustin at 6: Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes. I like that idea. In addition to new rules, there were many classes, races, spells, and magic items that were new to role-playing gamers. Dedication and signature inside front cover. Advennture Worlds Issue 13 – Aug If you are not afraid of trying something new, you will discover a game that is exciting and different from any game you have tried before.

For other persons with this name, see Arduino name. As follows, there was contention in the RPG world that the Arduin system lacked cohesion.

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