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Class: Wizard

Aside from the sinister witches native to contemporary Roman literature, the learned knew of several near-mythical foreign magi whose legendary exploits formed the ancient traditions of magic. Wizardly characters could belong to secret schools or guilds tracing their magical knowledge … Continue reading

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Class: Rogue

The standard rogue class is wholly appropriate to the Roman setting, Rome itself being one of the few ancient cities both large and rich enough to support numbers of professional thieves. Roman criminal law is harsh, but procedures vary from … Continue reading

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Class: Ranger

The mixture of fighting ability and mystical power possessed by the ranger is inappropriate for most Roman characters, but for the rural and freeborn farmers and hunters of Celtic society it is perfect. The ranger is also a fine class … Continue reading

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Class: Fighter

Fighters are among the most common of classes usually encountered. They can be found serving in the legion as legionaries or military tribunes, or even as Roman politicians who study the tactics and philosophy of warfare. Fighters are also found … Continue reading

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Class: Druid

Feared for their ability to unite the Celtic Tribes, Druids are seers, natural philosophers, and impartial mediators. These are the traditional priests and priestesses of the Celts. The druids’ central belief was in the indestructability of the universe and the … Continue reading

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Class: Cleric

Clerics are most often adherents of the State Religion. However, other types of clerics include Christians, Jews, or followers of the strange Mystery Cults. Whatever their faith, clerics form a rigid hierarchy responsible for serving the spiritual needs of the … Continue reading

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Class: Bard

Bards belong to the priest group rather than being a type of rogue. Celtic bards are certainly singers and poets, but their priestly function makes them much more than simply entertainers. They are the repositories of history, law, and lore … Continue reading

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Class: Barbarian

Barbarians are considered fearless warriors of great strength. Although their illiteracy causes them to be treated with derision by Romans, barbarians have been known to demand great sums of gold for their services as mercenaries and auxiliary soldiers. Modifications: Barbarian … Continue reading

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Mestil’s Acid Breath

Spell level: sorcerer/wizard 3 Innate level: 3 School: conjuration Components: verbal, somatic Range: short (8 meters) Area of effect: 11 meter cone Duration: instantaneous Save: reflex 1/2 Spell resistance: yes Description: The caster breathes forth a cone of acidic droplets. … Continue reading

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Scintillating Sphere

Spell level: sorcerer/wizard 3 Innate level: 3 School: illusion Components: verbal, somatic Range: medium (20 meters) Area of effect: huge (6.67 meter radius) Duration: instantaneous Save: will and reflex Spell resistance: yes Description: The caster unleashes a roaring illusion that … Continue reading

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