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Posted - 01 Apr 2018 :  20:55:02  Show Profile Send LWhitehead1 a Private Message  Reply with Quote  Delete Topic
Hi again this is my Second Idea for a Homebrew setting and hopeful official setting a Victorian D&D, inspired by Iron Kingdoms RPG, Mask of Red Death RPG, Dishonored Video Game series and Bioshock In video game.

Magic conflicts with 19th century Science and Tech, so Alchemy has be use to standard AD&D 2nd spells, think Vigors from Bioshock or Iron Kingdoms.

The Timeframe is 1850 to 1870, The problem I have is with the Gods and Spelljamming.

I need AD&D Kits suitable for this setting and help with the world building,

The French of this setting are Elves,


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Posted - 02 Apr 2018 :  01:56:03  Show Profile Send Wooly Rupert a Private Message  Reply with Quote
If elves are French, what are dwarves and halflings?

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Posted - 02 Apr 2018 :  02:00:42  Show Profile Send Fellfire a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Dwarves are Scottish. Did you not see Return of the King?


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Posted - 05 Apr 2018 :  18:52:30  Show Profile Send LWhitehead1 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Well unlike Victoriana RPG which has Elves, Dwarves, and other D&D types of Races in Victorian Earth,

Now in this setting the Gods of Humans are Devived between the Old ones which are standard like D&D led by Goddess Magic, these Deities have bin pushed aside by most of the Humans in this world, the Spells in this world take the form of Alchemy Formulas and Runes carved on Objects such as Steel.

Gloriana is a British like Goddess, she is based on this Setting's version of London, In life she was a Queen that ruled over the British like Humans in death she is Worshiped as this settings version of the Church of England and how the current Monarch is the head of it.

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Posted - 05 Apr 2018 :  20:32:11  Show Profile Send Baltas a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Well, have you ever played Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura? As it also takes place in a pseudo-Victorian setting, and shows the industrial evolution in a fantasy setting.

I think it may be a very good source of inspiration.
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