Encyclopaedia Arcane: Compendium by P Tucker, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This product compiles several previous Encyclopaedia Arcane books including Necromancy, Daemonology, Battle Magic, and the new Transmutation. Encyclopaedia Arcane. Compendium. Demonology – The Dark Road. 4. Introduction. 6. Demonology – An Overview. 9. To Tread the Dark Road. The Art of.

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There’s even a complete index and feat summary list at the end of the book. Monday, 8th April, The wording of the rest of the spell clearly intends it to mean that a creature made of flesh is to be turned into stone. Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, I should say that while researching this review I did come across a statement on Mongoose’s forums that beyond simple updates, there have also been fundamental rules changes incorporating customer feedback, particularly in EA: Tuesday, 22nd November, I’d give it either a solid 3 or a compwndium 4 out of 5.

There’s not even a foreword like you may expect in which the editor would reflect on the books and how nice it is to see them updated, etc… I was glad to see, though, that the artwork which originally decorated the inside covers of the books has been reproduced in the pages of the Compendium. And there’s this harness you gotta wear too. I’m only going to devote one large paragraph to each of the first three books here, as that material has already been released and thoroughly reviewed in years past Reset Fields Log in.


Monday, 1st August, Errors The following errors occurred with your submission. The Eldritch Storm by Sam Witt is about mages dealing as much destruction as possible, more or less. It did get me thinking about creative applications for this school which is exactly what the author says he set out to do in his Designer Notes.

Encyclopaedia Arcane: Compendium

A lot of it didn’t need a ton of updating as the toughest thing to update to 3. Calcifying Caress is a little confusing though, when it says it “imparts a form of stone to flesh”. To summarize, Encyclopedia Arcane: The Encyclopaedix Road by Matthew Sprange provides the mechanics for characters to attempt to summon and control fiends, risking their eternal souls for great power.

I do kind of wish, though, that demons and devils were handled a bit differently for a bit more flavour. The cover illustration by Anne Stokes depicts a robed man looking over, and possibly casting from, a huge tome that’s been chained to a precipice at the top of a very steep staircase.

A gathered throng of various creatures gazes up from below with serious-looking faces. Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, So I just averaged the grade of the four separate books and it came out as a 3 out of 5, nearly a 4, which seems about right for something that’s done well but still has a hazy feeling of “unratable-ness” about it, kinda like a lot of Greatest Hits compilations in music.

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The Shape of Magic by August Hahn is a look at a school of magic that I don’t really think needs any “help”, as I see more spells for transmutation than any other school of arcane magic. At the time it came out it filled a lot of gaps in the school’s spell list, and today it’s still a pretty nice addition to the repertoire of those who play with dead things.


I see some changes in the formatting, but the book still reads the same way beginning to end. Compendium Volume Iimplying that there may be more Compendiums to encyclopaediaa, but as of one year later nothing further has been released or announced.

Each of the original EA books ran 64 pages, and with a total of pages in this hardback this pretty much a straight-up presentation. In all this is a pretty satisfying look at the very flexible school of transmutation.

Tuesday, 25th March, The Channeller focusing on one of the energy typesThe Maker one who can create permanent lifeThe Skinshifter an arcane path to the druid’s wild shape abilityand The Windchaser a caster who harnesses, and eventually becomes one with, the wind. Compendiumwhich came out in Mayis that compilation.

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With the earlier books in the line becoming hard to find and not up to date with 3. I did notice that the spells-per-day progression for the Deathseeker prestige class has been halved. I’ll go a little more in depth on this one since it’s exclusive to EA: Most are combat related, but not all; Familiar Figurine for one is basically a safe version of a bag of holding to transport one’s familiar or animal companion in.