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    Not all languages are covered no. So you can...

    Not all languages are covered no. So you can pronounce those words however you want. Whatever works for your game! :)

    That said, since the nations have real-world analogs, i'd just make the...
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    The original boxed set had a card that explained...

    The original boxed set had a card that explained the sounds of Anuirean.

    Elvish of Cerilia is based on Welsh, so if you follow those rules you can pronounce it properly. (for example, w is an...
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    Birthright sale at DTRPG

    Hi all-

    DriveThruRPG is doing a sale for the month of May of all Dungeons & Dragons materials, all editions. So if you need some pdfs of original Birthright material, check it out.

    Just...
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    It's the very last chapter. It's actually not...

    It's the very last chapter. It's actually not directly connected to the main story, but an appendix story about how a pair of powerful swords (which are in the main story) came to be.

    -Fizz
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    Interesting. I only knew the Yak-men from...

    Interesting. I only knew the Yak-men from Al-Qadim, and wasn't aware they had made adaptions for various worlds. I just found the complete article online- that is a keeper.

    Now, in Al-Qadim, the...
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    From where did this notion of Aduria having...

    From where did this notion of Aduria having Yak-Men and the Yikarian empire come? The Yak-men, Yikaria, etc are all from the Al-Qadim setting (which in turn is part of Forgotten Realms, not...
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    That's a good question. To my knowledge, the...

    That's a good question. To my knowledge, the only thing official is what was in the original Boxed set: the small piece of geography across the Straights of Aerele. I don't offhand know of any...
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    Anuirean characters font?

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    Does anyone have the font for the Anuirean alphabet? I'm not referring to the Democratica font used in the rule books, but the actual set of characters for the Anuirean language. It was...
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    Interesting. It does seem to be missing from the...

    Interesting. It does seem to be missing from the BRCS. I never noticed that before. But i found it in the Birthright3ed-v3.08 document. (That's v3, draft 8 from November 2001.) It matches what...
  10. Thread: Cerilian bagpipes

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    Interesting question. Based on that wikipedia...

    Interesting question. Based on that wikipedia article, you could make a case for bagpipes in all the regions of Cerilia. Celtic/Scottish - Rjurik. Germany - Brechtur, Lithuanea / Estonia -...
  11. Thread: Stjordvik vassals

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    That is how i understand things as well. This...

    That is how i understand things as well. This happens in one of the adventures in Legends of the Hero Kings, where a priest of Belinik is trying to make inroads (doing so via non-Belinik-y ways, if...
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    Your premise is flawed. The humans did not...

    Your premise is flawed. The humans did not "start violently conquering". (See below). And humans did not put their children at knowing risk. Humans did not ever think "if i chop down this tree my...
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    If they were willing to kill children as...

    If they were willing to kill children as willingly as soldiers, that by definition is indescriminate. That's the very meaning of the word.



    This is your defense of elven behaviour? "It's not...
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    I know Bloodline Corruption is in Blood Enemies,...

    I know Bloodline Corruption is in Blood Enemies, but where is the Bloodline Redemption spell? I have a memory of that but can't recall from where.

    -Fizz
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    Hmmm... good point. Maybe. That was meant to be...

    Hmmm... good point. Maybe. That was meant to be the humans' sole advantage. Elves, dwarves, etc, all had special abilities, and the humans' special "ability" was unlimited advancement. Whether...
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    Your characterization of earlier editions'...

    Your characterization of earlier editions' artwork is demonstrably false. The drawings in 1st ed are few, and mostly simple sketches. Of course there are pictures of humans, but there are plenty...
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    I am with Michael Romes on this one. (The name...

    I am with Michael Romes on this one. (The name sounds suspiciously like Michael Roele... hrmmm. ;) ).




    You're singling out 1e and 2e, but what changed in 3e and later editions? Humans are...
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    It actually does. Before the prologue there is a...

    It actually does. Before the prologue there is a simplified black & white map. It is of just Anuire, shows the relative positions of the 12 duchies plus some neighbouring nations. It does appear...
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    Well, 2e was not dissimilar from 1e, and i didn't...

    Well, 2e was not dissimilar from 1e, and i didn't find this, so i am not sure what you mean. What do you mean by "conceit"? What do you see as some examples of this?

    -Fizz
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    Indeed, they are some of the most interesting. ...

    Indeed, they are some of the most interesting. Among that lot, i particularly like The Manticore. A noble person brought down by the evil bloodline, an yet he continues to fight against and...
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    My favourite awnshegh varies, but lately i've...

    My favourite awnshegh varies, but lately i've quite liked The Magian. He's so mysterious, both in origin and intent, and his genius and nature just make him exceptionally dangerous.

    On the...
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    It depends on when. In Blood Enemies he is...

    It depends on when. In Blood Enemies he is described as the least sane creature in Anuire (or was it Cerilia?). Further the interview was given 200 years ago, "before its mind was lost". In...
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    I played a lot of 2e, and i didn't find this at...

    I played a lot of 2e, and i didn't find this at all. In fact, most of our groups and tournaments i was in were composed of demihumans: humans were the minority. Dark Sun had very compelling...
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    Welcome to the boards and to Birthright! Great...

    Welcome to the boards and to Birthright! Great to see we still get new fans!

    For terrain type, i just go by how it appears on the map. Plains/farmland, hills, mountains, forest, etc. More...
  25. Yeah, 2nd Ed had specialty priests, and druids...

    Yeah, 2nd Ed had specialty priests, and druids were presented as an example of a specialty priest. I liked this system as well, except for how the spell spheres were defined; they were pretty...
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