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Basic Rules - Table of contents

Title Page
Introduction to Role-Playing 5
What is a Role-Playing Game 6
   An Example of Play 7
What is Aventuria? 10
A Brief Survey of the Game Rules 13
   Game Statistics 14
   Attributes and Attribute Tests 15
   Social Standing and Status in Society 17
   Talents 17
   The Combat System 18
   Vitality Points, Astral Points and Endurance 19
   Time and Space 20
A Hero is Born 21
   Character Generation 22
   Races and Cultures 23
   Professions 23
Step-By-Step Hero Creation 36
Races, Cultures, Professions 37
   Races 38
      Middenrealmians 38
      Tulamides 38
      Thorwalians 39
      Elves (Fey) 40
      Dwarfs (Angroschim) 41
   Cultures 41
      Garetia 41
      Horasian Empire 44
      Fountland 45
      Thorwal 46
      Mhanadistan 46
      The Novadis 47
      The Lea-Elf People 49
      The Anvil Dwarfs 50
   Professions 51
      Burglar 51
      Explorer 51
      Hunter 52
      Magician 52
      Mercenary 53
      Messenger 54
      Mountebank 54
      Physician 55
      Pirate 55
      Rogue 56
      Scout 56
      Warrior 57
      Legend Singer 57
      Ranger 57
Advantages and Disadvantages, Characteristics 58
   Advantages and Disadvantages 59
      Advantages 59
      Disadvantages 62
      20 Questions for Your Hero 66
      A Word from the Wise: On Choosing Heroes 67
The Talent System 69
   The Talents 73
Combat Rules 90
      In the Beginning: Determining Combat Values 91
      Combat 95
   Aventurian Armor 100
      Aventurian Shields 103
      Unarmed Combat 106
      Ranged Combat 108
      Aventurian Ranged Weapons 109
      Readying a Ranged Weapon 110
      Aventurian Melee Weapons 111
   Other Rules 118
      Time and Space 118
      Encumbrance and Carrying Capacity 120
      Things That Might Hurt You Other Than Combat 121
      Regeneration 123
      Adventure Points and Experience 124
Magic in Aventuria 130
      Astral Energy 131
      Spell Prowess 131
      Of Wand Enchantments and Elfsongs 133
      Experience for Spellcasters 134
      The Basic Aventurian Grimoire 135
Aventuria 141
      The Continent of Aventuria 142
      Emperors, Armies, and Demons - The History of Aventurian Civilization 146
      The Gods of Aventuria 149
      Creatures and Monsters 150
      Poisons, Diseases, and Herbs 157
      Equipment 160
   Highlord Tips 163
   Player Tips 166
Archetypes 167
      Garetian Warrior 167
      Horasian Burglar 169
      Garetian Explorer 170
      Thorwalian Pirate 171
      Tulamidyan Mountebank 172
      Lea Elf Ranger 173
      Dwarf Mercenary 174
      Tulamidyan Magicienne 175
Index 177
Map of Aventuria 182
Character Record Sheet 183

The Dark Eye: Basic Rules