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    h3. Our story's prologue... It is said that Oberon has been king in Amber for thousands of years, perhaps for all of recorded history. For the last several centuries, he has promised that he would soon declare his chosen successor. As yet, that day …

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    h3. The Setting
    * [[Geography]] (shadows)
    * [[Political Offices]]
    * Genealogy * [[Houses of Amber]]

    h3. Rules
    * [[PC Creation Rules ]]
    * [[Rules Primer PC Creation]]
    * [[Rules Primer Conflict …

  • Geography

    h3. of Amber, Chaos, and the Infinite Shadows h4. *Amber and Surrounding Areas* * [[Amber | The Realm of Amber]] * [[Castle Amber]] * [[Amber City | The City of Amber]] * [[Arden | The Arden Forest]] * [[Rebma]] * [[Tir-Na-Nogth | Tir-Na-Nog’th …

  • Political Offices

    *Government*: Hierarchical Absolute Monarchy *The Crown*: Oberon, House of Amber *The High Offices (aka the High Council, the Privy Council):* The holders of the High Offices are appointed by the King to assist him in the course of his duties. In …

  • Houses of Amber

    *Amars* The Amars family are bankers and investors that have cautiously done well with their wealth. Though it’s a small house, House Amars is old and well respected. Their main shortcoming is their overly cautious mindset. Their symbol is an oak tree …

  • PC Creation Rules

    h3. Creating your PC Creating a PC can be the most interesting part of any RPG; Amber is no exception. I will caution everyone against the traditional PC creation mindset where min-maxing seems necessary and where a player may plan their character’s …

  • Rules Primer PC Creation

    *Character Creation* _Step 1: Think About It_ Dream up the best character you can imagine. If you could be anyone, who would you be? If you had all of the political, financial, and magical power in the world, what would you do? Use your imagination …

  • Rules Primer Conflict Resolution

    Here is the first “rules primer”, a page intended to help newbies understand Amber DRPG. *Conflict Resolution* Since there are no dice in the Amber Diceless Roleplaying System, most Combat is resolved quite simply, using the following two steps. …

  • Character Questionnaire

    h3. Amber Questionnaire *Character Details* (required) 1) Please provide a physical description of your PC. 2) What is your PCs Absolute Age? (Remember, since time flows differently in different shadows, a PC can have been born 1000 years ago Amber …

  • Amber

    The early history of Amber is mostly lost, or is perhaps known to Oberon, who has not seen fit to share that history. What is known is that Amber was once a crude fortress atop the mountain [[Kolvir]]. Over time, Amber expanded from a crude fortress to a …

  • Castle Amber

    Castle Amber is a beautiful yellow-marble castle in a roughly pentagonal shape that mirrors the shape of Oberon’s crown. Given that attack by the forces of Chaos a possibility, Oberon built mysterious glassy globes onto each corner of the castle that are …

  • Amber City

    Amber is a lovely city, humming with vibrant life, art, and trade. Her golden towers catch the sunlight at dawn and dusk and seem to shine. Amber’s flowered terraces and broad promenades strike chords of beauty and pride in her people. Her parks and …

  • Rebma

    Located on a beautiful coral beach some twenty miles to the south of [[Kolvir]] and [[Amber City]] is a cairn of gray, head-sized stones about eight feet in height and in the shape of a truncated pyramid. From it, one heads straight into the sea, onto a …

  • Tir-Na-Nogth

    At the windswept top of [[Kolvir]] there are three steps that jut out over the sea. On nights when the moon and clouds are right, [[Amber]] is reflected and a shadow appears in the sky. The Ghost City is the reflection of Amber in Air. No two persons have …

  • The Golden Circle

    The Golden Circle is an alliance composed of some of the Shadows most proximate to Amber. Some define this as a series of military and trade treaties, while others say that the Golden Circle is a privileged status given to certain shadows near Amber …

  • Well known Shadows

    *Argent* The best of high-tech and magic in a peaceful society made of primarily scientists, philosophers and artists. *Avernus* A giant fortress beside a great chasm. The sky is the color of flame there. The people are not quite human, about seven …

  • Other Shadows

    * [[Earth]] * [[The University | The University]] Coming soon... other shadows! Have an idea? Add it here!

  • Earth

    Our Earth. 'nuff said. back to [[Other Shadows]] or [[Geography]]

  • Help Editing

    Creating a new page To create a new page, just make a name for it and surround it with double square brackets like so: [[A New Page]]. When you save the page, the link will show up and you can click on it to create the new page. Linking to existing …

  • The University

    back to [[Geography]] This entire shadow, known simply as _The University_, is a sprawling academic institution in the tradition of an "enlightenment" (as it would be called in Corwin's Earth) academy. Large Gothic buildings house libraries, …

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