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  1. Aug 06,  · Dark Sun is almost pages and intertwines 3 main topics: development of the H bomb by the USA, development by the Soviet Union, and the role of the atom spies (e.g. Klaus Fuchs, David Greenglass) in accelerating the Soviet programme. Each of these 3 could have been a book in its own right. It is a well-researched, authoritative book although Cited by:
  2. Dark Sun is a discontinued Dungeons& Dragons campaign setting featuring the fictional desert world of Athas. The themes of this setting could fit in the Dying Earth subgenre and include survival against the elements, ecological disaster, resource depletion, survival of the fittest, slavery and poverty, and the wide-spread use of psionic abilities. The political setting is similar to ancient.
  3. May 20,  · The Dark Sun Player's Guide has expanded descriptions and options for the classes available in this setting. The class options available to each class are listed here: Barbarian: Path of the Berserker, Path of the Totem Warrior, Path of the Pit Fighter (new).
  4. Dark Is The Sun is a science fiction novel by American writer Philip José Farmer, first published in It tells the story of the people and creatures left on Earth when the Sun is dead and the universe is heading towards the Big Crunch. Plot. By the year 15 billion AD, Earth's species have evolved to the point of being super-selected to a Author: Philip Jose Farmer.
  5. Oct 01,  · Dark Sun: Campaign Setting (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition) Hardcover – Box set, October 1, by Timothy B. Brown (Author), Troy Denning (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings/5(6).
  6. Jun 19,  · Dark Sun is heavily steeped in the genre of sci-fi and fantasy known as dying earth. This is different from a pure post-apocalypse in that the world wasn't destroyed by a single great catastrophe per se (although many have befallen Athas), but instead it was the slow entropic exhaustion of the planet's resources that resulted in its current state.
  7. Dark Sun is a Campaign Setting mostly for the second and fourth editions of Dungeons & Dragons (although some material for was published in Dragon magazine). Originally conceived as the default setting for a miniatures based wargame, the setting survived as a .
  8. The Dark Sun world of Athas is arid and bleak, a wasteland with a handful of cities ruled by thousand-year-old sorcerer-kings. Your party begins as slaves in the city of Draj, destined to die as gladiators in the Arena. You must find a way to escape into the hostile wilderness, join with other escaped slaves and create a rebel force powerful.
  9. Dark Sun: Shattered Lands is an innovative RPG set in the post-apolocalyptic world of AD&D Dark Sun universe. The game broke new grounds in several ways, such as introducing phased combat, a friendly user interface, the addition of adventure-style inventory-based puzzles, and the intriguing magical discipline of psionics/5(76).

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