Rather than give a general review of the supplement (which can be found in numerous places online), lets go over what the Dark Sun centric player and DM would be interested and show that Heroes of the Elemental Chaos is worthy of being called a Dark Sun supplement even if its not advertised as such.
In the late 90's a series of unofficial Dark Sun Netprojects were created on the Dark Sun mailing list. This list of Athasian Armor is one such project. The multitude of second edition stats for armor allowed a variance of each type of armor made from different Athasian creatures, creating a rich, detailed setting.
In the '90s a series of Net Projects were coordinated on the Dark Sun Mailing List. This project was about Dark Sun equipment.
As told one evening to a group of halfling children around a dying campfire under the light of the Athasian stars.
Defiling is arguably the most unique and recognizable aspect of the Dark Sun Campaign Setting. Though the idea of defiling is well ensconced in the mind of players, the concept and rules surrounding it have changed not only between editions, but even within editions. Here we look at defiling through the ages and leap into what we need for the future.
A collection of herbs found across the Tablelands and beyond
A small collection of Athasian weapons, originally written for DS1/ DS2
A short story of the birth of a mul gladiator
These mystical chimes allow the user to convert arcane power to psionic power and vice versa.
One view of the Tari of Celik
Abalach-Re was one of the Sorcerer-Monarchs the Heroes of Tyr killed in the events of the Prism Pentad, or was she?
An Unofficial article brought forth from the archives. This article was originally part of the Sand of Athas netzine (more articles and info forthcoming)
Outpost Kaprak was a small, remote storehouse and waypoint for House Malaxi, a once-great merchant house that fell on hard times.
An athasian elf who brought the wrath of the ancient undead down on his tribe. He now quests to destroy the abomination with the help of the spirits of his tribe and the power of elemental fire!
A story about what happens when one defies a sorcerer-king.
Death Mark author Robert J Schwalb answers questions about Dark Sun and his new book.
A review of Robert J. Schwalb's first novel Death Mark
A deeper look at Celik and the Southern Estuary
Thanks go to Kamelion for compiling this comprehensive list of location references in Dark Sun products released by Wizards of the Coast.
Thanks to Kamelion for contributing this article with expanded information on the reptilian Ssurrans
This article contains a series of plothooks for trader-related adventures to go along with the new release of Trade Lords. Enjoy!
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