Happy Anniversary to Dark Sun! This month marks 30 years that Dark Sun has been around! Thanks Troy Denning, Timothy Brian Brown, Bill Slavicsek, Monte Cook, Bruce R Cordell, Robert J Schwalb, Richard Baker, Rodney Thompson, Chris Sims and everyone who’s had a hand in contributing to this amazing setting. And of course Dark Sun wouldn’t be Dark Sun without the artists Gerald Brom, Tom Baxa, Diesel, Rob Lazaretti, John Dollar, Wayne Reynolds, Jason Engle,, William O’Connor, and many more!
Thanks for putting this image together June!
Ashes of Athas 13:Mob Mentality is live at https://buzzsprout.com/1744373/9070508!
This one is kind of long but a lot happens in here with some crazy combat shenanigans.
Learn about Ashes of Athas on Alphastream’s blog
Random generators are useful to have for DMs. Here are a handful from around the web that are specific for Dark Sun.
Dark Sun Random Generators
Athasian Name Generator
Rhul-Thaun Name Generator
Thri-Kreen Random Name Generator
Random Village Name Generator
In this episode of the Tome show, Jeff and Tracy sit down with Brandes Stoddard, Robert Adducci, and Jim Davis to talk about post-apocalyptic settings in your D&D game with tons of Dark Sun references. http://www.thetomeshow.com/e/post-apocalyptic-settings-tome-351/
Episode 12 of the One World Pod, Ashes of Athas 5e conversion is out. This actual play features a conversion to 5e and DMing by Josh dV with Raddu , Ayami, Greg, and Chad as players.
You can find it linked under the Media>Actual Play menus above. And follow them on Twitter @TheOneWorldPod
New BSO podcast! In this episode, we talk about what Psionics looks like in the current incarnation of 5e and what they might look like in Dark Sun for 5e.
Incase you missed the last episode, it talked about Psionics from original -4th edition.
A bunch of Dark Sun content is on sale on the DMsGuild for DMs Day (March 4th).
Join Lawful Stupid for their Dark Sun actual play starting Feb28th with longtime Dark Sun community member Mark Hope as the DM!
Starting Feb 28th @ 12 noon est
Original Rules, Original Adventure Path, Original Dark Sun!
There are still a couple seats left for one DarkSun game tomorrow at 2pm Eastern! Join me (Robert Adducci) and discover the Lost Cistern of Aravek, a 5e DarkSun game that’s part of the D&D Virtual Weekend. 3rd level pregens provided. This adventure is converted to 5e from 4th edition. This is a paid game.
We’ve added a media menu that includes the following links. If you have any suggestions of content to add please let us know in the comments!
- Bone, Stone & Obsidian
- Nerdarchy on Dark Sun Playlist
- WebDM on Dark Sun
- D20 Live’s Introduction
- Michel Snows Setting Guide with Spoiler
- Actual Play
- Aquisitions Inc, 4th edition, (season 1)
- Rise of the Veiled Alliance, (season 1)
- Journey to the Obsidian Spire, (season 2)
- Tales from the Silt Expanse (season 2