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The Athasian Survey Project - Episode 3 - Spoil and the Glowing Desert

Episode 3 of the Athasian Survey Project delves into Spoil and the Glowing Desert. This is a reimagining of the original series (posted on the Dark Sun Facebook group) with rewritten entries and more locations, all still with the intention of highlighting rarely visited areas on the Revised 2nd edition map.

Episode 3 - Spoil and the Glowing Desert.

Twilight over the Glowing Desert by Artist Unknown

Wisdom of Sorrow

A long hidden piece of fantastic work by Brax resurfaces on the Burnt World of Athas. Wisdom of Sorrow is a brief history of Athas written by Oronis, one of the few forces of good in the Dark Sun setting.

Wisdom of Sorrow

Green Age Map

The Athasian Survey Project - Episode 2 - The North End of Ringing Mountains

Jack Meyer, aka Neujack, brings us a new series called The Athasian Survey Project. This is a reimagining and expansion of the Dark Sun Destinations series of posts that Jack made for the Dark Sun Fans Facebook group a couple of years ago. The series follows the journey of an unnamed explorer traveling the known world of Athas and documenting rarely explored areas of the expanded map.

Episode 2 - Yaramuke and Dry Spring

Dry Spring

The Sorcerer's Workshop: Secrets of the Hidden Defilers

A new series of articles featuring eldritch creations from various arcane organizations across Athas.

Secrets of the Hidden Defilers: Arcane magic on Athas is reviled and despised, rightfully blamed for the current state of the dying world. In the cities, almost all users of arcane magic must remain hidden or feel the weight of the entire city upon them.Enterprising and canny defilers have found methods that allow them to remain in urban areas mostly undetected and, more importantly, without drawing the ire of citizens or templars.

The Athasian Survey Project - Episode 1 - Road from Urik

Jack Meyer, aka Neujack, brings us a new series called The Athasian Survey Project. This is a reimagining and expansion of the Dark Sun Destinations series of posts that Jack made for the Dark Sun Fans Facebook group a couple of years ago. The series follows the journey of an unnamed explorer traveling the known world of Athas and documenting rarely explored areas of the expanded map. We’ll be releasing new episodes on a regular basis.

Episode 1 - Road from Urik

Road from Urik

The Emissary

What’s this sorcery? Two new products in less than 10 days? Newly appointed Templar Neujack’s team has released the adventure that pits heroes against the machinations of Dregoth, as his Emissary travels south, to the Dead Lands to meet with forgotten kings.

The Emissary is Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 adventure designed for 4 player characters of 14th level.

Congratulations to the team for getting this out! Writing and Conversion: Adam Cieszlak Editing, Formatting, and Graphics: Jack Meyer Advisory: Austin Butcher, Sébastien Gamache, John Machielsen, Jason Wills-Starin Cover art: Edward Echavez Internal Maps: Jack Meyer, Yanick Moreau Contributing Artists: Jane Bradley, Bruno Lopez, June Soler Playtesters: Robert Adducci, Amber Anstead, Ben Anstead, Gunnar Culp, Jeremiah Forquer, Sofía Fernandez Rodriguez, Jason O’Mahony, Jon Sederqvist

The Emissary takes place in the Dead Lands and the Athas.org release of Secrets of the Deadlands is helpful, but not required.

Discuss it with us on the Arena Forums - The Emissary Official Release!