Champions of Mystara

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Champions of Mystara
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Genre Role-playing games
Publisher TSR
Publication date
1993
Media type Boxed set

Champions of Mystara is an accessory for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, published in 1993.

Contents

Contents

This boxed set for the Dungeons & Dragons game is based on the "Princess Ark" chronicles from the pages of Dragon magazine, and includes everything needed to build a campaign around Prince Haldemar of Haaken and his skyship. [1] The "Designer's Manual" explains how to construct skyships from scratch and launch them into outer space. The void between worlds is as frigid as an arctic night, negative gravity planes can cause vessels to capsize in mid-air, and passengers who do not wear air masks or cast spells to create an atmosphere are at risk of suffocation. [1]

This boxed set includes the following items:

Publication history

Champions of Mystara was designed by Ann Dupuis and Bruce A. Heard, and published by TSR as a boxed set containing eight vehicle blueprints and four poster maps. [1] The box art was by Robh Ruppel, with book cover art by Fred Fields and interior art by Terry Dykstra. The publication date is 1993.

Reception

Rick Swan reviewed Champions of Mystara for Dragon magazine #202 (February 1994). [1] He suggests that fans "mourning the loss of the "Princess Ark" chronicles [...] can console themselves with this lavish boxed set". [1] He compared the space exploration feature of the set to the Spelljammer setting for AD&D, noting that "Mystara physics aren't nearly as cooperative", begging the question, "You thought piloting an Alphatian yacht would be easy?" [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Swan, Rick (February 1994). "Role-playing Reviews". Dragon . Lake Geneva, Wisconsin: TSR (#202): 84.