Just to remember you shortly again. The Earthdawn Kickstarter project by FASA, which was launched on January 14th 2014, reached these stretch goals:

  • GM Screen
  • Travar: City of Merchants
  • ED 4E Companion
  • Elven Nations
  • Questors

After release of the Player's and the Gamemaster's Guide in 2015 it was in early January 2016 when information about next sourcebook Travar: The Merchant City was revealed.

It was Allen Farr who wrote an article on G+ to inform about the work, the story and background to develop the the book.


Travar: The Merchant City
Now that Travar is in the development pipeline at FASA Games I thought it was only fair to let you all know about it. Hopefully when it is closer to publication there will be a few previews that can be unleashed. Until then…
The Cover:
The Cover layout isn’t finalised yet, but there should be enough there to give you a good idea of what it will look like when it’s finished……..

Read the full article HERE

The following info should be taken with care:

Several rumours can be found on the net about the release date of the book, like this one here from the FASA Earthdawn forum:


If you didn't fund the Kickstarter project to get a copy of the book, you already could pre-order the book at frpgames.com. There they speak of an estimate February, 2016 release……

Age of Legends

Carsten Damm, author of Earthdawn: The Age of Legend answered several questions in a recent interview with Obskures.de about the upcoming alternative ruleset version for Earthdawn.

Short excerpt:

How does your new Earthdawn: The Age of Legend system support these features?
The main focus in the design phase was to capture that specific “Earthdawn feeling” that made us play this game all those years—but without the crunch and all those excessive ruling baggage the original game has accumulated over the years. The game is light and easy to play……

Read the full interview @ Obskures.de

Last article for 2015!

The German version of this Earthdawn character sheet for Earthdawn 4th Edition was made by Elidis. The sheet is a good mix of stylish design and usability. It took me some time to create an English version but finally at the end of the year, I found some time to translate it.

Char sheet DE version[6]

German Earthdawn 4th Edition Character Sheet

Char sheet EN version[7]

English Earthdawn 4th Edition Character Sheet

Earthdawn: The Age of Legend by Vagrant Workshop

A pre-Christmas news was released yesterday by vagrantworkshop.com, simply saying "The Age of Legend is coming!"

Age of Legend?

Well, Earthdawn: The Age of Legend is an alternative ruleset for the existing Earthdawn material. Vagrant Workshop acquired a license from FASA to publish an alternative rules-light version of Earthdawn which is based on FU (Freeform/Universal RPG) created by Nathan Russel at Peril Planet.

At the 'Answers' section you'll find enough info what Earthdawn: The Age of Legend is about and how you can use the rules for your existing Earthdawn material. Be it 1st, 2nd, Classic, 3rd or 4th Edition of Earthdawn.

When will Earthdawn: Age of Legends be published?

If everything works out, in early 2016. We will be utilizing DriveThroughRPG, offering the game in PDF format and in several print-on-demand-options.

Behind Vagrant Workshop stand Carsten Damm and his fellows who are still playing and working on Earthdawn. For all those who don't know him, Carsten was the Earthdawn Line Developer back in the days of Red Brick when the Earthdawn Classic and the Earthdawn Third Edition were published.


At the 'Resource' section is a small preview available. And as it looks like one fellow of Carsten is Kathy Schad which created, in my opinion, some of the most beautiful Earthdawn art that there is (except the art of Jeff Laubenstein of course).

What do you think about this news and the alternate ligh weight rule system? Will you use the Earthdawn: The Age of Legend ruleset to play Earthdawn?

Just a quick info about the Creatures Challenge Circle Table made by Razan. It provides an overview about the creatures that should challenge the players in specific circles.

Have a look:

Preview_Creatures Challenge Circle


The document was first published on the FASA Earthdawn forum.

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