Ars Magica 5E (Aug 2014) – revived through Mon 06 May


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Ars Magica Fifth Edition

Through Monday, May 6 we revive (for a sixth time!) the August 2014 Ars Magica 5E Bundle featuring the Atlas Games FRPG of medieval myth and magic, Ars Magica Fifth Edition. Designed by Jonathan Tweet and Mark Rein-Hagen, Ars Magica, about the wizards of the mystical Order of Hermes in 13th-Century Mythic Europe, is one of the roleplaying field’s seminal designs.

This revival helps promote the forthcoming Atlas Games crowdfunding campaign on Backerkit for Ars Magica Fifth Edition Definitive. All the books in this revived offer are compatible with the upcoming release. And there’s more ArM5 magic ahead – in the next four days we’ll be reviving the four companion bundles from 2016-2019. Together these five offers gather the entire ArM5 line to date. If you don’t already have the core rulebook, start here to get everything you need for your own saga of myth and magic in medieval Europe using these famous rules.

[Note: This is the fifth version (2004) of the venerable Ars Magica rules first published in 1987. It’s not related to Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition.]
Covenants (Ars Magica 5)Pay just US$14.95 to get all four titles in this revived offer’s Starter Collection (retail value $55) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks, including the complete Ars Magica Fifth Edition corebook along with Covenants; the first Houses of Hermes sourcebook, True Lineages; and Apprentices.

The Lion and the Lily (Ars Magica 5)And if you pay more than the threshold (average) price, which is set at $24.95 to start, you’ll level up and also get this revival’s entire Bonus Collection with five more titles worth an additional $70, including the two remaining Houses of Hermes sourcebooks – Mystery Cults and Societates – along with the introductory saga The Broken Covenant of Calebais, the Normandy Tribunal campaign setting The Lion and the Lily, and the scenario collection Tales of Mythic Europe.

Ten percent of your payment (after gateway fees) for all these Ars Magica revivals goes to the charity chosen by Atlas Games owner John Nephew, the Montessori School of Duluth. John says, “Probably the biggest single influence on me and my fascination with the Middle Ages was the year of childhood in Ireland when my mother was getting her Montessori Elementary training at Sion Hill College in Dublin.” After their return to the US, the Nephew family launched this 501(c) nonprofit that serves toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-age children from 16 months to sixth grade in the Duluth, Minnesota area. John adds, “Our youngest attends this school this year, but the scholarship funds would not be for his benefit.”

Houses of Hermes: True Lineages (Ars Magica 5)Commence your initiation into the Art by casting a summoning spell for this revived August 2014 Ars Magica before it vanishes again Monday, May 6. And prepare for more ArM5 magic in the days ahead!

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