What you would expect to find in a gaming supplement dedicated to the tales of a thousand and one nights. What do you get with GURPS Arabian Nights?. GURPS Classic: Arabian Nights – Open Sesame! Flying carpets and magic lamps flashing scimitars and scheming viziers crusaders. GURPS Arabian Nights has 27 ratings and 1 review. — By the top-selling co- author of GURPS Sesame! Flying carpets and magic lamps.

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Sell now – Have one to sell? Veiltender rated it it was ok Mar 27, Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Michael Morales rated it really liked it Jul 09, There may be an additional fee if you have special mailing or packaging requirements. He is married, and lives in a small town which was founded by the Knights Templar and named after Baghdad. Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Some of these were also mentioned, in distorted forms, in ancient Arab myth.

All this brought together many tales, which writers and poets in other lands took up. A couple of years ago a friend of mine commented, in passing, that the one great arabin setting that role-playing games had never covered properly was the world of the Arabian Nights.

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Merging the fantastic with the fanatic, the mythic with the mystical, the Arabian Nights weave stories nigths a complex culture within a rigid society, and create tales of heroism, pathos and tragedy.

We’re always working on new material, and we’ll be happy to let you h o w what’s available. These spin wildly from the lives of poor folk on the streets of Baghdad to scenes of incredible wealth and world-shaking magic; luck, and garish spectacle, are far more important than the skills of adventurers. Stephanie rated it really liked it Mar 30, Incidentally, all of my Steve Jackson Games books, and a few of my efforts for other companies are available in electronic form from the company’s online store nghts, which also carries nignts of them which are currently in print in paper form.


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Founded during the Achaemenid dynasty, Zoroastrianism later faded; it regained power, as a symbol of Persian nationalism, under the Sassanids – possibly in a rather different form.

Lubbock, Texas, United States. The king, wanting to know what happens next, keeps her alive for another night, when she repeats the trick – and so it goes on, for a thousand and one nights, in which time Scheherazade bears three sons. In short, each side thought that the other was scheming and sex-mad, because each totally failed to understand the other’s idea of dignity.

The following is my scale: However, careful use of modem sources can be profitable. Mithraism was another variant of the Persian worship ngihts purity and solar fi. There is a widespread belief in magic; this mostly involves the djinn — powerful, intelligent beings, who may be good but who are more often tricky to deal with. Cops and Lawyers gives a look at the legal system of the classical Islamic world. Many changes occurred in the Islamic world during that time; but much also remained the same.


Voyage with Sinbad or ride with Marco Ugrps in search of the riches of the Orient.

The collection does convey a lot about the culture, but there are Other places to look, The Epic of ‘ A h The most popular myth in medieval Arabia concerned the black warrior-poet ‘Antar, who rises from slavery to greatness: Sell now – Have one to sell? Confront the terrible shapeshifting djinni, creatures of smokeless fire. I will combine shipping if you nightz multiple items to save shipping costs.

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This was followed, in late See the Biblwgraphy pp. Pulp Guns, Volume 1 and Volume 2. After him, Persia declines, until the story ends with its conquest by the Arabs. A qrabian, unused, unopened, undamaged item including handmade items. Flying carpets and magic lamps. Muslim science and philosophy also achieve much, but they eventually become frozen. Sign in to check out Check out as guest.

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Steve Crotty rated gursp liked it Jan 09, One thing to notice about the stories in the Nights -if they have any common, unifying idea, it is the absolute power of fate in life. Scheherazade does so – but carefully leaves the tale unfinished. Any page reference that begins wiUl a B refen to a page in the Basic Set e. This continues for thee years.