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Unearthed Archetypes: Heroes for the Ages

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With 8* new class archetypes, 7 human racial variants, 7 age categories for characters, 7 feats, new magic spells and more, Unearthed Archetypes: Heroes for the Ages contains everything you need to play classic fantasy tropes like...
  • Human bloodlines of mythic origin or supernatural power (for playing characters similar to the Targaryens in A Game of Thrones, the Numenoreans in The Lord of the Rings, or the Melniboneans of the Elric tales);
  • Child heroes (a la Narnia, Harry Potter, The Neverending Story, Arya Stark, etc.);
  • Characters visiting a fantasy realm from a nonmagical world similar to our own (as in the old D&D cartoon, A Princess of Mars, The Wizard of Oz, The Chronicles of Narnia, etc.);
  • Heroes who advance into old age over a long career (like Conan, Bilbo Baggins, or the Earthsea novels' Sparrowhawk);
  • Skinchangers, druids who prefer to possess wild beasts rather than change their shape; 
  • Warlocks of the Pact of the Scar, who harvest power from blood sacrifice;
  • Clerics of the Hearth domain, devoted to protecting home, family, and community;
  • Three specialized fighter archetypes;
  • Masters of disguise, characters born with prophetic gifts or devoted pets, Mongol-inspired horseback-raiding tribes, the classic thief-acrobats, and more!
UPDATED: Now includes a printer-friendly with a new archetype, the paladin's Oath of the Aegis, added as a thank you for your support, along with many additional spells! 

The current price includes all the added bonus content as well as all new content to come!  This living document has grown and improved based on your feedback-- with early purchasers who pay a lower price getting all added content at no extra cost. 

Also, check out the author's latest work: Archetypal Spell Compendium: Artificers & Arcanists, a collection of 101 spells alongside lore and archetypes for WotC's new Artificer and other classes, designed with an eye towards synergy with other products like this one!

Archetypal Spell Compendium: Artificers & Arcanists

A content-packed resource for players and DM's alike, Unearthed Archetypes: Heroes for the Ages allows you to bring all the glorious ideas of fantasy literature into your 5th Edition D&D campaign!

If you enjoy this product, please check out other DM's Guild titles by the same author.

If you think this product could be improved, please Review or at least leave a comment-- all input is read and considered, and could show up in a newer version of the product!

 
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Edward R May 19, 2017 1:05 am UTC
Why is this using the Spears of the Dawn cover?
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Jeremy F May 20, 2017 3:29 pm UTC
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Sine Nomine Publishing was kind enough to release was kind enough to release all that art into the public domain after meeting a Kickstarter goal. They do that with a lot of their games, and it is a huge contribution to independent publishers. I was happy to be the first to use this cover here on DM's Guild's separate product ecosystem.
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Christian K May 07, 2017 4:41 pm UTC
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Is there a printer friendly version without all the dark backgrounds?
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Jeremy F May 11, 2017 6:27 am UTC
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There is now! Thank you for the suggestion. The printer-friendly version also includes a new paladin archetype (adapted from Forgotten Realms Archetypes II: Champions of Mystery) and added spells.
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Bradley B May 04, 2017 4:24 am UTC
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So I just purchased and based on the preview information I find myself let down. The "human bloodlines of a mythic origin or supernatural power (such as the Targaryens in A Game of Thrones, the Numenoreans in The Lord of the Rings, or the Melniboneans of the Elric tales);" are not the human bloodlines you receive. I am looking at designing modified races for my campaign and since one of the concepts comes close to a Melnibonean, I purchased this title. On this basis I struck out with this purchase.

There is good work in this product, but buying this product expecting the following bloodlines is a let down. The author might be on more solid ground by using less specific of a selling point. That being said the bloodlines presented have their own merits. Most of the other salient features described above are accurate and worth a read.
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Jeremy F May 04, 2017 8:47 pm UTC
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The Targaryens and Melniboneans were my specific models when I was designing the Human (Variant) - Tainted Aristocrat. You feel I did a bad job? How could I have more accurately adapted them within the framework of the 5E rules (and within the bounds of copyright, obviously)?
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finn D January 10, 2017 10:42 am UTC
SkinCHANGERS is quite a weird name for people who do not want to change their bodies.
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Jeremy F February 26, 2017 1:12 am UTC
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Heh, I was working from source material. A certain series of fantasy novels popular both in print and on television...
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Blake M December 10, 2016 7:32 am UTC
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Bought this product outright based on the quality of your previous work. Keep it up.
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Jeremy F December 11, 2016 11:25 pm UTC
CREATOR
You're too kind. Thanks.
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