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Al-Qadim: Classes and Backgrounds (5e)
Forgotten Realms: Abeir-TorilFaerunZakhara

Introduction:

Al-Qadim campaign setting is themed after the Arabian Nights stories. Zakhara, also known as the Land of Fate, was a giant peninsula of the same super-continent that hosted Faerûn and Kara-Tur on the planet Abeir-Toril. (Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition, 2001)

The majority of what follows is from reference materials and organized to correspond with D&D5e rule set. Purely for conversion of content from 2nd Edition and how it can fit within 5th.

Works Cited
Greenwood, E., Reynolds, S. K., Williams, S., & Heinsoo, R. (2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. Renton, Washington, United States: Wizards of the Coast.

Grubb, J., & Hayday, A. (1992). Arabian Adventures. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States: TSR Hobbies, Inc.

Witt, S. (1994). The Complete Sha'ir's Handbook. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States: TSR Hobbies, Inc.

 
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May 5th, 2018
I was really disappointed, even with a free product, being an Al-Qadim player from the 2nd edition days, I was hoping for something more substantial in terms of adapting this gem of a setting to 5th edition. The content is a cut and paste with nothing [...]
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March 10th, 2016
I don't want to be a jerk, but this should probably be taken down based on the way DM's Guild is supposed to work. Cut and paste from existing stuff doesn't really add anything. [...]
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February 3rd, 2016
Much of this is plagiarized from previous Al-Qadim products. Shame on you. [...]
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January 27th, 2016
I didn't pay anything for it, but it's basically a blog post on how one can adapt the existing PHB to al-Qadim. I don't think that updated mechanics are necessary, but I would have liked to see some suggested ideals/flaws/bonds for al-Qadim. [...]
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January 22nd, 2016
Fine for what it is, but not what I was expecting. No attempt at new or updated mechanics, just a guide for renaming existing game elements using Al-Qadim terminology. [...]
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