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Fiddlebender's Guide to Airships


Finally Oswald reveals his secrets. Now your party can take to the sky as well.  
Oswalt Fiddlebender is nothing if not courageous. Despite the dangers that fill the skies of Toril, he keeps returning to the vast blue and white firmament in his experimental airships.

Throughout the long years if his career as a wizard and one of Faerun’s finest engineers Oswald has gathered an impressive amount of knowledge on the various ways of building airships. Now that he has settled down in the town of Kuldahar in Icewind Dale, Oswald has finally written down most of this knowledge in the hopes that maybe one day a young courageous gnome might continue his work.

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Leo C July 06, 2018 11:48 pm UTC
Unfortunately I'm not willing to spend $8 on a product that may not be what I'm looking for, and your description is lacking, so...
What kind of airships does this support? Magical? Nonmagical? Realistic? Fantasy?
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James M July 24, 2018 11:48 am UTC
I agree. I'd really love to have a better description on this. The sample shows a reasonably well put together table of contents, and some early basics, but no indication of flavor. It looks like there's some stuff about combat, but how intense are the combat rules? Is it like Starfinder, with a complex set of roles and actions, or is it just a small bolt-on?
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Robin P July 24, 2018 12:08 pm UTC
This document supports both mechanical and magical airships, one of the steps in building your airship is choosing its means of propulsion (sails and steam, elemental magic, ...). The combat rules are light. They add on to standard combat although they use a different way of measuring distance in the sky. The rules provide some shipboard weapons and the required actions to control the airship by it's pilot/helmsman. There are also some optional rules for commanding npc crewmembers. No complex set of shipboard roles however. Additionally the document provides some stats and deckplans for airships of different types and sizes, as well as some adversaries. Hope this helps.
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Greg M June 05, 2018 11:31 pm UTC

Nicely done.

Any chance of seeing a softcover print version?
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alec S June 04, 2018 6:12 am UTC
you should drop the price and add in a pay as much as you want option.
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Tim B June 05, 2018 10:57 pm UTC
Not if the author put in a ton of work on this release, which -- at 51 pages -- I suspect they did considering there seems to be a lot of mechanics in there. That's a lot of development (and likely playtesting!).
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Christian E June 06, 2018 10:13 am UTC
You should donate 1,000$ to doctors without borders and adopt a kitten.
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alec S July 06, 2018 4:08 pm UTC
tough guy internet
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