In 1984¸ Glen Cook introduced the world to the Black Company. Readers followed the Company's service to the Lady¸ watched as they battled the Dominator¸ and traveled with them to find their origins in fabled Khatovar. Now¸ 20 years later¸ the world of the Black Company is finally yours to explore in this campaign setting for the popular d20 System.
The Black Company Campaign Setting is suitable for games set in any era in the novels¸ during either the Books of the North or the Books of the South. Moreover¸ it is suitable for any style of play¸ from low-magic fantasy to epic excitement. Players can take part in the Lady's consolidation of the Empire in the north¸ become embroiled in the intrigues of Taglios¸ and even lead armies at the Tower of Charm. They might take the role of unsavory thieves in Oar¸ or face Kina in an epic showdown. Players can explore the time before the novels¸ or even pick up where the novels left off. The Black Company Campaign Setting has it all¸ promising new worlds of excitement for fans of the series both new and old.
Characters take the role of powerful wizards¸ terrifying berserkers¸ or dastardly thieves¸ taking advantage of new skills and feats to achieve the heights of power as generals or as the terrible Taken. For campaigns set within the novels¸ this new sourcebook details everyone's favorite characters in the novels from Sleepy and Croaker¸ to the enigmatic Raven¸ and the terrifying Lady. With new classes¸ monsters¸ setting information¸ mass combat rules¸ and an all-new magic system¸ this book gives you everything you need to play from 1st to epic levels and beyond. Relive favorite moments of the novels¸ or tell your own stories¸ but watch out... 'cause the Black Company is looking for you!