BalladBallad is set in a high fantasy post-apocalyptic world¸ populated with monsters¸ swordsmen and musketeers¸ and rife with newly discovered (and older dark) magics. BALLAD OF A GREATER EARTH¸ Kostenloser Download. Core Rules (Word97¸ ZIP¸ 172K) In the core rules for the Ballad game¸ there is little world-specific material¸ so they can easily be adapted to other fantasy worlds. Background [Online Soon] Game information on the world of the Greater Earth. This includes a detailed history and timeline¸ important characters¸ artifacts and places. Compiled from notes made by the author¸ this is an active work in progress. The Ballad system requires no more than a good imagination and a maximum of 6 six-sided dice for play (generally only 3 dice are actually needed)¸ but maintains a high level of realism in both the spell and faith magic systems and in combat¸ including provision for critical injuries¸ aggressive attacks¸ armour attrition and combat fatigue.