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Player's Guide to Faerûn (Forgotten Realms) (Dungeons & Dragons Edition 3.5)

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This invaluable new supplement for the Forgotten Realms campaign setting provides a wealth of new and previously scattered material in a single volume. Players and Dungeon Masters alike will benefit from expanded material, including everything from race and regional info to new magic items and spells. Optional rules for expanded gameplay cover such topics as epic-level pla ...more
Hardcover, 191 pages
Published March 17th 2004 by Wizards of the Coast (first published January 1st 2004)
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Tomo Yokoyama
Mar 13, 2018 rated it it was ok
First of all, PGFaerun (2004) offers 3.0-to-3.5 update to the FRCS (2001), so it is pointless to have this book without it. To put it in another way, this book is more like "FRCS 2" rather than genuine "player's guide".

First 60-70% of the book is all about data stuff. New feats, PrCs, spells, magic items... typical 3E stuff, ya, and these are quite crunchy (regional feats in particular which I never used). Some of them are quite unbalancing if not game breaking.

It is followed by Epic level mate
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Great stuff for those looking for a lot flavour and information on the Realms. It offers ideas and background feats to flesh out a character's back story.

Other extra stuff, the typical stuff, include more of the Realms' pantheons, its cosmology, prestige classes (a couple more suited to NPCs), feats, spells, and magic items.

There are also sections that provide upgraded stat blocks of monsters from other older publications, as well as rules and options for the adaptation of material from books fr
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There's some broken shit in this book. I like.
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Shelves: fantasy, rpgs
Interesting flavor material, but really only useful for someone who is truly immersed in the Forgotten Realms setting.
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