Eberron Campaign Setting was the first book created for the Eberron setting and uses the 3.5 edition rules of Dungeons & Dragons. The book was released in 2004 and is essential for playing an Eberron game. The book details Eberron lore and is accompanied by statistics for new items and NPCs.
Grab your pack and leap into the action-packed, intrigue-laced world of cinematic adventure. Within the Eberron Campaign Setting, you'll discover a vast, richly detailed world infused with magic, and waiting to be filled with daring escapades and dangerous exploits. Throw open the cover - and be ready for anything.
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In 2004, The Eberron Campaign Setting introduced D&D fans to Keith Baker's brainchild, the world of Eberron. Eberron is a campaign setting different from previous campaign settings such as The Forgotten Realms, Greyhawk and Dragonlance in that the fundamental structure of the world was different than typical fantasy, yet still held to some of the traditional fantasy elements. Eberron has been described as a gritty pulp noir taking its inspiration from Hollywood classics like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Pirates of the Caribbean and The Mummy among others.
The Eberron campaign setting is also unique in that it is the result of a contest held by Wizards of the Coast to find a new campaign setting. It, among 10,000 other entries, won the hearts of the Wizards staff and thus was produced into an official campaign.
The book contains an overview of the world of Eberron introducing us to four new races, Warforged, Kalashtar, Shifter, and Changelings as well as updates older races for the world of Eberron. It also introduces the new class artificer as well as updating the classic classes for the world of Eberron. It gives a brief overview of the many nations and realms of Khorvaire and briefly glosses over other continents like Xen'drik, Sarlona, Argonnessen, and Aerenal. It shows us a few new monsters specific to Eberron, the planes structure, magic, and wraps up with a short first level adventure titled The Forgotten Forge.
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|3rd edition||City of Stormreach · Dragonmarked · Dragons of Eberron · Eberron Campaign Setting · Explorer's Handbook · Faiths of Eberron · Five Nations · The Forge of War · Magic of Eberron · Player's Guide to Eberron · Races of Eberron · Secrets of Sarlona · Secrets of Xen'drik · Sharn: City of Towers|
|4th edition||An Adventurer's Guide to Eberron · Eberron Campaign Guide · Eberron Player's Guide|
|5th edition||Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron · Eberron: Rising from the Last War|