Powers and Perils

Revision History

2017

Powers & Perils v2

Released the full PDF of P&P Version 2 Rule Book for download.

(29/01/17)

2016

Three Quests and more

Added the Three Quests for Curses adventure and A Traveller's Guide to Donara. Updated the map for the City of Donara to a higher resolution colour version.

Added The Laws of Magic and The Devices of Oom, an article on Illusions by Richard Snider and the C64 code for Computer Character Generation. Added Item destruction and Income rules from TNT, ad Group Motivation rules from Burton.

(08/08/16)

Updates

Added new players to the player list. Corrected missing text from questions in more errata and added a couple extra answers from Richard Snider.

Added download of HTML version of Book I and new Encounter Charts for PnP V2 monsters.

(27/07/16)

New Articles

Alchemist skill description by Alex added.

Alternative Rules for P&P by Burton added.

Economics and Construction by Burton added.

Revised Flood spell added.

(28/07/16)

Automatic Sheet

Highly automated Excel sheet from Bryan Tllant added.

(28/07/16)

New Articles

Added an article on making Wands and Staves.

Added an article on new Natural Magic Items by Burton.

Added an introduction to Ticasi University by Bess Hadley

(27/07/16)

Updates

Fixed a mising link for Tower of the Dead from the overview of AH published material. Fixed a missing link to the Site Book from the drop down menu.

Added a photo of Richard Snider.

Corrected typos in Book I and II (Version 2) spotted by Alex, that were present in the rtf versions only. Added PDF versions of these books as well.

Corrected an age that was mistaken for a date in the Marentia section, spotted by Althera.

(27/07/16)

2014

World Map

A new high-res map of the Perilous lands is available.

Tower of the Dead has been added as well.

(31/08/14)

2013

Book of Tables

A scanned version of the Book of Tables is now available

(20/05/13)

Ship Project

Next installment: Magic Items descriptions.

(05/01/13)

Ship Project

The first two installments of Scott's ship project finished: Storms and Sea Encounters and Natural Magic Items of the Sea.

(04/01/13)

2012

Gambling

Extended description for the second alternative gambling system by Burton added.

(27/12/12)

Misc. Updates

Found the time to update several links. Scott's PBeM site had moved to http://nrgcomputers.com/pbem/ some time ago. Thierry's site to http://meure.be. Three new reviews added to the links page. Minor edits with non-ascii characters in the players list. Added new players and updated contact info. Corrected lands/lands broken links on culture.htm page.

(26/12/12)

New Server

The old server (abroere.xs4all.nl) where the site and the mailing list were hosted has died. The website has been moved to a new home (powersandperils.xs4all.nl) and can again be reached at www.powersandperils.org. The mailing list has moved as well and is now at pnp@list.powersandperils.org. Please update any links as needed.

(26/12/12)

2009

Link Update

Updated all links to *.charsys.com to *.maccrafters.com

(09/03/09)

Player List Update

Change of location for a group and new players added.

(22/02/09)

Ship Project

Cultural info part and economic table of cultural and economic info added.

(04/01/09)

Ship Project

The first three installments of Scott's Ship Project have been added: Sea Gods, Sea Creatures and Notable Pirates. The last is written by Richard, btw.

(02/01/09)

Shipwright

Burton's ship building toolkit added.

(01/01/09)

2008

Construction 101

Burton's construction and armor and weapon crafting rules added.

(31/12/08)

Portraits

The portraits from the original article added to the Sea of Tears and Shadow Creatures articles. Added several extra clarifications to Errata page. Added a detailed Map of an area between Caldo and Donara and detailed maps of the area around Avalon and Kril Shrandor. Added an alternative wording to the grappling rules by Burton.

(30/12/08)

Christmas Update

New character sheet by Scott M, several scans of Heroes uploaded and added to the index. Added the local names of the Western Lands to its description. Added The Creations of Abnaric Elgar.

(29/12/08)

Player List Update

Minor update, added some players to the player list.

(27/11/08)

Perilous Business

Book I: The Character Book of the french adaptation of P&P by Thierry has been added on a page of its own.

Several business descriptions from Burton as part of the upcoming construction series.

(06/02/08)

Navigation Woes

A system from Burton to get the traveller off track. Quite pleased with the table.

(05/02/08)

Torq of Zu

A magic item and spell description from Burton. Also added a new spell and Movement Restrictions due to damage from Alex.

(02/02/08)

Creatures and Armor

New creatures from Burton's hand: Cha'Chak, Ice Troll and Lasali. Also added a revised Armor table.

(27/01/08)

Coinucopia and Player's Guide

Alternate treasure rules by Burton added. The Player's Guide is a combination of Book I and Book II (version 1.2) in a single PDF.

(26/01/08)

Doom Manor

The classic adventure for Powers and Perils, Doom Manor, has been added.

(23/01/08)

New Year

The final installment in the Christmas Gift Updates: Goidan and the Story of Jean. Also added a new encounter: the Hunfrithi.

(01/01/08)

2007

Go South, where the skies are blue

The next installment in the Christmas series: the Southern Lands

(30/12/07)

Twelve Days of Christmas

Not ten maids a'milking, but a coven of thirteen evil-minded women in the Climan Leaders description. Part two of Richard's Chirstmas Present.

(29/12/07)

Christmas Present

First part of Richard's Christmas Present added to the site: Donara and the Salaqi States

(27/12/07)

Update

Added Alternative Gambling System by Burton from the mailing list. Added new players to the players list. Changed the link to Shannon Appel's Heroes list.

(24/02/07)

2006

New Maps

Added a detailed map of Hoda Isle and the headwaters of a river on Goidan to the Perilous Lands info.

(22/10/06)

Secret Societies

Added Richard's Secret Societies of the Perilous Lands to the site.

(13/08/06)

Ships

Formatted the cultural info on Sea and Waterway Travel and Special Ships by Scott.

(11/08/06)

More Western Lands

Added Special Sites, Secret Societies and Ten Unique Individuals to the Western Lands.

Added Special Sites to Goidan and a note on the Afterlife in the Lands. Formatted Burton's extended equipment list and Scott's extended Random Culture Variation System.

(10/08/06)

Belated Christmas Present

Finally formatted and available is Richard's Christmas Present (from last year): The Western Lands. Accompagnying this is the Western Lands Bestiary. Also added the Map of Goidan.

(09/08/06)

Update

After a long, long time there has been an update again. Not much to notice, mostly updated outdated links and corrected typos people noted and were kind enough to email me about.

(18/06/06)

2005

Construction Rules

Added a recent labor cost multiplication post to Burton's construction rules. Also added economy section to the Izza.

(02/06/05)

Culture Book

The condensed lists of information from the Culture Book, typed up by Scott, have been formatted and added to the site.

(30/05/05)

New spells

Added a long list of spell suggestions posted by Scott Adams. Gives over 100 new spells to select from. Also added Richard Sniders reaction to some of these spells, as well as to the lycanthropy curse. Added random weather generation by Scott.

(24/04/05)

Search the lists

A quick hack to search the mailing list using Google has been added, following a discussion on mailing lists and forums with some valid points made on searchability.

(22/04/05)

New additions

Added a list of additional Q&A to the Additional Errata. Added a rule for enchanting shields and size effect. Additions to Bhamotin and the Wallan. A list of locations for rare plants. Added Convocation of Gods to PL Mythology. All resulting from posts to the list over the past few months.

(22/04/05)

2004

Short Bow

A description for Short Bows has been posted to the list, and is added to the combat rules section. Similar for a spear thrower.

(19/12/04)

Powers & Perils v2

Added the latest work in progress on P&P v2: Book 1, Book II: Magic section and Book III: Creature stats.

(18/12/04)

Creature differences

Following the posts to the list by Scott Adams, I compiled a list of the differences in creature stats between P&P V1 and V2

(27/11/04)

Dispersion & Damnation

The descriptions for Dispersion and Damnation were originally missing from the priestly spell descriptions. They were posted to the p&p mailing list recently.

(07/11/04)

Character Sheet

Added TNT's french Excel character sheet to the list of character sheets.

(07/11/04)

The Fallen

Added the Fallen gods to the Perilosu Lands Mythology.

(07/11/04)

The Royal City of Donara

Added the desciption of Donara's capital from Heroes.

(29/05/04)

The Map Book

The desciption from the front of the Map Book has been added. This includes the legend to the 26 section maps.

(24/05/04)

The Sea of Tears

Added the first half of the Sea of Tears article to the site. The second half, Storms & Encounters has been available for a long time. Also made some changes to the layout of the site, which will show up in IE only, as workaround for IE bugs.

(20/05/04)

So What's ...

So Great about P&P has been added to the site.

(01/04/04)

Online Combat Administator

An online tool to help the GM keep track of combat priorities, calculate hits and damage and also keep track of events occuring during combat or the adventure in general.

(27/03/04)

Sound Spere

Added a description for the long lost spell Sound Sphere to the site, as well as new Armor Repairing rules.

(22/02/04)

Movement

Translated TNT's movement tables from french to english.

(15/02/04)

Additions

Added a link to the full Perilous Lands map by Floyd Resler, added some more errata/questions from the list and a lethality index rule. Also fixed the entry for the Kameran and Caldo. Added a link to Floyd Resler's online game.

(14/02/04)

New List Address

The address for the Powers and Perils mailing list address has changed. The archives of the list have moved as well, see the description.

(14/02/04)

The Gods

Added the detailed description of the gods of the Perilous Lands, posted by Richard Snider as a Christmas present.

(03/01/04)

2003

Origin

Added some remarks from Richard Snider on the origin of Goidan and Fomoria.

(17/11/03)

Random Culture

I found a random culture generator made by Scott Adams and put it on a page of its own.

(13/11/03)

More Errata

Added a few more errata, gathered from several emails sent to the list.

(12/11/03)

Revision history

Added a revision history page, listing all site updates. Added screenshots of old site to About page.

(12/11/03)

New NPCs

Added two groups of NPCs (1) (2) to the Perilous Lands section

(11/11/03)

Fixed links

Fixed a couple of broken links, thanks to Andy B.

Added a description for Version 5 of the Rule Books, defined as the upcoming draft of P&P v2 by Richard Snider.

(11/11/03)

New Combat Option

Added a newly proposed combat option, Fighting Aggresively and a weapon damage house rule.

(09/11/03)

Perilous Lands

Added the lists of relative Cultural Powers to the Perilous Lands section, as well as a second description for the Sand Claw Cult.

(09/11/03)

Book Covers Added

The pages for Books I to IV, as well as the Culture Book, now show a scan of the book cover and the short introduction from the beginning of the book.

(09/11/03)

Minor Corrections

Correction made to Dirllar; moved the Population Detail section down. Same for the Ghazai. Completed the Ashudan Economy section.

(09/11/03)

Perilous Lands

Added Regis Baya to the Zen'da to the Perilous Lands section and made the maps fully clickable. All the Perilous Lands descriptions are now available.

(01/11/03)

Site relocation

From now on, this site is only available from www.powersandperils.org and no longer from either the dutcgeo.ct.tudelft.nl or the geo.citg.tudelft.nl locations. Anyone who is still using the old locations, please update your links, as I am unsure how much longer these locations will be available as redirectors.

(30/10/03)

Perilous Lands

Also added Ja'xon, Kakana, Kalem, Kameran, Katai, Kazi, Kirazan, Kll'maun, Kolari, L'p'nth, Lemasa, Mopazi, Nerid, No'mal, Novarask, Nylasa and Omavor.

(29/10/03)

Perilous Lands

It has been almost a year since the last update. The players list has been updated and descriptions for the Helva, Humagi, Ipanza, Iravoy and Izza have been correctly formatted, and their locations made clickable on the maps.

(29/10/03)

2002

New player

New member on players list

(15/12/02)

Site update

New member on players list

(17/07/02)

Site update

Corrected more broken links, added descriptions upto The Fomorian Empire and member states (Aredan to Xan)

(19/06/02)

Site update

Corrected various broken links, added descriptions upto Dechat

(16/06/02)

Site update

Added descriptions Chiros to Clima

(12/06/02)

Site update

Added descriptions for the Cerulean Empire

(06/06/02)

Site update

Corrected erros in links to Book III and IV

(05/06/02)

Site update

Added descriptions for the Assiran, the Balsani, Bhamotin and the Empire of the Ced

(05/06/02)

Site update

Added description for The Aratad Confederacy

(05/06/02)

Site update

Updated links on Tools page to Online references

(05/06/02)

Site update

Added description for A'Korchu

(05/06/02)

Site update

Added description for The A'ha'Kacili

(05/06/02)

Site update

Moved Ba'ru description to a seperate page

(05/06/02)

Site update

Extended Perilous Lands descriptions for Aredan, Ba'rual, Caldo, Djanesborg, Ma'Helas, Marentia, Ro'babza and Vahear

(05/06/02)

Site update

The Culture Book

(01/06/02)

Site update

Dueling

(27/05/02)

Site update

PDF Hex Map

(25/05/02)

Site update

Dogs of War

(25/05/02)

Site update

Extended description for Caldo and added detailed map

(25/05/02)

2001

Site update

Updated WWW links

(07/10/01)

Site update

Updated players list

(07/10/01)

Site update

Updated players list

(30/09/01)

Site update

Extended Ranged Fire Table

(22/06/01)

Site update

Calender and Moon Phase

(18/06/01)

Site update

Updated players list

(09/02/01)

Site update

External link added

(17/01/01)

2000

Site update

External links added

(30/11/00)

Site update

Is Your Character Normal?

(10/11/00)

Site update

New web-address: www.powersandperils.org

(10/11/00)

Site update

Construction Costs

(31/10/00)

Site update

Farming

(31/10/00)

Site update

Expanded Motivation Table

(31/10/00)

Site update

Two-Handed Weapons

(31/10/00)

Site update

Multiplier Increase Option

(31/10/00)

Site update

Super Powers

(31/10/00)

Site update

Changed Combat Starting EL

(31/10/00)

Site update

Changed Experience System

(31/10/00)

Site update

New Map of Barual

(30/10/00)

Site update

Dogs of War - Raising an Army

(24/10/00)

Site update

Simple Healing Table

(24/10/00)

Site update

Rules section reformatted

(22/10/00)

Site update

TeX Character Sheet

(24/09/00)

Site update

Character Database

(24/09/00)

Site update

Online Creature List

(23/09/00)

Site update

Basic Hex Map

(23/09/00)

Site update

Random Encounters Table

(23/09/00)

Site update

Site overhaul: Index, Background, Players, Worlds & Adventures, Tools and Mailing List sections have been updated. Rules and Perilous Lands will follow.

(23/09/00)