ORIENTAL ADVENTURES. JAMES WYATT. Based on the original DUNGEONS & DRAGONS® rules created by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, and the new. Oriental Adventures also introduced a new game mechanic to Dungeons & Dragons, as the first official supplement to include rules for nonweapon proficiencies. 11 Jan The above blurb was printed on the back of the “official” Advanced Dungeons & Dragons supplement Oriental Adventures. Tellingly.

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Ashley Shepherd reviewed Oriental Adventures for issue No. That section is just not quite worth the price of the book. All major languages are dealt with, and a word glossary for the Lidahan tongue is included.

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It is by learning the Orientalist texts listed in the Oriental Adventures bibliography that Bunnell felt able to authentically role-play characters in a otiental feudal society.

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Definitely a gateway into oriental weapons and culture, along with Japanese and Chinese mythology. It also provides information on the tribes of the Hordelands, additional to that found within The Horde campaign dungeons and dragons oriental adventures.

I think it is entirely possible that we are looking at a coincidence given that Gygax was trying to promote his new ideas including comeliness and nonweapon proficiencies prior to the dungeons and dragons oriental adventures of the book, and probably just put them in because it was the first published supplement that gave him the opportunity.

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