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Sunday, February 27, 2005

Keith Baker Chats with the Breland Ledger

Keith Baker will be in the Breland Ledgers Chatroom on Wednesday, March 9th @ 8pm Eastern to discuss the Dragonmarked Houses and his first novel City of Towers. Get your questions ready and join us.

Unconfirmed Deathknell List Revealed

A thread on the WotC D&D miniatures board reveals the compete list of miniatures from the latest expansion (Deathknell). Details were obtained from the latest copy of Inquest magazine. Below is a copy of miniatures derived directly from Eberron material:

Dwarf Artificer
Soldier of Thrane
Warforged Wizard
Whirling steel monk
Undying Soldier
Dolgrim

Friday, February 25, 2005

City of Towers chat transcript now available

Wizards of the Coast has posted a transcript of the February 9 chat with Keith Baker. The chat mostly deals with questions about City of Towers, the first Eberron novel and the starting point for the Dreaming Dark trilogy.

If you haven't read the book yet, you should definitely steer clear of this transcript (and go buy the book), as almost every question involves spoilers. Otherwise, head on over to the Wizards novel site and check it out!

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Top ten reasons to buy City of Towers

City of Towers is now available through online retailers, major bookstores, and friendly local gaming stores around the nation. It's a great read for any fantasy fan, but it's especially essential for Eberron players and DMs. Here's why!

10. Facts at your fingertips. The handy appendix introduces new readers to the world of Eberron and the comprehensive glossary helps old fans keep track of the new people and places introduced in the book.

9. A new source for NPCs. Many characters in the book's supporting cast make great additions to your campaign ...and they're shadowy enough to serve as patrons or enemies.

8. See Sharn from the eyes of its citizens. The descriptions of the city's different neighborhoods are a must-have for a Sharn campaign, and the thrilling plot provides a great example of how to create a series of urban adventures.

7. More than superstitions. Learn new secrets about aberrant dragonmarks and House Tarkanan.

6. Details, details, details. Do you think you know what a Lyrandar airship looks like? Can you picture the insane architecture of Hareth's Folly? The novel provides a closer look at the city's greatest wonders.

5. What does it mean to be a Mourner? Experience the plight of Cyran refugees, from the squalor of High Walls to the horrors of Mournland "survivors."

4. Inspired magic. Eberron is a world shaped by magic, and Sharn is more infused with enchatment than any city in Khorvaire. Imaginative scenes show how magic and illusion are woven into art and technology throughout the metropolis.

3. Blood above love. Look behind the closed doors of dragonmarked houses. Gain insight into House politics and learn the greatest punishment that can be inflicted upon a dragonmark heir.

2. Unravel the mystery. The story of Daine, Lei, Jode and Pierce is action-packed and full of intrigue. Every fast-paced chapter ends with a twist to keep you turning pages.

1. Just the beginning. The story doesn't end here. The protagonists have been assembled and they've survived a difficult battle, but their destiny is still unfolding. The Dreaming Dark Trilogy continues this December with The Shattered Land.

So what are you waiting for? Click here to order it today!

Monday, February 21, 2005

The Lords of False Presage, Part 2

The Eberron Journal has updated with the second in a series of articles by Peter "ieattrollsforbreakfast" Gingell and Simon "Polt" Weil detailing the Lords of False Presage, a cabal of ancient spiders who consider the draconic Prophecy an evil to be destroyed. The Lords of False Presage, Part 2 presents the White Spider of Adar. This enormous arachnid's intenions are pure, but its devotion to disrupting the Prophecy could make it an enemy to any adventurers whose actions defend or advance the decrees of fate.

If you haven't read the first Lords of False Presage, check it out for an overview of the Spider Lords and their history.

Monday, February 14, 2005

Age of Worms Adventure Path in Dungeon

Erik Mona has confirmed that the next Dungeon Adventure Path will be named "Age of Worms" and will kick off in the July issue (124) just in time for Gen Con. As previously reported, Keith Baker has been signed to write Eberron conversion sidebars for each adventure.

City of Towers Sample Chapter

Wizards of the Coast has posted a sample chapter from Keith Baker's City of Towers novel.

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Eberron News

Sharn Index:
Bossy The Cow dot Com (Keith Bakers Official Home Page) has updated their Sharn Index to a full Integrated Index.

War Torn:
The winner of the War-Torn Novel Selection contest has been announced. Here is a quote from Wizards' Novel Page.

"Wizards of the Coast is pleased to announce that Graeme Davis has been selected to write a novel in the Eberron series, The War-Torn. Mr. Davis's novel will release in July 2006.
Mr. Davis's proposal was selected from nearly 300 submissions that were received at Wizards of the Coast's headquarters in Renton, Washington, after an
open call to fans of the Eberron campaign setting for novel proposals. The Book Publishing Department at Wizards of the Coast would like to congratulate Mr. Davis and all those who sent in submissions for this open call. Fans sent us a lot of great ideas about the Eberron campaign setting, and we look forward to seeing more in the future."

Eberron Fan Art:
Josh Montreuil has us some of his Eberron Fan Art to display. Here are some links!

Flash (Warforged Swashbucker) with "Companions":
Line Art, Colored

Vanity Elvein (Half- Elf Bard and reporter for the Korranberg Chronicle):
Rough Line Art (Full Body), Rough Line Art (Detailed), Coloured Headshot

Complete Arcane Conversion at the Eberron Journal

Looking for even more player options in your Eberron campaign? The Eberron Journal updated today with its long-awaited Complete Arcane conversion. This article examines the classes and prestige classes presented in the magic-oriented sourcebook, offering suggestions on how they might be placed in your Eberron campaign. Whether you're a player or a DM, be sure to check out Complete Arcane Classes for ideas to inspire your next character!

Dragonshard RTS Video Update

Gametrailers.com has posted a video trailer of the gameplay that we will be seeing in the Dragonshard RTS game. The clips include a fight with a green ooze and an ettin. Wow does it look pretty!

Dragonshard Gameplay Video

The end of the trailer announces that open beta and playable demo's will be available in april!

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Keith Baker Chat at Wizards.com

The Official Site is holding a chat with Keith Baker later today to discuss City of Towers, Keiths new novel.

Guess WOTC beat us to this one folks, but stay tuned, in the near future we'll be having a chat with Kieth on everyones favorite topic. The Dragonmarked Houses!

Monday, February 07, 2005

New Official Site Updates

Sharn Inquisitive:
Issue 5, News for Sul, Olarune 8th, 998: Search for Missing Royal Aide Continues

Dragonshards:
House Phiarlan, Part Two

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

The City of Towers, The Dreaming Dark Book 1 is OUT!

Yesterday was the Official Street Date for City of Towers, The Dreaming Dark Book 1.

The first Eberron novel, EVER, written by Keith Baker.

If you follow the link above, or this link, to buy the book at Amazon.com you'll be helping out Keith a little. You can also go directly to www.bossythecow.com and click the link to buy from amazon.com there!

Buy City of Towers, by Keith Baker Today!

Official Site Updates

The Official site has been updated with multiple articles in the past few days.

Sharn Inquisitive: Issue 4 News for Far, Zarantyr 6th, 998: Lyrandar Investigates Mysterious Lights
Some strange lights have been appearing in the docking towers of sharn following Lyrandar air ships. what can they be?

Steal This Hook: Unusual Jobs
You think you've gotten some weird jobs before? Wait till you read these.

Character Profile: Lei d'Cannith
Even the book department has something new for us. Here is a character profile on one of the leading characters of City of Towers, Dreaming Dark 1. She also appeared in Death in Whitehearth.

Interview: Eberron Unvieled
Keith Baker is interviewed by the Book department about his new novel, City of Towers.

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Dragon 329

According to the cover of Dragon 329 there is an article inviting readers to "Explore Eberron's Dragonshard". This should be an article on Liquid Entertainment's real time PC strategy game. Also, the Novel Approach covers Matt Forbeck's Marked for Death Eberron novel. Hopefully we'll see some crunchy stats for cool Eberron aspects of the book.