AGE: Mystics for Mystara
It’s release day once again. I’m proud to release this micro-supplement. Given the subject matter, and just to clarify: original dungeons and dragons referred to the class this supplement is based upon as mystics, not monks, I am sure that some of you are expecting an entire volume worth of information about mystic orders, notes about immortals versus philosophy etc. Well, sorry. I don’t have enough material to flesh that out, so I’m just offering the skeleton today.
Mystics for AGE is a supplement intended to adapt and update the Mystic Class, cross-referenced against actual monk orders such as the Shaolin of China. So, this isn’t a 1 to 1 conversion of the Mystic, nor of the D&D (any edition) monk. It is however a class which I think fits the needs quite well to represent such characters from the world, as Mystara does occasionally mention them in the fluff, and to serve as a basis for any other game with similar warriors.
Included are a full class, levels 1 to 20, constructed in line with what I’ve seen in beta information, notes about Orders mentioned in passing in source material or constructed to fit the more egalitarian rule set that is Mystara AGE, 3 specializations, fighting style talents, and new magic items.
Sorry to say, if you are misfortunate enough to acquire a large number of interested players, you will have some work to do incorporating fluff and details about appropriate orders into your campaign. There is enough here for players to make some decisions and bluff their way through the rest. Of course, if you are fortunate enough to have a few highly motivated players this might resolve itself for you.