An expansion for FLASHING BLADES to allow characters to adventure in the New World and at sea in the Caribbean (or elsewhere). Included herein are complete rules for the creation of colonial characters, new skills and backgrounds for the New World, a complete background to the New World and the colonial bureaucracy, colonial military campaigns, and even the position of the clergy in the Americas. Also included are complete rules for shipbuilding, ship types, sea travel and trade, and ship-to-ship combat. Additional sections provide a complete background to the world of pirates and privateers.
This book is rounded out by a complete mini-campaign set amidst the pirates of the Spanish Main. Herein can be found:
- SCAVENGER’S DAUGHTER: An introductory adventure involving French-born characters sent from France to the New world on a perilous mission of importance for their monarch.
- PIKE’S TROVE: An adventure wherein the pieces of a treasure map come together to lead to both riches and dangers.
- GUEDE-JE-ROUGE: An adventure of rescue involving the beautiful daughter of a Colonial Governor and a voodoo curse.
- PORTOBELO: An adventure of intrigue and espionage in a Spanish city on the Spanish Main wherein await potential rewards and perilous encounters.