Love & War

Serve your god, your lord, and your lady

Love & War at a Glance

  • Guidance for members of any class, race, social class, or sex to follow the path of chivalry.
  • Describes the four knightly virtues of Valor, Loyalty, Piety, and Love, including prestige classes, orders of chivalry, specialized feats, and magic items for each.
  • Rules for tournaments, quests, tracking renown, and courtly battles of wit.

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Round Tables: More about Love & War

Add incredible depth to the chivalric knights in your favorite fantasy roleplaying game.Valorous and serving both his god and his lady, the knight is the archetypal hero. And although the traditional image is that of the paladin in shining plate armor, the truth is that knights can take many different forms:

  • The dwarven knighthood of the Order of the Granite Wall
  • The arcane knights of the Order of the Hawthorn
  • The valorous warriors of the Order of Sir Palastrin
  • The amorous knights of the Order of the Nightingale, dedicated to the beauty of the elven queen
  • The monster-slaying knights of the Order of the Dragonbane
  • The pious knights of the Order of the Sun Goddess

And many more, providing options for every race, class, and background imaginable, including the Dark Knights who serve twisted inversions of the knightly virtues.

Love & War also features rules for participating in tournamentsincluding rules for fighting in the both the melee and the joust. Specialized jousting equipment can aid in the competition, while additional guidelines allow characters to be both sponsor and attend tournaments, too.

Additional rules provide for knights going to war, embarking on holy quests, participating in the intrigues of the court, and engaging in battles of wit.

Love & War: Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Valor
  • Chapter 3: Loyalty
  • Chapter 4: Piety
  • Chapter 5: Love
  • Chapter 6: Perceptions
  • Chapter 7: Variations
  • Appendix: Index of d20 Material

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Vital Stats

Author: David Chart
Editor: Michelle Nephew
Cover Artist: Scott Reeves
MSRP: $29.95 (out of print), $14.95 (PDF)
Atlas Stock #: AG3226
Barcode: 1-58978-044-2
Format: 160 pages, hardcover and PDF
Release Date: February 2004