Lex Arcana: An Empire without End is a roleplaying game whose unique setting, merges history, mythology and legend. It is a world where Roman imperial legions clash with barbaric hordes on the field of battle, while ancient monsters, mystical powers and nameless cults threaten the rule of the Caesars from within. Players take on the role of Custodes (Wardens) of the Cohors Auxiliaria Arcana, sent by the Emperor to the four corners of the world to further the study of arcane lore, investigate forbidden cults, and face the threat posed by dangerous supernatural creatures. But what do you know about the Empire and its secrets?
Mysteries of the Empire I is a collection of short adventures for Lex Arcana - An Empire without End. This adventure book offers a wide range of dangerous challenges, epic deeds and world-shaking missions, suitable to be played as individual playing sessions, or included as episodes in a larger campaign. From the western beaches of Hispania to the eastern borders of Thracia, the Custodes will travel the length and breadth of the Empire.
These adventures also showcase the different styles and endless creativity of some of best authors in the RPG world, gathered for the first time under the banner of Roma Victrix!
Roleplaying veterans will surely recognize names like Mark Rein Hagen, author of Vampire the Masquerade RPG and creator of the World of Darkness; Francesco Nepitello, author of The One Ring RPG; and Gareth Hanrahan, author of various award winning RPG products.
Lex Arcana has been a prominent RPG in Italian market for decades, and is finally seeing an English translation after a successful 2018 crowdsourcing campaign.