Death among the rocky badlands, budding mountains, and numerous silt basins of the southern coast of the Estuary of the Forked tongue can come quick, but a life can be made here or at least a living. On the Grey Coast, desert tribes trade with one another and a few outposts that eek out an existence, ruins of ancient times are revealed in the silt and beckon would be treasure hunters, traders always need new caravan guards, slavers always need new stock, and tales of the Fabled City of Plenty call to the curious.
A menu from The Halfling's Spoon, an Athasian eatery. Read More
I was wrong, Bayl said, chewing thoughtfully. Cooking hasnt improved them at all. He pulled the little rodents tail from between his teeth and grimaced at it in distaste, then flung it into the fire.
Wizards monster summoning tables for Dark Sun, 2nd Edition D&D.
Hamanau's Code is a strict set of laws that govern every aspect of life under the preview of Hamanu, Sorcerer-King of Urik.
Ancient tablets found in a wrecked silt skimmer herald the coming of Athasian Warforged.
Backgrounds for the Warforged on Athas, contributed by Geneome.
A review of Keith Candido's "Under the Crimson Sun" Dark Sun novel by By Paco Garcia Jaen on GMSMagazine.com (Offsite)
By Rodney Thompson
The sorcerer-kings of Athas maintain private storehouses of treasure and magic under tight lock and key. Security is essential, and for this reason, powerful wards and dangerous traps guard these storehouses, designed to fend off intruders powerful and creative enough to find the caches in the first place. Read more on DDIOffsite /Subscription Required
As the name suggests, this is a compilation of types of plants found on Athas. This resource gives descriptions of various plants: trees, cash crops, and even dangerous, carnivorous plants. Geographical locations where the plants grow are given as well as any other relevant information on the plant.Read More
The sky blazed a deep crimson, the sun gaping like a bloody wound as it sank toward the horizon. Above, the sky had already deepened to the livid blue-black of bruised flesh. The rocks still shimmered as they radiated back the days scorching heat. It would be hours before the chill of the night reached this place. Read Part 2