The creators of Dragonlance announce new settings based on the D&D 5e rule set

Tracy Hickman and Laura Hickman, the husband and wife team behind the original Dragon Gun and Ravenloft setup, announced a new ambitious project.Is called Sky Raider of Abalax, It is described as a “5E compatible experience” that will be “discovered through magical books”. The project will appear on Kickstarter this fall.

Since the 1970s, the Hickmans have been developing adventures for D&D.Their homebrew Lavin Loft The adventure eventually gave birth to Strahd von Zarovich, one of the most iconic villains in the series. Later, with the help of Margaret Weiss, they enriched Crane’s world-whether in the Dragon Gun Chronicle novel or in a series of popular adventure modules published by TSR.

In addition to the hints that Tracy Hickman has been posting on social media, little is currently known about Abarax’s Skyraiders. The art shows spaceships, nautical costumes, humanoid panthers and flying dragons.Things started July 19 With a fragment of a poem, it was brought to an additional post September 1. We have included all the rows in order, as well as from Instagram. The same poem can be used after registration communication.

This year there have been many high-profile third-party settings based on the rules of the 5th edition of Dungeons and Dragons. Also known as System Reference Document (SRD), the publisher Wizards of the Coast provides these rules as an open source tool set that can be used to create new products.It’s the same framework that supports Ouroboros: a set of Coils of the Serpent from former Blizzard executives Chris Metzen and Mike Gilmartin, and an upcoming book Tadorei battle set rebirth, From the key role team.

It is worth noting that Tracy Hickman has not been satisfied with his honor since the 1990s. He has been actively involved in the world construction and narrative design of The Void, an unrestricted room-scale virtual reality system created by his son. Curtis Hickman. The Void is more than just a headset. It is marketed as a cross-media experiment orchestrated by Tracy Hickman. Its unique technical elements are designed by Curtis Hickman, who is also a professional magician. .

It is worth noting that the landing page of Skyraiders mentioned “unique’Living Tome System'” but did not explain what this might be.The first newsletter also hinted at a collaboration with Joe Bourrie, the senior designer of The Void, and Kimberley, A senior designer who once worked at Electronic Arts.

Polygon has contacted Tracy Hickman for more information.