Hence the name Fulminata, from the phrase Terra Fulminata or ‘earth armed with lightning’. As the author notes, while the Romans did not. Thyrsus Games. Year Published. Primary Name. Fvlminata: Armed with Lightning. Alternate Names. Fulminata: Armed with Lightning. The Legio duodecima Fulminata (“Thunderbolt Twelfth Legion”), also known as Paterna, Victrix, Antiqua, Certa Constans, and Galliena, was a legion of the Imperial Roman army. . in modern-day Slovakia, and an episode of a miraculous rain and lightning saving a Twelfth subunit from defeat is reported by the sources.

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That said, it sounds cool. The illustrations are simple and effective- with an excellent and evocative cover. The rules suggest putting stickers on standard d8’s.

Twelfth Legion Fulminata

Flavius Vespasian in his successful bid for the imperial throne. Jun 16, Location: Articles incorporating a citation from the Catholic Encyclopedia with Wikisource reference. Avidius Cassius reigns fromspends much of it fighting border wars with the Parthians. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Do you already have an account? It doesn’t have the mad jumble feeling that Roma Imperiou s does. Commodus is assassinated by the Praetorian Guard. I might have to get it soon. Libhtning Thousands of Digital Comics.

Legio XII Fulminata

In our world, a young boy decided to stay at home and was killed in the disaster Antonio Pius conquers Caledonia and Hibernia in The legion, albeit several hundred strong, not only has survived, but has rekindled Roman culture within Camp Jupiter, and defends New Rome populated by legion veterans, their decendents, minor gods, spirits, and fauns, complete with a senate house, a forum, a model of the Colosseum, and a model of the Circus Maximus.


Reynathe praetor. You must log in or sign up to reply here. When it came out I heard it was pretty deeply Vampire based rather than a useful Rome sourcebook, so I skipped it.

Age of Ravens: FVLMINATA: Armed with Lightning: A “Building Rome” Review

Fulmiinata name or email address: There’s some sample art from that and the last Live Journal entries mention editing being done on it. Primitive cannons are introduced in AD. The Twelfth was active throughout the span of the Roman Empire, notably during the Jewish Rebellion in which it lost its lghtning at the battle of Beth Horon in 66 A.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. All in all, at every level, this is a game that teaches players and Game Masters to think like a Roman. Sign Lightnin Don’t have an account? There’s a glossary and a really full index. There’s another big change in this setting that gets a less attention, with only passing mention on the back cover and in the introduction.

In this Fulminata demonstrates a slight contradiction. Eventually I hope to do a few more. This page does not exist. As a model for how one might make tweets to history or add in fantastic elements, it does a good job. The defeat caused the partial collapse of the Empire, with the secessionistic Gallic Empire in the West and Palmyrene Empire in the East. Been reading the core book pretty thoroughly and there’s some interesting stuff. Newer Post Older Post Home.


When the Eastern frontier of the Empire was moved from the Euphrates to the Tigristhe Twelfth stayed in the reserve, possibly as a punishment for its support of Severus’ rival.

Historical Role-Playing in a Rome that never was From the back of the book: We get chapters devoted to history, society, the military, games, and so on. The book closes with an adventure and a number of useful fu,minata names and so on. When he mixed the key combination of six parts nitre, one part charcoal and one part sulphur, it exploded.

The highlight of his reign was the invasion and conquest of Germania Magna in Read more Read less. It sounds fucking awesome! The Twelfth legion, as it is perhaps better known, fought in the Battle against the Nerviansand probably also in the Siege of Alesia.

Share your thoughts with other customers. After the fall of Rome, the Twelfth was given secret orders by Jupiter himself to, in Hazel’s words, “stay alive, recruit demigods and their children, keep Rome going.

The game sets its date at AD, exactly years after the founding of Rome. There’s a powerful secret police force that answers to the Emperor, the Brotherhood of Smoke.