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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Amred Role-Playing in a Rome that never was There’s a powerful secret police force that answers to the Lighgning, the Brotherhood of Smoke. As a model for how one might make tweets to history or add in fantastic elements, it does a good job.

Alternate history aside, there’s a lot of excellent background material here. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Magic, divine intervention, secret societies both mystic and scientific. Overall I enjoyed reading Fulminata. He threatens using the Legion in bloody pacification of possible future Jewish rebellion, along with auxiliary Arab cavalry.

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Fvlminata: Armed With Lighting – Romans With Guns! | Alternate History Discussion

Log in or Sign up. Apparently a supplement called Insulae Britannicae: But here it contrasts those with modern values and then walks through each virtue and how it might apply to situations.

Special eight-sided dice, known as TALI, sold separately, are needed for play, although this book features guidelines for using standard 8-siders in their stead. In our world, a young boy decided to stay at home and was killed in the disaster The Twelfth legion, as it is perhaps better known, fought in the Battle against the Nervians armer, and probably also in the Siege of Alesia.


The legion’s emblem was a thunderbolt on a shield fulmen. Even if you don’t like the game system, this book is a valuable sourcebook for the world material. At the very least a set of adventure seeds would have been nice.

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Avidius Cassius reigns fromspends much of it fighting border wars with the Parthians. A “Building Rome” Review. Sep 10, Location: Armed with Lightning Average Rating: In later centuries it came to be arked knowm as the Legio Fulminatrixthe Thundering Legion.

Retrieved from ” http: His protege Clodius Albinus succeeds him and reigns for 29 years. Gladiators fulmibata for their freedom; Senators scheme for political power; Merchants prosper under the Pax Romana; Magi plumb the secrets of the universe while Legionaries defend the frontiers with an almost invincible weapon Rome invents gunpowder and doesn’t take over the world?

Legio XII Fulminata

Roman—Parthian War of 58— Most of the legion’s soldiers are either demigods, or descended from demigods, and most of New Rome’s civillian population consists of ex-legionaries and their children. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Get to Know Us. Community, content, contests, PbF gaming, GM advice, reviews, reports. I didn’t cover adventures, though there are a number of them available.

The unit was still guarding the Euphrates River crossing near Melitene at the beginning of the 5th century. Has you can see from the map, there’s been some redrawing of provincial borders since the POD, and as the frontier has moved outward some provinces have been transferred from Imperial to Senatorial authority.


It doesn’t have the mad jumble feeling that Roma Imperiou s does.

The legion was probably in Armenia during Trajan ‘s campaign of AD, that ended with the annexation of the Kingdom of Armenia. That said, it sounds cool. Jun 16, Location: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Hence the name Fulminata, from the phrase Terra Fulminata or ‘earth armed with lightning’.

The magic systems are incredibly varied, there’s Mithric, Thracian, Pharonic, Greek, Zoroastrian, and more and they all work how the people of classical antiquity believed. Secrets of the Universe. No, create an account now. While it feels a little odd in that the concept seems to be the selling point and the name of the gamethe authors seem to be going for a slightly shifted history.

The legion’s eagle standard had been found by the Twelfth Legion and subsequently lost again in Alaska during the s. The Sassanid Empire was a major threat to the Roman power in the East. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Fvlminata: Armed With Lighting – Romans With Guns!

Trevor Higgs Michael S. The highlight of his reign was the invasion and conquest of Germania Magna in This game is fascinating and involving.

The authors lay out the essential counterfactual scenario right away. Apr 2, Location: