Eon (role-playing game)

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Eon
Eon (rpg) book cover.jpg
Eon Player's Handbook 3rd edition cover
Designer(s) Marco Behrmann, Dan Johansson, Petter Nallo, Carl Johan Ström, Krister Sundelin
Publisher(s) Helmgast AB,[1] Neogames
Publication date 1996 (First Edition)
Genre(s) Fantasy
System(s) Custom

Eon is a fantasy role-playing game set in the fictitious world of Mundana. It's developed and published by Swedish company Helmgast. Eon is the Swedish word for Aeon.

History[edit]

The first edition was released November 18, 1996, second edition on November 29, 2000, the third edition on August 27, 2004. The fourth edition will be released sometime in november, 2014.[2] In a comparison in Dagens Nyheter of four Swedish fantasy role-playing games, the first edition of Eon received the highest marks of the four with the comments "Advanced rules - Realistic", "Great joy of play", "Plausible. Down to earth", "Not for beginners. Detailed. Endless campaign seeds. High class without losing the fantasy feeling."[3]

A computer game called EON - The Face of Deception was planned, but not released.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://helmgast.se/
  2. ^ http://webshop.helmgast.se/grundbok-forhandsbestallning-p-2.html
  3. ^ Sara Lind (1999-03-04). "Rollprestationer som lockar" (in Swedish). Dagens Nyheter. Archived from the original on 2007-09-22. Retrieved 2007-10-11. 
  4. ^ "EON - The Face of Deception trailer". YouTube. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 

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