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Codex Martialis: Core Rules (2021 Edition)

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This is it, hard core, fast-paced, historical combat for OGL 3.5.  Make a character with a real martial skillset that makes a difference when you fight.  No more waiting for an opportunity to make one attack... move, defend, attack, and attack again all in the same round, without getting bogged down in charts or arithmetic, and without relying on miniatures.  Chose your weapons based on your personal fighting strategy, emphasize attack, defense, grappling from a distance, or armor-piercing.  Specialize in fighting close-in or far away, with missile weapons or melee.

Hit the ground running with new options that won't bog down your game.  If you want something that feels like a fight in your game, this is it.

This is the complete core rules for Codex Martialis, with new sections including horses and mounted combat, OGL Feats compatability charts, sample characters, sample animals, and new optional combat rules.

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June 19th, 2020
This is a fantastic work! Innovative combat system with so much crunch and nitty-gritty details I wouldn't know where to begin. Highly recommended as a rules supplement and as a weapons & armor reference. I noticed the author's [...]
January 7th, 2011
Codex Martialis is a unique product built for the Open Gaming License/3.5 community. This is a combat supplement that turns whack-a-mole grind-fests into dynamic, exciting—and deadly—contests. Codex Martialis is based on real historical fighting te [...]
Shotgun G. [Featured Reviewer]
October 3rd, 2010
Codex Martialis, is basically a stand alone core rules system; or can be used as a suppliment to any existing 3.5 OGL system (Pathfinder, D&D, etc). While the core rules are light, consisting mostly of the combat rules. It is adaptable to mo [...]
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