Rules and Playtests
Offical Nero 8th edition rulebook.
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8th edition errata, released on March 6, 2003.
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Frequently Asked Questions from the players
Cast on The Fly
Playtests Currently used in Nero East Tennessee:
Slay/Assassinate Modification v1
Magic Item Slots
Modification v1.1 (7/20/2000)
Racial Skills v1
Archery Aura v1.0
Fury v1.0 (10/7/2002)
Damage Types v1.1
v1.2 *replaces all prior Return play-tests
Crossover v1.0 (10/7/2002)
Magic Item Slots
v2.0 (1/6/03) The current magic item slot limit is the maximum of five
items **see below for current ruling.
Additional Spells (Volume 1) v1
Limited Reset (v1.0) (1/6/03)
One Handed Block v1
Stop Thrust v1
Staff Thrust v1.0 (10/7/2002)
Magic Skills Playtest (3/19/2004)
Magic Spells Volume 2 (3/19/2004)
Dexterity Armor (3/19/2004)
Armor Suite (3/19/2004)
Mind Effects Restrictions (1/6/03) on Love9, Enslavement, and Euphoria
forbiding their use against PCs. NPCs who are considered under this
restriction will be clearly noted on their character cards.
Physical Attacks (10/7/2002)
Current ruling on Magic Item slots playtest for this chapter
To attune a magic item you, you must spend one uninterrupted minute of concentrating on the item.
Once an item is attuned to you it will stay attuned to you until one of two conditions are met: Either you spend a minute
unattuning yourself from the item, or someone else attunes the item to
themselves. The item MUST be in your possession in order for you to attune it.
This means that even if you lose possession of an item, it still remains attuned
to you unless someone else attunes it to themselves.
All magic items retain their properties, even if not currently attuned to anyone (rendered, spirit
linked, delimit, etc.) If an item has a delimit, then any attempts to
attune it to yourself will fail unless you meet the requirement(s) of the delimit(s).
Weapons and armor that are magic items may not be used in any way until they
are attuned. Ex: If you pick up a shield that is rendered, and
someone swings their weapon at the shield before you have a chance to attune it,
you will still take the damage, even if you have the shield skill.