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Dune - Adventures in the Imperium – Core Rulebook Standard Edition

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ARRAKIS. DUNE. DESERT PLANET.

The Dune: Adventures in the Imperium roleplaying game takes you into a far future beyond anything you have imagined, where fear is the mind killer so be sure to keep your wits about you. The Imperium is a place of deadly duels, feudal politics, and mysterious abilities, noble Houses politic constantly for power, influence, and vengeance in a universe where a blade can change the fortunes of millions. Build your House, carve your place in the universe or rebuild an ancient lineage and fight for the Imperial throne. 

Take your characters on a journey through the storied worlds of Frank Herbert's sci-fi masterpiece, inhabit elite agents working for noble Houses where Mentats, Swordmasters, Spies, Bene Gesserit Sisters, Devious Advisors, or even desert Fremen join together to follow your banner.  

Whoever you choose to be, remember that those that control the spice control the universe. 

The Dune: Adventures in the Imperium core rulebook contains:

  • Everything you need to create your own stories of intrigue and adventure on the sands of Arrakis as agents of a powerful noble House.
  • A brand new version of the 2D20 System adapted specially for the Dune
  • An extensive look at the Imperium, its society, factions, history, technology, culture, faith and more.
  • Guidelines for novice and experienced gamemasters on how to run Dune-themed adventures and campaigns of intrigue and adventure for the elite agents of a noble House.
  • Rules for creating a noble House of your own, from House Minor to Major House, detailing its holdings, areas of expertise and agenda.
  • Systems for architect play, where you become the puppet masters, moving agents to your designs to serve your House.

An introductory adventure designed to quickly get you and your fellow players involved in the byzantine plots of the Imperium on Arrakis.

Dune © Legendary. Dune: Adventures in the Imperium is an officially sub-licensed property from Gale Force Nine, a Battlefront Group Company.

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Paul G April 27, 2024 1:21 am UTC
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I’d give this five stars, except that it’s almost unusable as a pdf.
It’s a 339 page book, full of wonderful content. But navigating through it is a nightmare, because there are no links, either from the Contents page or the Index. That’s a really serious black mark for usability. Nothing kills the flow of a game session quite like the GM having to take ages finding the right page for the table or rule they need.
I got this as part of a package which included other Dune RPG supplements as well. Some are excellent, with full hyperlinks (Power and Pawns, Sand and Dust), but others are just as bad (Agents of Dune, The Great Game, Masters of Dune).
I contacted Modiphius customer service about it (twice), and they promised a reply, but eight weeks later still no meaningful response. I’m really disappointed, I would have thought they would jump to fix such a serious problem.
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NB K March 03, 2024 8:00 pm UTC
I bought the book from a local game store and it says I can claim a free pdf but I have no idea how. Can anyone help?
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Tyler H March 05, 2024 5:36 am UTC
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You'll contact the game store you bought it from and request a "bits and mortar" copy. If that doesn't work, reach out to modifius.
You can check if your flgs supports bits and mortar at the link below, as well as see which publishers are enrolled. I'm not affiliated with modifius or bits and mortar, I just work at my leash flgs, and I know how few people know about this resource
http://bits-and-mortar.com/
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Tomasz S November 11, 2021 6:30 pm UTC
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In new PDF version, the beginning large Letter on the chapter is covering text and it doesn't look like it is supposed to, having some strange brown shape covering the text. Tried Google Chrome and Edge browser. Only reader so far that displayed it correctly for me is Acrobat Reader DC.
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Dave T September 20, 2021 12:34 am UTC
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I made a video review/overview of Dune! Generally, I liked it very much. You can check it out on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/zXnPS0u573s
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Justin M November 06, 2021 9:23 pm UTC
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Dave, thanks for all your videos. You always manage to summarize a game in an easy to digest fashion, and lay out the high points really well. I've started to essentially take your praise of a game as "buy" recommendation, especially when the theme of the game hits close to my interests. Your review of Dune's unique focus on multi-character control, and the overall theme definitely helped make up my mind on this title! Cheers from Canada!
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Colin C August 14, 2021 11:18 pm UTC
When will the PDF of the GM Screen and Kit become available?
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Stefan R July 18, 2021 11:29 am UTC
Are the rules to create a noble house similar to rules from the STA:Klingon core?
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Luigi C May 05, 2021 1:29 pm UTC
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Was the last update just a compatibility thing with Linux, or did it include some errata?
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Chris B May 05, 2021 1:38 pm UTC
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yes just linux issues resolved
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William H June 05, 2021 2:37 am UTC
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Thank-you for fixing the linux issue! As one of those who sent a note about it, I can say the credits issue is fixed for me...
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Michael F May 04, 2021 11:32 am UTC
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Do purchases of the PDF on Modiphius' site count as credit toward the book purchase?
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Chris B May 04, 2021 12:12 pm UTC
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yes just email support if you later decide to upgrade
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Stefan B April 20, 2021 11:22 am UTC
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In the Adventure Infobox is the Sentence: "However, if you have the Heirs of Dune you might play this adventure after completing the Starter Set as part of the ongoing campaign as the player characters go about managing their new fiefdom".

Was Heirs of Dune published somewhere? I couldn't find any information to what this is referencing to?
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Jakub P May 11, 2021 7:43 am UTC
It may be referring to Children of Dune, perhaps? The 3rd tom of the chronicles.
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Joao M May 11, 2021 10:52 am UTC
It's an upcoming introductory boxed set with a standalone campaign.
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William H June 05, 2021 2:38 am UTC
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And it's very well done. Worth getting.
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Juan M April 18, 2021 7:09 pm UTC
Wow. They didn't credit Adam Koebel at all? Even though he was involved with it for years?
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Janne P April 19, 2021 4:35 pm UTC
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Per public announcements from both parties last year Adam's contributions were removed from the game so there's nothing left to credit.
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eric J April 17, 2021 9:25 pm UTC
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Is the RPG specific and ONLY tied to Arrakis or is it possible to set your campaigns in other parts of the Imperium?
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Rory H April 19, 2021 12:57 am UTC
Ten other planets are detailed in the game, and there has been some suggestions that the scope of the game will increase with as-of-yet-unannounced supplements. The default of the game is set in Arrakis, during Harkonnen rule (just prior to the first book), but all the novels are discussed. You could potentially set them in any era, and with different planetary locations involved. Indeed, when you are designing PC Houses, there is an expectation that they will detail their own home planet.
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Jay W April 16, 2021 12:23 pm UTC
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The Modiphius website's store it has character sheets for Dune available as free download product but that product isn't on DtRPG, any chance of them getting added to the DtRPG store Same thing with the Dishonored RPG character sheets product that is on the Modiphius website store.
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Peter S April 16, 2021 12:00 am UTC
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I think this a beautiful RPG. I was inspired to download the original novel and read it in anticipation of the movie.
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