The Dark Eye is based on the brand-new fourth edition of Das Schwarze Auge, Germany’s premier fantasy role-playing game since 1983. The world of Aventuria awaits you! This core rulebook allows you to play a character chosen from a background of 8 cultures and 12 professions. It includes a detailed yet easy attribute and skill system, a quick combat system and the basic rules for sorcery. It also features a short primer on Aventurian geography, politics, history and religion, as well as 8 archetypal characters for easy access to an endless world where fantasy and reality meet.