Welcome to the Empire rules; here you can find out how to create characters and play the game. A short, printable summary of the key points is available. If you have any questions then check the FAQ first and if that doesn't help then please contact Profound Decisions and we will answer your questions.
This section tells you how to play the game - providing the rules and guidelines for creating your character as well as roleplaying the character at an event.
All player-characters are able to fight in Empire if they choose. The combat rules explain what to do in skirmishes and battles and how to use your skills.
Players creating characters together can create a concept for a group to link those characters together. There are special rules some types of groups, called bands in Empire.
A character is defined by the skills that they possess. You can purchase any skill you want for your character, though some skills must be bought first.
Herbs can be mixed by characters with the apothecary skill to make potions and poisons. Potions can be consumed by anyone, providing valuable magical benefits.