By Bruce R. Cordell, Monte Cook
The Artifacts and Oddities assortment I is a spouse to the The Cypher assortment I, one other compilation of recent units to take advantage of on your Numenera video games. during this assortment, you’ll locate greater than thirty fresh artifacts that may be additional into any crusade. also, you’ll locate approximately 100 new oddities to please and confound your avid gamers.
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