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What is Aetaltis?

In the World of Aetaltis, you are a spark of hope in a land where the people are fighting back against the grim forces of darkness. You play the part of stalwart warriors, wizards, priests, and rogues who aren't waiting for some great king or a distant god to rescue them. They're taking matters into their own hands and bringing the fight to the enemy.

What were medieval coins really like?

13th century coins discovered by the Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Metal Detecting Club.

Whether they're piled beneath a dragon, scattered around the floor of a dank dungeon, or slapped down on the bar in a tavern, piles of coins are a mainstay of fantasy settings (including Aetaltis!). But what were medieval coins really like?

Aetaltis: The Return

After our last Kickstarter the entire team decided to take a little hiatus from active development. The project wasn't quite going in the direction we wanted, so we figured we'd take a breather, do some more playtesting, figure out the right path, and then kick things back into gear once we felt good about the plan. All of that is behind us now, and we're ready to go!

The Cost of Medieval Stuff

Ever wonder how expensive stuff was in Europe during the middle ages? I don’t mean how much it cost, but rather how expensive the item seemed to the person buying it. If so, I’ll bet you’ve also thought about what this means for the characters in your favorite fantasy RPG!
Wait, you haven’t? Like, never? Oh - then maybe you should skip this post.
But if you HAVE (or if I managed to make you curious)...then this article is for you! READ ON!

The Problem