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Basic Egitto

role-playing game, expansion  
Original Language Italian
Collection Basic - Gioco di ruolo universale 
Edition Stratelibri, Milan 1999 
Authors Andrea Angiolino, Pier Giorgio Paglia, Marco Crosa, Stefano Pischedda, Fabio Fracas & Simona Dehò 
Illustrators Stefano Baldo & Angelo Montanini 
Description This supplement is dedicated to an ancient Egypt full of magic and mysteries.
First of all, it features a rich historical section about the real ancient Egypt, with notes on politics, military organization, religion and everyday life. There are special rules about magic rituals and amulets. Notes on character generation follw: there are also suggested "classes" such as the Warrior, the Scribe and the Priest/Wizard. A set of additional skills are provided, including Bargain, Herbalist, Metal Smith.
A section describes typical weapons of Ancient Egypt, another lists animals and magic creatures.
Three adventures complete the book: "Sogni di potere", "Lunga vita al Faraone!" and "Libera nos a Hyksos!". Two more adventures are described in a few lines, to be developed by game masters.
"Basic Egitto" won the Best of Show prize as best Italian game at the Lucca Games show, in March 1999.