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THERE IS WISDOM IN THE SKY


The Ninth World holds many wondrous and terrible things from earth’s past. Perhaps the most familiar to us in the 21st century is the Datasphere, an extrapolation of our internet, cast a billion years into the future. Once a galaxy spanning network responsible for the dataflow of countless empires, the Datasphere of the Ninth World is a broken monument to the hubris of the past. Filled with creatures of math and rules and hate, the bloated software that helped to make a perfect past now serves only to maintain chaos and misery.

Celestial Wisdom is an exploration of the Datasphere for Numenera that includes:

  • A pantheon of digital gods - uploaded minds, artificial intelligences, alien virii, and more.
  • New powers for every Tier, new Descriptors, and new Foci.
  • 50 Cyphers, 18 Artifacts, and 100 new Oddities.
  • Story seeds for intefacing these Datasphere abilities and items with your Numenera game.

Celestial Wisdom includes Lovecraft-inspired Old Gods and a lovecraftian focus: Knows Too Much.  It goes great with In Strange Aeons, MCG's new supplement for Numenera!

Find reviews for Celestial Wisdom here: 

http://originsofadarkgod.wordpress.com/2014/05/01/celestial-wisdom-review/  "I really enjoyed Celestial Wisdom.  As I stated before, it is a great mash up between cyberpunk and fantasy couched within the terminology of the Ninth World."

And here:
http://theninthworld.com/review-celestial-wisdom-ryan-chaddock/ 
"Expounding on the Datasphere’s nature, Celestial Wisdom offers a GM another way for player characters to interact with the wonders of the Ninth World from the perspective of modern information technology through the lens of traditional fantasy." 

And here:
http://www.geeknative.com/43555/can-numenera-review-celestial-wisdom/
"A flavour focussed expansion on the Ninth World setting of Numenera, placing the future evolutions of the Internet in centre stage.  The supplement provides a whole set of character and numenera options themed to the datasphere, and filled with all sorts of potential. A great idea – and leaves me looking forwards to many future installments."


And here:
http://www.biggameproductions.com/RPG-detail/celestial-wisdom-review/ 
"Ryan Chaddock has done a really nice job with the first release for Numenera from an independent publisher.  Celestial Wisdom provides a great amount of subject matter for Numenera at a price point that is more than affordable. " 

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May 18th, 2015
Preface: This supplement is FREE (currently). There is literally no reason not to get it, as it's also very, very good. This is a great third-party supplement on multiple levels: It fills a narrative space in the world of Numen [...]
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January 17th, 2015
While not as flashy as MCG products, Mr. Chaddock, as a one man publisher, puts out a pretty darn good and crunchy product. Very much enjoyed the tour of a small portion of the Ninth World's digital landscape. The supplement weights in at ~48pp. and ha [...]
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November 8th, 2014
Definitely worth the time to peruse! There's a surprising amount of good material in a short book--I was expecting a bit more filler, in fact, and was pleasantly surprised to be wrong. I don't normally involve the gods (or equivalent) in my g [...]
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November 6th, 2014
Celestial Wisdom played a key part in shaping my current Numenera campaign. I read this right around the time I was setting up the campaign, and the dead data gods proved a perfect fit for my campaign. It served to provide a long running subplot for [...]
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June 17th, 2014
For the price, more than outstanding value. I plugged these artifacts, cyphers and oddities right into my game. The AIs are great the setting is great. I do not regret buying this at all. However, a significant number of items I think are a bit too muc [...]
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