The .doc format version of Swords & Wizardry is being pulled from Lulu. When I tried to get a copy this afternoon, I ended up with a .pdf file instead of a .doc file. I figured I had just done …Continue reading →
It’s done! A full PDF of Microlite74 is now ready for you to download and comment on. Rules, spell list, and monster list fit on 4 pages in 8 point type. The 5th page is the license. I had to …Continue reading →
Matt has announced that the core rules for Swords & Wizardry — an OGL retroclone of OD&D with the GH rules — is now available on Lulu. The .doc format version is designed for those who want to incorporate their …Continue reading →
For some reason, a small number of very vocal people on the Net are pushing the idea that early versions of Dungeons & Dragons stressed tactical combat and used miniatures and battlemats. I suspect this is being done to try …Continue reading →
When I woke up this morning, I discovered that my inbox had three emails telling me that WOTC had finally published the GSL terms and wanting me to blog about it. As I have no interest in publishing anything for …Continue reading →
And does not like the final product. Near the end of a very detailed review, NiTessine says: This is not Dungeons & Dragons. Yeah, I know, it’s a cliché, but it’s true. This game is not the Dungeons & Dragons …Continue reading →
I’m playing with a new look for this blog. While I liked the scroll look of the original, the text was pretty cramped. I’m looking for a more readable layout. I’m not sure this (Sahara) is it, however.
The second public draft of the rules and spell list for Microlite 74 is available on the message board. A few minor rules changes have been made to give the system more of that 1974 first Fantasy RPG flavor and …Continue reading →
I’ve added a number of Judges Guild products (mainly adventures) to the Original Dungeons & Dragons section of this website. Although there are more to come (like the Wilderlands of High Fantasy), I think this is a good start.
Hands down, the best single non-TSR supplement for Original Dungeons & dragons is the second edition of the Judges Guild Ready Ref Sheets booklet. In not only has combat tables, but a double-sided sheet with every standard OD&D monster summarized …Continue reading →