Tagged: ADnD

BX Advanced Update: New Playtest Edition and Other News

BX Advanced Update: New Playtest Edition and Other News

A new playtest version of the BX Advanced project is available to RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund donors. BX Advanced is a clone the Basic/Expert rules using the First Edition classes, spells, monsters, and treasure. In other words, it is First edition played the way many people who started playing with B/X (or later, BECMI)...

Microlite78 Errata

Microlite78 Errata

When I doing final editing of Microlite78: First Edition Lite, Microsoft Word died as I was adding one last text box near the end of the document. I thought I had checked the autosaved version of the file carefully, but I missed something. The Class requirements for assassins, druids, illusionists, paladins, and rangers...

Microlite78: First Edition Lite Public Beta 1 Available for Free Download

Microlite78: First Edition Lite Public Beta 1 Available for Free Download

The first (and with luck, only) beta version of Microlite78: First Edition Lite is now available for download. It should be feature-complete and only need proofreading and final editing — barring someone (like you) pointing out a major problem or omission. Microlite78 is a trimmed-down miniature version of the Primary Fantasy SRD rules...

Monks and/or Bards in Microlite78?

Monks and/or Bards in Microlite78?

I’m pleased to report that I have made more progress on Microlite78: First Edition Lite. Over the last few days, I’ve added rules for retainers (hirelings, henchmen, mercenaries, and specialists) as well as a number of optional rules including rules for fire-and-forget magic, traditional saving throws, item saves, and psionics. I’ve made a...

Three Days in Hospital Hell and a Microlite78 Status Update

Three Days in Hospital Hell and a Microlite78 Status Update

I pushed the post on the Microlite78 giveaway items for the Would you like to see a Microlite78 RRCF donation drive on Sunday afternoon before my Sunday game. I had no idea when I did so that things were about to go to hell for a few days. About 5:30pm with about 90...

Microlite78 Sponsorship/RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund Drive Giveaway Items

Microlite78 Sponsorship/RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund Drive Giveaway Items

Yesterday (April 5th) I announced a RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund Drive designed to convince my wife to let me add a requested Microlite78: First Edition Lite game to my free game production schedule (see Would You Like to See a Microlite78: First Edition Lite? for more details). We’ve already raised $145 toward the $600...

Would You Like to See a Microlite78: First Edition Lite?

Would You Like to See a Microlite78: First Edition Lite?

I’ve been asked to piece together parts of Microlite74 to produce a complete single volume Microlite78: First Edition Lite and add a “few things” to make it more like the 1978 “First Edition”. It would be dead simple to toss the rules from Microlite74 Extended with the descriptions from Companion II (Treasure), Companion...