Tagged: B/X

Microlite81 and Microlite81 Extended Available on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow (Still Free)

Microlite81 and Microlite81 Extended Available on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow (Still Free)

I am continuing to add games to those available on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow. Today, the first two Microlite81 games are available on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow as “Pay What You Want” games: Microlite81 and Microlite81 Extended. For those not familiar with these games, they are trimmed-down miniature versions of the Primary Fantasy SRD rules designed to be quick...

Microlite81 Advanced Now in Layout. Aiming for a Thanksgiving Release

Microlite81 Advanced Now in Layout. Aiming for a Thanksgiving Release

The text of Microlite81 Advanced is complete and the project is being laid out. If all goes well, I will be releasing the final “silver” version of Microlite81 Advanced next week, in time for (US) Thanksgiving. The only thing that might delay it would be more medical issues with my wife. Her MS-related...

Microlite81 Advanced Draft 2 Available (for Donors)

Microlite81 Advanced Draft 2 Available (for Donors)

While the illo is of Microlite81 Complete, this post is really about Microlite81 Advanced. Yes, it’s a bait-and-switch post! Microlite81 Advanced is still on track for release around the end of November. A second “draft” copy is now available to RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund donors. About 20 pages have been added (including — by...

Microlite75 2.0 or Revisiting the Microlite74 4.0 Idea

Microlite75 2.0 or Revisiting the Microlite74 4.0 Idea

After mentioning the request I had received to produce a forth edition of Microlite74 (because the current edition is over four years old) in a blog post about six weeks ago, I have received a few emails about the idea — mainly from people who really want a new edition. All of these...

Microlite81 Complete Final Enters Layout — Final Release Soon

Microlite81 Complete Final Enters Layout — Final Release Soon

I’m pleased to be able to announce that Microlite81 Complete is in layout for the final release version. Barring real life issues interfering, The final version of Microlite81 Complete should be ready for free release by the end of the September. One “sad” note, adding art will make Microlite81 Complete longer than the...

New Microlite81 Complete Draft (0.40) Available For Donor Download

New Microlite81 Complete Draft (0.40) Available For Donor Download

A new draft of Microlite81 Complete is now available for download. Retro-Roleplaying Cancer Fund donors can download this (and all future drafts) at the usual donor download location with the usual password (here’s a link to this download: Microlite81 Complete Playtest Draft 0.40) It’s been a long time since I worked on Microlite81...

Fantastic Adventures: Initial Thoughts on Classes

Fantastic Adventures: Initial Thoughts on Classes

Last month, I mentioned that my current group wanted to play something more like Swords & Wizardry rather than Microlite74. It turns out this wasn’t quite what was meant. They want something written more like Swords & Wizardry, that is more completely detailed than Microlite74, but they don’t necessarily want “exactly” S&W. After...

Microlite81 Extended is Now Available for Free Download (Free Old School RPG)

Microlite81 Extended is Now Available for Free Download (Free Old School RPG)

Microlite81 1.0 Extended Silver is finished and ready for download. In case you’ve missed all the previous posts on Microlite81 and Microlite81 Extended, Microlite81 is to the B/X edition of the world’s best known tabletop RPG as Microlite74 is to the original 1974 edition of that game. That means that Microlite81 has taken...

Microlite81 Extended: Download Release Candidate 1 (Free RPG)

Microlite81 Extended: Download Release Candidate 1 (Free RPG)

The first (and — with luck — only) release candidate version of Microlite81 Extended is available for free download. The game has even had an initial proofreading by myself (useless, I know) and by some of the players in my Sunday game. Microlite81 Extended is Microlite81 with the author’s house rules from the...