Tagged: BECMI

Weapon Mastery for Microlite74?

Weapon Mastery for Microlite74?

We started to try the “Weapon Feats” from Dark Dungeons (don’t let the word “feat” throw you, they are similar to the “Weapon Mastery” rules from The Rules Cycopledia and have little in common with the “feats” of 3.x or 4e) in my Microlite74 Extended based Wilderlands campaign last Sunday. These rules can...

ST1: Up the Garden Path Map

ST1: Up the Garden Path Map

A couple of readers have asked if I could post the maps from ST1: Up the Garden Path (see previous posts on this rare D&D module published by TSR UK in 1986 here and here). The maps appear to be official maps of the real world location with game info (encounter locations, etc.)...

More on ST1: Up the Garden Path (1986 TSR UK module)

More on ST1: Up the Garden Path (1986 TSR UK module)

I’ve been asked to describe the ST1: Up the Garden Path adventure as “most people will never see it as only one person can win the copy.” That’s a fair request, but the adventure is very hard to describe. Quick Adventure Summary: ST1: Up the Garden Path is set in a very small...

Basic/Expert D&D House Rules from 1984 (PDF Version)

Basic/Expert D&D House Rules from 1984 (PDF Version)

RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund Donors have been able to download The Second Grimoire of Pharesm the Bright-Eyed for about a year. I just noticed that I have never really described what this download actually is. This 15 page dot-matrix printed document is a set of 1984 house rules for use with the Metzner Basic/Expert/companion...

Dark Dungeons (A Rules Cyclopedia Clone) Now Available

Dark Dungeons (A Rules Cyclopedia Clone) Now Available

The final version of Dark Dungeons, an OGL retro-clone of the best single book version of TSR’s D&D game ever published, is now available in hardback and softcover from Lulu and as a free PDF. While the system rules are a fairly direct clone of the original RC, much of the campaign related...