Tagged: Microlite74

New Free Game: Microlite75 Basic is Now Available For Download

New Free Game: Microlite75 Basic is Now Available For Download

I’m happy to announce that the first Microlite75 game, Microlite75 Basic, is now available for download as a “pay what you want” game on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow. As usual, free ($0) is a perfectly acceptable price, although I hope you will consider tossing in a buck or two to support the medical bills. Microlite75 games...

It’s Not About The Mechanics

It’s Not About The Mechanics

I posted about the nearly five year long campaign I ran in Waco (and that is still going under new GMs) recently on a forum. I received an a PM asking how I could run a game that used basically OD&D rules (filtered through Microlite74) for over 150 sessions without being bored by...

Epub Versions of Microlite74 Basic, Standard, and Extended Available

Epub Versions of Microlite74 Basic, Standard, and Extended Available

I’ve been asked for epub versions of my games for ages. While the tablet-digest versions with their single column and larger text sized work better on tablets than the standard full-sized “condensed type” versions Epubs are better for viewing on tablets and phones because the text flows to try to fit the width...

Become a Patreon: Support Old School Microlite74/75/78/81 Games

Become a Patreon: Support Old School Microlite74/75/78/81 Games

Support Microlite74/75/78/81 Games on Patreon I now have a Patreon account set up for those who would like to support my old school Microlite games with a monthly donation. Various levels of support get various perks: Donate at least US$1 a month and you will get access to alpha versions of free/”pay what...

All Five Microlite74 Companions Available on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow (Still Free)

All Five Microlite74 Companions Available on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow (Still Free)

I’ve made more progress in listing my free games on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow with all five Microlite74 Companion volumes now available for download as “Pay What You Want” games (and free is a perfectly acceptable amount to pay). For those not familiar with these booklets, they expand on the core Microlite74 games with additional rules...

A Microlite7x/81 Games Patreon Account?

A Microlite7x/81 Games Patreon Account?

A couple of my friends have suggested (very strongly suggested in one case) that I set up a Patreon account for my ongoing Microlite7x/81/etc. game design work instead of ongoing donation drives. After looking into Patreon, I am willing to consider giving this a try. I would release 3-5 updates to the games...

Initiative, Healing, and Fairness in Old School D&D

Initiative, Healing, and Fairness in Old School D&D

I received a complaint about group initiative in my games and in old school style games in general, I suppose. The complaint when like this: when you roll initiative every round it’s possible the monsters will get two rounds of attacks in a row before the PCs can take a turn. This is...

Microlite75 2.0 Extended Draft 1 Available for Donor Download

Microlite75 2.0 Extended Draft 1 Available for Donor Download

The first draft of Microlite75 2.0 Extended is now available for download in the Donor area of Microlite20 Download Library. Microlite75 2.0 Extended Draft 1 is not quite as far along as I would like thanks to a lot of real life stuff in the last week (a major fire at a neighbor’s...