Tagged: OGL

New Microlite74 Facebook Page

New Microlite74 Facebook Page

I’ve started off 2012 by creating a page for Microlite74 on Facebook. If you are interested in Microlite74, you can “Like” this page to get updates and info on Microlite74 in the future. I’ll admit that the page is pretty basic now, but more will be added in the future. Visit our new...

Final Chance to Help Proofread Microlite74 Version 3.0!

Final Chance to Help Proofread Microlite74 Version 3.0!

Thanks to a number of volunteer proofreaders, Microlite74 Release Candidate 2 is available. I’ve tried to incorporate all the error corrections I’ve been given — and I found a few more on my own. I’d like this to be the final “draft version.” You don’t have to proofread to download Release Candidate 2,...

Help Proofread Microlite74 Version 3.0 (Please)

Help Proofread Microlite74 Version 3.0 (Please)

Barring major problems, development of Microlite74 Version 3 is finished. Now I need your help to proofread the release candidate versions of Microlite74 Basic, Standard, and Extended (as well the first Microlite74 Companion). I’ve ran them through Word’s spelling and grammar checker and caught all the errors that I can, now I need...

Microlite74 Version 3.0 Beta 3 Rules Available For Free

Microlite74 Version 3.0 Beta 3 Rules Available For Free

I’m releasing another beta of the Microlite74 version 3.0 games. The third beta of Microlite74 (Basic, Standard, and Extended) and Microlite74 Companion I are now available. Each version of Microlite74 now includes an extended set of 0e Conventions including material on dungeon and wilderness exploration conventions (wandering mopnsters, evading monsters, secret doors, getting...

Converting from Descending AC to Ascending AC

Converting from Descending AC to Ascending AC

I’m trying to add a section on converting from the descending AC used in older editions to the ascending AC used in Microlite74 for the section on “0e Conventions” section in the Microlite74 rules. Here’s what I’ve come up with. It’s easy to do the conversion, but I seem to be having trouble...

Microlite74 Version 3.0 Beta 2 Rules Available For Free

Microlite74 Version 3.0 Beta 2 Rules Available For Free

The second beta of Microlite74 (Basic, Standard, and Extended) and Microlite74 Companion I are now available, just in time for my Wilderlands of High Fantasy campaign this afternoon. We are “officially” moving from Microlite75 to Microlite74 Extended today. Not that this is a huge change for the campaign as Microlite74 Extended is just...

Revised and Expanded Long List of Old School Games and Clones

Revised and Expanded Long List of Old School Games and Clones

The following is the first revised and expanded version of the list of major old school fantasy RPGs and retroclones for Microlite74 Version 3.0. I’d added many of the games listed in comments on the original post a few days ago. (Some were omitted because I did not think they fit this list...

Microlite75: the “Monster Mash” Edition

Microlite75: the “Monster Mash” Edition

After months of “strong encouragement” by a couple of my players and a few people in the OSR blogsphere, I’ve started work on a new edition of Microlite75, with the working title of  the “Monster Mash Edition” or “M75-MME”. It will have a different name when it’s published. While “Microlite75” is a large...

Thanking Microlite75 Sponsors; or Who Needs a Ransome Model?

Thanking Microlite75 Sponsors; or Who Needs a Ransome Model?

With the release of what I hope is the final playtest draft of Microlite75, I think it is time to formally recognize the people who have so far stepped forward to sponsor Microlite75 with a donation to the RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund or $25 or more. While there is still time to donate and...

Download the Microlite75 Final Playtest Draft

Download the Microlite75 Final Playtest Draft

What I hope will be the final playtest draft of Microlite75 is now ready for people to download. No major changes in this draft, other than splitting the game into two books and adding an optional Vancian “Fire and Forget” magic system. The first book is the Characters and Magic book. This book...