Tagged: old school

Stocking Stuffer: New BX Advanced Playtest Edition 0.5 for Donors

Stocking Stuffer: New BX Advanced Playtest Edition 0.5 for Donors

Just in time for Christmas roleplaying! I’ve just released a new new playtest version of the standard (aka “Gold”) edition of BX Advanced. It is available to RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund donors in the usual place with the usual password now. (Link below for those who don’t remember the “usual place). For those who...

New Map of The City-State of the Invincible Overlord

New Map of The City-State of the Invincible Overlord

To be honest, there’s rarely anything new released that is of immediate use to me in my RPG campaigns. Today was one of those rare — and very happy — exceptions. Bat in the Attic Games has released (with permission of Judges Guild) a new map of the City State of the Invincible...

BX Advanced Rules: Multiple Success Rolls and Probability

BX Advanced Rules: Multiple Success Rolls and Probability

In the “GM Advice” section of the BX Advanced rules, I’m trying to tackle a problem I see quite a bit of in play: Gamemasters not truly understanding that requiring multiple successful rolls to complete a simple task will reduce the final chance of success. Even those Gamemasters who realize this often do...

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)...

Microlite81 Complete Digest/Epub Price Permanently Reduced to $7.50

Microlite81 Complete Digest/Epub Price Permanently Reduced to $7.50

I released a slightly revised and expanded (with 25 additional monsters) digest/epub version of Microlite74 Complete on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow last weekend for $9.95. That seemed to be a reasonable price for 380+ page PDF. However, after releasing it I decided to do an initial rough conversion of Microlite81 Advanced to a digest-sized document. That...

Expanded Microlite81 Complete Digest/Epub Version Now Available

Expanded Microlite81 Complete Digest/Epub Version Now Available

A slightly revised and expanded (with 25 additional monsters) version of Microlite74 Complete is now available on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow in a digest and epub combo format — perfect for printing out or reading on a tablet. Microlite81 Complete is based on the Basic and Expert (B/X) boxed sets of the world’s most popular fantasy...

The Microlite20 RPG Collection: Over 1100 Downloads in Two Weeks

The Microlite20 RPG Collection: Over 1100 Downloads in Two Weeks

It’s been just about two weeks since I released the free third edition of The Microlite20 RPG Collection. Between RPGNow/DrivethruRPG and Mediafire, it has been downloaded just over 1100 times as I write this post. That’s an amazing amount of interest. I’d like to thank everyone who downloaded a copy. I hope you...

The Microlite20 RPG Collection (2017 Edition) Available For Free Download

The Microlite20 RPG Collection (2017 Edition) Available For Free Download

The new 2017 Edition of The Microlite20 RPG Collection is now available for free download. The Microlite20 RPG Collection is a PDF compilation of Microlite20 based games. Each individual game is copyrighted separately, is based on the Open Game License (because the original, Microlite20, is OGL), and is available for free. Each game...

Time for a new edition of the Microlite20 RPG Collection

Time for a new edition of the Microlite20 RPG Collection

On April 4th, 2014 I made a post stating it was probably time for a new version of the free Microlite20 RPG Collection (see Time for the 2014 Edition of the Microlite20 RPG Collection) and that I hoped to have a new version out by the end of that month. When I made...

Many Interesting New Old School Games at RPGNow

Many Interesting New Old School Games at RPGNow

When I go out to RPGNow there’s generally only one or two new games that get my attention, so I was surprised to discover a five such games this morning. Unfortunately, most are well above my PDF price limit of $10. However, I thought I would point them out on my blog as...