Tagged: OSR

Microlite74 Extended Rules Now Available in a Free Tablet-Friendly PDF

Microlite74 Extended Rules Now Available in a Free Tablet-Friendly PDF

As I announced yesterday, the Lazy Days of Summer RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund Drive hit its third $250 goal, so the third Microlite74 tablet version has been released for free public download. For those who do not know, Microlite74 Extended emulates the 0e version of the world’s most popular fantasy roleplaying game in its...

Microlite81 Complete Release Candidate 1 Available for Free Public Download

Microlite81 Complete Release Candidate 1 Available for Free Public Download

The first (and with luck only) Release Candidate version of Microlite81 Complete is now available for download and comment. Microlite81 Complete is intended to be standard Microlite81 with more complete descriptions of spells, monsters, and magic items and a few extras like an example of play and instructions for GMs which will hopefully...

Microlite74 Standard Rules Now Available in a Free Tablet-Friendly PDF

Microlite74 Standard Rules Now Available in a Free Tablet-Friendly PDF

The Lazy Days of Summer RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund Drive hit its second $250 goal yesterday, so the second Microlite74 tablet version has been released for free public download. For those who do not know, Microlite74 Standard emulates the 0e version of the world’s most popular fantasy roleplaying game in its complete form: the...

Microlite74 Basic Rules Now Available in a Free Tablet-Friendly PDF

Microlite74 Basic Rules Now Available in a Free Tablet-Friendly PDF

The Lazy Days of Summer RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund Drive hit its first $250 goal yesterday, so the first Microlite74 tablet version has been release for free public download. For those who do not know, Microlite74 Basic emulates the 0e version of the world’s most popular fantasy roleplaying game in its earliest form: the...

Divine Cult Rules Added to Gyphons & Gramarye

Divine Cult Rules Added to Gyphons & Gramarye

As readers of this blog probably remember, I planned to do away with clerics in Gyphons & Gramarye and replace them with Runequest-like cults that any character of any class could join at the Lay Member, Initiate, or Acolyte level (both at character creation and during play) and receive benefits in exchange for...

Need Help Finding A Specific Old Magazine “Intro to RPGs” Article

Need Help Finding A Specific Old Magazine “Intro to RPGs” Article

I remember reading an “intro to RPGs” type article in an old gaming magazine (probably early 1980s) which introduced concepts of RPGs by describing a fictitious RPG that was sort of a Science Fiction/Science Fantasy version of D&D: D&D-like classes (including magic-users) but in a high-tech Traveller-like game. I first thought was that...

Microlite81 Complete Public Beta Available for Free Download

Microlite81 Complete Public Beta Available for Free Download

The public beta of Microlite81 Complete is now available for download and comment. Microlite81 Complete is intended to be standard Microlite81 with more complete descriptions of spells, monsters, and magic items and a few extras like an example of play and instructions for GMs which will hopefully make the game more friendly to...