Tagged: retro-clone

For Gold & Glory Rules Finished (Free 2e Retroclone)

For Gold & Glory Rules Finished (Free 2e Retroclone)

Justen Brown has announced that the rules for his 2e retroclone, For Gold & Glory, are finished. While they have not been formatted and turned into a nice-looking PDF yet, the For Gold & Glory rules are available as a Word .doc file on Justen’s Fey Square web site. The one thing not...

Swords & Wizardry Kickstarter: First Day 186% of Goal Reached

Swords & Wizardry Kickstarter: First Day 186% of Goal Reached

Matt Finch and Frog God Games has having a kickstarter to raise money for a hardcover edition of Swords and Wizardry (Complete). The kickstarter started this morning with a goal of raising $10,000. As of the time I started this post (less than a day later), $18,669 has been raised, blowing though the...

Long List of Old School Games and Clones

Long List of Old School Games and Clones

The following in the initial revision of the list of major old school fantasy RPGs and retroclones for Microlite74 Version 3.0. Please let me know if I am missing any major games. I haven’t found a list on the Internet that seems more complete than this one, but I still think I am...

Is it Time for Microlite74 3.0?

Is it Time for Microlite74 3.0?

I mentioned how slow progress on the revised and expanded Microlite75 Monster Mash edition has been at my Sunday Wilderness Campaign. One of the players suggested I set it aside for a few weeks and work on something I could probably complete quickly: a revision of Microlite74 to include more 0e-like saving throws...

Microlite75 Version 1.01 (Proofreading Update) Available

Microlite75 Version 1.01 (Proofreading Update) Available

Microlite75 Version 1.01 is available. If you’ve downloaded version 1.00, there’s no real need to download this update. The only real changes are: 1) the addition of the Control Plants spell to the 5th level Druid list. The description is the same as that of 7th level MU spell of the same name....

Microlite75 Version 1.00 is Finally Available (and it’s FREE)

Microlite75 Version 1.00 is Finally Available (and it’s FREE)

Almost 6 months after I had originally hoped to get a final version of Microlite75 out, Microlite75 Version 1.00 is finally available. The edition available is the “Condensed Type” edition with very tiny “Microlite20” style print and only two illos per booklet, one of the front cover and one on the back cover....

Bah Humbug, or The OSR Debate, Microlite7x, and Me

Bah Humbug, or The OSR Debate, Microlite7x, and Me

Another great debate on the OSR has swept a good part of the OSR blogsphere over the last few days. Jim Raggi said something about TSR on his blog a few days ago that got some members of the old TSR crew upset. Both sides posted on their respective blogs (Jim at Lamentations...

Psionics, Spirits, and Microlite75

Psionics, Spirits, and Microlite75

A few days ago, I received a very helpful set of comments on Microlite75 in email from Kevin Donovan and, with his permission, have been posting and discuss some of the more interesting/controversial nuggets in recent blog posts. (Hit Points as Spell Points and the 15 Minute Adventuring Day and Ideas for the...

Ideas for the Warlord in Microlite75

Ideas for the Warlord in Microlite75

As I mentioned yesterday (Hit Points as Spell Points and the 15 Minute Adventuring Day), I received a very helpful set of comments on Microlite75 in email from Kevin Donovan and, with his permission, I’m going to post and discuss some of the more interesting/controversial nuggets in a couple of blog posts. Feel...

Hit Points as Spell Points and the 15 Minute Adventuring Day

Hit Points as Spell Points and the 15 Minute Adventuring Day

I received a very helpful set of comments on Microlite75 in email yesterday and, with the permission of the author of these comments (Kevin Donovan), I’m going to post and discuss some of the more interesting/controversial nuggets in a couple of blog posts. Feel free to comment with your own views on the...