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Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery Edition Now Available For Free Download

Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery Edition Now Available For Free Download

Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery is now available. This version of Microlite74 is designed for Swords & Sorcery settings. If the fantasy stories of Robert E. Howard, Fritz Lieber, Clark Ashton Smith, C.L. Moore, Karl Edward Wagner, and David Gemell are more to your taste that those of Tolkein or Eddings, this version of...

Microlite74 Swords and Sorcery RC2 This Weekend

Microlite74 Swords and Sorcery RC2 This Weekend

My plans to only have two release candidates have already gone up in smoke. Proofreaders with actual proofreading ability (unlike me) have found large numbers of major issues. Things like references to clerics in the monster listing, saving throw issues, etc. Lots of “clean-up” stuff from the changes between standard Microlite74 and the...

Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea PDF Available

Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea PDF Available

My PDF copy of Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea is downloading now. 80+ megs in a zip file. It was only $10 on RPGNow/Drivethru. Here’s a link to the Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea page on RPGNow. The download has finished so I’m off to look at the rules.

Microlite 74 Swords & Sorcery Release Candidate 1 Available (Free Download)

Microlite 74 Swords & Sorcery Release Candidate 1 Available (Free Download)

The first “release candidate” version of Microlite74 3.0 Swords & Sorcery is now available for download. For those who haven’t been following my blog posts on this new variant of Microlite74 3.0, Microlite74 3.0 Swords & Sorcery is a special edition of Microlite74 focused on campaigns in a “swords & sorcery” setting. That...

Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery Edition Beta 2 Available

Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery Edition Beta 2 Available

The second beta version of Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery is available for free public download. Draft copies of “between betas” work will still be available to RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund donors. This beta incorporates feedback from donors and from members of my Sunday group of players. However, the rules are still “very beta” and...

Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery Edition Beta 1 Available

Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery Edition Beta 1 Available

The first beta version of Microlite74 Swords & Sorcery is available for free public download. Draft copies of “between betas” work will still be available to RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund donors. This beta incorporates feedback from donors and from members of my Sunday group of players. However, the rules are still “very beta” and...

Microlite74: Swords & Sorcery Edition Design Begins

Microlite74: Swords & Sorcery Edition Design Begins

The reaction to my recent post on a Microlite74 Edition designed for “Swords & Sorcery” genre play has been very positive. I’m happy to announce that I have started to work on it. So far, work consists on taking a copy of Microlite74 Extended Edition and starting to trim material from the document...

Microlite74: How about a Swords and Sorcery Edition?

Microlite74: How about a Swords and Sorcery Edition?

I’ve been asked if I could make a “Swords ansd Sorcery Edition” of Microlite74 by someone who would be willing to donate a few very nice AD&D items for a Cancer Fund drive. He’s asked that a Microlite74: Swords and Sorcery Edition have characteristics like these: * Based on Microlite74 Extended* Like “E6”,...

Legends of Steel – Barbarians of Lemuria Edition

Legends of Steel – Barbarians of Lemuria Edition

Barbarians of Lemuria is a surprisingly simple and robust swords & sorcery RPG. It’s one of the best non-retroclone RPGs if you want to do swords & sorcery. This new PDF combines the Barbarians of Lemuria rules with the excellent Legends of Steel setting: Legends of Steel – Barbarians of Lemuria Edition. Evil...

Astounding Tales: Back to The Drawing Board

Astounding Tales: Back to The Drawing Board

My busy holiday season with a sick foster dog and relatives in town has kept me from posting much more about my ideas for Astounding Tales of Swords and Sorcery. I’m sorry to report that this may have been a good thing. We held a few playtest sessions with a couple of free...