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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Free RPG - Crumbling Epoch (OSR-ish)

+Andrew Shields is one of the most prolific writers of free games that I know. He's also the guy that is in the process of pulling Mike Nystul's ass out of the Kickstarter fire for Mike's failure to accomplish pretty much anything of value with Axes & Anvils before Andrew's participation (that's all my spin on the situation - I never asked Andrew).

Anyhow, in 8 pages of Crumbling Epoch (based on Searchers of the Unknown) Andrew has put together a ruleset that is pretty much B/X compatible with a whole lot of non-standard stuff going on. Including no stats, but if you are rolling 3d6 in order, lack of stats and associated bonuses / penalties probably isn't much of a loss

What I would like to do is take some of the new classes / races that Andrew has introduced and rework it for Swords & Wizardry - the Blooded and the Thirsters come to mind.

Interesting stuff to play with, and Devilmount is also part of the inspiration.


2 comments:

  1. Now it has more magic, reskinned from Wampus Country!

    http://fictivefantasies.wordpress.com/2013/05/01/crumbling-epoch-and-wampus-country-magic/

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  2. Now it has more magic, reskinned from Wampus Country!

    http://fictivefantasies.wordpress.com/2013/05/01/crumbling-epoch-and-wampus-country-magic/

    ReplyDelete

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