Sunday, June 22, 2014

Free RPG Day Pick #9 - Quick Primer of Old School Gaming

Want to know what the OSR is about?

How about why the term "OSR Taliban" has no relevance? (actually, that is NOT in the Quick Primer of Old School Gaming, but I'll give you the answer anyway - the first to use the term "OSR Taliban" and the latest to throw it around like it's a 5e rally flag are irrelevant to "old school gaming" anyway - drama is the only god the term "OSR Taliban" serves - but I digress).

Anyhow, I present to you the free Quick Primer of Old School Gaming by +Matt Finch

"You are the rulebook. There is no other rulebook.

Make it fast, make it colorful, and make it full of decisions for the players."


  1. I *hate* that pamphlet. It takes one style of play that, even in the old days, was not the only way that people played, and says "This is old school. Nothing else is." And that's simply inaccurate and insulting to those of us who have been gaming differently since 1979.

  2. Hey lookee there, there even is a review from moi on the Lulu page. ;-)


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