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Exalted Funeral UK and EU Stores Coming Soon!

Exalted Funeral UK and EU Stores Coming Soon!

Great news for fans of old-school gaming in Europe — we're very excited to announce that Necrotic Gnome's partner Exalted Funeral is opening stores in the UK and EU this summer! Awesome! (Who Are Exalted Funeral?) In case you've not heard of Exalted Funeral: They run a fantastic RPG store stocking a huge range of old-school gaming goodness, including everything Necrotic Gnome. They're the co-publisher of Old-School Essentials. They manage the stock and sales of all Necrotic Gnome products outside of Europe. UK and EU Stores Opening This Summer! Coming this summer (estimated August), Exalted Funeral will be opening two new stores: one based...

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Carcass Crawler Old-School Essentials Zine Issue 1 Preview

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Carcass Crawler Old-School Essentials Zine Issue 1 Preview

As you may have heard, the first issue of the official Old-School Essentials zine, Carcass Crawler, is in development. I'm very happy to announce that the writing is now complete and illustration in under way! Free 7-Page PDF Preview As a taster of what's coming up in the issue one, here's a 7-page preview, including the table of contents, the introduction, and the first two pages of the Character Classes article, giving an overview of the five new classes in this issue. DOWNLOAD HERE When is it Going to be Published? We don't have an exact publication date as yet,...

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Old-School Essentials Rules System Category at DriveThruRPG!

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Old-School Essentials Rules System Category at DriveThruRPG!

Great news! Our friends at DriveThruRPG have just added Old-School Essentials to their list of rules systems! Central List of All Products Tagged as OSE This mean that you can now view all products tagged with the Old-School Essentials rules category by using the Rules System selectors, like this: Currently, all official Old-School Essentials products from Necrotic Gnome are tagged with the new category. As other publishers tag their products, the list will expand. Publishers: How to Add Your OSE Products If you've got an Old-School Essentials product set up at DriveThruRPG (whether free, PYWY, or for sale), you can add it to the...

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Old-School Essentials Starter Pack at Bundle of Holding

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Old-School Essentials Starter Pack at Bundle of Holding

I'm excited to announce the new Old-School Essentials starter pack at Bundle of Holding! The perfect way to get started with Old-School Essentials: a bundle of four PDFs with everything you need to play: Classic Fantasy Rules Tome: The complete rules of the game. The Hole in the Oak: An easy to run, old-school dungeon crawl for 1st level characters. Referee's Screen: A four-panel reference screen suitable for home printing. Rogues Gallery: A set of 21 pre-generated characters ready for adventure. 30% Bundle Discount! Get all of the above for only $29.95 — that's 30% off the standard retail price of the PDFs! Go and...

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Dolmenwood: Progress Report and Cover Art!

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Dolmenwood: Progress Report and Cover Art!

As those who support the Dolmenwood Patreon are aware, work on the fabled Dolmenwood hardcover books is moving along at a good pace. I thought it'd be fun to give a little update on how things are progressing and share a few screenshots of the work in progress. Overview As a reminder of what the Dolmenwood project involves: Dolmenwood is a fairy-tale campaign setting for Old-School Essentials. Three hardcover books will be published as a set. The Dolmenwood Player's Book: new classes, equipment, and player's background. The Dolmenwood Campaign Book: referee's background, details on the 7 major factions, 12 most...

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