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New Old-School Essentials Adventures!

New Old-School Essentials Adventures!

Following the Old-School Essentials Advanced Fantasy Kickstarter, we've been hard at work on a set of new adventures for Old-School Essentials. The great news today is that three of the new adventures are now available in PDF! The deluxe hardcover editions are at the printers right now, so will start rolling of the presses very soon. We also took the opportunity to revamp some older adventures, which are also being reprinted. Brand New Adventures The Incandescent Grottoes: A bubbling stream cascades into a hole in the earth, leading to a series of underground watercourses and scintillating grottoes. Adventurers who delve...

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Old-School Essentials Advanced Fantasy PDFs Now on General Sale!

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Old-School Essentials Advanced Fantasy PDFs Now on General Sale!

Following the hugely successful Kickstarter we ran last year to bring to life the massively expanded Advanced Fantasy flavour of Old-School Essentials, I'm delighted to announce that the PDFs of the game are now live at DriveThruRPG! Classic Fantasy vs Advanced Fantasy Old-School Essentials now comes in two flavours: Classic Fantasy (based on the 1981 Basic/Expert rules) and Advanced Fantasy (the same game, massively expanded with content inspired by the 1970s Advanced 1st Edition rules). Already Got Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy? For people who already have the Classic Fantasy game (or the classic Basic/Expert rules... or another game based on those...

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Old-School Essentials Black Box 2nd Printing

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Old-School Essentials Black Box 2nd Printing

Following the success of the original Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy Kickstarter in 2019, the game was published in two forms: the all-in-one Rules Tome and the Black Box set of 5 books.   The Rules Tome is now on its second printing, after the first printing sold out in a matter of months! The Black Box is now also sold out, but we've not reprinted it yet. We get a lot of inquiries about if and when we plan to reprint the Black Box, so I thought it was worth writing a quick blog post about the topic. Reprint Planned for...

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Old-School Essentials at ZineQuest!

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Old-School Essentials at ZineQuest!

It's nearly ZineQuest time again! (For those who've not come across it before: ZineQuest is a celebration of RPG zines run by Kickstarter in February of each year.) Old-School Essentials ZineQuest Projects There are some fantastic Old-School Essentials supplements and adventures being cooked up for ZineQuest this year. Below is a list of all projects that currently have a pre-launch page / blog post: Brewkessel: School of Spellcraft and Sorcery: 62 years ago, Brewkessel vanished in a flash of lightning. Now it has returned, its halls full of monsters and treasure. The Child Thieves: Rats! Sewers! Sacrifice! An Old-School Essentials adventure module from the team that...

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Necrotic Gnome Products Now Available in Distribution!

Necrotic Gnome Products Now Available in Distribution!

I'm delighted to announce that Necrotic Gnome's publishing partner Exalted Funeral has arranged a distribution deal with ACD Distribution! What does this mean? For people who want to buy our books: It is now much easier for your friendly local gaming store to order Necrotic Gnome products! Just ask them about it and mention ACD (or show them this blog post).  For people who want to stock our books in their store: You can now order all Necrotic Gnome products from ACD. Our products are listed under Exalted Funeral Press. ACD have three warehouse locations in the US, so are principally set...

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