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Preview: Dolmenwood Campaign Book Cover!

Preview: Dolmenwood Campaign Book Cover!

As promised in the recent post where I shared a preview of the cover of the Dolmenwood Player's Book, here's a preview of the cover of the companion book—the Dolmenwood Campaign Book! Art by Ulla Thynell. (Text not necessarily final.) Layout of the Dolmenwood Campaign Book is under way and it's looking like it'll come in at around 300 pages. It'll be produced as an A4 hardcover at the same deluxe quality standards as the Old-School Essentials books. This post discusses the two books in more detail.

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Preview: Dolmenwood Player's Book Cover!

Preview: Dolmenwood Player's Book Cover!

A while back, I revealed the Dolmenwood logo by Tim Hastings. Well, things have been progressing steadily and I have some very exciting news to share today. I just got the final cover art for the Dolmenwood Player's Book in from artist Ulla Thynell! Putting the logo and the cover art together, we have a full preview of what the Player's Book will look like! Feast your eyes on this scene of wonder... (Text not necessarily final.) The Dolmenwood Player's Book will be an A4 hardcover with around 110 pages, produced to the same deluxe quality standards as the Old-School...

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Publishing Third Party Products for Old-School Essentials

Publishing Third Party Products for Old-School Essentials

So you've noticed this Old-School Essentials Third Party License thing. You've got a cool idea for a supplement or adventure you'd love to publish, but you've heard about this thing called the Open Game License which is somehow also involved, though you're not sure how exactly. You wish there was a simple explanation for how this works somewhere. Some simple steps that you can follow so you can think about fun stuff like mutant kobolds, instead of worrying about legalese. This post is for you!   Publishing an Old-School Essentials Compatible Product If you want to publish something designed for...

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Revealing the Old-School Essentials Player's Rules Tome Cover!

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Revealing the Old-School Essentials Player's Rules Tome Cover!

A few days back, I revealed the covers for the upcoming 2nd printing of the Old-School Essentials Rules Tome. That's not the only book that's being printed right now, though. We're also producing a cut-down version of the Rules Tome, containing only the player-facing aspects of the game (i.e. the core rules, character classes, equipment, spells, hirelings, etc. — without the sections on monsters, magic items, or running adventures). This book is called the Player's Rules Tome. This older post goes into a bit more detail on this book. Until now, the cover of the Player's Rules Tome hasn't been...

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US Distribution Partner Announcement!

US Distribution Partner Announcement!

We are delighted to announce that we've partnered up with Exalted Funeral to bring Necrotic Gnome's special brand of precision engineered, moss-coated adventure to the United States of Across the Atlantic! Necrotic Gnome and Exalted Funeral are jointly producing the new wave of Old-School Essentials products in an effort to bring an intercontinental pincer movement of product availability into force. This means that hotly anticipated products like the Rules Tome 2nd printing, the Player's Rules Tome, and the deluxe referee's screen will all be available directly for order in the US. What's more, wheels are in motion to bring stock of all...

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