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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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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 Late...

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