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About Old-School Essentials Advanced Fantasy: Treasures

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About Old-School Essentials Advanced Fantasy: Treasures

Following the recent announcement of the upcoming Old-School Essentials Advanced Fantasy Kickstarter, I'll be doing a series of posts going into a bit more detail on various aspects of the project and what you can expect. First up, as it's not been discussed previously, I want to talk about the Advanced Fantasy: Treasures rules module. The Kickstarter pre-launch page is live now—sign up to be notified on launch! What's It Look Like? Advanced Fantasy: Treasures will be a 56 page, A5 (Digest-sized) hardcover to match all of the other rules modules in the Old-School Essentials product line. As luck would...

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Announcement: Old-School Essentials: Advanced Fantasy

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Announcement: Old-School Essentials: Advanced Fantasy

Necrotic Gnome and Exalted Funeral have been working on something wondrous. You may have heard rumours that something big is brewing. You may have seen various teasers I've posted. You may even have seen tasty-looking renders of mysteriously nameless products. All will now be revealed! The Kickstarter pre-launch page is live now—sign up to be notified on launch! Coming to Kickstarter soon: Old-School Essentials: Advanced Fantasy! Advanced Fantasy As part of the Old-School Essentials Kickstarter in 2019, we produced the first two books in the Advanced Fantasy line (Advanced Fantasy: Genre Rules and Advanced Fantasy: Druid and Illusionist Spells). These two books...

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An Update on Shipping and Future Plans

An Update on Shipping and Future Plans

The last few months have been a hard time for a small business shipping internationally, like Necrotic Gnome. The norms of being able to handle orders and send packages to customers worldwide were shattered overnight when the pandemic hit. Warehouses shut down, shipping routes were closed, and even those elements of the international shipping apparatus which were still functioning became exponentially slower and more expensive. Fortunately, it seems that the worst is over and the world is gradually reopening. Shipping between most countries is once more possible. As the hand-sanitized dust settles, it seems like a good moment to write...

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Wormskin vs the In-Development Dolmenwood Hardcover Books

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Wormskin vs the In-Development Dolmenwood Hardcover Books

I often get asked about Wormskin (the zine exploring the Dolmenwood setting, which Necrotic Gnome published from 2015 to 2018), especially regarding how it relates to the Dolmenwood hardcover books which are in development. A few questions are particularly common, so I thought it was worth writing a quick blog post on the topic. Will Everything in Wormskin be Included in the Hardcovers? These two previous blog posts go into some detail on this topic, but the TL;DR version is as follows: In general, the Dolmenwood hardcover books will contain way more content than was presented in the pages of Wormskin. More...

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Old-School Essentials Around the World!

Old-School Essentials Around the World!

As you may have noticed, we've made quite a few announcements over the last few months about companies around the world whom we've partnered with to publish Old-School Essentials in various languages. As there are a significant number of languages covered now, I thought it would be nice to make a blog post listing them all. Here goes (in alphabetical order)! French—500 Nuances de Geek https://www.500nuancesdegeek.fr Publisher of French editions of Dungeon World, Blades in the Dark, Fate, and many more games. A crowdfunding campaign for the French version of Old-School Essentials is planned for May 29th! See the announcement and lots...

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