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Dolmenwood Campaign Book Now to be Accompanied by Dolmenwood Player's Book

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Dolmenwood Campaign Book Now to be Accompanied by Dolmenwood Player's Book

Anyone who's been following the development of the Dolmenwood setting over the last few years has doubtless heard of the plans for the upcoming Dolmenwood Campaign Book. Today I have a major announcement on that topic... There Will Now be Two Books, Published as a Set! As I wrote in the last post about the Dolmenwood Campaign Book, there have always been plans for a Dolmenwood Player's Book to accompany it. My original plan was to publish one book at a time (first the Campaign Book, then the Player's Book), but I've decided it makes more sense to publish them...

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Old-School Essentials Player's Rules Tome [Coming 2020]

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Old-School Essentials Player's Rules Tome [Coming 2020]

Some news about an upcoming addition to the Old-School Essentials product line! Old-School Essentials currently exists in two forms: the Black Box (a boxed set of modular rule books) and the Rules Tome (an all-in-one compilation of the same content). Both these forms contain the core rules of the game plus the complete set of classes, equipment, spells, monsters, and treasures for running games in the Classic Fantasy genre. Either of these two forms of the game is perfect for a referee wanting to create their own campaigns and run games. But what about all the players out there who...

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Old-School Essentials Deluxe Referee Screen [Coming 2020]

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Old-School Essentials Deluxe Referee Screen [Coming 2020]

One of the most exciting items for me that was unlocked as a stretch goal in the Old-School Essentials Kickstarter was the referee's screen. I've long wanted to design a referee's screen, so it was great to have the opportunity to do so, bringing the Old-School Essentials focus on clarity and concision to the process. Even more exciting was the second stretch goal that unlocked a full 4-panel painting by Peter Mullen to grace the front of the screen! (See the image above.) I'm delighted how well the screen has turned out and have therefore kicked off plans for a deluxe print run of...

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Dolmenwood Campaign Book [Coming 2020]

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Dolmenwood Campaign Book [Coming 2020]

Following the enormously successful launch of Old-School Essentials and the vast amount of work that's been required to bring it to fruition, the next major project here at Necrotic Gnome is something completely different (and yet related) — a complete campaign setting! Here's the full lowdown... The Dolmenwood Campaign Book What is Dolmenwood? A deep, dark, dank forest dotted with clusters of mouldering standing stones, crisscrossed with ley lines, haunted by all manner of fairies and strange beasts, and infested with fungus. The setting is written as a hex crawl in the classic vein, with a campaign map of 180 six-mile hexes, each...

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