We have some exciting news to share, including Advanced Fantasy available in print again, Old-School Essentials Boxes Kickstarter pre-launch page, recent third-party products, German translation of Old-School Essentials, and more! So let's dig in!
Advanced Fantasy Available in Print Again
We are pleased to announce that deluxe hardcover reprints of the Advanced Fantasy Player's and Referee's Tomes are now back in stock at Exalted Funeral. These volumes include everything from Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy, plus reams of additional material inspired by the 1970s Advanced 1st Edition rules, including extra character options, spells, monsters, magic items, and more! Some other publications including Hole in the Oak, Winter's Daughter, and the Advanced Fantasy Reference Booklet are also back in print. Purchase them HERE!
Old-School Essentials Box Sets Kickstarter Pre-Launch Page
At long last, we’re bringing the legendary Old-School Essentials box set back into print, now accompanied by an advanced expansion set! The Kickstarter campaign for the deluxe Classic Game Set and Advanced Expansion Set box sets is planned to launch late February 2022. You can now join the pre-launch page and get notified once the campaign goes live. There'll be some special extra rewards for people who back in the first 24 hours, so sign up to jump in right away! Join HERE!
Recent Third-Party Products
Delver, Tavern, and Guild Zines
Check out the recent line of zines for Old-School Essentials by The Tabletop Engineer. Each contains resources for players and referees including ready-to-play adventures, printable props, random charts and tables, articles, maps, and more! PDFs available from DriveThruRPG. Print available from The Tabletop Engineer.
Publications by Axian Spice
Axian Spice has produced a series of books of optional tables for Old-School Essentials. The latest in the series, Notable Novices and Notorious Newcomers, offers random tables on new player characters, such as why the party quickly welcomes a new party member. Another recent book is Mysteriously Missing & Merrily Met, which includes tables for when a player misses a session, explaining where their character has been and what they've been doing. Writing by Giuseppe Rotondo. Art by Carlos Castilho and Denis McCarthy. PDFs available from DriveThruRPG.
Upcoming Third-Party Kickstarters
Planar Compass, Issue #3
A zine for Old-School Essentials that takes you to brand new places filled with strange sights, ever changing environmental dangers, and monsters the likes of which you’ve never seen. The third issue in the inter-planar odyssey now has a Kickstarter pre-launch page. Join to be notified of the campaign launch HERE! Issues #1 and # 2 of Planar Compass are still available in PDF from DriveThruRPG, and in print + PDF from Planar Compass.
German Translation of Old-School Essentials
We are pleased to announce that a German translation of Old-School Essentials will be published by Obscurati Publishing. The translation of Classic Fantasy and Advanced Fantasy is complete and the texts are currently in editing. The five official adventures by Necrotic Gnome for Old-School Essentials are also in translation and will appear together with the two sets of rules. At this stage, the German publisher is aiming for the start of the pre-order campaign in the first quarter of 2022, and we will let you know once we have firm dates.
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