We have exciting news to share, including Adventure Anthology 1, Carcass Crawler Issue #3 and Rogues Gallery I on Fantasy Grounds, third-party products and Kickstarters, and more. So let's dig in!
Adventure Anthology 1 Coming This Year
We are thrilled to reveal an amazing cover by OSE favourite Frank Scacalossi for Adventure Anthology1, which will bring together the adventures Curse of the Maggot God (written by Glynn Seal), The Jeweler's Sanctum (written by Giuseppe Rotondo),The Sunbathers (written by Brad Kerr), and The Comet That Time Forgot (written by D.M. Wilson & Sarah Brunt). These adventures were originally included as PDF stretch goals in our recent Kickstarter campaign, and will be compiled into a 64-page deluxe hardcover format, with high-quality sewn binding! Coming late 2023!
Carcass Crawler Issue #3 and Rogues Gallery I on Fantasy Grounds
We are thrilled to announce that Carcass Crawler Issue #3 and Rogues Gallery I are now available on Fantasy Grounds! Carcass Crawler is the official Old-School Essentials zine. Issue #3 includes 5 new classes and races, expanded adventuring gear, weapons and armour, 8 woodland monsters, and guidelines for creating your own monsters. Rogues Gallery I includes 21 illustrated pre-gen characters for use in your Old-School Essentials games, with stats you need to play, also including rules summaries, detailed and quirky equipment selection, and fun character backgrounds in 4-5 sentences. Perfect for use in one-shots or for introducing new players to the game, and also great for use as hirelings or rival NPC parties. Adapted for Fantasy Grounds by Gregory Haben. Check out Carcass Crawler #3 HERE, and Rogues Gallery I HERE!
Third Party Old-School Essentials Kickstarters & Crowdfunding
Sea God's Curse
Sea God’s Curse is an adventure that centers around sea voyages and exploration. There are monsters to slay, allies and foes to negotiate with, and mysteries to solve. Tavin Yar, a wealthy merchant prince, has developed an obsession with collecting the sacred relics known as the panoply of the blue, which belong to the sea god Quell Quell. Determined to save the sea and all its travelers, Tavin offers the adventurers to embark on a four-part quest to help him retrieve the lost panoply! Pledge NOW!
Monsters of Mythic Greece
Monsters of Mythic Greece takes you back to a time before Dungeons & Dragons, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Brothers Grimm. It delves into the ancient tales of Greek heroes and their formidable monstrous adversaries, including familiar names from mythology such as Jason and the Argonauts, the Medusa, Pegasus and much more! The vibes of this book are The Iliad, Jason and the Argonauts, Xena: Warrior Princess, Clash of the Titans, and The Labors of Hercules, and Harryhausen films. This book will be illustrated by one of the pre-eminent mythic artists in the world, Tyler Miles Lockett! Pledge NOW!
This is the second book of a trilogy, Heaven and Hell, in which you will find devils for use in your games. Inside you will find: Lesser Devils, Greater Devils, and Classic Archdevils including Asmodeus, Beelzebub, Mephistopholes, and Moloch! All these plus new devils and archdevils in the stretch goals! Includes amazing artwork by Jacob E. Blackmon. Pledge NOW!
Recent Third Party Old-School Essentials Products
Whisper & Venom
This is an epic adventure set in the isolated Whisper Vale, where insular villagers face supernatural forces and self-imposed hardships. The Whisper Vale comprises three distinct settlements: Whisper, a hardworking village of farmers and traders, humble farmsteads, a busy inn, an empty temple, and a smattering of small shops; Swindle, a once-idyllic town now overrun by lazy goblin bandits; and Cleft, a dwarven settlement where the younger generation ceased working thanks to an ingenious machine. The adventure includes five areas for exploration, including a peaceful monastery, an undead-infested region, a goblins' lair, and mysterious caverns that may lead to the afterlife! PDF available from DriveThruRPG. Print available from Frog God Games.
Back to BasiX Issue #12 Fanzine
This is a periodic fanzine focused on Basic/Expert D&D. Issue #12 contains Part 2 of The Lost Recipe of the Drunken Zymurgist, an ongoing story that unfolds as both a playable, section-segmented adventure and a thrilling comic illustrated by Travis Hanson, along with an interview with Necrotic Gnome's Gavin Norman! Pledge NOW!
Pan, His Majesty in Yellow
Pan, His Majesty in Yellow is a unique fairy tale cosmic horror sandbox campaign setting that draws inspiration from Peter Pan stories, The King in Yellow, Lovecraftian horror, Greek myths, and dark fairy tales. It includes dozens of evocative islands and locations for exploration, new monsters, like bleeding trees, lurking shadows, and cruel mermaids! You'll also find memorable NPCs such as Peter Pan, the legendary Captain Hook, the fairies of the Winter and Summer Courts, artifacts, magic items with rich lore, and more! The book also features stunning artwork and a user-friendly design. PDF available from DriveThruRPG. Print + PDF available from Ability Score Games.
The Sorcerer: A Custom Class
This provides rules for playing the sorcerer class in your games! Sorcerers are adventurers who have an innate ability to cast arcane magic spells. Sorcerers know a limited number of spells but can cast them more frequently and with greater flexibility. The players and referee are encouraged to determine the origin of the sorcerer’s innate affinity for magic – perhaps the sorcerer is a descendant of a powerful magical being, or perhaps they received their abilities through a cataclysmic event! PDF available from DriveThruRPG.
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