Kickstarter Launch!

Kickstarter Launch!

Kickstarter Launch!

The Kickstarter campaign for the Old-School Essentials Box Sets is now LIVE, and we have a lot to share including Kickstarter reward levels, free extras and stretch goals, so let's dig in!


Kickstarter Reward Levels

Classic: The Classic Game Set. A deluxe box set of 5 books, with cover art by Erol Otus. A complete retelling of the classic Basic/Expert game. $60 — $10 discount off retail price ($70)

Advanced: The Advanced Expansion Set. A deluxe box set of 4 books, with cover art by Peter Mullen. Already have Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy? Expand your game with extra classes, options, monsters, and magic inspired by the 1970s Advanced 1st Edition rules! $60 — $10 discount off retail price ($70)

Classic + Advanced: Both box sets. $100 — $40 discount off retail price ($140)

Ultimate Dungeon Bundle: Want to dive into Old-School Essentials in a big way? The Ultimate Dungeon Bundle pledge gives you both box sets, the Old-School Essentials deluxe referee’s screen, plus 6 adventures! (The Hole in the Oak, The Incandescent Grottoes, Halls of the Blood King, The Isle of the Plangent Mage, Holy Mountain Shaker, Winter’s Daughter.) $200— $52 discount off retail price ($252) 

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Free Early Bird Extras

Enchanter T-Shirt – Day 1 early bird free extra!

Kickstarter exclusive! An extra special reward for backers who pledge in the first day of the campaign: an Old-School Essentials T-shirt with art by David Hoskins. This T-shirt will not be available elsewhere, so make sure you jump in early!

Carcass Crawler Issue #2 – Day 1 / 2 early bird free extra!

Early bird free extra! An extra special reward for backers who pledge in the first 2 days of the campaign: a copy of the second issue of Carcass Crawler, the official Old-School Essentials zine! Carcass Crawler #2 is going to print late February / early March and will be available on general sale in April. Backers who pledge in the first 48 hours of the campaign will receive a copy (print + PDF) along with fulfilment of their main rewards.

Stretch Goals

We have lots of stretch goals lined up, including new character classes, expanded equipment lists, and a series of mini-adventures for Old-School Essentials by different authors:

Barrow of the Bone Blaggards. A mini-adventure by Chance Dudinak, author of the acclaimed The Black Wyrm of BrandonsfordAbout the adventure: A barrow mound turned bandit hideout in which a necromancer is held captive by the skeletal warriors he sought to control, inhabited by rambunctious skeleton brigands, a self-hating undead tree, and a very annoyed fairy squatter.

Treasure of the Terrible Lizards. A mini-adventure by Dan Wilson and Sarah Brunt, creators of the cosmic Old-School Essentials zine Planar CompassAbout the adventure: Pass through the portal to a comet of fire and ice—will you find the tempting treasure within, or be thrashed by monsters that time forgot?

The Ravener's Ghat. A mini-adventure by Brian Yaksha of Goatman's Goblet, creator of Rakehell zine and contributor to Necrotic Gnome's Dolmenwood campaign setting. About the adventure: The shattered stepwell of a once tyrannical rakshasa; now a profane temple tank whose sunken idols beckon treasure-hunters to a most indignant doom.

The Scarlet Flame's Cathedral of Death. A mini-adventure by Diogo Nogueira of Old Skull Publishing, author of the ENNIE award winning Old-School Essentials adventure Halls of the Blood King! About the adventure: In a forgotten cathedral in the wild, a sect of fanatics terrorize the living, and hide a terrible secret, as well as great treasure.


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