Old-School Essentials on Foundry VTT, Third-Party Products and Kickstarters, and More!

Old-School Essentials on Foundry VTT, Third-Party Products and Kickstarters, and More!

We have exciting news to share, including Old-School Essentials on Foundry VTT, third-party products and Kickstarters, and more. So let's dig in!

Old-School Essentials on Foundry VTT

We’re super excited to announce that Old-School Essentials is now officially supported on Foundry Virtual Tabletop!

• The Classic Fantasy game system can be downloaded completely free of charge.

• The complete Advanced Fantasy game system is available for purchase, allowing you to drag and drop the full selection of monsters, magic items, equipment, classes, races, and spells into your games.

• Six official Old-School Essentials adventure scenarios are also available for purchase. Delve into the Hole in the Oak and the Incandescent Grottoes. Brave the Isle of the Plangent Mage and the Halls of the Blood King. Confront the unknown in Holy Mountain Shaker and Winter’s Daughter.

• The Foundry VTT software (available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux) is a one time purchase with no subscription fees or feature gating. As a self-hosted application, you have full control over your game experience and own your own data. Foundry VTT is currently on a limited-time sale, so now is an excellent time for the curious to try it out.

All premium content modules are available for purchase here.

Third Party Old-School Essentials Kickstarters

Tome of Essential Horrors

This beast of a book contains more than 100 monsters and brings classic monsters from Frog God Games and Necromancer Games to Old-School Essentials referees and players. Each entry includes a full OSE stat block, classic black-and-white art, and an interesting encounter that highlights the creature. The Tome of Essential Horrors contains all you need to gleefully exceed your players' expectations. Can the heroes escape the clutches of the witch tree, the riptide horror, or the cave fisher? Will they survive the pyrolisk’s conflagration gaze? We cannot guarantee a TPK every time, but you’ll have buckets of fun trying! Pledge NOW!

Erol Otus Official Webstore

Erol Otus, the legendary artist behind the iconic artwork for the Dungeons & Dragons Basic and Expert box sets in 1981, as well as the more recent stunning box cover art for the Old-School Essentials Classic Game Set, has launched an official online store! You can pick up limited edition fine art prints and an assortment of t-shirts available! Check it out HERE!


Recent Third Party Old-School Essentials Products

One-Roll Mass Combat

This is a simple framework for resolving mass battles in Old-School Essentials. It is not a wargame. It is for referees who want to resolve battles quickly and abstractly in a way that their players can nevertheless understand and engage with. Includes rules for resolving mass battles and determine casualties with a single opposed roll, rules for movement across the battlefield, evasion and pursuit and more! 40 detailed special mission seeds are also provided for the referee to shape into “battlefield adventures.” Now your players can start waging war and permanently reshaping your campaign world. PDF available from DriveThruRPG.

Gary's Appendix, Issues #1 and #2

This is a collective effort by a creative menagerie to create a memorable zine that is packed full of gaming goodness. The first issue includes a feature about wandering monsters; practical ways for characters to gain elusive information useful for completing quests, finding lost treasure, or simply creating mischief; a bestiary, and more! Issue 2 includes a feature on implementing languages in your games; alternate monetary system to gold; an article on sages who've taken levels of magic-users, and more! PDF available from DriveThruRPG. Get issue #1 HERE, and issue #2 HERE. Print + PDF available from RPG Ramblings.


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