IN DEVELOPMENT: Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy Box Set

IN DEVELOPMENT: Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy Box Set

Deluxe box set of 5 hardcover books.

Publication date: Kickstarter being planned for late February 2022.

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Author: Gavin Norman, Cover artist: Erol Otus

Classic Game Set

The 5 books in this box set contain the complete Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy game:

  1. Characters: 7 fantastic classes (cleric, dwarf, elf, fighter, halfling, magic-user, thief), full equipment lists, specialists and mercenaries, stronghold construction.
  2. Magic: Over 100 weird and wonderful spells for clerics, elves, and magic-users.
  3. Adventures: The complete game rules for designing and running adventures.
  4. Monsters: A classic selection of over 200 monsters. Includes complete encounter tables for dungeon levels 1–8+ and all types of wilderness terrain.
  5. Treasures: A hoard of over 150 wondrous magic items.

    Celebrating 40 Years of Basic/Expert!

    The Basic/Expert game which Old-School Essentials is based on was published in 1981 — 40 years ago! In celebration of this anniversary, we're delighted and honoured to announce that Erol Otus, legendary creator of the original B/X covers, has painted a brand new cover for the Old-School Essentials Classic Game Set!